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The American Israelite (Newspaper) - March 22, 1917, Cincinnati, OhioI it in a m al r to api id a a Quot Temmy a r to it a amp <1 a a. A a Quot. A a 1 o 8? less a a a <rf�y�rega? wi�.7 3skx,�=? Reuff work must continue do tour share american jewry can have a no excuse if Relief work lags. It in ##f4 j in it late Rutt Yll a Lilg i r have been made for the continued distribution of funds in the coun Tiee under control of the Central empires. I. R a. I department with a a f Coop att pm a Quot the american ire amp of for the jews Lin Europe 1 during the past week the israelite has receive for the jewish War sufferers fund Olla Nathan Meis Cincinnati $60. Of b. W. Rose wills Point Texas $26. De. Rothman Phoenix to ariz.,f $2.50. For which thanks Are rendered on behalf of the Henri diaries. For Council Arthurie. Savage a varsity Crew Man a and Robert c. Schmertz a varsity Tennis player. In a statement a i Princeton closest relations Steps have been taken interruption Germany ing is a kits of supplying clothes for the a Iii less and i pm m the Imp be carried on through the ambassadors f Neutral a Btij jut it will go on and the innocent jewish victims of the War s ravages will still receive help from american a have american jews become callous to the sufferings of their Brothers and Sisters fathers and mothers in the War zones a 1. V the question is asked in All sin hey. Certain it is that our be a Jpn a in Large measure to a no lost sight of its Manifest duty. I i has the Novelty of giving worn off f i does any jew feel that he has done All that is required of him ? do we labor under the delusion that the urgency of the situations is less acute than formerly that less help is needed that the f�9wnksgipp��ppb the of a lag Lulli Iii have it App the living suffer. 1 i if top pm pith poll be it was disc i on the my every Freyl re it received from from Protil i Pania Galifi Bulgaria Servia la a a a a Nia Palestine tells the same Story. It is that a a longer the War lasts the More difficult it becomes to make Ameri can fun Dlf do the woj pm a by of them. Eve report tit Jim it Pina inn e pm or Pii of longer lines of famished mothers and children waiting for a bit of bread. We know that All too often the Supply is exhausted Long before the ends of the lines Are reached. Pm to. A a by iiik.�4a. A i amp of i a. Quot i Quot it. �?11 a a v a a a Quot from the jews of every country come appeals born of Des that Money be sent operation the funds be quickly Opal Riff May not Avail. Few new Orleans to the front. The Moat absorbing a topic in the jewish Community of new Orleans la at the present time is the subject of War Relief. Last year the efforts of a committe chosen for the purpose of raising Money for the jewish War sufferers of Europe and paid my i were highly successful. And resulted in the collection of about $58,000 the same committee has taken it upon itself to duplicate if v possible % the amount raised last year. The. Committee is now fully organized and at work to prepare for the mass meeting which has been set for March 22, and1 which will be addressed by or. J. Leonard Leyy fit Pittsburgh. The initial Steps in the Campaign which promises to be As intensive and As fruitful of results As was last years Campaign have already been taken and five different committees which Are headed respectively by Charles Rosen e. V. Benjam is Beekman mrs. T. J. Feibelman and or. Then Del Silber Are busily engaged in arranging the details of the mass meeting and the collection of Money which it is hoped will yield Gratifying results. Ten per cent of the collections this year the local committee has agreed to turn Over to the Hadas Sah for m medical unit to gun a the executive committee is composed of the following rabbi m. H. Goldberg rabbi Max Heller. Rabbi e. W. Leipziger rabbi b. Meyerovitz rabbi Mendel Silber mrs. Jos. E. Friend mrs. Otto j. Mayer mrs. E. V. Benjamin or. Ben Beekman or. Sam Blum or. Edgar m. Cahn or. Julius Golf flan Secretary or. H. Glucks top afr. E. H. Gutman. Or. J. K. Be wilp or. J. W. Newman m i. Or. Archibald a. Marks or. Charles remt. A Hail Lipor. S. J. Schwartz or. Maurice Stern treasurer or. L. Volmer or. Albert Wachenheim or. Herman Weil. Their reasons for resigning a to is now nearly two months since first we expressed our approval of the belief advanced by a group of sophomores that the club system As at present constituted was directly opposed to the Best interests of the University. We have waited in the Hope that the clubs would take some action to eliminate those phases of the system which we believed to be vitally wrong namely the existence of the clubs As elective self Perpetu a entities. Briefly to state the Case the clubs Supply adequate eating facilities in an extravagant and inefficient manner up seriously limit 1 the Range of Friendship and the free and natural Intercourse of undergraduates create a set of artificial standards disc our conformation unworthy a it Mesopotamia where for centuries pm a ism had its a seat Lof although the Alliance israelite pm a my gains a Schod there for a rears ism is rather meager. Only Occa Eiby ally some rabbinic i works and Ward attempts at hebrew poetry have a Bagdadi Pierit the a Fate sol rabbinic Lilc writer rahamim died september 6, 1909 at he age of eighty three f he was i considered Saint and Miracle worker and i aft al his death women wishing to be Saft de from diseases5 or to be blessed with children bathed in the pit in which the body of the dead rabbi pop previously been Bagdad is the Home of the Sassoon of family which has Given to Bombay and to London the j merchant princes and manufacturers of that name. They have also event benefactors of their native other cities of he Irmi Empire Bagdad never bad any census and the reports of of be number of jews Are Uncertain it is said that about 15 to 20,000 of them ois. O m a % m a a against itself and divert the finances Are living in the ancient City of the Energy and attention of both graduates i and undergraduates curriculum and other i poses of the for events a weekly review of jewish affairs Gotthard Deutsch War countries. Return the Telegraph has done Quick work in making whip Gejl meager news which we received through the newspapers within the last two a caliphs where they a a a very important part in the City a Commero the jews paving adopted the custom of their Mohammedan neighbors of making pilgrimage to the tombs of the saints have in the Vicinity of the s tombs of Ezra Ezekiel and Daniel. They Alp show the grave of rabbi Isaac of Narbonne who accompanied the embassy sent a Charlemagne to Harun at Rashid although european chronicles that pie was the Only one of that Emba Sii to Thea a a Fli. by. I. A 1it t. A j. To _ we announce a delightful showing of part a i millinery a newest origination a ii Nentl of a a few la fat most reasonable b�a5psnwit�� the new Glossy hats a Antisemitic items. From Argentina it is rep a society a a a it Aguf of bar. Herzl Ibro dered in charming colors $10.00 up. Street quite obsolete s. The part Are marching rated than by made recently with i held deliberations on the proper methods to be used against the growing $4 straws absolutely new in con reports papers Are said to attack the jews As fourth and race2streets a a a improve the condition of the russian jews. In Italy an organization called a pro Israele a composed exclusively slivered of non jews was a tipped for the Sake of securing equal civil and political my m a a v instance a a candidate a Tor municipal office at Santiago is said to have de a strongly ? anti semitic and if the reports. Be exact it be a discouraging Sig that �oducat10�ial which these Are denied to them the tons. When he gave so liberally from through his Fortune for the establishment of through their Organ i jewish colonies. His idea was then advocating the same that the russian jewish problem own maelstrom every Good thing that Money can buy that peace plenty can provide. Every City in our land a to. No by enjoy Materia pleasures to engage gig festivities to stage social functions to spend with lavish hands to gratify self to indulge the vanity to give evidence of the Prosperity that is theirs. God of our fathers making be that our indifference is real. Me Arel merely thoughtless or we have not realized not understood. Whatever the reason we Are failing to put bread into the thin outstretched arms of old. Women and Little children arms growing thinner with each passing Day eyes larger faces More gaunt. Can be a �bie�nae.�bbhbwwb8hbmwhshbhmbbmhhi there cry of misery from across the seas what at a meeting held in Temple Beth al san Antonio Texas for the jewish War sufferers Relief fund about or 0 a it. A a y i a a 9 7. It $11,000 were subscribed to which a considerable sum was added by further collections. Addresses were made by rabbi Leon Harrison of St. Louis and rabbi Samuel Marks of the congregation. Among those who subscribed $100 and upward were h. L. Halff Alex Joske and Alex Halff $1,000 each Berman and Zadek $600, mrs. S. Halff Abe Cohen j. I. Oppen Heimer mrs. Dan Oppenheimer mrs. Meyer Halff and Morris Stern $500 each Henry Oppenheimer Dewhite Book and Dave Strauss. $300 each w. W. Sanger $150 Sam Berliner Sam Eldridge Max Steffel mrs. Fred Goldsmith of new York. Mrs. H. Strauss of St. Louis. Ladies hebrew benevolent Joe Rosenfield Max Oppenheimer and or. And mrs. Theo. M. Plummer $100 each. Principle. It is not so very pleasant to read that the main reason supporting this agitation was that the presence of russian jews of military age in France is irritating the French people. A from Russia a Cable dated March 13th, coming via London while not be solved in Russia itself but could Only be gradually solved by emigration to countries which Are Large enough to receive jewish immigration without meeting with opposition on the part of older inhabitants feeling that they Are being ousted the revolution Muqit Alry Ady have Frobol their the i Migra made considerable Progress quotes begun a russian newspaper of the Liberal i years while it established a a i ii Quot to pm i i cow Homes in re i it Nti a of Pogo a ont of the a a Tampa a a a or of May 1882. Which prohibited the residence de jews has we May say it frankly not helped materially to solve the of jews in villages. The London jewish problem. 1 Why not Mac Yoon Wyall my in Tiff country and id cd a of a refined Home s outdoor sports under rigid so pe-.? Visioni individualized aleut on in the classroom Side a 9mik a n a Hou s e Moth or i Ebrey it and Bibl e study of my a and Day Stojil Tofi Wii so lieu Arm 7-15 lower school. A Quot we for boys a Verdale on Hudson cow York City j Harry i Kugel frill. Phone 367 Cable adds the optimistic comment a a a improvement 1ms less surprising is a report of Antisemitic agitation in Greece. The coup followed by others. The same source to it is All Neutral countries exposed Rej it sorted that even a no wore or Emyan Ito the greatest sufferings due to the endorsed the plan with the remarkable limitation that in order to make such improvement permanent All leg War and under such critical conditions the jews have always furnished the most convenient scape Goat. Al enactment must be postponed until Preeper in and Itji a. Has a ways Beer after the War. At the same time to a it oel Gill it ,0 the jews trom the ump was report that a jewish polytechnic was opened in Kiev with 225 students. When greek civilization invaded 5 the Orient establishing a Center in Alex Schwoon Lake. Camp Bonfi # Adirondack mountains 1 Benjama ill for girls Riverside drive pm new pork t in abroad by Nav Saccu Urivi Over Loo Kitner Hudson River and Deli the fully situated on Riverside a drive is the Benjamin school a Home and school for this so Hue 1 affords an or it at Quot. It j pot Unity unusual to City Jim we thu and that three jews were appoint pm a iaaop0nbf. Be peace should have prompted us to give but at least we gave. And tent. We sat Back and waited self satisfied ii on Dull ears our consciences were is sym Magnes returned from Europe and to it conditions he witnessed conditions measurably worse. We Wear a much moved. Our eyes at times grew moist and the jews of America responded pledged themselves and their Honor Jjo it $10,000,000 during 1917 for the work of sult i. Of Jpn blk but we Are not fulfilling our solemn pledge we Are heedless i the $10.000.000 is not be of the obligation we have assumed. Contributed efforts drawn Cash donations and pledges amount ing to approximately $5,000 were Given by jews of Houston Texas assembled in the banquet Hall of the City auditorium in response to the Appeal of eloquent speakers in behalf of the starving and suffering millions of jews in the inferno of War in Europe. This amount is but the beginning. Fully double is expected before the committee has finished its work. The principal speakers were rabbi Leo Harrison of St. Louis very Rev. J. M. Kirwin of St. Louis rabbi h. Barnstein of the congregation who presided and judge h. J. Dannen Baum. After the close of the meeting e. C. Morrisey superintendent of the auditorium where the meeting was held Tore up the contract for the rental of the Hall and declared that to be his contribution. Lecturers at universities one in Petro a a a a a a a i Moscow he Mph in palestinian cities like Caesarea where through the hostility of the a a it Wou Uthiem the the belligerent population the rebellion Iver ments Are to via pm a moment s delay is fatal. Tia joint distribution committee through its treasurer but a few weeks ago sent to Europe and 1 a quota Palestine every Dollar that was in the Treasury. No other action could have Bien taken in View of the appeals that came by Cable came by wireless and came by letter. The action also was taken because let was then feared Severance of diplomatic relations with Germany might make it difficult to transmit funds in the Immerm Tutu Jaegd with the off there would have been i�5resuttihe grim reaper would live harvested i full crop of the helpless souls of jewish babes jewish mothers jewish boys and girls and the jewish aged be sympathies unless we can Pic Ich everywhere but in America degree with sep emf Pless we prepare to Sacri Juip to determine what each can give and to give that sum systematically steadily. 1 without regret i not with liberality doing our do that we Are doing that which is Ope pm of i that who i us we mus a a we recreant8pist the which is imperative if the by to a War 01 Shing to amp in often of our Faith is not to overwhelm and to obliterate them. At every place where a few of us gather together either for pleasure for if Only to. Tag ourselves in their place and then let hearts and open our pocketbooks and give what we can afford at a mass meeting to raise further funds for the Relief of the jewish War sufferers held in Baltimore md., seventy thousand dollars were contributed which sum has been increased by Sev al thousand dollars since. The meeting was addressed by Henry Morgenthau former ambassador to Turkey Rev. Or. Henry Berkowitz of Philadelphia Rev. Or. William Rosenau rabbi Morris s. Lazaron and rabbi Reuben Rivkin. The jewish people of stub Viville Ohio though a Small Community sent nearly $2,000 to new York for the War sufferers Relief fund. The work was done by a committee of which or. S. J. Anathan was chairman which received splendid assistance from the misses Elizabeth Berger Anna Weinstein Ida Berger Sadie Phillips and Arna Cooper. In the course of an address delivered by mrs. Nathan Straus of new York in Synagog by Nai Israel in Jacksonville fla., she made an Appeal for funds to be applied to Relief work in Palestine pm Flaising to in up tribute an equal amount to any sum raised in Jacksonville for that purpose. The Indianapolis Branch of the War sufferers Relief committee has Pih in $6,000 since the first of the year. It has pledged itself to a of tribute $25,000 during 1917. Princeton club8 to go utmost luxuries unnecessary diversions some of our a facts that the starving May have a crust of bread a both Phat least once a Day to Jet the cold pm for a few hours have their bodies warmed that of Little children May lose a Little of their gaunt Ness up it by a aged Fathis in Ami int Herjo in Tkv not be turned &1i���rj��yhanded with bitter Bones american jewry you and you alone can answer Tyer put by suffering feed us 6 save us it f committee representing american jewish Relief committee the Central Relief com tee or the people s Relief committee contributions should be i to where none of these Are Money May sent to the american israelite Pekin bldg., Cincinnati o. Remittances received at this of a Jef will be acknowledged 1 Echt my and f duly i forwarded to the proper # a Short time since a movement was started at Princeton a University to abolish the upper class clubs. It was by Richard to of sex president 5 Cleveland a and a Small group of sophomores who have been working Olgg Lisly among do. Classmates and have enlisted in their ranks Over Foj i a soph a Oref who have pledged themselves to remain out of the Ripper Clang clubs. Is said that they have approached the majority of the second year men and it is therefore probable that less than half of them will accept invitations when they Are tendered them. Jsu 11 Young Cleveland and his associates Are now receiving the rapport of a number of the upper class men who have not Only 1 expressed their h approval of the undertaking hut have tendered their resignation to the club to which the i Ionel among these Are George w. Perkins jr., chairman of the senior Council and manager of the varsity Orew Tyjohn Nicholas chair Mega of the Paliy Princeton Law a it a a Felt ii Obiey football n. Lokeni business Rager of the daily Princeton Ian and member of a a senior Council a Tor if chairman of we Princeton Iab an it go Ether of the sen the contested sections of the War countries. The German government appointed the jew Julius Zweibaum As professor of zoology at the University of Warsaw. There were two other jews already appointed when Tai vtver8ity was opened under German administration. Somewhat similar in the spirit of friendliness to the polish jews is the report of a social Center opened for jewish labourers in . We have to consider this Ifft amp la incident As significant in View ii the restrictions formerly enacted against jewish immigrants from Foft cd in most of the German states. An accommodation to religious peculiarities is seen in the order of the Ger i an administration of Poland which allows the jews in the densely in plaited cities to erect for the information of the general Reader it May be explained Here that the rabbinic Law prohibits the carrying of any object not part of the attire in Sabbath. To obviate this inconvenience which would include the prohibition of carrying to kerchief the following evasive was de Vised. The City or air pet thereof he a cited largely by jews pand acquired by them through a nominal Purchase is surround with poles which Are connected by wires. This pre Telegraph construction is considered a symbolic Wall. Of the City or the particular Section one single habitation whose dwellers constitute one family we Jere were in Poland occasionally mob outbreaks due to the hostility of the population. Which considered such a devise an undue presumption of the jews. In the few German cities in which orthodoxy is very Strong As in Wuerzburg and Frankfort the municipal authorities gave such permission under the condition that the unsightly a be Ruby be used for ornamental purposes through i Vistic lamp posts. In former centuries the jews had occasionally to pay a special annual tax for the Privi bag of a go song the a be Ruby �?�jjl�op6 in of a rather suggestive is the fact that the agitation for a jewish Home in Palestine is in Many cases connected with the advocacy of jewish rights in lands of oppression As y if get were deemed necessary to reduce the number of jews in1 order to make their existence under equal rights less such is i reported from the above mentioned society pro Brae let in Italy and from clerical quarters where was i least anticipated. A a k06k�ische Volk Zeitung a the leading Organ of the Catholic centrum partly in Germany advocate jewish autonomy in Palestine and Quot another German paper reports that Gemel Pasha the governor of Palestine a sends turkish Bof to the agricultural school a Mikveh Israel near Jaffa to be instructed in scientific in a employ them in improving the arid yet mfr in the South where turks shall be colonized As Farmers. # under jewish auspices therefore the ibs a a Ecy of Isaiah 35, 1 shall he Fuh ii i a the wilderness and the parched lands shall he glad and the desert Shal rejoice and Blossom As the capture of Bagdad by the British army though it May be of Little strategic significance As the German papers i a Woodd men my ii mean a great Deal for Oriental Judaism. Called by ski i wrongly Babel is the spiritual Center a a a a Dai it sap a a the in fiend and of English papers report a Strong Antisemitic agitation from Germany. The absence of direct news from Germany makes it impossible to examine these continued on Page 8. # pm tour strength j to the Law Isle it Blei to win the 5 i.,be. Lie United jewish strength can win Palestine now the great nations Agthe world regard the settlement of fees Tine by the jewish people As a necessary part of permanent a ##.#?� a twelfth season 1917 1 splendidly equipped a it Send of detailed Booklet now i a or. I. S. Moses director 219 West 81st Street new York vow of Hudson from school schools for out of door sports Tennis. Trockey swimming living. As Well As . Other forms of physical Here is taught the doctrine of As Well As the same constant As the one As it is in the other twiet Dubre the emphasis this a it Tel puts on pot leg a Ftp a mrw this is Vas pie find we Abr to which the school has certificate privilege. # at the seme time this school offers unexcelled advantages in study in g Art. To e of Era and the drama. The music department under the personal so 6e r v i s i o n of in Rubin Gold Mark is cd tonally a ent. To Bisin j eff go Camp sunny Crest for girls Lake andr Scoggin leads Centre Maine Beni falows. All modern equipment. Nature study. Handicrafts. Sports. Fun and friendships. Tutoring if desired. Special care to a health of each girl. References required. Booklet on request. Esther hamburger dlr Strass mount Sinai Hospital Grade Date 601 w. 141st St. New York City jews a Charlevoix the Beautiful a Beach hot Elf c Charlevoix a most up to Date resort hotel opt a Jaas la to isms Weuker a efe. Son the Bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. Elevator service Well appointed rooms private Baths running water. Table and service unsurpassed go Sag Tennis motoring and horseback Riding h��5vyachting, fishing dancing fit Clara tee room. Í1 desirable Lake front Cott Acee. A furnished for rates address j. S. Baker. Charlevoix. Mich. The Benjamin bait offers is addition to the Complete courses f rom us m equivalent to two years of College. 1 no matter How old the girl or How Advance her course should she prove deficient in any of the vital though Ili item subjects such As grammar writing sapling i in eth in a a ish and a sad special instruction and rare Aie h Iven her in these i. R a 1�1. 1 Ltd a school for Earnest work emphasizing essentials non Elk Seiz trials of Illust med Catalon will be sent upon Applice Tion. Twelfth year Birins do exr 4 m a of my a open forum american dais of 5ssf it the Amer in founded 1854 by Isaac m. Wise $2.50 a year. Sam be copies free a want Palestine they Are asking the jews do Foo Frant Palestine that a jews May live As flee pop i the jews Caust ans Lar thl Imko Mem what is tour answer it is waste of Money to buy Fine clothing and let them get shabby before they Are half worn out. Our service wit keep them looking new. Sil phone and our Wagon will caul woodt�fir��32. I the French Mimi dry meaning and dyeing put. 9 if Yout answer is pay the shekel and thus Register Yoor vote fill out this Coupon and Send it with Twenty five #0��� to the federation of american zionists 44 East 23rd streets new York me Asa member Ofaye zionist organization. I Brieve in helping to of Tell a publicly recognized and legally secured a Home for the jewish a Irple in Palestine. As a Token of my support and approval enclose 25 Mem name address a a a it Ofa g a Ltd v to k Jj-7 a % r a so r Vic of a a a a a a is Affef v Toad. Ltd l a. I. V a v or al Quot a a to i a Tkv of a 1 be i re a it a a a. V a a Ltd important Book to american jewry the a mtg Ethi Centt li/i#�a8i Wise b i Aei Doraphy a f a a. \ x. K. I r v y �m6�?T a sir i a i y a it fit Quot it it -1 so a 1 it i let a ? la a a y it f a \ Quot Quot Quot a judge of the court of common Hil �#5splannltonioi3ntohios�ifp a 3 a Quot a fat v Quot a i a jp5 a a i a Vii x �4�?~.&Quot."�1 a i a Ltd a # to a a by a v1 the first Complete history of the life and work of one who was not Only the most prominent figure in american the last half m of the 19t Century but to whom More than anyone else is due the establishment of a Merican Judaism and All the Many institutions which Alfil serve that Judaism in this country. A $0% the Bookha 414 pages of Large Clear Type Well illustrated Vith portraits of or. Wise and contains a list by or a. S. Oko librarian of the hebrew allege Price $2.15 including postage. May be ordered from this offie Gay ii Cabot Quot m of it i i of my Leo Wise Clr Carfo a to a a Waw w Way esp Quot re Fly p mme it 4 a a a a Tim Stuwe a a

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