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September 20, 1974 - Image 8

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-09-20

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NEW YORK — Nobel Lau-
reate Dr. Gerald M. Edelman
of The Rockefeller Univer-
sity, has accepted an invita-
tion to address the Chaim
Weizmann Centenary Dinner
Oct. 10, at the New York
Hilton, it was announced by
Morris L. Levinson, dinner
chairman.
Under the auspices of the
American Committee for The
Weizmann Institute of Sci-
ence, the dinner is expected
to attract a distinguished na-
tionwide audience to pay
tribute to the scientist-states-
man, Dr. Chaim Weizmann,
the first president of the state

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
8—Friday, Sept. 20, 1974

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ISRAEL BONDS

MILTON ARM, Rabbi Beth Achim
LEON FRAM, Founding Rabbi Temple Israel

MOSES LEHRMAN, Rabbi B'nai Moshe
LEIZER LEVIN, Rabbi Beth Tefilo Emanuel Tikvah

LEO Y. GOLDMAN, Rabbi Shaarey Shomayim

DAVID M. LIEBERMAN, Rabbi B'nai Israel—Beth Yehudah
DAVID A. NELSON, Rabbi Beth Shalom
SOLOMON POUPKO, Rabbi B'nai David
SAMUEL PRERO, Rabbi Young Israel of Greenfield
MILTON ROSENBAUM, Rabbi Temple Emanu-EI
A. IRVING SCHNIPPER, Rabbi Beth Moses

JAMES I. GORDON, Rabbi Young Israel—Oak Woods
BENJAMIN GORRELICK, Rabbi Emeritus Beth Achim

BETZALEL GOTTLIEB, Rabbi Mishkan Israel,

Nusach H'Ari, Lubavitcher Center

IRWIN GRONER, Rabbi Shaarey Zedek
SOLOMON H. GRUSKIN, Rabbi B'nai Zion
ISRAEL I. HALPERN, Rabbi Beth Abraham-Hillel

JACOB E. SEGAL, Rabbi Adat Shalom
JOSHUA SPERKA, Rabbi Emeritus Young Israel of Greenfield

RICHARD C. HERTZ, Rabbi Temple Beth El

M. ROBERT SYME, Rabbi Temple Israel

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of Israel, on the occasion of
the 100th anniversary of his
birth, and to advance the
work of The Weizmann In-
stitute of Science.
Proceeds from the dinner
will benefit research at the
institution in Rehovot, Israel,
which Dr. Weizmann, a noted

Phone: 968-0200

DR. GERALD EDELMAN

chemist, headed as its first
President from its founding in
1944 until his death in 1952.
Dr. Edelman received the
Nobel Prize for physiology
or medicine in 1972 for his
work on the chemical struc-
ture of antibodies. He is the
Vincent Astor Distinguished
Professor at The Rockefeller
University, where he con-
t i n u e s his research and
teaching.
His research is concerned
with molecular and cellular
immunology, protein struc-
ture and physical chemistry.
Dr. Edelman is a member of
the Board of Governors of
The Weizmann Institute of
Science.
He is a member of the Na-
tional Academy of Sciences,
the American Academy of
Arts and Sciences, a fellow
of the New York Academy of
Sciences and a member of
the Council on foreign rela-
tions, as well as of numer-
ous scientific societies. He
is chairman of the advisory
board of the Basel Institute
for Immunology, an asso-
ciate of the Neurosciences
Research Program of MIT
and a non-resident fellow of
the Salk Institute of Bio-
logical Studies.
Meanwhile, it was an-
nounced that in a major
alignment of its top leader-
ship, the board of directors
of the American Committee
for the Weizmann Institute
of Science elected Morris L.
Levinson chairman of the
board, and Stephen L. Stul-
man president of the corn-
mittee.
Abraham Feinberg retired
as chairman of the board and
was elected its honorary
chairman. Feinberg has
played a leadership role in
the American Committee
since its founding in 1944;
for 19 years its president;
and for the last three years
as chairman. Feinberg heads
the policy-making committee
of the Weizmann Institute.
Levinson is a member of
the board of the Jewish
Agency; national campaign
chairman of the United Jew-
ish Appeal; chairman of the
board of the United Jewish
Appeal of Greater New
York; a trustee-at-large of
the Federation of Jewish Phi-
larithropies New Ybtlt;',
and a director of the Coun-

cil of Jewish Federations and
Welfare Funds.
Stephen L. Stulman is
deputy co-chairman of the
Board of the Weizmann Insti-
tute of Science and has
served for eight years on
the board of directors of the
American Committee, the
last three of them as cl, *-
man of the executive -
mittee, a post he will rt
He is a director of the
United Jewish Appeal of
Greater New York; the
American Association for
Jewish Education; a trustee
of the United Israel Israel
Appeal; member of the Board
of Overseers of the Jewish
Theological Seminary; trus-
tee of the PEF Israel En-
dowment Fund; president
and director of the Israel
Cancer Society; director of
the World Institute in Israel;
and Yeda Research and De-
velopment Company, Ltd., in
Israel.
At the institute, research
into the process providing the
ultimate source of life for
plants and animals was dis-
cussed by 300 scientists from
25 countries attending the
third international congress
on photosynthesis.
The five-day congress, or-
_ganized by a committee
headed by Weizmann Insti-
tute Professor Mordhav
Avron, dealt with a broad
range of topics from the cur-
rent research activity in
photosynthesis.
Joining the forty Israeli
participants were scientists
from the following countries:
Argentina, Australia, Bel-
gium, Bulgaria, Canada,
Czechoslovakia, Denmark,
England, France, Germany,
Greece. Holland, Hungary,
India, Italy, Japan, Norway,
Poland. Romania, Taiwan,
Sweden, Switzerland, Vene-
zuela and the U.S. Soviet
scientists who attended the
previous two congresses in
Germany and Italy did not
respond to the invitation ex-
tended for the current meet-
ing in Israel.
Iry Kupcinet, the Chicago
columnist and TV personal-
ity, attended the Aug. 20
dedication of the institute's
Karyn Kupcinet International
Science School, named in
memory of his late daughter.
Institute Chancellor Meyer
Weisgal presented a scr -
.n
appreciation to Kupcir,
recognition of his efforfs on
behalf of the Weizmann In-
stitute, as Mrs. Kupcinet
looked on.

Search for Lost
Iraqi Jews Fails

LONDON — Attempts- to
trace the whereabouts of 18
Iraqi Jews who were round-
ed up in September 1 ■ 972 have
failed, according to a spokes-
man for the Pilblic Council
for Jews in Arab land:.
Plainclothes police were
responsible for taking the
Jews from their quarter in
Baghdad. T h e detaines,
were taken from their homes
and places of work and have
not been heard from since.
The council also noted that
Baghdad police have made
no efforts to arrest the mur-
derers of the five members
Alie% ',Kagikosh - family,
killed a year ago.

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