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ii^^^m^. >w •tr." ^mMU^m^w-j^^m^ I 1 Central Ohio's Onl^ Jewish Newspaper Reaching Every Home %\\ti^\m A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER rpR THE JEWISH HOME Devoted to Jtmerican and Jewish Ideals \',oItitiic VII ¦— No. 2 COLUMBUS, OHIO, Al AY 30, 1924 United Synagogue Undertakes Large Program of Work Activities Embracing Various Phases of Religious Situa¬ tion Planned Per Year$3.oo; Per Copy loc RABBI A. M. HERSHMAN OF DETROIT, MICHIGAN, TELLS OF CONVENTION Thinks Character of Delegates Is Good Augury of Deep In¬ terest in Judaism DKTROIT. —Rabbi A. M. HLM-.s)ini:in of .Sb.-iaroy Zcdck Syn.iaiosuc, Detroit, Michj, regards the twelfth annual con¬ vention of the United .Synagogue, held in New York last week, in conjunction with the conventions of the Women's League and the Young People's League, as an event of significance and impor¬ tance., lie was impressed with thc cliar- acter of the delegates who .ittcnded the gathering. "I have attended many of the con¬ ventions of the United Syn.igogue," said Rabbi Hcrshmiln, "but 1 never was quite so definitely impressed with the earnest¬ ness of thc delegates as I was at the recent meeting-. The nien and women who came from all parts of the cotm- try to take part in the deliberations of the United Synagogue seemed to have demonstrated that they realize the needs of Judaism and to be bent upon fulfill¬ ing them to the utmost of their ability. Their broad under.standing of Jewish religious and social conditions and of the detailed plans which they formu¬ lated to strengthen traditional Judaism in this country constitutes a most heart¬ ening fact in an otherwise depressing situation. STEAMSHIP COS. REDUCE STAFFS IN POLAND VVARS.'WV, (J. T. .'\.),—Many; Amer¬ ican and KngilisH ste.-inisliip companies, which had special agencies in Poland, arci reducing their stalls in the prin- cipaL cities and closing down their of¬ fices ill the provinciaT towns, as a result of the inimigr.ntion hill now pending in the American Congress, restricting im¬ migration to .America. The loss in business to the steamship companies b)' reason of the new immi¬ gration law will amount to hundreds of thousands pf dollars. Murder Totals Lowest Where Jews Reside Says Statistician Dr. Hoffman of Prudential Life Insurance Co. Declares Where There, Are Jews and For¬ eigners in Large Numbers, the Murder totals Are Low Rising to the Opportunity "The United Synagogue, I have rea¬ son to believe, is rising to thc oppor¬ tunity that has developed in .American Jewry and with the aid of the devoted men and women who, like those who attended the convention, are supporting its' various activities, will leave its im¬ press upon the future of traditional Judaism in this country." t ^¦JtabtM.»H<irshiiwlB»wto.<ihairmfta-«i>4«4h^ mtucaHioii committee' of the convention and sponsored several vital resolutions. The other delegates from Detroit were Louis Granct, who served oh the com¬ mittee on co-opcraish learnitig, and M. H. Zackhcim, who was a member of the religious observance committee. Both represented Shaarey Zedek Congrega¬ tion. Brought in Resolutions The following were the resolutions brought in by Rabbi Hershman: That the United Synagogue of .Amer- ' ica undertake a national survey within its constituent institutions similar to that undertaken by the New York branch of the United Synagogue in its constituent organizations; That it publish-a-textbook for kin- - dergarten material for daily and Sunday schools ;- That it piiblish programs for rcligiou.s school assemblies; That it publish textbooks on religion for various grades; That it publish a curriculum for ad¬ vanced classes; That it arrange curricula for schools among thc farming colonies and work out a plan for adequate supervision of these schools; : That it publish, a text book of Amer¬ ican Jewish history to be used in the higher gr.ides of religious schools. NEW YORK,,—Tlwt New Yijrk be-, cause of its tremendous Jewish popU:- lation and large percentage of residents of foreign birth now has and has had for many years one of the lowest homi¬ cidal records in the United States is the assertion made by JPr. Frederick L. HofTman, vice-president and consult¬ ing .statistician of the Prudential Life Insurance Company, Where there arc Jews antj'foreign- born in any large numbers the murder totals arc low, Dr, Hoffman .declared. Jt is further asserted by DnHbfl- man that in. the South where there arie but few Jews and few foreign-born the sanctity of human life is a "ghastly joke." Memphi.s, Tenn., with a record of sixty-five, murders for each IQO.OQO persons, is a typical case. Jn these in¬ stances niost of the victims are negroes. "Murder arid crime ; . are - greatest aitiong native-born Americans in the South," said Dr. HofTman. "But there is a sharp difference between the fpr- eign-born and the children of the second generation.: They have had a chance to absorb our .'culture; aiid it; is inevitable . jj.._ ^ireir- iivtr-haytr'-tttr ijossi Wftty"pf-n' bold and criiel criminal. , ; "I alvifays find the Jews law-abiding." While the Nation's homicide record is higher as compared with Europe's Dr.. Hoffman's figures refute the efforts of anti-immigrationist "Nordic" groups to place blame for this Condition on the large cities inhabited rna'inly by persons of recent immigrant stock Reports; from twenty-eighf cities last year show :ilY6 miirders or one murder for each 10,0(30 people, New York's total, is 300. per year, ; The record of theWest, where im- inigration has been lightest, is nearly as bad as that .of the South, Dr. Hoffman says. , Terrible!!! Dori'l Read This A CHALLENGE TO EVERY CONSCIENTIOUS JEW IN COLUMBUS By ISSER W. MUSKAT •!"• "•¦¦" *¦—— ' "" Organizers of Self-Defense Against Berlin Pogrom, To Be Prosecuted Are \ou a Jow of honor? .Are you a child of the past and father of the futute? Is the memory of )Our grand- j'atlier's ideals and traditions dear and .sacicd lo vou? Do these questions make your heart beat faster? H so, you will riad these Imcs, think, and express your derii.uids openly and fearlessly, just as the writer does now. Yes, this is a delegate subject to write about Therefore, lest it be said that "ftiols rush ni where angels fear to tread" (Pope), a few introductory words will relieve the tension and es¬ tablish the necessary en rapport betwein reader and writer. As Thomson so aptly stated, "Moie firm and sure thcii hand of courage strikes, when it obey* the watchful eye of caution". / The Constitution ot the U. S. guaran¬ tees to all Ameiican citizens freedom of speech and pres.s. Yet it would be folly to claim that it is therefore wise to say or write anything simply because you have a "right" to say or write it, Yon, are not alone in this world. You have relatives, business patrons, and "friends" (using the word in its conven¬ tional sense) of all shades of degree and kind. Therefore it is not always tact¬ ful to assert your mere "rights". Your weaker , friend might become your enemy. Unlike the genuine friend — and in reality that's the only true species — tile posing, glad-to-meet-you ftrjie, cannot admit that .superficial casu.!! friendships must readily yield, if ncSessary, to prin¬ ciple, honor and duty. He believes not a;s Aristotle, that "a friend to everybody is'a friend to nobody"; that an aching, guilty conscience makes the worst enemy to get along with throughout one's life. For his sake then, you won't always say, vvhat you have a right to say. The au thpr of these lines having met every ac¬ tive Jew in Columbus, during the last lial .bankruptcy, religious poverty^ ¦ and frorst of all, the spiritual Massacre ,of ¦¦.,111- Innocent Yoiitli. Furthermore, this <• ;ploral)le state of affairs has "evoked '. Iter feelings iii,onr Jewish community. ,'. ivi. camps have, arisen, dissenting on fjory other.vital Jewish issue, ¦ Tic Zionist cause has criminally been (I into this, nialodorfjus imbroglio. is hatred, dissension .ind ill-fcel ELECTION OF DELEGATE TO ZIONIST CONVENTION SUNDAY, JUNE 1ST 'ih, .ing in fli( ,iir. Members of the same L-)n<;ii g.iiioii avoid each .other's .com- 1.1M) .111(1 .iffcct a forced "how-dp-you- jS[»'' 'o tool the public and each other. rWcII, cs pasht doch.nit!) We know ^tlnrtdf \vc speak. We ktiow that a i-'iCK difTerencc of ojiinion — usually a 'I (-t desirable thing—^does not sever tfu ties of true friendships. Feelings i^r( involved here. , \iiw, before we},proceed further, the Winter desiies to.emphasize as strongly a.5 ^-Ulcere words can do so, that he tiike^- no .sides in the matter, ¦ We main- (Mii there can he no sides in -such a^ ji'-ivc situation, and WE ARE THERE- I'OKK \ROVE THE LITTLENESS <)F PARTISANSHIP, .We ..like to keep oni mind clear aiid unbiased. 'We h'.ve he.ird far more than we care to hc.ir from both factions, Wc are abso- fjltek tired of futile "explanations", and pttcnipts to prove "my side right". We don't want to know who is wrong.nor who is right. God forbid, we are not attacking any . individuals, neither di rcrdv nor by innuendo. The gentlemen of both T.ilmud Torahs are our friends, ^and such they will remain.' Neither are tve discouraged because committees have failed to bring about a reconciliation. We would have anticipated such failure. Our method is different. It's DEMO- JCRVTIC. Committees, after all, ap-, ¦ jpr'iaefi individuals. We approach the ^ntiro Jewish public, believing that the '^"\o/ce of th^; people is the voice, of President of the District at the present , , , . , I -""-asidiis nor soui- mies. Just because of his host ol *(,,» ,„i,„„ _ .t... . ¦ . . , . , , , . , . ' '"3t wherever there s a wrong there s friends, then, he writes this. I aIw-i/« , ,„„,«.< , • ""^""^. inere s aiwa/s a remedy, we sincerely, feel duty ^ '>-^'"»-"i- "i ">c xyisincc at tne present Because he is a non-apologetic Je^^ and honor-bound, out of deathless love' t'me is Alfred M. Cohen of Cincinriati. passionately wedded to the fate and for-1 for those values dearest to our heart to '^'^"' ''"" "''" ' ' ' ' tune of his people, to whom the:presein stir such as you, the: thinking and con- and future.of Judaism stantls above all. scientious Jews of Columbus, to imme else, he hurls this -•--"—-- — ---^ ¦• • . ¦ . —-_„ _„ , .1...V111UU3 jicws 01 i.oiumDus, to imme- >-"j"j mcu siay in .v^incinnan IS a challenge at yoi,! diate and con(:erted action— lest it he fo''«8:one conclusion. The hospitality 1 acid test nf vniir tnr. In*,* . ¦¦ ¦ an^I ....i.'.vi*!. .«f f..„i:j ^c- 'r^:^.\ . Thousand! in Attendance Over 1,000 delegates and guests were .......v.. .., ...^ ^lun: xinumty ui n present. Much cntliusiasm was aroused and will come on for hearing (Concluded on page 4) ¦ Thursday. BERLIN, (J. T. A.).—Four mem¬ bers of the Executive Cominittee of the Jewish Front Soldiers' Association in Germany will have to clear themselves in court from a charge made, against them for organizing an armed body for self-defense purposes during the anti- Jewisli riots in Berlin, last autumn. Dr. Hugo Bernhardt and ex-CoI. Loewcnstein, who were wouiided dur¬ ing the riots, arc among tho.se to be prosecuted. The ca.se is being con¬ ducted by the State Attorney of Berlin, this worthy reader, as an acid test of. ybiii top late. friendship. as^weU as your Jewish coiH. Talmud Torah is the ¦ foundation of sciousness.^He asks you to do the same, Jewish life; It's the first of the three ni the .prolound. co^iv.ction that .it will; ,,i,,ars upon which the world, in Jewish nnmeasurably strengthen your ties or eontemplation, rests. (Peerkay Avos)'. friendship,^ will, bring sorely-neede<l;.itV the. verylife-blood of our past, pres- peace and harmony in our Jewish com- ,,„t, and future existence What the munit>s>nd ABOVE ALU: wnike.,;,^^^^^^^ Jie Eternal ^forch of. Israel burn.,. School is to our Jewish boys and girls, bn liantly m the hearts of all the Jewr,.; [fs the spiritual mother which supple- children m Columbus. - .ments the training in home and school. Now, what's this all. about, you a^k The home, chiefly nourishes the^ child's impatiently and-somewhat suspicious!), liocly..The public school ministers to Simply and calmly diagiioscd, the. casci ln>. mind. The Talmuci Tdrah, taking is this. We have in Columbn.s, ;-.vi).: liim in his plastic, and. impressioriistic SEPARATELY '-, ADMINISTER 1-D,: age, molds and develops his CHARAC- Talmud Torahs (Hebrew Schop!:;),: PER andl SOUL;. It blends, harmonizes ¦within five blocks of each other. In so md rotinds out body, mind, and soul, I far as they are nominally Talnin! ind makes of our children ccjnscicntious Torahs, their fundamental aim cauiuil i :uid proud American Jews. And a Jew, be excelled nor questioned. .Supcrfi-j dear reader, is, in our'conception, A cialiy at least, both try to accompli.sh t|u MAN PLUS. Unfortunate indeed is same end, liamely: to teach Jewish oliil- that Jewi.sh child.'vvho has been denied dren the way of Jewish life. Actiiall.r . ihe bcni-jn and elevating irifluence of Election o( delegate to the Zionist Convention will take place Sunday, June lit, 1924, from 9:00 A. M.-^BiOO P. M. There will be two voting places — one at the Hebrew School^;.; 558 E. Ricih St., and oiie at the Agudith Achini Synagbgue, Coir. Washington and Donaldson ¦¦..Sts. .¦ . , There are two candidates on . the ballot. They are: Dr. B. W. Abramson —Mr. I. W' Miis- .kat. , . The District is entitled.to but one delegate, therefore each ' member' is requested to vote for Just one. Ballots ai-e being ipailed each : member. Any member not reV ceiving a ballot please call at The Hebrew School Sunday . mo.rnin'g.. ¦ .. : . District Grand Lodge No. 2,1. 0. B. B. Meets at Cincinnat June I, 2 and 3 —Meet Will Be Marked (l).by Discussions of Important Questions, and (2) by Brilliant Social Affairs . and Entertianments COLUMBUS LODGE TO BE WELL REPRESENTED Cincinnati, the "Queen City,'!, will have the honor and the pleasure of enter¬ taining the delegates 'to the 72nd' An¬ nual Convention; of. District Grand Lotlge No! 2, I.e. O. B., :which will take place in that city June'1, 2 and $. This will be one of the most iitipor- tant gatherings ever called together by the Grand Lodge of this District. ;Many subjects of vital interest to every Beii Over $110,000 Worth of Second Mortgage Bonds of Y. M. H. A. Cancelled At Banquet of Newark, N. J., Jewish Orgfanization —' Great Demonstration Was Spon¬ taneous and Unplanned DINNER PLANNED AS TRIBUTE TO A. J. DIMOND, PRESIDENT OF ORG. Felix M. Warburg Delivers Stir¬ ring Message to Assembly , ' of Newark Jews NEWARK, N. J.— In a spontaneous, unplanned, unstaged demonstration of communal enthusiasm, over $110,000 worth of second inortgagc bonds . of Newark's Y. M. and Y. W. H. A. was cancelled at. the; banquet on Monday evening (May. 19) that was the second big "fciture" of the week-long dedica¬ tion ceremonies. The dinner Was planned as tribute to .'\. J. Dimbncl, president of thc associa¬ tion, to who.sc daring and determination are due Newark's possession of the finest Jewish community center in the United States. Originally, a $250,000 building .was contemplated. As the vi¬ sion unfoldccl, it'was decided that such a building would -be inadequate before it opened its doors. A iialf-million dol¬ lar campaign was put on. Then Mr. Dimond made up his mind that even that sum would rtot suffice for the kind of building , which: he felt Newark nc(!ded. He opposed setting the "Y" building in the Ghetto', He visualized an edifice in the best section of the city, which would not be merely another "set¬ tlement" blit a communal clubhouse which would be the meeting ground of all elements. Above all, a bmlding where the children of the wrealthy would come into contact with the ideal¬ ism and sacrifice of'the "underprivi¬ leged" aiid thus "learn to lead less self-. ish, more useful lives;!' ,: Dramatic: Climax Thus, the dinner drew a large gath- B'rith wilt be discussed. Speakers ofl ering of men and women lyho knew Di -r——-- -- tiling ui uicu diiu women -wno Knew Ui- ^ national repute will cieliver addresses. • mond's attitude and achievement, and ;, .-. J>isttict:,JSI<j.;t^:,iai.c tfeifdrasttiitis:^?^^ 'stiitiiitpiled;' made only friends, and certainly no ene-^^f^.j^hs „or soul-savers. Convinced '" '''e'fo".owing states.- Colorado, Kan-fwould be the pr«ent^^^^^^ hifn of a sas, Kqiituckjj, Missouri, and Ohio. The beautiful' portrait of himself. But Tli.nt the delegates, their wives and the other Ben B'riths who will attend will enjoy their stay in :,Cincinnati is a however — AND THERE LIVES NO'I THE MAN WHO COULD DENN THIS ^ they defe.it their. own saero' purposes. .As long as both continue t' 'exist" without merger, they are ho'stil (jOOD Jewish training. "If there's no rorah, there's no Derech Eretz" :.(P. A.) We write authoritatively, vvhen ve assert, that few if any public schools, iiid still fewer of the modern homes, Confirmaiits at Temple Israel EXERCISES TO TAKE PLACE AT THE BRYDEN ROAD TEMPLE, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 8, AT 9:30 A. M. PHILIP BAKER, 469 *£. Fulton St., Main 1880. ETHEL SOOMSKY, 477 S. Hth St., Citz. 13769. BEATRICE WE1NFE1.D, 508 S. Parkview Ave., Citz. 15087. FRIEDA NEUSTADT. 1559 Granville St., Citz. 13289. IDA COOPER, 714 Mound St., Citz. 19667. MOLLIE SMOLER, 554 E. Fulton St. IDA SCHLANSKY, 503 S. Wa«hing- ton Ave. ELIZABETH PLER, 465 E. Main St., Citz. 6395, ' MILDRED POLSTER, (Reading), 314 Drexel Ave., Citz. 18886. ANNA RUDEN, 541 E. Beck St., Citz. 17193. ' BEATRICE SHUMAN, 331 Donald- •on St. CHARLES KURSON, 1070 Linwood Ave.. Citz. 19637. TROY FEIBEL, 66 Latta Ave., Citz. 15656. CHARLES LUFT; 1676 N. High St., Citz. 1168L DAVID SMITH, 815 Oak St., Citz. 17237. I JEANNETTE SCULLER, (Valedic tory), 1648 Franklin Ave., Citz. 15783. FLORENCE RATNER, 596 Linwood Ave., Citz. 19597. MARCUS DIETCH. 318 E. Engler St. FANNIE TENNEBAUM. 499 S. Waihington Ave., Citz. 8814. __ __^ _, . -.- . ,^..^. ... iMv. iiiwutiii iiuiuca coinpetitor.s, tending eventually to finan-. actually teach the child what we under '.- ¦'- ¦.-¦.. -¦ ''¦ '¦¦¦'' ¦¦\.. ._.- stand by derech eretz, We repeat, they •eldom do. Hence, whatever other commendable iiialities the child may possess, he is usually dwarfed spiritually and ethically — wc might say, morally. Because he knows not himself, he knows: not his people. His people; even his very par- outs are strangers to him. Naturally Tl'.' hates to spend his life among strang¬ ers and he goes to those whom he un- (lerstands .md where he is understood: He may accidentally avoid the snare of ^Jie -missionary, yet, practically, he is lost to' us. But that's not all. .¦\ssimi- ':uipii is but a fraction of the tra'iedy. Intermarriage does not consummate the loss. The increasing number of Jewish con¬ victs, in our prisons, the frequency of '(¦wish names on the scandal page, poi'j;- 'antly bear out our observation, that our ;r)ulless Jewish child becomes a painful liability. He is worse by far than a\lost i.sset. "A man devoid of Religion, said Epictetus, is like a horse without a bridle." Oiir delinquent child often leaves the straight and narrow i>ath, and shames his Jewish name, his parents and his people. And it is WE, dear reader, who are directly responsible for (his. WE are contributing to his de- (Concluded on page i) and warmth of feeling df Cincinnati- Jewry i has often been commented upon. Every arrangement for thie comfort df the delegates as well as for their enter¬ tainment has been made. ; ' Arriong the chief matters to ; be brought before the convention is the proposed new Infirmary Building of the National Jewish Hospital for^Consump¬ tives at Denver. Mr.' E. J. Schanfarber of Columbus, vVho was chairman'of the National Campaign Committee for ,1:2.50,000 for the erection'of this build¬ ing,. has just announced that the sought for . amount has been subscribed. The following Cplumbusonians will represent 2ion Lodge at the convention: E. J; Schanfarber, Mr. and Mrs, I'. B. Jashenosky and daughter Rose, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Goodman, .Mr.! Julius Zeck¬ hauser, Dr. aild Mrs. Louis Kahn and daughter Celia Kahn Roseiithal, Abe Weinfeld, Bcii Z. Neustadt,, and Aaron M. Neustadt, INTEREiSTING MEETING OF ZION LODGE LAST MONDAY EVE.,MAY26TH Zion Lodge No. (32, L O. O, B., ini¬ tiated a class, of three candidates Mon¬ day evening. May 2fi, at its meeting held at the Rcnltors' Hall, 114 E, State St, An unusually large ninnber of members were' present. : The Ohio Penitentiary Quartet and a few other artists from that institution rendered a splendid musical program which pleased everyone. Cigars and re¬ freshments were served. The : menibers . all passed favorable comment upon the cheerful appearance (if the'new lodge room. Jt was an¬ nounced that, during thc months of June, July find August lodge meetings will be held on the' fourth Monday of each month. . Jewish Tobacco Manufacturer of Poland Transfers Industry to Palestine WARSAW, (J. T. A.). —The great¬ est Jewish tobacco manufacturer of Po¬ land, Mr. Pdlakiewicz, whose plant in Grodno has taken oyer the government's monopoly of the tobacco industry, has left for Palestine for the purpose of establishing there a tobacco' manufac¬ turing plant. Mr, Polakiewicz has t-iken with him a considerable nutnber o-f workers skilled in ''the tobacco industry. though this was a dramatic episode, it was so moving- that Mr. Dimond, a "captain of industry" and schooled sternly to disguise his thoughts, had a .hard struggle to restrain his emotions, and Was unable to cpnclude his response to the graeipiis words with which Felix Fuld made the presentation, and the cheers of the assemblage. Apiparently the meeting was drawing to an end when Michael Hollander, who is leading the campaign to raise .$!,- .¦)00,00O for: Newark's Beth Israel Hos¬ pital, sprang to: his feet, and in a short, moving address stated that as a token of their esteem, he and his brother Al¬ bert Hollander, wished to cancel $30,000 worth of bonds held by them. Hardly had the audience realized what had. happened before Felix Fuld, who has, just given a quarter of ai mil¬ lion to the hospital campaign, .shouted: "I can't let Mike Hollander, get ahead of me," and cancelled .5i23,00O worth. 'In a minute Louis Bamberger was on his feet annoiincing that he. too,Would cincel bonds held by him in the same amount. By this time the auditorium was in an uproar. Man after ii^an sprang to his feet to-cancel bonds. Men who had not purchased boi'ids originally bought them in thousand dollar lots in order imme¬ diately to cancel them- One hundred and ten thousand dollars'- worth were c.-mcelled within ten minutes. But this did not end' the orgy of giving. Con¬ tributions for equipping the library, for memberships for boys and girls unable to pay, for, vacations at the "Y's" sum¬ mer camp, for kuidergarfen work fol¬ lowed in rapid order without "inspira¬ tion", without solicitation. The sum to¬ tal of this outburst of generosity ex¬ ceeded $150,000 before it exhausted it¬ self. > - ., .- ' . Formal Function The banquet as a formal funclion, was the largest ever held in Newark, and its- program included addresses by Felix M, Warburg and Executive Director Harry L. Gluckman of the Jewish Wel¬ fare Board. This was Mr. Warburg's first public address since his return from a tour of the Mediterranean i."oun- ;ries which included Palestine, I Concluded on page 4i SEE PAGES — FOR — Real Estate Values ¦i)^.
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Central Ohio's Onl^
Jewish Newspaper Reaching Every Home
A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER rpR THE JEWISH HOME
Devoted to Jtmerican
\',oItitiic VII ¦— No. 2
COLUMBUS, OHIO, Al AY 30, 1924
United Synagogue Undertakes Large Program of Work
Activities Embracing Various Phases of Religious Situa¬ tion Planned
Per Year$3.oo; Per Copy loc
RABBI A. M. HERSHMAN OF DETROIT, MICHIGAN, TELLS OF CONVENTION
Thinks Character of Delegates Is Good Augury of Deep In¬ terest in Judaism
DKTROIT. —Rabbi A. M. HLM-.s)ini:in of .Sb.-iaroy Zcdck Syn.iaiosuc, Detroit, Michj, regards the twelfth annual con¬ vention of the United .Synagogue, held in New York last week, in conjunction with the conventions of the Women's League and the Young People's League, as an event of significance and impor¬ tance., lie was impressed with thc cliar- acter of the delegates who .ittcnded the gathering.
"I have attended many of the con¬ ventions of the United Syn.igogue," said Rabbi Hcrshmiln, "but 1 never was quite so definitely impressed with the earnest¬ ness of thc delegates as I was at the recent meeting-. The nien and women who came from all parts of the cotm- try to take part in the deliberations of the United Synagogue seemed to have demonstrated that they realize the needs of Judaism and to be bent upon fulfill¬ ing them to the utmost of their ability. Their broad under.standing of Jewish religious and social conditions and of the detailed plans which they formu¬ lated to strengthen traditional Judaism in this country constitutes a most heart¬ ening fact in an otherwise depressing situation.
STEAMSHIP COS. REDUCE
STAFFS IN POLAND
VVARS.'WV, (J. T. .'\.),—Many; Amer¬ ican and KngilisH ste.-inisliip companies, which had special agencies in Poland, arci reducing their stalls in the prin- cipaL cities and closing down their of¬ fices ill the provinciaT towns, as a result of the inimigr.ntion hill now pending in the American Congress, restricting im¬ migration to .America.
The loss in business to the steamship companies b)' reason of the new immi¬ gration law will amount to hundreds of thousands pf dollars.
Murder Totals Lowest Where Jews Reside Says Statistician
Dr. Hoffman of Prudential Life Insurance Co. Declares Where There, Are Jews and For¬ eigners in Large Numbers, the Murder totals Are Low
Rising to the Opportunity
"The United Synagogue, I have rea¬ son to believe, is rising to thc oppor¬ tunity that has developed in .American Jewry and with the aid of the devoted men and women who, like those who attended the convention, are supporting its' various activities, will leave its im¬ press upon the future of traditional Judaism in this country." t ^¦JtabtM.»H