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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-07-06

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

62 Friday, July 6, 1984

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Yigael Yadin, leader in Israel military, archeology, dies

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acclaimed for reconstruct-
ing Herod's fortress at
Masada and his digs at
Hazor.
Mr. Yadin was born in
Jerusalem in 1917. He
earned his master's degree
at the Hebrew University in
1945 and a Ph.D. degree in
1955 and, between ar-
cheological expeditions,
was a professor of archeol-
ogy at the Hebrew Univer-
sity since 1959.
He was a member of
Haganah, the underground
defense force of the Jewish
community in Palestine
from 1932 until the found-
ing of the state in 1948. He
served as chief of staff, chief
of the planning section and

Tel Aviv (JTA) — Yigael
Yadin, a world famous ar-
cheologist who also
achieved prominence in Is-
raeli military and political
affairs, died June 28.
Mr. Yadin served as chief
of staff of the Israel Defense
Force from 1949 to 1952 and
was a deputy premier in the
government of former Pre-
mier Menachem Begin from
1977 to 1981.
Mr. Yadin won interna-
tional fame for his work on
the Dead Sea Scrolls, which
his father, the late Elazar
Sukenik purchased from an
Arab goatherd following the
discovery in the Qumrun
Caves shortly after World
War II. He was also

LOCAL NEWS

Windsor Jewish Council
picks Taub as president

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Harold M. Taub was
elected president of the
Windsor Jewish Commu-
nity Council at its annual
meeting.
Taub is a native Windso-
rite who received a B.A. de-
gree from the University of
Windsor and attended Os-
goode Hall Law School in
Toronto. He received his
call to the bar in 1958. He
was appointed a Queen's
Counsel in 1984.
Taub is a member of
Cong. Beth El and has
served on its board of direc-
tors. He is also a member of
the Essex County Law
Association. His activities
in the Jewish Community
Council include chairman-
ship of the youth activities
committee, membership on
the community relations
committee. He also is the
coordinator of the I. L.
Peretz Building Project.

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NATHAN WEINGARDEN
(NATE)

Offers our heartfelt thanks to the many
friends who gave us their sympathy, under.,
standing and compassion at the time of our
great loss. Nate was a good and true man.
Mrs. Nathan Weingarden
(Jean)
Kenneth, Paul and Ronit
Cheryl, Steven Kraft
The Weingarden Family

Yigael Yadin

Mr. Yadin, a secular Jew,
believed firmly that the Bi-
ble, on the whole, was an
accurate historical account.
Although .Mr. Yadin's He told Hershel Shanks,
philosophy differed sharply editor of the Biblical Ar-
with Begin's hard line, he chaeological Review, that
agreed to join the Likud-led assertions which claim
coalition on condition that archeology disproves the
members of his party be Bible are absolutely untrue.
allowed to vote their con-
On the other hand, Mr.
science on issues involving Yadin was a vigorous oppo-
the occupied territories and nent of religious coercion.
the status of religion.
Last April he announced
He accepted the office of the formation of a new pub-
deputy prime minister. De- lic body, the Public Com-
spite this, the DMC proved mittee for the Freedom of
to have little influence on Science, Religion and Cul-
government policies. Mem- ture in Israel dedicated to
bers became disenchanted, fighting "the ever-recurring
the party split and by the attempts at religious coer-
next elections in 1981, it cion by those who pretend to
had ceased to exist.
be guardians of Halachah."

Harold Taub

Avadenka seeking post

Serving with Taub are:
Richard Rosenthal, Alan
Orman and Jerry Alexis,
vice president; Harriet
Whiteman, treasurer; Ted
J. Hochberg, secretary.

Attorney Edward Av-
adenka has entered the race
for judge of the 48th Dis-
trict.
Avadenka specializes in
business law, criminal law,
domestic relations and
labor.
Avadenka served on the
Oakland County Court
Mediation Panel.
Avadenka is a member of
the Founders Society of the
Detroit Institute of Arts,
Michigan Opera Theatre,
Oakland County Bar Asso-
ciation, Genesee County
Bar Association — Speak-
ers Panel, the American
Bar Association, American
,Trial Lawyers, Michigan
Trial Lawyers, and he has
served as juvenile liaison
chairman of the Oakland
County Bar as well as a

Paula Taub new president
of Windsor Cong. Beth El

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The Family of the Late

LOCAL NEWS



Paula M. Taub was
elected president of
Windsor's Beth El at its an-
nual meeting.
Mrs. Taub is past chair-
man of the Women's Di-
vision of the United Jewish
Appeal and served on the
campaign cabinet for many
years. She also is a past
president of Aliyah Chapter
of Hadassah, as well as a
member of the board of di-
rectors of the Windsor
Jewish Community Coun-
cil.
Elected with her were:
Carl S. Cohen, Dr. Michael
Malowitz and Bernard
Rosenblum, vice presidents;

chief of operations of
Haganah between 1940 and
1947.
Before his promotion to
chief of staff of the IDF, he
served as it chief of opera-
tions and was a delegate to
the Israeli-Arab armistice
negotiations in Rhodes in
1949.
Mr. Yadin left the army
in 1952 to devote his career
to archeology and writing.
He entered politics shortly
before the 1977 Knesset
elections as leader of a new
party, the Democratic
Movement for Change
(DMC) which took a doveish
position on many issues.
The fledgling party won
16 Knesset seats in 1977
and seemed, for a time, de-
stined to become a signific-
ant force in Israeli politics.

Dr. Ronald Polsky, secre-
tary; and Ronald Meretsky,
treasurer.

The Family
of the Late

LILLIAN
CHANNEN

Announces the un-
veiling of a monument
in her memory at 10:30
a.m. Sunday, July 15, at
Workmen's Circle
Cemetery, Ostrovtzer
Section. Cantor Vieder
will officiate. Relatives
and friends are asked to
attend.

The Family
of the Late

ESTHER
LEVIN

Announces the un-
veiling of a monument
in her memory at 11 a.m.
Sunday, July 15, at Beth
Yehudah Cemetery.
Rabbi James Gordon
will officiate. Relatives
and friends are asked to
attend.

The Family
of the Late

BEVERLY
KLEINMAN

Announces the un-
veiling of a monument
in her memory at 10:30
a.m. Sunday, July 15, at
Hebrew Memorial
Park. Rabbi Rosen-
baum will officiate.
Relatives and friends
are asked to attend.

The Family
of the Late

ISAAC
PORTNER

Announces the un-
veiling of a monument
in his memory at 10:30
a.m. Sunday, July 8, at
Hebrew Memorial
Park. Relatives and
friends are asked to
attend.

IN MEMORIAM

The Family
of the Late

In memory of
my beloved wife

LILLIAN
CHANNEN

Edward Avadenka

guest lecturer at the Detroit
College of Law.
He also holds member-
ship in B'nai B'rith and is a
life member of Cong. B'nai
Israel of West Bloomfield.

Pittsburgh, UAHC offer degree

Paula Taub

UNVEILINGS

Pittsburgh (JTA) — The •
United Jewish Federation College Jewish communal
of Pittsburgh and the service school in Los
Pittsburgh University so- Angeles to offer a dual de-
cial work school have ap- gree program to students
proved_ an agreement with interested in Jewish com-
the (Reform) Hebrew Union munal careers.

Whose first yahrzeit
will be observed on the
ninth of Tammuz, the
evening of July 8.

SAUL
SMITH

Announces the un-
veiling of a monument
in his memory at 10 a.m.
Sunday, July 15, at
Machpelah Cemetery.
Rabbi Loss will of-
ficiate. Relatives and
friends are invited to
join us in this memorial.

In memory of our beloved brother

MICHAEL ZAKS

Who passed away July 9, 1983. Words do
not express how much we miss him. We
cherish that he was ours to love.
Jeffrey, Susan, Elaine and David

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