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YIlU/ Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Conf Vol. 36. No. 28 COLUMBUS, OHIO. FRIDAY, JULY II. 1958 an ...vofed f« AmerlQan and J*wlth id«al« ISRAELI PENAL SYSTEM MOST HUMANE UNITED NATIONS, (AJP) ^ Israel's Attorney General Chalm Coheri, who has been representing his Government here In the Con¬ ference on International Commercial Arbitration, claims Israel can ¦ boast one of the world's most humane penal systems. Mr. Cohen re¬ vealed that during the recent Passover, "all prisoners otller than those convicted of murder were released for the holiday on qwidltlon that they return to the prison. There was not a single Instance of evasion of this freedom," he said. "They all returned on schedule." "TRIAL OF JESUS" IN NEW YORK NEW YORK, (AJP) — "The Trial of Jesus," a controversial play dealing with a modern Jewish family, perturbed by the eternal question of where the guilt lies In the cruiclflxlon of Jesus, will be produced on Broadway by Warner LeRoy. Originally an Italian play, the script has been adapted Into English by Howard Hart. BOOKS COMMEMORATE ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE NEW YORK, (AJP) — Two books commemorating Israel's In¬ dependence will be published during the first week In August. Doubleday will Issue "Israel—Tenth Anniversary Album," edited by Ylgal Yadln and Abraham Harman, and Yoseloff will release "A Plctoral History of Israel," by Dr. Jacob Rubin and I. Barkal. MESRUMED OOLDS-fEIN DIES AT 87 BOSTON, (AJP) — Meshumed David Goldstein, one of the most active missionaries in behalf ot Catholicism, died here last week. A member of the Socialist party In 1895, he converted to Catholicism In 1905. ' ^'*4.' Ground-Breakii^g Ceremonies For New Temple Tomorrow At 5400 E. Broad MURDERER GIVEN^ LIFE IMPRISONMENT BONN, (AJP) — Gerhard Martin Sommcf, the Nazi murderer of Buchenwald concentration camp, was sentenced to life Injprlsonment following a horror-revealing trial of several weeks. The Chief Judge Adolph PaulUB, In making the sentence, stressed that Sommer had already been punished on the Russian front by the loss of an arm and a foot and that he was condemned to a wheelchair for life. Throughout the trial, Sommer wept and shed tears, claiming In¬ nocence. INTERVENTION LEAVES U. S. IN A QUANDRY WASHINCrON, (AJP) — Secretary (JeneraJ Dag Hammarsk- jold's Intervention In the Lebanese crisis and the presence there of the UN Observation Group have left U. S. foreign policy makers in a complete quandry as to what action to take in the one mideast country which has accepted the Eisenhower. Doctrine, That is the general view helS by observers close to the State Department. State Department officials all agree that the Secretary General has somewhat under-estimated the crisis which threatens American _ Interests. They fear another victory for Nasser as a result of UN Intercentlon. Added to the confusion In Washington has been the constant pressures put upon the policy-makers by Dr. Charles Malik, whose picture of the crisis does not correspond with that given by Hammarskjold. GIVES $1,000,<H)0 GIFT TO HOSPITAL PITTSBURGH, (JTA) — Monteflore Hospital here announced a gift of $1,000,000 from Miss Amy P. Prank, of New York, a former Plttsburgher, the largest single gift received by the hospital. It will be used toward the projected construction of a new wing, to be designated as the "Samuel and Ettle Klein Frank Memorial." The Samuel and Ettle Klein Frank Memorial will house a new emergency ward, laboratories, operating suite, a post-operative re¬ covery suite, central supply department and a pharmacy. Provision will also be made In the upper stories for another 100 beds for patients, with some units devoted to chronic care and rehabilitation. The donor, Miss Amy P. Frank, Is the daughter of Samuel Frank, who was born in Pittsburgh. Mr. Frank was a glass manufacturer whose father and uncle were pioneers In the field. Miss Frank's mother, Ettle Klein, was also born In Pittsburgh. Ground-breaking ceremonies for the new Tem¬ ple Israel building at 5400 E. Broad St., wrill take place this Sunday from 2-2:30 p. m., Charles Y. Lazarus, president of Temple Israel, announced this week. Jack Resler, honorary president of Temple Isra¬ el, will turn the first shovelful of earth. Dr. H. Weir Hartman, executive director of the Columbus Area Council of Churches, will deliver the invocation. The contract for construction of the new Tem¬ ple Israel was awarded to Leo E. Ruisinger, Inc. Others breaking ground will be: Ben S. Lurie, Joseph S. Summer, Marvin Frank, Mrs. Raymond Kahn and Miss Gerri Rush. MEETINIiSETFOR 'CITY OF HOPE' New members and past will be welcomed by the Columbus Chap¬ ter of the City of Hope National Medical Center at a membership garden party Tuesday, July 22, 1:30 p. m., at the home of Mrs. Hyman Stone, 928 S. Remington Rd. Mrs. Harry Kollus, president, urges each attending member to Invite one or more of her friends to the summer get-together to learn more of the activities plan¬ ned In behalf of the City of Hope. All Interested women, whether they know a present member oi- not, are Invited for an afternoon of socializing and enlightenment. Highlighting the party will be a program featuring a guest speak¬ er from the Regional offices of the City of Hope who will discuss thfe Medical Center's three-fold battle against such catastrophic diseases as cancer, leukemia, blood, chest and heart disorders through patient care, research and post-graduate medical edu¬ cation. "A Bridge to Life," a dramatic movie narrated by Marlon Brando and Otto Kruger, will also be shown. The film graphically de¬ picts the specialized work and humanitarian philosophy of the City of Hope, whose doors are open to sufferers throughout the United States, regardless of race, creed or national origin. Mrs. Jess Beards, chairman of hospitality, and her committee will serve refreshments. SCHOLARSHIP FUND AT TECHNION HAIFA, (JTA) The Technlon, Israel Institute of Technology, an¬ nounced the establishment of a scholarship fund in the amount of $2,000 set up by the board of directors of the Sidney Hillman Foun¬ dation in New York. The late Mr. Hillman, who died in 1948, was for many years president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union In the U. S. and one of America's leading labor leaders. HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP AWARDS MEDAL MEXICO CITY, (JTA) — Israel Attorney General Chaim Cohen was awarded here a medal by the Mexican Committee for Human Rights whlph Is cooperating with th,e United Nations. The medal was presented to Mr. Cohen, during his visit here, by Luis Garrido, former president of the University of Mexico and chairman of the human rights unit. Israeli and Mexican high officials were present at the ceremony. CANADIAN JEWISH EDITOR DIES TORONTO, (JTA) — Samuel Meyer Shaprlo, one of the founders 0 fthe Canadian Jewish Congress and for many years editor and publisher of the Dally Hebrew Journal here, died here at tbe age of 70. ( KITCHEN REQUIRES HATS AT MEAIfi VIENNA, (JTA) — A four-course mid-day meal at the low price of five zlotys Is being served to all who want It at a community dining room conducted by the Jewish Community In Lignlc, Poland, according to a report received here. But there is one requirement required by tbe community, Diners must wear hats or, at least, yarmeUces. PLANS VARY FOR INTERMEDIATES The Intermediate program for Center boys and girls In the sev¬ enth, eighth and ninth grades will have a regular horseback riding group. Each Monday morning, starting next week, a limited number of young teen-agers will take off for Kltzmiller's Frontier Ranch on Route- 40, east of Reynoldsburg. The boys and girls will meet at the Center at 0:30 a. m. Cost jof riding Is $1.40, plus 50c for transportation. Other events for Intermediates are a hayride and square dance, a splash party and an overnight. Members must register for all of those with Gene WMsb or with the Physical Education office. Regular programs include soft- ball and bowling for girls every Tuesday and Thursday morning, paddle boll for boys every Friday mdrning, and conditioning for boys on Monday and Wednesday, 1 p. la, BONO LEADER DISCUSSES ECONOMIC TASK Samuel Rothberg (right), National Chairman for Trustees of tbe Israel Bond Organization, is shown conferring with PInhas Sapir, Israel's Minister of Commerce and Industry, at Mr. Saplr's office In Jerusalem. Mr. Rothberg Is in Israel to discuss with Israel's lead¬ ers the country's economic problems and the role of American in¬ vestments through Israel Bonds in speeding the development bf in¬ dustry and agriculture. More than 300 Israel Bond leaders will visit Israel to participate In the International Mobilization Conference of Israel Bonds In Jerusalem beginning Aug. 25. EXPRESS COMPANY OFFERS SERVICES JERUSALEM (WNS) — Agree¬ ment by the American Express Co. to provide full range services in Israel to local and foreign cus¬ tomers was disclosed here In a joint announcement by the Israel Government Tourist Corp. and the American Express Co., whose closing of its offices in Israel was charged to have been made under pressure of the Arab anti-Israel boycott. - Following a series of discus¬ sions in Jerusalem, both parties agreed to a joint promotion cam¬ paign «tf Israel's tourist attrac¬ tions. To Improve services, the company, which had previously cut down its personnel, under¬ took to improve its representation ' In Israel. The joint promotion campaign will stress the tradit¬ ional value of Israel as well as newly-developed sun sea attrac¬ tions. On learning of that develop¬ ment, the presidents of the 17 major American Jewisb organiza¬ tions who some months ago re¬ ferred to the American Express Co. In a pamphlet called "A Report on the Arab Boycott Against Americans," made the following statement In New York City: "We are confident that the new joint plans of the Israel Gov¬ ernment Tourist Corp. and the American Express Co. will be as beneficial to American Express as It will be to the development of Israel tourism. "The action of American Ex¬ press exemplifies the best tradi¬ tions of the American Business community. It strengthens the unhampered flow of international trade and commerce free ot any extraneous consideration." PADDLING THEIR WAY TO ISRAEL? These two young ladies have no intention of doing It the hard way. But they couldn't resist taking a few practice strokes on the boat deck of Zim Line's SS Zion just before sailing from New York to Haifa on Jtine 26. The pretty twosome are Myra Boverman (left) of 6640 108th St., Forest Hills, N. Y., and Miriam Perkel, 102 S. C^amarlUo St., North Hollywood, Calf. Both are members of the Israel Summer Institute which sponsors an eight-week student tour of Israel each year. The group of more than 100 arrived at Haifa this week. While In Israel they'll study Hebrew language and lit¬ erature, \lsit archaeological diggings and see the sights. HADASSAH GROUPS TO MEET TUESDAY Hadassah chapters of Coluinbus will meet Tuesday, 9:30 a. m. to 3 p. m., for an ail-day Institute and Workshop at the Jewlah Cen¬ ter. Keynoting the training pro¬ gram will be Mrs. Ben Hammer^ man of Dayton, a dedicated mem¬ ber of Hadassah, the first presi¬ dent of her chapter and the youngest president ever to serve any Hadassah chapter. She organized the Central States Regional Membership Committer. Mrs. Hammerman serves as chairman of Dayton's Bonds for Israel and Community Relations Committee. She is an active synagogue member and Is on its Board of Education Oommlttee. < I f m^s:inmm^iW(^?lMM^^r!^¥Si sasttiaisseteK----'
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1958-07-11|
|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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