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,i! 5aalile PuL!ic ,.orary " API00Yo 1964 Aii'LL P,:j3 I,, 1!3F,i DEll DEp-SER DIV 00 4TH AVE ATTLE ,4 Wl, I NEXT EDITION May 11, 1964 Deadline: May 4-2 p.m. APRIL 27, 1964- IYAR 15, 5724 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON VOLUME XXXII, NO. 15 Sixteenth Anniversary of State Of, Israel To Be Marked May 10 Here by Community-Wide Meet RABBI RABBI S. CORSES RAPHAEL LEVINE L' RABBI RABBI WILLIAM GREENBERG SIIOLOM RIVKIN The 16th anniversary0f the Guest speakers for the eve- :ate of Israel will be eele- ning are Rabbi Maurice Cor- ated at a community-wide son, Rabbi William Greenberg, . Rabbi Raphael Levine and -@hug Sunday evening, May Rabbi Sholom Rivkin. at 8 pm at the Jewish Seattle Young Judeans will .!' Center. present Israeli folk songs and organization co- dances. A social hour with re- ,ring the celebration are h.eshments will be served at National Fund, Men's the conclusion of the meeting. Women's Mizrachi, Seattle Leo A. Meltzer and Ben Mas- District, }Iadassah, His- lan are co-chairmen for the and Pioneer Women\\; ...... !!e]ebl:ation- .......................... of Israel Dr. Poul Borchsenius 00menl arts in u. s, NEW YORK (JTA)--Devel- Savings Bonds issued the State of Israel on and pril l, 1954, became redemption April 1, announced by Abraham ,erg, president of the Bond Organization. r. Feinberg declared that tured savings bonds will be at 150 per cent of ssue price, tie estimated ,during 1964 Israel would redemption payments t o approximately in principal and ac- ed interest on the Develop- Savings Bonds sold ten ago. addition, he said, a total $29,000,000 in princi- interest will be paid ,n the 12-year Israel Inde- Lee Savings Bonds, issued which will fall due this 1963, the sum of $24,- paid out by Israel Independence Say- ends sold in 1951. ,---_.__ School Students Bellevue To Hear ,earned Israeli Speak -VUe's Sammamish High Students w i l 1 have as ay 6 assembly speaker, ttarkabi, a specialist in political developments of the East. Orn in Israel in 1921, he has; varied and distinguished there, most r e c e n t 1 y deputy director gen- P r i m e Minister's Currently, he is a re- fellow at the Shiloach e of Middle East Stud- appearance at Sam- High Sebool is part of tea of presentations in ion With a Middle East being conducted 'in Seattle, Mr. Harka- Participate in a pro- to he carried by KIRO and he will speak to the need students of history Poliliea] science at the :rsity of Washington. He also address a group of and faculty members ttle University: R a d i o , in Bellevue, will inter- tim at Sammarnish High rrangemonts f Har i' ? - or Mr. - visit were handled by Our tI. Kaplan, regional for the Anti-Defama- a g u e of B'nai B'rith, n ey Abrams, ADL member and an execu- f Radio Station KIRO. DR. PeEL BORCHSENIUS B'nai B'rith I-Iillel Founda- tion, Seattle University and the three Seattle Area B'nai B'rith Lodges join in present- ing Dr. Poul Borchsenius on Monday, May 4 at 8 p.m. at the Chieftain Lounge, Seattle Uni- versity campus. Dr. Borchsenius, a Lutheran minister who was actively in- volved in rescuing Jews during the Nazi occupation of his na- tive Denmark, will speak on "The Future of the Judeo- Christian IIeritage." His ex- ploits led to his being called "The Shooting Priest." Pastor Borchsenius has devoted his life to studying attd writing bout Jews and Judaism, and is author of many books per- taining to the Jewish people, their history and heroes, and Israel. He also has written a biography of Ben-Gurion, and a history of anti-Semitism. Pastor Borchsenius has not been particularly popular in church circles because of his refusal, as a matter of theo- logical principle, to convert Jews to Christianity. He faced a charge of heresy on this score but the move was abandoned when he won his bishop's sup- port. He is a much-sought-after lecturer on Jewish topics, be- cause of his vivid and engross- ing style. The opportunity to hear this outstanding personal- ity is being made possible by :the above local sponsors under the auspices of the National i B'nai B'rith Adult Jewish Edu- i cation Committee. , th200o;:W, yt00on ,s 0000tended to ty at l azge to hear Dr. Borensenius. Charles Setter, a 19tb cen: tury French-Jewish mercna; and philanthropist, was o2:is  the founders of the Amanu . " raelite Universelle and was in- strumental in the establish" merit in Palestine of the famed Mikveh I s r a e 1 Agricultural School. (JTA) THE 1964 CAMPAIGN Again we are reaching for a A TOTAL GOAL OF $400,000.00 To cover minimum needs PLEDGED TO DATE $135,000.00 GOAL TO GO Mayor Braman Proclaims "G-I-F-T Day"  lit III G-I-F-T Day on Sunday, April 26th, has ben proclaimed le-IkJ$,qlmJllmBeVV I by the Mayor, J. D. Braman, who here presents fis proclama- , | tion to Miss Lily DeJaen, chairman (left), and Mrs. h'ving I Anches, co-ordinator of this city-wide effort. The door-to-door I campaign gives the opportunity for Jewish women of Seattle ,-.a.,..-,,.-naTr .,'ta.-,, .....  , ,.,,k,e. I. llj'to help in the rescue, relief and rehabilitation of Lheir less 3ilLl rI:Ul:"u Jcvvi3rl t'UNU , i.us,.. L h ] fortunate bret ren. The proclamation reads: I| ,, ln,'7 ,k A ....... u^:--  o' I 'The United Jewish Appeal is a distinguished nationwide ! enaeavor aeamatea to saving and braiding human byes. This ,,v .... r, ...... ,,- .......... -., . ...... , ....... , .,: .... ,, [11 year,flhe.UnitedJewish Appeal is confronted with the respon- ......... " ' . "' g ' " | sibility of proviaing mad, medical aid and social services to ....... tl] 751,000 people in every earner of tim world. ............................................................ ................................ I/,Today, immigration to Israel will be at a peak level, wilh hm ..... ' ....... e ..... a .... .--I____._ P ..... #. lit, HI li of thousands of newcomers joining the 275,000 mmugrants who rl;ilnOU$ ,@rnlgy glperlr  Iiare still not absorbed into Israel's social and economic t,o --  --- -- .. . l, These me ude the aged and handicapped and the young people Appear on rrogram rtere [.who need vocational training. Louis Kuplan, national and international leader in I! The United Jewish Appeal is engaged in a nationwide cam- the field of social gerontology and former president of [ paign ,to raise 105 million dollars to meet its worldwide re- ,...,.,... :-*:- e ,- ..... , ....... -] , +.^ p sponsioidnes, ano ne members of the Jewmh L;OlTlnlurlit O me lnternauonal .a_ssocmu, ul t_ert)nLuugy, w  u= t  ... , .. _. .- ......... s , y f guest speaker at a special program on Thursday evening, [ eame are aelvmy pauepatmg m tins mportant task. May 7, 1964 at the Jewish Community Center. I g StHa?I';e[aod':itm:end-]is;''m'm "reORbEX;l IJ D p2AMAANdyxYr,fgthe Cty ............ -'i:ii::iiii}{*,'},. ' ' , ' ' ' " " " '" : : ! ' Age's Annual n- Oolden Bazaar To Be April 30 April 21, 1964 --d. D. BRAMAN, Mayor One doesn--t have to be sixty I ............... years and over to enjoy the Young Judaea Plans Noted Speakers Lined Golden Age Club's Once a v Year Day, the annual bazaar,  Tri-Ciiy Meet in May tip t0r AJC Conclave scheduled for Thursday after-  noon, April 30, from 1:00 to  The Senior members of Se- 4:00 p.m. at the Jewish Corn-  attle Young Judaea will be munity Center.  hosts to a Tri-City Meet with : Most of the items on sale i -* ,. iVancouver and Victoria on i are made and donated by club ' ." iMay 1, 2 and 3. Young Judaea members, including mosaics,  ,is the youth activities program ceramics, paintings, floral dec-  !sponsored jointly by Hadassah orations and craft accessories,  :and ZOA (Zionist Organization all offered at nominal cost. lg 'of America) and includes both All proceeds help to defray ! Cultural and social activities expenses of the volunteer pro- d 'for high school youth. grams and civic projects spon- *:.m : ,The t h e m e of the meet is sored by the Club. Admission LOUIS KUPLAN !--LYJ.I. ItJghts.'!.Thgroap will is"free'refi'esfirtits' lind d0r prizes will be given. The Golden Age Club is co- sponsored by the Council of Jewish Women and the Jewish Community Centers of Seattle and is in its 8th year serving as a social, educational and cultural force in the lives of nearly 500 Senior Citizens. The pxogram includes mos- aics, ceramics, painting, floral designing, singing, s e w i n g, English reading, a discussion group, parties and trips. The weekly membership meetings feature outstanding personal- ities in the fields of politics and ,cultural arts. Club meet- lugs.are held each Thursday at the Jewish Community Center, and the Club is gov- erned by its own officers and Board Of Directors. Orthodox Grdups To Meet in Vancouver The Northwest Regional Convention of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congrega- tions of America will be held in VanCouver, British Colum- bia, May 29 to May 31. Several outstanding person- alities will participate. 'Fur- ther details will be announced shortly. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend and information can be ob- tained at the office of Congre- gation Bikur Cholim, EAst 3- 2121. Sunday Games For Children Over 7 At Downtown Center A new and exciting program. will be offered boys and girls even years and over on Sun- ay, afternoons at the Jewish CommUnity Center's game room, according to Frank Reif- ler, who recently j o i n e d the C e n t e r's part- time volunteer staff. Activities will include pool, spin the bottle, Russian Drei- del, table tennis, etc. The game room will be open each Sun- daY from 2 to 4 p.m., and its use is limited to paid-up Cen- ter members only, holding membershi.._p cards__ WASHINGTON (JTA)Sec- retary of State Dean Rusk told Congress that the United States will continue in its efforts to attain a settlement of disputes l between Israel and the Arabs and expressed his regret over the continued diversion of fund s to armaments in the Middle East. Do your part---don't wait for a solicitor. Call Federated Fund at MAin 2-8213. Mr. Kuplan has helped de : velop programs for older peo: pie in public and voluntary welfare agencies, governmental agencies, religious groups, health associations, n u r s i n g and boarding home operators' associations, institutions for the aged, business and indus- trial organizations, 1 a b o r or- ganizations, service clubs women's c I u b s, fraternal or- ganizations, community groups, and s t a t e and local commis- sions on aging in all parts of the United States. He has con- ducted classes a n d discussion groups in retirement prepara- tion and has advised govern- ment and industry on retire- ment planning for older workers. Through Mr. Kuplan's ef- forts the S t a t e of California established a program in aging which is one of the most suc- cessful and outstanding devel- opments in the nation. In 1951 he organized for Governor Earl Warren the first California Governor's Conference on Aging, which was attended by more than 2,500 persons. Between 1951 and 1960, as Ex  ecutive Secretary of the Cali- fornia Interdepartmental Co- ordinating Committee on Aging and the California C i t i z e n's Advisory Committee on Aging, he helped the communities of the s t a t e develop more than 300 successful programs for their senior citizens. He estab- lished, and for sik years edited and published, M a t u rit y, a quarterly publieaIion w h i c h was very well received na- tionally and abroad. Mr. Kuplan's v i sit is spon- sored by the Golden Age Club, Seattle Section, National Coun- cil of Jewish Women, and the Jewish Community Centers of Seattle. All interested persons are cordially invi,ted to attend. Former Shamos-Doris Passes Away at 87 Mr. A. E. D o r i s, a former Seattleite, passed away March 27 at the age of 87 in Oakland, Califoraia. Mr. Doris had ser- ved a Shames of Bikur Cho- Jim .Tnagogue for 42 years before leaving 'this city for California. Mr.. Doris is survived by three sons: Julius Doris of Tacoma, Irving and Gerald Doris of Seattle; five daugh- ters: Mrs. Henry Cooper, Mrs. Albert Farber, Mrs. Sam Barnblatt and Miss Margaret Doris all of San Francisco, and Mrs. Max Kushman of Oak- land, California; eleven grand- children and five great-grand- children. be addressed by two outstand- ing leaders in this field--Mr. Tim Martin, Seattle director of CORE (Congress for Racial Equality) and Mr. Seymour Kaplan, Northwest regional di- rector for ADL (Anti-Defama- tion League). The schedule of events in- cludes an Oneg Shabbat at the home of Jeanne Groman, 4804 N.E. 40th Street, on Friday evening, May 1; a seminar on "Civil Rights" g i v e n by Mr. Martin at the home of Fred Maslan, 3105 Cascadia South on Saturday afternoon; and an outing at the Seattle Cent er and a party following at the home of Leonard Schrieber, 4905 N.E. 68th Street, Saturday evening. On Sunday morning Mr. Kaplan will speak to the group on "The Jewish Role in Civil Rights," at the home of David Asia, 944 21st East. C h a i r m a n of the meet is Peter Marx. For further infor- mation he may be reached at AD 2-5153. Hebrew School.00 Open House To Be April 29 Seattle Hebrew S c h o o 1 ex- tends to the Jewish community a cordial invitation to attend its Open House on Wednesday, April 29, at 10 a.m. in the school building at 25th Avenue and East Columbia Street. Par- ents of children of ages 4-6 will have an opportunity to ob- serve nursery, kindergarten and 1st grade classes. Registration is now in prog- ress for the coming school ear. Seattle Hebrew School offers a complete course in all required English subjects, fol- lowing the Seattle Public School program combined with a maximum Hebrew curricu- lum for students from nursery through junior high school. Classes are limited to insure individual attention for e a c h student. Interested parents are strongly urged to contact the school immediately since there are only a few vacancies still available. C a II EA 4-2021 or EA 4-4673 for further informa- tion. Soviets Call Matzoh Parcels "Intrusion" WASHINGTON, (JTA) Sen. Jacob K. Javits, New York Republican, has made public a letter from Assistant Secretary of State Frederick Dutton which said that the Soviet Foreign Ministry called "an intrusion in the internal affairs of the Soviet Union" the shipment of parcels of matzohs to Soviet Jews. The Dean Rusk Francis Cardinal Spellman Mr. Robert d. Block will head the delegation of the Seattle Chapter of the Amer- ican Jewish Committee to the 57th annual meeting to be held April 29-May 3 at the New York Hilton. Highlight of the meeting will be the annual dinner, sched- uled for Thursday night, April 30. Secretary of State Dean Rusk will receive the Amer- ican Jewish Committee's American Liberties Medallion for "exceptional advancement of the principles of human lib- erties." Francis Cardinal Spell- man, Archbishop of New York, will speak, and Morris B. Abram, President of the Amer- ican Jewish Committee, will deliver the annual address. Newton M. Minow, former chairman of the Federal Com- munications Commission, is to be dinner chairman. The American Jewish Com- mittee, founded in 1906, is the pioneer human relations agency in the United States. Through offices in this country and abroad, it combats bigotry, protects the civil and religious rights of Jews here and abroad, and advances the cause of im- proved human relations for people everywhere. Soviet stand was in flat con- tradietion with the fact that the parcels were shipped on the basis of Soviet Union agreement to such shipments. .FILE VOR BIND!N1: I' a MESSAGE OF HOPE FROM ISRAEL By II. I. K. ONLY IN ISRAEL could such a message originate. Written on a postcard--translation by the writer: Rishon Leziyyon, 19, 3, 1964 "... Arrived in Israel yesterday at noon. By 10 last night we were assigned nice, livable housing. Although empty except for 4 beds, 1 small table, 2 chairs... We have not secured positions yet but have hopes that we will... "... Upon leaving our home of 20 years (after years spent in concentration camps) we were allowed to take with us few clothes and ship bedding and cooking uten- sils which will arrive here weeks from now..." ONLY IN ISRAEL could this family of 4 arrive and find the gate open as did the many thousands who came before them and as will the many thousands yet to come ... to find a promise of new life, new hope and a bright new future. :It :I: :I: :I: :I: THIS IS ISRAEL, an'd this is but one facet of the varied program your Fund dollar will continue to sup- port through the 1964 Campaign, now in progress, to raise $400,000 to cover minimum needs. SEATTLE FEDERATED JEWISH FUND AND COUNCIL "" 1017 Fourth Avenue SEATTLE MAin 2-821:3 Sidney D, Olyan To Be Assi. Executive Director at Denier SIDNEY D. OLYA: Sidney D. Olyan of Van- couver, B. C. (formerly of Toronto, Ontario) has been appointed Assistant Executive Director of the Jewish Com- munity Centers of Seattle, and will assume his duties June 1, Ve641e  was announced by _ . Cohn, President. lVh'. Olyan, 38 years of age, has been the Executive Direc- tor of the Vancouver Jewish Community Center since May 1962. He was the Director dur- ing he opening and program organization stages of the Vancouver Centre and in this capacity developed, the pro- gram and services to their level. Before coming to Van- ouver, Mx.. Olyan was Assi- stant" Executive Director and Program Director of the Tor- onto YM-YWHA for five years. In this capacity he was responsible for the supervi- sion and organization of a pro-i gram of activities for serving I a membership of 7,500 persons, and for the administration of one of two buildings main- rained by the YMHA. Prior to working at the YMHA, Mr. Olyan was Recreation and Area Planning Secretary for the Toronto Welfare Council Regional Director for the B'nai B'rith Youth Organiza- tion in Montreal and princi- pal of the Temple Sinai Re- ligious school in Toronto. His well rounded professional background includes sessions as Camp Counsellor and Play- ground Supervisor in Toronto and wide experience in staff training, community surveys, and program development for all age levels. Group and Youth activities were also un- der his control at University Settlement House in Toronto and at the Hamilton Jewish Community Centre. Born in Edmonton, Alberta Mr. Olyan received his Jewish education in the Tahnud Torah schools in Edmonton and Winnipeg. He served with the Royal Canadian Navy dur- ing the Second World War. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tor- onto in 1949 and his Bachelor of Social Work degree from the same institution in 1950. In June .1951 he was awarded a Master of Social Work de- gree in Group Work with honors from U of T. He has supervised students in social work from the Schools of So- cial Work at the Universities of Toronto and British Colum- bia. Mr. Olyan is married and has three sons. Mother's Day Service Set at Bikur Cholim Ben Bridge, chairman on memorials for Congregation Bikur Cholim, and Eugene Englander and Carl Marsi'in, co-chairmen on arrangements, announce a special memorial service on Mother's Day, Sun- day, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. in Oaklake Cemetery of Congre- gation Bikur Cholim, one block to the right from the junction of North llbth and Aurora Avenue. The half hour service will be conducted by Rabbi Sha- lom Rivkin, spiritual leader of Congregation Bikur Cholim. Chaim Gottleib, Cantor of the Congregation, will chant the "Moleh", traditional memorial prayer. All interested friends and members are welcome. Jewish Family, Child Service Hears Report At Its Annual Meet A eventful year marked by consolidating and strengthen- ing existing services rather than expansion was described by President Albert Hanan to the members of the Jewish Family and Child Service at their annual meeting March 25, 1964. Itanan explained that the accent on consolidation rather than expansion in scope, and number of services was due to substantial curtaihnent of in- come from the agency's two major sources of income. "In its 1963 campaign, the United Good Neighbors sus- tained a considerable loss of revenue which it had to pass on to its beneficiary agencies in the form of reduced alloca- tions," said Hanan. "Our allo- cation was consequently re- duced. "The Isaac Cooper trust which has helped sustain this agency for many years has, as its principal asset, a piece of income producing real prop- erty. The vagaries of the real estate rental market, being what they are, we received a considerable amount less from', the Cooper trust than we had been receiving..." "The U.G.N. tells us, and our real estate consultants advise us, that we cannot expect an alleviation of these conditions for some time." Hanan then described the services of the agency as fol- lows: "Ours has been an agency dedicated to" the lal'ogr'essiVe extension of services as needs arise. It was founded in 1892 as the Ladies' Hebrew Benevo- lent Society and consisted of a group of highly motivated vol- unteers whose main purpose was to supply food, clothing and shelter to the poor. As con- cepts in social work changed md broadened, so did the serv- ices provided by this agency increase. Over the years we have evolved into a much more complicated social organization furnishing a variety of services to individuals and family groups, helping them to make adjustments through counseling given them by highly skilled rofessionals. Perhaps our chief function now is to prevent fam- ily breakdown. This result we strive to achieve by providing services, in' four main cate- gories: First, are counseling services. These are in the fields of mari- tal problems, parent-child rela- tionships, aging with its myriad ramifications, unmarried par- enthood, employment, prob- lems resulting from physical and mental illness, and helping Immigrants and newcomers ad- just to their new country. Second, we give direct finan- cial help. This basic service :continues to be an integral part of our program, although in slightly altered form. We give substantial financial aid to a number of Jewish persons who are not eligible for public as- sistance. We have accepted the responsibility of directly assist- ing Jewish immigrants to settle in and become integrated into this community. Our commit- ment in this respect, if meas- ured by the respective quotas accepted from the Hebrew Im- migrant Aid Society, is greater than the average of other Jew- ish communities of comparable size. This agency also gives al- lowances to those who wish to observe the Jewish dietary laws but whose marginal in- comes need supplementation in order that they may be able to afford to do so. Third, we provide placement of individuals in residences that is finding foster homes for dependent children so that they can develop normally, and placing old persons in private residences and nursing homes so that they can continue to function as individuals. Fourth (and final) is the work we do on behalf of other agencies. Most important in this phase is the processing of applications for admission of persons into the Caroline Kline Go]land Home. We also assist the National Council of Jewish Women in the selection process of its Scholarship Program. (To Be Continued Next Issue)