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Page Eight CRITIC AT eH[JME Television at Its THE TRANSC:IPT Commun,ty Center News "Just Ask," is the theme for the coming Jewish Community Center An hour-long filmed report from Israel, in which Drew Pearson served as guide and narrator seen on NBC-TV last Sunday, proved to be a memorable and thrilling experience. Those who were not fortunate enough to see this program, di- rected and produced by citizens of Israel, will be pleased to know that the film will be distributed to theatres, and may also be made available for showing by the United Jewish Appeal. The New York Times stas that this film has already been booked by a ttmatre in Washington, D. C. It is to be hoped that some of the people who make our State Department policy will see it. Drew Pearson guided the viewer on a tour of the people and the problems of Israel, during the last months of 1956. With him, we explored the questions of war and peace, saw Israel's reclamation of the desert, its freedom of religion, its outstanding men of science, of medicine and of agriculture. We watched an interview with David Ben-Gurion; we thrilled with recognition as a young engineer spoke of his work in Solar energy, to learn that he was known to the young men from Seattle who served with the Haganah ships who brought refugees to Israel in 1947, and to learn that the brilliant Doctor interviewed had lectured to the team of World Health Or- ganization Doctors and Scientists of which Professor and Mrs. Rich- ard Tyler had been a part. But above all, it was Drew .Pearson's interview with an unnamed Czechoslovakian newcomer to Israel, which was the highlight of 'the whole program. When asked if she did not find life in Israel difficult, she answered Pearson in halting English: "All place I stranger, here I no stranger. This is my house--very nice place, very nice place." r What better description could we have of what Israel means to tile thousands of Jews who have found a home in Israel .... An Eventful Week The telephone hook-up arranged this past week by the Israel Bond Organization was dramatic and timely. Ambassador Abba Eban and Foreign Minister Golda Meier spoke to meetings arranged throughout the country to hear their message of Israel's position in the world today, and the help that she needs at the critical period. Wtmt was most impressive to tiffs listener was the fact that both Ebaa and Golda Meier spoke with enthusiasm of the fact that Israel could look forward in 1957 to an emigration of 100,000 Jews from Egypt, Hungary and other Iron Curtain countries, as well as from Rrorth Africa. All they were asking from us was investment in the people and the land. The playing of Ernst Bloch's "Suite for Viola and Orchestra," at the last Seattle Symphony Concert, wth Milton Katims as soloist and Henry Sicgl conducting was one of the highlights of the week. In addition to the opportunity of hearing for the first time a great work by one of the most original of modern composers one also heard a combination of three outstanding musical talents, all mem- bers of the Jewish faithKatims, acknowledged throughout the mus- ical world as one of the great violists, as well as a brilliant con- ductor; Siegl, the new concert-master of the Symphony, making his first appearance in Seattle as a conductor; and Bloch, who has al- ways.acknowledged the debt that his music owes to the' Hebrew strain, brought us great music. One can safely speak of Ernest Bloch a a Jewish composer, not just a composer who happens to be Jewish. Raanan Sivan, Consul General of Israel for the Western States, speaking to the Federated Fund last Monday was factual and unemo- tional. But his talk carried that much more impact because of its very matter of factness. He spoke of the provoction to which Israel was subjected beforjp the Sinai attack and he said That either condemnation or sanctions against Israel would represent a double standard of morality, one for Egypt and one ,for Israel." membership campaign, which opens with the kick-off at the "Center Salute," Open House on Thursday, February 21, at 8:30 p.m. at the Center, 1916 Fourth Ave., it was announced today by Dr. Norman W. Clein, chairman of the membership committee. Jackie Souders' Orchestra will play for dancing during the eve- ning, and there will be added at- tractions and refreshments to make this an outstanding event. The entire community is invited to this "Center Salute," as guests of the Center. Sam Tarshis, Center President states that this year's goal has been set at 400 new family mem- 'berships. "With the type and quality of service demonstrated to date, we are certain that there are many families who would want to be part of our program, if we would "Just,ask," Tarshis said. "I we reach this year's goal, the Center should have a membership of 1500 families, rep- resentingapproximately 6000 in- dividuals. Dr. Irwin Neiman, treasurer reports that a full paid-up Cen- ter Membership will help to as- sure a sound financial base for our Center. ---McBride Anderson photo Dr. Norman W. Clein Chairman Membership Committee The closing date of the Cam- paign is set for March 25, by which time it is hoped that the goal will be reached, stated Dr. Clein. Already working on plans for this vital effort are the Mes- "Egypt had refused to obey the Ssecurity Council's resolution of dames Irving Anches, Albert September 1051, calling upon her to halt her blockade of Israeli Caplan, Jack Radinsky, Jack shlpping through the Suez Canal. There have been two resolutions since, one in October and one on November 2, which she also refused to obey. Ilas anyone suggested imposing sanctions on her?" C. S. N. Film Based on Famous with.more than twenty" years of service who was dismissed.as a Civil Liberties Case loyalty suspect during the days At Fifth Avenue of IvlcCarthyism. Upon investiga- Because "Three Brave Men" is tion it was found that the basis a motion picture designed to ac- of the charges against him was quaint the American public with enmity he had aroused during a the need for protecting civil lib- erties while safeguarding ha- neighborhood controversy o v er tional security., the American the steps tenants should take Jewish Committe's motion pic-when the federal housing project ture division is cooperating with in the community was liquidated. -the producer, Twentieth Cen- The case was described in the tury-Fox, in publicizing the pro- "Washington Daily News" in se- duction, it was announced this rial form and won a Pulitzer week by Edward F. Stern, Chair- Prize as a story This story is the man of the Seattle Chapter. basis for the film which" stars The film, which is being shown Ernest Borgnine as the accused at the Fifth Avenue Theatre and employee, Ray 1VHlland as his at- will play later in neighborhood torney and Virginia Christine as  houses, is based upon the Clmsa- his wife. now ease. The fact that Chasanow was Chasanow was a civilian era- Jewish is subLly brought out in ployee of the Navy Department the film, which shows how an i _ i i BONNEY-WATSON COs J, E. Drummey, Pres. FUNERAL DIRECTORS A "Beautiful Thngs Need Not Be Costly" t 1702 Broadway EAst 0013 Richlen, Harry Pass, Harmon Matin and Jack Greenberg for the women's group, and the Messrs. Murray Guterson, Allen :Rosen, Harry Bush, Harmon Ma- tin, Dr.-William Wiener and Dr. Alfred S.'Kiewe. It is estimated that 250 work- ers will be enlisted in the cam- paign. Anyone wishing to assist should call the Center; Se. 8431, ATTRACTIVE JEWISH HOME. Excellent Kosher meals. Will furnia room and board at $95 per month and up. 923 23rd Avenue North Mrs: Pola Lewin--Tel. Fr. 1102 TE-A-CHE-OF P-ANO-ior i ndi: viduals o groups. Mrs. Ida Zelikovsky Green; registered music teacher. New group for beginners starting January. STUDIO 7756 30th Ave. N.E., Phone VE. 0366. innocent man can be pilloried if WANTED  Boarding home for unsupported testimony is accept- Jewish adolescent. Call CA. ed and the right of ross-exam- inatiou of witnesses denied. PATRDNIZE THE TRANSCRIPT ADVERTISERS OFFICE MANAGER ---..-- looking for quick efficient m meograph- ing, muffilithing addressing, fo ding inserting, moiling, addressogtaph ng will call Seattle's completely equipped mall advertising company. ALPHA-STAUNCH DIRECT MAIL AND PRINTING 1428 llth Ave. EAst 8118 Call Fred Klein 1421. WIDOW would like to share kosher home with woman-- kitchen privileges. Call EA. 6735. REAL ESTATE FOR SALE BY OWNER: Madro- na district, sweeping view; white brick 6-room home. Wall to wall carpeting. $19,500. Call for-appointment, MA. 4965. ONDAy t-elnb, For 1! Polnti being forc [light of 1' as to :the Nathan F, Federated backing b Jsh iAppe a aatlve Inn, r. F situaUon Africa, "w to SUppor t Mrs. Oscar M. Lifshutz, assisting her husband, Chaplain Oscar !YL '/ Lifshutz, Jewish chaplain with U.S. Armed Forces in Munich. (not shown), welcomes children of Hungarian refugees at U.S. reception center in Luitpold Kaserne. In a report to National Jewish Welfar't Board (JWB) Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy, Chaplain Lifshut$ depicted his welfare efforts for refugees and described the Jewisll religious program he set up for observant refugees. JWB supplies of kosher foods and Prayer Books (from the chaplain's Stock) were provided Hungarian refugees who sailed from Germany on Navy transport, USNS Gen. William G. IIaan. Refugee children were alSO the recipients of JWB Hanukah gifts sent them by the Jewish chaP" lain's office in Naples. The items had been intended for U. S. GI'S with the Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. I l Praise for Israel From Council of Judaism Head JERUSALEM, (JTA)--Lessing Rosenwald praised Israel and the accomplishments of its people after completing a week's tour of the country, but insisted that he was still opposed to Zionism. Mr. Rosenwald stressed that the anti- Zionist Council for Judaism, of which he is a former president, is not anti-Israel. During his visit as a guest of the Government of Israel, Mr. Rosenwald conferred with Pre- mier David Ben Gurion, who had extended the invitation to visit Israel. He travelled the length Former. Sealtleile Dies in San Francisco Mrs. Sara Nteder Coppock, passed away on January 17 in San Francisco, at .the age of 50, Mrs. Coppock was born in Seattle and attended elementary and high schools here, before enter" ing the Mt. Zion tlospital School of Nursing in San Francisco. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mechel Nieder, pioneer Se- attle family, Mrs. Coppock wa. the youngest of five children. The late Harry Nieder and Mandel Nieder, both of Seattle were hel i brothers. and breadth of Israel and even Mrs. Coppock practiced her/ visited Sharm el Sheikh, on the profession of nursing in NeWii! top of the Sinai Peninsula. York, and for the last 18 years Mr. Rosenwald reiterated his in San Francisco, almost entirely long-held view that the "Jews at MS. Zion llospital in that city*ill are not a people" and asserted She is survived by a dauhtert i:i that "we in America resent Zion- Madelyn, a son,' Robert, bo-th of'J: | ist propaganda and lobbying ac- San Francisco; a sister, Mrs. Jo,i;il tivities." During questioning by seph Livingstone, Seattle, and $.iil newsmen, Mr. Roseuwaid ad- brother, Dave Nieder, San Fra.ii00i4 mitted that the fact that Israel clsco. @:l existed was good for the Jews  l l :li!: l?. seeking to migrate as well as for .... :i Eyptian and Ilungarian Jews awal!J[2 a:So]orSl?"lar!!li who needed a haven, from Brandeis University wilI!l . . ! The American met with Israel repeat his stage role in the fHffl :l Chief Rabbi Isaac Halevi Harzog ization,, of "The Diary of Anne!l and during his visit talked with Frank. Academy Award winndf:ii:;1 many Israelis. People who met William Wyler is mentioned a:i:]l. him during the tour commented the director. on his breadth of knowledge of -----"-----------J'::?l the historical and Biblical aspects Ne ed I of the country and on the fact  that he emphasized that while he was a guest of the government he was paying all his own ex- pensc:. Mr. Morris Kaminoff was re- elected building superintendent of the Seattle Hebrew School. HEBREW FREE LOAN ASSOCIATION ARE You A MEMBER? IF NOT--WHY NOT ? $4.00 a YEAR for MEN $2.00 a YEAR for WOMEN S. MILLER, Pres. OL. 5537 - OL. 5331 I. J. LEVEY, Sec.-- EAst 4543 rybody can No SUpp