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March 25, 1977 - Image 16

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-03-25

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16 Friday, March 25, 1977

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Allied Jewish Campaign Opening Due at Adat Shalom Wednesday

"One People—One
Heart," the slogan of a new
volunteer movement in Is-

rael, has special meaning
for those who will attend
the opening reception and

dinner of the 1977 Allied
Jewish Campaign-Israel
Emergency Fund, 6:15 p.m.
Wednesday, at Adat Shalom
Synagogue.
The month-long Allied
Jewish Campaign, like the
movement in Israel, de-
pends on Jewish hearts
reaching out to help Jewish
people all over the world,
said AJC-IEF General
Chairman Daniel M. Honig-
man.
The main speaker at the
opening will be Michigan's
junior U.S. Senator, Donald
W. Riegle, Jr. Democrat
Riegle is a staunch suppor-
ter of Israel, which he has
called "the only real democ-
racy and the steadiest
friend of the United States
in the Middle East."
Rabbi Seymour Rose-
nbloom of Adat Shalom will
deliver the invocation. Jew-

ish .Welfare Federation
President Martin E. Citrin
will welcome the guests. As
presiding officer, Honigman
will introduce the Cam-
paign leaders and report on
the pre-Campaign progress
of the various divisions.
Campaign cochairmen Ir-
ving Seligman, Phillip Stoll-
man and Philip T. Warren
will also participate.

After Senator Riegle's ad-
dress, Sol Drachler, execu-
tive director of the Jewish
Welfare Federation, will an-
nounce the campaign total
to date.
For reservations, call the
Jewish Welfare Federation,
965-3939.
Optometrists
Brunch Sunday
Dr. Harvey Cole, chair-
man of the Optometrists
Section of the Allied Jewish
Campaign-Israel Emergen-

cy Fund, will present two
guest speakers at the sec-
tion's annual brunch meet-
ing, 11 a.m. Sunday, at
Knollwood Country Club.
Jacob C. Hurwitz, a con-
sultant for, the social - secu-
rity department of the
United Auto Workers, will
explain how a clause in the
UAW contract providing
eyeglass and eye exam-
ination benefits affects opto-
metrists.
The other speaker will be
Jonathan Livny, a Jerusa-

lem lawyer who formerly
served as attorney general
in the Israel-administered
West Bank and as executive
assistant to the Minister of
Tourism.
Optometrists' spouses are
also invited to the annual
meeting. Dr. Paul B. Sol-
way and Dr. Myron M. Spat-
ter are associate chairmen
of the section.
For information, call
Muni Mark at the Jewis
Welfare Federation, 9
3939.

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UJA Receives Detroit Funds

Shown in the top photograph at the physicians dinner for
the Allied Jewish Campaign are, from left, Dr. Robert
Moretsky, who chairs the Osteopathic Physician Section
with Dr. Arnold H. Aaron; diplomat Abbie Ben-Ari, guest
speaker; and Dr. Marvin D. Siegel, chairman of the Medi-
cal Physicians Section. Israeli attorney Akiva E. Baum,
shown at right in the following photographs, spoke to two
recent AJC-IEF meetings. In the middle photograph he is
shown with, from left, Food Division workers Peter B.
Copeland, Jules Mehler, and chairman Thomas I. Klein. In
the bottom photograph are, from left, Educational Schools
Section chairman Robert R. Luby and Social Service Sec-
tion chairman Alvin Kushner.

FORESTS

that bear your name

Long after you have gone, forests in Israel'
renewing themselves in the cytle of sea-
sons, will keep your memory ever green.
When making your Will, provide that a
forest in Israel be planted in your name or,
in that of someone dear to you, handing
down your last wish from generation to
generation.

Emigres at. Phonogift

Thirty-five Russian immi-
grants, students in the Eng-
lish language program at
the Jewish Community Cen-
ter, got an inside look at
how the Allied Jewish Cam-
paign-Israel Emergency
Fund works last week when
they visited the Women's Di-
vision Phonogift headquar-
ters at the United Hebrew
Schools building in South-
field.
The immigrants, who
ranged from bearded young
men in their 20s to ker-
chief-wearing women in
their 60s, listened with inter-
est as Women's Division
Campaign Chairman Dulcie
Rosenfeld explained the
Phonogift effort.
Some six hundred Divi-
sion volunteers, working in
three-hour shifts, solicited
pledges of up to $100 from
some 8,000 Detroit area
women during Phonogift's
one-week campaign.
Alina Izrailevich, an im-
migrant who learned Eng-
lish in Leningrad, trans-
lated Mrs. Rosenfeld's re-

Dr. Leon Fill, past chairman of the Allied Jewish Cam-
marks for the less fluent
students. But even the be- paign-Israel Emergency Fund, presents a check in the
ginners had no trouble un- amount of $400,000 toward the 1977 United Jewish Appeal
derstanding Mrs. Rosenfeld Campaign to, from left Ze'er Sher, Israel's economic min-
when she told them last ister to the United States and Canada; Frank R. Lauten-
year's AJC-IEF raised $17 berg, UJA general chairman; and Gerald S. Colburn, UJA
million in Detroit; their national cash chairman. Presentation was made during a
eyes widened in amazement -' luncheon in New York City on March 11 at which Israel
before the amount was Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin spoke. The check brought
Detroit disbursements in the past two months to more
translated into Russian.
After the brief explana- than $1 million.

tion, the Russians listened
while volunteers made sev-
eral calls.
In all, more than 50 Rus-
sian Jews are enrolled in
English classes at the Jew-
ish Community Center.
They are bused there Mon-
day through ThUrsday from
their homes in Oak Park
and Madison Heights, said
Barbara Woodell, one of
two salaried instructors in
the program.
Most of the teaching is
done by 70 volunteers, said
Melba Winer, director of
English language programs
at the Center. Each volun-
teer works at least one
half-day a week so that clas-
ses can be small.

A bequest to the J.N.F. is a bequest to the

entire Jewish people, linking the name
of the Testator with Israel in perpetuity;

For information and advice

in strict confidence apply to,

Jewish National Fund
22100 Greenfield, Oak Park, 48237 (968-0820)

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