Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-03-04, page 01
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^[\V^ Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community \\7/lK VoV 27, No. 9 COLUMBUS, OHIO, FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 1949 D«vdted to American and Jewish ideals Community Mourns Passing of Samuel N. Summer U/A CONTROVfRSY ENDS; UFA BOARD AC#T$ AGENCY'S DECISION ON MORGENTHAU, MONTol NEW YORK — The ¦ dispute centering around leadership of the S^.W-mllllon United Jewi.sh Appeal ended last Monday night. The hoard of directors of the fulled Palestine Appeal met and voted ovonrhelmlngly to bring l)acl< Henry MorgcntlKiu, .Ir., forincr Secrelary of Trea- .sur,y. as gener.il ch^iinnan of the r.lA,'Willi lleriry NIontor.lo con¬ duct the campaign under his leadership. So negative votes were rogislcfed on Ihe resolu¬ tion -Ul sustaip Ihe decision, of tije .lewish Agency for I'aiesline regarduiii C(mduct and leader¬ ship'of the lO'lO II.IA foi" imml- gratUm. I.nnd aequistion and set¬ tlement in Israel, relief and re¬ habilitation overseas, and refu¬ gee aid In the (.1. .S. Of the 82 members who allend cd the meeling Ln Nevv York. ,')2 voted for resolution, the other .¦III. hcoded by Dr. Ablia Hillel Silver, abstained/ , .Moving (jiilckly to r()-<irgar)«zc Ihe l'\'.\, Ihc board alsVr-trlcclcd .ludge MnrTis ftolhenberg. presi- denl of the .lewish Nallonal Kund and former ZOA leader, to succeed Herman I.. Welsman as acting naticmal chairman of the VPA. .Judge Rothenberg will serve in.the .same capacity for the IMA, .together with two olher nationai chairmen repre- ¦senting the .IDC and USNA. L'ljon his election. Rothenberg made a strong plea for united effort of all eiemenl's tn the Zionist movement to assure success of the campaign. He said' in pari: .^ "The aclion of the board in sus¬ taining the decifliohs of the .lewish Agency on Feb. 10 re¬ moves all obstacles in the p«th of a .speedy launching' of the (Contljined on Paffo 4) Pioneer Women To Hear Shoshana Harielli Tomorrow Hamurl N. Bummer The tragic news of the pa.sslng. of Samuel N. Summer came as a great shock to hla countless friends and associates in Co¬ lumhiis. To us of the.local Jewish community, this tragedy Is especially poignant. Inasmuch aa Mr. Summer, was one of our staunchest and trXiest supporters of all Important agencies af¬ fecting the well-being of our people here gnd abroad. Jew and gentile alike looked upon him as a creative citizen. Thru his active leadership In the growth and progress of Ohio State University; the New Jewish Center, and the United Jewish Fund of Columbus, he- has left a record of public service .which Is bound to influence our actions for many years to come. Mr. Summer, who was a prom Inent Colyimhus and West Vir¬ ginia business leader and an ac¬ tive alumnus of t)SU, succumb¬ ed at the age of 64, Sunday. Feb, 27, in Phoenix, Ariz. Death was due to a heart ailment. . He resided' at 250 S. Colupibla Ave. He had been 111 for'slx months and went to Arizona three ¦weeks ago. He was president of Sumjider & Co. 555 Buttles Ave,The firm, brokers of iron and steel scrap, Is an agent In this area for Rey- ngldS'Metals In the sale of alum¬ inum and operates a railway car equipment plant at Che^kto- waga, Kf Y. Mr. Summer also was presi¬ dent of the West Virginia Steel & Manufacturing Co., Hunting¬ ton, W, Va., and' of the Ohio & JUorencI Railroad Co., whose general offices are here. He had served as a director of the Huntington National Bahk. more than 20 years, and was a past president bf the Communi¬ ty Ch"est. A native of Shelby, 0., Mr. Summer was graduated from Ohio State University In 1905, and had worked for many years for the university's growth. ^ . He was a member of the b<?ard of the Ohio State University De- . velppment Fund, and was chalr- Shoshana Ilariclll, American- born woman leader of l.srael, who recently arrived in the Uniled Stales to serve as dele¬ gate of the Moatzat Hapoalot, Ihe Working Women's dbuncil of Israel tci Pioneer Women, will be Ihe guest speaker at the Pio¬ neer Women joint annual din¬ ner tomorrow, fi p. m., at ltrcn<l St. Temple. Mrs, Harlelli will tour the U S. aiwWCanada, speaking before hundreds of PloneCr WVimen clul)s, on the work among imml grant women and children in Israel which is carried on Joint ly by the two organizations ancl financed almost bnlljiejy by Pio neer Wcjmen. The budget foi ihe ensuing year tci carry on thla program has been set ,at $1,000,000.' During ihe past mbnths, the new- emLs.sary'from Israel has been stationed in Jerusalem aiding the wounded and help Ing in the evacutation of Jewish residents. A third-generatlori American on the maternal side, Mrs. Har rielll was born in New York in li)08 and educated there and, in Providence, Rhode Islijnd. Hci' grandfather. Josiah Stamper, f imous among P destine j>ifi- Mrs HarielU neers, emigrated from the U. S. to the Jewish homeland She went to Palestine to live in 1931, and became active in the working women's "moyeraent. During World War II, she be¬ came a recruiting officer for the A.T.S., the Palestine equivalent, of the American WACS. In lO^, she was elected secretary mem¬ ber of the Working Mothers' Organization for Jeru.salem. In !9l(i, she was tra.nsferred to Haifa, as Sfeciretary of the Work¬ ing Mothers' Organization, ad¬ ministering many social ser- , vices including day nurseries, immlgi'unt centers, vocational. sc'lUH)ls and sinillar projects -for refugee women ami children-. The proceeds from thi.s. dinner are forwarded Immediately to Israel, tn take rare of the var¬ ious worthwhile projects of- the Working Women's Council—the sisier organization of tho PId= neer Women. '' Rahbi Harry Kaplan will ren¬ der the Invocation and Rabbl Nathan Zellzer will give the benediction at the affaipr"''^ Fjve Local Sisterhoods to Hold Joint Meeting Tuesday at Hillel man of its admissions and allo¬ cations committee. He was chairman of the board from 1945 to 1047. ¦ ' . In ]920 he was made general chairman of a campaign commit¬ tee . that successfully raised $l,000,OqO for the construction If Ohio Stadium, In 1922 he- was elected by the alumni association as its repre¬ sentative to the Athletic Board, a post he held 15 years Mr. Summei; entere;K'the steel business in 1906i-JA^n he he came associated with the Joseph Schonthal Co., Columbus steel merchants. He was made secretary-trea¬ surer of the firm in 1910, and upon the cteath of Joseph Schon¬ thal In 1930, be was elected Its president-treasurer. In the meantime, he was pre.sldent of Summer & Co., a holding com¬ pany. ' ¦ • The two establishments were merged in 1037,' under the name of Summer & Co. He was a member of the "Ma¬ sonic ¦ lodge, tbe Ohio State Chamber of Commerce, .Colum¬ bus Chamber of Commerce, the Athletic Club, the Faculty Clyb at,Ohio State, the University Club, Winding HoUovv Country (OoDtlnl^ed on Vege 4) ^""^ Tuesday Is the day for ti , ^oint meeting of Sisterhoods, ot Agudath Achlm, Ahavas Shoi¬ om, Beth Jacob, Bryden Road Temple, and Tifereth Israel Temple, at the ^ew Hillel Foundation, 46—16th Ave. Refreshments, prepared by members of the Ahavas Shol¬ em and Beth Jacob SlsterhocxJKr joint hostesses, will be served at 1 p.m. The business meet Neustadt To Speak At Family Services The great progress being made by our local j^ommunltyN youth will be ^ discus sed by Ben Z, -N e u a ladt next Fn day evening during Agudath Achim's regtilai family services Mr. Neu.stadt publisher of the Ohio J e w I s h Chronicle which has served the Columbus J e w „,, tieu^^,at ish community for 27 years, has entitled his topic for the ser¬ vices as "Columbua Jewry Be¬ comes of Age," which should prove to be a timely and In¬ teresting subject. Services will start promptly at 8 p. m. Traditional Sabbath prayers and songs will b e chanted by Cantor P. «. Gell¬ man. Members of Agudath Achlm SIsterhooiJ will serve as ho^sses for an Oneg Shabat which win follow the services. 1 The public la Invited. ing will convene promptly at p. m. Opening prayer wih be iven by Mrs. Wm. L. Good¬ nian. A highly entertaining and In¬ teresting program has been»ar- mnged by Mrs. Joseph Schec- Pot o' Gold! Tickets are selling at a brisk pace for the "Pot o' Gold" dance Mar. 15 at the Ex¬ celsior jClub, the fund-i-aising projetit being sponsored by Ihe Agudath Achlm Mothers Group of the Self-Develop¬ ment Pre-School. For ducats or further information, call the School, EV. 8096. Following, are the contents of the "Pot o' Gold" vvhich will'be awarded during.the dance; Klgln \vri.st watch (Kahn .li'H'clcrH);. Keystone movie proj'octor (S<iul Ruben Gun Store); S|)ortM Jucket, valued nt i'fS (Ureono Clothiers); Bunbeani olcctric coff*c-mak- er (Lynn Jowelcrn); Scfawlnn 20 bicycle (Columbus Cycle Shop); Taint, valued at $25 (Krcy-Ycnkln Pnlnt Co.); One year's Aubscrlptlon t« the Mnramor Itestaurunt's Candy- of-the-Montb Club; Shoes, val- ued at i25 (Gilbert Shoe Co.), Ohe Television sot, donutod by the Agudath Achlm Pre- School, a man's, or lady's Hpeolal wrist band from Elarl Sculler Jewelers, and $25 worth of gasoline from the Golco Oil Co. ter, program chairman ttubhl Harry Kaplan, Director of Hil¬ lel, will be guest speaker, his topic to be "As I See Youth." Adding to the afternoon's en¬ tertainment, the Hillel Players will present an excerpt of their "Our Town", a play recently given on campus. A recital of Jewish music and folk dances will also be presented by'" the student members of Hillel. Mrs. Harry Shiff, president of Beth Jacoh Sisterhood, will pre¬ side. Words and greetings will CContinaeil Qa Vege 6) Beth Jacob Announces, Greenwald's Re-election At the last special meeting of the Beth Jacob Congregation, called by its President last Sun¬ day, the congregation's spiritual leader, - Rabbi .Leopold Green¬ wald, was re-elected for another 3-year term. This makes the 10th tinie that the rabbl was so honored since his arrival In Cfo- lumbus In 1925.- ' ' During the 24 years that Rabr b I Greenwald has been a resi¬ dent of Colum- bu*s , he has firmly estab¬ lished himself ¦ as one of' the leading citizens of the communi¬ ty, b.eins weli- Uked / and re¬ spected by all. For almost a quarter of a Groedwald (Oontioued on Vege S)'
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-03-04|
|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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