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May 31, 1974 - Image 34

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-05-31

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

34—Friday, May 31, 1974

`Morale Boosting ' JNF Tour Set

The Jewish National Fund
Pilgrimage and Study Mis-
sion, departing Detroit July
17, will give participants 16
days behind the scenes in
Israel.
Percy Kaplan, local JNF

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director, said this visit will
be a morale booster to the
Israeli people. In addition to
dedications of projects estab-
lished by Detroiters, there
will be specially arranged
meetings with Israeli officials
and a visit to Kiryat Shemona
to meet with relatives and
associates of the terrorist
victims.
Air transportation, from Is-
rael Aug. 1, or from Amster-
dam Aug 5 (an optional extra
four days) is via El Al Israel
Airlines. JNF tour members
will stay at deluxe hotels in
Israel, with one night at Hotel
Masada in Arad.
For those who attend JNF
activities, the round trip
transportation, plus reason-
able expenses for meals and
lodging is tax deductible.

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Blandishments will not fas-
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a "halter" intimidate. For,
under God, we are determined
that, wheresoever, whenso-
ever, or howsoever we shall
be called to make our exit,
we will die free men.—Josiah
Quincy.

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Dr. Franklin M. Littell,
professor of religion and di-
rector of graduate religious
studies at Temple University,
will keynote an all-day Aca-
dmic Conference on the Holo-
caust today at Mercy College.
The event is co-sponsored
by the Catholic Schools of De-
troit, the Council of Churches
of Metropolitan Detroit, the
Detroit Round Table of the
National Conference of Chris-
tians and Jews, the Jewish
Community Council of Metro-
politan Detroit and Mercy
College.
Conference chairman is Dr.
Theodore Mandell, represent-
ing the Jewish Community
Council.
Detroit area high school
educators have been invited
to the conference to examine
methods of teaching about
the Holocaust and genocide.
Dr. Littell is an interna-
tionally recognized authority
on the German church strug-

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gle and the Holocaust and on
Jewish-Christian relations.
Practice - tested teaching
methods will be described by
a teaching team, headed by
John Spencer, social studies
supervisor at the Monument
Mountain Regional High
School of Great Barrington,
Mass., and by Mrs. Roselle
Chartock, a social studies
teacher there.
Buzz sessions and group
discussion will follow Dr. Lit-
tell's 9 a.m. presentation. He
will be introduced by Charles
Benham, executive director
of the Detroit Round Table,
The 1 p.m. session on teach-
ing methods will be opened
by Rev. John Zwers, super-
intendent of the Detroit Cath-
olic Schools. Sister Agnes
Mary Monsour, president of
Mercy College, will welcome
the participants on behalf of
the institution.
Staff assistance for the pro-
gramwas provided by Ben-

Swimmers Cited at Exhibition

The Jewish Center physical
education department pre-
sented trophies to swimmers
in several categories recent-
ly at its annual aquatic ex-
hibition at the Jewish Center
pool.
The Audrey Holmberg
Award went to Scott Monch-
nik for speed swimming;
Monchnik, Rachael Stern and
Lee Eisenberg, best swim
team practice attendance;
and Irving Collens, Frances
Gothelf and Elaine Fertel,
greatest distance.
Participating in the senior
citizen division of the Swim
and Stay Fit program was
Ben Gorney, 81-year-old ad-
vertising salesman for The
Jewish News. Gorney swims
for one hour each time he
comes to the pool — three
times a week.
The program also featured
mother and toddler groups,
Red Cross swim classes and
the Jewish Center swim
team. There were life-saving
demonstrations, water ballets
and a finale which included
50 swimmers.
Pool staff members include
Izzy Kleinbard, swim team
adviser; Ed Ceresnie, as-

Dance Workshop
Planned for June



Open Daily 9:30 - 5:30

Academic Parley on Holocaust
to Bring Dr. Franklin Littell Today

A series of dance work-
shops will be conducted Mon-
day through June 13 at the
Jewish Center. The work-
shops will feature intensive
class sessions in contem-
porary dance and are de-
signed for the beginner to
the most experienced dancer.
Patrice Regnier, Christo-
pher Pilafian and Ben Dol-
phin will offer instruction
in a number of dance styles.
Each will conduct beginning,
intermediate and advanced
level courses.
For information, contact
the educational services of-
fice, 341-4200.

No material greatness, no
wealth, no accumulation of
splendor, is to be compared
with those humble and home-
ly virtues which have gener-
ally characterized our Amer-
ican homes.—Benjamin Har-
rison.

sistant swim coach; Sheldon
Koven, master swim coach;
Audrey Holmberg, aquatic
director and director of the
exhibition; Sarah Rosner,
swim team coach, and
Dianne Grossman, instructor.
For information on swim-
ming classes and aquatics,
call the pool office, DI 1-4200,
ext. 270.

* * *

Registration Open
for Summer Events

Applications are still being
accepted for the summer
program package offered to
children by the Jewish Cen-
ter which includes 16 pro-
grams, each offering a dif-
ferent kind of activity.
Emphasis will' be placed
this year on out-of-doors
activities, including the Sa-
fari Junior and regular
Safari programs.
Safari Junior programs for
5th and 6th graders feature
tours and special trips, water
activities, hiking, athletics
and hayrides. Safari 74, for
7th and 8th graders, features
field trips throughout the
metropolitan area and to the
Shakespeare Festival in
Stratford, Ont., outdoor ac-
tivities, special craft groups
and Jewish heritage pro-
grams.
The summer program
is scheduled to begin June
24. For information, call the
Center group services office,
341-4200.

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man of the department of
religious studies at Mercy
College; Dr. Robert Kinche-
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Churches; and Alvin L. Kush-
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Aharoni, community affairs
associate of the Jewish Com-
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