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April 24, 1981 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1981-04-24

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Flint News

Flint Teenager
Named Finalist
for Pageant

lives of many Jews from States in 1947 on an aca-
Nazi concentration camps. demic scholarship. He
Lantos and his wife claim earned his bachelor's and
their lives were saved by master's degrees from the
University of Washington
Lantos has introduced a and was elected to Phi Beta
bill in Congress asking that Kappa honorary society.
Wallenberg be made an
In 1948, at the age of 19,
honorary U.S. citizen.
Lantos began his university
A member of the San teaching career as a
Francisco State Univer- member of the University of
sity faculty since 1950, Washington faculty. He
Lantos took a leave of ab- joined the San Francisco
sence as senior professor State faculty in 1950 and
in the economics de- earned his doctorate in in-
partment to run for Con- ternational economics from
the University of California
Lantos was born in at Berkeley in 1953.
Budapest in 1928. By the
time he was 16, he was
actively involved in the un-
derground resistance. His
entire family was mur-
dered by the SS and the Ges-
tapo. After World War II the
Soviets pushed out the
Nazis, and again Lantos be-
came a resistance fighter,
this time in the Student
Anti-Communism effort
and on Radio Budapest. •
He came to the United

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Flint Obituaries

Sophie Shapiro


Francine Rochelle Be-
rner, daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. Gerald Berner of Flint,
has been named one of the
100 finalists who will com-
pete in the 1981 Michigan
National Teenager Pageant
May 1-3 at the Plymouth
Hilton Inn.
Contestants are judged on
scholastic achievement,
leadership, poise, personal-
ity and appearance. There is
no swimsuit or talent
Francine attends Carman
High School and is a
member of Flint's Temple
Beth El youth group. She is
a member of the Carman
High School Band and is a
volunteer for the March of

Flint Federation
OKs Day Camp

The Flint Jewish Federa-
tion is making plans to re-
sume a summer day camp
operation for children age
6-10. It will operate five
days a week from July 13 to
24 at Holiday Hills of Camp
The proposal, submitted
the federation's youth ac-
.ties committee under
tie chairmanship of Emily
Bank, was approved April 1
at a special meeting of the
FJF board of dirktors.
Those interested in regis-
tering for the camp should
contact the federation


Flint People
Make News

Larry Kassel
graduated from the Univer-
sity of Michigan School of

Sophie Shapiro, co-
founder of Shapiro's, died
April 10 at age 75.
Born in Russia, Mrs.
Shapiro lived in Flint since
1939. She was a member of
Cong. Beth Israel and
Hadassah. She resided at
406 Suncrest.
Mrs. Shapiro is survived
by two sons, Irwin of Grand
Blanc and Edward; two
daughters, Mrs. Lawrence
(Rita) Feinstein and Mrs.
James (Barbara) Weisberg;
11 grandchildren and three


Monday — Beth -Israel
Sisterhood board, noon; and
Beth El board, 8 p.m.
Wednesday — FJF
Women's Division cham-
pagne brunch, 11 a.m.,
Meadow Brook Hall.
Thursday — FJF Senior
Friendship Club, noon,
Temple Beth El; and FJF
board of directors, 8 p.m.


Couple Tells
Wedding Plans

Mr. and Mrs. George
Schlesinger of Syracuse,
N.Y., announce the
engagement of their daugh-
ter, Joanne of Flint, to Joel
Kleiner, son of Mrs. Ab-
raham Kleiner of Flint and
the late Mr. Kleiner.
A July wedding - is

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As in the sand, you dig a pit,
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Wallenberg Advocate Lantos to Speak

Tom • Lantos, newly-
elected congressman from
California's 11th District
and an underground resis-
ter of the Nazi regime while
a youth in Budapest, Hun-
gary, will speak at Cong.
Beth Israel at 8 p.m. Tues-
Lantos' talk is sponsored
by the Flint Jewish Federa-
tion Community Relations
antos and his wife, An-
nette, are active in efforts to
discover the whereabouts of
Raoul Wallenberg, a Swede
credited with saving the

Friday, April 24, 1981

Warning The Surgeon General Has Determined
That Cigarette SMoking Is Dangerous toYour Health.

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