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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-08-05

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS Friday, August 5, 1977 39

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Readers Forum

Reader Offers Plan for OP,
Southfield Flight Prevention

Editor. The Jewish Ne-ws:
Your newspaper's past
several issues have touched
upon the Oak Park-South-
field "Jewish problem."
These articles interested
me and probably hundreds
of other readers. Thank you
for them. They serve to cry
out against the largely self-
induced social and financial
upheaval accompanying the
threatened relocation (dis-
location) of Jewish commu-
r---"- ies. Your concern in
it is welcome reading.
In the areas potentially af-
fected by the cyclic catast-
rophe there are Jewish in-
stitutions and organizations
with much at stake. Let
them not sit idly by nor
make furtive attempts at
flight. Let them rather con-
vince their young people to
buy homes close by.
Convincing with talk may
* * *



Denied Request
Brings Criticism

Editor, The Jewish News:
I have been a Jewish
News subscriber for about
20 years, and was shocked
and dismayed at the letter
from Ruth Eichler (Bnai
Brith Girls) that every syna-
gogue and temple refused
to let them use their park-
ing lot(s) for a car wash. It
is a Hilul HaShem (that) a
Catholic church allowed
them to use their lot.
While we are facing a
tragedy with the alienation
of most of our Jewish youth
from Judaism, those few
who still care are turned
away after such a simple
request. All the synagogues
should apologize to her, and
offer their lots to her.
David Kahan

not be enough. How about
subsidizing home purchases
for young members? Inter-
est free loans or even out-
right grants will allow a
headstart in acquiring
home equity and save the
current outlandishly high
rental figures. If our syna-
gogues, temples, and cen-
ters do not have the willing
young people to respond to
such a senseful and econom-
ically sound appeal then
where is the future any-
way? Relocations, even if
affordable, would not help
them.
With more demand for
housing within our own
group maybe there will be
less of a supply for others.
M. Fine
* *

Housing Issue
Article Praised

Editor, The Jewish News:
As you may know, I have
kept up with what is going
on in the Detroit Jewish
community these many
years through your Jewish
News. I especially appre-
ciate reading and finding
out about the "dynamics"
of the total Jewish commu-
nity—as it relates to things
happening within the Jew-
ish community and in rela-
tion to the total community.
Therefore. I appreciate
your feature story about
Oak Park and Southfield in
your July 15, 1977 issue.
Without this kind of under-
standing and involvement
in the "total" community.
we'll end up in an isolated
corner—or packing up to
move to another commu-
nity.
Sam Rabinovitz
Ann Arbor

Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fin-
kelstein of Southfield an-
nounce the engagement of
her daughter, Barbara Su-
san Prigoff, to Douglas
Karl Sterett, son of Mrs.
Dorothy Sterett of South
Carolina. Miss Prigoff was
graduated from the Hospi-
tal for Special Surgery in
New York with a degree in
nursing. Her fiance was
graduated from California

1

State Polytechnic Univer-
sity with a degree in archi-
tecture. A September wed-
ding is planned.
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Edward A.
Parker of Dayton announce
the engagement of their
daughter, Jayne F. Parker,
to Robert Shacket, son of
Mr. and _Mrs. Al. A. Sha-
cket of Southfield. A Sep-
tember wedding is planned.

Fresh Air Annual Meeting
Includes Election, Dedications

The Fresh Air Society
will hold its 76th annual
meeting 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at
the Henry M. Butzel Senior
Citizen Village and Confer-
ence Center, Ortonville.
Election of officers will
be held, and the following
will be dedicated : The Sid-
ney J. and Melba Winer
Dance Barn, Charles Lay-
ton Food Preparation Cen-
ter, The Skillman Founda-
tion Kitchens, Montefiore
Lodge Director's Residence
in Silverman Village and a
room in memory of Mau-
-- rice J. Caplan, late husband
of Louise Caplan Lappin.
who will make the dedica-
tion.
Nominated for a three-
year term on the oard of
directors are Dr. Oscar D.
Schwartz, Allan. Nachman,
Joel Gershenson, Julie
Grant, Dolores Farber, Har-
riet Dunsky, Rhoda Baruch
and Sally Levy.
Seeking election for a
three-year term on the
board are Sybil Jones,
Ellen Labes, Ronne Acker,
Perry Cohen and Sidney
Fe_ldman.
Nominating committee
members included Gershen-
son, chairman; Joan Gold-

rath, Jessie Stern, Dr.
Ralph Coskey and Dr. Rob-
ert Singer.

Anne Frank 'Play'
at OP Theater

The Oak Park Commu-
nity Theatre will present
"The Diary of Anne Frank"
Thiirsday and Aug. 12, 13,
18, 19, 20, 25, 26, and 27 in
the Little Theater of Oak
Park High School._

* * *

THINK
HOLIDAY
DINNER
THINK
DEXTER
DAVISON

KOSHER
MEATS

LAucational activities and
useful information enhance
the new Macmillan chil-
dren's calendar for 1978,
written by Jean Doty and il-
lustrated by cartoonist Roy
Doty.
There are double-page
spreads for each month and
peel-off stickers for mark-
ing birthdays, favorite activ-
ities and special occasions.
Among the additional fea-
tures are: The Great Year-
Long Treasure Hunt, a
theme per month, do-it-

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SUMMER
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GLES COUNCIL announces
its dance originally sched-
uled for Sunday (Aug. 7)
has been canceled. The
MJSC will hold an oneg Sha-
bat 8:30 p.m. Aug. 12 in the
Franklin Pointe Apts. club
house. Victor Herman,
whose daughters were al-
lowed to emigrate to the
U.S. from the Soviet Union
earlier this year, and a for-
mer Russian citizen him-
self, will speak. Jewish sin-
gles age 18-35 are invited.
Admission is free, and re-
freshments,will be served.

We're staging a fur event
that took months of advance plan-
ning. A tremendous collection of news mak-
ing furs ... including today's fashionable contempo-
rary coats ... each tagged at preseason lows for pre-
season savings.

If you've dreamed of owning a fine fur but never
thought you'd find it at a price you could afford .. .
this is the place. Rush to our store now . . .it's worth
a trip from anywhere!

o racmitlan Prints Youth Calendar

MICHIGAN JEWISH SIN-

and

HIS ORCHESTRA

All performances begin at
8 p.m. For ticket informa-
tion, call the Oak Park De-
partment of Parks, Recrea-
tion and Forestry, 541-0900.

Singles Events

SUNDAY JEWISH SIN-
GLES of the Jewish Com-
munity Center will hear Dr.
William Nichols, psycholo-
gist and marriage coun-
selor, at 8 p.m. Sunday in
the main Jewish Commu-
nity Center complex. Dr.
Nichols will speak on "Ad
justment and Problems in a
Second Marriage." There is
a fee. For information, call
Ann Klempner, 557-3698. or
Dorothy Shapiro, 557-2599.

JOE MILLER

The Hellenistic Jewish au-
thor Artapanus of the Sec-
ond Century BCE, wrote
that the foundations of
Egyptian culture were laid
by Abraham, Jacob, Joseph
and Moses.

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Library Gets
Hebrew Paper

181 South Woodward
Next to Birmingham Theatre
Birmingham, Michigan 48011

TEL AVIV — The United
States Library of Congress
has requested copies of the
Hebrew ;language Koor com-
pany newspaper. Koor has
sent the library all editions
of the paper, and in the fu-
ture will send copies on a
regular basis.

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