Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-02-11, page 01
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,/ Sf\V/^ Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish 'Gommunity \V//^ Vol. 27, No."B COLCMBCS, OHIO, PRIDAY, FEBRtTARY 11,, J949 Devoted to American ' and Jewish Ideals- New Center BuHding To Be Started This Year! -A NEW CENTER BUILDING FEATURES OUTLINED The propose^ Columbus Jewlsl^ Center Ap¬ proved by the board, follow? an oUtlin^ for . facilities as recommended by the Jewiph Wel¬ fare Board. The building will enclose in ex- cess-of a million cubic feet, and wlllprovide the following:. 1. CLUB ROOMS and CLASS ROOMS, ade¬ quate to meet the requirements of all the or¬ ganizations in the clty^as well as for the Co¬ lumbus Hebrew SchooI\, A total of 16 rooms, plus general offices, offtsies- for director and a.ss(stant director, reception lounge and check room, are included. 2. AUDITORIUM and BAITlROOM . for community banquets, plays, dances, weddings and receptions, will bQ,66' x 75' with a Stage for amateur productl6iis. The approximate . 4200 square-feet will probably seaf 70o \*en used as an auditorium, and easily acW^iomo- (Jate 500 foi*dlnners.' In addition the kitchen will be 19' X 30' and adequate facilities to serve meetings up to 1000. —. . : ^ __J __ 3. GYMNASIUM for youth and adult activ¬ ities will be 5000 square-feet ih area. In ad¬ dition, offices for physical education director and stajX_are provided. 4. HEALTH' CLUB and LOCKER ROOMS will Include hand-ball courts and space ^or youth games. "^ 5.' INDOOR SWIMMING POOL will adjoin health club. The natatorlum will be about 30' X 9ff and the pool itself 20' x 60'. ; , , 0. LARGE BANQUETS up to lOOO can be served because the gymnsrSlum and auditor¬ ium will be on the same floor level and can be combined to serve banquets up to 1000 or more, > Ir. BOWLING ALLEYS are included in a sep4»rate building adjoining the Center. Suf¬ ficient space will be provided for billiard »tables and other adult games. 8; AIR CONDITIONING and ventilation for assembly hall and gymnasium are in¬ cluded. ¦v '.^St^I^m. .'.i^^itmlk^. fiw^r^ ABC) HITECT'S RENDEBING OF FRONT ELEVATION OF NEW JEWISH CENTER Coujicil, Hadassah, B. B. Women To Meet Holding their February meet- lng.s jointly, the Council of Jewish Women, B'nal Brith Wo¬ men, and Hadassah will meet next Tuesday, 2 ,p'. m., at the Columbus Art Gallery^^to hear Mark A. McCloSkey^-dlscuss "The DI*.—Yesterday, Today an(J Tomorrow" as a special fea¬ ture of the afternoon's program. .,, Mr. McCloskey, prominent Educational'leader, has recenll/ returned from a 7-week tour of displaced persons camps In Italy, Germany and Austria in . behalf of the Joint Distribution Committee, and his tafk will be based on his observations while there. Mrs. M. J. Papurt will Intro¬ duce the prominent educational leader, who is a member of the Board of Trustees of Vassar Col lege and a graduate of Prince¬ ton University, For more than 10 years he has been director of the Division of Community Edu¬ cation of the New York City Board of Education. Mrs. Jack Schilling will open the meeting with a prayer, fol¬ lowed by musical selections by Leroy Schottenstein, talented young pianist. A tea , arranged Mr. MiCloskey liy llrs. LoUls M.^Madison, will conclude thfe afternoon pro¬ gram. Under the direction of Mrs. Bernard Feitiinger and her co-chairman, Mrs. Joseph Sha¬ plra and Mrs. Mort L. Kassel, a sale of articles made by" the blind will be'held. B'nlai Brith Chapters PlarJ "Hillel. Night" B'nai Brith's men's,k)dge and women's chapter are having a joint meeting Tuesday, l^eb. 22 —the first program In the new HlHel Foundation on 16th Ave. It will be B'nE(l Brith's annual Hljlel night, during which Rabbl Harry Kaplan and student mem¬ bers will preserit an unusual and interesting program. Those whp missed' a' tour of the new buildtlng on Dedication Day last Sunday, will have thfe opportunity to view with pride and pleasure tbe realization of th? many years of work ahd ef- >fQ^ expended; to make thjis dreani k reality. ^,-- ' ITJjia meeting will start at 8 p. rn. $635,700 Structure will Include Bowling Alleys, Swimming Pool, Auditorium, Gym, Hebrew School Construction of the new Jewish renter building will start thiH year! This welcome annoonrement was made by I. W. Garek, presi-. dent of the New Center. He reported that the Board of trustees had approved plans for a $(1.1.5,700* structure, to be erected on Col¬ lege Ave., at the edge of Bexley. Actual construction vvili start a.s" soon as possible. ' The building conin|(ltiee, headed" by Abe Yeakln, outlined plans to Include faciUtfts for the Columbus Free Hebrew School, a large gymnaslijm-, Indoor swir^);ning pool, auditorium (with a seating capacity bf at least 70O), ac&mmodatlons for dinner- meetings up to 1,000, and a separate building to feature 12 bowling alleys. In addition, there will be ade¬ quate office space, lobby, library and a health ciub. The troard was advised that $520,000 is -now available for the building. This includes $82,000 in .-unpaid pledges, made during - the drive for funds three years ago. These pledges must be collected within the next several months in order to carry out ttie wishes of the board in authoriz¬ ing the building committee to proceed.; 'the motion, made by Harry Gilbert, authorized the building committee to let a con¬ tract for the completion of the .structure, according to the plans presented, but only to the ex¬ tent of funds now available, and to complete the building as ad¬ ditional funds become available. The necessary fund.s In excess' of the $520,000 are in sight, ac¬ cording to a special committee report. These will be forthcom¬ ing (luring the time "the bujiding Is being constructed land wili be used for landscaping, driveways, t)0wling alleys and equipment in the building that can be put in after the construction is com¬ pleted. Jn the^ meantitne, the payment of delinquent pledges is the only fund required to make possible the-breaking ot ground as soon as weather per¬ mits. Several tommlttees were ap- < Contlnned on ^ege S) LTHI-- 1- , .Jau Pioneer Women to Hear Shoshana Hariell Shoshana Hariell, American b<Jrn woman leader of Israel, Mil t>e glim speaker at the Pioneer Women's Joint annual din- T I r Sunday, Mar; fi, 0 p, m,, at Broad St. Temple. Mrs. Hariell, whp is touring 'i' United States and Canida J-, i delegate from the Moa"t!5at Ilijioaiot (Working Women's ( ' iincii of Israel) teethe Pioneer v\ 1 men, it,s sister organization, ' 1 only, praise for the heroism f Israeli women. "Blvery wo¬ rn in of Israel In a heroinc'^^ld "'i ;. Hariell. "There scarcely is ' imily that has not lost aome- 111 dear to them in the fighting; liiu there is no time for grief, 11 itsse there is vital work to ' I done!'! I 1 or the first three months af- t' I the Partition plan was pass- id by the U. N., the women'in the Moatzat Hapoalot, the Working Women's Council, pre¬ pared ail the cuiturstl ^nd social services, carrying on ail activi¬ ties that are classed as morale^ building.. , The olher highly Important work the. women do, is absorb¬ ing Immigrant women and chil¬ dren and adjusting them to a new land. Our newest task is to train several thousand war widows for jobs that will enable them lo earn a living for themselves and lh6ir chlidren. As the infant Jewish State struggles for freedom and re- wgnHlon, women are playing a hefolcNtnd unforgettable part. You tob, here In, America, can do your p4j-t by contributing generouslyW4he Pioneer Wo¬ rnen's major fund-raising pro¬ ject by pledging yofir donor or buying tickets for the dinner. Chairman: Mrs. L. Meyers, DO. 8926. + n«I.E. OBSKRVES MUSIC FESTIVAL In keeping with the national observance of Jewish Music Festival Month (Feb. 12—Mar¬ is), the- Columbus Bureau of Jewish Education • will again present to -the entire commuhj:, ty an evening of Jewish muslc^ This will mark the 4 th annual presentation of this type pro¬ gram by the Bureau. Presidents of organizations, and particularly program chair¬ men, are urged to include Jew¬ ish Music In their programs at meetings In observance of this festival. ' ' The director of the Bureau, D&nlel Harrison, will be gjjid to asaisl and edvlse In the selep- tlon of programs and material for. meetings. Announce Program For Joe Weisberg Concert The Columbus Philharmonic's 80-piece orchestra, conducted by Izler Solomon, will feature Mr. Joseph Weisberg .as piano solo¬ ist Saturday evehing, Feb. 19, at Memorial Hall. The concert Is being sponsored by the B'nal B'rith Women's chapter of Co¬ lumbus, starting at 8:30 p. m. and ending at 10:30. Welsberg will perform after intermission, at 0:46. The program: Sinfonla In O, Orpheus and Eurydlce, Ex- ceista fr TheTalkyrlfe, Le Coq d'Or Concertstuck. Last year, the B, B. Women sponsored a similar concen, with Aaron Cohen In the spotlight Dr. Fox Speaker for BBYM Sabbath Rabbi Marvin Fox, Ph. D., of Ohio State University, will be the, guest speaker for the an nual sabbath of the Columbus Chapter of B'nal Brith Young Men at Broad St. Temple next Friday, 8 p. m, Members of the Sabbath committee are Harold Fessman and Seymour Luckoff. Participating ih the event wiil be Harold Sclmflder, Lincoln Endelman, Harold Fessman, SI Sokol and Seytnour Luckoff. My. Ape Gertner, president of Zion Lodje 62, B'nal Brith, will Introduce Dr. Fox, whose ad¬ dress will feature "Judaism— Problem or.Challenge?" Refreshments wiU' be served Immediately following the af¬ fair. The .entire community is invltedi ARTIST TO LiBJCTURB MtiNOAY AT HIUiBL. Mr. Israel Abromofsky, noted. _ artist from Toledo, vrill lecture from Damnation of Faust,fon contemporary art at 8 p. in. Monday In the main IqUnge of the new HUlel Foundation build¬ ing. His works v^ll be exhibit¬ ed ^there through/P^ebruary. The public Is cordially invited. Pot o'Gold! it is with great pride that_ the Mothers Group of Agu^ dath Achim's Self-Develop¬ ment Pre-School announces ibi, fund-raising project for ,1949—a dance, March 15— "during _whlcb-fhe Group will have a drawing Of ticket- stubs. The' winner wiil re¬ ceive a "Pot o' Gold"—an- award which wili be one of the 'greatest ever presented by a local Jewish organiza¬ tion.' ¦Following U an unfinish¬ ed list ot prizes which wiU go Into the "Pot o' CJoId" (mere Will be added): T^'^levislon-figt, donated iby the Pre-School; "Schwlnn 26" bike, donated by £he Cot's Cycle Shop; Elgin wrist watcH (lady's or man's), from Kahn Jewelers; ftevere projector, from Ruben's Gun Storer Sunbeam electric cof¬ fee-maker,' Lynn's Jewelers; a year's subscription tot Mar¬ amor G8ndy-of-the-Month Club, from the. Maramor Restaurant; and $25 worth I of shoes, from OUbert'B.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-02-11|
|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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