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December 08, 1978 - Image 12

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-12-08

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12 Friday, December 8, 1918


Fifteen Leaders Appointed for-1979 Allied Jewish Campaign

Two additional vice
chairmen and 13 division
chairman have been named_
for the 1979 Allied Jewish
Campaign - Israel Emer-
gency Fund drive by Cam-
paign Chairmen David
Handleman and Irving R.
Benjamin H. Frank and
William M. Wetsman have
been named Campaign vice
Frank, who was pre-
Campaign chairman in
1978 and -a pre-Campaign
associate chairman the year
before, is a member of the
Jewish Welfare Federa-
tion's executive committee
and serves on the boards of
United Jewish Charities,
Jewish Home for Aged,
Tamarack Hills Authority
and Detroit Service Group.
Wetsman, pre-Campaign
associate chairman in last
year's Campaign as well as
in 1977 and 1976, is on the
board of the Jewish Voca-
tional Service and Commu-
nity Workshop, of which he
is former president. He also
serves on the Detroit Serv-
ice Group board of directors
and 'on Federation's Collec-
tion Review Committee.
Division chairmen in-
clude: Irwin L. Kahn and D.
Lawrence Sherman, Mer-
cantile Division; Robert H.
Naftaly, Professional Serv-
ice; Earl Grant and Philip S.
Minkin, Industrial and Au.:
toraotive; Lester S. Burton
and Bernard H. Stollman,
Real Estate; Sol R. Colton
and Bob Rosenthal, Food
and Services; Dr. Conrad L.
Giles, Professional Health;

Jonathan M. Jaffa, Junior;
Jerome B. Greenbaum,
Metropolitan; and Shelby
Tauber, Women's.
Kahn and Sherman, who
jointly chaired the Mercan-
tile Division last year, were
associate chairmen of the
division in the 1977 Cam-
paign. In previous years
Kahn worked with the Fur-
niture Section. Sherman is
a past chairman of the
Shoes Section. Both serve
on Federation's -Collection
Review Committee.

Naftaly, who is chairing
the Professional Service Di-
vision for the second year, is
a former co-chairman of the
Professional Division. A
member of the boards of the
Jewish Welfare Federation,
the , Jewish Community
Council and the Jewish
Community Center, he is
chairman of the National
Agencies budget and, plan-
ning division. He recently
received Federation's
William A. Wetsman
Memorial Leadership





-Jaffa, president of Junior
Division, was vice president
last year. He is a-member of
the Jewish Welfare Federa-
tion board. He is also active
in Bnai Brith and the
American Jewish Congress.
Greenbaum served as
Metropolitan Division
chairman last year and_as
associate chairman in the
preceding three Cam-,
paigns. A former chairman
of the division's Special
Gifts SeCtion, he is a
member of the Detroit Serv-
ice Group board.
Mrs. Tauber, a vice
president of Women's Di-
vision, was the division's
associate Campaign chair-
man last year. She received
the Sylvia Simon Green-
* *


* * *

Tel Aviv U. Prof
at Campaign Briefing

Efraim -Torgovnik, pro,
fessor of political science
Tel Aviv University, will
guest speaker at a reception
for workers in the 1979 Al-
lied Jewish Campaign-
Israel Emergency Fund 8
p.m. Tuesday, at Cong.
Shaarey Zedek.
Former chairman of the
Tel Aviv University De-
partment of Political Sci ;
Accountants Section
ence and current adviser in
Breakfast Caucus
the Faculty of Social Sci-
The Accountants Section ences, Dr. Torgovnik haS
of the 1979 Allied Jewish written and lectured widely
Campaign-Israel Emer- on Israel's minorities and
gency Fund will hold its an- political issues.
nual breakfast caucus meet-
Born and educated in the
ing 9:45 a.m. Dec. 17 at United States, he is a fellow.
Cong. Beth Achim.
of the Jerusalem Institute
Guest speaker will be for Federal Studies and has
Jonathan Livny, former at- served on the Tel Aviv
torney general in the West Commission for Urban Re-
Bank who currently works form.
for the Knesset and in pri-
He is well-versed on the
vate law practice in-
subject of Project Re-
Abraham Burnstein and newal, a program for so-
Lawrence F. Portnoy are cial rehabilitation in Is-
chairmen of the Account- rael which is of top prior-
ants Section. Co-chairmen ity in the 1979 Campaign.
are Perry M. Cohen and The $1.2 billion project
David J. Lieberman. Moshe will involve world Jewry
Grossbard, Fred Imber and for the next 10 years and
Jerome R. Wolfe are section is designed to improve
the lives of 300,000 Israeli
associate chairmen.
Serving on the section's
executive committee are
The reception will pro-
Hyman M. Beale, Max M. vide an opportunity for the
Dubrinsky, Jerome J. Et- Campaign general chair-
tinger, Charles Kaye, men,,David Handleman and
Joseph Lattin, Sidney M. Irving R. Seligman, to meet
Levine, Mickey M. Mil- and discuss Campaign
berger, Harold B. Minkus, strategy with the otheroffl:
Barry Safir, Gary Wetstein cers -and workers in the var-
and Ralph Woronoff.
ious divisions.



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Grant and Minkin were
co-chairmen of the Indus-
trial and Automotive Di-
vision last year. Grant
serves on the boards of the
Tamarack Hills Authority
and the Detroit Service
Group. Minkin is a member
of the Jewish Community
Center board.
Burton, chairman of the
Real Estate Division last
year, was a pre-Campaign
associate chairman in 1977.
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Tamarack Hills Authority
and a member of the boards
of the JeWish Welfare Fed-
eration and the Jewish
Home for Aged.
- Stollman, Real Estate
Division chairman in 1978,
was division co-chairman in
the previous two Cam-
paigns. He is a member of
the Resettlement Service
board, Federation's Culture
and Education budget and
Planning division and the
Maple-Drake Authority.
- Colton, a Member of the
Food and Services Division
Cabinet last year, is a
former pre-Campaign vice
chairman and former
chairman of the Arts and
Crafts Division. He is a
member of the boards of the
Jewish .Welfare Federation,
Jewish Home for Aged and
the Detroit Service Group.
Rosenthal has been a
worker and officer in the
-Food Division for many
years, as was his late father,
Morey. He also has served
as a chairman within the
Food Division of the United
Foundation Torch Drive.
Dr. Giles was Profes-
sional Health Division
chairman last year and co-
chairman of the Profes-
sional Division in 1977. He
formerly chaired the Medi-
cal Physicians Section. He
serves on the boards of the
Jewish Welfare Federation,
United Jewish Charities
ands Fresh Air Society and
chaired Federation's Corn-
munity Services budget and
planning division for the
past three years.



Shown at the recent leadership training workshop
of the Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel Emergency
Fund's Professional Service Division are Mike Jaffe
second from right, a New York attorney on the Unite;
Jewish Appeal Young Leadership Cabinet, and, froth
left, Lawrence S. Jackier, David K. Page and Robert
H. Naftaly.

Israel Food Week Program Planned

NEW YORK — The con- with top government offi-
tinuing development 'of the cials from the Ministry of
food industry will be seen at Industry, Trade and
the Fourth Israel Food Tourism is planned as well
as evening events sponsored
Week Jan. 14-19. This
by the mayor of Tel Ativ
event, at the Tel Aviv Hil-
ton, will be attended by and the _ manufacturers
association. Tours of kibut-
major retailers, wholesal-
ers, and distributors from zim, packing plants and his-
torical sites also will be in-
more than 40 countries.
About 100 food growers, , cluded.
This event is being coor-
packers and processors will
dinated in the U.S. by the
exhibit their products and
Government of Israel Trade
personally meet buyers.
A program of meetings
Center in New York.


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