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December 25, 1981 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1981-12-25

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, December 25, 1981 21

Rabbi Hertz Gives Invocation
at Meeting of Economic Club

UNITE •

With Jews The World Over

Rabbi Richard C. Hertz, left, delivered the invoca-
tion at a meeting of the Economic Club of Detroit last
week at the Westin Hotel when the new Archbishop of
Detroit, Edmund C. Szoka, was the guest speaker. Pic-
tured are, from left: Rabbi Hertz, Archbishop Szoka
and Bishop H. Coleman McGehee, Episcopal Bishop
of Michigan. All three are members of the board of
directors of the Economic Club of Detroit.

Jewish Museum Now Accredited

NEW YORK — The
Jewish Museum has been
awarded accreditation by
the American Association of
Museums. The museum is
one of 496 now afforded this
recognition by the AAM,
the national service organ-
ization for museums.
Museum accreditation
certifies that an institution
has successfully completed
the rigorous professional
peer review established by
the American Association of

Museums. Included in the
accreditation process is an
on-site evaluation of the
museum by a visiting com-
mittee of the AAM accredi-
tation commission.

Chicago Museum
Exhibits Warhol's
Jewish Portraits

.

CHICAGO — Andy
Warhol's collection, "Ten
Portraits of Jews of the 20th
Century," will make its
Midwestern debut Jan. 17 -
Cancer Testing
April 4 at the Spertus
REHOVOT — Dr. Sara Museum of Judaica in
Lavi of the Weizmann Insti-
Chicago.
tute of Science has de-
The series highlights
veloped a new method of de- prominent Jews who have
termining whether or not influenced contemporary
factors in the environment life. Included in the collec-
may cause cancer. The ad- tion are portraits of Albert
vantage of the technique is Einstein, Golda Meir, Sig-
its fast and accurate results.
mund Freud, George Ger-
Dr. Lavi's test is based on _ shwin, The Marx Brothers,
exposing genetic material Sarah Berhardt, Martin
in cultured cells to carcino- Buber, Franz Kafka, Ger-
gens. In each test so far, the trude Stein, and Louis
carcinogens have caused Brandeis.
amplification and rear-
rangement of the genetic
material, whereas harmless Dialogue Needed
substances have not. Thus a
KIBUTZ GINOSSAR —
suspect substance which Israeli President Yitzhak
causes such a reaction can Navon, speaking at a sym-
be identified as tumor- posium in memory of Yigal
inducing.
Allon, said there must be a
continuing dialogue be-
Drug Examined
tween Jews and Arabs.
Navon said he knew of
JERUSALEM — Latest
results of research on mice Jews who would like to
at the Hebrew University - expel all Arabs from Israel,
Hadassah Medical School "but fate has decreed that
have worrisome implica- we must live together."
tions for pregnant women Navon said there must be a
who are given barbiturates continuing dialogue, "even
to prevent neonatal jaun- debate," so that Jews and
Arabs can live together in
dice.
Experiments in which the same land.
pregnant mice are adminis-
tered barbiturates strongly Rose Convention
indicate that the barbit-
JERUSALEM — Some
urates damage and even kill 350 experts on rose breed-
many developing brain cells ing from 23 countries
in their fetuses, causing attended the recent trien-
long-lasting behavioral de- nial conference of the World
fects n the newborn mice. Federation of Rose Societies
The researchers have also in Jerusalem. They came
found evidence of increased from Europe, America, Au-
susceptibility to barbit- stralia and the Far East.
urate and alcohol addiction Egypt was the only Arab
among the infant mice.
state represented.

Even upon a superficial
reflection of the recent de-
velopments in the Middle
East, tensions among na-
tions, rampant crime and
violence and the world
economic and financial
situation, one im-
mediately reaches the
conclusion that the
world-society is trembl-
ing. While we should be
cognizant of the realities,
there is no reason for de-
spair. On the contrary, it is
incumbent upon us to find
ways to overcome these
difficulties.

At this juncture in world
history, unity amongst
Jews is of crucial impor-
tance. This was demon-
strated by the hasmonians
on Chanukah. 'To help

achieve this unity, the
Lubavitcher Rebbe
shelitah has proposed that
a Sefer Torah be written,
in which every Jewish
man, womart, or child may
buy one letter.

The Torah consists of
304,805 letters. If even one
of its letters is missing or
improperly written, the
whole Torah is POSUL,
does not carry its full sanc-
tity and cannot be used for
the purpose of reading it in
the congregation. So it is
with the Jewish people
who are all represented in
the Torah. If even one Jew
— whoever he may be — is
"missing" from our people,
it weakens the strength
and unity of our nation.

.

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the Lubavitcher Rebbe
shelitah, several Sifrei To-
rahs are now being writ-
ten in different parts of the
world in order to give
every Jewish person an
opportunity to participate
in this "drive of unity"
among our generation and
also unity with genera-
tions gone by, our beloved
ancestors. We will write as
many Torahs as needed
until no one is left behind.

Please join millions of
Jews by purchasing an in-
dividual letter in this To-
rah, for yourself, for each
member of your family
and for your friends — or
as a memorial for a de-
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MITZVAH in demon-
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May our participation
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the-world over bring to
fruition speedily in our
days, King David's prom-
ise "The Al-mighty will
grant strength (Torah) to
His nationa, the Al-
mighty will bless His na-
tion with peace." (Psalms
29:11.)

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