10 Friday, March 4, 1983
Leading Technion Proponent Sam Rich,
Active Community-Wide, Is Dead at 57
Camp Ruth at the Jewish
Community Center, the
Technion — Israel Institute
of Technology and Israel
Bonds are among the be-
neficiaries of the labors of
communal leader Samuel
Rich who died Feb. 27 at age
A native of Toledo, Mr.
Rich was graduated from
Cornell University, where
he majored in engineering.
He was chairman of the
board of Acorn Building
Components, a company he
founded in 1954, that man-
aluminum windows and
Dor Wals, a sliding glass
door he invented.
Mr. Rich was the co-
founder and first president
of Sigma — Sealed Insu-
lated Glass Manufacturers
Association. He was the
first chairman of the Build-
ing and Trades Division of
the Allied Jewish Cam-
Among his Technion
activities, Mr. Rich was
Jeanette Bradfield, a the senior vice president
fourth generation member of the American Techn-
of Temple Beth El, died ion Society, past
president of the Detroit
March 1 at age 78.
A former Detroiter who Chapter, a member of the
resided in Las Vegas, Nev., board of the Detroit
at the time of her death, Chapter, a member of the
Mrs. Bradfield also was a Technion's international
member of Women's Ameri- board of governors and
chairman of the building
She leaves a son, Louis of committee for the Maas
Las Vegas. Interment De- Michigan Dormitory
Project on the Technion
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Judge Alwyn Freeman Dies
V. Daniel (Janne) Heifetz of
Freeman, a judge on the in- Baltimore, Md.; a sister,
ternational tribunal of the Mrs. Royal (Elsa) Op-
He was the past president U.S. and Canada, died penheim of Detroit; and two
grandchildren. Services 2
of the Prime Minister's Club March 1 at age 72.
Born in Detroit, Judge p.m. today at Machpelah
for Israel Bonds and current
chairman of the Detroit af- Freeman resided in Detroit Cemetery.
filiate. At the Jewish Cen- and Palm Springs, Calif. He
ter, Mr. Rich was a vice was graduated in 1930 from
the University of Michigan,
NEWTON, Mass. (JTA)
He also was a board from Harvard Law School in — Leon Aronovitz, one of
member of the Jewish Home
the founders of Temple
for Aged and held member- Michigan Bar in 1934.
Emanuel 45 years ago and a
ship at Temple Emanu-El
He was a U.S. delegate to founder of Yeshiva Univer-
and Tam-O-Shanter Coun- the UN General Assembly sity's Einstein College of
try Club. In addition to his and a judge advocate for the Medicine in New York City,
Jewish communal activi- U.S. Army. Judge Freeman died Feb. 26 age 87.
ties, Mr. Rich worked on be- was a legal adviser to the
half of many other charita- U.S. State Department and
A life-long resident of
counsel for the Foreign Re- Newton, Mr. Aronovitz was
He leaves his wife, Ruth; lations Committee of the a retired pharmacist and a
campus. With Zigmund three sons, Robert, Ronald U.S. Senate. He also was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was
Rich and Larry; and a brother, deputy representative of In- the father of Robert Arnow,
ternational Atomic Energy former president of the
endowed an energy lab- Irving.
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Agency at the UN.
oratory in the Detroit
Chapter's department of Dr. Olitzki Dies,
He was a former director and presently chairman of
mechanical engineering Hebrew U. Prof
of the Bank of the Com- its executive committee.
JERUSALEM — Prof. monwealth.
He leaves his wife,
Aryeh Leo Olitzki is dead at
Ida S. Baker
In loving memory
age 85. He was a founder of Grenna; a daughter, Mrs.
Ida Shevin Baker had a the Hebrew Universtiy's fa-
major role in important culty of medicine.
women's ranks in this com-
Born in 1898 in Germany,
munity. She had a leading he earned his MD degree
part in the Women's Auxil- at the University of Be-
In loving memory of our
iary of the Jewish National rlin in 1921. In 1929, he was dear father Morris Pevin
Fund for more than a gen- appointed instructor in bac- who passed away March 2,
eration and she held two of teriology and serology at 1971, five days in Adar.
its most important posi- the fledgling Hebrew Uni- Sadly missed by son,
tions, as president and as versity of Jerusalem.
George; and daughters,
chairman of donor events...
He was to spend the next Mrs. Betty Fisher, Elsie and
In addition she served as 40 years at the university, Sylvia Pevin.
chairman of important pro- until his retirement, as
grams through the years, Rosensohn Professor of Bac-
In loving memory of
and inspired liteiary activi- teriology, in 1968.
ties in JNF and other local
Following the establish-
circles, especially as a book ment of the Hebrew
Born in Russia, Mrs. ical School in 1949, Prof.
Baker was a founder and Olitzki was appointed head
March 3, 1978
past president of Zedakah of the school's department of
Although it has been five years since that
Club, former treasurer of bacteriology. He was
fateful day, you will always have a cherished
Detroit CARIH, a 50-year elected dean of the univer-
place in our hearts and thoughts. Sadly mis-
member of Cong. Shaarey sity's faculty of medicine in
sed by wife, Millie; children, Sandra and
Zedek and a member of 1961 and re-elected for an
Alfred, Dave and Sharon; grandchildren,
Hadassah and Pioneer additional two-year term in
Ariana and Jerome.
1963. He was awarded the-
She leaves five sons, Israel Prize for Medical Sci-
Alfred Shevin, Herbert ence in 1967.
In blessed memory of daughter, mother
Shevin of Tucson, Ariz.,
Kenneth Shevin, Ernest
Baker and Morton Baker; a for Young Jews
sister, Mrs. Rubin
NEW YORK — The
(Johanna) Rudolph of Sun-
rise, Fla.; 13 grandchildren Women's League for Con-
and six great-grandchil- servative Judaism is pro-
viding "a Jewish home
They are not gone that live in hearts they
away from home" for 100
leave behind. Always missed by Mollie Por-
Jewish college students and
tin, Lenore and Caleb Simon, Toby and Rob
NEW YORK — Elinor S. military personnel.
Kleinberg and Ephraim, Jason, Bella, B.
Young people away from
Gimbel, retired chairman of
Joshua and Felicia.
the board of S.S. Steiner Inc. home are provided with sur-
and a director of Liebmann rogate Jewish "families."
For information on the
Breweries until it was sold
in 1964, died March 1 at age program, write to Mrs.
In memory of my dear father
Ethel Klein, Women's
Mrs. Gimbel was active in League for Conservative
civic and business affairs Judaism, 48 E. 74th St.,
and was chairman of the New York 10021.
Women's Division of the
Who passed away March 26, 1973, the
Federation of Jewish ZOA Officer
22nd of Adar. It has been a decade since you
Philanthropies of New York
NEW YORK — The
have left me. You gave me life, you gave me
from 1963 to 1965. The West Zionist Organization of
dignity, you held my hand in need. I miss
German government America has named Robert
awarded her its Comman- D. Shapiro of Pittsburgh a
you my dear father. I have never forgotten
der's Cross "for her efforts in national vice president and
furthering German- a member of the Actions
JEROME S. (JERRY)
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"Over 65 years of traditional service in the Jewish community with dignity and understanding."
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