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fcONICLE 2f\Q^ Serving Columbus, Dayton, Centi^r and South^ H i 'i I .• * " ¦ ! . .1 II III Vol. 40, No. 50 FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1962 QQ Oavotad to Amtrlcan ^^ and Jawlih Idaali Diplomats' Ball Slated For Dec. 16 Consul and Mrs. Yeheskel Barnea will be the guests of honor at the Diplomats' Ball, Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Deshler Hilton Hotel, it was announced by Mr. and Mrs. Abe Wolman, chairmen of the ball. The Diplomats' Ball will include the Dior-Israel fashion collection, a champagne dinner and dance. Reservations may be made by the purchase of $250 per couple in State of Israel Bonds since January 1, 1962, There wlU be a subscription charge of $15 per couple. Marilyn Cantor will commentate the fash- Ion show. Further information may be obtained by calling OA. 8-2473. CONSUL BAKNBA. was bom In Transylvania, Rumania, and graduated from high school In Budapest. His life has been one adventure after another. In 1»44 he was arrested by the Nazis in Hungary, but escaped. He was active in the Zionist Youth Movement, and was ar¬ rested by the Rumanian authori¬ ties and sentenced to prison for political activities. After the sur¬ render of Rumania he lmini;6rrated to Israel and spent two years In the Klbbutalm "Nitzanim" and "Maagan." From 1947 to 1948 he served in the "Haganah." DURING THE WAR of Inde¬ pendence he served in the Israeli Army and was discharged with the rank of Second Lieutenant. HERM&N BLONDER ISj BETH JACOB CANTOR Morris Weinstock, chairman of the Rabbinical committee at the Beth Jacob Synagogue, announc¬ ed the recent election of Cantor Herman Blonder to serve in the synagogue. Cantor Blonder was born In Dresden, Germany. He studied in the famous European Yeshivos and Teachers' Seminary, and in 1936 received a Hebrew teacher and cantor diploma from the Carlbach Teachers Seminary of Cologne, Germany. He also at¬ tended the Musical College in Co¬ logne and studied chazanus under Cantor Magnus Davidson. ¦ HE RECEIVED hia religious education at the world famous Yeshiva of RalVbi Joseph Breur in FVankfurt-on-Maln in Germany. He served important pulpits in Scandinavian countries, and in 1948 he received Kaboaih for Shl- chita, from the Goan Rabbi Albramsky of London, England. Cantor Blonder continued to serve as shochet for the London Jewish community. In 1950, he was elected to serve as Cantor- ttacher-shochet in Lucere, Swit¬ zerland, where he also acted s mohei for the community. Oantor Blonder arrived in the United States in 1960, and served in Troy and Albany, New York. CANTOR BLONDER was rec¬ ommended by the Yeshiva Uni¬ versity comnmnity division to his present pulpit as Cantor and mo¬ hei for the Beth Jacob Synagogue and shochet for the Vaad Ha-ir. Cantor Blonder has two sons, both who are studying in Yeshi¬ vas in New York. His wife and he reside at 1668 E. Livingston. After attending Hebrew Univer¬ sity he studied in London for his M.A. Degree, and then was em¬ ployed by the Ministry of De¬ fense. In June of 1955, he was accepted as a member of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and was appointed Attache in the Is¬ rael Legation in Rangoon. Mr. Barnea ia now serving as Consul in charge of press and Information for the Midwest at the Consulate General of Israel in Chicago. ^ Columbusites Will Attend UJA's 25th Annual Confab The United Jewish Appeal's 25th year of rescue, rehabili¬ tation and resettlement of overseas Jewry will begin In New York at the organization's 25th annual national conference this week-end. The Columbus Jewish community will be represented at thi.s historic conference by Mr. and Mrs. Herman M. Katz, Mrs. Louis J. Krakoff, Ben M. Mandelkom, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M. Melton, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert H. Sol D. ZeU Oantor Henuau Blonder BRAUN CREATION In the salons of the Chateau de Pontchartrain just outside Paris is shown this Maximi evening coat by Stefan Braun of Tel Aviv. Horizontal bands of black Russian broadtail with elbow-length kimono sleeves, fully lined with lux- uriou.s, sparkling white Amer¬ ican mink. This is one of the highlights of the Dior-Israel Collection that will be model¬ ed at the Diplomat's Rail at the Deshler-Hilton H tel on Sunday, Dec. 16. NEW UJFC TRADES AND PROFESSIONS CHAIRMAN NAMED Herman M. Katz, 1963 general campaign chairman of the United Jewish B\ind and CoOncil, has announced the appointment of Sol D. Zell as chairman of the trades and professions division of the United Jewish Fund and Council campaign. In making this announcement he stated Zell brings a full awareness and a deep concern for raising funds to meet the needs of more than 40 beneficiary agencies ot the United Jewish Fund and Coun¬ cil campaign. Zell has had wide campaigning excellence, participating during the past years in all areas of the trades and professions division. He is currently a member of the United Jewish Fund and council board of trustees, as well as a member of its capital needs com¬ mittee. ZELL SERVES ON the board ot trustees ot Heritage House where he is also a member of its admissions committee. He is also a memiber of tho board ot trustees of The Jewish Center, Zell has maintained an active interest in congregational affairs ot Temple Israel, where he is a memiber ot its board ot trustees and chairman ot the usher com¬ mittee. He is past president ot the Temple Israel Brotherhood.' Zell has always displayed an extraordinary sense of commit¬ ment in meeting the needs ot all human beings who benefit from the wide variety of progframs of these beneficiary agencies. He is a graduate of thd Ohio State University School of Phar¬ macy and a Fellow ot the Ameri¬ can College ot Apothecaries, as well as a mem,ber of the Ohio State Pharmaceutical Association, ZELL HAS AUaEADY begun to prepare plans tor the trades and professions division and is in the process of completing the selection of chairmen of the more than 23 sections of the division. From all indications. Zell said the campaign organization this year looks to be strong and well supported with individuals who understand and have accepted the. urgency of the Campaign, Schiff, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Schot¬ tenstein, Stanley Schwartz, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Bernard K. Yenkin, Mr. and Mrs, Morris Skilken and Mrs. Aaron Zacks. THE CONFERENCE will de¬ termine the 1963 fund-raising goal based on the needs of its three beneficiary agencies •—the United Israel Appeal-Jewish Agency, Inc. which provides for Israel's immi¬ grants; the Joint Distribrutlon Committee, which assists needy Jews in Israel and 25 other coim- tries; and the New York Associa¬ tion for New Americans. The conference also will mark the UJA's 25th anniversary year, to be observed during the cam¬ paign period by a series of na¬ tional, regional and conununity meetings, and many other special events. Her^rt H. Lehman is serving as honorary general chair¬ man of the 25th anniversary year committee, and Joseph Meyerhoff Is chairman. William Rosenwald, former UJA general chairman, is chairman of the committee on conununity activities, which will facilitate participation in the ob¬ servance by the 1200 communities associated with the UJA. THE PRESSING NEEDS ot overseas Jewry, particularly of those on the move to Israel and the tens of thousands who have poured into France from North Africa, will be reported by top- ranking representatives of United Jewish Appeal beneficiary agen¬ cies. More than 2000 delegates are expected to attend this highly im¬ portant conference, which will fix the 1963 campaign goal and launch the UJA 25th anniversary year observances. AVRAHAM HARMAN, Israel Amfbassador to the U,S., will ad¬ dress the conference and is ex¬ pected to give a factual uP-to-the minute report on the latest eco¬ nomic and social problems fticing Israel in light of the continuing heavy Immigration, which is ex¬ pected to make 1962 one of the heaviest immigration years in the past decade. Reporting on the Impact of the recent high influx of newcomers on the economy of Israel and on the extraordinary effort being made by the people of tsr^el to finance the coats of irmnigrant absorption, will be Aryeh L. Pln¬ cus, treasurer of the Jewish Agency, principal UJA benefi¬ ciary, CHARLES JORDAN, Overseas Director-General of the Joint Dis¬ tribution Committee, a second UJA beneficiary, will descrilbe the upsurge in immigration of North African Jews to France as a re¬ sult of political turmoil. This lat est development has forced the JDC to expend sums of money over and above Its budget. Presiding at the sessions on Friday will be William Rosen¬ wald, UJA national chairman, representing JDC, Dewey D, Stone, UJA national chairman, representing the United Israel Appeal-Jewish Agency, Inc, and Jack D. Weller, UJA national chairman. BASED ON THE reports of the two chief beneficiary agencies— the UlA-Jewlsh Agency, the JDC —as well as the third beneficiary, the New York Association of New Americans, and after hearing the findings of the Eighth UJA Study Mission, which just returned to the U.S. after completing a sur¬ vey of Jewish problems In Europe and Israel, the conference will adopt a fund-raising goal for 1963. A special Friday evening Sab- l>ath service in observance of the UJA's 25th anniversary year will be held at the conference. Deliv¬ ering the specially prepared ser¬ mon will be Dr. Abba Hillel Sil¬ ver, a founding father of the UjA and an honorary chairman of the UJA 25th Anniversary Year Com¬ mittee. CHARITY NEWSIES UUNGH CAMPAIGN TO PRODUCE DOLLARS FOR NEEDY CHILDREN The Charity Newsies have launched a campaign that must produce thousands of dollars by mid-December, Their purpose: To clothe needy school chUdren. The 56-year-oId organlzaUon ojU^fitted 6441 boys and girls attending Columbus and FranWin Soumty .schools last winter. Demands from needy families are numerous this season. It ha,s been estimated that the Newsies will be asked to clothe as many as 7500 children. The World's Week Compilad from JTA Raports In Jerusalem, the Israel Supreme Court rejected the appeal of Dr, Israel Beer, former member of the Israel Army General Staff, from a 10-year sentence for espionage and Increased the sentence to 15 years, Dr, Beer, who held the rank of colonel, was a lecturer on military history in Tel Aviv University when he was arrested last January. In New Vorkj Louis Llpsky, veteran Zionist leader, was the recipient of numerous messages of congratulation from Jewish leaders in various countries on the occasion of his 86th birthday. Leading In the messages from Israel was a cable from Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion greet¬ ing Llpsky on behalf of the Israel Government, BB UUNCHING HUGE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE The 1962 B'nai B'rith Action memlbership campaign is aimed at Lncreasing the total of mem¬ bers In the oldest and largest Jewish service organization and expanding its frontiers of service. Stimulating its membership to act, B'nai B'rith is moving ahead quickly with extensive prepara¬ tion for Its new campaign. As part of this effort, the local B'nal B'rith lodges, under the chair¬ manship of Alan Weller, BE. 6- 8324, Zion Lodge No. 62, and Marty Gold, CA. 1-0657, Buckeye Lodge No, 2077, have mapped an intensive drive in this camanu- nity, Mentbershlp teams have been orgetnized and will be ap¬ proaching their neighibors in a door-to-door canvass for prospec¬ tive members. The B'nai B'rith 1962 Action campaign coincides with the an¬ nual anniversary celebration of B'nai B'rith. For the past 119 years, B'nai B'rith has served the general comimunity by Its fight against bigotry and its promo¬ tion ot human rights. B'nai B'rith has instituted important recrea¬ tional programs for our armed forces and disabled veterans, and has supported numerous non-sec¬ tarian philanthropies and com^ munity projects. Its work on be¬ half of youth on college cam¬ puses and of pre-college age has gained world-wide recognition. THE NEWSIES, In their an¬ nual fund raising, never set a goal; during Decemiber and the following months they put to hu¬ manitarian use all the money the public donates. Among the Newsies are Abe Wolraan, 316 Eastmoor Blvd.; AI Solove, 918 Francis Ave.; Marvin L. Glassman, 157 S. Ardmore Rd.; Leo Yassenoff, 2466 Fair Ave.; Herman Seigel, 212 S. Gould Rd.; Herbert L. Fenburr, 2742 Bryden Rd.; Milton Yassenoff, 74 S. Roosevelt Ave.; Nate Herskowitz, 314 S. Chesterfield Rd.; Meyer Hoffman, 47 S. Roosevelt Ave.; and Charles B. Margulls, 273fl Berwick Blvd. THESE 10 MEN and their fel¬ low Neiwsles will sell special redr heart newspapers on Saturday, Dec. 16, to climax the drive. You need' not wait until then; make aut a check to the Charity News¬ ies and mail it now to your favor¬ ite Newsie. Or phone him. "The population trend in PVank- lin County has continued the up¬ ward curve during the past 12 months. It's a bigger city now," said William C. McKlnJey, News¬ ies president. "This meaJis that noore demands will be made on the Newsies." DRIVE CHAIRMAN Robert Y. Dienst haa urged Newsies to sell the "100 Per Cent for Charity!" slogan. Every penny of donations made now will be used completely for charity. The Neiwsles meet eidministra- tlve costs through dues from memibers and from summertime projects of the organization. An¬ other safeguard: The financial aspect ot tamUiea are investigat¬ ed by memibers before children are outfitted. The Newsies were founded in Decemlber 1907 in Billy Leach.- man's Chophouse, 6 E. Broad St., wiiere today Jack & Benny's Res¬ taurant is located. A casual con¬ versation a/bout raising money for the city's poor people led to selling newspapers for contribu- lions. Stan Porter Porter To Entertain At Chanukah Banquet Stan Porter, a versatile bari¬ tone from New York, will be the featured entertainer at the An¬ nual Chanukah Banquet sponsor¬ ed by the Beth Jacob Sisterhood on Sunday, Dec, 23 at 8 p,m, in the Social Hall, Mrs, Charles Young and Mrs, Sam Komessar, co-chairmen ot the affair, announce that this talented performer is acclaimed for his extensive repertoire which he has delivered on radio and television. In night clubs, on the concert stoge and In the legiti- niate theatre. Mrs. Syd Mendelman will handle arrangements tor the din¬ ner and Mrs, Wiliiara Bless is In charge of decorations. Assisting in the planning and in the sale of candles will be Mesdames Irv¬ ing Gutter, Max Goodman, Wil¬ bur Goldberg, Max Greenblatt, Mendel Paine, Henry Lewln, Al¬ vin Shames, Arthur Miller and Julius White, Reservations for the dinner will te taken by Mrs. Bernard Gerson, BB. 5-0711, and Mrs, Maynard Goldmeier, OU 8-9962, telephone chairmen, and their committee. Admission will be $3.60 per pwson.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1962-12-07|
|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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