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4, 1957 :enter February 4, 1957 TO WED IN APRIL M and Mrs. nenjamin Bertram of Los Angeles, California, annOUnce the engagement of their daughter, . Marion, to ol Condiotte, Son of Mr. anu Mrs. Samuel - Condiotte. Miss Bertram is Presently in Seattle Visiting her aunt, Ms. Ormand avtunlaw of Mountlake - Terrace. . The We'dding . qate has been set for April 6, and Will take Place at the "hOme of the oride-eiect s aunt. Miss Marion Bertram and Mr. Sol Condiotte ;p.m., at | l00le llawaiia. ";![. k ,al att,00, J n a Ni 01aidi To Be in order.' | Sololsi Wflh Symphony md Jack :; ments in i WS )on't for- lunches;- oft drink for this and Paul md Sally activity tspices of ittee will y2, from Center. been do-/ of fun planned. and in- ing your .come. t_ he great Greek contralto, El- aa Nikolaidi, will be soloist at e next pair of subscription con-  of the Seattle Symphony rChestra February 11 and 12 at te Orpheum Theatre. A star of e Vienna, Metropolitan and San . anclseo. 'opera companies, the r.k-haired Mediterranean beau- e s hailed for her dramatic stage tSOnality as well as for her aUptuously rich contralto voice. hLr Iae. Nikolaidi has chosen for Seattle concerts, arias from a Clemenza di Tito" by Mo- Zart, "Semiramide" by Rossini,  Verdi's "Don Carlo." She also m sing "Layarni,", a Greek folk a.g by Spathy. Other selections . the ur.oram under Conductor liltn- .  Kahms will be Bores Bla- ''s "Variations On A Theme lY.,,Paganini, '' "Le Chausser Mau- , by Franck, and Mousorg- " s 'Pictures at an Exhibition." Tickets for the symphony's sub iption concerts are on sale at man Clay, or 601 Orpheum ee!!hesch special chamber music con- k t, by the Budapest String Quar- i_ L assisted by Mr. and Mrs. Mil-  Iatims, Thursday, Feb. 21, at .u MoOre l'heatre will benefit , eattle Symphony Orcbestra's taialng Fund Ticket prices OI ' ', ' 1 ,,this concert will be $5.00 for _* tons, $2 50 for reserved seats, ml I ' ' ' ,L $1.50 for unreserved seats zle-. ' " " are on sale now. !he new ,een con- ohen, co- Basket- and will February 11 games ie Center 3 to 4:30 ' r player ' next two THE TRANSCRIPT -SEATTL-'E-HEBREW SCHOOL iPORTS FESTIVAL i'Pi;t" of a faculty Super- A .u 'athletic program the An- o,U_al t, * tl* ;_Ppi'ts Festival of the Seat- .'_ aebr'ew School was held on .Jtln_ 1-uay,. January 27, in the pres- ehc e 6 the students, their par- a,' and many friends of the aOol.. tlaVid Bassan is the winner of e_, tournament in Badminton, ',' Quentin Steinberg in Table "alais. Class champions in Bad- are Allyn Adatto, Marc David Bassan, David Be- Howard Crystal, Michael Richard Funes, Abraham and Stephen Shain. ,le tennis class champions Benoliel, Jack Epstein, Felber, Charna Klein, Stephen Slain, Quentin- Steinberg .: q TRIP ": her, who an Fran- m satw:- :: two- .4o ': r father, ' ;fore sh e'' tour :m b n March:):: France, through ping- ca: iers, :Mr: :: | ,w i-esid;'; | and Di' | 3resentlY | with .the '1 Yeshiva University Educator to Speak Dr. Sidney P. lloenig The Institute for Jewish Studies of Congregation Bikur Ch01im is pleased to announce that Dr. Sid- ney B. ltoenig, director of adult education at Yeshiva University in New York, will speak on "The Background of Jewish Tradition," on Thursday evening, February 14 at 8:15 in the Vestry room of the Congregation. Dr. Hoenig, who came to Yesh- iva in 1934, in addition to his adult education post serves as Professor of Jewish history and chairman of the Department of Jewish Studies. He is the author of several .books, including the "Great Sanhedrin," Jewish. Fam- ily Life," "Jewish Beliefs and Practices," and other numerous scholarly articles. Dr. Hoenig's lecture in Seattle is sponsored by Yeshiva University and is part of a tou of Jewish communities on the West Coast, it was announced by Rabbi Gersion Appel and Mr. Fred Bergman, chairman of the Institute Committee. The lecture is open to the en- tire community with charge. There will be a question and dis- cussion period following the lec- ture and a tea and social hour' will conclude the evening. and Michael Tennenbaum. Most of the sports equipment and the trophies and awards were donated by friends of the school( among them being Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Meltzer, Dr. and Mrs. Harry Pass, Mr. and Mrs. Abe Polik and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Russak. CALL FRED NEDELL MUtual 3355 ELiott 3729 CENTRAL SERVICE SALES, INC. 440 limed treet , ! ' .... OIL FINEST NAME IN GAS HEATING up to 40% Lower Fuel Consumption Council of Jewish Women Correction: Tuesday, February !9, is the correct date of the trip to Olympia to see the Washing- ton State Legislature in action. Specially chartered Greyhound bus will leave the terminal at 8th and Stewart at 10 a.m., arriv- ing back in Seattle at 5 p.m. Cost of round trip is $2, with the group limited to 40. Don't delay mak- ing your reservation with Mrs. Norman Isquith, A1. 7225, or Mrs. Horace Raphael, Ga. 7630. Golden Age Club: The general program now in effect at the Golden Age Club which meets each Thursday afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Herzl Congre- gation, 172 2Oth Ave., is an enter- i tainment feature, such as a speak- er, a film, or a musical presenta- tion, followed by the regular ac- tivities which include bingo, chess, bridge and handcrafts. Light refreshments are served With different members of the club pouring each week. On Feb- ruary 14 Mr. Fred Bergman will lead a discussion group on a topic of current interest. The Golden Age Club is co-sponsored by the Seattle Community Center and the Council of Jewish Women. Councilettes held their annual Father-Daughter Box Social on Tuesday, January 29, at the Jew- ish Community Center, with the proceeds going to the Scholar- ship Fund of the National Coun- cil of Jewish Women. Member- ship in this group is open to any girls of high school age. Don't forget the Council Thrift Shop in the Pike Place Market at 1st and Pike St. Telephone number is Mu. 1919. "You can be a donor, you can be a customer, you. can be a volunteer worker," says Mrs. S. Harvard Kaufman, president, "but we need your helpto, keep it going." The new public relations co- ordinator of Seattle Section is Mrs. Nathan Moses. M:s. Kauf- man announces the following ap- pointments on the Board: Mrs. Richard Quint and Mrs. J. Mor- ton Cone, editors of the Council Bulletin; Mrs. Louis Shapiro, in  charge of publicity for downtown newspapers; Mrs. Bernard Ordell, Transcript publiclty, and Mrs. Marvin Mohl, consultant. WORKMEN'S CIRCLE ELECTS' Mr. Abe Silver installed the following officers for 1957 to the Workmen's Circle, Branch No. 304: Financial Secretary, Ben L. Stein, serving' his 33rd year in this post; Recording ecretary, I. J. LeVey; T'easurer, M. Felnberg Physician, Dr:'J. B: Jac0bs tnc Hospitaler, 11. Hanchin. " Elected :tO the Executive Com- mittee were the foll0wing: H. Aronson, Joe Arshon, Sam Arsh- on, S. A. Gordon, A. Greenblat, Louis Kaplan, Sam Miller, Israel Martin, Edward Sidell, Sam Rap- paport and Harry Gorelick; S. A. Gordon, H. Hanchin and E. Sidell will serve on the Audit- ing Committee, and H. Aronson," S. A.I Gordon, Sam Miller and Ben L. Stein were delegate's elect- ed to the District Committee. Reelected editor of the Work- men's Circle Bulletin and Direc- tor of Public Relations was S. A. Gordon. The bulletin is the of- ficial organ of the Northwestern District Committee, which em- braces and has jurisdiction over the branches in Oregon, Wash- ington and British Columbia. "THE COTTON PICKERS" DANCE MUSIC PLUS ALEX GOLDMAN Band Leader : Bus. Phone GL 8179 :i :! : Res. Gi. 8009 Page Five Workmen's " Circle Brings Israeli Play And Famous Troupe To City .., .) .' :!::i:i:!::!!ii !;::::'::::::::: ,i:: : :: !::!..'.j " :':.. ''" ........ ,.[... :.: .... :b',.::::::...::::.'." " ".:: :. :':?. x :::::: ":':':" "  Top row, left to right: David Ellin, Reuben Wendorffl seated: Lea Noemi, Victor Packer, Sonla Zomina A reat for lovers of the Yid- dish Theatre in the grand tradi- tion will be the performance of the well-known Israeli comedy, "Dreams and Deeds" by the above cast, all stars of the New York Yiddish Stage 'in their own right, :0n Thursday, Feb. 7, at 8:30 p.m., at Temple Center, 15th Ave. and E, Union St. The Workmen's Circle is pre- senting the play as part of their broad cultural program. Seattle will be the only city in the i Northwest where the play will :be presented, as from here the show will move to San Francisco where that city's largest thebtre has been engaged for Its per- formance. "Dreams and" Deeds" is in three acts, by Isaac Sela, and has been translated from the Hebrew by Wolf Younin. The actresses and actors taking part in it have been associated with the Vilno Trohpe, Maurice Schwartz' Art Theatre, and other celebrated Yiddish theatres. For reservations and informa- tion, call El. 6231 or Ea. 7548. Temple Beth Am To Fete Birthday With Dinner-Dance Celebrating the first anniver- sary of the founding of the con- gregation, Temple Beth Am will hold a dinner-dance Saturday evening, Feb. 23, at the Fort Law- ton Officers' Club. Working on the dinner-dance committee under Mrs. Theodore Kramer, social chairman are Mes- dames Eugene Pettler, Herb Mey- er, Sally Barrat, Harold Thal, Bert Arensberg, Carl Ellinger, Tom Sussmam Philip Schainman, Carl Pruzan, Sheldon Biback and Charles Kaplan. The first Sabbath services of Temple Beth Am were held in January, 1956, while the group was still without a rabbi. The congregation acquired the serv- ices of Rabbi Joseph Messing in June of last year and moved their services to 455516th Ave. N.E. in the University District. Two Bar Mitzvahs have been held so far by Temple Beth Am, with several more scheduled for this year. The Temple's religious school, with 80 students from nursery school t h ro u g h confirmation, mets .every Stmday morning at '.the Northeast Branch,i Y,M C A, E. 0th and ;tth NE, MARRIAGE PROBLEMS DISCUSSION GROUP CONCLUDES SERIES The third in a series of panel discussions O n "Marriage and Pre-marriage problems," will be held on Thursday evening, Feb. ruary 13, at the Hillel tlouse, 4745 17th N.E. at 8 p.m. Leading the discussion will be Mr. Bernard Rackow of the Jew- ish Family and Child Service, and Dr. Ralph Hirschstein. The series is presented under the joint auspices of Hillel and the Young Adult Group of the Jewish Community Center; two representatives from each of these groups will be part of the panel. HERZL FIESTA Mrs. Bernard Gladstein, and Mrs. Nathan Feinberg, Co-chair- men of the Annual Herzl Fiesta announce that it will talie place on Sunday, February 17, at p.m. in the Herzl Vestry Boom. They state that this year's event will be "bigger and better than ever, with fabulous door prizes and an evening of fun for young and old." Members of the Com- mittee working with Mrs. Glad- stein and Mrs. Feinberg are the Mesdames Robert Sachs, Jack Berch, Ben Maslan, Robert Pin- chev, Edward Glazer, Ben Kap lan, Allen Rosen, Sanford Gor- fkle and Mack Lederman, and the Messrs. Allen Rosen, Jack Berch, Jack Pinchev and Edward Glazer. Tickets may be purchased at the door or from Mrs. Gladstein at Ca. 5481 or Mrs. Feinberg, Ra. 4274. Ladies Auxiliary to American Medical Center Meet The next regular meeting, of 4he Seattle Ladies Auxiliary to the American Medical Center at Denver (J.C.R.S.) will be held on Wednesday afternoon Febru- ary 13, at 1 p.m. at the Eastside "" 29th and East Cherry Street. The usual noon-time snack lunch- eon will precede the meeting. In keeping with the trend to- ward winter Vacations, the pr O - gram will feature a mowe en- titled; "Holiday in Hawaii" which is sponsored by the Pan-Ameri- can Airways. Mrs. Lawrence Weiss, newly installed president invites all members to attend and to bring guests. NEWCOMERS TO ISRAEL TO BE AIDED FOR PASSOVER The Ezra Noshim Society will hold a tea at 1:30 p.m. on Feb- ruary 19 at the Bikur Cholim Vestry Room, 104 17th Ave., the proceeds of which will go to help newcomers in Israel cele- brate the Passover holiday. THE WORKMEN'S CIRCLE -. presents A Group of Celebrated Jewish Actors in the Famous Israeli Comedy "DREAMS AND DEEDS" | " THURSDAY, FEB. 7, 1957, at 8:30 P.M.. .... | It atTEMPLE CENTER, 15th Ave. and E. Unlon.,:_  --:)| i Il ORDE. TICKETS NOW. .i. '.__ 45__8::,',