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QfflOJEWIi^^RONICLE '£ll'i// Serving Columbua ancJ Ceniral Ohio Jewish Communliy~\\y\\^ .^^^39 Vol. 35, No. I %'^^// Serving Columbua ancJ (Ceniral Ohio Jewish Communlly COLUMBUS, OHIO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 1957 "V.'i'iXu'TA'Iff* Above Is a scone at Beth Jacob Synagogue, where Mr. and Mrs. Bcii Levine presented a new ^efcr torah to the Congregation. Otflolol dedi¬ cation oermonlcM are sehediiled Jan. 13 at tho synafcoinie. (See details below).'. Left to right: Dr. Charles Young, vice-president of the Congre¬ gation; Mrs. and Mr. Levine; Ilabbl Solomon Poupko, nplrltual leader of Beth Jacob, and I^uls I..evln, president of the synagogue- (Topy photo) BETH JACOB TORAH PRESENTED m JERRY MBLAIED Performs Tuesday For Sisterhood Agudas Achim Sisterhood WU) 'observ!iWigwli»/4^tiaiel,?itIonth' Tuesday, la ISO t».' liiV'JIijs. Nktbaih . Ncdelman, Program chairman, announces that Jerry P. Melmed, well-known (Columbus violinist, bas been secured for the meeting. 'I'Sj^. .Melmed has been In many I 'dnunailc as well as musical cir- dea^ He has been on the faculty staff of (Capital University, teach¬ ing violin and viola, since last May, and Is featured soloist with the Men's Glee (Club. That group leaves for a two-week tour start¬ ing Jan. 24. He was recently honored with the position of concert-master of the Capital University Orchestra. While sUll In high school. Mr. .;, Ktelmed was acclaimed by local ; and state contest judges as hav- (contlnned ou p«K« 2) Official Ceremonies Sclieduled Jan. 13 An outstanding event In the re ligious life of Columbus Jewry will take place Sunday, Jan. 11 at Beth Jacob Synagogue, with the presentation of a sacred toroh scroll. Mr. and Mrs, Ben Levine 900 Kelton Ave., having purchas ed a new scroll from the State of Isroei, will present the scroll to Beth Jacob Congregation amidst an Impressive ceremony and par ade, filled with the pageantry which is trodltlonal at such oc caslons. Rabbi Solomon Poupko of Beth Jacob explained that one of the most sacred aspirations any Jew could realize is that of having his sefer torah read in the syna¬ gogue. While one person may study the torah and thereby have a great "mltzvah," tho "mitzvah" is much greater when many peo¬ ple listen to the reading of torah at one given time. Since every Jew would llkd to present a torah to a synagogue, byt.>may ..not .poOTess thflAmrt(ri» :tol4)».^M'i|l;<.hM' bg^nftA^lW that^letlers of the'^timiii ir«*ii^ availa'ble to them during the cete mony, which is called a Slyi Ha'Torah. Tho Slyum HaTorah is accom¬ plished In the following manner. A number of letters at the end of the torah, as well as at the beglning, have been only outlined and left blank by the "Sofer," the Scribe, who has written the torah. These letters comprising every letter In the Hebrew alphabet, are then sold to those present Usual¬ ly the letter chosen Is the first letter of one's Hebrew name or the first letter in the name of the person whose memory la to be sanctified, or a living person in whose honor the letter is dedl- (cootlnnOd on psce 2> ROSE L LAZARUS SISTERHOOD'S FIFTH ANNUAL UNIONGRAM LUNCHEON TUESOAY A complete smorgasboard-type luncheon, with all the trimmings and decor, will bo the order of the Sth annual Unlongram luncheon Tuesday, 12:30 p. m. at Temple Israel by the Rose E. Lazarus Sister¬ hood. Mrs. Isadore Topper, luncheon chairman, and hcr assistant Chairman, Mrs. Jerome Brown, announced that the event will have all the variety and flavor that the smorg.osboard tea which opened the season for the Sisterhood. However, the affair will Include oil of the delicacies of a com- ;plcto luncheejn. Tho entire .spread will be-prepared by a large crew ;. of Sisterhood members. Though Uniongrams and the sending of them Is quite an old custom In the reform Temples, Rose E. Lazarus F.lsterhood was not seen at the head of the nat- [ ional list until Mrs. Myer Haus- , man beeame chairman and the gale of the Uniongrams by the ,• Sisterhood moved from some 20- odd Into the thousands. Mrs. Rudolph Stern Jr., Union- gram chairman, has Instituted the Unlongram service which has became quite popular In the com- ,.; munlty with the birthday and anniversary servico. The program for the Union- digram luncheon will feature a I \ playlet directed and adapted by 1/the. Program chairman, Mrs. David Roth. Four talented Sls- ll 'terhood members will participate. I' Proceeds from the sole of the Uniongrams go to the Hebrew Union College and the "YES" . fund for the youth, and since three of the young people from tl the IfBTL were able to attend .—._^ I the lummer camp which is sup-1 opening prayer ported from those funds, it was thought most fitting by the president, Mrs, Fenburr, and the Program chairman, Mrs. Roth that they, Larry Haaa, Dick Shenk and Syrll Selgel, relate some of their' most^ thrilling and stimulating experiences at the YFTL. camp last summer. Mrs. Myron Cohen, chairman of transportation, reminds all Sister¬ hood members who are without transportation to contact her at BE. 1-8576. and she will see that a member of her committee makes the pick-up. Mrs. Bert Rosenthal, BE. 1- 5878, and her vice-chairman, Mrs. Ed Baier, BE. 5-4527. who are in charge of the Phon« committee, remind any members who were inadvertently overlooked on the contacts that they can still make their reservations by contacting either of them. Mrs. Penburr will preside over the business meeting and Mrs. Rudy Stern Jr., will give the CANTOR KATZ Highlights Voliner Banquet Tomorrow Volinei' Sojcicty*B annual Instal- latloit.banquetJ9 Sunday, QJ». i^a, ^) Annm^^AJ^ Bytiagoffue,' Ki^q a cidiorfir rtrd^rant "-ik' siHeduIea. One of the evening's highlights will b'e the appearance of the golden-v'olced lyric tenor who has entfertaltied Columbus audiences before—Oantor Sholom Katz of the Beth Sholom Congregation of Washington, D. C, Rabbis Elliott Finkel, Solomon Poupko. Nathan Zelizer and S. W. Rubenstein will be guest speakers and preside over the Installation of officers and me¬ morial services. All members and potential members of Voliner, and their families, are urged to attend. Critics everywhere have ac¬ claimed Cantor Sholom Katz. Said the New York Times, af¬ ter he gave a concert at Car¬ negie Hall: "... a master at a master's art. His tremendous range, purity of tone and amaz¬ ing flexibility made his perform¬ ance an exciting musical event." In the Washington Times- Herald: "Cantor Katz commands a facility In florid ornamentation that any coloratura soprano might envy ... a gifted actor with a flair for restrained come¬ dy .. . when he grows too old to alng, I hope he Is drafted by the Metropolitan Opera Company to coach Its tenors . . . his is a per¬ fect vocal habit, backed by a breath control only to be de¬ scribed as phenomenal.'" From the Montreal Canadian Eagle: "His voice is a wonderful instrument . . . tones emanating from hia throat with such case electrify the atmosphere ..." From the New York Herald Tribune: "Hia range Is remarlt- ablc, his control perfect, his dra¬ matic flexibility phenomenal . . . his voice Itself Is an Instrument of singular natural beauty." Cantor Katz has won many a- wards, Including "L* Prix Du DIsque" in Paris, for his master¬ piece, "El Mole Rachamim." the prayer for 6,000,000 dead, record¬ ed originally In Prague. It waa the first time a cantorlal record won such an award. JOINT MEETING OF THREE GROUPS IS JAN. 15 Dr. Harold H. Elbling. super¬ intendent of schools In Columbus, will be guest speaker at the 13th annual joint meeting of B'nal B'rith Women, Council of Jewish Women and Senior Hadassah, j Tuesday afternoon, Jan. IB, at the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Dr. Eibling, listed In Leaders In Eklueation and In Who's Who In Education, Is a newcomer to the Columbus school system, hav¬ ing been appointed to his present position In August, 19B6. He received his Bachelor of 1 Science degree In Education at I Ohio Northern University, his 1 Masters and Doctorate from Ohio j I State University. Mt. Union Col- I lege conferred the Honorary De- 1 I gree of Doctor of Science In Edu¬ cation upon Dr. Elbllngi : He began his teaching career In Flndloy In 1926. Since then he i has served as superintendent In the public schools of Maumee, j Elyrla, Akron and C:anton. He is j active In various Professional Education Organizations as well as civic groups. Mra. Harold Edelstein, jresl-1 dent of Hadassah, will give the | opening prayer: Mrs. Allan Mey- I er, president of Councii, will pre- I side; and Mrs. David Handler, president of Zion Chapter, B'nal B'rith, will introduce Dr. Elbling, who will address the members at the combined organizational meeting on the topic "Today's Challenge." During the coffee hour, prior to the meeting scheduled for 12:30, active members of the var¬ ious organizations will lca(l small discussion groups. In various .cjr- B. 'W. Abramson^ Mrs.' Maxwell Papurt, Mrs. Albert Blank, Mrs. Martin Godofsky, Mrs. Harry Schwartz and Mrs. Melvln Harris will participate in the new ac¬ tivity, to better acquaint the women In current events. Hostesses include Mrs. Meyer Hoffman, Mrs. Joseph Schecter, Mrs. Ben Kahn. Mrs. Bernard Feltlinger, Mrs. Jerome Fisher and Mra Sanford Timen. Members of Candlelight Chap¬ ter, a new organization in the B'nai B'rith family, wlli be guests at the meeting. PROF. IXJVENSTEIN Joins Institute Staff at Center MEETING OF TWIG 21 NEXT WEDNESDAY Mrs. Charles Lazarus will be hostess to the members of Twig 21 at her home, 236 N. 0>lumbla Ave., Wednesday, 1:30 p. m. As¬ sisting Mrs. Lazarus vill be Mrs. Leo Marks and Mrs. Morton Qumble. Members are urged to bring tax stamps. GEN. BOTHSOHIII) Spealis Tuesday at Joint Meeting The new Veterans Memorial building will be the locale Tues¬ day evening for a joint stag sponsored by^^'nal B'rith Zion and Buckeye ^dgea and Capltol Post 122. Jewish War Veterans. Featured apeaker will be Briga¬ dier General Jacquard H, Roths¬ child, top-ranking Jewlah officer now on active duty in the armed forces of the United States. Brig. Gon. Rothschild Is Com¬ manding General. Chemical Corps Research and Development Com¬ mand In Washington, D. C. Tuesday's meeting will be in the small auditorium.on the main floor of the building. It starts at 8:30 p. m. and Is open to mem¬ bers of the sponsoring groups and their guests. Refreshmenta will follow the program. Max Ziskind, Institute commit¬ tee chairman, announces the ap¬ pointment of Prof. Meno Ix>ven- stein to the Institute of Jewish Studios staff at the Center. Prof. LovcnsteIn will conduct ft course on "Economics in Every Day Life." The course will deal with economy In the life of the, every day person and will begin j ij^fP|* ^ wedneaday, 9:30 p. m. Prof. LovcnsteIn has been a member of the Ohio State Univer¬ sity economics department facul¬ ty since 1946. A native of Dur¬ ham, N. C. he graduated from i tho University of Richmond in | 1930; received the degree of mas- I ter of arts from Columbia In 1931,1 and that of doctor of philosophy In 1938 from John Hopkins Uni¬ versity. Dr. Lovensteln was . assistant professor and head of tibe.^^p^- Atent 'Of "^con^nl^rtii^lwKford^^ Obliege;. Roclsfoirdl^l/lUV ioi fbiif yearii. He entered ttie army. In 1942, with th'e rank of captain, and was assigned to the Indus¬ trial College of the Armed Forces at the (Pentagon, Washington, D. C. In 1945-46 he was deputy di¬ rector of the college's department of instruction. He Joined the Ohio State staff as an assistant professor, and In 1947 was advanced to the rank of associate professor. Dr. LovcnsteIn is a mernber of the American Economics Associ¬ ation and is the author of sev¬ eral articles In the field of eco¬ nomics. Dr. Sigurd Burckhart, of Ohio State Unlverslt/s German de¬ partment, will deliver a series of lectures on the "World of Franz Kafka." Kafka's two major nov¬ els. "The Trial" and "The Castle/ together with selected ; shorter works, will be the basis of Prof, Burckhart's discussions. P^f. Harvey Goldberg, acting director of the Institute, will con tinue his course, "The Jews in Contemporary HIatory," and will concern Itaeif with "Reintegration —the Development of Zionism and the State of Israel." Rabbi Samuel Rubenstein will conduct a course on the bible, a textual analysis of "The Book of Exodus." The curriculum will be round¬ ed out with a continuation of the Hebrew for Beginners and Sec¬ ond-Year Hebrew courses begun In the fall. A new Beginners He¬ brew course will be offered If a minimum of ten persons register. Fee for the ten-week term be¬ ginning Jan. Q ts (5 per person. Students are requested to. com¬ plete their registrations before Jan. 8 to avoid interference with the opening session. For further information, call the Center. NAVAL THEME FOR CAPITOL POST AUXIUARY Capitol Ladies Auxiliary 122, Jewlah War Vfeterans. meet at the Jewish Onter Wednesday, 8:15 p. m., for paid-up member¬ ship party. A late supper has been arrang¬ ed, under tho capable chairman¬ ship of Mrs. Harry Cowan and her committee. Program chairman, Mrs. Bert Goldmaler. assisted by Mrs. Sey¬ mour Spatt and Mrs. Israel Ber¬ liner, have written a skit titled "Maj Game Launches the Mem¬ ber-ship," with songs improvised by Mrs. Alfred Rosen. The following are participating as "shlp-maties": Mesdames Max Trager, Irv Lichtensteln, Ber¬ nard Kaplan, Al Siegel, Marty Kaufher, Bernard. Kreiselman, Joe Cohen, Dave Rosenbaum. Sara Fisher, Alfred Rosen, Fred Adler, Miriam Kurtz, Seymour Spatt. Department president, Mrs. Re¬ becca Auerbach, will Install paid- up new members listed: Mrs. i Robert Bender, Mrs. Alvln Block, ! Mrs. Jerome Bloomfield, Mrs. Cohen, Mrs. Elmer ! Fisher, Mrs. Robert Freedman, Mrs. Samuel F*rledman, Mrs. Ben Goodman, Mrs. Barney Gordon, Mrs. Paul Kaplan, Mrs. Bernard Kreiselman, Miss Lena Offen- gender, Mias Hattle Offengender, Mrs. Harold Oppenhelmer, Mrs. Monroe Palestrant, Miss Dorothy Pier, Mrs. Abe Salnuelson, Mrs. Herman Weisberg, Mrs. Ernest Simon. ill P ^ 1 ¦ If J HARRY JARKEY _^zi To Entertain at Birthday Ball BETH JACOB SISTERHOOD MEETING WEDNESDAY Harry Jarkey, popuior night club comedian, will be the feat¬ ure entertainer at the T. I. Sis¬ terhood birthday project ball Sunday. Feb. 3, announced Mrs. (Carles Talis, chairman. "Mr. Jarkey has proven very popular with the (Columbus peo¬ ple and we know that he'll put on an outstanding show for all who attend," reported Mrs. Tails. Jarkey Is famous for his hat impersonations routine and ' his song and dance and comedy pat¬ ter. In addition, Henry CMncione and his orchestra'will provide the dance music for the evening. Grand prize being awarded that evening will be a free trip to Orosslnger's, for some lucky cou¬ ple. The prize consists of a week's vacation at fabulous Grosslnger's resort, for two. Transportation wUl be provided by TWA Airlines. In addition, (100 In cash will be Next regular meeting of the Beth Jacob Sisterhood will be . . . held at the synagogue wednes-' K'^"".'" ""c winners for spending day, 1 p Dessert luncheon will be served. ABE OERTNER ELECTED BY TAU EPSILON RHO Abe Gertner, 148 N. Cassady Rd., has been elected supreme manager of Tau Epsilon Rho, legal fraternity which has a membership including attorneys throughout tbe U. S. and Canada. money. Ck>st of donations are (1 per ticket, or a hook of U tickets, for $10. A book of tickets entitles the purchaser to attend the birth¬ day ball and be eligible for the grand prize. Tickets may be ob¬ tained from all members of T. I. Sisterhood. The affair will be held at Tem¬ ple Israel soclai hall. Free set-ups will be served.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1957-01-04|
|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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