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eoperty of ' "- Ltb0000, MARCH 17, 1933 THE JEWISH TRANSCRIPT, SEATTLE PAGE FIVE ORGANIZATION NEWS Seattle Fund Drive Begun 00tadNka00, 00a00ath 000ul By Dens Alkana At a special meeting last ,Satur- day night, fter the Megilla, the Building Committee reported an architect is working on plans for the new ,Shul, wMch will have 500 seats. At the next meeting, to be held shortly, the committee hopes to report in detail. "The Hamans, the anti- Semites of all times," said Rabbi Baruch Shapiro in his Purim sermon, "have done much harm to Jews. However, they have been, unwittingly, however, a tonic to strengthen in the Jew all national and re- ligious spirits. "The Hamans and the Mor- decais all are from God. Hit- lerism hsngs as a black cloud over the heads of the Jewish people. Let us hope that from all this despair there will per- haps come a 'yeshoouh.' " Rab'bi Shapiro will lecture Sat- urday at 5:30 p. m. The Talmud group will meet at 7:30 a. m. and 3 p. m. The d,aily "Ein Yakov" study is between Mincha and Mirev, from 5:30 to 6:30 p. m. The "eeyom Hatorah" planned for Marc,h 26 has been postponed for a later date, to be announced soon. 00erg Congregation Deepest sympathy of members of the Herzl Congregation was extended this week to the family ot H. Shapiro, for fifteen years a member of the congregation, who died last Friday at his home. Funeral services, at whictx Rabbi Phitip A. Langh offici- ated, were held Sunday at the Chesed Shel Emes chapel. Burial was at the Herzl Cemetery. Mr. Shapiro was 65 years old. Junior Guild By"Florence Aronson "ihe athletic committee, headed by M,anny Segal, made final ar- rangements Sunday at Mt. Rainier for the Junior Guild's trip March 26. Hot lunch will be served at Paradise Inn, and hiking and skiing are on the day's program. Ten cars are available. Reservations for trans'portation should be made early with Manny Segal. The next cultural meeting will be held Monday at Barney Har- vitz's ome, 314 29th Ave. Dorothy Crystal will review "Josephus" by Lion Feuchtwanger. The Guild's dramatic group held its first meeting Tuesday night at the synagogue under A1 Lachman chairman, and Miss Ann Newman coach. Men .Guild members should turI out for indoor baseball Sunday at noon at Garfield playfield. It de- pends upon this first meeting whether or not we have a team this spring. Also, men, don't forget the regular Weekly luncheon Thursday at the Elks' Club. 00gikur 00olim 00luxiliarp By Mrs. Joseph Souriano Miss Soma Calvo, Mrs. Luna Varon, Mrs. Rachel Balour and Mrs. Nessim ,Romi won prizes at a card party of the auxiliary Men- .day at the synagogue. Miss Jenny Haleva ,and Miss Becky Cohen en- tertained. Hostesses were Mes- dames Morris Eskenazi, Behar Peha, Marco J. Calvo, Isaac Baro- (00i00utational Center In honor of the seventeenth birth- day of Camp Fire, members of Akantu Camp Fire group are inviting their mothers to tea Sunday after- noon at Educational Center. Akantu troop members will also take part in a fete at the Civic Auditorium Satur- day night. Israel Halfon was made president of the Center House Council, formed March 8 and composed of three rep- resentatives of every Center organi- zation. Clarence Young is vice presi- dent; Victoria Ben, secretary, and Sol Tunis, treasurer. An all-house 'vaudeville show to provide funds for building improvements will be the Council's first project. Mollie Israel, Colleen Tatcher, Jack Tatcher, Sol Funis, Sylvia Wolfson and the Junior Glee Club, directed by Samuel Goldfarb, enter- tained at the children's Purim party at the Center Sunday afternoon. More than 200 children attended. Refreshments were served by the Camp Fire Girls, and the Boy Scouts cleaned the auditorium when the party was over. Monday, the Blue- bird Club, under Mrs. Adatto, held a Purim party, too. Potpourri: The first bi-monthly issue of "The Educational Crier," official Center publication, went to press Thursday. Forty girls at- tended the Sermonette Sabbath at Temple de Hirsch Saturday as guests of the Templehother's Club. Saxa- phone and trumpet players are being sought for the Center orchestra, now being formed. Sons of $00rael By D. Fink, Secretary The Sons of Israel meeting Sun- day night will be brief because of an ,auxiliary card party, proceeds of which will go to the matzoths fund. Be there! Symlathy goes to rel.atives of Brother H. Shapiro, who passed aay last week. Mr. S,hapiro was a charter member of this lodge. We indeed feel a great loss, for he was always active, and his heart and hand was ever open. i00lni00erziq, 00eWz By Kenneth Pearl Babble Lingo: With pesky exams over, students are looking for that four-leaf clover. Benny Genauer sez his present vocation will be a pro- longed vacation. Paul Jassny hurd- led his exams in stride, while Les Asheim took 'em for the well known "ride." Sid Jaffe asserts the prof's "offense" was too deceptive, while Russ Tat's "resistance" was merely passive. Charlie Snyder, Leo Bloch, Leo Chaikin, June Lacbman, Bill Danz and Irwin Pearl predict a barrage of "A's," while Abe Aronson, Leo Laurier and Sid Pinch are willing to settle for less. Anyhow, a well earned vacation is in our midst--so schnapp into it. CALENDAR Sunday, March 19--District Committee Quarterly Ses- sion. Monday, March 20--=Executive meeting, Branch 304. Tuesday, March 21--Special Meeting, Branch 30a. Tuesday, March 21 -- Lun- cheon, Branch304B. Speaker. Wednesday, March 22--Meet- ing, Branch 304B, 8:15 p. m. Friday, March 24--Prof. Trevor Kincaid, U. of W., speaks on "Development of the Oyster Industry In Washington State." Women's Branch On Tuesday, Branch 304B will kas, John Calderon, Sam Barokas, hear a speech on the aims of the Morris Mural, Morris Varon, ] Workmen's Circle at a noon luncheon areo I Calve Albert N Mosch " ' ' " at Workmens Circle Hall, a new catel, Joseph Casten, Shaya Abel- monthly teature. Mrs. Paula Gold- .aria, Sam Akrish and Joseph Sour- berg will preside at a regular meeting rune. ] of the branch Wednesday evening. 00r0gressi00e :ll'raternitp By Dr. Harry Tarica Complete ,report of a" meeting March 7 of all officers of Seattle S'ephardic organization at which every organization pledged to co- operate financially to assist the Jewish Welfare Society in relieving want among needy Sephardic fam- ilies will be made at a Progressive Fraternity meeting Sunday at 11 a. m., ,at Educational .Center. "Phe fraternity :sponsored the March 7 conclave. Every fraternity is asked to at- tend the important Sunday meet- ing. $ * $ Arrangements are under way for a relief ball April 5 at the Seattle Talmud Torah Auditorium, Chair- man Albert Ovadia announces. Pro- ceeds will go to the fraternity's welfare department to meet Pass- over needs of distressed Sephardic families. Anyone ,acquainted with a needy family needing ood ,and .clothes for Passover should communicate with M. Franco, weffare chairman. Immediate attention is promised such cases. 00ongregation lgikur 00O0lum By Harry Pass Calendar Saturday: Misbna Study Circle, 7:45 a. m.; services commence 8:30 a. m.; Talmudic study circle, 3:30 p. m.; commentary on Sedra T'zah- veh, 4:45 p. m.; Mincha 5:50 p. m.; Marly, 6 p. m. Sunday: Services at 7, 8:30 and 9 a, m. Friday, March24: Sabbath lights, 6:10 p. m.; Friday evening service, 6:30 p. m. The Ezras Torah Society is begin- ning its annual drive for funds this week. This society collects money to help destitute rabbis and schach- tim. Mr. Butnick, drive chairman and Rabbi S. Wohlgelernter will re- ceive contributions. Temple 00.eague By Alexander Cohn Blurbs: Lorraine Alexander re- viewed a book for the Temple Aux- iliary . . . Now that banks ,have re- opened we expect to collect delin- quent .dues. Horace Raphael's philanthropic committee reports several needy families are grateful ,for Purim baskets given them by Temple League .... Bill Staadecker will tell about his operation .at the next regular meeting. Come one, come all .... On the campus the A. E. Phi's promise to bake matzoths if the Zebes and Sammies provide the wine to celebrate Passover .... I4annah Beth Spring is taking up horseback riding .... Roe and Ber- nie Bornstein were seen dancing with a couple of red-coated, plaid- skirted, bare-kneed Scotch Canad- ian Army officers at a recent mili- tary :ball. Tatoma Organi,00ation00 By Milton Klegman Tacoma Talmud Torah Congrega- tion requests that Tacoma and Seattle Jewry set aside next Wed- nesday to attend the congrega- tion's fourth annual anniversary dinner at the synagogue. A six- course dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p. m. will be followed by bridge. Under Chairman Mrs. Louis Lamken are Mesdames D. Kleg- man, S. Farber, H. Rotman, W. D. Meier, J. Buchner, S. Brotman, J. Willner, P. Olswang, J. Robinson, N. Friedman, and F. Sussman. A Purim play was presented byi children o the Tacoma Talmud I Torah Congregation under direc- tion of Mr. Agouff, Hebrew teacher, at the synagogue Sunday. Nearly 250 people attended. :fl00lattabees By Syd Kossen All signs point to a highly success fuI Maccabee Spring Informal on March 26 at the Talmud Torah. The membership drive of the past month has brought new faces into Maccabee ranks. Frank Cohen, a new member who impressed Presi- dent Sidney Nelson with his leader- ship, was made chairman of th( Cultural Committee. jVewish 00'unior 00eague By Mayer Mottelson Albert Keene, recently returned from Russia, will describe condi- ti.ons in the Soviet Union at a meet- ing of the Jewish Junior League Wednesday evening at the Talmud Torah..Music will ,also be Yeatured on the program. Elaborate plans for the League's spring .concert at the Talmud Torah Auditorium April 6, are apidly nearing completion. In next week's Transcript full ,details of the pro- gram will be ready. Purim was the theme of a study ,circle at the home of Mary and Vivien Abrams last Friday even- ing. Articles dealing with the his- torical significance of Purim were read. Discussion followed. "Hom- entashen" and other Purim deli- cacies were served. Seattle 00)ahima pla00ers By Clarissa Barish Barney Shain, veteran Habima player, today was assigned the lead- ing role in "Mother And Son," :drama of Jewish life, to be presented by the Seattle Hablma Players on Sunday, April 9, at Temple Center. "Black Sheep," and another one-act play, will also be enacted by the Habima Players group. The Seattle Habima Players Orchestra under John Kearns will furnish music. Stor .00ewa By J. Kloizner All preparations for the Icor Banquet, Sunday, March 26, at the Masonic Temple, 24th Ave. near Jackson St., have been compIeted. Dinner will be served at 5 p. m. Everyone is invited. Large Jewish Cast In Garfield "Funfest" Thirty-one Jewish boys and girls will appear in the Garfield High School "Funfest," vaudeville pro- gram presented annually by students at the school, Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, Sam Minkove, senior, is manager of the headline act. Other actors are Victor Green, Ruth Minkove, Nathan Witzman, Bert Arensberg, Emil Barish, Merle Cohn, Rebecca Cohn, Therese Kir- chner, Sehna Kramer, Rachel Peha, Mary Sedis, Louis Zetin, George Bolotin, Rae Israel, Irving Miller, Jack Docter, Sally Brown, Jules Cohn, Mimi Bernbaum, Dorothy France, Marion Margolis, Harold Kahnans, Clemence Eskenazi, Sol Funes, Joseph Kraft, Ralph Varon, Morris Alhadeff, A1 Sidelsky, San- ford Bernbaum and Bud Druxman. Reservations may be made at Prospect 0030. New Play Opens At Civic Theatre Gerhardt Hauptmann's epic drama "The Sunken Bell," opens a limited run with a cast of 40 Friday and Saturday evenings at the Reper- tory Playhouse, S'eattle's civic thea- tre at 41st and University Way. An orchestra mainly composed of first-chair men of the Seattle Sym- phony Orchestra, and 'ballets di- rected by Mary Ann Wells are part of the performance. Scenic background for "The Sunken Bell" is a huge, circular mass of rock, towering 30 feet. "Conditions grow more and more bitter daily. Jewish families are committin sui- cide in increasing numbers." This tense message, written Poland by a sister of Alfred She- manski, Seattle Jewish leader, and read by him Monday at a banquet of workers of the Seattle Allied Jewish Campaign at Temple Center laun- ched a .$10,000 drive to continue this week and next on a keynote of "We must meet the need." Nathan Eckstein and Rabbi Philip A. Langh were principal speakers. Other talks were by Rabbi S. P. Wohlgelernter, Mr. Shemanski and Emanuel Rosenberg, drive chairman. Mr. Rosenberg announced eleven pledges averaging $125 each were re- ceived before the drive officially opened. Sol Esfeld, drive assistant chair- man, met with the 30 workers of the campaign Wednesday and today. Arthur Thai toens Studio Only Jewish music teacher in Bellingham and violin teacher for ten years, Arthur Thal, well-known in Northwest music circles, today announced establishment of Seattle studios at 605 University Building. A feature of Mr. Thal's instructions in Seattle will be a special course for teaching of violin to children be- tween the ages of three and six years, and the supplying of small size violins to pupils. "I do not view my work with children as unusual," Mr. Thai declared, "although it may seem so to teach violin to children not old enough to go to school. But I find that children of average talent easily grasp and apply the fundamental points of tech- nique needed to play the violin." Mr. Thai is an exponent of the method used by Karl Moldrum, in- ternatlonally famous as originator of a Hollywood baby orchestra and a personal friend. He is a student of Prof. W. Vaughn Arthur of Seattle, Professors Felix Winternltz and Alex- ander Shedlovsky of Boston and the American Conservatory of Chicago. Instructor also of advanced violin students, Mr. Thal numbers among former pupils, Sol Thal, a cousin, now an orchestra leader, and two girl winners of radio contests. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Thal of Bellingham. FUND DRIVE SET NEW YORK--An effort to raise funds during 1933 for the Joint Dis- tribution Committee was launched in New York this week with a meeting at the home ot Paul Baerwald. No campaign was held in the city in 1932. HAS FAITH I ii!iiiiiiiiiliii'.-"j%iiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!i! iiil!i!igiii!iiiii)iii!iiii{iiiii! iiiii{iiiiii}iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Dr. Samuel Schulman, na- tionally noted Reform leader and leading non-Zionist, this week told his congregation in New York, "The American peo- ple will not accept defeatism because they trust their new captain, President Roosevelt. May we be privileged to see the realization of the words of the psalmist: 'They who sow in tears shall reap in joy'." HONORED ] Irving Levitin B. B. Danee Sunday To Honor Offieers (Continued from Page 1) Abe Shulman, social service chair- man said. "Pleas for aid are coming to us with increasing frequency. I ask the help of all Seattle Jewry in aiding our unfortunate brethren by attending the 'New Deal' dance and enjoying not only the dance itself, but the knowledge that we are help- ing to save Jewish families from hunger and want." B. B. Lodge Holds Meeting Wednesday Jewish subjects will predominate at B'nai B'rith open forums through- out the year, it was decided Wednes- day night at Temple Center at an open forum on open forums led by Eimon Wienir, open forum chairman. Maurice Rice, Philip Tworoger, A. J. Kotklns, Nathan Glesin, M. Wolf- stone and Kenneth Schoenfeld took part in the discussion of whether subjects of general interest or Jewish topics were desirable for lodge dis- cussion. Dr. Ivar Specter, University of Washington instructor, told the 100 B'nai B'rith members present that "great Russian writers have had a pronounced effect on Chalutzim in Palestine, who are displaying a new spirit of self-sacrifice in iebuilding the Jewish homeland." Sol Thal's orchestra played. Letters To The Editor Herman A. Horowitz, Esq., Editor, Jewish Transcript, Seattle, Washington. Dear Sir: Reading in your last issue of the 3rd instant that your committee has succeeded in defeating the Public School Bible Reading Bill in your state, I take this opportunity to congratulate you and your commit- tee, being such close neighbors to the Province of British Columbia where we have similar tasks of the same nature with success telore us. Hence I decided to write you a few lines to congratulate you and your :ommittee who have succeeded in defeating the said bill in your state. I know it is no easy task for our co-religionists in the State of Wash- ington who are in the minority against the people and the clergy oI the different creeds in ?'our state. Considering the agitation for Bible reading in the public schools in every state in the Union, you and ):our committee have done wonderful work and deserve the thanks and con- gratulations of every co-religionist in your state. Yours truly, F. Landburg. DANZIG -- Hitlerites demonstrat- ing in Danzig today injured a Pales- tinian Jew, Dr. Naphtali Lipshitz. The British Consul in Danzig con- ferred with authorities over the matte . AGENTS WANTED JEWISH STUDENTS and others get READY CASH for social pur- poses and the holidays in a digni- fied and honorable manner, by be- coming our representative for high-grade monogramed Station- ery, Class and New Year Cards. 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