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July 31, 1981 - Image 26

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1981-07-31

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Friday, July 31, 1981

Historian's Volume Brings Nazi Period Into Focus

In The Nazi Question"
Pantheon) historian Pierre
kycoberry presents a sur-
ey of the theories and in-
.erpretations of Nazism.
During the last 60 years,
nnumerable attempts have
)een made to reveal the
boots of Nazism and to ex-
gain its historical ground-

ing and dynamics, but the
results have been confusing
— a mass of materials with
diverse assumptions,
methodologies, and conclu-
sions. Here, Aycoberry or-
ganizes the various
analyses chronologically,
and demonstrates the ad-
vances in thinking that

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bur J. Cohen, the nation's
seventh secretary of Health,
Education and Welfare, has
been appointed to the Bnai
Brith Commission on
Community Volunteer
Cohen, who currently is a
professor at the Lyndon B.
Johnson School of Public Af-
fairs at the University of
Texas in Austin, will serve a
two-year term.
The Commission on
Community Volunteer
Services is concerned with
many of the problems faced
by the general community.
Among its programs are
housing for senior citizens,
assistance to U.S. military
veterans, aid to new immig-
rants from the Soviet
Union, conservation and
the development of new

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much in the dark about
the mystery and horror of
Nazism. As the author
explains in his introduc-
tion, "This is not a history
of Nazism . . . (but) a his-
tory of the images of
Nazism, constructed at
first by itself, then by the
practitioners of the
different social sciences
who found it a point of
application in their


Aycoberry is a professor
specializing in German his-
tory at the University of
Paris, Nanterre.

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trol and safety both in the
home and on the road.
For many years Cohen
taught at the University
of Michigan and was
dean of its School of Edu-
cation from 1969 to 1978.
As a government official,
he was instrumental in
the development of the
U.S. Social Security sys-
Cohen has served as a
consultant to the U.S. Se-
nate and the United Na-
tions. He was chairman of
the President's Commission
on Mental Retardation in
1968, chairman of the U.S.
delegation to the UN Con-
ference on Social Welfare
and the U.S. representative
at the International Con-
ference on Social Security.
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authored with Dr. William
Haber, a renowned
economist — and for many
years chairman of the Hillel
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an Israel Radio interview
that the aid Egypt has of-
fered to the Palestine Lib-
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sists only of medical
supplies and does not sig,
nify any change of Egypt's
cool attitude toward the
Reports from Cairo said
Egypt had accepted a Pales-
tinian request for medical
aid to treat victims of Is-
rael's air raid on Beirut. It
was the first official contact
between Egypt and the PLO
since the Israeli-Egyptian
peace treaty was signed two
years ago.

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TEMPLE BETH EL: Services 5:30 p.m. today and 11 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Hertz will speak on "My Visit With
Jacobo Timerman in Israel."
Services 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Guest speaker Rabbi
Martin Gordon of the Livonia Jewish Congregation
will speak on "Genesis."
CONG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 7 p.m. today and 8:45
a.m. Saturday. Dr. Jason Bodziii will read the Maftir.
DOWNTOWN SYNAGOGUE: Services 8 a.m. Saturday.
Rabbi Gamze will speak on "Why We Still Mourn on
Tisha b'Av."
TEMPLE EMANUEL-EL: Services 8 p.m. today in the
West Garden, led by the Sydney Harris family and
Helen Gleekman.
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Syme
will speak on "Great Jews You Should Know: II. The
Vilner Gaon." Robert Gould, Bar Mitzva. Services 11
a.m. Saturday.
TEMPLE KOL AMI: Services 8:30 p.m. today and 10:30
a.m. Saturday. David Peltz, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. T'CHIYAH: Services 10 a.m. Saturday, led by Ira
today and 9 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Wagner will speak -
on "Travels or Travails."
Regular services will be held at Adat Shalom
Synagogue, Cong. Bais Chabad of Farmington Hills. Cong.
Bais Chabad of West Bloomfield, Cong. Beth Abraham
Hillel Moses, Cong. Beth Achim, Cong. Beth Isaac of Tren-
ton, Temple Beth Jacob, Cong. Beth Shalom, Cong. Beth
Tefilo Emanuel Tikvah, Cong. Beth Tephilath Moses of Mt.
Clemens, Birmingham Temple, Cong. Bnai David, Cong.
Bnai Israel-Beth Yehudah, Cong. Bnai Jacob, Cong. Bnai
Zion, Cong. Dovid Ben Nuchim, Livonia Jewish Congrega-
tion, Cong. Mishkan Israel Nusach H'Ari, Sephardic Com-
munity of Greater Detroit, Cong. Shaarey Shomayim
(Jewish Center Jimmy Prentis Morris Branch), Cong.
Shaarey Zedek, Cong. Shomrey Emunah, Cong. Shomrey
Israel (18995 Schaefer), Cong. Solel, Young Israel of
Oak-Woods and Young Israel of Southfield.

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have been made.
He begins with the
statements of the Nazis
themselves, and proceeds
through their Marxist op-
ponents, the journalists and
writers who tried to make
sense of Nazism in the
1930s, the Cold War com-
mentators, and the
present-day social scientists
struggling to come to grips
with the atrocities with the
aid of computers.
When Aycoberry then
addresses the central
question, "How could it
have happened?" he im-
plies that we are still very

Temple Management Book
to Memorialize Irving Katz


The National Association
of Temple Administrators,
the Joint Commission on
Synagogue Administration
of the Union of American
Hebrew Congregations and
the Central Conference of
American Rabbis have
commissioned a new temple
management manual in
memory of Irving Katz.
Mr. Katz was the execu-
tive secretary of Temple
Beth El for many years and
the founding and honorary
president of NATA.

The manual's editorial
board includes; Julian
Feldman, executive director
of the Washington Hebrew
Congregation, managing
editor; Henry Fruhauf, ad-
ministrative vice president
of Cong. Emanu-El of New
York City, co-ordinating
editor; Myron E. Schoen, di-

Special Service
at Lansing SZ

Cong. Shaarey Zedek in
East Lansing will have a
special service Aug. 7 and 8.
The services will be the
occasion for 10 women to
celebrate an adult Bnot
Mitzva. The class has
studied for the past two
years with Rabbi Edward
Chesman and Cantor Bruce
Bnot Mitzva celebrants
are: Janet Abramson, Judy
Frank, Marsha Ginsburg,
Erni Goldstin, Iris Jacob-
son, Susan Kleiman, Ruth
Rosenthal, Debra Smatts,
Rivka Sturgis and Holly


rector of the UAHC's de-
partment of synagogue ad-
ministration; Frank Si-
mons, executive director of
Temple Israel; and Marvin
Waits, executive director of
Temple Beth El.
An appeal has been
made by the friends of the
late Mr. Katz for the pub-
lishing of the manual.
Contributions, made
payable to the UAHC Tem-
ple Management Manual,
should be sent to Robert
Canvasser, 17515 W. Nine
Mile, Suite 770, Southfield,
48075 (559-1160).

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NEW YORK — Estanne
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recognition of her interior
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volunteer work at Kiryat
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