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The Detroit Jewish News, 1981-04-03

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52

Friday, April 3, 1981

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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Music by

Sam Barnett

Big or small, we custom
the music to-your needs.

968-2563

JCC Plans Movies, Children's Program

The original version of
The Jazz Singer," starring
Al Jolson in the motion pic-
ture industry's first "tal-

The Sisterhood of
TEMPLE EMANU-EL

invites you to join us for a

V.I.P. LUNCHEON & CONCERT

proudly presenting the

NEW WORLD STRING QUARTET

acclaimed for their performance
at the Bartok Festival

kie," will be presented to the
public 7:30 p.m. Sunday at
the Jimmy Prentis Morris
Branch of the Jewish Corn-
munity Center. The event is
co-sponsored by the Bnai
Brith Hillel Foundation at
Wayne State University.
There is a charge.
The Russian Accultura-
tion Program of the Center
will show the-romantic mus-
ical "The Gypsy Camp Van-
ishes Into The Blue," 7:30
p.m., April 11 at the Morris
Branch. The film has Rus-
sian dialog and English
subtitles. There is a charge.
Members of the Center
will exhibit their art works
through April 12 in the an-
nual Members' Art Show at
the main center.
There is no charge for
admission, and the public is
invited.
The Center will have
activities for children in
kindergarten through
6th grade April 21-24,
from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Children can be enrolled
for one, two, three or four
days. On April 21, the film
"Xanadu" will be shown.
On April 22, the children
will roller skate at
Bonaventure.
April 23 is Circus Day for
Kindergarten and 1st

graders, where they create
their own circus fantasies.

* * *

Scharg Trys for
Maccabia Games

.

For 2nd and 3rd graders, it's
Super Sports Day, a choice
of gymnastics, basketball,
racquetball, indoor soccer
and dance aerobics. For
4th-6th graders, it's Crea-
tive Craft Day — wood-
working, candlemaking,
string sculpture, leather
crafts, macrame and more.
On April 24, it'll be sports
for Kindergarten-1st and
4th-6th graders and crea-
tive crafts for 2nd and 3rd
graders.
Registration deadline is
April 16. There is a charge.
For information on these -
programs, call the Jewish
Community Center, 661-
1000.

* * *

STEVE SCHARG

Nineteen-year-old Steve
Scharg of Southfield has re-
ceived an invitation to try
out for the United States
Maccabean Basketball
Team. The tryouts are being
held this weekend in Col-
umbus, Ohio.
Only 30 athletes have
been selected to try and
make the U.S. team to play
in the Maccabia Games in
Israel in July. Scharg plays
basketball regularly at the
Jewish Community Center,
and is a former member of
the Southfield-Lathrup
High School team.

Festival Dancers
Repeat Concert

"A Celebration of Jewish
Music and Dance," the re,
cent sold-out dance concert
at the Jewish Community'
Center of Metropolitan De-
troit, will be performed at
the Southfield Civic Center
on April 14.
The Center's Festiva-I--
Dancers have also been in-
vited to open the Meadow- c--)
brook Children's Series on
June 27. They will perform__
"The Teeny Tiny Lady Pre-
sents A Carnival of Dance."

Israel Emissary Flesch Brings
Person to Person' Bond Program

MONDAY, APRI. 13th 11:45 A.M.

sponsor $18.00

patron $30.00

Free ba bysitting
at
TEMPLE EMANU-EL

14450 West Ten Mile Road

reservations 961-4020

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George Flesch, a pioneer
in the ranks of Israel's buil-
ders, a former member of
the Knesset, conferred here
with leading communal
personalities to introduce a
"Person to Person" task to
advance the Israel Bonds
program.
The new effort, he em-
phasized, is aimed at enroll-
ing at least 1,000 Bond pur-
chasers in amounts of
$100,000 or more each, in
support of the
Mediterranean-to-Dead Sea
canal which was approved
by the Knesset last week.

GEORGE FLESCH

"This plan is a fulfillment
of the dream of Theodor
Herzl," Flesch said. "I would
call it the Herzl Canal At-
tained. It is'a major part of
the Israel Bonds program,
which is not a charity but
marks a share in advancing
the economic needs of Is-
rael. My view is that a pos-
session of an Israel Bond is
to assure a Bond with Is-
rael."
The canal is being ad-
vanced as one of the
major needs of Israel.
Flesch pointed out that
the fulfillment of this
plan will be to the advan-
tage of all nations in the
Mediterranean area.
Greater Detroit is the
62nd American community
visited by Flesch on his cur-
rent tour. His plan for
enrollment of the
$100.000-or-more Israel
Bond purchasers will prob-
ably take him to as many
more American cities before
he completes his current
mission. He has visited a
number of Latin American

communities before coming
to the United States.
Flesch expressed a chal-
lenge to American thinking
regarding arms for Saudi
Arabia. He asked whether
those supporting this plan
really believe that Saudi
Arabia can withstand an at-
tack from Russia as the
supporters of planes for the
Saudis contend. He pointed
to the weakness of the
Saudis in the Arab world
and asked whether the
entire scheme is not a politi-
cal delusion stemming from
the oil power involved in the
current Middle East conten-
tions.
Flesch went to Palestine
from Vienna in 1933. He__
was an elected member of
Assefat Hanivcharim, the
representative body of
Palestine Jewry under the
British. This_ assembly be-
came the Constituent As-
sembly that proclaimed the
state of Israel in 1948.
Elected to the Knesset
in 1951, he became a
member of the Foreign
Affairs and Defense'
Committee and is consid-
ered one of Israel's top
authorities in the field of
foreign affairs.
Flesch has represented
Israel abroad on many occa-
sions as an envoy. A world
famous athlete, he partici-
pated in international
swimming meets, including
the Olympics and European-
Championships.
From 1971-1977. Flesch
was European representa-
tive of the Jewish agency's
external relations depart-
ment with headquarters in --
Geneva.

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