16—Friday, October 12, 1973 THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Memorials Are Held for Danish Jewry
Yiddish Leaflets Explain Food Stamps
Ah, Those Cinnamon Trees!
By DAVID SCHWARTZ
(Copyright 1973, JTA, Inc.)
But the cinnamon tree
seems to have everything in
excelsis. Even the apple pie
tastes better with some
cinnamon on it. It also is
used medically for healing—
and it speaks Hebrew!
The Jewish Community which would permit them to
Council announced that leaf- purchase more food.
Similar versions of the
lets published in Yiddish, food stamp leaflet already
which explain the food stamp are available in Spanish,
program, are available from Eskimo and Chinese. This is
the Department of Agricul- the first time that the gov-
ernment has published a leaf-
Through this leaflet, the let in Yiddish.
Quantity copies should be
government hopes to reach
a large proportion of elderly ordered directly from: Mrs.
Jewish poor who have not Martha Cashion, Food and
mastered the English lan- Nutrition Service, U. S. De-
guage. Unused to govern- partment of Agriculture,
ment programs, many Jew- Washington, D. C. 20250.
For information, contact
ish poor have failed to take
advantage of this program the Council offices, 962-1880.
COPENHAGEN (JTA)—Is- housed in any synagogue in
Mrs. Golda Meir and other
raeli Ambassador to Denmark the world, according to Rabbi leaders of Israel have been
Moshe Leshem and leaders of Saul P. Besser of Temple conferring about plans for
the Danish Jewish commun- Shalom.
Jerusalem's future. The city
ity commemorated the 30th
is growing fast. A writer in
anniversary of the saving of Kirov Ballet Star
the Daily Forward says that
D a nish Jews from Nazi-
anyone who has not seen First Arab University
Immigrates to U.S. I Jerusalem
in the last four
NEW YORK — Alexander years would not recognize it. on West Bank Opens
On Oct. 3, 1943, 6,000 Dan-
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The
Some fear the high rise
ish Jews were transferred by Mintz, one of the world's
Arab university on the
the Danish underground from leading ballet dancers and buildings that begin to dot
choreographers, who was a the city will cause it to lose West Bank opened in the
Denmark to neutral Sweden.
Anglican monastery in Beth-
The ceremony was held at solo performer at the Kirov the special identity which
Brother Joseph Marry
the "Ryvang" memorial park
said it would include faculties
and featured recently at La
Richard Crossm an, one of in the humanities, science,
for war victims here.
Scala Opera in Milan, has I the old-time Christian friends
economy and public adminis
In Dallas a memorial to arrived
in New York.
of Zionism has been warn-
the 6,000,000 and a tribute to
United Hias Service, the ing against this. Some look tration. The university is
seeking recognition by uni-
the Danish people will be ded- worldwide Jewish migration
icated Sunday by the mem- agency, assisted him in his more favorably at this, being versities in Arab countries.
bers of Temple Shalom, the emigration.
the Jewish population of the
newl y constructed Reform
city. Christians and Moslems Forgiving Enemies
alSo have a special feeling
If others speak ill of you,
Bent Skou, the counselor to Clive Barnes, wife of the for the city, but the Jew has
the Royal Danish Embassy in dance and drama critic of the superior claim. The Bri- let the worst they say seem
Washington, will receive the The New York Times, and tish have London, the Arabs to you trifling. But if you
will be a house guest of Mr.
speak ill of others, let each
tribute on behalf of the Dan-
and Mrs. Barnes. He plans have many capital cities, trivial remark seem to you
to make his new home in Jews are entitled to one enormous.
The tribute to the Danish New York and will pursue capital city.
If you have done much
people is the only such tribute his professional career here.
Jews for 2,000 years when good, let it be in your own
Mintz was born in 1940 reciting their prayers turn to eyes as little, but a small
in a concentration camp near Jerusalem in their thoughts benefit from others should
the Ural Mountains, where — so every Jew has a right seem to you very great.
Golf Country Club Est.
he and his mother had been to a voice in the plans for
Builders Custom Model
If A says to B: "Lend me
imprisoned. His father lost the future of Jerusalem.
life during World War II.
We have our plan — it is your scythe," and B refuses,
FOR SALE • his
Following his release, Mintz connected with cinnamon and the next day B says to
A: "Lend me your shovel,"
attended elementary school trees!
3,100 Sq. Ft. of QUALITY
and A replies, "I will not,
in Leningrad and studied
The Talmud says that in seeing that you refused to
LIVING with 4 bedrms. &
the days of old when the lend me your scythe"—that
4 baths. Many deluxe fea-
Jews were in control of Jeru- is revenge (which the Law
tures. Includes 110x150 lot
salem, the city was aromatic forbids).
on the Shenandoah Golf
with the scent of cinnamon
If A says to B, "Lend me
on Tequesta Dr.
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We have often thought of your spade," and B refuses,
North of Walnut Lake Rd.
this. We would like to restore and the next day B says to A,
3 Blks. W. of Farmington Rd.
that smell of the cinnamon "Lend me your scythe," and
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A replies, "Here it is, for I
26001 COOLIDGE HWY
trees to Jerusalem.
When the first agricultural am not like you, who would
145 00' W. 7 MILE (at Lodge)
colonies were established in not lend me your spade" —
Israel, the settlers imported that is bearing a grudge
from far away Australia the (which also is forbidden).
eucalyptus tree to help dry — Midrash Sifra.
out the swamps.
The fragrant odor will
keep our finer feelings from
drying., up. Millions of Jews
have contributed to the Jew-
ish National Fund for mil-
lions of trees of different
kinds to be planted in Israel.
Why cannot the JNF launch
a project to make Jerusalem
again possess that cinnamon
When we first read that
passage in the Talmud about
the city being full of the
scent of cinnamon trees, we
understood for the first time
why the Hebrew prophets
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arose in Jerusalem, why
David sang his psalms. Can
one walk about in a city fra-
light up black
grant with cinnamon and not
There is another special
reason why the cinnamon
the jacket Collar
tree should enjoy a prefer-
ence. The cinnamon tree
• SUITS • SPORT COATS
If you don't believe it, look
in your dictionary. We must
• TOPCOATS • OVERCOATS
confess, we had not known
it until recently. The Ameri-
can College Dictionary says
Underneath . .
that the word cinnamon is
derived from the Hebrew
CADETS & PORTLYS
U neck shell
Every time someone says
cinnamon, they are speaking
Hebrew whether they know
it or not.
10 to IS
There are many wonderful
trees. We have lived in the
southland and admired the
magnolia. It confers a special
kind of charm and dignity on
the southland. It is beautiful
and aromatic, but you don't
There is the peach tree. It
produces a fine fruit to eat,
but it is not, as we recall,
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MON., TUES., THURS., SRI. 10 A.M. to 9 P.M.
There is the apple tree,
WED. & SAT. 10 A.M. to 7 P.M.
beautiful, good to eat and
Ope Sun. 11 a.m. to 3 .m.
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