Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1981-09-03, page 01
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I ■ 1 'li^74*,5 l'___-_____M-_ia___iu_-^-_^ \ _ _■ **-*■ •»|-* * *_"• ■» J MM _■_#-*•- •**** - .._,-_,_. utt * »v_--*-ai n If H'n i : sr < '1 % 1 OUT _fi lT?W#^^»^l«i^MT?i^MI_PT 1? ppV; ~C_^><^<L_g^!X:&--»C>_? __1y_7 Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community tor Over SO Years yJA__. UiBRARY, OHIO HISTORICAL. SOGt&Td, 1-982 VELt4A" AVE , •, - CO US. 0* -43211 ' exoh VOL.59 NO.36 SEPTEMBER 3,1.81-ELUL 4 ^<ltlHBpl_-WWlll»yM|P|lmiBUlJ^^ _> y-..^-$W£K}- i&V^fS*' ' -""""^ W&&* 3__i____-__-i Mrs. Claudia Rinkov ^K'i** iff ^rtc- *J Sf* Mrs. Carole Genshaft UJF Young Women's Division •1982 Ohairwo men Melvin Schottenstein, general chairman for the 1982 United Jewish Fund Campaign, announces the appointment of Mrs. Carole Genshaft as chairwoman of the 1982 Young Women's Division. Schottenstein also announced that Mrs. Claudia Rinkov will be the co-chairwoman of this year's Young Women's Division'. Both Mrs. Genshaft and Mrs. Rinkov have been active volun-,- teers for the Federation and the Young Women's Division. Mrs. Genshaft served as co-chairwoman of last year's Young Women's Division. She has served on various Federation committees including the Business and Professional Women's Committee, National and Overseas Budget and Planning Committee and the New Gifts Task Force. She has been an active member of Hadassah, ORT and the Brandeis Women's Group; and is a member of Congregation Tifereth Israel. In addition to her volunteer ac- A Iward Koff Frank Nutis and Howard Schoenbaum have announced that Edward M. Koffsky has been named Executive Director of the Columbus office of State of Israel Bonds. ■ Koffsky has recently moved' to Columbus from Youngstown with his wife, Lynn, and two sons, Mark and Jay. He has served as a Field Representative with the'lsrael Bond organization for the past three years. In addition he was Vice President of the Youngstown district, Zionist organization of America, Recording Secretary for Mahoning Lodge #339 of B'nai B'rith. Mrs. Koffsky was president of the Aviva-Liloh group- of Hadassah, and was active with B'nai B'rith Women, synagogue sisterhood and tivities in the Columbus Jew- ish community, Mrs. Genshaft is active in Pro Met and Cancer Ray. Mrs. Genshaft is married to Nelson Genshaft and is the mother , of three children. Mrs. Rinkov has been an outstanding volunteer leader for the Young Women's Division. She was chairwoman for Worker's Training during the 1981 Young Women's campaign and served on the: Israel 33 Walk?A-Thon committee. She is a member of the Federation's New Gift Task Force and has participated in many regionallyJA training programs. Mrs. Rinkov has been actively involved in the Bexley ORT, Brandeis Women's Group and the National Council of Jewish Women. She also serves onjvarious program committees at the Jewish Center and is involved with Pro Met and Cancer Ray. She and her family are members of Temple Israel. Mrs. Rinkov is married to Mark Rinkov and is the mother of two sons. JERUSALEM (JTA)-^ Mystery surrounds an ancient tunnel .uncovered near the Western Wall in the Old City, leading in the direction to* the presumed site of the Second Temple. It has sharpened further the dispute between the two •Chief Rabbis on the one hand and the National Religious Party Ministers, archaeologists and the academic community on the other. The news was first made known last week when Israel Radio reported that Rabbi Yehuda Meir Getz, the rabbi of the Western Wall, had discovered the tunnel a month ago while he was investigat- ' Edward Koffsky the Youngstown Jewish Center. Koffsky stated, "We are pleased to be in Columbus. We have heard many compliments about the Jewish community, and we would like to get involved as soonaspossible."' ing a seepage of water near the ancient wall. He cleared away debris and found the tunnel, which is more than 5 yards wide and 10 yards high. He claimed that it was one of, the entrances to the Temple, possibly one used, by the Cohanim (priests). He' - informed Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi Shlomo Goren, who gave him permission to use Ministry of Religious Affairs workers to clear away the mud and silt. Goren imposed complete secrecy on the operation but later reportedly informed then Religious Affairs Minister Aharon Abu Hatzeira of the finding and _ff'U. ►A**. *-_** Pictured above Louis M. Levin, former President of Beth Jacob Congregation and active leader of the Jewish Community receiving the Synagogue's Shofar Award at a dinner given in his honor on Aug. 23. The Shofar Award was presented for' 'his dedicated service . to the congregation." (L. to r.) Dr. Charles Young, Dinner Chairman, Bernard Gerson, President of Beth Jacob, Rabbi David Stavsky who made the presenta- tion, and Louis M. Levin. . New Children's Theatre Offered At The Center The Drama Committee of The Jewish Center announces a new subscription series for children's theatre. "Popcorn Playhouse" will present five theater productions including a multimedia musical presentation, "A Kinder Koncert," featuring The Jewish Center Community Orchestra performing Peter and the Wolf. The first offering will be Cincinnati's Art Reach Professional Touring Theater production of Jack and the Beanstalk to be performed on Sunday, Sept. 27 at 1:30 and 3 p.m. The 3 p.m. performance will be a benefit for the new Center's Early Childhool Department wing. The second presentation will be the annual Gallery Players/B'nai B'rith Women's production of Hansel and Gretelwhich will open on Friday, Nov. 27 with shows at 1:45and3:30. There will be additional performances on Sunday, Nov. 29 at 1 and 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6 at 1 and 3 p.m., 'and Wednesday .Dec",* 2 at 7:30 p.m* stern Wall Tunnel Site the clearing work: When the report was broadcast, Interior and Religious Affairs Minister Yosef Burg expressed surprise and annoyance that workers from his Ministry were employed by Getz without his knowledge that the tunnel even existed. Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Zevulun Hammer also expressed amazement and anger that the Department of Archaeology and Antiqui ties, which is under his jurisdiction, had.not been informed and had not issued the license required before such work can be carried out. Goren is feuding with both NRP Ministers about his injunction banning -work at the City of David dig. Neither Burg nor Hammer has accepted the injunction as the final word on the * matter. Archaeologists, who have- (CONTINUED ON'PAGE 3) ial Address To Be Delivered At Federation kmM Heeling, September 20' The first production for "Popcorn Playhouse" in 1982 will be "A Kinder Koncert" presentation of Pro- kofief's Peter and the Wolf. This multi-media show will feature The Jewish Center Community Orchestra, with narration by John Crawford. A "Trick, or Treat" program will be the series' fourth offering. The presentation will be written and produced by members of the Center's Drama Committee and Gallery Players drama group. ' Sunday, ,ApriI 25 will see the return of the Cincinnati ArtReach Professional Touring Theater. The final presentation will be Legend of the Troubled Dolls. Subscription prices for Centei* members is $7.50; non-members $10. All productions will be staged at The Jewish Center, 1125 College Ave. To purchase a subscription series or for further information, call the Center's Cultural 4Ar^ £e-s parthierit at' 231-2731.- -'% '"'' ' The Second Annual Abe I. Yenkin Memorial Address will be delivered by Mervin F. Verbit, Associate Professor of Sociology, Brooklyn College. The address will be delivered at the Annual Meeting of -the Columbus Jewish Federation on Sept. 20 at Congregation Beth Tikvah, 7:30 p.m. Mervin Verbit is a member of a small group of social scientists who have been active in almost every aspect of Jewish community life for the last decade. As a specialist in the sociology of religion, he has focused his professional, activities on many, aspects of American Jewish life. He has studied the future of the American Jewish community as well- as the character of the Jewish family in our contemporary culture. He is a frequent lecturer throughout the U.S. and his dynamic, insightful presentations make htm a memorable speaker. Dr. Verbit received his P.H.D. from Columbia University. His distinguished list of professional activities include Chairman of the Editorial Board of Contemporary Jewry: A Journal of Sociological Inquiry and Contributing Editor to Review of Religious Re search, and he is currently doing research on the Jew- ishness of Jewish college students. Mervin Verbit will address the topic "Challenges of the American Jewish Com- Mervin F. Verbit munity in the 80's: Directions for the Future" with particular reference, to the" Jewish family. The family of the late Abe I. Yenkin has established this fund to make high quality speakers available to the Columbus Jewish Community at the Annual Meeting of the Columbus Jewish Federation. The 55th Annual Meeting is a celebration in the "Spirit of Family." Joyce L. Zacks is Chairman of the event, . Tifereth Israel Men's Club Schedules Family Picnic The Men's Club of Congregation Tifereth Israel will hold'its annual Family Sum- • mer Picnic on Sunday, Sept. 13, at the Big Walnut Park Shelter, 5000 E. Livingston Ave. from 4 to 7 p.m. in a fully enclosed shelter. The park is west of Noe-Bixby Rd., opposite Walnut Ridge High School. This year's picnic will wel- 4 Sijapiro aWf his* family from r t their year in Israel. Family games and entertainment will be provided, as will a complete picnic dinner. The charge for this year's picnic is $3.50 per adult and $2 per child. Pre-paid reservations should be sent to the temple's office at 1354 E. Broad St. 43205. in care of the Men's Club by Sept. 8. Reservations will be taken rain or shine. - - *i.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1981-09-03|
|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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