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- /____^_ffiONICLE U__-y Serv'n9 Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community for Over 50 Years ^/A-_. .'V LIBRARY, OHIO H'iSTbR'lCAi. S<H*£TC '■" '-1082 VELMA AVE,.. - - \ COLS, 0# 432,11 . _:XCH VOL.59 NO.53 pf &;■.., DECEMBER 24,1981-KISLEV 28 Devoted to American, and Jewish ideals M < )mmmmmmsmmmimimmma, Americans Urged To Press Soviet Union For Jewish Emigration PITTSBURGH" (JTA)- A B'nai B'rith executive urged Americans—both Jews and non-Jews—to press the Soviet Union to reopen the gates of emigration to the hundreds of thousands of Jews Who wish to leave and to allow th'ose who remain the right to practice, their religion. Addressing the Women's Plea' for Soviet Jewry on Human Rights Day' last week, Warren Eisenberg, director of the International Council of B'nai B'rjth, said that in recent years Jews have been held hostage to productive relations between .the United States and. the Soviet. Union.. "When! theyshow signs pt progress, emigration flows; when'the relationship cools, emigration is dammed up," Eisenberg said. Noting that the emigration ■ of Jews from the USSR had virtually ceased, slowing from more.than50,00Oin 1979- to less than 10,000 for 19,1,' Eisenberg said as bad as this was, it was made worse by flagrant persecution and anti-Semitism in the^Soviet Union. , ■'''-' He pointed out that' although Soviet President Leonid Brezhnevs* took a stand against anti-Semitism' at the 26th Communist Party congress last February, "He cynically opposes the most basic Jewish right to be identified with a national homeland." Eisenberg added that of the 105 identifiable cul- • tural groups in the USSR, only Jews suffer cultural and" religious deprivation, a behavior he described as "unconscionable." " - Blum: Israel's Action On Golan Needed To 'Regularize Situation' Diane and Dr. Al Tyroler Tyrolers Named Chairpersons For UJF SUPER SUNDAY, Jan. 17 Dr. Albert Tyroler and - Diane Tyroler have been named 1982 SUPER SUN- ' t)AY Chairpersons by' Campaign Chairman Melvin L. Schottenstein. -The Tyrolers ■ will coordinate the day-long event, which is scheduled for ' Jan. _7, "and will involve more than 100 volunteers in- 7-an intense fundraising .drive for the ,1982 United Jewish Fund Campaign. Steve Goodman was named Vice Chairman. - -.' * . SUPER SUNDAY is an annual national fundraising appeal- designed" to "reach a large number of contributors in the shortest period of Diailiii -a The XhroHici|#iii|iA;: observe the following -.A;;^:eflrtiio|jliii' /:becA3i|8||p|li ..; f oriJ^llllsluil; ;jTHe;ch^iciii|i|f' ■■'wlli:i3ei®||ii|p :iAi)ic|l|i|iai|i v0:rWm0^Stiv _Mk_Wh*ri--a____a_aB May The Chanukah Lights Inspire eace And Justice To All Mankind The spirit of Chanukah is reflected inthe face of Jamie Pinsky as he watches his brother B.J. light the holiday candles. The holiday began at sundown, Dec.' 20, and the last candle will be lit on Sunday, Dec. 27. time. Last year on SUPER SUNDAY, more.than 25,000 volunteers in 100 communi: ties raised $19.1 million for humanitarian programs in their local "communities, among the poeple of Israel and- for Jewish people in need-throughout the world. "I am looking fprward to the challenge SUPER SUNDAY '82 represents," said Dr Tyroler. "Last year/Columbus raised $123,806 from 1238 pledges. This year, we have increased our goal to $150,000 to help us meet increasing need ant±keepT)__e with inflation." Dr. Tyroler, who is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Columbus. Jewish Federation, servedas Chairman of the first SUPER SUNDAY. He is Secretary of the Jewish Center and Chairman of their Membership, .Committee. He also serves on the Board of Heritage Village. Diane Tyroler is on the Board of .the Women's Divi- ■ sion of the Columbus Jewish Federation and of Congregation 'Tifereth Israel...The Tyrolers are parents of four sons. , * - In making the ■ appointment, Melvin L. Schottenstein, 1982' Campaign Chairman, indicated that the Tyrolers have demonstrated superb leadership skills in a number of important .projects, are well .known, and highly regarded in Columbus'. "I am pleased," he said "that they will be in charge of SUPER .SUNDAY-.,one of our community's most dynamic fundraising.events."" Steve Goodman, the new Vice Chairman of SUPER SUNDAY is a member of the; Young Men's Division Executive Cabinet and the 1982 Campaign Planning. 'Committee. "He. .brings an * excitement and .* verve to SUPER /SUNDAY," Schottenstein said, "and we look ,- forwaid to a rousing arid suc- cessful fundraising event.'.'; ' Project Renewal . JERUSALEM (-WNS)-r' The government will spend more than .800 million Shekels on ProjectRenewal this. occupied by Israel since June, 1967; "4) requests the Secretary General to report to the •Security Council on the implementation of this resolu- - tion and decides that in the event of non-compliance by Israel that the "Security Council would meet urgently, no later than 5 January, 1982, to consider taking necessary measures in ' accordance with the Charter of theuhited Nations." The draft resolution was a watered down version of .earlier drafts which suggested the imposition of sanctions against Israel" in the event of its non-compliance with the request tc^res- cind the annexation. The final version only- notes that the Security Council would meet "to consider" imposing necessary measures on' Israel. Meanwhile, the Syrians have extended their campaign against the Israeli ac- ptonly^by a^zable^w tion on the Golan Heights by -U^isbme'p*oiifical ~*"fntroBucing"-''draft"resolution ih the General Assembly which" is currently debating UNITED NATIONS (JTA)—Israel told the Security Council last week that Israel's decision to apply its laws to the Golan Heights - was needed "to regularize the situation" there in the face of Syrian, determination to perpetuate its no-peace policy with the. Jewish State. Yehuda Blum,' Israel's Ambassador to the, UN, speaking at the opening of the Security. Council meeting, which was called into urgent session by Syria, recalled' repeated Syrian declarations against peace with Israel.and the mounting military threat to Israel; by the Syrian controlv over Lebanon, Syria's tightened links with Lybia and ' its incitement' of the Druze population 00 i the " Golan Heights. ~"There is a limit to how long any country can live under such threats, particularly military threats back .ed up not - - - -" - - - ____,_..—v-WJ=-J" . Voh will to use it. For 14 years; ■ .Israelis and the Druze. inhabitant^ of the Golan Heights have lived-well together there. All daily,life on the Golan Heights, both of the Israeli resident, and the Druze inhabitants, is with Israel," Blum said. ,At the' conclusion of his speech Blum appealed to Syria "to start negotiations with us directly with a .view to achieving an agreed settlement on all outstanding issues between our two coun- ' tries, including the question of the 'international boundary.!!- ,. The Security Council voted later that afternoon on ,-a draft resolution calling on , Israel to"rescind jts annexation of the Golan Heights.' The resolution stated: "The Security , Council", having consideredthe letter of 14 December, 1981 from , the Permanent Representa- * tive of the Syrian.- Arab Republic, . ' , "Reaffirming";that the acquisition of territory by force is inadmissable, ■"'' "1) decides that the Israeli' , decision to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administra- -tion in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights is; null fand void; ' ., " '. . "2)--demands that .Israel,' ' the occupying power, should rescind forthwith its decision;' A" A' ■ "3) determines that all .the provisions qfk the Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of; Civilian Persons in Timet6f War of 1? August, 1949, continue to ap-- ply to the Syrian territory the Middle East issue. The Syrian draft demands that - Israel-rescind its decision, calls the Israeli action "null and void" and asks for . Security Council sanctions against Israel in case of noncompliance. Most of the nearly 14,000 members of the Golan Heights Druze community, who comprise two-thirds of the total-population of. the. region, began observing a three-day strike to protest the virtual annexation of the. Heights by the imposition of Israeli civil law there. While some 7,000 Jews living in 30 villages in the region continued-to express, their pleasure at the government move, the army was on a higher state of alert in what army sources de-. - scribed as "routine higher defense.precautions.". __ The. actual effect _of-the vnew Golan Heights law ,, means that the- previous military rule there has now . , been; replacedjiy ,the ciyjl^ law administered throug--* out the rest of Israel. Book Extolling Waffen SS Scorned BONN (JTA)—Abook extolling the Waffen SS, written by a" ' - former member of the notorious Nazi security police, has been branded a menace to West German youth for spreading neo-Nazi ideas. Not surprisingly, it has been praised in neo- Nazi publications. Rabbi D. Stavsky To Be Honored For 25 Years Beth Jacob Service be in the form of a testi- > moriial- dinner which will be open to the entire Jewish, community. " -" Co-chairmen for this event are Bernard Hirsch, chairman of the Board of Trustees. - and the immediate past president of Beth Jacob; and Martin Hoffman, financial - secretary. Bernard Gerson, president of Beth Jacob," * has' announced that all appointed committees have, already - undertaken specific research assignments to en- -. sure a' finely detailed and memorable occasion* for- Rabbi Stavsky, the Beth' Jacob congregants and Rabbi Stavsky's' multitude;, off friends and colleagues within the community. Rabbi David Stavsky ^ • The Beth Jacob Congregation will honor its spritual leader, Rabbi David Stavsky, on Sunday, May 23,1982, for 25 .years pf devoted arid dedicated service to the congregation. The occasion .will BLOOD DAY IS TOP AY , At Aguctes Achim from 10 a.m.—4 p.m. ■i !A AI AS u T A'} •I 'H I 1 A-1 ■t "'II A] ■>'■. ■-■.•?_ "Il >l :i '■' ) IAJLiJV- Jv . _i— A ,
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1981-12-24|
|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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|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1981-12-24, page 01|
U__-y Serv'n9 Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community for Over 50 Years ^/A-_.
.'V LIBRARY, OHIO H'iSTbR'lCAi. S