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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - January 17, 1958, Indianapolis, IndianaWell pay dollars for your spare Frank Gross circulation manager National jewish Post and opinion Post office Box 1633, Indianapolis 6, . Cal Awan wills in Friday january 17, 1958the National jewish Post and opinion the wedding of Chean Cah out of darkness Light Chanah a tall and pretty girl was one of the first Blind girls to come to the Nathan a Home of the women a league for Israel. From Egypt Chanah lost her sight at 18 after a number of operations. The Groom also Blind works in the music department of Kol Israel. He met Chanah at a social function held within the Home. He said the Quality of Chanah a voice is what first attracted his attention. Southern jew role is told Milwaukee wis. Nip a Southern jews Are taking a Strong leadership role in the fight for negro rights specifically in addition to the general fight for civil rights for All minorities delegates to a regional conference of the by Nai by Rith youth organization were told by Elaine Beth Gilner 18, of Atlanta ga., International president of by Nai by Rith girls. Miss Gilner a visitor at the regional session at the Milwaukee jewish Community Center said jews could be found working among All Southern leaders who stood up for fair treatment of the negro population. She said that those jews who were most Active in the fight tended to be members of the by Nai by Rith anti defamation league. A in truth however i can think of no jewish group in the South that does not have a concern for civil rights As part of its policy a she said. Miss Gilner is a freshman at Sophie Newcomb College new Orleans la. Probable when the county officials vote on an act almost identical with that of the City. As a county act it will not be operative in the 52 incorporated cities of the county los Angeles is on but its passage would strengthen considerably chances for later passage of a City ordinance. Councilman switches la votes Down anti by Leonard Leader los Angeles nip a to the Surprise of its proponents a fair employment ordinance was again Defeated in the City Council by a vote of 7 to 7. Confident that More than a decade of pressure for the ordinance was finally at the Victory Point representatives of the los Angeles jewish Community Council and mexican and negro groups testified before the voting in a jammed Council chamber. In the last hours one councilman committee to the few ordinance changed his mind and the tie signifying defeat resulted. The chamber of Commerce and top business circles were actively opposed. Under the proposed City ordinance a five Man fair employment commission was empowered to investigate complaints and get court assistance if needed to guarantee employment without Bias bars. Next stage in los Angeles is expected at the county Board of supervisors meeting scheduled for four weeks after this City Council vote. There is considerable belief that a Victory is anti semitism democratic nov a Vienna nip a there still is anti semitism in Hungary but its Quot modern a in a a democratized form a states Hadju Bihari a hungarian periodical received Here this week from Budapest. The paper charges the country a former communist leaders with permitting concessions to the bourgeoisie a anti semitic slanted tendencies. It also charges the leaders with not producing any propaganda to counter anti semitism. Anti semitism now is Strong among workers Farmers and intellectuals the paper concludes. Your name dear or. Pearlroth my father was born in Minsk Russia. His name was Joseph Lekach. Please Tell me what his name Lake Miami Beach Fla. Lekach is a yiddish term denoting a Honey cake. As a family name it is indicative of a confectioner or pastry maker. This is something and exhilarating in the name As the phrase a Lekach and Brandy was always synonymous with a party or festivity. A k a Mear or. Pearlroth i am writing to you in Hopes that you might assist me in determining the derivation of my name. It is of russian origin and extraction. I was born in Russia and came to America some 50 years ago. At that time my family name was Volli Kov or Wellikoff or a slight variation of that. I would be Ever so appreciative of any assistance along Trace information you might furnish Wolf Akron Ohio. Velikov Means a a son descendant of the great the a great one in this Case was merely an ancestor of yours named Gedalyah which name roughly translated into russian Means the terminal a nov is russian for a family descendant. In Honor of Sim Choth serve and give the whisky thas honors Canadian whisky a blend of rare selected whiskies. Ulris whisky is 6 years old�?86.8 proof a. Want to know what your name Means address your questions to or. Pearlroth National jewish Post and opinion Box 1633, Indianapolis 6, Indiana. By n. Pearlroth seam my a �0. Imported Canadian whisky More people buy and enjoy be tier Tanting Seagram s to than any other imported Whipky
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