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July 20, 1973 - Image 32

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1973-07-20

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32—Friday, July 20, 1973

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

LETTER BOX

El Al Jet Reports Safe Lod Landing

TEL AVIV (JTA) — An mittee to investigate the ac-
El Al Boeing 707 made a cident. An airline spokesman
successful emergency land- said the aircraft would be
do not sufficiently train Jew- ing Monday after circling Lod out of service for several
Article Misstates ish youth in our accumulat- Airport for 25 minutes be- days but that El Al's sche-
A Family - Teach - Family ing the learner families.
a red warning light in- dule would not be affected.
Position of Judge ed spiritual treasures" and cause
program which has received The non-observant families
dicated
that the landing gear
dismiss
these
programs
with-
both encouragement and par- have a series of training ses- Editor, The Jewish News:
was not functioning proper-
out
further
comment.
I
appreciate
the
coverage
e
tial funding from the Insti- sions throughout the project
Unless you are prepared ly.
tute for Jewish Life is enter- at which times they are in- the Detroit Jewish News gave
The Jewish News issue of
The plane was inbound
ing its second phase this troduced to the philosophical on July 13 to my - efforts to to recommend the total from Johannesburg when the July 16 erroneously reported
bring
reform
to
judicial
cam-
abandonment
of
the
public
and
religious
concept
of
the
month in Washington, D.C.
school system in favor of a pilot notified the Lod control that the head of the Michi-
Under the auspices of the Sabbath, the practical skills paign funding practices.
However,
there
is
an
er-
for
its
observance
as
well
as
Jewish parochial school net- tower of the possible emer- gan. Association of Jewish
Bnai Brith Commission on
College Students endorsed a
ror
in
the
report
of
my
posi-
practice
sessions
that
will
work,
it must be recognized gency.
Adult Education, "Bring
candidate for the Southfield
Ground
crews,
ambulances
Shabat Back Into the Home" enable them to observe the tion. The article describes that the afternoon schools
City Council primary. Gor-
and
fire-fighting
apparatus
Sabbath
in
their
own
homes
me
as
proposing
that
all
and
the
Sunday
schools
will
program serves to deploy
don Silverman, head of the
Jewishly knowledgeable fam- with Jewish tradition and activity of lawyers which as- continue to enroll the vast were alerted. An inspection MAJCS, did not endorse the
afterwards
showed
that
the
sists judicial election efforts majority of Jewish school
ilies in restoring to the Jew- ritual.
malfunction was in the warn- candidate.
children.
Each family receives a Do- should be prohibited.
ish family the rhythmic' cycle
"It is not the policy of the
ing
light, not the landing
which
This
is
the
very
opposite
of Jewish life. The program, It-Yourself Sabbath Kit
Are they to be ignored by
Center to endorse candi-
which underwent successful includes selected readings of of my position. In my posi- the community? Are we to gear.
A week earlier, an El Al dates for local elections," he
experimentation last spring Rabbi Abraham Heschel and tion paper, and in speeches overlook the needs of the
will be repeated this sum- Erich Fromm about the Sab- and public statements which thousands while concerning Boeing 707 made a belly land- said.
mer with some 10 other par- bath; song sheets, prayers, I have made on the subject, ourselves only with the need's ing at Lod after its landing
gear failed, but none of the Golda Quiet on Offer
ticipating families. Carried rituals and suggestions for I have said the following:
of the few?
84 passengers aboard was
" . . . lawyers should have
out over a two-month period, spending the Sabbath in a
We must encourage priori-
the project includes a group meaningful way. The two at- a large role in the selection ty for Jewish 'education in hurt. Most of the passengers to Publish Merno,
TEL AVIV—Premier Golda
training program and two ex- home Friday night family of judges. They know, -more our community. My defini- were Italian tourists.
The pilot, Capt. Yoav Pe- has declined to comment on
periences of families sharing gatherings highlight the than anyone else, the quali- tion of priority, however,
leg, radioed the Lod control a British press report that
the Sabbath in the home set- Shabat project.
fications and relative merits
• "Bring Shabat Back Into of the candidates. Who can would encompass all schools tower that the hydraulic sys- she had been paid $450,003
ting on Friday evenings.
and all valid educational
Observant families partici- the Home," is one of more better judge the judges . . .? programs for both young and tem operating the landing for her memoirs by a British-
gear was not working and Israeli publishing house.
"Attorneys must have the
pate in a training session than 30 projects which has
older.
received
part
or
all
of
its
that the wheels were not
"We are not commenting,
largest influence in the se-
which prepares them for host-
funding from the Institute lection of judges consistent
It's unfortunate that the properly engaged. Fire en- and we are not going to get
for Jewish Life.
with a favorable bench problem of Jewish education gines and ambulances sped into this subject in any way,"
image. We should limit the comes down to money, but on to the runway as the air- said a spokesman for Mrs.
Dr. GERSHON GREEN- 'attorney's role in the selec- that's what it's going to take liner touched d o w n. Its Meir.
BERG, assistant professor tion of judges only as the —along with some imagina- wheels collapsed and the
of Religious Studies at the activities of attorneys dim- Live community leadership impact caused a fire which
University of Rochester, has inish or appear to diminish and ideas of total community was swiftly extinguished.
for your party
been appointed director of the integrity of the courts. 1 planning.
Moments after the plane
the Jewish Studies Program Cash campaign contributions
And the sooner our com-slid to a stop the emergency
which begins this fall at the from lawyers to judicial can- munity leaders recognize that I doors were opened r.id the
American University in didates do just that, but non- fact, the sooner we'll insure passengers came out safely.
Washington.
El Al has appointed a com-
monetary campaign efforts our survival as a viable Jew-
do not. ish community.
"Moreover, the ban on
Sincerely yours.
ORIN ROSS
lawyers' cash contributions
FRANK L. SIMONS
ORCHESTRA
would not materially dimin-
Temple Israel
and his , Continentals_
The Finest in
Administrator
iSh their influence in the
Musical Entertainment
selection of judges. The pro-
545-3393 or 399-2098
posed ban leaves lawyers
free to influence judicial se-
lection in many ways which
are more telling and effect-
ADAT SHALOM SYNA-
ive than the mere giving of
GOGUE MEN'S CLUB Pre- Music & EntertUinmen
money.
"The proposed disciplin- sident William Zimmerman,
ary rule would leave law- presented the annual award
yens free to write and give of the National Federation of
ewe ry
Complete ielection -induding the -Finest 14 kt..Go
speeches, to mail campaign Jewish Men's Clubs to Unit-
ed Synagogue
Youth
See Morris or Joel Watnick.
cards and letters to friends ben
Jeremy Segal
at mem-
a re-
and clients, to rate and en-
dorse judicial candidates, to cent USY dinner.
publicize their ratings and
WEL R
endorsements, to arrange Jackson Honored
Fri. to 9 ;Lai:,
283
Haitiltio
meetings and invitations to
_ -
Birraingharry (•ear Crowley's)
meetings for candidates, to by Mizrachi Club
write letters to news media
WASHINGTON (JTA) —
and to `talk-up' candidates The Mizrachi Women's Or-
with clients, friends and re- ganization of America con-
ferred its American-Israel
latives.
Love comes at every age
"To avoid evasion of the Friendship Award on Sen.
proposed disciplinary rule, a Henry M. Jackson (D.Wash.)
PHOTOGRAPHER
reasonable limit would have
Mrs. Milton S. Jacobson of
557-1227
to be set on the money which New York, national president
a lawyer could expend inci- of the religious Zionist or-
dental to such activities!'
ganization, made the pres-
Sincerely,
entation in a ceremony in
VICTOR BAUM the senator's office.
Circuit Judge
The award is given to

Americans not of the Jewish
faith who have made "signi-
Roles of Afternoon,
ficant contributions in the
Sunday Schools
furtherance of American-Is-
Are Defended
rael friendship."
Editor, The Jewish News:
The award usually is con-
In reflecting on your edit- ferred by the organization at
orial, "Day Schools to the its national convention,
Fore on Our Agenda," I am which takes place this year
impelled to write, not in dis- in Miami Beach starting
agreement, but to supple- Aug. 19, but Jackson's sched-
ment your statements on ule would not permit him to
Jewish education generally be there at that time.
in our community.
One cannot ask too much Youths Plan Outing
support for the day school
on select Group of
L movement. We would all do to Pine Knob Event
well to recognize that many
Beth Moses United Syna-
L of our future leaders, par- gogue Youth (USY) will hold
ticularly in the ranks of the a trip to Pine Knob to see
25250 Greenfield
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Mon.-Fri. 10-5:30
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At the same time, I be- There is an admission charge.
548-5590
For reservations, call Gar-
lieve that it is a grievious
in the casualness
error to conclude that "the ry Frank, 534-9376, or Mark
of the outdoors .. .
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afternoon school programs Terebelo, 535-5198.

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