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March 10, 1972 - Image 41

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1972-03-10

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JWVA National President to Pay
Visit to Michigan Department Ladies

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS :-
"Friaay; Mortis TO; 1972-41

Herlieri&e; --- , ---
ent of Wednesday; a-syminslun
letter of September 1971. He had
the Department of Miehiganladies held 19rthe---department officers
proposed a "monument to. Moses." Auxilia
-of the Jewish-War- Vet= ledot the national president Wed-
(Dr. Robbins, of Los Angeles, e
, announces the
Na- nesday afternoon at. the home of
had suggested that a campaign be
mini President,- Mi.' Max Kern Mrs. Sidney (Toby) Lantz, senior
launched among children through- ' Tuesday and Wednesday, .
vice president of the department.
out the,world to construct a "long - • Mrs. Kern, a
Editor, The Jewish News:
overdue" statue of Moses.)-- -
Mrs. Kern will be given the
-member of
Under the heading "Israeli Par-
I have a collection of 125,000
honor of instituting Michigan's new-
ties seek - USSR Jews' support" picture post cards and specialize JWVA for 24
est JWVA auxiliary, the Lt. Larry
(Feb. 18, 1972), your newspaper in -views, pertaining to , Judaica. years, -has - ser-
S. Well Auxiliary, at Stouffer's
carries a news story-which-makes Among my statue cards I have 10 ved in every
Northland
Inn - 8:30 p.m. Wednes-
echelon
of
the
absurd _ allegations on Augdath which show the Moses statue lo-
day.
Israel's role in the immigration. of cated in Washington Park, Albany, ladies auxiliary
on the state and
Soviet- Jews.
For information, call the JWVA
N.Y. -
office, 255-4743.
The story alleges that a group .„ It's a large statue and _although national levels.
National s e r-
of recent iminigrants from Soviet Albany is not in an exceptionally
Georgia met with Itzhak ,Ben- large metro area, thousands of vicemen's officer
Aharon, secretary general of Mis- tourists each year see the statue Mrs. Irving Silk
tadrut and condemned the incident as it is in the center of the annual has been appoint-
ed chairman. of Mrs. Kern
by ultra-Orthodox circles(' among tulip festival.
the president's visit. Mrs. Silk has
newcomers. In conclusion, the news
Of course, there - is the
story states: "They (the immi- famous, smaller statue of Moses planned a reception and program.
GREEN-8 SUBURBAN
The later includes a presenta-
grants) said emissaries of Agudath in Roane and an exact replica
Israel were Operating among the at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glen- tion in her honor to the cottages
SHOP
9:30 AIL 9 P.AV
at the Oakland County Youth Home
Georgian Jews and inciting them
dale, . Calif. -Another impressive for neglected and dependent -child-
against the state."
Moses statue Is in the middle of
These allegations are slanderous a main street in Bern, Switzer- ren in Pontiac, Tuesday. Mrs.
Abe 'Steinberg, child welfare chair-
and contradictory to the facts. Any- land. -
man for the Department of Michi-
one who knows the history of the
Incidentally, the Glendale ceme- gan, is in charge of arrangements.
- Georgian Jewish community is
tery also has a statue portraying
Mrs. Liner will host a dinner
surely aware of the unique needs "The Finding of Moses," which, is
honoring Mrs. Kern at Stouffer's
of these immigrants.
For a half century; under Com- an exact reproduction of Brazza's Restaurant, Northland, Tuesday
munist rule, these Jews gallantly original in Pincio Gardens, Rome. evening.
Shown: Regular $84
Other American statues of Old
Local dignitaries who have ac-
fought to preserve their Jewish-
ness against the mightiest of odds. Testament include Abraham, cepted invitations to honor Mrs.
Anyone who knows anything of David, Samson, and at Cranbrook Kern include Rep. Joseph Forbes,
the 60-year history of Agudath Is- there is Jonah and the Whale, Eve Oak Park Mayor David Shepherd,
the Southfield mayor's office and
rael surely knows of the historic and Adam.
Interestingly, all of these statues the Jewish War Veterans Depart-
rescue efforts of the worldwide
are
Christian
or
Gentile
com-
movement of Orthodox Jews.
ment of -Michigan commander, Sid-
missions and none of the sculptors ney • Lantz. Detroit Mayor Roman
It is absurd to accuse this were Jewish.
Gribbs has extended an official in-
movement of inciting Georgian
Sincerely
vitation to Mrs. Kern and the exec-
Jews against the state when in
"DAVID BRODSKY utive officers of the department to
reality Agudath Israel's only con-
21701 Kipling _
visit his offices.
cern Is to satisfy their unique
Oak Park
spiritual needs, which have been
* *
ignored by most everyone, 'nein&
(Mr. Brodsky's letter is all the Prayer Recalls Sacrifice
in the state.
The allegation that Agudath Is- more welcome for its belatedness. of Late King of Denmark
We had heard, but could not
In tribute to the late King Fred-
rael is working against the interests prove,
that some readers hold on- erick of Denmark, the board of di-
Made to Sel for $84
of the state is in contradiction to
to
The
Jewish
News
for
months.)
rectors of the Bnai Moshe Men's
its record. Agudath Israel, al-

Club,
at
a
recent
meeting,
read
a
though a member of the opposition,
prayer recalling his sacrifices in
has often been commended for the Translation for Readers
behalf of the Jews during World
constructive way in which it has Editor, The Jewish News:
handled all issues which were in
War
H.
I am sending you the article
The prayer reads:
the framework of that state.
about the wedding in Britain (JN,
RABBI MENACHEM LUBINSKY March 3). I underlined three words "Heavenly Father:
"We thank thee on behalf of the
which I and many more readers

of the Jewish News don't under- great spirit of -King Frederick. We
stand. Next time please 'translate are grateful for his magnanimous
in plain Yiddish. I read every line soul and for his self-sacrificial con-
in your paper, and I do want to- Jribution to humanity.
pray thee, Oh Lord, that
know what I am reading. Thank
Editor, The Jewish News:
his image may not vanish from our
Please pardon by belated letter you.
SATURDAY
earth.
That
forever will we be
MRS. MEYER FENKEL
regarding Dr. Edward Robbins'
(Editorb s Note: Our apologies touched by his strength of heart
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