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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - April 30, 1943, Indianapolis, IndianaPublished weekly the jewish Post axe 0 $2.00 per be arabs uan 3116 in vice Vna jewry vol 11. No. 50 Indianapolis. Ind. Friday. April 30. 1943 entered a Yacond Clara Mattar at tha it oat offload at Indiana Olla under tha act of March i. 18tt.soldiers at Billings Hospital and Camp Atterbury enjoy seder passover services at Camp aide Bury were followed by a seder held in a nearby Mesi Hall. Some of the 200 persons present Are shown in the picture at the left including two Saacs who May be seen in the upper left part of the picture. The Center photo shows standing from left to right. Chaplain Marlin m. Perley. Who conducted the seder it. Jessie Levin. Hospital dietician warrant officer Murray Tosser Jersey City. Sitting facing the camera. James Engel. Youngstown Ohio of the Huntsville Texas my detachment Victor Vanovitch Brooklyn. N. Y. Coast artillery pvt. Frank Hoffman Chicago wounded on Guadalcanal and awarded the purple heart decoration pvt. Joseph Mellovitz. Chicago also recovering from wounds received on Guadalcanal. Backs to camera. Pvt. Sidney Friedman Chi Cago. Patient from Camp Campbell by pfc. Alfred l. Schonfeld. Brooklyn pfc. Seymour pearls Len. Brooklyn and Cpl a. Schifrin. Brooklyn these last three Are students in the medical enlisted technicians school at fort Benjamin Harrison. In the picture at right Are. Left to right. Mrs. Mildred Levey. Director of the Kirshbaum Uso Job club Fred Pincus. Philadelphia patient from fort Knox. By. Chaplain Martin m. Perley and it. Jessie Levin. Saacs Guadalcanal wounded among passover celebrants at Indiana posts men wounded on Guadalcanal Saacs enlisted men and officers were among those enjoying passover seders held at Billings general Hospital it. Harrison and at Camp Atterbury. Services were conducted at the division Chapel at Camp Atterbury by chaplain Jacob m. Ott and following the services the entire congregation of Over 200 persons went 1� an adjoining mess Hall where a Complete seder dinner was served. Servicemen came in from the Field to attend the ceremonies. Mrs. Anna Miller of Indianapolis was in charge of the preparation of the dinner assisted by mrs Wolf Sussman of Indianapolis mrs. Harry Kaplan Columbus Job hospitality chairman and her committee consisting of mrs. Harry Frohman mrs. Sam Kroot mrs. Robert Tross mrs. Lyons Weisburg and mrs. Nate Kaufman. Members of the co Lumbus Shelbyville army Navy committee who assisted in the serving were mrs. Paul Sirkus mrs. Abe Kroot or. And mrs. M. Stern mrs. Lester Kasov mrs. Jacobson mrs. Julius Boiarsky or. Sam Kroot or. And mrs. J. Blitz and or. Harry Kaplan. Chaplain Luther w. Evans chief of chaplains of the 83rd division at Camp Atterburg attended the services and delivered a message to the jewish soldiers. Lodge to present stage door canteen at Claypool May 29 Indianapolis Lodge and auxiliary of by Nai by Rith Are completing plans for one of its most pretentious and important affairs on arrangements were made by saturday evening May 29 at the o 1a n �.1 a a t a a la a t lil a j t _ _ _ d 11/,., d Aam f i l a i air a1 to . Services May 7 to add new prayer books the new edition of the Union prayer Book a memorial gift of three members of the Board will be introduced at services at the Indianapolis hebrew congregation a week from Friday on May 7, when an out of town rabbi to be announced later will be guest speaker. Also on the program for the occasion will be the Indianapolis symphonic choir under the direction of Elmer Andrew Stef fan which will Render three special numbers. The books Are the gift of Victor a. Goldberg Jacob Hays and William Schloss. The services Are open to the Public. Chaplain Jacob m. Ott and Lyons l. Weisburg Uso Job associate director at Columbus ind., and the seders were sponsored by the jewish Community of Muncie ind. Another Celebration of the Holiday was held by jewish patients at Billings general Hospital who ushered in the festival at a special seder arranged for their Benefit on monday evening april 10, among the patients were a group of jewish boys recovering from wounds received in action on Guadalcanal. The Vincennes army Navy committee of the jewish welfare Board entertained 55 men of George Field 111., several members of their families and other special guests at a seder marking the feast of the passover at the Vincennes synagogue. Special guests were col. And mrs. E. B. Bobzien chaplain e. B. Wycoff it. A. H. Wagman and his wife and children who have just arrived Here from Washington d. C., four marines from Burns City Max Strashun and mrs. Grace Hastey. The food preparation was in charge of mrs. Louis Dumes mrs. Dansker and mrs. William Dumes and mrs. Bernard Joseph came from Washington to assist with the dining room. J. W. V. Adopts u. S. S. Levy new York adoption of the Crew of the u. S. S. Levy was announced this week by Benjamin Kaufman. National commander of the jewish War veterans of the United Stales. The announcement came after the launching of a destroyer escort named in Honor of Commodore Uriah p. Levy jewish naval hero. Riley room of the Claypool hotel when the Lodge will put on a Quot stage door canteen for service men. The affair will be nonsectarian and will be entirely free to the men in uniform. In keeping with the stage door canteen atmosphere the service men will not find a Dull moment. A 14-piece orchestra will provide the music for dancing and two floor shows will entertain during intermissions. Attempts Are being made to have Horace Heidt and his orchestra make an appearance. Free sandwiches and beverages will be served. The arrangements committee consists of Eph Levin general Danes criticized for Gershwin opera Stockholm a the managers of the Royal danish opera House in Copenhagen Are sharply criticized in the pro nazi danish newspaper Quot fad Relander Quot for giving a performance of Quot porgy and bees Quot by Quot the russian american jew. George Goldblatt in Cincinnati special Cincinnati rabbi Maurice Goldblatt of the Indianapolis hebrew congregation of Indianapolis will review Herbert Agar so a time for greatness at the final meeting of the year of the Rockdale Avenue Temple sisterhood Here thursday afternoon May 11. Chairman Jack b. Kammins mrs. Harold i. Platt Milton Fineberg David Cook and mrs. Max Farb. Other committees will be announced later. Lieut. Mossman receives commission. First Indiana rabbi to enter army special Hammond rabbi Sydney k. Mossman of Knesset Israel synagogue received his commission this week As a chaplain in the u. S. Army and thereby became the first rabbi in Indiana to be so honoured. He is also the first member of the Hammond clergy to enter the armed forces. His orders from the adjutant general a office provide that he shall report for a six weeks training course in a chaplains school at Harvard University on May 7. While he is attending school mrs. Mossman and their Young daughter Sharon will remain at the Home of her parents in Detroit mich., and plan to join him when he is assigned to a permanent station. Rabbi Mossman is a graduate continued on Page 2 rabbi Mossma plan to reduce French jews status after War bared by Beuleh telegraphic Agency new York documentary evidence came to Light this week betraying the designs of general Henri Giraud to reduce the jews of France to a condition of inferior citizenship in violation of the Laws of the French Republic. A copy of a memorandum issued by Giraud a High command at Algiers in january was produced Here containing these hitherto unpublished clauses �?o1 jewish commissioned trend noncommissioned officers and men in the reserves will generally be assigned to special non combatant work units 2 this measure appears necessary in order to avoid having the entire jewish population gain the title of War Veteran which might prejudice the status Given these people after the this memorandum the above clauses of which on orders of Giraud were kept confidential was signed by major general Prioux of Giraud a command and general Touchet director of personnel and issued for the generals commanding French troops in North Africa. It is dated Algiers january 30, 1943 is entitled Quot the use of jews in the army a and bears the code numbers �?o40-c--Ngj-cab.�?� Paul Jacob Secretary general of the French Republican committee a new organization of frenchmen in the United states produced the text of the memorandum and declared a this measure and the reasons invoked Are the proof that general Giraud and his staff envisage a new status for the French population of jewish Faith after the War and thus the abrogation of the Liberty and Equality established for All citizens As a result of the French or. Jacob is a Reserve officer in the French army who saw service on the Maginot line and continued on Page 2

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