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The Detroit Jewish News, 1983-05-06

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50 friday, May 6, 1983

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Haber to Receive Agnon Medal at Hebrew U. Friends Dinner

Dr. William Haber, pro-
fessor of economics at the
University of Michigan and
special adviser to the uni-
versity's executive officers,
will receive the S.Y. Agnon
Gold Medal at a dinner on
behalf of the Hebrew Uni-
versity of Jerusalem at 6:30
p.m. May 31 at Cong.
Shaarey Zedek. The Michi-
gan Chapter, American
Friends of Hebrew Univer-
sity, is the sponsor of the
dinner.
The S.Y. Agnon Gold
Medal Award is named for

Israel's first Nobel laureate,
Shmuel Yosef Agnon and is
awarded to distinguished
lay leaders and public fig-
ures who have made out-
standing contributions to
the cultural, educational or
intellectual life in the
United States and Israel.
The medal is Hebrew Uni-
versity's most prestigious
award.
Professor of economics at
the University of Michigan
since 1936, Dr. Haber has
also served as chairman of
that department, was dean

of the College of Literature,

Science and the Arts, the
largest academic unit of the
university and in 1968 was
appointed by the board of
regents to act as special ad-
viser to the executive offi-
cers of the university.
His graduate work was
done at Harvard Univer-
sity and the University of
Wisconsin and he holds a
PhD degree from the lat-
ter institution. He re-
ceived honorary degrees
of Doctor of Humane Let-
ters from Michigan State

1 / -- RAVIOLI SAUTE SPECIAL

In 1939, while on leave
from the University of
Michigan, Dr. Haber or-
ganized and directed the
National Refugee Service.
He is a life member of the
board of directors of the
American Joint Distribu-
tion Committee and the
executive committee of the
American Jewish Commit-
tee.
In 1948, he was in Ger-
many as special adviser
on Jewish affairs to Gen.
Lucius Clay, the Ameri-
can commander-in-chief
in Germany.

BONN (JTA) — Pressure
is mounting on West Ger-
many's new Green Party to
demand the resignation of
Gustine Johannsen, a
member of the Nazi party
from 1939 to 1945, from its
governing committee.
Another of the party
leaders, Werner Vogel, res-
igned from the Bundestag
several weeks ago after his
exposure as a former
member of the Nazi SA
(Stormtroopers)
The Green Party won 28
seats in the March 6 Bun-
He has been a long-time destag elections. The party
member of Bnai Brith and of is rooted in pacifist and
its national Hillel Commis- environmentalist

DR. •WILLIAM HABER

The Jewish Homemaker's Guide to Delicious Italian Cooking
Makes the Most of Chef Boy-ar-dee Cheese Ravioli.

/4 cup chopped or whole small
1 can (15 Oz.) Chef Boy-ar-dee •
onions
Cheese Ravioli in Tomato Sauce
1 /2 cup chopped carrots
dash garlic salt
2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 tablespoon chopped fresh
1 /2 package (10 oz.) frozen whole
parsley
green beans, cooked and drained 1 /2 cup water

1

1. Saute onions and carrots in butter in medium-sized
saucepan.
2. Add remaining ingredients; cover and simmer for
15 minutes. Serves 4.

J

University and the He
brew University of
Jerusalem and Doctor of
Laws degree from Bran-
deis University. •
Dr. Haber served as
Michigan State Emergency
Relief Administrator and
head of the state's WPA and
NYA programs during the
Depression. He has been
consultant to the
Secretaries of Labor in six
administrations and in
1971 was appointed to the
Federal Advisory Council
on Unemployment Insur-

move-
sion and is now an honorary ments.
chairman of that group. Dr.
Haber was president of the Air Agreement
American ORT Federation
from 1950 to 1975 and is for Israel Zaire
now its honorary president.
TEL AVIV (JTA) — Is-
He is a member of the rael and Zaire signed an air
board of trustees of Bran- traffic agreement last week
deis University and of the allowing the air lines of
board of governors of the both countries to maintain
Hebrew University as well regularly scheduled flights
as co-chairman of its aca- between them.
demic committee.
Sources at El Al, Israel's
Harold Berry is president national air line, said the

,

SOLID.•48.-

of the Michigan Chapter,
and Paul Zuckerman is
dinner chairman. For -in-
formation about the dinner,
call the AFHU office, 559-
8030.

POTATOES

The Bnai Brith Hillel by a talk by Dr. Nancy
Jewish Student Center at Pogel on "Getting Even:
Michigan State Universtiy Wdody Allen and the
will hear a talk . on "Grass Jews."
Roots Politics: The Oak
A free blintz dinner and
Park Community and Torah study will take place
1-696" at 8:15 p.m. today at 6 p.m. May 18 at Hillel.
Hillel. Dr. Harry Perlstadt Rabbi Mordechai Swiatycki
will be the guest speaker. will speak on "Is Having a
Hillel hosts Israeli danc- Good Time Good for the
ing at 6:30 p.m. every Sun- Jews?" at 8:15 p.m. May 20
day. The-Jews by Choice at Hillel. Rabbi Swiatycki
meeting will be held 7:30 will hold his bi-weekly class
p.m. Wednesday. at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and
A self-defense workshop May 26 at Hillel.
will be held 2 p.m. May 15 at
The annual student pic-
Hillel. A Soviet Jewry nic will be held 5 p.m. May
letter-writing campaign 22 at Lake Lansing, with
and brunch will be held May food provided by Hillel.
15 at 2 p.m.
For information on MSU
A falafel, dinner will be Hillel activities, call Execu-
served at 6 p.m. May 15 at
tive Director_ Alan Iser,
Hillel, followed at 7 p.m.
(517) 332-1916.

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2 Liters

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Junior Division Plans Talks

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"Who — and What — Is a 10-day mission, sponsored
Jew: Questions of Personal by the United Jewish Ap-
Status" will be the topic of peal and coordinated locally
the next lecture in the Li- by Junior. Division:
lian Bernstein Lecture
Philip Handleman is
Series, sponsored by the coordinator of the lecture
Junior Divison ,of the series committee. Co-
Jewish Welfare Federation chairmen are Susan
on Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Edelman- and Marc A.
LaMed Auditorium of the Schwartz. James A. Saf-
main United Hebrew ran is president of Junior
Schools building.
Division.
Rabbi Norman T. Roman,
For information on either
associate rabbi of Temple event, contact Sandra
Beth El, will be the guest Feuer, Junior Division di-
speaker.
rector, 965-3939.
A recruitment meeting
for the fourth annual Bond Tribute'
United Jewish Appeal Sing-
to Rothberg
les Mission, July 17-27, will
be held 7:30 p.m. Wednes- NEW YORK — Sam
day at the UHS. The meet- Rothberg, general chair-
ing will provide background man of the Israel Bond
on missions and give gen- Organization, will be hon-
eral itinerary information ored for 40 years of service
on the July trip. Detroiters to Israel and the Jewish
age 25-40 will join other in- people at an international
. terested young adults from dinner to be held June 12 in
around the nation on the New York.

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