Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1943-02-12, page 01
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-a^.^iQte'0k.ii4ii>ii«rtaii^B<>SSSi^^ .1'A- SfW// Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community \\//\'[^ Vol. 22, No. 7 f:OLUMBUH, OHIO, FRIDAY, PEnKllAKV IZ, l»l:l DoTOt«d to American nnil jBwlBli Ideals Strictly Confidential Tldlilts I'rom Evorywhero By riiliions .1. niron Military Centers To Participate In Brotherhood Week WK'RE TELLfNG YOU . . . Ba Drc Pearson, the Washing, ton Merry-Go-Rountl .scoopster, pointed mil lo us the olher day thai the proportion of ,lews In waraervico Is considerably high¬ er than their ratio to the entire population ot Ihe country Trenton, N. ,1„ has a .lewish population of 0.1 per cent, for ex¬ ample, while Trenton ,Iew.s In the armed forces represent 8.4 per cent of the city's total enlist¬ ment , . . We hoiie you didn't miss the full-page adveni.somem, sponsol-ed by the Textlwok Com- ml.s.slon of The Protestftnt, which aiipeared in the '^^todolphia Record last week . Tr^that Ad showed a mass of terrified .lew¬ i.sh faces, many of them looking more dead thtiii alive , , . The caption that started off the ad read: "2,1)00,0110 Ooad Spoak to America" . .'. And ihe copy it¬ self was the best we've ever read i'n denunciation of the un- American, un-Christuin pheno¬ menon of anti-Semitism . . . ,II-;\V1.SH All.MY .NEWH... Pn I.i.sa Sergio, one of radio's fastest-coming now conimenla tors, wlio commands an ever¬ growing auilienco for her dally broadrasts on WQXR, is a Calh olic who spenl several years in an Italian convent . . . Tluit .doesn't prevent hpr from being one of the most ardent support¬ ers of the Jewish A-rmyproject. . . . Ancl she spends a great deal of her tl-me arguing In Its favor and answering o'ojectlons to It brought forward by — her Jew¬ ish friends . . . Pierre van Paa.s- sen who recently resigned from Ihe Jewish Army Committee Is now under medical treatment at the Now Rochelle Hospital , . , We wish him a quick and com¬ plete recovery . . . Which re¬ minds U.S that the ,Iewish li'ronl- ler's recent editorial about the silence of the ChrLsllan world in the face of 1-lltler's campaign to exterminate Europe's Jews contains many passages that were lifted bodily from Van Paassen's famous "Ajijieal to the Conscience of America", which was published throughout the country some months ago. VOl' .HHOl'1,1) KMOW . . . ^ The Committee of Jewish Writers and Artist.s is preparing Ihc publication of a Black liook. . . . in that book will be record¬ ed the full story of Hitler's war- to-tlie-death against the Jews all over Europe , . . The chapters revealing the dreadful truth of what look place In the Nazi- occujiied sectors of Soviel Rus¬ sia will bo supplied by the'Rus¬ sian govornnieiU, which, we are lold, has coliocted most complete, statistics and data on that sub¬ ject . . . l''roin Kretz Israel comes a story whicli Indicat'es that not all of Hitler's second victims — tho Poles — havo as yet grasiied tho lo.soii uf Ibis war . . , IL seems that a dotach- iiioiit of the IS'lOc I'olish Army now statloneil In Palestine was liillolod un Tel Aviv . . , The all- Jewish cily gave the Poles an official Holcomc, with the Mayor making a speech in which he urged the boys to make,them- . solves al home , . . Well, some of the iioys, looking around the avenues of Tol Aviv and' seeing so many of the faciyi tliey had been used to seeing In the ghet¬ tos of the Polish cities, began to act as if they were back In the Poland of the years when the, -(Continued on Page 8) NAT'I,. HIM.EI, ftlllECTOR HEBE AT CONFERENCE NEW VORK (WNS)—Mon in the armed forces will havo the opiiortunity to participate In the tonlh annual oKsoi-vanco of Hrotherhood Week. February 1I1-'2H. according to Everett H. CliiK'hy, president of the Na. llonal Confcrciico of C:hrislians and .lews, siionsors of Iho event. in calling attention to the theme — "Victory, for Hrotherhood", Dr. Clinchy .said; "This participa. tion will be possible through tho distribution of brotherhood m.a- terial and sending speakers to training centers by the National Conference. This year millions of moll in the services will give real meaning lo brotherhood-In¬ action througii a cloaror under¬ standing of the common stake wo all havL' in victory". Ono of trie aims of the Nation¬ al Conforonco is lo bring lo Iho men in tho armed forces the feeling tluil every Amorican. of wliaieyer religious faith, or rac¬ ial strain, has a common task in maintaining, after the war, tho spirit of unity which cliar. .¦iclcrizcs life in camps today. To further this ;iim Irio-teams, com¬ posed of iiriosl-rablii-miiilslor of or laymen, ha\'e visited H;i camiis throughout the countr.\'. Confer¬ ences aro hekl Wilh Cliaiiltiins, officers and enlisted men, litera¬ ture is distributed and films, are shown to tlevolop friendly co- operallon of all faiths. The teams spend from Xwo to four days In each center. "During the month of Feb¬ ruary we shall send Irlo-teams into 27 camps so that men — many of them meeling, for the first time, soldiers of different faiihs and racial backgrounds — will become more aware of the neetl for unity and brotherhood yo vital for victory". Dr. Clinchy "said. As part of Ils program to sol¬ diers, a card listing a prayer for wounded men of each ot the three faiths — Catholic, Prot¬ estant and Jewish — Is being dis¬ tributed lb the men In service by the Nalional Conference of Christians and Jews, 1,000 JEWS REMAIN ALIVE IN YUGOSLAVIA OUT OF FORMER POPULATION OF 86,000 \V;\SHrN(;T<)\ (WNS)—Priori tlie.extci-minaUnn li'»^ ''f-'*''^ just. Public Invited To Temple Sisterhood Valentine Party One of the otitstanding social affairs for the entire family will 1)0 Rose E. Lazarus Sisterhood's Valentine Party at the Bryden Road" Temple this Sunday, Feb. 14. A variety of activities has boon arranged including dancing I'HKK ADMISSION FOK VAI.KNTINK PARTY No julnilsHlon ivilJ be cliarp- (Ml for the Valentine I'arty, .Sunday. l''*'I>. 14, jM'conlinK^ to the chairman, Mrs. Ij^'ster*' iilivkniiin. The original plan was to have a small admis¬ sion (¦hai'K'e, hut wHh the in- elusion or (lanelnK for the young tn'ople. U wnn iU*vl<U'xi (o open tlie affair to all witli' kniit ehait;*' and thus encour- at^o a larger attendance among ail agt^t^. and cards to start at 8 p. m. Many other extra entertainment features are to be offered for t'he enjoyment by young and old. (Continued on Page 8) A. I,. Saehar Dh-t'cliirs from sixteen louding Hillcl iM.undalions in tho Mid- <lk'W('.st and ("anada will Ik; i)r('s- ont at the Midwestern Hillel Di- rcft()i-"s ('nnrfTcnce which will ho held at the Ohio Stale Hille) Koundallnn this week-end. Tin- confert'ni'f Was officially opened wilh a Sai-)halh Dinner and an address by J'resident Howard L. Bevis Friday evening. Sessions will be held £)t HiJle! all day Sat¬ urday (to-day) and Sunday morning. A recepiUm in honor of tho delegates and visitors wns held at Ilillel following' the ser¬ vices Friday evening, wiih /ion Lodge. H'nai H'rith Auxiliary and Ihe I liliel Advisory Hoard as hosts. The conference will he devoted mainly to a (iist'ussion on (lie effect of the war ()n the Hillel program. Kull ex|)Ianation wii"! also he made al this timi' of the iK'W program of service which Hillel. is de\'i'loping for tho Army and Navy units which are to be -;latinned on American canipu.sc.-^. In addhion to Dr. A. 1,. Sachar, N'ationai Dh-i'ctor, the following Hillel leaders are expecl(Nl al the conference. Miss Sarah I ,ee Mey¬ er,^ Nalional Kield Secretary; Ualilii .ludah (loldcn, l'niversity of Illinois: Raiihi Maurice Pek- arsky, Noylhwesicrn University; Ral)hi Abraham Millgrani. I'ni- versily of Minni'sota; Hahhi llcr¬ nuin Pollack, rni\-erslty of In¬ diana: Ha)»))i Meyer Slinrin. I'm*-, rliie rniversily; Italihi Theodnrc (;ordoii. t'nicei'sity of Wi.scnn- sin: Uahtil M-irton Applehaum. Michigan State College; Uabbl Morris Kert/.er, Cniversiiy ,of Iowa: Hahhi .li-liudah Colicn; Cnivcrshy of Michigan; Uahbi MlnMl Lewis, ['luvcr^ily of KtMi- tu.cky: (illherl K 1 a p e r m a n, giierns Cniversiiy, OnCp-io, Can¬ ada; Dr H C. Mellman, Ini- Versity of Chicago; Mr William Kesselman. llillrl muis in Mil¬ waukee; Mr ColdlKTg. Miami Cnivi-rsiiv llillrl. ami Mr Cliar- les Isi-ael, Ohio fuiversiv Hil¬ lel. Tin- following. Ifnni H'rilh leaders are aNo I'xpcctu'il at ihc nu'etinyCl. \V. Carek, President District No. 2. H'nai H'rilh. Sid¬ ney Ci ' Kusworm. Suiireme Dodge Treasurer; and K. J. Schanfarber. NaliomU Hillel Commissioner. to the Nazi invasion and dismem bt'rment of Yugoslavia that ] counlry had u Jewi.^h popula-i linn of S(;,000 ,Iows including! ahom "(.OOO Jewish refugees who fled to VugoKlavia from (Jer-.' many. Auslria. and otJier Nazi- occui)ied c(nmtries in. the hope of finding asylum. Tofiay. iic- cording to represenlatives of the Yugoslav Coverimienf-in - exile, oidy 1,1)00 .lews are still alive in Yugoslavia. A statement Issued here this \\'(.'ck said that nnly about 2'i!0 .lews were able lo escape from Yugoslavia after the Nazi occu- ))alion. Expressing the belief that the 1.000 ,h'ws still alive arc in imminent rianger, the siatiMuenI said: "The delails of tlie beslial cruelty and sadism by which the 8.-).()()() olher .lews were slaughtered, achieve a de¬ gree of horroi- which numbs the itdnd. 'in i'tosnia and Herzegovina, • lews have suffe|-ed not r)Uly be¬ cause tliey are Jews, bid also for their tradilional hiyally to the 'Yugoslav cause, liut in the other parts of ¦independeul' Croatia, as thorough, of a special on .lune..IT), comi)l(?ted. It was in Ihe hand.s ;eclion closed down ' l!>n,—its task was Apart frrun Ihose who esca))ed to the foj-osis and hilU, and a handful who for spe¬ cial reasons witc granted hon¬ orary aryan .stalus', the .lews of Croaiia had lieen annihilated. "In Serbia, the whole people wa,4 opfjosed fo anti-Sendtism. Therefore, it is not siu'prising lo find (hat Ceneral Neditcli. (wire applied, in August Ihll, ftir per¬ mission to deal with the .lewish problem, explaining that too vio- ienl (,'es(apo measures coidd finly recoil on the Germans them¬ selves. "Neditch's recjuest was. of that the Serbian people were not civilized enough to be trusted lo dvi\\ wilh Ihe .lews. The .lews were to be de;dl with by si)e<'ial se(-tion t)\' the C.eslapo. In Feb¬ ruary. \'M'l, this organization car¬ ried oul ils lask liy gassing the few score remaining .lewisii women and clnldren kept in Sa- jnuste camp. In March, with --iinie pomp and ceremony, ilsof- I lice-, too were closed Its mls- I sion had been accomplished " ZIONISTS ROLL UP LARGE TOTALS FOR WAR BOND MONTH Show youp appreoiatiou to tbe ChroplcIo'B Zi years of loyal and devoted sorvlce to Oorumbus Jewish Coromunliy by paylog );oar sub- Bcrlption Qow—IS.flO. fgr the yesr. February, which has been de- ¦signated as War Bond Month by the V. S. Trea.sury for members of the Zionist Organi;;ation of America, has been auspiciously ushvrcd In w'ah preliminary Hond Sales campaigns launched by Zionist Districts and groups throughout the country, aicord- rng to reports (hid have reach¬ ed the nalional office The Co¬ lumhus catni)aign, headed hy Jack She r. ¦ h a s a 1 r e a d y yielded over $10,000 in War Hond '¦ sales and present indications are that the goal of $1.00,000 will he exceeded by a large margin. The conviction that American Zionists will roll up unpreced¬ ented totals fur War Hond Monlh was voiced hy .ludge Mor¬ ris Holhenberg of Nuw York, Chairman of the National War Kffort Committee uf the /. O. A,, who predicted that in every sing¬ le instance War Hond sales (luo- las will nol only be filled but 'over sid)scril)ed, . The boiled Stales Treasury, through .Mr. William C. Fitz- Cd)bon. has officially expresst'^i satisfai-tion wilh the response on 111 linn (if America. In a lelU'r lo The New Calestint', Official [Hjb- licalion of tlu' Zionist Orgamza- tion of Anu^rica, Mr. FitzCih- bon (U'clares that "when the Treasury Deiiarlment eaileit nit¬ on ihe Zionist Organization of .America lo do e\'cn mOre lluin ll had already done liiVu[)porl of the War. Savings Program, the response was splendid"'. ¦U \\d 0 r the leadership of Judge Louis F. Levinthal, Presi¬ dent and .Judge Morris Uollien- berg, Chainuan of the Nalional War Effort Commi'ttee, nmre than 50,000 members of this greal organization are waging a nation-wide VVar Hond Campaign during the m(n\ih of Felu'uary. "Total victory in this total wur is the only foundation upon which permanent world peace Any nieml)er of ihe official War Itond (onindttcc <»f (he local /.Innist District will be glad to accept your order for War Bonds. Th«y ur« WUllam Schiff, Roy J. Stone, Dr. M. P. Kanter, Fred Venkin, Br. B. W. Ahranison, .tloiTis Chanis, Ben (JrONSnian, llobert h. Mcll- nian and Herman Ituckoff. can he established. Please con- ihiue lo encourage every Zion¬ ist to invest for Total Victory and permanent world peace", the Treasury Depariment communi¬ cation concluiies. Gov. Edison Warns America On Nazi Propaganda .NKWAKK, N. .J /.; PS) — Speaking before a H'nai H'rith Lodge here, Governor Charles F,dison declared that the Nazi propugamhsts had stepped up their offfinsivo to divide Ameri¬ cans I)y planting rumors and warned that anli-Semitism was still Hitler's "chief stock-in- ^ trade;." Using over. 200 short-wave ' radio programs, the Cermans are employing this "kilocycle bar- inn nl- Iho yi.,oisi iiru'imyi- '¦''^'^'" ^" I*''"^^ rumors which are pau ol Ihc Zionr^l Or^anua , ^^.^^,^^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^ specially organized listening groups in America which spread them throughout the counlry, the Covernor said, adding ihat "one in every len" is anti-Semitic. ^ ^ "One of the most common .of these rinnors", Covernur hidl- .son asserted, "is that .lews are I .shirking iheij' (luly ij) the war effort. Nothing coUld be fur¬ ther from the truth, "In Trenlon. for example, the Jewisii community constitutes 0.1 per cent of the total popula- liop. yet the number of Jtjwish men who have gone into the ser¬ vice is 6:4 per cent of the total number of Trenton men in the armed forces. The story is the same all over the United Statea". -Buy \Var Bonds— ;^.V!'>.'(.^fJT.l.^J}t;^-^j^S'-;sv^:H'./i!i'J-v.>^:A'
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1943-02-12|
|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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