48 Friday, December 10, 1976
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Inaugural Shows Improved Mexican Attitude
'MEXICO CITY (J TA) — J ewish organizations foreign guests invited by
Leaders of six major U.S. were among the 1,300 President Jose Lopez
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Twenty-five leaders of
Mexico's Jewish commu-
nity were also invited
guests at the impressive
ceremony held in the Na-
tional Auditorium. This
was the first time that
representatives of Mexi-
co's Jewish community
had been invited to a
Enrique Elias, presi-
dent of the community's
representative body, Corn-
ite Central Israelita, said
that leaders of Mexico'
Jewish community are op-
timistic about President
Lopez Portillo's plan of
honorary chairman of the
ADL, who last December
led the delegation that
met with President Luis
Echeverria, said that
Mexico's recent voting
pattern in the United Na-
tions was also cause for
"At the UN and at the
UNESCO conference in
Nairobi, Mexico's votes
onjssues crucial to Israel
indicate that there has in
fact been a favorable
change in Mexico's policy
toward Israel," he said.
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The Royal Oak Theatre
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The Bodzin Post #414 J. W. V. char-
tered October 22, 1973 was named
after native Detroiter LT. HENRY J.
BODZIN. A graduate of Northern
H.S., he entered the Air Force while
attending Wayne State University. Lt.
Bodzin was awarded the Purple Heart
and the Air Medal with an Oakleaf
Cluster before making the supreme
sacrifice in Germany in 1945.
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Bodzin whose way of life was based on
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Dec. 15, 1976 7:30 P.M.
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Don't Miss this Great Evening of Entertainment
This year marks the 5th North American Tour of the Israeli Chassidic
Festival, which originated in 1969 as a contest for the best music set to
Biblical Verses, and every year since, composers from all over the world
enter their works in spirited competition. It's return is due to the tremen-
dous acclaim it has constantly received.
NEWSPAPER ACCLAIM: Described by the New York Post; "Something of
a Miracle" New York Times: "These Israeli ballads have an infectiously
open spirit as well as the foot tapping rythmic lilt so characteristic of the
country's many songs." Michael Lachetta of the New York Daily News
writes ". . . I found myself grooving to the sight and sound of Israel's
TOP entertainers." "IT'S THE BEST WAY TO SEE AND HEAR ISRAEL IF YOU
CAN'T LEAVE TOWN."
Sidney Lantz, east state commander of
the Mich. J. W. V. and Founder of the
Lt. Henry J. Bodzin post #414 has
been. declared the honoree of the
Post's first annual concert. Martin
Lerner, concert chairman, noted this
honor was conferred upon Sid Lantz
for his tireless efforts and vision in the
value of assisting children of Jewish
Veterans in their seeking traditional
Judaism through the Yeshiva and Day
Mr. Lantz, a Southfield Business execu-
tive in Women's Apparel and a
graduate of City College, New York,
has been cited several times for his
distinguished service as a Vista Volun-
teer, for his veterans service, for his
civic and religious activities.
He has served and chaired many local
and national activities in his efforts to
His devotion to civic service has been
paralleled by the inspirational support
of his wife, Toby, often joined by his 3