Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1960-09-02, page 01
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COLUMBUS EDITION ^^j^ 2rO^ Serving Coi'jmous, Qayton ana Central Onio Jewisn C COLUMBUS EDITION Vol. 38, No. 36 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, I960 OQ Devoted to Amerle»n ¦^^ and JewUh Ideall 'KIDDUSH, KADDISH AND KIDDUSHIN' IS THEME FOR R.E.W. "Kiddush. Kaddlsh and Kld¬ dushln" Is the theme for Religious Emphasis Week, to bo held at the Beth Jacob Synagogue from Sept. 26-29. A committee, consisting of Mes¬ dames M. J. Leeman and Charles Young along with N. Lessem, M. Seiderman and R. Ueberman, un¬ der the chairmanship of Mrs. A, Shames, has met to inaugurate this year's program of REW. AN ARRAY of prominent rab¬ bis and lecturers will lead in the discussion groups on the topics of Kiddush, the sanctificatlon of time in one's life; Kaddish, the ever present problems of life, death, Immortality of the soul, such questions as what Is the Jewish concept of the immortality of man's soul and "Can Death Be the End;" and finally Klddushln, the challenges of holiness and marital relations in this modern society. - The entire Jewish community will be invited to participate in the program and there will be no solicitation of funds during the sessions. BABBI STAVSKY explained that "the days between Bosh Ha¬ shonah and Yom Kippur indeed must be made into a cogent period of religious intellectual fulfill¬ ment. Standing on the threshold of welcoming the year 5721 as we stand before our maker in wor¬ ship and penitence reflecting on our deeds gone by, we should seek to rededicate ourselves to the basic tenants of our faith. "The purpose of Religious Em¬ phasis Week ,is to bring the mes¬ sage of Judaism to all people so that they will know the why and wherefore of their great heritage." Rockwell Dealt $100 Fine, Given 30 Day Jail Sentence R.E.W. Planners Shown preparing for the second annual Religious Emphasis Week, to be held at the Beth Jacob Synagogue, the week between Bosh Hashonah and Yom Kippur, ore left to right, top row, M. Seiderman, Babbl David Stavsky and Nat Lessem. Bottom row, left to rights are Mrs. Milton J. Leeman, Mrs. Al ShomCB and Mrs. Charles Young. ATO Modifies Its Membership Rules ASHBVILLE, N.C. (JTA)— Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, one of the largest college so¬ cial organizations in the coun¬ try, adopted an amendment to its constitution at its conven. tion here, permitting modifi¬ cation of its membership re¬ quirements to meet various state and university rulings forbidding discrimination on account of race or religion. There has been an increas¬ ing number of state and uni¬ versity rulings in recent years, denying fraternity charters to local groups practicing racial or religious bias. Alpha Tau Omega has 119 chapters In colleges and universities throughout the country, with a total membership of more than 66,000. Lazarus Will Speak At UJFC Meeting , Ralph Lazarus, president of Federated Department Stores, Inc, and a past president of the United Jewish Fund here will bo the principal speaker at the annual meeting of the United Jewish Fund and Council, Edward Schlezlnger, chairman of the affair, announced this week. The meeting, to be held Sunday, Oct. 2, 6 p.m, at the Winding Hollow Country Club, is the second annual meeting ot the merged United Jewish Fund and Jewish Community Council, ^''''i BULLETIN! WASHINGTON, (JTA) — George Lincoln Bockwell was con¬ victed on two counts, of disorderly conduct arising from antl- Somltic rallies hero. He was ordered by Municipal Court Judge Mildred E. Beeves to pay $100 fine and serve 30 days in jail. Seven ot his storm troopers wore also convlcte<l of disorderly conduct and fined $10 or $20, depending on previous convictions. Bockwell i>ald the fine as did his followers. He announced bo would appeaL WASHINOTON (JTA) — The trial of George Lincoln Rockwell, self-styled leader of the American Nazi Party, charged with disturb¬ ing the peace on July 3 and July 24, was, resumed in a municipal court here and the verdict was expected to be issued last Tuesday. Seven of Rockwell's supporters are also on trial on charges resulting from the July 24 affair. United States Park Police officer Cornelius Vermillion testified that, on July 24, he heard Rock- LAZARUS IS president of one of the country's largest depart¬ ment store groups. Federated De¬ partment Stores, Inc. It has stores in three dozen communities spread literally from Main^ to California, and its annual sales volume ex¬ ceeds $700,000,000. Lazarus began his retailing ca¬ reer in Federated's C:!olumbus, O. store. The F. & R. Lazarus Com¬ pany, serving as a salesman. Dur¬ ing the next 16 years he pro¬ gressed from salesman through department manager, merchandise manager for home furnishings, manager of the basement store, vice-president and general mer¬ chandise manager of the entire Columbus store. In 1951 he was appointed executive vice-president of Federated Department Stores, which has its headquarters fn Cin¬ cinnati. On June 12, 1957, he was elected president of this company. LAZABUS SERVED as presi¬ dent of the United Jewish Fund from 1950 to 1951, when he left Columbus to become executive vice-president of Federated De¬ partment Stores. His interest in community affairs remains active despite his busy schedule. He is a member of the board of the CJommlttee for Economic De¬ velopment; Ohio State Council of well ordering his followers to at¬ tack people who heckled him at a meeting. The officer told the court that, as a result of Rockwell's or¬ der, his storm troopers atttacked hecklers. He witnessed one troop, er striking a spectator on the chin, he said. DETECTIVE C. W. Shoemaker told Judge Mildred E. Reeves, who presided, that Kenneth Morgan, Rockwell's deputy commander, shouted anti - Jewish epithets, taunted, and provoked. Reporter George Cliffoill, of The Washington Dally News, who Infiltrated undercover into the Nazi gang, testified that Rockwell said, prior to the July 3 melee, that "the Jews here are too cow¬ ardly. We'll have to agitate them." Mr. aifford said that Rockwell sent troopers into the audience to Ralph Lazarus Retail Merchants; Cincinnati Community Chest and (Council; Amos Tuck School of Business Ad¬ ministration; Dartmouth College; Cincinnati American Red Cross; Jewish Welfare Fund of Cincin¬ nati; and is on tho National Pro¬ gram Committee of the B'nai B'rith Anti-Defamation League. The meeting will be the occa¬ sion for a report to the commun¬ ity on the achievements of the UJFC during the past year. cause trouble. ROCKWELL'S ovm defense wit¬ ness, T. Sutton Jett. associate di¬ rector of tho National (Capital Parks, testified that on July 3, he observed Rockwell pointing to in¬ dividuals in the audience and say¬ ing "Jew, Jew, Jew" in a provoca¬ tive manner. Jett told the court lhat his office was "unhappy over the American Nazi Party rallies on the mall." He said "you cannot tie up 15 to 20 percent of your men (park police) every Sunday during the busy season" without being distressed. Judge Reeves denied a motion to quash the charges against sev¬ eral of the Nazi troopers, and another to quash a charge against Rockwell. Against the advice of Judge Reeves, Rockwell acted as his own attorney. He cross-exam¬ ined government witnesses. Discharged Marine Sues War Veterans WASHINGTON (JTA) — A member of the American Nazi Party who was discharged , from the United States Marine Corps following Intervention by the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S., filed suit in U.S. District Court last week against both the JWV and the Marine Oirps. John Patler, who recently changed his name from Pat- salas, charged the JWV with conspiring to deprive him of his status as a U.S. Marine. He asked $1,575.50 In back salary from the corps and $500,000 from the JWV for being "publicly humiliated." Patler maintained that he was ousted from the Marine Corps "because of beliefs and associations with the Ameri¬ can Nazi Party^' of George Lincoln Rockwell. M. Harris To Leave Temple Israel Post Melvin S. Harris has resigned as executive director of Temple Israel to accept a similar position in Glencoe, 111., it was announced by Charles Y. Lazarus, president of Temple Israel, On Nov. 1, Harris will take up the duties of executive director of the North Shore Congregation Israel in Glencoe, a suburb of Chicago. Dr. Edgar F. Siskin is the rabbi of North Shore Temple, IS DAYTON RABBI ZOA Veep Raps State Dept. Babbl Joseph Stemsteln Rabbi Joseph P, Stemstein, spiritual leader of the Beth Abra, ham Synagogue in Dayton and national vice-president of the Zionist Organization of America, rapped the United States ^tate Department while speaking at the 63rd annual national ZOA conven¬ tion last week. He Is national edu~ cation chairman for the group. PBESIDINQ AT a discussion session on Arab boycotts and the Eichmann trial, Rabbi Stemstein declared "more than anything else, the entangled issues of the boycott and Eichmann episode re¬ veal one common motif; the un- shakeable need for moral courage and consistency." He added that "our government, in the midst of the perplexing' web of politics, will find that it cannot purchase loyalty to Ideals of free¬ dom and democracy with the quid pro que of expediency, moral cowardice and political myopia." "BLINDING oneself," he said, "to the ignominious and humiliat¬ ing discrimination of American citizens simply i>ecause they are members of a particular faith; yielding to the reprehensible and despicable tyranny of arrogant dictatorship; mollifying the insa¬ tiable greed of corrupt and to¬ talitarian governments-—whether in Egypt, or in Cuba, or In the Dominican Republic, or in the Far East: all with the fatal delusion of buying political respite, is as fatal tqday as it was in the days of Munich," Rabbi Stemstein further charged that "for our State Department to turn away from rank discrimlna- (Contlnutd on page 4} HAK.BIS' FIVE years as execu highlighted by the organization and successful completion of a building fund campaign climaxed by construction of the new temple at 5419 E. Broad St. "It is with real regret that I leave Columbus," Harris said. "My wife, Gladys, and I have many friends here and we will long treasure our wonderful relation¬ ship with Temple Israel." "HOWEVKB," he continued, "the North Shore Temple, one of the largest and most progressive congregations in the country, of¬ fers a challenging and stimulating assignment that just could not be ignored." Harris, who came to (Jolumbus from CJoIumbia, S.C, is a member ot the Jewish Center Board of Directors, Hlllel Advisory Board, Community Relations Committee of the United Jewish Fund and Council and Ohio-Kentucky Re¬ gional Board of the Antl-Defama¬ tlon League.. HE IS HILLEL chalrmHn of Zion Lodge of B'nai B'rith and Lion Tamer of (IJplumbus Lions Club, He ia also a member of the executive committee of the Na- tional Association of Temple Ad¬ ministrators. Lazarus expressed regret at "losing a. man of Harris' caliber" and praised the latter's contribu¬ tion to the building of the new temple. "BOTH MEL and Gladys Harris worked long and hard to see that the new Temple Israel became a reality instead of a dream," he said. tive director of Temple Israel were TORAH ACADEMY TO OPEN ON SEPT. 6; NEW TEACHERS SET The Columbus Torah Academy will open its third school year on Sept. 6 at the Agudas Achlm edu¬ cational building, 2767 E. Broad St. The school's enrollment is ex¬ pected to reach the highest In its history, 70 pupils: A third grade has been added this year, making a kindergarten and first through third grades available. A NUMBEB OF openings still remain in the kindergarten. Those interested in further information are asked to call Irving Fried, now principal, at BE. 7-3502, or BE. 7-5780 evenings. Harry Gilbert, president of the Academy, recently announced sev¬ eral additions to the school staff. Fried has been engaged as new full time principal. He holds a BA from Brooklyn (College, and an MA from Teachers College, Co¬ lumbia University. He is a grad¬ uate of the Beth Joseph Rabblnl- (ConMnued on paga 4) Melvjn Harris "Mel's devotion to duty, par¬ ticularly during the difficult tran¬ sitional period between closing the old temple and moving Into the new one, was an inspiring exam- pie of self-dedication. "ON BEHALF of the congrega¬ tion, we wiah the Harrises success and happiness in their new post," he concluded. It was further announced by Lazarua that recommendations and applications for executive di¬ rector will be considered by the Temple Israel Personnel Commit¬ tee and should be submitted to Herbert Wise, committee chair¬ man, In care of Temple Israel. DR. SABIN HAILED FOR POLIO VACCINE NEW YORK (JTA) — The sec¬ ond major contribution by a Jew¬ ish scientist toward the conquest of polio — a successful live-virus vaccine—developed by Dr. Albert B, Sabin, was hailed throughout the world last week. Experts said that formal ap¬ proval of the Sabin vaccine by the United States Pubhc Health Ser¬ vice could revolutionize vaccina¬ tion methods in the United Statea In the next year or so. Dr, Sabin, who was born in Biaiystok, Russia, came to the United States with his family when he waa 15, He is professor of Research Pediatrics at the Uni¬ versity of Cincinnati. His predecessor in the field of polio vaccine was Dr. Jonas Salk, who developed a dead-virus type of vaccine as the first protection against the dreaded disease. Dr. Salk's vaccine has been the stan¬ dard form of protection against . polio throughout the world. The advantage of Dr. Sabln's vaccine Is that it can be given orally. Dr. Salk's va,cclne must be injected by needle. The U.S. Pub^ lie Health Service said that It was hoped that the availability of both vaccines would eliminate polio In the United States.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1960-09-02|
|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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