Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-10-28, page 01
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i .Archaeollglcal & Historical Museum N. High St. at l.'ith—I ¦ - ¦ ¦ - , I Center Cornerstone Dedication Tomorroiv t:.'a SHRONICLE 2l\^y^ Serving Coltunbus and Cdnlraj CTilo lowlsh Communiiy^y^\^ Vol 27, No. 44 COIA'.MBUS, OHIO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1049 Devoted to American und Jon-Uh Ideals Suggest Early Pledges For Hadassah Donor Dinner Dec. 11 Work on .sealing arrangements for H.ida.s.sah's annual donor dinner will start Tuesday, It was announced thin week by Mrs. Samuel I_,uper and Mrs. Jerome Fisher, co-chairmen In charge of Pledges. Tho.se who have delayed mailing their pledges are urged to <lo so now, including in tho amount $3. per person for the dinner. Mrs. I.. L. Praver. 28.0 Harding Rd., is the person to whom checks should be mailed. ConslderiW the f.ict that thl.s year's speaker Is to be the young American statesman, Ffanklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., It is estimated (Contlnned on Tage 4} SOMETHING NEW HAS BEE.V ADDED An exact copy of the wrist watch Rita Hayworth receiv¬ ed from her current Prince Charming has been added to the ever-expanding prize list for B'nal B'rith Women's cab¬ aret-dance Nov. 20 at Valley Dale. The •U'atch— a Gotham "Magnificent" — has a Very unusual design, with seven highly - polished, simulated huge black opals decorating a bracelet. This latest surprise prize, one of many to be awarded to some lucky ticket- buyer Nov. 20, is a contribu¬ tion of Jay's Jewelers in *he popular Miracle Mile project on E. Broad St. Appoint Chairmeii For B'nai B'rith's Membership Drive At a meeting of the executive committee of B'nal B'rith, Guard¬ ian Seymour I.uckoff announced the officers for the new mem¬ bership drive scheduled Nov. 22- 2.3-21. Ray Wells has been named campaign chairman and will co¬ ordinate all activities under his direction. ¦ Vice-chairmen chosen by Mr. Wells include Mltchel Cohen, David Roth, Milt Yassenoff, Mar- .vln Gla.ssman and Marvin Frank. Each vicechmn. will use five Captains, who Include: \ Dave Levison, Norm M^athless, Joe Elsenberg, Sam Sclilon.sky, Frank Nutis, Don Erkls, Rudy Stern, Jr., Stan F^rledman, Dr. Oscar Wfston, Lee Yassenoff, Eddie Fisher, Herb Topy, Leo Elferman, Lester Thai, Saul Sokol, Stanley Goldberg, Irv Lackrltz, Jerry Gross, Ivan Gil¬ bert, Sandy Stern, rfob't Blashek, Ell Levl.son and Dr. N. Berger. Women Revive IVIinstrel Revue Tuesday Nigfit, Broad St. Temple Good News! B'nal B'riih Wom¬ en's Minstrel Show Is back! Next Tuesday, 8 p. m., at Hroad St. Tem|)le, the Columbus Chapter erf H'nal B'rith Women will hold its annual paid-up Membership Party, featured by a musical- comedy Minstrel Revue. Entitled "Betty B'rith On Review," the show will feature songs, dances, gags and Jokes by meml)ers of, .the organization. Several origin¬ al parodies, written liy Mrs. Sam Nedelman, will be presented for the first time, as well as a re¬ vival of many tunes long asso¬ ciated with B'nal B'rith Women minstrel Ishows. Featured In the evening's en¬ tertainment will be Mrs. Izador Cabakoff, who has thrilled many audiences with the power and beauty of her voice. Other .song specialties will be given by Me.s¬ dames Ben Center, Sam Nedel- (Cootloaed on t*are 4> Impressive Prosram Will HishJight Historic Event Scheduled for 2 pm "BIcHHcd urt Thou, O l-ord our God, King of the I'nlverse, wlto hast kept us in life, and hast prpHorvpd u.s, and enabled us to reach this day." The above blessing is most timely for Sunday's big event — the Cornerstone' Dedication of the New Jewish Center building on CoUege Ave., just south of Livingston. It will mark the beginning of a new, brighter era in the history of Columbus' .Jewry. The Center, when completed, will add anotVier landmark of beauty and usefulfiess to our growing community, and no doubt will enhance the pres¬ tige and effectiveness of a united .Jewry working together for its own cultural and social improvement. Sunday afternoon's colorful ocrcnioiilcH will begin at 2 'o'cI'<M'k. with dignitiiries of holli the .lewish and non-.Jewinh coniniunft,v appearing on Ihe progrjiiii, to which everyone i.s cordiiilly invited. An outstanding feature nf the program will be tho placing of the crtrnt^rstone by Mr. Joseph S. Summ^^er, on behalf of the Schonthal and Summer families —the third generation of contri- bulors to all constructive move- mentf In Jewish life. Jo.seph Schonthal, of .sainted memory, had great visions of the Jewish Center Ideal many years 'ago. His gift of the Schonthal Center (on E. Rich St.) to the Jewish community was a con¬ crete example ot his future out¬ look on communal Jewish Insti¬ tutions which have a.s their aim tho moulding of character. "Pop" Schonthal—-as he was affectionately known to thous¬ ands in Columbus—was the grandfaiher of Joseph Summer, whose father, the late Samuel N. Summer, headed the campaign for funds for the Center building in 1015-46. Following Is the pri'K'ram for the Dedication tomorrow: Opening remarks by I. W. Garek, pre.sident of ithe Jewish Center; remarks b y Edward (Contlnned on Fnffe S) Ralph Lazarus Heads Local United Jewish Fund At the annual meeting of the Board of Directors o( the United Jewish Fund Thursday evening, Oct. 20, Southern Hotel, Ralph lizards, son of .Fred Lazarus, Jr., Cincinnati, was elected to the presidency of the UJF. Other of¬ ficers elected f.or the ensuing year were: J. W. Stelnhauser, treasurer; Jack Schiff, assistant T r e a s; and I. W. G^rek, Allen Gunder¬ shelmer and Sam Shlnbach, vice presidents. The following will serve as members of the Board for the same period: R. J. Abel, Dr. B, W. Abramson, Jos.. Basch, Harry Beckman, Troy Feibel, I. W. Garek, Harry Gilbert, Arthur Goldberg, Robert A. Gllck, Dr. E. J. Gordon, Allen. Gunder¬ sheimer, Walter Katz, Leonard Kohn, Louis Lakln, Chas. Y. Lazarus, Ralph Lazarus, Herijert S. Levy, Robert K. Levy, Her¬ man Luckoff, R. L. Meilman, S. M. Melton, SIg Ornsfeln.J. ¦&. Resler, Harry Roth, Albert Schlff, Jack Schlff, Robert W. Schiff, E. F. Schlezlnger, S. J. Schlonsky, Jack Sher, Samuel Shlnbach, Justin Siilman, J. W. Stelnhauser, Jos. S. Summer, Wm. Wasserstrom, Robert Well¬ er, A. b! Welpfeld, A, A. Wol¬ man, Leo Yassenoff, A. I, Yen¬ kin and Ben A. Yenkin. In assuming the presidency of the United Jewish Fund, Mr. Lazarus, Who succeeds Rob't W. Schlff, said that he was deeply conscious, of the honor conferred upon him and also of the respon¬ sibility he had accepted. Mr. Lazarus recalled that over ttie years since the Inception of the United Jewish Fund in 1926, the Columbus community has earnad and won an enviable posi¬ tion in the American Jewish community as a unique com¬ munity ranking high nationally Ralph Lazarus at all times. In discharging its obligations to every worthwhile cause. He said that he considered It the i-esponsibillty of the Board of Directors of the United Jewish Fund and Its officers to: 1. Continue to provide our fair share to the international needs. 2. Adequately finance our lo¬ cal Institutions. - 3. Keep In mind, in conduct¬ ing campaigns to raise funds, that we are a unified community and wish to remain such. Aa his first official act as presi¬ dent, ilr. Lazarus' thanked the retiring president, R. W. Schlff, for the excellent leadership he had given the Fund during' the past year. He said that after carefully reviewing the results of the 19-19-1950 campaign, he felt that Columbus, under the presi¬ dency ot Mr. Schiff, and the icampalgn chalrmartship ot Mr. Leo '?assenoff, had done an out¬ standing job. The new pi sldent asked for a rising vote of thanks for Mr. S.chlft, Mr. Yassenoff and A the members of the campaign I committee who helped achieve / this tine result. It was the opinion ot the new ' president that leadership in the community needs to be develop¬ ed to establish a revolving set of officers and members ot the Board of the United Jewish Fund. Mr. Lazarus asked for and received permission of the Board to appoint at once, a campaign chairman tor the 1950-1951 cam¬ paign, following the appoint¬ ment ot a campaign committee, charged with the responsibility of developing a detailed plan for the conduct ot the .next cam¬ paign, which would be presented to the Board ot Directors at Its next meeting. (Contlnoed on Fege 4) I. W. .Gareh Allen Qunderiihelmer Sam Shlnbach Julius Stelnhauser Jock ScblH 1.^.,.:.,.,,.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-10-28|
|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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