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l Page Six Louis Lipsky THE TRANSCRIPT Receives" Award Zionists to Hear Western Leaders =:ii ¸ : l]:'i :,Februar February 4 _, Irela n Heads Hosplt0000 The Henrietta Szold Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service, conferred annually to perpetuate the memory of the Founder of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, was presented last week to Louis Lipsky, honorary chairman of the American Zionist Council and dean of American Zionism. Shown presenting the ward to Mr. Lipskymwhich carries with it a $1,000 gift---is Mrs. llerman Shulman (left) former pr.esident of Ha and chairman of the Henrietta Szold Award Committee; as Dr. Miriam Freund, national president of Hadassah (right) looks on. More than 1,000 Hadassah leaders from all sections of the United States, witnessed the ceremonies at New York's Hotel Waldorf- Astoria. Previous recipients of the award include former President Harry S. Truman; Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt; Senator Herbert H. Leh- man; Dr. Selman A. Waksman, Nobel Prize winner for the discovery of streptomycin; Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas; Dr. Isldor L Rabi, Nobel Prize winner in nuclear physics; attd Dr. Mordecai M. Kaplan, professor of philosophies of religion at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. • m Jr. High.School Youth Needs of Refugees To Aid Hungarian and I To Be Met by U.J.A. Egyptian Refugees I (Continued from Page 1) /refugees from Austria and other Junior High School boys and/staging areas in Europe to Israel'• girls are invited to attend a par- The Agency is providing for the ty for the benefit of Hungarian and Egyptian refugees in Israel, to be held on Sunday, February 10 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jew- lsh Community Center, it was an- nounced today by Mrs. Fred Goldstein, chairman of tile Zion- 1st Youth Commission. "Price of admission is at least • one article of clothing to be sent to Israel for the use of these refu- gees arrivin daily in Israel. An evening of fun including dancing and games, is promised. Soft drinks will be provided and the boys and girls should bring a box supper. The Zionist Youth Commission which is sponsoring this affair wishes to give Junior High stu- "dents an opportunity to help re- lieve the suffering of Hungarian Jews fleeing Communist oppres- sion, as well as the newest vic- tims of Nasser-inspired terror the Jews who were forced to leave Egypt, and leave their homes and possessions behind. Members of the Zionist Youth • Commission, of which Mrs. Gold- .stein is chairman are the follow- .ing: Ben Asia, Dr. Morris Bay, and the Mesdames F. Katz, B. • Lippman, Max Silver, M. Stusser and M. Zak. Mrs. Harry Pass president of Seattle Chapter Ha- dassah is an ex-officio member of the Commission, as is Rabbi Joseph Wagner, president of the Seattle Zionist District. Other ex- officio members are Mrs. Jack ldinsky, Mr. E. Berlatsky, and Rabbis Maimon, Appel and Ka- hen. PARIS (JTA) m The National Federation of Deportees and In- ternees protested to the French Government of the appointment of Hans Speidel, one-time Nazi Gene/-al and Nazi Chief of the General Staff as commander of the Central European Sector of NATO. reception and immediate care of these newcomers, as well as for their absorption during the first year after their arrival in Israel. The Agency is, in addition, fur- nishing transportation to all ref- ugees without means who want to resettle in Israel. " To meet this critical situation in the next 60 days, Mr. Rosen- wald said, the UJA is appealing to the U.S. Jewish community to act quickly in rallying support for the $100,000,000 Emergency Rescue Fund to save and resettle 100,000 Jews from Egypt, Hun- gary and other Eastern European countries and from North Africa Gifts sought for the $100,000,000 Emergency Rescue Fund will be over and above contributions to the regular 1957 UJA campaign. The Emergency Rescue Fund will be used to transport and resettle in Israel and other free world countries the 100,000 Jewish refu- gee men, women and children from EgyPt, HIgaZT, other Eu, ropean countries and North Africa.  '"" ":' Haifa Phone000000Mls Short HAIFA, (JTA)Naming no of- fenders, an Israel telephone serv- ice" official reported this week that a mechanical system of keeping Haifa users from talking too much was working fine• Mr. M. Y. Guy, director of En- gineering Services and Tele- phones, said that the limited fa- cilities of Israel's telephone serv- ice made it urgent to keep calls short. It was decided that the best ap- proach was to install a time met- ering system by which users are charged for the length of a call, without any minimum period. Mr. Guy explained carefully that this procedure was,approved to "encourage brief calls" and thus to free the overburdened lines for other "subscribers•" Lou Aronson's.Catering Service No Party Too Big or Too Small Weddings, Bar Mitzvahs, Receptions Special Consideration Given to Organization Affairs IF DESIRED, STRICTLY KOSHER FOOD PREPARED Party Supplies Furnished--Gefilte Fish, Pickled Herring, CALL 'EVENINGS-- Chopped Liver, Etc. Towns FRanklin 5911 Same Service to Nearby i   : : : : Noted Speaker Dr. Morton J. Robbins, of Nash- ua, N.II., a national vice-president of the Zionist Organization of America and founder and na- tional president of the American Physicians Fellowship Committee of the Israel Medical Association will be the featured speaker at the annual American Zionist Fund Dinner to be held on Tues- day, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Nor. way Center, it was announced by Rabbi Joseph II. Wagner, Presi- dent of the Seattle Zionist Dis- trict. Dr. Robbins is outstanding in many fields; is presently serving on the Board of the American Association of Jewish Education; is a member of the American As- • sociation for the Advancement of Science and is the' former Na- tional Chairman of the American Zionist Youth Commission. Dr. Robbins was a lieutenant colonel in the Army Medical Corps with three and a half years in the :European theater of oper- ations. Dr. Charles Fine will serve as dinner chairman, with Joseph Gluck as co-chairman. Chairmar of the arrangements committee is Morris B. Hanan, and P. Allen Rickles is chairman of the hospi- tality committee. The proceeds of the dinner will be earmarked for Zionist public relations work, and there will be no solicitation of funds that eve- ning, Rabbi Wagner states• Tick- ets are available at $25.00 per couple. Federated Fund Elects Officers (Continued from Page 1) as follows: Mrs. Wm. S. Wienir, President; Mrs. Wm. Warshal and Mrs. Louis Rubin, Vice Presi- dents; Mrs. Max Efron, Recording Secretary and Mrs. John Machlis, Correstmnding Secretary: Board members were: Mrs. Jack Ep- stein, Mrs. Paul Friedlander, Mrs. Abe J. Goldman, Mrs. Aaron Katsman, Mrs. Louis Katsman, Mrs. Archie S. Katz, Mrs. Irving J. LevJne, Mrs. Alvin Luchs, Mrs. Philip Narodick, Mrs. Isadore Schlesinger and Mrs. Irving St- dell. Honorable Raanan Siren, Con- ,ul General of Israel for the 11 Western States was the speaker for this annual meeting and fol- lowing his clear-cut presentation of Israel's current need and its position in the present World crisis, a quqstion and answer pe- riod enued. , ' $.A.M.•MOTHERS: g WIVES CLUBTO MEET FEB. 6 The Sigma Alpha Mu Mothers' and .Wives' Club will hold an evening meeting to facilitate at- tendance by the working moth- ers, and in order for the fathers to attend as guests. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 6 at 8 p.m. at the Chap- ter House. Mrs. George Sntder is program chairman and announces that Rabbi Singer of Temple De Hirsch will be the guest speaker. An informal coffee hour will follow the meeting. Mesdames Hymen Funk, Ed Berkman and I. Maimon will be hostesses for this evening. All members and their husbands are cordially in- vited to attend. ot t/as thinest Punor Hon iu t/.,o West ARTHUR A. WRIGHT & SON, INC. • DIGNIFIED CHAPEL • AVOID FUNERAL PROBLEMS • NO. 2 IbUS LINE STOPS HERE Located.at Entr, mce ,to tlILLS OF iTERNITY CRMBTERY : "6|h r W¢t Cd Qun Ann I$1vd. " Phones: 0 A OA 0447 Pledge Cooperation in Meeting 1957 Needs Full enlistment of all segments of Jewish communities in meet- ing critical humanitarian =leeds overseas and strengthening of Jewish institutions in this coun- try was pledged ast week at the closing session of the Western States Regional Assembly of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, held in San Francisco. The conference also pledged more intensive efforts in the de- velopment of non-institutional services t3 supplement care of the aged in order to assure maxi- mum benefit to the growing aged population. To assure the continuity of able leadership in community re- sponsibilities, workshop leaders stressed the need to institute pro- grams to develop young adults in the leadership responsibilities of essential community services. Principal speaker at-the assem- bly was Samuel Goldsmith, Ex- ecutive President of the Jewish Federation of Chicago. Participating in the assembly from Seattle were Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Rackow, Dr. and Mrs. S. Harvard Kaufman, and the Messrs. Arthur Farber, Morton Cone and Samuel G. Holcenberg. Bernard Rackow spoke to the conference on, "Program and Needs of Casework Agencies In Intermediate Cities," and Arthur Farber was the speaker on the session 'on, "Integration of Serv- ices and Development of New Resources for the Aged and/or Chronically Ill." Acting as con- sultants were Morton Cone and Samuel Holcenberg, the latter during the session on, "Financing Community Responsibilities in 1957," and Morton Cone on the "Training and Integrating New Leadership In Campaigning and Policy-making." SAN FRANCISCO ARRIVAL Seattle friends will be pleased to hear of the birth of'a Jonathan Maxim, on January 10 to Mr. and Mrs. R. Daniel Kahn of San Francisco. Mrs. Kahn is the former Shirley Waxman, who graduated from the University of Washington, and who has made her home in the California city, since receiving her Mas* ter's Degree from Smith College, Jonathan joins a brother, Louis Alexander. Mrs. Charles Wax- man of this city is the proud Isadore Samuels, president of Denver Board of Education, VJJ elected president of National Je tw ish Hospital at Denver. He is tJl ninth head of the well-known, fro4 non-sectarian medical center LO tuberculosis and chest diseases si 9 its opening in 1899. A leading in I1 ance man, Mr. Samuels was N merly president of the Denver Ce munity Chest, chairman of the D$ ver Board of Recreation, vice-pie ident of the Denver Chamber | Commerce and of the Denver Sf| phony Orchestra, and trustee of IP-tf| National Association of Life Uml | writers. * i| .... ] :Diary 0f Anne Frank Seen in Tel Aviv , TEL AVIV.--An all-Jewish ai dience was stirred last week the "Diary of Anne Frazal which was performed for the fitt time in Hebrew by the Habits Theatre here• Unlike the Gerna and Dutch audiences, which We too stunned by the drama to ff plaud, the Israelis recalled ttl! performers and director for r, peated curtain calls. The plaY p about eight Jews who hid fr0 the Nazis for two years in Amsterdam attic• After the final curtain, a cabl! to Anne Frank s father, the o 11 occupant of the attic to surviV. the war, was read to the atidl: ence. The message said that tla f Habimah Theatre proposed to plan an Anne Frank Forest iP the Jerusalem Hills• Memorial To Be Establishcel An Anne Frank Memorial, dt signed to assist young Isra writers has been established the American-Israel C u 1 t u r habbi of ae Unit aation.wi the auspi, lsh Welfa ter Lectu: JEWISH 1'0 INS1 he Je To. 686, , Etallation ' February $ewish Cc 4th Area the fOllo eel Gree: ]er, San ortlal2an Adjutant eon ocate, r. Norr er, Sol l t0r, lrvi the Day,. ergean earers, bbi e feat , tting, be 8erve he c reel-l, st ade to ay. t a ORT t e electi r Fund. The memorial is the gift' Frances Goodrich and Al Hackett, authors of the drama. grandmother, total of $5,000 will be distribut e over a five-year period. lL  11 .atyof street in Chagall Art Center News Briefs go Dedicated in Israel NEW YORK: Will MaslO I -.h.POlio'. has HAIFA--(JTA)Mare Chagall legal expert in the field of' ci[ wa __ has a villa in Nice, France, but rights and civil liberties,' la| tic,'am' "'- to his heart is in Safed, Israel. been appointed director of | The world-famous Jewish ar- newly-established Department :| tist toured Safed after ceremo- Public Affairs of the Ameri¢| nies in Haifa at which a Marc Jewish Congress, it was | • ;'#! Clmgall Art Center was dedi- nounced by Isaac Toubm A._!,| cated to him last week. Congress executive director. | During his visit with his wife to SaTed, the artist was offered a half-acre plot on Mount Canaan on which to build a home. Moved alm'ost to tears, Mr. Chagall seized the guest book at the Herzlia Hotel, where the offer was made, and in it he drew a heart, pierced with an arrow. He wrote in Yiddish: "I hope I shall come here soon." Tle 30,000 pound Chagall Art Center was started 18 months ago and financed partly by con: tributions eL Israeli artists, each of whom contributed one of his works as a gift. The municipality contributed 10,000 pounds and became the formal owner. Maslow, who headed on AII the ;' Congress' Commission :| and Social Action from its fOvizi ing in 1945 through 1956, v/i!li also reain his post as e': counsel of the organizatiogn? n WASHINGTON, D. C. President's proposal to stren and defend the Middle East important step, but it does come to grips wtii the regional conflicts: that Colpmunist. aggression, R ab Philip Bernstein, Chairmaa tim American Zonist zfor Pblic Affairs, told the Foreign Affairs Committee week. 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