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July 31, 1981 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1981-07-31

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

IL Lasky Profiles
the Ford Family

Search for Gaucher's Cure
Continues at NY Workshop

Friday, July 31, 1981 21

DR. ISIDORE STEINER

Associate, American College of Foot Surgeons
ents carry the gene, the
NEW YORK
chances
are
one
in
four
that
Gaucher's disease, one of
(Home Care Podiatrists)
(Continued from Page 20) back — quietly. One way the most common genetic their child will'have the dis-
troit, at the mass rally on Was to avoid living near the disorders among Ashkenazi ease.
proudly announces the opening of his office:
Kennedy Square in 1951, at old man's Dearborn estate. Jews, was the subject of a
Researchers are clos-
the time the_then Israeli Instead, after he married workshop earlier this ing in on the precise loca-
prime minister came here to Eleanor Clay in 1916, he
month at the Mount Sinai tion of the gene in its
inaugurate the Israel Bond built a home across town in School of Medicine. Leading chromosome, according
Grosse Pointe, a Detroit
Drive.
researchers from around to Dr. Robert J. Desnick,
There is this interesting suburb where the city's
For the Management of
the world attended the director for the Center
comment on the breaking of 'aristocracy' lived. Old seminar, according to a New for Jewish Genetic Dis-
the long boycott of Ford Henry did not like Edsel's York Times story by Walter eases at Mount Sinai and
Foot and Ankle Disorders
products that was instituted neighbors, many of whom Sullivan.
an organizer of the work-
when 'Ford conducted his worked for the hated rival
The disease, which is al- shop. If the location is
anti-Semitic activities. General Motors Corp.
ways fatal in infants but not found, it could be possi-
"And
he
kept
his
son
'
Lasky states in this subject:
in those who first develop it ble to clone the gene, in-
"In turn, the Fords under surveillance not as adults, is due to an serting it into a bacteria
17727 West Ten Mile Rd.
were lionized wherever only at the plant but even
solution
that
could
Southfield, Mich. 48075
enzyme deficiency. A dozen
hey went. In Hollywood, in his home. He arranged,
undergoing mass-produce the
patients,
:
The
Southeast
Corner of Ten Mile and Southfield
Louis B. Mayer, the boss for instance, to bribe Ed
replacement enzyme for treatment. A
of Metro-Goldwyn- sel's servants for, infor- enzyme
more
distant
prospect
therapy at the National In-
OPEN WEEKDAYS, EVES & SUNDAYS BY APPOINTMENT
Mayer, took them under mation. Once, when stitute of Neurological and would be to insert the
his personal wing, super- Edsel was out of town, Communicative Disorders correct gene directly into
vising their social life, Harry Bennett drove and Stroke in Bethesda, those lacking it.
Telephone
and the attractive Fords Henry out to his son's es- Md., are showing signs that
24-Hour Answering Service
The workshop partici-
dazzled the film capital. tate on Lake St. Clair, the disease has at least been pants had hoped to find an
557-2400
Perhaps even more im- whet-re, uninvited, he partly arrested.
"Shomer Shabbos"
effective way to test pro-
portant, Henry managed barged in and destroyed
The adult form can pro- spective parents for the
Member Michigan State Podiatry Association
to overcome movieland's a stock of whiskey and duce severe pain in the back gene. One, test, already de-
deepseated aversion to champagne."
veloped,
is
nearly
100
per-
Lasky's description of the or limbs, anemia, bone de- cent effective for the Tay-
Ford products. For de-
terioration, gross enlarge-
if insurance pays any part of your bill there will
cades, because of Henry Henry Ford II chapter in the ment of the spleen or liver, Sachs gene but far less
I's anti-Semitism, the family story relates to all
be no initial examination charge.
accurate for the Gaucher's
moguls had refused to the kinfolk and to the prej- internal bleeding or white disease gene.
permit even the free use udices of the past as well as blood cell deficiency that re-
sults in fatal infection. Yet
of Ford vehicles in film the atoning and the per- some adult patients remain
sonal
involvements
which
sceneS. The unofficial
almost symptom-free.
boycott was finally make the record valuable
The infant form attacks
addenda to the experiences
broken."
If I Can't Beat Your Best Deal
In the Ford family experi- that turned the Ford name the nervous system and
ences there had been refer- into legends as well as seems to affect all ethnic
ences to the elder's anti- echoes of innumerable ex- groups uniformly.
One hope of the resear-
Semitism. There is, periences affecting people
exemplary, an interesting and generations. "Never chers is to learn what chem-
6 Mile, 1 Blk. W. of Schaefer
note on the subject, this re- Explain, Never Complain" ical or other factors distin-
understandably irritates guish the different .forms
lated by Lasky:
those confronted with the
"While Charlotte was on facts of life. Nevertheless, it from one another.
The disease is named for
her honeymoon her sister is an addendum to enrich-
ARNOLD MARGOLIS
Anne, who at the age of 22 ing experiences about great Phillippe C. E. Gaucher, a
French
physician
who
de-
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DECORATOR
Women ever to have been and personal venom which scribed it in 1882. Occur-
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SERVICE
named to the best-dressed left ugly marks descendants rence of the adult form in
lists, was married to 31- of a bigot are aiming to Jewish populations is at
least as common as Tay-
year-old Giancarlo
erase.
Sachs disease, an invari-
(Johnny) Uzielli. They had
—P.S. ably fatal infantile disorder.
•SCHOOLFIELD •SELIG •SIMMONS •SEALY •SERTA •SPRING AIR •LA-Z-
met the year before at a
,BOY •STIFFEL LAMPS •KROEHLER •AMERICAN •BURLINGTON •BASSETT
Both
diseases
are
caused
Christmas party. And as Israel May OK
•BARCALOUNGER •LANE •UNIQUE
by enzyme deficiencies aris-
she ,told an interviewer Diesel Vehicles
ing
from
the
inheritance
some years later, she hadn't
13703 W. McNichols 342-5351 Hrs. Mon thru Sat. 9:30 til 5:30
from both parents of a reces-
dated anyone else after for Private Use
sive gene. When both par-
meeting Uzielli. 'He's the
JERUSALEM (JNI) —
most gregarious man I've The government may soon
ever known, the most fun to allow private Israeli ADL Requests
be with,' she added. You motorists to buy diesel-
know it's funny, thinking of powered cars — placing Torah Listing
my great granfather's drivers here on par with to Combat Thefts
hatred of Jews, of interna- West European and North
The
NEW YORK
LAWRENCE M. ALLAN
tional bankers, of Wall
Anierican motorists and Anti-Defamation League of
President
Street financiers. Now I'm causing an upheaval in the Bnai Brith has condemned
married to one!'
country's fuel-pricing the recent wave of Torah
nEMOLOGtil• -6 . •IDIPMtANTCILC■dIS T .
"Handsome Harvard- structure.
thefts in New York and
educated Uzielli, though
Diesel fuel is now heavily called on Jewish organiza-
of Jewish origin, had subsidized by the govern- tions to act urgently to im-
been born ig Italy and ment, but its use in vehicles plement a Torah registra-
raised a Catholic."
- is restricted to public trans- tion system.
Whc Henry Ford II as- port and trucks above five
The statement said, in
sumed power he fired tons.
part:
William Cameron, one of
"The recent wave of
the evil spirits who edited NCJD Initiates
Torah thefts in New York —
the Dearborn Independent
71 scrolls stolen this year,
which became anti-Semitic Religious Sign
18 in the past few days —
when controlled by Henry Language Project
represents a new and sick-
Ford I. Harry Bennett was
WASHINGTON — The ening trend in this abom-
listed and John Bugas, the
National
Congress - of inable area of criminal ac-
chief,
replaced
firmer FBI
him as an important guide Jewish Deaf (NCJD) -has tivity.
for Henry Ford II. On this mandated a project for de-
"The New York Regional
score and recalling that velopment of a book on Board of the Anti-
Edsel Ford totally rejected Jewish religious signs.
Defamation League of Bnai
his father's (Henry Ford I) These religious signs will
Brith calls upon concerned
anti-Semitism, that there follow the concept of Ameri-
Jewish organizations to act
was a biterness between the can sign langauge.
in concert to implement an
elder,Ford and the father of The hearing community,
international Torah-
30400 TELEGRAPH • BIRMINGHAM
Henry Ford II, is related in including rabbis, educators,
registration system. Rab-
la
LOCATED AT 121/2 Mile SUITES 104/134
and
interpreters
for
the
deaf
11111111011
this comment on Bennett by
binic authorities have given
Awarded Certificate by GIA
need
such
a
manual
to
assist.
Lasky:
642-5575
Halakhic sanction to sev-
in Grading & Evaluation
"The father desperately with the education of the
eral methods of Torah iden-
sought to dominate the son. Jewish deaf community, ac-
tification."
And Edsel sought to fight cording to NCJD officials.

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