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March 08, 1985 - Image 18

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-03-08

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18 Friday, March 8, 1985

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

LINDEN

LOCAL NEWS

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WE HAVE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS —
NURSES & THERAPISTS — ON
STAFF TO AID YOU IN THE SELECTION
OF THE PROPER EQUIPMENT & USE.

HEALTH

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WE CARE FOR OUR PATIENTS
AND — MOST IMPORTANTLY --
WE CARE ABOUT OUR PATIENTS

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synagogues, the Altneuschul,
is the oldest continuously used
synagogue in Europe. Prague
was the center of Jewish
scholarship, boasting such na-
tive sons as composer Gustav
Mahler; the founder of
psychoanalysis Sigmund
Freud; and Isaac Mayer Wise,
the founder of Reform
Judaism. Albert Einstein had
been a professor in Prague and
Martin Buber had lived there
at one time.
"The establishment of a
Jewish museum in Prague
Talisman:
was a natural result of the cen- Mark
Catalyst for The Precious
tral role that city played in Legacy.
modern Jewish scholarship,"
the catalogue concludes.
A concerted effort to estab- Moravia, started the Central
lish a Jewish museum in Bureau for Dealing with the
Prague was begun in the early Jewish Question in Prague.
1900s when Hugo Lieben, a The world was told that the
religion teacher, undertook bureau, called the Oentral
the effort. He created the Jewish Museum, was a tem-
Organization for the Founding porary depository. As the de-
and Maintenance of a Jewish portations to the camps in-
Museum in Prague and began creased, so did the stores of the
searching through the towns "museum," and eight Jews
and villages. His collection were selected by the Nazis to
grew and in 1912 he was given be curators.
After the war, the Prague
the building formerly occupied
by the Jewish Burial Brother- Jewish Community Council
hood Society to house his ob- created another Jewish
jects. He even gained a curato- museum. But faced with the
enormity of the collection and
rial staff.
the
high cost of manpower and
By 1926 the collection had
grown so much that the com- maintenance, the council of-
munity gave Lieben the fered the museum to the Czech
Ceremonial Hall of the Jewish__ government. The State Jewish
Quarter. With the advent of Museum was opened in 1950.
Talisman is excited by the
the Holocaust, smaller Jewish
interest
in The Precious Le-
museums joined forces to se-
cure the survival of the Prague gacy. "People get so deeply
committed to what they're do-
Jewish Museum.
In the early 1940s, an Insti- ing. It (the exhibit) is very spe-
tute for Exploration of the cial. It's just not looking at
Jewish Question was founded sterile objects on glass cases on
by the Nazis, and they planned walls.
"I hope the exhibit is a mes-
the confiscation of Jewish
items. In 1942, Reinhard sage. I want people to know
Heydrich, head of the Protec- about what happened, how it
torate of Bohemia and happened."

Precious Legacy Activities

A variety of activities are
planned in conjunction with the
March 13 to May 5 showing of The
Precious Legacy exhibit at the
Detroit Institute of Arts.
The DIA will sponsor a lecture
series at 8 p.m. Wednesdays dur-
ing the exhibit's run. There is a
fee for the lectures. Scheduled are:
Anna R. Cohn, project director for
the Precious Legacy exhibition,
"Preparing, the Precious Legacy,"
Wednesday; Vivian B. Mann,
curator of Judaica, The Jewish
Museum, New York, "Artistic
Treasures of Jewish Prague,"
March 20; Linda A. Altshuler, di-
rector, B'nai B'rith Klutznick
Museum, Washington, D.C.,
"Prague's Jewish Tradition: The
Legacy of Family and Home,"
March 27; David Altshuler,
Charles E. Smith Professor of
Judaic Studies, George Washing-

ton University, Washington,
D.C., "Prague and the Holocaust:
The Legacy of Tragedy and Tran-
scendence," April 10; and Mark E.
Talisman, national chairman of
The Precious Legacy and vice
chairman of the U.S. Holocaust
Memorial Council, "The History
of The Precious Legacy," April 24.
On May 2, there will be a panel
discussion following the showing
of the filth, Night and Fog.
Panelists are Dr. Sidney Bol-
kosky, professor of history, Uni-
versity of Michigan-Dearborn;
Dr. Joseph Gomez, associate pro-
fessor of English and film, Wayne
State University; and Dr. Anita
Norich, assistant professor of
English and Yiddish, University
of Michigan.
DIA-sponsored concerts will be
at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 23
and 2 p.m. March 24, when Ge-

Craig 7'erkowitz

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