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The Detroit Jewish News, 1982-05-28

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10 Fritlay,P4,..y 28, 1982 -

THE DETROIT' JEWISHNEWS

Wedding, Rehearsals and Ceremony Assistance

Sharon Padzensky

559-4757

Community's Appreciation to Sol Drachler
Expressed by Federation Board of Governors

This community's appre-
ciation for its chief execu-

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"Abi Gezunt, Kenen Mir Gliklach Zayn"

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOC

from the troops
love,

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Dummy, Somebody, Jose Disturbi

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tive's quarter-of-a-century
of services was marked by
expressions of gratitude at
the Jewish Welfare Federa-
tion's board of governors
meeting Tuesday evening,
at the Jewish Community
Center.
Honors were extended at
the meeting to the retiring
executive vice president,
Sol Drachler, who is leaving
his position Tuesday.
The board presented him
with the Federation Medall-
ion. He also received an his-
toric map of Israel from the
Federation's officers. On
behalf of the United Jewish
Appeal, he was presented
with a Palestine jug dated

YO U ARE CORDIALLY INVITED .

THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA

Program being held at the Sheraton Southfield Hotel - 17017 IC Nine Mile Rd.

FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 1982
7:00 P.M. - TRADITIONAL KOSHER DINNER*
8:15 P.M. - INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS

HON. JUDGE IRA J. KAUFMAN, Presiding
HON. JUDGE NORMAN W. FEDER, Installing Officer

10:00 P.M. - COMPLIMENTARY RECEPTION

SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 1982
8:00 P.M. - PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

IVAN J. NOVICK, National Pres. Z.O.A.
10:00 P.M. - COMPLIMENTARY RECEPTION

SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 1982
12:00 Noon - AWARD LUNCHEON*
1:00 P.M. - KFAR SILVER SCHOLARSHIP DONORS AWARDS

PRESENTATION: IRVING LAKER, Pres. Detroit District

1:30 P.M. - JUSTICE LOUIS D. BRANDEIS AWARD
HONORING PHILIP and ANNA SLOMOVITZ

PRESENTATION: IVAN J. NOVICK, Pres. Z.O.A.
COMMUNITY RESPONSE: HON. AVERN L. COHN

GUEST SPEAKER: HON. HARRY HURWITZ
MINISTER OF INFORMATION ISRAELI EMBASSY

ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA

DETROIT DISTRICT
*for information and reservations call 569-1515 (office) 557-8652 (evenings)

Shown honoring Sol Drachler at the Federation
board of governors meeting are, seated from left, Max
Fisher, Drachler, Martin Citrin and Barbara Mar-
cuse. Standing are Morton Plotnick, Paul ZuckermPin s
George Zeltzer, Judge Avern Cohn, Mandell Ben
and William Avrunin.
63 BCE.
which he has been asso-
The accompanying in- ciated for service to
scription cited Drachler's Jewry and the American
commitment to the community.
Jewish community here
Upon his retirement,
and throughout the Drachler announced the es-
world.
tablishment of a consulta-
At Tuesday's meeting, tion service to philanthropic
George M. Zeltzer, execu- organizations and nonprofit
tive director of Federation, institutions. Among those
was elected executive vice that already have engaged
president and secretary of his services are the United
the Federation.
Foundation and Walsh Col-
A staff member of Federa- lege, in addition to Federa-
tion since 1956, Drachler tion.
directed several planning
Drachler, who has agreed
and divisions of the Allied to serve as consultant to a
Jewish Campaign, prior to number of additional civic
serving as assistant direc- organizations in 1983 and
tor, Campaign director and beyond, said he believes the
associate director.
voluntary nonprofit sector
He became executive di- can substantially increase
rector in 1956, and was its contribution to human
named executive vice needs and to this commu-
president in 1981.
nity's social, educational
Under his leadership, and cultural well being. He
Federation's social serv- said this is especially true in
ice programs expanded Detroit and Michigan,
and new fundraising re- which have such an out-
cords were achieved. standing philanthropic tra-
Among his many areas of dition and which can benefit
interest, Drachler from proper planning and
headed the capital fund organization, coupled with
drive for the Maple- the effective application of
Drake Jewish Commu- current technology.
nity Center and was in-
Drachler will be design-
strumental in the expan- ing the Allied Jewish Cam-
sion of Jewish Federa- paign's specifications for
tion Apartments.
the United Jewish
On a national level, Charities' newly-acquired
Drachler served as a chair- computer. While this is a
man of the United Jewish highly-sophisticated piece
Appeal Campaign Direc- of equipment servicing
tors' Institute of the 16 other Federation and
major American Jewish agency needs, Drachler
communities and was a indicated that some of to-
member of the Council of day's micro or "personal"
Jewish Federations' Cam- computers and their pack-
paign Services Committee.
aged software have the
The invited guests at the capacity to provide effective
Federation board of gover- service to many organiza-
nors meeting represented a . tions. He will be devoting
cross-section of the commu- some of his time to this area.
nity. Similarly, the leader- -
The single sad note at
ship in the group expressing the Federation board
encomia for the retiree in- meeting was the report
cluded the collective spirit on the Allied Jewish
of the community Drachler Campaign results. Joel
had served since 1956. Tauber, co-chairman of
Those speaking in his the current Campaign
honor, in addition to Feder- with Jay Kogan, stated
ation President Judge that a total of $17,100,000
Ave'rn Cohn, included Mar- had been reached a
tin Citrin, William Avru- Tuesday night.
nin, Dr. Morton Plotnick, ing that there are "severe
Barbara Marcuse, Max M. problems," resulting
Fisher, Mandell Berman, from economic setbacks,
Zeltzer and Paul Zucker- he warned that the bene-
man.
fiting "agencies will get
As a surprise acclaim, less." He admonished
there was a musical tribute that Israel will suffer
to her husband by Leah from it.
Drachler.
Due to the developed con-
In an inspired response ditions, Tauber said, re-
to the expressions of solicitation has become a
appreciation for his necessity to raise the ur-
labors, Drachler em- gently needed funds.
phasized that he remains Tauber said re-solicitation
an identified citizen of has begun with several
the community with categories of contributors.

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