Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1950-01-27, page 01
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ArchaeoUglcal & Hlslorlcal Museum •W. High St. at ISth—1 ^RONICLE 2I\(/^ Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Communily'^^'[^ Vol. 28, No. 4 COLUMBUS, OHIO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 1050 Devoted to Amerleso and Jewish Ideals Rabbis to Explain Orthodox Judaism A delegation of three rabbis from the Rabbinical Council of America will visit Columbus next Wednesday to present a panel discussion on Orthodox Judaism as it Is observed In American Jewish communities today. They are Rabbi Benjamin Groner, spiritual leader of Hyde Park Jewish Center and vice president of Chicago Rabbinical College; Rabbl Aaron M. RIne, spiritual leader, Knesses Israel Nusach S'ford, Chicago and Zion¬ ist leader and vice-president of the Alumni Ass'n of the Hebrew Theological College of Chicago; Jlabbl Shmaryahu S w 1 r s k y, Rjtbbi Gronrr spiritual leader of Agudas Achim North Shore Congrega¬ tion, Chicago, largest traditional synagogue in the midwest and lecturer in practical rabblnlcs, Hebrew Theological College, Chicago. This visit la part of a National Torah-Tour sponsored Jointly hy Veshlva University of New York, the Hebrew Theological College of Chicago, the Union of Orthodox .Jewish Congregations of America and the Rabbinical Council nf America. Rabhl l.srael Tahak, pre.sident of the Rabbinical Council of America, a nallimal organization of 100 Orthodox rabhls, said In innotmt'lng this TorahTntir: The purpo.st' of this tour is to put Orthodoxy on the march, so Ih It .lowish (¦ o m m u M i 1 i e s ihrotiRhoiit Ihe land may learn Ihu the full colorful .lewish life offi red by Orthodox .luclalsm. |\vhtn properly vmdorstood, can Ihiive in every .Jewish Com¬ nuinily in till' I'. S." R.'rtiiii S.nmuei U'. RiilH'nslcin of C'tmgrcgation Agudath Achim. is in chargi' of the arrangements for the meeting to be hold at Agudath Achim and will preside. The entire community is in¬ vited. National lewish Groups Renounce American Council for Judaism NEW YORK, (JTA) — A strong condemnation of the Ameri¬ can Council for Judaism for its "unfound charges and innuendoes casting doubt on the loyalty of American Jews" was issued this week by the National Community Relations Advisory Council, coordinating body for the American Jewish Committee, American Jewish Congress, Antl-Defamatlon League on B'nai B'rith, Jewish Labor Committee, Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, and 27 local Jewish communily councils throughout the country. "The small but highly vocal ^'Sabbath of Song" at Bryden Road Temple An outstanding musical event of the season wlil be held al Bry¬ den Rd. Temple Friday evening, Feb. 3, which will be the occcas- lon of Shabbas Shirah (Sqjjbath of Song). This will be a mustcill service conducted by the Tem¬ ple choir, under the direction of Jerry Grodln; and Ohio State University .symphonic choir, un¬ der the direction of Prof. Loui.s H. Dicrcks. who ha.s dedicated his life lo music, the interna¬ tional language. The .sympiionlc choir of OSU and the Unlversily Dance Group are pioneers in the combining of dance and song as an iiistrument of arllKiic expression. Although music and the dance have long been associated, the cjimpus groups' tlevelopmenl of modern techniques in liringing togethei"" the two arts has gained wide recognition since their first ex¬ periments a decade ago. Prof. Diercks, of the School of Music, founded the 54-volce sym¬ phonic choir, which he trains and directs. Many national hon¬ ors have come lo this organiza¬ tion, now one of the riation's hesl-kriown college choral groups, in m.'iS il was selected a.s the winner in a nation-wide, "choral c|uest" conducted by the Columhia Droadca.sting Sy.stem, The winning of this compeUlion resulted in a cojicerl lour of the Kastern states and ended wilh a concert in liadio City. New York, Studenl monilicrship of the Choir represents many nation- alities. and nil races and reiigi-j ous faillis. Student officers man- j age the organization's business. They are: W 1111 a m Kys.scn,' lirun.swlck, O.. president; Dudd Mutchier. Bucyrus.. vice pres; Nancy 13 a u m a n, Coiumbus, treas.; Marilyn Wren, l.ima, .sec'y.; Elmer Slitzlein, Jr.. Lake- viiie, librarian; and Robert Jef- fers, Shadyslde, property mana¬ ger. The slate of Ohio ha.s become acquainted with the Choir as a result of its annual concert lour,s. Last sea.spn ll wus honor¬ ed by its seleclion lo appear on the program of the Music Edu cauirs' National Conference iri Detroit, and in the fail of 13-10 the Choir assisted the Columhus Philharmonic Orchestra ' in the performance of "The Song of I>estiny" liy. llrahms. and "The Mlinil I'saim" by Julius Chajea. In liill, one of the members of the Choir. Dorothy McVilty. won the national co-ed vocal competi¬ tion conducted by the General Electric Co.. as a part nf its "Hour of Charm" broadcast. For this achievement, Miss McVilty received $1,000 for herself and $¦1,000 for the University. The latter sum is used in awarding annual scholarships in music at Ohio State. Prof. Diercks, the founder'and Ihe ilirector of the Choir, is a native of Osceola, Nebr., and holds three degrees: the Bache¬ lor (if Arts from Bradley, the Bachelor of Music from the Mc- Phail School in Minneapolis, and Ihe Master of Arts from the Stale Unlversily of Iowa. A member of the Ohio State music faculty since 1033, as head (Conttoued eo Tare 4) Jewish Endeavor Award Bestowed Upon Schaffer At its recent national conven¬ tion held In St. Louis, Sigma Al- pha Mu fraternity selected Larry .Schaffer as the recipient of ils "Jewl.sb Endeavor Award," given annually to the under- cla.ssman in the U. S, and Canada who does the mosl in the field of Jewish activities, both on the campus and in the community. Larry is president of the Ililici Foundation nt Ohin Slate and is a member nf (he l.'nivcr- silys Advi.sory Hnard nf Rcligi- uii.s Acllvities. lie served as general chairman nf the .luninr Division Drive nf the ('niumluis Uniteri Jewish Fund and Is. n [inst president nf tlio li'nai H'riih Youth Cnuncil and nf the A'/.A ('hni)U'rs. lip is a member of the Young Adult Council nf Ihe IVIidwcst S'eclinn nf Ihc .lew¬ isli Welfare Hoard nnd was elect¬ ed by thnt grnu)) ns one nf four ynung ndiills lo take seats nn the Hoard nf (jovernnrs of the Jew¬ ish Welfare Hnard, midwest sec¬ tion. Schaffer is a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu chapler al Ohio State, which for the fifth con¬ secutive year has been chosen one of the two lop chapters in the country. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Schaffer, 919 Berkeley Rd. groups of Jewish - Individuals known as the American Council for Judaisrn has been responsi¬ ble for the publication in the na¬ tion's press of reiterated state¬ ments casting doubts on the'- loyalty of American Jews who have demonstrated their sym¬ pathies with Israel," the N.C.R. A.C. said. "The.se statements con¬ stitute thinly veiled slurs on the .allegiance of substanliaily the whole American Jewish com¬ munity. The overwhelming ma¬ jority of American Jews. Zion¬ ist and nnn-Zionist alike, recog¬ nizing Ihcir nhligntions In help isrnel in the huge tnsk of ro- (Ciintlnited on rnjre 4) First Meeting of Little Theatre Group Jewish Chaplains Convene Feb. 6-7 Rnbiii Nathan Zelizer. spirilual leader of the Tifereth Lsrael cim- gregation. will attend a iwo-dny conference nf Jewish chaplains serving at l.')7 military posts nnd veterans hns|)itnls in the i^nuth- ern and midwest' nrens nf tho country on Feb. li-7. at tho Hotel Chase, in St. Louis, under the auKjiices of ihe Division of Re- liginu.s Activities of the National Jewish Welfare Board (.IWB). It is thrnugh Ihc Division nf Roilgimis Activities, which re¬ presents tho Reform. Conserva¬ tive nnd Orthodox rabhinale in this country, that JWB .serves the religious needs of .lowish servicemen nnd hn.spilnlized vet¬ erans nt sume SOO military pnsis nnd Volornns Administration Hospitals. Third of n .^erios of regional conferences planned by the Division, the St. Louis confer¬ ence will feature a dl.scussion on the psychological aspects of counselling in the work of .lew¬ ish cliniilnins al military instal- lations and vcti rnns hospitals. Also on tho agenda are a cILscus- sinn of technical chnpinincy mnt- ters and a survey of the current Washington scene wilh respect to the chnpinincy. .IWB is the government-rocog- nizetl agency for serving the re¬ ligious, welfnre' and morale needs of Jews In the armed forces und in veterans hospitals. Preliminary plans for the or¬ ganization of a Little Theatre Group for the members of the Columbus Jewish community have been completed after al¬ most one year of group discus¬ sions and study. The first open meeting of the group, to which all Interested men and women of 16 years of age and. up are invit¬ ed, wUl be held 8:15 Tuesday evening, Feb. 7 at the Excelsior Club. The need for such an organiza¬ tion in Columbus has long been felt and it Is hoped that the plan which- has been formulated for presentation Feb. 7 will fill the need. The organizing group has se¬ cured the services of Mr. Frank Jakes as its Director. Mr. Jakes, who is presently studying for his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Theatre at Ohio State Uni¬ versity, will address the organi¬ zation at its initial meeting, and has generously offered to assist In the formation of the group. The organizing committee, of which Mrs. David Roth, 240 S. Kellner Rd., is chairman pro tem, has prepared a plan which will offer opportunities to those Interested in all phases of thea¬ tre as a hobby. Directing, play- writing, scene-design and con¬ struction, costume design and construction, stage management, every aspect of theatre as well as acting, will be available to members of the Utile theatre. If you are at all Interested In theatre—even Just as audience— you are Invited to attend the first meeting on Feb. 7. Come to the Excelsior Club and help or¬ ganize a group of which our community can be proud. You don't have to "know how" or "be good at anything" to Join this, group; If you have a talent so much the better, but your in¬ terest is what counts. B'NAI B'RITH'S "HILLEL NIGHT" A iinxoiiv iilnylot. 'Ivnr llniig." will 1)0 iiiosonlod hy Iho Hlllol Plnyors fnr the anniinl H'nal H'rith—Hillel Night. Tuesday nt Hroad St. Temple, nt H-.i^i. Tho joint mooting of tho men's and wnmen's Indges Is open lo all members, wives, and guesis. In addition. Hillel members from Ohio State will parllcipnle in tho festivities. Anolhor feature of the evening will bo a series of Israeli dances which will be performed by Hillel members, directed by Evle and Lou Rosenbloom. Rabbi Harry Kaplan will give a short address at the meeling. Refreshments wiii be served by the women's lodge. Noted Lecturer To Be Heard Here on Feb. 1 ATTENDS UJA CONFAB Richard J. Abel, recently ap¬ pointed chairman of the Unlled Jewish Fund of Columbus, at¬ tended the United Jewish Ap¬ peal conference Jan. 15 in Chica¬ go. Prime purpose in Mr. Abel's attendance at the conference was to formulate plans In con- Junction with the local UJF drive for 1050. TARSHISH SPEAKIBR Allan Tarshlsh, 2rid vice presi¬ dent of District 2 B'nai B'rith, will be the principal speaker at a Joint meeting of the- two B'nai B'rith Lodges in Cincinnati, Monday. Mr. Finkolstoln The Columbus Workmen's Circle branch has coniplotod plans for the coming here on Wednesday, Feb. 1. of Leo Fink¬ elstein, outstanding writer and lecturer. His apiiearanco is be¬ ing made pos.slble by the dis¬ trict committee of Ohio Work¬ men's Circle. Mr. Finkelsteln came to America about three years ago thru the efforts of the Jewish Labor Committee. During that time he has lectured extensively throughout the country. Besides Columbus, he will be heard In Cincinnati, Cleveland and Ak¬ ron. Mr. Finkelsteln has chosen for his subject in Coiumbus "Shol¬ om Asch and Prp-Cliristian Works." The time is 8 p. m. and the place, Schonthal Center. The general public Is cordially Invited, with no admUslon charge. No solicitation for funds is to be made, according to Philip Schneider of the commit¬ tee In charge of arrangements.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1950-01-27|
|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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