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Ask f 4fe a x to Insl these three things shout any Organ before you Purchase i the maker sex Periek ear Dakill in Organ building a a shown by his g organs that you May Insp Clr. 211k reputation Bis product Corning from to nose who have a owned his organs for some yearn 4 3 his responsibility for its contract i n the Reapon Sibili a the Estey Organ company for its organs never ceases. Estimates and specifications upon request. A Estey Organ co. Of Attleboro Verm ii weeks according to financial a jeep tary Henry amp by the committee in charge., a we have no doubt but what we will pass that Mark a he said. Officer the committee were selected from the three local Relief organizations. The Gge Zimman chairman my Orris Levy treasurer Henry Monsky financial j Secretary and Carl Katleman Secretary. A is the following comprised the dance committee mrs. Cora s Wolf chairman Leo Rosenthal and mrs. R. Kulakofsky. 4 c a a a u v. No. Where she will proceed to California the same Mission. H the largest donor to this fund As might be expected it in mrs. Julius Chicago who gavep$l,000. Is log the states Ohio is credited with the a Afi est total donation namely $6,205 this includes 65,000 appropriated by the a jewish philanthropies Cleveland. I wimm a a a Ial federation ple 8isterhood8. 4.fej flt children smite. From Hopkinsville ky., comes the following affecting letter f Encl Vetog $2 a we Are sending a tiny mite for the Relief fund and you can it wherever it fits Best. It is from a Small Sabbath school class seven jewish children and we Hope it will do some Good. Will try and Send some More As soon As we scan get it. 4 your respectfully f mrs. L. Friedman and her Sabbath school Relief for the jews in Europe and Palestine since last report the following has been Recap to this office Aaron Graf in Lebanon o., $5. New oriean4fpflliite Titan t46f 000 at monster mass meeting. More than $45,000 was raised for the Relief the Obj los al starving jews in Europe and the East at a monster mass meeting jewish mfg Priis new Orleans held in the athenaeum thursday night March 22. Fully 3,000 persons attended the meeting and they made subscriptions ranging from .25 cents to $5,000. Illel . J. Leonard Levy the Olav Sholem Temple Pittsburg went from Pittsburg to address the meeting. He made a masterful Appeal to the jews new Orleans who he said were blessed by being allowed to live under a free government amid Comfort luxury and great wealth to help their stricken Brothers across the sea. Charles Rosen presided and Rev. Or. Max Heller offered the opening prayer. Mayor Behrman addressed the meeting and it told the audience they could subscribe to no worthier Charity had he knew new Orleans would do its share. Or. Levy announced that new Orleans raised an average $7.50 per jewish person solicited for the National Relief fund last year which was 50 percent More pro rata than was raised by jews in any other City in the country. According to Charles Rosen the fund will outstrip the a urn raise last year in the City by Many thousands. The thursday night meeting marked Only the opening the Campaign for funds. A Large committee composed prominent jewish men and women will carry a canvass a a next two weeks which will bring them to the door every jew and jewess in the City. According to leaders in the movement the impression has been spread abroad that the committee is asking Only jewish citizens for contributions but this is a mistake. The committee believes it has a right to direct Appeal to its Awn people be Catte they feel it is a duty for a jew to contribute hut gift from christians will he gratefully received. Several Large subscriptions from christians already have been recorded. A i. S Maurise Stern is treasurer the committee. Persons wishing to give to the cause Are requested to Send their contributions to him care Lehman Stern amp co840 Union Street. The larger contributions announced at the meet feg follow a contributors $5000 each. E. V. Benjamin. Mrs. Isidore new Ian. Contributors $2500 each s. T. Alous j. K. Newman. Mrs. Henry no Nuin $2000, my Turof Stern $1. 000, Harris Hyman $500 each Alex Hyman. Albert Wachenheim. Joe Rit Tenberg. Family Julius Weis mrs. Sarah Freyhan. S. Odenheimer Sam Horvart Chas. Godchaux Jonas Hiller Max m. Levy mrs. A. Blum and sons Simon Pfeifer David h. March Sam Weis Joseph Kohn. S. J. Schwartz. M. Lew amp son. Ben Beekman mrs. Lilly Isaacs $400, Leon e. Sci cwt $300, Sam Israel $250 each . W. Kohlmann Morris Wolf s. Schwartz Ferdinand Gumbel Stern amp Weil mrs. J. K Newman Harry s. Gerson . J. W. Newman. Sam Weis mrs. Edith f Weis mrs. Harris Hyman. Herman Weil. Or. And mrs. Gus Mayer $200 each. Or. And mrs. M. W. Pei Gold in. M. Feingold Chas. Rosen Emile Weil Edgar m. Cahn. Silvan Neubern. Or. And mrs. Hen a Alcus Bloch bros., s. Walter Stern. Edgar b. Stern. Abe Rosenberg $150 each Rev. Emil w. Leipziger Chas. Denery mrs. Edward Rosendd Tiff m. Levy a sows $120 each a vol nor Erhard Mayer $100 each Rose Evelyn Feingold mrs. Henry Alcus we. B. Burkenroad. Mrs. S. Hirsch. T. Hatamaj amp sons n. S. Stern eds Rar Newman comrad Kolb Abr. Goldberg Sadi Oahu. Morris Levy Leon c. Simon Rev. Max Heller cd. Sugarmann stg Kohlmann mrs. M. Israel Charles Levy a. Marx amp sons Kreeger store Fuerst amp Kraemer Iff Brinkel spell f j. C. A Abrams. Albert j. Wolf b cohn1 co., Jacob Loofe m. M. Lemann. P. taxation for jews Moscow. With the outbreak the War the jews Moscow installed a system self taxation for the purposes War Relief the following schedule those earning 50 roubles per month 1 percent 100 roubles per month 1% percent 20# roubles month 2 300 roubles per month 3% 500 roubles per month 4 700 roubles per month 5 1,000 roubles per month 6 percent Over 1000 roubles per month 7 percent. In August 1916, 3792 persons were paying the to which then amounted to 108.889 roubles a month. Percent percent percent president thanks Ros it by lip congratulating him upon his million Dollar gift to the War sufferers Relief fund. President Wilson sent the following Telegram to Julius Rosen Mii a a a your contribution $1,000,000 to the $10,000,000 fund for the Relief jewish War sufferers serves democracy As Well As humanity. The russian revolution has. Opened the door Freedom to an oppressed people but unless they Are Given life and strength and courage the Opportunity centuries will Avail them Little. It is to America that these starring millions look for Aid and out our Prosperity fruit free institutions should Spring a vast and ennobling generosity. Your gift lays an obligation even Whilo if furnishes inspiration.�?�. A r by Ohio zionists pledge $35,000 the second annual convention the zionist organization the state Ohio was held sunday and monday. March 25 and 26, in Youngstown a City which it has been said that 99 percent the jewish population Are Zioni Stic. The visiting Delegate numbered 96. Of whom 59 came in a car from Cleveland. Rabl Samuel Margolis presided Over the sess oars. A Resolution was adopted expressing Joy at the russian revolution and the belief that the new Liberty the russian jews would Aid the zionist achievement by co ordination zionist Effort in the matter the Congress. Morris Friedman state Secretary reported that during the past ten months $15,065 had been received at the Cleveland office for zionist purposes and he gave credit to ten cities for their4 contributions. Addresses were delivered by miss Henrietta Szold who organized a local chapter Hadassah and by . De Haas who discussed political issues. The convention pledged itself to raise $36,000 for 1917-18. A new sisterhood organized. A i n m Iima is i in a v a i rabbi Jonah b. Wise congregation Beth Israel Portland ore., reports the organization a new sisterhood which mrs. Alexander Bernstein is president mrs Rae Goldsmith secretory and mrs. Clarence Samuels treasurer. The committee arrangements has issued. A very interesting program aiming to bring about a More Active participation by the sisterhood members in the affaire the Temple. A number committees Teve bpiiw1 if uni ii 4 mpg those lines. A committee divine service has undertaken to arrange a course study Synagog music and jewish musicians. The a ame committee seeks to induce a closer association Between the family life and the Synagog in such matters As the naming prayers for the sick and Observance yahrzeit. The sisterhood is to arrange for the distribution invitations to attend services the registration children and the enrolment strangers. This will be an initial step in taking a general jewish census. The committee school co operation is to secure prayer books and bibles for All Homes teachers for school Extension and to arrange for study child problems in Home and in school. The committee exhibit has for its aim the stimulation a More intense interest in jewish ecclesiastical Art. Stereo Ticon lectures and exp ibo jewish ceremonial objects pictures will be arranged classes for the More detailed study the object Sis contemplated. Union Gram office in St. Louis. It i a ladies Aid society the United hebrew Temple St. Louis mo., has taken advantage the Union Gram plan the National federation Temple sisterhood. It has instituted Union Gram services in its society. The members May now Send these Telegram substitutes the profits which go towards the maintenance the free religious school their contribution to the hebrew Union scholarship fund. Contribution to scholarship. The Temple sisterhood Paducah. Ky., mrs. Jos. Levinson president. Mise As Mee Dreyfuss Secretary has contributed $15 to the scholarship fund District no. 12. The National federation Temple sisterhood has divided its constituency into a number districts each which Aims to contribute a full scholarship $300 for Tom hebrew Union College scholarship fund. The interesting contained therein. Sense statistics showing the volume 1 i work a undertaken j�1 the department Synagog and a school a Rte Obj a re considered in paper. The bulletin reproduces some newspaper comments in appreciation the newly published a biography Isaac Mayer Wise by judge Max a May. There Are also some a items interest about the hebrew Union College by . Edward l. Heinsheimer president the Board governors. Hebrew Union College monthly. Of the March Issue the hebrew Union College monthly a just appeared. An article a opposition to ritualism in the Mthm Century a by Harry Linfield m8, shows the interesting fact a that As i far Back As the fifteenth Century a literature appeared in which exception was taken to the rigorous legalistic practices the Day. A highly appreciative article dealing with the activities and influence professor David Neumarkt written by rabbi Max Raisin �?T03, follows. It Aims to present the a versatile nature professor Neumarkt a character and to show that though a student jewish philosophy he is nevertheless interested in All phases modern jewish ilife. The Issue contains a particularly vigorous editorial the attitude the rabbi towards his congregation. In the Section Book reviews the a following books Are reviewed a the War for the by Israel Zangwill a jews among the greeks and Raj a by Max Radin a zionism and the jewish Liture a edited by h. Sacher. The Issue concludes with a a students news and the a a alumnae mappf/1m Tel la kit r us Tjuina i v Meijn 1o Daw Dowlah abroad. ®4� Gotthard Deutsch a a works peace. A a3 �?�a.�5. A Mumm a what the Pimp a Abb Dlf Abii it Tea by �?~4 v. T i. J St i 4. Says about the m�4 is ism 4m Teiser a Mew a a m Council jewish Womel miss Rose Brenner second vice president the Council and president the Brooklyn Section has been appointed by the Brooklyn Borough president a member the school Board that District. 4 the Dayton. Ohio Section met Day March. In mrs. Ezra Kuh was the speaker the afternoon. The Council sent a letter to president Wilson commending him for his efforts to maintain Neace expressing a Hope that it will be possible to continue and offering the War vice in ease need. % mrs. Otto Kempner. Organising supervisor for the state new York reports the organization a new Section the Council jewish women in Jamaica with an enrolment fifty members and the following officers mrs. W. Gold president miss l. Deutsch. Vicc a s d getter Secretary mrs Wright. Treasurer. This makes the al number sections at this moment Peep to eight a net increase Nineteen since september. 1914. My mothers and daughters my meeting. Union american hebrew congregations. Adath Israel sisterhood Louisville in Fine presentation. Office excellent work by Tyler Tex., jews. Ii under Date March 26 the following Telegram was sent . Jacob h. Schiff new Youj responsive to your Appeal for the three million sufferers in the War zone our Small jewish Community which had contributed during the past two years about $13.600, and so far this year another $400, with pledges for $400 More for balance year assembled in mass meeting yesterday and subscribed an additional sum $800, thus making our 1917 contribution about $1,600. We Hope every jewish Community in the United states will respond to this Noble Appeal by at least Quot doubling their previous efforts. J. Upstate chairman rabbi m. Faber b. Wadel a. Gole Ternick i. H. Gensburg committee.j8 Tyler Tex., March 26. In reporting the above to the israelite . Upstate adds a above Telegram explains itself. Our Community numbers in the neighbourhood three Hundred jewish souls men women and children. We have two congregations Reform and orthodox with a membership Between 76 and 100 in the two congregations. The first organization dates Back to 1879, when ten twelve us formed an association that later developed into a congregation. Seven fight years ago the orthodox Coa Gregat oin was formed. At present the latter exceeds the former in membership. While it is to be regretted that in a town the size ours jews cannot form a single compact unit yet As you note above a whenever anything occurs a that requires United efforts our jewish Community acts As one. The writer fails to recall a single a instance during his residence in Tyler almost forty years in which our people failed to respond to a Call for prompt and United . Morris Levy treasurer the Omaha neb., jewish War Relief committee has volunteered to give $100 for each $1.000 subscribed. Omaha gives $6,000 additional. 4 the jewish a War Relief Ball at Omaha neb., held at the municipal auditorium March 29. Was attended by Over 2,000 persons a netted i App Rox i m $6.000 a a a a wish . Sufferers. It was by far the largest and most successful any the former jewish a balls Given for the Benefit War Relief. A although three local Relief organizations branches the Central and Peoples american jewish and the jewish United Taffee ing Relief Fatse stations new York worked together All the Money will be turned Over to the Central jewish War committee Nelvira while a the larger part the $6,000 was raised by the Sale stiff a it $s,6$q this amount was realized a souvenir program a a which a Omaha merchants and Taud Tess men patronized Liber amply tic �$v�rtl8ementb. Flowers end patriotic emblems sold at the Ball by Youm we witted nearly $500 to the $6,000 total. So far the Omaha jewish Relief organizations have raised alb a $32,000 for War Relief not in eluding the $6,000 from the Ball. A general a ampa Ignoto boost jibe a total to $50,000 in he started in a few at a joint meeting Ueth Israel congregation and 4 the by Nal a bras Lodge at gadad#k#la., a pledge was made to pay $100 a month from March 1 to november 1 this year towards the fund being raised for the jews Sec rope. Rabbi Moses j. Gries is the chairman the committee the federation jewish charities which will conduct the Campaign to raise the $100.000 which Tjie american jewish Relief ipod smitten has asked from a Community Cleveland p., As their contribution to the proposed $10,000, ool fund. A h the sum $30,000 a s already been raised by Hadassah themm zionist organization for i the it medical unit consisting ten physicians ten nurses amp and up adequate Supply median est which it proposes to dispatch to Palestine at the earliest possible moment to combat other plagues that Are Fuavai ing that country. A Eias jhenriefi$.s3jteo# he Tationa chairman Padua egg a making a tour through Ami Hogand Pennsylvania in behalf the unit and miss Eva Leon la now Luff As the Union american hebrew congregations maintains a Bureau jewish welfare in Washington. D.presided Over by Hon. Simon Wolf chair pin the Board delegates civil rights. Or. Wolfs office is in the Woodward bldg., and he May be addressed by All who Are in need Bis services. The business the Board delegates has . Wolf s personal attention at All times. During the recent mobilization the Border an interesting Case arose. A private in the 7th Field artillery had enlisted in 1913, with the intention staying three years with the colors and four years Reserve. At the the his enlistment his people lived in Kalios City. Russia and were in comfortable circumstances. Due to the War however his parents lol their property and experienced extreme distress. His family needed his help but the Soldier with his paltry Earin Ingis could not support them. In his dilemma the Young Man addressed himself to . Wolf who brought the matter to the attention the Secretary War. A the latter decided that according to an act Congress the Man could be discharged providing the Soldier himself filed papers for this purpose. The information was promptly forwarded to it the applicant and matters were suitably adjusted. A a a if ,4 44�k�� Texarkana. The jewish Community at Texar Kan a has recently secured the serv ices rabbi r. Farber who is now acting As its spiritual head. A school in Gainesville. The Community Gainesville Tex. Although greatly reduced in numbers there being Only fifteen jewish families there shows its interest in things jewish by maintaining its own Temple a religious school a Ceme Tery and a by Nal by Rith Lodge. The school is maintained to give the Chil education. They hold fast to the doctrine that a jewish education is the Birthright every jewish child. The officers the Temple Are . Sam Kahn Pride and . I. Cohen so try. ¿�4 a a Union bulletin for March. I 4 the i Union %. Bulletin for March which has just appeared contains a report the Synagog pension fund commission. This relates in detail the history the previous efforts a u0entral conference american rabbis and Union american hebrew congregations. The purpose the commission is to do Vise ways and Means for organizing and administering a pension system for Reform and orthodox superannuated rabbis. For it this purpose the serve a abjured . S. H. Wolfe an actuary National Repi tation a who has i engaged in Simila enterprises. A plan has been Evoh de which will make the fund a tru pension fund and not a Charity Proi position. The report Speaks eloquently for the Zeal and enthusiasm those engaged in the work. Another article devoted to the activities the National committee hebrew Union College scholarships shows the excellent Progress made Hyth rational federation Temple sister hoods in providing scholarships t Serra As a 1 incentive for me Ogk the part the a to dents the hebrew Union College daring the past year More than $4 150 was contributed for this purpose the bulletin also contains some to cd gifts Moha activities the Ike visual bist Rhoods a Theofi were Fead iat the last biennial Yeti Bari More and were enthusiastically received Sims bpm Liede Fatiori Caus one the most. Interesting meetings the year arranged by the chairman the committee Relie Ion the Adath Ifrael sisterhood Louisville ky., a held the afternoon april 2 in the Assembly Hall Temple Adath Israel. It was a a a mothers and daughters meeting and was the second mothers meeting the year. One the interesting features was a chorus go three Nene actions and an audit al chorus mothers and daughters who rendered music the words which had been written by mrs. Jacob Zellner to the music a Silver threads among the the program was As follow chorus generations words by mrs. Jacob Zellner to music a Silver threads among a Gail up mrs. Bernhard Hess my. Eli Mayer mrs. Aaron a. Stern merger mrs. Charles Lamfrom mrs. Arthur Wittel Shofer mrs. Sidney j. Meyers miso Louise Hess Meyers. Mrs. Rosa grab . Edwin r. Row Enberg miss Lucille Rosenberg. Mrs. Max Wittgenstein iss Antoinette Wittgenstein. Mrs. Charles Goldsmith. Mrs. Al Fred Stine miss Eleanor Stine mrs. C. Selligman mrs. Henry Block. Mis Miriam Block mrs. Sophie Straus. Mrs. Alex w. Kramer miss Juli Kramer mrs. Edward Grauman Svlvester Rothchild miss Doroth Rothchild mrs. Sallie m. Rothchilo mrs. Alfred Joseph me a Doroth Rothchild mrs. Emma Starr mrs. R Mendel. Miss Emma Starr Monde frs. Victor Lorch mrs. Harry Gral Ner. Miss Laura Flexner. Max Judah miss Celina Judah a additional chorus mothers and daughters mrs. A. L. Laub. Miss i Cir Rie Levi. Mrs. G. Lenberg mrs. Kors. Sam Rosenbaum mrs. Simon Ishman. Miss Blanche Lehman. Mrs. Jewis a. Dreifus mrs. Lewis w. Yuhn. Miss Beatrice Krakaur. Mrs. Krakaur. Mrs. By j Mey ers at the piano. Addresses a a let us go unto the House the a a a preparing the Way for my Daugh Era mrs. Carrie Seligman b a my daughter takes he a Pic to mrs Lewis a. Dreifus c a a Young girl s views Young Peop a go a the tem pie a miss Julia Shapinsky miss Flor Mee col Lens miss Dorothy Rothchild songs fax a Maiden a song Quot e. Deyer Helmund. In a Mother a son cart Boh miss Edna Jones. A the various parts were sustained i Thor and participants alike upon constructive Faith. Let us speak the troth plainly w Tave no great men because we Arr i Little people with Little sympathy with Little love with Little understand no. Genius will Blossom and Fruct if when Ejli we in. To a will fade land lie when dist suited a 1�o be stood to be loved to he believed in n necessary lift and false # the that Genius will alway make its Way. It needs a nourishment is everything else thifs Fayus. Let not Nake men see that we need them and heir work and they will produce to a something that in Ith having we Are the creators and not the alone. Let is a Kos new see that w really and july a expect them to Liv lofty live and they then for . Alfred Haliv to 4 amp my a it a infer pase up a a. >3. M my it a Cal a a in a Rrok i a i. Ius yv.,. A my

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