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December 11, 1987 - Image 171

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-12-11

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MONUMENTS BY

"Serving our Jewish community, Orthodox,
Conservative, Reform, and unaffiliated families
with traditional dignity and compassion."

BERG AND
URBACH

HEBREW
MEMORIAL
CHAPEL

FINE MONUMENTS
SINCE 1910

Detroiter Bertha Stay
Served As Israeli Nurse

Bertha Sanders Stay, who
became a halutza, pioneering
as a registered nurse, had a
lifelong career in kibbutzim
social services and Israel
medical activities since her
settlement in Deganya Bet in
1933. She died Dec. 4, just two
days short of her 78th
birthday.
Her mother, Sarah Sanders
Kameroff, a leader in Detroit
Labor Zionist ranks who was
one of the organizers of the
original Pioneer Women
group in Detroit, joined her
later. She died in 1966.
Mrs. Stay's co-workers in
the early years of the building
of the Jewish state were
Israel's presidents and prime
ministers, including Moshe
Dayan, Golda Meir and the
early leaders in the Labor
Zionist ranks.
There were many important
assignments to her credit, in
the kibbutz life as well as in
social and medical services.
One of her major duties was
when she was delegated to

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1948 War of Independence.
Mrs. Stay is survived by her
husband, Itzhak; two
daughters, Avital and Eulah;
a son, Chaim; a sister, Mrs.
Charles (Florence) Milan of
Southfield; and eight grand-
children. Interment Israel.

Judge Benjamin Burdick
Had Jewish Roles

Judge Benjamin Burdick,
whose long judicial career
ended last Saturday with his
death at age 84, had a notable
career politically and in the
Jewish community.
He was among the promi-
nent in the Michigan
Republican Party ranks who
included Judge Charles C.
Simons, Judge Harry V.
Keidan and Judge William
Friedman and more recently
Max Fisher and Judge
Charles Rubiner.
In addition to activities in
the Zionist Organization of
America Detroit District and
the Jewish National Fund,
which he served as an active
board member for more than
30 years, he was congrega-
tionally devoted, with a
regularity in Cong. Shaarey
Zedek and its numerous
functions.
Born in Lawrence, Mass.,
Judge Burdick came to
Detroit at age 10. He was the
first graduate of the Wayne
State University Law School
in 1928, was elected in 1959
to the Wayne State Board of
Governors and won judicial
appointment by former Gov.
George Romney in 1963.
Judge Burdick left the Wayne
County Circuit Court bench
in 1979.
A member of Cong. Shaarey
Zedek, he also was a member

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of B'nai B'rith and the Anti-
Defamation League. Profes-
sionally, Judge Burdick was a
member of the American,
Federal and Detroit bar
associations.
Judge Burdick leaves his
wife, Mary; a son, James; a
daughter, Mrs. David (An-
drea) Page; two brothers,
Judge Irwin and Herbert; a
sister, Mrs. Israel (Shirley)
Greenberg; and three
grandchildren.

Simon Halkin

Jerusalem — Prof. Simon L.
Halkin, professor emeritus of
Hebrew literature at the
Hebrew University of
Jerusalem and a leading
Israeli writer, educator and
translator, died Nov. 19 at age
88.
Born in Russia, Prof.
Halkin came to the U.S. as a
youth and was educated at
Columbia University and at
universities in New York and
Chicago. He was the former
head of the Hebrew depart-
ment at Hebrew Union Col-
lege for Teachers in New York
from 1924 to 1932. He went to
Israel for a few years and
returned to the U.S. to teach
Hebrew literature at the Col-
lege of Jewish Studies in
Chicago.

WE REMEMBER

During the coming week Yeshivath Beth
Yehudah will observe the Yahrzeits of the
following departed friends, with the tradi-
tional Memorial Prayers, recitation of Kad-
dish and Studying of Mishnavos.

SAMUEL M. BENDEROFF
ANNA DORIN
HARRY S. CLAYMAN
ANNA DUCHAN
JULIUS GOLD
FANNIE GOLDBERG
JACOB JEREMIAS
IDA KESSELMAN
ESTHER KIRSH
MIRIAM PAPELANSKY
MARY PELTZ
GLORIA ROGGIN
DORA SOKOLSKY
ELIZABETH FENYVESI
MARCUS GINSBERG
PAULINE GOLDEN
ISAAC KELMANOVITZ
BENJAMIN MASON
GUTMAN PRUT
MAX RODIN
SAMUEL SCHEINFIELD
HERMAN SEPPEN
SAMUEL SILVERSTEIN
LOUIS IGNATZ BERGER
TILLIE COHEN
MORRIS FEINER
ESTHER LACHOVER
FLEISCHMAN
EMMA FREEDMAN
MANIA KATZMAN
LEWIS L. KLEIN
LOUIS STOLLMAN
GOLDA WEISSWASSER
BENJAMIN BAUM
BEATRICE BOROCOFF
BELLE HARRIS
AARON JACOBSON
ROBERT R. MARWIL
LT. ARTHUR J. OSBORNE
REBECCA PONT
SAMUEL SCHEY
CHARLES SPERLING
MEYER WATNICK
DORA ZELICKMAN
RACHEL ALPERIN
HATTIE BUCH
BEN-ZION BURKOW
JOSEPHINE GUDIN
ISADORE JACOB
ALTA MATZ
CARL J. NELSON
BENJAMIN OPPENHEIM
GUSTAVE PINES
SAMUEL OVENTHAL
BETTY ROTHENBERG
CHARLES SMITH
ROSE TABOCK
NATHAN J. WRUBEL
MOSHE ALPERIN
MAX A. BARD
CRAIG A. BEKTASHI
ALLAN E. DAVIS
VIOLET V. FREEDMAN
HARRY LAFER
JACK OSBORNE
CELIA RAVIN
SADIE RICH
ALBERT A. ROGGIN
MORRIS SCHNEIDER
ANNETTE SCHULMAN
ALLEN VIEDRAH
HARRY WAYNE
JENNIE WEISMAN

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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