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The Detroit Jewish News, 1982-08-06

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10 Friday, August 6, 1982

Hyman Safran, Ex-President of Federation
and Shaarey Zedek, Dies at Age 69

Hyman Safran, who for
more than two decades held
important positions in the
community and in industry,
died Aug. 3 at age 69.
Funeral services were
held Thursday morning in
the main sanctuary of Cong.
Shaarey Zedek, the
presidency of that syna-
gogue having been among
his most important corn-
mual roles.
In addition to congrega-
tional leadership, he gained
distinction as president of
the Jewish Welfare Federa-
tion arid as a recipient of the
coveted Fred M. Butzel
On a national scale, he
as prominent in the
Iting industry, having



organized the Safran
Printing Co. with his late
brother, David Safran.
He was the president of
Ms firm.
A native Detroiter, Mr.
Safran was the chairman of
the board of Stecker-
Traung-Schmidt Corp. at
the time of his death. He
was the past president and a
national director of the
Printing Industries of
Last October, Mr. Safran
was elected an honorary
member of the executive
committee of the Federa-
tion. He was the first
chairman of the National
Institute for Jewish Life of
the Council of Jewish Fed-
erations. Mr. Safran had
been a CJF vice president.
Among the other com-
munal organizations with
which he was affiliated are:
Detroit Service Group,
Jewish Community Coun-
cil, Tamarack Hills
Authority, Sinai Hospital
and several United Jewish
Charities and Federation
Mr. Safran had been a
vice president of the
Jewish Telegraphic
Agency, a board member
of the Joint Distribution

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Committee, a vice
president of Jewish War
Veterans and past
president of the Sholom
Post, and on the boards
of the Michigan Welfare
League and the United
He also was the recipient

of the Louis Marshall
Award of the Jewish
Theological Seminary.
He leaves his wife, Leah;
three sons, Fred, Kenneth
and James; a daughter,
Mrs. Loren (Sharon)
Daniels; and seven grand-

Natalie Novick, Pittsburgh
Jewish Leader Dies at 53

Mrs. Natalie E. Novick,
active in the Jewish com-
munity of Pittsburgh, a
leader ofthe United Jewish
Federation of Pittsburgh,
and wife of the president of
the Zionist Organization of
America, Ivan J. Novick,
died July 29. She was 53.
Mrs. Novick served on the
board of the United Jewish
Federation of Pittsburgh.
She was chairman of the
Women's Division of the
United Jewish Federation
of Greater Pittsburgh from
1977 to 1979 and served on
its board.
Mrs. Novick also served
on the board of the Rodef
Shalom Sisterhood, as well
as the Pittsburgh boards of
Women's American ORT,
the National Council of
Jewish Women, the Ladies
Hospital Aid Society of
Montefiore Hospital, the
Ladies Auxiliary of the
Jewish Home and Hospital
for the Aged of Pittsburgh
and the board of the
Women's Division of Bran-
deis University of
Pittsburgh. She was active
in the ZOA Pittsburgh Dis-
trict, HadasSah of
Pittsburgh and served with
the United Way, 1976 to
She was active in the
Rodef Shalom Sisterhood
Service to the Blind
Committee and typed
large-type textbooks and


leisure reading for the
partially sighted.

She was affiliated with
the Pittsburgh Symphony
Society and the Pittsburgh
Ballet Association.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pa.,
Mrs. Novick received a
Bachelor of Arts degree
from Chatham University.
She is survived by her
husband, Ivan; two sons, Dr.
Howard A. of Pittsburgh
and William E. of Boca Ra-
ton, Fla.; a daughter, Phyl-
lis S. of Pittsburgh; her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman
B. Mogerman of Pittsburgh;
and two sisters, Mrs. Linda
Shapiro of Hollywood, Fla.
and Mrs. Joan Joshowitz of
Southfield. •

Talmud Prof. Rabbi Arnest

NEW YORK (JTA) — Kovno Ray.
Rabbi Arnest was buried
Rabbi Joseph Arnest, 76, a
professor of Talmud since in Israel.
1937 at the Rabbi IsaaC El-
chanan Theological Semi-
nary, an affiliate of Yeshiva
University, died July. 26.
A widely-regarded Torah
scholar, Arnest came to the
seminary at the recom-
The family of the late
mendation of the Kovno Beatrice Hendelman an-
Ray, Rabbi Avraham Dober nounces the unveiling of a
Shapiro. He remained in his monument in her memory
position for more than four 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15,
decades, during which he at Hebrew Memorial Park.
taught hundreds of Tal- Rabbi Syme will officiate _
mudim. In 1964, Arnest was Relatives and friends
honored for his years of asked to attend.
* * *
dedicated work at the Uni-
versity by the Rabbinic
The family of the late
Alumni of Yeshiva Univer- Lucille Larky announces
the unveiling of a monu-
A native of Lithuania, ment in her memory 10 a.m.
Arnest studied in Europe Sunday, Aug. 8, at
under Rabbi Joseph Leib Machpelah Cemetery. Can-
Bloch and Rabbi Isaac tor Sidney Rube will of-
Bloch. He was ordained at ficiate. Relatives and
the Yeshiva of Telshe Po- friends are asked to attend.
land. He also studied at
Yeshiva Navardok, Knesset
The Family
Bais Yitzchak in Kremen-
of the Late
zuck, and Knesset Yeshiva
in Slobodka.
Arnest was an acknowl-
Announces the un-
edged scholar on the Ram-
veiling of a monument
bam. He completed the
in his memory 10:30 a.m.
third volume of "D'var Av-
Sunday, Aug. 8, at
raham," a manuscript of the
Clover Hill Park


Dr. Ira Avrin

Dr. Ira Avrin, a physi-
cian, died Aug. 3 at age 66.
Born in Winnipeg, Man-
itoba, Canada, Dr. Avrin
lived 60 years in Detroit. He
was graduated from Wayne
State University Medical
School in 1942. He served in
the Coast Guard during
World War II.
He was a member of Tem-
ple Israel, American Medi-
cal Association, Wayne
County Medical Associa-
tion, Maimonides Medical
Association and the Ameri-
can Association of Occupa-
tional Physicians.
He is survived by his wife,
Sylvia; a son, Dr. David E. of
Yefet Zadaka,
Sacramento, Calif.; two
Led Samaritans
daughters, Mrs. Neal
TEL AVIV (JTA) — Yefet (Judith) Barmack and Mrs.
D. Westerfield
Ben-Avraham Zadaka, Martin (Frances) Avrin-
Zafran of Roslindale, Mass.;
Dianne L. Wester- leader of the Samaritan a brother, Alex; and two
field, founder and execu- community in Israel, died grandchildren.
tive director of the Navy July 30. He was 87.
His father, Avraham
Wife Line, an organization
devoted to improving U.S. Zadaka, was the first David Keller
Navy wives' and family Samaritan to leave Nablus
David Keller, 78, of Oak
well-being, died July 29 at in 1905 to settle in Jaffa, Park, died July 29.
bringing the Samaritan
age 50.
Mr. Keller retired as -an,
Born in Detroit, Mrs. community into close con- attorney in 1965. He was a
Westerfield also was the tact with the Jewish com- member of the Hebrew Be-
founder and president of munity for the first time nevolent Society, the
Lillian Robinson Collection, and laying the foundation Michigan Bar Association
a direct marketing mail- for the Isareli-Samaritan and Pisgah Lodge of Bnai
order organization. She re- community in Jaffa as an Brith.
off-shoot of the main com-
sided in Rumson, N.J.
He is survived by two
She leaves her husband, munity in Nablus.
Yefet Zadaka broke with brothers, Morris I. Kwase-
William U.; two sons, Jef-
frey and Daniel; a daughter, Samaritan tradition when low of West Bloomfield
Millicent; and a brother, Dr. he married a Jewish woman and Joseph Kwaselow; and
Phelphs Robinson of New- in 1924. This has become a two sisters, Mrs. Samuel
tonville, Mass. Interment practice followed by many (Goldie) Kotlier and Mrs.
Bella Chessler.
other Samaritans.

Cemetery. Rabbi
Groner will officiate.
Relatives and friends
are asked to attend.

The Family
of the Late


Announces the un-
veiling of a monument
in his memory 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 8, at
Nusach H'Ari Cemet-
ery. Rabbi Arm will of-
ficiate. Relatives and
friends are asked to

The Family
of the Late


Announces the un-
veiling of a monument
in his memory 11 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 15, at Ch-
esed Shel Emes Cemet-
ery. Rabbi Goldschlag
will officiate. Relatives
and friends are asked to

The Family
of the Late


Announces the un-
veiling of a monument
in his memory 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 8, at He-
brew Memorial Park.
Rabbis Gruskin and
Wagner will officiat
Relatives and friends -
are asked to attend.


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