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Archaeological & Historical Una- N. High Sf, at 15th-l S[\Vy^ Sorving Coliunbus and Central Ohio Jewish Conununity ^\y/\\^ Vol. 25, No. 4 COLUMBUS, OHIO, PBIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1047 Devoted to American and Jewish Ideals Strictlv Confidential V- Tidbits From Everywhere By Phlneas 3. Blron O.SU. Chapter IZFA Launches New Program YOU'R FIRST WiJLTEft Now that Waiter 'Wlnchell has launched a campaign against comics using distasteful dialect jokes, a clamor is rising that he, 'Winchell, clean up his own column... .We agree His of¬ fensive Mefootsky series are de- cldely on the "black list".,..And it was Wlnchell who penned the ¦ most insulting gag" of al! time 'ivhen he wrote "business is So bad that even Gentiies ape starting fires".. .'Ves, Waiter, you'd better set the example.'.. STRANGE BUT TRUE Came across this interesting item... A nationwide poll re¬ vealed that 48% of the people In this country recognized the picture of Albert Einstein... 44% identified James F. Byrnes ...43% the movie actor 'Van Johnson.. .And 58% uhhesltat- ingly recognized Elsie, Bordeij's publicity sacred cow,,. DISCRIMINATION FRONT New Yorkers have been burn¬ ing for years at the policies of racial and religious discriinlna- tion being practised by certain "non-sectarian" educational in¬ stitutions which enjoy tax "ex¬ emptions in the Empire State,, Among the worst of these of¬ fenders, and the one with the largest taxable assets, is Colum¬ bia University, whose Appoint¬ ments office is alleged to be In violation of the Fair Employ¬ ment Practices Act because they ask job applicants for their re¬ ligious or racial background,,. This Appointments office, which places Columbians in outside In¬ dustry, has the gall to'claim ex- , emption from the FEPC law on " the grounds that it is part of an educational institution We predict that Columbia's student body, which is over fifty per¬ cent veterans, will not sit stiil for this,..They've learned that bullets don't' ask questions about race, religion or mother's maiden name.., Orchids to the Council on Den¬ tal Education of the American Dental Association,,.The Coun¬ cil sent out a letter to every dental school in the country, stating its opposition to the se¬ lection of students on the basis of race or religion,, We doubt whether it will eliminate the quota systems, biit it is a fine gesture, nevertheless,,, The Antl-Defamatlon League is to be commended for its com¬ prehensive report to the New York Commission Against Dis¬ crimination.,, The report names hotels, summer resorts and real estate firms practicing discrim¬ ination ... More than - 200 firms are listed Now let's see whether Mr. Dewey ¦will revoke the existing laws which penal¬ ize individuals and companies guilty of discriminatory poll-, cles... BBOADWAY GOSSIP •Canada Lee, the great Negro actor, will be featured in John Garfield's next. film.. .Garfield, by the way. Is said to be negq- tlating for ciiiema rights to f'Suds Lonlgan"...Kurt Weill's music for Elmer Rice's "Street Scene" is Slightly superlative... Kurt, whose first effort on these shores was the' 1937 score for Max Reinhardt's saga of the Jewish people, the "Eternal Road", has caught the rhythm of American life in the best Gershwin tradition. ..Frank Sln- ' atra will concert-tour the coun¬ try when he returns from his (Continued on Page Four) The Ohio State University chapter of I.Z.F:A., Inler-coUeg- iate Zionist Federation of Amer¬ ica, has launched a new plan of programming for the winter quarter of school. At each Wed¬ nesday night meeting a new theme related" to Zionism will be presented under the direc¬ tion ot the student body. The subjects will be developed ac¬ cording to the Ingenuity of each student group. The purpose of this method of programming is to fiirther more personal stu¬ dent interest and understand-. ing of Zionism. Some of' the themes elected for the following weeks are Cul¬ tural Zionism, Political Zionism, B/uildlng of Colonies, The Illegal British Mandate and- Partition¬ ing of Palestine, Students par¬ ticipating in these programs are Ruth Krauthamer, Nick Gold¬ man, Dorothy Goldstein, Bob Chamow ahd iBert Williams, COUNCIL HADASSAH AND B'NAI B'RITH WOMEN IN JOINT MEETING FEB. 4 The Third Annual Joint Meet¬ ing of Columbus Chapter of Sen¬ ior Hadassah, Columbus Section, National Council Jewish Wom¬ en and the B'nal B'rlth Women's Chapter 127 will be held on Tuesday, Feb, 4, at 2 P, M„ at the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Complete details of this meet¬ ing will be given In next week's issue of the Chronicle, Protest Haltg The Distribution Of New Testament DAVBNPOliT (WNS)—The distribution of copies of the N'ew Testament to school child¬ ren was halted this week by a ruling of the Davenport school iMard. The ban was issued following a protest by Rabbi Abram V. Goodman of, the iecal Tempie Emaiiuel, Rabbi Goodman point¬ ed out that "the distribution ot sectarian literature violates the historic sepai^itlon between church ahd state" In this coun¬ try, "Since the school system Is non-gectarian," he - said, "there is no justificatton tor. the divi¬ sion of children according to rellgtous backgrounds in the classrooms," Anti-Defamation League Seminar In Cinci Jan. 26th A special Antl-Defamatlon League Seminar will be held at the Wise Center In Cincinnati this Sunday, Jan. 26th. Amorig the jpartlcipants will be Richard Gutstadt, National Director of the AntUDetamation League; Nlssen Gross, Director of Fact- Flncllng of the ADL; Abel Ber- land. Director of the Community Service Department of the ADL; Richard Bluesteln, Director of Community Relations Council of Cincinnati; Benjamin Schwartz, Chairman of District 2, ADL Committee; and Allan Tarshish of Columbus, Chah-- man of the Ohio ADL Council, During the past week, a spec¬ lal announcement was sent to all the ADL key men In the State ¦of Ohio, Inviting them to at¬ tend thl^ Seminar, which will cover various phases of public relations and educational pro¬ grams as it affects tlie commun¬ ities In Ohio. Sidney T,,. Kalz, a member of the Columbus ADL Committee, will also attend. B'nai Blith Gtoups Plan Gala Affair Tuesday Evening Being anticipated as a night, the show, dancing will be staged of ^op-notch entertainment and jail evening. L'jnny Wynn, one. fun, plans for the annual "paid i of the most popular bands in up membership night" of Zlon Lodge, B'nai B'rjth, scheduled for next Tuesday, Jan. 28th, have been completed. Abe Gert¬ ner, Program Committee Chair¬ man of Zlon Lodge has announ: ced that the evenings' festivities will pnt under way promptly at 0 P. M., and the affair will be staged at Valley Dale, on Sun- bury Road. One feature of tlie evening's program which should do much to attract a record turnout, is the fact that many of the spec¬ ialty acts from the B'nal B'rlth Women's recent smash success "Pack Up Your Trebles" will be part of the entertainment. Many here who wanted to see this show oould not t>e seated due to the record crowds attending. It la for this reason Sam Luper, president of Zion Lodge, voiced the opinion that all those who could not be accommodated at the original showinc; ot this pro¬ duction shonlcl make every ef¬ fort to be at '\'alley Dale early on 'Tuesday in ortier to make sure they don't miss out agaiii. Along with the star acts from B. B. Y. W. OUTING AND DISTRICT BOARD MEETING TONIGHT -AND SUNDAY iB'nal B'rith Young. Women's paid-up membership outing,will take place tonight (Jan, 25th) at Camp Johnson, Members, dates and out-of-town guests at¬ tending the district board meet¬ ing wiii gather at Schonthal Center, 555 E. Rich St,, prior lo leaving for Camp Johnson at 8:30 o'clock. Transportation ar¬ rangements win be taken care ofj at the center. 'CJialrmen In charge of ar¬ rangements for this affair are: Blanche Flox and Reglna Mar¬ gulls, chairman and co-chair man, respectively ot Food and Refreshments assisted by Ida Wolpert; Bell^ Poling, entertain¬ ment; and Mary Meyers and Blanche Fiox, co-chairmen of the dating committee. The district .board meeting wiil take place as scheduled to- morro\y (Sunday) at the Fort ^ayes Hotel. Morning sessions will start promptly at 9 o'clock, Luncheon ¦will be held at 12:30 p. m., at which time tielegates from Cincinnati and Cleveland and district, director of the B: B. y. O. Girls Activities, Felice Hoffman of St, Louis, will be guests of the local chapter. Ail members are invited to be 'pres¬ ent at tlie meeting and lunch¬ eon. There vrill be no bowling Sun¬ day due to the district board meeting b^ing held at the Ft Hayes Hot^l. J. J. C. C, WILL SPONSOR MIXED CHORAL GROUP Columbus haa been engaged for, the evening. Mr. Wynn has a . reiiutatlon [or pleasing the most diversified audience with his music. Refreshments will also be served, Abe Gertner, in an intervtew this week said that the entire evening will be free to all paid- up members of Zlon Lodge and their guests. Admission to 'Val¬ ley Dale the night of the "btg doings" will be liy membershin card only. Howard Rose, secre- t;;ry of the Lodge, hr..'! arranged to facilitate payment of dues and isisuance of current membership cords at the Dale on the night of the party, .as an accomodation to the members who have been unable to pay their dues prior to Tuesday. 'Being staged In cooperation with the Women's Group, the e\'ent Tuesday promises lo be one that will be long remem¬ bered by those In attendance. As a record turnout is antici¬ pated the progcam committee urges tho.se who depire good tall¬ ies, to come early. General Committee of Women's District Grand Lodge, B'nai B'rith To Meet Here Jerry Grodin The Junior Jewish Commiml¬ ty Council announced that il will sponsor a mixed- choral group to be composed of local Jewish youth. The Council has been fortunate in securing the services of Jerry Grodin, talent¬ ed musical director, Mr, Grodin directed such recent successes as "Pageant of the Strong" and B'nai iB'rilh Wpmen's "Pack Up Your TVebles", Here is an opportunity for everyone who enjoys to sing to join in this worthwhile under¬ taking. Bob Levy and Shirley Fisher, co-chairmen of this project, will announce further details I n next week's Chronicle, Call Shir¬ ley Fisher, EV, 3509 for more information. BDWAItp WISE IBIECOAfES EAGLE SCOUT Among tho 28. Boy Scouts of the Central Ohio Council who were made Eagle Scouts at the Eagle Court of Honor last Sun¬ day afternoon at Memorial Hall, was Edward Wise, son of Mr, and Mrs, Herbert Wise,-»182 N. Cassingham Rd. We congratulate "Eddie" on his achievement and wish him success in all his fu¬ ture efforts. When the General Committee ot the Women's Grand Lodge of District 2 holds its „execu- llve meeting In Columbus next Wednesday and Thursday, at the Fort Hayes Hotel, Mrs, Hy Kornbleet, president of Kansas Clly, Kansas, will preside. Others who will attend In¬ clude Honorary President, Mrs. L. Segeibaum, of St. Louis, Mo,; the following line officers: Mrs, .L- W. Phillips and Mrs. Harry J. Dworkln, of Cleveland, and Mrs. Rot)ert L. Aronson, of St, Louis, Other officers include Mrs. Samuel Rudner of Martins Ferry, O., Executive Secretary, Mrs, Ben Spaeth of Cleveland, and Mrs, Albert Markenson, of St, Louis, Members of the general com¬ mittee are: Mrs. Max Alpem, Dayton; Mrs, Saul Cummins, Flndlay; Miss Elsie Drucker, Cincinnati; Mrs. Herman Glass, Kansas City, Mo.; Miss Gertrude MazUr, Cleveland; Mrs. L. B. Nieman, St. Louis;-Mrs. Simon H. Rosin, Hamilton; Mrs. Lewis Sharp and Mrs. Paul Siegel of Cleveland; and Mrs.- J. D. Schec¬ ter of this city, Mrs. J. Sellg- m,an of Louisville, Kentucky, and Mrs. J. Fogel of Indianap¬ olis.' have also been invited to attend this executive session. Past presidents of the district who will be present at these meetings, are: Mrs. Harold Cohn, Mrs. N. S. Roth and Mrs. H. C. Weisman of St. Louis, Mrs. J. H. Rabin, of Kansas 'City, Kansas, t/SSre. WiUlam Hy- man, Cincinnati, Mrs. Ai Wold¬ man, Cleveland, and Mrs. Harry Schwartz, Coiumhus. The visitors will be honor guests at the Pald-Up Memtier¬ ship Cabanet Night Party of the men and women of Zion Lodge, B'nal B'rlth, which .will be held next Tuesday night, Jan, 28, at Valley Dale, Dancing, an elabor¬ ate floor show and a late sup¬ per win provide an unusual and entertaining evening for mem¬ bers of B'nal B'rlth, all of whom are invited to attend this func¬ tion. On Wednesday, the visitors will be entertained at a lunch¬ eon given by the Columbus Women's chapter. All sessions of the general commitlee are open to the public. CALL CHORUS REHEARSAL OP "PACK UP YOUR TREBLES" CAST SUNDAY A few of the Chorus Show numbers will be given at Valley Dale for tho "Paid Up iM' e m b e r s h Ip" B'nai B'rlth Men and Women's Cabaret Night next Tuesday, Jan. 28th. Rehearsal of the Chorus Is called for Sunday (to-mon-ow) at 2do P. M., at Schonthal Center. As this will be an oppor¬ tunity to show Grand Lodge officers ahd the general com¬ mittee what Colnmbns can do, evory member of th^ cliorns Is urged to attend tho rehearsal. Soloists ore . also asked to bo present. CENSUS BEGUN OP ALL RELIGIOUS BODIES WASHINGTON CWNS)—The fifth United' States decennial census of religious bodies, tak¬ en every ten years since 1906, has already begun, the Bureau of the Census announced thia week. Questlonares have been mailed to churches and syna¬ gogues throughout the country.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1947-01-24|
|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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