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September 09, 1977 - Image 41

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-09-09

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Shenkman Synagogue
Dedication Slated Sept. 18

Action Francaise was a
French royalist and
anti-Semitic movement
formed after the Dreyfus
affair, mainly active be-
tween 1896 and 1939. The
doctrine of its principal

Bnai Brith
Activities

DOWNTOWN-FOX
LODGE will kick off the

season with a games party
and pizza and wine 7:30
p.m. Thursday at the Jew-
ish War Veterans Memorial
Home. Chapter members
and prospective members
are invited.

Eligi
HM-li

* * *

The Jack and Miriam Shenkman Synagogue, above, lo-
cated in the University of Michigan Chabad House Student
Center in Ann Arbor, will be dedicated Sept. 18. Guest
speaker will be Dr. Velvl W. Greene, professor of micro-
biology at the University of Minnesota, NASA space scien-
tist and lecturer on science and religion.

A long tradition of devo-
tion to Judaism will be per-
petuated Sept. 18 with the
dedication of the Jack and
Miriam Shenkman syna-
gogue located in the Univer-
sity of Michigan Chabad
House Student Center on
the U-M campus.
Coming from an obser-
vant Jewish family, Shenk-

THE SHENKMANS

man has continued its prin-
ciples of tzedaka, honesty
hard work, education and
hospitality in his efforts on
behalf of communal causes.
Mrs. Shenkman's role in
the community exemplifies
her dedication to Judaism.
She is known to encourage

the mitzva of candlelighting
by giving gifts of candle-
sticks to newlyweds and
has often aided indigent im-
migrant mothers-to-be.
A son, Arnold, is studying
at the Lubavitch Talmudic
Academy in Morristown,
N.J.
Shenkman was for 20
years a board member, offi-
cer and president of the
United Hebrew Schools for
which he was instrumental
in beginning many projects.
He is a member of Per-
fection Lodge of the
Masons, Marshall-Suburban
Lodge of Bnai Brith and
more.

COUPLETS 5016
will
have dinner at Chung's,
3177 Cass, at 8 p.m. Satur-
day. There is a charge. For
information, call Mr. and
Mrs. Mark (Margaret) Car-
ney, 541-7669. Persons inter-
ested in forming volleyball
or basketball teams may
call Jim Grey, 398-8619.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
theorist Charles Maur-
ras, termed "integral
nationalims," was the
radical expression of the
conception of organic na-
tional unity. The Action
Francaise took pride in

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ISRAEL ALIYAH CENTER, INC.

25900 Greenfield Rd., Suite 352
Oak Park, (313) 968-1044

It's easy to get an enemy
but hard to find a friend.

announcing ...

blue and white
box deacon=

Mrs. Shenkman was presi-
dent of the Michigan
branch of the Women's
League for Conservative
Judaism and is a member
of its national board of di-
rectors and national cabinet
for Torah Fund. She also is
a member of the Mathilde
Schechter Residence Hall
in New York City. She is a
life member and board
member of Hadassah and is
active in Women's Ameri-
can ORT and other commu-
nal organizations.
The Shenkmans also have
contributed to projects both
in the U.S. and in Israel.

Plight of Soviet Jews Topic
of Student's Information Tour

NEW YORK (JTA)—A
rected at students and resi-
representative of the Stu- dents of the town. A "work-
dent Struggle for Soviet
shop" would be held the sec-
Jewry, who recently com-
ond night on each campus
pleted a speaking tour to al- and would serve to explain
most 40 college campuses,
to students what they could
mainly in the Midwest and
do and how to do it.
Southeast, reported that stu-
In . his meetings, Fetter-
dents and professors are
man would stress the back-
•Try much coneerned with
ground of the problem and
the plight of Soviet Jews
the development of the ef-
once they are made aware
forts to emigrate' by Soviet
of the problem, but are
Jews. He would then dis-
very often uninformed.
cuss the "rapid degener-
Larry Fetterman, 26,
ation and repression of the
spent about 3. Y-2 months vis-
past six months," referring
iting universities where he
to arrests, harassments, be-
attempted to set up Soviet
atings, and anti-Semitic
Jewry committees and pro-
campaigns in the news
grams. He would usually
media.
spend two days at each
Fetterman also attempted
campus, meeting with stu-
to inform students about
dents and faculty.
the situation, with the goals
With his '-contact on
of encouraging them to de-
campus normally being the
velop contacts with "refus-
Hillel director, . several , niks" families (those who
meetings a day would be
have been denied exit
setup with individual facul-
visas) and prisoners, and to
ty members. There would
organize demonstrations
also be -a- ptil3lio lecture-di- - and , distribute literature.

Friday, September 9, 1977 41

having reactivated anti-
Semitism in France, al-
leging that the Jews were
one of the principal
agents of national disin-
tegration and economic
and moral corruption.

Jewish
Rational Fund

GREETS THE ENTIRE JEWISH
COMMUNITY 'WITH BEST WISHES
FOR A h

starting Thursday, September 29

JNF VOLUNTEERS WILL CLEAR YOUR
BLUE-WHITE BOX. Please have yours ready. If
your box is not cleared by Nov. 6, please call the

Jewish National. Fund Office. Members of.Youth Organizations will
also participate. Remember, all contributions to JNF are tax deductible.

THE BLUE BOX IS A SYMBOL OF A STATE'S REBUILDING . . . if you do not have one in

your home, ask for it by calling the Jewish National Fund office.

MARK E. SCHLUSSEL MRS. FRANK SILVERMAN

President

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MRS. LOUIS LEVINE

Chairman, Blue Box Committee Pres. Women of JNF

JEWISH

mom Fun')

22100 Greenfield Rd.
Oak Park, Mich. 48237
968-0820

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'SLAIN KAY( 14114 it WWI

MRS. RISSA WINKELMAN

Pres. Young Women of JNF

PERCY KAPLAN

Executive Director

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