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May 04, 1973 - Image 46

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1973-05-04

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46—Friday, Moy 4, 1973

Local Dry Cleaner



The Israeli Dogs of Distinction

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fingertips. Year old female
and 18 months old male for
sale. Puppies in August. BETH
NELS, Michigan's pioneer
Canaan breeder.

12568 Lakefield St.

St. Charles, Michigan 48655

(517) 642-8776

James Samburg, dry clean-
ing firm founder and owner,
died April 29 at age 73.
Mr. Samburg, 21930 Bev-
erly, Oak Park, was born in
California, Pa., and lived 53
years in Detroit. He was the
founder and owner since 1958
of the Deluxe One-Hour Mar-
tinizing Dry Cleaners in
Redford Township. He was
a member of Cong. Bnai
He leaves his daughter,
Mrs. Irving (Gloria) Chad-
wick; a sister, Mrs. Nathan
(Mollie) Visotsky; and three

Benjamin Wilk, Technion Unit
Founder, Past Beth El President

National and local leaders
this week paid honor to the
distinguished career of Ben-
jamin Wilk, who died April
26 at age 82. He was past
president of Temple Beth El
and its men's club, as well
as the Detroit Chapter of the
American Technion Society.
At funeral services at
Temple Beth El Sunday, and
in messages from heads of
the Technion Society, in
which Mr. Wilk was active
for nearly 50 years, his
activities in Detroit Jewish
and civic affairs and in be-


half of Israel's technical in-
stitute received recognition.
A founding member of the
American Technion Society,

he was a member of the
national board of governors
and was honored with the
establishment of scholarships
in his name.
Founder in 1926 and presi-
dent of the Standard Build-
ing Products Co., Mr. Wilk
was a member of the syndi-
cate which built the Rock
Products plant in Israel and
was a frequent visitor there.
He was president of the Na-
tional Concrete Masonry As-
sociation and the Concrete
Association of Michigan.
He was a past chairman
of the religious school com-
mittee of Temple Beth El,
active in the Allied Jewish
Campaign and a member of
the American Jewish Com-
A native of Minneapolis,
Mr. Wilk lived in Detroit 50
years. An engineering grad-
uate of the University of
Minnesota, he lived at 20125
Surviving are his wife,
Bess; two daughters, Mrs.
William (Marcia) Harris and
Mrs. Marshall (Joan) Cher-
ner of Franklin Lakes, N. J.;
a brother, Ted of Los An-
geles; two sisters, Ethel of
Beverly Hills, Calif., and
Mrs. Edward G. (Josephine)
Dobrin of Bellevue, Wash.;
and six grandchildren.

Nathan Shaye Food Firm Head


Nathan Shaye, president of
Grosse Pointe Quality Food
Co., died April 26 at age 58.
Mr. Shaye, 19563 Canter-
bury, was born in New York
and lived 50 years in Detroit.
He was a member of Temple
Beth El, Franklin H i 11 s
Country Club, Standard City
Club of Detroit, Archives of
American Art and Friends of
Modern Art. An active work-

er in the Allied Jewish Cam-
paign, he was secretary of
the Rubin Shay e Philan-
thropic Foundation.
He leaves his wife, Lillian;
a daughter, Mrs. Ho ward
(Jo-Anne) Dobrick of Evans-
ton, Ill. ; his mother, Mrs.
Rubin (Anna) Shaye; two
brothers, Max and Sol of
Miami Beach; a sister, Mrs.
Oscar •Pauline) Rapport and
one grandchild.

Lena Halperin,
Active in Clubs

Sarah Chernoff, 77

Lena Halperin, member of
several women's organiza-
tions, died April 30 at age
Mrs. Halperin, 25533 Scotia,
Huntington Woods, was born
in Russia and was a mem-
ber of Cong. Beth Shalom
and its sisterhood, Cong.
Shaarey Zedek sisterhood,
Hadassah, Women's Ameri-
can ORT, National Council
of Jewish Women, United
Hebrew Schools, Zedakah
Club and the Jewish National
She leaves her husband,
Morris; a son, Robert; two
daughters, Mrs. Sol (Betti)
Kurtzman and Mrs. Sidney
(Arlene) Hertz of St. Thomas
V. I. ; two sisters, eight
grandchildren and two great-

Sarah Chernoff, active club
woman and an original mem-
ber of Ladies of Zion, Miz-
rachi Women, died Wednes-
day at age 77.
In honor of what would
have been her and her late
husband Benjamin's 50th
anniversary, her children
planted a forest in Israel.
Born in Russia, she lived in
the Detroit area 55 years.
She lived at 18025 Greenfield.
Survivors are two sons,
Louis and Sol; a daughter,
Mrs. Paul (IdaRuth) Lands-
berg; and 12 grandchildren.

Each year 25,000 to 30,000
persons attend conferences
and institutes planned and
arranged by the University
of Michigan Extension Serv-

Saul Katz, 80, Hitler Mania Grips Austria
cording to West German
Active in Local JTA
Vienna Correspondent security services, a new ex-
VIENNA (JTA) I saw treme right-wing organiza-
Philanthropies Adolf
Hitler last night (April tion is in the ascendance and

Israeli Youth Jailed
for Security Breach

HAIFA (JTA)—A. 24-year-
old Israeli youth was remand-
ed in custody for five days
by a Haifa court after he
breached the supposedly im-
pregnable security surround-
ing the Queen Elizabeth 2
and boarded the giant liner
at Haifa port with a phony
Meir Miareh of Ashdod
fooled Israeli and British
security guards on the dock
and gangway by flashing an
insurance identity card which
they apparently mistook for
a boarding pass.

25) along with 100 or so other appeals to many of the same
movie goers. I saw the elements that flocked to the
award-winning English actor NPD in its heyday a few
Alec Guinness portray "Der years ago.
The new group is the
Fuehrer" with a ghostly real-
ity that sent shivers down "Aktion Neue Rechte" which
the security services say is
my spine.
"That's Hitler, all right," developing into the country's
said a 'member of the .audi- most militant right-wing ex-
ence at Vienna's Apollo movie tremist organization. It has
house who was old enough to close contacts with extreme
recall the day Austria became right-wing groups abroad and
subjects its members to
part of the Third Reich.
The premiere of the film, strict training and discipline.
"Hitler—The Last 10 Days,"
was a small part of the "Hit-
ler mania" currently grip-
ping West Germany and Aus-
But not all Jerusalemites
tria—and it's causing quite a rael unveiled a collection of were enamored of the military
stir in this tiny alpine nation. self-propelled artillery weap- display, approved by the cab-
New books, television produc- ons Monday and staged a inet months ago with orov
tions and, in particular, the midnight dress rehearsal of two dissenting votes.
new film, have been profes- the military parade to take parade has stirred proteb-
sionally timed to coincide with place Monday in observance in some quarters on grounds
dates that recall clearly the of the nation's 25th anniver- that it is extravagant and
Nazi era—like Hitler's birth- sary.
deliberately provocative.
day April 20.
The weapons, mostly of Plans For Israel's Birthday
The wave of Hitler publicity American make, though in
has brought some surprising eluding a few Russian pieces Told in N.Y.; Lindsay Cheers
results: in Austria it has led captured from Egypt during
to a national uproar. A Vien- the Six-Day War and "im- Mayor John V. Lindsay greet-
nese housewife started it by proved" according to Israeli ed Israel in a message wish-
saying she would welcome specifications will all be in ing the Jewish state a happy
birthday and shalom on its
Hitler back.
the parade.
25th anniversary.
Hiram Y. Popkin
They were displayed to
"Israel has profound mean-
denplatz," the Heroes Square newsmen at Jerusalem's new-
Detroit Attorney
where Hitler made his first ly opened Atarot Airport. A ing to the Jewish people, but
Hiram Y. Popkin, a De- triumphant speech in Austria, military spokesman said the not only to the Jewish
troit attorney, died April 28 Mrs. Edith Asberger, 49, who high mobility of these weap- people," he stated." "It is
turned out to see him then, ons offset Israel's numerical the Holy Land to three faiths,
tt age 71.
Mr. Popkin, 20600 Breeze- said, "I would go again and disadvantages in combat with and it is a vibrant dynamic
wood, Birmingham, • was welcome him back." The tele- the Arab armies. He noted democracy in an area of the
born in Minnesota and lived vision station got protest that during the war of attri- world with few democratic
59 years in -Doll tt. - HQ lra s calls. The press played up tion with Egypt which ended institutions."
Jacob Stein, national Jew-
a member of the American the story and Adolf Hitler got with the August 1970 cease
Jewish Congress and the back onto the front pages of fire, Israel was forced to rely ish leader and chairman of
Michigan and Wayne County the newspapers he controlled more on aireraft than it will the American Committee for
all those years ago.
Israel's 25th Anniversary
Bar Associations.
have to in the future.
"Hitler is not allowed to
announced that
He leaves his wife, Belle;
The parade rehearsal
two daughters, Mrs. Howard die," said an article in the through downtown Jerusalem the New York City Commit-
(Susan) Willens of Washing- Vienna newspaper, Kurier, brought throngs into the tee for Israel's 25th „Anniver-
Aon, D. C., and Mrs. Hyman which printed a full-page streets, normally almost de- sary, chaired by Abraham
(Mary) Bass of New York critical story about the peo- serted at that late hour. Cof- Feinberg, is sponsoring a
City; a brother, Samuel of ple who flock to buy Hitler fee bars and cafes stayed six-week "Salute to Israel"
Shaker Heights, 0. ; three books and see the movies. open late, and crowds, mostly with the full cooperation of
sisters, Mrs. Myren (Bess) But the people the Kurier in- youngsters, lined the darken- the city of New York.
terviewed were not so criti-
The New York "Salute"
Landsberg, Mrs. Morris cal.
ed streets and cheered the
will begin with a City Hall
,(Rae) Koshar and Mrs. Eu-
Karl Schneeberger, a clerk,
gathering noon Wednesday.
gene (Mendetta) Cross; and
said, "Today we wouldn't marching infantry men.
It will conclude June 10 with
six grandchildren.
need Hitler any more. But in
a "Salute to Israel" parade
those days he got us jobs. Life Agents Name along Fifth Avenue sponsor-
Joseph Hartman, We needed him then." He-
ed by the American Zionist
lene Schoenhofer, a secretary- Rudolph Leitman
Youth Foundation.
Chain Store Chief said, "His basic ideas weren't
More than 1,000 synagogues
Joseph Hartman, founder bad. It was what was to fol- for Nat'l Honor
and temples in the New York
Rudolph L. Leitman was area are observing Israel
and past president of a chain low that was terrible."
In Austria there are books awarded the E. H. "Bill" weekend.
tf women's apparel shops,
and magazine articles full of Meyers Memorial Award at
died April 29 at age 88.
Mrs. Halperin, 25533 Scotia, Hitler—it is called "the nos- the April Sales Congress of
the Detroit Association of Dr. Karlin Honored
field, Southfield, was born in talgia wave."
Life Underwriters.
Hungary and was the found- Right-Wing Group
With World Award
er and past president of Gains in West Germany
The award is presented
Dr. Samuel Karlin, head of

Hartnian's Inc., a chain of
nationally to a member of the mathematics department
five ladies' specialty shoos
the association who has of the Weizmann Institute of
in the metropolitan area. He Party (NPD) is in a state given outstanding service to Science and the Henry and
Lad retired two years ago.
the profession, the associa- Bertha Benson Professor of
He was a member of Temple and trying desperately to tion and the community.
Mathematics, in Rehovot,
Beth El for 60 years and was hold on to its dwindling
Leitman, who joined New Israel, received from the Na-
a past president and former membership, the interior York Life in 1934, was named tional Academy of Sciences,
board member of Cong. Bnai ministry reported. But, ac- president of the New York its Applied Mathematics and
Life Top Club in 1957 by Numerical Analysis Award
. He leaves his wife, Mollie; Sarah Niedelman, leading the company's entire for his "brilliant and pro(
two sons, Jay and Richard;
field force. He was elected five mathematical work
two daughters, Mrs. Joseph Retired Teacher
to the presidency of the corn- compassing genetics, econo-
Sara Niedelman, retired_ •rra's
(Shirley) Gruber and Mrs.
advisory council in mics, approximation theory,
Herbert G. (Jane) Blum- teacher in the Detroit school 1970 and has qualified for probability and statistics, and
berg; a brother, Samuel;
New York Life's highest game theory" and for mathe-
and eight grandchildren.
club, the President's Council matical methods for making
Mrs. Niedelman, 30232 —since its inception.
optimum use of natural re-
Southfield, Southfield, taught
sources on both national and
Historian Dies
at McCulloch School for 49
• LONDON—Social historian years. Born in Russia, she been a qualifying member local levels. The award con-
George Lichtheim, an author- was graduated from Detroit of the Million Dollar Round sisted of a gold medal and
ity on Marxism, died April Teachers' College in 1918 and Table for 29 consecutive an honorarium of $5,000.
Dr. Karlin, who came to
27. He was about 60.
was a member of the Detroit years.
Weizmann bistitute of
A native of Germany who
settled in Britain before the also was a veteran of World Cong. Adas Shalom and Science in 1970 from Stan-
chairman of its fund-raising ford University where he
Holocaust, Mr. Lichtheim War I.
campaign. He helped organ- continues to serve as profes-
wrote many books and was a
_ ftrebral h soLof mathematics, was the
frequent contributor to Corn- Ralph; her mother, Mrs. ize the NatiMit P:
mentary magazine. His most Sophie Erman; three sisters, Palsy Association and is a s e a\o n d recipient of this
recent book was "Europe in Lillie Erman, Mrs. Miriam member of its board of di- award established in 1972
through funds provided by
the Twentieth Century." He E. Smiler and Mrs. Harry rectors.
the International Business
also wrote books on Marxism (Vivian) Greenberg and ' a
and socialism.

Saul Katz, founder and
former president of Saul
Katz Construction Co., 19111
W. 10 Mile, Southfield, died
Tuesday at age 80.
Mr. Katz, a builder and
active in real.estate manage-
ment, was past president of
City of Hope Detroit Busi-
nessmen's Group and of
Mount Sinai Hospital Associ-
ation, forerunner of Sinai
Hospital of Detroit. He was
a member of Temple Beth
Mr. Katz also was a life
member of Craftsman Lodge
of the Masons, Moslem
Shrine Club and Pisgah
Lodge of Bnai Brith. Through
the Jewish National Fund, a
forest was planted in his
honor in Israel.
Born in Austria, Mr. Katz
lived at 16500 North Park,
Surviving are a son, Mar-
vin; two daughters, Mrs.
Jack (Helen) Silberstein of
Columbus, O.; and Mrs. Al-
bert (Joyce) Feurring; and
11 grandchildren.

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