Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1945-01-26, page 01
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If ^'m^h'^i'Tt'ittt^^r--'' ^ CHRONICLE S[\\^ Serving Columbus and Central Ohk> Jewish Community '^AH Vol. 23, No. .1 Enured u Second-CUuf Matter. PoMtotttcm Columbiu., Ohio. C01.UMIBU8, OHIO FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 1945 Strictly Confidential Tidbits From Everywhere By Phineas J. Biron THINGS TO WATCH . . . Bs The War Production Board must feel rather uneasy about the war contracts that are be¬ ing handled by the Western Shade Cloth Company of Chi¬ cago . . , One of its engineers Is none other than Joe McWU liams.the notorlou.i Bundist and professional anti-Semite . . . President Regenery of the com¬ pany Is one of the leaders of the American First Committee and rather likes Joe McWiiilams The report about Joe's employ¬ ment on war contracts isn't new — but it is news that this pro Nazi propagandist is enjoying the protection of Important Mid¬ western political figures . . . "If American Society For Cancer Cdntrol States Position Organization Recognizes No Racial, Religions, Or Color Barriers B. B. Launches Century Membership Campaign In the Chronicle Issue of Dec, 22nd, Phineas J. Biron, writing in his "Strictly Confidential" column, said "We're told, inci- cle/itally, that the American Society for the Control of Can¬ cer has one unbreakable rule: No Jew on Its board' The above statement was im¬ mediately challenged by Mrs. Fred Lazarus, Jr., who was re¬ cently -re-elected president of the Columbus Cancer Clinic and for many years has devoted her best efforts in this very worthy endeavour. Mrs. Lazarus took the matter up with Dr. Andre l^be^ or"an^ti.&!f o'l^t^ I C-Ul of ihls city who forward breaks among some young peo¬ ple in our country lately, this Is Hot Just a case of "Juvenile delinquency' . . . this is a tip-off that Hitler's secret weapon Is being put to work" . . . This quote is from a statement by Frank Sinatra in 'Counterattack' of January 15, 1945 . . . Last week columnist "Victor Riesel of the New York Post made an "astounding discovery . . ."It can be disclosed for the first time", wrote Riesel, "that this grbup (Christian Front leaders) distributed antl-Semltlc litera¬ ture during the Presidential campaign to discredit Sidney Hlilman" . . . Now, really, Mr. Riesel — did you spend the election campaign period on Mars, or are you Just naturally and incurably naive? . . . We (Continued on Page 8) Hebrew School Will Hold Graduation Exercises Sunday ' Graduation exercises will be held at the Hebrew School, Sun¬ day, Jan. 28 at 2:30 P. M. Mey¬ er GalUn, Director of the Jewish Educational Association of In- ¦ dlanapolls, Ind., will be the gupst speaker. Mr. Gallin Is a noted educator and is well known In the National Council of Jewish Education. Born In Lithuania, Mr. Gallin studied In the Yeshlvos of Vol- ozyn and Wllno. He Is a grad¬ uate of the Cleveland High School and received his higher learning at the Ohio State Uni- veralty~-an<J Columbia Univer¬ sity. Since n928, Mr. Gallin has been director of the Jewish Educational Association of In¬ dianapolis. Prior to that, he was principal of the Jewish Cen¬ ter Hebrew School In Cleveland. He is a member of the Execu- tive Committee of the National Councll for Jewish Education, and was treasurer of that body for two years. He is a past president of the Indianapolis ZipnLst District and was recently re-elected for , a third term to serve on the Board of Governore of the Jewish Federation of In¬ dianapolis. He is a member of the National Committee to cele¬ brate Dr. Weizmann's 70th birthday, and Is on the Execu¬ tive Committee of the U. P. A. Mr. GpUln's message will touch upon the various aspects of ' Jewish education and the community's responslhllity to¬ wards that important problem in our city. He will be introduc¬ ed by Daniel Harrison, principal (Continued on Page Five) ed the following letter to Dr. C. C. Little, managing director of the American Society for Con¬ trol of Cancer: Dr. C. C. Little Managing Director 350 Madl.son Ave.. New York City, N. Y. Dear Dr. Little: I am enclosing a clipping In. this letter which says that no Jews are allowed to be on the Board of the American Society for the Control of Cancer. I will appreciate it very much if you will Inform me if -this l§ true or not. Per¬ sonally, I doubt very much that there is such a require¬ ment in the Constitution of the American Society for the Control of Cancer. ' Although I am not Jewish myself, 1 am much interest¬ ed to know the truth about it. I will appreciate It very much if you will be kind enough to answer my In¬ quiry. Yours very truly, Andre Crottl, M. D. The following reply to Dr. Crotti speaks for Itself: Andre Crottl The Crottl Clinic S. W. Corner, East Broad and Fourth Streets Columbus 15, Ohio Dear Dr. Crottl: I am glad that you wrote me about the statement that no Jews are allowed to be on the Board of this Society. 1 do not know who has spread that malicious state¬ ment. As a matter of fact the highest lay organization that we have is called our National Executive Councll. At present there are less, than ten membera on this body and two of them are- Jewish. We have, at pres¬ ent, and have had In the past Jewish Commanders of our Field Army in various states. You will be helping to correct an erroneous im¬ pression if you wlli kindly convey to any and all inter¬ ested the fact that the Amer- can Cancer Society recogniz¬ es no racial, religious or col¬ or barriers of any khid and will never do so ta the fu¬ ture. With kindest personal re-, gards, I am Sincerely yours, C. C. lilttle. Managing Director The Chronicle extends Its deep appreciation to Mrs. Laz¬ arus for clearing up the above statement. Not only will Mr. Biron be enlightened, but the Chronicle will see to It that a NBW VORK (JPS)—A "cen¬ tury membership campaign" on the one hundreth anniversary' of the founding of Bnal B!rlth, oldest and largest national Jew¬ ish seiVice organization, . was launched by Henry Monsky, President of B'nai B'rith, at a covenant breakfast tendered In his hnnor l)y fifteen Brooklyn (N, Y.) lodges and auxiliaries. Mr. Mon.sky reviewed the activi¬ ties of B'nai B'rith and its affili¬ ates — the Anti - Defamation League. Vocational Service Bu¬ reau, Hillel Foundations, A. Z. A., H'nai B'rith girls, 3'nal B'rith Men and B'nai B'rith Young Women. A total of 26,- fi.'^O men, women and youths of the organizations are serving in the armed forces, and 62,000 members have donated their blood to the Red Cross. AMERICAN JEWISH CONFERENCE URGES W 3" POWERS ACT ON JEWISH PROBLEM Temple Sisterhood And Social To Be Held Sunday Plans have been completed to make the Rose E. Lazarus Sis¬ terhood Supper and Social this Sunday evening, Jan. 28, a most enjoyable one. The audience win participate in the entertain¬ ment called "Dinner at Temple", a take off of the famous "Break¬ fast at Sardi's". Directing the program will be Mrs. Herbert Wise, Mrs, Mel¬ ville Frank and Mrs. Allen Gun¬ dersheimer, with the assistance of Mrs. Leonard Stern, Mrs. Sam Starr, Miss Rose Ann Res¬ ler, Miss Ralda Graceman, Miss Beverly Marx, Mrs. Sig Weiss¬ kerz, Mr. Sam Gordon, Mr. Sam Grossmian. Door prizes will be awarded to the lucky ones. Mrs. Harry Freldenberg ahd Mrs. Harry Mellman will pre¬ pare a complete turkey dinner with the help of their commit¬ tee which Includes Mrs. Harry Friedman, Mrs. Louis Isaac, Mrs. Robert Wasseriilan, Mrs. Joseph Shapiro, Mrs. Meyer Hausman and Mrs. David Good¬ man. Admittance will be by reser¬ vation only. Those planning to attend are asked to call at once, Mrs. Ll S. Oppenhelmer, EV. 1701 or the Temple office, FA. 7838, Dinner will be served from 5.30 on, first come, first served. The program of entertainment In the Vestry will follow "" dinner. NEW YORK (JPS)—Presi¬ dent Roosevelt was urged in a plea by the American Jewish Conference, to place on the ag¬ enda of his forthcoming confer¬ ence with the principle United Nations leaders, the problem of rescuing and resettling Euro-' pean Jews In Palestine, and the reconstltutlon of Palestine as a free, democratic .lewish Com¬ monwealth. The appeal, sign¬ ed by Dr. Israel Goldstein, Louis Lipsky and Henry Monsky, co- chairmen of the Interim Com¬ mittee of the American Jewish Conference, reads: "We .speak to you of the plight of more than half a mil lion .lews who still remain in Axi.s-orcupled Europe and who are threateneil with destruction at the hanils of tho Nazis. 11 is our conviction that mgny can be saved If action is taken l)y the United Nations in concert with neutral powers. "We speak to you of the homeless .lewish survivors in lii)erate<i territory, who have emerged from hiding. Their hold on life/Is tenuous: their status in.seciire: their future dim and uncertain. We ask that the United Natloas take steps to in- .sure their rehabilitation and re¬ settlement. "And finally, Mr. President, we renew our plea to yoU that you help us open the doors to Palestine, the land where the i hope of the Jewish people re¬ sides, and which for hundreds of homeless Jews holds the only promise for an early rehabilita¬ tion. "We speak in the name of the millions of Jews who are repre¬ sented in the American Jewish Conference when we plead with you to assist us in rebuilding .Palestine as a free and demo¬ cratic .lewish Commonwealth''. American PoIesUirt! Connn|tteo Appcnl^-^ F. D. R. The Ejjpctltive Councii of the AmerleHn Palestine Conunlttee sent*^ plea today to President Roosevelt, in which it declared that "one of tha -most urgent (luestions on the agenda of thdse who m.ust'assume respon¬ sibility for .shaping the postwar world is the settlement of the Jewish problem. "It Is our conviction", read the letter to the President, that the. most significant contribu¬ tion to the settlement of this problem is the establishment of Pale.stine as a Jewi.sh Common¬ wealth and, in our considered opinion, this Is the practicable, permanent. Just ancl Inevitable solution". The letter to Mr. Roosevelt was signed by Senator Robert F. Wagner, Chairman, and Dr. Howard M. LeSourd, Director of the Council. —Buy War Bonds— the Says Jews in Canada One Of Major Racial Groups OTTOWA (WNS)—The Citi¬ zenship Division of the Cana¬ dian Department of War Ser¬ vices disclosed In a report It made public thla week that Can¬ adians of Jewish origin form of one of the major racial groups In the country. According to the 1941 census there were 170,2-41 Jews In the Dominion as compai-ed with 156,726 In 1931, when the last census was taken. Until 1901 the number of persons of Jew¬ ish origin in Canada was com¬ paratively small. The Jewish population began td Increase at the beginning of the twen¬ tieth century. In 1901 there were In Canada 16,131 persons of Jewish faith. In 1911-75,691; in 1921-126,196 and In 1931-156,- 726. Noted Dramatist To Be Heard Here Wednesday Evening H. Lelvlck, one of the great¬ est living Jewish dramatists and poets, win in Columbus next Wednesday evening, Jan. 31st, and is to be the guest at the home of Mr. Ahe Jacobson, 2513 Fair Ave., Bexley. He is being brought to Columbus by -mem¬ bers of the Zionist Cultural Group. Mr. Lelvlck will speak in Yiddish, and aiso read from some of his unpublished works. Members of the Cultural Group as well as those who un¬ derstand Yiddish are invited tp come to the home of Mr. Jacob- son Wednesday evening prompt¬ ly at 8:30. HADASSAH IjAUNC!HE8 DISTRICT MEDICAli CBNTBR8 Rabbi Gup Will Be Heard Over CBS Stations Sunday The Columbia Broadcasting System announces that Rabbl Samuel M. Gup, of Temple Is¬ rael, win deliver the sermon on the Church of the Air program, over its national network from coast to coast this Sunday, Jan. 28, at 12 o'clock noon. The Temple Choir will ren¬ der a musical program. Mr. Jerry Grodln Is Choir Master and Mrs. Herbert Huffman or¬ ganist. The Choir consists of Messrs. Sam FlneTceonard Wol¬ steln, Corporal Elwogd Kelster, and the Misses Bette Wolsteln, Ethel Bronsteln, Lydia Gruber, Matilda Gruber, Ralda Grace- man, Marilyn Rose, Marjorle Harmel, Thelma Zlsenwlne and Dorothy Hammond. The entire program will be initiated from the studios of Station WBNS. The siibject of Rabbl Gup's sermon will be, "The Nature of Priorities". correction Is made thru a Jewish press release to all newspapers tlslng the "Strictly Confidential" weekly column. . NKW YORK (Jl'S)—The first of a series of five model dis¬ trict medical centers will be erected In Jerusalem soon by Hadassah. Women's Zionist Or¬ ganization of America.to care tor sick Jewish refugees arriving in Palestine, Mrs. Moses P. Ep¬ stein, national president of Ha¬ dassah, told the mid:Winter con¬ ference of Ihe national board of Hadas.sah here. NEW VORK U. .1. A. RECORDS $0,000,000 NAZIS KOSHER . w.'s wc , FOOp PI ORK AX PLANT NKW YOBK (JPS)—Over $9,- 000,000 was contributed by New Yorkers to the United Jewish Appeal for Refugees, Overseas Needs and Palestine during 1944, Monroe Goldwater, chairman of the New York campaign, an¬ nounced at the second annual Founder's Dinner of the U. J. A., here. PARMINGDAliE, N. J. (JPS) —German prisoners of war working under contract at the I. Rokeach kosher food packing plant here, snatch a kosher morsel whenever the foreman isn't looking, Harry Doob, man¬ ager of the iMant reports. COUNCIL I'^OR ^UlfAISM SEEKS $250,000 PHILADELPHIA (JPS) — A budget of $250,000 for member¬ ship expansion and "increased educational activities on a na¬ tion-wide basis" was adopted by the first annual conference here of the American Councll for Judaism, on January 13 and 14. Le-ssing J. Rosenwald was re¬ elected president. The press, waa barred from the sessions.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1945-01-26|
|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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