THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
3nai Brith Activitie
British Reporter Arrested
for Speaking to Syria Jews
Friday, November 3, 1978 •51
Making It Rain
pizza party 8 p.m. Nov. 11 at
American experts are
LODGE will hold an elec- Ark West Lanes and at the
they want to visit another hailing Israeli
country they have to give cloud seeding. success in
tion of officers 8:30 p.m. Little Caesar's Restaurant,
recently returned from the Syrian government a
Thursday at the Jewish 14 Mile and Northwestern
Researchers at Hebrew
Damascus says that he was 3215 Pounds Sterling
War Veterans Memorial Highway. There is a charge.
arrested there when he bond to ensure their re- University, using silver
Home. There will be a Guests are welcome. For in-
iodide cloud seeding, have
tried to interview a rabbi on turn."
speaker. Refreshments will formation, call Rena
boosted a cloud's rainwater
the plight of Syrian Jewry.
A third Jew had by 15-24 percent.
Kevin Murphy, of the suggested that illegal emig-
Yellin, social vice president,
London Evening News, was ration by any of the Jews
arrested 10 minutes after would prompt a fierce reac-
join the REY-UT Unit to '
entering the Damascus tion from the government •
service the Veterans Hospi- Blood Bank Rally home of Rabbi Ibrahim against those left behind, •
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tal 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, leav-
Bnai Brith Men's and Hamra and taken to a police Murphy adds.
• Personalized for the occasion for your guests to take home •
ing from the Michigan Na- Women's Councils of Met- station. The young rabbi,
Commenting on the re- •
tional Bank parking lot, ropolitan Detroit will have who had been due to attend port, Adnan Omran, the Sy- •
for info call
uthfield and 10 Mile a blood bank rally 5-10 p.m.
synagogue prayers, arrived rian ambassador in London, •
at the police station after- said, "Jews in S-yria enjoy
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Nusholtz, 352-1002. Coup- Center, 24600 Greenfield,
Later, the interview was Arabs."
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lets will have a bowling- Oak Park.
permitted in the presence of
the chief of police, his de-
puty and an interpreter.
"The supervised answers
painted a pleasant picture
of Jewish life in Syria,"
Yecheskiel Cohen, direc-
Murphy said. This con-
tor of the Bnai Brith Women
trasted with his own conclu-
Children's Home in Israel, a
sion that the life of Syrian
residential treatment cen-
Jews was harsh. "Jews are
ter for emotionally dis-
turbed boys, will be the fea-
work of informers and are
14 kt & 18 kt gold rings-pendants-earrings-chains
tured speaker at the Bnai
not allowed to receive
Brith Women Special Gifts
Luncheon noon Thursday at
remounting jewelry & watch repair
the Tam O'Shanter Country
Jew had told him: "The
`- at 12 mile rd.
Jews would like to leave
Bnai Brith Women chap-
Syria but they are not
all work done on premises
ters in the Detroit Met-
allowed to.emigrate." If
ropolitan area are sponsor-
ing Cohen's visit as part of
their celebration of the 35th
anniversary of the chil-
dren's home. The luncheon
YE C HE SKIE L COHEN
will honor Mrs. Irwin I.
Cohn "for her community Army Signal Corps from
1950 to 1953 and earned his
"Chezzi" Cohen has been BA degree in education and
director of the home since sociology from the Hebrew
1964. Opened in 1943 for University in 1957.
victims of the Holocaust,
In addition to his speak-
the Children's home is the ing engagements, while in
only privately established the United States, Cohen
institution of its kind in Is- will visit homes and institu-
rael for boys age 8-14.
tions for emotionally dis-
Cohen began working turbed children to observe
at the children's home in their treatment methods.
1957 as a counselor and
later as educational BB Hillel Fund
Born in Germany, Cohen
emigrated to Palestine with on Services Due
his family in 1938 and even-
WASHINGTON, D.C. —
tually settled in Tel Aviv. Jewish college students
He served with the Israeli from across the country will
study how to combine ele-
ENDORSED BY THE DETROIT
* ARBITRATOR, MEDIATOR,
ments of old and new at a
COMMISSIONER, LECTURER AND
leadership seminar in
Picked as one of the three best candidates fbr the Circuit
in Israel Focus
INSTRUCTOR OF LAW, WAYNE STATE
Court bench, the Free Press writes, - Hilda Gage has done
"creative" services spon-
UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
things well both in the community and in the legal
Mrs. Gage - is currently Chairperson of the Michigan State
sored by the Bnai Brith
profession. Aggressive, bright, industrious..."
Bar Grievance Committee.
The Israel Association of Hillel Foundations and He-
ENDORSED BY THE LEGAL COMMUNITY
Social Workers and the brew Union College-Jewish
* HER AFFILIATIONS
She 'rode the strength of a number of important endorse-
North American Aliya Institute of Religion
American Bar Association, American Judicature Society,
ments in Oakland County's legal community to far outdis-
Movement will sponsor a (HUC-JIR).
American Arbitration Association, Michigan State Bar As-
tance her rivals in the primary,' according to the Observer
Midwest regional aliya con-
The seminar, slated Nov.
sociation, Women Lawyers Association, Oakland County
Bar Association, South Oaliland County Bar Assodiation
ference for social service 17-19 at HUC in Cincinnati,
• ENDORSED BY POLICE OFFICERS
and So- uthfield Bar Association.
professionals considering will cover topics such as the
career relocation in Israel nature of traditional Jewish
including South Oakland County and Oak Park Police Of-
* COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Nov. 18-Nov. 19 at the Bnai worship, sources for con-
Mrs. Gage is a life member of Hadassah, active in Women's
Brith Hillel Foundation at temporary liturgical music
American ORT and is a board member of Shaarey Zedek
* RATED 'WELL QUALIFIED' BY
--- Case Western Reserve Uni- and techniques for conduct-
ing creative services.
* 'AN ABLE AND BRILLIANT TRIAL
iiepresentatives of the Is-
rael Association of Social Four to Be Cited
"Mrs. Gage's qualifications are outstanding ... I am happy
to endorse the candidacy of Hilda Gage, as best qualified
Workers will provide indi-
NEW YORK — U.S. Sec-
the candidates running for one of the three newly
vidualized employment retary of Commerce Juanita
VI # 4
created Oakland County Circuit Court Judgeships. - states
counseling for social work- M. Kreps, Rabbi Edward
Circuit Court Judge James S. Thorburn.
ers with MSW or BSW de- Klein of the Stephen Wise
11? 'ON THE TOP RUNG OF A FIELD OF I 3
grees interested in pursuing Free Synagogue in New
social service career oppor- York, veteran civil rights
"Mrs. Gage ran for the nonpartisan nomination on a plat-
tunities in Israel.
form that included favoring mediation and arbitration -to
leader Bayard Rustin and
avoid large civil case backlogs, - wrote the Detroit News.
Prof. Eliezer Jaffe, senior Arthur Levitt, Jr., chair-
lecturer at the Paul Baer- man of the American Stock
'THE LEADING VOTE GETTER AMONG
wald School of Social Work Exchange, will be honored
THE 13 CANDIDATES...'
"Hilda Gage, 39, an experienced Bloomfield Township trial
of the Hebrew University, by the American Jewish
attorney... was appointed by Gov. William G. Milliken to the
will serve as chairman . of Congress at its annual
state Civil Rights Commission in 1975, - wrote the Oakland
the conference. He will Stephen Wise Award
POPULAR CA NDIDATE — You voted Hilda
speak on "Fostering Social Dinner, Nov. 19 at the New
Gage first among 13 candidates for Circuit Court in the
Change in Israel."
Paid for by Committee to Elect Hilda Gage Circuit Judge. 380 North Main Street
York Hilton Hotel.
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4 7 . Widenbaum
BnarBrith Women to Hear
Israel Children's Home Head
OAKLAND COUN T Y CIRCUIT JUDGE
Clawson. Michigan 48017
August primary, with better than 12 percent more votes than
her nearest rival.