Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1947-08-15, page 01
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=.>«K¥w=«era«s N, High St. at 15th—1 SlW/^ Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community \\7A\K Vol. 2r., .No. .32 COLt'MBU.S, OHIO, FKIDAV, Al'tiUST l.->, 1047 Devoted lo Americon and Jewish Ideals Strictly Confidential Tldbiis From Everynhere By Phlnca.'i J, Blron Record Attendance At B'nai B'rith Picnic Sunday MAZKL TOY. . . A half conlury of Anglo-.Iew- l.sh journalism Is a record In anyliody's haoli yard.. .There aren't many pulilication.q In this coimtry which can think back that far, and a ciinslderahle por¬ tion of those that can are now sliadows of their younger selves.. .liul there are publica¬ tions that seem to get stronger and more independent with age...Quite unlike human- be¬ ings, liy Ihe way.. .AH this sum¬ mer iihllo.miphy is meant as a preamlile lo our be.st wishes, which we pxicnd to the Ti'nai Il'rith Messenger of Los Angeles on the (iccasiim of its 50th an- nivpr,s,Tjy. , .Fifty 3-oais of .ser-. vice, heartaches, struggles and polemics arc worth celebrating.. Mazcl Tov... .lOK BRAIMN TO BEX HKCHT A couple of weo|<s ago, follow¬ ing the execution of the three irgunists Naknr, Wcifs and Hab- ip, Ben Hctht wrote an adver¬ tisement headed "Ilequiem and No Sale"...We thought the ad In very liad taste, and were just thinking of dovoting a few critical paragraphs to it when the mail brought us a copy of an open letter to Ben Hecht written liy Joseph Brajnin, oui> alter egti... We cannot resist the temp¬ tation ot quoting from it, the more so since today is a very, very hot anti sticity day and we were looking rather desperately for a guest columnist.. .To Ben Hecht Joe Brainin wrote as fol¬ lows: "You were once .a sensitive writer... Now and then you wrote a page that belongs to the best of our contemporary liter¬ ature...You had moments — short non-commercial inter- lude.s—tiurlng which you • re¬ belled against the false, sticky sentimentality of Hollywood... (Continued on Page Eight) Bowling Stag Next Tuesday At Broad Street Temple Always a highlight during the local B'nai B'rlth bowling league year Is the pre-season stag party, during which the enthus¬ iastic & sports-minded members of the approaching league cam¬ paign get together for a session of Kishktj, Kraut, Kibitzing, and Cards. Another big Zion Lodge kegllng year Is coming up for the 1947-48 season, and the"Blg;| stag party next Tuesday at Broad Street Temple Is a fine time to meet the gang, discuss rosters and prospects, and have a good time in general. At 8 o'clock, there'll be a final preseason meeting to settle any unfinished business. Then comes a buffet lunch, etc, followed by the usual form ot Indoor recrea- ton: pinochle, poker, & gin rum¬ my. The party is for sponsors & bowlers ONLY, no visitors, no guests, please. Entertainment \ Chairman Al Esterkln and his aides SI g Welsskerz, Marty Trapht, Ben Tolpen, Meyer Kra- vjtz, Marty Frledberg, Sid L. Katz, Danny Cohen, Harold Slegelman, and Jlutiy Klemperer have arranged an Interesting 4-hQur program, 8 to midnight. The irnal D'rlth picnic 1,-ist .Sunday. Aug. 1(1, at C'ani|) Vo. 111(1 grounds, was tho largest ever ilold liy Zion Lodge, No. 112, according to Harry S. (lold- stein, iiresldent. The crowd was at Its peak during the fPiitin-fd Softball game between Leo Vas- Kcnoff's Champos anri the All- Star team of the .Sunday morn¬ ing Ictigiie tmd |)articipttti<ni In the l(i other events was enthus¬ iast c. The .voungcst child present was Carol Sue Sok>mon, 7.w<'eks old. The oldest member attend¬ ing was Louis .'^olomon, 7!l years old. 'I'hcy l)oth were given a prize In addition to i)ri-/,(.'s award¬ ed to all winners of the K; races and ciHitosts. Mii.^ic (luring the tiftcrinion was furnisheij through the cour¬ tesy of Woolf Solomon, Central Ohio Coin .Machine Exchange, Inc., and Ittiy ,\'ateman. Sons Grills. The program for the afternoon was jilanncd and directed Ijy M. II, Schwartz, actlvlllos (11- recun- of Tifereth Israel Tem¬ ple, and the softbali game wtis arranged by I^oiils Berliner, spoils columnist of the Colum¬ lius Dispatch and Chr(micIo. Aiie Levison was chairman of the prizes committee and all properties for the contests were collected under the direction f Martin Tracht. Richard Grund¬ steln was chairman of the grounds committee. Among the various committee¬ men who participated in arrang¬ ing and supervising the picnic under the general chairmanship of Herbert Wise were: Softball game, Lou Sop|»l, Eddie Fisher and Sam Gordon; Prizes, Joe Levison and Dave Le'vison; con¬ tests, Reuben Aliramson, Sam Luper, Martin Polster, Al)e A. ¦Wolman and Frank Nutls; Pub¬ lic Address, Ben Barben; Proper¬ ties, Herman Luckoff and Mar¬ tin Frledberg; Grounds, Sam Topolosky and Dr. Ben Gertner. Photographs of the event were taken by Herbert Toppy, 145 E. State St. The paid-up membership priz¬ es were won by Dave Berman, Sam Rosen, Ted Green and Al Furman. The regular program of meet¬ ings tor B.'nal B'rlth will start on October 14. Two meetings per month will be scheduled for the coming' season on the sec¬ ond and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Featured meetings wiil be announced soon by the pro¬ gram committee for each month. U. S. Influence On Great Britain Urged By Council Women UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PALESTINE IS NEARING A DECISOIN I'rnp,,H- - United States infUicnco on llrcia IMUdn to lift immigr.i- tUin liarricrs in Pnlestine, which constitiUe tho nijijor cause of the present violence in the Holy Land and oi^dangcr a peaceftil settlement nf the Palestine pi-ol)- lem, was urged on President Truman hy Mrs. .ItL-ieph M. Welt, of Detriiit, President of the Na¬ tional Council of .lowish Wom¬ en. Tho fuir text of Mi-s. Welt's telegram to the Piesiilent was ;is follows: "I'he Nationjil Coiinei! of .lew- ish Women is deeply tiffeeted by the British seizin-e of the Ha- gtmtih ship, I'.'xodns fill?, and the deportation of it.^ pas.-^engers to I''ranee, the latest act hy the BrlM.sh (iovernment in den.ving Euroiiean Jews a haven in Ptil- estlne. "Immediate unrestrleled Inv migration Into i^alestlne is no more than minimum, justice and humanity for th(!se h[^nH'less [leuplc who htivo borne the full lirunt of Nazi Terror in Ein-oite. "We deplore the bloodshed and violence which have rent the Holy Land, but wo recognize that the major cause of that strife is the restrictive immigra¬ tion Imrriers imposed by the British Govenirnent. Violence is inevitable. :i.< long as these bar¬ riers continue to deny a haven to the disiKi.ssesscti Jews ot Europe. "it is In the interests of the United States to liring its in¬ fluence to bear on the British Government to end the blood¬ shed by urging the lifting of im¬ migration barriers, which are endangering a peaceful and just .settlement of the Palestine prob¬ lem liy the United Nations, The clear voice of American public opinion must not be still in this hour of tragedy.and decision." (JKXI'lVA (WXSi tions foi- Ihe |i(ilitir.-il solution of the Palestine prdhleni hn\'e heen stihniltted to the Cntted .Nations Special Coinmittee nn i'iilestlne b.v two of its niem- hei-s and the rest nf the delegates are expected to sulmiit their plans in the cfr»in-..<e of this week, it was indicalffi here li.v ti source eld.so to the Comntillee. Discussion of all suhmitted plans i.s expected lo take jilaee at a set;ret se.--siiin. folknvint^' wliivir two more sessions are In he held with each of. the dele, gates expected to slate hi-; view-; for Ijlie record. There are indi¬ cations th:it the Belgrade dele, gallon and the Yugoslav reiire. sentatives incline toward hhna. tionalism as the first solution. The l'riignay;in delegation is reported favoring jj.'itTitlirn, with a sjK.'cial L*. N. regime to eon- trnl Ihe Nege\', ;it iettst lenv pdrarily. Informed sources here decline to siicctilale on the final nature tind eharaeter of the tigreemeni. liut there ajiiiears ground for tielieving that the Commlllee will not reach a unanimous rle. eision as was in the e;iso (if the Angio-Amcriean Committee of Intpiiry on Palestine. -A gj'oup nf the \J. .N. Coinnilt- tee's members, \isiting Vienna with a view to studying tlic DP IHdliiem, recel\ed a re]i(irt on the .lewisli situati('in in that counti'v fronl the Preiiaratory Commission of the International Refugee Organizalion. The re- IKirt disclosed that of the :!t.,500 displaced .lews in .Austria only :i.l(KI live dulside camps. Close Id 20.()(K) of tile displaced Jews are in the Amerietin zone, ap- pi'dximately 2,(1(1(1 in Ihe British zone and d\'er f.lOd in the I'reneh znne, 'I'lie ['. S. members re.iehed Vienna ;if(er \'i.>iting (lisplaced Iiersdns eairips in Bavtu'ia. The IRO report revealed that :)() Iier cent frf the cldthing and ed- licatidiial, reercalidnal and med¬ ical snpiilies was supiilied . by Ihe Joint liistriliutldn Commit¬ tee. Tlie repdi-t stales that the .lewish ..\genc.y was prejiaring the refugees for life in I^alestine by teaeliing them Hebrew. In the course of their visit to Ihe DP camps, the members (|ue=iti(ineil many individuals, including children, with a view Id getting first.hand informa¬ tion with regard to the hopes and desires of file homeies,s .lows. The- uniform request ot the DP's wa.s—Palestine. ANNOUNCE RADIO PROGRAMS BY A.D.Iy. Transcriptions called "Lest We Forget — The American Dream" will be carried over Station WCOL every Saturday morning for the next 12 weeks at 11:45 A. M. to 12 noon. Recordings called "Little Songs on Big Subjects" will be broadcast over Station WBNS every week-day morning at 6 and 6:30 and at 4:15 P. M. Both of these programs are sponsored by the National Anti- Defamation League. ATTENTION, PliBASBl " Please call Scbonthal Cen¬ ter, ADams 3320 for. all rooms and aiMirtnientB that are available, as new comers are in the city and gtadents ore reqneating places to live. Local A. Z. A. Is Host To KIO Region This Week-End Columbus chapter 155 A.Z.A., will play host to other chapters In the K.I.O. region this week¬ end, as scores of Alephs arrive for the Columbus Summer In- [.vitational Softball ¦ tournament. Word has been received from several chapters acknowledging their invitations and promising to send a softbali team to vie for the trophy which will be awarded to the champs of the tournament. A gala social program Is be¬ ing arranged for the entertain¬ ment of the visiting Alephs. The plans Include an Ice-breaker dance Saturday night at the Broad St. Temple, and an out¬ ing Sunday night. Registration fees ot $3.00 will be accepted at the dance on Saturday, and will cover all costs. The trophy will be award¬ ed to the winning team at *lhe outing. All games will be played at Pranklln Pa.rk on Sunday. If any local Alephs can house the visiting Alephs during the toijrnament, they are asked to notify one of the officers Im¬ mediately. Marv Greenberg Is social chair¬ man and Mort Rising is hand¬ ling the athletics. Jerry Cohen and Jerre Papier a^e coKihair- men of the affair. A welcoming committee will be on hand to sliow the visitors around when they arrive. B'nai B'rith Women In New Production That "There's .\'o Business Like Show lUisiness" was proved all over again last Sunday af¬ ternoon at Schonthal Center, when an enthusiastic group of men anti woinen turned out for tile first rehearsal ot the it'nai Brith Women's - new show. "Awake and Swing." Most ot the cast of last .year's show, "Pack Up Your Trebles", as well as many talented new¬ comers, signlfieti their intention of being In the new production. Jerry Grodin, popular young.] artist and director, was cheered when he gave a short resume of "Awake and Swing" and pro- nouncd It "bigger and better than last year's show." Rehearsal on Wednesday night also featured by spontaneous bursts of slngiPg ot popular hits trom "Pack Up Your Ti-ebles" brought out an even larger group, and tryouts tor solo musical and comedy parts are progressing, even while the chor¬ us Is being introduced to Its numbers. Most of the artists who captivated the community last year have already joined the cast this year, and the addition of several newcomers with spec¬ tacular voices assurtince of the artistic success of the new pro¬ duction, which Is to culminate the annual .fund raising activ¬ ities of the Columbus Chapter of B'nal Brith Women. Rehearsals will again be held tomoiTow (Sunday) afternoon at 2 p. m., at Schonthal Center, and every Wednesday at 8 p. m. and Sunday at 2 thereafter. There is still plenty of room for new talent. So for the time of your life. Join the ciist jf "Awake and Swing". .MIRAtT.E HAVE.S 20 SCROLLS AM) 2,«(l() SACRED BOOKS WARSAW (WN-g)—The re¬ ligious Jewish communities in tills country, suffering frotn a (lirtii (If seroUs, prayer Ixioks and other .sacred books, this week receivetl a message of hope when it was reveaietl that an attic in the synagogue ot Plock had yielded 20 Torahs and over 2,000 sacred books which escapwi defilement and destruc¬ tion at the hands of the Nazis. Stone, Abramson and Greenwald To Speak At Zionist Rally The 50th anniversary of -the first Zionist World Congress In Basle, Switzerland in August 181)7 wiii be celebrated Monday, Aug. 18, at 8 P. M., at the Beth lacob synagogue on Donaldson St. LoLiis Levin, President of the congregation and chairman of the evening's program, an¬ nounced that the speakers -'or the occaslpn will be Roy J. Stone, well known local attorn¬ ey: Dr. B. VV. Abramson, leading Zionist figure in this district; and Rabbi Leopold Greenwald, spiritual leader of the Beth Jacob congregation. A most enjoyable evening has been planned for this big his¬ torical event to which the com¬ munity is invited. >Irs. Harry Schiff, President of the Beth Jacob Sisterhood, has announced that the women will serve refreshments follow¬ ing the program. In case of hot weather, the Congregation's air- conditioning equipment will be utilized. ESTRANGED ^VIPE BBTRAys OSWIBCIM DEATH DIRECTOR \ HAMBEHO (WNS)—For two years Josef Hofer has been em¬ ployed as a house painter in this city wit(iout drawing sus- piclan as one of the arch Nazi war criminals. But his freedom ended when' his estranged wife told the police that he was the director of the crematoria at the notorious Oswleclm death camp, where tens of thousanils of JeiVs p*lshed. Hofer -wtU face trial at an early date liefore a war crimes court.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1947-08-15|
|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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