Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1966-02-11, page 01
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niU/ ServinflColumbus, Dayton,'Centraf and Southwf«tem Ohio ~\jPR Vol. 44, No. 6 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY tl, 1966 — 21 SHEVAT Dtvolad fo American •mI Jawtik IdfMi B'nai B'rith To Investigate Denial WASHINGTON, (JTA) — Dr. William A. Wexler, intemation al presiden of B'nai B'rith, in a statement to the Jewish Tele graphic Agency, said that the dedsion to deny use of the B'nal B'rith bulldibig in Tel Aviv for Jewish Reform Worship would be reviewed at a meeting of the order's Intemational executive com¬ mittee in New Yorlt on March 6. .Dr. Wexler said also that recommendations of the B'nai B'rith international council would be submitted to the order's board of governor's for "a final deter¬ mination and course of action." He noted that the action in Tel Aviv was a local decision. HE ADDED THAT "it appears that B'nal B'rith has become a sudden and innocent focus oif the otherwise drawn-out controversy ovar the status of reUgion In Israel. We regret this deeply." He added that; thj basiO pur¬ pose of the ordor was to "en¬ courage Jewish life in all its op¬ tions. Our programs are specific¬ ally designed to respect and em¬ brace all religious ideologies of Judaism with partisemship towrard none. This has been, and persists as, OIU- philosophy and practice." HE POINTED OCT that as a mass membership group with members in 44 nations, "we re¬ spect the fact that diversities in policies and practices will arise out of local culture^d customs" and that B'nai B'rttli had there¬ fore, operated with considerable local autonomy among its nation- ¦r al'grpups,'''^,..;.,.;.; ¦;:¦., ~^"~HeTaid that it aippeared on the basis of preliminary reports that the B'nai B'rith leadership in Israel "acted in good faith and without hostUity toward anj; form of Judaism but the reports - also point up the fact that the Issue was complicated by many factors, some of them contradic¬ tory, as well as by legal issues." Orchestra To Hold Concert Richard G. Fisher, chairman of the Jewish Center Music Com¬ mittee, euinounces that the Jew¬ ish Center Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of. Richard Suddendorf, will present two concerts on Sunday, February 13, in the Center Auditorium, 1125 College Ave. A special matinee performance at 3:30 p.m. has been designed to a "Young People" format, with Conductor Suddendorf introduc ing the musical selections and guiding the youngsters in listen¬ ing for special musical passages, At 8:30 in the evening a formal presentation will be performed for the public without charge. The orchestra, now in its seventh year, was organized by the Jew¬ ish Center to provide an oppor. tunity lor qualified instrumental¬ ists in the community to par¬ ticipate in an orchestra situation THE MUSIC selected for the presentation induded a wide va¬ riety and is typical of the excit/ ing musical experiences to -which the orchestra members- are ex- (Aatlnutd on pag* 4) Frances Alenlkoff Aviv Theatre l\),_]^|i|-H^e.. The Columbus community will have an imusual opportunity to hear an outstanding program of Jfewish music .and dance when the Aviv Theatre of Dance and Song presents its program at HU¬ lel, Sunday afternoon, February 13, at 3 p.m. The lively and color¬ ful program will Include Israeli variations reminiscent of East¬ em Eiurope, Sephardic .folksongs, Arabic and Russian dances. Frances Aleniltoff, the dance soloist and choreographer, has appeared at the TanglewoOd Mu¬ sic Festival .in the Berkshires and has been featured in plays on and off Broadway. HEB ASSOCIATE and music director, Eliezer Adoram is a re¬ cording soloist known for his record of songs "Hava Negila." He has also appeared on CBS £Uid NBC television networks. Another meml>er of the cast is Jerry Scott, a former member of the Martha Graham Company. TICKETS AT $1.00 for stu¬ dents and $2 for the general public wiU be on sale at the door. The World's Week Cempilad from JTA and WUP Reporh WASHINGTON, (JTA) — Israeli sources here made It clear that the deal between the United States and Israel under which the American Government consented to supply Israel with a number of M48 Patton tanks — revealed by the State Department — had been made prior to the recent escalation and Intensification of the rearmament of the Arab states. ^ ,GBNEVA, (JTA) — The fifth plenary assembly of the World Jewish Congress will be held in Brussels from July 31 to August 9, Dr. Nahum Goldmann, president, said in a letter of Invitation to more than 65 afflUated Jew¬ ish communities and organizations throughout the world. Dr. Goldmann defined the purpose of the conclave as "to strengthen and revitalize the spiritual and cultural life of Jewish communities, and to secure and maintain the sur¬ vival of the Jewish people." INDIANAPpiilS, Ind., (JTA) — The nation is experi¬ encing a rising rate of juvenile delinquency but "Jewish children enjoy a low incidence of trouble with the law," it was reported here by James W. Sjrmlngton, executive director of President Johnson's committee on juvenile de¬ linquency and youth crime. Mr. Symington Indicated Jewish families traditionally provided "strength emd stability to the family that are lieyond the power of the Government to produce artificially." He pointed out that the Government was "powerless to transplant family value systems from one community to another." WASHINGTON, (JTA) — A West German arras firm which has persistently refused to consider even token compensation to concentration oamp Inmates exploited as slave laborers during World War II is being favorably con¬ sidered by the U. S. Defense Department for a contract to manufacture guns for the United States, causing protests by International president WUliam A. Wexler, of B'nai B'rith, it was revealed here.. Chronicling The News Editorial 2 Society 6, 7 Shopping Guide 8 Synagogues 8 Teen Scene ......... 5 Real Estate 12 Sports 9. W ANNOUNCES A 27.3% INCREASE Harry Schwartz, chairman of the Trades and Professions Dl vision, reported that at a meet, ing of the Division's Associate Chairmen and the Section Chair¬ men, the leadership's pledges were made. The total recorded represented a 27.3% increase in the amount of funds compared to the total of the gifts of the same cards last year. Almost all present Increased their gifts. The entire clhnate of the meet¬ ing was typical of what has been happening throughout the fearly meetings of the campaign as the ¦needs are more fully presented and understood. MR. SCHWARTZ indicated that Telephone Operation wUl begin early this year. Under the .chairmanship of Arthur Isaac, Jr. several sessions on Telephone Solicitation will take place covering a special group of prospeffts beginning Sunday, February 13, at the Midwest Roofing Company. This phase of operation proved very successful last year. $305,000 In Gifts Reported By UJFC February 1 will be well remembered by the 1966 campaigh leadership as one of its niost memorable and most successful cani¬ paign opening fund raising affairs. In one of Columbus' stormiest and blizzard proportions weather conditions, wliich provided suf¬ ficient reason for cancellation, the UJFC opened its 1966 campaign at the home of Marvin L. Glassman. Bepresented at the meeting werp most of the top and leading contributors. Compared to all previdus such opening meetings, more persons were present, ihore gifts were an¬ nounced. WUliam L. GUck, Gen¬ eral Campaign chainnan, and MeuMn L. Glassman, Advance Gifts chairman, reported a total of more than $3()5,00O. This is the largest total ever announced at an initial parlor meetings and so early in the campaign. This rep¬ resents approximately 40% of the campaign goal of $750,000. Twenty-nine of the thirty-eight gifts were Increased gifts. WILLIAM t,. OUCK ex¬ pressed his appreciation to the grotip for their generous outpour¬ ing which, if continued, should make it possible to achieve the attainable goal of $750,000. Charles Jordan, Director Gen¬ eral of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, in his presentation highlighted the con¬ tinued world situation of re¬ duced funds but increased needs in programs affecting more than 400,000 Jews in 30 countries in¬ cluding Israel. With the loss of German repariations totaling $17i500,()00 the Jewish Agency, JDC andHIAS•are,asked'to-p^o- vlde basic essential life .saving services but with less dollars. MARVIN L. GLASSMAN stated that in the succeeding weeks the Advance Gifts Division will be holding six parlor meet¬ ings for the division at which all prospiects in the division wUl have a personal opportunity to become famUiar with the cam¬ paign, causes .and needs. Each of the parlor meetings will be sponsored and conducted by the Division's six Associate Chairmen. With this notice two parlor meetings will have already taken place. THE SCHEDULE is as fol¬ lows: Tuesday, February 8, at the home of Morrey L. Mattlin, As¬ sociate chairman, with guest speaker Mr. O. A. Donnenwirth; "Thursday, February 10, at the home of Alvin Schottenstein, As¬ sociate chairman, with guest speaker, Yacov Morris; Tuesday, February 15, at the home of Lawrence D. Schaffer, Vice chairman, with gUest speaker Jacques Torczyner; Thursday, Febftiary 17 at the hole of Sol D. ZeU, Associate chairman vtrith guest speaker Dr. Arieh Nesher; Wednesday, ,,February 23, ¦ at Winding Hollow Country Club, tlie Assodate ..Chairman being -feadbire'ltopper with guest speak¬ er Sidney Engel; and Thursday, Febniary 24, at the home of Jules Cohen, Assodate diairman,, with guest speaker Yosef Yaacov. Dr. and Mrs. Jerome D. Folkman will discuss "Un¬ changing Values in a Changing World" at the Interfalth Tea to be held Wednesday at Temple Israel. Interfaith Program Is Set For Wednesday Churchwomen of Columbus and Franldin County attending the Interfalth prograai at Temple Israel, 5419 E. Broad St., on Wednes¬ day, February 16, from 1 to 3 pjn., will hear Dr. and Mrs. Jerome D. Folkman discuss "Unchanging Values in a Changing World." According to Dr. Folkman, a large percentage of what was held to be factual ten years ago is already outdated. Reexamination of the changes which overwhelm many people wiU be considered by the Folkmans in their di& MRS. ROBERT BLASHEK, Interfaith chairman of Temple Israel Sisterhood, is coordinating efforts for the annual event in which representatives of the three faiths gather for a social hou): and program. A tea in the .social hall wiU be foUowed by a harp recital played by Mrs. AUen Gundersheimer, Jr. Rabbi Edward Kiner will of¬ fer the invocation and greetings wiU be be extended by Mrs. Rlphard Hahn, president of the United Church Women, Mrs, John A. Ryan, president of the Central Deanery.of Catholic Women and Mrs. Sidney Blatt, president of Temple Israel Sister¬ hood. Vocalist, Mrs. Josephine Johnson, wUl be accompanied on. HUC Professor To Speak At Center On Monday Dr. Harry M. Orlinsky, Professor, Hebrew Union CoUege — Jewish Institute of ReUgion, New York City, wUl lie the principle speaker in the second session of the Jewish Center Lecture Series, to be held on Monday, February 14, at 8:30 p.m. in the Jewish Center Adult Lounge. He wiU discuss "The Bible Anew" — A fresh look at history and writings; what they say and what they mean for us today. I3oes the modern translation of the Bible chaUenge traditional Jewish concepts and values? "The Scholarship Explosion" — how does it affect us? These subjects will be approached. ANNOUNCING this session. Dr. Martin D. KeUer, chairman of the Jewish Center Lecture Series Planning Committee, stated: "Columbusis indeed for- unate in having this internation¬ ally noted scholar, historian and teacher." Dr. KeUer went on to say that "Dr. Orlinsky has dedi¬ cated his Ufe to examination and interpretation of tho Bible. As Editor-in-Chief of the Transla- the organ by Mrs. Rhenetta Davis. ASSISTING WITH arrange¬ ments are Mrs. Jack Resler, hos¬ tesses; Mrs. Ben Zuckerman, pro¬ gram; Mrs. Sidney Putchat, Mrs. Goodman Kaplan and Mrs. Ed¬ ward D. Kiner, refresiiments; Mrs. Allan Tarshish and Mrs. David GUclanan, publicity; and Mrs. Norman Folpe, vice presi¬ dent in charge. Mrs. Norman Katz oJ the Ti¬ fereth Israel Sisterhood and her committee are in charge of in¬ vitations. MBS. JEROME NAKRIN, chairman of Temple Guides, will direct guides before irfnd after the program to show tne art of the Temple to those>nterested. Baby sitting service^iU be provided, All are welcome to attend. tion of the Jewish PubUcation Society Edition of the Torah, Dr. Orlinsky culminated this life- (contlnuid on p<g« 4) Gone rium, Ethel Chase Hadassah Plans Donor Dinner Mrs. Malcolm Robbins, donor chairman for the Columbus Chap-, er of Hadassah, announces a treat for Hadassah members af Ha¬ dassah's annual Donor Dinner on February 27 at the Tifereth Is¬ rael Social Hall. "Two very talented and gifted entertainers -from the heart of the entertainment world of New York will be brought to Colum¬ bus to entertain the Hadassah members and their' hus¬ bands," says Mrs. Robbins. Gene Flam emd Ethel Chase are a dy-; namic team who do songs front Iconllniitd OB P*9VlL.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1966-02-11|
|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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