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December 31, 1982 - Image 47

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1982-12-31

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Journalist Robert Weltsch

Dr. M. Hochman

TEL AVIV — Dr. Robert
Weltsch, editor and jour-
nalist who popularized the
slogan, "Wear It with Pride,
the Yellow Badge," in one of
his articles in Germany in
1933, died Dec. 22 at age 91.
Born in Prague, Dr.
Weltsch as a student joined
the Zionist students' society
Bar Kokhba. He was sum-
moned by the German
Zionist Federation in 1919
to edit its biweekly Judische
Rundschau. At the end of
his journalistic career, he
was the London correspon-
dent of the Israeli daily
Haaretz.
He worked as a freelance
journalist and in 1945 was
assigned by Haaretz to
cover the Nuremberg war
crimes trial.
According to the
Encyclopedia Judaica, in
1921, he was elected by
the 12th Zionist Congress
at Carlsbad as alternate
member of the Zionist
Executive. Dr. Weltsch
retained his post as
editor of Judische
Rundschau until 1938,
when he left Berlin and
settled in Jerusalem.

Dr. Morton Hochman, a
retired physician, died Dec.
27 at age 81.
Born in Russia, Dr.
Hochman was graduated
from the Detroit College of
Medicine (forerunner of
Wayne State University's
medical school) in 1934 and
went into general practice.
He donated his services to
the North End Clinic, pre-
decessor of Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Hochman was on the
staff of Grace Hospital. He
was affiliated with the
Wayne County and Michi-
gan State Medical Societies,
and the American Medical
Association. He retired in
1978.
He was a member of
Cong. Shaarey Zedek and
former treasurer of its
men's club.
Dr. Hochman leaves his
wife, Dorothy; a son, Dr.
Leon; two daughters, Mrs.
Carl (Elaine) Cohen of
Windsor, Ont., and Mrs.
Barry (Barbara) Ravitz; two
sisters, Mrs. Al (Annabelle)
Hochberg of Windsor and
Mrs. Seymour (Annette)
Walfish of Toronto, Ont.;
and seven grandchildren.

ROBERT. WELTSCH

in 1945 photo
Until 1945 he edited the
German-language weekly
Yedi'ot shel Hitahadut Olei
Germanyah (afterward also
the organ of the Aliyah.
Hadashah Party) and also
contributed articles to
Haaretz. From 1946 he
lived in London as the
Haaretz correspondent
there.
In the Zionist movement
Weltsch called for an under-
standing with the Arab na-
tional movement, and for
many years he was close to
the Brith Shalom move-
ment, which supported the
creation of a bi-national
state in Eretz Israel.

Ex-JVS Director Cohen Dies

Belle Cohen

Albert Cohen, retired daughters, Marjory Beth
Belle Cohen, a member of
executive director - of the and Mrs. Rochelle Jan
Jewish Vocational Service, Brunsdon; and two sisters, Jewish communal organ-
Mrs. Edith Bortin of izations, died Dec. 28 at age
died Dec. 25 at age 72.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Philadelphia and Mrs. Syl- 80.
Mr. Cohen served the JVS via Perchick.
Born in New York, Mrs.
from 1945 to 1972. Upon his
Cohen was the past
retirement, he continued Jack Pearl,
president of the Cong. Mis- '
his community interests by
hkan Israel Nusach H'Ari
volunteering for the Jewish Comedy Star
Sisterhood, a member of the
Home for Aged. He was a
NEW YORK — Jack Senior Citizens of Oak
member of L'Alliance Fran- Pearl, radio and stage com- Park, and recognized by the
caise de Detroit.
edian who popularized the American Cancer Society
Mr. Cohen leaves two -- expression, "Vas you dere, for her volunteer work.
ti
She also was a member of
Sharlie?" died Dec. 25 at age
the Jewish War Veterans
88.
Paul Chaiken
He appeared in vau- Auxiliary.
Paul Chaiken, owner of deville and on Broadway
She leaves her husband,
Floyd's Cut Rate Liquor in and made his radio debut in Nathan; two daughters,
Detroit for 20 years and 1930, when he employed the Mrs. Raymond (Myra)
owner of the Brewster Party Baron Munchhausen char- Greene and Mrs. Milton
Store in Detroit, died Dec. acter for which he adopted (Regina) Weiss; and eight
18. He was 71.
grandchildren.
his German dialect.
Born in Brooklyn, Mr.
Chaiken lived most of his
life in Detroit, prior to retir-
In blessed memory of
In Memory Of
-) ing to Tampa, Fla., in 1978.
our beloved
Our Beloved
In Detroit, he was a
Wife and Mother
member of the Downtown
HYMAN RIBIAT
Synagogue and Knights of
ROSA
ROBERT
Pythias. In Florida, he
ROSENROTH
worked for the state of
Who passed away
Florida Office of Blind Serv-
Dec. 28,1980. Sadly mis-
On the 10th yarzeit,
sed and forever in our
ices..
the 19th of Tevet.
hearts.
His
loving
wife,
He is survived by a son,
Husband David
children and grand-
Robert N. of Tampa; two
and Son Max
children.
daughters, Rosalind Kauf-
man of St. Petersburg, Fla.,
and Brenda Rochman of N
Lauderhill, Fla.; three
In Loving Memory of Our Beloved Mother
brothers, Jack of Oak Park,
Isadore and Irving, both of
Southfield; and five
grandchildren. Interment
Dec. 30, 1980
Florida.

.

ESTHER TEMCHIN

Ir

The Family
of the Late

1.?

,

MAURICE G.
LAYNE

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

Your warmth and grace, the dignity and
meaning you gave to life will always be an
inspiration to us. Although time goes by
you will always be sadly missed by your
daughters Lucy and Marion and families.

Judge Samuel Mellitz Dies

FAIRFIELD, Conn. —
Judge Samuel Mellitz, a
distinguished jurist and
prominent communal
leader in Connecticut and
an active member of the
board of trustees of Yeshiva
University in New York
City for more than 40 years,
died Dec. 26 at age 91.
Born in Bridgeport,
Conn., Mr. Mellitz was edu-
cated in the city's public
schools and, in 1911, earned
his law degree from Yale
University. From 1912 to
1935, he practiced law pri-
vately and in 1936 he was
appointed to the bench by
the then Gov. Wilbur Cross.
The jurist served on the
Court of Common Pleas and
was appointed to the State

WE BEMEMBER

During the coming
, week Yeshivath
Beth Yehudah will
I observe the
Yahrzeits of the fol-
lowing departed
friends, with the
traditional Memo-
:, rial Prayers, recita-
tion of Kaddish and
Studying of Mis-
hnayos.

BETTY V. BENENSON
ZIVYA A. BOYARSKY
JOSEPH M. FURMAN
EVELYN WOOLMAN
SARAH ZARANKIN
HARRY APPLEBAUM
ISAAC BLOOM
MICHAEL BLUM
MARY COSCARELLY
ISADORE DANTO
MORRIS DIEM
JULIE A. GERSTEN
JACOB GOLDIS
BESSIE KRUSNER
SYLVIA MOORAWNICK
GEORGE MUST
KOPEL ROSEN
MORRIS SAX
IDA WASSERMAN
HARRY WOLIN
JOSEPH COSSMAN
SOL FEINBERG
LIBBY FINE
IDA GUTTERMAN
SADIE LAFER
JOSEPH LANGER
LEO ISADORE LANGER
ESTHER D. PEARLMAN
MAX DELIN
EDIS DORFMAN
SARAH DUBIN
HARRY GOLDMAN
SAM GREEN
SOLOMON GREVNIN
JACOB KERRETT
PEARL PELAVIN
ABRAHAM D. SACHS
ETHEL SCHERR
SONIA ABRAMSON
HARRY BLOCH
JACK BOOKSTEIN
BERNARD J. FISCHER
SYLVIA ROSENBERG
HARRY C. WOLFE
MIRIAM BERRIS
IDA BOESKY
A. L. DAMEN
SHIMON GOLD
ANNE HARRIS
RACHEL KAIMAN
HERMAN EIZEN
REBECCA LEVIN
JACOB LIEBERMAN
MAX LINOVITZ
ROBERT MARGOLIS
JACOB POSS
MYRON ROSENTHAL
BELLA BERLANT
HERMAN K. COHEN
JOSHUA GITLIN
DAVID HESS
BECKIE MASON
SARAH REPITOR
JOE SCHERR
ROSA SCHLOSS
SAMUEL B. SOLOMON
SARAH YUNIS

Supreme Court of Errors,
the state's highest judicial,
body. In 1963, he retired as
associate justice.
In addition to his ac-
tivity in community
organizations, Mr. Mel-
litz was also state chair-
man for Yeshiva Univer-
sity's Albert Einstein Col-
lege of Medicine, a vice
president of the Union of
Orthodox Jewish Con-
gregations of America
and president of Cong.
Ahavat Achim in Fair-
field.
He also was the first
president both of the
Bridgeport Jewish Com-
munity Center and that ci-
ty's Jewish Community
Council, and was a member
of the Zionist Organization
of America, Mizrachi, the
American Jewish Congress
and Bnai Brith. Mr. Mellitz
was also a member of pro-
fessional, fraternal and
philanthropic societies.

Robert Bonus

Robert H. Bonus, general
manager of the Concrete
Block Co. died Dec. 29 in
Cleveland, ' Ohio. He was 61.
Born in Chicago, Ill., Mr.
Bonus was a member of
Temple Emanu-El, past na-
tional president of the Na-
tional Concrete Masonry
Association, past president
of the Oak Park School
Board and past president of
the Michigan Concrete
Masonry Association.
He leaves his wife, Ruth;
a son, Philip of Orlando,
Fla.; and a daughter, Mrs.
Kenneth (Harrilee) Shevin.

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Friday, December 31, 1982 41

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