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September 02, 1983 - Image 69

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1983-09-02

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Greetings from Herzog

What's News?

It is a privilege for me to address World Jewry as
president of the state of Israel on the occasion of Rosh
Hashana, 5744.

In'the course of the past year Israel has signed a second
formal agreement with an Arab country, namely, Lebanon.
However, many problems continue to beset Israel —political,
military, economic and social. We look forward to the com-
ing year in the hope that, as in the past, so in the future, the
common efforts of our people in the state of Israel, coupled
with the efforts of the Jewish people, will enable us to over-
come many of these problems.
Now, as never before, it is incumbent upon the Jewish
people to close ranks and stand together. The ominous rise of
anti-Semitism in different parts of the world, coupled with
an increase in acts of violence and terror against Jewish
persons and institutions, must sound an alarm in many
Jewish communities.

The greatest danger facing our people, however, is not
from our enemies, but from within our ranks. The Jewish
people is being decimated by assimilation, which in many
communities reaches catastrophic dimensions. There are
only two effective measures to overcome this danger. The
first is by strengthening and enlarging the Jewish educa-
tional system in every community. The second is by in-
creased involvement on the part of Jewish youth throughout
the world in life in Israel, by studying here, visiting and
spending vacations — all of which we hope will culminate in

I send special greetings to the members of our Jewish
family who live under oppression and suffer from discrimi-
nation, who languish in prison and in exile, and who crave
to join us in freedom. They are always in our thoughts.
I send my greetings on behalf of the people oflsrael to the
Jewish communities of the world from the eternal city of
Jerusalem, confident in the knowledge that by common ef-
fort, the Jewish people throughout the world will continue
to prosper, that your communities will be successful in all
their fields of activity and that Jewish communal and per-
sonal involvement with Israel will continue to grow and
A Happy New Year to you all.
Chaim Herzog

Mutual Forgiveness

By ISSACHAR MIRON — Seven Arts Feature

Editor's note: Miron is a prize-winning composer,
writer, director and educator, who has composed
over 2,000 songs, including the hit, "Tzena, Tzena,

Education: bring

It follows figuratively the moon,
Yet metaphorically it out-scintillates the sun,
Sanctifying a new dawning
For the magnanimity of the divine judgment.
It places in our hands
A torch casting a long light
Toward the ultimate salvation
Through the mutuality of forgiveness.
It's Rosh Hashana.
Happy Holiday.

Barbie Arrested

Klaus Barbie, known as
the "Butcher of Lyon," the
French city where he was
Gestapo chief during World
War II, was arrested in La
Paz, Bolivia in January for
a local criminal offense.

France asked his extradi-
tion for his role in the depor-
tation of thousands of
French Jews to Nazi death
camps and the murder of
French resistance leader
Jean Moulin.

A student writes . . . and is
nswered with scholarships

The joy of learning—
a life-long experience

i+irt h

Education is a life-long process, not something which can
contained within the walls of any school, however distinguis
It is as much a territory for adults as children — there is n
limit on curiosity. Pity the person who truly believes that
she has nothing more to learn, because that person has ce
People learn by a variety of methods. Book-le
course, chief among them — as is the interchange o
facts among people, teacher to pupil. pupil to te*
mostly, people learn by opening themselves to..the:
them, by allowing their senses to interpret
leaving their pores open, metaphorically
that nature and art and erudition have to
Whether your interests lie in
specific areas, or whether you a
are enthralled by everything
the world has to offer, there's
one precept always to keep in
mind: There is nothing so
small it's not worth learning,
nothing so large, it's not worth

Capturing the spirit of sum
mer in photographs can be
easy as frolicking in the sun
when you follow a few simpi
tips on picture-taking.
No matter how ideal
lighting and other conditiO*
ultimately the quality of
pictures depends on the
you handle your came
Although many o
new cameras are e
what appears in the
is the result of how y
pose the shot.
One of the greatest adv
tages of an instant camera t
that you can see your results
immediately. You can tell
right away when you took the
time to compose a shot in the
viewfinder or when you need
to try again.
The new Kodamatic' 970L

believe it."
Mary Ann Maxis, Execu-
11, said that
dents have
s ranging
a year




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the student. sends in his or her
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Applicants can often qualify
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tain eligibility factors are im-
portant, such as: religion, eth-
nic background, career
interest, college majors, extra-
curricular school or civic ac-
tivities. parents unions, mili-
, ary service, etc.
She said, "Millions and
millions of dollars of school
aid have gone unclaimed and
unused in the past 10 years,
because the money was not
claimed. Computers are es-
sential to find the myriad of
vailable scholarships.
atching a high school
r or senior with a scholar-
manually would be virtu-
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"Cole wrote. And he was
guar- answered ... good!" Maxin
5 spe- smiled.



for fall '82

Welcome to the to'


dyper- brights to blend with
*before, sponwear.
You'll also find the newest
m up by stripes, Fair Isle and jacquard
ionable sweater patterns in both
atmers for acrylic and wool blends.
Different lengths in legwar-
ney is mers are also at JCPenney.
it*tion of The classic over-the-knee
dancer style is joined this sea-
son by a shorter version that
or pal- stops at the knee and may be
tones, cuffed over the top of your
oltage boots.

Rough and rugged, alway
ready, the American cowl*
is a "superhero" unique :
American culture. With: -th
wide open, western plains:
his proving ground, he is
nowned for his courage
fortitude in the face of dang,ei.
To preserve the memory
these western champions .p
the past and honor the he

It's spanning, round-the-year,
High-stakes suspension 'bridges
Without intervening support from the heights,
Over the ever-widening gulfs of doubt
On each side of the abyss.
Like an ominously transcendental Damoclean sword,
It portends that without forgiveness,
The assuaging supplication
For the impending heavenly verdict
To be signed and sealed for life,
Might be lost and our case prejudiced.

So it's bringing the exulted lion
Unabashedly to his knees,
Importuning the trembling lamb for forgiveness
For all transgressions by commission;
And it causes the lamb to expiate for sins of omission
By-syllogistically tending to impute
All lions as heartless beasts.
Then all souls lost in the tired clouds,
Like perplexed raindrops
In the painted whirlpools of mind,
Will be found and purified and magnified,
Thus descending from the unseen subtleties of cleverness
Into the unnamed simplicities of true justice.

Friday, September 2, 1983 69


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