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August 21, 1981 - Image 70

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1981-08-21

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Friday, Auguit 21, 1981


Edward Superstine's Death

WZO, Hadassah Leader Faye Schenk Dies Recalls Israeli Pioneering
vived by his wife, ,Shimona;

Faye Schenk, a prominent
Zionist leader, died Aug. 11.
She was the head of the
World Zionist Organiza-
tion's organization depart-
ment and had been residing
in Israel since 1978.
In a lifetime of service
spanning some four de-
cades, Mrs. Schenk held
major positions of Zionist
leadership, including the
presidency of Hadassah and
the American Zionist Fed-
eration before making
She was born in Des
Moines, Iowa, Aug. 17, 1909
to Naphtali and Rebecca
Henz Zelchik. She earned
her BA and MA 'degrees

from Drake University, and
in 1933 married Rabbi Max
Her devotion to the
creative survival of
Jewish peoplehood was
formed and focused, in
large measure by two late
giants of the American
rabbinate: Her father,
renowned talmudic
scholar, Rabbi Zelchik,
and her husband, Rabbi
Schenk, a communal
leader who served as
president of the Zionist
Federation of Australia
and New Zealand and of
the New York Board of
After graduation from
Drake,_ where she later

taught, she and her hus-
band lived in Sydney, Au-
stralia, for 10 years. During
that time she held leader-
ship positions in WIZO, the
Women's International
Zionist Organization. The
couple returned to the
United States in 1949 and
settled in New York.
Mrs. Schenk soon became
active in Hadassah and held
many major national posts
prior to her election as
She also served as vice
chairman of the National
Council of the American Is-
rael Public Affairs Commit-
tee, a Hadassah delegate to
five World Zionist Congres-
ses and a member of the

Business Briefs

Brody's Boy's and Drug Stores.
* * *
Young Men's Wear, 6690
Lawrence B. Wayne,
Orchard Lake Rd., West senior sales representative
Bloomfield, is offering 20 for Metropolitan Life Insur-
percent off all winter jac- ance Co., has placed .more
kets, including Pacific than $4 million in personal
Trail, Mighty Mac and- insurance protection in
Ringer. Levi corduroys and 1980 ranking him among
jeans are also on special at the top three percent of the
20 percent off the regular company's 13,000 sales-
price, in sizes 8-38 in reg-
people in the United States
ular and slims basic styles. and Canada.
A complete selection of
* * *
back-to-school clothing at
is a new
low prices is available. De-
troit Country Day specials Southfield-based service of-
also are offered. For infor- fering medical care in the
mation, call Brody's, 851- privacy of one's home or
office. The service is avail-
able 24 hours a day,
* * *
The C. F. Burger weekends and holidays. For
Creamery, in developing medical service, call-
its line of kosher French Doctor-on-Call,
* * *
yogurts, has announced the
Oscar Braun's, 15075
names of its eight varieties
that are now available Lincoln, in the Lincoln To-
throughout Michigan and wers, Oak Park, offers spe-
northern Ohio. Called by cial values in watches,
the brand name, C'est Bon! jewelry, appliances, Eureka
vacuum cleaners, - Smith
the kosher French yogurts
come in the following Corona typewriters, clocks,
strawberry, video recorders and video
raspberry, games, electric shavers,
cameras, electric fans.
peach, black cherry, orange,
Oscar Braun's is complete
honey-raisin and wheat
headquarters for any
germ, fruit-nut and grain.
appliance with knowledge-
In addition to all Farmer
able sales personnel to as-
Jack stores, C'est Bon!
sist every customer. Open
Yogurts are also available
Monday through Saturday
at most Perry Drug, Arnold
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Drug, Sav-Mor and Darby

Tops in Sales
at Glassman

Halutziut, the highest
degree of pioneering, is
being memorialized, here
and in Israel, in the tributes
being- paid to the memory of
Dr. Edward Superstine,
former Detroiter of
Jerusalem, who died July
29 while on sabbatical at
the University of Utah in
Salt Lake City. He was 55.
Dr. Superstine earned a
Master of Science degree in
hospital pharmacy from the
University of Michigan in
1953. He earned his docto-
rate from the Hebrew Uni-
versity, where he was the
board of governors of the professor in its college of
Hebrew University, and on pharmacy.
the presidium of the Zionist
Dr. Superstine was the
General Council, executive director of pharmacy of the
of the World Zionist Hadassah Hospital. He
made aliya in 1960.
Section, and the boards of
He was a major force in
directors of the United Is- establishing the Israel
rael Appeal and of the Society of Hospital
Jewish National Fuhd.
Pharmacists and was in-
In 1974, Hebrew Union volved internationally as
College-Jewish Institute of a teacher and researcher
Religion conferred on her in hospital pharmacy .
the honorary degree of Doc-
tor of Humane Letters.

Seymour Facher


Lee Shlom, who was
added to the Glassman Olds
sales staff three weeks ago,
has been in the top five,per-
cent in sales for those three
weeks, announces Jerome
Glassman, owner.
Mrs. Shlom has been in
sales, buying and merchan-
dising for more than 16
years. She is the former
owner of the Jonathan
For Oldsmobile informa-
tion, call Mrs. Shlom, 354-

New Carton for Empire Chicken

Seymour Facher, direCtor of
development at the Jewish
Theological Seminary of
America, has died. He was
Mr. Facher came to the
seminary in April 1980,
from Brandeis University,
where he had served since
1974 as vice president of de-
velopment and university
relations. At the seminary,
he had directed a successful
building fund effort which
resulted in a new library,
now under construction on
the institution's New York
A graduate of Ohio Uni-
versity in Athens, he served
in the United States Army
during World War H, re-
turning in 1946 to graduate
study at Teachers College,
Columbia University.
Beginning this year, he
served as a fund raiser, and
later as a campaign or de-
velopment director, for a
number of agencies in the
New York area, including
Jewish Community Council'
of Metropolitan New Jer-
sey, Albert Einstein College
of Medicine, the Anti-
Defamation League of Bnai
Brith and the Synagogue
Council of America.

Sam Wilson

Sam Wilson, owner of S
and W Premium Distribut-
ing Co. in Detroit for 30
years, died Aug. 14 at age
Born in' New York City,
Wilson came to Detroit
in 1936. He was the man-
ager for Sam's Cut Rate dur-
ing the 1940s. and later
owned Highway Supermar-
kets in Detroit and Dear-
Mr. Wilson was a member
of Perfection Lodge of the
Masons, Moslem Shrine and
Empire Kosher Foods, Inc., has introduced into national distribution a new Detroit Consistory.
He is survived by his wife,
two-tray pack of frying chicken legs in one box. The new packaging will allow the
consumer to "Cook Some — Save Some." As with all Empire products, the frying Ida; two sons, Michael A.
legs are strictly kosher, frozen, ready to cook and flavor-sealed in two inner packs and David Hudson of Gun-
in one box. Empire also features a full line of frozen chicken legs in a number of tersville, Ala.; a brother,
other packaging formats: in poly bags; pre-cooked in barbecue sauce; battered Harry; a n'd four
breaded and pre-fried; and in the five-pound box.

a son, Daniel; three daugh-
ters, Mrs. Dan (Galya)
Scemama, Mrs. Yoel (Do-
reen) Ron and Dana; a
brother, Dr. Milton
Superstine of Birmingham;
a sister, Mrs. Ernest (Sha-
ron) Klein of Southfield;
and two granddaughters.
Interment Israel.

Gerald Weil

Gerald- Weil, corporate
secretary-treasurer of N'
York Carpet World, d
Aug. 16 at age 63.
Born in Berlin, Germany,
Mr. Weil was graduated
from the Institute for Eco-
nomics and Banking in Be-
rlin in 1938.
He was the former
secretary-treasurer of Shif-
rin Willens, Inc., and former
secretary-treasurer and
assistant comptroller for
Federal Department Stores.
He leaves his wife,
Lucille; two daughters, Mrs.
David (Judy) Siegel and
Joanne; two brothers,
Rudolph of Washington,
D.C., and Robert of Ireland;
and a sister, Mrs. Walter
(Cecily) Bendix of New

Abraham Moss


In May, Dr. Superstine
received the Distinguished
Alumnus Award from the
U-M College of Pharmacy. -
Dr. Superstine is sur-

Abraham Moss, president
emeritus of the Beth Moses
Cemetery Association, died
Aug. 16 at age 94.
Born in Romania, Mr.
Moss was a lifetime member
of Cong. Beth Abraham
Hillel Moses.
He leaves his wife, Clara;
. two sons, Harry and Saul;
two sisters, five
grandchildren and two


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