Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-04-01, page 01
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•9*rchaeolOBlcal&'HlstoricalMu8. N. High St. at 13th—1 U. J. F. Men's Division MobiTizing for 1949 Derive OfflO ________ 3/\f,^ Seryfag Columbus and Cenlral Ohio Jewish Communlly \\7AR Vol 27, No. 13 COLUMBUS, OHIO, PRIDAV, APRIL 1, 1049 Devoted to American and. 'Jewlih Ideala Women's Division of United Jewish Fund Completes Plans for Eddie Cantor Event "FUNDS NEEDED DESPERATELY " ISRAEL HOUSING EXPERT TELLS UJA CONFRENCE LEADERS HERE Monday evening, Apr. 11, will be a red-letler day In the hfs-_ tory- of United Jewish I-'und campaigns. Never has the Fund been 80 fortunate In having such an outstanding personality as Eddie Cantor as the main speaker for the kickoffCdfffner, whfch Is to be held at the Winding Hollow Country Club,' 6;30 pm. Eddie has been hailed tlnse and again by .Jewish leaders throughout the, country for his ~ humanitarian contributions in major Jewish causes, here and abroad. In the mranllmr, leadcrH of Ihc United Jewish Fund of • ColiimbuN were UiIh weok mobilizing forces for Ihe 1D49 drive, which agnln la being hradcd bj^—Loo YnHwnoff, general Ciinipnlgn rhairninn. -J ".Since every Jewish communily In America l.s determined not to let Israel clown in. this mo.st c/ucial year, when homeles.s- ncss mu.st end. we here in Cdlurniwls will not shirk our respon¬ sibility," Mr. Ya.s.senoff declared, /lie further stressed that more workers will lie needed this yoai/io aceompli.sh the big job'ahead, aod a-100% coverage) of prosi/etivc givers must he attained in order to achieve tlie 1019 gojt « * » * * t . Allhough Isiiii'l won Ihe win- and lhi> .Arab nations are in "Inlcrnatlonal diHri'piile" Ihc .lewlsh .SlaU. i.s In danger of- losing Ihe pcaec, David, Haeohen,' a member of Ihr Israeli Parllanirnt, warned 2.W delegales lo ihe Ohio Rcpioii«l Conference of the United .lewlsli-jXiipeal in (Ohimbiis lasl t^'nday at llie .Veil House. "The Arab nai'ions, aitiiougli they lost the war and are In in- (ernational disrepute," he sald,»"have a tremendous potential. Who is to .say that someday an ambitious Arab leader will not muster his forces against the Jewi.sh State? "This we. hope and pray will not happen. W/ want Israel to be a force for peace-in the Mid Above arc the members of the Governing Board, Women's Division of the United Jewish Fund. Seated, loft to right^ are Mesdames J. Hoi'ehow, 8lmon Lazarus, E. J. Gordon, J. 8. Resler, A. J. Kobacker, Rob't Levy and Harry Goldberg. Standing, left to right: Mesdames Harry Sch¬ wartz, Abe Yenkin, Louis Madison, Rob't Blashek, Theodore Simson, J. D. Schecter and S. \. Schlansky. Absent when the picture was token were McHdames Wm. Schlff, Leo Kessel, Wm. Wasserstrom, Maurice Sher, Bam Melton and Allen Gundershelmer. Response,to the Invitation,Is¬ sued this week to the women of Columbys lo attend the $60-^ minimum Eddie Cantor lupch- eon, Monday, Apr.. 11, has been more than gratifying, accorcjlng to Mrs.' Harry Goldberg, chair¬ man of reservations. Any wo¬ man In Columbus is eligible.to attend the luncheon, provided she agrees to pledge a minimum of $50 to the 1949 campaign of the Women's Division of the United Jewish Fund. Reserva¬ tions, at $1.50 per person, are still being accepted, aiad all those who plan to attend are urged tb return their reservation cards, or to call Mrs. Harry Goldberg or Mra. Harry Roth, who also are accepting reservations. Members of the committee who assisted Mrs. Goldberg In mailing invitations include Mrs. S. D. Efielman, Mrs. J. Horchow, Mrs. Louis Madison, Mr^. Harry Roth,- Mrs. Louis Roth, Mrs. A. Gundershelmer, Mrsr-i Theodore Simson, Mrs. Simon La;^us and Miss Joyce Madison. ^^ Announced today was the per¬ sonnel of the Govefhlng Board of the Women's ""Division for the 1949 campaign, as follows: Co-chairmen: Mrs. E. J. Gor¬ don, Mrs. Simon Lazarus and Mrs. J. S. Resler. Secretary, Mrs. Robert Blashek. Arrange¬ ments, ¦ Mrs. Louis Madison, chairman; Mrs. Theodore Sim¬ son, co-chairman; Assignments Mrs. S. J. Schlonsky and Mrs. Harry I^aplan; Supplies, Mrs, J. D. Schecter; Majors, Mrs. Wil¬ liam Wasserstrom and Mrs. Leo Kessel; Special Gifts, Mps. A. J. Kobacker and Mrs. Maurice Sher; Luncheon Reservations, Noted Zionist Leader to Greet Ohio Valley Region Conference at Dayton Tomorrow Professor Max Astrachan ot Yellow Springs, 0., Jewish Na¬ tional Fund chairma'ii of the Ohio Valley Zionist Region, announc¬ ed that an extraordinary Regional Conference to discuss the land problems of Israel, will be held at the Van Cleve Hotel In Dayton Sunday, at 1 p. m. , . Many local Zionist leaders and co-workers wJll attend this gathering. Thef principal speaker, at this | will be an eieotrical transcrlp- Conferepce will be Mrs. Archl- tions broadcast from Tel A'iv bald Silverman of Providence, R. I., internationally famous American woman Zionist leader, world traveler and outstanding authority on.Israel's land and resettlement problems. She has visited Palestine numerous times ana has addressed aud¬ iences In many countries on every continent She recently returned from Israel where she went as a member 'of the Red Mogen Dovld. Cpihmlsalon. A fpature at the Conference Mrs. Harry Goldberg; Ho,stesse8, Mrs. Robart Levy and Mi-s. Sam Melton; Pages, Mrs. A. Y?nkln and Mrs. Jack Schlff; ' Special Assignments, dershelmer; Mrs. Allen Gun- PubllcH Harry Schwartz; Ad'wlsors, Mrs. J. Horchow and Mr*. Wllilam schlff. An Innovation whlcfK proved eminently successful last year, the Worker's Briefing TCa, Is being repeated during the\ cur¬ rent drive. Because of the Im¬ minence of the Passover holi¬ days, the tea will be held Fri¬ day, Apr. 8, 1:30 p. m., at the Ex- (Continued on race 4) [rsT^ome to Israel without facing Ijy David Ren-Gurion; i'rijne Minister of Israel. The purpose of this Confer¬ ence is to familiarize Ohio Val¬ ley Jewry with the plans of the Jewtsh Nationai Fund for the redemption, amelioration and Ir¬ rigation of the soil In Israel to facilitate the settlement thereon of the hundreds-of thousands ,of Jews from the DP Camps In Europe that have entered and who are yet lo enter the land. lOoQtlnaed on Page 4). tX)UNCIL MEKTING 'tO FEATURE SYMPOSIUM Mrs. Joseph Horcljow will' act as moderator for the symposium on mental hygiene, "Let's Build For Mental Health in Ohio," at the April meeting Qf the Coiin¬ cil of Jewish- WoVnerrTjuesday, 1 p. m., at Bryden Rd. Temple. A des.sert lunchpon will pre¬ cede the program in which the participants .will be Mrr* John Laridls, director of the Bureau of Juvenile Research, Dr. Al- .berta B. Turner, director of the Ohio Mental Hygiene Associa¬ tion, Dr. Robert Harper, soqIo- logist of Ohio-Stale University, and Dr. Rosyln Pariser, p.sychla- trist, A question and answer iJorioii wiil follow the discussion. Mrs. Jpseph Engelman will offer the opening prayei-. At the business meeting preceding the program, the nominating com¬ mittee I'eport' for the coming year will be presented. Members ot this commlltee are Mi;s. Rob¬ ert Levy, chairman; Mrs. Al¬ bert Goorey, Mfs. Sam Melton, Mrs: Oscar Weston and Mrs. Raymond Kahn. die East," Mr. Haeohen, who Is managing editor of Solel Boneh, Israels housing cooperative, stressed. "However, 11 li only by arming our Army and fortifying our borders that the Arai)s wlfi respect us. For this we need a tremendous military tj u d g e t which is an unproductive means of spending money. If Israel does not receive help from out¬ side people, ' particularly . the Jews of the United Slates, we will not be able to absorb the 250,000 Immlgl'ants who will economic difficulties He pointed outvthat since the establishment of the Jewish State on May 14, 1948, more than 170,000 Immigrants have enter¬ ed Israel. "This Is equivaljent to increasing the populatlonVof the United States by 45,000,000: To accomplish' the ingathering of hundreds of thousands of op- pres,sed and destitute Jews from all over the world wllhout im¬ periling the economy of the state we need millions of dollars r^n fjlom the Jewish people of thi^ country." ^Presiding at the meeting was Sydney L. Albert, Akron, Chair¬ man of the Ohio Region of the United Jewish Appeal. Mr. Rob¬ ert W. Schlff, President of the Shoe Corporation of America and President of the United Jewish Fund of Columhuij, serv¬ ed as Conference Arrangements Chairman and welcomed the delegates. Mrs. Israel Goldstein, Nallonal President of the Pioneer Wo¬ men's Organization who makes her home in Jerusalem where her husband Is Ti-easurer of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, re¬ ported on the lack of housing in the Jewish State. "Gathered on the shores of Israel," she revealed, "are 40,- 000 Jewish DP'S who are living In tent colonies, little better than the facilities they had as DP's. "Ehesj! conditions exist because there Is a pitiful lack of adequ¬ ate housing. At least 50,000 housing units must be built to accommodate the 250,000 Immi¬ grants who win arrive In Israel this year. She said that "Israel has a tremendous potentlai regarding absorptive capacity. The Negev must be settled and developed quickly. The hope of Israel is its youth mtislfbe trained to ir¬ rigate and make fruitful the vast prpmise of tile-l^egev." "The DP camps have long been shocking. Now they are in¬ tolerable. They must be emp¬ tied within the year. They will be emptied if the United Jewish Appeal is' a success." a Recently rettirned from Eur¬ ope and Israel where with 43 other Jewish leaders, member of , (Contlnned on Pace 4) "Design for Summer Living" Theme ,of Temale Sisterhood Meeting "Design for Summer Living" constiltant al the Ulfton Co.-;;- wlU be the theme of.the next regular meeting of the Rose E. Lazarus Sisterhood, Tuesday, Apr. 12, 1 pm.. In the vestry room of Bryden Rd. Temple. Among those who will be heard ond. the subjects, they will dis¬ cuss are: Mr. Gene Ray^—"Bum- " mer Reading", Mr. E. A. 'VUllers —"Safeguaidlng your Hbme Against Rummer Invasion"; Dr. Sam Edelman-—"Your Children pnd the hazards of Summer": Mra Florence Macklin, bridal 'The Summer Bride" (with models Illustrating bridal at¬ tire). Preceding the meeting will be a social hour and tea. Passover pastries, baked by Paula Freld» en berg, hospitality chairman, win be sprved. There will be arf election of new Board members. Opening prayer will be given by Mrs. Ben yalman. This-is, a meeling-.which Sis¬ terhood members definitely should attend. Do you seek advice about the books to : read In summertime? Are you Interested In what the summer bride will wear at' her home, or , Temple, wedding? Would you like Id Ipww how ybu ¦ can enjoy ' the ' .summer months with nary an Ihfiect lo annoy you? Are you crincerned ahout your children J aiyl pro¬ blems of polio, swlmnfing pools,, etc.?' . • Attend ind heiir the. wise an swers toAhese questions. . • / ¦ ¦¦¦ \ faced by these organizations is evidenced In the following facts: The Joint Distribution Com- (Oontlnned on. Page S) Caravan of Hope" Train Scheduled Here The United .Jewish Appeul'n "CARAVAN OF HOPE", tho Fi-eedoni Train Fi-om .irro.ss Ihe Heaa, will mrlVc in Columbus-: Apr. 12-10 for U principal slop on (ts elghl-statr Itjnerurji. Dramatizing its nationwide ap|)eal . for $250,000,000 to make i!)l!) ihe'year of "The Greatest Homecoming in History", the U. .1. A. announced in New York this week that seven sections ot the Caravan—specially painted'in thel)lue and white colors of Israel—would be sent along varied routes throughout the coun¬ try-to bring to the people ot America the living story of the birth , of the world's youngest democracy.. Each train will, carry two Ha¬ ganah heroes, Isrdell comman¬ dos flown here direitiy from the gun emplacements ot the Negev, prominent personalities who have recently visited Israel, celebrities to lend their talents to the local appearance, and a public display of trophies, docu¬ ments and photographs illustra¬ ting the war Just won in the Holy Land. ' The $250,000,000 sought this year. In the campaign launched last weekend by Henry Morgen- genthau, Jr., former Secretary of the Treasury and General Chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, will support the vital wprk of the Joint Distribution Committee,'the United Palestine Appeal and the Uniled service for .Npw.Amerlcaps. The magnitude of the task COMMUNITY COUNCIL MISETINO THURSDAY T'he Jewish Communlly Coun¬ cil Quarterly meeling, orginally scheduled for this week, has been postponed until Thursday,- at Schonthal Center, 8 p. m. Mr: Julian Freeman, president of the East Central Region of the Council of Jewish Federa¬ tion and Welfare Funds, has been able to alter his plans to attend this meeting as guest' speaker. With the proposed new Co¬ lumbus Jewish Community Cen¬ ter In Mew, this 'meeting 'wlU. be chiefly devoted to communi¬ ty planning. ^ v ¦ "
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1949-04-01|
|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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