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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - April 19, 1935, Indianapolis, IndianaA jewish publication the jewish Post for the jewish people the Only jewish newspaper in the state of Indiana edited and printed entirely by a a. A �?Tai.1, yep to k vol. Ill no. In Indianapolis Indiana Friday n1san 16, 5695 april 19, 1935 single copy 3 cents 50 cents the year interesting facts of interesting jews by Leonard Rothschild Ben Bernard Ancelowitz Bernie and Jack Jacob Kubelsky Benny Are Distant cousins. Remember when a1 Jolson said he was through with radio Abe Lyman prominent band Leader recently bought an interest in new Yorkus popular Hollywood restaurant. Eddie Cantor has opened a radio program counsel office. Barney Ross lightweight boxing Champ has a Small Mezuzah and eighteen pennies sewed into his fighting togs for Good Luck. George Givot the greek Amassa Dore of radio has retained Samuel Leibowitz attorney of Scottsboro Case Fame to help him stamp out imitators. David Sarnoff president of the radio corporation of America was recently awarded the French legion of Honor Cross for his contributions to radio. Little Jackie Heller started out to be the flyweight boxing Champion of the world. Then he found that he could sing better than fight. Elizabeth Bergner popular actress never makes a personal appearance outside the theatre. De Wynn s Mother mrs. J. Leopold who is seventy years old has never missed one of her songs broadcasts. Rose Franken who was made famous by her play a another language has completed a new novel a twice born. Judge Joseph Fromberg Charleston s. C., has been appointed special assistant to the United states attorney general Homer s. Cummings. Judge Fromberg is a former president of by Nai by Rith and president of the Charleston zionist District. He has taken up his new duties in the department of Justice in Washington. At the time of his death Adolph Ochs noted publisher held degrees from Yale Columbia and new York University and the University of Chattanooga. Council of jewish women notes the International relations group of the peace committee sponsored by the Indianapolis Section National Council of jewish women will meet at the Home of mrs. Jacob Wolf 3826 North Pennsylvania Street Friday morning april 26, at 10 of clock. Or. E. J. Unruh executive Secretary of the Indiana Council on International relations will speak on a the threat of Asia and Europe to american Security. The Indianapolis Section National Council of jewish women have changed the Date of their Board meeting from wednesday april 24 to tuesday april 23, at 9 30 a. Important business will be discussed As this is the final Board meeting of the year. All chairmen and co chairmen Are asked to please attend. Of extend Holiday to include passover new York Sta a the easter vacation for students of the new York City Public schools was extended to include april 18th, the first Day of passover As a result of efforts made by the jewish Sabbath Alliance. Of stamp collectors a see Page two of this Issue league urged to Boycott Germany rabbi Marshall Taxay shown above of Terre haute will address the Beth i Zed cd men s club in the Vest of the Temple thirty fourth and Ruckle streets monday evening at 8 15. He will speak on a America s nervous breakdown Quot. The address will Deal with the political and psychological Points ushered in by a collapsing Economy in which the jew representing a conspicuous minority is a target. Or. Leon Berger will Union holds Good will meet at a Good will gathering wednesday night april 10, in the icon Center 914 South Meridian Street the Indianapolis hebrew credit Union gave its financial report to 250 members and guests. The report of the treasurer indicated a steadily increasing volume of business since the organization of the credit Union last August. Collections the report showed were exceptionally Good enabling the Board of directors to declare a 75 percent liquidating dividend on All old jewish Mutual savings and loan association Stock. It will be remembered that the old jewish Mutual savings and loan association after ten years of existence Vas reorganized into the Indianapolis hebrew credit Union. Checks on old jewish Mutual Stock Are now being issued to the members and so far nearly All the members receiving these checks have turned them Back to the Indianapolis hebrew credit Union towards the Purchase of new Stock. The Good will gathering culminated in a drive for new members and $2600 in additional Stock was subscribed at this meeting. Officers of the Indianapolis hebrew credit Union Are Max Smul Yan president William Gorenstein vice president and Samuel Sofnas Secretary treasurer. On the Board of directors Are the officers and Harry Garfinkle Sam Feldman Hyman Golden and Fred Schuchman. The supervisory committee consists of David Rosenberg Julius Weisman and Sam Dobrowitz. On the credit committee Are Sam Eshowsky Sam Coraz and Irving Hamer. The Indianapolis hebrew credit Union solicits applications for Loans for worthy purposes from jewish residents of Indianapolis. Meetings of the organization Are held every sunday from 10 30 a. To 1 00 p. At 1130 South Meridian to speak at Center monday Joseph a. Friend of the Indiana University faculty will present his final lecture in the series of a the jew in literature at Kirshbaum Center monday evening at 8 s0. He will speak on a current jewish american novels and novelists. He will discuss the works of Dahlberg Michael Gold Halper and other Young american writers. This lecture is free to members. Non members will be charged a nominal sum. To the Many readers of the jewish Post passover greetings ride by naia and motes said unto the people remember this Day in which be came out from Egypt out of the House of bondage for by the strength of hand the lord brought you out from this place there shall no leavened bread be eaten Quot. A exodus 13 3. Passover the world Over by s. Ephraim passover the Holiday of Spring and of jewish liberation is one of the most Beautiful and one of the most Joyful of holidays for jews in All parts of the world. The performance of the seder ceremony the most picturesque element in the whole Holiday is accompanied by curious customs among the various jews of the world. The sephardic jews the sephardic jews descendants of those who once were expelled from Spain have a seder that is especially splendid. The women Wear their most Beautiful clothes. The of i Oimen is not hidden under the Pillow As in the More familiar ceremony but is wrapped in a silk cloth worn by the women Over their shoulders while the haggadah is being said. In general the sephardic make elaborate preparations for the passover. Four weeks before passover the Day after purim they begin to bake matzo. The Cabb lists have special additional details to observe and special prayers to say Over each piece of matzo. Some sephardic bake a special kind of a Rich matzo made with Oil and wine. This is served to friends who Call during the intermediary week Days of the Holiday. The questions in arabic the jews from Bagdad and Yemen perform the seder and recite the haggadah in a manner of their own. Even their Way of Blessing the wine is different. The four questions Are asked in the following manner a Little boy holds the Bone which is a traditional part of the ceremony in one hand and an egg in the other. He asks the first question a Why do we eat matzo. Then he gives the Complete answer himself. He goes through the same procedure with each of the other three questions asking each in its turn and answering it at once. In Many yemenite Homes the haggadah is paraphrased in arabic. This is largely because most of the yemenite jewish women do not understand hebrew. This is not unusual. The jewish scholar Rashi tells us in his a thapar desk that it was once the custom in France to Tell the Story of the haggadah in French since that was the language the women knew. Bukhari an jews even More patriarchal and ceremonious is the seder ceremony of the Bukharin jews. The room where the seder is to be held is filled with roses and fragrant grasses. On the table there Are two flasks and in each there is a Twig of Myrtle. Roses and other highly perfumed Flowers Are always used by the Bukharin jews to decorate their Sabbath and Holiday tables. Everyone sits on a Low sofa piled High with pillows to lean on. The oldest male sits at the head of the table and next in order comes the next oldest. The sequence is progressively downward according to age with the women at the foot. As soon As the recitation of the haggadah is begun the head of the House rises and grasps a staff. Then his wife hands him a package containing a few matzo which he throws Over his shoulder and then proceeds to run Back and Forth across the House until he stops in a Corner. The smaller children approach him and say a whence do you come a a from Egypt a he replies. A and where Are you going now a a to Jerusalem a he says. After this conversation he sits Down at his place again and the youngest person of the House asks the four questions. Several Days before passover the streets of Jerusalem Are crowded with countless jewish visitors tourists from All Over the world who have come to spend passover in the land of Israel. The streets Are Lively and in the specifically jewish streets like the Street of a Hundred Gates and in the old City the Hustle and Bustle of the approaching Holiday is great. the time the afternoon of the Day before passover arrives the City has acquired a different appearance. All the jews go to the wailing Wall and As they pass one sees a varied collection of types. There Are the pious Jerusalem jews wearing Flat fur edged Caps and coloured cloaks. There Are the sephardic jews with their rabbis and judges known As a Cha Chamen wearing turbans and there Are the Burk Harian jews. Much Joy and True spirit of liberation characterize the seder ceremonies in the colonies and in Tel Viv where the masses of tourists from various countries who have come to Palestine for passover Stream through the streets. It is the a night of Observance a the first passover night. Doors and windows Are open and through All the lighted streets of Tel Aviv one hears the Melody of the haggadah in All its variations. From All the houses built a Many jews go to Nablus for passover to see How the Holiday is celebrated by the Samaritans who to this Day bring the passover sacrifice to mount Ger Zim. Copyright 1935, by jewish telegraphic Agency new York Sta a permanent settlement of thousands of refugees from the Reich in countries where they Are abiding temporarily is an extremely complicated problem it was stated Here by col. Norman Nentwich who is associated with the league of nations High commission for refugees coming from Germany. Col. Nentwich who is a former attorney general of Palestine and is professor of International relations at the hebrew University arrived in this City last tuesday on the s. S. Sta Tendam for a protracted stay in this country to Aid the United jewish Appeal drive for $3,250,000. Tel Aviv Sta a the municipality of Tel Aviv last week renamed Carmel Street after King George in connection with the Jubilee celebrations in Honor of the King of England which will take place next month. Preparations Are being made to celebrate the Jubilee throughout Palestine As an expression of loyalty to the King and of gratitude to the British Schule to have Celebration the Central hebrew congregation will hold a a three fold Celebration at the Schule Twenty first Street and Central Avenue sunday afternoon a 5 of clock. At that time the burning of the mortgage will take place the twelfth anniversary of the congregation will be celebrated and the presentation of jewish books Given by or. And mrs. H. Markum in memory of their son will take place. A Buffet supper will be served by the sisterhood of the congregation without charge. The entire jewish Community is i invited to attend. Of War wont come a rabbi Wise says a wars that Are sure to come never do a stated rabbi Stephen s. Wise of the free synagogue new York to 1,000 persons attending the last open forum of the season in Kirshbaum Center last sunday night. A at present a the rabbi said a War is so imminent that it will not come it cannot help anything and it would be so much worse than the last War that civilization would be wiped rabbi Wise first discussed the situation of european jewry today. He stated that jews in the soviet Union will not be permitted to celebrate passover in the proper manner that the status of the jewish people in Roumania is very Uncertain and that one Hundred thousand jews in Warsaw Poland Are financially unable to Purchase matzo and other passover foods this year. He remarked that England would be the last country to surrender to fascist anti semitism and that Austria is a nazi land without Hitler. Boycott a War substitute rabbi Wise declared that the Boycott of German made goods and German services is a non violent substitute for War. He said that any jew who violates the Boycott should be duly ashamed for a aiding the enemy. Or. Louis Segar presided at the District on sunday april 21, the Indianapolis zionist District will present a program Over radio station a fam at 11 15 a. M., honouring the 800th anniversary of Maimonides one of the most noted jewish scholars in history. Rabbi Elia Char by of the Beth Al Zedeck Tern pie will speak and Cantor Myro Glass president of the Indianapolis zionist District will sing accompanied by miss Miriam Forman. The local zionist group will also have a Maimonides meeting on sunday april 28th. An interesting cultural program has been arranged and a play let a the escape from Cordovan will be presented. The entire Community is invited to this meeting which Wall be held in the Beth Al Zedeck Temple at 8 15 p. Or. Hadassah announces Bridge festival May j5 the Junior Hadassah announces that the women of Indianapolis Are invited to attend a Bridge festival on wednesday May 15, 1935, to be held in the architects and builders building Pennsylvania and Vermont streets at 2 p. M., and also at 8 p. Beautiful door and table prizes will be awarded and a luncheon will be served at the afternoon session through Courtesy of the Omar baking company. There Wall be no admission charge but those persons wishing to show appreciation May do so by purchasing seconds at one cent each on the $50 prize clock from any Junior Hadassah member present at the card group forms request untermyer speech read at mass meeting in new York by jewish telegraphic Agency new York a Resolution calling upon the league of nations at its forthcoming session at Geneva to impose the a economic sanctions a As provided in its covenant against Germany a because of the Many flagrant persistent and Long constituted violations of that covenant was enthusiastically received last week at a mass meeting at the hippodrome. The rally which was attended by 2000 persons was under the joint sponsorship of the non sectarian anti nazi league of which Samuel untermyer is. President and the american federation of labor. Untermyer who was to have presented the Resolution was kept from the meeting by illness. His speech was read by George Gordon Battle attorney who acted As chairman of the gathering which brought to the hippodrome stage outstanding leaders of labor business religion and the professions. Repeating his frequently made assertion that the Boycott is by no Means a jewish question or policy or. Untermyer a statement As read by or. Battle pointed out that a a recommendation by the league for the enforcement of economic sanctions by the nations to the extent of their refusal to accept goods from this outlaw would in my judgment accomplish the purpose within ninety Days after it was put into effect by the parties to the peace destroy Hitler regime this purpose the untermyer statement described As the a economic destruction of the Hitler other speakers who addressed the meeting were or. Abba Hillel Silver of Cleveland or. Harry Lee Franklin executive Secretary of the Chest for liberation of workers o2 Europe or. Rowena Morse Mann formerly of the University of Jena William Collins new York organizer of the a. F. L. And official representative of that organization at the meeting and mrs. Norman Nentwich wife of professor Nentwich recently arrived member of the league of nations commission for the settlement of less subject to t. B., medics find London Sta a tuberculosis is comparatively uncommon among the jews it was disclosed Here at a medical conference devoted to reports on the White plague made by medical research experts. In towns where there is a Large element in the population the tuberculosis mortality among the jews is on the average Only half that of the gentiles data presented by the scientists revealed. Several reasons were Given in explanation of Why the dreaded disease affects jews less than non jews. It was explained that the jew thanks to his town dwelling propensities contracts in Early childhood a slight immunizing infection. An alternative suggestion was made that the Laws of Hygiene Laid Down by the talmud encourage a comparatively healthy Mode of life. The theory was developed at the conference that jews Are less affected by tuberculosis because they show a preference for occupations which do not involve them in overwork which is so often the determining Factor in the outbreak of tuberculosis. On the other hand it was pointed out that jews follow trades which Are not unhealthy As far As tuberculosis is concerned. Some of the doctors at the conference expressed the belief that the jews comparative Freedom from alcoholism is the secret of his immunity from tuberculosis

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