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Next _ MAy 4, 1953--IYAR 19, 5713 "HURRAH ! THEY'RE OFF!" MRS. S. RUBENSTEIN Seattle Jewish women leaders are Working full steam ahead for the next two weeks. The Women's Di- vision of the Seattle Federated Jewish Fund and Council will open their drive for $55,000 the week of May 10 with four different func- tions, two bruncheons, a luncheon and a general one-day drive. "The Key to Giving--for Health, Education, Homes" has been adopt- ed by the Fund workers as their slogan. Mrs. Irving Anches is presi- dent of the Women's Division and is busy working out arrangements With her chairmen this week. Heading the drive as general chair- man is Mrs. Alexander Grinstein. Initial Gifts Bruncheon May 11 Mrs. L o u i s Dulien, w i h : Mrs. Jay Jacobs and Mrs. Sam Rtbnstein a s co-chairmen are in charge of the $100 minimum Bruncheon o n the opening day of the drive, Mon., May l l, in the Windsor Room of the New Washington Hotel. The following hostesses will assist: Mes- dames Charles Alhadeff, Harold I. Poll, Edward Stern, William War- Shal, Carl Sternoff, James Backer, Saaford Bernbaum, Norman Ward Clein, Harry Cohen, Jack Epstein, Sol Esfeld Nathan Feinberg, Paul Friedlande'r, Jules Glant, Henry Kotkins, Myer Lurie, Albert Mai- Zels, Joseph Porad, Kermit Rosen, Ann Brower and Miss Ruth Hoff- Irian. Special Gifts Bruneheon May 12 Mrs. Harry Pass is chairman of the Special Gifts Bruncheon, $36.50 minimum, on Tuesday, May 12, as- sisted by Mrs. Ralph Capeluto and Mrs. George Schuster as vice-chair- nen. More than 200 women will attend this affair at the New Wash- ington Hotel, in the Windsor Room. Working with Mrs. Pass and her Vice-chairmen are Mrs. Paul Siegel, chairman of decorations, assisted by Mrs. Leon Levy, Mrs. Stanley Go- lub, and Mrs. Robert Leavitt. Mrs. LeRoy Rosenthal is telephone chairman and Mrs. Matthew Weiss- nlan, pledge card chairman. Host- esses include Mesdames M. M. Mesher, Hyman Cohen, Paul Pol- lack, Boris Schuster, Alex Crohn, Samuel Gimpel, Bernard Gladstein, Jack Calvo, Sidney Russak, Jack Steinberg, Joseph Woron, Boris Merport, Paul Jassney, Harmon Matin, Benton Lippman, Max Grieff, Joel Staadecker, Irving Si- del, I. A. Rogoway, William Ross, Charles Kaplan, Herbert Meltzer, S. Harvard Kaufman, Edward Shekter and George Tall. MRS. JAY JACOBS "Young Marrieds" Luncheon May 15 The "Young Marrieds" Luncheon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Myer Lurie, 102 Lake Washington Blvd. No. on Friday, May 15, is being guided by Mrs. Donald Esfeld and Mrs. William Silver. More than 100 young women are expected. "M" Day May 17 Mrs. Abe Goldman, assisted by Mrs. Herman Korey, is staging "M" Day, Mobilization Day, Sunday, May 17, at which time more than 200 workers will conduct a drive to cover the entire city from 10 a.m. to noon. They will gather at the Cirque Playhouse for an early morning breakfast and rally, and then start out. Publicity chairman for all events is Mrs. Harry S. Brown. HOW THE WOMEN'S DIVISION IS FORMED The Women's Division is com- posed of representatives of all the Jewish women's organizations in Seattle, who elect a president and then supply all the worker for tho campaign. The funds raised by them go to local, national and over- seas charities. Seattle women's dol- lars will help support the Jewish Family and Child Service in our own community as well as benefit such organizations as the Jewish Welfare Board, the Anti-Defama- tion League of B'nai B'rith, the City of Hope Cancer Agency, American and Overseas ORT, the Denver National TB Hospitals, the American Jewish Committee and many others. However, the princi- pal recipient is the UNITED JEW- ISH APPEAL which supplies need- ed relief for Jews all over the world -- their one source on earth of food, comfort, morale, or safety for their lives, according to their plight. The Women's Division of the Federated Fund & Council earnest- ly hopes that every Seattle Jewish woman, whether attending a lunch- eon or being called on in her home, will GIVE and GIVE GLADLY! Ex-Seattle Singer To Make Opera Debut Word comes from San Francisco that Sylvia Horenstein, mezzo so- prano, has been selected to sing with the San Francisco Opera Com- pany this coming fall season. Miss Horenstein, originally of Portland, Oregon, had resided in Seattle for five years until she moved south last August. She had participated in many local musical events and was a member of the Herzl Syna- gogue Choir. A sister, Mollie Horenstein, is a resident of our city. YOU ARE INVITED! Invitations are in the mail for the various functions of the Women's Division, Seattle Federated Fund and Council. If for any reason whatsoever you don't get yours, please contact one of the chairmen of the various functions or the Federated Fund Office, MAin 8213. As you know, sometimes mail goes astray. Sometimes we have a newcomer in the community with whom no contact has been estab- lished. We earnestly feel that every woman wants to do her share in "plus" giving, that other women, less secure, with families, may benefit from her generosity. Also if you can give of your time contact any of the chairmen of the various functions mentioned in the Women's Division Work in this paper. There's a great demand for "willing workers." SEATTLE, WASHINGTON Council for Judaism To Honor Shemanski And Hear I. E. Tonkon Members of the community not affiliated with the American Coun- cil for Judaism are invited to join with the membership at a dinner meeting on Monday evening, May 18 at the Edmond Meany Hotel, ac- cording to Sol G. Levy, president of the Seattle chapter. The meeting will solve a dual purpose, the first being an oppor- tunity to hear I. Edward Tonkon, of Dallas, Texas, National Vice Presi- dent of the American Council for Judaism, and the second, to do honor to Alfred Shemanski, com- munity leader of Seattle who is Honorary President of the local chapter and who was its first presi- dent. The dinner meeting will be at 7 p.m. and reservations should be made with Mrs. B. Wallace Rucker. Mr. Tonkon is well known in Se- attle. He was born and spent his boyhood and early manhood in Mr. Tonkon Portland, Oregon, later moving to Dallas, Texas. He is not only a prominent leader in his community but is widely known throughout the entire nation for his wide- spread activities. Rabbi Samuel H. Goldenson of New York City who spent a week here last month and who is an Hon- orary Vice President of the Ameri- can Council for Judaism was high in his praises of Mr. Tonkon as a speaker and cmmunal worker. Glendale Embarks On New Era An epoch in the history of Glen- dale Country Club is being marked this month with. the acquisition of the title to the property of the golf course and club house by the mem- bership. The ownership has previ- ously been held by a group of indi- viduals known as the Glen Realty Company. Members have until May 15 to complete their purchase of Propri- etary Membership and applications for new memberships under the old rate will be considered until that time, when a higher rate will be instituted. Only holders of Pro- prietary Membersh..i, ps may be Glendale members. Many improvements are being considered for Glendale, according to its president, Irving J. Levine. Members will have the opportunity of voting on any. such improve- ments, he said. ',,. The recent :State, Pro tournament held at Glendale 'as tremendously successful, accordiig to President Levine. The publicity received in the daily press was especially out- standing, with the golf course lav- ishly praised. Those interested in obtaining memberships at Glendale are asked to get in touch with the Member- ship Chairmen, Herbert A. Schoen- feld or Joel B. Staadecker, or the Club Manager, Mr. Everett Sherrill, at the club. VOLUME XXI, NO. 14 Jewish Chaplain Greets[Tyler to Speak At Exchanged Allied POWs ZOA Meeting May 12 PANMUNJON, Korea. -- As the first group of wounded and sick Allied prisoners came off the ve- hicles arriving here as part of "Operation Little Switch," they re- ceived a warm welcome from a team of chaplains taking part in "Mercy Mission." Greeting the Jewish GIs among the returnees from the Yalu River internment camps was Chaplain Louis Barish, who distributed to the weary arrivals a variety of per- sonal and morale articles furnished to the Jewish chaplains in Korea by the National Jewish Welfare Board's Women's Organization Di- vision. Chaplain Barish is one of six Jewish chaplains serving the spe- cial religious and morale needs of Jewish GIs in Korea. Alliance Israelite Director to Be Here Mr. Saadiah Cherniak, Exec. Di- rector of the American Friends of the Alliance Israelite Universelle Inc. will arrive in Seattle May 15 for a visit of several days. Mor- ris Hanan, Seattle representative for the last five years of the Amer- ican Friends of the Alliance, will welcome Mr. Cherniak and see that he meets community leaders, as well as plan the meeting where Mr. Cherniak will appear. The Alliance Israelite Universelle has been in existence for ninety years and still ranks as one of the top organizations in Europe and the near-East as defender of the !rights of Jews there and through- :out the world. i i One of its main purposes since it came into existence has been education of Jewish youth in back- ward countries where their rights as minority gr0uiJs did not entitle l them to public education. Even at the present time there are 58,000 Jewish boys and girls attending schools which the Alliance has pro- vided for them. The Board of Directors of the American Friends of the Alliance Universelle is an imposing one, and actively participating in its work is Herbert H. Lehman, Alan M. Stroock, president; Edmond Weil Mrs. Jacob Blaustein, Rev. F. De Sola Pool, Joseph M. Proskauer and Baron Alain de Rothschild. FRANK PARKER WINS PRESIDENCY OF ASUW For the first time in the his- tory of the University of Wash- ington, a Jewish youth will head its Associated Student body. Frank Parker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Parker, won in a landslide at the recent election for this always hard-fought-for post. Frank is a pre-med student, has an A average with a 3.92 point out of a possible 4, was vice-president of his sophomore class, president of the junior class, is a member of Oval, hon- orary for activities and grades, and is a popular member of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity. PROF. R. G. TYLER Professor Richard G. Tyler, pro- fessor of Sanitary Engineering at the University of Washington, will address a meeting of the Seattle Zionist District (ZOA) at Herzl Synagogue, in the Vestry Room, on Tuesday evening, May 12, at 8:15 p.m., Leo A. Meltzer, President of the District, announced today. Professor Tyler who has attained world-wide fame for his research and publications in public health, was a member of the UN Medical Teaching Mission to Israel in late 1952. He will show slides and pic- tures which he took in Israel at that time. He has been consultant for the National Resources Planning Board, has effected numerous engi- neering projects in various Euro- pean countries, and is known in this area for his studies of sewage and water resSurce problems. His most recent report was on air pol- lution problems of the Seattle area. "Professor Tyler's address will greatly interest the community," Mr. Meltzer stated, "not only be- cause of his professional qualifica- tions and his intimate knowledge of the people and problems of Is- rael, but also because he is a man of profound and liberal insight in social and political affairs. ZOA is indeed proud to present such an es- teemed friend to the community." The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited to come and bring their friends. There will be no solicitations. Premier of France Is Guelt Of AJC and American Friends Of Alliance Israelite Universelle Premier Rene Mayer of France was guest of honor at a private re- ception Wednesday, April 1, given by the American Friends of the Al- liance Israelite Universelle and the AJC in the Savoy-Plaza Hotel, New York. M. Mayer, who was on an of- ficial visit to the U.S. is a vice- president of the Alliance in France. Leading the small group who gath- ered to meet the Premier were Alan M. Stroock, president of the Amer- ican Friends of the Alliance, and AJC President Blaustein. A new postage stamp will be is- shed to commemorate the fifth an- niversary of the State of Israel. The stamp depicts five poppies--flowers whic h abound there. Appeal to.Men W er:: in Fund Drive "The Campaign is at its he. Now, let's finish the Men's Division assignr/ient. :' ::' . This was theappeal sounded ths week by Richard Weisfield, chairman of the Federated Jewish Fund's current drive and addressed to workers and contributors alike in the Men's Division. His call came as workers intensified their efforts. "Hundreds of prospect cards are in the hands of solicitors," Weisfield said. "Prospects must be contacted as quickly as pos- sible in order to conclude the men's section of the drive before the commencement of the Women's Division affairs and solicitations on May llth. "To do that requires the cooperation of solicitors and contrib- utors alike. Solicitors must see to it that they see their prospects as soon as possible---without delayand givers must cooperate by giving when they first are contacted, thus saving the time and effort of solicitors. "All solicitors in the Men's Division are requested to complete their cards by Friday, May 8th, and bring them to the Federated Jewish Fund Office between I1:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., at which time sandwiches and coffee will be served and your returns accepted. There will be no speeches on that day, so bring your completed cards, have lunch on us, and receive our thanks for a job well done," said Mr. Weisfield.