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October 31, 1975 - Image 23

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1975-10-31

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

A Bicentennial Feature

Margolis Household Furniture

29 YEARS

10 Jewish Firsts in Detroit History

By ALLEN A. WARSEN

(Editor's note: The follow-
ing facts about Detroit's
Jewish history are provided
by local historian Allen
Warsen.)

Primrose Plans
Donor Event

Freda Neiman, president
of the Primrose Benevolent
Club, announces plans have
been completed for the
club's 41st annual donor
luncheon to be held noon
Tuesday at Cong. Beth
Achim.
Cantor Hyman Adler,
Sammy Woolf and Max So-
sin, accompanied by Hal
Gordon, will provide enter-
tainment, according to Belle
Cohen, program' chairper-
son.
Estelle Kaufman will sing
the National Anthem and
Hatikva, accompanied by
Bess Gruskin. Past presi-
dent, Martha Nitzkin, will
deliver the invocation.
Tickets will be available
at the door.

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• Parties
• Luncheons

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• Pastrami, 99C
• Corned Beef, 1.29
• Deli Platter,
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• Cooked Corned Beef
Whole Briskets, 3.79 lb.
• Pastrami Pieces,
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• Free Slicing

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October 31, 1975 23

Chapman Abraham was
the first known Jewish resi-
dent of Detroit. He resided
in Detroit in the latter part
of the 1760's.
Joseph Lang, Martin
Hersh and Sarah Silverman
were the first known Jewish
children to be born in De-
troit (1849).
Sarah Cousin was the
first prominent Jewish
woman resident of Detroit.
She is the legendary foun-
der of Cong. Beth El.
Samuel Marcus was De-
troit's first rabbi. He was
also a hazan and a shokhet.
Jacob Lang, a founder of
Beth El, was Detroit's first
Jewish blacksmith.

David Emil Heineman

was the first historiogra-
pher of the Detroit and
Michigan Jewish commu-
nity.
Samuel Goldwater (a
relative of Sen. Barry Gold-

Youth to Have

Movie Night

Bnai David Youth will
sponsor a family movie
night, 8 p.m. Nov. 8 in the
social hall. The film,
"L'Chaim" will be shown.
Tickets will be available at
the door. There is a charge.
Refreshments will be
served.
Chavayrim (grades 942,)
announces Mayer Fox is the
new adviser. For informa-
tion on Chavayrim activi-
ties, call Fox, 557-5085.
Giborim will have a mys-
tery bus ride 2 p.m. Nov. 16.
Everyone in grades 3, 4 and
5 is invited. Friends are in-
vited. Debi Chinsky is ad-
viser, She can be reached at
356-7238.
Maccabee group will have
a pre-election general meet-
ing followed by duckpin
bowling 2 p.m. Nov. 23.
There is a charge. For de-
tails, call Paul Levine,
354-3845, or the Youthline,
557-8325.

Sports Day Due
at 10 Mile Center

An afternoon of demon-
strations and participation
in gymnastics, dance aero-
bics, gym hockey, touch
football and other sports
activities will be held from 2
to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Jew-
ish Community Center's 10
Mile branch.
Boys and girls in grades
five through nine are invited
at no charge. Participants
are asked to bring gym
shoes.
David Dashow, profes-
sional yo-yo champion, will
give a demonstration and
hold a contest with prizes.
For information, call the
Center's group services of-
fice, 341-4200



Yet Thou art holy, ()Thou
that art enthroned upon dm
praises of Israel. In Thee did
our lathers trust: They
trusted. <Lil(1 Thou (lidst de-
liver them.
—Psalnl 22:4-5

water) was the first Jewish
candidate for mayor of De-
troit. He ran in 1895 on the
Democratic ticket against
Republican Hazen S. Pin-
gree.
D.E. Heineman was the
first Jewish president of the
Detroit Common Council.
The Yiddish directory of
the Detroit Jewish commu-
nity published in 1907 was
the only directory of a Jew-
ish community ever to be
published.
Der Weg (The Way) pub-
lished in 1919 (2 cents a
copy) was Detroit's first
Yiddish newspaper.

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A truly incredible story.
Everything from fine
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kind silver and gold jewelry.
Embroidery, woodcarvings,
fashions, pottery and more.

And it's all on sale at
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Nov. 2-5 only.

Join Mrs. Ruth Dayan and see

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Hrs. Mon thru Sat. 9:30 til 5:30

Gold and Silver Jewelry

Yemenite silver filigree
Roman glass
Pendants
Eilat stones
Rings
Bracelets

Ladies Fashions
(Handwoven Fabrics)

Antique embroidery
Handsewn and finished
Ancient to modern

Handwoven Linens

Individual cloths and runners
Rich color combinations
Fabrics
10 sizes

Giftware

Primitive pottery
Chess sets
Glassware
Vases
Copper coffee sets Mobiles
Handcarved wood Dolls
Batiks
Flower cases
Ceramics

Children

Adat Shalom Synagogue,
29901 Middlebelt Road,
Farmington Hills, Mi. 48024
851-5100

Sunday, Nov. 2
Monday, Nov. 3

1 to 10 p.m.
12 to 5 p.m.
7 to 10 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 4
12 to 5 p.m.
7 to 10 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5 12 to 4 p.m.

Cooperating Organizations:
American Israel Chamber of
Commerce and Industry
El Al Israel Airlines
Israel Government Tourist Office
Government of Israel Investment
& Export Authority

Merchandise Coordinator:
Israel Design Exposition Co., Ltd.
Chicago

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