Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1953-01-23, page 01
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Aichaeollglcal & Hlsloilral Mu.<feum N. High St. at, IDtli—1 , .- ,<^f^>Cs..y . SPO' Serving Columbus and Central Cnilo Jewiah Community \^/\S. Above aro Mr. Mosefl A. Leavitt with Mr. and Mm. Robert IV. Schlff of Columbus who attended the SSth annual meeting of the Joint Distribution Committee Jan. 10. Robert W. Schlff of Columbus, O., founder and president of the Shoe Corpot-atlon of America and chairman of the Board of tho A. S, Beck Shoe Corp., has accepted tho 1953 chairmanship of the National Trade and Industry Council of the United Jewish Appeal, Mr. Schiff, a veteran loader in Jewish communal affairs, will head tho UJA's 1953 drive among the nation's business and Industrial en¬ terprises to meet immigration, set¬ tlement, welfare and rehabilitation needs In Israel and 20 other coun¬ tries totalling $144,524,250. . The noted Colfimbus industrialist and philantropic leader, who heads the country's largest network of re¬ tail shoe stores and factories with 600 shops from coast to coast nnd nine plants serving 15% of the na¬ tion's shoe needs, has been active In United Jowlsh Appeal affairs since Its establishment in 1939. Wltb founding of the UJA 15 years ago as American Jewry's principal voluntary agency for tho support of Jews In Israol and needy and oppressed Jews In other parts of tho world, Mr. Schlff as¬ sumed the chairmanship of the drive In Columbus and held It for seven successive years during which Ijo helped raise millions of (conilniled on page 4> Vol. 81, No. 4 COLUMBUS^ OHIO, FRIDAY, JANlJAIlY 23, i9flS Devoted to American and Jewish Ideals Mrs. Halasz Gets Trip to New York Climaxing the Tifereth Israel Sisterhood annual Individual Quota Project, the winner of the Now Yofli City week-end trip for two, via air, was selected at the luncheon Wednesday at Broad St. Temple. Mrs. Ernest HaJanz won the grand prize. She and her com¬ panion wlll t>e the guoHts of Hotel Astor and will accompany Efurl WtlHon, columnist, on hin "bent**. Bonus prize, "Roetlsserie", was awarded to Mrs. I. H. SchJezln- ger. Chairmen of tho program were Mrs. Sam Lxjpper. Mrs. William Barash and Mrs. Sam Wasser¬ strom. Cub Pack 326 Sponsors Blue-Gold Dinner in Observance of Scouting's 43rd Anniversary In celebration of the 43rd anniversary of Scouting, Cub Pack 326 wlll have its first Blue-Gold dinner, according to Emil Brown, chalc- man of the Pack Committee. The event will be held Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Jewish Center. The Qolebratlon will-begin wtth a dinner at 6 p. m. in the auditorium. ~ Sidney Wassefstrom-is chairman Week (Feb. 8-13) of. the program and indicates that this Is an event that all Scouts, parents and their friends will want to attend. Included in tho evening's festiVrltles is "45 Minutes of Magic", by Jim Vp,le the magician. Awards to Don mothers and com¬ mitteemen will be made. Also, two cubs wlll bo inducted into Boy Scout Troop 126 In an impressive "Induction Ceremony". Feb. 8 ia the official birthday .of scouting in the U. S. The Blue-Gold dinner will therefore begin the ob¬ servance of National Boy Scout There are over 100 boys currently participating in the Scout Program at the Jewish Center, under the leadership of Gerald Ripa, Maurice Finko, Lloyd Graceman and Lou Weissman. Reservations for the Blue-Gold dinner are. being accepted now. The charge for dinner is $125 for adults. 75c for chll.iron. The com¬ munity is Invited. Call DO. 2731 for reservations or mall your check to tho Jewish Cen¬ ter. (continued on pafd 4} IVREEYOH-PTA OF HEBREW SCHOOL HAS MEETING A meeting of the Ivroeyoh-PTA of the Columbus Hebrew School will be held' Wednesday. 8 p; m., at the Jewish Center. Opon house will be hold from 8:00 to 8:30, affording an opportunity for parents to visit with the teach¬ ers In,the various classrooms and to Inquire about tho progress of their children's studies. In each classroom, teachers wlll have dis¬ played work done by the pupils so that tho parents may view it. A panel discussion will be held at 8:30, with the following participat¬ ing: Df. Ben Gertner. Mrs. Milton J. Leemajrijj^Mr. Don Snider and Mrs. ^muel Steilman. The (continued on pace 4) s!ib- I.AST CHANCE TO WIN (iOLD MENOUAIi CARD Hlllel. AZA. Bellfaire and the Anti-Defamation Ix?ague can fnrge ahead this year if every member malls in his dues now. Act today and you will receive a Gold Menorah membership car'I for your promptness. Jan. 31 Is the last day to qualify for this honor. The address to mail your check to Is B'nai B'rith, 1125 College Ave. Rossurris Robots [Gallery Players) Romp at Center Tonight, Sunddy A superb cast, under the direc¬ tion of RIcliard Cameron Thrall, wlll preaent the fantastic melo¬ drama, "R.U.R.", tonight and Sun¬ day at the Jewish Center. The curtain will rise on Karel Capek'a classic documentary at 8:30 p. m. In addition to such seosoned per¬ formera as Jerome Kliman. Ethel Shapiro, Jerome Gross, Irwin Bar¬ kan, Norma Reich, Loon Amber, Larry Kent and William Reich, Gallery Players are introducing X Above, left to rlgiit: Irene Solomon, NIW Bobwartz. Larry Kent, Jerard Sellgnon, Mike &)hwartz, Jerome Gross, Leow Amber, Wil¬ liam Ilelob, Invln Barktui. Mrs. Paul Califf, Mrs. Robert Palno and Mrs. A. E. Gingold are membem of committee making arrangementH for a card party being sponsored by the Parents' Group of the Jewish Center Pre- School. Proceeds from the affair which will take place next Wed¬ nesday at the Jewish Center will bo added to the Anna Levy SeholarHhip Fund.—(DtHpaich Photo). Irene Solomon, Niki Schwartz, Re¬ nee Mlndell and Jerard Seligson. Also, for the first time, the com¬ munity wlll be privileged to flee Mike Schwartz In his Initial per¬ formance on the Center stage In the role of Alqulst. Rhea Kaplan, Myer Mellman, Sam Ix)wenthal and Adele Goldman wlil also be^aeen aa robots. Behind the scenes, wuiKlng to make the performances complete, will be Marvin Sllberstein, Ger¬ trude Eddy, Dr. Simon Sculler, Abe Levlson, Ralph Shapiro, Sam Low¬ enthal, Ida Wolfson, Sonla Stevens, Rita Stevens, Harvl Miller, Lona Lowenthal, Roae Sllverberg, Rhea Kaplan, Charlotte Stevena, Faye Levlson, Marilyn Samelson, Shirley Silberstein, Malzie Feinstein, Irene Levy, Nancy Thrall, Edythe Kom¬ essar. A newcomer to Gallery Playpra. Mr. Beverly Moseloy has (Resigned the setting and painted the back¬ ground murals. ¦ In this, ita sixth production, Gal¬ lery Players lagain strives to bring good and eijltertaining theatre, to the community; and "Rossum'a Universal Robots" Is good theatre. Much has been written ^bout this classic and about its author; now It must be seen. Good seats are still available and may be secured at the door. Parent-Teachers Council Meets The Parent Teachers Council of Temple larael wlll hold Its next meeting on Wedneaday, 8 p. m.. In tho Templo vestry. They will present a most dyna¬ mic panel dlscuaaion, 'Manners, Minds and Morals". The participants In the discus¬ sion will be Mra. Walter Ramsey Marvin, head mistroas of Columbua School For Girja; Mrs. Robert Emeraon Potta. directress of Mlaa SImonds Dancing School, and Rab bl Jerome Folkman of Temple Is t^ol Congregation. There will be a pennant given to the class having tho highest per centago of parents In attendance at this meeting. BUG'S MARDI GRAS Bnal B'rith Girla are sponsoring their Srd annual Mafdl Gras Sat¬ urday, Feb. 7. wtth a dan(;e at tho Jewish Center froni 9 p, m. to mid night. Dancing will be to the music ot the Mello-Tonea, Tickets are $1.60, atag or drag, purchasable from any BBG member. To Speak Here Council's First Study Group of Education Committee to Heair Rabbi Jerome Folkman Rabbt Jerome Folkman will be the speaker at the first study group of the^ BducBtloTT CoramtttecrTJf the Council^noxt Werfn*sdiay,'^ "p. m;." at the home of Mrs. Irvln Stein, 42 Park Dr. Following the rabbi's speech wlll be an open dlscuaaion on the sub¬ ject, "Problems of Today's Living", It is hoped that many members will attend, as these discussions groups have always been most fruitful. Council is moat, fortunate to have such a capable and "well- informed leader for the discussion of the subject whieh touches us all in this fast-moving and most com- plicoitod way of life that we know today. Following the discussion a lovely tea will be held. Those members who drive ure urged to aak a friend if she will accompany her. Mrs. Arthur Loeb, Jr.. chairman of the Education compiittee, an¬ nounced the chairmen for the af¬ ternoon to be Meadames Allen Gundersheimer, Herbert Cummins; Marvin Frank. Sidney Blatt, Nate Berlin and Stanley Diener. MR. SCHRAPER . The internationally famous news¬ man, Paul A. Schrader, will speak at the Brydon Rd. Teniple Brother- hood-Roao E, Lazarus Sisterhood joint meeting at the Temple next Thursday, 8:30 p. m. He has choaen one of tho most important topics of ou.r times: "Europe Today and Tomorrow". , An expert on European affairs, Mr. Schrader. now director of news for tho Toledo Blade newspaper, haa toured Europe extenatvely since tho end of World War*II. In the roles of journalist, world traveller, professor and political aclentiat, Mr. Schrader haa ^een an outapoken opponent of communism Ofl a political force and philosophy. As a newspaperman, Mr. Sch¬ rader delivera his views In force¬ ful, every day terms and la a popu¬ lar speaker througtjout the coun¬ try. Brotherhood and Sisterhood of¬ ficials have announced that every¬ one Is welcome to the meeting. No reservattona are necessary and there will be no door charge or coilectlon. A buffet supper will be served.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1953-01-23|
|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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