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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - September 20, 1935, Indianapolis, IndianaA jewish the of wish Post for the publication xxx a a j i j to Xuxa x u x jewish people Indiana a leading weekly jewish newspaper a 1a Quot i a a 1 a a a _ a a. A a a a a a the Only jewish newspaper in the state of Indiana edited and printed entirely by jews. Vol. Ill no. Xxiv Indianapolis Indiana Friday Elul 22, 5695 september 20, 1935 single copy 3 cents $ 1.00 the year interesting facts of interesting jews by Leonard Rothschild i. J. Singer author of the play a Yosha Kalb a stage sensation in All parts of the world once resolved before he wrote this play never to write literature again. Joan Blondell was George Barnes fifth wife. New Yorkus democratic congressman Samuel Dickstein chairman of the House immigration committee intimated in Washington that he would insist the committee Start anew its nazi propaganda investigation when Congress reconvenes a if things keep on going As they Are Samuel Elias originated the uppercut in his bout with Caleb Baldwin fought in England in 1804. Michael Godefroi accepting the Post of minister of Justice became the first jew to serve in a dutch Cabinet. Singing Sam and an old minstrel show will be launched on a vaudeville tour soon. A cartoon strip based on Gertrude bergs a House of Glass will appear in the comic Section of some of the country a leading newspapers shortly kidnaps local jew gets life Clark county jury requires Only Twenty minutes to return verdict Jeffersonville Clark county circuit court jury this week convicted Bernard Pfeiffer age then. To three Covington ky., of kidnapping David Bloom age thirty two Indianapolis produce dealer after deliberating Twenty minutes. He was sentenced to a life term at Indiana state prison. Bloom identified Pfeiffer As one of three men who abducted him and his truck Driver Chester Austerland. Near Speed ind., april 14, took his truck loaded with produce and poultry valued at $2,500, forced the two into Pfeiffer a automobile and drove them to Bedford by. Bloom said they were released and his truck returned to him on his Promise to meet Pfeiffer and his companion at a Louisville Street Corner the following Day and pay $500. Of Sharah Tewilla to dedicate Tablet at Schule sunday Meir de Malea a jew was minister of finance in the thirteenth Century under Alfonso the Wise King of Castile. The physician Elias Cohen was the first jew to hold the rank of general in the turkish army. Coralic Cahen was one of the most Active nurses for the French army in the War of 1870. Nehamiah de Castro Benedict for some time president of the Portu Guese jewish congregation at Hamburg served As physician in Ordinary to Queen Christina of As much against us As we think or. Tarshish says Here a there is not As much discrimination and prejudice against jews today As the jews themselves think stated rabbi Jacob Tarshish noted speaker to nearly one thousand members and guests of the Beth Al menus club in the Temple thirty fourth and Ruckle streets wednesday evening. The radio Headliner stated that Many of us go around looking for discrimination and then work ourselves into that feeling. He said that the jew must get out of his own ghetto and mix and live socially with the non jew if he expects the non jew to understand him. Concerning ethiopian Var dangers rabbi Tarshish declared that resultant hatred Between the White and dark races and the yellow and White races May be a turning Point in humanity once the spark is set off. An open forum followed the address. Or. Leon Berger presided. Philip Grenwald president of the Beth Al Zedeck congregation presented the menus club with $200 from the congregation for the wonderful service Given by members of the club for the Beth Al picnic held last july. The Outing was a great financial Success. Dedication of the new Bronze memorial Tablet presented by the ladies auxiliary of the congregation Sharah Tewilla will take place sunday at 3 00 p. M. The dedication program will be marked by an impressive ceremonial in which tribute will be paid to the depart d and to the founders of the congregation three quarters of a Century ago. Otto Diamond president of the congregation Sharah Tewilla will act As chairman. Following a Short opening program Cantor a. Portnov will sing a Wyo shave by a ser Eloyne he that dwell eth in the Shadow of the most High. Rabbi s. A. Katz will deliver the principal address. He will discuss the contribution that those who have passed on have made to Judaism through the maintenance of a jewish Center of worship and study. Following rabbi Katzy address the Nare Tamid eternal Light at the top of the Tablet will be lighted. Lights for three departed rabbis two of whom died while spiritual leaders of the congregation will be turned on. The rabbis whose memory will be honoured Are rabbi i. E. Neustadt rabbi l. F. Shereshefsky and rabbi i. J. Ziegler. Members of the immediate family will turn on the lights opposite the names of their departed while the Cantor chants the Al Molay Rachamim. The memorial Tablet will be installed on the Misrach East Wall of the Schule. Massive in size Over six feet High and five feet wide and cast in solid Bronze the Tablet will Bear seventy five name plates. As a gift of the ladies auxiliary it will have across the Bottom a special plate acknowledging its presentation by that group. Members of the committee who formulated the dedication program Are Otto Diamond Shairman rabbi s. A. Katz Cantor a. Portnov Karl Poliak Philip Kraft Louis Barnett a. Alpert Manuel Segal and Harry s. Joseph. Officers of the congregation Sharah Tewilla Are Otto Diamond president Karl Poliak vice president a. Alpert treasurer Harry s. Joseph Secretary Louis Barnett h. H. Rosenberg and Louis Bryan Shule trustees l. J. Borinstein Philip Kraft Louis Falender and Philip Levy cemetery trustees. Officers of the ladies auxiliary Are mrs. Gus Goldberg president mrs. Karl Poliak vice president mrs. Philip Kraft treasurer mrs. Sam Michelow recording Secretary and mrs. T. Segal finance Secretary. Sharah Tewilla will hold Seli chos services saturday at Midnight. Cantor a. Portnov and choir will conduct the age old Liturgy. The Public is invited to attend. Sale of seats for the High holidays will Start at 9 30 saturday night. Seats will also be on Sale each evening from 7 30 to 9 30. Reservations can be made by calling l. Logos at Drexel 7123. In the Case for the legionnaires by Daniel Schorr jewish soldiers cannot Settle on land they fought for during the world War some 4,000 american jews saw service in the jewish legion a part of the British army which helped win Palestine from the turks. Promises were made that those who wished to remain would be Given land and would be Able to Settle there for the rest of their lives. Soon after the War ended however the soldiers were unceremoniously placed on transport ships and sent Home. A few Hundred somehow managed to avoid repatriation and kept themselves alive by finding various Odd jobs. Today there is in the United states an organization known As the american Palestine jewish legion headed by or. Jacob m. Ravid of new York whose primary purpose is to find ways and Means of settling sex legionnaires in Palestine. There Are about 200 sex legionnaires or. Ravid told us who would leave their families tomorrow to live in Palestine a if they were Given the Chance. But because of Lack of funds inability to enter and no Way of getting land if they could enter Palestine they remain Here and wait. These legionnaires feel they have a claim against the British government. After All they say they gave up their jobs Here and risked their lives for the British government. They were Given to understand that the country would Welcome them after the War. And now they Are in the United states Miles from their adopted country. Expression will be Given to the legionnaires Hopes and demands at a convention to be held this december in new York or. Ravid said. Expressed before. The same desire and the same demands have been expressed frequently in the last seventeen years but with practically no result. Every zionist Congress and convention has Bee import Ned to Aid the jewish soldiers. Cablegram were sent to British officials. When prime minister Ramsay Macdonald was in new York recently Elias Ginsburg then head of the organization sent him a plea in behalf of the sex service men. The Only Aid they received came through the zionists. The jewish National fund through the offices of m. M. Uss Ishkin provided a parcel of land at Wadi Chav Areth. A Unm Ber of legionnaires who were already in Palestine were settled on the land. They proceeded hampered As they were by Lack of funds to build Homes industries and schools for themselves and their families. The Only funds the legionnaires rec led came through the zionist organization. Albert Zund Elowitz died leaving $40,000 to be used for zionist purposes. The z. O. A., the executor of the bequest turned Over the Money to the legion. The idea of a jewish legion began in 1914 when a group of palestinian jews anxious to serve great Britain organized the Zion mule transport corps which saw service at the Dardanelles. The corps was engaged in work highly important to the British army and was frequently cited for its bravery and efficiency. The second jewish legion the legion that became famous came into being after the Balfour declaration was issued. More than 4,000 american jews stirred by the British Promise to Aid in the erection of a jewish Homeland resolved to make the Homeland a reality by wresting the country from the turks. They enlisted to serve in the British army at the British Canadian recruiting Mission in new York City. In due course they were transported to Palestine and organized into four battalions of the Royal Fusiliers. These four battalions were Given the menorah As their Emblem and they became the famous jewish legion. Made Good record. Unaccustomed to the climate suffering from Scarcity of water the jewish legion made a notable record for itself. British military re cords have Many tales to Tell of bravery in this Volunteer Force. Connected with the legion were such leaders As colonel Henry Patterson Captain Joseph Trump Eldor and Vladimir Zabotinsky. During the time they were fighting it had been understood the legionnaires would be Able to remain in Palestine As permanent settlers. After the armistice a poll was taken Ani 1,000 men signified intention of remaining in the coutry. In 1919, an army ordinance was issued to the effect that those who wished to remain in Palestine would be Given government land. That Promise was never kept. The soldiers were sent Home. Even the request that the legion be demobilized in Palestine was not granted. The men were sent Home there to be demobilized. There were a scattered few Hundred who remained in the country through devious Means. They lived a hard life keeping body and soul together by working at various trades. It was a Day when colonization of land was a by word. And the soldiers had no land to colonize. Finally the jewish National fund granted them the Small Colony. Some thirty families settled Here and tried to build an agricultural Colony. They had practically no funds. They were constantly harried by the bedouins. There were a number of skirmishes. In 1933, Joseph Ben gemini was killed in an attack. Today his son is one of the settlers Young vigorous and enthusiastic. With the $40,000 Zund Elowitz bequest the colonists first began to make the Colony flourish. They built pipe lines planted oranges and erected Homes and a school. But there was no Money left for the legionnaires in the United states. To aggravate the situation of the legionnaires Here most of them have by now passed the age limit for labor certificates. Yet the legionnaires want to go to Palestine. They have waited patiently for seventeen years and their ardor has not dampened. They Hope that eventually great Britain will take cognizance of a Promise it made when it needed Aid. The legionnaires hold frequent meetings in new York and other cities and recall their Battles on Palestine soil. After seventeen years of agitation to be transferred to Palestine to be repatriated As they Call it doubts arise As to whether they will Ever have their Hopes fulfilled. They know that the zionist organization for All its willingness can do Little. There Are German refugees and polish jews whose need is direr than theirs. But they still look to Britain. They Point to maps showing Large tracts of unsettled land and wonder when the mandatory Power will keep her Promise. Their Hopes Are summed up in the cablegram the legion sent to the Lucerne world zionist Congress. A those who fought for the redemption of Palestine Are still waiting to be settled on the land of copyright by Sta Goldstein to conduct services at United hebrew congregation Cantor Abe Goldstein of Louisville will conduct High Holiday services at the United hebrew congregation Union Street and Madison Avenue this year. Seli chos services will be held at Midnight this saturday. Seats will be on Sale Seli chos night and each evening next week from 7 until 9. Of Post phones always at your service three telephones for the jewish Post Are always at your or vice. Editorial offices Cherry 4385. Downtown office Riley 5944. Night phone Washington 3746-r. Honoured at i. holds jews hostages Sam klezmer pictured above the son of or. And mrs. Max klezmer of 2930 Ruckle Street is the first Indianapolis jewish athlete Ever to win a major a a in letter at Indiana University. Sam who is one of the outstanding dash men in the state and Middle West swimming circles is now beginning his Junior year at the Bloomington school where he is a member of Phi Beta Delta National jewish social fraternity. Klezmer As a Sophomore last year was instrumental in compiling the finest record Ever made by an Indiana University swimming aggregation. He teamed with Milt Finfer and Captain elect Hank Schneider Man also jewish boys and members of Phi Beta Delta to give the Hoosier water splashes the fastest relay team in the history of the University. At the close of last season Schneiderman who is now a senior was elected As a co Captain with Paul Strack for the 1935-36 season. Coach Robert Royer is expecting great things of klezmer this season. He plans to enter him in the 50 and 100-Yard free style sprints and will use him on the relay team. Standing 6 it. 1 in. And weighing approximately 190 pounds Sam exemplifies the same Type of physical build that some of the worlds greatest swimmers have possessed including a pair of Broad shoulders which Are factors in laying claims to a Swift stroke. He is a Junior in the school of business administration and last year was a member of Skull and Crescent National honorary Sophomore organization. Klezmer also is a prominent member of Dolphin club swimming honorary Hadassah holds first meet the local chapter of Junior Hadassah held the new seasons first meeting monday evening in Kirshbaum Center. Miss Molly Vivien presided. She opened the meeting by welcoming the Large group including old members new and prospective members. A program of entertainment was presented and included a Novelty tap dance by Ruth Weil accompanied by her sister Lillian Weil. Mrs. Jacob Weiss president of senior Hadassah greeted the group in behalf of her organization. Mrs. Meyer Gallin new sponsor for Junior Hadassah spoke wishing the chapter a successful year. A message from Cantor Myro Glass president of the Indianapolis zionist District was read by miss Rose Tuchman and a Short talk was Given by miss Shalamith Rabb on her recent trip to Palestine. New officers introduced were Molly Levinsky first vice president Sylvia Lichtenberg Treasury chairman Fay Gurvitz jewish National fund chairman Lena Kaplan membership chairman Rose Tuchman recording Secretary Julia Lovinger corresponding Secretary and Lottie Coben treasurer. A social hour followed the meeting and refreshments were served. The next meeting of the group will be held in Kirshbaum Center on monday evening september 30th. Guests Are invited. Leaders wont comment on new citizenship Laws of Reich Stag by Boris Smolar chief european correspondent . Berlins jewish leaders Are refraining from commenting on the new citizenship Laws enacted by the Reich Stag but the general feeling among the jews Here is that Julius Streicher Germany a anti semite number 1, has won a Complete resounding Victory on the jewish question. The conviction grows that the jews will be held As hostages in the event that the anti nazi Boycott makes further inroads into Germany a economic system. Now that the status of the jews has been regulated it still remains to be seen whether individual acts of terrorism against jews about which even Reich fuehrer Hitler it necessary to comment will be curbed or whether they will continue As before. The press generally hails the new Laws relegating the jews Back to the medieval ghetto and warns the jews not to make necessary the a a revision threatened by Hitler in his address to the Reich Stag. Newspapers Point out that these Laws give the jews official Protection. The Laws Are also it funded As a step towards racial purity. Hitlers order to nazi party leaders at a special conference in Nuremberg after his Reich Stag speech to the effect that individual acts of violence must cease was prominently featured in the German press including even propaganda minister Goeb belts Der Andriff. Detailed instructions for administering the new Laws will be sent out later by minister of Interior Wilhelm Frick it was officially announced. Instructions to make effective immediately the Law to protect a the Honor of German blood have already gone out the announcement said. No food. Meanwhile reports indicate that that the Campaign to deprive the jews of food is going ahead apace not Only in the provinces but in Berlin. Jewish grocers Are being refused foodstuffs by wholesalers and cooperative marketing societies. Butter and eggs of which there is an acute shortage in Germany Are being systematically denied jewish dealers. In other Fields too the Campaign to segregate the jews goes on relentlessly. Jewish musicians May no longer be employed by hotels restaurants and other Public entertainment houses owned by a a aryans according to a new order issued this week. In addition jewish music teachers Are barred from giving lessons to germans. The general policy of the nazis on the jewish question was echoed in a speech by Hans Hinkel nazi commissar of jewish cultural affairs in address to the jewish Kultur bund. The Union has grown to a membership of 180,000 because affiliation is mandatory for All jewish cultural organizations. Hinkel advised jews to a honestly return to Judaism and not to be a jews Only at Home and shout a Heil Hitler in the club names dance committees at a meeting of the buddies club held Here this week the following committees were appointed for the annual yom kippur night dance to be held in the Indianapolis athletic club on monday evening october 7. Ticket committee Joe Calderon and William Safrin publicity committee Wilfred Bryan Robert Robbins and Robert Landy welcoming committee Monroe Marcus Martin Bloom Hyman Toobin and Ruben Riskin entertainment committee Arthur Sachs Joseph Sering Joseph Rosenberg Harry Sering and Samuel Kagan refreshments William Naperstick and Sidney Weisman. Louis Lowe and his orchestra will play for the dance. O 0

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