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Monday, April 3, 1961 THE TRANSCRIPT 3 • Medical Study Gives Cancer Difference In Jews and Non-Jews NEW YORK (JTA) There are no differences in cancer death rates among Protestants Catholics and Jews in New York but there are significant dif- ferences between Jews and non- Jews in the types of cancer they suffer, according to a research l"eport in the Journal of the Na- tional Cancer Institute. The findings were made by Dr. V. A. Newill, a skin spe- cialist at the Western Reserve University Medical School, who reported that Jews have a better chance than Catholics of avoid- ing cancers of the mouth, throat, lung, gall bladder, prostate and reproductive organs• The excep- tion in skin cancers is melano- ma, a particular type of such malignant tumors. On the other hand, Jews dem- onstrate greater susceptibility than Protestants or Catholics to cancers of the large intestine, kidney, brain, thyroid, blood (leukemia), br ea st (among males) and liver and pancreas (among females). Dr. Newill Said his findings confirmed earlier discoveries that Jewish women suffer less cervical cancer than non Jewish women, which has been attri- butted to tlm practice of ritual circumcision among Jews• The inding that Jewish males suf- fer less lung, throat and esopha- gus cancer has been attributed to the belief that Jews use less alcohol and tobacco. The skip specialists said medi- cal sieige does not know wiy • ews should suffer more from I , CHESLEY [ TRANSFER CO. I i '1 1 ' EA. 2-6036 I I I Legal and Long Distance I , ----MOVING--- ! 1100 - 12th Avenue \\; EAst 2-6036 Death Claims David Boithord at Age 80 David Roitbord, a Seattle res- ident for over fifty years, died March 22 at Doctor's Hospital at the age of 80 years. Mr. Roitbord operated the Mr. Baker Furniture Company from the time of his arrival in Seattle until he retired in 1944. He was born in Odessa, Russia. An active member of Bikur Cholim, the Seattle Tahnud Torah and B'nai B'rith, he leaves his wife, Simmie, one daughter, Mrs. Gladys Feinberg, two grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. NEW ;ORK (JTA)Tlie As- sociation of Reform Rabbis, rep- resenting 200 Reform rabbis in the greater New York area, an- nounced support this week of President John F. Kennedy's stand against the extension ell Federal aid to parochial schools• cancers of the large intestine, brain and thyroid and less from skin prostate cancers• Dr. New- i]l's findings confirmed those of his Harvard teacher, ProL Brian McMahon, who did a similar study of cancer deaths in New York City in 1955. Dr. Newill also found that within religious groups, there were no differences as to inci- dence of cancer between native and foreign-born victims. He de- clined to speculate on the mean- ing of the differences in types I of cancers as between Jews and I non-Jews except to note that tile Jewish group "had some I homogeneity of expel•fence that 1 is meaningful in terms of cancer mortality•" Kindliest Greetings frons HOLY NAMES ACADEMY Boarding and Doy School for Girls 21st North end East Aloha -- Seattle • Accredited by the State University and the State Deparlment of Education For Information Call EAst 2-4460 QUALITY SHOES FOR WOMEN -- SAvINGs UP TO 50% AND MORE cONNOR'S 5th AVE., INC. 505-07 Plne Street MU• 2-4062--Seattle Across from Frederick & Nelson Passover Gi'eetings TAYLOR'S OF SEATTLE, INC. 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" "" . r, SEATTLE LODGE NO. 503 llttspealc."'hi:IsSt°rYh:: P!i  gl u K,,n lrresluem aez sented six speakers to date. 10 I Coffee will be served at a.m. and lecture beings at 10:30 a.m. Mrs. Joel Fuss and Mrs. I Max Weinstein are Chairmen of this Morning Lecture Series. AdmisS"ion is $1.00 for Center: members and $1.25 for non- members. LAGAWIER LECTURE SERIES On Thursday evening Apl:il 13, an Orthodox and Reform Rabbi will discuss Judaism from their points of view. Dr. Arthur Lagawier will serve as modera- tor. This is the ninth in the series of lectures entitled "Education for Identification." Those who have not been series members may request reservations by phone only. Call MAin 4-8431. Center mem- bers $1.00. Non-members $1.50• DAy CAMP This sununer marks the 6th! annual Day Camp Program for children 6 through 11, provided by the Seattle Jewish Com- nmnity Center. Mrs. Herbert Schneider, Day Camp Director, announced that plans are under way for another fun filled sea- son. This year two 4-week ses- sions will be offered to provide more Opportunities for outdoor living and improving of skills in camp craft, swimm/ng, arts and crafts, and Jewish cultural experiences. Each session will be limited to a total enrolhnent of 100 children and parents are urged to register their children nOW• Dates for the sessions are as follows: June 19 to July 14 and July 17 to August 11. Fees are $50 to Center members, $65 to non-men]bers• For information and registra- tion phone the Center, MA. 4- 8431. DAY CAMP EMBLEM CONTEST We need a special Emblem to be used on our Day Camp Sta- tionery and "T" Shirts. Get your rules and enter ,low! Grand prize is tlle first "T" shirt with the J.C•C. Day Camp emblem. Call the Seattle Jewish Com- munit7 Center, MA. 4-8431 for a copy of the official rules. JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER SPORTS SWIMMING Jack Meyers, Chairman of the Athletic Committee of the Jew- ish Community Center, an- nounced today that the 3rd series of swimming :classes would begin Sunday, April 9 and end Sunday, May 28. The series will be'eight (8) weeks long and include a (no charge) family swim for current paid-up Center Members, as well as classes for Beginners, Inter- mediates and Swimmers. This season will provide an excellent opportunity for all those interested in camp this summer to practice up on their strokes before camp. The past twelve weeks have been a fun filled instructional REGULAR MEETING DATE CHANGED BECAUSE OF PASSOVER Wednesday, April 12--8:15 P.M. k Jewish Community Center 10!7 Fourth Avenue ELECTION OF OFFICERS JUDGE ROBERT UTTER Will Speak ,'JUVENILE COURT EXPERIENCES" BLOOD BANK STAG--APRIL 13 (See Article Below for Details) Officers Will Be Elected by Cascade Lodge on April 12 At tlle April 12 meeting, start- ing at 8:15 at the Jewish Com- munity Center, members of Cascade Lodge will elect their officers for tile coming year. Those who have been nominat- ed for office are President, Ed- die Barratt; 1st Vice Presi- Pal Rychter; 2nd Vice Presi- by Yosef Leib Ben Yitzchak Joe L. Woolfe It is written in the Tahnud "A leader may not be appointed without consulting tile com- munity." This, I submit was the origination of the "Nominating Committee" and in its .absence, the signal for the loquacious and articulate me,nbers of the lodge to embark on an oratorical "Binge" in which I have per- sonally witnessed on occasions some of them practically becom- ing inebriated by their own eloquence. "Nominations Night" was in- deed an evening to look forward i i to, in the past. Things have changed and so have we . . . gone are the flowery phrases, the eloquent address and the emotional outbursts of the "Old' Timers" in their anxiety to help ADL B perpetuate the "Dynasty" which ulietin Features served this lodge admirably oVer r Eichmann Trial tho period of years. This too' The world-wide debate •about Israel's legal and moral position in trying Adolf Eichmann Ior "crimes against humanity and the Jewish people," is the sub- ject of a special issue of the monthly "ADL Bulletin," pub' lished this month by the Anti- Defamation League of B'nai B'rith. dent, Herb Berns; 3rd Vice The publication contains an President, Sam Russ, Larry Pc- editorial by the league's nation-[ rod, Jake Rockov; Financml Sec- al director, Benjamin R. Epstein, ] retary, Jack Meyers; Treasurer, telling of the concern of Amer-] Sid Leavit; Corresponding Sec- ican Jews with the Eichmann rotary, Martin Mzon,. L arrylcase. An article by hrnoldi lorad; Guarman, ltonme ar-iForster ' the league's civil rights] ratt, Bernard KrasnowsKy:±'rus-ldirector, explains the inherent tees Beln,e ]=Ul ns, IVIOIZ le' !, ' • •' " . •' imoral and public relations prob- Stembmg, Eme Steele1, Execu terns of h • • "[ t e trial which face the tire Board, Jack Cohen, Ernie]American Jewish community. Stiefel, Sol Barrat_t, Harold Sic- The league's law, director, Sol gel, Lou Barrett, Gerald Sdran, Rabkin, raises seven key legal Moie Steinberg, Herb Mann [ uesti  o ,'i,hf n¢ • " " "lq ons about _h r.o ..... halt Henry Seaman, Sam Kut- Israel to annrehend and try !off, Paul Captan, H,aan Cohen, lEichmann aria seekstoa;;s,Jer Bill Boyd, Dave " ms, Joe them. : I Frankel,.Eugene Zuck and Gor- Other articles _resentn .... th ] don Tobm. [s w o r n testimony concerning Also on the pogam xwll be Emhmann's wa • " " t " "t'me role in the Judge Robert Utter,. Court Corn massacre of Jews a n ted -i s resen___ missioner of the Juvenile Court, at the Nuremberg trial's; the ac- who will give a presentation of;tual charges made against Etch- great interest and value• ]mann by Israel's attorney gen- Members who are eligible are era1; and a survey of American iu for a real big time at the stagan . ', n.  an .' ........... ;, i d fOrmon ,.ze_. comment _.. o De nela a$ blaney eav.trS'th e issues. home, 2811 31st South Lght Tri-I "Exrordinar -'' buffet supper will be served. In Iris introduction, Mr. Ep- Only those members who have+ ...... ;..n .... n .... 4h.+ ,,,,- given a pint of blood since the I:L,,'L;;,;":,,",:+'÷l%";;%?2; last drive wilI be admitted.l'icl'nam:is"extrao[.tlary'[fle However, hot prospects for - • , - • ......... t cnmes with  hmh he s charged, memoersmp. ..win. rose .... .oe we,..[the eond'zt.;ons in wh:ch, P',,=- come, accoralng to la aroia ..... . .." . ,,took place, the method of Ins xan t;omnuee, iS m[ enarge oi trial, the trial itself. the drive. "These extraordinary circum- Sam Israel Named Prudential Agent Sam E. Israel, Seattle native sou, has been appointed agent for the Seattle south district period• Under tile leadership and agency of the Prudential In- instruction of Bert Goldberg, t surance Co., Manager W. C. Mark Levinsohn, Ed Rosenblatt Hall announced• and Ron Eisler, each boy and I Mr. Israel attended Seattle girl has made definite progress lschools and studied at the Uni- in their swimming ability. Bert versity of Washington. He was and Mark will be back to con- in the Army Air Force during World War II. With his wife. Naomi, and two children, David, 8, and Ricca, 5, he lives a 7220 Seward Park. BARGAIN HAUS -- Sporting Goods -- Specializing in Fishing Tackle g005 15th Ave. N.E. LA 5-7626 _ __ Seattl 7 SMITH-GANDY INC. 1100 Olive Way MA. 3-0200 SEATTLE Lumberman's Mercantile Co, Home Improvement Service Department KEN LOGAN 107 S.W. 160th St. CH. 2-2013 Seattle Hatch Electric, Inc. tinue their Red Cross training and instruction for all age levels. Mrs. Hans Nussbaum is as she has been the past few years, the volunteer registrar. All classes will be held at the Y.W.C.A. 5th and Seneca• For further infmunation call Mr. Adler at the Center, MA 4-8431. ItERZL TEAM WINS JCC CHAMPIONSHIP Howard Adler, Physical Edu- cation Director at the Seattle Jewish Community Center has announced that the Herzl high school basketball team defeated the Ontarions in a two out of three playoff series for the J.C.C. Championship. The team is composed of Captain Larry Feingold and Mike Schwartz, their leading scorer, with Mike Zetin, Ed Kosok0ff, Barry Or- dell, Brian Kremen, Steve Shain gnd David Stusser. The coaches Arnie Sadick and Phil Shulman, as well as the team will be honored at the 1st annual Fam- ily Sports Banquet at the Seat- tie Jewish Community Center Sunday, April 9. TROJANSBIDDY CHAMPS The Tro}ans lead by the biddy leagues leading scorer David Sadick (203. points) and fol- lowed by Dick Jaffe, Beau Sadick, Danny Chotzen, Nor- man Weinstein, Eddie Russak and Marvin Meyers were unde- feated (9-0) in this year's Biddy Basketball Season. Mrs. Woolfe's Father Passes in Chicago Morris Kallow, 74, father of Mrs. Joe L. Woolfe, died Sunday, March 25, at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, following a long ill- ness. Mr. Kallow was very active in synagogue affairs and was in- terested in the furtherance of Jewish education• He was a past president of Ache Yavne V'Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue of Chicago's West Side and a long time mem- ber of its Board• He also served for many years on the board of the Chicago Tahnud Torah. I Mr. Kallow leaves his wife and five children who reside in Chicago; nine grandchildren, three of whom reside in the Seattle area, Mrs. Gerson Gold- man, Mrs. Stanley Sigel and Donald A. Woolfe, and nine great grandchildren. Electrical Contractors 1517 I. 177th EM. 3-0355 or EM. 2-8450 Seattle has passed and no longer is: there room for a "King Maker" and his "Court" who will select' the Warden of the Lodge and no longer will the office of Warden be tantamount to the high office of the Presidency. Yes, things have indeed changed . . . To be an officer of the Lodge means much more than just running and being elected to an office. It carries with it a responsibility and a duty. It means to work for a better Lodge, more members, more participation in Commun- ity programs. It means to work for equal rights among men, to help the oppressed, to alleviate suffering and to teach and to leanL To those who aspire to the leadership of the Lodge let him be admonished and remember what our Heavenly Father said to Moses and his brother Aaron, "My children are obstinate, ill tempered and troublesome. In assuming leadership over them expect to be cursed and even stoned by them." Now that the "Slate" has been submitted and approved, it behooves the members to exercise their franchise and vote for the future of tile Lodge.. , I am earnestly looking forward to a'record attendance on "Elec- tions Night." One thing sure, is that we will have a good run for our money, it seems that this year, "Everybody wants to get into the act." Happy Pesach, Shalom. stances have focused world at- tention on the proceedings . . . and have also raised questions, criticisms, fears, defenses, charg- es, and countercharges quite as strange as the facts surround- ing the Eiclnnann case. "Israel believes it has the right to try Eichmann. Except for segments of the hate press vehieh maintain that the murder of six million is nothing but a hoax perpetrated by 'interna- tional Jewry,' no one defends Eichmann or seriously questions his guilt. O n 1 y the legalities, technicalities and values of the' trialand sometimes the 'ethics' i of tile case--come in for discus- sion. But the discussion is so heated that often basic facts are forgotten; peo pl e sometimes talk as though Israel and Jews generally--and not Adolf Eich- mannwere on trial. State Conducts Trial "This is unfair and deplorable. Certainly Jews generally -- ex- cept for their profund emo- tional interesthave little to do with the Eichmann case• It is the entity of the State of :sn,el, imt an -amorphous group of' Jews, th a t indicted and will conduct the Eichmann trial. Is- rael is a member-state of the United Nations, an autonomous sovereignty, reslJonsible only to itself for its actions within its own national boundaries• Jew- ish people, as such, are not in- volved in the legal process of the Eichmann case and have no say in the matter. Jews outside of Israel, not being responsible for Israel's actions, should not be required to find explanations dr be defensive about what the government of Israel does "Still, the r e a 1 i t y is that American Jews do feel pressur- ed by the Eichmann trial, often are called upon to explain or defend• For some months now issues of the Eichmann case have been repeatedly raised in questions addressed to ADL. The questions come from Jews and Christians both; Christians who somehow feel that Jews generally have a responsibility in the case, Jews who want to know what are the facts. It is for these reasons that this spec- ial issue of the "ADL Bulletin" is devoted to the Eichmann case," Mr. Epstein concludes. Copies of the "special issue" may be obtained through the local ADL office, MA 4-5750. PARIS (JTA).Moroecan au- thorities have expelled Jacob Elkrief, an Orthodox Jew, for having visited Israel several years ago, it was reported here from Casablanca. Mr. Elkrief, who was well-known in rab- binic circles 'in Morocco, was forced to leaye behind all of his possession which apparentlYll will be disposed of by the Me-/ z•o,¢can Government. National JWV Chief To Be Honored Guest At Ft. Lawton Dinner Seattle Post No. 686, JWV of the United States will honor its I a t i o n a 1 Commander, I. L. Feuer, with a dinner at the Fort Lawton Officers' Club on Sun- day, April 9, at 6 p.m., to which all members and friends are cordially invited• The Natlonal Commander's visit to Seattle is being made in conjunction with the 65th Anniversary of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States, the oldest veteran organization in the United States. In honor of this occasion, Governor A1- beri Rosellini has issued a proc- lamation declaring the month of A •' ' " pal, Jexwsh War Veterans Month." The cost will be $6.00 per cou- ple and reservations are limited. Reservations should be made with the following members of the committee: SoI Sharin, Com- FOR THE ,SHOP B'NAI B'RITH REGULAR MEETING Wednesday, April 19--8:15 P.M. JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER 1017 Fourth Avenue ELECTION OF OFFICERS Short Business Meeting First Public Showing in Seattle of "MEMO TO EICHMANN" Film Produced by the U.J.A. 50 YEAR CERTIFICATES TO BE AWARDED TO Louis Hammerslough Herman Kronfieid REFRESHMENTS Eugene Levy Alfred Shemanski BOILING POT Arthur Diamond Joe L. Woolfe Secretary President Sidney Gerber Accepts "Man of the Year Award" From President Joe Woolfe --Photo by Hetb Sidney Gerber, second from left, accepting "Man of the Year Award" from Joe L. Woolfe, president of Seattle Lodge No. 503, B'nai B'rith. Also pictured are Howard Michel, third vice-presi- dent of District No. 4, B'nai B'rith, at left and Dr. Giovanni Cos- tigan, who was guest speaker for that evening. The award, an annual presentation by Seattle Lodge No. 503, was presented lO Mr. Gerber at an open meeting of the Lodge on March 15. Mrs. Lewis Honored On Birthday Mar. 29 Seattle Lodge No. 503, B'nai B'rith honored Mrs. Audrey Lewis, at their regular meeting on March 29 on the occasion of her 70th birthday and for her services to Seattle Lodge No. 503, B'nai B'rith. For 41 years Mrs. Lewis served the Lodge as assistant secretary. For 38 years she assisted her husband, the late Brother Irving C. Lewis, who was Executive Secretary since the consolidation of Hilde- shcimer and Rainier Lodges in 1920. Seattle Lodge Will Hold Election Meet Wednesday, April 19 Seattle Lodge No. 503, B'nai B'rith, will have elections of officers at their next regular meeting on Wednesday, April 19, at 8:15 p.m. at the Jewish Connnunity Center. The program will include the First public showing in Seattle of the film, "blemo to Etch- mann," produced by the United Jewish appeal depicting the life of Eichmann, who will stand trial before the Bar of Justice mander, MA. Bridge, PC-NDA, MA 2-3344; Mrs. Esther Schor, AT. 3-3998; or Mrs. Tiny Bridge, EA. 2-2776. Sol Sha{'in, Commander Seat- tie Post No. 686, stated that Commander Feuer will have a message involving national is- sues, which should be of vital interest to all. 4-2018; Abe in Israel for his crime of slaughtering six million Jews in Europe• The trim is scheduled to be held in April of this year. The Federated Jewish Fund and Council will make available a speaker to introduce the film. He will speak briefly and will fully explain the film prior o the showing. Motbers . . . FINESTFIT AND QUALITY 5HOES FOR CHILDREN of Course! MEDICAL2DENTAL BUILDING 1 205 EAST 65TH PARK ROW-- BELLEVUE 231 S.W. 152ND--BURIEN AURORA VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER