Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1962-01-26, page 01
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W^.i&&t^'?^^^z^^:^^i^-^^v^^^^ "¦^.¦^'^'':^f^pv'«i**i'i<^pa:jii^'a^ COLUMBUS roiTION . ^f^/ Serving Columbus, Dayton/Central and Southwestern Ohio \V?AK. COLUMBUS EDITION VoL 40, No. 4 FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 19 Columbus Will Host Teens From 6 Cities More than 210 teens are expected to attend the Southern CRUSY, _, Central 'Region United Synagogue Youth, Council Jan. 26 through Jan. 28 lit Temple Tifereth Israel. Among those attending will be 126 delegates and guests from Lima, Dayton, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Hamilton and EJvansviile. The visitors will be guests of Columbus U.S.Y. members, their parenta and temple members for the duration of the conclave. ' Theme of the conference ia "From Bondage to Freedom." The program will begin on Friday night; -Jan. 26 at Tifereth larael. The group will participate tn a Sabbath dinner where Saul Wacha win deliver the keynote addreaa. They will then'attend Sabbath aervlces. Richard Frankel will de¬ liver the keynote addreaa for OBUSY. After aervicea CRUSY OlHO ^-1 '•.'. n Kl .Tl« J Hi'...! :.v 1 > IIUIH M wn3';.'^« Tvjiuoislii Oeratni to Ani*r)e«ii and Jawhn Idaali Hlroshi Okamoto JAPANESE STUDENT TO SPEAK AT HILLEL Hlroahl Okamoto, rabbinical atUr dent at Hebrew Union Colleger Jewlah Inatltute of Religion, Cin¬ cinnati, will speak on "The Japan¬ ese Mentality and Judaism" at the Hlllel Forum on Sunday, Jan. 28 at 8 p.m. Okamoto, who will be ordained 1 rabbi In two years at the He¬ brew Union College-Jewish Insti¬ tute of ReUgion, was bom in Tokyo, Japan in 1926. His father, 1 dedicated school principal in the Tokyo primary school system has IO formflJ religious association. In 1945, Okamoto was graduated trom the Imperial Naval Academy wihere he majored in aeronautical engineering. For a short time, he served as a aecond lieutenant in the Japanese Navy during the ^Bcond World War. Having been purged for any teachinig profes¬ sion after the war, he worked at various odd jobs to support him¬ self, while reading extensively and engaging in a program of self^study. In ito, Okamoto became In¬ terested in religioinB. After atudy- Ing Christianity for some three yeara, he read a book by Rabbi Leo Baeck, "The Bsaence of Juda¬ ism." Profoundly affected by the writlngB of Rabi>l Baeck, in 1950 Okamoto began his movement toward Judaism by teaching liim- aelf Hebrew prayers. In 1957, he received his Bachelor of Ants; degree In Elnglish Litera¬ ture f«Hn the Meijl Gakuin Uni¬ versity in Tokyo. He continued hia studies in Comparative Litera¬ ture at Sophia University. In the fall of 1958, Okamoto was awarded a S. H. Scheuer Inter¬ falth PellowahlP to study at the Helxrew Union College-Jewish In- . stitute of Religion. Tills past year Okamoto and his wife formally embraced the Jewish Faith. They were made members of that Faith at a Rab¬ binical Oourt composed of Rabbi Alexander Guttman, Rabbi Eugene Mihaly and Rabbi Jacob Petu- chowskl. Okamoto. ta now hi his fourth year In the Rabbinic Sohool. will have ita own Oneg Shabbat. Program for Saturday Inoludea: morning aervicea; lunch; Sichot with five workshop sessions; Ru¬ ach session with singing and dancing; Mlncha, Maarlv and Hav¬ dalah. Cn Saturday night-delegates will have a special meeting and elect officers to the Southern Council, Central Region, U.S.Y. At 9 p.m. a dance will be held in the Tifer¬ eth Israel social hall for all. On Sunday the group will at¬ tend services in the morning. Brunch will be served at 9:30 a.m., followed by an "Idea Elxchange" session. Next on the agenda will be a Ruach sesaion. The program will be concluded with a "Peace Circle" and departure at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Kinua Council chairmen are Richard Westerman and Dave Bloomfleld. Rick Bender is cul¬ tural chairman. Other members of the committee are: Judy Pier and Jeff Fisher, pubiicationa; Reesa Goldsmith, Herb Wasser¬ strom, Jeff Covel and Barry Blank, transportation; Harold Jaye and David Swediow, reli¬ gious; Bob Kannry and Jeanne Coopersmith, social; Marcia Shen¬ ker and Jack Roth, Ruack; Mick¬ ey Lindejik, Oneg; Janis Slegel¬ man, food; Fahn ZeUzer and Paula Solomon, registration. Mrs. Leslie Frankel Is In charge of food preparations. Adult ad¬ visors are Donald Adelman, di¬ rector of "Tifereth Israel youth activities, and Arthur B. Wester¬ man. PAUL LEVINE NAMED ISRAEL BOND REP. Alvtn E. Sohottenstein, Chair¬ man of the Columbus Bonds tor Israel Campaign, announced to¬ day that Pud Levine will be the new State of Israel Bonds repre¬ aentatlve for Columbus. He re¬ places Hirsch Goldberg who has been transferred to Louisville, Kentucky. Levlne comes to Coliunbus after having spent two years aa Israel Bonds representative for the State of Kentucky. He attended the University of Cincinnati and grad¬ uated with a B3A. degree in Marketing. After serving two years as a publication specialist in the United States Army he be¬ came affiliated with the Metropo¬ litan Life Inaurance Company, prior to asaocdatlng himself with State of Israel Bonds in Septem¬ ber 1959. He is married to the former Ehrelyn Marcus of Cin¬ cinnati and has a son, Mark three and a half months old. In the statement given to The Chronicle, Mr. Levine said," I am very happy to have been trans¬ ferred to Coiumbua and plan to move here in the near future. The Jewish Commimity of Columbus has a wonderful reptitation nat¬ ionally in regard to both Israel Bonds and the Jewish Welfare Fund and ia known for its fine support of local fund raising ac¬ tivities and charitable efforts. I look forward to meeting not only the leaders of the Jewish Com¬ munity and the Rabbis, but aa many pepple as I posaibly can. I speak for my family and myaelf when I say I am happy to asso¬ ciate .piyaelf with the wonderful Jewish people of Columbus. I am confident that they will support State ot Israel Bonds in the fu¬ ture aa they have done In the paat." . AT KICK-OFF LUNCHEON Shown at the recent kick-off luncheon for Temple Tifereth Israel's Sisterhood's gala 50th birthday celebration are: Mrs. George Levine, executive vice-president; Mrs. Ernest W. Moser, vice-chairman, publicity; Mrs. Allan Berger, pledge co-chairman; Mra. Jea'ae Shajxiro, pledge ohairman; and Mrs. Robert Hallet, vice-chairman, recorda. The Golden Birthday Ball will be held on Sunday, Feb. 11, 8:30 p.m. In the new social haU of Temple Tifereth Israel. Plana include a Midnight Snack Buffet, som^ very special birthday gifts for many of the gueats and the music of the "Incidentals." Mra. Charlea Talis is prsJdeht of the Sister¬ hood. namun To Speak At UJFC Clinic, Sunday Tiie Joint Campaign Clinic of the Men and Women's Division of the UJFC Will take place this Sunday, Jan. 28, beginning at 9:46 aJn. The Nationwide Inn, 4101 W. Broad St. will be the scene of the all- day program. The function of the Campaign Clinic is to give United Jewish Fund and Council leaders and workers an insight into the 1962 Campaign needs on the home front, at the National level and overseas. They will also gain knowledge of the techniques W'hlch will l>est implement the drive, so Chronicle Deadline The Chronicle welcomes news and events of the Jew¬ ish community. All copy should be typewritten and double spaced. Copy and pic¬ tures muat reach the Chron¬ icle office by final deadline time, which ia the Friday pre- oeeding publication date. For turther informiation write or phone tor our handy "Tip" aheet CRAFETZ EXHIBIT OPENS THIS SUNDAY Fifty outstanding prints by the nationally Icnown artist, Sidney Chafetz, will be on view at the Jewish Center beginning this Sun¬ day, Jan. 28. The Chafetz exhibi¬ tion will hang tor three weeks in the Center's Adult Lounge and Board Room. Included in the showing will be such diverse subjects aa atill Ufea, tamlly groupings, and the artist's conception of such world renown personalities as the poet, Robert Frost, stateaman, Ben Gurion, and musioiana MUhaud and Mahler. Chatetz'a work will include ex¬ amples of woodcuts, etchings, ser- igrapha and lithographs. At a special reception for the artist on Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m., Chafetz will preaent a dem- onatratlon ot the art media with wiiich the exhibition is concern¬ ed. Members of the Center art claasea will be aerving as host¬ esses at this "Meet the Artist" gathering. Among those partici¬ pating will be: Mra. Abraham Flicker, Mrs. Willard Levlne, Mra. B. T. Mindlin, Mrs. Richard Lewla, Mrs. Joel Youkeles, Mra. Leonard Orlgst, Mra. Gary Kerstein, Mrs. George Rosenberger and Mrs. David Rotli. Members of the Jewish Center art staff, Florence Lleverman, Irene Gawne, Joseph Falsetti and Edith Smilack, will alao be in attendance during the aftemoooi. Chafetz received tils BFA degree trom the Rhode Island School ot Design in 1947. He also attended the L'Ecole Amerlcaine des Beaux- Arts in Fontalnebleau and the Academic Julian in Paris. Later, he studied under auch Intema- tlonaliy famous artists as Fer- nand Leger and W. S. Hayter. Chafetz, who is an associate pro¬ fessor of fine arts, haa been teach¬ ing at the School of Fine and Ap¬ plied Arta of the Ohio State Uni¬ veraity since 1948. Chafetz has been regularly rep¬ resented in major print exhibi¬ tions since 1947. He has had one- man showings in gciileries ail over the United States, as well as the GaUerie-Librarle 73 In Paris. His works may be seen in public col¬ lections throughout the country and also in many universities and colleges. TWO ORIGINAL SKITS AT JOINT MEETING FOR TIFERETH ISRAa Final arrangements have been made for a joint evening meeting of Temple Tifereth larael'a Sis¬ terhood. Men's Club and Syna¬ gogue Youth on Monday evening Feb. 6 at 8 tn the new social hall. The program chairman.Mrs. Saul Nyman reports that everyone In¬ volved in the planning is enthus¬ iastic about a meeting that has long been awaited. The program tor the even big will Include two origlmal skits. One is a cooperative venture feat¬ uring membera of all three groups. It is entitled "The Lost Yeara." Througih improvisation it givea the picture ot what happen^ to our children between Bar Mltz-* vah and Confirmation yeara until they are married. It was written by Mra. Morris Zitron, Mra. David Goldsmith, Mra. Richard Leiber¬ man, Richard Frankel and Alan [continued on paga 4} Nuclear Survival Is Program Topic If a Hve-megaton bomb fell on Wrlgiht-Patterson Air Base at Dayton, what would be the dam¬ age in the immediate vicinity? How long would It take the wind currents to carry the radio-active fall-out particles to Coiumbua? What can we do to prepare for such a catastrophe? Can we save lives by simple home prepara¬ tions? The answer to these and many other questions will be given at the Home Preparedness Oourse, to be offered next Monday, Jan. 29 by B'nai B'rith Women of Zion Chapter and the Jewish Center. Two aeasions will be held, one at 1 p.m. and the other at 8 p.m. that same evening, both sessions to be at the Jewish Oenter. Registration may be made by calling the Cen¬ ter or by coming to the sessions without pre-reglstratlon. The course will be given by Russel] Pennell, executive direc¬ tor of civil defense for Franklin County, and will Include full in¬ structions on home preparedness for a nuclear fall-out shelter iii case of attack by an enemy, aa well aa information regarding poat-attack rehabilitation and aur- vival. ThereMa no charge for the courae. The Jewlah Center Is co-operat¬ ing fully in the presentation of the Home Preparedness Course, and will follow this, in Its morning gyim claases for women with a four weeks courae on "Fltneaa for Survival." The first session will be given on the Tueaday morning following the Sesalona on ^ome Preparedneea. these needa may be realized. Mrs. Abe Yenkin, oo-ohalrman of the Clinic, will greet the guests, and explain the purpose of their meeting. Then, Charlea Goldsmith, chairman of the Allo- oations Committee, will Introduce the subject of needs for the home front. The Budget Committee chairmen will briefly discuaa specific needs in their areas. EDWARD SOHJLESINOBR wlU speak on health and welfare, David Goldsmith on education and culture, Hbrbert Levy on community relations, Ben Yenkin on capital expenditures, Abe Yenkin <Mi overseas needa, exclu¬ sive of UJA, and Leon Schotten¬ stein on transportation. This presentation is being coordinated by Mrs. Aaron Zacka. A picture of the overseas needs- will be presented by the guest speaker tor the day, Isadore Hamlin, Htimim is Executive Director of the American Section of the Jewish Agency, and is an expert on the rescue and re¬ habilitation program of the Agen¬ cy. He ia a former Intelligence Officer in the United States Army during World War II, a graduate ot a noted Israel agrlr cultural achool, as well aa Cornell Univeraity and an important fun¬ ctionary in the Jewlah Agency for many years. AJTEft A BREAK for a buffet luncheon, the Clinic will resume, and emphasis will be placed on successful techniques for ach¬ ieving maximum auccesa in the Fund Drive. The aasembiage will break up into amall workshops, where methods and know-how oan be stressed and effectively discuaaed. Discussion leadera will be: Wil¬ liam Glick, Mra. William Wtusser- atrom. Dr. Ivan Gilbert, Mrs. David Roth, Mrs. Jack Wolman, Harold Schottenstein, Mrs. Ben¬ jamin Abramson, and David Levi- aon. RECORDERS are Robert Sha¬ mansky, Marvin Glaasman, Mra. George Levine and Victor Good¬ man. Resource peraona for the workshop sessions are: Mrs. Jock Resler, Richard Abel, Troy Fei¬ bel, Mrs. Harry Schwartz, Fred Yenkin, Mrs. Milton Leeman, Sam Melton and Herbert Sohlff. Coordinators for the workshop Seaslona are Mrs. Bernard Feit¬ llnger and Ira Monroe. Isadore Hiunlln er, Mrs. Seyman Stem. Others are Mrs. Allan Blair, Mrs. Jerome Kahn, Mrs. Burton Louis, Mrs. James Feibel and Mrs. Norman Folpe. Mrs. Marvin Fox handled the publicity. MOTHERS TO MARCH NEXT TUESDAY FOR MARCH OF DIMES New March of Dimes coin col' lectors, that will serve as ccmstanl renaJnders of The National Foun¬ dation's fight to conquer the dis¬ abling diseases of birth defects, arthrltla and polio, have been dis¬ tributed throughout Franklin County. More than 6,500 collectora were placed in stores, morUeta, restaur¬ ants, industrial plants, cafes, and elsewhere. The coin collectors pro¬ claim that "Your Dimes Will Do It Agahi." The 1962 New March of Dimes campaign Continues through Jan. 31. The annual Mothers' March will be the climax of the New March ot Dimes. The March will be held Tuesday, Jon. 30, between 7 and 9 p.m. PLAiVNlNO OOMMBCTEIE for the Campaign Clinic consists of the following: WUllam Kahn, Mrs. Armand Abel, Mrs. Leon Schottenstein, Mrs. Bernard Feit¬ llnger, Ira Monroe, Allen Gunder¬ sheimer, Jr. Mrs. Leonard Was¬ serstrom, Mra. Carl Mellmsm, Harold Schottenstein, Mrs. Aaron Zacks, Joseph Zox, Abe Yenktn, Gordon Zacks, EJdward Ellman and Charles Goldsni Other committee .onner are: Mrs. David Goldsmith and Mrs. David Levison, co-chairmen of physical arrangementa: Mrs. Robert Sohlff, Mra. Riohard Gold¬ en and Mrs. Michael Karr, co- chairmen of invitations. They were assisted by Mrs. Don Sch¬ lonsky, Mrs. Michael Sigman, Mrs. Victor Goodman, Mrs. Rob¬ ert Koltun, Mra. Allan Schultz, Mra. David Madison, and Mrs. Burton Louis. MBS. JVUaS OAREU Mrs. Jerome Schiff and Mrs. Martin Adler are co-chairmen of reserva¬ tions and telephoning. Their com¬ mittee conalsts of: Mra. Geoiige Omstein, Mrs. Robert Roth, Mrs. Jack Wailach, Mrs. Robert Leven¬ son, Mra. Herbert Solomon, Mrs Stanford Gllck, Mrs. Robert Rlng- \ Mark MciEUroy McElroy To Speak At B'nai B'rith #888 Candlelight Chapter of B'nal B'rith #888 will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Jewish Center, 1125 S. College Avenue. Guest speaker for the evening will be Mark Mclillroy. Mark Mc¬ Elroy, who haa received national attention for his antl-orlme leg¬ islation, is Ohio's Attorney Oen* eral. McElroy's topic for th^ evening is "Consumer Frauds." He 'WlU talk about the criminals who iiave dedicated their careers to fleeox Ing merchants and the ooqsumer public.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1962-01-26|
|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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