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November 10, 1978 - Image 63

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-11-10

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.Dr. Leon Stitskin, Jewish Scholar, Dies

NEW YORK — Dr. Leon
D. Stitskin, director of
community relations and
special publications at
Yeshiva University and
professor of Jewish philos-
ophy at- the university's
Bernard Revel Graduate
School until his retirement
this fall after 25 years of
service to the university,
died Nov. 3 at age_67. Burial
will take place in Israel.
Dr. Stitskin was author of
"Judaism As A Philosophy,"
published by the Bernard
Revel Graduate School. He
w so the author of
rrsnAs A Religion"
and `Vepqh Philosophy: A
Study In Personalism." He
served as editor of the
"Sermon Manual" of the
Rabbinical Council of
America and as editor of
"Anthology of Studies in
Torah Judaism" published
by Yeshiva University in
honor of the late Dr. Samuel
Belkin's 25th anniversary
as president of the univer-
sity.
He was a contributor to
the "National Jewish
Monthly," "Spectator," and
other periodicals and was
editor of the university's
"Studies in Torah
Judaism," "Studies in
Judaica" and co-editor of
"Tradition." His column,

-

t t'

"From the Pages of Tradi-
tion" appeared regularly in
"Tradition."
Dr. Stitskin's most recent
effort was to annotate and
edit "Letters of
Maimonides."
Dr. Stitskin was or-
dained at Rabbi Isaac El-
chanan Theological Sem-
inary, a Yeshiva Univer-
sity affiliate, in 1933 and_
earned the Doctor of He-
brew Literature degree
from the university's
Bernard Revel Graduate
School in 1956. He also
studied at Hebrew Uni-
versity of Jerusalem and
Dropsie University in
Philadelphia.
From 1934 to 1942, Dr.
Stitskin served as rabbi of
Cong. Beth Israel in War-
ren, Ohio. In 1943, he be-
came spiritual leader of the
Beth Joseph Center,
Rochester, N.Y. He was
rabbi of the Jewish Com-
munity Center of Philadel-
phia from 1951 to 1953,
from which he joined the
staff of Yeshiva University.
In 1950, Dr. Stitskin went
to Israel on behalf of the
American Zionist Council
and the Congressional

Committee of the Zionist
Council of Upstate New
York. Upon his return, his
"Report On Israel" was read
into the Congressional Re-
cord of the 81st Congress on
Israel's Independence Day
by U.S. Sen. Kenneth B.
Keating and the council
also published his "Report
On Religion In Israel."
In 1962, Dr. Stitskin
went to Los Angeles to es-
tablish a branch of
Yeshiva University on
the West Coast. For two
years, he headed West
Coast Teacher's College,
the forerunner of today's
Yeshiva University of Los
Angeles.
Dr. Stitskin was active in
the affairs of the Zionist
Organization of America;
Mizrachi, the American
Jewish Congress and Bnai
Brith. He was a' member of
the New York State Board
of Equality in Edwcation as
well as American Academy
for Jewish Research and
American Philosophical
Society. •

Barney Golden

Morris Stern, owner of
Gem Jewelry Co. located on
Michigan Avenue in Inks-
ter for the past 32 years,
died,Nov. 2 at age 61.
Born in Poland, Mr. Stern
was a member of Craftsman
Lodge of the Masons and
Cong. Bnai Moshe and its
men's club. He resided at
23201 Radclift, Oak Park.
He leaves his wife, Es-
telle; two daughters, Mrs.
Bernard (Wendy) Ravitz
and Ellen; a brother, Alvin;
and five sisters, Mrs. Ed-
ward (Bella) Bassin, Mrs.
Pine (Rose) Schwartz, Mrs.
Hershel (Eleanor) Kelman,
and Mrs. Saul (Freda) For-
man and Dorothy.

Barney L. Golden, a re-
tired real estate agent, died
Nov. 7 at age 69.
Marvin M. Katz
Born in Bay City, Mr.
Marvin M. Katz, an at- Golden lived in Oak Park,
torney with offices in South- prior to moving to Encino,
field, died Nov. 2 at age 45. Calif., 21/2 years- ago. He
A graduate of the Univer- owned and operated the
sity of Michigan Law School Golden Management Co. in
in 1956, Mr. Katz was a Southfield. He was a
partner in the firm of member of Perfection Lodge
of the Masons.
Schreiber and Katz.
He leaves his wife, Le-
He was a member of the
Michigan and American nore; a son, Joel of West
Bar Associations, Ann Bloomfield; a daughter,
Arbor Masonic Lodge and Carol of Tarzana, Calif.; a
was president of the North brother, William of Encino;
Farmington and West three sisters, Mrs. Gilbert
Bloomfield minor league (Ida) Lansky of Ann Arbor,
from 1974 to 1977. He also and Mrs. Sam (Ann) Gut-
was a Cub Scoutmaster. He terman and Mrs. Daniel
resided at 6870 Cottonwood (Shirley) Meretsky, both of
• Florida; and two grandsons.
Knoll, West Bloomfield.
He leaves his wife, MM- Interment Detroit.
nie; four sons, Neal Steven,
Robert Adam, Jonathon
David and Douglas Glen;
his stepmother, Mrs. Ger-
trude Katz of Ann Arbor;
and two hrothers, Norman
The family of the late
and Gerald.
Fannie W. Adelson an-
nounces the unveiling of a
The Family
monument in her memory
of the Late
10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 12,
CARRIE
at Machpelah Cemetery.
Rabbi David Nelson will of-
DUSCHINSKY
ficiate.
Acknowledges with

Monument
Unveilings

grateful appreciation
the many kind expres-
sions of sympathy ex-
tended by relatives and
-lends during the fami-
.; recent bereave-

.

The Family
of the Late

HYMAN MOORE

.gent.

z

The Family
of the Late

HENRY
ROSENBERG

Acknowledges with
grateful appreciation
the many kind expres-
sions of sympathy ex-
tended by relatives and
friends during the fami-
ly's recent bereave-
ment.

Announces the un-
veiling of a monument
in his memory 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 12, at
Hebrew Memorial Park
(Chesed Shel Emes
Cemetery). Rabbi
Goldschlag will of-
ficiate. Relatives and
friends are asked to at-
tend.

ThE

Morris Stern, 61

Samuel Powers

Samuel Powers, owner of
a wholesale plumbing and
heating supply company,
died Oct. 31 at age 69.
Born in Jersey City, N.J.,
Mr. Powers lived 29 years in
Detroit. He resided in Oak
Park.
He is survived by his wife,
Ruth; a son, Edward H. of
Flint; a brother, Charles of
Miami, Fla.; two sisters,
Mrs. Sol (Sadie) Vilensky of
Los Angeles, Calif., and
Ruth of Miami Beach, Fla.;
and three grandchildren.

In Memory of Our
Beloved Father
and Grandfather

FRED ROTH

Who passed away
Nov. 15, 1970. The years
have come and gone,
but your memory will
live in our hearts and
minds forever. Sadly
missed by your children
and grandchildren, Al-
lan, Sandy, Ivan, Marla
and Eden.

OBITUARIES

DAVID BERGER, 73,
27000 Franklin, Southfield,
died Nov. 5. Survived by his
wife, Matilda; a daughter,
Mrs. Louis (Helen) Colovos;
a brother, Irving; five sis-
ters, Mrs. Meyer (Rebecca)
Ascher, Mrs. Rachel Wein-
berg, Mrs. Isabelle Ascher;
Mrs. Ben -(Henrietta)
Friedman of Atlanta, Ga.,
and Mrs. William (Char-
lotte) Berk of St. Clair Be-
ach, Ont.; and four
grandchildren.
* * *
ROSE BIELEWICH, 86,
19100 W. Seven Mile, De-
troit, died Nov. 6. Survived
by a son, Hyman M. Beale; a
sister, Mrs. Bertha Kroll;
three grandchildren and
four great-grandchildren.
* * *
ROSE CHERNEY, 77,
died Nov. 5. She leaves
three sons, Wallace, Allen
and Sheldon of East Lans-
ing; a brother, Dr. David B.
Ruskin of Florida; three sis-
ters, Mrs. Israel (Tibe)
Elson of California, Mrs.
Robert (Lillian) Berman
and Mrs. Carl (Katheryn)
Gussin; and five
grandchildren.
* * *
BENJAMIN J.
LACHMAN, 87, former
Detroiter of West Palm Be-
ach, Fla., died Oct. 26. Sur-
vived by his wife, Greta; a
son, Julius W. of Toledo,
Ohio; two daughters, Mrs.
Albert (Lorraine) Perelman
of Royal Palm Beach, Fla.,
and Mrs. Zelda Pratt of
Mountainview, Calif.; a
brother, Meyer (Mike) of
Detroit; six grandchildren
and one great-
granddaughter. Interment
West Palm Beach.
* * *
BENJAMIN LEWIS,
77, died Nov. 5. He leaves
his wife, Lillian; a daugh-
ter, Mrs. Sheldon (Joan)
Plotnik; a brother, Phillip of
Toronto, Canada; and five
grandchildren.

* * *

MORRIS LEZERSON,
68, died Nov. 2. He leaves a
sister, Mrs. Charles J.
(Buddy) Abram.
* * *
MARY LIPIN, 90, 25601
Lahser, Southfield, died
Nov. 6. Survived by a
daughter, Mrs. George (Be-
lle) Broder; a
granddaughter, nieces and
nephews. •
* * *
BERTHA MEYER, 90,
former Pontiac resident of
Los Angeles, Calif., died
Nov. 5. Survived by her
husband, Jacob A.; two
daughters, Mrs. Jack
(Thelma Rom) Gilbert of
Southfield, Mrs. Todd (Ada)
Waterman of Tarzana,
Calif.; three grandchildren
and three great-
grandchildren. Interment
Los Angeles.

ROSE OSHRY, 66, died
Nov. 3. She leaves two sis-
ters, Mrs. Hyman (Lenora-
Lee) Towbin and Mrs. Eve-
lyn Finegold Green.
* * *
ANNE J. PINES, 81,
died Nov. 3. She leaves a
son, Dr. David; and two
-grandsons:--Interment New
York.
* *
EVELYN RITTEN, 50,
23720 Pond Rd., Southfield,
died Nov. 3. She leaves her
husband, Irwin; a son, Ste-
ven; and a daughter, Mari-
lyn.
* * *
SAMUEL ROTH, 72,
22259 Ivanhoe Ln., South-
field, died Nov. 2. Survived
by a son, Sanford; and two
daughters, Mrs. Dan (Mari-
lyn) Feldman and Mrs.
Harold (Rosalie) Dean; four
brothers, Morris, Jack,
Harry and Irving; a sister,
Mrs. Rose Goldfarll; nine
grandchildren and three
great-grandchildren.
* * *
LOUISE A. SELLER,
72, died Nov. 3. She leaves
two sons, Mark and
Charles; a daughter, Mrs.
Simon (Amy) Singer; seven
grandchildren and one
great-granddaughter.
* *
_ CATHERINE GER-
TRUDE STADMAN, 70,
former Lansing resident of
Woodland Hills, Calif., died
Nov. 4. Survived by two
daughters, Sandra Weiss of
Woodland Hills and Marie;
nine grandchildren and

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During the coming

week Yeshivath
Beth Yehudah will
observe the Yahr-
zeits of the follow-
ing departed
friends, with the
traditional Memo-
rial Prayers, recita-
tion of Kaddish'
and Studying of
Mishnavos.

CHESHVAN NOV.
GOLDIE BRESHGOLD
12 12
ANNA FEGELMAN
12 12
PEARL KNOPPOW
12 12
BEN MATZ
12 12
MAX ROSENBAUM
12 12
DONALD SCHIFF
12 12
HARRY SHAFER
12 12
DR. JULIAN STERN
12 12
JACK TORCH
12 12
JACK BLITZER
13 13
SAMUEL BURNS
13 13
FANNIE HUBERT
13 13
SAMUEL MICKELSON
13 13
SAMUEL SCHWARTZ
13 13
WILLIAM WEISZ
13 13
YETTZ BORINSTEIN
14 14
DAVID FRIEDMAN 14 14
NECHEMIAH Y.
KIRSNIANSKI
14 14
LEAH LAKRITZ
14 14d
14 14
JACOB LEVIN
115 5
ROSE WIMMER
111 554 14
ANNIE CITRIN
ABRAHAM DIEM
ELIZABETH FINLEY
15 15
DAVID J. GOLDBERG
15 15
FRIEDA LUX
15 15
ISADORE SHECHTER
15 15
15 15
MITCHELL STEIN
JOSEPH WEXLER
15 15
FANNIE ZINGESER
15 15
BENJAMIN APT 16 16
BERTHA APT
16 16
ABRAHAM L. BRESOFF
16 16
IRVING DOKTOR
16 16
MOSES P. ELLENSON
16 16
WILLIAM FINNK
16 16
ABRAHAM FREED
16 16
ESTHER AVERBACH
117
RIBA ROESKY
1 1 77 7
17 17
BERTHA CORN
17 17
REGINA JAULVS
17 17
SOPHIE LERPAN
17 17
LEA B. LIPKIN
17 17
JOSEPH OPPEN
1 1 7 17
SAMUEL REVZIN
17 17
LENA ROSENBAUM
HAROLD SHERR
17 17
17 /7
ETHEL SHORR
CELIA FRANK-ECKERT
18 18
ALTER FARBER
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three great-grandchildren.
Interment Lansing.
* * *
IDA WIRTENSTEIN,
97, died Nov. 5. She leaves
two sons, Aaron and Jack
Wirt of Bay City; three
daughters, Mrs. Bessie
Sanderson, Mrs. Louise
Zagerman Spielman and
Mrs. Jack (Dora) Surath of
Bay City; two sisters, Mrs.
Louis (Sarah) Herman and
Mrs. Morris (Celia) Kroll;
13 grandchildren and 16
great-grandchildren.

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