Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1943-09-03, page 01
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fflROMCLE S)[\^ Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community \v/AlK IVol. 21, No. .10 COLUMBUS, OHIO, P''IIIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. )»43 l>«TOted to Amerleaa and J«wiih ld«ml> Strictly Confidential Tidbits From Evenrwhere By Phlneas J. BIron Dr. H. R. Gold, Speaker At Zionist Sabbath At Broad St. Temple QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS .. te Why did the new.spapers .sup¬ press the news about that Jewl.sh oemeteiT In the CatskilLs heing desecrated hy anti-Semitic hool- gans? . . . Emil Luciwig, the di.s- tlngulshed hiographer. ha.s been lecturing at the Army .Sc-honl for Military Government at Char¬ lottesville, va. . . . Ludwig urge! a strong United Nations army of occupation In Germany after the war . . . "What I fear", he said, "is that the day after the death of Hitler and .Juniper general.s will Itowtow and .say: 'Come, let US be brothers again', and that some of you will -say: 'now let u.s make peace — they are good peo¬ ple' . . . I3ut they are no better than the Hitlers . .-. They only have better manners" . . . Found¬ er of the idea of the "I'iodge of Unity" designed to prevent rac¬ ial conflicts in this country is a Mrs. Henry .Jaffe of New York . . In public life Mrs. .laffe is .lean Mulr of the stage and .screen (no. she's not .Jewish, though her hus¬ band is, and she calls her baby son a representative of racial unity) . . . JBWISH NEWS . . . 1^ The American .Jewish Confer, ence now in session in New York is being covered by 150 news¬ papermen . . . Incidentally, we ,\)rere.^wr9ng about the postpone- '*'«Je!4tarttie Ctshfei-fehce : . . The subject was not ever brought up at the executive meeting preced¬ ing the convening of the Confer¬ ence . . . Did you know that the number ot American citizens in Palestine has dwindled from 10.- 000 to. 2,500 since the outbreak of the war? . . . Many Americans U'ho were living in Palestine have volunteered for service in the U. S. Army .". . The war. by the way, has brought aliout eciualization of Arali wages in Palestine, .so that Arabs and .lews now get comiiensation according to the same standards . . . An im¬ portant development, which will make possiliie common labor unions ... A new Hebrew daily "Hazman". htis made its apiiear ance in ralestine ... This brings the tola! "f Hebrew dail¬ ies in Eretz Israel U|i to six . . . Electric current sold in Pales-^ tine in ten months of 10-12 total-' ed over IM.OOO.OOO units, an in¬ crease of 20.0(10,000 over the cor¬ responding period in the preced¬ ing year ... An amazing growth, demonstrating that Jewish I'ales. tine is on the niarch despite the . chicaneries of the British Colon¬ ial Office . . . THIS .*NI) TH.-IT . . . Sa Nu Heta Epsilon. the law fra¬ ternity, has awarded h(morary memhershij) to .Judge Jonah .1. Goldstein of .New York and lo former Anil)assador Joseph E. •Davles . . . Judge Colilstein has stood out this year as a fighter again.st anti- Negio iircjuilice . The author of ".Mission To .Mo.s- cow" is without i|uestlon the most emineni advocate of Amer ican-Rtissian ('oo|)cration. The young lady who.se |>icture appeared in the |)ages of the Au gust Uth issue of Life magazine under the taplion of "Life Goes to a Service Meii'.s (.'ounlry Club" is the tlaughter of a well-known Chicago Jewish family . . Her name is Ruthe Haskln, and among 0,000 liostesses, many of whom are very, very pretty girls, she was the one cho.sen for the pictorial record . . . And (Continued on Page 8) A special Zionist Sabbath will be sponsored at the East Broad St. Temple, Friday, Sept. !Oth. at 8 p. m., prior to the annual Zionist Convention scheduled for that week-end in Columbus. Rabbi Zelizer is happy to. an¬ nounce that he has arranged for Reverend Doctor Henry Raphael Gold from Dallas, Texas, to be the principal speaker that eve¬ ning. Rabbi Gold attended the Jew¬ ish Theological Seminary. (1013). He hold.H degrees from Columbia University, Harvard University, the Tularie University f)f Lotijs iana School of Medicine and the Baylor Univetjsity College of Medicine where he received his M. D. Degree. Rabbi Gold officiated as rabbi in Memphis, Boston and New Orleans. From 1010 to 1020 he was superintendent of the Jew¬ ish School System in Roxbury. Mass. He founded the Menorah Institute in Boston and New Or¬ leans and was a lecturer for tlie Inter-CoIIegiate Menorah Asso¬ ciation. In 1028 he became rabbi of Concr.egation Shearith Is¬ rael in Dallas and in 19,'J4 was appointed' professor of Medical Psychology at the Baylor Univer¬ sity College of Medicine in that (Continued on Page Poxtif) Max Stearn Heads Theatres' Bond Drive Max Stearn, ,'311 S. Parkview Ave..ownerof the Southern Thea¬ ter, was named permanent chalr- .man of the lotral exhibitor's par¬ ticipation In the Third War Loan at a meeting held Friday, Aug. 27. at the Variety Club. Plans for the part local thea¬ ters will play in the $15.000,000,. 000 campaign, to he held Sept. 0, to Oct. 2. were discussed. For man.v .years Mr. Sloarn was a leader in many worth¬ while projects in otu" commiiniI\', His contribution In tho forth¬ coming War J^ond Urivc should result in an overwhelming suc¬ cess. Noted Zionist Will Address Agudath Achim Cong. Sept. 11 Ziimist .Sabbath will be observ¬ ed at the Agudath Achim Con¬ gregation next Saturday Sejit. llth. l.saac Carmel. noterl Ziim¬ ist leader and orator, wili deliv¬ er an address during the morn¬ ing services at 10:15. Other Zionist leaders and outstanding personalities wili be the guests of the congregation on that Sab¬ bath and will attend the.services in a Ijody that morning. Rabbi M. Hirschsprung will introduce the speaker. The public is invited to this spefcial service dedicated to the National Zionist Convention be¬ ing held Jiere that jveek-end. JEWISH TRAGEDY AND PLEA FOR UNITY IS ECHOED AT OPENING SESSION OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH CONFERENCE NEW YORK: In an atmosphere tense with realization that thi.'i was the most tragic period in the long history of the Jews, .500 delegates, representing every shade of opin¬ ion in Jewish life in America, met last Sunday, August 20, at the grand ballroom of the 'Waldorf-Astoria, New York, lo begin the five-day session of the American Jewish Confer¬ ence. The Conference was called to order at 3 P. iVI., in the presence of more than ,1,000 guests. Follovving an impres¬ sive memorial service held in tribute to the memory of the .'!,00(MK)0 Jews who perished in Europe at the vile hands of Hitler and his satellites, Rabbi B. L. Levinthal of Phila¬ delphia read the invocation and opening prayer. When the traditional El Mole Rachamin was chanted by Cantor Ben Zion Kapov-Kagan of New York, the conclave was swept into such a high pitch of emotion that many of the assembled, delegates and guests, burst out into tears. :< I Rabbi James G. Heller To Address Special Service At Temple One" of the most important ad¬ dresses of bis Rabbinical career will be delivered by Rabbi James G. Heller, of Clndnnati. at a si)e- clal service to be held at the MAJOR JEWISH ISSUES WILL BE DISCUSSED AT NATIONAL ZIONIST CONVENTION IN COLUMBUS SEPTEMBER 1M3 The .Columbus Zionist District i and affiliated organizations will be hosts to the visiting delegates attending the -Kith annual con¬ vention of the Zionist Organiza¬ tion of America at an Oneg Shali- bat. the opening event of the convention i)rogram; Saturday. Sei)t. 11, at the Deshler-Wallick Hotel. A cultural program will he pre¬ sented, by the 'Hlstadruth Ivrith' beginning at .1 p. ni., in the Hail of Mirrftrs. followed by a recep¬ tion anil tea. The local Jewish commtinity is Invited. Governor John W. Brlcker Is scheduled to address the opening .session of the convention. At the .same session memorial ser¬ vices will he hekl for members of the armed forces who died on the battlefield at which Chaj.)- lain Isadore Breslau of Washing- t(m, D. C, Rabhl Barnett Brick¬ ner of Cleveland and Mr. Ben Kaufman, national Commander of Ihe Jewish War Veterans will officiate. The war-time annual gather¬ ing of .-Xmeriran Zionists will deal with major issues affecting the future status of Palestine, the .lewish i)osition throughout Eurojjc in a i)ost-vvar world and with jflans for an ex|jansion of Zionist effort.s in Ihis country. The Palestine situation in the light uf the latest deveio|)menta on the w-ar and political fronts will be reviewetl in the annual me.s.sage of Judge Louis E. Levin- thid. president of the Zionist Or¬ ganization of America, Among the iiriitciiJai siieaker^ wlio will adilress the sessions de- \-otc(i to Palestitie and to the American and world .scenes will be Dr. Stephen S. Wi.se. Robert Szold, Louis Li|)sky anil Dr. Is- t»ov. John W. Hrlcker rael Goldstein of New York: Dr. Solomon Goldman of Chicago, Dr. Abba Hillel Silver of Cleveland. Ohio: Dr. James (;.,Heller, of t'inciimati. and Dr. Xttlium Gold, mann, memlier of the World Zionist Exectitive. William B. Ziff. noted aviation exjiert and tiutlioi' of "The Com¬ ing Battle of Germany", wiil lie gue.st speaker at Ihe Luiu-heon to be held. Monday Sejiteinber lilLii. according to a further-announce¬ ment liy Maiu'ice M. Boukstein. of .\'ew York. Chairman of the National Convention C'timmittee. Delegates representing .some 500 Zionist units throughout the- cotintry are exiiectetl to attend the .se,sslon.s. Plans for increa.s- iiig' Zionist particiiiution in the war effort of the United Na¬ lion.s wiil lie one of the main itetns on the agenda. Rabbi James O. Hpllor Bryden Road Teinpie next Fri¬ day night. Sept. 10th, at 8 o'clock. His appearance in the pulpit will come a few days after his attend¬ ance at the .American .Jewish Conference in New York City and just prior to the convention of the Zionist Organization of Anxerica, which will be held in Columlms the .same weekend. The conjunction of these two Important assemblies lays the foundation for an expression of views on the .-\merican and world .lewish scene for the guest sjieak. er. the like of wliich will ha\'e seldom been met in his ministry. Undoubtedly, his statement wdll hiive a far-re:iching effect on the .lewish community in Coiuntbus. as well as in our counlry at large. Dr. Heller is one of the notati'e Rabbis of tlie times. Recently Presifient of the Central Confer¬ ence of .¦\merit;in Ratiliis and hoiding one of the key position.s in the Zionist Organization of America as Chairinan of the Na¬ tional l.'oiincil. Habbi lleiier is unusiyiiy well qualified to lie the siietiker at this pre-con\en tion service. Few men in the .¦\jneri<-a(i (lUliHt [lossess so oian\- and varied taieius. .•\ iirofoiind scholar, eloquent of speech, ti man of rare cultui-e, Ralibi Hei ler's visit to the Temple is ex¬ pected to draw a capacity aud¬ ience. -. A reception will be held as an evidence of hospitality to .the visiting officers and memiiers of the Executive of the Zionist Or¬ ganization of .\merica immeii- iately after the conclusion of the (Continued on Page 8) Henry .Monsky,. chairman of tile executi\e committee foi- the organization of the Conference and president of Il'nai B'rith, de. !i\'ered the opening ..-iddress. He deplored ilie attitude of some .lews wilo, he said, vieweii "with anxiety if not alarm, any forth¬ right expression of die' .lewish community in belialf of our fel- low-.lews in time of wtir'' and expressed regret at the lack of jiractical metisures tiy' the Uni-' ted Nations for the relief of the millions of suffering Jews. Mr. Monsky outlined the fol¬ lowing program for the Confer¬ ence: (1) the facllltaitlon ot eml- x'^'' •gT'Miorrms^s'e^mBmtSTm^'^^^''-..:. refugees now living in neutral countries. (2) the physical, spir¬ itual, religious tind economic re- habiiiltition of the Jews in the devafllaled war areas. (.'!) the development of Palesiini'. "not- withstjindin.g tlie setbacks- fhat have come aliout as a conse¬ quence of the w;ir. and weak and uncertain apiiea.sement iliplo- m;icy" inrlurling the White Paper of 11«0 which "was a flagrant in¬ justice and ( ll the election of a liod\' wliicii, together witli other ticcrediled leaders of^ .lewry thi'ougbout the world, wiil carry out the iirogrtuii. objectives tind niandales of the .-Vmerictin .lew¬ ish Conference. Dr. Wise .Suggests .-Vudience Wltll I'rcs. K4ii)MCVelt on .l<'\visil Problenis Or. Sic|)licn S. Wi.so. Presi-- dent of the Amci-ican .lewisii Congress and Ciiairnitin of the American Emergency t'ommitlee for Zionist .\ffairs. proiioseil in his o|)ening address at the eve¬ ning session the aiijiointhient of a delegation from the Conference to seek an audience with Presi¬ dent Roo.sevelt to urge immed- ¦ iate action to rescue tlie renudn- ing .lews of Europe Declaring that of the more than 8,000.000 Jew.s formerly liv¬ ing in I':urope only :i,000.0(IO were still alive today. ;nid that any further deltiy in rescuing them would "doubtless mean that thei'e would be no Jews to save in what was Hitiei's Eu¬ rope", Ralitii Wise said: "Let not the reproacli be inctirred that more could and would have been done if tiie thretttened and en¬ dangered liad not been Jews. This would be too terrible a re¬ collection upon the professions and priiH'iiiles and practices of the United Nations, and aliove all, upon the moral quality of our own nation and its leadershlii". He contrasted the contriimtion which the .lews had made (o the cause of ilemocracy with tlie fail¬ ure ot the democracies in len years of llillerism to halt the wtir (Continued on Page 8) |*?*»f/S*ftf»t»i«*»"v.. -J.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1943-09-03|
|Subject||Jews -- Ohio -- Periodicals|
|Place||Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)|
|Creator||Ohio Jewish Chronicle|
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|Submitting Institution||Columbus Jewish Historical Society|
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