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The Detroit Jewish News, 1992-04-03

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I OBITUARIES I

Edward Gordon,
Insurance Agent
Edward Gordon, of Farm-
ington Hills, died March 27.
He was 76.
Mr. Gordon was a past
president and founding
member of Congregation
Beth Shalom. •
A longtime insurance
agent, Mr. Gordon in 1947
began work with Mutual of
Omaha. In 1954, he led the
State of Michigan in life in-
surance sales.
Together with his wife,
Mr. Gordon was honored in
1976 by the State of Israel
Bonds. He was a life member
of the Million Dollar Round
Table, the Life Insurance
Leaders of Michigan and the
Financial and Estate Plann-
ing Council of Detroit.
He is survived by his wife,
Rose; son and daughter-in-
law, Marshall and Diana of
Lansing; daughters and son-
in-law, Andrea of Chicago,
Charlene and Steven Levine
of Huntington Woods; sister
and brother-in-law, Myra
and Donald Esterman of
California; six grand-
children.

Bernard Gottfried,
NLRB Director
Bernard Zion Gottfried, of
Southfield, died March 25.
He was 67.
Mr. Gottfried was regional
director of the National
Labor Relations Board's
Detroit office, where he was
responsible for the in-
vestigation and litigation of
all unfair labor practice
cases and the processing of
representation petitions in
72 counties in Michigan.
A graduate of the College
of the City of New York, Mr.
Gottfried began his career
with the NLRB as a field ex-
aminer in the Detroit office
in 1948. He graduated with
honors in 1955 from the
University of Detroit, then
attended Wayne State Uni-
versity's graduate school.
In 1966, Mr. Gottfried was
appointed regional attorney
of the Detroit office of the
NLRB, and in 1973 assumed
the post of regional director.
He also served as professor
of law at WSU law school.
Mr. Gottfried, who receiv-
ed the NLRB's president's
meritorious award for senior
executives, served on the
board of trustees of Con-
gregation Beth Achim and
as treasurer of the
Downtown Synagogue.
He is survived by his wife,
Helene; sons and daughters-
in-law, Hagen of Southfield,
Joseph and Barbara of
Denver, Colo.; daughters

and sons-in-law, Nannette of
Aim Arbor, Ivana and Lyn-
don Chubbuck of Toluca
Lake, Calif., Linda and
Michael Malitzer of Denver,
Heidi of West Lafayette,
Ind., Erica of Southfield;
brothers and sisters-in-law,
Max and Dorothy of Plain-
view, N.Y., Norman and
Frieda of New York; three
grandchildren.

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" ...11 NEWS hImm"

Scientists
Meet In Moscow

Moscow (JTA) — A three-
day conference here aimed
at acquainting Jewish scien-
tists in the former Soviet
Union with science and
technological education in
Israel opened here under the
joint auspices of Russia and
Israel.
The gathering at Dom
Droozbah (Friendship
House), attended by more
than 250 Russian Jews, was
seen by some as a potential
recruiting ground for
Israel's scientific estab-
lishment.
This was initially denied,
although Daniel Sperber, an
Israeli delegate, never-
theless observed that many
of those attending have al-
ready contemplated emigra-
tion. The Israelis are stress-
ing to their Russian hosts
that while government
agreements on cooperation
in science and technology
are expressions of good will,
research, development and
production requires people.

TRADITION.

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of Shabbat. A time to relax, reflect and renew. And as much a part of
this tradition as the candles and the challah was knowing the weekly
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Terrorists
Target Missions

Paris (JTA) — Israeli dip-
lomatic missions in the
Western world and Turkey
are likely to become targets
of a wave of terrorist attacks
masterminded by extremist
Shi'ite groups in Lebanon,
L'Express reported last
week.
All Western intelligence
agencies have been put on
red alert, the French weekly
reported.
L'Express said it had cor-
roborating information from
Lebanon that Israeli mis-
sions in the West and
Turkey are targeted for
large scale attacks such as
the car bomb blast that
destroyed the Israeli em-
bassy in Buenos Aires on
March 17, killing 30 people
and injuring 252.
Similar attacks could be
made in Ankara, Brussels or
London by Shi'ite-influenced
groups, L'Express said.

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