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I OBITUARIES

"Freiheit" Editor
Dies At 97

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5.

aul Novick, described
as the last of the great
immigrant Marxist
intellectuals, a leader among
Jewish secularists and a
representative voice of the
Jewish Left, died Monday of
a massive heart attack. He
was 97.
For over 66 years, Novick,
as cofounder and editor in
chief, had been the spirit
behind the Morning Freiheit
(Freedom), one of the few re-
maining Yiddish newspapers
in America until it folded last
September.
Born in Brest-Litovsk in
1891, Novick began his jour-
nalistic career in 1915 in New
York, working for the Jewish
Socialist Naye Welt. In 1920,
Novick Joined the Forward
and in April 1922 co-founded
the Freiheit with Moissaye
Olgin. There were then five
daily Yiddish newspapers in
circulation.
Three weeks shy of his 98th
birthday, Novick was a
witness as well as a partici-
pant to our century's
tumultuous political history.
"He should have written
down his memoirs," said
Shirley Novick, his wife of 32
years, "because he himself
was part of history."
The funeral was to take
place last Friday in New
York.

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32nd Red Arrow Division dur-
ing World War I. He was a
member of the Disabled
American Veterans.
He also was an avid bridge
player and a member of the
American Contract Bridge
League.
Mr. Schiffman is survived
by his daughter and son-in-
law, Penny and Richard
Courey of Farmington Hills;
and a brother, Myron of
Southfield.

Miriam "Mashka" Stein,
named woman of the year in
1981 by the David Horodoker
Women's Organization, died
Aug. 26. She was 89.
Mrs. Stein, of Oak Park,
was born in Poland. She spent
most of her life in Michigan
with her husband, Morris,
where they raised three
daughters.
Mrs. Stein is survived by
her husband, Morris;
daughters and sons-in-law,
Judy Vikser, Beverly and
Frank Blas of West Bloom-
field and Elaine and Paul
Richman of N. Miami, Fla.; a
sister, Meryl Levenson of
Israel; 10 grandchildren and
two great-grandchildren.

Leo Schiffman

Leo Schiffman, who receiv-
ed a Purple Heart after being
wounded in World War I, died
Aug. 25. He was 88.
A life-long Republican, Mr.
Schiffman was a tax attorney.
3 He graduated Detroit College
of Law in 1935.
Mr. Schiffman served the

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Manfred J. Werner, a
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who was a member of the
Labor Zionist Organization
and the Zionist Organization
of America, died Aug. 27. He
was 62.
Mr. Werner, of West Bloom-
field, was a general insurance
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who also enjoyed jogging,
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He was a member of the
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turer's representative for the
houseware industry, Mr.
Stone moved to Boca Raton,
Fla.
He was a 33rd Degree
Mason, a Shriner, a member
of B'nai B'rith in Detroit and
Boca Raton, and a former
president of the Michigan
Houseware Association.
He also was a World War II
veteran.
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wife, Shirley; a son and
daughter-in-law, Allen and
Lynda Glasser of Farmington
Hills; a son, Dr. James Mayer
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Idabelle and Theodore Levy of
Florida; and seven
grandchildren.

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