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October 19, 1973 - Image 19

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1973-10-19

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Friday, October 19, 1973-19

Hebrew U. Televises
Language Learning

JERUSALEM — Television
documentaries are now being
used to teach overseas stu-
dents the Hebrew language
at the Hebrew University of
Jerusalem within the frame-
work of the University's
ulpan (intensive Hebrew lan-
guage course) for students
from abroad.
Students receive wordlists
and worksheets before watch-
ing each film and are given
exercises to familiarize them-
selves with the new vocabu-
lary. Then they view pro-
grams dealing with subjects
such as the Common Market,
the socio-economic gap in Is-
rael and driving safety. At
the program is shown
segments, but later the
entire film is used as a re-
view.
Dr. Shoshana Blum, direc-
tor of the one-year Hebrew
study program and the sum-
mer ulpanim at the Univer-
sity.

Group Out to Interest
Gentiles in Judaism

PHILADELPHIA — Rabbi
Allen Mailer, a young Re-
form rabbi whose pulpit is
Temple Akiba of Culver City,
Calif., joined other Jewish
leaders in the formation of
an organization called "Join
Us" — Jews United to Wel-
come Gentiles to the Family
of Israel. Its executive direc-
tor is Steven Jacobs of Phila-
delphia.
Rabbi Mailer emphasized
that "the activities of Join
Us are conducted in a man-
ner befitting the highest
ethical and moral standards
of Judaism. Its purpose in
part is to teach Torah to in-
terested Gentiles, especially
those married to Jews.
"We hope to reach Jews
and Gentiles alike, to form
local chapters throughout
the country, and to provide
information and programs,"
he said.
Rabbi Mailer, 5249 Sepul-
veda, Culver City, Calif.
90230, invites any rabbi or
layman interested in learn-
ing more about "Join Us" to
contact him by letter or tele-
phone.

Chairman Named
for Meyerhof f Dinner

NEW YORK — Raphael
Recanati, a prominent fi-
nancier, will head the tri-
bute committee of American
Friends of Hebrew University
Scopus Award dinner honor-
ing Joseph Meyerhoff at the
Americans, Nov. 13, it was
announced by Dr. Henry
Sonneborn III, president of
American Friends.
David M. Blumberg of
Washington, Edward Gins-
berg of Cleveland, and Paul
Zuckerman of Franklin, Mich.
will serve as associate chair-
men.
The Tribute Committee is
'comprised of some 150 lead-
ers of the American-Jewish
community.

Center Gets Grant

PHILADELPHIA (JTA) —
The Jewish-sponsored Phil-
adelphia Geriatric Center has
received an 18-month federal
grant of $104,000 to set up a
regional educational training
center for long-term institu-
tional care for five Middle
Atlantic states and the Dis-
trict of Columbia, according
to David H. Solms, president.
It will be one of six such
training centers in the United
States.

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