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December 15, 1978 - Image 69

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-12-15

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Local Aliya Director Meets Top Jewish Emigre Chief

"If a Jew wants to make
aliya, it is Israel's duty,
with "very few exceptions, to
facilitate absorption."
With this major policy
departure, Raphael Kot-
lowitz, newly named head of
the Jewish-Agency Immi-
gration Department,

opened the annual Israel
Aliya Center Conference of
North American shlikhirn
held recently in New York.
According to Yehuda Be-
rman, director of the Israel
Aliya Center in Oak Park,
Kotlowitz emphasized that
better absorption in Israel is

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Hanuka Focus
of Radio Show

Flint radio station
WFBE-FM will present a
program on Hanuka as part
of the monthly series pre-
sented by "Maxine and the
Jewish Connection" 6:30
p.m. Thursday.

Flint People
Make News

Dr. William Bernard
was interviewed on radio
recently on the topic "Self
Care, How Much and For
Whom?" on the monthly
health radio program pro-
duced by the Flint Osteo-
pathic Society.
Ronald J. Hartman is
the new president of the
Univeisity Club of Flint.
Gerald B. Brown is
Gilbert B. Gottlieb has
been elected president of the
American Home Lighting
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Five commercials for Big
Boy Restaurants created by
Simons Michelson Zieve,
Inc., of Troy, received first
place awards in the national
TV Commercials Festival in
Chicago. The firm is the ad-
vertising agency for Big Boy
* * ,*
Debbra Friedman of
Southfield has just received
a certificate qualifying her
as a certified
graphoanalyst. A certified
Metropolitan Detroit Israel Aliya Center director graphoanalyst is trained to
Yehuda Berman, right, is briefed by Raphael Kot- identify personality traits
lowitz, head of the Jewish Agency Immigration De-
partment, at recent conference of North American
aliya emmisaries.

the key to improved aliya
and that toward that end he
will encourage the estab-
lishment of landsrnanshaf-
ten — organizations of ohm
who have emigrated from
the same geographical area.
"Such groups in Israel,
supported by similar
units in the cities from
which olim have emi-
grated will act as
catalysts for a smoother
absorption," Kotlowitz
said. "Experience has
taught us that the
smoothest absorption
has been accomplished
when an oleh was as-
sisted •by former resi-
dents of the same area
who shared common
problems and aspira-

Monday — USY latke
Thursday — FJCC
Senior Friendship Club,
noon, Temple Beth El.

Kotlowitz told Israel
Aliya Center shlikhim to
urge their communities to
establish support groups
and that his Jerusalem
office will enact a similar

Berman, whose Israel
Aliya Center is responsible
for servicing all of Michi-
gan, all of Indiana, Toledo,
Ohio and Windsor, Ontario,
Canada, said Kotlowitz told
him that he planned to
name ombudsmen for olim
in Israel.
Kotlowitz said that he
would soon launch a major
effort to urge the absorption
ministry to establish pro-
grams for singles and re-
tirees "in a serious manner
that will encourage these
two groups of Jews to im-
migrate to Israel in greater

Friday, December 22, 1918 69

in people without the neces-
sity cf meeting them, using
samples of their handwrit-
ing for analysis purposes.

Yeshiva to Host
a Hanuka Party

Yeshivath Beth Yehtidah
will hold its annual Hanuka
carnival 11 a.m. Sunday in
the yeshiva building.
There will be' games,
prizes and traditional re-
freshments. All are wel-

To Our
Customers And Friends

May This
Festival Of Lights
Be Filled With
Health & Happiness

IRVING'S Furniture

In the t, Chanukah
commemorated war.
This year, may Chanukah
celebrate peace.


One can acquire every-
thing in solitude - except


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