Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1961-01-27, page 01
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COLUMBUS EDITION COLUMBUS EDITION 2I\Q^ Serving Columbus. Dayton ana Central Omo Jewish 'yf/^, ~^OAS Vol. 39, No. 4 FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 196! .39 D«vot*d »o Arpfrlijan and Jawiih i i«ricar d*«ll Jewish Center Elects New resident STAGE SET FOR ANNUAL U.J.F.C. EDUCATION DAY Daniel Harrison DANIEL HARRISON IS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF NCJE REGIONAL Daniel Harrison, principal of Columbus Hebrew School, was elected president of the Midwest Region, National Council tor Jew¬ ish Education, at the annual con¬ ference, held In Toronto, Canada, Jan. 15-16, The Midwest Region of the NCJE is composed ot directors ot bureaus ot Jewish Education and Principals of Hebrew School.i in the Midwestern Area, Includ¬ ing Toronto. The following were elected to serve with Harrison: I. L. Kaiser of Minneapolis, vice-president; Henry Margolls of Cleveland, vice-president; Dr. Solomon Ab¬ rams of Pittsburgh, secretary; Dr. William B. Furle of Milwaukee, treasurer. THE CONFERENCE Was ad¬ dressed by Samuel J. Borowsky. General Secretary of the NCJE, and Dr. Isaiah Rablnovltch, lec¬ turer. College of Jewish Studies, Chicago, He discussed "Trends in the Hebrew Literature In Israel." Albert Elazar, director, Detroit United Hebrew Schools, discussed "Operating a Community School System In An Age of Congrega¬ tionalism." and Dr. Judah Pilch, director, National Curriculum In¬ stitute, addressesd the conference on "The National Cuirlculura In¬ stitute — Goals, Methods and Expectations." Dr. A. G. Duker, president, Col¬ lege ot Jewish Studies, Chicago, reported on progress of "Sharon" Camp. Sharon is a summer school tor poat Hebrew High School and early college students, In a camp atmosphere. It Is situated In Bu¬ chanan, Wise, on Clear Lake, ac¬ commodating students froni the entire midwest Area. Dr. Moses Zalesky, director, Cincinnati Bureau ot Jewish Edu¬ cation, Is the outgoing president. The annual Education Day, to be held Feb. 2 under tho sponsor¬ ship ot the United Jewish Fund and Council, Is now in Its final planning stage. The all-day program will take place at the Jewish Center starting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Luncheon will be' served at noon, at the cost ot $1. The afternoon session will conclude at 2:30. The subject tor the day Is "Jewish Inspiration and the Creative Arts." The first speaker at the morning session Is Rabbi Lawrence Wineman, who will discus "Music, Its Rebirth In Israel." New to the community, Rabbi Wineman is the associate director of the B'nai B'rith Hlllel Founda¬ tion at Ohio State. He Is a native of Toledo, and studied at Wash¬ ington University tn St. Louis. He is a graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary ot America. A gifted pianist he has a spe¬ cial interest in the field of Jewish music. At Hillel, he organized and directs a small choral group, and two chamber ensembles. He pre¬ sents, each month, a musical Sun¬ day brunch program, at which he lectures on a Jewish composer or specific type ot Jewish music. Rabbi Wineman will illustrate his talk, with recordings. HAROLD EISENSTEIN, the second speaker, will discuss "The Yiddish Theater—Its Rise ,and Fall." Elsenstein Is the director of Adult Activities for the Jewlah Center. He Is a native Chlcagoan and studied at Wright Junior College and the College of Jewish Studies. He studied and acted, for rriany years, with the Mum¬ mers Theater of Northwestern University- After he left Chicago, he went to New York. There he was a television producer and director with NBC-TV- for many years. HONOR PHIUNTHROPIST WASHINGTON—Philippine Ambassador Carlos Romulo, left, and B'nai B'rith President Label A. Katz of New Orleans, right, congratulate New York philanthropist Morris Morgenstern, cen¬ ter, who received a gold Menorah trom B'nai B'rith for his hu¬ manitarian efforts in Jewish causes. Morgenstern, an avid col¬ lector ot Americana, has placed the celebrated 1790 George Wash¬ ington letter to Touro Synagogue in Newport, R. I,, on permanent display In the B'nai B'rith Building. OPENS ON SUNDAY . . . Mizrachi Area Confab Is Set An open reception Sunday, 8 p.m., at Agudas Achlm Synagogue signals the beglnnbig of the Ohio Valley Conference, Mlzraohl Women. Mrs. Cy Tenenbauni, Confer¬ ence co-chairman, will welcome the group. Mrs. Dora Abrams, president of the Columbus Chapter of Miz¬ rachi Women, will extend greet¬ ings, as will Rabhl David Stavsky of the Beth Jacob Synagogue. SANFORD JOSEPH will pre¬ sent a musical program, accompa¬ nied by Mrs. Sol Zell at the piano. A film titled "A Time for Ac¬ tion" win be shown. Guest speaker will be Mrs. Slracha Rabinowitz, who la re¬ turning from Israel, where she Is a delegate to the World Zionist Congress. Mrs, Rablnoviritz, of Toms River, N.J, Is a ptist na¬ tional president of Mizrachi Women's Organization of America and has been active In the wom¬ en's rellglous-Zionlst organization for many years. She has held every major lead¬ ership post at the national level of the organization. Prior to her term as national president, she served as national secretary, na¬ tional vice-president, and chair¬ man of the national board ot Mizrachi Women. MRS. RABINOWITZ is In the unique position of having first¬ hand knowledge of both Israel and American Zionist Scenes. She has toured the U.S., Canada and Butope extensively, address¬ ing Mizrachi Women's chapters and rallying sentiment and sup¬ port In behalf of the Jewish State. A dynamic and moving speaker, Mrs. Rabinowltz's Intimate and personal knowledge of Israel, and through Hebrew, Yiddish and English cultural background, add color and depth to her Inspiring oratory. Mrs. Ivan Romanhof and Mrs Cy Tenenbaum are co-chairmen of the conference. SOME OF the Dayton people attending the conference are Mrs. Albert Kuhr, Mrs. Leo Koenings- berg, Mrs. Hyman Leichtman, Mrs, Bessie Cowen and Mrs. Bar¬ nett Donovet. Delegates from Cleveland, To¬ ledo, Akron, Youngstown, Dayton, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Louisville and Indianapolis are attending. Hostesses for Sunday evening will be Mrs. Scim Taub, Mrs. Santord Joseph, Mrs. Sherman Krivlt, Mra. Michael Seldman, Mrs. Gerald Pruzan and Mrs. Eldad Worthelm. Mrs. Sherman Krivlt will be registration chair¬ man, assisted by Mrs. Henry Lewln. The public Is Invited to the conference. THE MIZRACHI women will (Contlnutd on pag* 4) He was also director of many plays In summer stock around New York. In Columbus, he has directed the Gallery Players Pro¬ ductions, making its name synon- omoua with excellent and exciting theater throughout this area. MISS DOROTHY BLOOM will speak on "Dance—^Its Struggle for Identification." Miss Bloom is a Tiative of South Africa, having come to this country when she was five. She was educated In Columbus schools and at Ohio State University. Her dance edu¬ cation was received In New York, In Europe and, recently, at the Center for Modern Dance at Con¬ necticut Cdllege. One of her teachers was Michael Mordkln. who was a dancing partner to Pavlova. She danced In the theater for many years prior to returning to Columbus, where she has centered her attention on the field of dance education. Miss Bloom will bp assisted. In her presentation, by the Jewish Center Modern Dance Group, Its members are Calla Klein, Estelle Fischer, Mazle Feinstein and Marjorie Copeland, THE FINAL AREA for discus¬ sion will be "Art—Contemporary Jewish Artists," by Prof. Jerome Hausman. A New Yorker, Dr. Hausman received his under¬ graduate tralnhig at Cornell, and did his graduate work at New York University. He has been a professor at Ohio State University since 1953. He has published widely in learned journals on art education, and been visiting pro¬ fessor at Syracuse and Pennsyl¬ vania State Universities, Since 1959, he has been director of Ohio State's distinguished School of Fine and Applied Arts, a signal honor tor a man so young in years. BABBI HARRY KAPLAN will close the meeting with a discus¬ sion ot "The Jew In the Creative Arts." Known to and beloved by all of Columbus, Rabbi Kaplan has been the director of Hlllel at Ohio State tor more than a quarter of a century. Originally from Minnesota and a student at Its state university, he received his rabbinical training at the Jew¬ ish Institute of Religion. After serving a pulpit In Pittsfield, Mass., he came to Columbus, where he has developed a Hlllel Foundation regarded as a model throughout the U.S. RabbI Kaplan 3 a member of the Hlllel Cabinet and a Hlllel regional direr-tor. A "ow years ago, he was the re- "Iplent of an hnno-.n-v DHL from Hebrew Union College-Jew- 'sh Institute of Religion In Cln- Innatl, and an honorary doctor- ite from Ohio State.. The committee for Education Day Is chaired by Mrs. Jack Wol¬ man and Mrs. Theodore Schion¬ sky. Its members are Mrs. Benja¬ min Abramson, Mrs. Marvin Fox, Mrs, Maxlne Papurt, Mrs. Louis Nemzer, Mrs. Julius Hoffman and Mrs. Sanford Tlmen. Mrs. Henry Piatt Is Invitations chairman. Richard 3. Abel Resolution Opposed By U.S. Group TEL AVIV, (JTA) — Sever¬ al American delegates of the World Congress of Polish Jewry here walked out ot the closing session, when the Congress adopted a resolution thanking the Polish Govern¬ ment for "enabling Jews to benefit from full civil rights, and wishing the Gtovernment success In Its efforts to guard Its iKtrders and develop Pol¬ and's security. The Americans had strong¬ ly <»ppo3ed th^ draft resolu¬ tion when It-Was'introduoed. They urged the Congress to avoid politick Issues. Other resolutions adopted by the Congress without op¬ position, urged the establish¬ ment of a special memorial project in honor of the mar¬ tyred Jews of Poland, and called for the creation of a special body within the World Federation of Polish Jews to cooperate with other memor¬ ial institutions like the Yad Vashem of Israel. Abel Chosen; Other Officers Also Selected Richard J. Abel Was unanim¬ ously elected president ot the Jewish Center at the annual meeting held Jan. 19 at the Cen¬ ter. Abel, a past president of the United Jewish Fund and Council and the Jewish Community Coun¬ cil, brings a distinguished record of service to his new position. He has been a member of the Center board since its inception and has served as secretary, treasurer and vice-president in previous admin¬ istrations. Other officers elected were: Leon Friedman, Howard Sehoen¬ baum and Robert Weller, vice- presidents; Fred Yenkin, treasur¬ er; Mrs. MeMlle Frank, secreta¬ ry. A highlight ot the evening was the report by the outgoing presi¬ dent, Joseph Zox, outlining the achievements of the past two years. Zox indicated that 1501 families, comprising 5104 Individ¬ uals, belong to the Center, repre¬ senting ail segments ot the Jew¬ ish Community. THE CENTER Is enjoying the most complete program In its his¬ tory and Is reco^Ized by the United Community Council as one of the tinest organizations of its type in the community, Zox at¬ tributed the success of the Center operation to the hundreds of com¬ munity volunteers, particularly chairman of the standing com¬ mittees and the excellent profes¬ sional staff ot the Center, In recognition of his devoted services as Oenter president, 1959- 60, Zox was elected a life Member ot the Center board. Other Ufe Members elected In prior years are: Dr. E. J. Gordon, Honorary President; I. W. Garek, David Goldsmith, Herman Katz, Edward Schlezlnger and A, I. Yenkin, DAVID GOLDSMITH preseht- (Contlnuad on paga 4) BESERVA'nONS ARE under the direction of Mrs. Walter Ab¬ ramson, Mrs, Grant Brandon tind Mrs. Dave Cheses. The Hospi¬ tality Committee members are Mra. Reuben Cohen, Mrs. Edward Weiss, Mrs. Bernard Ruben, Mrs. Nathan Zeff, Mra. Leonard Qulnn, Mrs. Marvin Gutter, Mrs, Allen Meyer, Mrs. Edgar L. Arnett, Mrs. Max Zlskind, Mrs. Alvln Schottensteln, Mrs, Herbert Melz¬ llsh, Mrs. Martin A, Adler, Mrs. Albert Pincus and Mrs. Jay Bar- (Contlnuad on paga 4) Second Cupid's Ball Has Entertainment The Jewish Center's Second Annual Cupid's Ball being held on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 to 1:30 a.m. will feature entertainment by a combination ot veterans and rookies in the entertainment field. The prize "rookie" will be Gail Ruben, an attractive young pop singer, who will render several numbers. She Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Ruben. ON THE VETERAN side is Marilyn Samelson, who will present fresh new material In her own manner. Marilyn, who has been active on the stage for many years and made community tame in her famous role aa Esther Noah in "The Flowering Peach," will do a comedy act. Two additional acts will fill out the program, which will be M.C.'d by Laddie Flnke, THE CUPID'S Ball Is a joint project of the adult social com¬ mittee, Mrs. Joseph Altman, chairman; the tennis committee with Pincus Sigal and Leonard Grigst as co-chairmen; and the swim committee with Mrs. Mar¬ vin Rose and Mrs. Nathan Nate¬ man as co-chairmen. Other groups who will be lend¬ ing their support to the program win be the Center's Young Mar>. rled Couples and the Young Adults. Sandy Greenberg Is chair¬ ing a committee ot Young Adults who will help with the decora¬ tions. HELPING MRS. Joseph Alt- man with the food will be Mra. Murray Greenberg and Mrs. Wil¬ liam Rosen. Dancing will be to the music of Tommy Dale and the orchestra. Tickets will be on sale prior to the dance at the Center and from members of the committee with the cost of admission being $3.60 for Center membera and $5 for non-members. Proceeds of the dance, will bene, fit the Outdoor Development B^ind of the Center, which Is used to develop the outdoor areaa for uae by the total comlnunlty.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1961-01-27|
|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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