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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - October 3, 1958, Indianapolis, IndianaOctober 3, 1.958the National jewish Post and opinion Friday october 3, 195s Young russian lows flock to services Moscow to a whatever it was. The largest number i russian jews to attend High jr0iy Days services in years crowded not Only the Central synagogue Here but also a few temporarily set up prayer houses in other parts of the capital. The centred synagogue was crowded almost to suffocation. And there were More thousands in the courtyard who Hud expected to hear the services through loudspeakers but who for some unexplained reason had to suffer disappointment. A fair proportion of the worshippers were Young people of Bot i sexes something new in russian life. Although the Central synagogue worshippers was made up if a Good number of elderly jews there was a sizeable proportion of Middle aged couples with their children and Many teenagers. There were not enough prayer books to serve even a fraction of those in attendance and tale Isim also were missing from the shoulders of most worshippers. The israeli ambassador broke recent custom by failing to attend services Here but instead journeyed to Kiev where Many thousands crowding the Queen Juliana visits Amsterdam pukka Amsterdam to a Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard visited a pukka this week for the first time. The visit was brought on by a special prayer said for the Queen in the 283-year-old sephardic synagogue of Amsterdam. While at the services in the congregation the Royal pair entered the pukka. Main synagogue were also forced to Pray on the outside of the Sanctuary. Reports from All parts of Russia reaching Here told of the packed synagogues with an unusually Large number of Young people in attendance. Former Southern rabbi says pro integration sermons if Southern rabbis Sim putting jew Denver Colo. To a a former Southern rabbi now holding a pulpit Here expressed the View that a Southern rabbis. Put their jewish communities on the spot with pro integration sermons. This was told to Robert Gamzey editor of the inter Mountain jewish news Here by jews read the tora in Minsk Reading from the tora in the Lone remaining synagogue in Minsk is the unidentified russian jew above. Of the 72 houses of worship which formerly served the teeming jewish Community of this City Only the one synagogue still remains. The photograph is a still from Julien Bryan a new documentary film Quot Russia a which had its Lone performance at Carnegie Hall sept. 21. Was hidden under weeds refuse cemetery where Haydn Salomon lies restored by Harry Hoffman Philadelphia to a for years a tiny cemetery Lay almost forgotten in the Center of the City a tangled Jungle of weeds shrubbery and refuse. Today 218-year-old Mikveh Israel cemetery the first burial grounds to be used by Philadelphia a jewish Community again has the spiritual dignity and Beauty of its past. Restoration of the 127-by-30-foot cemetery at eighth and Spruce its. Was begun in August 1956, after president Eisenhower signed legislation designating it a amp a unit of Independence National historical Park. Earlier that year the City had designated the cemetery As a shrine authorizing $5000 for to Upkeep. During a tour of the shrine recently Theodore Quay landscape artist of it. Holly n. J., who has directed the restoration recalled a you could barely see through the Gate when i first came Here. It was a tiny Jungle in the heart of the City a derelict forgotten in the passing now a visitor to the shrine finds the Gate opening onto a Graceful Patio of Block. The cemetery is still surrounded by its original Brick Wall. A plaque in the cemetery commemorates Haym Salomon revolutionary War financier who is buried nearby. Along the Western Wall a tiny path extends the full length of the ground. It ends at the grave of Salomons wife Rachel. Midway in its course the path separates the first and last gravestones placed in the cemetery. The first is the grave of Nathan Levy Philadelphia merchant who brought the Liberty Bell to America. It was Levy who obtained the first land Grant for the cemetery in 1740. The last is the grave of miss Josephine etting of Baltimore who was buried there after holding a family plot reservation for nearly 50 years after the cemetery was closed officially. The Rev. Leon h. Elmaleh minister emeritus of Mikveh Israel congregation has located records of 361. Burials. However he believes unmarked Graves of the cemetery a Early decades May bring the total close to 500. Rabbi Samuel Deiman of Bah synagogue. Rabbi Deiman said that a the More effective democratic fight can be made not from the pulpit but by quietly building Bridges Between the two races. Rabbi Adelman served in Newport news va., for eight years before coming to Denver. He told Gamzey of a program he initiated Between High school students in Newport news which is still being used. Under the program 100 White and negro High school seniors met in an annual conference on democratic living. The conference held its fifth annual meeting this year. Rabbi Adelman gave As the underlying reason for massive resistance against integration in the South an irrational fear of interracial dating and intermarriage if the races were tin own together in the Public schools. A this i can to understand As a jew a he commented. A jews believe in integrated schools though we have More to lose than the Southern Whites. We have proved that we can go to integrated schools and not intermarry in Large rabbi Adelman revealed that an unexpected by product of the school integration tragedy is the establishment of jewish Day schools in the South. In Newport news va., 600 jewish families started a Day school this fall As a result of the closing of Public schools. Rabbi Deiman had another project which never got off the ground. He proposed that by Nai by Rith and the anti defamation league sponsor scholarships for Southern White and negro High school graduates to attend College in the North. A spread these Homecoming College graduates of both races Over the entire South a said the Bah rabbi a and you have a generation of leaders who would lick the integration problem with knowledge understanding and experience of working together with people of All races and religions. It would be simple and the Money donated by by for the scholarships would be the Best investment Ever Mahgoub walks out a is Goldla but he gets the $19 million new York to White America was still tittering Over the by now considered foolish antics of Arab political leaders who refuse to appear on programs with israelis the u. S. Announced its first foreign Aid in the amount of $19,500,000 to Sudan. The connection Between the two events is that Mohammed a Golda med Mahgoub foreign minister of Sudan refused to appear before to Cam eras with Golda Meir israelis Loreign minister. The two had been scheduled to appear on lbs news program a Sun in three minutes before the program was scheduled to go on the air Waves mrs. Meir was ushered into the studio where Mahgoub was already seated. Crews started to make introductory shots when or. Mahgoub began i Hasty Retreat. Before he reached the exit he was prevailed to return on the Quick decision of Daniel Schorr to interview the two prime ministers separately. Mahgoub appeared before the cameras first and took his departure. First time in 10 year was blast of shofar at wailing Wall in Jordan blown by British Tommy Jerusalem was a for the first time in More than a decade the sound of the shofar was heard at the wailing Wall in old Jerusalem which is now in Jordan. The shofar blast at the end of the yom kippur services was heard distinctly Here by several Hundred worshippers at the mount Zion services. As the worshippers strained their eyes in the direction of the wailing Wall jewry a most sacred shrine they heard a shofar at the Wall sounding the end of Neila the closing service. There was deep silence As the worshippers listened in almost disbelief. For More than 10 years now the wailing Wall has wept in jewish silence and now the shofar told its loneliness. At first there was speculation among the listeners and soon enough wonderment gave Way to Awe. It was All so real but who was it sounding the Call of jewish eternity the questions soon echoed into silence for the word soon was passed around that the a phantom shofar belonged to jewish soldiers serving with the British forces stationed in does the Post and opinion carry More advertising now than at any time in its history the answer is simple our advertisers get results
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