Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1944-05-12, page 01
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Ai-cliiioolDKiciil f, lli.sioi-icul .Mu.s- N. High St. iit 15th—1 ^IW// Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community ^/\\^ Vol 22, No. 20 Entered as Second-ClasB Matter. Postofflce Columbus., Otllo. COlvUiMnUS, OHIO, FRIDAV, MAV 12, 1044 Strictly Confidential T/dJMts From KveryTirben By Phlneas J. Blron SAYS 2,400,000 JEWS LIQUIDATED BY NAZIS SINCE 1939 STRANGE BUT TRUE .,. . te A certain OWI staff member, at the time stationed in Spain, made some vigorous and franl< statements against the Franco regime, calling attention to a number of disgraceful acts com¬ mitted against Jewish refugees , . . The Franco government complained to the American Am bassador . . . The Ambassador aslied the OWI man whether he was Jewish . . . That gentleman, who has a very Irish-sounding name, told our Ambassador that he was half-Jewish . . . Where¬ upon the Ambas.sador — whom, as you ioiow, many liberals in this country criticize for his friendly relations with Franco— advised the Washington office of the OWI not to send Jews to Spain aa its representatives in the future , . , The irony of the Incldfent lies In the fact that the OWI gentleman with the Irish name is not even one sixteenth Jewish, but a full-fledged Aryan according to the strictest Hitler¬ ite code , . . He merely wanted to test the quality of American democracy. . . WE'RE TEliLING YOU . . . 1^ The recent established Free German Committee, of which the distinguished theological scholar Dr. Paul Tlllich is the chairman, is meeting up with some stormy weather ... Dr. TilUch, an Amer¬ ican citizen now, and a true llbeVai -wlll-'-'be attacked' for bad timing .... It's bad strategy to plead for a soft peace for Ger¬ many on the eve of the opening of a second front . . . The pri¬ vately circulated Kiplinger news letter goes a bit too far when it announces that It will take six weeks to secure a footing for the Invading troops of the second front ... How, asks a corres¬ pondent trom Chicago, does Mr. Kiplinger know? ... A commer¬ cial air line between Odessa and Tel Aviv is planned for right after the war . . . Huge lOOipass- enger planes of the Maxim Gorki type will be used, we are told . . THIS AND THAT . , . ^ Monroe Goldwater, chairman of the Greater New York United Jewish Appeal, has long been active In UJA and other philan¬ thropic efforts . . . His interest in such endeavors dates from his early childhood, when his moth¬ er served as president of the first Jewish aid society to be established in the Bronx Army officers stationed at Fort Dix are enjoying some enviable j-ations nowadays . . . Mess steward in charge of their meals is Private Paul Grossing?r, who.se mamma, Jennie, of the Ca,takill "Grossinger's", has trained him well in the art of providing fare for hundreds Note to housewives remiss in the salvaging of waste fats: In Naziland a prize of a cake of soap is being offered to house wives who bring in 11 pounds of bones . . . The only thing that bothers us about that news con¬ cerning the 70-year.old Rudolf Messerschmldt of Jerusalem who now wants to change his name to Spitfire Is the question of why it took him so long to get around to it . . . .^ LITBBARY UBPABTMENT . . . Is Pirre Van paassen's "The Forgotten Ally", has now passed the 100,000 mark — the best proof yoti can want that there is tremendous Interest in Jewish Palestine . , , There's a new (CooUnued on Page 8) NATIONAIi H1LI.BL CHIEF ¦ro ADDRESS B'NAI B'RITH TUESDAY NEW YORK (JPS)—A report "from the underground", releas¬ ed by the Polish Telegraphic Ag¬ ency, sets at 2,'100,000 the num¬ ber of Jews liquidated by the Nazis in Poland since 1939, In what is viewed as an attempt to counteract the unfavorable pub¬ licity given to the Polish courts- martial of Jewish soldiers, and a repudiation of reports that the Polish underground mulcted money from the Jews in ex¬ change for providing arms to the ghettos, the Polish Tele¬ graphic Agency announced "de¬ tails ' of the unity between Jews and the Polish underground army In restetfng the Nazis". The Polish report claims that officers of the Polish under¬ ground "worked out the defen.se plans" for the Warsaw Ghetto, that the underground command¬ er of the Warsaw district worked with the Jews, and -that Poles were killed trying to smuggle arms into the ghettos. Similar assistance was given the Jews, the Poles claim, in Blalystotc, Czestachowa, Sosnowiec and oth¬ er towns. The underground, the Polish, Telegraphic Agency says, has provided hiding places and financial aid for Jews escap¬ ing the Nazis. Snys It's "Impossible I* Save Polish .Tews" NEW YORK (JPS)—"It is al¬ most Impossible to save the Po lish Jews", said Jan Karski, dele¬ gate of tHe'PsiWhtmdei'grbtniar at a luncheon of the Overseas Pre.ss Club. Karski, who esti¬ mated that three million of over five million Polish nationals killed by the Nazis were Jews, said: "They are a most unfor¬ tunate people from a biological standpoint; they simply look like Jews, and the Nazis pick them up". MONSKY, B'NAI B'RITH PRESIDENT LASHES OUT AT "SELF INTEREST" OF LEADERS Dr. A. L. Saohiir As In all previous appear¬ ances, a record crowd is antlci- |)alod for next Tue.sday night's (.Vlay Kith I li'nai B'rith meeting at the East Hroad St. Temple, when Dr. A. I,. ,Sachar, .'Vation- jd Director of Hillel Foundatiotas, will address the membership. He has chosen for his subject "Some Challenges For Tomor- Jewish Educators To Convene In Cleveland, May 17-21 Directors of Bureaus of Jew¬ ish Education and of Jewish Col¬ leges, authors of text books, pro¬ fessors of education, and out¬ standing leaders in the field of Jewish education representing every school of Jewish thought will convene at their Annual Conference in Cleveland from May 17-21, at the Hotel Statler. ¦ Among the subjects to be con¬ sidered at this conference, will be, "The Impact of Jewish Edu¬ cation on the Men in the Armed Services", to be. discussed by Dr. Barnett R. Brickner, chair¬ man of the Committee on Army and Navy Eellgious activities of the Jewish Welfare Board, Dr, Samuel M, Blumenfield dean of the College of Jewish Studies, and president of the Council will report on "Prob¬ lems and opportunities for Jew- ish education in post-war Amer¬ ica". The Conference will also hon¬ or Professor Zevl Scharfstein on the occasion of his 60th birth¬ day. Scheduled to participate in the deliberations of the Conference are: Samuel Borowsky, Dr. Israel Chipkin, Dr. Alexander Dushkln, Pl. Ben Edidin, Dr, Azriel Eisen¬ berg, Dr. Uriah Z. Engelman, Dr. Emanuel Gamoran, Dr. Leo Hon¬ or, Louis Hurwich and Judah Lapsoa FREE CIRCUS TICKETS David Cbp.<iP.s, B'nni B'rith War pon<) salcii_ .eh,u|i;«)an, will present to each purchaser of n War Bond at the May Iflth mcetinK rogiiliir .$2.0.'". re¬ served seat tickets to the Sat¬ urda.v Mallnee and evening perfornuincPH of the Cole Bro- therH clroii.i. Each recipient must pay the Federal anuise- nient tax of ,'Mc onl.v. Come early and get your bonds nnd free tickets to the circus. Dr, Sachar is a noted historian author and lecturer and his bril¬ liant addre.sses throughout the country have been hailed in the public press on numei'ous occas¬ ions. Ed Schlezlnger, president of Zlon Lodge, announces that the meeling is open to all members, their wives and friends and will begin promptly at 8 o'clock. Am¬ ple seating accommodations are being pi-oi'ided for all who plan to attend. —Bny War Bonds— Temple Brotherhood Issues Invitation To Annual Stag May 23 The Bryden Road Temple Bro¬ therhood has this week mailed invitations to the entire mem bershlp for its annual President's Stag,which this year is being held bn Tuesday, May 23, at the Seneca Hotel. The usual ' fine dinner at 0:30 P. M.. will be fol¬ lowed with an outstanding pro gram of entertainment through¬ out the evening. The affair Is . free to all paid-up members of the Brotherhood. A nominal charge of $2.00 is to be made for guests. According to Leonard Mane¬ kin, chairman of the Stag Din¬ ner Comraittee, all reservations must be mailed in by next Sat¬ urday, May 20th, Show yonr appreciation to tbe Chronicle's 22 years of loyal and devoted service to Coinmbus Jevrtsb Commnn¬ lty by paying yonr subscrip¬ tion now 93-00 for the year. WlUIi PREHIDK AT OHIO VAULEY ZIONIST KEGION MEETING Takes To Task Jewish Opponents Of Palestine Resolution, Foes Of American Jewish Conference NEW YORK (JPS)—Warning that "we cannot serve well in tliis crisis if wc think in terms of appeasement, wlicthcr it be appeasement of the Arabs or appeasement ol the anti-Semites", Henry .'>Ionslty president of B'hai B'rith lashed out at "a leadership which thinks first and primarily in terms of its own self-interest". In a presidential message to the B'nai B'rith Centennial War Service Convention, reporting on B'nai B'rith participation in the American Jewish Conference, Mr. Monsky said: "There are those who would counsel neutrality on the part of li'nai B'rith on any Issues in Jewish life concerning which there is, or may he, any differ¬ ence nf opinion. They would interpret neutrality to mean non-participation in a program of aclion projected hy the Amer¬ ican .Jewish community. If that program Involved any area ot dlsiigreement. 'iVnal B'rilh has a memter- shlp "f diver.so ideological points of vl-jw. We must not attempt, by the rule of majority, to regi¬ ment tli' thinking or encroach upon the freedom of action by the minorily, however small, but fi'nai H'rlth would cease to be worthy of ils tradition if, under Ihc guise of neutrality, it failed to adhere to and participate fully in a program of action cal- CTllafed to m'eet the challenging problems and the stark realities (If the gravest tragedy in the his¬ tory of Jewish people. The pro¬ gram of the Conference, all claims to the contrary notwith¬ standing, is that of the American Jewish Community. The B'nai B'rith is a part of that commun¬ ity .. . ". . . Never in the history of the Jewi.sh people has there been such Imperative need for a hav¬ en of refuge for tens of thous¬ ands of homeless, stricken wan¬ derers. Never before has there heen such indispensable need for a psychological atmosphere, some place in the Universe, which would Ije conductive to re¬ settlement and rehabilitation of hundreds of thou.sands of our coreligionists who have heen so lirutally devaslaled. Yet, we are confronted with the distress¬ ing spectacle of public debate and controversy between Jews before a Congressional Commit¬ tee when it meets to consider a I'alestine l^esolution . , . "It is not strange that the Palestine Itesolutions before Congress should be opposed by the Arabs. Their opposition, it mu.'Jt lie npfed, was not limited to that part of the resolution which dealt with the Jewish Commonwealth, That opposi¬ tion was an all-out attack against any move to abrogate the Brit¬ ish White I'aper. They opposed any further immigration to Pal¬ esiine. Their attack was upon the whole concept of a National Jewi.sh Hoiiie. It is not be¬ yond our understanding that cer¬ tain "oil" interests should deem it necessary to appease the Arabs by collaboration, to the end of defeating these resolutions. What is not so readily under¬ standable is that Jews should be more interested In a proper definitlort of Judaism that in the future status of the Jew in Pal¬ estine; that they should be so concerned in these critical times In the settlement by. a Congres- (Contlnued on Page 8) .•VIbert Schlff All)ert Schlff, local leader, is president of the Ohio Valley Zionist Region which is this Sunday, May Hth, holding its sixth annual convention in In¬ dianapolis, Iml., at the Colum¬ bia Club. There Is to be a morni,ng and afternoon session with a l)an(|Uet at the Temple Beth-El In the evening. Dele¬ gates from Iniliana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia are to be in attendance. The speaker for the evening's bantiuet-will l)e Dr. Israel Gold¬ stein, presiiient of the Zionist Organization of America. His message before the group is to be of timely importance as he recently returned from England where he conferred with Zionist and British leaders. Besides Mr, Schiff. those who plan to attend the convention from Cdlumlnis include Leonard IManekin, Ilr. ,M. P. Kanter, Pred Yenkin, M. M.' Chanis, H^n Grossman, Mr. and Mrs. D. Gai¬ ser, Mr, and Mrs, Simon Immer¬ man and Sam Meizlish. DRIVE FOR CHAI'l^AllV ZELIZER ZIONIST CLASS MAKING HEADWAY The committee conducting the campaign for the Chaplain Na- than Zelizer Class of Zionist members announces that all members signing up now will be considered paid up until October 10^5. Chaplain Zelizer has express¬ ed himself as feeling very much honored with the idea of having a class in his honor in the Zion¬ ist District. The drive has been making fine progress, ajid the committee Is urging all o£ Rabbi Zellzer's friends to support the drive by enrolling now.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1944-05-12|
|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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