Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1947-01-17, page 01
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ArclUieologiCitl &-Hlsl()ncul M-u»- N.-HIgh St. at 15th—1 .. JgROMCLE ^\SJ/ Serving Coliunbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community ^[\^ -m Vol. 25, No. 3 COLUMBUS, OHIO, FRIDAY, JANUARY IT, 1947 Devoted to American and Jewish Ideals Strictlv Confidential Tidbits From Everywhere By Phlneas J. Blron New York Woitfan To Address Mizrachi Women Dinner JUST ASKING The group of Nazi scientists working for the United States Army's research .projects will be made citizens of the USA, notwithstanding protests trom liberal organizations.. Does the U. S. Government has ttie lllus- , lon that It can make these key cogs in Hitler's.machine of des¬ truction Into loyal demo(:rats? , A VOICE FROM THE DEAD An eyewitness story ot how the revered Jewish sage, the historian' and philosopher Sim¬ on Dubnow, met his death at tile hands of the Nazis in Riga, Latvia, in 1941 has just reached these shores "Towards Ihe end of the year the Nazis be¬ gan lo kill all the Jews in the Riga ghetto,,,Dubnow was in bed with a fever on the evening of December 7th, llie day of Pearl Harbor but the Nazis forced him out of the house and into a bus -with the aged and the women who were preg¬ nant, ,, Diitinoiv stumbled, climb¬ ing into the bus, and fell to ¦ the ground,,.A drunken Lat¬ vian policeman ran up to him and shot him In the back of the head as lie lay on the side¬ walk"... The great chronicler of Jewish history died thus among his people, and was buried in a mass grave in the Riga ghetto,,,' BROADWAY GOSSIP J, Arthur Rank, the British cinema mogul, will import the Marx brothers lo England... London Times' editorials have been crying tor Marx Brother films. ..Groucho Marx, by the way, will be cast in the role of grandfather when Sir Stork visits his son Arthur in April or May Eddie Jaffee, who publicizes himself as the home¬ liest press agent In America, (Continued on Page Four)- Mrs, Helen Rolh, national field representative of the Miz¬ rachi Women's Organization of America, will be the guest speaker at the annual dinner of the Columbus Chapter of Miz¬ rachi Women this Sunday (to¬ morrow) al 6 p. m., at the Agu¬ dath Achim Social Hall. WILL SpEAK HERB SUNDAY EVENING Early Action On Site For New Jewish Center Promised "Take It Or Leave It" To Highlight T. I. Sisterhood Affair AN APOLOGY TO MR. GILBERT SIEGEL B'nai B'rith Women Paid-Up Membership Event, Jan. 28th The cuprent Membership Drive of the Columbus Chapter of B'nal Brith Women will cul¬ minate in ils Annual Paid-Up Membership event, which this year will be in the foi;m of a. "Cabaret Nighl, lo be held Tues¬ day evening, Jan. 28lh, al Val¬ ley Dale. In this unique even¬ ing, which promises to be a highlight in the winter social season, the Women's Chapter . will be joined by Zlon Lodge of the men's group- Eligible to attend are all old and new members of either the Women's or Men's Lodge, pro. vided that they be currently paid up in their dues. Deviating trom tlie past, and in answer to many requests thai the men folks join the ladles, the Women of B'nal IBrlth believe that the Cabaret Night now b^lng planned will be a forerunner of similar events in the future, Dancing will highlight the evening's pro¬ gram, with music being furn¬ ished by Lennie Wynn's 10- pleCe band, A well balanced program has iieen planned, with Mrs, B, B, Caplan arid Abe Gert¬ ner in charge, M, Cing the en¬ tertainment will be the popular M. (Mike) Schwartz, and par¬ ticipating wlU be stars of the recent hit musical, "Pack Up Your Trebles". Mrs. Tarcov, assisted by a (Continued oh Page Four) • Paul J. Galsor An added feature ot the an¬ nual dinner ot the Mizrachi Women Sunday evening will be the first-hand, eye witness re¬ port of Paul J. Gaiser, on the World Jewish Congress recently held af Basle, Switzerland, Mr, Galser, well known Dayton at¬ torney, Is one of the leading Zionists of the Ohio Valley Reg- Ion, having served the region as its president, and was select¬ ed as one ot ils delegates to the World Jewish Congress, He has just returned to this coun¬ try, and has consented to come to Columbus tomorrow, to give patrons al the Mizrachi dinner a resume of the highlights of the Congress, Mizrachi Wom¬ en are Indeed, grateful to Mr, William Givets, whose efforts were- largely responsible tor Mr, Oaiser's appearance here. Mrs, Roth, a native New York¬ er, has been active In Jewish and Zionist organizations since her early youth. She. Is a civic worker, being a member of the executive board ot the Mldwood Consumer Council, as well as beitig active In Young Israel, Yeshlva College and Flatbush Yeshlva, Mrs. RolH lived in Pal¬ estine tor a year, and saw the Institutions and projects erected and maintained by the Mizrachi Women's Organizalion of Amer¬ ica. A^ national field represen¬ tative, she has visited numer¬ ous chapters during the past year, and her great charm, coup¬ led with her organizational ex¬ perience, has made her one of the most admired and well-re¬ ceived speakers sent trom the national office, A well-planned- and delicious dinner will be served to vvhich the communlly is invited. Can¬ tor P. H. Gellman will provide the musical program,, and greet¬ ings will be extended by local Rabbis and presidents of Co¬ lumbus Orthodox Congregations. As in past years, Mr, Harry Beckman has graciously con¬ sented lo take charge of the iBlrthday Cake. Mrs. Harry Schwartz, president of the local chapter, wlU serve as chalripan for the evening. Irwin Johnson A most enjoyable afternoon awaits the Tifereth Israel Sis¬ terhood members who are par¬ ticipating in the fifth annual individual Quota Project next Wednesday, Jan, 22, 12:30 P, M., al the Broad St. Temple, Ac- cordlhg to Mrs. Sarn Lopper, I chairman, foUowing the lunch, eon a program, patterned after the popular Phil Baker show, "Take It or Leave II" with the contestants chosen from the audience, will be presented with prizes for contestants. Irwin Johnson, ot WBNS Radio Station, will be the mas¬ ter of ceremonies with Miss Sally Flowers at the piano. Mrs. H. Shkolnik and Mrs. I, C. Benis are lo be in charge of the prizes Rabbi Nathan ZeUzer will give the Invocation and greet¬ ings are to be extended by Mrs. T. C. Polster, president of the Sisterhood. The winner of the Bendix Washer will also be announced during the afternoon's program by Mrs. M. J. Leeman, ticket chairman. Members ot the Sisterhood planning to attend Wednesday's affair are asked to contact Mrs. (Continued on Page Five) Early action on the p;'oposed site for the new Jewish Center is promised by A. I. Yenkin, chairman of the Site Committee. "We recognize an obligation to proceed as fast as possible," says Yenkin, "at the same time exercising due caution. We realize that the location of the new Center is a matter of prime importance fo our Jewish community, and all elements entering into a final decision must be carefully considered." Yenkin said that his commit¬ tee has heen studying informa¬ tion received from the New York Welfare Board relative lo the location of Jewish Centers in other comBiunitle.s, and is also examining very closely the Slesnick report, made in 1945, based on a survey of the local situation as It related to a new Jewish Center, Yfnkin also pointed out that the final decision on a location for the Center depended to a great extent on financial con¬ siderations. Other members of the Site Committee are: Millai'd Cum¬ mins, 'Troy A, l''elbel, Harry Gilliert Arthur Goldberg, Dr. E. J. Gordon, Herman Luckoff, Leonard Manekin, Samuel M, Melton, Jack Hatnor, Jack Sehiff, Edward F. Schlezinger, Morris Skilken, Robert Weiler, A. B, Welnfeld, A, A, Wolman and Leo Yassenoff, In the recent listing of names on the .Board of the Now Jewisli Center in the Chronicle, the name of Gil¬ bert Slcgcl was inadvertent¬ ly omitted. "GU" as he ts affectionately known In the Jewish community, has n«,t only been a sti-ong Rnppori.er of the new JeivLsh Center idea for some years, but Is always most cooperative in every worthwhile endeavour of (.'olumbus Jewry as well. Rabbi Freehof Is Speaker "Religion In Life Week" at O.S.U. Jewish War Vets To Install Officers SIDNEY L. KATZ FAAIILY NIGHT SPEAKER JAN. 24 Sidney L. Katz, past president of Zion Lodge and 2nd Vice Pres of Ohio State Assn. of B nai B'rith 'J^ lodges, will be fi the speaker at the 'Agudath Achim Family Night Services at the syna- I gogue on Prl- ^ day, Jan, 24, at 8 o'clook, H e has chosen for his subject "The U nans wered. Question", Cantor P, GeU¬ man and bis all JCatz girl choir will render appro¬ priate selections and Rabbi M. Hirschsprung is to preside. FoUowing the services re¬ freshments are to be served In the social hall thru the courtesy of. the Siaterhood. The public is cordially Invited. Rabbi Solomon Freehof Rabbi Solomon FYeehof, dis¬ tinguished leader of the Rodet Shalom Temple ot PltLsburgh, win be the 'principal speaker In the "Religion in Life Week" program b5ng sponsored at Ohio State University next week. His address, "Radar to the Stars", will be given at Uni¬ versity HaU Chapel nexl Tues¬ day, Jan, 21, al 8'p, m. Habbl Freehof was formerly assistant professor at the He¬ brew Union College and preced¬ ing his ministry al the Rpdef Shalom Tempie he was Rabbi of the K, A. M, Temple, Chi¬ cago, He Is a former president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis ami a well- known author and lecturer. His address Is open to the public without charge and the Jewish community Is cordially invited. Other "Religion in Life Week" .speakers include RabbI George Lieberman, of the McKiniey Avenue Temple, Canton, O,; Rab¬ bi Victor Relchert, Rockdale Avenue Temple, Cincinnati; and Rabbi Harry Kaplan, J(KWISH MUSIC FESTIVAL T^ BE HELD MARCH 11 The IBureau of Jewish Educa¬ tion announces the forthcomim; Jevrish%luslc Festival which will be held on Tuesday even¬ ing, March Ilth, at the Bast High School auditorium. Out¬ standing loeal talent will par¬ ticipate In the program. All organizations are request¬ ed not to schedule any meetings Or actl-vitles on that date. LOUIS LEVIN Capitol Post No. 122, Jewish \Var Veterans ot U, S- and its Auxiliary ai-e holding their an¬ nual installation and banquet at the Seneca Hotel this Sun¬ day, Jan, lyth, at 6:30 p. m. Louis M. Levin is the incoming local Conlmander succeeding E. M, Englander. Major General Robert S. Belghtler, Coltimanding Officer ot the Fifth Service Command, and Captain John Foster of the U, S, Navy, Commanding Officer of the Naval Installa¬ tion at Port Columbus, will be present. Dancing will foilow the In-- slallatlon ceremonies. A CORRECTION <i:;!i Th« names of Mrs, Sarah Fisher and Mrs, Jeannette Le^ vine, board members, to be in¬ stalled with the officers of Capitol Post Ladies Auxiliary No, 122, Jewish War Veterans at the Seneca Hotel, Jan. 19, were omitted thru error in the last week's Chronicle. The edt tor regrets the oversight.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1947-01-17|
|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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