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HillelGroup Has Congress Plans Varied Program
Varied Program
Vaie PrFor Independent Me n During Year
During Sessions
(continued from Paz e 1)

Organization Of Jewish
Students Plans Religious,
Social, Cultural Activities
Rabinowitz Leaves
A number of programs in reli-
gious, cultural and social spheres
will be conducted by the local chap-
ter of the B'nai B'rith Hillel Foun-
dation, Jewish Student's organiza-
tion, during the coming year.
Among the activities which have
been planned is a lecture series
bringing four noted speakers to the
campus at large, a number of weekly
talks by Jewish leaders from neigh-
boring communities, a comprehen-
sive study program in Jewish life,
history and philosophy and an am-
bitious program of social events.
Due to the transfer of Dr. Rabin-
owitz, former director, to Brooklyn
College, the organization will have
a new head this fall, who will prob-
ably be appointed some time this
Zeiger Is Assistant
Student leaders of the Foundation
during 1940-41 are Irving Zeiger,
'41, assistant to the director; and
Jerome Mecklenburger, '41E, presi-
dent of the Hillel Council. Harold
Levinson, '41 will head the Hillel Cab-
inet, a newly fcrmed group designat-
ed to further aid the Foundation in
its; activities.
Included in the Foundation's ac-
tivities is the Ann Arbor Jewish Com-
mittee, a group devoted to refugee
work.. On the committee are Prof.
William Haber of the Economics de-
partment, absentee chairman; Prof.
Jacob Sacks of the pharmacology de-
partment; Osias Zwerdling, local
merchant, Martin. Dworkis, '40,
Elaine Fisher, '42, Mecklenburger and
the Hillel director. This group has
brought ten refugee students to
the Universityeach semester during
the past two years to enable them to
continue their studies.
Hillel Players Included
Another organization connected
with Foundation is the Hillel Players
who will be headed by Anita New-
blatt, '41. The players put on a maj-
or production each year and a num-
ber of one-act plays.
The Foundation also publishes the
Hillel News each year which is given
free to all its members. Editor for
next year will be Albert P. Blaustein,
'42, while Irving Guttman, '41, will
act as business manager.
Members of the present Hillel

Congressional Fling. This year the
sqcial committee plans to have a
large "name" band supplying the
music. Possiblilities suggested have
been Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Bob
Crosby, Sammy Kaye and John Kir-
by. A campus poll will help select the
final band.
Congress has also evolved a new
student fire and theft insurance plan
for independent men, by which means
students may obtain this protection
at approximately one-sixth its us-
ual cost.
Rockwell Is President
The latter part of last year, under
Rockwell as president and David
Panar, '41E, as secretary-treasurer,
the general set-up of Congress was
reorganized. An executive council of
17 members, representing all inde-
pendent men will be selected. This
council will include three men from
the Dormitory Council, chosen under
the direction of the University, four
from the Rooming House Council,
also chosen under the direction of
the University and one member elec-
ted from the Inter-Cooperative Coun-
cil. In addition, the eight Committee
Chairmen will each have a seat in
the Council.
Organization Committee
The Organization Committee, un-
der Richard Shuey, '42E, will be in
charge of membership cards as well
as the organization. of the council.
Robert Mack, '42, will head the Schol-
arship Committee, which will put in-
to practice a plan whereby students
deficientin certain subjects may be
tutored at low cost and will super-
vise scholarship awards.
The Student Welfare Committee
will be in charge of Discount Cards,
Fire and Theft Insurance and the
organiziing of cooperatives. The So-
cial Committee, under Richard Coe,
'42E, will be in charge of the Con-
gressional Fling, tea dances, Saturday
Council, elected from the student
body at large by proportional repre-
sentation last spring, include Ted Le-
bovitz, '40, vice president; Jean Ten-
ofsky, '41, secretary,, Helen Bittker,
'42, Blaustein, Dworkis, Miss Fisher
Jim Frankel, '41, Ben Gotlieb, '43,
Betty Grant, '43, Jerry Grossman, '41,
Laura Katzenel, '42, Herbert London,
'43, Miss Newblatt, Beverly Sadwith,
'42,. Evelyn Sislin, 42, Sidney Stein-
hart, '41, Shirley Toubous, '42, and


man of the Daily Publicity Commit-
tee, which keeps the students inform-
ed as to the activities of Congress.
The Special Projects Committee is
headed by William Jackson, '41.
There is a Judiciary Council con-
sisting of four faculty members,
president and secretary and senior
executive Council members. Faculty
members are Prof. Bennett Weaver
of the English department, Joseph
Bursley, Dean of Students and Lloyd
Berridge of the Health Service.
"Congress," Rockwell explained, "is
the service organization for indepen-
dent men, and will constantly strive
to enrich the college life of inde-
pendents on campus."
Student Groups Gt
Advice From Deans
All questions concerning general
conduct and living conditions of stu-
dents, etc., are handled by the office
of the Dean of Students and the Dean
of Women.,
The accounts of all student organ-
izations are subject to the approval
of the Auditor and Controller of Stu-
dent Oganizations and must be pre-
sented to him for audit at least once
a year.
The Committee on Student Affairs,
composed of the Dean of Students,
,he Dean of Women and other mem-
bers of the Senate and five students
has jurisdiction over the establish-
ment of student organizations and

Regents Define
Student Conduct
Statement Outlines Duties
To University, City
Student conduct at the University
has been defined by the Board of Re-
gents in the following statement:
"Students should realize that their
enrollment at the University carries
with it obligations in regard to con-
duct, not only inside but outside the
classroom, and they are expected to
conduct themselves as to be a credit
both to themselves and to the Uni-
versity. They are amenable to the
laws governing the community as well
as to the rules and orders of the Uni-
versity and University officials and
are expected to observe the standards
of conduct approved by the Univer-
"Whenever a student, group of
students, society, fraternity, or other
student organization fails to observe
the principles of conduct above out-
lined, or conducts himself or itself
in such a manner as to make it
apparent that he or it is not a de-
sirable member of the University, he
or it shall' be liable to disciplinary
the management of their affairs.
Student members are the president
of the Student Council, the president
of the Michigan Union, the managing
editor of the Michigan Daily, the
president of the Michigan League,
and the chairman of the Judiciary
Committee of the League.

School Of Music Boasts Varied History
(Continued from Page 21) centered in University Musical Soci-
to the degree of Bachelor of Music ety, whose many functions includ-
ed sponsorship of the Choral Union
was offered. This was later sup- concerts.
plemented with graduate programs Last week, the School of Music was
leading to the Master of Music de- made a division of the University
gree. lunder the authority of the Board of
Partial support of the School of Regents.
Music was taken over by the Uni-
versity in 1929, but control was still Read The DeilClassifieds!
S ho0p adSave
at the Sign of
Drugs $
Days t
a Year"
"The little store with lower prices"


night suppers and a course in eti-
Gordon Andrew, '42, heads the Ac-
tivities Committee, which will ar-
range various sporting events, mo-
tion pictures, lectures and miscellan-
eous clubs. The Publicity Committee
is headed by Orval Johnson, '42.
David Lachenbruch, '42, is chair-

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