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June 29, 1979 - Image 49

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-06-29

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

LZA Will Honor Lieberman in September

A dinner honoring Morris
— Lieberman for "nearly a
half-century of extraordi-
nary dedication to the Labor
Tr' Zionist Movement" will be
held Sept. 16 at the Raleigh
'House.
Co-chairmen Isadore
Shrodeck and Abram
Medow declared that the
- dinner would also serve to
promote Lieberman's inter-
est in the Israeli Boy's
Training School in Urim.
"We of the Detroit Jewish
cor pity have been the
ben_ ,ctors of a lifetime of



Bnai Brith
Activities

METROPOLITAN
`;DETROIT BNAI BRITH
BOWLING ASSOCIA-
TION installed Morris
Penner president at its an-
nual installation and
_, memorial services at the
Furniture Club. Other- offi-
cers are: Mary Litt, Jeff
Zussman and Raymond
Hassen, vice presidents;
Mark Sperling, secretary;
‘ Israel Liebowitz, treasurer;
and Darold Daien, Herb
Scherr, Ben Labe and Dave
Diskin, trustees. Special
-., awards were given to
Harold "Q.P." Weiss and
- Max Englander.
* * *
COUPLETS UNIT will
go to Meadow Brook to hear
the Detroit Symphony Or-
chestra 8:30 p.m. July 14.
There is a charge. Reserva-
tion deadline is Saturday.
Guests are invited. A picnic
at Meadow Brook will begin
at 6:30 p.m. For informa-
I tion, call Dora Goldstein,
548-6291; Arlene Lader-
' man, 548-2808; or Linda
Yellin, social services vice
president, 545-4449.

DOWNTOWN-FOX
- LODGE will hold its an-
, nual all-day picnic July 8 at
Oak Park Major Park's
- shelter area. There will be
races and prizes for
youngsters age 5-16. There
will be an egg-throwing
contest for couples and
_ seniors. Refreshments will
be available.
** *
BNAI BRITH AC-
COUNTANTS LODGE
announces the deadline for

F

Monday. A steering com-
mittee meeting will take
place 8 p.m. July 10 at the
r.E3a,
rith Council office,
217-,— W. 10 Mile, South-
Wield. For information, call
the Bnai Brith office, 354-
* 6100.
* * *

BB Launches
-Health-Related
Fields Unit

A new Bnai Brith Unit for
persons in the medical, den-
tal, pharmaceutical and re-
lated fields is in formation.
A complimentary break-
fast meeting for interested
persons will take place 8
a.m. July 11 at Maxwell's
Restaurant at the South-
field Athletic Club.
-' For reservations, call the
Bnai Brith office, 354-6100.

MORRIS LIEBERMAN
extraordinarily creative
and dedicated commitment
to the Zionist cause," the
dinner co-chairmen stated.
"In honoring Morrie
Lieberman, we think it
appropriate to support and
promote the project to which
he has given so much."
The Urim school, lo-
cated in the Carmel Hills
in Kiryat Tivon, is dedi-
cated to the education
and preparation for Is-
raeli life of 200 -teenage
boys each year —
youngsters who need the
practical training, disci-
pline and care that for
various reasons had been
denied them in earlier
years. The Urim program
has depended in large
measure on American
support.
"To me, Urim represents
a symbol of Israel's main
strength and best hope,"
Lieberman said. "The secu-
rity of that country can be
protected only by a united,
educated and prepared
people, and the best guaran-
tors of a safe future are the
youth."
Lieberman, a native De-

troiter, is a practicing at-
torney and a national leader
in the Labor Zionist move-
ment. Before World War II,
he helped to organize the
League for Labor Palestine
at the request of Golda
Meir.
Lieberman is national
vice president of AMPAL
(American Israel Corpora-
tion), chairman of the Mid-
west Region of Histadrut
and of the Histradrut Foun-
dation. 'He is chairman of
the Labor Zionist Alliance
Midwest Region and serves
on the board and executive
committee of the national
organization. He is one of
the founders and now
chairman of the Histadrut
Campaign of Metropolitan
Detroit.

Lieberman is algo a
member of the executive
committee of the Jewish
Community Council,
chairman of the board of
the Labor Zionist Insti-
tute and a member of the
board of the Jewish
Vocational Service. He is

Dr. Charles C. Wang,
principal research physicist
for Ford Motor Co., co-
ordinated the tour of Sinai's
laser laboratory with the
hospital for the Chinese
delegation.

Mr. and Mrs. Group, City
of Hope, will meet 7:30 p.m .
Sunday at the Hunters
Ridge Apts. club house.
Meyer Feinstein, chair-
man of the Bob-Lo cruise,
* * *
slated for July 18, will dis-
cuss the final ar- ACademy Elects
rangements.
Sinai Surgeon
Hosting the meeting will
Dr. Saul Sakwa, chair-
be Mr. and Mrs. Jules Olen
and Mr. and Mrs. Iry man of Sinai Hospital's de-
(Sarah) Pitt. A social hour partment of surgery, has
been elected president of the
will follow.

.

JNF Office Lists
Revised Hours

The Jewish National
Fund office, located at
27308 Southfield, South-
field, will be closed Sundays
from July 1 through Sept. 9,
it was announced by Carmi
Slomovitz, president of the
JNF Council of Greater De-
troit.
Regular office hours will
prevail. They are 9 a.m.-5
p.m. Monday through
Thursday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday.
To buy trees or discuss the
planting of gardens, arbors,
groves, forests or woodlands
in Israel, call the JNF,
557-6644.

The Gan Rinah Nursery
School at Cong. Beth Achim
is taking registration for
fall.
The program includes
free play, readiness, arts
and crafts, music and holi-
day observance.
For information or to reg-
ister a child, call Judith Rol-
lins, 626-8571.

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Chinese Scientists at Sinai
for Study of Laser Surgery

A delegation of top scien-
tists and optical engineers
from the People's Republic
of China came to Sinai Hos-
pital of Detroit June 8 to
tour the hospital's laser lab-
oratory and learn about
U.S. advancements made in
the field of 'laser surgery
and in the treatment of dis-
eases.
The party was greeted by
Sinai's Executive Vice
President Irving A. Shapiro
and by the, chairman of
Sinai's board of trustees' re-
search committee, Erwin S.
Simon.
Trip for Seniors
Of the 16 lasers utilized in
to Catskills Set
the laser laboratory at
The Oak Park Senior Sinai, the group was espe-
Citizens Center still is tak- cially interested in learning
ing reservations for a trip to about laser surgical proce-
the Stevensville Country dures for ophthalmological
Club in the Catskill Moun- disorders. Dr. Hugh
tains in New York, slated Beckman, Sinai's medical
director of the laser labora-
J _ uly 29-Aug. 3.
Cost of the trip includes tory and chairman of the
round-trip air transporta- department of eye, ear, nose
tion, three kosher meals and throat, conducted the
daily, deluxe accommoda- tour and demonstrated the
tions, entertainment, use of use of "anti-glaucoma" las-
hotel facilities, round-trip ers, such as the Argon and
transfers, baggage han- Ruby lasers which are used
dling, gratuities and an es- in the treatment of
cort. Accommodations are glaucoma, and eye disorder.
based on double occupancy.
The Chinese delegation
For reservations, was introduced to the use
brochures and information, of the rapid super pulsed
call the senior citizens cen- carbon dioxide laser,
ter, 541-0900.
which was researched,
designed and built in
Sinai's laser laboratory.

Couples to Meet
for City of Hope

past president of the De-
troit Zionist Federation
and is presently execu-
tive vice president.
He served for a number of
years on the executive
board of the Jewish Welfare
Federation and was the first
president of the Detroit
Metropolitan Chapter of the
American Jewish Congress.

Nursery Opens
Registration for
Fall Program

Friday, June 29, 1919 49

Academy of Surgery of De-
troit.
Dr. Sakwa served as
secretary-treasurer for
three
years
and as
president-elect for the past
year. The Academy of
Surgery of Detroit's mem-
bership includes physicians
throughout Michigan.
Dr. Sakwa has been
chairman of the department
of surgery at Sinai for the
past six years. He is also
clinical assistant professor
of surgery at the Wayne
State University School of
Medicine and is a diplomate
of the American Board of
Surgery as well as a fellow
of the American College of
Surgeons.

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