THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
W ms OM III IMP IMO
Sao Paulo (JTA) — An internal
report by a leader of the Brazilian
Jewish community to the World
Jewish Congress (WJC) says that
the 160,000 member community
ha:3 "lost its vigor, its institutions
a ailing, assimilation is increas-
> i g and lack of interest and
apathy are constantly becoming
The assessment by Abrahao
Faermann, vice president of the
Confederacao Israelita do Brasil,
the repesentative body of Brazi-
lian Jewry and the WJC affiliate
`? in Brazil, found that the Jewish
community did not escape the
general climate of sadness and
uncertainty into which the coun-
try was thrown following the
death of President Tancredo
Neves. To this, he said, the
specific problems and concerns of
the Jewish community must be
The Faermann report char-
acterizes the Brazilian Jewish
community as "politically lacking
in discipline" and describes the ef-
forts made by the Confederacao,
c, headed by its president, Benno
Milnitzky, to formulate and
carry-out an effective Jewish pol-
New York (JTA) — A group of
Christian leaders urged the
United Nations Monday to recon-
sider "the falsehood promulgated
in its 1975 resolution declaring
Zionism to be a form of racism,"
urged Christians to rid them-
selves of prejudice and hostility
"that have been alive among
Christians for centuries."
A statement from the National
Christian Leadership Conference
for Israel, entitled "Forty Years
Later: Christians Speak Out on
Israel and Zionism," declared: "As
we commemorated the 40th an-
niversary of the liberation of
Europe and the rescue of the sur-
vivors of the concentration camps,
we send an urgent message to our
Christian brothers and sisters:
Give special consideration to the
meaning of Israel in the thought,
faith and life of the Jewish people
throughout their long history.
Charging that the Zionist-is-
racism resolution is "a lie" the
statement declared: "We see it as
urgent that Christians speak out
against the vicious anti-Semitism
that hides under the cloak of
anti-Zionism . . . In the name of
morality and truth, we call upon
members of the United Nations to
repudiate its resolution which de-
clared Zionism to be a form of ra-
Named To Post
Washington (JTA) — Elliott
Abrams, Assistant Secretary of
State for Humanitarian Affairs,
has been nominated by President
Reagan to be Assistant Secretary
fo Inter-American Affairs. He re-
placesLanghorne Motley, who
resigned as head of the Latin
) Expert Care for Hair Pieces
19011 W. 10 Mile at Santa Barbara, Sfld.
IMO III OM MI MI MO Ell MI NI MI III NN NI MN MO 1110 Ell NM
- r --
Friday, May 17, 1985
Detroit - 7 -;:7
ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, INC.
MEDICAL EDUCATION & RESEARCH
guest speaker . .
Prof. David Barzilai, M.D.
invites you to attend the
• post Dean, Technion Medical School and a Professor of Internal
Medicine and Endocrinology.
• holder of the Dr. Joel I. Hamburger Chair in Clinical Thyroidology
at the Technion Medical School.
• served as Director of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at
Rambam Hospital, Haifa.
• presently Visiting Professor, New York Cornell Medical Center,
Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, and is involved in
research on aging.
chairperson . . .
Joel I. Hamburger, M.D.
• Board Member, Detroit Chapter, American Technion Society
• Author or co-author of 10 medical textbooks and over 70
professional or scientific papers
• Past President, Oakland County Medical Society.
7:45 p.m. — Wednesday
Cong. Beth Achim
on West 12 Mile Rd., East of lahser Rd.
IRVING and FLORENCE HERMELIN
In Recognition of their Leadership in the
Business and Civic Life of our Community
GET BACK IN SHAPE
5O% OFF ALL PROGRAMS
Wednesday, June 19, 1985
CONGREGATION SHAAREY ZEDEK
27375 Bell Road, Southfield
Dinner 7 p.m.
Cocktails 6 p.m.
IVAN S. BLOCH
FRANKLIN J. ELLIAS
President, JNF Council of
• nutritional plans for men,
women and adolescents
• lifetime maintenance
• vitamin and mineral supple-
• specializing in behavior
DOCTORS AND NURSES ON
STAFF TO GUARANTEE SUC-
Nutritional plans also available for pregnant women
and lactating mothers.
SUE ELLEN EISENBERG
MARTIN R. GOLDMAN
DAVID B. HOLTZMAN
DAVID B. HERMEUN
Call today for your
18597 W. 10 Mile Rd.
ROGER H. LEEMIS
ED LEVY, JR.
MILTON M. SHIFFMAN, M.D.
Executive Director - JNF Council of Greater Detroit
DONATION: $125.00 Per Person
For reservations and further information, call
JEWISH NATIONAL FUND