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June 10, 1977 - Image 55

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-06-10

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Friday, June 10, 1977 55

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

LZA Branch Sets Its Annual Dinner

Laker Scholarship Presented Young Israel of Southfield

The first annual Harry
and Sarah Laker Israel
Scholarship, established at
Cong. Beth Achim by the
Laker family, was awarded
recently to Linda Zeff, an
honor student who just com-
pleted her sophomore year
at the University of Mich-
igan where her major is Ju-
daic studies.
The Laker scholarship
will enable her to spend her
junior year at Hebrew Uni-
versity in Jerusalem.
The annual scholarship
provides for one complete
year's study in Israel, after

which the student is re-
quested to present a sum-
mary to the synagogue dur-
ing a Sabbath service.
The scholarship com-
mittee comprised of the su-
perintendent of United Hebr-
ew Schools, Dr. Jay B.
Stern; Rabbi Milton Arm
of Cong. Beth Achim, and a
member of the Laker fam-
ily.
A perpetual scholarship
fund was established in
honor of Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Laker's 50th wedding
anniversary, celebrated re-
cently.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Laker are shown, left, presenting
the first Laker Israel Scholarship to Linda Zeff. At right is
Rabbi Milton Arm of the scholarship committee.

Cornerstone-Laying Rites Set

seat sanctuary, kitchen and
chapel.
The ceremony will mark
the 55th anniversary of the
Young Israel movement in
Detroit. Services provided
by the Young Israel congre-
gations include adult educa-
tion courses, an active
youth program and weekly
classes for adults and
youth.
Co-chairman of the Sun-
day program are Ronald
Berman and Mrs. Abraham
Selesny. The public is in-
vited.

Young Israel of Southfield
will hold its cornerstone-
laying ceremony 2 p.m. Sun-
day at the site of the syna-
gogue, 27705 Lahser, South-
field.
Harold Warren, for whom
the syna-
gogue youth
lounge will
be named,
will lay the
cornerstone.
Warren is ac-
tive in ef-
,,& forts for the
Warren United Jew-
ish Appeal, the Jewish Com-
munity Center building
fund, the National Jewish
Hospital in Denver and the
Young Israel movement in
Detroit. He also is a mem-
ber of Adat Shalom Syna-
gogue.
The congregation pur-
chased a building in South-
field three years ago, but
its growth to more than 40
families necessitated the
construction of a larger
synagogue. Plans for the
new building include a 300-

N. Barcus R. Barcus
By turning over the total
life insurance of her late
husband, Norman Barcus,
she was able to endow a
major project in the new
Shaare Zedek Medical Cen-
ter—the class and playroom
in the Pediatric Depart-
ment.
This area has been spe-
cially designed to meet the
needs of those youngsters
who have to be hospitalized

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for long periods of time. It
is located off the main corri-
dor leading to an outdoor
playground.
The project will carry the
name: The Norman and
Ronald Barcus Class and
Playroom.
Norman Barcus was direc-
tor of the research and sta-
tistics division of the Mich-
igan Employment Security
Commission.
He pioneered in the field
of unemployment insurance
financing, and during the
early years of the program
in Michigan developed tech-
niques for estimating the po-
tential effects of economic
and legislative changes in
the cost of unemployment
insurance financing.
Their son, the late Ronald
Barcus, graduated in 1956
with high honor's as an aero-
nautical engineer from the
University of Michigan.
He joined General Elec-
tric in Philadelphia and
was assigned as Devel-
opment Engineer for the
Ninibus D Control System.
At the specific request of
NASA., he supervised the
building of the first weather
satellite and attended its
launching in Alaska in. 1965.
Ronald Barcus died at
age of 42.
Mrs. Barcus, who is a
founder of the new Shaare
Zedek Medical Center will
be honored at the annual

Israel Gets Old
Moroccan Torah

MISS GLANTZ
Mrs. Sylvia_ Glantz an-
nounces the engagement of
her daughter, Anita Janice,
to Steven Owen Bogorad,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Bogorad.
Miss Glantz, daughter of
the late Mr. Zolton Glantz,
and her fiance plan a fall
wedding.

JERUSALEM (JTA)—A
Torah scroll, written 500
years ago in Morocco, was
presented by Premier Yitz-
hak Rabin to the Israel Mu-
seum. The scroll was a gift
given by an anonymous
donor.
It Originated in the vil-
lage of Debdou in eastern
Morocco and is now the mu-
seum's oldest Torah.

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Branch Seven, Labor Zion-
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The occasion will honor
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