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October 17, 1975 - Image 29

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1975-10-17

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Similarities Between Irish and Jews

Danny Raskin's

LISTENING

POST

IN THE HABIT OF

coming to the dinner table
with a dirty face after play-
ing outside, 4-year-old Allan
Silverman, son of Dorothy
and Aaron Silverman, con-
stantly has to be sent away
to wash . . Last week, hiS
mother, losing her patience,
said to him, "Allan, why do
bu persist in coming to the
table without washing? You
know I always send you
away . . . "Well," said little
Allan, meekly, "Once you
forgot."

-

AN EXCUSE TO HAVE

Clever invite comes to ce-
lebrate the "One-Hun-
dredth" birthday of Shirley
and Ray . . . at Jakks, 10
Mile and Greenfield, Oct. 26
. . . Party is being given
by children Susan, Michael
and Henry and Jody . . .
Shirley and Ray aren't
really that old, of course,
but their dual 50 is being
feted . . . Neither even look
that old!

FEATHER PARTY, Oct.
26, by Knights of Pythias,
Detroit Lodge 55, will have
turkeys, chickens, etc. as
prizes . . . and event's pro-
ceeds will be given to the
Israeli Relief Fund . . .
Tickets at nominal charge
. . available at the lodge
hall on Coolidge in Berkley,
or by calling Tom Moxie,
937-0063.

when he died be be buried in
a Jewish cemetery because
Some of the Arab dele- that would be the last place
gates walked out when where the devil would look
Chaim Herzog, the new Is- for an Irishman.
raeli envoy to the United
The Irish, like the Jews,
Nations, arose to make his are fond of their jokes, but
first speech.
as to the devil, they have dif-
Herzog said Israel stood ferent points of view. As far
ready to give Jordan and as Jews are concerned, the
other Arab countries use of devil can go to the devil. The
the port facilities of Haifa only devil Jews recognize is
and also to make available anti-Semitism and the Irish
to them all the Israel devel- suffer also from anti-Semi-
oped agricultural technol- tism.
ogy which shoud prove very
The great Irish writer,
useful to the developing James Joyce, spoke of an af-
countries.
finity between Irish and the
As the son of a rabbi. Jews. Joyce was once denied
Herzog has a background of admission to a country on
peace and he also has a good the alleged ground that he
military background, hav- was a Jew.
ing served with the Allied
We have seen in recent
forces in World War II and years, a Jew, Robert Bris-
also more in the Israeli mili
tary.
Herzog is the son of the

BY DAVID SCHWARTZ

(Copyright 1975, JTA, Inc.)

a party every year is usually
a good one for Ruth and
former Chief Rabbi of Ire-
Max Sosin and Lee and Moe
land and was himself born
Miller . . . and the party is
in Belfast and speaks with
usually very good, too . .
a slight Irish accent.
Recent shindig was no ex-
The Irish have a legend of
ception . . . Dan Laven cut-
the prophet Jeremiah visit-
ting a "mean rug" on the
ing their country, which
dance floor . . . Entertain-
probably accounts for the
ment galore with Max, Hal
CONGRATS TO . . great number of Jerries
Gordon Trio, Mary Freed-
Eileen
and Marvin Goldman among the Irish. On the sur-
land, Sammy Woolf, Max
Sonberg, Moe Miller making on their 25th wedding anni- face, the two peoples, Irish
his debut by not singing, versary . . . Marvin was and Jews, seem very unlike,
.Yiddishe joke teller su- president of Social, Inc. but if you look deeper, a sur-
preme, Henry Cohen and when he told Eileen she was prising number of similari-
cantorial songster Iry Tyner too young for him . . . and ties reveal themselves.
It is true the Irish drink a
. . . Judges Nate Kaufman that he'd fix her up with
and Norm Feder relaxing other fellows . . . She little more schnapps than
away from bench duties chased him until he caught the Jews, but when a Jew
takes a drink, he has double
while Estelle Gubow smiled her.
satisfaction of the Irish. He
even though hubby Federal
JAY CHASIN, com- has to make a blessing be-
Judge Larry Gubow was at
mander
of the Lt. Eli Levin fore drinking, so he gets, in
New Grace Hospital.. .
Moe Brandwine seated Post 230, JWV, is a top addition to the pleasure of
drink, the pleasure of
while in rhythm with his breeder of the Keeshound the
the
mitzva.
.
.
.
and
holds
honor
of
hav-
toe-tapping . . . Arnold
The Jews can envy the Ir-
Faudman smoking a corn ing had a male in the top 10
cobb pipe . . . Esther and and female in the top five ish. The latter are much bet-
. ter at marching. Comes St.
Norman Allan joyously . . . a first in the state.
Patrick's day, the Irish are
joining in the singing . . .
STREET SCENE . . . on in their glory. Jews are no
Harvey Sosin a two-fisted
server, plus having a ball as Nine Mile and Greenfield in good at all at marching.
mom and dad did a song front of the Advance Build- They are too tired from fast-
duet . . . Murry Hartz of ing . . . a curb-cruising wolf ing and the other Jewish
course with a cigar in his pulling his car up beside a pleasures to march. Also,
mouth . . . Max Sosin tell- cute gal and asking, "Going the Jew feels by marching
ing all, "Nate Goldin and my way, baby?" . . . "No you lose all the pleasure.
By standing, he can look
Sam Hechtman (Practical thanks," said the sharp las-
Home Builders) are going to sie. "I get a harp at the end on and enjoy the whole
parade, which he feels the
retire and live on their social of mine."
Irishman misses by
security."

ANNUAL CHARITY

event by Aesculapian Phar-
maceutical Association and
Aesculapian Ladies Auxil-
iary is set for Nov. 5 . . . a
dinner-dance at Raleigh
House . . . Medicine and
medical supplies are pro-
vided to those who can't get
any other aid . . . Also to
the pharmacy laboratories
of Hebrew University in Is-
rael and Jewish Home For
e Aged . . . plus scholar-
'ps at Wayne, Yeshiva
Beth Yehuda, Hillel and Ak-
iva Day School . . . For tick-
ets, call Helen Biller
(Harold) 557-7563.
CUSHION 'N CUE Foot-
ball Express leaves for all
Lions games two hours be-
fore kickoff at the Nine Mile
and Coolidge spot in Oak
Park . . . Opening .game
with Dallas Cowboys at
Pontiac Stadium had 51 ri-
ders on Ray's 50-seater . . .
with only four of them his
customers . . . Only profit
Ray makes is he and son Mi-
chael getting a ride to the
games.

October 17, 1975 29

LOOKING BACK ON
COLUMNS of Yesteryears
. . . July 17, 1959 . . .

"Sammy Woolf almost
didn't make it to his future
son-in-law's stag party, last
week . . The popular or-
chestra leader had been out
fishing and spending the
day on furniture man Phil
Bradley's 31-foot boat when
a storm hit. Lake St. Clair
. . . Sammy, Phil and Lou
Babcock would have docked
somewhere and stayed the
night . . . But all three were
due at the stage for Maury
Cohen, who'll soon wed
Margo 'Woolf . . . and above
all, Sammy just had to get
there . . . So "Captain"
Bradley really put his ship
master-minding to work
and battled the elements
successfully to bring the
boat in on time . . . The
lightning and hail-like rain
didn't stop Phil . . After
all, through the years
Sammy has given the sons-
in-law of so many other
folks a happy send-off . . .
and he wasn't to be denied
this . . . his own first one!"

marching. The fellow who
is marching only sees
plain people standing.
What pleasure is there in
that?

There is a joke about the
Irishman who asked that

LZA Celebrates
70th Anniversary

NEW YORK — A nation-
wide program to celebrate
the 70th anniversary of the
American Labor Zionist
movement has been
launched.
The anniversary pro-
grams will stress the LZA
support of the American
Trade Union movement, the
Histadrut, aliya planning,
the youth movement, Ichud
Habonim and Dror and the
Pioneer Women.
An anniversary exhibit
will be available to local ci-
ties to depict the historic
achievements of LZA in the
American Jewish commu-
nity. The exhibit will cite
the people and community
events which mark the 70
years of LZA.

coe, elected Mayor of the Ir-
ish city of Dublin. Introduc-
ing Briscoe once to an
American audience, the

chairman said: "Have you
ever heard the story of the
Irishman and the Jew? Here
he is."

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