Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1944-08-11, page 01
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JIHROMCLE jjJiW/ Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Conununity \V/AIK Vol 22, ^-o. .73 Entered as Second<n&sa Matter Postofflce Columbus.. Ohio. COIAIMBUS, OHIO. FRIDAY, AlJCl'ST II, 1044 Dtvottd to Amarlcan and Jtwiih Idaali Strictly Confidential Tlclbl(.s Prom Bveryivhcre By Phlncns ,J. Biron YOU HHOII.I) KNOW . . . teq T h e Fascist elements n m (in !? Hung.Tiinn-American.s will lie Ihoi-Dushl.v exposeil wllhln (he ne.xt .six weeks ns a vestill of quiet inve.'ill^'iitionK . . The finds will iiisn show other fnr-eiRn hmeuaKe gnmiis involv eri in nn astouniling antl-.Semitie plot . . . Melen Clahagan. wife of screen star Caiit. Meivyn Doug¬ las and in her own righl an ar- tre=.s. singer and r.-jlifornia Con¬ gressional eandldate, heeame aetive In politii:aL affairs after a eoncert totir through (.'entral Europe in whieh she was for- htflden to sing songs l).v .Jewish composers and witne.s.sed the social osiracism to whieh her .lewish accompanist was stib- jeeted . . . After this experience she canceled her outstanding European' contracts and deter¬ mined to do all in her ])ower tc» prevent similar conditions from arising in thi.s country . . . Father Ford, of the Corpus Chri.sti Catholic Church, will soon be the recipient of a great and woll-cle.served honor from an une.xpected quarter . . . Ford l.s a Rotiian Catholic prie.st who has given much time to a .study ot the Jewish question . . . PROM THE PIGHTINfi FRONT . . . j.pjJvateB Miohael. .De Luise $10,000 CONTRIBUTION MADE FOR E. J. SCHANFARBER MEMORIAL lyoiils .1. Borinstcin ¦•^(IniiilKl I. Kalli't'ini).n bpys ¦ of their- division because of the draatie. lesson they taught to one of the boys who in his relations with his Jewish fellow soldiers proved that he didn't know what we are fighting for . . . I-'rom a letter written by Private Mic-liael J. Higgins, Jr., shortly before his death in ac¬ tion, to columnist Ed HuUivan; "Once at a field ma.ss 1 saw a Jewish friend of mine kneeling in Ihe mud . . . Afterward I re marked casually to him of my astonishment . . His answer was; 'Mike, what kintl (if relig¬ ious services yoti gii to over here don't cotml . . . \\'hat does 1 count i.s, if I gel it next, the lioss will know that 1 tried'," . .| UIOADKirS CI'IHK . . . ^ We do hope that the Warsaw Cihetto Diary now running ser¬ ially in the Ylddi.sh dally The Jewish Mornlhg Journal will tje published in English some lime soon . . . The author is a nine¬ teen-year-old American .lewish girl who Uvec; in Warsaw from the first day of the war through the beginning of 1944 . . . Final- l.v she reached these shores on the Gripsholm, in exchange for five imfxirtant Nazi prisoners . . Her diary reveals some amazing facta about the ,undergro^md heroes of the ghetto . . . Ilert- ram Bloch, story editor of Twentieth Century-Fox. has pre pared a plan wdiich will give twenty-five fellowships, each with a ,tl,5()0 gram, l(i would-be writers in our armed forces, to help them tell their stories tor pos.sible publication and filming . . . Frederick Wakernan's suc¬ cessful "Shore Leave" is the re¬ sult of such a fellowship . . Some of the book reviewers have pointed out, in Dinutri Marlanoff's brtok on Einstein, an unfortunate passage contain¬ ing an anti-Semitic imjilieation . . . Marianoff, Einstein's son- in-law, is a lovable fellow . .. . A Jew himself and a man of lionor, lie is incapable of anti- (Continued on Page 8) OH\VE(;0 (WNS) — After spending their first day at the Emergency Shelter at Fort On- .tartOi the,a82 Buropesm .refugee? :\W&-1t^i^iii-tka-rrl!'lh'''Hi,(fii'(f'i..tYlai'.' Impressive Reception Cheers Refugees At Fort Ontario Sparked by a contribution of .$10,0(10 from the Supreme Lodge of B'nai B'rith, the campaign to raise .$100,000 for tlie ia(e Cidwin J. Schanfarber Memorial Fund iias swung into higli gear. In announcing the .IflO.OOO subscription, Sidney Kuss- worni, Da.vton, national treasurer, said if was the first time in ttie history of the national lodge (hat nioney had been appropriated for such a purpose. "This constitutes a remarkable tribute to Ed Schanfar¬ ber hoth as a Ben B'rith and as leader in Jewish welfare and cultural work ", said Mr. Knssworm. Uiiiled Jewi.sh Appeal Agencies Act 0)1 Rescue «!#•«'Vag-fcai^a-'lo'fcelfeirfe: thali these were the same men, wo¬ men and children who appear¬ ed so. bedraggled, depressed and frightened on their landing from a troopship in New York City only a day before. Adding to their spirits was not only the fad that they were on free American .soil where they will be fed, clothed and sheltered for the duratiim of the war, but the fine reception they received hoth from Atneric.'ui officials and the citizens in the' areas immediatt^y adjacent to I-^oj-t Ontario. More that 2().()0() peo¬ ple from Oswego and neighlior- ing towns, villages and hamlets, attended the official welcome whicii was sponsored hy the Oswego Chamber of Commerce. When the !l«2 refugees, of M'hom 918 are .lews, arrived at (We F'ort Ontario camp Ihey were met by representatives of the War Relocation Authority and of Jewish relief and rehab¬ ilitation organizations. They were immediately led to their (luarters on the SOacre camp -After unpacking their small per¬ sonal belongings, the refugees ivere given a wholesome break¬ fast of fresh eggs, green vege¬ tables, coffee and milk. They then strolled on the camp grounds inhaling the fresh breeze coming from Lake On¬ tario. At lhe official reception' cere¬ mony iJillon S. Meyer, dii'ector of Itie Wai" Relocation Author¬ ity, read a message from Secre- t.'irc of the Interior llardld I,. Ickes in which be expi-essed the ho]K' that the refugees will have the strength and faith "to face a future in which the dignity of the individual man will be rec¬ ognized and assured every¬ where". Mr. Ickes said he ex¬ tended "the hearty welcome" on lieHalf of the United Stales Gov eminent und that he hoped '"this haven from' the intoier ance, suffering and per.secution that you have undergone will in ' some measure case J-our tragic memories". Similar sentiments were ex¬ pressed by Mr. Meyer and Mr. Joseph, H..Sinart,. director of the. i'gsfitepi'iWm^Oeeiwedi^-'ii^fiBmite •ybii 'that Svhlie yoti are' at'Ftiti Ontario there will be a mini¬ mum of supervision and that you will he able to live your own lives with as great freedom as the physiclal facilities permit —ichenever there is a knock at .vour door, it will be a friendly one". Welconiing Speakers Among the welcoming speak¬ ers at (be ceremony were /vlayor .loseph McCaffei-y of Oswegii. and rieverend A, S. l.owris of the Oswego Council of Cburch- Thc speakers said their communities were proud to have the first free port established in Ihcir dislricls. and that they would do e\'erything to make th" refugees happ.v. Rabbi Sid¬ ney Biaiik of the'Adath Israel congregation in Oswego spoke on behalf of the eighteen Jew¬ ish families. Me chanted a sjie¬ clal blessing for the safe arri¬ val of the refugees and said the small Jewish community in Os¬ wego will ri.se to the needs of the oc(,'asion. On .Saturday the Jewish refu gees held services which were conducted by Rabbis Moshe Tzeckowal and .loseph Hecker, Ixilh refugees. ftablii Becker, originally from liumania, was for the last fifteen years the head of a .lewish institution In Verona. Rablii I'zeckowal was one of the di.l'eclors of llie Yes¬ hiva in .'Xntwei'i), Belgium. In outlining ihc rules giner- nlng the Wur Relocaliim Auth¬ ority's administration of the shelter, Mr. Meyer declared: "l''oo(l will li(. served in mess halls operated by the govern¬ ment, under warlime rutioning restrictions, hut insofar as poss¬ ible'menus will allow for the taste ot the refugees. Mousing will be assigned to each family according to its size and com¬ position. These apartment units will have running water, cots, tables, chairs and clothing lock¬ ers. Fuel for heating, electric (Continued on Page -\) .MOW YORK l.ll'Si -iMillow¬ ing announcement by the Hor- thy Ifovernmcnt that il would allow iill children under ten to leave the countrv and that .'idiiJts would be |)ermitte(l tn go to Palestine if entr.v visas could be provided for them, the Joint Distribution Commitlee and the United I'alestine Ap¬ peal, member agencies of the fJnited Jewish Appeal, ortieretl their representatives in Turkey to proceed with the evacuation and transportation of as many I jews a| could be brought out'of ^Hu^iigafe%?IiJ^d(;•'ti¦hJcflfe¦d¦;a^ reach' df"' Ndzl e:li;eiTirilnatfo'n .squads. The Joint Di.stribution t'om- mittee has undertaken to pay for the transportation of both children and adults who can leave Hungary. To speed the adjustment of tho.se who will be brought to .Jewish Palestine, the Cnited I'alcsliiiie ¦ Appeal IhKHigh the Jewish Agency for Palestine is enlarging its re ccplion f;icilitles und prejiaring hclter und relief for tlie new¬ comers. t'lutcr llic chuiniuiiisliiti of l.'Miis .1, Itorin.^tcin, Indianapo- Ms. Miliciiuti'in is going Idong ,icii\(ly in l)isiri(.i Crand Lodge, N'o. 'A. Iliuii B'rilh. while Kd- imind 1 Kauflni.'m, Washington. I). '¦. is hcudiiig a grou|i which is contcK^liiig personal friends ol the l;itc Columbus attorney and .lewish lea,ler. In Coliunbus. a group of vol¬ unteer workers under the direc¬ tion ol .Mien Cundersheimer. cjiairman of the local fund rais¬ ing comnilttee. report a gener¬ ous response to t^heir solicita¬ tion. On tho campus, Rabbi Han"y Kaplan, director of the Ohio State University chapter of Hii¬ lel Foundation, is organi-zing a committee of Hlllel students anci alumni to aid in the fund-rais¬ ing. The memorial will take \^M^el1ff@^^'^fe (/ontrlbutlona to the Memorial Fund should be sent to the fund treasurer, Julius W, Steinhaus¬ er, in care of F. & R. Lazarus & Co. Red Cross Aireafiy -At Work Aiding Jews In Hungary I (JENKVA (.IPS)—The Inter national Red Cross has already begun lo administer relief to the Jews in Hungary, and its delegations in Budapest, Bucha¬ rest, London and Washington are at work arranging the enii- gration of Jews from Hungary, it was officially announced by International Red Cross head quiirters here. This Is in ac cordanc'* witii the assurances given the Red (.'ro.ss liy Regent 1-lorthy, The officiul Red Cross an nouncenieni I'eads; "The Budapest delegutes ot the liiternutioiial Red Cross base .'drciidy \isited sc\ei'ul lenisti houses in IU|(la|iesl and t\M. coiiccnlrution cuinps for .lews outside Budlipest Appro- fil'l.itc relief action for (lie Je^v> ill liit.'Sc camps has idrciid.v been si.fi'li'd. Kloreover, the inlcrnii- tioiuil Red Cro.ss, through ils delegations in Budupesi. Bucha¬ rest, Loodoii aiul Wushiligton, is endeavoring lo fiiciiitute Jewish emigration from Hungary. The Internaiion.'il Red Cross Inleinis to increase consklerahly its Hudiipest delegation, "a,nd has decided to seiwi a member on a .special mission to Budapest". Allan Tarshish To Fill Vacancy Allan 'rai-.slii.sJi. was this week niimLMJ ))y Muynv Ithodf.s Lo j.'i\o llic niiC'X|iirt'(l it'i'm "f the kiU.' l-ldwin ,!. Schanfarber a.s a nu-mliei- nl Oil' City Jlecruation Ctimtnission. Mayor Rho¬ des sul>mitlG(l Mr. Taishish's naniL' to City CouiK-jl Jor iip' Idoval when it m e L Monday evening. Mr. Tarsh¬ ish, who re¬ sides at IHUJ Ii ryden Rd., has had con- Nideriihle ex¬ perience in re- i- r e a I i o n work in other cities, Mayor TUiodes said, 'i'he ienn will ex¬ pire Jan. I, li)-i:t. Recently Mr, Tarshish was ai)ix)iiaed hy Covernor John liricker lo scive on the Ohio W.ir MisNjcy Conuiiission which will cunyiik' thi- records of all ihi' men in Ohio who have .serv I'd in World War II. This in- foriiialion wili he placed in hook foi'rii for future referi.-ncf. Mr 'iarshisli is prt-sideut of lhe Ohto Kentucky H'nai H'rilh .ANMiciatioiL. Vlit eirresideul of '/.ii>}i l.tuim.-. utul Chajrntan uf War Refolds informalion of the Jewish Welfare Roard for the Slate of Ohio. Mr. Tai-Mliish. Hhuw your iippreciatlon to tlio Cliroiilclit'H 23^ yeui'H ol loyal and dovoted service to Columbus JcwIhIi Comi][rtui- ity by |»ayjHK your Mubscrlp< tion now $3.00 for tUe year.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1944-08-11|
|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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