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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - March 20, 1970, Indianapolis, Indiana15c per copy published weekly $8 per Yea a Indiana jewish a in it. I 7tt7i and opinion Quot if you let the people know they can act intelligently mgt to tit him on to n 81ate in Dps Iid 40104 shalom. Today is Friday March 20, 1970 611 n. Park ave. Me 4-1307 volume Xxxvii no. 26 Hoover Wood the new Home for the jewish aged facility to be dedicated in ceremonies sunday at 1 30 . Rabbi says world jewry is United for Israel rabbi Murray Saltzman Indianapolis hebrew congregation on his return from the recent convention in Jerusalem of the Central conference of american rabbis voiced once again the belief that world jewry is United in its concern for israelis Well being and that the average israeli is gratefully aware of this. A that Israel can depend on the unswerving Devotion of the world jewish Community is obviously a profound source of encouragement to All of Israel a he said. A when it comes Down to the moment of truth As one israeli put it to me there is Only one ally that Israel can depend upon absolutely. And that is the world jewish Community. And specifically this was evidenced by the presence of Over one third of americans Reform Rabbinate in Israel for its historic convention. This kind of moral support heightens the awareness in Israel of its Solidarity and common cause with the world jewish a the israelis determination to do More than survive a he continued a is the enthralling experience of the american in Israel. For in Israel one. Experiences the Peoples commitment to the Quality of society at a moment of great National crisis. Israel seeks not merely survival but the expression of its faithfulness to the historic jewish ethic an ethic which compels society to care for every one of its citizens and to extend itself even beyond reason to the raising of the Quality of life for All of its rabbi Saltzman quoted from Abba Eban a remarks to the conference a we Are a people haunted by memories. Yet ours is a history which is an unceasing Celebration of resilience. It proves no human cause is lost As Long As it is not consigned to dedication of Hoover Wood set for sunday March 22 rabbi m. Saltzman on tuesday March 24, at 7 . Rabbi Saltzman will share his experiences and impressions of his Israel trip with his congregation at a dinner meeting at the Temple sponsored by the Temple brotherhood. For reservations Call 634-4408. The sit Down dinner will be $3.25 per person. The jewish Community of Indianapolis Marks a Milestone this sunday March 22, when dedication ceremonies will be held for Hoover Wood 7001 Hoover Road the new jewish Home for the aged. City and state officials will join the jewish Community and the Rabbinate in paying tribute to the Many who made possible the new facility just North of the jewish educational association. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for 1 30 ., to be followed by an open House and reception sponsored by the Hoover Wood Guild from 2-5 . Mrs. Alvin Cohen is president of the Guild and in charge of the open House and reception Are Mes. Victor m. Goldberg Harold Goldberg and Julius Robins. Present residents of the jewish Home for the aged on Central ave. Will be moved to their new Home next week. The opening of Hoover Wood culminates years of work by Many volunteers and committees among them William l. Schloss who headed a special fund drive Eugene b. Glick chairman of the building committee Lewis Lurie chairman of the coordinating committee mrs. William l. Schloss and mrs. Martin l. Lamer in charge of Interior furnishings and Walter Wolf jr., president of Hoover Wood. The Home is located on a beautifully wooded 6% acre town crier by . Cohen we can spend our whole life on the subject of jewish education in Indianapolis but if the Community is so unconcerned and if the leaders Are apathetic nothing will come of the Opportunity offered at present to revise the setup to serve in this crucial area of jewish life. Other communities Are beginning to ask questions too. In Youngstown 0., a Survey team studying religious schools of that City has come to the conclusion that a Central Agency be created. In this weeks Issue you la read an account where rabbi David polish who will be the next president of the Reform rabbis asserts that jewish education funds Are being wasted. His solution a sending the Young people to Israel for a period of study a is one continued on Page 15 program on Judaism in second year a information on Judaism a a twice yearly educational program initiated for those thinking of converting to Judaism is now beginning its second year at the jewish educational association sponsored by All segments of the Community. Classes of Over 20 persons have attended each season. Originally planned for possible converts often those planning to marry into the jewish group the project is attracting jewish participants As Well As from those who want to learn More about their own Back grou d and religion. The program began As a result of frequent Calls from non jews to the rabbis requesting information. To coordinate their efforts the rabbis worked out a schedule of lectures in conjunction with the jewish welfare federation and its agencies to be held nine weeks each Spring and fall. Congregations participating Are Beth Al Zedeck by Nai torah Indianapolis hebrew congregation and United orthodox hebrew congregation. Held thursday evenings at 8 in the Jea the Spring schedule began this week and continues on March 26, april 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and May 7. On March 12 those taking part met the rabbis. On the 19th, rabbi Sidney Steiman lectured on a Israel and the rabbi Nandor Fruchter will speak on a torah and god on March 26. Rabbi Murray Saltzman is scheduled to discuss a life and death on april 2. On april 9th rabbi Fruchter will talk on a biblical history a and on april 16 rabbi Moishe Friedman on a talmudic on april 23 Julius Dorf Man will discuss a european history and on april 30, rabbi tract of land owned by the jewish welfare federation. Food services Are strictly Kosher. The staff includes a resident physician 12 registered nurses seven licensed practical nurses dietician pharmacist physical therapist Laboratory technician and recreational activities director. Bill Newman is Hoover Wood s administrator directing a staff of More than 100 full time employees. Mrs. Gertrude Dee is tour chairman for the open House with mrs. Max Nelson co chairman. Mrs. Morton Wolman is the guilds gift shop chairman with mrs. Albert Lieberman co chairman. A hostesses for the reception include Mes. Ernest Merman Herbert Backer William Cohen Sultan Cohen Benjamin Cohen Abe Miller Samuel Morchan Richard Glasser Max Kaplan Arthur Krakowitz Robert Gold continued on Back Page David Horowitz a modern at the closing session May 7 Frank Newman will discuss a the jewish texts used for the course Are a Basic Judaism by rabbi Milton Steinberg and a jews god and history by Max i. Dimont. Those interested in converting with an Eye to marriage Are expected to be joined in the classes by their future jewish mate. In addition to these sessions converts have lessons and discussions with the rabbi of their particular congregation. Registration fee for the course if �.10. The lectures Are open to anyone in the Community who wishes to take part

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