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I NEXT EDITION April 16, 1961 Deadline:• April 3 (TODAY) \\; I 1 MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1961-- NISAN 17, 5721 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON THE ORIGIN OF THE HAGGADAH (Copyright, 1961. Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Inc.) By BEN GALLOB If you want to know the bibli- cal basis of your observance of Passover, you,will find it--ap- propriately-in tile Book of Ex- odus where two commandments are listed. One instructs the Jewish father to "tell thy son in that day, saying: It is because of that which the Lord did for me when I came forth out of Egypt." The other passage deals with the eating of the Paschal 'lamb, the lamb which the Chin dren of Israel sacrificed just be- fore they began their great journey to freedom. This pas- sage specifies the requirement of the eating of the Paschal lamb and suggests that the chil- dren will ask what the cere- mony means and adds that the parents are to explain it. No one is certain when the celebration of Passover began but what is certain is that it was a lot different from the present ritual. The original form probably e0nsisted of the eating of the Paschal lamb, as or- dained, and the narration of the story of the flight from Egypt by the head of the family. There was no formal text--the Hagga- dah was yet to come--and the head of the house presumably deeid'ed--how he would tell the Exodus story and what he would put into it. Presently there developed a desire for a more uniform pro- cedure for the Passover meal, particularly during the period of the Second Temple in ancient Israel, roughly from the fifth century Before the Common Era to the first century of our era. At that time, the daily, Sabbath and"estival prayers were %e- ginning to assume a standard form. The first step toward a stand- ardiz-ed ritual came from a chapter in the Mishnah which ; provides for the four cups of the Passover benediction and gives the form for the four questions. The form of the questions in the Mishnah indicates that the en- tire ceremony was performed at the end of the Passover mal. Rabbi Gamaliel specified thai the symbols of the Paschal teas1 the lamb, the unleavened bread and the bitter herbs-- were to be mentioned in the ritual• To this Was added a thanksgiving for liberation from the Pharaoh and the reciting of the Hallel.Psalms, numbers 113 to 118. By the time the Mishnah was compieted, in aboutthe year 200 ' of'the CommOn ra, the narra- : . '(Continued on Page 6) SPECIAL NOTICES FOR WOMEN'S DIVISION For mothers who attend the Women's Division Luncheon on April 10, free baby sitting and lunch will be available for any child two years and over at licensed Child's Play Center, 1626 8th Ave. Please call Mrs. Robert E. Silver (PA. 2-4121) for further in- formation. M-Day workers are in desperate need of full mobil- ization on Sunday, April 16. Volunteers are urged to call Mrs. Albert Hanan, AD 2- 5916 or Mrs. Helen Feinberg, MA. 3-3346. Brandeis Chapter Will Observe Nail Library Week April 14 As members of the largest "Friends of the Library" move- ment in the United States, the Seattle Chapter Brandeis Uni- versity National Women's Com- mittee will celebrate National Library Week on Friday, April 14. Beginning at 12:30 p.m. with a tea, at the new Seattle Public Library, the afternoon will in- clude a tour Of the Library at 1 p.m. and a symposmm at 2 p.m. ih Auditorium "A". Admis- sion is free and the public is cordially invited to attend. Mrs. Elizabeth Wright Evans will moderate the discussion which is titled "The Role of Literature in Shaping Social Change•" The panel will include Dr. Malcolm Brown', professor of English at the University of Washington; Harry Bauer, spe- cial assistant on Public Relations for the Library; and Rabbi Raphael Levine of Temple De Hirsch. Mrs. Sidney, Anschell and Mrs. George Preblod are program chairmen• Hostesses for. the afternoon are the Mesdames .4. Joseph Stroum, vice-president in charge Of Book Fund, Bernard Coyne, Bernard Gray, Donald Hochberg, and Charles Kaplan, area Book Fund Chairmen. Mrs. Theodore Abeles is hospitality Mrs. Louise Casserd and Ludwig Lobe are in charge of the guest book, and Salena Gott- fried is telephone chairman. The Seattle Chapter is part of 70,000 'members of the Na- tional Women's C o m m i t t e e Whose sole project is the sup- port and maintenance of the Library at Brandeis University, Waltham, Matsachusetts, through voluntary contributions in sums ranging fr6m $l.00 to $1,000 for the Library Endow- ment Fund. William 5hirer Speaks at Forum Series April 12 WILLIAM L. SHIREI William L. Shirer, commenta- tor and author of the nation's No. 1 non-fiction best-seller, "Rise And Fall Of The Third "Reich," will speak in person as the final speaker: of th.e Temple De I=iirsch 1961 Forum Lecture Series, at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12 in the new sanctuary, 16th Ave. and East Pike., it was announced by Charles Horowitz, Chairman of the Temple Educa- tional Foundation, and Robert LvBlock , Chairman of the Adult Edflcatiori Committee• Shirers topic is, "Secrets Of The Third Reich." Personal Observations The famed ioreign corre- spondent was known world, wide as CBS!s "Voice From Ber- lin" in World War Two. He spent two decades in Europe and Asia and wrote his first best-seller "Berlin Diary" in 1941. With the Eichmann trial scheduled to start on April 10, Mr. Shirer's personal knowledge of events, forces and persons in Germany should bring new meaning to the subject when he addresses the group. A question and answer period will follow. Tickets Available Tickets are still available for this lecture. They are $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for students and may be purchased through the Temple office, 1424 15th Avenue. If any tickets are left, they will be sold in the foyer of the New Sanctuary• It is anticipated that this lec- ture will be a sell-out so all interested persons should make immediate ticket arrangements• No seats are reserved• BALTIMORE (JTA).  The Jewish Times, reporting that there had been in the past six months more duplication of af- fairs of Jewish organizations than ever before, declared edi- torially that it was "time for organizations to grow UP." : Medical Center Auxiliary Schedules Meeting April 12 The next meeting of the Se- attle Ladies' Auxiliary of the Arherican Medical Center at Denver will, be held Wednesday afternoon, April 12, at the East- side "Y". The usual noon-time snack luncheon will be served between 12 and 1 p.m. and will be followed by the meeting. The !orogram will feature a reading by'Mrs Lawrence Weiss and the afternoon will conclude "with games of cards• Mrs. Nathan Becker, president, urges all members to attend and bring , guests• There will be no meeting in May because of the Annual Donor Luncheon which will be held that month. More news about that in the next issue of The Transcript. The group is sponsoring a new project which will be in the line: of social fund-raising af- fairs bY having regularly sched- uled luncheon card parties ir/ homes of its members. First in the series will be given on Wednesday, April 28, at the home of Mrs. Marvin Rosen- berg, 6528 26th NE. Admission charge is $1.25 per person. Members are urged to inter- est their friends in attending and to make up tables for the various games. The hostess, Mrs. Rosenberg, in anticipation of a large crowd that day, would appreciate e a rly reservations. LA. 4-6121 is the number for reservations. Kline Galland Home Holds Annual Bazaar On Sundty, April 23 The residents of the Kline Calland Home will hold their Second Annual Bazaar in the Temple De ]-Iir,;ch auditorium on Sunday, April 23, beginning at 2 p.m. On sale will be hand- nmde articles by the residents of the home which will include ce- ramics, tile work, wood work, aprons and three afghans. Spring flowers will also be for sale along with tiled flower pots and wooden planters made by the residents. All profits will go to the Residents' 'Fund to be tsed at their discretion• In addition there will be games, prizes, refreshments, a bake sale by the Golden Agers, and an exhibit of works done by amateur painters at the home. Residents will sell all articles assisted by volunteers who have been working with them during the past year, with the co-opera- tion of a committee of women from the Sisterhood of Temple De Hirsch of which Mrs. Albert ttanan is co-ordinating chair- man. Mrs. Sidney Wax is volun- teer chairman and Mrs. Fred P, ubey, co-chairman. Federation Opening Dinner Results in Increased Giving Mr. Albert M. Franco, General Chairman of tile 1961 Cam- paign of the Federated Jewish Fund and Council announced at the conclusion of the opening dinner held t the Norway Center All Set for Early Luncheon, Women's Div., Seattle Federated Jewish Fund & Council Monday, April 10 Elaborate Fashion Show To Be Given Full scale plans for the gala luncheon of tlle Women's Divi- sion; Seattle Federated Jewish Fund & Council, are complete• The Grand Ballroom of the Olympic Hotel will be the set- ting :for the biggest event of this kind in local history. Invitations are out and the reservations committee has been kept busy for the affair which is to take place Monday, April 10, at 11:30 a.m. Mrs. I. D. Fink; chairman of the National Division of the United Jewish Appeal, is to be the speaker. • Presented by F. &N. Much excitement has been evidenced over the Style Show which will be a feature of this year's luncheon and which is to be presented by Frederick & Nelson. Models will depict the newest in costumes, sport clothes, evening gowns and ac- VOLUME XXIV, NUMBER 14. on March 28, that contributions reached the sum of $92,750, which represented an increase from these same cards as com- Mrs. I. D. Fink Will Give Keynote Talk MRS. I. D. FINK pared to 1960. Miss YaM Dayan, the daughter of General Mo,s, he Dayan, of Israel, and the writer of two best-selling novels, New Face in the Mirror," and "Envy the Frightened," and Dr. Hoxard Sachar, who presently directs the Hillel Foundation at Stanford Univer- sity, and who is the author of "The Course of Modern Jewish History," and "The Growth of the Israeli People," were the speakers at this dinner. Both spoke out of their experiences and knowledge of Israel's accomplishments and present and future needs and their messages were very well received. Mr. Franco stressed the need for securing every possible worker who will volunteer his time and effort for just a short period to enable every prospective contributor to be reached and infornled of this year's increased goal and neeLls. "Israel's 13th anniversary holds special significance for us," Mr. Franco said. "Israel's Bar Mitzvah year comes at a time when the young nation is emerging into full maturity as an independent country, and we are proud of the magnificent ac- complishments of Israel's people during this period, and of what they have been able to do to build their nation as a haven for the oppressed and rejected bf other lands." "We can be proud, too, that more than two-thirds of the nearly one million immigrants Israel has taken in since 1948 are today self-supporting, productive citizens of their new country," Mr. Franco said. "But we must continue to help so that the remaining third--some 320,000 immigrants, can be fully absorbed as fast as possible• Give an extra gift to commemorate Israel's Bar Mitzvah." Some of the members of the Advance and Big Gifts Division are already in the field and this division as well as others are in the process of organization. 4 First-Hand Account: N.C.J.W. Convention Stimulating cessories. Door prizes will be By FRANCES POSNER Ms I D Fmk, former mere extremely worthwhile, the corn- "'; .: '.. '  . -[ More than 600 delegates attended the %th National mittee avers er o me trench unclerground Convention ^ he Nation ' ...... --   ,- • u7 • • .n  ' " I A a. aJ. k--ULUlCII O[ Jet% ISII V omen "Some of the most vigorous Iorces cturlng the Nazi occupa-IIa]A 4 "r':-.-l. ..... l. /]-..1. I a  --.  , . 1, ; ......... ,tion and currentl- Ch ; ....... [ ,c an 1-1tLuurn, ,as..u ± rlru Zo. ]_emgaes rep- workers Or the bea[ue Jewish[ a a,,lll¢llt 0£ res " r Commnnitv lave coma f ........ I the National Wonlen's Division t,. enting Seattle Sectmn x ere Mesdames Hyman Cohen, to assist in one of the mot .,, ]Umted Jewish Appeal, is to be]o orman Fmdman, A' J" Goldman, Bernard Reter and gent drives oi our tine'7-Sald the speaker at the Women's Di-Iydney Weinstein. Attending also were Mrs. Edward F. Mrs. William Warshal, presi-l visi°n Early Luncheon on April] ern- natmna! vine premctent; Mrs. Philip Posner and dent. "We feel that thin" ve__"r'_ t 10. Many Seattle women will[ lvlrs. Louis Shapio,.of the National Bored". efforts will top our goal "since 'remember Mrs. Fink as Paulette The beautiful Pttsburgh Hilton Hotel, located at the the. cooperation and participa- Oppert ]tip of PittsSurghs Golden Triangle--golden, because of tion of our committees have Helped Children the value of its urban renewal program; and golden-- been most assuring and our pro- addressed audiences throughout gram ,plans have far exceeded our hopes." General Campaign' Co-Chair- men are Mrs. Bert Arensberg and Mrs. Robert E. Silver; Mrs. Julian L. Cohon is Luncheon '-Committee Chairmen The following are heads of committees: D e co rations and Pries, Mrs. Jack Muscatel and Mrs. Robert M. Silver; Finance, MrS:.Abe Fallick and Mrs. Louis L'avirhal; Invitations, Mrs. Wil- T0pp, Mrs, Nathan Weitz- Mrs. Boris Schuster; Host- Mrs. Jack Alhadeff, Mrs. Hn J. Friedman, Mrs. Jay Jacobs; Reservations, Mrs. Lee A brilliant speaker who has the country in behalf of UJA, Mrs. Pink did vital and danger- ous work in rescuing Jewish or- phaned children from the Nazis during World War II. After the war she worked with Aliyah Beth, the organization which conducted secret immigration to Palestine, then under the Brit- ish mandate. This background gives tle great range and au- thority on the problems of Jew- ish homelessness. Maquis Member Born and educated in Paris, France, Mrs. Pink and her first husband, Lt. Yes Oppert of the French Army, both joined the because of the growth and progress constantly promoted by the warm, friendly community, was the headquarters for the convention• All business sessions and social acti- vities took place within the hotel. From the top floors could be seen Pittsburglfs three historic rivers. Very little time was spent enjoying the scenic beauty, for delegates were in attendance at business sessions, discussing reso- lutions, program and budgetcharting a course for the next two years which emphasized training of volunteers. Hilites of the activities were reported across the country through the New York Times+- News Service by Mr Irving r ...... -"  • .• - [ epresentln tile g o v e r n o r, tSlplegel, who was ass,gned to]greeted the Convention. ,]e .t:onvent!on..mcm.aea ,n the I Dr. Solomon B. Freehof, Vresi- .opma taements ssued bY[den t of tile World Union for me aemgaes azer considerable tProgressive J u d a i s nl, Mary discussion were Councils views Dublin Keyserling and the Hon. on Federal Ad to Educatmn Orville Freeman, Secretary of Consumer Welfare; and Medical Agriculture who spoke on the ---Waiters Studio Ahi'oni, Mrs Robert Gilman, RESERVATIONS CO-CHAIRMEN--Left ]o right: Mrs. Robert Gi]- Mrs. Stanley Marblestone; Tele- man, Mrs. Lee Ahroni, Mrs. Stanley Marblestone. phone Solicitations, Mrs. A. J. WINE POURERS OO-CHAIRMEN-Mrs. Norman Friedman, Mrs Goldml, Mrs. Jack Epstein; Jerome rontem" " . • " wlne -ourers, Ivlrs. derollle - A RMAN--Mrs. Jack A hadeff (center), wlth [feld; M,Day, Mrs. Julius Fein- Mrs, Wmlter Schoenfeld (let0 ,and Mrs. Kenneth Merport, corn-[berg, Mrs. Albert Hanan; Pub- mlttee member. " ..... , Ilicity, Mrs. William Weinstein, • ----,- ..... -:)-.---: ......... ................. ; ....... .-_2'.£4z_ Mrs. Martin Rind; Speakers' Bureau, Mrs. David Weiner, Seaflle' Hebrew School's 30th Annual Mrs. Morris Fuson. Bazaar "Do You Remember?" April 15, 16 Mrs. William Warshal is pres- Plans for the Seattle Hebrew awarded the first inspirational School's 30th annual Bazaar "Man of the Year" award for April 15 arid 16, mapped out 40 years of devoted service to many months ago by Lazar the Sephardie connnunity, has Scharhon, g e n e r a I chairman, participated in all Seattle He- and his executive committee are brew S c h o o 1 activities since now completed to assure every 1926, when he 5vas he liaison success in this vital [und-rais- between the Sephardie Talmud ing undertaking. "When we open our school auditorium doors at 8 p.m. Sat- urday evening, April 15, we, will offer the Seattle commu- nity an evening of .. old-time carnival atmosphere, unlimited fun, g a m e s, reminiscences of yesteryear, exciting new amuse- ment booths, old-time delicacies, and, last but not least, an op- ident of the Women's Division, Mrs. Julian Cohon and Mr.s. Morris Fuson are vice pres- dents; Mrs. Ruben S. Cohen, secretary; Mrs. Archie Katz, Calendar Chairman and Mrs. Irving Anches, Executive Com- mittee Member, National Wom- en's Division, United Jewish Maquis when the Nazis overran France. Lt. Oppert was cap- tured by the Germans and exe- cuted, but his wife carried on by establishing JDC--supported children's homes where thou- sands of homeless waifs were sheltered during the occupation. ,. Aided Homeless Mrs. Fink has continued her desire to aid the homeless with participation in the famous "Op- eration Magic Carpet," airlift of 45,000 Jews from Ycmei to Is- rael as a UJA representative. She has personally toured many areas viewing homeless and learning first Hand the complex story of human needs of the Jews in these forsaken areas with which the UJA is con- cerned. Torah and the Seattle Talmud Appeal. Now married to I. D. Fink, Torah (as the Hebrew School Luncheon Reservations former president and campaign ................ chairman of tile Minneapolis was then designed). Mr. Mas- tcservatmns zor the mnc-cU-iF . . . ederatmn for Jewmh Serwces are coming in daily and anyone  . lan is a past president of the ...... i ana a member of the UJA Na Seattle Hebrew School, a past who inavertentw nia no re-i.. _ • - .... - • uonal Campaign Cabinet Mrs Bazaar chairman, past president Icmve an mwtatmn s asked to ..... ..... AT zml is an energetic and zealo s of the Hei'zl Congregation, to] call Mrs. RoDer tilman a .[ .... - . ....... ., dewlsn communal leactez in her mention just a few of his nu-] 3"8fl7 or svirs. ranJey narmc-I _ , ......... l aoped land She and her hus- merous accomplishments. Mr.I st°ne at AT. -. ; • . Prottas, also a past president[ Special thanks for their work band form a umque husband- of the school and past Bazaar preparatory to the luncheon is wife team of communal leader- Care For The Aged. The Seattle representatives returned weary but jubilant in the victory of Mrs. Edward F. Stern, who was re-elected Vice President of the National organ- ization. Mrs. Charles Hymes of Minneapolis was returned to the office of national president Mrs. Philip Posner, was elected to the national board. ] Distinguished Speakers ] The delegates were privilegedi to hear extremely able speak-I ers: Mayor Joseph M. Barr of[ Pittsburgh, and Hon. Anne A1-] pern, Attorney General of Penn.I Government's "Food for Peace Progranf' delivered major in. spiring addresses. The Convention had as its theme, "Small Triumphs Ad- vance a Great Purpose." Some of these small trimnphs since the last national meeting were the Presidents' Institute, hc!d with much success .;n Miami last May, for the purpose of training section presidents; the distribution of. Council's first documentary film -- "A Small Triumph" depicting Council women at work in a Council section; and the winning of the Win. J,, Shroeder Memorial Awardthe Jewish Commun. ity's highest honor for service. A high spot in the presenta- tions at the Convention was "Spotlight on 50 years of Social Action" discussing Council ac- tivity in the fields of Public Affairs and Community Serv- ices. Another part of the NCJW program at present, is the furthering of secondary educa- tion in Israel, by sponsoring the building of a Hebrew University High School. "For excellence of participation in the Ship-A-Box portunity to lend support to Seattle's most accomplished and outstanding institution of Jew- treasurer of Congregation Bikur ish education. We cordially in- Cholim. In spite of the afore- rite one and all to partake inlmentioned commitments, Mr. this, our 'DO YOU .REMEM- Prottas continues to serve the BER?' 30th annual Bazaar," an- Seattle Hebrew School in all nounced S held o n Steinberg, hases. president Of the Seattle Hebrew School, at a recent meeting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. So] Klein. "This year's 'DO YOU RE. MEMBER?' Bazaar is dedicated to, and is honoring four out- standing men in our community, each of whom has been active in all p a st Seattle Hebrew School Bazaars, starting with the original one in 1931, and continuing on to our forthcom- ing April 15-16 Bazaar," stated Mrs. Meyer Twersky, souvenir program chairman. "The four men are Louis Fine, Marco Franco, Ben Maslan and Sam Prottas." Mr. Fine, treasurer of the Se- attle Hebrew School for many years, has participated actively in all activities until his recent illness. Mr. Fr a n c o, recentl chairman, is currently president extended to the Mines.: Boris of Jewish National iund and Schuster, Fred Casserd, Gene Shulman, Ed Dobrin, Charles The Chiidi.eifs Matinee will commence at 1:30 pro. on Sun- day, April 16, according to Mrs. Mendel Genauer. Mrs. Genauer and her inlaginative committee have arranged a most exciting afternoon Ior youths from 4 to 80 including games of skill, en- tertaining c 1 o w n s, folk-song entertainment by the well- known team of Ruth Maslan and Donald Woolfe, and the opportu- nity tb observe Dave/Mills and Eddie Miles, Seattle "U" basket- ball players, in action. "To summarize the aforenlen- tioned, certainly this year's 'DO YOU REMEMBER?' Seattle tie- brew School Bazaar has all the ingredients of a successful and fun-filled event. We are antici- pating a record-breaking attend- ance both days," declared La- zaar Scharhon, chairman. Abrams, Robert L. Block, A. Berg, Donald Hochberg, Irwin Caplan, S.am Davis, Walter Schoenfeld, Hugo Friend, Ken- neth Merport, Ernest Sherman, Burton Robbins, Sydney Rogers• Luncheon Hostesses Among the luncheon hostesses i lare the Mines.: David Abrams;l Max Antin, Julian Arnstein, Ja- cob Arensberg, Harry S. Brown, James Backer, Joseph Bern- baum, Robert L. Block, Jack Benaroya, Eugene Berlatsky, Leonard Cohen, Victor Calde- ron, Victor Capeloto, Shaya Cal- (Continued .on Page 2) Kline Galland Home Sets Passover Rites Rabbi Samuel Graudenz will conduct service at the Kline Galland Home during the bal- ance of Passover as follows: Friday, April 7, at 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 8, at 9 a.m. and Yizkor Memorial Services at 10:15 a.m. Facts of Interest to Federated Fund Contributors The Federated Jewish Fund & Council through its one annual campaign, makes con- tributions to 76 overseas, national and local agencies, and these agencies, other than local, receive their Seattle share through this medium $350,000 was distributed in 1960. The largest beneficiary agency is the United Jewish Appeal, which has affiliated with thcm, the Jewish Agency for Israel, and the Joint Distribution Committee• Thus the UJA makes funds available to the Jewish people who are in need of assistance in Europe, North Africa, and throflghout the world, ar/d in Israel pro- vides vocational training, homes and institu- tions and housing for all immigrants until they become self supporting. Approximately 52% of.every dollar raised goes to the UJA. The Joint Defense Appeal receives funds for the American Jewish Committee and the Anti: Defamation League of B'nai B'rith from this campaign and so do other Civic Defense Agen- cies, such as thejAmerican Jewish Congress, Jewish Labor Committee and Jewish War Veterans of the U.S. ' The following Religious, Educational and Cuitural agencies are included: Hebrew Union College, Yeshiva University, Jewish Theological Seminary, Jewish Chautauqua Society, Jewish Braille h,stitute, Yeshivas, B'nai B'rith Youth Services such as A.Z.A. and Hillel. The'Jewish Welfare Board giving service to Jewish Centers everywhere and to the Armed Fm-ces, United H.I.A.S. Service, the largest Jewish migration service in the world, the Haifa Technion Institute and the Hebrew Uni- versity are also recipients of your contribution. On the Local Scene, The Seattle Jewish Community Center received the largest sum for administ,'ative and other maintenance ex- pellses h'om this drive, and the Jewish Family & Child Service receives all funds needed to receive and absorb the New American to Se- attle. The B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation at the University of Washington and the Jewish Transcript, our Anglo Jewish press, round out the agencies in Seattle receiving funds annually from' this campaign• Were it not for this one campaign, 76 de- serving agencies would be conducting separate campaigns to obtain funds from Seattle. ship• The Women's Division of' the Fed. Fund feels very fortunate in having Mrs. Pink as the speaker at such an important function. "00000rmwes, Winners MRS EDWARD F. STERN 0t National Bible Contest Announced The Second Annual National Bible Contest has just been con- cluded on the District level. Winners of the Northwest Dis- trict area are as follows. Advanced Itebrew Division: 1st place, Roberta Russak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jo- seph Russak; 2nd place, Esther Maimon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Maimon; 3rd place, Froma Potak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hersh Potak. All are students of the Seattle Hebrew School. [i English Division: Shaul, MRS PHILIP PO Stampfer, son of Rabbi and Mrs./_  ......  Joshua Stampfer and Marilyn I _ Goldberg, daughter of Mr. and,OranizinE Tem00l00 Mrs. A. Goldberg, both of Port- _T,_ = ,.. r--. land; and Miriam Oles, daugh- UeT. Am blsler.ood ter of Rabbi and Mrs. A. A.,00Set for A-':'vr,, meet'" " Oles, of Seattle I ....  , • " Ine V, onlen of Teluple The above mentioned District Am will n'met on Wednesday, April 12, at 12:30 p.m. for the Finals winners re now eligible for the Regional Finals which will be held in Los Angeles Oll April 16• Regional Finals win- ners will go to the National Fi- nals in New York on April 30 to vie for the grand prize of a three month atl expense paid trip to Israel. Last Year Roberta Russak of the Seattle Hebrew School placed second in the Na- : tional Finals. Rabbi Samuel Graudenz, Dis- tyict chairman of the contest stated that the success of the event was due to the fine co- operation of Cantor ,Joseph Frankel, Rabbi A. A. Oles, Rabbi purpose of organizing a sister- hood. The meeting will be held at Temple Beth Am, 6556 35th Avenue N.E. This meeting rep- resents the cuhnination of many r.mnths of planning by the Steering Committee which con, sists of Mesdames Julian Ansell, Earl Benditt, Jack Cohen, Her- bert Meyer, Peter Singer and Lee Stern. The Steering Committee has been actively readying itself for this important, venture in many ways. It has met With Mrs. David Wienir and Mrs. Archie Katz, representatives of the Na- which sends work and flay material to kindergarten $ in Europe and Is, rael, the Seattle Section's Eve- ning Branch, won a beautiful olive wood gavel. In the absence of the Evening Branch Chair- man, Miss Beatrice Simon, Mrs, Weinstein received the award. . Certificate Awarded t Further recognition came to the section when it received a Certificate of Merit for its in- crease of membership, helping Council reach an all-time high of 122,000 members in good standing. The Convention was honored by the presence of Mrs. Hannah Angel--grand-daughter of Han' nah.G. Solomon, founder of the Organization; Mrs• Benj. Robin' son of Canada, president of th International Council of Jewish Women, and Mrs. N. I. Zeman, president of the National Coun- cil of Je ish W0nlen of Canada, (See NCJW story, Page 2) Seattle Hebrew School Students Win Awards The following students WOn  the coveted awards and trophies or the championships at the re- !cent Annual Sports Festival the Seattle Hebrew School: ' Tetherbal!, basketball " I r e e throw, badminton and ping-pong school Champions are Shmuel Davidovics and Sherry Willner, Vlartin Genauer and Linda Sue Scharhon, Jack Babani and Lin, la Genauer, Martin Genauer uld Marilyn Hasson, respec" tively. The boy and girl school ath- lete of the year award and tro- phy went to Martin Genauer, grade 6 of the Day School, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Genauer, and to Sherry Willner, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Willner, grade 4 of the Day School. The sports festival featured among other very interesting events some exhibition ping- Eliezer Paltiel and Hersche tional Federation of Temple Walkow. Sisterhoods. Information has pongmatches between Sam Bab- . .... been gathered on the mechanics ener and Burt Hanson, known JERUSALEM La'rA).--Pla of organizing a sisterhood andlcity and state: league players, to telewse the oce h s ort festwal ann me mn ,, , ' P" " edings of[the role of a sisterhood in a con-IT e p - . a. = ,_ :, -e me zorthcoming trial of AdolfJgregation. ttournaments leaning u . a ° Emhmann have been art of he lanned atmcuc pr • ' authorized[ Mrs. Cohen, LA 3-3405, is in[p P ; " by the ttnee man tub 1 h h  , le ts fm am of the Seattle Heorew • " - " " una w o[c arge of ar'angen n "jgl will try Lhe Nazi war criminal.[those without tra}sportation. School.