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October 14, 1988 - Image 28

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1988-10-14

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Teitel family members Jeanette and Oscar Cook and friend Harold Haas
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A rainy Sunday morning
couldn't dampen the spirits of
some 250 well-wishers and
government officials who
turned out for the laying of a
cornerstone at Phase IV of
the Jewish Federation Apart-
ments in Oak Park.
The facility will be named
in memory of Harriett and
Ben Teitel, two longtime sup-
porters of services to the
elderly.
Gerald S. Cook read a
memorial to the Teitels, his
aunt and uncle, saying, "Ben
would have approved of my
choice of this apartment as
the first memorial to him and
Harriett."
Cook added, "Perhaps some
day when the bricks and mor-
tar have outlived their
usefulness, a historian will
look upon these mementos
and derive some understan-
ding of two beautiful human
lives." For two decades the
Teitels helped her parents
operate Mendelson's Atlantic
Resort in South Haven.
Federation Apartments
placed a time capsule in the
cornerstone containing a copy
of Cook's remarks, photos and
a family history of the Teitels,
a history of JFA and a
message from Governor
James Blanchard.
From the dais, U.S. Senator
Donald Reigle said, "Without
the involvement of everyone
here,including the seniors,
this celebration would not
happen!' He then promised to
work toward strengthening
future housing opportunities
for seniors, young families
and singles.
Representative Sander
Levin praised the determina-
tion of Oak Park Mayor
Charlotte Rothstein to obtain
federal funds for the apart-
ments. Rothstein called he
celebration a "momentous oc-
casion for the Jewish com-

Harriett and Ben Teitel

munity and the City of Oak
Park."
Jack A.Robinson, speaking
on behalf of the Jewish
Welfare Federation, said "Our
commitment does not end to-
day. Our society is changing;
the 'graying of America' is ac-
celerating; the needs of
seniors are increasing, and
Federation will continue to
work to meet the communi-
ty's needs with caring, com-
passion and respect."

Panel Probes
Soviet Jewry

The Student Struggle for
Soviet Jewry of the Universi-
ty of Michigan B'nai B'rith
Hillel Foundation will hold
its annual Symposium on
Soviet Jewry, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.
in the U-M Hillel building.
The event will feature a panel
discussion. A brief reception
will follow, and admission is
free.

Dan Grossman, a represen-
tative from the Soviet desk of
the State Department in
Washington, D.C., will discuss
his former role as a political-
economic officer in the Con-
sulate General in Leningrad,
responsible for reporting on
human rights developments.

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