Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-11-04, page 01
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^^^^W^TtS^S?^pf^^<Ti!5SS^-*^'>'**;'-T-VW«ji».i»X.'.A''yv^ij^ .•VichacollRtoil & liisloi'ical Museum N. High St. at 15th—I 2J[\v//Servinq Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community \jf^ Vol. 27, No. 45 COLVilJiVS, OHIO, PRIDAV, NOVEMBER 4, 1949 Devoted to American and Jewish Ideals CommuniiY Leaders Laud Jewish Center Dedication Ceremonies IVIari< IVIilestone In Local dbmmunity By Saul Hokol The cornerstone of the. Jewish Center was dedicated last Sun¬ day afternoon—hut, metaphori¬ cally.. It was Incalculably greater than a cornerstone that was dedicated: It wa.s.. a milestone! For It marked—in solid granitcr- the fine progress of a .lewigh community; it marked Ihe ful¬ fillment of a dream by ilroamers no longer with us, men like Jos¬ eph '•i''op" Schonthal, E. J. Schanfarber, Siimucl N. Summer and Simon Lazarus. It .al.so marked the culmination of effi¬ cacious efforts in initiating a wonderful edifice for men on the Center's iiyiUling and Site Com¬ mittees, as follows: Building Committee: A. I. 'Ven¬ kin, Chairman: Harry Gilbert I. 'W. Garek, Dr. E. J. Cordon, Rudolph Kiemperer, Samuel Mel¬ ton, J. S.-Resler, Jack Schiff, Ed¬ ward Schlezlnger, Joseph S. Summer, Samuel Stone and Abe A. Wolman. S.ite Committee: A. I. Yenkin, Chairman; Millard Cummins, Troy A. Felbel, Harry Gilbert, Arthur Goldt)erg, Dr. E. J. Gor¬ don, Herman Luckoff, Leonard Manekln, Samuel Melton, Jack Ratner, Jack Schlff, Edward Sch¬ lezlnger, Morris Skilken, Robert Weller, A. B. Weinfeld, Abe A. Wolman, heo 'Yassenoff. Highlight of the Impressive ceremony was the piscina of the cornerstone, an honor given to JOBBptT'S.Summerr grandson of the late "Pop" Schonthal, on be¬ half of the Schonthal and Sum¬ mer families. His father was the late Samuel N. Summer, who headed the campaign for Center funds In W15ACy. Mr. Summer said "the laying of the cornerstone is and will be the greatest thrill of my life; my appreciation is at this lime ex¬ tended to the people of Columbui for their thougntfulness and generosity." Located at College Ave., just south of Livingston, the $650,000 Center will house a large audl- toriurrt, a library, a gymnasium, swimming pool, bowling alleys, steam.bath and health rooms, handbhll courts, meeting rooms (Continued on page 10) Interesting higiiUglita of tlie , Top photo shows the speakers' right) shows Dr. E. .1. Gordon, Jewish Center Cornerstono Dedl- pluttorni, with I. W. G a r c k, I honorary president of tlic Cen- cation last Hlindny nl-e revealed Jewish Center 'president, giving I ter, pincing all docuniont-s. In- above by Chronicle stall plioto- ills opening nie.s.sMge. eluding niuny Jmsucs of tlic Ohio grapher Herb Topy. I Hecond photo from top (left to I Jewish Chronicle, Into the lead Gov, Lausche Accepts Speaking Engagement for B'nai Brith Membership Rally Nov. 22; Hon. Sam Weiss to Attend In a dramatic announcement this weiek, Seymour Luckoff, Guardian of B'^nal B'rith Zion IjOdge No. 62, revealed that Gov. Frank J, Lausche has accepted the honor of keynoting the largest, B'nal B'rith membership drive In its history. The huge rally will be held In the main biillroora of the Southern Hotel, Tuesday, Nov. 22. 8 p. ro. Also scheduled to speak at this giant demonstration are: Football gtar Benny Friedman, former all-Amerlcan quarterback from the University of Michigan, former head football coach foi- the College'Of the. City ot New 'York and now athletic director . of Brandeis University; The Hon, Samuel Weiss, Justice of the state of, Pennsylvania. Never before In the history of Columlius B'nal B'rith has a campaign such as this been im- dertaken. The meeting has been' designed to spark a two-day membership drive in which more than 250 active members of the organization will visit the homes of prospective members to ex¬ plain the benefits and merits of membership In this fraternal group. B'nal B'rith, the largest and oldest Jewish service organiza¬ tion in the world, is now cele¬ brating its 106th anniversary. Mr. Luckoff also announced the appointment "of Raymond Weils as Campaign Chairman. Under his direction five vice- chairmen. Including Mitchell Cohen, Marvin Frank, Marvin Fourth Annual Stag for JWV's Nov. 15 "social" session with the usual popular "Indoor sports," open bar free, and kibitzing. At midnight will come the dramatic announcement of t h e winner of the 1949 Oldsnioblle. At 12:15 a. ml, a midnight jam- bofee is scheduled, with out¬ standing talent lined up to per¬ form. "Fun for all!" Is the by-word of the fourth annual stag affair being presented Tuesday, Nov. 15 by tne local Jewish 'war Vet¬ erans, Capitol Post 122, at the Seneca Hotel. The evening's fes¬ tivities start at 0:16 with a tur¬ key dinner; at 8:00 will be a short business meeting and nomlna- •tlon of officers; at .9:00 stirta a Glassman, Milton Yassenoff and David Roth, will coordinate the most Intensive mobilization for membership ever known. Membenship In B'nal B'rith Is open to every Jewish person, 21 years of age and older. It is best known for its work In fighting bigotry and promoting Inter¬ group relations through Its Antl- Defamatlon League. It has galn- e d International recognition through support of Its Hillel Foundation of religious and re¬ creational centers. The new ultra modern build¬ ing on the campus of Ohio State University is one small part of the enormous scope of the or¬ ganization's activities. FEDERATION OF TEMPLE SISTERHOODS MEETS The Ohio Federation of Tem¬ ple Sisterhoods will conduct Its convention In Cleveland at 'Wade B'NAI B'RITH WOMBN ON THE AIR B'nal B'rith Women will pro.ylde the "Listen, Ladles" broadcast on WCOL Wednes- day afternoon at 1:15. Between ,, 150 and 200 women are needed ' for the program; don't wait to he called—come to the WCOL studios at 1:15 Wednesday and be a part of a fine radio show —prizes and fun galore. ''Housewives I-Q," the Burid Sweeney show, will feature an interview with B'nal B'rith Women on the Monday, Nov, 14 program, WHKC, 1:30, liox of the Cornerstone; Joe Sum¬ mer upplylng'thc mortar tor tho cornerstono setting; I. W. Gtirok, Joe .Hummer and I>r. Goi'don Mtiinding alongside ot the Cor¬ nerstone. Third photo trom the top (left to right) shows Ed Schlezlnger, Be.vley's Mayor Wm. Schneider, HiiinucI Hliinbuch, Robert K. Levy, Columbus Mayor James Rhodes, Robert. L. Mellman, MIsH Beverly Thai, and Rudolph \. Evjen, who partlciputed dur¬ ing the rolortul program. Bottom photo shows audience in attendance at tho exercises. Park Manor, Nov. 15 thru 17. Mrs. Louis Rosett of New Ro- chelle, N. Y., who Is the national president of Temple Sisterhoods, will be the main speaker at the banquet Wednesday, Noy. 16. The Rose E. Lazarus Sister¬ hood delegates wh6 will attend are: Mesdames Selma Abel, Jos¬ eph Engelman, Jerome Folkman, Harry Freidenberg, Allen Gun¬ dersheimer, Herman Lieverman, Alfred Kobacker, Jack Resler and Leonard Stern. Mrs. J. D. Folkman is national ehalrittan of Oniongraras. Mrs. Allen Gundersheimer is state auditor. Mrs. HeI'man Lieyerman and Mrs. Jack Resler are on the state board as chairmen of Reli¬ gious Extension and Interfalth, Sisterhood Will Feature Unique Program Tuesday A very Interesting orggram has been arranged for the next regular meeting of the Rose E. Lazarus Sisterhood Tuesday In the Bryden Rd. Temple vestry. A dessert tea will be held from 1 to 2 p. m., followed by a brief business meeting, during which several important changes in the constitution will be voted on. Mrs. Sidney Berg will give the opening prayer. The program, with "headline personalities'' as the theme, will Include a talk by Mrs. Homer Frye, executive director of the Col's Town Meeting, who will re- ?ort on her partlcTpatlbn In thQ nlernatlonal Town Meptlng in Europe. Miss Mary Teeter will discuss her experiences while Inti'oducing American sphool' methods in occupied Qermany. The musical program will be fea- tured by R a 1 d a Graceman, afr companled by Mrs. Sol ZieU.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-11-04|
|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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