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September 08, 1995 - Image 16

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1995-09-08

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From Our

JCCouncil Receives
Endowment Donation

STUART t

JILL DAVIDSON SKLAR STAFF WRITER

Fall Collection

rlene Rhodes feels very ed Michigan congressional mem-
strongly about the Jewish bers is slated for later this year.
"This is truly a great gift and
Community Council.
As the wife of the late one which we appreciate and will
Samuel J. Rhodes, she support- put to good use," Mr. Zemmol
ed his efforts during his presi- said.
The endowment fund is part
dency of the Council from 1955
to 1958. The pair continued to be of a movement in the communi-
involved as Mr. Rhodes held lo- ty away from giving individual
cal and national positions with contributions toward the estab-
B'nai B'rith and the Jewish War lishment of perpetual gifts.
Veterans.
So it seemed natural to
Mrs. Rhodes to link her hus-
band's memory to the Coun-
cil by endowing a fund to
support the JCCouncil's VIP
Trips to Israel program. The
undisclosed amount in the
fund will be administered by
the United Jewish Founda-
tion.
"Mrs. Rhodes was not so-
licited for this gift by the
Jewish Community Coun-
cil," said JCCouncil Presi-
dent Allen Zemmol. "Rather,
she solicited the Council for
the opportunity to help sup-
port and develop communi-
ty-relations programs and as
well to honor the memory of
her deceased husband, Sam
Arlene Rhodes chats with JCCouncil President
Rhodes."
"My husband Sam felt Allen Zemmol.
strongly about the need to
Although most of the gifts the
build better relations between
the Jewish community and its JCCouncil receives are one-time
neighbors," Mrs. Rhodes said. "I donations or event patronships,
am very pleased to be able to sup- the Council has received a hand-
port Council through this fund ful of endowments in the past
few years. Executive Director
that bears his name."
David Gad-Harf said the Rhodes
endowment has spurred new ef-
forts to seek further endow-
ments.
"This gift gives our endow-
ment efforts new impetus," he
said. "We plan to use it as a
foundation to secure more en-
The program sends legislators, dowments to enable Council to
journalists and other leaders to conduct innovative and signifi-
Israel to learn about the country cant programming for the com-
and the challenges it faces. The munity."
He added that endowments
hope is that, when the individu-
als return, better relations will are becoming more desirable to
be forged with the JCCouncil and givers because they are able to
memorialize a loved one in per-
the Jewish community.
A trip involving recently elect- petuity.

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Morgenthau Plans First Fall Meeting

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Morgenthau B'nai B'rith Women
will hold its first monthly meet-
ing of the season noon Wednes-
day, Sept. 13, at Temple
Emanu-El in Oak Park.
The afternoon will feature a
luncheon, and fashion show by
Casual Corner, with musical ac-
companiment by Marion Zack.

Board members will host the
meeting, which is for paid-up
members only. There is a
charge. For reservations, by
Sunday, Sept. 10, call Mary
Blitz, 661-1385; Bertha Siegel,
443-0274; or Edith Zaffern, 357-
4611.

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