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March 11, 1983 - Image 70

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1983-03-11

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10 Friday, March 11, 1983

40--BUSINESS CARDS

PROFESSIONAL LOCKSMITH
RUBEN YASHINSKY
All type locks and service.
Home - Office - Commercial
548-4473

CALLIGRAPHY
BY LAURA
Several styles of hand let-
tering for special occa-
sions.
661-2770

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

40—BUSINESS CARDS

40—BUSINESS CARDS

BILL OLIVER'S
PAINTING & WALLPAPERING

Quality Work.
20 yrs. experience
References
547-4564
COMPLETE
PIANO SERVICE

• Tuning

LICENSED & INSURED

FRANK'S WATERPROOFING
559-7398

CALLIGRAPHY

• Regulating
• Rebuilding
• Refinishing

MAYER GLUZMAN
European Master Technician

Reasonable Rates

Call anytime: 967-0824

We buy and sell used pianos

PIANO TUNING-REPAIRS

SIEVE

-
Meir & Sons Bldrs.

Graduate of "Detroit
School for Piano Techni-
cians"

Reasonable Rates

Remodeling and additions.
477-1582

Laurence Eisenberg

QUALITY HOME & OFFICE
REMODELING & REPAIRS

QUALITY CUSTOM PAINTING

10% Discount
thru March 18

Additions. kitchen, family rooms,
roofing, siding, bath, tile and
foyer. Replacement windows
and doors.

FRANK ANTHONY
476-3498

THERE REALLY IS
A DIFFERENCE
I GUARANTEE
100% SATISFACTION

DAVE BENKOFF

Painting & Wallpapering, Inc.

Will Hang Any Roll of
Wallpaper For $1000

1 week only

Offer expires March 11

You Will Be Satisfied

Call "358-5038
For an appointment TODAY

(minimum charge 10 rolls)

ATTENTION
ALL HOME OWNERS

Now you can finish
those needed home
repairs or remodeling
projects. During these
slow times we are of-
fering the lowest
prices ever. Our
guaranteed quality
workmanship has not
changed. We ap-
preciate all your work.

Call anytime

RICHARD M. HYMAN

557-7059

534-5657

Wallpaper Hanging
and Removal
Expert Plaster and
Drywall Repair

For all occasions: Bat Mitzva,
Confirmation, Wedding, Sweet
Sixteen, etc. Done by Stefanie.

647-5453
(Very Reasonable)
ROOFING — GUTTERS
Painting-Interior-Exterior.
Remodeling - Plumbing.
Ask for
Moses 584-2757
or Paul 846-8963

Professional, certified,
Myomassologist (mas-
seuse) will come to your
home. Aids circulation, di-
gestion, relieves tension,
etc. For women and
couples only. By appoint-
ment. MIRANDA

541-0274 mornings

53—ENTERTAINMENT

VERSATILE sophisticated party
music. Call 893-9667.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

398-1053

FREDDY SHEYER Trio. Linda's
magic violin. $4.00 hour. 542-
3359.

PAINTER
10 yrs. experience.
Small & large jobs.
References.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES
And other Special Occasions.
273-6716
Clowns, juggling, magic,
music dance, Puppets,
balloon sculpture.

533-6212

PROFESSIONAL
DRESSMAKER

PANTS & SLACKS $2.50
PLAIN HEMS $2.50
All other alterations for
men and women reason-
able.
Call for appointment.

345-6878

REUBENS PAINTING
Interior - Exterior
Exterior Specials
Ranches $195
Colonials

Wet damp; leaky basements
made dry. Five year written
guarantee. Experienced — low-
est price.

$295

FREE ESTIMATES

559-2585

MICHAEL GODENBERG
PAINTER
Exterior & Interior
Free Estimates

541-2128

PARTY HELPER

Excellent service for all occa-
sions — dinners and parties.
References. Also available for
errands and transportation.

569-2465
ADVANCE TRANSFER
Local and long distance
moving. Charge by job,
not hour. Licensed and In-
sured.
528-2180

CARTOONS
CARICATURES
BY

JULIUS
2Q3-1723

FOR ANY OCCASION

Enrich your Simcha (happy
occasion) with a melodious,
dynamic Israeli-English &
Yiddish folk-singer guitarist.
Please call
399-0079

Leading Literary Figure
Joseph Leftwich Dies at 90

LONDON (JTA)
Joseph Leftwish, the do-
minant literary figure in
Anglo-Jewry, died last
week at age 90.
Poet, translator, biog-
rapher and journalist, Mr.
Leftwich was a personal
associate of many of the
leading Jewish per-
sonalities of the 20th Cen-
tury, including Israel
Zangwill, of whom he wrote
a biography; Nahum
Sokolow; Zeev Jabotinsky;
Sholem Asch; and Stevan
Zweig.
A man of two cultures, he
also corresponded with
leading English literary
figures, including George
Bernard Shaw.
Mr. Leftwich was born
in Holland, the son of a
Polish cobbler. His fam-
ily emigrated to London
when he was 5. Among
his closest boyhood
friends was Isaac Rosen-
berg, one of the outstand-
ing English poets of
World War I who was kil-
led on the battlefront.
Mr. Leftwich's day school
education ended when he
was 14, but through friends
and private studies he
widened his familiarity
with English and Yiddish
literature.
Before entering jour-
nalism, he worked as a fur-
rier, tailor and baker. His
first published article, on
working class life in
Whitechapel, appeared in
1913. Literary journals
began publishing his
poems, leading to his first
regular newspaper post on
the Yiddish daily, Die Zeit.
In 1920, Leftwich became
the editor of the London
bureau of the Jewish Tele-
graphic - Agency.
Through his transla-
tions, he became known
as "the ambassador of.
Yiddish literature." He
translated into English
dozens of the giants of

Milton Firestone Dead at 55,
Edited KC Jewish Chronicle

KANSAS CITY (JTA) —
Milton Firestone, president
and editor for 20 years of the
Kansas City Jewish
Chronicle, died March 6. He
was 55.
A native of Kansas City,
Mr. Firestone attended the
University of Kansas where
he received a Bachelor of
Science degree in econom-
ics. He was elected to Phi
Beta Kappa and was
president of the Jewish
Union at the university.
Mr. Firestone was a
member of the American
Jewish Press Association
and had served as treasurer
and vice president of the
AJPA. He had received

numerous awards from
Bnai Brith lodges and chap-
ters.
He was a member of the
board of directors of the
Beth Shalom Congrega-
tion of Kansas City and
an associate member of
the Beth Israel Abraham
and Voliner Congrega-
tion.
Mr. Firestone was a
member of the Jewish
Community Center here
and member and founding
parent of the board of direc-
tors of Kansas City's only
Hebrew day school, the
Hyman Brand Hebrew
Academy.

JOSEPH LEFTWICH

Yiddish literature.Much
of his work was collected
in anthologies — "Yis-
roel," first published in
1933 and frequently re-
printed; "The Golden
Peacock," containing
translations of Yiddish
poetry, published in 1939;
and the two-volume,
"The Way We Think,"
containing essays by 80
Yiddish writers.
For more than 40 years he
was the permanent delegate
of the Yiddish PEN Club-
center in New York and on
the executive of PEN, the
world organization of
writers, where he protested
forcefully against the
bloody purge of Yiddish
writers in the Soviet Union.
Until his late 80s, Mr.
Leftwich was active as the
director of the Federation of
Jewish Relief Organiza-
tions. He was also on the
executive of British ORT
and British OSE.

Irving • Pfeifer

Irving W. Pfeifer, an at-
torney with offices in De-
troit and Southfield, died
March 9 at age 74.
Born in New York, Mr.
Pfeifer lived 60 years in De-
troit. He was retired.
He was graduated from
the Detroit College of Law
in 1929 and was a member
of the American, Michigan,
Wayne County and Oak-
land Bar Associations. He
was admitted to practice be-
fore the Supreme Court.
Mr. Pfeifer was a former
mediator for the Michigan
Labor Relations board, a
founding and charter
member of the Louis Mar-
shall Lodge of Bnai Brith
and a member of Adat,
Shalom Synagogue.
He leaves his wife, Ruth;
three daughters, Mrs.
James (Royalin) Zachman,
Mrs. Dolores Lasser and
Mrs. Steven (Shirley)
Sarason; and seven
grandchildren. Services 10
a.m. today at Ira Kaufman
Chapel."

"Over 65 years of traditional service in the Jewish community with dignity and understanding."

HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL

Ida Alpert

Ida Alpert, a member of
Jewish communal organ-
izations, died March 9 at
age 88.
Born in Peabody, Mass.,
Mrs. Alpert was president of
the Ida and Benjamin Al-
pert Foundation created to
provide scholarships for law
students and other educa-
tional grants.
She was a 60-year
member of Temple Beth El
and its sisterhood. Mrs. Al-
pert was a former officer of
the Music Study Club, a
member of the National
Council of Jewish Women,
Brandeis University Na-
tional Women's Committee,
Women's American ORT,
Hadassah and CARIH of
which she was a former
board member.
She leaves a son, Myron; a
daughter, Mrs. Leo (Elaine)
Stern; and one
granddaughter. Services
11:30 a.m. today at Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

Dr. D. Hadesman

Dr. Donald Hadesman, an
internist, died March 5 at
age 57.
Born in Chicago, Ill., Dr.
Hadesman lived 28 years in
Detroit.
He was chief of medicine
at the Lake Shore Medical
Center in Detroit for the
past 27 years. He was a 1951
graduate of the University
of Illinois Medical School.
Dr. Hadesman was
affiliated with the Ameri-
can College of Surgeons,
a fellow of the American
College of Chest Physi-
cians and the American,
Michigan and Wayne
County Medical
Societies. He was a
member of Cong.
Shaarey Zedek.
He leaves his wife,
Natalie; four sons, Dr. Ste-
ven, Dr. William, Robert
and Andrew; two sisters,
Mrs. Harry (Evelyn) Han-
kin and Mrs. Meyer (Ruth)
Gordon.

Herman Mazer

Herman Mazer, founder
of Mazer Shoes in 1937, died
March 3 at age 86.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa.,
Mr. Mazer lived 54 years in
Detroit. He retired in 1980.
He is survived by two
sons, Albert and Edward R.;
two brothers, Nathan and
Al, both of Philadelphia;
three sisters, Mary Felds-
tein, Betty Rice and Rose
Richmond, all of Philadel-
phia; six grandchildren and
seven great-grandchildren.

The taste for emotion may
become a dangerous taste;
we should be very cautious
how we attempt to squeeze
out of human life more
ecstasy and paroxysm than
it can well afford.
—Sydney Smith

543-1622

SERVING ALL CEMETERIES

26640 GREENFIELD ROAD
- OAK. PARK, MICHIGAN 48237

Alan H. Dorfman
Funeral Director & Mgr.

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