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** so tT--jii«*«--i?r: rv*-j! n-'tr^ (¦'¦^- -.¦¦ N. IMgli SI. at l,-,t:i - 1 PRONICLE SPO^ Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community \\7A^ Vol. 22, No. Jf) Entered OS Secona-Claia Matter. Postofflce Columbus,, Ohio. C0L.UMBU8, OHIO, FRIDAV, MAV S, 1044 Strictly Confidential Tidbits From Bveiywhere By Phlneas J. Blron Dr. S. S. Wise Is Honored By Christian Clergy FISH IN TROUBliED WATERS te The 30 accused seditlonlsts on trial ot Washington, who are at¬ tempting to transform their treason Indictment into a spring¬ board for an anti-Semitic cam¬ paign, are only the small fry of the Fascist leadership in this country , . . The big fish are scared to death lest they be brought in as character witness¬ es for the defendants . . . One prominent Midwestern political figure got so hot and bothered about the prospects of a sub¬ poena that he has left for Mex¬ ico for a visit of indeterminate length . . . We wonder how col¬ umnist George E, Sokolsky feels ahout the approval Fasci.st- mlnded George E. Deatherage has given him . . . Deatherage, a confirmed anti-Semite, recently described SokolRl<y as "a Jew, but a fair one" . . . Haj Amin El Hu.ssenni, former Grand Mufti of .lerusalem^ has receiv¬ ed from Hitler one of the fanc¬ ier Nazi decorations, together with the promise of an Ihdepend- ent Arab Palestine , . , LISTEN HERE . . . 1^ Tf)e establishment of "free ports" without any commitment 10 Ihe admittance of large num¬ bers of refugees may prove a blunder ... It might easily work out as a curtailment of the pres¬ ent Immigration quota, we are told . . . Culled frotn the Lon¬ don Jewish Weekly: "Some of our American guests are leaving us: like the thief of Jonah, thoy come in the night and leave in the night. . . Almo.st de.sperately they seek publicity; press con¬ ferences, flying visits, broad¬ casts, anything, as long as there •is a story for the folks at home. ... I heard of one gentleman who made an appointment • to visit the Chief Rabbi and turn¬ ed up complete with photograph¬ er);. . . , The group was duly photographed shaking hands, sitting arountl the table, discuss¬ ing world problems . . . The pic¬ ture having been taken, the meeting terminateti . . .' We won¬ der whom the writer had in mind . . . NEW YORKERS ABROAD . . Ba Leon and Eddie's is a New York night olub where you can see many celebrities . . . But the other evening the most feted person there wasn't a famous visitor but the house's own head- waiter, Louis Katz . . . Because Louis's son, Julius, a sergeant In the South Pacific area, had just won the Distinguished Flying Cross . . . Bagels aren't common fare in North Africa, but PFC Abe Wagman formerly of New York's East Side, has a chance to sink his teeth into one once in a while . , , Abe, it seems, is in charge of feeding a batch of Nazi prisoners, with a number of Nazi cooks working under him . . . And, lo show their apprecia¬ tion of the fair treatment they get from their Jewish overseer, the Nazis occasionally whip up a batch of bagels for him . . . LITERAIiy DKPARTMENT . . . 6a What promises to be an ex¬ cellent Brandels biography is in the making . . The author is Susan Brandels Gilbert, daugh¬ ter of the late jurist ... Off on an OWI missloi} is novelist and former drama critic Gilt)ert Gab¬ riel . . . Things we never knew before Include the fact that Audrey Wurdemann, the gifted young poet who Is the wife of (Continued on Page 8) CHICAGO (WN)—Rabbi ,Step- hen S. Wise of New York's Free Synagogue was greeted by lead¬ ers of Chicago's Christian clergy as American Jewry's foremost spokesma'n antj the country's "great humanitarian who is cap¬ acious enough to be an Inspira¬ tion to the thought and Ideals of all mankind". Four hundred priests and min- l.sters of more than a score of Christian Communions joined in the tribute at a luncheon given In honor of Dr. Wise's seventieth birthday and on his half century In the rabbinate. The Rev. Dr. Harold Ruopp; minister of Central Church and vice president ot the Church Fed¬ eration of Greater Chicago, prais¬ ed Dr. Wise for his "intellectual integrity, moral courage and spiritual power". Bishop Wallace E. Conklln of the Episcopal Dolcese pointed to the assemblage as a proof that "our democracy does stand the test". Rabbi Wise's response was a tribiUe to the churches and clergy ot Nazi-occupied lands as the only groups which have stood against Nazi ideology and aggressions. "Many Christians have died that Jews might live", he said. Rabbi Greenwald Publishes His 26th Book Greanwald Rabbi L. Greenwald. spiritual leader of the Heth Jacob Con¬ gregation, has ju,st published his 2filh book, "Mahrll and His Times The Rabbi's latest work is a com- p 1 e t e b 1 o- giaphy of Mah¬ rll, the spirit¬ ual head of Is- i.iel in the Rhineland dur¬ ing the years 1 JtiO-1427. Included In this book is a thorough dis. c u s s 1 o n of Jewish ghetto life during the Middle Ages. Special emphasis is placed upon the evaluation of the Influence of the synagogue, the unity of the family, the preservation of traditional ceremonies and the evolution of Jewish literature and thought during the ghetto period. Rabbi Greenwald gathered the basic materials for his latest book while a student at the Uni¬ versity of Frankfort — on-the- Maln, in Germany. The Rabbi was permitted liberal access to government archleves, and to old medieval documents and 1 lanuscrlpts throughout German Ihraries. From this, he has con¬ structed a living and vivid pic¬ ture of the medieval Jewish ghetto life, and Its great scholar and spiritual leader Mahrll. With the publication of this latest work. Rabbi Greenwald has completed the histoi-y of the}, Jewish people from their first arrival into Palestine, till the end of the medieval period. "The History of the High Priests" in 1933 ended with the destruction of the Second Tem¬ ple, 70 A, D. Then In 1937, the "Treatise on the Babylonian and Palestinian Talmud" carried ' Jewish History to almost the be- NFTS Board Member To Address Temple Sisterhood Tuesday Mr.s. Harold M. Baum, of Mil¬ waukee, Wis., a membei^ of the Executive Botird of the National Federation of Temple Sister¬ hoods, world's largest Jewi.sh women's religious organization, will be the guest speaker at the annual luncheon meeting of the Rose E. Lazarus Sisterhood next Tuesday, May 9th, at the South¬ ern Hotel. Mr.'!. Baum will visit the Columbus Sisterhood as a service of the .Speakers Bureau of the National Federation. She is substituting for Mrs. Hugo Hartjmann, national president, who is ill and will he unable to speak In Columhus. This an¬ nouncement has just been made tit the Cincinnati headquarters of the National Federation ot Tem¬ ple Sisterhoods. Mrs. Harokl M. Baum, who is an extremely active and out¬ standing Sislerhood woman, is a meml)cr of the NFTS Executive Board and Chairman of its Na- tional Committee on Union- grams. Mrs Daum, who is presi¬ dent ot the SLsterhood of Tem¬ ple Emanu-El H'ne Jeshurun of Milwaukee. Wl.s., and a member of the NFTS Speakers Bureau, was one of the founders of the Wisconsin F'ederatlon of Temi)le Sisterhoods (a state group of .N'FTS) and served as Us Presi¬ dent for .several years. She was largely rcsixinsiblc, some .six years ago, for bringing together the .Vlllu'aukee women of Re¬ form, Con.servative, und Ortho¬ dox Jewry in an annual Joint session. ^Irs. Baum is extreme-, ly active in local Interfaith work and during the lasl few years with tho advent of National Hrntherhood Week found her speaking In a number ot Mil¬ waukee churches. She is an out¬ standing member of many civic and cultural groups in Milwau¬ kee and has given dramatic pre¬ sentations ft;r many church, Tomijle, Parent-Teachers Assoc¬ iation, YMCA and YWCA groups- Mrs, liaum has instructed groc¬ ers in point rationing rind has had iriany numerous and var¬ ious n.sslgnnients from the Mil¬ waukee branch of the office of Civilian Defense. At the luncheon, scheduled for 12:15 P. M,, the following newly elected officers of the Rose E. Ijazaru.s Sisterhood will be in¬ stalled by Mrs, Haum: Mrs. Lester Gllckman, President: Mrs. Charles Freund, First Vice-Pres, Mrs. I-Iarry Lurie, Second Vlce- Pres.; Mrs. Robert Leon, Record¬ ing Sec'y.: Mr.s, Morton Gumble, Corresponding Sec'y.; Mrs. Jo¬ .seph Engelman. Financial Sec'y.; Mrs. Samuel M. Gup, Treasurer. The Directors are Mrs. Jack Res¬ ler, Mrs. Leonard Kohn, Mrs. Jerome liohn, Mrs. Troy Feibel and Mrs. Herbert Wise. .rirSTICE MURPHY WIIiL BE HEARD OVER laS RADIO STATIONS Tile atldress which Su¬ preme ,In8llce Frank l\fnn>hy, ('hiiirnuin of (he Nntional Committoe Against the PerKO- I'utlon of the ,lews, will de¬ liver nt tlie Nntional Unity Session of Ihc B'nal B'rith's Nntional War Service Con¬ vention next Monday evening. Slay Sth, at Carnegie Hall will bo brondoast over sta¬ tion WOaU nt 8 P, M. ,lustlce Murphy, who Hill bo Introdurod by Henry Mon¬ sky, I'rosldOflf of B'nal B'rith.. will hrojulcaKl In Now York City over Stalion WMCA. .Noiiily 12.') radio statUms In 44 states and Iho District of Columhia will carry (his ad¬ dress. Temple Graduation Exercises To Be Held May 12th English-Jewish Publishers Vote For Association I.VDIANAPOIilH (JPSl —The first step toward the formation of an a.ssociation of puiillshera ot English-Jewish newspapers were taken by the publishers at a national convention held here on April 2f) and 30. A resolu¬ tion adopted by the convention declares that the participants favor such an association, and a steering committee was appoint¬ ed to study Ihe matter further and draw up a code of ethics as a preliminary to the formation of the a,s,sociation. "The following comprise the membership of the steering com¬ mitlee: L. H. Frisch ot The American Jewish World, Minne¬ apolis anti St. Paul; Dr. Joseph G. Brln, The Jewish Advocate, (Continued on Page Four) HEADS lOCAL SECTION COUNCIL ,IEWISH WOMKN ARNOLD SCHIFF .MEMORIAL FUND Leonard Kohn, chairman of the Arnold Schiff Memorial Fund, received contributions this week from Mr. and Mrs, Abe Jacobson, in memory ot Mrs. Sam Rubin, of Harrlsburg, Pa., and Mrs. Sarah Orshis, of Columbus; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schiff, in memory of the mother ot Estelle Goldsoll. ginning of the Middle ages. And now "Mahrll' and His Times", completes the Jewish story through the Middle Ages, The lilh Annual Graduation Kxerci.scs of the High School De¬ partment of the Hryden Road Temple Ftellgious School will be held next Friday evening, May 12, 8 P. M,, in connection wiiii tho Sabbaih Service. The pro¬ gram Includes: Opening Prayer, Leon IVtaik: ncaders. Phyllis Op¬ penhelmer, Marjorle Yalman, ^nn Forchheimer; Addresses, Lotte Phllipp,s, "Self Know¬ ledge", anil Everett Mattlin, ",lewl.sh Contributions u> Civili¬ zation"; Closing Prayer, Charles .Schiff. Rabhl .Samuel M. Cup will (ieliver the charge to the graduates. The graduates have completed, unrler the leadership ot Mr. Mil¬ ton Farber, a two year course of Jewish education in the High School. Their studios have comprehended a knowledge of Jewish literature and problems with a special design of equip¬ ping them wilh an intelligent Jewish manhood and woman¬ hood. The Temple has pion¬ eered in this field of hlghei- re¬ ligious education and more than a hundred graduates have gone forth the better informed to take their place as proud and sclf- res))ecilng Jews in the commun¬ ity. Following the service, the graduating class, in association with other memhers of the High School Department will present a play, "Courage is 'I'heir Badge". ¦ This radio play wa.s first produced by the American .Jewish Committee over a na¬ tional hook-up tlve weeks ago and Is considered one of the out¬ standing plays of its Itind ever performed. Those who first heard it are ot one voice in ap¬ plauding its merits. The con¬ gregation Is assured of an un¬ usual opportunity to hear one of the great radio plays of all time. The play will be present¬ ed in the Temple proper with musical accompaniment, Mrs. Mary Iluftman, organist. A reception will take place following this presentation, un¬ der the sponsorship of the Sis¬ terhood, tendered to the grad¬ uates and their families. Friends are most welcome lo come. In keeping with his custom, Leon J, Goodman, President of the Temple, will give each graduate a copy ot the Prayer Book, Vol. II, as a personal gift. Certifi¬ cates of graduation will he awarded by Mr. Goodman and the Vice President, Albert Schiff Mrs. Mark 1''o.iiiknoitf Mrs, Mai-k Feinknrjpf was la.st Tucs(lay installed Jis president of the C<»lumlius Section, Na¬ tional Council of .lewish Women. She has served on the boaril tor Ihc past ten .vears as chairman of l-^tjuciition. Programs and Bed Cross. For the past three years Mrs. Foinkniipf has been staff assist¬ ant of the Fted Cross and is on Ihc Citizens Committee of that organization. She has served on the membership committee of the Art Gallery and is a member of the League ot Wo¬ men \'oler.s. The new presi¬ dent is a graduate ot Simmons ( olle,i;c. Hoston, Ma.s.s. Mr, and Mrs. l''einknopt and Ihcir two children, Mark, Jr. and fallen, make their home at 2(i*15 Sherwood Rtl., Bexley. DR. A L. SACHAR WILL ADDRESS B'NAI B'HITH TUESDAY, MAY IBth Dr. A, L, Siicliar, not«d hls- toi-lau, author, and lecturer and Nntional Director of the B'nul K'rith Hlllel Founda- tloiiH, In to he the guest speak¬ er ut the B'nal B'rith mooting Tuo,sda.v, .May lath, ut tho Broad St. Temple, It was un- nounocd this week by Ed Schlozingor, president of Zion Lodge. Hulled thruout the country for his brlUlunt uddrof^sea und lectures, Dr, Suchur's nppour- unce in Columbus should again draw a record turnout. More details In next week's Issue of tho Chronicle. ,.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1944-05-05|
|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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