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May 18, 1984 - Image 36

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-05-18

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Reform group will hear
UAHC leader Wednesday

Rabbi Alexander M.
Schindler, president of the
Union of American Hebrew
Congregations (UAHC),
will be the guest speaker at
a dinner under the sponsor-
ship of the Metropolitan De-
troit Federation of Reform

Synagogues at 6 p.m. Wed-
nesday at Temple Israel.
Bernard E. Linden, out-
going president of the fed-
eration's College of Jewish
Studies, will be the honoree.
Rabbi Schindler, one of
the leading figures in the

Rabbi Schnipper is cited

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Rabbi A. Irving Schnip-
per, spiritual leader of
Cong. Beth Abraham Hillel
Moses, received the degree
of doctor of divinity, honoris
causa, from the Jewish
Theological Seminary of
America at a special aca-
demic convocation this
week held in conjunction
with the 84th annual con-
vention of the Rabbinical
Assembly at the Concord
Hotel, Kiamesha Lake,
Rabbi Schnipper was or-
dained in 1952 at Rabbi
Isaac Elchanan Theological
Seminary. A graduate of
Yeshiva University, he also
holds a master's degree in
social work from its
Wurzweiler School.
Rabbi Schnipper has
served congregations in De-
troit, Pittsburgh, and

Rabbi Schnipper

Patchogue and Rutherford,
N.J. before coming to Beth
Abraham Hillel Moses in
1977. He also served in the
United States Army for two
years as a chaplain, and re-.
ceived the Army Commen-
dation Medal.

Oak-Woods re-elects Torgow

Elected to serve with Tor-
gow were: Vice Presidents,
Hyman Brown, Phillip
Applebaum and Alex
Roberg; Financial Secre-
tary, Stuart Snider; Record-
ing Secretary, Fayga Dom-
bey; and Treasurer, Manual

Gary Torgow
Gary H. Torgow has been
elected to his second term as
president of Young Israel of

Newly elected board
members include: Dr. Alan
Kelman, Dr. David Ungar,
Rabbi Ernest Greenfield,
Dr. Solomon Pesis, Allen
Ishakis, David Tanzman,
Hyman Beale, Larry
Horowitz, Nathan But-
romovitz and Meyer Man-

`Jews in Middle Ages' topic
of synagogue's seudah

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Dr. Phoebe Mainster will
speak on "Jewish Life in the
Middle Ages" at a Seudah
Shlishit at 8 p.m. Saturday
at Cong. Beth Abraham
Hillel Moses.
Dr. Mainster has a Ph.D.
degree in Medieval English
literature. She is on the fa-
culty of Wayne State Uni-
versity and is the assistant
editor of Channel 56's
Dial/Detroit magazine.
The program is sponsored
by cultural commission of
the congregation. Following
the Maariv service will be a
light meal.

Dr. Phoebe Mainster

American Jewish commu-
nity, has served as chair-
man of the Conference of
Presidents of Major Ameri-
can Jewish Organizations.
Linden, a past president
of Temple Israel, has.
worked closely with Rabbi
Schindler as a member of
the UAHC executive com-
mittee and board. Linden
was the UAHC's first na-
tional chairman of geron-
tology, and currently serves
as a national co-chairman of
the Fund for American Re-
form Judaism, the budget
and endowment committees
and is on the board of the
World Union for Progress-
ive Judaism.
Chairing the dinner is
Lois Singer.
Serving on the dinner
committee are:

Rabbi M. Robert Syme, Rabbi
Harold S. Loss, Rabbi Leon
Fram, Cantor Harold Orbach,
Frank L. Simons, Rabbi Dannel
I. Schwartz, Rabbi Norman Ro-
man, Dr. Richard C. Hertz, Mar-
vin S. Waits, Rabbi Ernst Con-
rad, Rabbi Lane Steinger, Rabbi
Milton Rosenbaum, Cantor
Norman Rose, Rabbi Richard A.
Weiss, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin
Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. Gerson
Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley
Millman, Mr. and Mrs. Milford
Singer and Mr. and Mrs. James
L. Jonas.
Also, Dr. and Mrs. Easton
Brodsky, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic
I. Keywell, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Tobias, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
Kahrnoff, Mr. and Mrs. Joel
Piell, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Fink,
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Broida,
Mr. and Mrs. James Fuller, Mr.
and Mrs. Irving Protetch, Mrs.
Bette Roth, Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Dizik, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Win-
ton, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Can-
vasser, Dr. and Mrs. Dan
Levitsky and Mr. and Mrs. Mar-
shall Miller.
Also, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley
Finkelstein, Mr. and Mrs. Allan
Tushman, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle
Parr, Dr. and Mrs. Stuart Falk,
Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dickstein,
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Fish, Mr. and
Mrs. David Davidson.

Secular meeting
in Cleveland

Cleveland — "Commu-
nity and Continuity" are
the themes of the Congress
of Secular Jewish Organiza-
tion's annual convention to
be held at John Carroll
University in Cleveland on
May 25-28.
A number of workshop
leaders are active in the De-
troit Jewish community.
These include Harold Gales
of the Jewish Parents Insti-
tute, who will be part of a
panel entitled, "Creating
and Maintaining Commu-
nity Image" on Saturday af-
ternoon. Roberta Horner,
also a member of JPI, will
present a workshop with
Helene Weiss, past
president of ACLU-
Cleveland, on "The Threat
to Our Civil Liberties Im-
posed by the Moral Major-

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