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Serving Columbus, Dayton, Central and Southwestern Ohio W\R RONICLE Vol. 40 No. 25 FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1962 39 D»vof»d *o Am*rlc«n and Jawlih Idaali The World's Week Compiled from JTA Reporli In Paris, reports indicate five more Jews have been sentenced to death in the Soviet Union for "economic crimes," Two sentences were meted out after a trial in Odessa and three others resulted from a trial al Dnieprope- trovsk. In Frankfort, Germany, Otto Hunsche, 51, former chief of the Gestapo in Hungary, where he worked directly under Adolph Eichmann, went on trial. He is charged with the arrest and murder of 1200 Jews. In Geneva, Switzerland, a resolution supporting early negotiations for a link between Israel and the Common Market was adopted by the executive board of the trade unions of those countries affiliated with the International Conference of Free Trade Unioris, In Jerusalem, the Israel Cabinet turned over to a three- man committee of legal experts the dispute between Justice Minister Dov Joseph and Attorney General Gideon Hausner over the latter's authority and functions as government legal advisor. In Casablanca, "The Voice of the Communities," organ of the Jewish community, complained that many young Jews have been forced to convert to Islam. In Rome, Angelo Terracina, a Jew arrested earUer this month during a clash in the city's Jewish quarter with members of the neo-fascist movement, was acquitted on charges,of assault. In Boston, Jews launched a campaign to obtain recon¬ sideration of a Sunday blue law amendment killed in the Massachusetts legislature. It is alleged the proposed mea¬ sure was throttled through undue Influence prejudicial to Jews and others who observe Saturday as the Sabbath, In Jerusalem, it was reported that the Israeli-Jordanian border was quiet again, but the atmosphere along the Syrian frontier was tense, following clashes in both areas within the last few days, Ila New Delhi, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru told parliament India has not entered diplomatic relations with Isrbefl partly because Israel's activities have been "un¬ fortunately aggressive" In the past and such action might be harmful to India's relations with other countries. Jewish Agencies Given $123,658 By Columbus UA JDC Help Given 250,000 In 1961 During 19«1 more than 260,000 taen, women and children In 27 countries received some sort ot aaslatance from the Joint Distri¬ bution Committee. Approximately 108,000 were In Moslem areas, some 78,000 in Israel and more than 60,000 on the European con¬ tinent. Smaller groups were as¬ sisted In Australia, Asia and South and Central Anerica, The JDC is a beneficiary of the Columbus United Jewish Fund and Council. THIS XNTORMATIOIV Is con¬ tained In the 1961 Annual Report of the JDC, major American agency aiding distressed Jews abroad, issued last week. The re¬ port, presented by Moses A, Lea- vltt, executive vice chairman, dis¬ closes that the organization's glo¬ bal relief, resettlement and re¬ habilitation programs during the year required $30,109,000, most of it provided by the campaigns of the United Jewish Appeal. For 1962 JDC has adopted a budget of $30,685,760 to aid an estimated toUl of 326,000 needy Jews, AS A BESUl/T of unforeseen eroergenoies, Licavltt reports that the American welfare agency In¬ curred a deficit in 1961 of $362,- 000, the first since 1950. Among the unforeseen crises which led to the deficit Leavltt spotlights an upsurge of emigration from North Africa. Thousands of refugees required emergency aid, ipartlcularly In Prance. "THEOB WAS no poaflliWllty of making up these funds by di¬ verting them from other areas," he comments. "Some programs were cut back or eliminated; but hundreds of thousands—not re¬ fugees—were s till In desperate need of JDC help. They could not be abandoned." Ijeavltt reports that In 1861 JDC provided food for an average of 92,735 people a month, two-thirds of them in Moslem lands. It also granted cash relief to an average of 40,845 a month. Other aid included medical care for 40,000, aid to 2,860 In homes for children any youngsters, care for 6,625 In homes for the aged, assistance to schools with 61,600 students, and aid to culturcil and religious programs Involving £ total of 38,900 scholars and stu¬ dents. Arthur Katz President Of Hebrew School At the annus} meeting ot tlie Columbus Hebrew School, held May 3, Arthur Katz, 266 S. Ard¬ more, was elected president of the Coiumbua' Hebrew School. Other officers elected were vice president, Dr. Charles Y«,ung, Fred Yenkin, Harold Covel; sec¬ retary, Mrs. Melvin Purman; trea¬ surer, Dr. Ben Oohen. Elected to serve on board ot trustees were Dr. B. W. Abram¬ son, Rabbi Stephen Arnold, Rabbi J. U Baker Albert A. Blank, La¬ zar Brener, Sanford Fishman, Dr. J. D. Folkraan, Dr. Marvin Pox, Louis Goidfarb, Ben Greenberg, Norman Gurevitz, David Gutt¬ man. Josoph Gwirtsman, Louis B. Harrison, Rabbi Harry Kap¬ lan, D. A. H. Kanter, Dr. M. P. Kanter, Nathan Lessem, Fred Levi, Louis M. Levin, Ben Man¬ delkom, Robert L. Moiiman and S. M. Melton. Frank R. Nutis, MUton J. Pin¬ sky, Leonard G. Quinn, A. W, Robins, Mayer Rosenfeld, Samuel Rosenthal, Rabbi S. W. Ruben¬ stein, S. J. Schlonsky, Harold Schottenstein, Harry Schwartz, Leon J. Aeft, Ben Seifera^, Far- rcll Shar, Herbert L. Solomon, Alvin Solove, Rabbi David Stav¬ sky, Eaias Snyder, Art Tenen¬ baum, Philip Waldman, Abe A. Wolman, Mrs. Bernard 'Yenkin, Sol Zeldin and Rabbi Nathan Zeli¬ zer. Members of the board to be. appointed by the president and president of the PTA, Mr. Schwartz, will be announced at a later date. A total ot $123,658 in United Appeal funds has b"cn earmark¬ ed to help the two Jewish spon¬ sored agencies to meet the needa of the people thoy serve. In bhe past year those agencies have served a total of 7391 people with help of the UA funds. These service and financial figures were reioaacd this week aa part ot UA's Thanks To You" report on the use '.icing made of contributed funds. THE ALLOCAnONS and num¬ ber served by Jev,.jh agencies follows: Jowi.;h Center, 63!J6 served, $68,- 829; Jewish Family Service, 1035 served, $54,829. 'tjnited Appeal reported that about one out of three persons in Franklin County benefit di¬ rectly from Ua services.' THE I'A OFFICE announced that a complete down-to-the-pen- ny breakdown on tho distribution of funds is contained in a print¬ ed sheet whioh was delivered to every home In the county. The printed sheet also Includes a guide to proper use of UA ser¬ vices. The theme ot the "Thanks To You" observance this year is "People Helping . People," de¬ noting the true meaning of UA. United Appeal officials also re¬ ported the following 11-year pro¬ gress: Raised more than 98 per cent ot its over-all goals—$1H million Increase in giving. UA's Open Door policy en¬ courages qualified outside groups to apply. In 10 years, 14 new or¬ ganizations have joined—saving you from many extra solicitations. Campaign expenses, plus year- round administration, have been maintained at 5 per cent of the total raised. This comipares with a 7 per cent national average. Nearly 1500 Youths Heading For Israel NEW YORK (JTA)—Nearly ISOO young Americans will go to Israel this summer to spend from seven weeks to one year In tra¬ vel, work and study prograins sponsored by the Jewish Agency In cooperation with the American Zionist Council, the Jewlah Agency announced here. These programs will have a record number of participants since the Inception of the Jewish Agency summer programs 18 years ago and have one basic conceiptlon, Mrs. Ro-e Halprln, chairman of the American section of the Jewish Agency, said. Young Americans will '"mrn about Israel not only from sightseeing and occasional lectures, but alao from active participation. MEET TO PLAN SHOW Temple Israel Sisterhood and Brotherhood plans for a new Temple Israel Show are being formulated. The production will be in November. A meeting of all Interested parties will be held at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sid Levoff, 2653 Bryden Rd. Chroniclin Sf The News Amusements 4 Editorial 2 Society C, 7 Sports 9, 12 .Synagogues 8 Tcctt Scene 5 Dinner For Schiff, Yeshiva Is Sunday Dr. Samuel Belkin, president | Nevertheless, he was determined of Yeshiva University, will be to continue his academic studies, the principal speaker at a dinner and in 1935 he received the Ph.D. honoring Columbus communal | degree from Brown, and was BRXETED m BOlVIEl ROME3, June 17. (JTA)-4:^ad- ers of Canadian Jewry compris¬ ing a 1962 campaign mission here of the Montreal Combined Jewlah Appeal and United Israel Appeal were given a first-hand briefing on the problems of European Jewry and \e plight of the Jew¬ ish refugees from North Africa pouring into France. leader William Schiff and cele¬ brating the 75lh anniver.'iary of. America's oldest and largest uni¬ versity under Jewish auspices. The event, the first dinner to be tendered by the Columbus Friends of Yeshiva University, will take place Sunday, June 24, at 6:30 p.m., in tho Deshler Hil¬ ton Hotel. Louis M. Levin and Harold Schottenstein are co-chairmen. DK. BEUtlN, a distinguished scholar, author and educator, was elected president of the Univer¬ sity In 1943, and the institution has exhibited its greatest growth during his tenure of office. He was born in SwIsJicz, Po¬ land, Dck;, 12, 1911. Hia father was his first teacher. Ho studied at the Yoshivot of Radin and Mir, and wa.s ordained in 11)28 at Da- dln. at the ago of 17. When Samuel Boikln came to elected to Phi Beta Kappa. MB. SCHIFF will be cited at the dinner "in recognition of his lifetime of dedication to the well- being of our youth, the Jewish community, and the nation at large." Among Columbus area leaders who are alumni of the University are Rabbia Samuel W. Ruben- atein and David Stavsky, spirit¬ ual leaders of Congregation Agudas Achim and Congregation Beth Jacob, respectively. PROCEEDS OF the dinner will be allocated for the maintenance of the university's widespread academic, community service and research activities, including an annual $1 million program of scholarship assistance to gifted students of limited financial means. This program enables the Uni¬ veraity to. grant more scholarship Samuel M. Shinbach Shinbach Is New Chairman Of Ohio JDA Saniuel Shinbach, President of the Bron-Shoe Co. and prominent philanthropic leader, has beon named chairman ot the Ohio state division of Joint Defense Appeal, Shlnbach will be heading the drive for funds in the State of Ohio for Joint Defense Appeal, fund-raising organization ot the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation. League of B'nal B'rith. These are America's oldest and largest community re¬ lations agencies engaged in the fight against bigotry and dis¬ crimination. This year Joint De¬ fense Appeal seeks a national goal of $6,100,000 to help support AJC and ADL's many-sided re¬ search and educational programs. Shinbach holds leadership posts in many philanthropic and com¬ munal activities. He is S.O.S. Over¬ seas Relief campaign chairman, honorary director of Courage, Inc, executive board member of the American Jewish Committee, board member of the Columbus Cancer Clinic, and board member of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. On Sept, 21-23 Shlnbach wlU act as Ohio representative, along with other state delegates, when Joint Defense Appeal holds its Second Annual Midwest Regional Council meeting. Delegations from 13 Midwest states wili take part. America In 1029 at the ago of 18, aid per student than any other he could speak Polish, Yiddish institution of higher learning In and Hebrew—^but no English, the county. Israel Intercepts Blades For Eichmann TEh AVTV (JTA) — Former Nazis tried twice to smuggle a razor blade to Adolph Eichmann at Ramleh Prison, it was revealed here by Attorney CJeneral Gideon Hausner. Germans now in Australia, who lived formerly In the Palestinian colonies of Sarona and Wilhema, sent Eichmann a postcard, advis¬ ing him to be aure to examine the stamp. The Israeli security officers followed the advice and found a thin blade under the postage. Another effort was made to get a blade to Eichmann by inserting one between the wrappings of a box of matches. Columbus B'nai B'rith Wins Area Honors Mrs, Milton Leeman and Mrs, Joseph Schecter have been elect¬ ed to the Biennial National Su- prerne Council of B'nal B'rith Wo¬ men. Mrs, Harry Sohwartz was chosen aa alternate. These Zion women are district past presi¬ dents. The election took place at the 29th annual convention. District No, 2, B'nal B'rith Wo¬ men in Indianapolis. For the third consecutive year. Candlelight Chapter won the cov¬ eted Menorah award. This award is given for the highest percent¬ age of over-subscriptions in allo¬ cations In chapters with member¬ ship of 160 to 300. OANDLELIOHT was tied for first place along with a Denver chapter. Chapter president and convention delegate, Mrs. William Kanoskle said, "This was a very great honor, there was extreme competition for this award. It is gratifying to know that so many services and philanthropies which B'nai B'rith women help to sup¬ port wiil continue, due in part to our support." Candlelight also won the Betty B'rith and Orchid awards. Newly elected offIcera of Dis¬ trict No. 2 are president, Mrs. Mllton Day of St, Joseph, Mo,; first vice president, Mrs, David Blumhof, University City, Mo,; second vice president, Mrs. Fred Waxman, Cincinnati; third vice president, Mrs. Sol Margolin, Kansas City, Mo. Re-elected treasurer was Mrs. Joseph Schecter, Zion Oiaipter, THE KEYNOTE convention address was given by Mrs. Moe Kudler, president. National Su¬ preme Council, B'nal B'rith Wo¬ men, who said, "In order to give the service which Is the basic philosophy of our chapters, we must raise funds. B'nal B'rith offers something for everyone," According to convention dele¬ gate, Mrs. Ell Gold, "The most Impressive workshop wiis the ADL workshop." Blue Print for Dem¬ ocracy, keynoted by Alexander Miller, who spoke on "What B'nal B'rith Women can do in ADL," "WE DISOOVEKED" said Mrs. Gold, "the importance of taking part in inter-community func¬ tions and having more inter-faith programs not always with the minority approach. We learned the importance of taking a stand on radical conservative societies, and the Importance of giving warm welcome to foreign stu¬ dents." Zion chapter won first place for their scrapbook. It waa also awarded first place for Its bulle¬ tin. For meeting its allocations, Zion also won the silver and gold Chals. Mrs. Morris Boster, Zion president, said about the conven¬ tion, "We mostly came away Im¬ pressed that our work Is so very, very Important."
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1962-06-22|
|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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