Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1972-01-27, page 01
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•fA: ^•SAV Btttt^A 39°^ 3§ "sTrl PftlO 'Jkr.e.iqT'I 2f\ffi Serving Columbus, "Central" and Southwestern OhioljiJK, Vol. so no. 4 JANUARY 27. 1972 - SHEVAT 11 •rfliailt NEW YORK (WNS) — A protest by the American Jewish Congress has resulted in the withdrawal of a job notice issued by the city Department of Health that declared "we are particularly anxious to get qualified black and Puerto Rican staff. "The Congress protested the statement indicated the Department would prefer black or Puerto Rican applicants, "solely because of their ethnic identification over other candidates Who ', .are equally qualified or more qualified." In a letter to: „,, the Congress, Mrs. Eleanor Holmes Norton, chairman „»'pf; the City Human Rights Commission, said that after Consulting with her agency, "The Department of Health has agreed to withdraw the statement and to inform those who received it of its withdrawal, and equal opportunity will be accorded to all." ■■ Soviet Discrimination Against Jews Is "AU-Pervasive"~ Scheuer NEW YORK (JTA) — Rep. James H. Scheuer (D.N.Y.) who was expelled last week . after visiting .with Jewish scientists in the home of one of them and returned this week, described. Soviet discrimination against Jews as , ''all-pervasive." But Soviet Jews, he said, "aren't depressed"; rather, their "raw courage" in deman¬ ding their rights is "ab¬ solutely inspiring.'' Scheuer said at a press conference here that his expulsion was a ''pointless, irrational, ihihdless act," and stated that he would be "horrified" if "this absurd little in- l«, NEW YORK (WNS) — Ten major Jewish organizations have advised students and faculty members of the City University of New York that they ' were not required to answer a "Confidential In- '* formation Form" issued by the University seeking misinformation on their color, creed, national origin, 'f'family income, parents' educational and work background and reactions to "open admission" and its effect on the university's academic standards. The groups warned the questionnaire was an invasion of privacy and could be. used for discriminatory ends. NEW YORK (WNS) — Sanford/(Sandy) Koufax,;-: former Brooklynj and Los ArigeleSDodgere pitching jf, „ star; was clected_to,Baapbairj3'Hall;<>£Fame: Begins' v: Henry Benjamin (Hank) preenberg,, as the only Jewish members of the Hall of Fame. Therei are 1U players arid18 others in the'HaU.- ;: .v.. Cantor To Highlight Brotherhood Weekend Cantor Moshe Stern has been called one" of the most artistic and articulate ex¬ ponents of the Cantorial Art in the world. His chanting of the service Friday night and -, Saturday morning, Jan. 28 & 29 at the Agudas 'Achim Synagogue will highlight the annual Brotherhood weekend. Moshe Stern has had a brilliant career as a Cantor and Concert Artist since his early youth. At the age of 23 he was appointed chief, cantor at the; Great Synagogue in R'Chovot, Committee On Soviet Jewry To Distribute Handbills Israel. He served as chief cantor at 'Heche! Shlomo' Synagogue in Jerusalem. In 1962 he accepted a call to come to South Africa to take up the position with the Central Orthodox Synagogue of Johannesburg: Cantor Stern is now serving one of the most prominent congregations in the United States, the Temple Beth El of Boro Park, N.Y. Agudas Achim Synagogue Brotherhood President, Dan Waitzman, extended an invitation to the entire community to attend. The Columbus Committee on. Soviet Jewry will be conducting an educational ' campaign fp alert the community to the continuing plight of Jews in the Soviet Union, on the occasion of the visit to Columbus of the Osipov Russian music program, which will be visiting Columbus on Feb. 1. = .Harold ' Schottenstein, 'Chairman of the Committee, announced' today-that, in conjunction with similar efforts throughout v, the country this month as : the Soviet troupe plays engagements jn many American cities, no attempt is being made to boycott the program in any way. On the . contrary, Mr. Schottenstein stated the Soviet en¬ tertainers are being welcomed to Columbus by the Jewish community. ' Plans are being made for the distribution of handbills welcoming the Soviet troupe to Columbus, at the Ohio theater, on Feb. l.The flyers -will welcome the Soviet entertainers,' but remind them and the public that Jewish culture in the U.S.S.R. is not free, that Jews in the U.S.S.R. cannot live Jewish lives, and that emigration from the Soviet. Union is exceedingly dif¬ ficult. It will remind them, too, that there are many Jews serving severe prison 'sentences for no~ crime other than their desire to migrate to Israel. • ,r./4'»''*:'-:<;?'-:/*'-: Mr. Schottensteiri stated, "We are not advocating a boycott of this performance, nor are we going to picket the theater to bar admission of those who wish to enjoy Soviet music "and dance." Mr. Schottenstein , em¬ phasised that the distribution of handbills would riot interfere with the right of anyone to enter the Ohio Theater. He noted that the handbills will , be distributed to leaders of the Jewish community including (CONTINUED ON PAGE 10) cident" should become an international issue and sabotage President Nixon's summit meetings. He suggested that the Soviet authorities had acted as they •did - to reassert Soviet strength in the >light"of Nixon's upcoming visit to China as well as to the USSR. The Soviet authorities wanted to show they are not "permissive" but the- maintainors of a "rigorous discipline" because they believe they are "threatened from without," he said. Scheuer said he regretted that he and his delegation were "carefully shepherded - and carefully isolated" and that ."we never- spoke with the blood-and-guts people," . average Soviet citizens. Following his press con¬ ference, Scheuer met with State Department officials to describe the circumstances of his expulsion. It was reported that the officials told the lawmaker that there was nothing illegal nor did he act in poor taste while in the USSR. This was an apparent reference to his visit to the home of Prof. Aleksander Lerner, the computer and cybernetics expert. "Die Covenant" Premieres Multi-Media Experience The National Premiere of The Covenant, a unique audio-visual multimedia experience developed by the Young Men's Division of the jUinted. ^Jewish Fund' and 'Council in cooperation with the United Jewish Appeal of New York City, will.be presented next Wednesday evening, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. at the Ohio Historical Society Auditorium, 17th Street & I- 71 North. Harold Leiner, Chairman of this non-minimum con¬ tributor affair designed for young men and their wives, has announced that Gordon Zacks, General Campaign Chairman for 1972, will be the principal speaker. The function is expressly con- Congressman Charged Wild Reading Anti-Semitism Into Gong. Record World Zionist Congress Discusses World Jewry Jerusalem (WNS) — As World Zionist leaders, "got down to business' on the second day of the 28th World Zionist Congress, veteran American Zionist leader Dr. Emanuel Neumann called on Jewish philanthropists to put greater: stress on Jewish i.- education in the diaspora to stem the "steady growth of assimilation; the constant drift away from the, Jewish fold culminating often in intermarriage." ... ■'■■'' Prof. Abraham Joshua Heschel .qf^jtha. Jewish Thcologic'ar'seihinary, warping.fhat the gulf bet¬ ween hatacha and modem Jewish, life wasv "widening and threatening world Jewry," called for a syn¬ thesis of the "moral and ethical teachings" of the faith and its "purely. legal aspects." . Prof. Albert Memmi of the Sorbonne, said that there were millions of persons who consider themselves Jews but do not want religious solutions to their daily lives, and declared "the Jewish national movement (Zionism) cannot be ruled by bodies and values which belong to a world which is no morecl'^Hei-also warned that sociaWlproblehis in Israel could Sj^ilgfiored only at the risk dPInWnal explosion. - Rabbi "'Meir Kahanec NEW YORK (JTA) - Rep. John R. Rarick (D.La.), cited by the Anti-Defamation League of -B'nai B'rith last November as -"a Congressional mouthpiece" for right-wing extremists, has since then "inserted some 25 pages of anti-Jewish anti-ADL harangues" into the Congressional Record, according to Arnold Forster, general counsel of the League,- Rarick's response to ADL's documented report, Forster said, "is further proof of the" accuracy! of the League's findings;" The League had charged the .Congressman vwith bringing to the floor of the House and to the Congressional Record "blatant white racism ahd a stark brand of anti-Semitism jN^PaR^ujiJiuCftngrisss;, for maay .iiypar^n"; .The jADLi chairttian of "the Jewislt^'repp^iiS^id-UiattRarick's ' nwnbei'pf ? one-half pages on Dec. 6, nine pages on Dec. 7, and seven pages on Dec. 15 —. include "page after page of 'direct quotations from an anti-Jewish propaganda diatribe published years ago by the late Jack Tenney," Forster said that Rarick "not only fails to deny any of the League's charges but 'Uses the same type of ar¬ ticles and speeches in his defense that the League based its original charges upon." The quotations from Tenney, whom Forster described as "a well-known California anti-Semite" and former.State Senator, are taken from his 1953 pam¬ phlet, "Zibn'S Fifth Column" — one of many anti-Jewish Tenney writings .from the l950sIfTenheyv. according to mf;0m}h wm^m..- a Record. The next day, Rarick entered into the Record a nine-page tirade against the League reprinted from a 1965 newsletter of the (CONTINUEDtIN PAGE 10) ceived to educate those .young Jewish families, men and, women! who are not yet familiar with the needs to be met in the Campaign, tocally, nationally and especially-in Israel. The audio-visual presentation covers the history, social, immigration and security problems facing Israel, and does it in an exciting' and novel manner in a brief period of time. It also covers, in pictorial form, the services provided for the local community, by agencies and institutions who benefit from the annual Campaign of the UJFC. j The presentation is designed -to educate and inform the young,people of the community as to where - the money they contribute through; the UJFC is spent, and all the various agencies, and institutions which benefit from the' funds. It also portrays, in graphic form, some of the problems which face Israel, in health, education, housing, care for the elderly, retraining and (CONTINUED ON PAGE 3) Purim Costume Ball Will Be Presented By Gallery Defense League, lefrhthew'nsei<tions in theRecord Congress Hall peacefully "total hundreds of pages and after being refused per¬ mission to speak. He said he would appeal to the Congress (CONTINUED ON PAGE 7) have- cost American .tax¬ payers tens of thousands of dollars. Noting that Rarick's pew insertions — eight and and associate of Gerald L.K. Smith, described by the agency as "one of the most notorious of America's professional Jew-baiters." This .Was in the .Dec. 6 Jerry Lebowitz, .president of the Gallery Players of the Columbus Jewish Center, announces the community drama group will be presenting a first annual "Gala Purim Costume Ball" on Saturday, Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. in the Center auditorium at 1125 College Avenue. ■ "We are confident," says Lebowitz, "that this will be me first in a series of annual it will provide a fun. and' frolicsome evening in comihemoration of the Festival of Purim. The affair will be open to the public and ■ we are at present, dickering for the services of one of Columbus' leading musical dance bands." According to Lebowitz, individuals will be en¬ couraged to bring their own liquid rehTesmflent and a (CONTINUED ON PAGE 13) UJA Multimedia Module on Display at Jewish Center Lobby A Mujti-media Module of the United Jewish Appeal is on display in the lobby of the Jewish Center. The display . gives a visual description of , the needs which must be met in/the 1972 Campaign.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1972-01-27|
|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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