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October 12, 1979 - Image 27

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-10-12

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Metropolitan Detroit ORT Groups Host
National Leaders at Haber Testimonial

World and national ORT
officials will join Monday, at
the testimonial dinner for
Dr. William Haber, in mak-
ing the event a dual celebra-
tion in tribute to the hon-
oree's 80th birthday and the
movement's 100th anniver-
Assuming global signifi-
cance, the event will be ad-
dressed by Dr. Abram Sac-
har, former president of
Brandeis University, who
was associated with Dr.
-Taber in Hillel
Lions and other causes for
three decades.
The testimonial dinner
committee includes: David
B. Hermelin and Irving

Nusbaum, dinner co-
chairmen; Robben Fleming,
Gov. William Milliken and
Paul Zuckerman, honorary
Formerly dean bf the
Literature, Science and
Arts College at the Uni-
versity of Michigan, Dr.
Haber is a nationally-
known economist and
labor negotiations arbit-
He now serves as adviser
to the executive officers at

the University of Michigan.
First exposed to ORT dur-
ing a stint as adviser to Gen.
Lucius Clay in post-war
Germany, Dr. Haber did
much to aid the cause of dis-
placed Jews. Upon return-
ing to the U.S., Dr. Haber
popularized the work of
ORT in this country.
Dr. Haber served as
president of the American
ORT Federation from 1950
to 1975 and has served as
president of the central

board of the World ORT
Union since 1955. ORT has
honored him with the estab-
lishment of a Haber chair at
the new ORT School of
Engineering in Jerusalem.
He has also served as
chairman of the National
Hillel Commission of Bnai
Brith, 1955-1963, and is a
member of the national
executive committee of the
American Jewish Commit-
tee and the board of gover-
nors of Hebrew University.


Friday, October 12, 1919 21

Named to Post


Benno Levi has been
elected treasurer of St.
Joseph Hospital in Mount
Clemens. He also is a
member of the national in-
surance and investment
committees of the hospital.



Largest Selection of Diamonds Anywhere




A flush beats a full house


no sabbath calls



Louis Zuckerman, CLU,
named President of
Newyork Life's TO Club

R. Manning Brown, Jr.,
Chairman of the Board
of New York Life (left),
and Marshall P. Bissell,
President (right),
Louis I. Zuckerman, CLU,
on his achievement.


Holocaust Class
at Mercy College

"The Holocaust: The Re-
sponses of the Christian
Churches" is the title of a
four-week course at Mercy
College of Detroit begin-
ning 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30.
The instructor will be Dr.
Carol Rittner, RSM, a par-
ticipant in the first interna-
tional conference of the
Holocaust and a member of
the Interfaith Coordinating
Committee on Teaching the
Holocaust. Sister Carol is
director of the learning re-
source center at Mercy Col-
To register, send name,
address and telephone
number to Dr. Leonard
Weber, Mercy College of
Detroit, 8200 W. Outer
Drive, Detroit 48219. There
is a charge. For _informa-
tion, call the college, 531-

Old Timers
Meeting FSet

The Hannah Schloss Old
imers will hold their an-
ual fall social meeting 1
p.m. Oct. 21 at the 10 Mile
branch of the Jewish Com-
munity Center.
The afternoon will be
highlighted by a perform-
ance of the Harmonie Trio,
conducted by pianist Lillian
Zelman. Featured will be
violinist Sadie Braver, cel-
list Harry Siegel and sop-
rano Shirley Frost.
Families and friends are in-
Brunch will be served.
For information, call Mollie
Bank, chairman of the day,
968-5298. Bernard Schlus-
sel is president.


AmOPg all the honors .
that can be earned by a
member of New York Life's
field force of nearly 9,000
agents in the United States
and Canada, the highest
honor is the Presidency of
the Top Club.
This year's President is
Louis I. Zuckerman, CLU,
of our Detroit General
Office. A New York Life
Agent since 1959, he is one
of the most outstanding
agents in the entire life
insurance business.
Lou works very closely
with business clients, their
attorneys, accountants, and
trust officers, concentrating
on estate planning, pension
plans, and business insur-
ance, including funding for
buy-and-sell agreements
and deferred compensation.
As a valued member of his
clients' financial planning

teams, he helps to conserve
estates and to keep closely
held businesses in the
Lou also serves many
younger people. For them,
he often suggests term
insurance that later can be
converted to permanent
whole life insurance as the
young people advance in
their careers and have
changing needs and circum-
Like other outstanding
agents, Lou is a leading
advocate of continuing
professional education to
keep up-to-date on changes
in tax laws and other gov-
ernmental regulations affect-
ing business. In 1963, he
earned the designation of
Chartered Life Underwriter
(CLU) awarded by the
American College for four
years of advanced study. He

belongs to two study groups
of leading New York Life
Agents from various parts of
the country. Each-year, he
participates in seminars in
Washington, D.C., con-
ducted by the prestigious
Association for Advanced
Life Underwriting. He is
active in the industry's
Million Dollar Round Table
and its elite Top of the Table,
comprised of some 400 top
life insurance agents.
He is also active in com-
munity affairs, has served as
President of the Temple
Israel Men's Club in Detroit,
and is an active participant
in charitable fund-raising
New York Life is proud
to join his many friends and
clients in congratulating
Louis Zuckerman, CLU, on
achieving Presidency of the
Top Club.

New York Life.
For all of your life.

New York Life Insurance Company, 31 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10010.
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