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November 05, 1976 - Image 56

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1976-11-05

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56 Friday, November 5, 1976


1977 Allied Jewish Campaign Officers Appointed

Irving Seligman, Phil-
lip Stollman and Philip T.
Warren will serve as co-
chairmen of the 1977 Al-
lied Jewish Campaign-
Israel Emergency Fund,
and Dulcie Rosenfeld has
been appointed chairman
of the Women's Division
for the 1977 Campaign, it
was announced by Cam-
paign General Chairman
Daniel M. Honigman.
The newly appointed
co-chairmen served as as-
sociate chairmen of the
1976 Campaign and have
been members of the
Campaign's Cash Mobili-
zation Committee which
accelerates cash collec-
Seligman has been an
active Campaign leader
for many years as pre-
Campaign chairman and
chairman of the Real Es-
tate and Building, Trades
Division. He is a director
of the Jewish Community
Center, Jewish Home for
Aged and Detroit Service

for the Women's Division
and chairman of Paceset-
ters in 1971 and 1972.
She is a governor of the
Jewish Welfare Federa-
tion, a board member of
the Jewish Community
Center, and the Jewish
Vocational Service. She
was the 1968 recipient of
the Sylvia Greenberg
Mrs. Rosenfeld was also
a member of the United
Jewish Appeal National
Women's , Division
Chairmen's Mission to
Eastern Europe and Is-
A 1974 and 1975 Cam- board of Bar-Ilan Uni- Agencies Division.
rael last year.
paign vice chairman, versity.
* *
pre-Campaign served as Women's Divi-
Stollman is a member of
the Jewish Welfare Fed- Chairman in 1974 and sion associate chairman
eration board of gover- 1975, Warren was also during last year's Cam- Meeting on Sunday
nors, the National Agen- chairman of the Indust- paign. The Division
Rabbi James I. Gordon
cies Division and a trustee rial and Automotive Divi- raised nearly $2 million
and Isadore Shrodeck,
of Sinai Hospital and sion and a Detroit co- last year.
Mrs. Rosenfeld has chairmen of the Met-
chairman of a 1973 "Op-
Shiffman Clinic.
He is also a member of eration Israel" Mission. served on the Division's ropolitan Division of the
the 1976 United Israel Warren is a director of the board of directors since' 1977 Allied Jewish
Appeal board of directors, Detroit Service Group, a 1966. A past vice presi- Campaign-Israel
a trustee of the Religious board member of Jewish dent, Mrs. Rosenfeld has Emergency Fund will
Zionists of America and Home for Aged and a been vice chairman of sev- preside at the Division's
global chairman of the member of the National eral Campaign sections opening board meeting

9:45 a.m. Sunday at the
United Hebrew Schools.
The meeting will be ad-
dressed by Mrs. James
Labes, chairman of the
Women's Division
Speaker's Bureau, who
will give an update of the
growth and progress of
the Jewish Welfare Fed-
eration and its member ,
communal agencies in
meeting local needs over
the past year.
The coming Carr'
will be planned.
Serving with Rabbi
Gordon and Shrodeck
will be Jerome B. Green-
baum as associate chair-
man; executive board
chairman John Nemon;
David Levine, special gifts
section chairman; anal
Jack Boxer ad co-
Carl Lichtenstein is
treasury gifts section
chairman. In addition,
the telethon section
chairmen are ^ t.
and Harold

Author of Warsaw Ghetto History Featured at Book Fair

Kurzman will be one of
the featured lecturers for
the 25th Annual Jewish
Book Fair at the Jewish
Community Center,
speaking at 1 p.m. Nov. 22
in Shiffman Hall.
Kurzman is the author
of "The Bravest Battle:
The 28 Days of the War-
saw Ghetto Uprising",
and will speak on "The
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising:
The Source of Israel's
In his book, Kurzman
reconstructs the horror of
the day-to-day, bunker-
to-bunker struggle by the
Warsaw ghetto popula-
tion. He has produced the
first full-scale account
from some 500 scattered
eyewitnesses, both
Jewish and Nazi.
Kurzman is an award-
winning foreign corres-
pondent, who has written
or broadcast from
throughout the world on
more than two dozen wars,
revolutions, and upheav-
als. He has written five
other books, including
"Genesis 1948: The First
Arab-Israeli War."
Kurzman's lecture is


open to the public without
charge, co-sponsored by
the Anti-Defamation
League of Bnai Brith and
the American Jewish
Metropolitan Opera
star Robert Merrill will
be the speaker for Book
Fair's Bonus Day, pre-
senting a public lecture at
8 p.m. Nov. 22 in Shiffman
Merrill has just com-
pleted his autobiography
"Between Acts", de-
scribed as an "irreverant
look at the world of opera

and show business."
He sees himself as the
fat kid who wanted to be-
come a famous baseball
pitcher — and as the young
man who actually pitched
for a semi-pro team to pay
for singing lessons.
Miriam Kressyn and
Seymour Rexsite, two
popoular Yiddish perfor-
mers of stage, screen,
radio and television, will
be the stars of Book Fair's
Yiddish-English Theater
Night, 8 p.m. Nov. 20.
In an evening co-
sponsored by the Center's
Yiddish Committee, Miss
Kressyn and Rexsite will
present songs and read-
ings in both Yiddish and
English. There is a
charge for the perfor-
mance and tickets are av-
ailable at the 10 Mile
and main Jewish Com-
munity Centers.
Bus transportation for
the Theater Night is avail-
able from the 10 Mile
branch. There is a charge,
and reservations must be
made today.
Other speakers during
the eight days of Book
Fair, Nov. 13-22, include
Jehuda Reinharz, M.

"The Believe It Or Nc"
of Jewish History" will be
Goldberg's subject at
8 p.m. Nov. 18 in Shiffman
Hall. The lecture is co-
sponsored by the Bnai
Brith Men's and Women's



Goldberg, author of
"The Jewish Connec
tion," is editor of Mosaic
Magazine. His book is a
collection of Jewish facts.

Miss Kramer, co-author
of "Jewish Grand-
mothers", will speak on
"The Myth and Reality ec
the Jewish Mother" 1 p.m.
Nov. 18 in the Aaron-
DeRoy Studio Theatre.
The event is co-sponsored
by the Greater Detroit
Council of Pioneer Wo-



, Goldberg

Hirsh Goldberg and
Sydelle Kramer.
Reinharz, a young Is-
raeli, is author of
"Fatherland or Promised
Land" and will be the fea-
tured 'speaker 10:30 a.m.
Nov. 21 in a lecture co-
sponsored by the Jewish
Historical Society of
Michigan and the Jewish
Parents Institute. He will
speak on "German Jews
Before the Holocaust and


the Dilemma of Today."
In his book, "Father-
land or Promised Land",
Dr. Reinharz traces the
historical paradox of the
stated goals of civil, polit-
ical, and religious eman-
cipation by 19th Century
Germany, and the con-
current rise of anti-
Dr. Reinharz is an assis-
tant professor at the Uni-
versity of Michigan.

mothers" tells the stories
of 10 immigrant Jewish

For information on any
Book Fair program, call
the Cultural Arts De-
partment of the Jewisii
Community Center, 851_-
7300, ext. 250.

Six-Week Adult Study Institute Will Open Tuesclul

The 1976 Intercongre- the Midrasha College of
gational Adult Education Jewish Studies, the Bnai
Institute will open Tues- Brith Hillel Foundations
at Wayne State Univer-
day evening.
The institute was de- sity and the University of
veloped by the Conserva- Michigan, and the Jewish
tive Rabbis of Metropoli- _Theological Seminary of
tan Detroit Joining with America.
the rabbis' group in pro-
This year, the Inter-
viding instructors and congregational Adult
support to this project are Education Institute will

be held at Cong. Bnai
Moshe. In succeeding
years, the locale will ro-
tate among Metropolitan
Detroit area Conserva-
tive congregations.
A total of 18 courses will
be offered in the institute
for a period of five weeks.
They will meet for one
hour, from 8-8:55 p.m. or


from 9:05-10 p.m.
In the sixth and con-
cluding week of the insti-
tute, a special Torah
seminar will be presented
by Dr. Avraham Holtz of
the Jewish Theological
Seminary of America. Dr.
Holtz will speak on "Re-
ligion — the Poetry of the
Spirit," sponsored by the
Dr. Holtz is professor of
modern Hebrew litera-
ture at the Seminary. A
graduate of the Semi-
nary, Dr. Holtz was or-
dained in 1959. During his
junior year he was a
Cyrus Adler scholar; he
also was awarded the
class prize in Hebrew lit-

His academic awards 1976 Intercongregationai
include a research fellow- Adult Education Insti-
ship for advanced study tute.
at the Hebrew University
in Jerusalem in 1969.
There is no charge for
full time students or for
senior citizens for the in-
stitute, and a small charge
for others.
A special registration
period will be held 7:30
p.m. Tuesday before the
first session. For infor-
mation, call a Conserva-
tive rabbi or Bnai Moshe,
Rabbi David Nelson is
president of the Conser-
vative Rabbis of Met-
ropolitan Detroit and
Rabbi Stanley Rosen-
baum is chairman of the

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