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The Detroit Jewish News, 1976-12-10

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Chinese Economics Expert
Dr. Alexander Eckstein Dies

Dr. Alexander Ecks-
tein, a leading expert and
a pioneer in the field of
the economics of China
and the director of the
Center for Chinese
Studies at the University
of Michigan died Dec. 4 at
age 61.
Born in Yugoslavia, Dr.
Eckstein was graduated
from the University of
California at Berkeley in
1939, earned his master's
degree in 1941 and his
doctorate in 1952.
Before his appointment
to the Michigan faculty,
Dr. Eckstein lectured at
Harvard University and
was a professor at the
University of Rochester.
He was a founder of the
National Committee on
United States-China Rela-
tions, and served as its
chairman from 1970 until
November 1972. He had
been a professor of eco-
nomics at Michigan since
1961.
In April 1972, during
Dr. Eckstein's term as
chairman, the committee
co-sponsored with the
United States Table-
Tennis Association a
two-week visit to this
country by the Chinese
table-tennis team. Dr.
Eckstein also was an ad-
viser to the State De-
partment on the economy
of China.

DURHAM, N.C. (JTA)
He was a member of the — Robert I. Lipton, a
Association for Asian Durham attorney and a
president of Bnai
Studies, the Association vice
Brith who was active in
for Comparative Econom- the
organization for 31
ics, the Council on
Foreign Relations and years, died Dec. 6 at age
the Committee on 55.
Mr. Lipton was a
Schola-rly Communica-
tion With the Peoples Re- member of the Bnai Brith
International Board of
public of China.
Governors since 1964 and
two years ago was named
chairman of the organi-
zation's members insur-
ance program.
He was also a past pres-
ident of District 5, an area
ranging from Maryland
to Florida, and a former
member of the Bnai Brith
Youth Commission: From
1952 to 1954 he was
chairman of North
Carolina's United Jewish
Appeal.
Mr. Lipton was a native
of New York City, but
lived most of his life in
North Carolina, graduat-
ing from the University of
North Carolina and its
law school. He joined
Bnai Brith in 1946, after
ALEXANDER ECKSTEIN .
receiving his law degree.
His best-known book
was "Communist China's
Economic Growth and
Foreign Trade," which
was published in 1966.
Another book, "China's
NEW YORK — Dr. Ju-
Economic Revolution,"
lian Morgenstern, a bibli-
will be published soon.
Dr. Eckstein is sur- cal scholar and president
vived by his wife, Ruth; emeritus of Hebrew
Union College-Jewish In-
and a son, Robert.
stitute of Religion, died
Dec. 4 at age 95.

A native Detroiter, Mr.
Snyder was the co-
founder and co-owner of
Snyder and Snyder Cus-
tom Home Builders. He
was a member of the
board of the Detroit
Builders Association.
'Mr. Snyder was the at-
torney for and a member
of the board of trustees of
North Detroit General
Hospital and a member of
the -American Arbitra-
tion Association and the
American Society for
Hospital Attorneys. He
also was a member of the
Zionist Organization of
America, American
Jewish Congress and
Temple Beth El.
A graduate of Wayne

Lillian Chernick

Lillian Chernick, a
member of local Jewish
communal organizations,
died Dec. 7 at age 69.

Born in Toronto, On-
tario, Canada, she was a
member of Cong. Bnai
Moshe and its sisterhood
and Hadassah. She was
the daughter of the late
co-founder of Frank's
Nursery, Frank Sherr,
and the widow of Harry
Chernick of Advance
Plumbing and Heating
and Supply Co.

She leaves a son, Dr.
Allan W.; a daughter,
Mrs. Ronald (Sandra)
Moss; two brothers, Dr.
Julius Sherr of Encino,
Calif., and I. William
Sherr; a sister, Mrs. Ar-
thur (Doris) Boschan; and
three grandchildren.

OBITUARIES

ABRAHAM BROWN,
77, 1600 Antietam, died
Dec. 7. Survived by three
brothers, David, Samuel
and Joseph of Seattle,
Wash.; and a sister, Mrs.
Rose Weinberg of Balti-
more, Md.
* * *
GUSSIE GLASSMAN,
85, died Dec. 6. She leaves
two sons, Louis and
Julius of West Orange,
N.J.; three daughters,
Mrs. Samuel (Yetta) Per-
nikoff, Mrs. Leo (Marlyn)
Beresh and Sarah of New
Jersey; 11 grandchildren
and nine great-
grandchildren.
* * *
LILLIE GOODMAN, 80,
of Miami Beach, died Dec.
1. Survived by a son, Dr.
Phil of Munster, Ind.; a
daughter, Mrs. Frieda
Goodfriend Olen of South-
field; two sisters; seven
grandchildren and three
great-grandchildren. In-
terment Hammond, Ind.
* * *
FANNIE L. HERZ, 85,

Ex-Hebrew Union College
Head Dr. Morgenstern Dies

Attorney Leopold Snyder Dies

Leopold J. Snyder, an
attorney and home buil-
der, died Dec. 7 at age 59.

Robert I. Lipton,
Bnai Brith Leader

University in 1938 and a
graduate of the University
of Michigan Law School in
1940, Mr. Snyder prac-
ticed law in the Detroit
area for 25 years.
During World War II he
was a full lieutenant in
the U.S. Navy for five
years and served in the
Judge Advocate's office.
He resided at 31415
Stonewood Ct. E., Far-
mington Hills.
He leaves his wife,
Pauline; a son, Jeffrey C.;
two daughters, Janis of
Houston, Texas, and
Wendy of New York; and
a brother, Norman.

Bernard Daniels

Bernard E. Daniels, a
building contractor for
more than 30 years, died
Dec. 7 at age 62.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y.,
Mr. Daniels lived 35 years
in Detroit. He was co-
founder of and partner in
D and H Supply Co. He
was an honorary member
of the board of directors of
the Morris Nursery
School in Detroit and a
member of Bnai Brith. He
resided at 26444 Franklin
Pointe Dr., Southfield.
He leaves his wife, Lila;
two sons, Harley-of Wash-
ington, D.C., and William
of Alexandria,;Va.; a
daughter, Mrs. Lawrence
(Marilyn) David of Sterl-
ing, Va.; one brother, one
sister and four grand-
children.

American Hebrew Con-
gregations.
Dr. Morgenstern was
the recipient of five hon-
orary degrees, one each
from the Jewish Theolog-
ical Seminary, the Uni-
versity of Cincinnati, the
Dr. Morgenstern was Jewish Institute of Reli-
gion, Hebrew Union Col-
graduated from the Uni-
lege and the College of
versity of Cincinnati in
1901 and a year later was Jewish Studies.
Dr. Morgenstern was a
ordained a rabbi at He- -
president of the Ameri-
brew Union in Cincinnati.
can Oriental Society and
Two years later he earned
the Society of Biblical
a doctorate at the Uni-
Literature. He was a
versity of Heidelberg in
founder and honorary
Germany.
president of the World
Union for Progressive
In 1907 Dr. Morgen-
Judaism, honorary presi-
stern joined the faculty of
dent of the Central Con-
Hebrew Union as profes-
ference of American
sor of biblical and Semitic
Rabbis and an honorary
languages. He was named
fellow of the British Soci-
president of the college in
ety for Old Testament
1921 and fetired in 1947.
Studies.
The school merged in 1950
A prolific author, Dr.
with the Jewish Institute
Morgenstern's books in-
of Religion.
cluded "Amos Studies,"
dealing with the life and
During his administra-
times of the prophet;
tion the number of stu-
"Rights of Birth, Mar-
dents and faculty mem-
bers increased markedly, riage, Death and-Kindred
Occasions Among the
new academic depart-
Semites," published
ments were established,
new buildings were added when he was 85, and "As a
and the college became in- Mighty Stream: The Pro-
dependently chartered. It gress of Judaism Through
had been under the juris- History."
diction of the Union of

Mordechai Saphir

NEW YORK (ZINS) —
Mordechai E. Saphir, di-
rector of the Zionist Or-
ganization of America,
Bronx and Manhattan
Regions, died recently. As
a youth he was active in
the Zionist movement in
pre-war Poland and con-
tinued his activities in
Canada and Brazil.

died Dec. 8. She leaves her
husband, Harold Steve; a
son, William of New York
City, N.Y.; a brother,
Allen Lichtig.
* * *
MORIC KRAUS, 75,
15210 Burton, Oak Park-,
died Dec. 5. Survived by
his wife, Hermina; two
sons, Alexander of Brook-
lyn, N.Y., and Eugene; a
daughter, Mrs. David
(Livia) Teitelbaum; and
16 grandchildren.
* .* *
ESTHER' RAVITZ, 72,
25321 Montmartre Ct.,
Oak= Park, died Dec. 3.
Survived by her husband,
Samuel; two sons, Mel J.
and Seymour D.; a sister,
Mrs. Ben (Denny) Scheer
of Rockaway Beach, N.Y.;
and nine grandchildren.
* * *
HARRY RIFKUS, 67,
48951 Denton Rd., Bel-
leville, died Dec. 1. Sur-
vived by his wife, Myrtle;
two daughters, Lorraine
Danis and Rita; and a sis-
ter, Mrs. Sidney (Molly)
Cohen of San Diego, Calif.
* * *
VICTOR SEYBURN, 96,
19100 W. Seven Mile, died
Dec. 2. Survived by two
sons, George D. and
Samuel; four daughters,
Mrs. Edward (Lillian)
Rose, Mrs. Louis
(Matilda) Golditch, Mrs.
Helen Karo and Mrs. Isa-
dore (Harriet) Swartz; a
brother, Sam of Los
Angeles, Calif.; 13 grand-

DOROTHY RAISKIN,
65, died Dec. 8. Survivors:
Morton and Barbara
Wiener, Ellen, Mark and
Robert Wiener, Helen
Raiskin, James and Carol
Raiskin. .

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