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NEWS NEVVS 00ll, Locally .... prettiest weddi, zzle: On Friday night, 1)1". ,lm Van Brevern of the Univer- on took pl'tce  . ' at Washington l)olitical science [1(! (,ongrog'ti lOW a Miss Racl'mel I} lty had as his tahle Se ttlc " 'S Mrs l'sflmr Be# Nazi agent Consul G. A. Reich- J ' S " Angel, son of 51 unday mght, he spoke in IIcrzl bhcir marriage tgogue denouncing Hitler and ehar read the icting his dl)wnfall within two rs. 'Ol' details, see Page 5). ore white s.tin/ ,ss lines, with a e P , , /. , , - assayer: Tonight at 7:30 O1 VIIILe lace WI. I "' . o . ., ,  fl*., C lll(lren will couduct Dubhc co %11(I SIlOrL lae(:)i ccs at lierzl Synagogue, when was of orchids annual children's Scder is hchl [ey. the Great Sabbath, the hnly clay nttcn(lanl.s, (leding the first day of Passovcr. , were Misses tl/]]iku r rc 1)ink ularqui. 7. Choluln Synagogue, Rah- Wohlgelernter will deliver the party wore ! traditiomd Shabbos Itagodol el Angel was g.oul'se )lue; Becky uzi I be in in Yiltdish at 5 p. m. and his study at the synagogue y Israel in blueding the week to answer questions r., Mrs. Harry P..+ouseholders prcl)aring for Pass- uffol,, ,,v,ih :j, plr, which begil,s at sundown next ne .sna(le. ln.Cay, continuing until Sundown lylnl Jason, lntUl'(lay, April 23. At Machzikay ally Policar, in,lath Shul, Rubbi Baruch Shapiro a pretty pi('tllrel! give the Nhabbos Ilagodal droshe ef rose l)etals.  p. ra. and will also be at the syn- ; beq.rer. 'The b!gue during the week. le nlatren of 'J.s ef talisman falk: Prof. Howard Martin, Uni- te contras| with.sity of Washington geographer, II speak on "Why is Palestine Messrs. John }atcgic,, at Bikur Chohun Syn- All)err ls,.aelgue, Thursday at 0 p. m., sponsor- Mr. Victor fl)y the Kadimah Club, headed by groom, was best[trY Sidell. Open to public. redding a ,linn n Air: C.antor Nathan Sehloss- ts held at the h0 g. will sing at a wedding at 5 p. recel)tl'on lq,r' iunday, hen. in a taxi to K1RO, Ls folh)wed :ltre to take part in a prograln at ,l. P. m. Another air feature: lo 7:30 p. m., Thursday, Ral)bi ewasdress(.d in q)hen S. Wise, Basso Fredrich s. Angel in bl mrr of tlle Mctropolit.m Opera and ages of gar(h, nia!rrato r ])avid Ross, will preseut way the bri,h. WPalcstine program over K1RO. L, ss with l)lack !odwtll: Young Rabtli Bernard wn fur coal W:isenbcrg of Temple de llirsch spoke hids. Mr. and Fn.st Christian Church Sunday ior an extended ht on "Judaism." rcgon and Calif0 __ home at 't24'.':,',1[n d - . , Natzonally . . ALT LAKE CITY -- Mormon .... urch, 600,000 strong, criticizes op- of th'e Seattle "l'a smn of Jews ill Europe. d its regular ln._  .... '.t:tilOAO  ntel 2 Cclock at the I O -- Secretary of I '- olninations of o t ekes, speaking at 50th anniver- and it is imll0 y of Yiddish daily, Chicago Cour- ers attend. N0[' denounces dictatorships, r.ciaI f the Men's PI' TM and oppression, warns Jews ,t., at the t'lli, *' " "Physic'd ." A discussi .'cremonies of led by Mr. ional direct.r h'. and Mrs. amily of Vaue Mrs. Norman vo parties, n rty where 1)l'idge and a hness tte ey must fight with liberals to pre- trve American democracy against L i. 08 ANGELES--Rabl)i Abba Itil- l Silver tells 3,000 at final session :le cigarette, r 3-day Westcru Conference, Coun- , burns hot, 1 of Jewish Federations and Wel- [ng, so tests l'e Funds: "Niucty-nine per cent all anti-Semitism, especially in :ale smoker, his country, is directly attributable ,eat])er-tlg])t, o paid agents or foreigners--not need never irdinary citizeus.,, Gold guar- : WASItINGTON, D. C. -- Come- ,.ry cigarette !ian Eddie Cantor reveals his life l'/s 1lean threatened, nrgcs 1,000 lIa- ding choice iassahites to "give more tilne to ngton's day, !ombating movcluents against Jew- .d American IY." )ught to you !That'swhy '! Fld, Abroad .... rning, noon VIENNA  4,000 Austrian Jews lnder arrest 1)y N'tzis. J(,wish sui- ug-Over'; lidos average 25 daily. Delegation ff l)utch uotal)les arrives in Vienna !o escort l)r. Sigmun(t li'reud to The Ugue, hut find 81-yeu'-ohl scion- st s passport confiscated. kt D Top, Sealing a meeting of his organization. the Bottom TO SEATTLE JEWRY! 7iwe fc'r bind, i:, "-:7 , Rabbi Silver To Talk Sunday Today, The Transcript does something it has never done before in all its 14 years of publication. It devotes five whole columns of its most important space--5 col- umns of Page 1--to a single news event. Such an unusual event deserves an explanation. Here is the ans- wer to your unvoiced, "What is this story to get so excited about? Has Hitler died?" And the answer is: No, Hitler is living. That's why the 5 columns of Page One to a single story. Because today, as The Transcript sees it, every Jew is acting out a piece of history--a drama that will take its place in the annals of civilization with the birth of Christ and the spread of Christianity, the rise of the Roman Empire, the discovery of the New World. Today, whether you realize it or not, you are living in a turning point of history. Part of that drama is the story of 250,000 Jews with- out rights in Austria; 500,000 "captive" Jews in Germany; 6,000,000 Jews facing grave disabilities, many millions actually starving. Today, Seattle Jewry is called upon to DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT I Here is a test of whether Seattle's 16,000 Jews are content merely to dolefully sigh, "Too badl How terrible," or to cry, "Why don't we DO something?" Or-- Will you ACT in the most important crisis in the 2,000-year-old saga of the Jewish people since the Spanish Inquisition? HERMAN A. HOROWITZ, Editor and Publisher. .Cb Jewish Cranserlpl Combined With THE JEWISH CHRONICLE VOL. XV, No. 6 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, APRIL 8, 1938 $2 a year; 5c, single copy RABBI A. H. SILVER . . his is a silver tongue l NOTICE Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver will Workers Await Federated Jewhh Fund Drive For Start Monday Of Fund Drive Their goal $50,000, nine teams of Seattle business and professional nlen wilt take the field Monday to solicit funds for hungry fcllow-Jews across the seas. Organized in nine teams, each group has bcen given a number of solicitation cards to be called upon before April 23, Chairman Max Block, of the Seattle Federated Jewish Fund drive explained today. The first group, called the Com- mittee of Ten, is headed by Jules Glant, Alex Goldman, and Herman Kcisler. On the committee are Sol Spring, Louis Dulien, Morton Pinch, Leo A. Meltzcr, Hurry Ncider, Ber- nard Levinson, Carl Rubinstein, Phil Youdene, Morris Rosen, A1 Shyman, Kirby Spryer, David Hal- pern, Stanley Blumenthal, Charles l Iorowitz, Jeffrey lIciman, and Nor- man Mcsher. These meu in addition to making solicitation calls also will supervise the work of the sccond group called the Minute Men of Judea. Alex Goldman is in charge of the group. It includes: Alex Cohn, Morris Si- dl'i, :rVing Jldell,!'Louka MarKs, Louis Schwartz, Max Sidell, Leo Block, Joe Fisher, D. PaSs, Ben Rose, Max Lipmm, Sam Calve, Ben Ra- dinsky, Joe Cluck, I. Stratiner, Mor- ris Muscatel, Abe Greenbaum, Sam Baruch, Judge Jacob Kalina, Harry Tall, Morris Tipp, Ablmr Cohan, Max Lachlnan, Abe Sherman, Sam Sherman, Sol Lachnmn and Henry Silver. This year a special women's divi- sion will be headed by Mrs. Nathau Eckstein, honorary chairman. Other officers are Mrs. Otto Guthman, pre- sident; Mrs. Hugo Loewy and Mrs. Max Silver, vice presidents, and Mrs. John Danz, campaign chairman. The women's executive committee includes, Mesdames B. Lindenberg- er, A. M. Goldstein, Benjamin Rosa, J. Kalina, J. Giant, ]I. Offer, S. Blu- menthal, Max Block, R. Liudenberg- er, R. E. Lang, M. Schwabacher, M. Tobias, S. Greengard, A. Jordan, Sol Esfeld, A. Shemanski, O. Grun- baum, J. Shafer, S. Spring. IIeading the Junior Division is Barman Schoenfeld, Jr. On his com- mittee are Edward Stern, Joel Staa- (Cont. on Page 8, Col. 1) $50,000 To Start Here On Alonday More than 100 volunteer workers will start canvassing Seattle's cognized that special need this year. 16,000 Jews Monday in the second annual Federated Jewisl Fund Drive "Alfred Shemanski, honorary chair- to raise $50,000 for 30 charity organizations. "mau of the Fund and chairman of Under the leadership of Max Block, chairman of this year's camhe Big Gifts Comlnittee, reports paign, workers will attempt to call upon every Jewish person in SeatF %t t every l.rge subscription receiv- ed so far is at least 20 per cent larger within two weeks. "I earnestly ask every person who is called upon to give the volunteer workers every cooper- ation so that Seattle's drive will be a complete success." Chair- man Block said. Sol Esfcld, l)residcnt of the Fund, commented, "We cannot fail this year. The problclns facing Jews throughout the worhl are greater now thau 't any otlmr time in the history of the worhl. "Particularly in Europe, where Jewish communities formerly as- sisted in raising a maior part of the money for European relief, condi- tious demand that we do more lhan our share. "I am happy to almounce that leaders of the community have re- SOL ESFELD . . "every Jew must help usl" A United Appeal-- A United Answer! THESE ARE THE PHILANTHRO- PIES YOU SUPPORT WHEN YOU American Beth Jacob Committee. American Jewish Committee. B'nai B'rith Wider Scope Committee. Braille Institute for Jewish Blind. Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds. Ex-Patients Home, Denver. 53 Yeshivahs. Hebrew Union College, Cincin- nati. Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Hiss. Histadruth. Jewish Chautauqua Society. Jewish Consumptive Relief Asso- ciation, Duarte, California. Jewish Consumptive Relief Socie- ty, Denver. Jewish Telegraphic Agency. GIVE TO THE FEDERATED JEW- ISH FUND : Jewish Theological Seminary, New York. Joint Distribution Committee. United Palestine Appeal. Leo N. Levi Memorial Hospital, Hot Springs, Ark. Local Emergency Committee. Menorah Association. National Farm School. National Home for Jewish Child- ren, Denber. National Jewish Hospital, Denver. Ort. Yeshiva College, New York. National Co-Ordinating Commit- tee. Youth Aliyah of Hadassah. American Jewish Congress. B'nai B'rith Anti-Defamation League. "Your Giving Means Their Living" th:m that of last ye.tr. "It is necessary," coutilnled Mr. Esfeld, "that every donor follow the leadcrshit) of the big givers hy in- creasing his subscrit)tion this year to the utmost limits of his pocket- book." Iaunching t,he $50,000 campaign, Dr. A1)ha ltillel Silver, campaign chairm:m for the $4,500,000 United Palestine Appeal and one of Ameri- ca's oltstanding rabbis, will address an open meeting at Masonic Temple at ]Iarvard Ave. and Pine St., on Sunday at 8 p. m.. Dr. Silver will meet workers informally at break- fast Sunday at, 11 a. m. at the Olym- pic IIotei to discuss campaign meth- ods. The entire Jewish population of Seattle will receive a large illustrated broadside ou Monday giving details ALFRED SHEMANSKI . . "every big giver has increased his pledgeP' of the campaign, with pictures and facts about conditions iu Europe today, Mr. Esfeld said. "Should ally reader of The Trans- cript fail to receive this broadside, (Cont. on Page 8, Col. 1) speak at Masonic Temple, Har- vard Ave. and Pine Street, instead of Temple Center, as previously announced, to permit more peo- ple to hear his address. No so- licitations will be made. The talk is open to the public. $ * * "Most ballyhooed orators usually turn out to be " disappointment, but l)r. Silver held every single person Sllellbound uutil his lust word. l-Ie was truly magnilicent, and worth going thousands of miles to hear." Thus did Leopold M. Stern, vete- ran Seattle attorucy, write today of Rabbi Abba ttillel Silver's address at the Couference of Jewish Welf'u'e Societies in Los Angeles, which Mr. Stern attended this week. Dr. Silver will talk before an open meeting at Masonic Temple here Sunday at 8 p. m. Doors opcu at 7:30 p. in. Dr. Salve', spiritual leader of the Temple Congregation of Cleveland, is making a tour of the country in behalf of the United Palestine Ap- peal, which participates in the Fed- erated Jewish Fund Drive Edward Stern Heads Talkers Evitieneing ilxtete u[ . ,.. t,, in the Federated Jewish Fund, a special Speakers Bureau, headed by Edward Stern, young ttttorney, this week prepared to address Scuttle Jewish organizations within the next three weeks The "three-minute men," who will give brief addresses to local groups, iuclude 5 attorneys: Chairman Stern, Simon Wampold, Jr.,. Bernard Le- vinson, Jcffrey lteiman, Solie Ring- old, Morris Weinberg and Arthur Epstein, accoult'mt and Iterzl Re- ligious School principal. ,, Seattle Will Race Portland In Campaign At the recent Joint Distribution Committee's Northwest Couference held in Portland, Allen Meier, cam- paign chairman for the Oregon Fed- erated Jewish Fund, challenged Se- attle to oversubscribe its quota. "We have a goal of $65,000," challeuged Ch.drman Meier, "and we will raise $75,000. Let Seattle match thatl" hi answer, Max Block shouted, (Cout. on Page 8, Col. 2) YOU MUST HELP! MAX H. BLOCK . . "this is a battle for the rights of Jews to obtain the basic rights of any human beingl" BY MAX H. BLOCK Campaign Chairman, Seattle's Federated Jewish Fund The pursuit of happiness, the right to earn a living for one's family, the right to educate one's children--yes, every basic right of a human being living, in a presumably civilized world---has been taken away from hundreds of thousands of our heart=broken fellow Jews in many parts of Europe. POLAND, GERMANY--and now AUSTRIA I Human kindness is non-existent. Common decency has been for- gotten. Peace on earth, good-will to men are mere words. Everything that relates itself to civilization is being destroyed. Conditions in Eastern Europe for the Jew are pitiful. It makes one shudder to think of it. Our fellow Jews in Eastern Europe and those Who are being trans- ported to Palestine and other lands are brave men and brave women. We wonder where they get the strength to carry on. As for the children--they must be taken from these terrible con- ditions into Palestine and other countries where their minds will not be crazed by the tortures that prevail in their present homelands. We, who are so fortunate as to live within the borders of this great democracy, must not forsake these unfortunates. We must extend ourselves to do everything possible-else, how can we live at peace with ourselves? We cannot, we dare not, we MUST NOT fail in our dutyl We must muster up our courage with this thought, "Things that happen, however painful they are at the time, do not matter very much for long. Only how we behave towards them matters." Permanent happiness tends to make us selfish, oblivious of reality, uninterested in anything outside of our own happiness. We must guard against becoming smug and contented. We must not stand idly by while thousands of our people find life too tragic to endure. Our Federated Jewish Fund ts all-inclusive. The majority of the money raised goes to Europe and Palestine. It also provides relief for necessities within our own borders, including hospitals and educa- tional institutions. Failure on the part of anyone to give to this Fund means a FAILUtE to be at all interested in any Jewish need. We ask that you give, not only of your money, but of your time. We need workers. For years, the burden has fallen on just a few. This is not fair. You should consider it a privilege to help, even though it may be with just a few hours of your time. We need YOU I This is not merely a campaign for relief. It is a battle for the right of Jews to obtain the basic rights that are the just due of every[ human being. We must raise the $50,000 that has been set as our goal. Our Budget'C0mmittee has already allocated funds. A pledge has been made to J. D. C.-U. P. A., and all of the other 28 agencies included in the Federated Jewish Fund. We cannot break faith with them. We must fulfill our promise to them. We must be successful so that Seattle will be entered on tho honor roll of Jewish communities who fully asstme their responsibility in this great emergency l Give to this cause l Give to be at peace with your own consciencel