Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1985-10-31, page 01
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^pfeONICLE LIBRARY,- OHIO HISTORICAL, SOC^"""^ 1 902' VEtM.'> ,AVE. CO 1-3- 0.y 43211 EXCH Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community for Over 60 Years VU/\\\ VOL.63 NO.45 OCTOBER 31,1885-CHESHVAN16 Devoted to American and Jewish Ideals Guatemalan Jew Running For Vice President ~ GUATEMALA CITY (JTA) — A prominent member of the Jewish community here is a chief contender for the office of Vice President in the Nov. 3 elections to be held in Guatemala, the World Jewish Congress reported. Dr. Julio Benjamin Sultan is a physician and a very active politician who served a term as Minister of Public Health from 1974-1978. Peres Says Hussein's Reaction To Peace Initiative 'Constructive' And 'Encouraging' Ivory Coast President Says Country Will Resume Diplomatic Ties with Israel LONDON (JTA) — Ivory Coast's President, Felix Hou- phouet-Boigny, indicated that the resumption of full diplomatic relations between the Black African country and Israel was near, the World Jewish Congress reported here. WJC monitoring sources said that a broadcast from the Ivory Coast cited remarks by Houphouet-Boigny who said that the restoration of diplomatic ties between the two countries "was now only a matter of technicalities." - Longtime Refusenik Arrives In Israel TEL AVIV (WNS) — Mark Nashpitz, who had repeatedly been refused permission to leave the Soviet Union for some 14 years, five of them spent in Siberia; arrived in Israel recently. He said the first thing he wanted to do was to taste his mother's gefilte fish. Nashpitz, 37, had been told some weeks ago that he would never get an exit visa. But on Oct. 18 he was suddenly informed that he, his wife Ludmilla and their five-year-old son Benjamin had to leave the Soviet Union within 48 hours. They left Moscow for Vienna the morning of Oct. 21 and'arrived at Ben Gurion airport the same night, to be met by his father and mother, who came to Israel some years ago —- the father after defecting while on a mission with a delegation to Denmark 29 years ago, when Mark was eight, and brothers and sisters he has never, seen before. NEW YORK (JTA) - Israeli Premier Shimon Peres expressed satisfaction last week with King Hussein's initial reaction to his peace proposals promulgated at the United Nations General Assembly. Appearing on ABC-TV's "Good Morning America" program, Peres termed the Jordanian king's response, as reported in The New York Times, "constructive" and "encouraging." In an interview with the Times,- Hussein said in Amman: "I believe his (Peres') speech represents the beginning of movement in the right direction and reflects personal concern for the fate of future generations and a determination to contribute towards the achievement of peace in our time." Continuing, Hussein said: "I hope it is the beginning of a realization of what is required for the establishment of a just and durable, peace, in other words, rapid movement towards the convening of an international conference with, th« <gairticipation Nov. 23 'Share The Feeling' Gala Planned "Share the Feeling," a Gala on behalf of the 1986 United Jewish Fund Campaign, will take place on Saturday evening, Nov. 23 at th^ newly restored Great Southern Hotel. Dennis Mellman, Columbus Jewish Federation's 1986 General Chairman announced that this first-time event will herald a new concept in honoring the spirit of leadership and commitment to the 1986 Campaign. "The Gala," Mellman said, "represents an attempt to reach out to a broader segment of the community and invite them to 'Share the Feeling* of the Campaign, which this year has a goal of $5.4 million." Gary Cheses, Chairman of the Gala, remarked that the affair will be the "premier social event in the Jewish community for 1985-86." The black tie evening will- begin with cocktails - and hors d'oeuvres at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Southern lobby followed by a full course Kosher dinner in the Grand Ballroom. The Gala includes a' newly produced multimedia presentation, dinner ; and dancing to music of the fl Jazz Arts Group Orchestra «'f with special guests Rusty JH Bryant and Tia Harris. >if "We want the Campaign £. leadership and contributors H attending the Gala to 'share lithe feeling' of-Tzedakah," Usaid Cheses, "We should take pride in our giving and the 'Share the.Feeling' evening will.be a wonderful way to celebrate our accomplishments together," he added. of the Campaign Cabinet, explained that a husband and wife giving a combined gift of $5,000 or more, as well Ss the individual giving a minimum gift of $5,000 may attend. Contact Paul Ellenbogen or Mitch Orlik at the Federation office, 237-7686, for further information. of all of the parties of the conflict to try to tackle the issues before us before it is too late." He called the convening of such an international conference "the only solution." Hussein indicated that the immediate termination of the state of war between Israel and Jordan, which Peres had declared in his speech, was problematic because of Israel's continued occupation of the West Bank "and other territories." European Parliament Supports Peace Plan STRASBOURG (JTA) - The European Parliament voted last week to back "with all its available means" Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres' peace plan. The Parliament, which represents the ten European Economic Community member-states, also called on Jordan to heed the Israeli Premier's calls. The resolution, proposed ,.by.,.the„S.ocialist group and backed by the Italian Communists, also called for the recognition of the Palestine Liberation Organization as the representative of the Palestinian people and said it should take part in the Middle East peace process. The resolution was adopted by a show of hands without an actual vote count. The European Parliament, elected by the ten EEE member-states directly, has only a consultative status. B'nai B'rith Maccabee Ledge Planning Membership Drive Gary Cheses In addition to Cheses, Marcy and Howard Gross serve as co-chairpersons. Members of the "Share the' Feeling Planning Committee" include: Victor ancl Cookie Krupman, William and Amy Schottenstein, Barry Zacks, Robert and Ruth Glick, and Jacki Yenkin. The cost of the evening is $60 per person. Seating is limited to the first 250 reservations. The committee recommends that responses be returned early; the deadline is Nov. 11. While there will be no formal solicitation at the Gala, the minimum commitment for attendance is $5,000. B'nai B'rith Maccabee Lodge #2848 is in the midst of a membership drive with ten new members recently enrolled. The Lodge has set a' goal of 25 percent increase in membership for the year 1985-86, according to Ely Zofan, membership vice president. Maccabee Lodge was awarded, two years ago, recognition as the best men's lodge in North America and is under consideration for the same award for 1984-85. Community involvement in programs such as Christmas Eve "Feed The Police," Heritage House and Veteran's Hospital outings, a Children's Hospital Halloween Party, and providing Passover seder meals for the Jewish needy helped Maccabee earn these-honors. . - Maccabee Lodge also The termination of the state of war, Hussein continued, would be the "crowning achievement of a peace effort under the right auspices — an international confer-, ence, dealing with all aspects of the problem, in particular, the Palestinian dimension and Palestinian rights," to "implement Security Council Resolutions 242 and 338." He repeated his insistence that the two superpowers as well as the Palestinians "and their legitimate representatives" would have to participate in such a conference. The King also said that he remained committed to his Feb. 11 accord with the PLO Cheses, speaking on behalf helps support,, financially and with manpower, the annual B'nai B'rith Children's Home Day at the Ohio State Fair. Other organizations, such as ADL, B'nai B'rith Youth Organization and the B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation also benefit from funds raised by Maccabee Lodge. Lodge meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, with a home-cooked dinner preceding the meeting. Guest speakers are featured each month. The Lodge's next meeting will be on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Woodview Party House, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be Mike Bordner, a trainer with the Ohio State University Athletic Department. For reservations call Gary Beim,, 237-2689 or Marvin Zeldin, 228-5887. On Saturday,-- Nov. 9,-,at, , (CONTINUED ON PAGE «), ,, to seek peace jointly but added that he was reviewing his relationship with that organization. Peres' Peace Plan Lauded By Reagan WASHINGTON (JTA) - The Reagan Administration lauded last week both the peace proposal put forward by Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres and the qualified praise it received from Jordan's King Hussein. At the same time, the Administration acknowledged that Assistant Secretary of (CONTINUED ON PAGE 12) Amit Women Set Annual Dinner At Ahavas Sholom On Nov. 3 Mrs. Bernard Abrams, president of Amit Women Cformerly. American Mizrachi Women) states that reservations are still available for the Annual Dinner scheduled'fdr Sunday, Nov. 3, 5:30 p.m. at Congregation Ahavas"-, Sholom, 2568 E. BroadSt., Master of ceremonies will be Michael Seidemann. Seidemann is a 1955 graduate of Yeshiva University Graduate School and holds a Masters in Social Work. He has served with the Ohio Department of Public Welfare for over 25 years and presently is state coordinator for refugee resettlement program. He is a member of Congregation Ahavas Sholom, sits on the Boards of Ahavas Sholom, Torah Academy, Vaad Hoir and is affiliated with Heritage House. The rabbis have been asked to bring greetings from their synagogues. Entertainment will be offered by David Weisfogel. Weisfogel is the official cantor at, Congregation Ahavas Sholom for the last three years. He is a graduate of The Hertzliah School of Music and trained with the renowned Doctor Avsholom Zfira of Brooklyn, N.Y. The unique feature of Ahavas Sholom Offers Learning Program Beginning this week, Ahavas Sholom will be offering learning five days each .week. Sunday mornings after davening,. Rabbi Chinn will be leading a class on Talmud ■ with emphasis on reading. Mondays through Thursdays classes will be from 8:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. . (CONTINUED ON PAGE B) lighting a candle for peace, for a simcha, for a loved one will be handled by Mr. Seidemann. For reservations-candles- pledges for Mother or Father-in Israel, call Shirley Abrams, 235-7354; Annette Tanenbaum, 237-4604 or Barbara Vinar, 231-0478. Melton Center Plans Lecture Murray Baumgarten, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will give a lecture, "Grace Paley and Other Jewish Women Writers," Monday, Nov. 4, at 4 p.m. in 347 University Hall (the Philosophy Lounge) on The Ohio State University campus. Professor Baumgarten is concerned with the modern versions of ancient sources and stories. He has published on the novel and lyric poetry in comparative perspective. His book, City Scriptures: Modern Jewish Writing, recently published by the Harvard University Press, deals with writers from Sholom Aleichem to Saul Bellow and urban settings from Brooklyn to Jerusalem. Grace Paley is a well known short-story writer. Her collections include The Little Disturbances of Man and Enormous Changes at the Last Minute. Her work frequently appears in The New Yorker; her "urban setting" is New York City. The lecture is sponsored by Ohio State's Melton Center for Jewish Studies, Department , of English, and Center for1 Women's Studies.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1985-10-31|
|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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