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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - July 17, 1964, Indianapolis, IndianaA 15c rat copy published weekly $7 per Yea a a a a jewish Post of on Quot if you let the people know they can act int it Indiana edition me 4-1307 Friday july 17, 1964 overflow crowd of elects Ben Domonta annual meeting at its annual meeting the jewish welfare federation s professional and Lay leadership took Stock of its accomplishments during the 1963-54 fiscal year at its annual meeting lust sunday and an overflow crowd of about 300 was treated to a new version of the Quot town meeting of the they heard reports that the federation s local agencies operated within their budgets but at the same time were told of several major urgent needs a ranging from the Borinstein Home to the jewish Community Center. They also witnessed the election of Ben Domont the 1964 Campaign chairman As president of the federation succeeding William l. Sci loss and listened to the pros and cons of several vital issues being discussed openly. Those attending the cocktail dinner meeting at Broadmoor country club had an Opportunity to express their views on a variety of topics relating to the jewish Community. The observations and opinions expressed Are now being Analysed for further study by federation committees and the results May be used at another Community wide meeting. Schloss federation president the past two years pointed out that attendance at Board meetings increased 33 per cent during his regime and that the number of contributors to the Jef campaigns was boosted 15 per cent. The 1964 Campaign pledges increased 14 per cent Over last year. Schloss said probably More people than Ever before Are involved in federation activities and that More committees Are functioning. He praised the fundraising leadership of Domont and his associates and United fund support but he was especially pleased that the local agencies ended the year with a Small surplus of $4,200. He said reduced deficit was accomplished through better budgeting and management. A 1 know my successor will work hard to make this a better Community a he concluded. The gathering believed to be the largest turnout for a federation annual meeting was told by Jef executive director Frank Newman that local agencies today have a a far better relationship to the federation that five years ago. A we have a team a Well have a better team a he said. A we work together for everybody s Newman urged the Community to develop a the same attitudes about the federation and its services As you do about your businesses and your a we can Only improve our services if we continue to raise More funds a he said. And he emphasized it takes a Strong sense of loyalty to make a Good Community and leaders who see the whole Community a not those who think Only of particular causes. He urged full participation and encouraged new leadership. A How we measure up in the framework of these principles will determine what kind of Community we want a he said. Schloss who recently made a Survey of Philadelphia a new Home for the jewish aged agreed with others that Indianapolis needs a new Borinstein Home. But he said the Community should build a Home for the Well aged first because it would reduce the Quot magnitude of financial he questioned whether Indianapolis can assume the added Cost at this time for a new Home for both Well and sick aged and pointed out that the current institution has an annual deficit of about $54,000. Joe Borinstein president of the Home said the Agency a Board of directors passed a Resolution recently asking Jef for new housing for Well and sick aged. Quot new housing is urgently needed especially for the chronically ill a Borinstein said. A it was the boards unanimous decision that our prime target is to Cater to the he added the a Ideal solutions would be two facilities with a single administrator. In his report on the Home Borinstein lauded improvements since m. Bill Newman became executive director both from a physical standpoint of the Home and the morale and care of its residents. But he added a we have two old buildings not built for this purpose. They Are antiquated and we Hope to build a new Home within the next few years that will be the Pride of the president Martin l. Larner said the Center served about 5,600 persons compared to 3,700 the previous year. He cited a 50-75 per cent increase in total attendance at Young Peoples activities. He also cited the need of an indoor swimming Pool auditorium and adequate Kitchen plus additional outdoor facilities for recreation. Results of vote not yet tallied results of voting at the annual meeting of the jewish welfare federation sunday night at the Broadmoor country club have not yet been tallied Frank n e w m a federation director told the Post and opinion this week. Meanwhile Newman was receiving congratulations on the Best attended meeting in federation history. Retiring president w .11 i a m continued on Page 15 the a big three caught during a Chat at last sunday jewish welfare federation annual meeting at Broadmoor country club left to right retiring president William l. Schloss new president Ben Domont and incoming fund raising chairman Sigmund Beck. A Tennis Star makes Host of new friends husky Abe Segal did no to have much Luck in last weeks Western Tennis championships at Swank Woodstock but he made a Host of new friends. It was the South african s first visit to Indianapolis. He said he found the City a delightful place for a week Long Stopover on the circuit. Unfortunately for him a virtually unknown knocked him out of. Contention in the third round of singles Competition a a bitter blow for the no. 1-ranked foreign player his country a National Champion and a Davis cupper who gained the Quarter finals of the All England championships at Wimbledon the week before. A but that a the Way it goes Quot Segal moaned philosophically. A one Day you re on top and then you hit the Segal can afford to be a Tennis a a bump three months out of the year. He owns a ladies coat factory in his native Johannesburg and his family looks after it when he is away. The South african Southpaw has been playing Tennis for More than a dozen years. Although Woodstock is considered the City a most exclusive country club Segal spoke very highly of his hosts. The atmosphere was a very Friendly throughout he told the Post and opinion. He shrugged off an incident at Wimbledon when a russian Abe Segal South Africa visitor player he was scheduled to meet walked off the court As a politically a it did no to bother me a he said. A i have played against russians and my country does no to Tell me who i can play against and who i the russian explained he took his walk because of South africans segregation policies. Segal on the other hand pointed out his Homeland has made vast Progress in recent years a improvements that Benefit All races. A the negroes from other african countries flock to South Africa a he said. Furthermore Ben Domont this years fundraising chairman was elected president of the jewish welfare federation at sundays annual meeting at Broadmoor country club. Domont president of the Indianapolis Pepsi cola bottling co., succeeds William l. Schloss president the last two years. Other officers include lie Bert i. Mossier vice president budget amp policy Sam Smulyan vice president administration Sigmund Beck vice president fund raising Emanuel Deitz Secretary and Frederick Falen Der treasurer. Elected for three year terms on the federations Board of directors were Joe Cohen Merrill Cohen Falender mrs. Louis h. Fink mrs. Charles Fisch mrs. J. A. Goodman l. L. Goodman j. William Julian mrs. Alexander Kahn Isadore Katz or. Bennett Kraft Samuel Kroot Martin l. Larner Manuel i. Leve or. M. M. Manalan or. Mortimer Mann Jack Nelson Ben Paller Phillip Pecar Geoffrey Segar Harold Stolkin Stanley Talesnick Sherman Weinstein and Sam Wolf. The following were elected to represent organizations Jea a Ralph Segall. Women a by Nai by Rith a mrs. Manuel Cassen. Jewish Community relations Council a Carl Lyman. Indianapolis hebrew Congre. Gation a rabbi Maurice Davis. By Nai torah a Sam Dorfman. Borinstein Home a mrs. Philip Falender. National Council of jewish women a mrs. Ernest Lorch. American jewish Congress a Emiel Gelb. American jewish committee Ralph Cole. Hadassah a mrs. Robert Goldstein. Mizrachi a mrs. Leon Harris. Jewish Community Center a Gerald Kraft. Jewish social services a Bernard Landman. Jewish War veterans a Jacob s. Miller. B Nai by Rith no. 58 a Robert Solow. Zionist organization of America a Max Simon. Beth Al Zedeck a rabbi Sidney Steiman. Etz Chaim a Leon Calderon. United orthodox hebrew congregation a Philip Kraft. Tourney cancelled the Golf tourney sponsored by Bob Hope for the City of Hope and scheduled for july 18 has been cancelled. He said South Africa is the Only stable country on the continent. Asked if there is discrimination against jews in South Africa he said no such problems existed. Johannesburg alone has about 100,000 jews
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