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February 03, 1978 - Image 19

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-02-03

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Friday, February 3, 1978 19

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

FOR THE BEST VALUES ANYWHERE!
ON THE FINEST
14 Kt. GOLD JEWELRY

Tiberias' Mineral Baths Are Still Famous

- By MOSHE RON

The Jewish News Special
Israel Correspondent

TEL AVIV—Tiberias is
famous in Jewish history as
the place of the grave of
Rabbi Meir Baal Naness,
who could allegedly perform
miracles. Some people still
believe they can be cured
from illnesses by praying at
his grave.
In Tiberias, also, is the
grave of the Rambam, who
died in Egypt and asked in
his testament that his body
be transferred to Tiberias.
Many sages, like Rabbi
Johanan Ben-Sakai, -Rabbi
Akiba and others are bur- •

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ried there. Tiberias is also
mentioned in Jewish his-
tory as the place 'where the
writing of the Jerusalemite
Talmud was finished.
On the shore of Kinneret
Lake are the warm curing
baths "Hame Tverya" with
their radioactive salts.
These curing waters were
famous since the days of the
Romans. Sick people from
many countries flocked to
Tiberias for cures.
Peop`le come to Tiberias
, especially in winter; bet-
ween Sukkot and Pesah.
They are mostly people who
suffer from rheumatism, ar-
thritis and asthma.

Ariz.,
TUCSON,
(JTA)—American Jewish
organizations were urged at
a national conference to be-
come more involved in
broad:based coalitions that
_- are actively trying to solve
urgent problems facing
urban centers in the United
States._

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The call to participate
more in seeking reforms in
employment programs, the
welfare system, public edu-
cation and housing was
made at the annual plenary
session of the National
Jewish Community–Rela.-
tions Advisory _Council
(NJCRACr
Theodore R.- Mann, of
Philadelphia, was re-
elected to a second one-year
term as chairman of
NJCRAC.

,

Det'roiters attending the
plenary session of the
NJCRAC were Hubert J.
Sidlow, treasurer of the
Jewish Community Council
of Metropolitan Detroit,
who chaired a special work-
shop titled "Working with
Evangelical Groups"; Mr.
and Mrs. Walter E. Klein,
Mrs. Sidlow, Alvin L.
Kushner, executive director
of the Jewish Community
Council; and Steve Shaw,
community relations as-
sociate for the Council.

Philip Sporn, -
Noted in Field
of Engineering

NEW YORK — Philip
Sporn, the former president
of the American Power Co.
and one of the nation's lead-
ing contributors to the field
of electrical engineering,
died Jan. 23 at age 81. -

He received many awards
from engineering societies
and fraternities and honor-
ary doctorates from 10 in-
stitutions, including the
University of Grenoble in
France, Israel's Technion,
the Stevens Institute of
Technology and the Brook-
lyn•Polytechnic Institute.

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the shores of Lake Kinneret
a swimming pool has been
built. Some 1,400 persons
can take mineral baths in it.
A second physio-therapy
center has been built for
physical rehabilitation
purposes and for invalids.
The Histdrut Sick Fund
has, built a modern hotel for
its members—"Kin-
neret" with modern mineral
water facilities.

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Phone: 851-9080

It is a kingly act to help the
fallen.

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New building projects are
under way in Tiberias. On

Among the major ac-
tions taken by the ple-
nary was a unanimous
decision to boycott- meet-
ings in states that fail to
ratify the Equal Rights
Amendment (ERA), and
approval, also unanim-
- ously, of a statement
condenining continued
Soviet intimidation of
Jews.

Advise You on Your Automotive
Needs....

PAINTINGS

The institution has
ultra-modern facilities for
the mineral waters, natural
mud baths and hot-water
fountains. The physio-
therapy -department gives
dry and wet massages and
gymnastic exercises.

Jewish Groups Urged to- Be
Active in Solving Urban Ills

Let the "EXPERTS" at

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A physio-therapy institu-
tion was built in Tiberias.
The bathing and curing
facilities of "Hame Tverya"
are on a surface. of 5,000
square meters. In this in-
stitution 10,000 receive full
and approximately 30,000
partial treatments.

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