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Cincinnati Israelite (Newspaper) - January 27, 1860, Cincinnati, Ohio Gumber 30. The israelite. 285 Pam Dulc record Baltimore a a meeting was called concerning the jewish refugees from Morocco a Gibraltar which was largely attended by our Brethren. A subscription list was opened and signed to Tho amount of nine Hundred dollars. A Tho beginning there eee Raed to be some misunderstanding Al out the Maimer Iii which the Mon a should be forwarded the. Representatives of the orthodox party thought the Money should be sent to the so called 11 Board of jewish deputies of new york1 the radicals and reformers were greatly opposed to this measure particularly Rev. Or. Hockheimer spoke in Strong and eloquent terms against it Arter a spirited discussion it was unanimously resolved to for. Scarf the proceeds direct to sir Moses Montefiori of London to undersigned committee of Hor Moriah Lodge no. 14, i. O. B., of Louisville whose pleasant duty it Lias become to express the thanks of said Lodge to our esteemed brother F. Peix Otto of Cleveland Ohio for the Public lecture he gave on monday january 16, i860, in this City in our Lodge room has passed the following Viz. Resolved the warmest thanks of said Lodge Are tendered to our esteemed brother 3. K. Peixotto for when asked consenting to and actually delivering a lecture which was teaching instructing and enlightening a Well As entertaining the brotherhood and All others that took interest to come and listen to him resolved that the Brothers of Elna Moriah lode highly appreciate the qualifications warm feeling Aud anti ability a of brother F. Peixotto. Resolved that liar Moriah Lodge requests brother R Peixotto not to forget Bis promised and return soon in our midst and give us More of the Good and True say-ing8 resolved that the action of this committee he published in the israelite. Emi. Umsu i Mel. Lumberman v committee. A. Gerstle j editor of the israelite. Of Jar sir i beg leave to inform you that the first annual meeting of the ladies sewing society was held on sunday the 22nd january in the vestry room. The directness mrs. A. Wolf reported that the ladies have distributed during the past year five Hundred and eighty eight 5ss articles of clothing to our needy co religionists. There arc now on hand forty three 43 garments also 2 pieces Muslin i of Canton flannel with sundry trimmings. The treasurer s report shows to have received during the Post year the entire amount of $165 from this has been paid out in various sums to the attached orders of the directness $87 17�?leaving a balance of. $67,83. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year. Airs. Of. Ezekiel Aud airs. A Leopold militia direct resses. Mrs. Dan Wolf re elected treasurer. Mrs. Solomon in Hess Secretary. The officers of the society return Many thanks. To those benevolent persons who kindly donated various pieces of. Muslin flannels ac., during the past. Year. They now ask in the name of Charity for the continuance of their generosity which will be thankfully received and gratefully acknowledged by them. Laport ladies of this City have established a benevolent society and have elected the following officers. Mrs. Guggenheim resident mrs. H. Hamburger vice president f mrs. J. Berolski be Secretary. Our congregation a Bene Zion is without a rabbi at present. The officers Are a. Eli Al president or. Eliel vice president j Guggenheim treasurer f. A. Eliel Secretary. A a a a X. Cate for nor do they know anything of Tho prejudices of prussian knights i exists angers Gerlach a co., a prejudice chiefly limited to German noblemen narrow minded officials and paid scribes hence they can not understand Tho logic of the re pub to Kart or. Tho jews of the u. S. Are not a political faction but a religious Community and their religion exercises no influence on their political opinions. The jewish readers of the will certainly feel much obliged for the political lesson they Are thus Given but they will scarcely be influenced by it a they Are glad to be redeemed of All prussian bavarian hessian austrian a. Prejudices and will exercise Here their own judgment in political matters. The jews of the u. S. Need no such lessons. The so called a a voting cattle Are not among them. They Are guided in political matters by Politico motives. Neither religion nor German prejudices exercise the least influence on their political opinions. Examination and exhibition of talmud tel Odim Institute. The examination of the classes of this Institute took place saturday and Munday half Days monday and tuesday whole Days in the presence of the friends and parents of Tho pupils the officers of the Institute and several More friends of education. The examination proved that the teachers have done their duty and the pupils benefited much by their labor. The pupils distinguished themselves most successfully in grammar geography and studying three grammars hebrew English and German not As a Mere matter of forms but in its nature As the logic of language this study exercises a most admirable influence on the mental capacities of the juvenile students on effect indeed of which our american pedagogues have no idea yet. Geography this Mother of All historical studies till lately badly neglected in this country is also a favorite study in this school and is intended in the system to tax and developed Tho memory while grammar Aud mathematics operate directly on the understand aug. and drawing also have their function in the system. They must practice the eyes and hands and not Only inculcate taste for the regular and Beautiful but also a close observation it Lino distinctions. Therefore particular care is bestowed on these three branches All other studies arc grouped around them. The pupils Are excellent hebrew scholars. While in other jewish schools the pupils study catechisms in this they study hebrew and read the Bible Iii the the upper class knows the history to the destruction of the second Temple. In German the advanced class write a Good composition and translate freely from German into English and vice versa. They Are by no Means backward Iii history arithmetic ac., hut they arc most advanced in the above branches. Or. Kornblith was a pea Cuble Well meaning Man who never gave offence or wronged any Man having an dealings with him. As a neighbor husband and father he was a kind and affectionate Man. As a member of k. Al Bene Yeshurun he was a passive and peaceable contributor. He was not Mach above forty years of age and died of consumption leaving a wife and two children to lament their loss a brother a sister and a Large Circle of relatives and friends. The funeral sunday lust was honorable to the family of the deceased. Most a1 the Large houses of the City were represented there. The mount Carmel Lodge l o. A Of which the deceased was a member attended Tho funeral in citizens dress and without music a custom of this Lodge which is highly commendable. After the funeral the Lodge met and passed the following resolutions whereas it pleased heaven to Call from our midst our beloved brother Morris Korn Litu be it resolved that while we Bow with filial submission to the decrees of the alright we deeply feel and lament the loss sustained by the death of brother Al Orris Kornblith who was a faithful brother Aud Active Cooperator in All matters of Benevolence and Charity. Resolved that we profoundly sympathize with the family bereft of their beloved father and husband and Pray that god May console them. Resolved that we extend the hand of brotherhood and Protection to the family of our deceased brother. Resolved that a copy of these resolutions be published in the israelite and Deborah and be forwarded to mrs. Kornblith. Jacob l. Miller Julius dubs a a a Sigmund Levi committee of Al c. L., i. 0. Alay the lord console All who mourn. Cincinnati Jan. 22, i860. Donations for Morocco. Total published last week $126 50 Rev. M. R. Miller Sarab Ovule 7 of j. Franked Marion citalo., i of Clinton congregation la., by Ilain Kahn and Adolph Moses 49 50 Lazarus Bloch Cincinnati 5 of Max Fechheimer Cincinnati 3 of additional foreign news. Has i following letter translated from the hebrew was published by the 4t archives israelite the letter having been for worded to the editor from he Bon of the undersigned residing at Oran hash a province of Damascus Syria Yea Jar i8ih. 6019, my dear wish to Tell Yon what has happened to me on Hie holy Sab haib 7�ii ,5619. Whilst i was engaged in the Reading of the Bible Between one and two o clock in the afternoon a druse a Domestic of the 8cbeik, Mabr Aoud Reiss asked me to come to see his master who wished to speak my liberation failed. I therefore prepared myself for death recited the confession and the prayer pop took leave of Fay brother israelite who quilted me. I however had not the Consolation of embracing any of my family As they were not permitted to come tax a see die. In the Hole i spent the night without closing my eyes the Domestic of the so Liesik incessantly inquiring if i was willing to break the spell in which Case they would set inc free at once. My reply always was that god alone could effect the cure. In Hie morning the so Liesik himself put the question to me and received the same reply. Meanwhile the Scheik had been written to on the subject by the governor and Bey who represented to Bim that As Colum was a native of Algeria where his children still were and consequently a French subject they would be held responsible for any harm done to him. But All efforts having proved ineffectual the jews and with me. I obeyed and having arrived tile the examination passed off to the utmost j 8chejk 00k me into the harem Aud there said satisfaction of All parties concerned in in much Praise is due to the Zeal of the officers of this Institute Henry Mack esq., president Lewis Eichberg esq., Secretary l. To Shufeld esq., treasurer a. Auhll. To. 8tiebel, la. Urius Mart studier in Wise Emil Block sol. Friedman e. Fish Eland sol Levi esquires directors. They exert themselves most zealously in behalf of the Institute. This is especially to rss the Cincinnati German . In his own logic inferring from the fact that some prussian knights Krau Junker insulted some hebrew possessors of estates at the later meeting in Breslau comes to the. Conclusion that no jew should vote a democratic \ ticket this is a Peculiar leap in Tho it publican Era a logic. Any other Man would. Infer from the fact that no jew should vote j i country for any prussian Knight of v. Wigeon he extended beyond this Point a the might have advised us not prussian in. This Gnu try or Forman or even for any european j. Erlb a it advocate the know doctrines but the connection of e rufi96�?T11 a knights with a b., is not intelligible to us. T besides this the Republic an or appears to Are. In this country jews it Belgium Sweden Denmark and Turkey who do not be noticed of the president who is it Ery Active und enter Rizig in this matter. The staff of teachers Are Isaac Ai. Wise superintendent or. Dessar and or. Myer Stein teachers of languages or. Bryant and miss Nickel English teachers or. G. Knapp Teu Berof penmanship anti Madame Fieri Ein instructs in needlework. The girls exhibited at the examination room a embroidered cloth cover for the pulpit which they worked. It is a Fine specimen of work. Wednesday night the exhibition and the distribution of prizes took place before a crowded House but we must defer a minute description thereof and of the anniversary festivities to our next Issue. We Only wish to say Here that the superintendent at the close of the exhibition said it was under consideration of the Board to add another class to the Institute and extra teachers for mathematics drawing the French language and vocal music. When this is done this is the most perfect establishment for children in this City and no excuse eau be offered in any Wise not to support the Institute which we expect will Bajjo Nenios of monday the new session opens Aud everybody should Send his children then if he intends to Send them atoll before August next. To Rue a a Book Shouin ibis woman bewitched. I want you to break the spell if not i will Cut off your head or shoot you down/1 i replied that this was not in my Power that god alone could Send a Healing. The Scheik became furious Aud listening to the advice of his Mother he went to fetch his gun to shoot me whilst his Domestic watched me. The christians of has i a jointly in comp ii with a French doctor and a Rich greek Mer. Chant made a representation to the Scheik say a ing to him 44 attend to what we Lei you you Only seek Tho ruin of the City for your wife is afflicted with disease not by witchcraft. If you do not believe us ask the English doctor or. Marialein As Well As any other doctor residing Here. They will All Tell you the same the Scheik however dismissed them with disdain although Demetrius offered to take my place if his words should not prove True. After Luuy entreaties the Scheik at last permitted the Chain to be taken off my neck but put it on my feet. On monday following the jews and the christians Lite governor and Bey of the place dispatched a druse to the sheriff of the ruses called Aly Al Akly to request him to Send some monks to the Scheik in order to beg me off. Twenty of them appealed before Tho Scheik Aud these at last obtained my release. Bul scarcely had i reached my Bouse when a israelite sent by the Emir lined dime to me Aud strongly urged me immediately to flee to a neighbouring town lest the Scheik re gluing what he had done should imprison me again. That same night i tied to Beyrouth by Way of Sci a where i Learned that Tho Scheik had placed sentinels before my House in order to prevent my flight. At Beyrouth i was received by Mordachai Ayoun who Bourn up my wounds Aud where l now am but i suffer greatly. This my Bon is the account of my uni far Lunes. At my age Aud in the agonies which i have to endure i can not Bear to be away from my children my Only nope and Solace. Of you my beloved son could provide for me a tree passage for i am deprived of All menus Aud a passport i would come to you. Of this be impracticable come to Beyrouth bringing your sister with you for i wish to see you before Quot my a death which approaches rapidly. You can understand my feelings to be Ai such time among strangers although they evince the greatest kindness toward me. Signed in hebrew Sulu amp i ast to soul. a Educ adore israeli tax has a account of the reception Given by his co religionists to doctor Elias Rossi who sworn years before had left his native City As amp skilful physician Ilia True bul poor and miserable As die government allowed no scope to jewish Talent. The poor physician now came to pay a visit to his in Biily us a wealthy highly distinguished Emu who had found a Home in Egypt As the special medical attendant of Haliti of Julia. What gave this family festival a Peculiar significance a the contrast just As he levelled his gun at me his Mother snatched it from him aching a perhaps ofter i pointed Oul in a speeches delivered Between a Little consideration he will consent to break i Lle 8tmte of a full rub lie Eft and a8 he found obituary and resolutions. It pleased the almighty to close the earthly Carcer of air. Morris Kornblith of this City Friday last january 20, when after a Short Bines the expired at his the spell a despite this lie give me several blows with his sword so that my flesh was Cut into shreds my left Arm became quite useless As the sword Lias penetrated to the very Bone and Cut through All the Muscles. He afterwards ordered his cd touches to Load my neck and feet with heavy chains. The Chain round the neck was so tight that i could scarcely breathe. I therefore begged of him rather to kill me Aton co than to inflict on me such tortures. Bat this was to no purpose. In this plight they locked me up in a dark Hole. The members of my family finding that i stayed so Long Bent my daughter to enquire after me and soon Learned my Fate. Site asked for permission to see me but was refused. Upon this she managed to communicate with me through the Hole in the lock. I told her to make my Fate known to the jews of has Bia Aud to implore them to Rescue me. Immediately after the afternoon prayers the jews repaired in considerable number to i he Scheik saying to him 14 what is the great crime which this Man has committed against you has he robbed or incur Decd any body to to so unjustly ill treated a they wished to see me and having obtained permission one of them to whom the Sheik owed 10,000 Kero i 2,500 franc offered to cancel the Bond if be would set me free. Bul the Sheik replied that if. All the gods of the Earth and of. Every nation Yea even his own god Zohaib came to. Deliver me to would oppose my dear son All moans for effecting it. When he quilted Ferrara his co religion Isis groaned under the Yoke of papal oppression. They Niheu were emptying a cup of sufferings to the very Dregs. A jew was then scarcely considered As a human being. When he returned he found his Brethren in Faith in Possession of every right of citizenship highly respected by their Lellow Al vixens and the old oppressive institutions nay the very inquisition itself swept away. The doctor Baa returned again to Egypt. my of a celebrated fortress in the province of Moravia was one of those cities in which a jew bum Lew years ago was not permitted to Stop Over a night. From the moment be entered Tho Gate till the moment he wont out he was watched by the police As though he had been a criminal. In this very there reside now forty jewish families which what is More have formed themselves into a congregation and some weeks ago opened a synagogue at the consecration of the highest provincial authorities attended. There is some Progress even in stagnant Austria. A Lionel Levy enlisted As a Volunteer in the army of Victor Emanuel before the outbreak of the italian War. During the Campaign he performed prodigies of valor. R his general consequently recommended him for promotion. Bat the Young Man replied that he had not fought for promotion hut for his country and since he had no longer on Opportunity to fight Ftp it he a would apply for his discharge

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