Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-03-25, page 01
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*t j-is;^::: ArchaeoU.glcal&HisiorlculMU«. N, High St. at 15th—1 Columbus Host to 300 Jewish Leaders Sunday 3^ ... ,MRONICLE Yli^J/ Serving ColiunibuB and CenJr^ CHiio JfewUh Community^All ¦ Vol. 27 No. 12 ColumbUH, Ohio, Friday^ March 25, 1040 Devoted to Ain«rlc*n and J r w ifl h Idesli Eddie Cantor to Speak at U. J. F. Kick-off Dinner Eddie Cantor, star of stage, screen and radio will address the formal opening of the I94!> United Jovvish Fund Campaign of Columbus at a dinner to be held Monday evening, Apr. II, at the Winding Hollow Country Club. The announcement wns made this wccit by Leo 'iTassenoff, general campaign chairman for this year's effort, who, on .short notice from the national United Jewish Appeal office in New 'Vork.City, is rallying local forces foi: the earliest drive in Columbus UJF history. Mr. Cimtor will be In Co- lumbuH the same week for an appearance at the R K O Palace Theatre, and has grac- louNly conHcntrd to deliver the kcynoto addrcHH for tho United .IcwiNh Fund klck^jff dinner. It will be remem¬ bered tliat Eddie Cantor re¬ ceived the United Jewish Ap¬ peal's 1048 citation tor hu¬ manitarianism In his devotion to Jewish fund-raising In ma¬ jor U.S. 'communities, where he gave gre^it impetus to their campaigns for the ' UJA. Mr. Cantor's enthusiasm for the rebuilding of Israel as the Jewtsh national home, his per¬ suasive abilities, and his fine oratorical powers, have contrib¬ uted greatly to. the response made by American Jews for the maintenance of Jewish recon¬ struction overseas. In a statement to the Chroni¬ cle, stressing the Importance of the ig49~ariVer Mr; Yassenoff said: "The Columbus Jewish com¬ munity must not fall short In this last phase, of the , struggle to establish Israel on a sound, firm basis, through the healthy absorption of himdreds of thous¬ ands of Jewish people who still are outside of Its borders. The Ideal Jews nurtured through the ages was to end the home¬ lessness of a people, and thus restore them once more lb dig¬ nity and national creatlvencss on their own land. This is the moment^o end that homeless- ' ness. We^«niBt keep the gates of Israel opeft. In 1949, and Eddie (Banjo Eyes) Cantor (Contlnned ttn F.fa 4) ' . ' - Women's United Jewish Fund Luncheon Is Set for April 11; Cantor to be Guest Eddie Cantor will be the guest speaker when the 'Wom¬ en's Division of the United Jew¬ ish Fund of Columbus launches Us 1949 campaign, at a noon luncheon Monday, April 11, at the Southern Hotel. Invitations lo the lunchMn are being Issued to every woVn- an in Columbua and adjoining communities who . made a con¬ tribution during the 1048 drive. Reservations will be limited lo those women who agree to pledge a minimum" of $50 to this year's fund-ralslpg campaign. In order to realize the maxi¬ mum gmounl from the funds collectecl, because of the unprec¬ edented calls which will be made upon the United Jewish Fund tnitr year, a charge of $1.60 Is being" made for each luncheon reservation. Heading the Women's Divis¬ ion this year will be the same women who successfully guided the 1948 drive: Mrs. E. J. Gor¬ don, Mrs. Simon Lasafus and Mrs. J. S. Resler. Chairman of reservations for the Eddie Can¬ tor luncheon Is Mrs. Harry Goldberg, with Mrs. l^ouls Mad¬ ison in charge of arrangements. The (leds'in to begin the cam¬ paign ut this time was unani¬ mously undertaken by the "Gov- erning Body ot the Women's Division, in .spite of the short period in which lo prepare for It, and they are calling upon the women ot Columbus tp co¬ operate lo the fullest extent, to put the' drive across. E ve r y woman who wishes to attend the $50 minimum Eddie Can¬ tor luncheon is urged to return her reservation card no.t later than April 2nd. This year's Campaign offers to each of us an opporlunity and a challenge; it Is up to us to i-.s.eize that opportunity and to meet that challenge. 8PBIWGFIEr..D KABBI TO 8PKAK HEKK [TOMORROW Rabbl Sidney Brooks, of S. Fountain Ave. Temple, Kpring- field, b., will 1)0- the speaker for Fellowslilp Church Sunday af¬ ternoon. 4 o'clock, at the E. Broad St. Church of Christ, Broad and 21st Sts. Rabbl Brooks is one o£ the founders of the Community Vespers in Springfield. His topic will be: "Design for Living''. 'One of the prefldfiig minl.s- t'ers will be Rabbl Nathan Zel¬ izer of. Tifereth Israel Temple. Sunday marks the third an¬ niversary of this, Interracial Inter-falth Church In Colum¬ bus. Everyone Is Invited. To Hear Report From Israel at Ohio Regional Conference More tlian 300' Jewisli Community leaders, representing every major community in Oiiio, will meet at the Neil House Sunday, to map plans for insuring all-out support of the 1949 drive of the UJA for $250,000,000, it was announc¬ ed today by Sidney L. Albert, Akron, Ctiairman of the Ohio Region of the UJA. A flr.sl-hand report of conditions Ln J^urope and Israel will be . presented by Miss Glttl Zand who returned from the Jewish State ten (lays ago. Miss Zand, a well-known 'New York civic and philanthropic leader, v.-hk a member of a delegation of 4,'l UJA leaders who visited Israel, having conferences with .such notables as Premier B(jn-Gurion, President Weizmann, Mrs. Gokla Myer¬ son and otihers. She will report'on condition.'^ in Israeli transient camps where morp than IO,OG() Jewish immigrants are now quartered for lack of Housing in l.srael. Another featured speaker will ' be Raymond Walsh, radio com- meotatiir, who -was formerly on the'staff of Harvard Univer¬ sity as an economics teacher. Dr. COMMI'NI'TV PliAN.MNG TO BK ni.Sta'SHRI) AT • MEETING OK COCNril, Julian Freeman. Indianapolis, president of the East Central Region of the Council of Jewish Federation and Welfare Funds, will be guest speaker at the next quarterly meeting of the Jewish. Community Council, next Thurs¬ day, 8 p. m., at Schonthal. with the proposed new Co¬ lumhus Jewish Community Cen¬ ter already In view, this meeting will be devoted principally lo community planning. Mr. Free¬ man wiil speak on "Community Pliinnlng and Community Or¬ ganization." A past president of the In¬ dianapolis Jewish Welfare Federation^ former chairman of the. Reaolutions Commltttee at the NaUonal Convenllon of the Councils of Federalloh and Wel¬ fare Funds, and currently vice- president of the Indianapolis Jewish' Welfare Pederatlon in charge of Budget, Mr. Freeman comes fully prepared to offer tljijbenefft of bjs experience bn . robltms concerned with- a Jewish Community Center. All ) delegates to the Jewish (Jomraunlly Council are urged to attend this meeting. MOTHEB-CHILDREN PROGRAM TODAY Tod6y, the .Rose E. Lazaru^ Sisferbnod win present an put- (jtandlhg program at Bryden Rd. Tertple. Starting at 11 a. m., there will be services until noon, with mothers and child¬ ren participating. Mrs. Wm. Kahn and daughter Sharon Lee will give the open¬ ing prayer. The readers will be Mrs. Herbert Levy and daugh¬ ter Joan. Tom Hofheimer will give the sermon and Mrs. Les¬ ter Gllckman and son David will give the closing prayer. Following the services will be a complimentary luncheon by the Sisterhood and judged by a Juvenile Jury with two au- dience-partlclpatioo contests for adults and children, in which prizes will be awarded. Walsh w^o is an expert on the American and foreign political scenes, has served as a consul¬ tant to the Federal Reserve Board, the National Resources Committee and other govern¬ ment agencies. At present he Is a director of the Nationai Biir- eau of ETconomlc Research. Robert W. Bchlff, Colum/ bus leader. In serving as Conference Chairman. He announced that -the meetfng will start with a 12:30. lunch¬ eon. "This will be tho most vital meeting of the year for Ohio Je»vry," Mrs. Schiff de¬ clared. "I urge everyone to attend and help In mappliig the greatest effort we nave ever undertaken on behalf of onr fellow Jews." Now In Its lllh year of opera¬ tion, the United Jewish Appeal supptjrts^hfi relief, rehabilita¬ tion and resettlement work of the Joint Distribution Commit¬ tee In Europe, North Africa and the Near East; the housing, land purchase, vocational training. In¬ dustrial development and settle¬ ment program of the United Palestine Appeal In Israel; and the reception, ' maintenance, training, job placement, settle¬ ment and Americanization pro- , gram of the Uriited Service for Newi Americans ,ln the- United States. "We have termed 1949 the "Year of Homecoming," Mr, Al¬ bert said. "During this year we tn America—by our dedicated, support of the UJA campaign— (CoDtlnoed on Vege 4> COUNCIli WOMEN'S EDUCATIONAL TEA Dr. Alan C. Griffin, profes¬ sor at Ohio State University, will present an amusing com¬ mentary Wednesday afternoon, at 1:45, for the National Council of Jewish Women's educational tea at the home of Mrs, Ralph Lazarus, 110 Park Dr. . A. A. SISTERHOOD TO HEAR DR. MARVIN FOX City-Wide Plans for Anniversary bf Israel's Liberation The ISth of JVIay will mark District Is callltig upon all loca) the first anniversary ot the time Jewish orKanizatlons to send when Israel finally succeeded representatives to a. meeting iJn shedding tho yoke of oppres; next Tuesday, 8:30 pui., at ^lon and became the wonder^' Bchontlial Center, At that time, nation Its boosters predicted tt plans wlU bo formulated to cele- would be, brato Israel's liberation In the To commemorate ttils event manner It deserves, properly, tho Colnmbna iSlaplst There can be no questitfn that every Jewish organization In onr city will wai]it to pactlclpat;; in this ohiierviince ot Israel's re¬ birth as a nation again. Th« Qo- lumbns Zionist District, there¬ fore, fs ui-glng that representa¬ tives be sent without fall to next Tuesday's meeting at Schonthal Center. The Sisterhood of Agudath Achim Congregation will otir serve its annual Sabbath next h>lday evoning, 8 o'clock, at the synagogue. Guest speaker for the occasion will be Ur. Marvin Fox, Ph. D of Ohio Slate University. Services will be conducted by the following: Welcome: Abe Wolman, presi dent of the Congregattbn. Greetings: Mrs. Sam 'Valcov president of the Sisterhood. Opening prayer: Mrs. Jay Bar nett. , ' Mah-Tovu: Mrs. A. S. Kohn. Lecho-Dodee: Cantor P. - H Gellrnan and Congregation. Sholem Alelchem: Mrs. Joseph Schwartz and Congrecation: ilesponslve reading: Mrs.. Jack Freedman. Introduction of Dr. Fox. Mrs Abe Wolman'^. Kiddush-, Canlor Gellman. Closing prayer: Mrs. Waller Kalz. Refreshments will be served in the social hall, following ser vices, by the Slaterhpod, under chalrmanshie of Mrs. Ntdhan Zeff, asaisled by Mesdames Dave Gaiser.' Harry Kay, DaVe Jacco, Joseph Hlock, V): S. Raiken, Joe Topolosky, 1. .Nutis and Max Kanter.' !..!
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-03-25|
|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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