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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - March 12, 1943, Indianapolis, IndianaPublished weekly the Post Vuin air a 0 d $2.00 per year a Jouy of 11. No. 42 Indianapolis. Ind a March 12. 1943 entered a second Clara matter at the poet of Floe at Indianapolis under the act of Marca i 1179. Layman serving Goshen jews for More than fifty years As rabbi succumbs at 83 the jewish Post which prides itself on being Alert was scooped completely and soundly on the death of Harris Weinstein who served As rabbi in Goshen for More than fifty years. This article was secured As a belated recognition of rabbi Weinstein s Long service. By r. C. Lehman editor daily news times and Democrat. Goshen Indiana Goshen death of Harris Weinstein who died at the age of 83 at his Home Here last Jan. 4, has left Goshen a fifteen jewish families without a rabbi for the first time since he came Here from Evansville ind., in 1881. Although the Sharis Israel Church was abandoned in 1932, rabbi Weinstein had officiated at jewish weddings and deaths until his health failed about a year ago. While serving As rabbi of Sharis Israel Here for nearly 50 years he United in marriage hundreds of jewish couples according to his daughters the misses Esther Anne Belle and Rebecca All of whom reside in Goshen. Or. Weinstein was born in Lithuania in 1859 and came to America in 1880, going to Evansville from new York and coming to Goshen Only a year later. He was widely known throughout Indiana for his 50-Odd years of continuous masonic work. He became a member of Fravel Lodge no. 306, f. And a. M., on May 8, 1883. This Lodge later consolidated with Goshen Lodge no. 12, f. And a. And he served As master in 1907 and 1908. He served As Secretary of the Lodge from 1910 through 1934. In addition he was a member of Goshen chapter no. 45, r. S. M., and of Bashor Council no. 15, r. A. He served As Secretary of the chapter and recorder of the Counci from 1914 until 1939. He was Secretary and recorder emeritus of the two bodies at the time of his death. Or. Weinstein was the oldest member of the Goshen masonic bodies from the Point of years of Active membership and was one of three to receive 50-year awards from the grand master of Indiana in june of 1941. He engaged in the insurance business after the Sharis Israel congregation disbanded Here retiring because of his failing health in 1940. Surviving him arc a son rabbi Aaron l. Weinstein of Jamaica Long Island n. Y. The four daughters and a brother Gabriel Weinstein of Toledo o. His body now rests in Sharis Israel cemetery to fight set up in Kash Ruth Here with four orthodox congregations in attendance a meeting tuesday night at the Knesset Israel synagogue Laid plans for the formation of a new Vaad a Kash Ruth organization on a democratic basis and called a new meeting for monday night at the Ezras Achim shul. Attending the meeting tuesday were representatives of Knesset Israel Ezras Achim the Central hebrew congregation and the sephardic Community. Beth Al and the United hebrew congregation had been invited to be represented at the meeting but did not attend. Meanwhile Knesset Israel congregation was obtaining signatures to a petition calling for a democratically constituted Vaad Hak Ashrut. The difficulty arose when rabbi s. A. Katz signed a contract with the Union of Shoch tim of the City naming him As the sole authority in matters of Kash Ruth which the other congregations took As a slur to their own spiritual leaders. The contract was signed in the midst of negotiations Between the Vaad Hak Ashrut and the Shoch tim calling for an arrangement which would have placed a tax of two cents on each Pound of Kosher meat sold in the City. Gives Lodge $500 Marion a mrs. Ida Hutner. 80 year old resident of Marion recently contributed $500 to the Saul Hutner b Nai b Rith Lodge named after her husband. The contribution was made in Honor of mrs. Hutner s 80th birthday to be placed in an emergency fund. Mrs. Hutner is the Mother of mrs. Sam to observe Hillel night mar. 21 the Indianapolis Lodge of by Nai by Rith will hold its annual Hillel night sunday mar. 21 at Kursh Baum Center with the Hillel foundation at the University of Indiana furnishing the program. Palestinian and hebrew songs will be Sung by the Hillel choir and the Hillel forensic club will present a panel discussion on Quot winning the War and postwar problems. Also on the program sgt. Sandy Macpherson of Camp Atterbury who will present a group of songs. Soldiers from nearby Camps will be guests of the lodges and refreshments will be . D. T. To be in Iordan River revue special Bloomington the Jordan River revue annual production at Indiana University will have this year As one of its features a Akit a this manless world a presented by the girls of Sigma Delta Tau. Mrs. Efroymson the Sigma Delta Tau House Mother will give a personal Shower next wednesday evening for june Spiegal whose marriage is to be announced served a rationed foods the weekly sunday supper was served at the Indianapolis hebrew congregation on mar. 7 to eighty servicemen by mrs. R. W. Greenberg chairman and her committee the mesdames Abe Fleig Lou Goulden m. Aaron Charles Kora l. Sagalowsky George Frank Sig Asher Floyd Beitman j. Kasle Manuel Freeman Jacob Solomon Phil Falen Der Mort Asher Norman Isaacs Lee Greenberg Sydney Romer Lou Barnett Morris Dee and Manny Marcus using All a rationed foods. A Tea dance will be held from 2 to 4 p. Sunday at the . Club for servicemen and Ca vettes with Jack Berry and his orchestra providing Al sisterhood plans party for mar. 23 Beth Al Zedeck sisterhood has planned a party for 8 00 p. M., tuesday March 23, at the Temple. There will be games prizes and refreshments. Both men and women Are invited. The committee in charge includes mrs. Herman Chalfie chairman and Mes Dames Sidney Weinstein and mrs. Ben Celebration set at Atterbury it Pecio l Camp Atterbury a the soldiers synagogue Council will meet at 8 00 p. Wednesday to discuss the plans for the purim program which include the traditional Megillah Reading on saturday night and a special purim service on sunday afternoon. At the latter service portions of the Megillah will be read in English and there will be Community singing of purim lieder. After the service a social hour will take place with All the trimmings including a shaman Tashana and other delicacies. The surrounding communities including Columbus Shelbyville and Indianapolis Are cooperating to make this affair possible. On Friday evening at 8 p. Chaplain Ott will again conduct religious services at the r3rd division Chapel located at Gatling and Edinburg its. The Oneg shabbat will be served by the members of the Columbus Job army and Navy amusements in 4 Days asked Momi new York a the synagogue Council of America in a common. Cation this week to rabbis throughout the country has urged that a wherever jews gather for religious social fraternal philanthropic cultural zionist or any other kind of meetings there be a minute of silence during the meeting followed by the recitation of the Kaddish for the martyred the Council further urged that a the period comment ing March 14 and concluding with the fast of Esther March 18, be designated a a Shiva he period when jews be requested to refrain from amusements and to resolve upon an extra measure of support to the United jewish Appeal and other campaigns for the purpose of saving and rehabilitating the victims of nazi Here to form state Uso Job group a state jewish welfare Board committee will be organized at a meeting in Indianapolis sunday april 4 at the Columbia club. Communities not near military establishments will be organized to assist with the Uso Job work in areas where there Are Large groups of jewish men but the number of jewish residents is Small. Mrs. J. A. Goodman and l. L. Goodman co chairmen explained the meeting by pointing to the example of Columbus ind., where the few jewish families have done outstanding work at Camp Atterbury but the Job is too Large for that comm. Nity alone. Louis Kraft of new York executive director of the jewish welfare Board will probably be the principal speaker for the to speak at Manchester rabbi Maurice Goldblatt will speak before the students of Manchester College Manchester ind., next Friday March 19, in the auspices of the is wifi Chautauqua society. Rabbi Goldblatt will spend the Day on the Campus and will open his series of talks at the morning convocation when his subject will be a the making of the modern jews. That afternoon rabbi Goldblatt will meet informally with various student groups. The jewish Chautauqua society for fifty years has been supplying jewish speakers for College groups. Mrs. Shulman to address Muncie sisterhood special Muncie mrs. Albert m. Shulman communal Leader of South Bend and president of the Indiana state federation of Temple sisterhood will speak before the sisterhood of Temple Beth Al Here saturday mar. 19 on sisterhood Sabbath. Kosher meat comes Back to City tables As Public relations group intervenes Kosher meat came Back to the tables of Indianapolis jewish families wednesday when cattle slaughtered monday and tuesday went on Sale at All local Butcher shops. The impasse in the local situation was broken saturday when after a meeting of the Public relations committee Washington opa authorities advised local officers to reopen the Hoosier a Catoir for Kosher slaughtering. The quota allowed for the City is ample for jewish needs it was explained. Prices remained the same As before feb. 3, when the Supply was Cut off. Belarsky concert to be Given sunday Sidor Belarsky formerly leading Basso of the Leningrad state opera company will appear at 8 30 p. M., sunday at Kirshbaum Center in a program of jewish and secular music. He will be accompanied on the piano by mrs. Evelyn Borofsky Roskin organist at the Beth Al Zedeck Temple rabbi Israel Chodos chairman of the concert commit tee announced. Other activities at Kirshbaum include swimming instruction now being offered by miss Margaret Fritsche lifeguard at the Kirshbaum Pool and the crafts club for Junior girls which is still taking new members and will meet again at 3 30 next monday. . To raise $350,000 for new Levin plane lip Cici a telegraphic a Pence new York members of the jewish War veterans raised $75000 in the first two hours of the first Day of their War Bond drive for $350.000 to replace the bomber on which sergeant Meyer Levin jewish hero lost his life when the plane crashed into the sea near port moresby new Guinea

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