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June 22, 1973 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1973-06-22

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Petition Candidates Elected to UHS Board

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, June 22, 1973-5

NOW! BUY DESIGNER
Cohn branches of the UHS, was too small to achieve this. attitudes and an appreciation
Rated
(Continued from Page 1)
Additionally, he said, the of commitments to Jewish
two
teacher
strikes
and
a
Elected were Mitchell Feld-
UHS is already operating at life. He urged the develop-
Xperienced
man, Dr. Milton Goldrath, dispute between the UHS and a deficit; to expect the Jew- ment of a more "humanistic"
its
women's
auxiliary.
Norbert Reinstein, Julian To-
program,
emphasizing
the
Xcellent
In the latter case, he said, ish Welfare Federation to
bias, William Yolles, I. Will-
add to its financial burden "total child."
Xtremely
iam Sherr and Mildred Gross- the issues have been resolved by operating two fiscally un-
Norbert Reinstein delivered Priced $39 to $139
man. Thus, of 16 openings, amicably, and the UHS and sound schools is unrealistic,
For Weddings, Parties,
Reasonable
the treasurer's report, and a
the parent advisory group auxiliary are working to- he said.
Patio. Size 4 to 44
gether again.
trio of high school students
won a majority of nine.
Yet another problem, said entertained with Israeli songs
Parents of children attend-
Murry X. Koblin Adv.
Two .parent candidates, Ar-
ing the Borman and Cohn Katz, is the declining Jewish while the ballots were being
548-5600
nold Fisher and Frances branches circulated flyers, population and the conse-
Stein, were disqualified be- written in English, Hebrew quent reduction in number counted.
cause of insufficient valid and Yiddish, which read: of students.
signatures, as ruled by the "The United Hebrew Schools
Katz promised that even
UHS board credentials com- of Metropolitan Detroit — those parents who are not
mittee.
Leaving Detroit to Serve You elected to board -positions
Most of the discussion — Better." The handout also would still be encouraged to
often heated — revolved said: "Remnants of Detroit play an active part in the
around the validity of signa- Jewry: Children."
United Hebrew Schools.
tures on petitions for the
UHS Superintendent Benj-
In his report, Katz insisted
seven candidates proposed by that the "agonizing" decision amin Yapko described this as
Hebrew School Parents to close the two schools was "an extraordinary year" in
t'
sory Board.
made on an "educational and which, he said, progress has
According to the bylaws of fiscal basis." For the sake of been recorded on all levels
the United Hebrew Schools, "good educational tech- of the communal school sys-
signatories to petitions for nique," he said, "you must tem. Among these, said
candidacy must be not only have at least two classes on Yapko, were the institution
paid-up members of the each grade level" and the of the audio-visual "B'Yad
United Hebrew Schools but enrollment at the two schools HaLashon" method of He-
contributors to the most re-
brew -teaching; and a change
cent Allied Jewish Campaign.
in class structure to the
Several of the signatures on 530 Jews in Iraq
"track system."
petitions belonged to spouses Under Suppression
The latter allows for chil-
of those whose names are
dren having different skills to
(Continued from Page 1)
listed by the Jewish Welfare
be taught in separate classes
with
an
elderly on the same grade level.
Federation as contributors to refuge
woman relative. A tourist Elimination of the 6-8 p.m.
the campaign.
The UHS board credentials who arrived here from session will be helpful in this
committee, headed by Gor- Baghdad recently reported area, said Yapko.
don Ginsberg, ruled that, ac- that she was in a state of
He also mentioned the
cording to the letter of the shock and that she had tried creation of new teaching ma-
law, there were fewer than several times to kill herself. terials and approaches, in-
According to reliable service teacher training and
the required 25 names on
each of the petitions. How- sources, 530 Jews still in offerings of electives to high
ever, after this strict inter- Iraq are subjected to arbi- school students.
pretation was challenged, the trary arrests, harassment
Yapko said the UHS and
credentials committee agreed and beatings on the streets. Jewish Center are discussing
A protest march against art "informal relation" at the
to accept those signatories
whose spouse's campaign the mistreatment of Jews in Cohn building in Livonia,
contributions represented the Iraq was scheduled to take which will no longer serve as
When it comes to the fit of your clothes!
place here with the partici- a UHS branch. He didn't ex-
entire family unit.
pation
of
Iraqi
Jews
and
re-
plain what the informal rela-
Judge Benjamin Friedman,
When purchasing a fine quality suit you're entitled
who served on the credentials cent Jewish emigres from tion would entail.
to the proper fit your selection deserves. At Shifman's
the
Soviet
Union.
In
the
future,
said
Yapko,
committee with Ginsberg and
Meanwhile, in Paris, Sy- the curriculum must empha-
when you purchase an Eagle, Hammonton Park, Gro-
Milton Lucow, himself chal-
lenged the strict adherence rian Ambassador to France size the building of values,
shire, Cardinal or Stanley Blacker Suit or Sport
to the letter of the law and Ahmed Abdel Karim said
Coat our old world tailors custom fit it to your
Jerusalem
Bells
Ring
urged that a more liberal that Syrian Jews are "Syrian
JERUSALEM — Natives
exacting measurements.
interpretation be applied in citizens, free from persecu-
and tourists visiting the capi-
this case. However, his mo- tion."
Addressing the Diplomatic tal are being treated this
iton that his own minority
report be adopted in place Press Association, the am- month to classical music
of the majority report was bassador contrasted what he and Israeli songs—including
termed the Syrian Jews' "Jerusalem of Gold"—play-
disqualified.
Ginsberg warned later, "bourgeois" existence to ed on the bells of the YMCA
after the validation proced- "the sufferings of 157,000 campanile. These "concerts"
ure was reconsidered during Syrian refugees in the Golan are given three nights week-
Everything for Him
a brief adjournment, that the Heights and to that of the ly by Prof. Efhrem Delmotte
of
Belgium,
who
is
visiting
Palestinian
refugees."
UHS bylaws will have to be
LINCOLN CENTER
Karim said Syrian Jews Israel as the guest of the
rewritten if future nomina-
the
and
ministry
of
tourism
had
only
experienced
slight
Thurs., Fri., Sat. to 9
Open
tions are not to be contested
"difficulties" since the found- Jerusalem municipality.
in the same manner.
Use your Shifman's and most major credit cards
The parents (group charged ing of Israel. He did not Classifieds Get Quick Results
elaborate.
that none of this would have
happened if the UHS admin-
istration had made it clear
in advance what was re-
quired. They also complained
that the UHS executive com-
Use Your Standard or Any Other Charge Card
mittee refused to release the
Plus our sensative mechanics will take care of your car
mes of paid-up UHS mem-
rs so the parents could
contact them well before the
PLEASANT RIDGE, PONTIAC,
petition deadline.
FRANKLIN, HUNTINGTON
BERKL,EY, BEVERLY HILLS,
WOODS, LATHRUP, MAD- ROYAL OAK, SOUTHFIELD,
Louis LeMed, a member of
BIRMINGHAM, BLOOMFIELD,
TROY, WEST BLOOMFIELD
the board whose daughter,
ISON HEIGHTS, OAK PARK,
FARMINGTON, FERNDALE,
Rena Bardenstein, w a s
Then it is definitely to your advantage to come to the 8 Mile 8 Meyer store
elected, said that in more
than 50 years' association
with the UHS as teacher and
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as lay leader, he had never
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heard the bylaws interpreted
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so strictly. "We're always
The store is strategically located in front of the Shoppers Fair,
saying that parents should
Farmer Jacks complex at 8 Mile & Meyers Rd.
be involved. Now they want
to be, and we are going over
The Grand River Store continues for the Downtowners
the rules with a fine-toothed
comb . . . We are put to
shame for such trivial tech-
nicalities."
Norman Katz, who was re-
elected president after nomin-
ation of the board nominat-
On East Side
105.50 WEST 8 MILE ROAD at Meyers
3140 GRAND RIVER
(Next to Holiday Inn) OAK PARK
ing committee, recounted the
to Carl's Chop House)
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