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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - April 23, 1965, Indianapolis, IndianaA 15c per copy a published weekly Flo wish Post a t Quot if you let the people know they can act intelligently Indiana edition. Me 4-1307 Friday april 23, 1965 volume xxx no. 33temple Day at Jea 1965 Jef drive hits scheduled for May 16 $400,000 Mark goal set sunday May 16, has been designated As a Temple Day at Jea a a Community wide Effort to strengthen Indianapolis jewish educational association. Executive director Max m. Furer in announcing the program said the institution at 6711 Hoover Road will throw open its doors in the first such venture Ever attempted Here. The project is being undertaken with the help and support of All jewish congregations and the jewish welfare federation of which Jea is one of five local agencies. The program was decided upon at a recent meeting of congregational and federation leaders All of whom Felt some Type of project was urgently needed to increase the Agency s enrolment. Furer said a detailed schedule of the Day s activities and special features highlighting tho program Are now being worked out and would be announced shortly. He said the emphasis is being placed on parents to see the need for jewish education and to a Cement the relationship Between the Community and Jea As a Community a what we aim to do is to create an atmosphere of Goodwill and co operation a Furer said. A we want the Community to recognize there is a need to study the jewish Way of life and in order for Jea to be successful we need the participation of the entire each congregation will be guest of the Jea at specified times. Transportation will be furnished by Jea. There will be guided Tours of the modern five year old facilities which Are not Only utilized by All five local jewish Community agencies but also by such prominent organizations As b Nai by Rith Ila Dassah and the zionist organization of America. A special Assembly and features for the younger set Are also on the Agenda. Jea employing its own faculty and operated by its own Board offers classes for children from Nursery age up to those for adults. Its elementary school consists of a five year program followed by instruction for High school students and adults. Jea s standards have been described As Good or bet a ter than any in the country and its latest major project is a language Laboratory to Benefit All its students. The fully equipped Laboratory will have 15 language Booths Complete with tape recorders recorders and two Way communication and is designed to enhance the mastering of hebrew As a language. Furer pointed out while the Agency is primarily geared to meet the needs of school age students it offers services that greatly Benefit the entire Community. The 1965 jewish welfare federation Campaign has reached the $400,000 level amid indications of registering another successful year it was reported tuesday night. Executive director Frank h. Newman also told the Jef Board of directors he believes the drive will surpass last years $462,000 by the time final figures Are in. Especially lauded were the Gold and Silver divisions under Sid Tuchman and Herb Grosby respectively whose campaigns Are virtually All wrapped up. Every division was cited for bringing in new pledges More than 100 alone by the Young matrons headed by mrs. Jack Jaffe. The temples and b Nai by Rith lodges have accounted for 70 new pledges to Date. A while we Are spreading the base and securing the gifts of new people we must concentrate now on the Money cards still outstanding and try to bring in every last Dollar still out a Newman said. He added that the women a division under mrs. Charles Fisch is also enjoying a successful year and should surpass last years total of $57,500. Of the 1,800 cards in 26 per cent represent increases Over last year 48 per cent Are the same 23 per cent Are new and decreases total Only 3.4 per cent of the total according to the latest available figures. Jef president Ben Domont told the Board that the newly formed Indianapolis jewish welfare foundation held its first Board of directors meeting monday night and that David m. Cook was elected president. Other officers include Martin l. Larner first vice president William l. Schloss second vice president Philip d. Pecar Secretary and Irwin Katz treasurer. The foundation was organized to initiate a program of supplementary income for the federation through trusts and other arrangements. The foundation plans to hold a dinner meeting soon to acquaint persons interested in the project How they can make Cash contributions. Julian Freeman a former Center teens set drive for clothing and books 1negro and the panel talk slated a the negro and the jews is the title of a special open meeting set for sunday april 25 at 8 . At the jewish Community Center 6701 Hoover Road. A panel of speakers will present the issues. Maureen Prevost social worker and member of the Core strategy Board will discuss a How the negro views the rabbi Maurice Davis of Indianapolis hebrew congregation will speak on a the nature of Judaism which compels the jew to participate in liberation David Goldstein executive director of the jewish Community stunt night set at Beth la Mey 2 stunt night the Center s annual teen program of skits will be held sunday May 2, at 7 30 . At Beth Al Zedeck Temple. Five skits will be presented with trophies Given for the top two acts. Mike Kirsh will be master of ceremonies. Tickets Are available at the Center or from teenage Council members. Advance tickets Are $1.00 Price �1 the door will be $1.25. Teens Are in the news at the jewish Community Center this week. A special Call to the Community for clothes books school supplies and food has been issued by the centers youth leadership organization Ylo. Articles collected will be sent to the Freedom school in Meridian miss., to Aid negro school children who attend the school to learn More about their Amer relations Council will discuss a the jewish Community relations Council and the jew in civil rights panel Moderator will be Martin Larner Center president. Mrs. Theodore Goldberg is program coordinator. A discussion of the issues presented will follow the panel presentations. Refreshments will be served. Warsaw ghetto memorial radio program slated at 7 . April 25, station a fam pm will present a special a Warsaw ghetto uprising radio broadcast under the auspices of the Asaph organization. Mrs. Daniel h. Jacobson will a. F speak on a lest we a film Holly Susy duo recorded program of appropriate melodies will be Sung by Cantor Myro Glass also he will sing his own composition entitled a Chor Yisrael remember Israel. This composition is dedicated to the memory of millions of jewish martyrs. The Community is urged to tune concert to be held at jewish Center a Folk concert featuring Doug Thiel Thom Foreman Greg Hilderbrand and Harriet Hines will be presented at the jewish Community Center 6701 Hoover Road saturday May 1, at 7 30 . The Young singers All Indiana University students will present songs varying from traditional to contemporary political and protest numbers. The jewish Community Center congenial couples club will present a a film Holiday a armchair vacation at its next meeting saturday May 8, at 8 . At the Center 6701 Hoover Road. The club is open to All Young married couples. Ican heritage. May 1 through May 8 has been designated project week with teenagers set to receive supplies from 7 to 9 30 . At the j.c.c.a., 6701 Hoover Road. Persons unable to deliver supplies Are urged to Call the Center cd 1-9467, to have their donations picked up. Clothes for adults As Well As children and All sorts of school supplies including paper pencils and crayons Are needed desperately. Books written by or about negroes Are especially called for but children a books of any kind will be Davis to lecture at Western College rabbi Maurice Davis spiritual Leader of Indianapolis hebrew congregation will represent the jewish Chautauqua society As lecturer May 2-3 at Western College for women in Oxford Ohio. The rabbi will lecture May 2 on a the jewish doctrine of Man a and on May 3 on Quot Judaism and social rabbi Davis lectures on College campuses under the auspices of the jewish Chautauqua society sponsored by the National federation of Tempie brotherhoods an organization which creates better understanding of jews and Judaism through education. Jef president reported on a new financing program of the United jewish Appeal and the jewish Agency inc., which would cancel the Jef $350,000 debt to the Indiana National Bank. The refinancing Calls for a $50 million loan to be made by a group of life insurance companies to be granted to the jewish Agency for Israel for 15 years and to be guaranteed by Uja. The Board approved 1966 budgets for the local agencies totalling nearly $550,000, As approved by the budget committee for the agencies but delayed final action on a $50,000 allocation to the jewish educational association pending further study. Julian Kiser chairman of the demographic study policy committee reported that plans Are being pushed for a jewish Community population study to be undertaken in the fall by a group of about 300 women volunteers through the Jef. He said the in depth Survey will include both Telephone and personal interviews to Aid in the Long Range planning of the local agencies. Serving on Kiser a committee Are mrs. Herbert Backer Sigmund Beck mrs. Alexander Kahn Eugene Glick Bill Julian Irwin Katz Martin Larner or. Mortimer Mann Ben Paller Robert Rose Elmar Ruben Sid Tuchman and David Goldstein who will direct the Overall study. The Board approved a request from the jewish Community Center for a special consultant on jewish education in its Day Camp program at a Cost of $500 to $650 a season. Also approved was a decision to postpone remodelling or moving of the Mikveh until termination of by Nai torah plans for a new building. The Board further adopted a Resolution commending Channel 13, Wlw-1, and the sponsoring firm Xerox corp., for making possible the recent telecast of the documentary a let my people go a and approved a recommendation that a scroll be sent to the former lord mayor of Dublin Robert Briscoe Tor his participation in Federal ion activities during his recent Indianapolis visit. Community leaders were also urged to attend the jewish welfare Board biennial session. May 12-16 at French lick at which Martin Larner is scheduled to be named president of the Midwest Section. The federation was also told by mrs. David Cook that it is prominently involved in the preschool phase of president Johnson s anti poverty program through the word of David Goldstein executive director of the jewish Community relations Council. Also involved Are mrs Cook and Paul Barker of the National conference of christians and jews

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