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November 25, 1977 - Image 62

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-11-25

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54 Friday, November =25, 1977' THE DETROIT- JEWISH NEWS

Columbia University Honors _
Physicist Isidore I. Rabi

NEW YORK—Dr. Isidore
I. Rabi. Jewish Nobel lau-
reate in physics, was paid
homage by Columbia Uni-
versity last week. Dr. Rabi
obtained his doctorate at
Columbia 50 years ago, and
his role in the development
of physics, in addition to the
Nobel Prize, have included
a half century of teaching,
leadership and advisory

roles on the national and
international level, accord-
ing to Walter Sullivan in the
New York Times.
Now 80 years old, Dr.
Rabi is still active on the
Columbia campus. He was
born in Rymamw, Poland,
but his family moved to
Brooklyn when he was a
small child.
Soon after obtaining his
doctorate in 1927, he went to

Europe where the "new
physics," based on Eins-
tein's relativity theories and
the quantum theory of
behavior on the atomic
level, was taking shape.
On his return to Columbia
in 1929, he became a cham-
pion of the new physics and
helped set the stage for the
epochal developments that
followed, culminating in the
release of atomic energy. It
was in the basement of a
Columbia laboratory that
such a release was demon-
strated on this side of the
Atlantic.
During last weekend a
symposium on the role of
science in contemporary
society was conductea in
honor of Dr. Rabi, which
included several Nobel lau-
reates, and the present and
former Presidential science
advisers.
The university president,
Dr. William J. McGill, also
announced the creation of a
physics professorship in Dr.
Rabi's name.
Dr. Rabi won his Nobel
Prize in 1944 for his discov-
ery of the resonance method
of determining the magnetic
properties of the atomic
nucleus. From 1952 to 1956
he was chairman of the
General Advisory Com-
mittee of the Atomic
Energy Commission.
Among his many other roles
on the national scene was
the chairmanship of the Sci-
ence Advisory Committee to
President Eisenhower.

`Thank You,
Does your paycheck God, for Israel'
seem to vanish as soon
By MARTY ODGERS

as you get it?
The Payroll Savings
Plan where you work
will take a little some-
thing from each check
and buy Bonds, before
you have a chance to
make the rest
disappear.
Soon, you'll see big
savings right before
your eyes. Savings to
help you and America,

- too.
So use some fore-
sight. Buy United
States Savings Bonds.

E Bonds pay 6% interest when held
5 years (4.-z% the firsi„year).
to maturity
Lost, stolen or destroyed Bonds can
be replaced if records are provided. When
needed, Bonds can be cashed at your
bank. Interest is not subject to state or local
income taxes, and federal tax may be
deferred until redemption.

NOW

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It's tinie again to cele-
brate this day
When we give Thanks to
Thee,
So, first of all, I want to
thank you for Israel,
Odi land where we are free!

Free, God? No, not really!
For the sound of guns are
still heard,
And the fighting goes on,
The killing, the heartaches,
The anguish, and the tears!
No, God! We're not free
yet!

But I thank You for Our
Land,
And the promises you have
given,
For the desert blooms in a
mighty way
For ALL the world to see;
That they might know
This is OUR Land
And one day we WILL be
free!

New PLO Bid

AMSTERDAM (JTA)—
The _Netherlands Palestine
Committee has again
applied for a subsidy to the
Ministry for Development
Aid, this time for 1978. Its
applications for the years
1976 and 1977 were rejected,
partly owing to strong oppo-
sition by Jewish
organizations.

Rabbi Goldberg,
1st Jewish. Clergy

in U.S. Navy Dies

NEW YORK—Rabbi
David Goldberg, the first
Jewish chaplain in the
Navy, died Nov. 15 at age
91.
Rabbi Goldberg was com-
missioned in the Navy on
Oct. 30, 1917, and was the
only rabbi to serve as chap-
lain in World War I, accord-
ing to the National Jewish
Welfare Board, which
accredited him to serve-mil-
itary and naval personnel.
In June, 1918, he was
transferred to the Great
Lakes Naval Training Sta-
tion outside Chicago where
he served until 1919. He
entered the U.S. Naval
Reserve in 1925 and kept his
commission until March,
1941, when he was honor-
ably retired in the rank of
lieutenant commander.
Rabbi Goldberg, at his
own request, was allowed to
wear a shepherd's crook
insignia, instead of the
Christian cross to signify his
chaplaincy. In 1941, the
Navy and the Army adopted
the two tablets of the Ten
Commandments and the
Star of David as the insignia
for the Jewish chaplaincy.

Dewey Stone, Aided Illegal Emigres
in Pre-State Israel With Boats, Arms

BROCKTON, Mass.—
Dewey D. Stone, a business-
man who helped organize
the illegal immigration of
Jews to Palestine after

Joseph J. Miller

Joseph Joel Miller, leader
of the Joe Miller Orchestra,
died Nov. 19 at age 53.
A native Detroiter, Mr.
Miller was a member of
Mosaic Lodge of the Masons
and Temple Beth El for
which he blew the shofar for
25 years. He was a World
War II veteran. Mr. Miller
resided at 29124 Wellington
W., Southfield. __
He is survived by his wife,
Shirley; a son, Cary I.; two
daughters, Risa and
Audrey; and two brothers,
Hal of Los Angeles, Calif.,
and Leonard H.

Volume Is Up

TUNIS (ZINS) — The
Suez Canal has regained its
position as a major water-
way, but fewer oil tankers
now use it. These observa-
tions were made by Nash-
our Ahmed Mashour, chair-
man of the Suez Canal
Authority, who said that
traffic through the canal
has risen to an average of 55
ships a day, or almost the
average that used before
the Six-Day War. Oil tank-
ers now account for only 40
percent of the canal's busi-
ness, compared with 75 per-
cent before the 1967 war.

.

World War II, died Nov. 20
at age 77.
Mr. Stone was an
influential supporter of the
founding of Israel. In 1946,

Be sure your
friends and relatives

Dr. H. Cantor, 52_

Dr. Herbert Cantor, a
physician with offices in
Huntington Woods, died
Nov. 18 at age 52.
A native Detroiter, Dr.
Cantor was a 1951 graduate
of the University of Mich-
igan's school of medicine.
He was a member of the
Michigan Wayne County
and American Medical
Associations; American Col-
lege of Physicians, Ameri-
can Society of Internal Med-
icine and Phi Delta Epsilon
Medical Fraternity and a
member of Phi Kappa Phi
Honor Society.
He was a diplomate of the
Board of Internal Medicine,
former vice chief of staff at
Grace Hospital and adjunct
clinical instructor of medi-
cine at Wayne State Univer-
sity's school of medicine.
Dr. Cantor also was a mem-
ber of Adat Shalom Syna-
gogue. He resided at 31146
Oakleaf, Franklin.
He leaves his wife, Mari-
lyn; three sons, David,
Gary and Mitchell; his
mother, Mrs. Miriam Can-
tor; and a sister, Mrs.
Abram (Joyce) Epstein.

DEWEY STONE

he headed an operation in
the U.S. to acquire boats to
ferry Jews to pre-state
Israel, a movement that
was opposed by the British,
who controlled the region at
that time. After the found-
ing of Israel, some of these
boats formed the core of
new nation's navy.
Mr. Stone also was a
member of a' small secret
group that gathered mili-
tary equipment and ammu-
nition for the Jewish settle-
ment in pre-state Israel.
He served for 27 years as
chairman of the board of
governors of the Weizmann
Institute of Science in .
Rehovot.
Mr. Stone was an active
lay member of the board of
the Jewish Telegraphic
Agency.

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