Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1962-03-23, page 01
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UJFC Launches Campaign March 27 - Your Help Is Needed 2f\Q^ Serving Columbus, Dayton, Central and Southwestii lil'll IV 2S llOtll il £ Vol. 40, No. 12 FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 1962 39 DvroHd io AmtrlMli •nd Jcwiih ld*aU The World's Week Algeria's 1.50,000 Jews have been guaranteed full leligiou.'i, cultural and civic rights in the agreement (or a cease-fire between France and the PLN, the Moslem National Front. United' Nations has begun an investigation of violence be¬ tween Israel and Syria" in the Sea of Galilee, Funeral services were held in New York for Rabbt Clifton for Passover in Russia this year. Blihrnim Margallt, former director of Israel Keren Haye¬ sod Appeal in France, was found guilty in .lerusalem this week of embezzling $166,000. " United Nations Commission on Human Rights opened its 18th se.ssion with the question.of discrimination against religious rights and practices on its agenda. The group meets through April 13. President Kennedy appointed Jacob Blausteln to the board of the United Service Organization. Montreal court ruled that Jewish taxpayers have the right to sit on the Protestant School Board in St. Martin suburb. Soviet Union has forbad the commercial baking of mazos H. Levy, oldest past president of the New York Board of Rabbis and a leader of the reform rabbinate. He was 94. El Al International Ali'Unes air crews have returned to work ending a lO-day strike. Murray I. Gurfein, New York attorney and civic leader, has been elected to his third term as president of United Hias Service. Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America appealed to state legislatures to enact meastu-es exempting'Sabbath- ob- • serving Jews from restrictions of discriminatory Sunday laws. Appointed Chairman ionai Services Reg] Riohard J. Abel, pnominent Col¬ umbus Jewish community leader, waa named chairman of the Reg¬ ional Services Committee of the Council of Jewish FcderaUons and Welfare Funds, it was an- "fviinced today by Irving Kane of Cleveland, CJF'.Vi- nresident. Abel Is a board member and past president of the United Jew¬ ish Fund and Council of Colum¬ bus, a member agency of the CJFWF. He is a board member of the Columbus Jewish Welfare Foundation and currently presi¬ dent of the Columttus Jewish Center. He Is an active member ot the United Jewish Appeal, American Jewish Joint Distri¬ bution Committee, National Jew¬ ish Welfare Board, the Joint De¬ fense Appeal, United Hias Ser¬ vice, the Antl-Etetamatlon Lea¬ gue, and the American lewish Committee. He was vice^ohairman of the Budget and Admissions Conunit¬ tee of the Columbus Oommrunlty Chest and o board of the Frank¬ lin County Mental Health. Abel Is past-president of the CJFWF Central States Region and heads his own tire and auto- raablle supplies company, The Abel Corporation. Tlhe purpose of the Regional Services Committee Is to review the changing needs of Council's members agencies for regional services, to determine the best ways of meeting these needs, and to make necessary recommenda¬ tions to the Board. It is com¬ posed of community leaders who have had a high level of exper¬ ience in gulldlng the operations of field services in their com¬ munities. The Committee guides the Council board and profess¬ ional staff In effectively organi¬ zing regional structures and field services. The CJFWF Is an association of 215 federations, welfare funds and community councils. These central communal organizations. Richard J. Abel serving areas with over 95 per cent ot the Jews of the United States and Canada, annually raise bhe bulk of ali Jewish philan¬ thropic funds. The CIFWF provides its mem¬ ber agencies with central service in fund raising, comimunity or ganlzatlon, health and welfare planning, personnel recruitment, budgeting and publicity. Advance Gifts Dinner Features Address By Mr. Samuel Haber JuUuB M. lBra«l NMD EXECUTIVE DIREGTOR TEIMPLE TIFERETH ISRAa Albert Ar^-Blank, president of Temple Tifereth Israel, an¬ nounces the appointment of Juli¬ us M. Israel as executive director. A native of Dallas and a gradu¬ ate of the American Institute of Banking, Israel has just com¬ pleted 19 years as executive di¬ rector of the Southwest Region, Zionist Organization of America. Under his leadership, there has been a great deal of activity in this Region which includes the states of Arkansas. Louisiana, Kansas. Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico. EARLIER, he was in the bank¬ ing business and served for a number of years non-profession- ally as state advisor to Texas Young Judea and participated ac¬ tively in the Boy Scout movement and American Bed Cross. He has held major positions in his syna¬ gogue and community and is past president of the Men's Club of Congregation Adath| EJmcth in Dallaa. Israel is married and the father of three children, eaoh of whom has achieved distinction in their fields of interest. His wife. Mary, has hold numerous offices In Sis¬ terhood and completed her second term as president. Southwest Re¬ gion, UOJCA. Women's Branch. A son. Allen Israel, attends Memphis University. Another son, Dr. Louis Israel, was graduated from Rice University and Baylor Medical School with highest hon¬ ors and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and A.O.A. Honor Socie¬ ties. He Is a captain stationed at Fort Ohaffe, Ark., and makes his home In Fort Smith. DEBBIE ISRAEL, their daugh¬ ter, is a member of the B'nai B'rith Girls serving as Interna¬ tional Jewish Heritage Chairman and vice president of District Seven BBG. She is the recipient of the Gold Star of Deborah, the highest award In the order. A past president of her local chap¬ ter, Barnston BBG. Debbie was Sweetheart of Abe Silverman AZA of Houston. Samuel Haber. assistant direc¬ tor. European Operations of the American-Jewish Joint Distribu¬ tion Committee, will be guest speaker at the Advance Gifts Din¬ ner of the United Jewish Fund and Council. Tuesday evening. March 27, at the Deshler Hilton Hotel. Dietary laws will be ob- ¦erved. Haber is an expert on Jewish W"lfare and Immigration prob¬ lems i'l Polan 1. Eastern Europe and other Overseas Hrens. He has recenfly return"d .Tom Poland, where, as the first Joint Distribu¬ tion Oonunittee representative permitted in that country since 1950, he set up a special emer¬ gency relief program In 1956 for Jewish repartrlates to that coun¬ try from the Soviet Union. Dur¬ ing his work In Poland he ob¬ served at first-hand the critical changes in the lives of Jews throughout the Eastern European I , ... lems of Jews overseas. He has HABER HAS spent many years ''een responsible for the program In close contact with the prob-1 affecting the lives and welfare Samuel Haber Forerunners Fete Scheduled March 28 On Wednesday evening, March 28, the Forerunners of the United Jewish Fund and Council's Young Matrons Division will hold their annual affair. Guest speaker will be Mrs. Irene Broza Margolis, former First Sec¬ retary to the Israel Embassy In Rome, former Assistant to the Director-General of fche Israel Foreign Ministry and one of the outstanding women in Israel. Mrs. Margolis. a perceptive ob¬ server of Middle Bast affairs, served as First Secretary to the Israel Embassy in Rome from 1952 to 1956. From 1949 to 19S2, she was Assistant to tho Dlreotor- Generaii of the Israel Foreign Ministry. She visited the United States in 1951 and 1952 in thia capacity and carried out several speaking engagements for the UJA. Bonv In London, Mrs. Margolis went to Israel with her family tn 1934 and settled In Tel Aviv. Dur- TEMPLE ISRAa'S CONGREGATIONAL OINNER (KILL CaEBRATE 116TH YEAR On Sunday, March 25, Temple Israel will hold its 115th Annual Congregational Dinner and meetr Ing, In the Temple Social Hjill. The dinner will be catered by Beulah, with the price per person set at $3.25. Following dinner there will be a short business meeting whloh will include the election of new officers and memibers of the Board of Trustees. Highlight of the program will be a message from tbe president, Charles Y. Lazarus. He will discuss Temple Israel's role tn the progress of the Reform Movement. William Glick, chairman, an¬ nounces that Invitations have been sent to the meitubership and he requests that early reserva¬ tions be made by calling Ihe JCem- ple office, BE. 7-4281.' The following chairmen are as-jfood, sisting in the arrangement for the dinner; Program, Norman Folpe; PuWleity, Gus Bowman Jr. and Howard Byer; Reservations and seating, Sol Zell and Rudolf Stern Jr.; Decorations, Mrs. Joseph Haas; Transportation, James Feibel; Telephone, Mrs. Harold Canin and Mrs. Robert Sachs; Dinner and Menu, Mrs. Mitchell Blazar and Mrs. Sey¬ mour Well; Hostesses, Mrs. Wil¬ liam Glick. APRIL 8 "M" OAY FOR UJFC ORIVE Ira Monroe, chairman of Trades and Professions, announced that Simday, April 8, will be desig¬ nated as "M" day for members of the Oolumbus community. Workers for "M" day will meet at the Jewish Center at 9:30 In the morning, and following cof¬ fee, will collect their kits and contact their prospects. Sol Zell is in charge of arrangements at the Center. Co-operating with Monroe for "M" Day are the following as¬ sociate chairmen; Allen Gunder¬ sheimer, Jr., deipartment stores, shoes; Isadore Rosenwasser, Bat¬ telle. engineers, Ohio State Unl- Virsity. and Jewelers; Hy Wein¬ berg, scrap and steel, manufac¬ turers, and graphic arts; David Goldsmith, conununity workers, and miscellaneous occupa¬ tions; Al Greene, accountants, at¬ torneys, and Insurance; Sol Zell, dentists, optometrists, pharmio- ists, and physicians, and Leon Handler, metropolitan, buildlnig and real estate. The MEN in our community are urged to be at home the morning of Sunday. April 8 . and welcome the UJF & C work¬ er. The need is great! The time is now . . . and only you can help! Ing World War XI, she was at¬ tached to the British Eimlbassy In Cairo. In 1946. Mrs. Margolis played a starring role in Meyer Levin's film. "My Father's House," the first motion picture ever made In Israel. She travelled through Switzerituid, France and England in 1947 and 1948, en¬ couraging the settlement of Jew¬ ish youth in pre-Israel Palestine. Mrs. Margolis returned to Is¬ rael In 1948 and participated in Israel's War of Liberation. She was attached to the Military Headquarters of the Israel Army, first as an assistant to t)ie late Colonel David Marcus and later as a member of the Israel Liaison Staff to the United Nations Truce Supervision' Commission. In 1949, Mrs. Margolis was sec¬ retary to the Israel Delegation to the Armistice Negotiations be¬ tween Israel and Egypt, and sub¬ sequently, between Israel and Jor¬ dan, which were conducted on the Island of PJiodes. Mrs. Malcolm Bobbins and Mrs. Martin Adler, co-chairmen of the affair, have announced that Ilonka's will be the scene of the night's activities. Invitations were handled by Mrs. James Fctbei, chairman, and assisted by Mrs. (contlnuad on pag* 41 of hundreds of thousands of Jews, beginning with his experience as JDC Country Dlr'Kitor for the American Zone of Germany from 1947 to 1954, when he headed up a vast program of aid to some 200,000 Jewish dp's. Following the establishment of Israel's Independence in W4&, Haber helped speed the emigra¬ tion of tens of thousands of Jew¬ ish dp's to Israel and to the Unit¬ ed States, under emergency Dis¬ placed Persons Immigration Act. Before World War H Haiber had ari active career as an econ¬ omist and government official. He served tn World Wair n as a maj6r in the U.S. Army and after the war as Military Gover¬ nor of Bavaria and Wurtemlburg. MORRIS SKILKEN, General Cajnpaign Chairman and Harold Schottenstein, Advance Gifts Chairman, have Issued Invitations to members of the community to attend this dinner at which the minimum gift is $500. Additional members co-operat¬ ing with Skilken and Schotten¬ stein include Ralph Rosenthal, A. B. Weinfeld. Abe A. Wolman. Louis Goidfarb, Marvin Sllber¬ stein, Bon Kahn, Howard Schoen¬ baum, Ira Monroe, Leon Sahot- (contlnutd on pag* 41 "W" DAY UUNCHES UJFC CAMPAIGN THIS WEDNESDAY "W" Day, of the Women's Di¬ vision of the United Jewish Fund and Council is scheduled for Wed¬ nesday, March 28. at 9 a.m. The home ot Mrs. Leon Sohottenstein. 50 N. Drexel Ave., will be the scene for this official launching of the General Solicitations Cam¬ paign. The purpose of "W" Day is to Lnspire all workers In bhe general solicitations campaign. Over cof¬ fee, and rolls, they will hear Mrs. B. W. Abramson, former Wom¬ en's Division chairman, and prominent communal worker In many causes, tell of the need for success for their devoted efforts. They will also view the preaenta- tion of a skit acted by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schottenstein, whloh was witnessed at a recent re¬ gional United Jewish Fund meet¬ ing. And they will have an op. (contlnuad on paga 4) Dr. B. W. Abramson Re-EIected President Oliio Valley Region Dr. B. W. Abramson, was re¬ elected president of the Ohio Val¬ ley Region, Zionist Oganization of America, for another term at the Region's 22nd Annual Con ventlon held In Fort Wayne. Named to serve as a memiber at Large was Daniel Harriaon, principal of the Columbus He¬ brew School. Dr. Edward Ncufeld. spiritual leader of Congregation Ahavas Israel, Grand Rapids, Michigan, who was the principal speaker, called for a strong and dynamic Zionist Movement to reaffirm the concept of the unity of the Jew¬ ish people, which is essential for Jewish survival. He lashed out against those who would trans¬ form the Zionist OrgEuiization in¬ to a society of iriends of Israel and thus dilute and distort fche true meaning of the Zionist ideal. "Zionism represents more than friendship for Israel; It is a spir¬ itual and historic kinship rooted In the Messianic concept of Juda¬ ism," he said. The Convention voted to give ail out support to ZOA's program on Ailyah, economic Investments in Israel, as well as its efforts on behalf of Jewish education and the promotion gf Hebrew culture. Resolutions In support of the United Jerwish Appeal, Jewlah National Fund, Israel Bonds and the organization's projects tn Is¬ rael - Kfar Silver and the ZOA House - were unanimously adopt¬ ed.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1962-03-23|
|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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