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May 25, 1979 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-05-25

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Jewish War Veterans

MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE; DEPARTMENT CONVENTION
Department of Michigan Commander Sanford Rosenthal, of the Jewish War Vete-
rans, urges all members of the Detroit area Jewish Community to join with his
organization in the sacred observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 1979 at
services at Machpelah Cemetery, beginning promptly at 10:00 AM. Commander
Rosenthal has also announced that the Community is cordially invited to attend the
Opening of the Department's 38th Annual Convention at 8:00 PM on Friday, June
1st at the Northland Inn. This Oneg Shabbot will include Friday night religious
services; introduction of dignitaries of the military, veterans organizations, officials of
every level of government; the awarding of Scholarships to many young men and
women for the pursuit of their college aspirations. A nominal charge for refresh-
ments.

"We must never forget those who made the supreme sacrifice in American wars,"
stated Commander Rosenthal, "and as Jews, we pay particular homage to our
heroic Jewish war dead. We of the Jewish War Veterans are the custodians of the
records of their war deeds, but the entire Jewish community basks in the glory of
their achievements, therefore one hour a year to remember their names and
achievements is, in the very least, the duty and obligation of everyone. We have
placed American flags on each of their graves in the Detroit Metro area in every
cemetery, but the official ceremony will be at Machpelah." A short service will also be
conducted at 8:00 am at Oak Park City Hall.

Auxiliary President Diana Joffe mentioned that "as we pay our respectes to the
Holocaust victims and valiant Israeli war dead at appropriate times during the year,
we can NEVER allow ourselves to forget our fallen men and women of American
wars, who gave us this great legacy ... America."

JWV Memorial Home Association President Jay Schwartz announced that the
Shrine for the Michigan Jewish War Dead at 16990 W. Twelve Mile Road in
Southfield will be open between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm on Monday, May 28th
(Memorial Day) for visitors. Here the priveless mural Isaiah's Dream, the Golden
Book, and the pictures of each of the fallen war heroes may be viewed.

The 1979 Convention General Chairpersons WILLIAM
and BERTHA GREENBERG call all Michigan JWV and
JWVA people to annual Convention at the Northland Inn
in Southfield, Michigan. Events following the Friday
night June 1st Oneg Shabbot are: Saturday morning
services at Congregation B'Nai Moshe. Saturday night
June 2nd Commander's Banquet at Northland Inn.
Sunday morning Memorial Services at Northland Inn
conducted by the Ladies Auxiliary for the members who
have died in peace time, and the Business Sessions and
Election of Officers all day Sunday June 3rd.

The General Community is
Cordially Invited to Attend

JWV Oneg Shabbot

Friday, June 1, 1979
Northland Inn, Southfield, Michigan
8:00 pm

• Friday Evening Services
• Dignitaries of Government,
. Military, Veterans Organizations,
and the Community
• Scholarship Awards
• Refreshments (nominal charge)

"CALL TO CONVENTION" of. the Depart-
ment of Michigan and Ladies Auxiliary (Diana
Joffe, President) Jewish War Veterans of the

William

Bertha Greenberg
General Chairpersons

&

YOU ARE
CORDIALLY
INVITED
TO VISIT .

Friday, May 25, 1979

JEWISH WAR VETERANS
SHRINE
TO THE MICHIGAN
JEWISH WAR DEAD

MEMORIAL
DAY
MONDAY,
MAY 28,

1:00 P.M.
to 4:00 P.M.

Monday
thru
Friday
10-4

TO PRESERVE THE
MEMORIES AND RECORDS
OF PATRIOTIC SERVICE
PERFORMED BY THE MEN
AND WOMEN OF OUR FAITH.
TO HONOR THEIR MEMORY
AND SHIELD FROM NEGLECT
THE GRAVES OF OUR
HEROIC DEAD."

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And He shall judge between the nations,
And shall decide for many peoples;
And they shall beat their swords into plowshares,
And their spears into pruning-hooks;
Nation shall not lift up sword against nation,
Neither shall they learn war any more.

"Their Gift Was Life, Their Legacy is Freedom"

JWV MEMORIAL HOME ASSOCIATION

16990 W. Twelve Mile Road, Southfield, Mich. 48076
559-5680
Jay Schwartz, President

To the Entire Jewish Community

It is hoped and expected
that every American will
discharge his and her solemn
duty by memorializing our
heroic war dead of all
American wars on Memorial Day.
Please join us in this sacred
observance on
Monday, May 28, 1979
10:00 A.M.
Machpelah. Cemetery

Special Guests: Balfour Branch
Canadian Legion

Sanford Rosenthal, Commander, Department of Michigan

JEWISH WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

559-5680

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