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August 04, 1978 - Image 14

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-08-04

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14 Friday, Aapst 4, 1973

THE DETROIT 1E11 1191 NEWS

( LAWN SPRINKLER
REPAIRS
RON BLOCK

642-3375 (home)

559-5980 (office)

Energy Parley

NEW YORK — U.S. Sec-
retary of Energy James R.
Schlesinger will fly to Los
Angeles to address a day-
long solar energy confer-
ence Aug. 20 at the Beverly
Hilton Hotel.
The conference is spon-
sored by Ben-Gurion Uni-
versity of the Negev.

Large selection of rings
watches and other fine jewelry
14 and 18 K GOLD

Diamonds and Fine Jewelry

These services done on premises

• Jewelry Repair
• Watch Repair
• Restringing

No Job Too Small

WEINTRAUB

"Where the customer comes first"
Quality jewelers for 3 generations

Borry

All bankards honored
Mon.-Fri. 9 to 5 Sat. 9-3
23077 Greenfield Advance Bldg. suite 389 Sfld.

UNICEF Prints New Year Card
to Finance Children's Programs

NEW YORK — The Ohel
David Synagogue in
Jerusalem has contributed
the design of its Holy Ark
cover to UNICEF for repro-
duction on their 1978 Rosh
Hashana card. It features
the Lions of Judah, tradi-
tional symbols of the endur-
ing strength of the Hebrew
faith, guarding the stone
tablets of the Ten Com-
mandments.
Inside the card are
printed both the traditional
Rosh Hashana greeting
"L'shana Tova Tikatevu" in
the Hebrew lettering, and
in English, "May the New
Designed for socially
Year Bring You Peace, and economically dep-
Good Health and Joy." Per- rived parents and their
sonalized imprinting is also very young (under four)
available.
children, this unique
The card also symbolizes educational effort is
the continuing reciprocal under the guidance of di-
relations between UNICEF rectors trained in a spe-
and Israel. A pioneer day cial graduate course at
care program in Israel is Jerusalem's Hebrew
among the many University to which UN-
UNICEF-assisted child wel- ICEF has contributed.
fare projects in more than
The entire project, which
100 countries of Asia, Af- is now operating in Dimona,
rica, Latin America and the Hevel, Ta'anach and some
Middle East which the sales low-income areas of
of UNICEF cards help make Jerusalem, is under the au-
possible.
spices of the Israel Ministry

"Justice for the Taxpayer"

FRIEDMAN
circuit court

Oakland Co.

THIS IS MICHAEL FRIEDMAN.

HIS BACKGROUND HAS PREPARED HIM
TO BE ONE THING ABOVE ALL ELSE.
AN OUTSTANDING CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE.

Assistant Prosecutor, Oakland County, 1967-70

Successful trial attorney.

University of Michigan, B.A., 1962

Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1965 (Law Review)

Lecturer in Law, Oakland University.

The only candidate with experience trying serious criminal
cases as both a prosecutor and defense counsel.

The only candidate with the courage to challenge in the courts a
a long entrenched judge.

Married. 1 child. 37 years old. Veteran.

Member: American Trial Lawyers Association,
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
Bar of the Suprene Court of the United States, etc.

Paid for by the
Friedman for Judge Committee, Richard Lustig, Treasurer, 25130 Southfield Road, Southfield, MI 48075, 557-6665

of Education, the American
Joint Distribution Commit-
tee and Israel Corporation
of Community Centers.
Israel, which received
emergency aid for the repair
and rebuilding of health
centers, schools and kinder-
gartens following the 1973
Yom Kippur War, had pre-
viously benefitted from UN-
ICEF assistance in the form
of vaccines and other
supplies for campaigns
against tuberculosis, polio
and mycosis; equipment for
six dairies designed to feed
130,000 children in school
milk programs; and
laboratory equipment and
vehicles for maternal and
child health centers.
Mrs. Zena Harman, a
former member of the Knes-
set and 1964-65 chairman of
the UNICEF executive
board who has also served in
the Ministry of Foreign Af-
fairs, is executive director of
the Israel National Com-
mittee for UNICEF.
To order UNICEF cards,
write Dept. GJC, U.S.
Committee for UNICEF,
331 East 38th St., New York
10016.

Orthodox Rabbi Hits Reform
Leader on Who Is a Jew'

NEW YORK (JTA) —
Rabbi Moshe Sherer, execu-
tive president of Agudath
Israel of America, took issue
with Rabbi Alexander
Schindler, president of the
Union of American Hebrew
Congregations, for his at-
tack on the Law of Return
amendment which passed
its first reading in the
Knesset last week.
Sherer was particularly
angered by the segment in
Schindler's statement
which noted that new politi-
cal efforts are under way "to
disqualify two-`thirds of
world Jewry from member-
ship in the Jewish people."
Schindler said: "At this
critical time when the need
-for Jewish unity is
paramount, we are appalled
by the new political efforts
to amend Israel's Law of
Return so as to disqualify
two-thirds of world Jewry
from membership in the
Jewish people. We are one,
working for Israel's strong
future throughout the
world; we must be one in the
eyes of Israel's law. The
issue is not one of subtle in-
terpretation of Halakha.
Rather it is a direct slap in
the face to all non-Orthodox
Jews, saying in effect that
our money and our energies
are good enough but we and
our children are not ... As
we are one people in an-
guish and in death so we
must be one people in life."

Responding to Schin-
dler's statement, Sherer
said that the Reform
leader painted "a false

picture about the con-
sequences of this
amendment" by failing to
speak about "the single
key issue at stake: how
can one be converted
from a non-Jew into a

Jew." Sherer said that
the proposed amendment
"does not in the slightest"
disqualify two-thirds of
world Jewry from mem-
bership in the Jewish
people.
Rabbi Richard Hirsch,
executive director of the
World Union for Progres-
sive Judaism (the Reform
movement) said he failed to
understand the point in re-
newed efforts to amend the
Law of Return at a time it
was essential to unite all
the forces of the Jewish
people.
Hirsch reacted in a public
statement to a bill, amend-
ing the Law of Return to de-
fine as Jews only those who
were born to Jewish
mothers or converted ac-
cording to Halakha. If the
bill is approved in further
readings conversions per-
formed by Conservative and
Reform rabbis will be consi-
dered invalid.

The Prophets
Are Translated
Into Russian

ELIZABETH, N.J. (JTA)
— Rabbi Pinches M. Teitz of
Elizabeth has announced
the publication of a new,
modern translation of all
the Prophets into the Rus-
sian language.
The volume is now avail-
able for distribution -
throughout the United
States, especially to Jewish
communities involved in re-
settlement work of Soviet
immigrants, he said.
The editors of the volume,
printed and bound in Israel,
are a group of distinguished
Russian-Hebrew scholars,
themselves recent Russian
immigrants to Israel, Teitz
said.

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