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January 31, 1986 - Image 84

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-01-31

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Man Fischer Held Top
nks In Israel Bonds

a founding member of Michigan
Parkinson's Foundation.
She leaves a sister, Mrs. Peter
(Rosalind) Evanoff; two
brothers-in-law, Kenneth Her-
man and Bernard "Hooky"
Goodman; nieces, nephews,
great-nieces and great-nephews.

Friday, January 31, 1986 85


Call the

Frieda Chomsky

Lillian Fischer

ince the formation of the
men's Division of the Israel

nds Organization, Lillian
cher was its guiding spirit.
rom 1951 until her retire-
nt due to illness only three
ars ago, Miss Fischer
neered in introducing Israel
nds fashion shows featuring
aeli creations.
uring her career in Israel
nds, she befriended scores of
tonal and world leaders and
pervised the scores of public
ctions they addressed.
Assigned the posts of office
nageri and Women's Division
ector, she organized the first
nd function, held May 1,
51. In 1954, she was the first
omen's Division director to
n a national Israel Bond fact-
ding mission to Israel.
She returned to Israel in 1966
d her last professional visit to
rael, in 1976, coincided with
r 25th year . in the Bond
rganization when Miss Fischer
as the recipient of a special
Id coin struck to commemo-
te the 25th anniversary of


Frieda Lynn Chomsky, a clin-
ical therapist with the North-
east Family Guidance Center,
died Jan. 23 at age 36.
Born in Detroit, Miss
Chomsky earned a master's de-
gree in social work at Wayne
State University. She was
graduated from Michigan State
University, where she was
elected to Phi Beta Kappa hon-
orary. Miss Chomsky was a
member of the National Asso-
ciation of Social Workers.
She leaves her mother, Mrs.
Max (Bertha) Chomsky; two
brothers, Barrett and David;
and her grandmother, Mrs. Alex
(Norma) Belkin.

In 1957, Miss Fischer trans-
rred to California where she
as Los Angeles Women's Di-
ision director and director of
e West Coast Women's Di-
sion. In 1959, she joined the
eld staff of the nationl
omen's Division.

Jewish Information Service

Myron Shapiro

Myron Shapiro, founder of
Kiddie-Land, Inc., died Jan. 24
at age 84.
Born in Russia, Mr. Shapiro
founded his company in 1949.
He retired ten years ago. He
was a member of the Oak Park
Lodge of the Masons.
He leaves his wife, Regina; a
son, Harvey; a daughter, Mrs.
Daniel (Estelle) Robbins of Oak
Brook, Ill.; a brother, Albert;
seven grandchildren and six

Returning to Detroit in 1966,
he was re-assigned the post of
irector of the Women's Division
nd she also established the Is-
ael Bonds Medical Division.
In 1981, Miss Fischer was
resented the State of Israel
onds 30th Anniversary Medall-
on by Yitzhack Rager, then
president of the organization,
'in recognition of her 30 years
of professional service to the
State of Israel." Later that same
year, whe was chosen by the De-
troit Women's Division to be its
annual meeting guest of honor,
and the recipient of the
Women's Division Serigraph

Miss Fischer attended Wayne
State University, the University
of Detroit and the Detroit Busi-

ness Institute.
She was a life member of the
Jewish National Eund Women's
Organization, a life member- of
Hadassah, a life member of
Pioneer Women (Naamat USA)
and a member of Adat Shalom


She also was a member of

13'nai B'rith Pisgah Chapter and

Annette Landsberg

Annette K. Landsberg, past
president of Women's American
ORT, died Jan. 23 at age 88.
Born in Detroit, Mrs. Land-
sberg was a life member of
Temple Beth El, past board
member of the Denver League
and a member of National
Couricil of Jewish Women.
She leaves two daughters,
Mrs. Norman (Barbara) Gross
and Mrs. Billie Winkelman of
Chicago, Ill.; and five grand-

Jennie Sherman

Jennie Sherman, 86, fOrmer
owner of Livernois Auto Parts
in Detroit, died Jan. 25. Mrs.
Sherman ran the business for 40
years before retiring in 1966
and turning it over to family.
She was also, a member of
Hadassah and a supporter of the
Weizmann Institute of Science.
Mrs. Sherman is survived by
her husband, Jacob; a son, Louis
Leon; a daughter, Mrs. Sidney
(Annette) Rose; and two grand-


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