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April 02, 1976 - Image 27

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1976-04-02

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April 2, 1976 27

Bicentennial Feature

'A CtiRural Chronology of U.S. Jewry

1941 — Camp Massad
(all-Hebrew Summer Camp)
1942 — Hayim Solomon
Monument in Chicago un-
veiled; Brandeis Institute in
Santa Susana, Calif. begins
to operate; Biltmore Confer-
ence of Zionist Emergency
Council formulates Jewish
state program.
1943 — First national
observance of Jewish Book
Month sponsored by Jew-
ish Book Council of Amer-
ica; American Jewish
c onference convenes in
New York; Dr. Samuel
Belkin assumes presi-
dency of Yeshiva College,
later Yeshiva University;
Dr. Maurice N. Eisen-
drath becomes president of
Union of American He-
brew Congregations —
moves headquarters of
Reform movement from
Cincinnati to New_ York;
Bnai Brith Hillel Founda-
tion established; Central
Conference of American
Rabbis declares that Re-
form Judaism and Zionism
are compatible.
1944 — First "Eternal
Light" radio program spon-
sored by Jewish Tehological
Seminary of America; First
annual Jewish Music Festi-
val held — sponsored by
Jewish Music Council of
America; National Commu-
oity Relations Advisory
Council (NCRAC) formed;
National Society for He-
brew Day Schools (Torah
Umesorah) founded; Na-
tional Jewish Music Council
created by JWB.
1945 — Commentary
sponsored by American
Jewish Community begins

publication; Reconstruc-
tionist "Sabbath Prayer
Book" appears.
1946 — Schocken Books
opens branch in America.
1947 — Jewish Museum
(Jewish Theological Sem-
inary of America) opens in
former Warburg Mansion in
New York City; Cantors' As-
sembly (Conservative) or-
ganized by United Syn-
agogue of America;
Association of Orthodox
Jewish ' Scientists (Or-
thodox) founded; Camp Ra-
rnah, first summer camp of
Conservative movement,
opens in Wisconsin; Yiddish
courses introduced, in Col-
lege of the City of New York
— taught by Nathan Sus-
kind and Max Weinreich.
1948 — Brandeis Uni-
versity established — its
first president Dr. Abra-
ham L. Sachar; Congress
for Jewish Culture comm-
ences its work; "Ha-
bimah" comes to Broad-
way; Dr. Nelson Glueck
becomes president of He-
brew Union College;
American Jewish Ar-
chives (in Cincinnati) in-
1950 — Hebrew Union
College and Institute of
Jewish Religion merge.
1951 — World Sefardi
Federation founded.
1953 — West Coast Tal-
mudical Seminary in Holly-
wood, Calif. set up.
1954 — Tercentennary
Celebration of American
Jewry — addressed by Pres-
ident Eisenhower; Stern
College for Women, first lib-
eral arts college under Jew-
ish auspices, inauguraged;

Uganda Embassy in Canada
Extols 'Protocols' Hate Text

Embassy of Uganda in Can-
ada has distributed to Cana-
dian newspapers a press re-
lease extolling the
"Protocols of the Elders of
The purported excuse for
the embassy's 850-word text
is said to be a criticism by
Canadian Jewish groups of,
among others, President Idi
Amin for his espousal of
last year's anti-Zionist reso-
lution at the United Na-
The release states: "You
cannot understand Zionism
without reading the Proto-
cols of Zion. This book has
been called the greatest

lie in history. It has also
been called the greatest
truth in history. It is both."
The release adds that to
ensure Israel's survival
the Zionists are plotting
"to gain decisive influence
over American economic,
social, political and mili-
tary affairs."
The Ottawa Journal re-
buked the embassy for cir-
culating "racist hate litera-
ture" and noted that the
Department of External
Affairs "should have a few
rough words" for the em-
bassy representatives for
abusing diplomatic mail

Holocaust Lecture
Due at Bnai Moshe

Syria and Jordan
Forces Merging

Rabbi Joel Poupko, direc-
tor of the Bnai Brith Hillel
Foundation at the Univer-
sity of Michigan, will deliver
the last of his three lectures
for the Frieda Friedlander
Memorial Lecture series 8
p.m. Tuesday at Cong. B-nai
Rabbi Poupko will speak
on "Faith — After the Holo-
caust." Admission is free,
and the community is in-
vited. Norbert Reinstein is
Bnai Moshe Cultural Corn-
mission chairman.

TUNIS (ZINS) — Close
collaboration between the
armies of Syria and Jordan
is very much in evidence, ac-
cording to local press ac-
counts. There is now a com-
mon uniform for all
members of both armed
forces, and all military mo-
torized transport of both
countries has been painted
the same color.
There have also been joint
maneuvers conducted by
teams of Syrian and Jordan-
ian officers.

Rabbinical Assembly of
America adopts amendment
to Ketuba (marriage con-
tract); Theodor Herzl Foun-
dation starts to operate —
(Herzl Institute, Herzl
Press, Midstream Maga-
1956 — First Ullman or-
ganized in America at
Theodor Herzl Institute in
New York.
1957 — First Solomon
Schecter Day School (Con-
servative) opens in Queens,
N. Y.
1958 — Tenth anniversary
of state of Israel observed
throughout the land.
1960 — National Founda-
tion of Jewish Culture es-
1961 — New Square Has-
sidic community incorpo-
rated in Rockland County,
New York.
1962 — First annual
American-Israel dialogue
held by American Jewish
1964 — Student Struggle
for Soviet Jewry activated.
1968 — Reconstruction-
ist Rabbinical College es-
tablished in Philadelphia;
Torah Umesorah cele-
brates its 25th anniversary
— (grown from 30 Ortho-
dox Day Schools to 400,
with enrollment of 83,000
1970 — First Day Schools
in Reform Movement
founded in Miami and New
York City.
1971 — American Se-
phardic Federation reorgan-
1973 — National celebra-
tion of Israel's 25th anniver


for Passover.

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identification on the
caps of Faygo 16 oz.
bottles. We have five
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All in pint bottles.
All delicious.

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Pineapple/Orange Passion Fruit Punch

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This Passover..
"Perk up"your
coffee mayvin

Maxim tastes so close to
ground you'd swear
it per •

Maxim. tastes like fresh perked coffee
because it starts with fresh perked coffee—then freeze-dried
into big dark chunks of real perked coffee. That's the
magic of Maxim—tastes so close to ground you'd
swear it was fresh perked".

11iS t

for Passover
by Rabbi
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