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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - May 24, 1935, Indianapolis, IndianaA jewish publication the jewish Post for the jewish people Indiana a leading weekly jewish newspaper the Only jewish newspaper in the state of Indiana edited and printed entirely by jews. Vol. Ill no. Vii Indianapolis Indiana Friday 1yar 21, 5695 May 24, 1935 single copy 3 cents 50 cents the year interesting facts of interesting jews by Leonard Rothschild David Sarnoff president of the radio corporation of America averaged a salary of $1,000 per week last year. The Case of Joseph Steinmetz on trial in new York for the murder of his wife and a Clergyman contains an interesting fact. Steinmetz was bom a jew but gave up the Faith. His attorney Samuel Liebowitz is jewish and the prosecuting attorney Alex Kaminsky is a jew. A1 Goodman popular orchestra Leader Sang in a Baltimore synagogue a few years ago. His father was a Cantor in Russia. Little Jackie Heller recently signed a ten year contract with the Bernie enterprises. He a been assured a radio sustaining series at $750.00 per week with More when sponsored. Ben Bemie is invariably nervous before he approaches the microphone. Myron Rappaport musical director of the modern choir which is heard Friday night on the Joe Cook program was honoured when the Abc chose his group to participate in the first of a series of inter National broadcasts to England designed to represent the Best in american music. Maxim Litvinoff soviet foreign commissar speaking at a league of nations sessions characterized hitlers re armament As motivated by a policy of a revenge and Henry Horner the first jewish governor of Illinois has one of the worlds largest collections of yiddish and English books on Lincoln. Or. Leo Laub of Washington University st. Louis mo., received the John Phillips award for medical achievement at the Philadelphia meeting of the College of birth rate drops deaths mount intermarriage goes on Berlin Sta a figures indicating How the numbers of the jewish population in Frankfurt am main have been affected during the year 1934, were published this week in the Gem Lindeblatt the official Organ of the Frankfurt jewish Community. The year recorded a falling birth rate and an increase in the death rate suicide and emigration. The total number of jews who left Frankfurt during the year is Given As 3,479. Intermarriage continues despite the nazi propaganda against mixed marriages. There were Twenty two marriages in the jewish Community of Frankfurt in 1934, and sixty one in 1933, the Gem Lindeblatt states. The number of jews who left the jewish Community in 1934 is Given As 153, compared to the 175 jews who left the Community in 1933. Fourteen jews committed suicide during the Steinberg a. Z. A. Contest judge new York special a mrs. Edward Jacobs rabbi Milton Steinberg and Sidney a Kusworm have been reviewing scores of manuscripts this week to select a Champion essayist from the 16 to 21 year old members of Aleph Zedeck the Junior by Nai by Rith. The essays of jewish interest have been submitted from All parts of the United states and Canada. Rabbi Steinberg author and noted speaker occupies the pulpit at the Park Avenue synagogue in new York. He was formerly rabbi at the Beth Al Zedeck Temple in Indian Biro Abidjan to have Airport soviet plans new air transportation Center Moscow Sta a the development of the jewish autonomous District of Biro Abidjan As a great air transportation Center Between Europe and the countries of the far East is provided in a five year plan for the Sureya announced Here. The announcement was made by m. Kantorovich vice chairman of the government planning commission. The five year plan intends to accomplish the following 1. To bring the total population of Biro Abidjan to 220,000. 2 to cultivate an additional 40,000 hectares of land there for wheat alone. 3. To bring in not less than 120,000 new immigrants. 4. To establish a huge metallurgical base employing 10,000 workers. 5. To introduce a swifter trans siberian airline with Biro Abidjan As a stopping place thus making possible a trip from Moscow to Biro Abidjan within three Days instead of the present nine Days which it takes by express train. The establishment of an air line in Biro Abidjan will convert the District into one of the most important strategic Points in the far East since the Only Way to reach China and Japan from any part of Europe by air will be through Biro Abidjan. Of new a. Z. A. Chapter installed in City at a meeting of the Indianapolis by Nai by Rith in Kirshbaum monday the new a. Z. A. Chapter was formally installed by Julian Secttor of Marion vice chairman of by Nai by Ritho a state committee on a z. A., representing the a. Z. A. Supreme advisory Council. Formal election was held with the following resut3 Meyer Maierson president Howard Arnold vice president Louis Silveti Secretary Irvin Berkowitz treasurer Edward Goodman publicity Alvin Maierson a chaplain David Tavel 1st sgt at arms Harold Lurie 2nd other members of the group Are Lawrence Frommer Abe Bomstein Sidney Netzorg manual Bell Milton Blieden Morris Bluestein David Tavel Bernard Bloom and Harold Stolkin. Max klezmer is chief advisor. The new group has started on various activities. The boys Are forking As a team in the Junior divison of the jewish welfare fund Campaign and Are among the leaders in the fund raising. Plans Are being completed for1 a parents program which will be held on May 28th. Abe Borinstein is chairman of the parents Day program. A musical program will be presented and an outstanding speaker will address the group. All parents of a. A a. Members and members of by Nai by Rith Are invited to the jewish telegraphic Agency new York has issued the following statement to the jewish Post it has been brought to our attention that a Salesman answering to the name of Jacobs or Lemer carrying jewish daily bulletin credentials obtained from our office about a year ago under false pretences is operating in your Vicinity. In order to protect the readers and friends of jewish periodicals will you be Good enough to carry a warning about this imposter. Should anyone locate him the police should be notified immediately. Sincerely yours jewish telegraphic Agency of rabbi Tarshish to speak Here tonight rabbi Jacob Tarshish prominent radio theologis will speak in Caleb Mills Hall Shortridge High school to night under the auspices of the Layman a league of Indianapolis. His subject will be a which direction is the world moving Dickstein assailed on alien actor Bill Samuel Dickstein Washington Sta a immigration restrictions., suggested., by congressman Dickstein of new York to bad alien actors from entering the United states unless they were of distinguished Merit or ability were vigorously fought at a hearing before the House immigration com mite. By. Congressman. Celler. Of new York As Well As by Brook pern Berton Well known new York theatrical producer. Pemberton said that the restrictions proposed by congressman Dickstein would impair a a Renaissance of the theatre in congressman Celler stated that if the Bill introduced by congressman Dickstein were passed England and other countries would then bar american actors. He warned that if the Bill became a Law Many theatres and moving Pickul houses in America would be jewish Post to be published Here every week the jewish Post now entering its third year will appear Here every week according to a recent announcement by Leonard Rothschild managing editor and Joseph Sofnas business manager of the paper. The publication first made its appearance in Indiana Early in 1933. At that time it was issued every month. During the past year the publication has been issued bimonthly. The jewish Post a member of the jewish Telegraph Agency maintains its own printing Plant at 2101 East Washington Street. Editorial and business offices Are also located Here. In announcing the new policy the officials of the publication stated that the jewish Post will offer Complete news items on local National and world events. The regular features will appear As usual and new articles will be introduced at various intervals. The subscription rate for the weekly newspaper will be one Dollar per year. However All subscriptions received before june 1, will be accepted at the old fee of fifty cents per year. Regular subscribers wishing to re new their subscription at this time in order to take advantage of the fifty cent rate arte invited to do so. A convenient Coupon appears on Page two of this Issue. Rabbi Feuerlicht elected rabbi Morris m. Feuerlicht of the Indianapolis hebrew congregation was chosen first vice president of the Indianapolis literary club at the election of officers held Here this week. After Pilsudski then what by Harvey Laurence one of the earliest and most powerful of the Post War dictators died last week in the person of marshal Joseph Pilsudski of Poland a War hero the great unifying Force of modern polish history Pilsudski was a favorite of the masses. The polish people were solidly in Back of him no matter what the decision a Pilsudski was right. He truly was a mighty his death further complicates the political troubles of Europe. France Germany Russia England and the other Powers a to lesser degree Are wondering just what effect his death will have on european politics. Certainly it will not make for stability and that along is cause for regret. Although Pilsudski was an ardent nationalist though he yielded nothing without getting some Concession for his native land foreign Powers were More than wiling to negotiate with him. They knew that he represented Poland that agreements his party negotiated were not Mere scraps of paper to be blown to the winds by the slightest internal political flurry. The question is now being asked on All sides what now will there be a reaction in Poland making party politics More important than unified nationalism will Poland be torn by internal dissension had the opposition knowing the imminence of Pilsudski a death held off until he passed away because of a fear of his personal hold on the populace the answer to these questions Are a thing of the not very Distant future. Europe awaits these answers anxiously. So too the jews of Poland. Knowing full Well the tragic plight of the jews of Poland being cognizant of their virtual disenfranchise ment by the new Constitution having a realization of the Many act of discriminatory legislation inflicted upon them it a eem strange to May that the jews of Poland honestly mourn the death of the dictator of a Uch a country. It nevertheless is an indisputable truth. The jews mourn Pilsudski s death and they look to the future with great trepidation. They know that things could., be., even worse they fear such a condition. To understand this situation one must realize that anti semitism is a virtual disease in Poland. Where it is the exception in this country it is the Rule in Poland. The three and a half million polish jews eleven Peri cent of the population line in a land where anti semitism is traditional. And whereas Pilsudski took no positive Steps against jew baiting he acted As a Check to the growth and activity of anti semitic parties. What the jews of Poland fear now is that Pilsudski a successors will not be Strong enough to prevent the growth of the Enders with its resultant inauguration of a new reign of terror against Israel in the country. For the Sake of the jews than it is to be hoped that new leaders of the country maintain a Strong hold on the government. Three leaders supreme authority in Poland it is expected will be vested in Triumvir ate composed of professor Ignaz Moscicki the president of the country general Edward Rydz Smidley Pilsudski a own Choice As his successor As inspector general of the country and minister of foreign affairs Joseph Beck. All of these men Are Pilsudski men. Between the three of them rests the Power that was once Pilsudski a. Today the Story is that these three the Active leaders of the country during the dictators lifetime will adhere to his policies. For the jews there is some measure of Assurance in this for Pilsudski was never anti jewish and in his Early Days he was Friendly to jews. As a Young worker in the cause of the polish Freedom Pilsudski espoused cooperation Between the jewish worker and the polish worker. Writing in 1894 in the prs Elswit a paper published in London by polish emigres he said a the jews must join the polish socialists in their fight against the later he wrote a jews must go Arm in Arm with us. There must be Solidarity Between jewish and polish worker. They live on the same soil and must work together for the Independence of welfare fund drive to end monday with Victory meeting sephardic group and team six leading the Campaign Jolson baby jewish los Angeles a special the two months old baby adopted by or. And mrs. A Jolson in Chicago recently is jewish. A Sonny boy a had a real ceremonial brith a few weeks before he was adopted by the Jolson. He was named Al jr., last week. New York j. T. A a a total of $85,000 has been contributed to the building fund of the Rothschild Hadassah University medical Center which will be built in Jerusalem by Hadassah and the american jewish physicians committee. Jewish students to receive Law degrees at the forty first annual graduation exercises of the Indiana Law school to be held in the Claypool tonight miss mignon Margerie Rosenfield and Julius Sagalowsky will receive the Bachelor of Laws degree. Samuel j. Kagan will be graduated from Benjamin Harrison Law school. Amelia Gellman to be commencement speaker miss Amelia Gellman 1622 Bell Fontaine Street was chosen As a Shortridge High school commencement speaker Here this week by members of the faculty at the school. The commencement exercises will be held in Cadle Tabernacle next month. Miss Gellman was recently elected president of the Beta no sorority a jewish group Here. Among the leaders of this Independence movement in Poland were such jews As Diamond Pearl kwai Tek and others. In 1908, when he embarked on a dangerous Mission the late dictator wrote his last testament and sent it to the jew Feliz Pearl for Safe keeping. When at the outset of the War Pilsudski formed his legionnaires Many jews were among them. They fought Long and Well in the service of their Leader. Many of them some of whom have been converted Are now to be found in High posts in the country. In 1918, when he was forming his first Cabinet jewish leaders were called in for consultation. This however was his last position act of friendliness to the jews. Since then on the other hand he never took an anti jewish step that would definitely have labelled him an anti semite. Shortly after he assumed Vir Tual dictatorship of the county in 1926, the Sejm a controlled by his party a removed the disabilities against the jews which were a hangover of the old Tsa Rist regime. Polish anti semites opposed this legislation it nevertheless was passed. Though no Public utterances was made it was understood that the marshal had tacitly pushed it through. It just seems As though a too open Espousal of the jewish cause is political if not actual suicide in that anti semitic Ridden country. Not anti jewish to be labelled a a Friend of the jews is bad Medicine for the polish politician. Perhaps Pilsudski doubted that even he with All his popularity could have withstood this heinous charge. Leading jews have said that the late marshal was without any anti jewish Bias. And though they wished for a statement by Pilsudski in behalf of them they realized that it was impossible. It is for this reason great anxiety now exists among polish jewry. If Pilsudski could not be Friendly to the jews what of his successors to be anti jewish in Poland is politically expedient. If Pilsudski a successors lose their hold on the people they might resort to anti semitism if that would restore them to popularity. Such cases have been known to Hap Junior division going Strong As drive nears end the 1935 Campaign of the jewish welfare fund will end he tee monday evening with a Victory meeting in Kirshbaum Center according to an announcement yesterday by h. Joseph Hyman Secretary. The sep Hardic group and team number six with mrs. J. A. Goodman Captain were leading the drive late yesterday. A the results of the Campaign look very pleasing so far a or. Hyman stated. The Junior division of the welfare fund put into operation for the first time this year and Given a Large quota to reach has been doing Well. The workers have obtained a Large percentage of their quota. With the drive ending monday the youth division is making a valiant Effort to go Over the top re doubling its efforts to reach the coveted 100 per cent. The final meeting of the Junior welfare fund drive will be held at the Kirshbaum Center at 8 30 p. M. Monday. In order to bring the drive to successful close it is vital that All workers be present and Able to to co int for All cards. The executive committee urges that All workers make a special Effort to attend this sunday school to have confirmation the religious school of the Indi Analois Section National Council of jewish women will hold its confirmation service sunday afternoon at 3 of clock in the synagogue of the United hebrew congregation Union Street Corner of Madison Avenue. Nine girls and one boy will be confirmed. The order of the service will be As follows processional of the confirm ants led by Lena Cohen confirmation instructor with piano accompaniment by Ruth Burnstein opening prayer by Mildred Blue Ste a children a service Morris Levy As Reader a the Choice of Israel a its meaning by Bernice Cohen a a Moses our teachers by Dora Sarfaty a the ten commandments by Morris Levy Flower offering and prayer by Tillie Friedman assisted by Natalie Segal Becky passo aesthete Cohen Esther passo Lillian Cherin Fanny Plott and Harriet Tamler a the Bible by Molly passo a the torah by Katie Resnick vocal Solo a entreat me not to leave thee by Sally Maurer address to parents by Jennie Becker a Moses Maimonides by Miriam Bernstein address and confirmation charge by rabbi Morris m. Feuerlicht greetings from the Council of jewish women by mrs. Sam Dorfman president closing prayer by Bessie memorial in Loving memory of our father Benjamin Stein who died May 21, 1934. He is gone but not forgotten and As dawns another year in our lonely hours of thinking thoughts of him Are always near. In our hearts your memory lingers always tender fond and True there a not a Day dear father to do not think of you. Sadly missed by your wife and children. Pen before. And worse yet if Pilsudski a successors fall before the Enders there is no telling what might be the Fate of polish jewry. Pessimists among the observers and there Are Many such feel that the situation in Poland May readily change for the worse and in that Case nazi Germany will seem like a Haven for the polish jew. Copyright by jewish telegraphic Agency o

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