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DECEMBER 9, 1957 -- KISLEV 30, 5718 00than Feinberg To Be Chairman 1958 Federated Fund Campaign Heib Photo hown above receiving the Alfred Shemanski Award for out- .taBling service in the current campaign from Harold I. Poll, presi- *ehl of the Fund (right) is Nathan Feinbcrg, who will again be ,r, Paign Chairman. . lYathan Feinberg, prominent business man and active  all Jewish communal affairs, has accepted the chairman- qip of the 1958 campaign of the Seattle Federated Jewish aad and Council, it was announced by Harold I. Poll, t'reSldent, at the recent annual meeting of the Fund. • The 1957 campaign results exceeded those for 1956 and r. Feinberg indicated that this was the result of the coop- atioa received from individual workers, both men and 1: - during the campaign. "We could have raised a ;rger sum if more workers were involved and it is hoped at everyone who realizes the tremendous needs of our ,religionists throughout the world will join in the 1958 lraPaign ia helping o raiso :the largest possiblesumta 'Viate this distress and tremendous need," Feinberg said. , ts. Harry S. Brown, who has ved as Chairman of the Wom- m.e =_ s_..|_. | , s Division of the Campaign utspute :)ernea ae past two years, received JERUSALEM: Israel and Jor- signifying the commu- dan this week patched up their appreciation for her serv- ida°!, EsfeM presented the Pres- pnts Certificate to Harold I. i: ll for services performed dur- ing the year 1957_ aaual messages were deliv- ebY Nathan Feinberg, Archie  a.atz, Community C o u n c i 1 _mraittee, Herman K e i s 1 e r, pr,aSUrer, Sam W. Tarhis, Bud- . Committee and Harold I. th^ L' lresident. Extracts from itl e messages will be printed eri.Uture issues of the Trans- I he Nominating Committee, le:,ed by Albert M. Franco, pre- 1 ecl a slate of nominees for t d and Budget Committee iers and indicated that the ,, -ees for officers would be t,*itted at the next meeting of  ltoard of Directors for their lroval. - Ju r. F r a n c o announced that %;t M. Friedlander has ac- t ed the position of vice-chair- - of the 1958 Campaign. , IL AVIV (JTA)--The Weiz-  Institute of Science at Re- " VOth  r and the Umted States Air Vidl ce have signed a contraet pro- '%g for the Israeli research tl%.ter to initiate certain studies %tng With the chemical appli- - ,'.q' O  a_ • nuclear magnetic phe- %%aa, it was announced this dispute over shipment of supplies to Israel's Mount Scopus enclave inside Jordanian territory. It was announced agreement was reached to permit Israel to re- sume truck convoys to the en- clave near Jerusalem. It was another victory for United Nations Secretary Gen- eral Dag Hamm'arskjold, who has had conferences with Israeli leaders in Jerusalem, flew to Amman for a second round of talks with Jordanian leaders, and returned to Jerusalem for final talks with Israeli Premier David Ben Gurion on the Mount Scopus dispute. Ben-Gurion, in obvious good humor, announced "the convoy dispute has been settled." Two mai.ant -.-- 327-Broadway North SEATTLE, WASHINGTON weeks ago, the regular Israeli truck convoy was barred by the Jordanians who charged that the nine drums of gasoline included in the supplies were to be used to help fortify the enclave which embraces the Hebrew University and the Hadassah llospital, in violation of the armistice agree- ment. The Israelis denied the charge. OTTAWA (JTA)--Prime Min- ister John Diefenbaker refused this week to answer a query in Parliament whether the govern- ment would remove barriers to the shipment of Canadian arms to Israel. VOLUME XXVI, NUMBER 6 Testimonial To Sam W. Tarshis Seattle Lodge No. 503, B'nai B'rith, will honor Sam W. Tar- shis, President of District Grand J Lodge No. 4, at a community-J I wide dinner to be held Sunday I evening, December 15th, at the I Olympic Hotel, with cocktails be-[ ginning at 6:30 and dinner served [ at 7:00. Mr. Tarshis' honesty of purpose for Jewish causes and his en- thusiasm for progressive living Judaism has been recognized by B'nai B'rith in his appointment to national as well as local and re- gional committees. A member of B'nai B'rith for 30 years, he went through the chairs of Seattle Lodge, becoming its President in. 1952. He then served for a period of three years on the Executive Board of the District Grand Lodge, was elected 3rd Vice Pres- ident and at the convention in San Francisco in July, 1957, he w.as installed as President of Dis- To Be Honored December 15 triet Grand Lodge No. 4. He served as Chairman of the North- ern Regional Board of ADL for a period of four years• His local and district work was recognized na- tionally by his appointment as a member of the Board of Gover- nors of the Supreme Lodge and the national ADL Commissioner• i Merle Cohn, General Chair- man, 1)as appointed Bob Fried- man, a young man of unusual tal- ent, to be in charge of the Pro- gram Committee. Bob is hard at work preparing a program that will be unique and unusual. If you would like to pay tribute to a man richly deserving of this honor and at the' same time wit- ness a novel program; different interesting and stimumting, then your ,presence at this dinner is a "must•" The devotion and dedication of Mr. Tarshis to community service has been nationally recognized by his appointment to membership on national boards of many agen- cies. His loyalty, sincerity and :ability, as well as a passion for right, is recognized by everyone who knows him. He serves with zeal and enthusiasm and gives willingly and unselfishly of his time and effort to serve his com- munity and his people without thought of financial gain or ma- terial reward. Reservations may be made by calling the B'nai B'rith office at Main 1501. The cost of the dinner is $7.50 per plate, including cock- tails. Noted Couple To Speak at JNF ' Chanukah Festival December 22 Professor and Mrs. Walter Clay Lowdermilk The ainual Chanukah Festival of the Jewish National Fund • will take place on Sunday, December 22, in the Olympic Bowl of the Olympic Hotel at 8:15 p.m., with Prof. and Mrs. Walter Clay Lowdermilk as honored guests it has been announced by 'Leo Meltzer, general chairman. Professor Lowdermilk is one of the world's greatest authorities on soil conservation and land reclamation• He has been consultant to Presidents Truman, Roosevelt, and Hoover, as well as to the ' U.S. Department of State. Re- cently retired as the head of the Department of Agricultural Engi- neering at the Institute of Tech- nology at Haifa, Israel, Professor Lowdermilk directed the vast land reclamation program in Israel and is the autlr of the Jordan Valley Authority Plan. During his stay in Israel Profes- sor Lowdermilk worked in very close association with the Karen Kayemeth Leisrael (Jewish Na. tional Fund), the worldwide in- strument of the Jewish people for the edemption, reclamation and development of the land in Israel. Mrs. Lowdermilk, a great hu- manitarian in her own right, will accompany her husband. The daughter of a minister, she has a deep religious feeling that the re- birth of Israel is carrying out the Biblical prophecy. She is an elo- quent speaker, and a dedicated worker for the Jewish state, and has become a noted hostess and gool-will ambassador for Israel. Refreshments will be served after the program. Tickets at $2 each, may be obtained from any of the Zionist affiIiated organiza- tions or by calling Mr. M. N. Ketzlach at El. 6231. STOCKHOLDERS OF AMPAL TO HEAR REPORTS FROM ISRAEL INDUSTRIALISTS Col. John Furman, now manag- ing director of the Israel-Amer- ican I n d u s t r i al Development Bank, and a former major in the British Army, who participated actively in the Israel War of Lib- eration, will speak at the six- teenth annual stockholders' meet- ing of the American Israel Cor- poration to be held on Tuesday, December 10 at 8:15 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center, 1916V 4th Ave., it has been announced by Sol Esfeld and Max A. Silver. Mr. Abraham Dickenstein, President of Ampal (American Israel Corporation) will also be present to give a report to the stockholders on the progress of the corporation and its invest- ments in Israel. Mr. Dickenstein, Mrs. Anna Dolgoff A special award in the f0rm of an inscription in the Golden Book will be presented to Mrs. Anna Dolgoff, 3402 E. John St., for her devoted work and dedicated service to the program and ac- tivities of the Jewish National Fund. ORT Gets Wise Award NEW YORK: The American Or- g a n i z a t i o n for Rehabilitation Through Training (ORT), re- ceived the 1956 Stephen Wise Award last week for outstand- ing service to the welfare of Jews throughout the world. The American Jewish Con- gress made the presentation at a ceremony held at the Stephen Wise Congress House m this city. marking his 15th year as presi- dent of Ampal, is a magnetic speaker and an economist of note, thoroughly familiar with the so- cial and economic conditions in Israel. A "documentary film, "The Am- pal Story," will be shown, por- traying the industrial and agri- cultural projects in Israel. The community is cordially m- cited to attend, state Esfeld and Silver. Mr. M. N. Ketzlach is the 'local representative for Ampal. "Seattle's Oldest Quality Cleaners" Plant -:- 2947 I:astlake Avenue -. 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