Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1950-04-28, page 01
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'TM:SZ > ArchaeoUglcal & Historical .Maseum N. High St, ,jt I.ita—J UJF Pace Setters Boost WRONICLE Pledges by Four Percent 2fO' Serving Columbus and Cenlral CTilo Jewish Communily \JI\^ Vol. 28, No. 17 tX)LUMBU8, OHIO, FlilDAY, APRIL 2«, IDiiO DeTotdd to American and JflwlRh Ideal* Mayer Rosenfeld Appointed Director of New Center VVhen the board of trustees ot the New Jewish Center meets next Tue.sday evening ut Schon¬ thal Center, members will have the opportunity to meet in per¬ son, the new Director—Mayer Ro,senfeld, a Columbus man who has made an oiit,stiin(llng record in Center work in Kansas City. During his service there, the group work dop'l had grown to hiclude iniiny new clubs, us well us n(?w |)rojects, community Interesi to stimulate und mem¬ bership afflllution. His. work wilh all-age groups has received enthusiastic re¬ sponse und ucdaim, co-operation und purticiputlon, The' deveiop- mcnt of a program of interest lo people of ull (igcs was hailed not only in Kansas City, but by Center leuders throughout the country. Mr, Rosenfeld wus born Apr. 2(1. 1915 in MIddlolown. O., and reside! with his fumily in Co- lumliiis from 1922-1912. From 191210. lie was u Major in the Field Artillery uiul wus :i Gun¬ nery Instnictiir. I'"ieiil .Artillery ScIkmiI. at Kt, Sill, He seri-ei iiverseus in tile I'hillipilie Is¬ lands, ussigiied to Ihe I', S. Slate Dep't, Foreign Liquiiiution Com¬ mission, He gruduuled from Columbus Eu,st High In '.32; received his HSc degree In Business Admin Mr. Koscnfild isliutlon, cum laude. Ohio Slate University, majoring In Foreign Commerce. In '39, In '42, he re¬ ceived his MA degree In Social Administration at OSU. major¬ ing in group work iiiui eommuni- t\ organIzutlon, Amnng the honorary fraterni¬ ties, he wus a member of Phi I t;i Sigma (National Freshman Honoruryi und Hela Gumma Sigma (IVatlonal Commerce Hon¬ oruryi. His organization uffiliations include: ArT\er, Ass'n of .Social Work, Amer, A.ss'n of Group Work. Nut'l Ass'n of .lewish ( eiili-'r Workers. American ( umplng A.ss'n (vicepresident of Missouri Valley S(<i'tic>ni. K(m- s IK City Fumily Life Council. Zionist Orgunlzullon of Amerl- I I, H'nal li'rlth und u i'<?presen- 1 the of the Americ:iii Vouth ll..st(;ls, Inc, .\Nri on the ugenilu for Tnes- d;i\> meeling wlil be reports fn)iii Ihe Hiiilding und Kiniineo ('Miiimillee :iiul odier inipoilunt Iiusiness, Kvery memher ul the CeiiUT MuunI is ui-geil tu ullend iinii meet Ihe new Iiii'eelur, Tlie meeting will sturl prnmjjllv ul s ueloek. WOMEN'S DIVISION OF UNITED \ JEWISH FUND NAMES WORKERS^ with reports eomlng in from ull over Ihe K, S, sliowing the fund-raising results of Women's -cumpulgns running lO-tuUlO',:; I above lust ycur's levels, the Wunien's Division uf the llniled ,lew¬ ish Fund of Columbus looks foiwurd wiOi coiifideiice and u|illm-i ism to the opening of its own 19.50 Cumpuign. Monduy evening. May 15, at the Southern Hotel," Last year proved the ^'ision i —-¦ ' -| and necessity of a minimum- gift function to launch the cum¬ puign, und the Steering Com¬ mittee this yeur has decided thut the opening dinner meeting May 15 shall be a $50. minimum uffuir. Invitations are being sent out to every .lewish woman in Columbus and vicinity, for this dinner, which will be addressed by outstanding national speak¬ ers, who have nad personal con¬ tact with the problems to be met this year. A pledge of ¦ $50. or more will entitle any woman lo attend the opening dinner, and the General Committee is confi¬ dent that the response to the In¬ vitation win be Immediate and overwhelming. Announced today Is the pre¬ liminary list of more than 125 workers, who will be contacting the Jewish women of Columbus for their pledges lo the 1950 cam¬ paign of the women's Division. Additional workers' names will he added to this list, which is composed of a group ot dedicat¬ ed women, resolved to see that Ihe Jewish women of our com¬ munity shall keep faith wilh all those whom we are pledged to help this year. Mesdames Armand Abel, Rob¬ ert Aron.son, Lewis Basch, Harry (Oontlnned on Pns:e B) UJF Junior Division Prepares Campaign The orgunlzullon of the .lunior Division of the United Jewish Fund campaign is progressing ut full speed, Toums are being set up und,plans for a workers meeting and a large rally are nearing completion. The organi¬ zation as it now stands, includes; General Chairman, SI Sokol; Campaign Chairman, Stanley Katz; vice-chairmen, Harriet Fisher, Jerry Friedman, Mark Gertner, Barbara Krakoff, Sonia Kriss and Joan Mathless. The following will serve as Majors: Shirley Berman, Sr., Margie Blashek, Eve Byer, Mir¬ iam Carlstein, Doree Cohen, Jean Davis, Judah Folkman, Maxine Friedman, Nancy Goodman, Judy Jacobson, Buzzy Kanter. Dick Kohn, Nancy Lurie, Nate Marks, Alvln Menkln, Tom Plait, Gussle Poling, Darlene Ringer, Judy Roth, Betty Selinger, Nan¬ cy Shustick, ¦ Herb Solomon, ,Ierry Stone, Elaine Suid, Hei¬ aine Tolpen, Gert Weintraub, Barbara Weisman, Esther Leah White. Joe White and Harhara Wilson. UK<; PA It DO.\ In UisI week's urticle. it w:is stuted that Hurry Kolh wus cumpuign I'huirniun fur Hie liiiiid .hnvisli H'und iluriiig 19 l.s-ID. ..X^, cveryuiie knows. I.eu Vussenoff wus eh.'iirnuiii diuliig those yeurs umi did ¦svh.it is iirobahly recognized us one of tile most oulstund¬ ing e.iinpuigii juli.s that Co- iiliiilius bus ever seen. We tip our hats to u greut leuiler. with sincere upologles. Luncheonette, Elections, One-Act Comedy On Council Women's Agenda Next Tuesday "April's Shower," a one-act comedy by Tom Taggert, direcled by Mrs, Ralph Lazarus with the all-Council cast, will feature the closing meeting of the season of the Council of Jewish Wopien next Tuesduy, J p. m., ut Bryden Rd. Temple, A buffet luncneon- ette will precede the meeling, al which election and installation of officers will be held, with Mrs, Robert Levy as Installing o^lcer. Taking pari In the; play are TO I.V.STALL OFFICKRH OU T, I. HLSTKRHOOD The grand finale of Tifcrc'th Israel Sisterhood's 1949-,50 activi¬ ties will be presented 12:30 Mon¬ day afternoon when the new of¬ ficers will bo Installed, Mrs, S, Subow and her co-chairman, Mrs, S, Cohen, are planning a de¬ licious luncheon for the occas¬ ion, "Home Coming," an original playlet, written and dlrecteti by Mrs, H, Weinberg, will be pre¬ sented In connection with the in¬ stallation of the officers. Mem¬ bers participating are: Mesdames M, Swedlow, R. Lleberman, S. Helman, M. Glas, E. Bachman, B, Goodman anil H, Kre.ss, Opening prayer will be read by Mrs, S. Jacobs. Newscast will be read by Mrs. S. Horowitz. At one of Ihe most drnmntic sollcitjition meetings ever held In Columbas fhe Pncp-Settcrs dinner for the United Jetvlsh Pnnd, held nt the Winding Hollow t^onnlry Club last Tucsdny, brought an Dvprwhelmlng rcsponHP from tho top Icndrrs of the community. These men NulMcrUicd over $100,000 to Ihc UJF campaign, which rcprPKeniM iin lncrca,sc of 4% over the siinic c.irdH last ycm-; The Puce Setters are u group of top givers of the community, men whose contributions spurk Ihe enlire campaign. This meet¬ ing wus planned well uheuii of the May 10 generui cumpuign din¬ ner Ul Winding Hollow Counly Club, to finii out how Ihe com¬ munity would go this yeur. The response was gratifying, ('um- palgn leuders praised the umounf of money rulsed ut this meet¬ ing, Aclunlly. the cumpuign will not begin officially unlil .May 14, the duy of the giunt city-wide rully ut the New .lewish Center. However, Tiwsday nighl's dinner |X)lnt(?d out that men who have borne the liurden of heuvy euntiibutions yenr ufter yeur reulize Ihe greut need this year und huve forged ahead in their conirihu- tlons. The 4% increase in these finst gifts showed Culumbus the trend uf the forthcoming campaign. Men doubled their contri¬ butions , , , others guve hivlf ug;iin a,-; much , , . still others raised their contributions 25 und 157,.. immediutely after ihc dinner, Rulph Luzuius. />resident of the CJF', und Richurd .1. Abel, 1950 cumpuign chuirmun. were inter¬ viewed. .Mr. l.uzarus jiruised Ihe I'lice Setti'is fur llieir generous eontriliutiuns, 'They huve shown the w.iy lu the entire Culum¬ bus community." he suiil. "the cumpuign is sure lu be an uut- standlng siicce.s.s." .Mr, Abel spoke uf ihe iii.iny people who hud met him on the sli'eet reienily miil luM liiin rhul they were guing In double und triple llieli- ilunuiiuns. 'I ,,ni pj-uud," .Mr, ,,\h,.| suid. "ihul Culuin- I lill.-. iKi,^ resjiuiuleil Willi ,siieli .-in open lieurl. The greulesi in- ii'i'euscs Ihis \eui- will eunie fi'uiii Hie working 111.111. und lilie siiuill liii.siness niuii. w liu know the s|ni«gle nf ,iiir hcolher .lews over- se.is. iiuilun.illy. und ut liunie. 'I'he I'uce Setters give mure mon<-y in ilullurs, H's true, bui the i'<'ul suerlflces euiiie from .Mr, .inrl .Mrs. ,\vei':ige Culumlms, whu feel the need und gu e lill ii. in.ike.ibem feel guuil. When peuple appruueh me lu suy Ihut llieir iiywriiiii- linn will lic> dulihle Ul- ii-i|i|e i|i;u nf lust yeur, I knuw the rum- niiMiil.v .-ph'il i,- gre.ilei- th.iii il li.is ever been. The leuders uf the I'^i) r,i»i;i.iif;ii ,ire .-iiic tli.it Mils yeur's need uf S7(i().(i(lil uill be niui e iliun inel '' All inspiring ,ip()e.il u.is given iiy Kubhi .Moriis l,.ell>ei:inun (if llulllmiire. .Md, Ills slinlng t\-or(N tnld i,f the |)llglit uf over a (Uiuilermllliun ,lews who uill enter Isr.iel this year', of llie 10(1,- IIIKI .lews whu huve e.,nie In Israel, und uf the tens uf lliuii.,unds in leiiipnrury Irunsii eiicumpinems who seek pei-in;iiieiii hnusliig ill Israel. "We dn nnl knuw" u lion Ihc need will ce.ise, lull we h.ive be¬ gun a job uf humun regeneru- tiun whicii is the greutest . the World has ever known. If we be¬ lieve in the human dignity of men; of hl,^ right to live us hu¬ mun and not animal; of his right Mrs. Abe Welnfield, Mrs. M. Fox, Mrs. Leonard Manekln, Mrs Robert Aronson, Mrs, Ben Yen kin, Mrs. Sidney Blalt and Mrs. Howard A. Bloom., The slate ot officers and boartl members to be voted on includes the following members: Mrs. Jack Resler, prea,; Mrs. Chest¬ er Shlnbach, first vice-presi¬ dent; Mrs. Samuel Gurevitz, 2nd vice-president; Mrs. Daniel Coh¬ en, corr. sec'y; Mrs. Milton Staub, financial sec'y; Mrs. Leon Friedman, auditor; Mrs. Robert Greene, treas.; Mesdames Harry Kohn, Fred Yenkln, Richard Abel Joseph Horchow, Nathan Koslin, Harry Cowan, William Wasserstrom, Herbert Levy, Ben Kahn, Nathan BeHln and S. Jos¬ eph Blatt, board members. Mrs Herman Lieverman will offer the opening prayer. Mem¬ bers are requested to bring sales tax as Well as cans of fish tor the Council's orphan proteges at Maubisson, France. RABBI KAPLAN NEW HBAD OF TORCH CLUB Rabbl Harry Kaplan, Director of the B'nai B'rllh Millel Founda¬ tion ut Ohio State University, has recently heen honored hy he¬ ing elected president of the Torch Club of Columbu.s. This orgunlzullon. a member of the International Association o f Torch Clubs Inc., is composed of outstanding professional and business men Interested in a dis¬ cu.ssion of .scholarly and contem¬ porary sulijects. The group meets monthly at a dinner in the Faculty Club, after which one of the members presents u puper before the group, A dlscu,s,slon and open forum then follows. Rabhl Kaplan will represent the Columbus group at the an¬ nual convenllon of the interna¬ tional Association, to be held In Lfjxington, Ky„ May 18-20. , We must give' Our ns .lew.'^ depend on lu freedom und some measure (tf ,securlty. we cannot stop now! We must, with every help at our commanil. permit him this chance to live! Our dollars do this work for us! Nol one dime goes to the Israeli government— not one cent for military defense B'NAI B'RITH STAG Dr. Roger D. Bosworth of the first Unrversallst Church, will discuss "A' Christian Looks at Israel" at the B'nai B'rith slag meeling, Tuesday, May 9, 8:15, at Broad St. Temple. Second nominations of officers for the coming year will be held. Refreshments and cards will fol¬ low.. ' .Mr. LUiUirus —only to the sick, the maimed, the poverty-stricken, tlie immi¬ grant who needs a ray of hope to survive! If we did nol wish to undertake the burden in the first place it would have been fietter to let these people, our brothers and sisters, rot and die In con. centration and displaced persons camps. We do not have lo ab¬ sorb- more than a handful of these petSple In America but In Israel iheir population has In¬ creased from 600,000 lo over 1,000,000, a direct result of this open door Immigration policy. It Is the only nation In the world today where people are welcom¬ ed with open arms, where a hav¬ en exists for those whose future was formerly bleak and dls- Uubbl I.eibennan's words u'ere echoed hy Arnold Forster, dir¬ ector of the Antl-Defuniuiion- Leugue of H'nui H'rith. who told of unti-Semltism in sports, in em¬ ployment, hotel accommodations und other fields. His new book, "A JVIeasure For Freedom," tells how your dollars work to com¬ bat bigotry wherever it exists. His words Tue.sday were reflec¬ tions from his own writings. "The magnificent gesture of the first gifts of our communily leaders is impressive." Mr. Ralph Lazarus, president of the UJF said, 'Every city in the U. S,, realizing the urgent need this year has forged ahead In their efforts to help Jews at home, nationally, and overseas, "The 4% Increase In the first gifts represents many considera- le Increases, ranging trom 25% to 100% from Columbus' leading donalors. With the tremendous growth of the Jewish communi¬ ty and the anticipated Increases In smaller gifts, the average In¬ crease percentage should go well over the 15% mark! We are de¬ pending on the high incretises to come from the average given this year! Many who gave small sunM last yeur have expres.sed u desire to double und triple those figures, und of this wc are cxceptionully proud, "We ure honored," he continu¬ ed, "to point out thut Columhus, too. is (ioing its shure. Now that Ihe Puce-Setters have shown the way. the tusk confronting us cun have liut one goal—Outstanding Success. CaluiiibuK t.oul: $760,000 Richard J, Abel. 1950 campaign chairman, revealed the quota for Columbus at the Pace-Setters dinner, "The United Jewish Fund offers aid to over 43 needy Jewish agencies. To maintain these agencies, to help them lo benefit the sick, the needy, and the future citizens of the world, we must fulfill the goal 'which the UJF has set" ¦The Pace-Setters have shown the way. The rest Is up to You. The community must give Its ut¬ most tp make the 1950 UJF cam¬ paign the greatest in the history, ¦of Columbus!
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1950-04-28|
|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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