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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - January 11, 1935, Indianapolis, IndianaA jewish a a location the jewish Post for the jewish people Only jewish newspaper in the state of Indiana edited and printed entirely by jews. Up to n ii no. Xxiii Indianapolis Indiana Friday Shebat 7, 5695 january 11, 1935 single copy 3 cents 50 cents the year interesting facts of interesting jews by Leonard Rothschild Sam h. Harris theatrical producer says that a a Ismaeh hts is a show that Sells out on its second night and then runs at a profit for at least six months. He has produced Many smash hits. Harris was bom in the bowery was a Wall Street messenger a laundry Man manager of Terry Mcgovern worlds Champion prize fighter and a partner of George m. Cohan. Today he is the Best judge of a play on Broadway. Jacob de Haas has performed a service to Amer can jewry by editing the one volume of a encyclopedia of jewish it should be in every jewish Library. Phil Baker May be a triple threat Man. In addition to heard Friday Over the radio and having a part in the Broadway musical a calling All stars a he will headline a show at a new restaurant on the Gay White Way. A Friend from the coast informs that Ben Bemie now wears a new crop of hair on his upper lip. Block and Sully have signed with Sam Goldwyn to make one picture a year. It will probably be with their pal Eddie Cantor. Cantor called them Over transatlantic Telephone last week from Switzerland just to say a to Lee olay de Wynn began the practice of dressing to fit a role heard Over the air. Now most comedians follow this Lead. Hymn changes his costume As Many As six times for a half hour program not because of a desire to impress his audience but because he feels that the changes into the clothes of the character he is acting helps h m live the part. To satisfy the requests for the names of interesting jews Here Are a few. The Dolly Sisters were Jennie and Rosie Deutsch George White was Isadore Weiss Irving Berlin was Isadore Baline Sophie Tucker was Sophie Abuza Harry Richman was Henry Reichman Jed Harr s was Jed Horowitz Vera Gordon was Vera Nemirow and gue Edwards was Gustav Simon. Elizabeth Benner exiled German jewish actress will make her Debute in America this month in the drama by Margaret Kennedy a escape me Edna Ferber and George s. Kaufman Are working on a new collaboration for production in a few months. Joe Glick former boxing Champ Learned to talk yiddish in Mexico City. 0 Tel Aviv mayor threatens to resign Tel Aviv Palestine a Sta a mayor Meier Dizengoff failed to appear monday at the regular meeting of the municipal Council but instead dispatched a letter to that body threatening to resign unless certain conditions he Lai d Down were accepted. The mayor Wais particularly incensed at an incident which occurred at the last meeting of the Council. The Laberite members of the body taunted the mayor with the cry a Nashashibi a the name of the recently Defeated moslem mayor of Jerusalem known for his ant jewish policy. Over the stubborn opposition of the labovites the Council accepted the terms Laid Down by mayor dozen Goff. Tel Aviv Sta a a gift of $15,000 for establishment of a students Home in Jerusalem for hebrew University students was announced last week by Samuel Solov Well known philanthropist. Indiana proclaims Palestine Day Saar expected to go German league May Divide Section after plebiscite Saar Brusken a Sta a with the january 13th plebiscite which will decide the Saar basins future adherents to maintenance of the status quo which would mean continued jurisdiction of the league of nations Over the territory Are predicting a vote in favor of this alternative a special jewish Telegraph Agency correspondent Learned during a Survey of the entire area. On the basis of this Hope they Are relying on the treaty of Versailles provision which would Divide the Saar into two portions one of which would fall under immediate German Rule while the other would continue under league supervision for a stipulated number of years after which a second plebiscite would be held. Voters for the third alternative which would favor handing Over the Saar to France will be insignificant n number everyone agreed. All residents of the area no matter what their attitude toward nazism feel that the Saar belongs rightfully to Germany the correspondent found but Antl hot zerites fear the Reich of today. V sitors to the Saar remark that either the Hake Kreuz a hitlers Swastika Emblem or Germany a red White and Black Flag flies from every building while the French Tri color is seen almost nowhere except at the offices of the French mining directors. The Barnho Strasse main Avenue in this City and cts adjacent streets Are illuminated in the evenings with myriads of Small coloured lamps which give a festive air to the business Section. In contrast with this Holiday atmosphere is the attitude of Many of the City a residents who foresee a dark future. With France virtually out of the picture antagonism is confined to the u val Deutsche front and status quo Camps. The former group is the noisier with its weekly meetings its daily papers its illustrated weeklies its humorous publications and its radio exhortations All of which Prophesy a ninety eight per cent vote for a Reich regime. All parties included. Numbered among the status quo proponents Are liberals democrats socialists communists and recently Many catholics All of whom have found new courage in formation of the German league for Ghristian socialist Community. In an interview with Johann Hoffmann editor in chief of the Saar Post and Fritz Kuhnen former member of the Reich Stag both of whom Are Leader air the above organizations the jewish telegraphic Agency was told of a terror nation Campaign being waged in the Saar by the Deutsche front aimed at jews and at other supporters of status quo. Outstanding jews in Saa Bruecken and other communities and High officers of the present government who Are working under supervision of the englishman Geoffrey Knox president of the government commission confirmed these reports. Of the 5,000 jews comprising 0.6 per cent of the 830,000 inhabitants of the Saar 47j5 per cent reside n Saa Bruecken which contains seventeen jewish religious congregations. Jews were already living in the Saar Basin in the thirteenth Century. In .1760 the jews of Saa Bruecken formed 0.3 per cent of the population. Not Many a is Are engaged in the professions Here. Of 440 physicians Only thirty six Are jews while of 130 lawyers Twenty Are jewish. Jerusalem a Sta a during the month of july 1934, Palestine i imported $5,715,000 Worth of goods and exported $245,000 Worth the government officially announced this week. To speak Here Ludwig Lewisohn As a Climax to Palestine Day Ludwig Lewisohn shown above noted author and zionist Leader will address Indianapolis jews in Kirshbaum Community Center Twenty third and Meridian streets on sunday evening january 20, 1935. Lewisohn will speak on a jew and he will., discuss., their., mutual., fight against re Pagan Zaton of the world. Lewisohn the author of up Stream the Island within. This people and Many other novels has developed through much hard experience the opinions he so challenging by voices today. He has travelled and has taken a Strong personal interest in the jewish question. In h s discussions he pleads for tolerance and the Ideal of a Community where the individual is let alone. Many of Lewisohn a books have been translated into As Many As fifteen languages and they have created a better understanding of racial problems. This lecture is under the auspices of the Indianapolis zionist District. Polish jews face despair most fatal epic in history now is leaders claim Warsaw Sta a an Appeal to the jews of the world for a brotherly help for polish jewry in the a most fatal epic of its history was issued Here last week by the extraordinary conference of polish jewish leaders. A group of resolutions were passed stressing the grave plight of jew in this country and Impo tuning increased help from abroad. Sums granted to polish jewry last year a Resolution states from drives in other countries not Only were inadequate to meet the needs occasioned by its plight but also was not in proportion to the total amount raised by the american jewish joint distribution committees Campaign for european Relief. Outside assistance needed another Resolution states that every form of Large scale social Aid work Ever created hereby jews is now on the Brink of collapse and that orphanages professional schools Edu cat onal institutions and medical services Are unable to carry on in the Light of polish jewry a dire poverty unless assistance is Given from outside. In opening the sess on chief rabbi Rubenstein of Wilno stressed the Point that German jewry s calamity must not be allowed to overshadow the polish jewish catastrophe. Describing the a Black plight of polish jewry rabbi Rubenstein sad that a one fifth a part of world jewry resident in Poland is on the verge of Raphael Szereszewski polish jewish philanthropist stated that 150,000 Jewsh families in Poland Are living on Charity and loan funds created by the american jewish joint distribution committee. A polish jewry a he said a is straining to the utmost the existence of these by even so Finau mrs. Lehman to be honoured guest at Council birthday Tea new York Sta a mrs. Herbert Lehman and mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt have been invited As guests of Honor to attend the Fortieth Ann Ersary birthday Tea to be held by the new York Section of the Nat onal Council of jewish women at the hotel Plaza on january loth. Mrs. William de Young Kay president of the new York Section will preside. At her table will be the past presidents of the organization. These include mrs. Alexander Kohut mrs. Cyrus l. Sulzberger mrs. Zucker men mrs. Wiliam so Borg and mrs. Irving Lehman. By Nai ahm dance plans Complete plans for the first annual Benefit show and dance to be Given by the by Nai ahm club sunday evening at the cars local Nite club located at Southeastern and Emerson avenues were completed yesterday. A record crowd is expected to attend this first affair and the program will offer some delightful entertainment. In addition to Beautiful dance music to be Fum shed by an outstanding orchestra two gala floor shows will be presented and special cocktail hours will prevail. Rapid ticket sales the committee in charge of the dance have reported a very rapid Sale of tickets but those who have not yet made reservations May do so by phoning Irvington 0092 anytime sunday. Morrs Olshan is chairman of the ticket committee and he is being assisted by Isadore Kleger and Harry g. Levine. Abe Baker Jack Selig and Abe Zukerman Are in charge of publicity and Sam Cohen is chairman for the committee in charge of arrangements. He s being assisted by sol Grant Harry Fogle and Nathan Gem Stein. First Public event this Benefit show and dance s the first Public affair Ever Given by the by Nai ahm club and it promises to be one of the most outstanding social events of the new season. The club s composed of Young jewish men of Indianapol a and the purpose is for social and athletic interests. The club has been n existence for More than two years and at present has Twenty five members. Meetings Are held each week in Kirshbaum Center. Lew Davis is president of by Nai ahm Levine vice president David Bluesten treasurer and Selig Secretary. Greece aids refugees Salonica a Sta a the greek government monday assigned 5,000, 000 drachmas approximately $50,000 for a housing project for christians and jews excluding Only the jewish refugees who fled recently from Turkey. Governor general percies Challis declared that the project would prove a Boon since a one Fouth of the jewish population was without shelter after the catastrophe of 1918 and 1934.�?� of Schnuch launches paper Philadelphia Sta a deprived by Anton Haegele Wutoh of the Deutscher Bemba other erstwhile official nazi Organ in the United states or. Hubert Schnuch who cont Nues to regard himself As National president of the league of friends of new Germany has established a new publication the Deutsche Weck Ruf with a Headquarters at Broad Street and Columbus Avenue Philadelphia it was Learned tuesday. It was further revealed that Hae Geless clique plans to toss overboard the a friends of new Germany title and to form an entirely new organization to be known As the american National socialist league. Rial help from the United states is utterly inadequate. Mcnutt issues proclamation urging groups to observe Day senior Hadassah to meet wednesday the regular meeting of the local chapter of senior hadash will be held next wednesday afternoon in Kirshbaum Center at 2 1 5. A delightful program of entertainment has been arranged and All members Are asked to attend. The program will include a dramatic presentation a the immortal Bialk a directed by m s. Jacob Weiss. A musical program arranged by mrs. Max Nickbarg will be presented by m is Frieda Brill mrs. Elias Charry mrs. Jack Goldberg mrs. Harry b. Jacobs mrs. Phil stepper and mrs. Sydney Weinstein. The following will part Capate in the singing group mrs. Meyer Gallin mrs. Myro Glass mrs. Max Plesser mrs. Lous Talesnick mrs. Nathan Toplin and miss Geraldine Young. Mrs. W Lliam Sebel will discuss a looking into �1935.�?� Hadassah gains members new York Hadassah women a zionist order has gained More than 2,000 new members since november. 1934, As a result of a mat onal membership drive. Junior Hadassah has reported a Rise in membership of almost 600 Over the same period of time. Martin to speak at forum sunday Everett Dean Martin widely known sociologist psychologist and author and for Many years director of the Peoples inst tute of the Cooper Union in new York will lecture before the Indianapolis open forum sunday night on a what has happened to liberalism a the lecture will be Given in the Kirshbaum Center at 8 15 p. This will be a return engagement for or. Martin. Speaking last year before the forum on a the barbarian in our m dist he made a deep impression on his audience and there was an rimmed ate demand for a lecture by him this year. In addition to his reputation As a lecturer. Or. Martin has gained Fame As author of some of the most widely read books of recent years. Included in h is works Are a the meaning of Liberal education a a Liberty which was a selection of a National Book club a civilizing ourselves which reviewers called a one of the most fearless deeply probing and sanely ques toning examination of present Day Civ ligation that has yet been his Book a psychology Quot was recommended by the american Library association As one of the ten Best books for a Reading course. Will answer questions. At the conclusion of his lecture or. Martin will answer questions put to him by members of the Aud ence. Other speakers in the Seres this Winter will include Harry a. Overstreet head of the department of philosophy of the College of the City of new York Margaret Sanger famed exponent of brith control and rabbi Stephen s. Wise widely known publicist and Leader in social welfare work. Members of Kirshbaum Center Are admitted without charge to these lectures. There is a Small fee charged non members. Warsaw Sta a Samuel Aron Ehrenreich a jewish refugee from nazi Germany was under arrest Here sunday night for his Angle handed protest against persecution of jews in Germany. Ehrenreich was arrested after he had hurled a bottle through a window of the German embassy. The bottle contained a letter of protest against the forced on the jewish people by the Hitler regime. Local zionist group to sponsor meet Jan. 20 governor Paul v. Mcnutt issued a proclamation last week for Palestine Day to be observed on january 20, in Honor of the establishment of a jewish Homeland in Palestine in 1917. Plans have been made for Observance of the Day Here by Cantor Myro Glass president of the Indianapolis zionist District. The governors proclamation follows a whereas the establishment of Palestine As the jewish Homeland has been recon Zed and enthusiastic labor of the jewish people All with due regard to the rights of other Peoples i Ltd the holy land and its memories and a whereas citizens of the United states together with citizens of our great state of Indiana Are planning to memorialize the phenomenal Progress that has been recorded in the modern reconstruction of the holy land though the Observance on Jan. 20 As Palestine Day and a whereas the object of this Cele brat on is to pay tribute to the ideals of Justice that animated the nations of the Earth including our own in approving the re establishment of the jewish Homeland in Palestine and to take note of the rebirth of an ancient land that has sacred memories for Christ an and jew alike. A now therefore i Paul v. Mcnutt governor of the state of Indiana do set aside and declare sunday Jan. 20, 1935, As Palestine Day As an express on of appreciation to an undertaking conceived in nobility and executed in idealism a and i urge All citizens regardless of Faith to participate in this Celebration by devoting Public programs to an exposition of the achievements that have been registered in restoring to modern civilization a holy to us through centuries of religious sentiment and state wide conference a state wide conference to be held simultaneously with the National conference in Washington has been planned under the sponsorship of the Indianapolis zionist District. The Affa r will begin at 10 80 on sunday morning january 20, and will close with a lecture by Ludwig Lewisohn one of the Foremost jewish authors of the present Era in Kirshbaum Center at 8 15 p. M., jewish leaders from All parts of Indiana will attend the conference. Weiss to broadcast the program for the state conference to be held Here on january 20, follows 10 30 a. M., broadcast Over radio station of by senator Jacob Weiss will speak on a the s Gnu finance of zionism to the american Cantor Glass will sing palestinian melodies accompanied by miss Milr am Forman at the piano. 11 30 a. �?registration of delegates Beth Al Temple. 12 00 noon luncheon Given by senior Hadassah followed by table discussion. 2 00 p. �? symposium a the american jewish 4 00 p. �?rothschild memorial service. 6 00 p. �?banquet for delegates zionist members. All of the above program will take place at the Beth Al Temple thirty fourth and Ruckle streets. Reservations for the banquet can be made by phoning Talbot 5196. Concerning Palestine Day and its importance Cantor Glass stated a jews in almost every City of the nation have planned1 programs for january 20, because of the growing importance of the settlement in Palestine. A More than sixty thousand jews emigrated to Palestine last year he sad a and a great part of that number were from Cantor Glass extended a cordial invitation to the entire jewish Community to participate in this great Day. O o

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