Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1962-04-06, page 01
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^t.-:!!iMJ't'?- J:,:';:: ¦¦-¦¦•-'^¦¦'¦«"-ni,.,i,,...i.L. ^ili. J-iJ "' t; .f,.'.!..k,-)- '.. ^;^. ¦¦'i^it:„.,.^inik>JI?i' ......^^.sjiKUM ¦rrt «.•¦ -vij*iyi ?¦ Serving Columbus, Dayton, Central and Southwestern Oit*- OlHO 01 snanniaa Vol. 40, No. 14 FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 1962 39 D*vot«d to Amarlcan and Jawish Idaalf UJFC Opening Sets Record The 1962 Campaign of United Jewish Fund and Council was officially le jnched. March 27, and according to a Joint report of Morris Skliken. general cam¬ paign chairman, Harold Sohotten¬ stein, advanpe gifts chairman, and William Kahn. president of UJI^, "The $51^,000 raised at the Dinner at the Deshler-Hllton is the largest amount, ever raised at a campaign opening. Close to 80 percent of past subscribers to the fund heve Increased their pledges. We are confident that the 19«2 goal of $917,;i2 tor our campaign quota to serve the 40 agencies will be achieved." Those who heard Samuel L.. Haber, assistant director, Eur¬ opean Operations of the Ameri¬ can-Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, at the dinner meet¬ ing, will remember these state¬ ments. "We are not only faced with urgent needs In caring for large numibers of new refugees, but the services provided by JDCTs ongoing programs are more Important than ever, particularly In the North African countries. "JDC, the major American- Jewish overseas welfare agency, carries on relief operations in 27 countries, with main areas being Western Europe. North Africa and Israel. JDC receives the bulk of Its funds from the United Jewish Appe&l." Haber's message to the guests at the dinner continued "In France, particularly which, after Israel, Is giving asylum to more Jewish refugees than any other country in the world, housing shortages from Algerian and Tun¬ isian refugees are causing more hardships, with 20 or more people crowded Into small, shabby two- room flats, and children sleep¬ ing on the floor. The number of JDC beneficiaries in France alone reached 23,000 tn 1961. he stated. "From war-torn Algeria and unsettled Tunisia large numbers of new refugees are arriving In France dally." Describing JDCs ongoing pro¬ gram, Haber said, "that the liar- gest item in the 1962 budget is $9,000,000 for the JDC program in Israel. This will provide ser¬ vices for some 70,000 people, of (contlnusd on paga 41 Community Is Urged To Support 'M' Day Attending the Advance Gifts Dinner, the formal kick- off of the United Jewish Fund and Council's 1962 campaign, held at the Deshler Hilton on March 27, are, left to right: William V. Kahn, president, UJFC; Samuel Haber, assistant director of Elrt-op^an Operations for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, guest speaker; Harold Schot¬ tenstein, chairman of the Fund's Advance Gifts Division; Morris Skilken, general ctmipaign chairman. Rabbi Kaplan Talks On Family Problems Ira Monroe, chairman of the! Trades and Professions Division of the United y ewlsh Fund and Council, and members of the vol¬ unteer committee, wlil meet at The Jewish Center, Sunday morn¬ ing at 9:30, to officially launch "M DAY". The 1962 quota is great. . . The need is there and you can prove you care" . . . aaid Morris Skli¬ ken, general campaign chairman. Columbus Jewry has a tremen¬ dous responsibility, said Mon¬ roe, "only by mere chance of birth, we are on the giving end. Instead of the receiving. "We have rescued thousands abroad, brought them to safety, provided food, shelter, and medi¬ cal care. We have provided ser¬ vices and Institutions locally for a healthy, progressive Jewish community. The Jewish Center, Heritage House, Ohio State Hillel, are Just a few of the local in¬ stitutions receiving support from our campaign. We support nat¬ ional Institutions and agencies, "Interdattng and Intermar¬ riage" will be the title of the third meeting of the Family Ufe EMu¬ cation series being held this com¬ ing Monday, April 9 at 8:30 p.m. at the Jewish Center. Rablbl Harry Kaplan, nationally known director of the B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation at Ohio State University, will be the main speaker at the meeting which wiil focus on one of the major social problems of modern times. Rabbi Kaplan is eminently qual¬ ified to discuss this subject be¬ cause of his extensive back¬ ground in counseling college stu¬ dents. FoUowlng the presentation by Raibbi Kaplan, those attending will have an opportunity to dis¬ cuss tho subject in detail ta small groups with resource help from Rabbi Samuel Rubenstein spiritual leader of Agudaa Achim Synagogue, and Rabbi David Stavsky, spiritual leader of B?th Jacob Synagojue. Rabbi Stavsky's article on interdating titled, "A Letter to Suzanne", appeared in the Dec¬ emiber 29, X961 issue of the Gol¬ umbus Ohio Jewish Chronl-Je and was so well received that it was quoted in the "National Jew¬ ish Post and Opinion" and has been used nationally by many rabbis tind Jewish educators and social workers in their work with Jewish youth and pareijts. Is there danger in lnterdiating7 along with other Jewish people throughout United States, for a secure and fruitful American Jewish society," said Monroe "To accomplish our task to 100 percent of Its worth, we need your help. "Sunday, April 8 . . . you, the Jewry of CoiumbMS will have the opportunity," Monroe continued. "A volunteer Wlil call on you, after he has his coffee at the Center; welcome him and respond to the cali of the campaign generously. "Consider "M-Day," the Do-It Yourself Way" to help the tnous- ands who need help. Your co¬ operation Sunday, will make our once-a year campaign, in a united effort, achieve success." Skilken and Monroe, In con¬ cluding the importance of "M- Day" said, "We hope ail men will remain in their homes on Sunday morning, April 8, and welcome the volunteers. The need is great! The time is now! Your action will count! Will you be there to do it yourself in a unit¬ ed effort?" The World's Week Compilad Prom JTA Raporfi iHi-ael Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion conferred with U.S. Ambassador Walworth Barbour this weelt in Jeruisalem on the serious Syrian border situation. Congress honored Hadas.sali on its SOth anniversary. Rep. Emanuel Celler and Sen. Jacob Javlts, both of New York, organized the tribute in their respective chamber.'?. West German government, may ask Adolf Eichmann for testimony on several hundred "hard-core" Nazi profes.sional murderers. Trend of British Jewry is toward becoming an ethnic rather than a religious community. Dr. Cecil Roth told the Conference on Jewish Life in Modern Britain meeting in London. Twenty-five books on Jewish themes have lieen trans¬ lated into Japanese as a result of growing interest in general subjects dealing with Judaism. Chicago's telephone dlrectoi-y will discontinue listing restaurants as kosher unjess such eating places meet proper rabbinic standards. Julias Adams Stratton, president of MIT, was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters at Found¬ er's Day ceremonies of Hebrew Union College-Hebrew Institute of Religion in Cincinnati. Chief Rabbi Guenter Fricdlander, spiritual leader of the Jewish community of Bolivia, was awarded the country's highest honor. Grand Official High Officer of the Order of Condor de ios Andes for contributing toward cordial rela¬ tions between Bolivia and Israel. Monsignor John J. Finn of Schenectady N.Y., bought $1,000 in State of Israel Bonds as a demonstration of friend¬ ship for Israel. Ellezer Doron, Israel's ambassador to Chile, was named to serve also as envoy to Ecuador. AVhat are the problems and what are the factors that bother boys and girls and their parents in interdating? Is one date with a non-Jew a significant fact in itself? Doea interdating lead to intermarriage? V/ho has the res¬ ponsibility in the concerns about interdating—the conununity, the synagogue or temple, the parent, the Center, the school ? Does early dating contribute to this problem? These are some of the subjects and questions to be cov¬ ered in the meeting. In addiUon the factors that are a part of intermarriage will also be dis¬ cussed. The FamUy Life Education ser¬ ies is sponsored jointly by the Jewish Center and the Jewish Family Service and ia supervis¬ ed by a.joint committee headed by Drs. Joalcolm Robbins and Alexander ToUack. The committee issued the fol¬ lowing statement regarding this meeting: "It ia the feeling of the Joint Committee oi the Jewish Center and Jewish Family Ser¬ vice on Ftimiiy Life Education that the problem of interdattag and intermarriage has been dis¬ cussed in our community by many small groups and gener- aUy with great secrecy and em¬ barrassment. It is the feeling oi our committee that the mem¬ bers ot our community want to discuss this subject In the open (contlnuad on paga 13) Mrs. Jack S. Resler, center, winner of the 1902 Woman of the Year Award of Zion Chapter, B'nai B'rith Wpmen, shows the National Certificate of Citation she received as recipient of this honor to two former selectee.s, Mrs. J. A. Barnett, on hor right, who was named in 1900, and Mrs. Joseph Schecter, at left, the 19B1 Woman of the Year. Mrs. Resler was cited for her "contribution to the development of good and responsible citizenship by her outstanding participation and activity in many areas of communal life." B'NAI B'RITH HONORS MRS. JACK RESUR FOR OUTSTANDING WORK IN COMMUNITY TEMPLE GOAL PUTE FEATURES MUSICAL 'OFF THE HOOK' Sunday evening, April 8, at 8 pjn. In the Temple Israel Social Hall, the curtain will go up on the Sisterhood Goal Plate Pro¬ duction, "Oft The Hook". A star- studded cast of Temple members under the direction of Carl Haw- ley of Hollywood, WiU present the musical revue marking: the first time the large modern staige will be used to the fullest capacity for which it was designed. The performance includes a fast moving Broadway type revue with smart costuming and light¬ ing, and a second act In a local aetUng with original material written by Mrs. Allfui Gunder¬ sheimer, Mrs. Sam Luibin and Mrs. Allan Tarshish. A duo piano team, Mrs. Les¬ ter Nafger and Mrs. Max Zis¬ kind, will accompany the entire show which WlU. be foUowed by a dessert buffet planned by Mrs. William Gllck. Door prizes wUl be an added feature. Mra. Norman Folpe, chairman of ways and means, has been as- Icontlnuad on paga.. 4} Chronicling The News Editorial 2 Society 5, 6 Synagogue ^. 8 Sports 9, 10, 11 Teen Scene 14 Amusements 15 United Jewish Fund and Council 'M' (Men's) Day April 8, 1962 A volunteer worker for the United Jewish Fund and Council will call oh you Sunday, Apvil 8 THE NEED IS THERE PROVE YOU CARE! Give generously to the 19G2 United Jewish Fund Campaign More than 250 women were pre¬ aent when Mrs. Jack S. Resler was selected as B'nai B'rith Woman of the Year, at the an- nu£il Paid-Up Membership Lunch¬ eon, held last week at the Jew¬ ish Center. Selected for her participation In and identification with many civic organizations, Mrs., Rosier was chosen to receive the award by the citizenslilp and civic af¬ fairs committee, headed by Mrs. Edward Baier and Mrs. Ernest Stern. She was presented with a cer¬ tificate Issued by naUonai B'nai B'rith which cited her for the outstanding example she has been of good citizenship, responsible and dedicated activities in behalf of the betterment ot ail programs In the general and Jewish com¬ munity which help others. MilS.\ KESLEB, a long-time membervof Zion Chapter. B'nai B'rith women, lias served as chairman of the Women's Di¬ vision of the United Jewish Fund, and as president of Temple Is¬ rael Sisterhood. National Councii of Jewish Women, and Brandeis Women, as well as being active (contlnMad on paga 41 RECEIVES BIBLE CONTEST AWARD Temple Israel has been advised by Dr. Judah Pilch, chairman, National Bible Contest, that Rob¬ ert Krupnick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart M. Krupnick. 668 S. Wav- erly St., has received an award for "distinction" In the Third National Bible Contest sponsored by the Department of EduoaUon and Culture, American Zionist Co\lncil and the Israel Bible So¬ ciety. Robert is an eighth grade stu¬ dent In the EJastmoor Jr. - Sr. High School and also in the Tem¬ ple Israel Religious School. He was selected to represent the Temple Israel Religious School In the regional examinations held at Cincinnati, March 18. The certificate of distinction was forwarded to Dr. Jerome D. Folkman. Rabbi of Temple Is¬ rael, who made the presentation at the Sabbath Service Friday evening, March 30. In making the presentation. Dr. Follunan said: "Bob, Tem- (contlnuad m paga 4) INCREASE NOTED FOR FRONTRUNNERS Morris Skilken, United Jewish Fund and Councii general cam¬ paign chairman, and Ira Monroe, chairman of the Fund's Trades and Professions Division, an¬ nounced the successful aohelve- ment at the Frontrunner's $200 minimum dinner held at the Grandview Inn, There was on increase of 44 percent in, dollars over the gifts of last year. Allen Gundersheimer, Jr. served aa chairman of this event. Serving with him on the planning com¬ mittee, along with the Ira Mon¬ roe, were Isadore Rosenwasaer, Hyman Weinberg, David Gold¬ smith, Al Greene, Sol Zell, and Leon Handler. Ira Monroe stated "it is phe¬ nomenal to note that 94 percent" of the men at this dinner gave increases pver their last years' pledges. There is no question about It—we're on our way to a highly successful campaign." Abe Loscovo, Joint Distribu¬ tion Committee Country Director for Italy, was the guest speaker of the evening. He told of some ot the extreme conditions under which many Jews are forced to live In Eastern Europe and North (contlnuad on paga 13) COURSE 1BX>B PARENTS WASHINGTON, (JTA) — A 10-Week course for parents of retarded children is under way at the Home for Retarded Ohiidren which is sponsored by the Jew¬ ish Foundation for such children The course Is sponsored by the CoUege of General Studies of George Washington University. The lectures deal with the var¬ ious implications of a retarded child for his family.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1962-04-06|
|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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