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November 13, 1981 - Image 70

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1981-11-13

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7I Friday, Nevesier 13, 1961


Jacob Frankel

Jewish Teacher Unit Proposed

information on
available teachers and
encourage young persons
planning careers in Jewish
education. .

OMAHA (JTA)— A reso-
lution proposing a national


Jewish teachers exchange
has been adopted by the

board of the Jewish Federa-
tion of Omaha for submis-
sion to the General Assem-
bly of the Council of Jewish

Such an exchange could

Radio Magazine
Explores Issues

weekly 30-minute radio
magazine program dealing
with contemporary Jewish
news, issues and per-
sonalities will begin broad-

casting every Sunday morn-
ing on stations in Chicago.

New York, Miami and San
Diego. this month.
The program, - Page
One, - is being produced by
TVM Productions and the
Simon Wiesenthal Center.

Zionist Caravan

second annual Zionist
Caravan, a traveling road
show determined "to bring a
touch of Israel, a taste of
Zionism, to Jews and
everyone else who wants to
listen." will visit 16 com-
munities in three western
states by Dec. 8.
The caravan will visit
Tucson, Las Vegas. San Di-
ego, Los Angeles, Orange
County, Santa Barbara,
Santa Cruz, San Jose, the
San Francisco Bay area and

The spirit is the true self.

Jacob Frankel, owner of
retail luggage outlets in
downtown Detroit, died
Nov. 11 at age 95.
Born in Poland, Mr.
Frankel lived 73 years in
Detroit. He was the owner of
Luggage and
Griswold Luggage in
downtown Detroit and the
Sleep Shop in Ypsilanti. He
founded his companies in
the 1920s and retired in

He was a life member of
the Elks and held member-
ship in Knights of Pythias.
Bnai Brith and the Jewish

Businessmen's Club.
He leaves his wife, Anne;
three children, Mrs. Mervin

(Tillie) Gardner, Abel Sel-
burn and
Mrs. Jay
(Jeanette) Lieberman; four

grandchildren and nine
great-grandchildren. Serv-
ices 10 a.m. today at Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

Dr. Marwick Dies at 72


Lawrence Marwick, former
head of the Hebraic section
of the Library of Congress
and honorary consultant to
the library in Hebraic bibli-
ography, died Oct. 17 at age
Dr. Marwick had ap-
peared in Detroit as dinner
speaker for the Jewish Na-
tional Fund and at other
commuanl events.
He was a renowned
scholar, author and lec-
turer, who was fluent in
Arabic, Aramaic, Hebrew,
Yiddish, Polish, Russian
and German.
His association with the
library spanned more than
30 years. He was the li-
brary's representative to in-
ternational meetings.
While working full-time
for the library, Dr. Marwick
served for 17 years as ad-
junct professor of Arabic
and Islamic Studies at
Philadelphia's Dropsie
University. He also taught

Miss Silverfarb,
Hadassah B-P
and ORT Devotee

are house calls
a thing of
the past??



Portsmouth, Va., Miss
Silverfarb was brought
to Detroit by her parents
at the age of 6. She was a
graduate of Northern
High School.

The Jewish News

Surviving are two
brothers, Louis and Grant; a
nephew, Daniel Silverfarb;
a niece, Myrna Schlafer;
and grandnieces.

visit your home or
that of a friend or
relative each week.

Ed Libov Dies

Philanthropist and adver-
tising executive Ed Libov
died Nov. 2. He was 51.
Active in various Jewish
organizations, Mr. Libov
was a founder of the
Mediterranean-Dead Sea
project for generating elec-
tric power in Israel. He was
involved in Israel Bond
drives and the United
Jewish Appeal.

To: The Jewish News

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Southfield, Mich. 48075

Please send a year's gift subscription to:






1=1 $15 enclosed


Frieda Silverfarb, a
pioneer in numerous Zionist
and other functions here,
died suddenly on Nov. 5 of a
heart attack, while attend-
ing a meeting of women
volunteers at the Jimmy
Prentis Morris Branch of
the Jewish Community
Center. She was 71.
Miss Silverfarb served for
many years as treasurer of
the Business and Profes-
sional Group of Hadassah,
having been a pioneer of the
movement here. She also
was a life member of Hadas-
sah. She was actively in-
volved in Women's Ameri-
can ORT as well as the
Jewish National Fund and
other Zionist projects. Miss
Silverfarb also was a volun-
teer worker at the Jewish
Home for the Aged.


Maj. Orly Dies

TEL AVIV — Maj. Gen.
Avraham Orly, the former
administrative co-ordinator
in the administered ter-
ritories and one of the first
paratroopers in the nation's
army, died here at age 51.

at New York University's
graduate school.
He was the author of
books and articles and at
thetime of his death, he had
completed works on a cen-
tury of Yiddish plays and a
bibliography of American
Yiddish folksongs.

Ada Margolis

Ada E. Margolis, co-
owner of Margolis Nursery,
Inc., in Ypsilanti, died Nov.
9 at age 63.
Born in New Jersey, Mrs.
Margolis came to Ypsilanti
in 1949. She was active in
Cong. Beth Israel in Ann
Arbor, of which she was a
past board member, a foun-
der of the synagogue's li-
brary and past president of
its sisterhood. She received
the synagogue's "woman of
the year" award.
Mrs. Margolis was an
active board member in the
Ann Arbor Chapters of
Hadassah and Women's
American ORT. She was on
committees of the United
Jewish Appeal. At the time
of her death, she was calen-
dar editor of the Washtenaw
Jewish bulletin.
She is survived by her
husband, Isidor; children,
Barry of Ypsilanti and Sid-
ney and Sarabeth, both of
New York City; a brother,
Martin Eglovitch of New
Jersey; a sister, Mrs. Jean
Shostak of New Jersey;
nieces, nephews, cousins,
step-children and

Nathan Cowan

Nathan "Nat" Cowan,
founder of the Foam Rubber
Center, Inc., died Nov. 6 at
age 69.

Born in Rochester, N.Y.,
Mr. Cowan lived 44 years in
Detroit. He retired in 1974.
He was a member of Temple
Israel, Craftsman Lodge of
the Masons and Crescent
Shrine Club.
He leaves his wife, Ruth;
a son, Michael of Wattin-
gers Falls, N.Y.; a daughter,
Mrs. Alan (Dorene) Finer, a
brother, Bernard Cohen of
Sunrise, Fla.; a sister, Mrs.
Mark (Leah) Roth of
Rochester, N.Y.; and four

Maurice Druker

Maurice E. Druker, a
stockbroker and partner in
the Baker and Simonds
brokerage firm in Detroit;
died Nov. 6 at age 85.
Born in London, Ont., Mr.
Druker lived 68 years in De-
troit. He retired in 1970. He
was a former vice president
of E. F. Hutton and Co.
He was a charter member
of Temple Israel and
member of the War Birds of
the Royal Air Force.
He leaves his wife, Flor-
ence; a son, John of Newton
Center, Mass.; two daugh-
ters, Mrs. Richard
(Josephine) Langton of
London, England, and Mrs.
Philip (Nancy) Krawitz; a
sister, Mrs. Milton (Han-
nah) Jacob of Cincinnati,
Ohio; eight grandchildren
and two great-

Joe Feldman

Joe Feldman, owner and
president of Center Electric
Co. of Detroit, died Nov. 11
at age 69.
Born in Poland, Mr.
Feldman was the owner and
president of the company
from 1946 to 1973.
He was a member of Adat
Shalom Synagogue, Louis
Marshall - Suburban Lodge
of Bnai Brith (member and
past president), 'Turover
Aid Society and Hebrew
Benevolent Society. He was
a past honoree and active in
efforts on behalf of Israel
Bonds. Mr. Feldman was on
the board of directors of the
National Bank of Royal
He leaves his wife, Anne;
two sons, Sidney and Paul; a
daughter, Mrs. Sam (Mari-
lyn) Taub; and seven grand-
children. Services 11:30
a.m. today at Ira Kaufman

Joseph I. Katz

Joseph I. Katz, a retail
hardware merchant, died
Nov. 11 at age 86.
Born in Poland, Mr. Katz
lived 64 years in Detroit.
His business was on Oak-
land Avenue from 1927
until 1973 when he retired.
He was a member- of
Cong. Beth Abraham Hillel
Moses, Farband, Labor
Zionist Alliance, and was
past president of the Kvutza
Ivrit, Hebrew speaking
group. He also was a board
member of United Hebrew
He leaves his wife, Be-
rtha; two sons, Norman and
Dr. Sidney; a daughter,
Mrs. Richard (Rena) Uviller
of New York; a brother,
Morris; and seven grand-


The Family
of the Late


Acknowledges with
grateful appreciation
the many kind ex-
pressions of sympathy
extended by relatives
and friends during the
family's recent be-

The Family
of the Late


Acknowledges with
grateful appreciation
the many kind ex-
pressions of sympathy
extended by relatives
and friends during the
family's recent be-

The Family
of the Late


Acknowledges with
grateful appreciation
the many kind ex-
pressions of sympathy
extended by relatives
and friends during the
family's recent be-

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