Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1955-02-25, page 01
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>/ 2!\V^ Serving Coltunbus and 'Central Ohio Jewish Community \\// \\^ Vol. 33, No. 8 COLUMBUS, OHIO, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1955 DsvoUd to Amsrtpsn •hd Jswiih Idsali DB. BECKM1V Host for Israel Bond Meeting Dr. and Mrs. Theodore N. Beck¬ man, ?168 N. Parkway -pr., are parlor meeting hosts Monday eve¬ ning for S. Robert AbrahamI, lead, lag young Israeli business execu¬ tive who is on a brief speaking visit to the United States on behalf of Israel Development Bonds. Managing Director of Yuvol Gad Pipe Manfacturlng Co., makers of powerful irrigation pipe being used in Israel to carry water from thc northern water sources to the Negev, Mr. AbrahamI organized his company from scratch less than four years ago. Today it em' pioya 800 workera and is the world's largest plant for tbe manu¬ facture of prestressed concrete pipes, turning out pipe up to 108 inchea In diameter. Dr. Beckman, who has taken a leading part in the Columbus Is¬ rael Bond campaign, is nationally known as an educator, author and . consultanL A' member of the De¬ partment of Buaineas Organization of Ohio State University, Dr. Beckman is a pioneer and leading ¦ authority in the field of whole¬ saling, writing his first book on the subject In 1926. A social hour will conclude the evening program and Mrs. Beck¬ man will be assisted by Mrs. Jos¬ eph Skilken In this sphere of the program. A native of London, Mr. Abra¬ hamI was active in the British Zionist movement prior to the second World War. In 1948, when ho established his residency in Is-' rael, and after long and dlatln|[- ulshed service with the British Army in Dunkii;k, Western Desert and Burma, he seryed aa Com¬ manding Officer of a military hos- ieoDtlaned on p'sse S> B'NAI B'RITH TO HOLD JOINT AFFAIR B'nai B'rith men and women of¬ ficially welcome Spring Saturday night, Mar. 19, when Zion Lodge and Chapter sponsor thoir annual aaics tox supper party. All mem¬ bers of the community, whether or not affiliated with B'nai B'rith, arc invited. Cost of the affair is not reckoned in hard cash, but in little green stamps sales tax receipts amount¬ ing to $100 in stamps por person— for admission, or the cash equiva- lant $3. Tho combined committee of thc Lodge and Chapter announces that dancing will start at 8:30 p. m., to Ray Clncione's orchestra, contin¬ uing until midnight. Suppor will be served during the evening, and many surprises and prizes are being readied, Including special favors for those who bring in large amounts of tax stamps. Proceeds, of the affair will bo di¬ vided between the Lodge and Chapter, with the men's orgonlza^ tion using its share for its SERV- ICE FUND, by which is met the quota or package plan which helps aupport B'nol B'rith aervlces in District 2 and throughout the na¬ tion, including Hillel Foundations, Henry Monsky Memorial Founda¬ tion Camp, Camp B'nol B'rith ond Adult Institutes of Study, the pro¬ gram at BeIIft£alre; National Jew¬ iah Hospital, Leo N. Levi Hospital, and others. As has been the "caae for several years paat, the women's shore will be used toward the Children's Home in Israel project of B'nai B'rith Women. The home is now completed ond is in the process of being furnished. Soon o happy group of children will move into the new quarters, for theii* physi¬ cal well-being, even oa their mental needa ore being cored for by the doctors ond stoff of this unique institution. It la thc only ploce In all of Israel where mentally mat- adjufltcd and emotionally disturbed children ore cared for on on en- tl rely free basis, and has earned for itself a wonderful reputation aa one of the outatanding mental heolth facilities In the entire. Mid¬ dle East. Above Is the Planning Committee, representing 40 organizations co-operating in a single venture - - the Purlm-Carnival Ball - - which will be held at the Jewiah.Center Sunday. Mar. 6, 9 p. m. to 12. In the back row are Sol Zell, general chOirman; Meyer Mellman, Mrs. Bernard- Feltllnger, program chair¬ man; Howard Bloom, Dr. Jack Brahms, refresh¬ ments chairman, and Saul Kaufman. Front row: Mrs. Horry Lakin, Mrs. Gary Kerstein, Mrs. Reuben Greenberg, Miss Gina Gemlnder, deeorationa choir- .man; Miss Helen Nutis, publicity chairman, and Mra. Ben Kahn. IVREEYOH TO CELEBRATE PURIM WEDNESDAY Ivreeyoh Society invites mem¬ bers to "stroll down Homcntash Lono^' and win a home-made coke Wedneaday afternoon, when the organization gathers for a dessert luncheon and cake-walk, in celebra¬ tion of Purlm. 40 Organizations Co-operate in Purim Costume Ball Mar. 6 Tho Purlm-Tercentenory Ball at the Center Sunday, Mor. 6, prom¬ ises to be one of thc outstanding aocial events of the Jewish com¬ munity's 1954-55 calendar. It comes on the eve of Purlm- o joyous fea¬ tlvol- and at the conclusion ot the Tercentenary celebrotlon—a year of concentrotlon on the SOOth anni¬ versary of the first settlement of Jevvs In the United States. Highlight of the dance wiil be a costume parade, and costumes will be judged by Nita Hutch of WTVN and Fern Sharp of WBNS, OS the couples ond Individuals por- ticipate in the Grond March; Hon- orory judge will be Mrs. Frank J. Lausche. ^rat Lady of Ohio. Bob Marvin'a orcheatra will pro¬ vide music for dancing, members of the Young Folks Temple ^ogue will be in charge of the check room, refreshments will be ser ed ond the admission price for the colorful evening la $1.25 per person for Center members, $1.60 for non- members. Nlta Hutch hos Iniltited members of the Jewish community to be In the Sky Room at the Deahler-Hil- ton Hotel next Thursday, 1 p. m„ for her regulor matinee broodcost Those who wiah to porticipotc in the program should contact Mrs. Bernard Feitlinger, DO- 5m6. KAFFEE KLATCH SUNDAY The Porertt-Teachers Council of Bryden Rd. Temple is sponsoring the second Kaffee Klatch this Sun¬ day, 10-12 a. m., at the Temple. Rabbi J. D. Folkmanr^wllI lead the discussion. BETH JACOB SUNDAY SCHOOL HAS PURIM CARNIVAL The story of PuHm will be por- troyed by the Beth Jacob Sundoy School Sunday, Mar. 13, and the entire community Is invited. The BJ Sunday School has been quite active this year with its cop- able teachers, headed by Alvin Shamus, chairman; Mra. Betty Shamus, Irvin Pass and Mra. Cyril Cohen. The Sunday School children hove been working very hard preparing for their Purim ploy. • DR. ABRAMSON TO SPEAl AT HILLEL'S FINAL SUNDAY FORUM Folk tales of old Russlon-Jewish life will be featured In a discusaion of "The World of Sholom Aleich¬ em," led by Dr. B. W. Abramson, this Sunday, 8 p. m„ ot the B'naf B'rith Hilliil Foundation. Dr. Abramson. a Columbus physician and scholar in the fleld of Jewish studies, will comment on the famous toles by the equally famous writer, Sholom Aleichem. The lecture will be the last dis¬ cussion of the winter quarter Sun¬ day evening forums. The final forum will feature a movie, "Bor¬ der Street;" a story of the Warsaw Ghetto revolt. There is no charge for the for¬ ums and the community is invited. BEE-JAYS MEET THURSDAY Monthly meeting of Beth Jacob Brotherbood will be held In the social hall of the synagogue Thurs¬ doy, 8:30 p. m. A social hour and refreshments will follow thia spec¬ ial buslneas meeting. HILLEL STUDENTS ON U^OSU BROADCASTS Robbi Harry Kaplan, director of H'nai B'rith Hlllel Foundation at Ohio State, will be featured with students of the Foundation« on WOSU radio programs next week. On Monday, Tuesday and Wed¬ nesday, "M o r n I n g Medltotlons" win present Rabbi Kaplan, jack Friedgut and Moo Gold wtll be tfeotured on Thursday's program, and the Hillel Players will con¬ clude the week'a broadcasts Fri¬ day. Lackritz Named Chairman of UJF Generai Soiicitation Division Chairmanship of the General Solicitation Division for the 19GS United Jewish Fund» campaign, 6ila week, was entruatcd to one of Co¬ lumbus' dynamic civic w^orkers. He la IrviD&r Lackrltz.^ Herbert Levy, 1055 campaign chairman. In making tho an- nouncenient, stated: '*Irv Lackrltz served oa one of the co-cl\airmen In the Genorol Solicitation Division laat year. We are delighted that ho has agreed to head tho Division this year. We know that under his leaderahip hundreds of workers will succeed in mobilizing the generosity of the Columbus Jowiah people to make this Division tho success It hon al> waya been. General Solicitation calls on hundreds of prospects at their homes and solicits their con- trlbutlona.' "Mr. Lackritz haa many Ideas on bow this Division con carry on Its work moat effectively and Is pro¬ ceeding to recruit hla top person¬ nel. I know that announcements chairmen who will a^alat him In this greot endeavor." In addition to serving aa o co- chairman of the General Solicita¬ tion Division laat yoor, Lackritz haa also aerved as a Major in the General Solicitation Division In paat yeora, haa been a Mojor in the Special Gifts Division, a member of the campaign cabinet and has worked his way up from the ranks as a volunteer solicitor in many campaigns. He la a member df the Adult Actlvltiea Committee of tho Jew¬ ish Center, has been a member of tho. JCC-AUL Community Rela¬ tions Committee, a member of B'nol B'rith, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Tomple Israel Brotherhood. He ia also on the Boord of Dl recto ra of the Winding Hollow Country Club. Mr. Lackritz has, also, aerved as a worker in the National Firms Dl- IRVINO LACKRITZ vision ot the Columbua United Ap¬ peals, has been a member of the FrankUn County Chapter of the Multiple Scleroaia Foundation, will be made very a,oon ot the co- member of the Cincinnati Club and is currently-preaident of the House- Wares Club of Columbus. In accepting the appointment, Lackritz ^ated: "To be chairman of the General Solicitation Division --that section of the campaign which recruits the greatest number of volunteers—la ah honor and a rcaponslblUty. I accept it with the hope that I will have the cooperation of all the people neceasary to achieve auc¬ cesa in our Division. I know that the work is auch as to require all that one can give. "The United Jewish Pund in¬ cludes 42 agencies which present a challenge to ua to meet today's realities today. There is no doubt but thia la a challenge of extreme urgency, for th^ welfare and even thc very lives of many of our peo¬ ple here ot home, ocroas the no¬ tion, and overaeaa are ot atake. Co¬ lumbua Is known for Its civic and charitable consciousness. With public understanding of the expand¬ ing needs of our local welfare? groups ond of our natlonol and overaeaa ageneiea, I look to the aucccas of the campaign to provide funds for them. It Is my hope that everyone will feel that the coll this year is so urgent that everyone must rally to it. "I am sure that when the people understand the world of good that is done by the contributions to our agencies, they will give the United Jewish Fund the aupport It merits. When the story of the needs for this year Is fully told I hope the people in Columbus will react quickly and decisively with gifts of such size and such numbers that we can be sure the 1956 Drive will eclipse those of recent years."
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1955-02-25|
|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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