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January 18, 1974 - Image 18

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-01-18

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS Friday, January 18, 1974 - 19
Torah Schools for Israel Benefit Beth El to Hear
Rabbi James I. Gordon, and Mrs. Marvin Berlin,
Israeli Prof
rabbi of Young Israel Center 18251 Onyx, Southfield.
Beth Medresh Govoha Sponsors Funeral Parades
of Oak-Woods, will serve as
More than 50,000 students Filwappg
as 'Wasteful'
chairman of a benefit for attend 250 schools in the 115-
to Honor Rabbi Shneur Kotler Seen
Chinukh Atzmai, Torah

city Torah Schools for Israel
Schools for Israel, 6:30 p.m. network. The schools, which
Sunday at the home of Mr. offer concentrated religious
training lacking in the gov-
ernment schools, are sorely
in need of funds following
the war.
Rav Moshe Feinstein is
national president of Chinukh
Atzmai, and Rabbi Eli Kos-
lowitz is administrative as-

There are no gains without
pains.—Benjamin Franklin.

Prof. Shemaryahu Talmon
of the department of Bible
studies at the Hebrew Uni-
versity, will be guest lectur-
er for the Bargman Scholar
Series 8:30 p.m. today at
Temple Beth El. Prof. Tal-
mon will speak on "The Bib-
lical Meaning of Jerusalem."
He is the editor of the He-
brew University Bible project
and chairman of the curricu-
lum committee of Bible stu-
dies in Israeli schools.

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Rabbi Shneur Kotler, dean
of the world-famous Beth
Medresh Govoha of Lake-
wood, N .J., will be guest of
honor at a reception 8:30
p.m. Monday in the home of
Mrs. Sol Nusbaum, 25847
Woodvilla, Southfield. Ernest
Citron will be master of
Irving Bunim, author of
"Ethics From Sinai," will
speak, Dr. Arnold Eisenman,
chairman of the sponsors
committee, announced. Bu-
nim is a pioneer of many
national movements, such as
Young Israel and Torah
Rabbi Kotler has stressed
that the survival of the Jew-
ish nation depended on its
spiritual strength. "It is vital
for Jews to understand that
a war is not won or lost upon
the battlefield. A Jew must
realize that our source of
strength is only the Al-
mighty. A Jew. must realize
that only the study of Torah
can revive our shaky foun-
The Beth Medresh Govoha,
center of advanced learning,
has embarked on a $45,000,-
000 building program, includ-
ing new study, dining and
dormitory halls and plans to
build a new residence center.
There are more than 600
students at Beth Medresh
Govoha, many of them from
the Detroit area. Many grad-

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education, and 13 schools of
advanced learning have been
established all over the' coun-
try with the assistance of
Beth Medresh Govoha. The
most recent school is a grad-
uate center in Passaic, N. J.


I would give all the wealth
of the world, and all the
deeds of all the heroes, for
one true vision. —Henry
David Thoreau.

Rosh Yeshiva From Petah Tikva
Due at Oak-Woods Young Israel

Rav L e i z e r Ozer, rosh
yeshiva of Lomza in Petah
Tikva, will be guest speaker
at Young Israel of Oak-Woods
services 9 a.m. Saturday.
The Yeshiva of Lomza, first
European institution to create
a branch in Eretz Yisrael,
was established there in 1926
by the late Rav Yehiel Mor-
decai Gordon.
Originally a moshav, Petah
Tikva is a suburb of Tel
Aviv, boasting thousands of
students who received their
training at the Yeshiva since
the mid-20's. The founder was

an uncle of Rabbi James I.
Gordon of Oak-Woods.
The congregation will hold
its semiannual general mem-
bership meeting 8 p.m. Jan-
uary 30.
Wilbert Simkovitz, presi-
dent will preside at the busi-
ness session, followed by the
showing of a film on the
Etzion bloc in Israel.
Destroyed in 1948, this sec-
tion was rebuilt by the chil-
dren and descendants of the
original settlers following the
1967 war.

Beth Abraham-Hillel Kaufman Library
to Be Dedicated at Sabbath Services

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choir, led by assistant cantor
Israel Fuchs.
Bibliophile Leonard Sim-
ons will be lay preacher,
and members of Judge Kauf-
man's family will participate
in the service. A kidush re-
ception will follow the serv-
On Jan. 27, a library open
house will be held from 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. with the par-
Heritage Medal
ticipation of library commis-
Proclaims Golda
sion chairmen Jack Schon
and Dr. Robert Schlaff, con-
`Man of the Year'
gregation vice president and
NEW YORK--Golda Meir past president, respectively.
has been named to receive
the Judaic Heritage Society's
1973 "Man of the Year Thanks to Holland
Award." The medal has been
sculpted by Gilroy Roberts,
dean of American sculptors,
Who created the John F. Ken-
nedy portrait on the half
The award medal shows
Mrs. Meir in front of the
Knesset building in Jerusa-
lem with the simple legend,
"Golda." The inscription
alongside the Israel flag on
the reverse of the medal,
William Van Weiler, right,
" . . . honors Golda Meir for
a lifetime of service to the retired Netherlands consul,
Jewish People and devotion is presented with an in-
to the cause of peace. Kislev scribed menora honoring the
5734, December 1973."
people of the Netherlands,
It will be struck by The from Simon Goldman, chair-
Franklin Mint in 18 karat man of the recent program
gold, for presentation to Mrs. at Cong. Bnai Moshe. Van
Meir. The medal is also Weiler brought greetings
available to collectors in gold from the consul, Paul Van-
on sterling and in sterling sil- denMuysenberg, who was
ver. Fdr information, write unable to attend. The gift,
The Judaic Heritage Society, from the synagogue men's
866 United Nations Plaza, club and sisterhood, honors
the people of Holland for
New York, N. Y. 10017.
their support of freedom and
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The Judge Nathan J. Kauf-
man Library of Beth Abra-
ham-Hillel Synagogiie will be
dedicated formally at serv-
ices 9 a.m. Jan. 26.
Rabbi Israel I. Halpern
will preside with the assist-
ance of Cantor Shabtai Ack-
erman and the synagogue

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leading Reform rabbi has
urged Jews to avoid partici-
pation in funeral processions
both because they waste
gasoline and because they
"are a waste of effort for
they bring no comfort" to the
bereaved family.
Rabbi Daniel Jeremy
Silver, in making the sugges-
tion in his temple bulletin,
added that a ban on such
processions would conserve
gasoline and relieve traffic
congestion. But the fuel short-
age is not the major issue,
he declared.
"Comfort is in meeting.
True, it was a mitzva to ac-
company the dead to the
grave, but that custom grew
up in the cultures where
people walked only the brief
distance to the cemetery."
Rabbi Silver said Jews
should greet the family mem-
bers "when they arrive
home" after the interment or
visit them that day or the


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