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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - March 22, 1935, Indianapolis, IndianaA jewish publication the jewish Post for the jewish people Phi re a a a a a a a the Only jewish newspaper in the state of Indiana edited and printed entirely by jews. n vol. Ill no. Ii Indianapolis Indiana Friday adar 17, 5695 March 22, 1935 single copy 3 cents 50 cents the year interesting facts of interesting jews by Leonard Rothschild Phil Baker receives $5,500 for his half hour broadcast on Friday evening. Teddy Bergman the dialectic an was recently fired by Jack Pearl. Bergman who acts As pearls Stooge during broadcasts said lines that were not in the script recently. These broke rules of the comedians Union which forbids stooges saying anything that does not appear on paper. Jack Benny will make three movies during the next three years one each year. This years production will begin june 1. Leo Reisman of orchestra Fame has a five year old son who always follows him to rehearsals. Wynn May give up radio soon and devote his talents to the stage again. Jerome Kern is writing shows for radio but he will not go on the air until he has completed and approved thirteen of them. At a theatre in Providence recently Lazy Dan Irving Kaufman was struck in the head by a sandbag falling from the flies. He a Well now. Rubinoff a brother is running for a judgeship in Detroit Dave Burnstein is one of the highest ranking Bridge players in this country. He a a handsome Bachelor. Paul Muni jewish Star of stage and screen is studying russian Spanish and italian by phonograph in preparation for another trip to Europe. Or. J. J. Golub director of new Yorkus Hospital for joint diseases has been named consultant to the building committee of the roths child Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem. Jascha Heifetz noted jewish violinist arrived in London recently on a concert tour of Europe that will take him through England Scandinavia and Italy. He will return to this country in May. World Congress sidetracked at meet Farley probes my Fadden acts postmaster general to investigate anti semitic mail Washington Sta a an investigation into the anti semitic propaganda being distributed by Exco Gressman Louis t. Mcfadden through the United states mails from the Mayflower hotel Here will be started by postmaster general James m. Farley the jewish telegraphic Agency Learned Here on Good authority. Mcfadden who has announced that he will run for president of the United states in the 1936 Campaign has been sending out thousands of circulars featuring jew baiting propaganda which he intends to utilize in his election Campaign. He is the first a person Ever to announce his candidacy for president of the United states on an outs Okenly anti semitic platform. The administration of the Mayflower hotel Here continues to deny that Mcfadden a office is located in the hotel. The propaganda which the National Headquarters of Mcfadden a Campaign office has sent out includes however an a Honor Roll pledge card which persons who to support Mcfadden a candidacy Are asked to sign and to mail to the Mayflower hotel. First class mail. The propaganda from Mcfadden a Headquarters is sent out As first class mail in envelopes which do not Bear a return address. The printed material in these envelopes however advises recipients to communicate for further instructions with the National offices in Washington and state definitely that these offices Are located in the Mayflower. The propaganda distributed by Mcfadden a committee which Calls itself a Republican National that Hitler has definitely made it Christiang Entile committee a contains wild accusations against the jews including the old allegation that the jews a constitute an invisible the Roosevelt administration is a jew Deal a and the league of nations is branded As a a jewish on him id land and come to grips who talks with hand around his lips. Floridian follies to Anchor a a away sunday Beauty Talent to prevail by the a a Eddy tio the tune of the Good ship Lollypop Sung by pretty Anita Cohen the floridian follies will take off from Here promptly at 9 sunday evening for the sunny Southlands where weather menus predictions of Snow and colder have no meaning. Right. It la be the annual Council of jewish juniors cabaret to be held in Columbia club and judging by our recent preview you a better attend. When attractive Jean Goldsmith Veteran mistress of ceremonies gives the word you la open your eyes in a real Southern setting and the background will offer the delightful atmosphere desired. The damsels will present Moon rhapsody and you la remember last years rumble seat and cry for More. As the show goes on. That Belle Turnure Sally Maurer will offer an a invitation to dance Quot Little four year old Janet Sussman dressed in a gorgeous White Tuxedo will dance and dance and dance. More dancing. One of the most interesting presentations of the evening will be Virginia Marcus a double play a tap and toe dance at one time. And that eccentric dance by Adeline Rice Sophie Rosenthal and Adelaide Cohn is Well silly but you la like it. Other stars in the show will be Sarah Tuchman Frederica Goodman Shirley Barnett and Hannah Leah Miller. The chorus will include Sweet Phyllis Weiss charming Ruth Traugott genuine Bonde Nellie Vin Stem stately Caroline Pinkus Petite Mary Efroymson cute Betty Sachs Lovely Mary Lapinska Nectarios Helen Lehman another blonde lil klezmer Mell Ferous Beryl Madiel phonic Florence Schwartz Mildred she reminds me of Kay Francis Cohen quiet Louise Goldsmith pretty Phylis Greenberg Dio Ristic Betty Asher salient Ann Cooper candid Frieda Wexler and Darling Alice Jane Rice. No table reservations. There will be no table reservations available at the follies and the Early Birds will not receive Worms but those who arrive first will get Choice seats. Sophie Rosenthal is the eminent chairman for this event and the directors Are Lucia wild and Charles Kaufman. Larry Price and his noted band will furnish All music and that a something. On the return trip when Anita sings that Lollypop song you wont feel like a sucker and you la be ready to further the fun. Well see you there. Professor Nelson Glueck shown above of the hebrew Union College of Cincinnati who was guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Beth Al men s club wednesday evening is the chief archaeologist for the american Oriental society in Palestine. For Many years he conducted expeditions in Palestine and discovered ancient cities and Many fortresses by digging through Hills formed during thousands of years by ancients no built cities on top of those which they had conquered and razed in Battle. Thus or. Glueck stated Hills were found to be composed of the ruins of As Many As fourteen cities All bearing Marks of important historic value and offering information either to corroborate or disprove biblical statements. Or. Glueck illustrated his very interesting lecture with lantern slides showing in striking reality views of the interiors of ancient synagogues which his expedition unearthed. An open forum and dancing followed the lecture. Or. Leon Berger Beta Delta to induct twelve Bloomington ind. Special Phi Beta Delta National jewish social fraternity on the Indiana Campus held formal initiation services for twelve pledges at the Alpha Theta chapter House today Friday March 22. The formal initiation dance will take place saturday night with Jimmy Cathcart and his orchestra leading Campus band providing the music. Alpha Theta will hold a banquet in the Union building sunday afternoon in Honor of the new members. Those who were initiated into Phi Beta Delta Are Edwin m. Rose Philip Smith Sanford f. Cohen and Gabriel Schuchman All of Indianapolis Irving Berger Logansport Harold Lieber Michigan City Joseph Wiener Rockport Sam Fox Gary Syd nor Shatz Kenton Tenn. Murray Strauss Terre haute and Aaron Bogart and William Silberstein of Brooklyn n. Y. Of polish banker to visit u. S. New York special a or. Henryk Gruber president of the polish postal savings Bank will visit the United states during the month of april according to Cabels received Here last week. Or. Gruber is also president of the a Institute of foreign relations. He will study the economic and financial conditions Here and deliver lectures on the economic situation in Poland. The or polish postal savings Bank is the most important financial institution of Poland which in ten years has grown to a nationwide banking organization with branches in All Large cities of Poland As Well As agencies in France Argentine and Palestine. It has about 1,700,000 permanent clients and total assets of about $155,000,000. With the growth of economic and financial ties Between Poland and America the visit of or. Gruber assumes great to speak at Center monday As the third lecture in his series on a the jew in literature a Joseph h. Friend lecturer in English literature at Indiana University Extension will speak on a lion Feucht Wangerw. The lecture will be held in Kirshbaum Center on monday evening March 25 at 8 30. Friend will give a resume of some of the most important of Feuchtwanger a books including a the ugly Duchess a a Power a Success a Josephus a and a the in the a Hopper mans Feuchtwanger has Given a striking picture of the situation in Germany and the lecturer will devote considerable time to an explanation of this novel. This lecture series which opened on january 21 when or. Friend gave a general background in the subject has also included a talk by miss Mary b. Orvis of Indiana University Extension on Arnold Zweig. Following the a a Feuchtwanger lecture or. Friend plans to speak at the Center april 25 on younger jewish american writers. A bibliography covering the entire series has been prepared and it available at the Center Library. Of Clarence Efroymson to address zionists at Beth Al sunday at the regular meeting of the Indianapolis zionist District in Beth Al Zedeck Temple thirty fourth and Ruckle streets sunday evening Clarence Efroymson pm. D., will be guest speaker. His subject will be a a glance at viennese or. Efroymson received the philosophy degree at the University of Vienna in 1932. He spent two years in Vienna doing research work in modern european history. He has travelled extensively and has spent much time in Palestine. Or. Efroymson is also a graduate of Harvard. The program at this meeting will also include Cornet duets by Henry and Arnold Marks recitations by Rebecca Levy and Marvin Borman in English and hebrew and current events offered by Bernard Stroyman. There will be group singing and refreshments will be served. The entire jewish Community is invited to this meeting which will begin at 8 15. Cantor Myro Glass will preside. American jewish Congress re organized at convention rabbi Stephen s. Wise elected president Lipsky Pearlman and Rosenfeld chosen new slate effected with Only four positions by Henry w. Levy Philadelphia Sta a Al through the american jewish Congress convention meeting Here last saturday and sunday adopted a Resolution endorsing a the efforts to establish a world jewish Congress the opinion among delegates and observers at the convention was that insofar As the next few years Are concerned the world Congress movement will not be pressed by the american group. The fact that the Resolution made no mention of Date and that it sex Hadassah Oneg Shabbath the next Hadassah Oneg Shabbath will be held at the Home of mrs. Jacob Solotken 5114 Washington Boulevard on saturday afternoon april 6, at 2 30. The program will be in the form of a symposium on Palestine. Mrs. Leon Kempler will discuss the cultural Points mrs. William Sebel the political Side and mrs. Anna Shaw will speak on the economic question. Current events will be offered by mrs. Morris Dobrowitz and the group singing will be Lead by miss Sally Maurer. Miss Sarah Weinberg chairman will preside. All members of Hadassah and friends Are invited. Paul Yurack to speak for icon Here sunday on sunday evening at 8 of clock Paul Yurack of the Cincinnati hebrew schools will address the International workers order at the icon Center 9144 South Meridian Street. Yurack will speak on a Biro bid Jan the kind of land for the jewish people. He will discuss the great importance of this Section of soviet Russia to the jewish people and its excellent qualities. Yurack will speak in yiddish. This lecture is open to the Public at no admission charge. President Roosevelt Uncertain about ancestors Faith he says Detroit Sta a president Roosevelt does no to know whether his Remote ancestors in Holland were or were not jews. In a letter to Philip Slomovitz correspondent of the jewish telegraphic Agency the president had this to say concerning his forebears a in the dim Distant past they May have been jews or catholics or protestants what i am More interested in is whether they were Good citizens and believers in god i Hope they were this statement was elicited by a letter which Slomovitz sent to or. Roosevelt asking for information As to the truth or falsity of charges made from time to time by foes of the president that he is of jewish descent. The journalist advised Roosevelt of a Magazine article which ascribed to Chase s. Osborn former governor of Michigan an account that the president a is a descendant of the ros Acampo family expelled from Spain in 1620.�?� a it so happens that this is not the first time that we have seen your name coupled with the jew especially in the efforts of anti semites to Label you As a tool of jews and catholics a Slomovitz wrote. Or. Roosevelt a reply was a i am grateful to you for your interesting letter. I have no idea As to the source of the Story which you say came from my old Friend Chase Osborn. A fall i know about the origin of the Roosevelt family in this country is that All branches bearing the name Are apparently descended from Claes Martens sen Van Roosevelt who came from Holland sometime before 1648.�?� hebrew University to celebrate 10th year Jerusalem Sta a the hebrew University in Jerusalem has completed preparations for the Celebration on april 11 of the tenth anniversary of its dedication by the late lord Balfour. Friends of the hebrew University in the United states and in Many other countries according to word received Here by or. J. L. Magnes Chancellor of the University. In Jerusalem an elaborate ceremony will take place on april 10, at which or. Magnes will be the principal speaker. An International broadcast from Jerusalem of or. Magness speech will be arranged for audiences in the United states. There Are now eighty professors by the jews in pressed no positive statement As to the american groups pressing the Issue is held to be conclusive evidence of a change of front by the american jewish Congress. Officially though this Point of View was denied by Congress spokesmen. With the election of or. Stephen s. Wise As president of the Congress a Complete reorganization was effected. Instead of Many officers the new slate has Only three National elective positions besides the presidency. Louis Lipsky was elected vice president Nathan d. Perlman chairman of the newly formed National executive committee and Max Rosenfeld was reelected treasurer. The National organization is completed with an administrative com mite of ninety five members sixty five of which Are to be new yorkers. In a system of decentralization similar to the zionist organization of America seven regional chairmen will Span the country. Six were elected at the convention by the new York regional chairman has not been selected As yet. The regional chairmen Are or. Harry Friedenwald of Baltimore Seaboard Region Samuel Kelesky new England Region rabbi Solomon Goldman of Chicago mid West Region professor h. Ettlinger of the University of Texas Southwest Region p. Miller Eastern Pennsylvania Region comprising also Southern new Jersey and Delaware and Oscar Robins Tri state Region comprising Western Pennsylvania Ohio and Indiana. Zionists offer Aid. A total of 345 delegates registered at the convention which was the first held by the Congress since april 1933. It marked the first appearance in twelve years at a Congress convention of Morris Rothenberg president of the zionist organization. Speaking for zionist of America he promised their cooperation with the work of the Congress in what was undoubtedly the beginning of a closer relationship. The Resolution committee endorsed the work of rebuilding Palestine promised cooperation in fund raising efforts and went on record As being in favor of safeguarding the rights of labor in Palestine. When this phase of the Resolution was read to the convention there was discussion Lead by rabbi Lasar Schoenfeld of the Congress. It was announced from the chair that the Resolution did not endorse any political group but endorsed the principle of social Justice for Palestine workers. In a speech accepting the presidency rabbi Wice stated that he returned to Active harness Only because a Veteran was needed in these Days of crisis. He pledged himself to a Lead the american jewish Congress to the end that in conjunction with All the forces of civilization in America and in every land of civilization on Earth we american jews will not Compromise with Hitler ism but we will go on and destroy it. If you would have Compromise if you would have a few German Bankers whether they come to America or not Send us word that maybe we can get a few More jewish lawyers and a few More doctors admitted Back or readmitted to their professions a provided you end the Boycott. I say no no no i will not As president of this Congress assent or agree to the betrayal of civilisation and lecturers in the academic staff of the University. Ten of them Are supported out of the German emergency fund. The hebrew University Library has More than three Hundred thousand volumes. Many books were received this year As a result of events in Europe particularly in Germany and in Poland. Or. Joseph Tannenbaum reporting on the Boycott of nazi goods in the United states declared that imports from Germany have decreased from 1932 to 1934, fully Twenty five percent. While in 1932 the import of German goods to America constituted Twenty one percent of the total imports it reached Only sixteen per continued on Page 4
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