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eaLe Fuotic Lbray 00A00r'!iLt: L " ' NEXT EDITION ,=m Io:E.oEp_SE, 01V August 13, 1962 l,.J I r-- 000 , rH AV  = " " . E Deadline Aug. 6, 2 P.M. JULY 16, 1962  TAMUZ 14, 5722 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON VOLUME XXX, NUMBER 21 United Jewish Appeal Honors I Two Western Leaders in June ] Undoubtedly-- ,many well meaning Fund contributor00 In a surprise Ceremony held June 14, the Unitedlhav e justifiable reasons for telling a Fund Solicitor to Jewish Appeal presented the first "Man on the Go" "come back some other time," maybe at the end of the Awards to Joseph D. ShaRe of Los Angeles and to Ben- jamin H. Swig of San Francisco, who are both serving as Western Region Co-chairmen of the United Jewish Appeal, "in grateful recognition of their tireless efforts in the work of saving lives and building a better future for their fellow Jews in+ year when the balance sheet would determine the mood and the measure of giving.., without fully realizing the need for cooperating with the solicitor to enable him to get the job done.., so he can return to his own prob- lems, his own livelihood. The stock in trade of this Organization is a Contribu- Israel." The presentation was made by Rabbi Herbert A. Friedman, Executive Vice-Chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, at a luncheon meeting of top West Coast leaders held recently at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Mr. Swig also serves as UJA National Big Gifts Chairman and is a member of its Nation- al Campaign Cabinet. He is re- garded nationally as one of the most active and progressive philanthropic and communal leaders in America, serving 'Jewish and non-Jewish causes. Mr. ShaRe has held every important position--in the Los Angeles United Jewish Wel- fare Fund drive and serves as a member of the UJA National Campaign CabiNet/] He is also President of the Los Angeles Town Club. Both men have not only traveled throughout the West Coast area but throughout the country to visit innumerable communities, both large and small, in order to assist them in raising funds for their fel- low Jews in need the world over. At the luncheon, Mr. ShaRe wa unanimously elected to serve as President of the West Coast "Man oh the Go" Club. Mr. Swig was elected Honor- ary President: In accepting to serve, Mr. ShaRe pointed out that the success of the United Jewish" Appeal c a m p a i g n s throughout the West Coast: would depend to a very large degree on the active help and Participation of the club mem- bers. , The United Jewish Appeal i isthe major American agency aiding immigrants to Israel i and distressed Jews overseas. !|Day Camp Features Overnight Camping "No matter what the weather our Day Campers are always willing to make the trek to Denny Creek for a wonderful overnight c a m p i n g experi- ence," Mrs. Shirley Schneider, JCC Day Camp director ex- Plained in answer to parents' queries about s u d d e n rain- storms. "Our t r a in e d coun- selors are equipped to handle all situations, fi, om rain to bright sun. Besides our new tents make our inclement Weather program a snug one." With full enrolhnent for the first Session which has One raore week to go, the Day Camp staff is looking forward to as successful a second ses- sion. The second of the four week Sessions begins on Mon- day, July 23 and registrations .are being taken at the Jewish Community Center for the places still open. Day C a m p days begin when  the special bus, under the su'pervision of a counselor, picks the children up at a designated stop around Mne each morning from Mon- day through Friday. It endl When the same bus delivers the child to the waiting parent at the same stop. In between, there are hikes, nature study, swimming instruction, arts and crafts and a host of other acti- vities jn a healthful, outdoor atmosphere, to keep the chil- dren interested and busy throughout the day. Each week the children celebrate the com- ing of the Sabbath with an Oneg Shabbat. Fees for the four week ses- sion have been set at $50.00 per; child of Center members and $75i00 per child of non- rncmbers, To register, call the Day Camp office at MA 4-8431. Passes Away at 83 Nachem (Nate) Glesin, 83, died at a nursing home on June 24 following a long illness. A native of Russia; Mr. Gle- sin came to this country 42 Years ago and was a resident of Klamath Falls for 16 years. Ie was a member of Seattle Lodge No. 503 for more than 40 years and served as treas- Urer of the Seattle Federated Jewish Fund and Council for Several years. He was also a ember of the Masonic and cottish Rite bodies in Wash iagton, D.C. Survivors include his widow Olga; a son, Harry, of Seattle: isters, Mrs. Barbara Kamin: tein of Washington, D.C., and rs. Dora Levy of New York ity; a brother, Sam, of Santa tarbara; and four stepchildren, Vilma Hansen of San Pedro, larnev Simon of Salem, and _Louts'and Richard Simon of Portland. Thrift Shop To Move; Angel Ball Jan. 12 The Council of Jewish Wom- en's Thrift Shop will move on August 1 to a new location, at 83 Pine Street. At that time merchandise donated will be received and also pickups will begin by'the Thrift Shop truck. A loading zone with a delivery chute will make it easy for donors to bring wares to the shop. The Council of Jewish Wom- en offices will also be located in the new Thrift Shop. Concurrent with the an- nouncement of the new Thrift Shop comes the change in date of the Angel Ball. This will be held on Saturday, January 12, 1963, in the Grand Ballroom of the Olympic Hotel. Deadline for merchandise credits for the ball has been set at October 15. As always, $100 merchandise credit earns two tickets for the Angel Ball. GOLD CUP PARTY AUGUST 5 TO BENEFIT BETH AM Dr. and Mrs. Mortimer Ray- man and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schroeter have opened t h e i r homes for a Gold Cup Day party, on August 5, to benefit Temple Beth Am. The Raymans' home at 3230 Lakewood Avenue S., and the Schr0eters' at 3130 on the same street, are located just above the boulevard fr ontin g the starting line and provide prime viewing areas for the Gold Cup boat races on Lake Washing- ton. Since the houses are only a few doors apart, guests may freely move from one house to the other. A barbecue dinner will be served at the Raymans' at 3 o'clock. A bar will be open at both houses: There will be a guest fee do- nation of $5.00 per person. All proceeds will go to the Temple Beth Am Building Fund. Friends of Temple Beth Am as well as eager race-viewers are welcome. Reservations ma be made by mailing check to Temple Beth Am office, 3823 N.E. 75th Street, Seattle 15. tor's Pledge, his "Promise to Pay" X Dollars on given dates which, in turn, enables the Budget Committee of the Fund to make allocations and "Promise to Pay" some 75 Participating Agencies... enabling them to "cut the cloth to suit the pattern" . . . to arrange their program in line with anticipated income. Why should delay or holding up one pledge and the uncertainty of the amount thereof have any effect this procedure? The answer lies not in the delay of one pledgebut in the delay of one pledge multiplied by unknown numbers. Therefore, before saying to the solicitor "See me ome other time," stop and consider all of the related factors involved in the proposition. Doing so will point up the urgency of the situation and the need for prompt ction will replace procrastinationEventually, why not now ! SEATTLE FEDERATED JEWISH FUND AND COUNCIL Awards for First Session at Camp BenBow Given at July 5 Banquet At the banquet closing first Danny Schroeter, Charles session of Camp BenBow, on Thursday, July 5, awards for camp acivities were featured. Under the direction of Rob= err Steiger, waterfront direc- tor, the following American Red Cross certificates were given: Junior Life Saving-- Mike Aronson, John Benditt, Sidney Anne Weinstein; Inter- mediate Swimming--Kathy Cooper and David Hargrave; Swimmer's Card--Ron Droker, Sandra Grife, Barbara Green- berg and Margo Weiss; Ad- vanced Beginner's Card Helene Trotsky; Beginner's CardsLinda Benoun, Jeffrey Droker and Jaffa Kshensky. JCC swimming ribbons went to the following: Polliwog-- Gall Calve, Michael Grife Danny Schroeter and Sharon Simon; Fro g-- Alan Benditt Jonathan Droker and Karen Edelson. The Maccabiad, which en- compassed twenty events in swimming, waterfront activi- ties, field and track, was won by the following: Briana Ap- plebaumj-Michael' A r o n s o n ; Alan Benditt, Diana Berlatsky, Richard Brashen, Steven Bra- shen, Betty Calve, Gall Calve, Jeffrey Droker, Karen Edelson, Raymond Grife, David Har- grave, Linda Hargrave, Jaffa K s h e n sky, Judy Motulsky, Participate in Jonas Salk Day i::i:i:i::i:ii!iiiili: i: Mrs. Sam Slade, left, and Mrs. M. Bndd Rosenthal, vice resident and president of Greater Seattle Council B'nai B'rith omen, visiting with Dr. Jonas Salk during his recent visit to Scattle. Greater Seattle Council of B'nai B'rith Women were for- tunate in being invited to join civic leaders in honoring and paying tribute to Dr. Jonas Salk on his visit to Seattle on June 4, which was declared Dr. Jonas Salk day in Wash- ington, by Governor Albert D. Rosellini. "Ceremonies were held at the Science Building Pavilion at the Seattle World's Fair. At that time Mrs. M. Budd Rosenthal, president of Great- er Seattle Council B'nai B'rith Women, and Mrs. Sam Slade, vice president, met and talked HEBREW SCHOOL TO HAVEPARTY FOR NEW DESK FUND Mah jonggl cards and other games will be featured at a summer game night on Tues- day evening, July 24, at the Seattle Hebrew School, 25th and E. Columbia St. Home-baked p a s t r i e s, ice cream and coffee will be served from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. and the rest of the evening will be devoted to games. Proceeds will go to the school desk fund. The goal of the P-TA is to have all new desks by the time school starts in September. For reservations ($1.00), call Mrs. Meyer Twersky, EA 5-3206 or Mrs. Seb Jerusalmi, PA 3-4853. with Dr. Salk. They showed Dr. Salk a doll. replica of him- self, which will be added to the Dols for Democracy Col- lection, and explained the Doll program. The Dr. Jonas Salk doll had just been presented as a gift to the Overlake Chap- ter No. 917, by Mrs. Dave Senescu, immediate past pres- ident of that chapter. They also met Basil O'Con- her, National Director of the National Foundation, wire commended them for the part that B'nai B'rith Women have Sharin, Sidney Anne Weinstein and Jacqueline Zollshan. Winner of the first session Lester Berg Memorial Fishing Trophy was Jack Stretcher, !who caught the most croppies trout and. sunfish in a one and a half hour period. ! 'Contests only.add spice to our regular camping program,', according to Norman Levin, director of Camp BenBow. "We use them to engender f r i e n d 1 y, competitive spirit. For instance, in the Maccabiad there were ten winners from the girls and a like number from the boys. The competi: tion was for standards of ex- cellence, rather than competi- tion between individuals. The swimming awards are made for progress and we are fortu- nate in having one of the top waterfront directors in camp- ing today, for Bob Steiger has been licensed by the American Red cross to give water safety instructor certificates." There is a great emphasis on wa.terfront activity at Camp BenBow, along the 1,100 feet of lakefront on Lake Tanwax. In addition to intensive swim- ming, there is sailboating un- der Bob Spielholz and water- skiing under Ken Eisenstein, who assist Steiger in manag- ing the waterfront. Each of the older campers takes a trip to Mt. Rainier Na- tional Park, there is horseback riding at a nearby riding acad- emy and competent direction in arts and erafts nature lore, hiking, camp craft and the many things that go toward making a successful camping season. Third session of Camp Ben- Bow opens on July 29 and continues for the three weeks through August 17. Registra- tions for this period are now being taken at the Jewish Community Center. Fees are $115 per camper, Center mem- ber, and $125 per camper, non- member. In order to register your child, call the Camp Ben- Bow office, MA 4-8431. Heart Attack Fatal To Frank Newman, St. Frank L. Newman, Sr., long a prominent figure in motion picture industry circles in the Pacific Northwest, succumbed to a heart attack on July 5. He had served many years as a director of the Seattle Feder- ated Jewish Fund and Council and in 1948-49 served as cam- paign chairman. Mr. Newman was born in Newark, N. J., and came to Se- attle in 1932 from Los Angeles. He had retired from active business here in 1954. At that played and the help they have time he was president of Ever- given the Foundation over green Theaters Corp., a two- state theater chain with head- the years. Jewish Club Again Chooses Margret Lindsey as President quarters in Seattle. In 1925 he sold a string of nine theaters in Kansas City, Me., to Paramount. Then he operated Paramount the- aters on the West Coast, from 1929 until 1930, when he be- came general manager of War- ner Bros. theaters on the West Coast. Two years later he came to Seattle to operate the Ever- green th.eaters. Earlier in his career, he had interests in other theater operations in St. Louis and 1Vilwaukee. Mr. Newman was a Shriner, a member of B'nai B'rith, a Mrs. Margret Lindsey ha s been reelected president of the Jewish Club of Washington for the 1962-63 term. Serving with Mrs. Lindsey will be Henry Schocken, 1st vice president; Erwin Adler, 2nd vice president; Hanna Sherman, secretary; Max Eber- sohn, treasurer. Elected to the Board of Trus- former trustee of the Seattle t ......... ., .... - .....  Chamber of Commerce and a ,i r,, ,.,,,. o m n member of Temple De Hirsch, _r.oe, F ...... b-, Iloe Sa so ........ .. ;  .... + x;r, the washington Athletic Club and Glendale Country Club Ernest Jackson, Walter Kiks- man, Walter Meyer and Klaus I Survivors are his wife, Fan- Stern. hie; a son, Frank, Jr., both of The club's annual picnic will]Seattle; and a daughter, Mrs. take place Sunday, July 29, at Viola Berman, Beverly Hills, Lincoln Park, California. Arts and Crafts Fair at Bellevue Will Have Interesting Exhibits P'hoto by Don Normark SCULPTOR FOR THE TEMPLE DE HIRSCH, Prof. Charles Smith of the University of Washington, is seen with his prize-winning sculpture, "Fragment." The welded-metal sculpture won a purchase award last year at the annual Pacific Northwest Arts and . Crafts Fair. Like many other sculptors, minters and craftsmen all over e Northwestern States and Alaska, Prof. Charles Smith is getting ready to exhibit in the 16th annual Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, on July 27-29 in the Bellevue Square. Professor Smith, whose sculp- ture has been widely exhibited, executed "Menorah" on the ex- terior of Temple De Hirsch. This year's prizes will be the highest ever given in the 16- year history of the Fair. They will total $3,100, and will be divided equally between fine arts and crafts. A new craft research award of $500 will be gi,e n to a professional crafts- man for further study in new craft techniques. A new award will be given to an artist for a painting in t h e Hebrew  Christian tradi- tion. The award will be $25.00 for an artist in the profession- al division and $10.00 for an artist in the junior division. Sculpture, paintings, prints, drawings and crafts in every category w i 11 all be original r' and for sale. Last yea s sales at the Fair totaled more thn $2,400. Artists-in-action Will do por- traits in charcoal, pen-and-ink and pastels. They will also do pebble mosaics, wood-carving and finger-painting. In addi- tion, craftsmen will demon- strate pottery and weaving, i The second annual five-maRl invitational this year will in -i clude Nell Meitzler, Richard Gilkey, Doris Chase, Hazelle Moritz and Alden Mazon. INFORMATION ON GROSS FAMILY ASKED BY NEPHEW Information is being sought on the activities of Rudolph and Rose Ethal Gross, who came to Seattle from Germany about 52 years ago. Little is known by their family, now living in France, about their life in the United States except that they owned, but did not live in, a home on Lenora St. Mrs. Gross passed away in !946; Her husband, also known as Rube'Gross, died earlier. Information concerning the Grosses is being sought by a nephew, Henri Grass of France, who visited S e a t t I e recently and is now on his way to Israel. Anyone having any informa- Hadassah Offices In JCC Building seattle Chapter, Hadassah, moved into the Seattle Jewish Community Center building on July 1, occupying room 209. Telephone calls should be made to their number, MAin 2-2971. Hadassah joins the Feder- ated Jewish Fund and Council, The Transcript, Seattle Lodge #503, B'nai B'rith and the Israel Development Corpora- lion (Israel Bonds), as occu- pants of the JCC building. tieR regarding the couple may write The Transcript, Box 123, 1017 Fourth Avenue, Seattle 4. 1962 FEDERATED FUND CAMPAIGN NOTES GOAL-- REGULAR CAMPAIGN $3so,ooo.oo GOAL--UJ.A. SPECIAL RESCUE FUND $so,ooo.oo TOTAL GOAL-- $400,000.00 PLEDGED AT PRESS TIME--S292,000.00 SHORT OF GOAL, $108,000.00 ALSO SHORT OF MANPOWER TO REACH EVERYONE WHO SHOULD PAR- TICIPATE IN THIS IMPORTANT LIFE SAV- ING COMMUNITY EVENT. The Fund office is as near to you as ,our nearest mailbox-and for just four cents, Uncle Sam will pick up and deliver your check or pledge regardless of size. The programs of 75 agencies are helped or retarded, according to the success or failure of this campaign. Help Make It 'Success' FEDERATED JEWISH FUND & COUNCIL 1017 Fourth Ave. MAin 2-8213 Seattle 4 United Jewish Appeal Announces Midyear Cash Collections Of 10 Per Cent Greater Sum Than '61 NEW YORK, New York.--Orie of the highest mid- year cash totals achieved by the United Jewish AptJeal in the past decade, a sum of $36,240,00(), collected th.us far in 1962 against campaign pledges, was announced at the recent UJA National Cash Meeting in the Savoy Hilton Hotel. The sum is almost ten per cent higher than the total collected last NEW YEAR'S ISSUE OF TRANSCRIPT The Rosh Hashona edi- tion of The Transcript will have as its deadline for advertising September 10. Personal greetings should be sent in any time now ($5.00 charge) to The Transcript Office, 1017 Fourth Avenue. Out-of-Town Teens Descend on JCC During the week of Augusl 18 approximately 150 teen-age travelers from Jewish Commu- nity C e n t e r s in Milwaukee Wisconsin, Toledo, Ohio and Long Beach and San Diego, California, will be the guests of Seattle JCC teens. A com- mittee of Seattle teens, includ- ing Gall King, Jerri Tabbac Patti Gorlic, Linda Lewis and Sheila Sidell are doing the planning for the week. The visiting teens will be housed dormitory style at the Center, with some meals being served in the building. Other activities include two days at the fair, sight-seeing tours of Seattle, parties and mixers. A splash party has been arranged at the Orville Cohn home. The committee is requesting local teens to offer their cars for the sight-seeing tours and to act as hosts for the out-of- towners in the festivities at the Center. A1 DeJaen of the Seat- tle JCC staff is coordinating the local planning. A telephone call to him at MA 4-8431, with offers of hospitality, will be appreciated. HERZL RELIGIOUS SCHOOL OPEN FOR REGISTRATION The Herzl Conservative Con- gregation has begun its regis- tration of children for the com- ing school year, which begins after Labor Day. Religious School sessions are held in the main building at 172 20th Av- enue in Seattle and at the branch school in Bellevue. The Herzl School has a Nur- sery and Kindergarten, a Pri- mary School for 6 and 7 year olds and a Hebrew school for children 8 to 14. It also pro- vides a 3-year high school cur- 'iculum for graduates of the Hebrew school department. Membership is required for registration and attractive ar- rangements have been made to make it possible for young couples to enroll their chil- year at this time. UJA General Chairman Joseph Meyerhoff of Baltimore called the near-record sum, "a great midway victory in the ef- fort to keep our overseas pro- grams going in the face of the enormous pressure of rising Jewish immigration abroad." Israel D. Fink of" Minneapolis served as National Chairman of the Cash Drive. The meeting brought together 150 top American Jewish community leaders and campaign chair- men from all sections of the country. Calls for Sustained Effort C a 11 i n g on the .assembled leaders to sustain the cash momentum during the rest of the year, Mr. Meyerhoff de- clared that Israel's immigra- tion for the first five months of the year was "far heavier than for any comparable period in recent years. "The strain this has placed on the capacity of the people of Israel and the Jewish Agency to absorb these new- comers," he said, "can only be alleviated by cash and m or e cash. The heartening sum we have raised to date will go far toward eliminating h a 1 f w a y absorption measures forced re- cently by lack of funds and restoring a full measure re- settlement aid." Incomplete Housing Reporting on the "halfway measures" adopted by the Jewish Agency for Israel in the present situation, Dr. Lubin told of "partially com- pleted houses into which new- comers have been moving. And even these half-finished units are rapidly being used up, while Agency personnel are working round-the-clock, try- ing to cope with this and other absorption problems." 'YOur problems back up all the way to Europe," he went o). "A larger percentage than usual of the inunigrants com- ing through our transit facili- ties t h e r e are handicapped, causing new medical, s o c i a 1 and financial problems. T h e facilities themselves are flood- ed, and we have to ship people out ahnost as fast as they ar- rive. Only cash can get the Overall job done as it should be done." Newcomers Welcomed Ambassador Comay stressed the continuing determination of Israel's people to take in and productively a b s o r b all Jews who can and wish to enter the Jewish state, despite the hardships this might spell. Israel's citizens, he noted, are already furnishing two of every three dollars required to dren. speed immigrant reception and absorption, through taxes and The school is under the su- levies..In the face of this year's pervision of Dr. Abba Abrams, Rabbi of the Congregation and heightened i m m i g r a t i o n, Israel's citizens voluntarily ac- Cantor Joseph Frankel, Prin- cepted added tax burdens to cipal of the school. Harry J. meet expanded need. He urged C.ohen is president of the Con-the UJA leaders to keep up grgation and Albert Bienn is their cash efforts. chairman of its school board. a n JDC Affected Information reg" "di g regis- , |,finn ,nay obtai ed vl 1ho heavy increase in Jew L'a ...... ___a_ be n b - .,u;-,, . " .. fie EA -lish immigration is not confined a ..... s,; ..... ezl of c , . 4- . . 15gO to Israel, but s taking place ..... -  . !n France, as well, and,has put m m A ram. R. I tremendous pressures on the Ja 01r UI I prog rams of the Joint Distri-  bution Committee, Rabbi Jack Goldberg, 63, of 505 Friedman told the Jewish Boylston East, died of cancer July 5. Mr. Goldberg, a retired printer, was born in New York City and came to Seattle ten months ago from Los Angeles. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Weiss Goldberg. The family suggests that re- membrances be made to the City of Hope or the American Cancer Society. Cascade Chapter, B. B. Women, Plan Rummage Sale Soon Cascade Chapter, B'nai B'rith Women will have a rum- mage sale at 6407 Roosevelt Way on August 7 and 8. All proceeds from this fund rais- ing affair will be applied to- wards the many B'nai B'rith projects. Old clothing and household articles are needed. For pick- up call PA 3-5635 or LA 5-5478. Zionist District To ! Meet on August 7 The next meeting of the Se- attle Zionist District, ZOA, will be held at the Jewish Community Center on Tues- day, August 7. The meeting will begin with lunch at noon and will be followed by a busi- ness meeting and election of officers. Jewish current events will also be discussed. Members are invited to bring guests and out-of-town visitors will be especially welcome. RAPHAEL BEN JEKU- THIELHAKoHEN, an 18th century rabbi and Tahnudist who lived in 18th century Rus- sia, became head of the yeshiva of Minsk at the age of 20. He subsequently served as rabbi in Pinsk, Posen and Altona. (JTA) leaders. "At least 30,000 new Jewish arrivals have poured into France in the first five months of the year," the UJA Execu- tive head declared. "Added to the heavy Jewish refugee im- migration into France of 1961, they have brought the total to at least 50,000 new refugees." The French Government has been liberal in its assistance, and the French Jewish com- munity has stepped up its aid efforts, Rabbi Friedman told i the group. "Nonetheless JDC's relief rolls in Fr a n c e alone have soared to 38,000 persons twice what they were a few years ago," he said. He listed Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria as the sources of the immigra- tion. "Elsewhere in Europe, North Africa and the Middle E a s t, the JDC continues to cope with great problems of human re- habilitation a n d reconstruc- tion," he said. "At least half of the 600,000 Jewish men, women and children through- out the world who will be aid- ed this year by the funds raised by the United Jewish Appeal, will get that help through the Joint Distribution Committee. I t s imaginative, comprehensive s e r v i c e s in many fields have gone far to wipe out the despair and de- struction which was European Jewry's legacy from the Hit- ler years." Sol Esfeld is a member of the National Cash Committee. M o s e s Hadarshan, an llth century Bible commentator and head of a yeshiva in Narbonne, France, compiled a number of volumes of Haggadic interpre- tation of the Scriptures. His works were frequently quoted by Rashi and other Bible com- mentators. (JTA)