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April 07, 1978 - Image 61

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-04-07

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Farber Stirs Bnai Brith Event

"Jews are the only people
in the world who pay an
existence tax," said Barry
Farber, TV talk-show host
at the 12th annual Bnai
Brith President's Brunch,
held in cooperation with the
Jewish National Fund at
Ada t Shalom Synagogue
Sunday.
"There are only two types
of Jews," Farber said, "the
Jews of Combat and the
Jews of Comfort. The Jews
of combat are in Israel. If
Shown at the Bnai Brith President's Brunch are,
we, the Jews of comfort sit from left, seated, honoree Ernest Shaw, Irene Rod-
back, as we did once before man, guest speaker Barry Farber and honoree Linda
in this generation, we will
Moss. Standing, from left, Louis Segal, Meyer Littky,
be damned by God, if we Harry Michelson, Martin Weston, Mark E. Schlussel,
don't help the Jews of com- Louis Kay and Percy Kaplan.
bat. We are the Jews who
Louis Kay was presented
side is a drab brown,' "
blew it once and could blow
with a special award for the
Farber said this is due to
it again."
second year for being the
JNF's planting of forests.
'Forget about the Bible or
champion Bnai Brith tree
Farber received a
the Holocaust, the cause for standing ovation from
salesman. Tree chairman of
Israel is this — Israel is the
Einstein Lodge, he sold
the audience of 400. Mark
only democracy on the con- E. Schlussel, president of 1,100 trees and bought 250
tinent of Asia. The most Greater Detroit JNF
himself this year. Tree and
graphic argument for Israel
tribute chairmen received
Council, announced that
was told to me by an airline JNF is planting a garden
citations.
pilot. He said, "The only
Special awards were
of 100 trees in Farber's
man-made borderline you name.
given to Lewis Alpert, Louis
can see from the air is Is-
Ernest Shaw, president of Segel, Irene Rodman,
rael's, because the Israeli the Metropolitan Detroit
Meyer Littky, Charles
border is green, the other Bnai Brith Council and
Fink, Harold Jaffa, Leo
Hack and Harry Michelson.
Linda Moss, president of the
Hospital Head
A feature of the brunch
Women's Council, were
was the celebration of Is-
DENVER — Richard N. each presented with JNF
Bluestein, executive vice certificates attesting to the rael's 30th anniversary.
The goal was the completion
president of National planting of gardens of trees
Jewish Hospital and Re- in the Bnai Brith Martyrs of the Jerusalem. Reunited
search Center since 1962, Forest. Chai (18) trees were Forest, the fifth Detroit
has been named president of planted for each president of Bnai Brith project in the
the respiratory disease the 25 lodges and units and Martyrs Forest, overlook-
ing Jerusalem.
center.
24 chapters.



Center Activities Announced

The Jewish Community
Center has announced a
variety of activities to take
place this month appealing
to persons of all ages.
The senior adult depart-
ment will present the Yid-
dish film, "Where Is My
Child?" 8 p.m. Saturday and
Sunday and 1 p.m. Monday
at the 10 Mile Jewish
Center. The film has En-
glish subtitles, and there is
a nominal charge. Tickets
are available at the 10 Mile
branch.
The Center will conduct a
"cultural day" Sunday be-
ginning at 2 p.m. when
Nahum Shamir, Israel Con-
sul General for the Mid-
west, delivers a talk on "Is-
rael Today." The talk, open
to the public at no charge, is
co-sponsored by the Israeli
Student Organization and
the Jewish Center.
Following Shamir's
talk, the Center Sym-

Telegram Bank
Ties Suggested

The Jewish Community
Council is seeking to coor-
dinate its "telegram bank"
with those of synagogues
and other groups in the De-
troit area.
Ron Karp, chairman of
the Council's Committee on
International Concerns,
said the combined banks
could be used together on
such issues as Soviet Jewry
and Israel.
For information on the
coordinating project, call
Beverly Yost at the Jewish
Community Council, 962-
1880.



Rabbinical Unit Organizing •
to Aid Jewish National Fund: •
A Jewish National Fund rael of Greenfield; Rabbi •
Rabbinical Council of Sidney Green, principal of

America Committee has
been organized in the Met-
ropolitan Detroit area and
neighboring communities
to explore ways of creating
synagogue projects for JNF.
Rabbi Israel I. Halpern of
Cong. Beth Abraham Hillel
Moses is the chairman and
Rabbi James I. Gordon of
Young Israel of Oak-Woods
is co-chairman.

The action to launch this
pilot JNF project was taken
last week at a luncheon
meeting addressed by Rabbi
Emanuel D. Rothenberg- of
New York, director, JNF re-
ligious department.

Rabbi Rothenberg call-
ed on the Orthodox rab-
binate, especially those
affiliated with the Rab-
binical Council of
America to organize for
JNF.

He urged that each
synagogue launch a project,
for instance, a forest, a
woodland, or a grove and
the Orthodox congregations
sponsor as a unit an annual
JNF dinner.

The members of the JNF
Rabbinical Council Com-
mittee include; besides
Rabbis Gordon and Hal-
pern, the following: Rabbi
Samuel H. Prero, senior
rabbi of the Metropolitan
Council of Young Israel;
Rabbi Max Kapustin on the
faculty of Wayne State Uni-
versity and for 25 years
WSU Hillel director; Rabbi
Feivel Wagner of Young Is-

the United Hebrew School
of Cong. Bnai David; Rabbi
Morton F. Yolkut, Cong.
Bnai David spiritual leader;
Rabbi Nehemia Katz and
Rabbi Edward Garsek of To-
ledo and Rabbi Samuel
Stollman of Windsor.

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NAHUMNSHAMIR
ph'ony Orchestra, under
the direction of Julius
Chajes, will present a
concert of Israeli music
in honor of Jewish Music
Month. The concert will
take place 3:30 p.m. in
Shiffman Hall of the main
Center complex.
Guest artists include
pianist Fedora Horowitz,
'Freya Womble on the En-
glish horn and tenor Cantor
Harold Orbach of Temple
Israel. There is a charge.
At 6:30 p.m., Clifford
Odets' "Awake and Sing"
will be presented as a
dinner-theater, with dinner
in the Senior Adult Lounge
(Room 239) and the play in
the Aaron DeRoy Studio
Theater. The play may be-
seen without dinner. For in-
formation, call the Center
cultural arts department,
661-1000, ext. 250.
On Monday the Center
will co-sponsor with the
Bnai Brith Hillel Founda-
tion an appearance by au-

RABBI BERGSTEIN
thor Meyer Levin at 8 p.m.
in the main Center complex.
Admission is free.
The Center announced,
meanwhile, that Rabbi
Chaim M. Bergstein, di-
rector of Cong. Bais
Chabad of Farmington
Hills, will conduct an
eight-week class in
"Marriage - Family - Di-
vorce Jewish Style" be-
ginning April 26. The
class, for which there is a
charge, will be held at 8
p.m. in the main Center
complex.

For information, call the
Center's educational ser-
vices department, 661-
1000, ext. 164.
The Center also an-
nounced that it is seeking
the names of persons who
have held membership in
the facility for the past 20
years to be honored at the
May 24 meeting of the board
of directors. For • informa-
tion, call Lorraine Samul on,
661-1000.

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