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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-11-09

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54 Friday, November 9, 1919

ARRY FREEDMAN

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647-2367

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

New Immigrants?

BUCHAREST (JTA) —
Romanian Chief Rabbi
Moses Rosen reported here
that 321 families represent-
ing 729 people have regis-
tered for immigration to Is-
rael.

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Young Widowed Are Focus
of SPACE Panel Discussion

The Young Widowed Pro-
gram Committee of SPACE
will sponsor a meeting for
widowed men and women
entitled, "Are You Planning
Ahead?" 8 p.m. Thursday at
the National Council of
Jewish Women offices,
16400 W. 12 Mile, South-
field.
Attorney Hank Gornbein
will lead a panel, including
an accountant and an in-

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surance agent. They will
discuss the legal and finan-
cial needs which arise when
one becomes widowed and
will answer questions on
money matters, tax prob-
lems and legal situations.
SPACE is a service for'
widowed and divorced men
and women and their
families, sponsored by the
Greater Detroit Section,
NCJW. Carole Israel is
chairperson of the Young
Widowed Program Commit-
tee. There is a charge.

Readers Forum

■ Materials submitted to the R eaders Forum must be brief.
The writer's name will be withheld from publication upon
request. No unsigned letters will be published. Materials will
not be returned unless a stamped, self-addressed envelope is
enclosed.

Psychiatrist Rejects
Professor's Message

ing a professor of psychiatry
Editor, The Jewish News:
Dr. Thomas Szasz ad- condemn his own profes-
dressed a large Detroit sion.
Dr. Szasz is a skiff:—
audience on Oct. 29, 1979,
at the invitation of the Bir- propagandist whose ac-
mingham Temple. The title tivities did not injure
For Men Only," a dis- of his speech was "Psychia- psychiatry, but brought
cussion group for try: Enemy of Freedom." On about unprecedented
widowed and divorced behalf of the Michigan neglect of the chronically
men will meet 7:30 p.m. Psychiatric Society, I asked mentally ill. Dr. Szasz,
Monday at the NCJW for the opportunity to re- and others like him,
offices. There is a charge. spond briefly. This request brought about pseudo-
liberation of the
SPACE will also hold its was denied.
Two days before the ap- chronically mentally ill.
weekly Wednesday evening
drop-in discussion group for pearance of Dr. Szasz, the Helpless people, unable
the widowed and divorced.8 Detroit Free Press carried a to function, have been
p.m. Wednesday in the front page interview with railroaded out of public
NCJW offices. A trained Dr. Szasz which, among institutions and deliv-
facilitator will be on hand to others, indicated that he ered to the tender mer-
guide the rap session. There would appear at the Bir- cies of commercial oper-
ators of residential
mingham Temple.
is a charge.
homes
often located in
As
usual,
Dr.
Szasz
"in-
For information, call
Aida Cutler weekdays be- formed" his audience that so-called "social service
tween 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., mental illness is a myth ghettos" of large cities.
Dr. Szasz delivered his
created by psychiatrists to
557-9604.
gratify their perverse need message of freedom for a fee
Knesseter Due
to lock people up. Dr. Szasz of $2,000 plus expenses. An
believes that every person audience estimated' to be
for OP Lecture
has the right to commit around 800 paid $5 each to
Dr. Meir Pa'il, Israel suicide and should in no the Birmingham Temple.
Knesset member, will speak way be interfered with. Pseudo-liberation of the
on "Steps Toward a Peaceful These views have been very mentally ill is a profitable
Solution to the Israeli- influential in shaping business. The only victims
Palestinian Conflict" 8 p.m. American social policy, of this endeavor are the
Wednesday at the Oak Park vis-a-vis the severely men- mentally ill and their
Community Center.
tally -ill. The news media families.
Dr. Pa'il is a leader of the and the public enjoy hear-
Dr. Emanuel Tanay
Shelli Party, teaches his-
tory at the Tel Aviv Univer-
sity, was founder of the Is-
raeli Palestinian Peace
_Committee, is an editor of
Maynard Smith and
New Outlook, and former Editor, The Jewish News:
head of the Central Officers
This letter is in reference Thomas Wigle were
School of Israeli Defense.
to an article that appeared awarded their Medals be-
This talk is sponsored by in The Jewish News on Fri- fore the war ended. Wigle's
the Ad Hoc Committee for a
day, Nov. 2. The article was was, like Raymond
New Jewish Agenda. For in-
about Lt. Raymond Zussman's, awarded post-
formation, call Dr. Edward
Zussman and the Medal of humously.
We, of Michigan's Own,
Pintzuk, 645-1357.
Honor awarded to him.
Inc.,
like the Jewish War
Though I would not take
Israel has administered -anything away from a very Veterans of America,
brave soldier (Lt. Zussman) would like to revive
the occupied areas with a
I would like to point out that interest in the heroism
policy of non-presence and
the writer was wrong in the and patriotism of all
non-interference.
assertion that Lt. Zussman Michigan veterans and,
was the only resident of to this end, we continue
Michigan to receive a Con- to work.
As the director of Michi-
gressional Medal of Honor,
the highest decoration for gan's Own, Inc. I for one
military valor, during the would like to see stories of
Jewish military heroes be-
war."
There were a number of come a regular feature of
Michigan men that received The Jewish News.
Stanley J. Bozich
our nation's highest award,
no te!
(Editor's
names that come to mind
are Oscar Johnson, John Zussman was the of
Sjogren, Dirk Vlug and, if Jewish resident
the writer meant it literally Michigan to receive the
"during the war" then, award.)

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New Diplomacy Advocated

even if our opponents do
Editor, The Jewish News:
I believe we Jews are hate us what can we do by
afflicted with a persecution rolling up our sleeves and
complex. Certainly Jews clutching our fists?
have suffered much through
The Prophet Zechariah
the centuries at the hands of says, Not by might, nor
Jew-haters, but we are so by , power, but by My
sensitive that we label any- spirit saith the Lord."
one who disagrees with us, _"He that .keepeth Israel
and we never ask ourselves neither sleeps nor slum-
the question:
bers."
Maybe those who oppose
I would say, "diplomacy -
us are not necessarily Jew-
baiters but have a point of yes - but fighting and hostil-
view that we would do well ity — definitely no."
Irving Kugler
to consider. Furthermore,

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