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June 08, 1979 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-06-08

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Yeshiva University Dinner Sponsors Are
Told of Progress by Professor Alvin Schiff

Yeshiva University, by
producing in addition to
rabbis, Jewish educators,
synagogue administrators
and social workers, fills the
most important need a
Jewish university can per-
form for American Jewry,
Dr. Alvin Schiff, professor
in the school of social
studies and humanities at
Yeshiva University, told
local leaders who gathered
Monday evening, at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Man-
dell Berman, prior to the
annual dinner of Detroit
Friends of Yeshiva Univer-
sity to be held at Cong.
Shaarey Zedek WedneSday _Jewish endeavor."
In his address to the De-
Berman, as chairman of troit leaders, Dr. Schiff said:
the dinner committee, ex-
"The path to building a
pressed gratitude to his new generation of com-
associates for the support in mitted Jewiih leaders
sponsoring the dinner lies in combining the sec-
which will honor Sadie and ular and professional
Irwin Cohn "for their many training today's youth
services in all fields of demand with intensive

Jewish education.
"The facts indicate that
those Jews who receive
their education from in-
stitutions supported by and
responsive to the Jewish
community, express their
gratitude through involve-
ment in preserving Jewish
life as we know it."

of other alumni who volun-
teer their time in smaller
Jewish communities as far
away as Australia and have
helped revitilize Jewish life
as well as rekindle the
spark of Jewish commit-
ment among thousands of
estranged teens.
* * *

He pointed to a recent
study of alumni conducted
by the Office of Alumni Af-
fairs of the university. Of
graduates who- received a
total of 18,800 degrees over
the last 53 years from
Yeshiva University, 14,000
are presently serving the
Jewish community as pro-
fessional employees or lay
In addition; 1,500 are pre-
sently living in Israel,
where they head many of
that country's most impor-
tant service agencies.
He also detailed the work

Alumni Group
Seeks Members

Sinai Guild Donates $80,000 from Sales
in Gift Shop for Research at Hospital

A check for $80,000 was
presented to Sinai Hospital
of Detroit'S Executive Vice
President Irving A. Shapiro
by Sinai's Gift Shop Man-
ager Mrs. Philip Krawitz at
the Sinai Guild volunteers'
annual luncheon-meeting
and fashion show.
Proceeds from the gift
shop, which now total
$744,000 over its 26-year
history, are earmarked for
research at the hospital. --
Shapiro said that it was
these annual contributionS
that enable Sinai Hospital
to sponsor such events as
the International Medical
Laser Symposium, held at
Detroit's Renaissance Cen-
ter, which attracted 400
physicians and scientists
from all over the world.

projects. Her assignments
Before a crowd of
will include program de-
nearly 400 guild mem-
velopment, long-range
bers and guests, guild
President Mrs. Ray - planning and other special
Shapero gave a of
Prior to assuming her
speech in honor of Dr. Ju-
lien Priver, who was
position at Sinai, Mrs. Per-
Sinai's first Executive
sin was the assistant direc-
tor of the Greater Detroit
Vice President, assuming
Area Hospital. Council, a
this position at the hospi-
position she held since 1974.
tal's inception more than
She completed her adminis-
26 years ago.
trative residency at the
In recognition of Dr. Metropolitan Hospital and
Priver's continual support Health Centers in Detroit.
of the guild, Mrs. Shapero She co-authored several
presented him with an professional publications.
engraved silver belt buckle
as a token of appreciation
from the guild.

Meanwhile, the hospital
announced the appointment
of Marcia N. Persin as assis-
tant administrator - special

* * *

The Michigan Alumni of
Yeshiva University and
alumnae of Stern College
for women are seeking
members for its existing
alumni association. Persons
interested in joining should
call Dr. Arnold Singerman,


* **

Yeshiva U. Cites
Sephardi Leader

NEW YORK — Dr. Nes-
sim D. Gaon, president of
the World.Sephardi Federa-
tion, called for an -end to a
"syndrome of pride and
Prejudice against Sephardi
Jews" which is a "cause of
serious concern in the
House of Israel," at Yeshiva
University's annual ,
Sephardi studies dinner.
Dr. • Gaon accepted
Yeshiva University's Dis-
tinguished Service Award
from its president, Dr.
Norman Lamm.
The Yeshiva University
Sephardic Heritage Dinner
celebrated - the 15th an-
niversary of the university's
Sephardic studies program,
which is directed by Dr. Sol-
omon Gaon and Rabbi Her-
bert Dobrinsky.

Wins 'Law Degree

Laurence R. Imerman
was graduated from the
University of Detroit Law
School recently.

Friday, June 8, 1979 21

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Headmaster, Rabbi Robert Abramson
Administrator, June Weinberg

A limited number of
openings still remain
• for September for
Kindergarten and 1st grade.

Irving A. Shapiro, executive vice president of
Sinai Hosptial of Detroit, accepts a check for $80,000
from Mrs. Philip Krawitz, Sinai's gift shop manager,
to be used for hospital research.

Oak Park Radio Station
Marathon Aids Heart Fund

Radio station WOPR
Oak Park High School and
the American Heart Asso-
ciation will benefit -from
proceeds gained during the
station's Mafathon '79
slated to begin 7 p.m. today.
The marathon will conclude
6 p.m. June 19.

Guest celebrities from the
area will participate.
Representatives from the
heart association will be on
hand to answer phone-in
questions on heart disease.
To make a tax deductible
pledge, call the station,

We invite parents of students enteripg Kindergar-
ten and 1st grade to visit our school, meet our
teachers and headmaster, and learn about our
exciting program. Please call for an appointment.

Bus transportation is available.

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No child will be denied an education at Hillel because of parents inability to pay the full charges. Tuition allowances will continue to be granted on individual needs.
Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit admits Jewish students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin. Its admission and scholarship prograMs are non discriminatory.

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