Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1968-02-01, page 01
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0X9 mmn r90T2<n8TH 9 ^?^ / £ MIONICLE "QfQ Servinci Columbus, *'Cen"trar and Soitthwestern Ohio fflii VoL 46, Nt. 5 THURSDAY, lUtY 1.1968-2 SHEVAT ¦mM it/uMftw UriJtHlUlUHll auiMBusjEwinr. Demographic Study Planned Herman M. .Katz, presi¬ dent of tte,United Jewish Fund and CouncU, announc¬ ed that the Demographic Study approved by the Board of Trustees will now te im- Mn. Amn Zqdis plemented. For several years tto Long Range Needs and Plan¬ ning Cominittee under tte chairmanship of Herbert H. Schift had givenserious con¬ sideration to tte, future de-" j velopment and requirement of tto UJFC tixid its locally. financed agencies^ It was' soon recognized ttot no tteughttUl study • could take place'in regard ito short and long range needs wttteut securing tesic dataatouttte Columtes Jewish Commun¬ ity, particiuarly atout the Jewish people themselves. WITH THE .counsel and guidance of the Research Department of the CJFWF it was agreed that only a comprehensive demographic study would provide tte JDCTfr ~ GiveORT More In'68 The Joint Distribution Committee wiU provide $2, 250,000 durhig 1968 toward the overseas vocational trainbig program of ORT, the Organization for Re¬ habUitation through Trebl¬ ing, it 'was announced fay officials of both organiza¬ tions. This is $150,000 more than the amount allocated in 1967, reUectbig tte Increased need for vocational trainbig among Jewish youth 4uid un- skUled adults overseas;'es¬ pecially in Israel. ' '' THE GRANT wUl telp H- nance tecteical education and economic retebUitation servies of ORT fai EtitijWe,' Israel, North Afirica;'Iran and India. Approximately SO, 000 persons are expected to receive such assistance In. jthese and .otter areas- during tte qoming year. Tte Joint Distribution Committee ts a major tene¬ ficiary of tte 1968. regular campaign of the United Jew¬ ish Fund and CouncU, of which .Sidney 1. Blatt is gen- ,' eral cteirman. - ^ UJFC and tte community _with the required inforii^-- ation. A demographic study pro¬ vides data not only on tto numter of people Inthe com¬ munity tet a variety of £acts upon which plannbig and fi¬ nancing -judgments can te made. Data to te secured wUl Include numter anddls- trlbutlon of individuals, age, sex, ettmic origins, size and type of households, marital patterns, education, ec«i- omlc levels, Jewish Identi- flcatlon, synagoguemem- tersMp, use of and attitude toward Jewish coinmunity services, Jewish education, etc. .ALL OF this data and much ' more should prove useful to not only tte UJFC, but also tte locally financed agen¬ cies, synagogues and tem¬ ples, and many organizations in the community. To conduct tte study, Katz stated, a highly competent demographer tas teen em¬ ployed. Dr. Altert Mayer, professor-,of-Sociology at : Wayne State Universiiy, De¬ troit, .Michigan. Dr..Mayec... has conducted such studies UJFC Needs Termed Critical Sidney I. Blatt, chalnnan of tte 1968 Uiited Jewish Fund and Counctt Campaign, announced today that tte cri¬ tical problems confl-onting ' Israel wouldmake necessaiy unprecedented gifts to both tte Regular and tte Emer¬ gency Fund Campaigns now in progress. «"Israel's citizens can no longer shoulder tte cost of humanitarian programs to¬ cause of tte enormous drain on Its economy created by tte needs for defense," stated 3Iatt. "Our commun¬ iiy must understand tte needs we itre working to meet, and I amcontldentthat everyone wiU respond gen¬ erously." SO LONG as tiie Arab in MUwaukee, Flint and De¬ troit, r Katz stated thatMrs. Aar¬ on Zacks, Vice president of tte UJFC, tes teen appointed cteirman of the Study Ad¬ visory Committee, A GREAT deal of effort wiU te made" to broaden the base of participation. Three taslc committees are now teing formed; a Pro¬ fessional Advisory Commit¬ tee, an Advisory Committee, and a CommunltyC ommlt¬ tee^ Tte latter committee wUl include representatives 'from all tte local organiza¬ tions. Cooperating with tte study wUl te tte Columbus Board of Rabbis, fii'culty of Ohio State University and Battelle Memorial Institute. HmyGoMM C^lden To Speak At 'AngeV National Counctt of Jewish Women is veiy, excited that author Harry Golden wttl te tte guest speater at tte lOth Annual Angel Luncheon, Thursday, Feb. 8, Inthe Pre¬ sidential Ballroom of tteNeU House. Golden is pubUster .and editor of tte Carolina Is¬ raelite and a Pulitzer Prize winner. He Is also author flf'"Oidy m Aineric?i,""iF'ar wwTd cli;;"c^ona;;S(;^Z^2* ?|«^' ^^ "^he LlUle Uilon for mUitaiy andpOlit-' ical aid to maintain tteir position of teUIgerency, Israel is faced wtth critical mUitary and securily, prob¬ lems, according'-to a report by Rabbi Hertert Friedman, Executive Vice Chairman of tlie united Jewish A^ieal, made at a recent Advance . Gifts function. As a result, te stated, tte people of Is¬ rael are forced to lUvert aU - ttebr economic resources to '.'^elf-preservaticHi, ' - Goal for tteRegularCam- palgn for more than 40 fe- encies locally, nationally and overseas is $803,500. Goal for tte Israel Emergency ' Fund is for maximum funds to .meet tte needs as long as ttere is'no, peace and stability hi tte Middle East. GM is Dead.' LUNCHEOII bas been planned by,Mrs. TenyMey-> er and ter committee. The highlight oftte lunch¬ eon wUl te tbe/c^ons^qq of tte Angel-jof-rthe-Day. Tte angel may' te anydte ftom tte, gfflieral memter¬ ship or board except a pre¬ sent officer or past president. of tte chapter; Soiggestions may to made Injiwrittng^to Mrs. Beriiard FeitUnger, 139 N. Merkle, 43200, chair¬ man of An^i of tto Day. Mrs. Leon Friedman is in charge of transportation. AU ttK):>u desiring a ride please , caU ter at 258-3125. Reser¬ vations' can stiU te made by caUing Mrs. Eugene Gold¬ terg, 231-3107. Ships In Suez May Be Freed JERUSALEM, (JTA) — A small accord was registered ta the Middle East deadlock when Israel agreed to allow Egypi to start operations to free 15 stranded foreign merchant ships in the Suez Canal. Israel agreed to tte operation to free the vessels,strandedstacetteJunewar,after receiving United Nations assurances ttet tte project would not pre¬ judice tte general agreement tetween Egypt and Israel bar- rtag use of the waterway by riillipLRiriuMR Roflunan Joins A.D.L. Judge Leonard J. Stent, chairman oif tte'Coluiidbus 'Cmnmunity Relations Ccnn¬ mittee and acting ciiairman of the Ohio^Kenticky Re¬ gional Board of tte Anti- Detamatlan League of B'nai B'rith, today annaunced tte .(Appointment'; of PhiUpi L. ;Rdtlmian as a. tiew tiiemter : of tto staff/(< tte ADL OfSce and the ColunibiisCRCil .J . ?;-Rothniait; repIiBices jittdibi ^ i yipKe:Cbib4ydMi]\ias^ ; t^absfemd to tto' New Ywds.' : Regidjiial OfB^e (of tte'Antl- ' Defamation'League. Hejcdns Regional. Director Seymour Gorchoff and ^^soclate IM- rector HersliiL. Adierstein in carrying oiittteactivii^s of tte ADL throughout O^o and'Kentuckiri |and tte CRC ta Columbus,, j j A NATIVE, of COlumbus, Rothman wasj j educated at Ohio State UMversily trom which to received his B.A, ta 1958. He was employed as a social worker and crimtaologist at tto Ohio Penitentiaiy for tto pasttwo years and previously worked ill Industry and for tto Franklta County Welfare De- p!u:tment. ' Rothman is a noted ctoss Itlayjer, atidwasJunlorChess Chainpion 'of Ohio for three years and a Tri-State Junior Ctoinpion. Blwfttels Placted On Values A group of Jewish college youtte tove^placedttoblame for tteir genera^'-s aUen¬ ation toivardS Jewish life on tteir parents overemphasis on dOUar values atid tte sy¬ nagogue's'faUure to trans¬ late words Intodeedsta deal¬ ing with suc>t social action ;lssues as poverty, civil rigMs and peace. Two thousand coUege and teenage youtte, attending concurrent conventions of Conservative Judaism's ATID (Hebrew for future) and United Synagogue Youth at tte Statter HUton Hotel were questioned InfoiTnaUy on "What ttey would Uke ttelr synagogue to te in tto future?" ettter country. Tte assurance was given to Gen. Moste Dayan, Is¬ rael's Defense Minister, by Lt. Gen. Odd BuU, chief of tte, UN Middle East cease- 1^ observation team. It was believed tte extrication work would take atout a month and a half. THE AGREEMENT was a lone exception to tte unquiet on Israel's cease-flre bord¬ ers. Two Israeli soldiers were kiUed, two othei:s ta- jinred and twQ Red Cross of-i^ ficials- injured in twb; shoot¬ ing attacks by Jordanian troops at tte AUenby Bridge over tte Jordan River. . After > an initial attack, ta which 'tbe: Israeli soldieirs were hit, acease-fireagree- ' ment; was reacted. and the THE SCENE of tte taci¬ dent was a cross-over potat for Arate rejotaing famUles under an Israel reunion pro¬ gram. , ta anotter tacident, ai^ Is¬ raeli torder policeman was killed and three others wounded wtenthierhalf- track hit amine tatte Beisan VaUejr. Pamphlets of tte El. Fatah terrorist gang and ex¬ plosives were found at.tte scetie. Earlier hi tte week, six persons were slightly Injured when Jord^iatis steUed Kibbutz Gesh^jLiiear tte Jordati'River. THE JORDANIANS also sheUed Kibbutz Ashdot Ja- acoy.ta tte Beisan Valley but: no one was hurt. J' ,Gen^ PayaiiTepOrtedtptto Red! Cross'iofflci^s 'to •on!;:thef,hrldg€rytfa|^e3^^ tte,wounded,so^^ 'slricejitiie ieitd;5nf t^ pqiitt tto tictfdaniai^ ! ed 'fiire^'woutidUUgiitliei 'l|e^ Cross ofQcials, lUndeit coy-; ibeeti; kttlOd 'atid! 35 woUnded ering Israeli ;flre,| jthe'tWo ' whtte ,1,250 intriiders' Were ' j wouiided soldiers'w^reJEHil-r' captured and ntae released . led out.' ''; ! ' 'firom prison so faif. .iiillBiiiii> NEW TfORK (WNS) Efforts by Arab League agents to foment hostUit^ toward Jews ta Argentina in the Arab comtnunity of ttet country teve largely fUUed,. :. it was reported here by Dr. Isaac Goidenterg, presi¬ dent of DAIA, central representative body of Argen- ttae Jewry. NE;W YORK (WNS). Eric Pace, New York Times corresiwndent ta Cairo, has reportedthittEgypthas Issued foreign travel documents to several hundred Jews'i permitting ttem to leave thecountry. Tte report is tesed on disclosures by what tte Times corres¬ pondent caUs "informed sources." BONN (WNS) Tte advIsabUity of extendtag or atel- ishing tte West German Steteute c^ Limitattocs on Nazi war crimes is teing given coit^deratiOn by tlie West German Government. Under existing law such critniiuds would tecome immune i^om prosecution after Decemter 31, 1969. Tte matter was, reported to te under c<Mislderation by Chancellor Kurt iCiesing- er and Mtaister of Justice Gu^teve Heineinan.' GENEVA (WNS) France stace the end of World War U has admitted aii4ai>sorted more Jews thaniany otter couiitry except I^rSiel and tte "open door" policy is ' teing conttaued. bertte..present goyerninent, it was declared tore by Louis B. Horowitz,director-generSl ^ of tte Jotat DistribuUpn Committee. Horowitz esti¬ mated that of tte 24,200 Jews who left Arab countries ^ ta ti^^ix-month ser lod from July 1,1967 to Decemter 31/more than i^;00D'A>und h^ven in France. /lONDON (WNS) jPlims to launch A liew racist party wejre announced tore by Colta JOrdan,. leader of tto British Nazi Party, as ito was released trom prison, wtere te served a sentence of eighteen montte f^ violating tte race relations act.Servbigaprisonter te said, did not change bis idews. - ''' '7 JERUSALEM (WNS) Prime Mtai^r"LeVi Eshkol and Foreign Mtaister Abte Eban are tb te toy sp ers at tte first major conference to te teld^ta Isi>ael by Hadassah ft-om February 10 through February~14,, 1968. Sessions wttl te teld'ta diCerent parts of T country, with some 150 Hadassah Ieader,sparticipa^ ta tte parleys. U...
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1968-02-01|
|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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