Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1947-07-25, page 01
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Archaeological &Hii^y"'«' M Hlffh St. at IStli—1 N. High St. at , ^c^^^::S^ ^|\\y^^erving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Coinmunity^\\7/\\^ Vol. 25, No. 29 COLUSraUS, OHIO, FRIDAY, JULY a», «!M7 Devoted to American and Jewtsh Ideals Strictly Confidential Tidbits From Evcr,virbere By Phinea.s J. Blron JDC Shipped 44,000,000 Pounds Of Relief Supplies Abroad .lEWISH BOY SCOl'T l.,KADBK AND SI.XTY HCOUTS Wll^h ATTKM) WOKLl) .JAMBOUEE PLASH... It is said that the real reason for Summer Welles' la.qt-mlnute cancellation of hi-s speech be¬ fore thi3 50th annual Zionist Convention in New York was this: He Is slated to succeed General Marshall a.s Secretary of State In the near future, and was advised not to cdrnpromlse himself by partlclpa,tlon In a purely Zionist affair,,. You «ee, he may have to deal officially with the UN Commission's re^ port on Palestine... rNDBSBBVING,., Of Interest to our ,JewIsh lead¬ ers who have expressefl such enthusiasm over the Truman doctrine of aid to Greece and Turkey: "Estia" Is Greece's big Industrialist dally newspaper,. It is on the list for a subsidy— or ao it hopes—from the $250,- 000,000 fund which the U.S. has voted Greece... A few weeks ago "EstIa" referred to the liqui¬ dation of UNRRA with great Joy, commenting as follows; "It is a good thing that the Jewish- Communist organized UNRRA is concluding Its activities in Greece"...if UNRRA Is called Communist and Jewish by the elements now In power in Greece, you can easily guess Whom they purge asXTommunist agitators these days,., DISOBACING MOTHBEHOOD, According to well-informed sources, anti-Semitic Fascism Is being spread throughout Amer¬ ica more effectively by women's organizations than by men's groups.. .Those In the know, realize that the KKK and the Columbians are on the decline. They are too obviously unre- spectable In many sections of our country..,The real danger lies In the rapidly Increasing (Continued on Page 8) NEW YORK (JTA) — More than 'l'l,0O0,()0O pounds of relief supplies, valued at $0,7:10,000, were shipped from the United States by the Joint .Distribu¬ tion Committee to Europe's Jewish survivors during the first half of 1047, It tvas an¬ nounced during the week-end by Edward M. M. Warburg, J.D.C. chairman. The flow ot relief, goods, the greatest in any six-month period In the 32- year history of the J.D.C, ex¬ ceeded by 20,000,000 pounds the ,I.D.C.'s total shipments from U.S. during all of 1940. Pointing out that shipmehts from this country were supple¬ mented by extensive purcha.ses In Eurofie and other areas where supplies are available, Mr, War- but:g reported that J.D.C. car¬ goes had been consigned from this country to every country in Europe, to Shanghai and to Cy prus. In view of the emergency situation confronting Europe's lews, Mr. Warburg .said, ship¬ ments In the remaining half of 1047 are expected to keep pace with the rate established since the first of the year. NKW YOKK (JTA)—Dr. Har¬ ry Lasker, nallonal direclor of lewi.sh Uelatlonships, Hoy Scout.s of America, will attend the Sixth Worlil Scout Jamhorec at MoLsson, France, Augu.st 0 to 22. as a member of the gen¬ eral staff of the American dei- egathJii which consists of 1,090 Ho.y Scouts and leaders from ever.v state, including more than 00 of the ,Icwish faith. Dr. l.asker, an onlalned rab¬ bi, will arrange religious ser¬ vices for tho.se of Ihe Jewish faith at the ,laml)oree, as well as aboard the Army Transport "General C. H. Mulr" upon which the United States dele¬ gation sails from New York on July 24. The "Jamboree ot Peace," as the gathering will be known, will bring together at Moisson, 40 miles northwest of Paris, 30,000 Scouts from 39 nations. United Nations Special Committee On Palestine Completes Work And Leaves For Lebanon After Hearing "Exodus" Saga A Big Program Is Planned For B.B. Picnic August 10 AJ.C. Interim Body Recommends Session Postponement NEW YORK (JTA)—The In¬ terim Committee of the Ameri¬ can Jewish Conference an¬ nounced that It has recommend¬ ed postponement to November of the fourth session of the Conference, which was .slated to be held on Labor Day week-end to discuss conversion of the organization into a permanent body. The announcement said that several organizations affiliated with the Conference had re¬ quested the postponement In order to avoid a conflict with "an Important emergency Jew¬ ish International gathering re¬ quiring the presence of a sub¬ stantial number of delegates and offlcera." The meeting re¬ ferred to is apparently the con¬ ference of the World Zionist Actions Committee, which is slated to meet In Switzerland at the end of August. Delegates to the Conference are being asked to indicate whether they favor a postpone¬ ment. A letter signed by Louis Llpsky, executive committee chairman, expressed regret, for the Inconvenience that Would be caused by the postponement but suggested that the additloh- al time could be used for wider public hearings on the new form of organization. JWB To Aid Cities Planning Permanent USO-Type Services NEW YORK (JTA)—When the USO is formally liquidated on Dec. 31, 1947, communities planning to provide a permanent peace-time, Inter-falth and Inter¬ racial community-wide service program for the armed forces and hospitalized veterans like those developed by USO during the war years will have at their disposal the manpower, resources and experiences of the National Jewish Welfare Board, Frank L. Weil, JWB president, announced here, JWB is one of the six member agencies of the USO. The first m.iJor city in a mil¬ itary area to launch such a post-war USO-type of program is Philadelphia, Mr. Well said. In that city the Community Chest accepted the report of a committee of the loeal USO Council calling for the establish¬ ment of the Philadelphia .Ser¬ vice Council to carry on con¬ tinuing USJO-type services on a peace-time basis. After Decem¬ ber 31, 1947, the new Council will be financed by the Com¬ munity Chest. Milton Feltelson, former USO-JWB director in Philadelphia, has Iieen named directoj- ot the new service pro¬ gram. The Philadelphia Army and. Navy Committee of JWB, one of 300 still functioning. Is integrally related to the new program. ,Mlkc .Schivnrtz An Urgent Request H'nal IVrith, in crwiperalion with the Columbus Philharmon¬ ic Orchestra, Is presenting a concert at the Veteran's llo.s- pltal In Chillicothe on Sunday, August 3rd. The committee In charge is in need of transportation for 90 musicians and Iheir jn.slrit- ments. This involves twenty-five p.issenger cars and two closed iKidied trucks. Here Is your opportunity to do a worthwhile job: 1 —Bring a little happiness into the lives of our tmfortunate Ve(erans. 2—Hear the preview of the new and better Columbtis Phil¬ harmonic Orchestra. Call Dave Cheses at once at AD. StM and teli him you are available. Temple Sisterhood Vacation Day Set For Monday All at;rangen)ents have been completed for Ihe Rose E. Laz¬ arus Sisterhood "Vacation Day", which is to bo held on next Monday, July 28th, at the Gold¬ berg Farm. Members will bring their lunch, the Sisterhood will furn¬ ish beverages and dessert. All those planning to attend will meet at the Winding Hollow Country Club, rain or shine, promptly at 12 o'clock. Cartis and Mah jong will follow the luncheon. A lovely door prize will be awarded on that occa.s- lon. Members are asked to send in their reservation cards Im¬ mediately. Each person at'tcnd- ing Is asked to bring n can of food for the SOS collection. PUBLIC 18 INVITED TO A MEETING TO CONSIDER HOME FOR AGED .The committee recently ap¬ pointed to devise plans for the establishment of a Jewish Rest Home for the aged In Columbus Is calling a special meeting this Sunday (to-morrow) at 2 P. M., at the Agudath Achim syna¬ gogue. The urgency of such a home In this city has long been recognized by local leaders, but very Ijttle h^s been accomplish¬ ed In'this directloii. It is for this reason all in¬ terested In this worthwhile ef¬ fort %re asked to attend this Important meeting Sunday after- I noon. A compit'te program of more than l(i event-s has heen planned by M. H. Schwartz for the B'nai B'rlth picnic at Camp Yo-Hio on Sunday, Aug: 10. Included are sack races, three-legged races, tug-o-war and numerous stunts that all will enjoy. Com¬ petition ha.s been divided by age groups so children will enjoy, the family basket picnic as much as adults, Mr. Sch\vartz has divided the children's events Into competi¬ tions for the following age groups: 5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 and 12 years anjd I.^ to 15 years. In hddltion there 111 be adult contests and sev¬ eral group events. The feature of the afternoon will be an exhibition softbali game between Lee Yassenoft's Champo Antiseptics, winners of the first round oT the Suriday Morning League, and an All- Star team selected from all other teams In the league,. This la scheduled to start at 4 p, m. A short softbali gSme for men or womeW may follow this fea¬ ture. The basket picnic Is free to all members of B'nal B'rlth and guests. The afternoon program will start at 2 p, m. and con¬ tinue all afternoon and evening. .MESSAGE OF IHKAEI. This Sunday, July 27, at 10 A. M., over station WJZ and affiliated stations of the Blue Network the "MesSiige of Israel" will present Rabbi Allan Tarsh¬ ish, Beth IsTael Congregation, llazleton. Pa., who will speak on "Who Is The American Jew"., The ritual service \yili be con- ducteil by the ministry and choir of Central .Synagogue, New York City, N. Y. .JKUCSAI^KM (JTA) — Tb e United I'VatJons Special Com¬ mittee ,on Palestine this week¬ end completed its work in Pal¬ estine by hearing John S. Grau- el. American Protestant minis¬ ter from W'orchester, Mass., who arrived on the^ refugee ship Ex¬ odus with 4..^00 visaless Jews, and then headed for Beirut In a 22-car motorcade where It will take testimon.y from the representatives of the neighbor¬ ing Arab states. Accompanying UNSCOP were all correspondents but one ac- ci-edlted to It. including Theo¬ dore Backer, Jewish Telegraph- c Agency correspondent. How¬ ever, Ceroid Frank, speclal Jew¬ ish Telegraphic Agency corres- liftndent who accompanied the committee since it departed from the United Stales and for the seven weeks It spent In the Holy Land, was barred. Despite re¬ peated Intervention by U.N. per¬ sonnel and delegates the Leban- ¦¦ ese con.sulate refused to grant FVank a visa. Special JlM CorresiMintlpnt With UNSCOP Barred As "Dangerous" It is understood that when one member of the committee press¬ ed the consul general for a reason for the action, he was told that Frank was a "danger¬ ous man" because a..pro-Zlon- 1st Interview which he obtained from a Maronlte (Catholic) Archbishop In the Lebanese cap¬ ital last year when he accom¬ panied the Anglo-American In¬ quiry committee had caused "great repercussions" in the Arab world. Grauel, who,se identity docu¬ ments and Palestine vt.sa were confiscated by the British , in I-Ialfa, spent more than an hour furnishing the delegates with details of the Britl.sh boarding operation on the exodus. The delegates, who displaced great interest in the entire story, were particularly anxious to learn whether the violence of the op¬ eration was"neces,sary," Grauel an.swered that It was unneces¬ sary, pointing out that over 30 blockade runners had arrived off Palestine and had been boarded and their passengers transslilppeil wllhotit such an attack. Xhe minister added that there were no weapons aboard the (Conlinued on Page Eight) BARONESS ROTHSCHILD WILL HONOR COLUMBUS SECTION WITH FLYING VISIT Shoiv yoar appreciation to .be Chronicle's S5 years q( loyal and devoted ser¬ vice to Celnmbas Jewish Commanity by paying your subscription now. Baroness Noemle de Roths¬ child, well known International figure, will be the guest of the Columbus Section of the Coun¬ cil of Jewish Women on next Wednesday, July 30th, At a special open meeting to be held at the Bryden Rd. Temple Ves¬ try Room at 2 p. m., the Baron¬ ess win talk on her war exper¬ iences and on the rehabilitation of the Jewish children of war- torn Europe, One of the Baroness' homes, the Chateau Maublsson, near Paris, has for several years noW been a refuge for orphans, and It la this orphange which the Columbus Section helps to sup¬ port and maintain! Boys of all ages, from Infancy to manhood, are living at the Chateau. Coun¬ cil not only sends food and clothing for the 100-200 boys but also services the home with maintenance supplies such as linens. The entire Jewish Community is invited to meet Baroness Rothschild and to hear her mes¬ sage. There will be a tea follpw- ing the meeting so that all will have an opportunity to meet her personally. Council requests that as a. tribute to the Baroness and to her helpless orphans \yhose very lives depend upon \ our generosity, each one attendliig the meeting bring 2 cans of foot). Food contributed now may be packed and shipped In time to reach the children for ' the High Holidays.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1947-07-25|
|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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