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-*nn- T^^T- Archaeolog-..al& Historical MU,. N High St. at 15th--l MRONICLE "^^Jf^crnaq Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Ck>mmtmity \jf^ Vol. 25, No. 44 COLUMBUS, OHIO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1947 Devoted to American and Jewish Xdeala Broad Street Temple To Hold Cornerstone Ceremonies On Sunday, Nov. 23, At 2:30 p. m. Pittsburgh Rabbi To Be Honored Sunday Hnrry Sllbci'stein As a cornerstone Indicates the two main lines of a building, so the cornerstone for the new Ti¬ fereth Israel Educational Build¬ ing can be said to be symlwllc of the two main lines of Judaic culture—tradition ami education. The cornerstone laying ceremon- WS for the Broad St. Temple Eclucalionai Center will take place on Sunday, Nov. 23rd, at 2:30 P. M. In the event of in¬ clement weather, the program , will be held in the Temple prop¬ er. The public is cordially in¬ vited to attend. Part of the ceremony will con¬ sist of the sealing of a lead box in the cornerstone. This box win contain a Jewish Prayer, a program of the ceremony, the names of the officers and Board of Trustees of the Congregation, officers and Board of Trustees of T. I. Sisterhood, officers and Hoard of Trustees of T. 1. Men's^ Group, Youth Group officers' ami advLsors, Kabbi Nathan 'Zeli¬ zer and hi.'^ staff, Chairman and nicmbers of the Building Fund and Construction Committee, Publicity Committee and volun¬ tary vvorkens. Also Included will be a copy of the Ohio Jewish Chronicle, a compilete list of all contributors and the amount of money bach contributed to the School Building Fund, a scroll with the names of those children wfio contributed to the "Buy A Brick" campaign and the names of those people who will buy a brick at the ceremony. This lat¬ ter teaturs., win provide an op¬ portunity for those who have not yet subscribed to make their contribution. Ciornenitono Ceremony Honors Are Annoonced To Harry and Max Sllbersteln, owners of the Columbus Pipe & Equipment Co., will go the hon¬ ors of setting the cornerstone, one stone to face East and 'West, the other Nortlj and SoOth. It is interesting to note that the Sllbersteln brothers have foi' years contributed tp every worth¬ while endeavour in the local Jewish community as well as to numerous national Institutions in America and foreign coun¬ tries. Among their recent bene¬ ficiaries have been the United Jewish Fund, the New Jewish Center, new Agudath Achim synagogue and the Columbus Hebrew School.. Among the founders of the latter institution, 'which is the only Jewish school tot^AstfXy instruction in this city, was Fred Sllbersteln, father of Harry and Max In a statement to the Chron¬ icle this Week the brothers said(!^ouncll. Folkman To Address Religious School Teachers Institute thTt then tontiibution ti the Hioad St Icmple I du< iti )n il Center was merely carrying for¬ ward the traditions antl lore of their parents who always be¬ lieved that the education of Jew¬ ish children was njost Import- ant for the survival of the Jew¬ ish people. "It is this indestruc¬ tible spiritual concept of the Torah handed .down to Jews thruout the world which has served as a torch to brighten their spirit for more than two thousand years In spite of per¬ secution, cruelty, misery and slaughter", the Silberstelns con¬ cluded. Among other members of the congregation to be honored with the privilege of laying Initial bricks around the cornorslone will be Morris' Pol-ster, Nathan Wa.sser.sii'om, H. .1. Gutter and Sol Roth, .surviving members of the original founders of the Con¬ gregation. Mrs. 1. II. Schiozingei- wiil bo similarly honored as she tledi- cates a brick in the memory of those charter members now de¬ ceased. Mrs, .Schlezinger i.s the mother of Louis Schlezinger, Temple president, who has fol¬ lowed In his father's ftiotsteps as a vital force In the contin¬ uance of Temple activity on a progressive level. A brick In the name of the membership at large will be dedi¬ cated by Mr. Harry Cobey of Gallon, Ohio, who.se gift will take the form of a modern com¬ plete, comprehensive library, re¬ plete with' Jewish and related reference works, fiction and current periodicals. Louis Schlezinger, Congrega¬ tion President, will place the lead box and contents in the niche provided in the corner¬ stone setting and Cantor Leo Halpern' will render an appro¬ priate Hebrew selection. This cornerstone laying cere¬ mony promises to be one of the most outstanding events the Co¬ lumbus Jewish Community has had in many years. The last event of comparable importance was the cornerstone ceremony for the Broad St. Temple proper In 1926. Dr. Hrrinan Hailpcrn Dr. Herman Hailpern, of Pitts, burgh, well known to Columbus Jewry for his many public ap. pearances in this city, is being honored publicly by the memlwrs of his congregation, the Tree of Life, and the people of Pitts¬ burgh and the surrounding com. munlties on his iwentyflfth an¬ niversary as llabbi of that con- gregalion. Dr. Abraham A. Neu. man, president of Dropsie Col. le^'e for Piebrew and Cognalc Learning, will be the principal speaker at a testinTonlal dinner for Dr. Hailpern this Sunday evening, Nov. 1(1, at tho William Penn Holcl in I'Utsiiurgh. Edgar J. Ivaufmann. chairman of the dinner committee has an¬ nounced that many leading rab¬ bis and prominent biisine.s'.s men of that city will participate in the program, jiaying tribute to tills great scholar, teacher, auth¬ or and icligluus leader. Dr. liailiiern Is married to thlf former IlarrieL Silverman, of Co¬ lumbus, daughter of the former Rev. Simon Siivernian. Mrs. Hail, perln's brotlier, Rabbi Mori-is Silverman, Is nationally known as editor of the prayer books used by many conservative Con. gregations. The testimonial dinner for Dr. Hailpern comes at a significant time in the history of the Tree of Life Congregation, inasmuch as that group Is n,ow engaged in Us building fund campaign, and hopes to begin the construction of a new synagogue in the very near future. COLLECTION TO J. N. P. $54.00 was collected at the Hos- hana Rabba services at the Broad St. Temple for Shonos. This money has been forwarded to the National office of the Jewish Na- titonal Fund through the assist ance of Mr. Simon Handler. The money was forwarded, by the local Jewish National Fund The Bureau of Jewish Educa¬ tion Is pleased to announce the resumption of the Religious School Teachers Institute. Plans have l»cn made for a series of six lectures Mth very Interest. Ing topics. The following Rabbis have volunteered to serve as lee. turers at the Institutes: Rabbi Jerome Folkman, Rabbi Nathan Zelizer and Rabbi Harry Kaplan. Rabbi Foikman will lecture al the opening of the Institute next Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 8 p. m,. at the Bryden Road Temple. His topic will be "The Story of tho Jewish People." Rabbi Folkman will give his second lecture on Dec. 17th. Rabbi Zellzer's lectures, which arc to he given on Jan 21 and Feb. 18 will be devoted to "Pro¬ phetic Literature". Rabbi Kaplan will lecture on March 17 and April 21, his subject being "Con¬ temporary Jewish Problems." These Institutes were made passible by the close cooperation of the local Rabbis for the bene¬ fit of the teachers of the various religious schools in the commun¬ ity. JEWISH WAR VETS SERVE ALL VETERANS JEW AND NON-JEW Cabitol Post 122 Jewish War Veterans announces that it ex. tends full military funeral serv¬ ices to all Veterans, Jew or non- Jew. The organization considers this an honor whenever such re- quests from the family are re¬ ceived. Requests can be made by calling Commahder Louis M. Levin, EV. 1830. The next regular meeting of Capitol Post will be Nov. 18, at Broad St. Temple. Highlighting the evening's en tertalnmeht will be pictures of six heavyweight championship fights to be shown by Buddy Walker, R.efre8hments and social session will follow. Council Will Hold Educational Tea -Wednesday at 2 p. m. Mrs. Jack Resler, Chairman, ha.s announced that the Colum¬ bus Section of the Council of .lewlsh Women will hold the first of Us tr-adltlonal Educational Teas fur Ihls scastin next Wed¬ nesday, .NIuv. imh. at the homo of Mrs. Meyer (ilnshurg, IS!) ,\'. Parkview Aw., at 2 o'clook. l'artioul;irly noteworthy Is iho speaker of Iho d.-ty. one of Cu- lunibus' favorites, "Prnf. William E. Ultorl»ach, wlio will load a (li.scu.sslon on the subject "Should Wo Suiipnrt tho Marshall Plan.'.' Mrs. Louis Roth will inti'odiico iho s|)eakor. Mrs. Leonard Stern is assist¬ ing .Mr.s. Resler with arrangi!- ments. Rofreshnienls are in charge of Mrs. Frank K»uffman. Other co-Chairman who will as¬ sist as hostesses Include Mes¬ dames Fi-ank I?entley, Jerome Freundllch, William W a s s e r - Strom, Robert Leon, Morris Kohn, Arthur Loeb, Jr. and Harry Kohn. Mrs. Jerome Folk, man and Mrs. WUllam Engei¬ man will pour. Members are asked to bring a can of food for "Ship-A-Box" cam¬ paign for the needy In European countries. HUlel Announces Gift Tp Schanfarber Memorial Furtd A generous gift of $520 was recently received l)y the Schan¬ farber Memorial l^und of the H'nal B'rith Hillel F'oundatlon from the 1H47 Intends Clam Bake which met recently in Bedford, Pa. The contribution was made In memory of Edwin J. Schan¬ farber anci Max Rlcser, beloved members and founders of the an¬ nual Friends Clam Bake which was organized In Columbus In 1022, At the 1017 gathering which wa.s attended by outstanding Jewish leaders from every part of America, special memorial ex¬ ercises were held in memory of these dear departed. An a fur- llior triliule, the Schanfarber Moniorlal l-'und was designated as tho beneficiary of tho memo- ri:d offerings. Special letters oi* appreciation wore sent Uj tho leaders of the Clam Bake Ijy Kaiibi Harry Kap¬ lan, director of tho Hlllel l''oun- datlon. and by Mr; Julius Steln¬ hauser, ohalrnKin of the Schan¬ farber Memorial Fund. The Fund, which Is being raised na¬ tionally to honor the beloved Mr. .Schanfarber, has already reached a figure of .$02,000 towards the basic goal of $100,000. it is esti¬ mated that at least another $35,- 000 will be required to complete the campaign and to start con¬ struction. As soon as financial ai'rangemems can be made for this additional amount. It Is ex¬ pected that ground may be broken.late next spring for the actual building. Tho new Schanfarber Memo¬ rial building of the B'nai B'rlth llillcl Foundation will be a twch story Ijuiidlng, containing a large autiitorlum, chapel, lounge, of¬ fices, music and game rooms, li¬ brary and meeting ro»m.s. The structure will bo erected on the site of the present Hillel, 'Ki Six¬ teenth Aveniiu, and that of the building Immediately to the west. The recent gift of the Friends Clam Bake to the Schanfarber Memorial is l)Ut ono of the many fine acts of .community service and Jewish leadership arising from this nationally-known re¬ union and fellowship of out- standnlg Jewish leaders. PARENT-TEACHERS OP TEMPLE ISRAEL TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE The ParentTeachers Council of the Bryden Rd. Temple Sunday School extend an Invitation to the parents to attend an Open House at the Bryden Rd. Temple from 7:45 to 9 p. m. next Tuesday, evening, Nov. 18th. There will be a short address by Rabbi Jerpme Folkman. Refreshments win be served. NOTICE TO IVREEYOH BOARD MEMBERS Please note that the date of the Ivreeyoh board meeting will be held Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 18, 1 p. m., at th» home of Mrs. Daniel Harrison, 615 S. 22nd St., Instead of Monday evening, Nov. 2nd as originally announced. TARSHISH TO ADDRESS AGUDATH ACHIM FAMILY SERVICES NOV. aiST Allan Tarshish will be the speaker at the next Friday Fam¬ ily services to be held at the Agudath Achim p. — . ^».' •, congregation on Nov. 21st. He hps chosen for his subject "De¬ mocracy At The Crossroads." Cantor P. H. .^ Gellman will yi. JKjk lead the singing HI^'f'^H and Rabbi M. nftVH «H9 Hirschsprung is Hndk^mwl '° preside. will be served TARSHISH In the social hall following the services by the Agudath Achim Sisterhood. The seryices, which are "bpen to the entire JeVvish commurdty, will begin promptly at 8 o'clock. 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|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1947-11-14|
|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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