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COLUMBUS EDITION 5 Serving Columbus, Dayton and Central Ohio Jewish Communit i TV COLUivlBUS EDITIOt^ Vol. 37. No. 5 FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 1959 O«voted to American and Jewish Ideali Ben Gurion Hopes To Iitiitate Three Facets Of American Life Israeli Prime Minister David Beri-Ourion wants hia country to imitate three Important facCta of American life. State Auditor James A. Rhodes said today. The Auditor aaid theae are: • Technical know-how; • Thc two-party aystem; and • Free high achool education. Mr. Rhodea' aaaertlon followed a visit with the white-haired po¬ litical leader of larael during a trip abroad which took him to Tcl Aviv. He aald MT. Ben-Gurlon asked him to convey hla greetings to Ohioans. MR. RHODES also said that Israel is grateful for ecotl^mlc assistance received from the United States and for the Bonds For Israel aid. He aaid both gov¬ ernment and Bonds For Israel funds are being prudently Invest¬ ed towarda "making larael'a economy atrong aa it progresaea toward pconoralc independence." Mr. Rhodes continued: "DESEBTS AND SWAMPS are being reclalraed lo bloaaom forth aa fruitful farms and gardena. Expanding Indiiatry showa the zeal with which a revitalized people are lifting themselves up into a proud and dignified nation befitting ancient and honorable lineage. . "Israeli aclentlata are in the forefront of thla progress. There is good, sound government, good transportation and excellent hostelrles. "Everywhere one senses that these friendly, hospitable people are one with ua. They raan the outer raraparts of our civilization of freedom and the valor of their fighting racn bespeaks a love of country reminiscent of our C!k>n- tinentai Army at Valley Forge." iMR, RHODES spent four days touring the 10-year-old state. His travels took him to Beerahelia, Nazareth, Tiberlaa, Haifa and Jerusalem. He said he took par¬ ticular interest in economic de¬ velopments financed through sale of Slate of Israel Bonds. "One standa in awe and rever¬ ence in the Holy Land," Mr. Thc card reads "Jani<^ A. Rhodi's, auditor of the state of Ohio." lln Is pictured pri'senling it lo I'riine Minister David Ben-Ourion of the 10-year-old StaU^ of Israel. Mr. Rhodes, who received the dlNtiiiK>UHhed Lsracli hauler's best wishes for OhioaiLs, urged Americans to uel behind the, Bonds For Israel drive. He said the money is being "wisely and prudently used" to push Israel along toward economic Independence Rhode.s suid. "The hallowed places of Lsriiel arc indelible parta of the reiigiou.'i boliel.H of practically every A in e r i c a n. whatever his faith.". Mr. Rhodea praised the work being done at Hebrew Univeraity, Welzmann Institute of Science and the Haifa In.stitute of Tech¬ nology. He said Mr. Bcn-Gurion piacea great emphaaia upon high¬ er learning. THEODOR KOLIJCK, director general of the Prime Minister'.s Office, preaented Mr. Rhodes and each member of his party with a ailver larael Tenth AniviT.sary coin, enclosed in a box mmii' uf Jerusalem olive wood. Thr vi.sit- ora also were received by (leislion Avner, head of thc Auieriran Deak in lhe laraeli Foreign Min¬ istry. Mr. Kiiotie.s said he was iniprea- .si(l with llie good use to which Ameiii un money haa been put in Israt'l und with the taate and ruitUiivia." v.'ith which thoasjtnds of-new innuigranta have been ab¬ sorbed in tile past few years. MIL KHOUKH suid the ancient iand now lias "strong touches of modern influencea." He aaid hotels, motels, theatres, recrea¬ tion arc'as and shopping facilitiea represent the kind of comforts to which Americans are accustomed. "Reaort areas are now in exiat¬ ence and tlioae planned to come into boing in the near future will make a visit to Israel a rich and ri'warding experience," Mr. Khudea suid. "Every visitor will Iind in Israel an adventure that he will long remember and (¦herish." Israel Cabinet Will Tour U.S. JERUSALEM (JTA)—In view of the commitments of the Ameri¬ can Zionist leadership in emer¬ gency fund-raising for Israel, a meeting of the Zionist Actlona Committee scheduled for the end of February was poatponed until mid-May. A Jewlah Agency plenary ses¬ sion, slated to precede the Actions Committee, may be held In New York Instead of Jerusalem, an Agency spokesman aald, It is Im¬ possible to postpone this session, he noted, because the Agency budget must be acted upon. Since the American members are busy, he added. It was propoaed that aeveral Jerusalem executive mem¬ bers come to New York for a meeting. A final decision on thla matter will be taken early In Feb¬ ruary, after Agency president Dr. Nahum Goidmann arrives here. The Agency is organizing four groups of Israeli leaders, includ¬ ing four raembers of the Cabinet ard a number of Parliamentary deputlea, who wiii tour the United States, each spending several days in a different United Statea com¬ munity aiding in fund-raising ef¬ forts. The spokesman also re¬ vealed that a meeting of tbe Keren Hayesod leadera of 18 Eu¬ ropean countries would be held In Amsterdam on Feb. 23 and 24, and a South AmerlcEin regional United Jewish Appeal conference would be held on that continent hi March. HAL MURRAY TO HEADLINE PROJECT BALL AT TEMPLE TIFERETH ISRAEL ON FEB. 8 Hal Murray will headline the show at tho annual Tiforelh Is¬ rael Sisterhood's Birthday-Project Bali at the Temple Social Hall on Sunday evening, Feb. 8. Public appearancea are not exactly new to thia comedian. For many years he emci'ed and appeared in com¬ edy spots at the leading plush hotela and nileries at Miami Beach. Araong them the Honey Plaztt Hotel, Eden Roc, Versailles, Sherry Frontenac, Saxony, Shel¬ bourne, and many more. He was the regular M. C, and comic al the Algiers Hotel for a year and worked many shows with auch atellar names as the Vagabonds, Myron Cohen. Jan Murray, Henny Youngman ami Joey Adams. IN ADDITION to radio showa, he appeared In the niuvie "Buyou" and did several rolea in TV series. F'or almost two year.s he waa the comedy-emeee lor the "Dixieland Matinee" program over the full Mutual network oul ot Miami Beach. He hud liia own dully TV show in I'eoria, 111., and Mil¬ waukee, Wiae. He aiso has pluyed leading roles in legitimate Iheuter shows. He played opposite Francis Lederer in the "Americun Way" on tin- road and hud eomedy leads jn "Slaiag 17," "The Hasty Heart" and "You Can't Take it Willi You." Wilh his deft touch for comedy llal iVIurray iiioniilogui', parodies and faat one- liners . . . those seeking laughter on thf night of Feb. H are sure to be pleased. Ml !SU: FOR DANCING al the Project Hall will be provided by Hob Marvin and hia orchestra. Higliliglit of the evening will be the awarding of inany "Treasure (.'iieats" pacltrd full of wonderful surprise gifts. Invitations lo tile Bali will be issued lo those who pledge a minimum of $10 for two tickets, wilh extra ticket jjrovided for each .$5 I'Xtra. Send your checks to Mrs, Eric Baum, 664 S. Jamea Ril. or call her at BE. S-3318 for a reservation lo Uie gala Birthday Bali Proceeds go lo support the Temple .Sunday School. MRS. R. B. GREENE APPOINTED UA UNIT CHAIRMAN Mrs. Robert B. Greene ha.s been named chnirman of United Ap¬ peal's residonllul division during the fall fund rai.iInK campaign. A Citizen woman of the Year. Mrs. Greene haa worked for UA for eight years, starting iti , 1951 aa a solicitor tn the first drive. Her mother. Mra. Simon Lazarua, ia a past residen. ial division' chairman. LAST YEAR she waa in charge of the division's .special gifts so- licitalloTi nnd wound up aa the general vice chairman of the resi¬ dential division headed by Mrs. Morris E. Battles. Among her activities was. the preaidency of the Bexley Board of Education from which ahe re¬ tired this month to a board mem¬ ber alalua. She was firat vice preaident of the Planned Parent¬ hood As.sociation and paat presi- I dent of the Columbua WeUealey Club. HKR OTHER activltlea include the Board of Managers of Trade j and Aid, Bexley Recreation Board, I Women'.s Board of C^hiidren'a Hos¬ pital and Council of Jewiah Wo- i men of which she waa first vice president. Thc task of organizing the real-1 d«ntial drive wiUtake 10 montha. i Included Is thc job of recruiting 16 area chuirmen and thc 6000 vtjiunteer women. 1 AJt Urges U.S. Take Strong Role NEW YORK (JTA) A atronger Federal role in fighting segrega¬ tion and discrimination was pro¬ poaed here by the American Jew¬ iah Congreaa. The organization called on Preaident Elaenhower lo resist what 11 termed a "de¬ featist" altitude toward civil rights legialation and urged him lo aupport a program "to help make the promise of equality come true for every American." The action, taken at the close of a two-day meeting of the AJC national executive and admlnis- tra,tive comraitteea, called for en¬ actment of legislation that would, among other things, inEtke it a Federal crime to transport explo¬ sives across state lines for the purpose of criminally deatroying homea as well ua inatitutiona. It alao urged the extenalon of the Ufe of the Federal Civil Rlghta Comralaalon two years beyond Its original terra, and the blocking of Federul mortgage guarantees or other assistances to any builder or developer who restricts occu¬ pancy or ownership on grounda of race, religion or nationul origin. Senate Receives Bill On Bombing WASHINGTON iJTAi Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon John- aori. Texas, introduced a surprise new civil rights bill which in¬ cluded a provision outlawing inler- slale shipment of explosives. This provision was aimed at "hale bomljings" of synagogues, churches, and achools. The proposed legislation would make a Federal offense the intor- stuie transportation of exploalvea intended for use against religious und public instilutions. The bill would also create a coraraunity relations service to mediate civil rigiits disputes und extend the Ufe of the Civil Rights Corpmla- sion lo Jan. .11, 1961. Sen, .Idhnson staled that his proposal on bombings wiuji similar to one suggested by Democratic Senators Sam J. Ervin, North Carolina, and John F. Kennedy, Massachusetls to curb bombings. He said his bill would make a Federal offense of inlerstate transportation of explosives for borabings und inlerstate conspir¬ acies lo intimidate people with bombs. Israel Requests UN Action On Syria Incidents Compiled From JTA Reports . until lhe United Nations truce UNITED NA'noNS, N.Y. The' ^'aff intervened with the Jor- larael delegation thia week aub- cinnians and obtained a cease-fire, rallied lo the Uniled Nations Sc- 1 ''''"' xl'oot'ng occurred in no- curlly (Council a complaint con-I ""'"'•¦* 'and, .some 200 yards from cerning Syrian incidents along the ''"' Sate. Huleh border. The delegation re- I '^^ INVESTIGATION was be- quested an urgent meeting of the 1 K"n immediately by UN truce Councii lo consider the latest hpadquartera. The area around killing of an laraeli shepherd by , Infiltrating Syrians. The request waa sent lo Monghl Sim of Tunisia, preaident of the Council thla month. It was in the form of a letter signed by Abba Eban. The letter listed a nurriber of recent violations of the armia¬ tice. II ia expected that the laraeli delegotlon Wiil review the entire series of provocations during IhC debate. MEANWHILE, in Jeru.salem, an Israeli soldier was killed early thia week in a sudden flare of rifle and automatic weapons fire frora Jordanian positions oppo¬ site the Mandelbaum Gate. The exchange of fire was so the Mandelbaura Gate, which la used by diploraats, pilgrims and important viaitora moving be¬ tween Israel and Jordan, is the quietest of any pari of the Israeli- Arab border. When the Israeli aoldler waa hit, two of his comrades attempted to reach him and pull him out of range but were prevented from doing .so by Jordanian fire. laraeli troops then launched a amoke bomb to screen the next attempt lo reach thc wounded raan. Eventually, two aoldlera reached him and applied bandages to a bad chest wound. When they at¬ tempted lo carry him back, Jor¬ danian fire again pinned them down. Shortly thereafter UN offi- tiers, carrying while flags, inter- heavy that il was irapossible lo vened and helped remove the recover the body for an hour | soldier. But he had died. TEMPLE ISRAEL HONORS OSU'S GODFREY WITH BROTHERHOOD AWARD Ernest R. Godfrey, affectionate¬ ly known as. "Ernie", has been selected aa Franklin County's out¬ standing e X a ra p 1 e of human brotherhood for this year by the Honors Coramittee of Teraple Is¬ rael, according to announceraent by Dr. Louis Praver, chairman. Each year, for the past decade, such a selection ha.s been made by Tempie Israel and a oitation has been awarded lo the person chosen during National Brother¬ hood Week. THIS PRACTICE is baaed on the assumption that ""the power of human example is greater than any sermon or other worda spoken" in the obaervance of Brotherhood Week, annually ob¬ aerved in this cbunlry between the birlhdaya of Abraham Lin¬ coln and George Washington. Mr, Godfrey will appear al Temple Israel for the service al 8 p.m, on the evening of Friday, Feb. l.'i. The citation will be pre¬ aented to him by Dr. Jerome D, Foikman, Rabbi, and he will respond, MR. GODFREY has served as an assistant Coach at Ohio State Univerailiy since 1929 und ia re¬ garded as. the "dean ot Ohio State's football coaches," In less than two decades as a line coach, he has developed 11 All-Ameri- eaiis. u record equalled by few other ct)achi'a, if any. He al.'o served four years as defensix.' backfleld coaiii and more recently has been head Iresliman coach, HE KNTEKEU Ohio Slate in 1911 and was a stundoul performer in both football und baskelbull. He played both end and center on the football teams of 1912, 191,3, and I9I4. He waa a guard on the baaketball leam in I9I4 and 191,"), After his graduation in 1915. lie became <oach at Wooster High School, The following season, he became head football and basket¬ ball coach ul Wittenberg College, where he remained until i'alled to Ohio Stale in 1929. He served (wo years in the Army after the 1916 Season and returned to Witten¬ berg in 11)18, THE- NE.VT three yeara, his football teuras were undefeuted. Three other yeura, 1926, 1927, and 1928, hia tearaa lost only lo Ohio State. Only once in II years did he fail to win the Buckeye League charapionahip. His over-all record was 63 wins, 24 losses, and 6 lies. His basket¬ ball teams won 95 and loat 65. KETt'R.VLNG TO Ohio State, Ernie becarae. a freahraan coach before being switched lo line coach. In addition to the 11 all- American iineracn he developed, he is noted for the development of oulslanding place kickers. Among Ihem are Lou Groza, Tad Weed and Don Sulherin. For his outstanding achieve¬ ments in a long coaching career, he has been norainated for Foot¬ ball's Hall of Fame, and is famous for his bright ""Godfreyisma" that have become legends on the OSU campua, HIS FRIENDS are quick to point out that, in spite of hia Im¬ preaaive coaching records, hia most important contribution to football is the influence he has exerted on young men who have played under him. His files are full of letters of appreciation from grateful parents who appreciate advice and guidance given their sons. His empiiasis in counseling his players has been that they must get a good educalion. MR. AND MR.S. GODFREY live at 262 Norlhuioor Place in Colum¬ bus. For many years. Mr. Godfrey hus been a deacon in lhe First Congregational Church and ia a past admiral in the Chriatopher Club, an affiliate of the Coiuinbua Chanibej- of Commerce. Other members of the Temple's Honors Committee are Dr. Wil¬ liam P. Engleman, Mark Fein¬ knopf Sr., Leon Friedman, and Rudolph Stern Sr. Charles Y. Lazarus, president of Temple Is¬ rael, and Ur. Jerome D. Foikman, Rabbi, served ex-officio- German Synagogue Is Desecrated DUSSELDORF, Germany (JTA) The new synagogue in Dussel- tiorf and the monument in front of it commemorating the Jewish victims of Nazism Were desecrated liere when unknown hoodlums daubed Nazi swastikas over three entrances to the building and on the base of the monument. The hoodlums uaed five colors. None have been apprehended, though police searched the homes of a number of suspects.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1959-01-30|
|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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