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The Detroit Jewish News, 1975-05-09

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56 Friday, May 9, 1975


Congregations to Cite Local Leaders for Bonds

Four Detroit area congre-
gations will be honoring
prominent Detroiters on
behalf of State of Israel
Bonds in the coming weeks.
The honorees include Dr.
and Mrs. Peter A. Martin,
Rabbi Samuel H. Prero,
Leonard R. Farber, and Ju-
'lius Rotenberg.
Dr. and Mrs. Martin will
be honored at the annual
Israel Bond Tribute Dinner
at Cong. Shaarey Zedek
June 2. Dr. Martin is a lead-
ing, psychiatrist, and holds
academic appointments at
the Wayne State University
School of Medicine and the
University of Michigan
Medical School. He has been
cited by the American Col-
lege of Psychiatrists, writ-
ten more than a dozen

Rabbi Prero, of Young
Israel of Greenfield, will
he honored at the Israel
Bond Testimonial Dinner
by the combined Young
Israel of Metropolitan De-
troit 7 p.m. May 21 at
Young Israel of Oak-


books, and has delivered
many lectures for Cong.
Shaarey Zedek. _

Mrs. Martin is a past
president of the Shaarey Ze-



dek sisterhood, and the in-
coming president of the
Metropolitan Detroit Chap-
ter of Hadassah. She is also
active in Women's Ameri-
can ORT, National Council

of Jewish Women, Women
of Wayne State University,
the Detroit Committee for
Soviet Jewry and Brandeis
University National Wom-
en's Committee.

Committee to Honor Stollmans at JIVF Tribute


A representative commit-
tee from the ranks of all
Zionist groups, congrega-
tional and communal lead-
erships is being selected to
serve as the committee for
the annual award of the
Jewish National Fund to be
presented to Phillip, Frieda
and Max Stollman.
The presentation will be
made at the annual JNF
dinner, At Cong. Shaarey
Zedek, June 18.
The Stollmans are being
honored as the outstanding
communal family trio
whose services embrace the
Zionist cause, Israel, the
Allied Jewish Campaign,
the Akiva Day School move-

Rabbi Prero has been affi-
liated with the Young Israel
movement for 28 years. In
1949 he became rabbi of
Young Israel of Detroit, and
served Young Israel of
Northwest Detroit from
1961-68. He has been at
Young Israel of Greenfield
since that time.

Leonard R. Farber, presi-
dent of Republic Develop-
ment Corp. will receive the
Ben-Gurion Award at the
Beth Abraham-Hillel State
of Israel Bond dinner June 3

at the synagogue. A third
generation member of the
synagogue, Farber has
served as treasurer, and
now serves as a Beth Abra-
ham-Hillel trustee.

A leadership reception
will be held in advance of
the June dinner on May 20,
featuring Hy Klaus, one of
Israel's leading film direc-
tors, who also serves as
tistic director of the Je
salem theatre.

Klaus will also be at the
leadership reception dinner
6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the
Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel
which preceeds the June 11
dinner honoring Julius Ro-
tenberg by Cong. Bnai
For reservations for these
events, call Israel Bonds,

Campaign Closing Meeting


ment and numerous other
local, national and overseas

Among their major in-
terests is Bar-Ilan Univer-
sity in Ramat Gan, Israel,
where - the administration
building and a dormitory
bear their names. Phillip
Stollman is global chair-
man of the board of gover-
nors of Bar-Ilan Univer-

The Stollmans have also
been active philanthropicly
with the Allied Jewish Cam-
paign — Israel Emergency
Fund, and with educational
buildings and scholarship
programs in Israel in addi-
tion to Bar-Ilan University.

Sen. Jackson Backs Israel at Detroit Technion Dinner

Sen. Henry M. Jackson
(D-Wash.) said Sunday at
the 28th annual dinner of
the Detroit Chapter of the
American Society for Tech-
nion, that "a fair reassess-
ment will reaffirm the
soundness of the longstand-
ing American policy of help-
ing to maintain the military
balance in the Middle East
. . by furnishing Israel the

arms she requires for her-
own defense."
The senator was the fea-
tured speaker at the Tech-
nion dinner, attended by
more than 400 persons at
Cong. Shaarey Zedek.
He presented what he
called "a formal outline of
whether there will be peace
or war in the Middle East,"
saying that the last round of

shuttle diplomacy by Secre-
tary of State Henry Kissin-
ger did much to harm the
chances for peace in the re-

Sen. Jackson said the
Cambodian and Vietnam
episodes in American his-
tory prove that neither the
U.S. nor the Israelis can
trust the Soviet Union as a
guarantor of peace, and

Orthodox Rabbis Will Honor Rabbi Stollman

. The Council of Orthodox
'Rabbis of Greater Detroit is
honoring one of its founding
fathers, Rabbi Isaac Stoll-
an, who was in the fore-
ront of the religions life of
Detroit from 1924, when he
rived from Russia, until
1965, when he settled in Je-
Rabbi Stollman, will be

guest of honor at the 46th
anniversary dinner of the
Vaad Harabonim, May 27,
at the Sheraton-Southfield
During his 40 years in De-
troit, Rabbi Stollman' was
active in many local, na-
tional and international
causes. He was dean of the
Orthodox rabbinate, a foun-
der and president of Yeshi-
vath Beth Yehudah and na-
tional president of the
Mizrachi-Poel HaMizrachi
when the two ,organizations
first merged.

He was one of the lead-
ers who inspired the
Young Israel movement
and served as its spiritual
leader for some years. He
was rabbi of Cong. Mish-
kan Israel at Blaine and
Linwood in Detroit, and
later when the congrega-
tion moved to Oak Park.


In Israel, Rabbi Stollman
continues his studies and
writing. He authored four

volumes of essays and nu-
merous articles.
Upon his arrival in Israel
10 years ago, Rabbi Stoll-
man became one of the
founders and Rqshei Yesh-
iva of Yeshivat Radin, in
Rabbi Stollman is the
father of Rabbi Samuel
Stollman of Windsor, and
the brother of Phillip and
Max Stollman.
The Council of Orthodox
Rabbis recently celebrated a
siyum as a group of Tal-
mudic scholars completed a
major tractate in the Tal-
The evening was chaired
by Rabbi Leizer Levin, and
the section was completed
by Rabbi Chaskel Grubner.
His son-in-law, Rabbi Yitz-
chak Serotzkin of Cleveland
was guest speaker.
The Council is planning a
special celebration this
summer when the entire
Talmud is completed.

that a true peace settle-
ment will have to be based
on UN resolutions 242 and

The Detroit Chapter of
the American Technion So-
ciety presented Jackson
with a plaque in apprecia-
tion for his efforts in behalf
of Israel and Technion.

Rabbi Jacob Segal of Adat
Shalom Synagogue deliv-
ered the invocation, and
David D. Kahn, president of
the Detroit chapter, Sam
Rich, chairman of the De-
troit chapter's board of trus-
tees, and Jacob W. Ullman,
chairman of the national
board of directors for Amer-
ican Friends of Technion
made brief remarks before
Jackson spoke.

The Detroit chapter is
sponsoring a new mechan-
ical and aeronautical engi-
neering building at the
Technion, and has raised
$510,000 for the building in
five years. The group has
also raised$122,000 for
scholarships and $115,000
for the school's equipment

Jackson was introduced
by United Jewish Appeal
President Paul Zuckerman,
who was host to the senator
and his wife during their
Detroit stay.
Approximately 100 per-
sons attended a fundraiser
for Jackson's campaign for
the Presidency during his

Shown in the top photograph is part of the near-ca-
pacity crowd of 800 Allied Jewish Campaign — Israel
Emergency Fund workers and contributors who at-
tended the April 30 closing meeting of the Campaign at
Temple Beth El. In the middle photograph, guest
speaker Robert St. John reviews the meeting agenda,
which announced a projected 1975 fund-raising total of
$17,650,000. Shown are, from left, Campaign general
chairthan Arthur Howard, St. John, Campaign general
chairman Richard Sloan, Jewish Welfare Federation ex-
ecutive vice president William Avrunin, United Jewish
Appeal President Paul Zuckerman, and United Jewish
Charities President Alfred L. Deutsch. Campaign offi-
cers shown in the bottom photograph, from left, are Fed-
eration executive committee chairman Alan E.
Schwartz, Women's Division president Shirley Harris,
and Campaign associate chairmen Dr. Leon Fill, Irving
Seligman, and Merle Harris.

Recession Hits Detroit Jews

approaching end of supple-
mental unemployment ben-
efits for laid-off auto work-
ers in Detroit, which has
80,000 Jews, is having some
"ripple" effect on the Jewish
community, the Detroit
Jewish Vocational Service
reports, adding that its sub-
urban office has been seeing
highly qualified profession-
als who have been laid off in
property management, ac-
counting and engineering.
While they can be em-
ployed in other firms, their
problem initially is an al-
most total inability to react
effectively to their new situ-
ation because they have
never before been jobless
and have been "at the top of
the heap" for a long time,
the JVS said. Once helped to


organize themselves for
hunting, the agency said,
most instances they have
been able to make the right


Up to now, most gradu-
ates with masters degrees
have been placed, the De-
troit agency reported. Pos-
sibilities of jobs in banks
and other financial insti-
tutions, and in social
work, rehabilitation and
other employment. related
fields are reported as
"good." But there are few
jobs for graduates with
only bachelors degrees and -
this problem is expected to
worsen in Detroit.

• That report was part of a
nation-wide survey con-
ducted by the Jewish Occu-
pational Council (JOC) last


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