Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1944-10-27, page 01
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n' High bl. "I IDlU—1 JPffiONICLE ^j\V^ Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community \jf\^ Vol 22, No. 44 Entered m SMond^Jlnn Matter, Postofilce Coliunbiu,, Ohjo. COIiUMBXJS, omo, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1944 D«yott.d lo Amtrfc«n and Jcwith ld«all Strictly Confidential Tidbits Prom Everywhere By Phlncas J. Blron YOC SHOULD KNOW ... ISJi T h e magazine ".De-stiny", which continued Us anti-democ¬ ratic propaganda after Pearl Harbor, is the official organ of the Anglo-Saxon Federation, the antl-Semltlc organization from which Wm. J. Cameron, the Ford executive, never resigned . . . There's tragic irony in the news that those Jews who, in order to escape the Gestapo In Vichy France, used false identi¬ fication documents during the Nazi occupation are now being penalized by the De Gaulle courts . . . Princess Ireno's Unit, made up of Dutch refUoOes and fighting alongside the Anglo- American armies in the recon- quest ot Holland, ha.s a Jewish membership of almost 35 per cent . . . When Prince Bernhard nf the Netherlands recTulted this unit he accepted all Dutch males who had managed to es- cnpe — and a large proportion (If them was Jewish . . . The first political move the Zionist Emergency Council will make after the election will be the re- introduction of the Palestine Iiet,(j|ution in Congres.^ . . . REPORT FRO.^r KB^INCK . . . Ba The first thing Yehudi Men- uhin (lid when ho reached Par¬ is on his i"ecenl six-weeit over¬ seas concert tour was to take a look at the apartment he had always maintained -in the Frencli capital . . . -He found It completely denuded of its fur¬ nishings — and, worst blow of all, his famous collection of mu¬ sical recordings had disappear¬ ed .. . His biggest thrill on this trip was giving a concert for GI's in Brussels less than two miles from the front line . . . The nejit-biggest was being so- loibt at the first concert given at the Paris Opera House after the Allied liberation of the clly ... At that concert, incidentally. Menuhin played a work that had been banned during the Nazi occupatior): the Mendel¬ ssohn Violin Concerto . . . (Continued on Page 8) Zionist Membership Drive Off To A Plying Start National Hadassah President To Speak At Donor Dinner The Initial meeting of the Membership Committee of the Zionist District which took place last Sunday afternoon In the Deshler-Walllck Hotel start- ed off the drive with a great deal of enthusiasm and deter¬ mination to make it as success¬ ful as the 194.3 effort. Fred Yenkln, president of the District, opened the meeting and Mr. Leonard Kohn, chair¬ man of the Membership Com¬ mittee, presided. Rabbi Kap¬ lan delivered a very thought- provoking and spirited address on "Modern Trends in Jewish life". Plans were laid for the campaign and the work allocat¬ ed. The following members of the committee were present at the membership rally: Fred Roland, Leonard Manekin, Dr. A. H. Kanter, Fred Levy, Bernard Solomon, Ben Yenkin, Leon Ber¬ man, Sam Grossman, Cy Benis, Leonard Qulnn, Manny Block, Harry Schwartz, Sidney L. Katz, Hyman Lleverman, Ben Grossman, Abe Yenkin, Jack Sher, J. K. Bornstein, Robert L. Mellman, Albert Schlff, Leonard Kohn, Abe Seff, Ben (Continued on Page Four) Mrs. Mosea P. Epstein of New York City, national president of Hadassah, will be the speaker at the 16th Annual Hadassah Donor Dinner, It was announc¬ ed this week by the program committee in charge. Mrs. Epstein is now serving for the second time as head of the largest Zionist group in the world, having previously held the same post from 1937 to 1939. An especially gifted speaker, a keen analyst of current Jewish problems, possessed of natural eloquence and a quick wit, which is among the most engag¬ ing of her qualities. Mrg. Ep¬ stein has utilized her extensive travels on behalf of Hadassah throughout this country to in¬ terest thousands of new friends and members in tho organiza¬ tion's behalf. ' National secretary of Hadas¬ sah from 1928 tn in.3'1, Mrs. Ep¬ stein has held many challenging posts In the orwiriization both during and after tliat period. One nf tho most responsible was that of fund raising direction of the campaign which helped make po.ssible the erection in 1039 of the Rolhschlld-Hadass h I'niverslty Hospital and Med cal School Building, built by Hadassah with the aid of tho American Jewish physicians Committee on Mt. Scopus out side of Jerusalem. Since that time the Hadassah Medl cal Center, has become the foc-al point for c o u n try-wide hospitalization, publlt health, child welfare and hy giene projects, carried on by the organization in the Holy Land, as well as headquarttrs for a progi'am of cooperation with allied military authorities who gather there fegularly for seminars and special courses on war problems. In 1937 and 1939 Mrs. Epstein headed the Hadassah delegation to two important World Zionist Congresses In Zurich and Gen¬ eva. For two years before her election to the present post as national President she repre¬ sented Hadassah as a vice- pre- Ident on the, American Zionist Youth Commission, where she did invaluable work by corral- Ing the sympathy and under¬ standing of American Jewish youth for Zionism throughout the United States. Reservations for the Donor Dinner to be held Sunday Dec. 17, at the Deshler-Walllck Ho¬ tel, win be made starting Nov lUh. Checks, should be made payable to Senior Hadassah and mailed to Mrs. Slgmund Orn¬ stein, Treasurer, 5G N. Stan¬ wood Road. Hiilel Scholarship In Memory Of Morris Resler The Hlllel Advisory Board an¬ nounces that Mrs. Morris Res¬ ler of 1312 East Broad St., has e.stablLshed an annual scholar- .shlp of .$.300 at the B'nai H'rlth Hlllel Foundation in memory of her beloved husband. To be known as the * Morris Resler Scholarship, the grant will be made available each year to an outstanding student selected on ihe basis of scholarship, char¬ acter and need, who will be trained for community and Jew¬ isli leadership through the I-Iil- lel Foundation. This scholar¬ ship was formally accepted at the Advisory Hoard meeting on October 19 with an expression of thanks and appreciation to the donor. Tbe late Morris Resler was for many years a.ssoclated with Jewish communal activities in Cfilunibus. He was one of the lendiiig contributors to the Uni¬ ted .Icwi.sh l''und and a promin¬ ent member of the .Steering and lUulget (.'(imniillccs of tliat nr- gaiiizatidii. (UIOST SI'KAKKR FOR .A. .A. .SI.S'l'UKHOOI) KVK.'Vr HIIND/W KVKNING TO SPEAK "PAI.ESTINK SPEAKS" BROADCAST SUNDAY AT t:30 P. M. -lose Krn-er B'nai B'rith Goal Now 150 Members; 100 Already In The next class of Initiates in Zlon Lodge No. fi2, B'nal B'rith, will be known as the Edwin J. Schanfarlier Memorial Class,. de<lirated to the memory of Co¬ lumbus' naMonal leader in B'nai B'rith wor ., according to Sam Luper, chairman of the mem¬ bership drive. "Because this cla.ss will lie named in memory of our .late brother Schanfarlier. we have Increased the goal of the drive from 100 to ino, Luper stated". We have the remainder of the month to reach this number and with full cooperation we're cer-' tain to make it. The txtra in¬ centive of being initiated in a group named for E. J. Schanfar¬ ber should be sufficient en- First Oneg Shabbat Of Season Saturday The first Oneg Shabbat ot the season, sponsored by Columbus Chapter of Hadassah, will be held Saturday, Oct. 28th, at 2;30 P. M., at the Agudath Achim Institute. 1021 Bryden Road. The speaker will be Mr. Daniel Harrison, new prlnelpal of the Hebrew School and Director of Jewish Education In this city. Mr. Harrison will discuss the great Yiddish humorist, Sholom Alelchem, and give readings from many ot his works. There will also be group singing, current eVents and re¬ freshments, served by the fol¬ low hostesses: Mesdames S. L. Case, Daniel Harrison, I. Shul¬ man. and J. Mellman. M/Sgt, ivi. Fon A very large turnout is an¬ ticipated for tlie Agudath Ach¬ lm Sisterhood dinner which takes place this Sunday (tomor¬ row) in the Synagogue Social Hall at 6;30 P. M. Guest speaker for the occas¬ ion will be M/Sgt. Marvin Fox. acting Jewish chaplain at Wright Field, Ohio. M/Sgt. Fox waji ordained in 1942 and has been in the service for the past two years. His subject will be of timely Interest to all. Mrs. M. Hirschsprung will give the opening prayer, and Cantor 1'. H. Gellman will sing a group of favorite Hebrew se¬ lections. Mr. Abe A. Wolman will be in charge of the cake sale, and Mr.s. A. Wojman is to act as toastinlslresa for the evening. •" The Sisterhood president, Mrs. Harry Maybrook, the. Din¬ ner ehaii-man, Mrs. Joseph Schwartz and her assistant, Mrs. Abe Yenkin, extend a cordial in¬ vitation to all congregation members and their friends to at¬ tend this annual event. This is the only fund raising event of the Sisterhood, the pro¬ ceeds of which goes toward maintaining the Sunday relig¬ ious sehool. Sam .latte The distinguished .screen act¬ or Sam Jaffe joins hands with one of the Droadway stars of "Othello". Jo.sc Ferrer In the latest chapter of "Palestine Speaks!", the dramatic radio program about the Promised I>and, to be presented by the Co¬ lumbus District of the Zionist Organization of America, over station WHKC, this Sunday, Oct. 2D, .- t 1:30 P. M. Mr. Ferrer and Mr. Jaffe will tell the gripping <tory of how an intrepid group of eighty- seven colonists were led out in¬ to the wilderness by Josiah S(,ampfer. the- Daniel Boone of Palestine, and how they drain¬ ed the malarial swamps of Pe- tach'Tlkvah, .so that the modern farms which are thei'e now, could be built. Supporting the two stars In this week's chapter will be Dan¬ iel Ocko, Roc Rogers and Berry Kroeger, with the regular an¬ nouncer of ''Palestine Speaks!", Ben Grauer. BNAI B'KITH - ,r. W. V. TO MEET .lOlNTIiY Tho nipcdng of Zlon Ijoilgp, IVhal H'lllh Tuesday, Nov. 7, tvlll he ,111 ailv.incc observ¬ ation of .'\rmislicp IJay with the locJd Jewish War Veter¬ ans at llic Brojirt .Sticcl Tem¬ ple. .Major .losopli .S. Deut- .sclllc, I'nbllc KchldonK Offi¬ cer at Fnrt Hayes, will Im! tlic pi-in<-j|>al sfieaUcr.. He has seen a<ti<)n In both World War 1 and World War U. cour*agement". he concluded. Tho four teams competing in the drive for new members re¬ ported a total of 100 members during the first three weeks of the campaign. The report to date of members with the num- 'Continued on Page 8) COMMUNITY INVITED TO WELFARE FEDERATION AND CENTER MEETING AU memberN of (he Coluni- lni.s Jewish Community, In¬ terested In Its welfare and progress, are invited to at¬ tend tho annual meeting; of tli« CVnfioi' aiul Fodonition Tharsday ovcnlng, Nov.'End, at the Schonthal Center. Of¬ ficers and board members are to be elected that eve¬ ning. Matters of vital Import¬ ance, as well us reports of aeUvltleN and finances, will be submitted foe discussion. A program of new acUvltles aro also to be revealed at that time. All Senior, Junior and B. & P. Hadassah members are cor¬ dially invited to attend this most interesting program. Widespread Interest In Hiilel Memorial Additional evidence of the widespread interest in the Ed¬ win J. Schanfarber Memorial Fund is the receipt of a sub¬ scription from tho Pacific area from Capt. Jack S. SUberstein, .son of Mr and Mrs. Harry SU¬ berstein, 148 S. Remington Rd. Additional subscriptions re¬ ported by Julius \V. Steinhaus¬ er, treasurer of the fund, are: Alex Levin Robert Schiff, Al¬ bert Schlff, Saul Schiff, Earl Coplon, William Schlff. Morris Schjff, Jule Mark, Edwin E. Schiff, Jacob Brin, Herman Ros¬ en, Mrs. Edna P. Hofmayer, Lt. and Mrs. Manie Obernauer, Lakehurst, N. J.; Mrs. Morris N. Taxon, Jack Schiff, Abe Jacob- soni The Schlff Co., Rabbi Lee J. Levinger, San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Jack Davis, Nelsonville. (Continued on Page 8) T. I. MEN'S CLUB FROLIC SCHEDULED POR TUESDAY All plans have been complet¬ ed for the T. t. Men's Club sec¬ ond annual Hallowe'en party which Is to be held next Tues¬ day. Oct. 31, in the social hall of the Temple. Al Esterkin, chairman of entertainment for tho group, announces that the program will include dancing, panics and refreshments, AH men and women of the congregation are invited to at¬ tend. The Hallowe'en frolic Is sche¬ duled for 8:30 P. M. INSTALLATION JAN. 7th The annual installation din¬ ner meeting of Zlon Lodge B'nai B'rith has definitely been sche¬ duled for Sunday. Jan. 7th, at 0:30 p. m., it was announced today by Edward Schlezlnger, President of the lodge. Further detail^ ahd plans will be men¬ tioned In forthcoming issues of the Chronicle.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1944-10-27|
|Subject||Jews -- Ohio -- Periodicals|
|Place||Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)|
|Creator||Ohio Jewish Chronicle|
|Collection||Ohio Jewish Chronicle|
|Submitting Institution||Columbus Jewish Historical Society|
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