Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1939-01-13, page 01
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2J[\\^^erving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community\^/\\^ Volume IB. No. 4. COIiUMBUS, OHIO, VRIDAY, .TAN. 13, 1939 DovotcA tn AmcTlcnu nnd Jewish Tilenla Strictly Confidential ' TldbitR From Kverywhero B.V PHINEAB J. BIKON COEiBBMLS GAB \V.iltcr Wlnchell, who .scoop¬ ed America on the affair be¬ tween Uarharocrat Goebbel.i and Llta Barova, got his advance in- form.ition from a German Aryan cinema director visiting this country ... It seem.s that the affair was common gossip throughout Berlin for many months . . . Thus,' for instance, when Lida, in a recent film, had to say, as part of her rolo, "I'll go to the doctor and get some money," everybody in tho first- night audience guffawed loudly, "because Goebbels is Itnown as • "the doctor" to the German people . . . The picture was im¬ mediately withdrawn, and has never been shown again in Naziland . . . You remember, of course, that we told you some weeks ago that Goebbels was on his way out. . . And you realize that if ho.hadn't lost favor with the powers .that be his highly protected personality could never have been subjected to that horse-whipping . . . Don't - think It's an accident that the beginning ot the end for the little doctor came during film queen Leni Riefenstahl's ab¬ .sence from Hitlerland . . . Leni has had it in for Joe Paul ever since the time he brolte up a ¦ party by accusing her of non- Aryanism, but the Nazarlna of ^. . , the films, after doing the spade ^,5 ' - worj4- in the undermining of Goebbels, decided It would look better, and less liko the climax of a personal grudge, it she weren't on the scene when it would become obvious to every¬ body that he's on the skids Incidentally, New York will soon 'have a chance to see just what type of beauty Gabby falls for . . . Billy Rose, diminutive im prasario, is hoping to have Gitta Alpar, one of Goebbels' ex- ftarae.s, in tho "Refugee Hevue" he's putting on in the Casa Manana late this month. • TOU SHOVIiU KNOW The New Year's gift Dr. :Stophen S. Wise treasures most Is a collection of F. D. R.'s pub¬ lished state papers, sent to him' by the .President with a mo.st affectionate inscription . David Ben Gurion's visit to America is shrouded in Mystery , . . Unless It has something to ¦do with the postponed Arab- Jewish round-table conferalnce in London . . . Don't be sur¬ prised, by the way, 1£ Dr. Wise, Louis Lipsky and Dr. Solomon Goldman are drafted to attend that conference next month . . , March of progress note: A new auto i-oad connecting the Jeru¬ salem-Jericho road with the Dead Sea has just been com¬ pleted in Palestine ... In the Riverside Drive apartment of Shalom Asch, whose new 800- page novel on Jesus is nearing ¦completion (with Maurice Sam¬ uel doing the English version)," you can see one of tlie rarest collections of Chanukah lamps and other JewLsh ceremonial objects in captivity . . . Tip for Zionists: Next time somebody tries to persuade you that Tan- .ganylka la better for the Jewish lefugees than Palestine because Mussolini won't try to muscle in on that East African terri¬ tory, just point out that this very Tanganyika controls tho Britbih ship lanes (rom the Cape to the Indian Ocean, and'there- foro also can become a bone of serious imperialist contention FOBECAiS'rB Our favorite astrologer claims <C!outliiuu,Y oa I'aK,! 9> Jewish War Veterans Oppose Connnunism ATLANTIC CITY <WNS)— Representing 20,000 members of tlie Jewish War Veterans Of the United States, delegates opened their midwinter conference here with a discussion ot plana for fighting European oppression. Dr. George Walton, one of the three Quakers who went to Ger¬ many as members of the Ameri¬ can Friends Service Commission on the refugee problem, was the princip.nl speaker. The delegates pledged themselves to fight Communism, a menace which they declared was to easily over¬ looked in tho face ot new "isms" notably Nazism and Fascism. This viewpoint towards Com¬ munism is by no means a new stand taken by the Jewish War ¦\''eteran.<i, but one which they have staunchly and consistently maintained. More than 500 delegates to the coilference .ndoptcd a resolution which stated In part: "True Americanism can brook no doc¬ trines inimical to the guarantees of the Constitution ot the United Statea and its Bill o£ Rights." It added that Judaism's doctrines were akin to those ot democi'iicy and opposed to "any doctrine which menaces man's veiy right to believe in God." Oiristian Society Supports Boycott NEW YORK (WNS)—Dr. Wil¬ liam Jay Scjiicffelin, chairman Ot the Citi:^<>ns Union,' anuounci, ed the organization of a Chris¬ tian group to boycott Nazi merchandise,. German ships, and travel in German territory. Sixty prominent Americans, among hundreds ot others, have pledged their sponsorship of the newly formed Volunteer Christian Com¬ mittee to Boycott Nazi Germany. Dr. Schieffelin explained that scores ot notables have been en¬ hsted "not in hatred of the Ger¬ man people but because since we aro not allowed to communi¬ cate with them by word we can only open their eyes by letting our actioas speak tor us." He added that the new organiza¬ tion will seek to "make the boy¬ cott 100 per cent," thus supple menting the work ot existing Jewish and non-sectarian, agen¬ cies which have striven to de¬ velop and tighten the boycott since early in the Hitler regime, ZANESVILLE B'NAI B'RITH TO INSTALL OFFICERS SUNDAY The annual initiation ot new candidates and officers ot Gihon Lodge, No. 195, B'nai B'rith, will begin promptly at 2:30 p. m., this Sunday, Jan. 15, at Congrega¬ tion Beth Abraham, 150 North 7th St., Zanesville, 0. The work will be conferred by the Colum¬ bus Zion Lodge Degree Team in a most impressive manner. The program will be followed with a dinner at 6;0O p. m. pre¬ pared by the ladies ot the Con¬ gregation. Prlco of the dinner' la $1.50 per couple. There will be but .one after-dinner speaker, District President Philmoro J Haber of Cleveland, whose mes¬ sage should prove moat Inspir¬ ing to all who attend. Herbert H. Lind, attorney, is president of the Zanesville B'nai B'rith Lodge. ATBM.I KNOWN AUOmOB XO BPBAIC HliHUS TDISB. EVENING EOME (WNS)—^Ambassador ¦William Phillips present¬ ed a message from President Roosevelt to Premier Musso¬ lini on possible .solution of the Jewish question in Europe. An official statement issued from the Palazzo Venezia said that "II Duce received the United State Ambassador to dis¬ cuss the European Semitic question and possible solution of a general character. Although the plan submitted by the United States was not detailed it .sugge.sled that Premier Mussolini allow both Italian and foreign Jews—^particularly those in Germany, hit by recent drastic measures—to settle in Ethiopia. It urged Mussolini to use his personal influence with Hitler, -who, because of the close relations existing be¬ tween the dictators, would certainly give the plan careful consideration if it were supported by his axis partner, Mr. Phillips declared that Mussolini courteously suggested that there were other countries where Jews could settle more easily than Ethiopia. He said that Russia was one of these countries and that to his Tho Agudath Achim Brother¬ hood is especially privileged to announco that it has procured as speaker for :next TuiSsday evening, Jan. 17, at 8;30 o'clock, at tlifi Agudath Achim Congre¬ gation, Washington and Donald¬ son Sts., Maurice Samuel, au¬ thor, lecturer and traveler. Those few who were fortun¬ ate enough to hear the guest speaker a tew years ago when he was In Columbus, will re¬ member his brilliant, penetrat¬ ing and authentic style. Mr. Samuel has chosen for his sub¬ ject, "The .lewish Position Throughout The World," a time¬ ly topic ot unusual interest to every Jew in our community. Mr. Samuel's career and ex¬ periences have probably been <(!untinucfl on Vaeo Z> HITLER LUNATIC SAYS H. G, WELLS THE HAGUE (WNS)— Home Minister H. Van Boeljen an¬ nounced the creation of a gov¬ ernment committee tor the co¬ ordination of all Netherland ef¬ forts by private societies and committees on behalf of all 1 classes of refugees. MELBOURNE (WNS)—H. G. Wells, here for the Science Con¬ gress at Canberra, waved aside a newspaper report that he had been attacked in Der Angrltt de¬ claring that, "It will be a long time before they get me into a concentration camp." He said that "social forces are being ruled by individuals—in Ger¬ many by Hitler, who is a certi¬ fied lunatic, and in Italy by Mus¬ solini, who Is a renegade to so¬ cial democracy." Wells asserted that both dictators were freaks who enforce a state of affairs similar to that ot the days ot the criminal Caesars. "Hitler has ac quired a capacity for making dastardly murder resemble to¬ day's good deed," said Wells. Council To Launch Benefit Bingo Games Wednesday Evening A series ot Wcdnesd,iy night Bingo games, the tirst of which will be held this coming Wed¬ nesday (,Tan. 18) at 8:30 p. m., at the Ft. Hayes Hotel, is being inaugurated by the Columbus section of the Councii of .Jewish Women to raise funds to meet an emergency plea from the national council offices in New York. Mrs. Ilarry Goldtierg,. JVJrs. Hariy "Eotli, Mrs.-"."Wi(Iwm Schiff and Mrs. Robert Li compo,se the committee charge and they will bo as.sisted by the following men: Messrs. Max Harmon, Morris Klynn, Robert Blashek, Charles Cahen, Maurice Schiller, Sig Weiskerz, Herbert Levy, Allan Tarshish, Troy Feibel, Morrey Green¬ stein, Clifford Levin, Moe Glass- man and Abe Weinfeld. Admission will be one dollar which win Include 20 games. Generous cash prizes are to be offered to the winners. Reechoing tho aijpeal of the Council's national president, Mrs. Maurice L. Goldman, to exert every ettort to raise addi¬ tional funds for the alleviation ot distressed Jews abroad, the lo¬ cal committee is appealing for the cooperation ot the entire Columbua Jewish community, in this humanitarian effort. Let's all turnout for the first Bingo next Wednesday evening at the Fort Hayes Hotel. Hiilel Foundattoa To Observe 13tii Birthday The celebration ot the Bar Mitzvah (13 years ot age) of the founding of the Ohio State Hlllel Foundation of which Rabbi Harry Kaplan la director, will be obaerved during February. One ot the features will be a ban¬ quet on Satui-day evening, Feb. 18, at the Southern Hotel. Mrs. Harry Schwartz Is chairman ot the Alumni lla^uiuet Committee. More details about this event will be announced in later issues of tho Chronicle. knowledge no opposition to im¬ migration by refugees had been shown by the Soviet Govern¬ ment. He added that Brazil could absorb large numbers on vast expanses of unexploited land. Mussolini also declined the sug¬ gestion that he should foi-ward the President's plan to Hitler because, he said, he knew It would be futile, since Italy and Germany had a perfect identity of views on the Jewish ques¬ tion. Kthiopia l9nggcstcit A conference between Ambas¬ sador William Phillips and For- eigti Minister Count Galeazzo Clano spurrflcjf hojie .that Prasi-j" '¦'•¦.4 ¦ iSenl ¦ P.oostvetf'sT-wtC' toTKfiiei*^^'?.)' Mussolini dn the Jewish ques¬ tion would permit refugee en¬ trance into Ethiopia. The FasclM ¦government already had hinted its willingness to otter a haven in Ethiopia for Jews under cer¬ tain conditions. Germany's Eco- <Conttmica on Vago 2> .i^aa Rabbi Levinger To Lecture On Hadassah Series Jan. 18th The opening aesaion of the second lecture aeries ot Hadas¬ sah's Women's Institute ot Jew¬ ish studies will be held in the form ot a dessert meeting Wed¬ nesday afternoon, Jan. 18th, .it 1 p. m., at the Bryden Road Temple. Rabbl Lee J. Levinger will open the series with a lecture on "History of the Jew In America.' No one ia better qualified to aiieak on this subject than Rabbi Levinger, aa hia book on this subject is most outstanding. The lectures to follow are; Wednesday, Feb. 1st, — Rabbl Samuel Gup on "The Jew In Italy." Wednesday, Feb. ISth. Professor Alma Herbst on "The Woman as a Consumer." Bubbl James G. Heller—on "Jewish Music."—Date to be announced. All those who registered last Full are eligible to attend, and any one wishing to register for ROCHESTER RABBI TO BE HEARD AT BROAD ST. TEMPLE Rabbi Philip S. Bernstein, o£ Temple B'rith Kodesh, Roches¬ ter, N. Y, ia to be the guest speaker at the meeting of the Men's Club at the East Broad Unlibt nernsieln St. Temple, next. Thursday, Jan. 10, at 8:30 p. m. He has chosen for his subject "A Program for American Jews." , Rabbl Bernstein, who is acknowledged as one ot the ablest younger men in the min¬ istry, is a well-known speaker and writer, having appeared be¬ fore numerous groups and foruma in America and having written frequently for the NATION, HARPERS, and OPIN¬ ION magazines. Rabbl Bernstein is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Jew¬ ish Congress and Is the former chairman of the Committee on International Peace o£ the Cen¬ tral Conference of American Rabbis; Is the vice-president ot the National Council for the Prevention ot War and is active in Zionist and Palestine v,'ork. Dr. Don Shusterman, president of the Men's Club Is extending an invitation to members oi; this and the succeeding course j other brotherhoods to hoar the of book reviews, will be wel- addresa by Rabbi Bernstein come. jThurtiday evening.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1939-01-13|
|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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