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May 06, 1977 - Image 45

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-05-06

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Friday, May 6, 1977 45

Federation Women's Forum Focuses on Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism may be an
old story, but there is a
frightening new chapter
being written, says a re-
spected young observer of
world Jewish affairs.
Following his talk, some
250 women attending the an-
nual Spring Forum of the
Jewish Welfare Federation

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standing ovation to Aaron
David Rosenbaum, director
of research of the Ameri-
can Israel Public Affairs
Committee, Washington,
The Forum, an all-day
educational institute which
took place last week at the
Jewish Community Center,
was entitled "Apart...or a
Part Of” and included a
series of vignettes relating
to instances of anti-Semi-
tism encountered in daily
life. Reactor was Robert H.
Naftaly, a member of the
National Executive Corn-
mittee of the Bnai Brith
Anti-Defamation League
and co-chairman of the Pro-
fessional Division, 1977 Al-
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Rosenbaum, son of
Temple Emanu-El Rabbi
and Mrs. Milton Rose-
nbaum, said that the rise of
modern fascism and the
spread of Islam throughout
Asia and Africa are among
the factors which have con-
tributed to a contemporary
form of anti-Semitism that
may be on the increase.
He noted that the "trans-
formation of anti-Semitism
to anti-Zionism"—evi-
denced dramatically in the
Hanafi Moslem raid on the
Bnai Brith Building in Wash-
ington—is an extension of
the traditional Moslem view
of the Jew as a second-
class citizen with no right
In the top photograph, Robert Naftaly comments on a
to a national home.
vignette about contemporary anti-Semitism, presented by,
Rosenbaum called "most
from left, Francine Gold, Rene Epstein, Margot Serlin and
pernicious" the effect of the
(not pictured) Gloria Colton at the annual Jewish Welfare
Arab boycott on the Ameri-
Federation Women's Division Spring Forum. In the bottom
can business community.
photograph, Aaron David Rosenbaum, guest speaker, is
In his remarks, Naftaly
shown with Forum planners, from left, Marcy Feldman,
said that the vicious anti-
Division President Carolyn Greenberg, Shelly Jackier, Rob-
Semitism of the 1930s is no
erta Stulberg, Linda Jackier, Maida Portnoy and Nancy
longer a problem except
among a fringe element. At
the same time, the number
Rosenbaum suggested He advocated "physical
of local complaints about
that, among the ways to re- defense" when necessary,
anti-Semitism received by spond to instances of anti-
but said that the dignity
Detroit's Jewish defense
Semitism, one must know
that has come to the Jew
agencies is on the increase,
how to rebut charges and
with the establishment of Is-
with Arab propaganda the
how to take action against
rael is "the ultimate con-
major offender.
quest of anti-Semitism."


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Women's Division Annual Meeting

Officers and members of
the board of directors and
advisory service council of
the Jewish Welfare Feder-
ation's Women's Division
will be elected May 18, at
the Division's Annual Meet-
ing at Cong. Shaarey
Zedek. The luncheon meet-
ing begins at noon.
The theme is "We've
Come a Long Way...From
the Old World to the New,"
and the day's program will
include a dramatic presenta-
Discussing plans for the Jewish Welfare Federation's
tion on the role of the Jew-
Women's Division Annual Meeting are, seated, from left,
ish woman throughout his-
meeting chairman Helen Naimark, Barbara Berry, Ellen
tory, as well as the annual
Labes, Division President Carolyn Greenberg, Lila Silver-
report by Women's Division
man, Janice SchWartz and Anna Dann. Standing are Diana
President Carolyn Green-
Nussbaum, left, and Edna Minkin.
Dulcie Rosenfeld, Divi-
Edythe Jackier, chairman, Dorothy Mahlin planned the
sion Campaign chairman, and Barbara Berry, Ruth program; Edna Minkin and
will update the report of Broder, Sharon Hart, Es- Diana Nussbaum made the
the Women's Division's ther Jones, Ellen Labes and luncheon arrangements and
achievements in the 1977 Al- Beatrice Rowe. Japice Schwartz heads the
lied Jewish Campaign-Is-
Helen Naimark is chair- hostesses.
rael Emergency Fund, man of the 1977 Annual
Luncheon reservations
which ended Wednesday.
Meeting planning corn- may be made through Lois
Nominations for officers
mittee. Committee mem- Brown, 965-3939.
or board members may be
bers are Barbara Berry, Es-
The Women's Division
made by petition of 25 ther Jones, Evelyn Kasle,
offers a year-round educa-
Women's Division mem-
Ellen Labes, Blanche Robin- tional program to its more
bers, and must be received
son, Marjorie Saulson, Ro- than 9,000 contributors to
at least one week before
salind Schiff, Marian Shif- the Allied Jewish Cam-
the Annual Meeting.
man and Lila Silverman. paign-Israel Emergency
Members of the nomi-
Anna Dann designed the Fund, who are invited to at-
nat ing committee are invitation and decorations;
tend the annual meeting.

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Omega will install Beverly
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women's installation lunch-
eon to take place noon May
17 at the Raleigh House.
Officers to be installed
with Mrs. Share are: Linda
Golnick, president-elect;
Anita Haenick, vice presi-
dent; Eileen Greenberger,
treasurer; Charlotte Tes-
sler, Judy Marx, Jackie Mi-
chaelson and Donna Cha-
ben, secretaries.
Board members are
Sandy Cook, Lois Falk,

Linda Forman, Sylvia Free-
dman, Eileen Gerstein,
Joyce Gottlieb, Vicki In-
gber, Ruby Lawson, Sharon
Lipton, Dee Lynn, Sheila
Rosenfeld, Linda Ruby,
Marcia Shapiro, Ellie
Schaumberg, Joyce Sher-
man, Julie Shiffman, Roz
Shipko, Josette Silver, Ja-
nice Tracht, Gerry Warren,
Irene Winkler and Joanne
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reservations, call Joyce
Maza, 626-6844, or Ms. Sher-
man, 352-2681.

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