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S[\\yy Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jet ICLE Vol. 36, No. 23 COLUMBUS, OHIO, FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 1958 39 Davoted t« American «nd Jewish (dealt New Synagogue is Planned by Ahavas Sholom Bexley will soon have a new Orthodox synagogue on Broad St. At a congregational meeting of Ahavas Sholom Synagogue, hold May 28, the membership voted to purchase property located at the northwest corner ot Broad St. and Ardmore Rd. In the near future, a full program of syna¬ gogue activities wlil begin in the new Bexley home of Ahavas Sho¬ lom. More than half of tho Ahavas Sholom mcmber.>(hlp resides in the Boxicy-Eastmoor area. Tho new building Is being pur¬ chased in order to serve the needs of that segment of tho Congregation's membership. Services, which will be held daily as woil as on Sabbaths and festivals, will follow the "nusach s'fard," which has been an estab¬ lished pattern of Ahavfts Sliolom throughout its history. The synagogue wiii conform in its entire practice to tho exact requirements of Orthodox Juda¬ ism. Its architecture and Its or¬ der ot servico wlil remain faith¬ ful to historic Jewish teaching and to tho tradition of Ahavas Sholom Congregation. In agreeing to purchase the property, tho Ahavas Sholom membership also passed a reso¬ lution guaranteeing that the pres¬ ent synagogue building on Ohio Ave. will be kept open for a period of five years. Or as long as there is a "minyan" of regular wor¬ shippers. Th^ old synagogue will continue to serve the needs of those members who livo in that area of the city. Tho planning committnc which located the Bexloy property and negotiated lis purchase was head¬ ed by Michael Cohen, who is also vico-prosldcnt of tho Congrega¬ tion. A campaign for funds Is now being planned under tho loader- ship ot Mr. Cohen and Morris Lopper, co-chairmen. With the as¬ sistance of their committee and tho generosity of the members and" friends of Ahavas Sho¬ lom, Mr. Cohen and Mr. Lopper look forward to a brief and suc¬ cessful fund-raising.effort for tbe New House of Worship. ¦ Rabbi Elliot Finkel is the spiritual loader of the Congrega¬ tion. Current officers arc; Sol Rising, president; Mitchel Cohen, vice-president; Hjmian Lehrer, financial secretary; Bernard Coh¬ en, corresponding secretary; Wil¬ liam Givets, treasuver; Morris Jonas, chairman of the Board; Edward Nusgart, Gabai Rishon. Bonds for Israel Organization Makes Plans for James Roosevelt Visit Here James Roosevelt, Congressman from California and eldest son of tho late President, wiii be guest of honor and speaker at a dinner in Coiumbus June 24, when the Bonds for Israel organization 0l3serves Israel's 10th anniversary in a community- wi3e-function at the Deshler-Hiiton Hctel, Last week, members of the planning committee met at the home of Dr. Ivan Gilbert, president of Bonds for Israel, to forward plans for the appear¬ ance here of the distinguished national political leader. Congressman Roosevelt is known on Capitol Hill 03 ono of Israel's most ardent friends and an eloquent spokesman for a strpped-up program of economic aid and assistance to tho young State. He has ropeatodiy urged our government to take the initiative in urging the Arab states to sit down with ropresontative."! from Israel to work out a perman¬ ent peace structure for tljo area. Those present when the picture above was taken are (seated), Bernard Gold, Mrs. Joseph L. Schwartz, Jack Shor, Ben Kahn, Wiliiam Good¬ man, Howard Schoenbaum, Jacob Gilbert, Louis M. Levin, Abe Woiman, Dr. Ivan Gilbert. Standing aro Leonard Brooks, Sam Schlonsky, Dr. D. W. Ab¬ ramson, Stanley Schwartz Jr, Not present when picture was taken: Joe Els¬ enberg, Bon Lurie, Robert Mellman, Dr. Paul Meyer, Mrs. Jule Mark, Harold Schottenstcin, Wil¬ liam Schiff, AarQr\ Zacks. Agudas Achim Confirmations Confirmation services will be hold tomorrow, 10:30 a. m., at Agudas Achim Synagogue. The 1958 Confirmation Clas.s will pro- sent a Cantata entitled, "What is Torah?" Rabbi Samuel W. Rubenstein and Cantor P. H. Gellman will lead the services. Bernard S. Mi'kofsky is Confirmation Class teacher. Immediately following the exer¬ cises, a reception lionoring the Confirmands will be held in the social hall oi tho synagogue. Participating in tho cantuta will be: Deanne Jean Brener, Diva Cohen, Ronald IDolingcr, Marsha Feuer, Beverly Finke, BeVcrly Sue Greene, Norman Grossman, Barry Knyne, Mark Levine, Phil¬ lip L<.'vine, Sandra Ann Minkin, Sharon Ann Reich. "Ivan Romanoff, Sharon SLie Rosenbaum. Barbara Ann Schec¬ ter, Stephen Shell, Marlene Solo¬ mon, Barbara Tennebaum, Bruce Tennebaum, Carole Thall, Martin Tobln,. Ceryl Wois.'i, Rita Zeff, Ellen Zialtind, • * Bruce Merriji Tennebaum will read a. prayer, in observance ot the tenth anniversary of Isra<'l, Barry Steven Kayne will present a Declaration of Faith and Vow. Ellen Gila Zisklnd will read the opening prayer, Beverly S u e Greene will make Ihc floral of¬ fering, Samuel Luper will distrib¬ ute diplomas to the Confirmands, Mrs. Martin Godofsky will' pre¬ sent bibles, and Martin Lynn To¬ bln will read the closing prayer. EMIL COHEN TO BE BETH JACOB GUEST Bmll Cohen, outstanding Jewish humorist, will bo the guest onter- 'tainor for tho "Burning of the Mortgage" banquet at Beth Jacob Synagogue Sunday, Juno 22. Mr. Cohen is a native-born American whose cultural environ¬ ment is rich in Jewish music. His father was a well known cantor. He is a proud product ot two cultures, American and Yiddish. His blond of the two in his per¬ formance is outstanding. Mr. Cohen is not now to Co- lurAbus Jewry. For the past num¬ ber of years he has appeared at major Israel Bond and United Jewish Fund functions. Louis Levin, president of Beth Jacob, in a recent letter to tho congregants, explained "that the mortgage drive is coming to a close and, thank G-d, wc have met the campaign with great suc¬ cess. Members and friends of the synagogue will be invited to the banquet on June 22 by personal invitation." Milton Leoman, chairman of Building Fund, announced that official invitations will be sent to all who contributed $25 or higher per couple. Deadline for members wanting to attend has been ex¬ tended until June 18, Mr. Leeman explained that members wanting Lo attend are requested to redeem their pledges and commitments inimediateiy. Rabbi David Stavsky, spiritual leader of the Congregation, will be the main speaker for the oe- easion, and will conduct the "Burning ot the Mortgage" cere¬ mony. A highlighting feature of the program will be the outstanding ileeoralions on the theme of "Tho Synagogue Around the Year," presented by Leonard Schwartz and Harold Hillson. IIAViS YOU PAID yiiur Chronicle sul)H(;ri[ttii>n? Rate is $3.60 per your, ln<-iii(iin£ tile aiinuitl.. New.. Year's book. TIFERETH ISRAEL '58 CONFIRMATION CLASS TREASURES FROM THE ORIENT AT HEBREW UNIVERSITY. Dr. Abba Hillel Silver, American Jewish communal leader, shown examining manuscripts from Oriental Jewish communities in the library of the Ben-Zvi Institute oF the Hebrew University. His guide it M. Benayabu, Director of the Institute. SUMMER SESSION FOR NURSERY Registrations are being taken for children (ages 2-6) in the Tifereth Israel Nursery School for the entire month of July. It offers tho pre-school child an opportunity for a proper start in his character formation. Through group experience ho will be intro¬ duced to the fundamentals of the democratic way of living togeth¬ er: self-reliance, co-operation, re¬ sponsibility. In a playful way, the child is helped in unfolding his capaci¬ ties. Ample opportunity is pro¬ vided for training his dexterity, sharpening of his_ senses, and freely followiilg his imagination. Large outdoor space and ade¬ quate equipment invite the child to exereisc his enqrgies. Mrs. Bertha Kraus, director of the Nursery,' is assisted by well qualified teachers. Juice and crackers are served each morn¬ ing and a well-balanced lunch is served on Fridays. The program includes special trips and pic¬ nics. Enrollment is limited. For further information, call the temple office, CL. 8-9535, or Mrs. .Kraus, CL. 8-8685. Above are members of Temple] Tifereth Israel's 1958 Confirma¬ tion Class. Exercises were held last Sunday at the temple. First row (seated): Sandra Lee Katz, Binita Schilling, Marian Cohen, Alice Ruth Shenker, Judy Dasha Steiner, Jorllyn Rae Laz- ear, Reda Sue Hackel, Cheryl Lee Marguiis, Carol Sue Monroe, Cor- rinne Isabel. Zacks, Sharon Ann Lleberman, Deborah Faye Zelizer, Dona Marie Sowalsky, Roberta Mae Robin and Cheri Ann lee¬ man. Second row (standing): Mra. Wil¬ liam Kauffman, Confirmation tea¬ cher; Joy Lezlle Comeras, Robyn Sloboda, Diane Lynn H a n d- ler, Lynnc Joy Grundsteln, Bary A, Leeman, Franklin K. Elfer¬ man, Harvey Phiilip Weiner, 'Vin¬ cent James Mercurlo, Rabbi Na¬ than Zelizer, Charies B Marguiis, president of Temple Tifereth Is¬ rael; Ira Lioslie Levitt, Edward Fred Elsenberg, Ronald Charles Levin, Jeffrey Marc Portman, Michael Jon Friedman, Steven Herbert Lipson, M r s. Martin Shenker, director of activities for the temple. ATIILKTIC l«l .\D The Jewish Center has received contributions to the Simon Laz¬ arus Athletic Fund from Mrs. Simon Lazarus, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lazarus and A. B. Wein¬ feld, in memory ot Mrs. Leo Yas¬ senoff. CAPLAN IN MOSCOW FOR CONVENTION Dr. B. B. Caplan, 92 S. Cassing¬ ham Rd., is in Russia for the 12th International Congress of Athletic Medicine, being held ih Moscow. The program is essentially a conference of doctors who were former athletes, meeting for the specific purpose of trying to find ways and means to prevent and treat serious injuries occurring to those individuals participating in sports, Dr, Caplan was active in foot¬ ball, basltotball, baseball and track, and in 1929 won the best all-around athlete award in De¬ troit. He was also a member of tho basketball, rugby and rowing .squads while at the University of Toronto. At present, ho is considered by miiny as one of the nation's top handball players, in the "iieavy- vveight" division. EARLY COPY ASKED Deadline for Chronicle copy is Tuesday noon, but organizations should strive to get their news matter to our editorial offices sooner, if possible. Such co-opera¬ tion for next week's edition, es¬ pecially, will be appreciated, KEEI) I'UINTINO? Call Tbe Chronicle, CA, 4-205-1, or stop In — 33 £, Livlngstoa Ave. — for free estijnates on all types of printinff Jolts. Service is quick and clean; cost is most reasonable. SWIMMING IMPORTANT ACTIVITY AT CAMP The swimming program at Camp Cojacee will orce again be under the direction of Peggy Pierce and her staff. She has been teaching swimming at tho Center for the past six years. Day Campers will have an opportunity to take swimming in¬ struction every morning. They will bo placed in groups of equal skills and be permitted to progress at their own poce. Counselors will assist with instruction, to allow maximum Individual attention. There will also be free swim periods, in which campers will have ample opportunity to practice what they have learned. Camp Cojacee wiii begin June 30 and run through Aug. 22. Campers must be members of the Center and entering- the second grade in September to enroll in the all-day program of Cojacee. Cost for the eight weeks of camp is $88, plus a $20 transportation fee, which is optional. To register, or for additional information, call Les Harris at the Center.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1958-06-06|
|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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