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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - November 19, 1965, Indianapolis, IndianaA \7 Ltd it dirty politics Reb Betzin outta neutered on Sabbath \ Elk Yok Neam a All is fair in love and politics. When the Only wife of a rabbi to win an election in Israel had a Chance to become local Council chairman the opposition took advantage of her Observance of the Sabbath to make a Deal which gave the chairmanship to someone else. The spokesman for the opposition who made the announcement frankly stated that his group bad used the Sabbath a during which mrs. Harlan wife of the local rabbi was precluded from negotiating a to persuade the liberals who hold the balance to join a coalition. Theology called primitive prayer Book antiquated stubborn husband yields after 5 months in jail Haifa a a 76-year-old Man who sat in jail for five months for refusing to give his Young wife a divorce ordered by a rabbinical court has capitulated. He married his 13-year-old Bride in Beirut where he was a wealthy property owner. Seventeen years ago he settled in Tiberias and his wife bore him two sons. Complaining that be was unable to fulfil his marital duties she sued for divorce in the Haifa rabbinical court which granted the petition. Wien the husband refused to sign the necessary documents and after he had lost an Appeal to the rabbinical High court in Jerusalem he was sent to jail until he would change his mind. Social ills growing As tradition declines Montreal a delegates to the 34th general Assembly of the Council of jewish federations and welfare funds were told that with the lessening of Fidelity to jewish tradition and values there was a corresponding increase in the incidence of social ills among jews. Graenum Berger consultant to the federation of jewish philanthropies of new York cited the comparatively Low rate of Linar Vorce suicide alcoholism comics addiction and juvenile delinquency among jews. He attributed this to a jewish religious tradition and the influences of the family unit and High educational and moral however or. Berger asserted a these influences no longer dominate the jewish scene to tho extent that they did a generation san Francisco a a revision of the Reform Prayerbook to eliminate Quot passages that Are outmoded and antiquated theologically archaic a was called for by rabbi William b. Silverman in a paper prepared for delivery at the Reform biennial convention Here. The Kansas City rabbi asked a do we have the courage and Candor to evaluate a theology that May be primitive infantile and irrational a rabbi Silverman told of a letter of his published in the Reform rabbinical journal Quot asking for bold revisions in our Prayerbook a because he reasoned there Are a a Host of theological concepts that sound Beautiful but have Little or no meaning to modern rabbi Silverman said a member of his congregation protested upon Reading the article charging the rabbi had lost Faith in Judaism and Faith in god a quite to the contrary a said the rabbi. A i have too much Faith in Judaism and too much Faith in the goodness and love of god to make god a celestial truant officer a divine executioner a heavenly Hatchet Man. A if we really want to be daring and candid a rabbi Silverman said a then All anthropomorphism should be removed from the Union prayer Book including references to god As a father a King a rabbi Silverman further implied it is contradictory to teach our children that a god does no to have a body a while we constantly refer to a the hand of god god walking god talking and the face of god that shines upon his children in a it is no longer meaningful to explain away physical attributes rabbi prefers them to indifferent teenagers the Young jewish atheist Kansas City a the Young jew ish atheist must be encouraged to continue his search to keep his mind and heart open rabbi Alexander Graubert wrote in the synagogue scroll of his Beth shalom congregation conservative Here. A if he does this rabbi Graubert explained a the chances Are Good that he will As he matures de Clope a Rich meaningful Faith that will be authentic because it was born out of an honest rabbi Graubert said he preferred the twin extremes o f atheism and fanaticism to a the most common attitude a Calm acceptance of All that has been taught accompanied by a so what a often after the first tentative thinking and probing the teen Ager will announce that be has concluded that everything he was taught was wrong and that he is now an atheist. While the youngest is no doubt sincere in reality he is a trying on the garb of the atheist As it were. In other contexts the same probing and rejection of previously taught material May result in the teenager becoming a religious fanatic. This is also a Way of testing reality in a religious context. Again the person is probably quite sincere. Both extremes atheism and fanaticism Are hard to live with for the teen Ager As Well As the adult and both Are excellent indicators that the youngsters involved care deeply about religious furnished office space due to departmental shifting 2 private offices Are available in the new York quarters of the National jewish Post and opinion. The offices have new building installation air conditioning tile floor and fully furnished. $175.00 for each office includes the following use of reception area use of general working area for up to two clerical staff Telephone answering service daily cleaning and waste removal floor waxing window Taaning use of office machines Hect graph postage therm fax hot and cold water cooler. Interested parties in one or both offices May Contact mrs. Lilian Chernow at my 3-4600 or visit the office from a . To 12 noon monday through Friday. Rabbi we. B. Silverman a Spade a Spade of god with the talmudic rationalization that a the torah Speaks in the language of Man a a rabbi Silverman said. A on the High holidays i read a with a fathers love Dost thou discipline us that we May learn to understand life a holy afterwards a lady approached me and said a rabbi did you mean what you just prayed my father died at 39 of a ruptured appendix. Why did god take him was it god or physical illness was it gods discipline my Sisters child was born deaf. Was it god who determined that this child should go through life deaf Why who is being disciplined a my sister or her child How is this Little child being disciplined by going through life in silence without Ever hearing a word a sound a a a there is the prayer a we know of god. That thy ways Are sure that not without Wise purpose Dost thou afflict thy does god afflict his children with blindness deafness with cancer with heart trouble a a a he wounds and he heals. He causes death and he gives there was the teenage girl horribly mutilated in an automobile Accident. Was it god who wounded her a or her Drunken boy Friend a a a Young Mother Dies of cancer. A Young father Dies of a heart attack a the lord hath Given. The lord Tabeth away. Blessed be the name of the was it god a a Why rabbi Why a a a a we need fortitude and resignation under the chastening of the lord. Whence can these come save from him who lays the Burden upon does god Lay the Burden upon us for what reason a rabbi Silverman carried his theme Over to other aspects of religious practice. A there is a need a he declared Quot for jewish Candor in the evaluation of holidays festivals and Sabbath observances. In All too Many cases jewish festivals have become the sole prerogative of juvenile jewry. Our tree of life has become a torah for tots and our festivals a religious pabulum for infantile he called for return to the use of simple wooden coffins to Cut Down the excessive Cost of funerals and would eliminate eulogies. In addition he suggested that All rabbis be paid from a National fund in accordance with seniority and need. A neither the status nor the salary of the rabbi a he asserted a should be determined by the size or prestige of his congregation nor should the rabbi be subjected to the whims and caprices of individual members of the Board of trustees who May retain him or dismiss him re new contracts determine salary increments and subject the rabbi to the pressures exerted by the Power Structure of his card termed a forgery Jerusalem a a membership card in the hungarian anti semitic organization the Arrow Cross which was published in israeli newspapers was termed a forgery by or. Alexander Toeroek the second in command in the new West German embassy Here. He said he welcomed the investigation which was announced by the israeli foreign does the Post and opinion carry More advertising now than at any time in its history the answer is simple. Our advertisers get results a Quot
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