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September 20, 1974 - Image 48

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-09-20

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Selection of Arthur Howard and Richard Sloan as Co-Chairmen
of 1975 Jewish Campaign Gains Community-Wide Acclaim

Acclaiming selection of Ar-
thur Howard and Richard
Sloan as co-chairmen of the
1975 Allied Jewish Campaign-
Israel Emergency Fund,
heads of divisions and cam-
paign workers expressed con-
fidence that the coming drive
will receive support compar-
able to the record-breaking
1974 fund-raising effort.
Mandell L. Berman and

William Avrunin, president
and executive vice president,
respectively, of the Jewish
Welfare Federation, under
whose direction the cam-
paigns are being conducted,
reviewing the leadership rec-
ords of the new chairmen,'
who succeed William David-
son and Lewis Grossman, the
1974 chairinen, spoke of them
as experienced campaigners

Federation Names Assistant
AJC-IEF Campaign Directors

Harold Berke, right, and Emanuel Mark have been
appointed assistant campaign directors of the Jewish Wel-
fare Federation. William Avrunin, JWF executive vice
president, made the announcement that Berke and Mark
" will have additional responsibilities, in the operation of the
trades and professional divisions of the annual Allied JeWish
Campaign-Israel Emergency Fund. Berke joined Federa-
tion in 1964 as director of the real estate and building trades
division of the AJC-IEF. Berke will continue as director
of AJC•IEF's industrial and automotive division, real estate
and building trades division, food division and mercantile
division. He will also be staff coordinator of the Central
Fund for Traditional Institutions, a separate Federation
committee which encourages centralized support for 90
Orthodox institutions, mostly located abroad. Mark, a Fed-
eration staff member since 1967, served as director of
both the professional and food divisions. He will continue as
director of the AJC-IEF's professional division and the
services-arts and crafts division as well as coordinator for
,Federation's cash mobilization and collection review com-
mittees. Those committees accelerate redemption of pledges
to the campaign.

who are certain to measure agency needs. He is also a
up to the immense needs for director of the Tamarack
action in these critical times. Hills Authority, Federation's
Confidence is being ex- committee for the mainte-
pressed in the generosity of nance and improvement of
the Greater Detroit Jewish the communal camping fa-
community which this year cilities at Brighton, Orton-
broke all records for philan- ville, Camp Kennedy and
thropic accomplishments.
other sites.
Paul Zuckerman, general
Sloan is a director of the
chairman of the United Jew- Detroit Service Group, and
ish Appeal, major benefici- is an active member of two
ary of the Detroit Allied Jew- AJC-IEF committees, cash
ish Campaigns, joined in mobilization and collection re-
acclaiming the leadership se- view. He is a trustee of Sinai
lections. He, too, spoke with Hospital, a director of the
assurance that the generosity Detroit chapter of Project
of Detroit Jewry will not de- Hope, as an adviser to the
cline.
Wayne State University
"We are already proving, Press, and a worker for the
with the increases over last United Foundation of Detroit.
year's giving, that the spirit
Howard has been active in
of Israel—the devotion to a Detroit's Jewish community
duty to protect an embattled for many years. He is presi-
people, do not need blood and dent of the Detroit Service
warfare to draw merciful re- Group, the year-round organi-
sponses," Zuckerman said. zation for workers in AJC-
"We are on the road to suc- IEF. He was a vice chairman
cess and the new Detroit of the 1974 AJC-IEF. He was
chairmen have such splendid associate chairman of the
records of devotion that we: 1973 drive and served as vice
can look to them for great chairman from 1967-1972. He
guidance toward new suc- - was also a pre-campaign
cesses."
chairman and chairman of
Sloan has been active in the AJC-IEF real estate di-
Jewish community affairs for visioh.
many years. He served the
Howard is a member of
AJC-IEF as an• associate Federation's executive com-
chairman from 1969-1973.
mittee and board of govern-
He is a vice president of ors and is a director of the
the United Jewish Charities, United Jewish Charities. He
the communal agency which is the immediate past chair-
manages communal proper- man of the UJC's real estate
ties, endowment funds, and and land committee.
provides funding for agency
Howard also serves on Fed-
research and program devel- eration's c a ,s h mobilization
opment funds, and provides and collection review corn-.
funding for agency research mittees which accelerate con-
and program development.
tributions and pledges to the
Sloan is a former chairman AJC-IEF. He was a partici-
and now serves on the real pant in the special United
estate and land committee of Jewish Appeal Mission to Is-
the United Jewish Charities. rael last winter which in-
He is a member of Federa- vestigated the crucial needs
tion's capital needs commit- for I s r a el's humanitarian
tee, the budget and planning programs. Howard is a direc-
division which allocates Fed- tor of the Jewish Home for
eration capital' funds for Aged.

Detroit Service Group Prepares
for 1975 AJC-1EF Campaign

Preparing for this fall's schedule of organized 1975
Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel Emergency Fund meetings .
at the 25th annual Detroit service groups Stag Day held last
week at Franklin Hills Country Club were, in top photo
from left, Norman Wachler, 1974 AJC-IEF pre-campaign
vice-chairman; real estate and building trades worker
Joseph G. Jacobson, Stag Day Chairman Marvin Goldman
and 1974 Campaign General Chairman William M. Davidson.
Goldman is chairman of the industrial and automotive divi-
sion which won the silver loving cup awarded yearly to the
trades and professions division whose pledges showed the
greatest percentage of increase. In the center photo, from
left, are AJC-IEF vice chairmen Abe Shaffman, Phillip
Stoliman and Dr. Leon Fill who were given special 'awards
at Stag Day. At the podium in the background are the 1974
AJC-IEF general chairmen, William M. Davidson and LeWi.s
S. Grossman. The Detroit Service Group is the year-round ,,,._ ,
organization of workers for the Allied Jewish Campaign-
Israel Emergency Fund. At bottom, at the reception be-
tween the sports-oriented day and the awards dinner at
the Stag Day were, from left, Herbert P. Sillman, pre-
campaign chairman for the professional division; Real Es-
tate and Building Trades Chairman Myron L_Milgrom and
campaign cabinet member, Robert A. Steinberg. In the
background at far _right is Services-Arts and Crafts Co-
Chairman Irving Laker.

Continuing High Goals Seen for U A by Paul Zuckerman

Paul Zuckerman, general chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, who headed one
of the most successful missions of campaign leaders and workers, said he is heartened
by advance giving for the 1975 campaign that there will be continuity in generosity and
Aznerican Jewry's determination to support and defend Israel.
Zuckerman, at extreme left, chats with Israel's President Ephraim Katzir during
the recent Prime Minister's Mission to Israel. Zuckerman led the mission, the most
successful in the United Jewish Appeal's history. At the conclusion of the three-day
exploration of Israel's hUmanitarian programs and after top-level conferences and
briefings, the 275 top Jewish communal leaders from the United States pledged
$15,000,000 to the 1975 campaign, an increase of $2,000,000 over their giving in the
emergency Yom. Kippur War campaign. Zuckerman said that the response of the
Americans to' the needs of Israel at this time is a "wonderful thing. American Jews
have reached a new plateau of understanding, a wisdom and understanding which
doesn't need war, blood, graves, widows, or orphans to bring us to know our responsi•

48—Friday, Sept. 20, 1974

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

bilities. American Jews would rather give to prevent blood than to mop up blood."
Among the participants in the mission were the 1975 campaign chairmen of 55
federations and welfare funds, most of them in their early 30s and 40s, who told the
prime minister that in - America too, "the sons of the fathers" were accepting their
Jewish communal responsibility.
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, shown in center with Zuckerman, said that "life
in Israel for the next decade will be determined this year." Jewish Agency Treasurer,
Leon Dulzin, predicted an increase in Russian-Jewish immigration to Israel before the
end of this year.
In the photo at right, UJA leader Zuckerman asked these youngsters
young (
about their
new life in Israel. When newcomers arrive, the humanitarian services, funded primarily
through the Jewish Agency by the UJA, provide them with housing, clothing, and their
parents with the' necessary vocational and absorption programs. It takes about three
years before the typical immigrant family becomes an independent and productive
unit in the nation's economy.

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