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May 25, 1984 - Image 8

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-05-25

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Shown holding their Technion awards are, front row from left, Rhea Brody, Lenore Miller,
Betty Kahn, Judith Elson and Lorraine Shapiro. Second row, David Holtzman,Deedie
Holtzman, Samuel Kovan, D. Dan Kahn, Leo Brodman, Jeffrey Brodman and David
Hermelin. Top row, Robert Brody, Rosalind Schiff, Samuel Schiff, Sandra Miller, Evan
Miller and Dr. Joseph Epel.

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At a recent meting of nomic problems by increas-
ing exports. What is holding
contributors and supporters
of Technion at the home of back those exports is the
lack of people with the skills
Doreen and David Herme-
lin, the Detroit Chapter of and training in technology,
the American Technion he said.
Alpert noted that one of
Society honored con-
the things about Israel little
tributors of rooms in the
known or appreciated in
Maas Michigan Dormitory.
America is that Israel has
A special award was also
the lowest rate of unem-
presented to Hymie Cutler,
ployment of any Western
chairman of the program
country. In fact, there is a
committee of the Detroit
shortage of skilled help in
Chapter, for his services to
the chapter in its monthly
He said the Technion is
educational meetings. The
told that it is the bottleneck
plaques to the honorees
in the economy — that it
were presented by Carl Al-
should provide the addi-
pert, former Technion
tional equipment and
executive vice chairman.
D. Dan Kahn, who
chaired the meeting, said
the Technion provides the
means for the Jewish
"brain-power" in Israel to be
converted into engineering
skills, to produce high-
technology products, and
make Israel into another
Dr. Joseph N. Epel, the
president of Technion's De-
troit Chapter, told about the
dream of the early leaders of
the chapter in 1948 that the
Technion would become the
M.I.T. of the Middle East,
that would make possible
the industrialization of Is-
Alpert pointed out that
during the past 60 years the
Technion has turned out
engineers. He said it is dif-
ficult to imagine what the
Yoel Sharabi
State of Israel would have
been if this cadre of trained
Yoel Sharabi, a young Is-
engineers were not avail-
able through the years. Al- raeli singer, will be the fea-
pert noted that Technion is tured entertainer at the
turning our approximately Young Israel of Greenfield's
25th anniversary dinner at
1,200 engineers per year.
There are jobs available the Sheraton-Southfield
for many more. He said the Hotel on June 13.
. Sharabi began his career
demand on the Technion is
increasing from Israel's performing for his fellow
booming science-based in- soldiers in the Central
dustries, the industries that Army Band in his native Is-
are solving Israel's eco- rael. He has traveled exten-

facilities so more engineers
can be trained.

At the meeting, room con-
tributor plaques were
awarded to Rhea and Robert
Brody, Deedie and David
Holtzman, the Skillman
Foundation by Samuel and
Dorothy Kovan, Betty and
D. Dan Kahn, the Elson and
Shapiro families, the Brod-
man family, the Harold
Goodman family in memory
of Rose Goodman by Leo-
nore Miller and Sandra and
Evan Miller, Rosalind and
Samuel Schiff and Stanley
and Madalyn Rosen and

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