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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - May 31, 1935, Indianapolis, IndianaA jewish publication the jewish Post for the jewish people Indiana a leading wee a jewish newspaper the Only jewish newspaper in the state of Indiana edited and printed entirely by jews. Vol. Ill no. Viii Indianapolis Indiana iyar 28, 5695 May 31, 1935 single copy 3 cents 50 cents the year interesting facts of interesting jews by Leonard Rothschild professor Albert Einstein received the Franklin Institute medal recently honouring him As an outstanding scientist of the United states. Elizabeth Bergner noted actress is now Back in London after a successful invasion of the Are Mican stage. She says she will never make a picture in Hollywood and she once said that she would never make a picture. She is making the screen version of Quot escape me Nev re at present in England. Welfare fund drive nets $50,000.00j. E. A. Elects new directors rabbi Taxay addresses group at annual dinner meet 150 attend gathering Sophie Tucker recently became honorary president of the federation of actors to succeed Eddie Cantor who resigned because of his Many other activities. Herbert Shapiro of Sioux Falls s. D., is a member of the victorious High school debating team which won the National title from i of Angeles at Cleveland Ohio. A1 Jolson receives $4,000 for his saturday night radio broadcast. Wynn will offer his last radio broadcast of the season next tuesday night. Ben Hecht film writer and producer sometimes works at the studio in red shorts. Ted Lewis will begin work on a motion picture next week. Lou Holtz May fade from the Paul Whiteman radio show on thursday night when the warm weather really sets in. Arthur Auerbach dialectic an joined Phil bakery a radio program for an indefinite period. Auerbach is the former new York daily Mirror photographer who turned actor. Harry Richman is being set up in an audition called a radio follies a which would feature a band and a name guest Star each week. Block and Sally will play vaudeville after june 17, because their sponsor did no to care for the rigid censorship lbs was putting on their commercials. An hour after this news got out Block and Sully were under option to another sponsor for a program starting the first week in Congress to begin August 27 London Sta a the executive of the world zionist organization has issued an official statement announcing that the next world zionist Congress will take place in Luz Emo Switzerland and will open on August 27. The next zionist Congress will be the nineteenth Congress by the organization. A manifesto issued by the world zionist executive says that a the masses must participate in the nineteenth zionist Congress to an extent surpassing All previous rec ords because zionism is today the cause of the jewish people a it is expected that the labovites at this Congress will constitute a majority of the delegates since the revisionists have announced that they will Boycott the Congress because of a change made in the text of the shekel which entitles the Holder to vote for delegates to the Corg Erss. At the last zionist Congress which took place two years ago in Prague and at which the revisionists participated the labovites gained a majority which resulted in the fact that they Are now the dominating Power in the world zionist executive. The Choice of the site for the next world zionist Congress was a problem for the zionist executive since at the Twenty fourth annual dinner meeting of the jewish educational association held last sunday evening in the vestry rooms of the Beth Al Zedeck Temple the following directors were elected for a period of three years David Calderon Samuel Frommer Louis n. Grossman Philip Grenwald Jacob Solot Ken Isaac Wolf Louis Talesnick Bernard Stroyman David Sablosky Samuel Hochman and Aaron Unger. Rabbi j. Marshall Taxay of Terre haute was guest speaker at the meeting. He gave an inspiring address on a religious re education a which was Well received by the audience. Greetings and remarks Given rabbi Elias Charry of Beth Al Zedeck congregation opened the meeting with a prayer. Greetings and remarks were Given by Samuel Frommer honorary vice president of the jewish educational association Charles medias Henry Greenberg rabbi Samuel Katz mrs. Maurice perk of the ladies auxiliary of the talmud torah mrs. Daniel Frisch of the Parent teacher association and by Sarah passo representing the pupils of the hebrew schools. Louis Grossman chairman at the meeting paid tribute to Jacob Solotken president of the association. Reports were Given by chairman of the various committees and by Meyer Gallin superintendent of the hebrew schools Here. More than 150 persons attended the dinner . Arthur Rose Heads sisterhood at the election of officers of the Beth Al Zedeck sisterhood monday afternoon mrs. Arthur Rose became president of the organization. Other officers chosen for the coming year were mrs. William Sebel first Vic president mrs. Leon Berger second vice president mrs. Jack Deutscher Secretary mrs. Rosenberg financial Secretary and mrs. Leo Shane treasurer. The two new trustees chosen for the coming year were mrs. Philip Falender and mrs. Ben Shalansky. Nearly 150 women attended the meeting which was the last of this season. A luncheon in the vestry rooms of the Temple preceded the meeting. The program included a Book review by mrs. Kathryn Turney Garten. She discussed a blessed is the mrs. Pearl Goodman Levi Sang a Library fund was presented to the Temple by the sisterhood honouring mrs. J. A. Goodman outgoing president for ten years of service to the organization. The luncheon table and rooms at the meeting were beautifully decorated with Spring colors and a delightful atmosphere prevailed. Memorial held for jewish War veterans the Frank t. Strayer Post veterans a of foreign War held the annual memorial services for jewish War veterans in the Ezra Sachiro cemetery last sunday morning. Pictured above is the scene of the service held at the grave of Benjamin Rabinowitz. Who was the first jewish Soldier from Indiana to be killed in action in the world War. Pictured left to right Arfe William Johnson vice commander of the Frank t. Strayer Post Lee King commander Ralph Canter former commander and state officer Harry Gorbei and Leo Schaffin who were in charge of the memorial Sel vices rabbi Elias Charry of the Beth Al Zedeck Temple who delivered the principle address and Cantor Myro Glass who assisted with the services. Morfe than one Hundred persons attended. Members of the Strayer Post Are shown in the background photo by jewish Post staff photographer american jewish War heroes by congressman Emanuel Celler editors note a following Are parts of an address delivered by Hon. Emanuel Celler of new York before the jewish War veterans at their memorial service held recently in Temple Emanuel in new York City Jessie Levy Heads women a Law group miss Jessie Levy of Indianapolis was elected president of the Indiana association of women lawyers at the annual meeting in the Columbia club. Julius c. Travis former judge of the Indiana supreme court was speaker. As president miss Levy becomes Indiana vice president of the National association of women lawyers. Most of the countries where the Congress could have been held Are terrorized by nazis. The decision to hold the Congress in Luzerne came after the representatives of the executive had made a thorough study in different countries of the pos Sibili Tes of holding the Congress there. Obviously patriotism May be shown in peace As Well As in War but the record of service of the american jew will stand the test of either peace or War. A from the Day of the founding of the Republic a said Theodore Roosevelt a we have no struggle military or civil in which there have not been citizens of jewish Faith who played an eminent part for the Honor and credit of the general Washington in the revolution welcomed their cooperation. General Jackson was a warm upholder of their Fidelity. General Pershing witnessed and praised their loyalty in arms. President Cleveland in a Public address said a when with True american enthusiasm and Pride we Call the Story of the War for our Independence and rejoice and rejoice in the indomitable courage and fortitude of our revolutionary heroes we should not fail to remember How Well the jews of America performed their part in the struggle and How in every Way they usefully and patriotically supported the interests of their newly found Home. Nor can we Overlook if we Are recently just the valuable Aid cheerfully contributed by our jewish fellow countryman in every National emergency that has since overtaken Mark Twain writes a i find that he the jew furnished soldiers and High officers in the revolution the War of 1812, and the mexican War. In the civil War he was represented in the armes and navies of both the North and South by 10 percent of his numerical strength the same percentage that was furnished by the Christian population of the two View the record years before the revolution jews United with their fellow colonials for Independence. For example the no importation resolutions in 1765, the first organized movement in the agitation for separation from the Mother country a document still preserved in carpenters Hall Philadelphia contains Many j e w i s h names like Benjamin Levy Samson Levy Joseph Jacobs Hayman Levy jr., David Franks Mathias Bush Michael Gratz Bernard Gratz and Moses Mordecia. In 1779, a corps of Volunteer infantry composed chiefly of hebrews under the command of Captain Lushington was raised in Charleston s. C. These soldiers fought afterwards with great bravery under general Moultrie at Beaufort. In the Clouds that beset that great group of patriots for the revolution the True courage and unselfish patriotism of Haym Salomon shines Forth. Haym Salomon of Philadelphia was a Man of Large private Fortune engaged in commercial pursuits of great financial resources and ability and of the highest personal integrity. He espoused the cause of the colonies with great ardor and supplied the government from his own Means with a Large amount of Money even to the extent of $650,000, a huge sum in those Days at the most critical periods of the struggle. Cyrus Adler has called attention to the following interesting incident at the outbreak of the revolutionary War one or. Gomez of new York proposed to a member of the Continental Congress that he form a company of soldiers for service the member of Congress remonstrated with or. Gomez on the score of age he then being 68. To this or. Gomez replied that he a could Stop a Bullet As Well As a younger among the patriots of the South none worked More unselfishly and patriotically than Mordecia Sheftall. After Active hostilities were begun in the South he was appointed commissary general to the troops of Georgia in july 1777, and soon thereafter was also appointed commissary to the Continental troops. When the British attacked Savannah in december 1778, she fall a name appears not Only Foremost among the Patriot defenders of that City and As one who advanced considerable Money to the cause but also As one who was placed on Board the prison ship because of his refusal to flock to the Royal Standard. Col Isaac Franks became aide de Camp to Washington held the rank of colonel on his staff and served with distinction throughout the War. Maj. Benjamin nones a native of Bordeaux France who came to America in 1777, served on the staffs of both Lafayette and Washington. He entered service under Pulaski As a private and As he writes a fought in almost every action which took place in Carolina and in the Dissat Beth Al to have annual graduation at Temple tonight the second annual graduation of the High school department of the Beth Al Zedeck religious school will be held in the Temple thirty fourth and Ruckle streets to night at 8 15. Rabbi Elias Charry of the congregation will be in charge. The graduation exercises will be held during the late evening services this will be the last late Friday evening service of the season. Members of the graduating class Are Edna Levi Mary Jane Falender Mildred Greenbaum Annette Marcus Edith Chasman Irvin Berko Witz and Alvin Maierson. They will deliver Short addresses on the various phases of the work completed during the course. Post confirm nation course the High school department of the school comprises a two year pos confirmation course of studies in Judaism jewish history literature and religion. Following the graduation and services a reception in Honor of the graduates will be held in the vestry rooms of the Temple. Refreshments will be served. The entire Community is invited to attend. 0-at Kirshbaum now that memorial Day is Over and warm Days Are upon us our thoughts turn to vacations and what More enjoyable and inexpensive vacation might one plan than a summer membership at Kirshbaum Center. A membership at the Center taken now will entitle you to three and one half months of swimming showers handball for men outings for children Library privileges and All these for nominal fees ranging from $1.50 for youngster s to $2.50 for women and $3.00 for men. An interesting program has been arranged in the Center Pool including nightly mixed swims for adults instruction in red Cross life saving As Well As a Liberal schedule of swimming periods. The Pool which is one of the finest of its kind in the state will be kept up to its usual High Standard of cleanliness. Irvin Caplin who has made a Fine record in swimming and other athletic activities at the Center will be in charge. This year for the ii st time the summer season has been extended an additional two weeks and will last from june 15th, to september 30th, with no increase in fees. All privileges will be granted children under 11 years of age for the fee of $1.50 for the entire summer season children 11 to 15 $2.00 boys 15 to 21 years $2.50 men 21 years and Over $3.00 girls 15 years and Over $2.50. For further information and schedules Call Harrison 2900, or inquire at the information desk at the Center. The building will close for Shev both on thursday june 6th, at 4 00 p. M., and will remain closed until saturday evening at 6 30.quota reached Campaign ends team three awarded cup for obtaining Best percentage youth group j successful the jewish welfare fund Campaign was officially closed Here this week after reaching its quota of $50,000. The Campaign which lasted ten Days was one of the most successful the Indianapolis division has Ever had. Team number three headed by David Sablosky was awarded the Silver cup for obtain no the highest percentage in the funds. Following arte a list of divisions and the approximate amount of pledges received division 1. A Leonard Strauss chairman $2,475.00. Division 2. A s Carroll Kahn chairman $1,800.00. Division 3. A David Sablosky chairman $2,150.00, this group led according to a percentage rating. Division 4, a William p. Meyers chairman $1,275.00. Division 5. A Eli Schloss chairman $1,550.00. Division 6. A a omens group mrs. J. A. Goodman chairman $2,500.00. The sephardic group with Mortimer fur Tecott As chairman went Over their percentage rating by obtaining $315.00. The youth division headed by miss Louise Jaeger obtained $512.50. The quota was set at $500.00. Fellowship formed at the recently organized jewish w Elfare fund Fellowship formed Here Leonard Strauss was elected president Jacob Solotken Vic president mrs. J. A. Goodman Secretary and mrs. David Sablosky treasurer. Gabriel Calderon and Samuel Mueller were chosen for the executive committee of the Fellowship and Louise Jaeger was elected to represent the youth division. Or. Mueller stated to a representative of the jewish Post that this year Many new subscribers were added to the contributors of the welfare fund. He said that last year the list contained 1,035 names and at present the contributors number 1,320. Pledges received other than those of the various divisions included Many individual gifts and sums from jewish groups and organizations Here. The total amount reaching $50,000.zionists to close season with dinner Rous affair of Savannah shared the hardships of that sanguinary he became major of a legion of 400 men attached to Baron de Kalb a command and composed in part of hebrews. In the civil War the part that the jewish men took is so conspicuous that it is difficult to pick out the most prominent men in the conflict Mayer Asch Nathan d. Menken and Louis h Mayer served on the staff of general Pope Mayer serving also with generals Rosecrans and Grant. Or. Morris j. Asch served on the staff of general Sheridan. Major Lully who during the hungarian revolution served on Kossuth a staff rendered valuable service under the direction of the Secretary of War. Captain Dissauer killed at Chancellorsville and Newman Borchard served on the staff of general Howard. Max Lomheim and m. Zegley continued on Page 4 the Indianapolis zionist District announces that the season will close with a special meeting and banquet to be held soon Complete details will be announced next week in the jewish Post. This year the social and cultural meetings of the local zionist group have been very successful. The Community has accepted zionism As the cause of the jewish people and the membership in the organization Here has greatly increased according to a statement by Cantor Myro Glass president of the Indianapolis zionist District. At the final meeting delegates will be chosen to attend the thirty eighth convention of the zionists organization in Atlantic City on june 30. Also All Hadassah and zionist members will be permitted to vote for delegates to the world zionist Congress to be held in Switzerland in August. O Beth Al confirmation the annual confirmation of the Beth Al Zedeck religious school will be held at the Temple thirty fourth and Ruckle streets on sunday morning june 9th, 10 30

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