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The Detroit Jewish News, 1981-01-16

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16 Friday, January 16, 1981

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

I Attention Doctors

List of Historic Facts and Faces from Jewish Detroit

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"History of Detroit, Michi- Grand Rapids was the
first Jewish member of
Dr. Emil Amberg, a gan."
Nathan Bielfield was the Michigan State Legis-
graduate of the Univer-
sity of Heidelburg in 1894, the first president of the lature. He served the
is the only Jewish physician Detroit House of Shelter 1871-1873 term. He also
was the first Michigan
portrayed in the biographi- (Hakhnosas Orkhim).
William Boxerman, Fred Jewish member of the
cal section in George N. Ful-
M. Butzel's biographer, was United States House of
ler's "Historic Michigan."
the first executive director Representatives. He
Dr. Max Bailin was De- of the Detroit Jewish Com- served the term 1883-
troit's first Jewish surgeon. munity Council.
1885.
Moses Benmoshe, born in
Harry Keidan was Wayne
Henry Magnus Butzel
England
in
1882
and
mar-
New Equipment Also
was the first Jewish chief County's first Jewish Cir-
ried to Simma Guttwoch, justice of the Michigan Sup- cuit Court judge.
Doctor Medical Resale
came to Detroit in 1914 reme Court.
Julian H. Krolik, com-
where he practiced
Call
Adolph Deutch founded munity leader and philan-
medicine and surgery. His American (Federal) Sav- thropist, was the first reci-
IRA H. RUBIN
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for excellent rates and services
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in Clarence M. Burton's
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569-4407
Mrs. Joseph H. Ehrlich Award for Distinguished
was the first woman reci- Community Service, estab-

pient of the Fred M. Butzel lished by the Jewish Wel-
1
Memorial Award for distin- fare Federation of Detroit in
guished community service.
1951.
Miriam and Aba Kush-
Walter L. Field, author
of "A People's Epic" and ner are the first ar-
"Symphony of Threes,"
chivists of Temple Beth
wrote "Gleanings from El's archives, which con-
the Bible." Published by tain the largest collection
the Keren Reuven Fund of Michigan Jewish his-
of the World Jewish Bible torical documents and
Society, it includes greet- materials.
Carl Levin is Michigan's
ings from Prime Minister
first Jewish U.S. Senator.
Menahem Begin.
Samuel Levin was Wayne
Joseph Forbes, first
ROLEX
Jewish mayor of Oak Park, State University's first
is Democratic majority Jewish professor and
from Dec. 15 open 9:30-7:30
leader of the Michigan chairman of the Depart-
ment of Economics.
Sat. til15:30
House of Representatives.
Samuel Marcus, Detroit's
Rabbi Leon Fram founded
Temple Israel in 1941. Its first rabbi, served from 1850
first president was Morris until his death in 1854.
David Marx was Detroit's
Garvett.
first kosher butcher.
Prof.
David
N.
Freedman
851-7333
David Nederlander,
is the editor of the "Anchor
born May 24, 1886, was
Farmington Hills
31313 Northwestern
Bible Series" of Doubleday.
rl
Walter Goodman was the the progenitor of Michi-
• Jewelry Designers & Manufacturers
first Jewish manager of the gan's well-known theat-
of Original Cs Unusual Creations
rical dynasty.
Michigan State Fair.
Authorized Appraisers • Estate Liquidators
Max Osnos was Sinai
Julius Houseman of
Hospital's first president.
Dr. Ralph Pino helped es-
tablish Blue Cross-Blue
Shield of Michigan.
Arthur A. Polachek pub-
lished The Detroit Jewish
Society Book of 1916," a ver-
itable store-house of local
Jewish historical informa-
tion.
Meyer L. Prentis, the
great philanthropist, was
a long-time treasurer of
the General Motors Corp.
Esther Prussian or-
ganized the Detroit Service
Group in 1926, the year the
Jewish Welfare Federation
of Detroit was formed.
E. Rabinowitz and
Hyman Buchhalter were
the first president and vice
president, respectively, of
the United Hebrew Schools.

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Dr. Harry C. Satzstein,
Sinai Hospital's first chief of
staff, authored the publica-
tion "Sinai Hospital and the
North End Clinic."
Samuel Satovsky and
Harry Slatkin were De-
troit's early Jewish buil-
ders. The former con-
structed the once-
famous, now demolished,
Graystone Ballroom the
latter built entire blocks
of houses in the Motor
City.
Dr. Harold T_Shapiro is
the first Jewish president of
the University of Michigan.
Isaiah Leo Sharfman was
the first dean of the School
of Economics at the Univer-
sity of Michigan.
Simon Shetzer, national
Zionist leader, was the first
president of the Detroit
Jewish Community Coun-
cil.
Charles C. Simons, who
represented the second dis-
trict in the Michigan State
Senate and was Republican
presidential elector-at-
large in 1916, was the first
Detroit Jewish judge of the
Eastern District of Michi-
gan and United States
Court of Appeals in Cincin-
nati, Ohio.
David W. Simons, out-
standing community
leader, born in Russia in
1856 and came to Detroit
in 1870, was the first
Jewish member and
long-time president of the
Detroit Lighting Com-

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will be marked Jan. 23-25
by delegates attending the
1981 national conference of
the American ORT Federa-
tion at the Sheraton Center
in New York City.
With some 800 delegates
expected from Jewish com-
munities throughout the
United States, the confer-
ence will be called upon to
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the Detroit Common
Council.
Leonard N. Simons was
the first Jewish president of
the Detroit Historical
Commission.
Philip Slomovitz, a foun-
der of the American Asso-
ciation of English Jewish
Newspapers, established in
1945, was its first president.
Dr. Guy Stern was the
first Jewish vice president
and provost of Wayne State
University.
Dr. Saul Sugar, a veteran
Detroit ophthalmologist
helped create the Israe
Numismatics Society of
Michigan.
Isadore and Leon Win-
kelman established the
Winkelman Stores, Inc.
Stanley Winkelman, a
former president of the De-
troit Jewish Community
Council, is the current
president and chief execu-
tive officer of the Winkel-
man Stores.

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