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April 11, 1986 - Image 101

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-04-11

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II I I I • I I I

David Mayerstein

David Mayerstein, a dry
cleaning executive, died April 4
at age 79.
) Born in Paris, France, Mr.
Mayerstein owned the A and P
Dry Cleaners in Ann Arbor. He
was retired.
Mr. Mayerstein was a member
I' of Cong. Beth Israel and Temple
q Beth Emeth and a life member
of the Elks. He was active in
; TLC (Teaching Learning Com-
munity), a group which recruits
senior citizens to tutor in the
He also opened the first
drive-through dry' cleaners in
Ann Arbor.
He leaves two daughters, Mrs.
Merle Varon of Woodland Hills,
Calif., and Mrs. Robert (Andrea)
Ludwig; a son, Maj. Mark of
Guam; a sister, Mrs. Betty
Hubert of Pittsburgh, Pa.; a
brother, Nathan of Bethel Park,
Pa.; ten grandchildren and two
great-grandchildren. Interment
Ann Arbor.

David Hershman

David .Hershman, a real es-
tate broker, died April 4 at age
. A native Detroiter, Mr. Her-
shman was the son of former
Cong. Shaarey Zedek Rabbi
A.M. Hershman. He was a
member of the Fraternal Order
of the Eagles.
He leaves his wife, Lillian; six
children, Mrs. Miriam Holden,
Joelle Hershman, Joel Her-
shman of San Diego, Calif., Mrs.
Burton (Susan) Ellis, Mrs. Jack
(Debbie) Schoebaum of 'Valley
Cottage, N.Y., and Mrs. David
(Judy) Hinds of Florida; two sis-
ters, Ruth and Eiga, both of
New York; and nine

A. L. Lindenbaum

Alfred Lee Lindenbaum, a
school teacher for 33 years, died
April 7 at age 60.
Born in Detroit, Mr. Linden-
baum was a member of Temple
Beth El, a former board
member, a member of the tem-
ple brotherhood and taught in
the religious school, which he
formerly supervised. Mr: Lin-
denbaum was a member' of the
Jewish War Veterans. He was
He leaves his wife, Marian;
two daughters, Joyce of Ber-
keley, Calif., and Mrs. Samuel
(Peggy) Roach of Woodstock,

Ga.; two sisters, Mrs.. Elliot
(Madeleine) Lipson of Boca Ra-
ton, Fla., and Mr. Charles
(Helene) Victor, of Delray Beach,
Fla.; and two grandchildren.

Pesach Burstyn,
Yiddish Actor

New York — Pesach Burstyn,
a Yiddish stage actor whose
career spanned :10 years, died
April 6 at age 89.
Mr. Burstyn, whose actor son,

Michael, appeared many times
this past year before Detroit
audiences, made more than 300
recordings and appeared in
numerous Yiddish theater prod-
uctions, many of which he
staged himself, and appeared
opposite his wife, Lillian Lux.
He was to go to Israel in June
to receive the Itzik Manger
Award. Last year he received a
Goldy Award, created in mem-
ory of Abraham Goldfaden, the
father of Yiddish theater.

Moshe Pearlman

Call the

Jewish Information Service

Tel Aviv (JTA) — Moshe
Pearlman, a well-known author,
the first Israel Defense Force of-
ficial spokesman, founder and
first director of the Israel Gov-
ernment Press Office, and an
early director of Israel Radio,
died April 5, at age 75.
Mr. Pearlman became editor
of the Zionist Review in the
1930's, working out of the Lon-
don offices of the Jewish
Agency. He spent a year in a
kibbutz in 1936 and sub-
sequently published his first
book, Collective Adventure.
He fought in the British army
during World War II. During
and after his army he was
active in the Aliya Bet, the
clandestine Jewish immigration
He -was a close adviser to the
late Prime Minister David
Ben-Gurion. He' was recalled to
the army in the Six-Day War,
when he served with his friend,
the late Moshe Dayan.


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Anna Dunitz

Anna Dunitz, a member of
Jewish women's clubs, died
April 4 at age 86.
Born in Poland, Mrs. Dunitz
was a member Naamat USA,
Temple Israel, Women's Ameri-
can ORT and Hadassah.

She leaves a daughter, Mrs.
LeRoy (Sonia) Dunn; one sister
and two brothers in Israel, three
grandchildren and four great-

Cardiac Care
Program Topic

"You and Your Heart," a free
bi-monthly community program
designed to help cardiac patients
and their families better under-
stand heart disease, begins at
p.m. Thursday at Harper Hospi-
For information, call Deborah
Orloff, 494-8983.

Author To Speak
At Jewish Center

The Jewish Community Cen-
ter will present Marek Halter at
its Meet the Author program at
1 p.m. April 29 at the main
Center complex.
Halter is the author, of The
Book of Abraham. For informa-
tion, call the Center, 661-1000,
ext'. 341. •

In cooperation with these
Jewish Welfare Federation member agencies:

•Fresh Air Society
•Hebrew Free Loan Association
• Jewish Community Center
• Jewish Community Council
•Jewish Family Service
• Jewish Federation Apartments
• Jewish Home for Aged
• Jewish Vocational Service
and Community Workshop
•Midrasha—College of Jevirish Studies
• Resettlement Service
•Sinai Hospital
•United Hebrew Schools



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