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r 9, ber 9, + 1957 THE TRANSCRIPT Page Five )ny, the e Nots " )uple B e, .attle, . n Ha WBIj' unwel'. Mr. ga. de of t] on SchO . Of HonorSr le stude ' Pharr" is a me: Pi frate nkL. Weil, Jewish Leader, at Age 63 YORK--Frank Leopold a lawyer, and leader in charitable and religious died last week at his here at the age of 63. Last Mr. Well was elected of the board of gay- of the Hebrew Union Col- Institute of Religion. A former member of the arid- State Commission Against arian, Mr. Well was ap- last month by Governor as chairman and one the three public members of a COmmittee to consider "pro- losed changes and improve- in the state law covering union welfare funds. .:' IIe had been active in the de- Velopment of Brandeis Univer- +Sity in Waltham, Mass., and was recent chairman of the Brand- University Fellows. lWr. Well served as president the National Jewish Welfare from 1940 to 1950, and was a founder, former vice-presi- and'a director of the usa. had also been a vice-presi- the Boy Scouts of Amer- 'e Born in New York, on March ,, 1894, he graduated from Co- rabia University in 1915, and .received his law degree there 111 1917. Surviving besides his wife, are three sons, John William, Thom- Alexander an d Peter Henry ' Well. 00/IIillman Prize to il00Iinorily Groups ClIICAGO: Senator Douglas, Oernocrat of Illinois, accepted the Itaaual $1,000 S i d n e y Hillman &Ward for Meritorious Public SerVice, and immediately do- iated it to minority and welfare roups .... :_ One-half of the cash award DOuglas said, "is to go to the i,egal defense fund of the Na- tional Association for the Ad- ',ancement of Colored People." "he remaining half is to be lVided into' three equal parts, .going respectively to the Amer- an Friends Service Committee t r its work-camp projects; to i 're Catholic Council on Work- *g Life, and to the American ueWish Committee." . I Pha award, a memorial to the te Sidney who for Hiilman, was taaaY years head of the Amalga- ated Clothing. Workers of erica, was presented Douglas Y Jacob S. Potosky, Hillman's SOeeessor as the union's presi- deal "Board Faces The Temple" To Be Meeting Theme The first of a series of congre- gational meetings with the theme "The Board Faces the Temple" will be held at Temple Beth Am on Friday evening, Dec. 13, The meeting will be held following the regular Sabbath eve service. Activities and problems of the Temple will be discussed at the meeting, with all Board members ready to answer questions from the membership at large. "This meeting is typical of our operation of Temple Beth Am, with the entire membership tak- ing part in Temple planning," Ludwig Lobe, president, said in announcing the meeting. Two new committees have re- cently been appointed by the Temple board, one to begin search for a site for a permanent building, and the other to plan the growth of the Temple for the next five years. Bert Arensberg heads the real estate committee and Mark Litchman, Jr., is chair- man of the Advance Planning Committee. A social event scheduled for the Temple this month is the an- nual Chanuka "latke" party on Friday evening, Dec. 20. The party will feature .home-made Chanuka "latkes" and will be held following services. Pearl Barrat is chairman of the affair with Tom Sussman "chief chef" in charge 9f making the "latkes." CHANUKAH WORKSHOP AT TEMPLE DEHIRSCH The Temple De Hirsch Sister- hood has planned a Chanukah Workshop for members of the community who are interested in making their homes more mean- ingful for Chanukah. Many in- teresting supplies and ideas are available. The Chanukah Workshop mem- bers will be available to all who wish this service at the Temple Center on Monday, December 9, and Friday, December 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Bring a sandwich and coffee will be served. Those interested should call Mrs. Sidney Copeland, at Fi. )429 or Mrs. Samuel J, Minkove at Ve. 1787. Everyone is invited, says the committee in charge. As a further service to the community, the Judaica Gift and Book Shop will be open Mon- day through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and on Sunday morning from 10 to 12 noon, where there is a complete selec- tion of Chanukah supplies and gifts. NEW YORK (JTA)--Dr. Pink- has Churgin, founder and presi- dent of Bar-Ilan University in Israel, dled here last week at the _ A new cold roilin mill is to be age of 63 after treatment for a ' t up in Israel as gsubsidiary of stomach ailment. A professor of  aSolar Steel Corporation" of Jewish history at Yeshiva Uni, eveland, one of the largest varsity for 35 years and Dean of s in its line in the U,S.A. the University's Teachers Insti- ,?e Corporation is providingpart Lute for most of that time, he was . the capital and. 11 the know- a former president of the Mizra- OW.. , , 437 White-Henry-Stuart Bldg. Seattle+ Wash. 'MA: 3063' g i , Community Center News Dr. Frank G. Williston, Profes- sor of Far East History at the : : University of Washing- ton will serve as consultant at the opening of the new Current Event Series spon- sored by the Jewish Com- munity Center Education Committee on Thursday eve- ning, December 12, at 8:0 p.m. Dr. Williston recently returned to the University after two years in Thailand, where he served as Executive Director of the Ful- bright Foundation in Bangkok. The Current Event Series is designed for active participation by those in attendance, and it is the hope of the committee that discussion will be general, and that Dr. Williston will be able to guide the group so that informa- tion on the vital area of the Far East can be shared by all those present. Other sessions on this Current Event Series will be on, "Inside Europe, Inside Israel and Inside Russia." In order to help cover the cost of the program there will be a charge of 50 cents per person or $1.50 for all sessions for members. Non-members charge will be $1 per person. All funds will be used to further the Current Affairs program. Winter Fun*Ti+me:---- A specially planned Junior Program for ages! 6 through 12, for December 23 through 27 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. will include field trips, roller skating, talent show, arts and crafts, bowling plus a few sur- prises. The highlight of the four fun:days will be a trip to the Cin- erama film, "Seven Wonders of the World." A trained Center counselor will be in charge of each small group of children. Registration fee is $5 for paid up Center members and $7.50 for non-members. The fee includes all cost of materials, milk, juices and transportation for all fun- time events. Due to limited facili- ties only 100 children can be accepted. Fees must be paid by December 13. Register by calling the Center, Se. 8431. The Winter Fun Time program is supervised and arranged by Mrs. Mildred Lurid, Center staff group worker, assisted by Mrs. Natalie Blue- stone. The C h a n u k a h Candlelight Dance is scheduled for Saturday, December 14 at 9 p.m. at the Cen- ter. Dancing will be to Alex Goldman's Bahd, and traditional Chanukah refreshments will be served. The Center Social Committee cordially invites all.adults to at- tend. Admission is $1 for Center members and .$1.50 for non-mem- bers. Reservations may be made by calling theCenter, Se. 8431. Y.A.P.C. Dinner Dance to take place at the Center on December Chanukah Music To Be Featured At Community Center Wednesday (Left to right): Cantor Norman Migdal, Herzl Congregation; Rabbi Joseph Wagner of Herzl, .and Cantor Samuel Benaroya of Sephardic Bikur Cholim. "Two Roads to Chanukah in Story and Song," is the title of the program for the public meeting of the Seattle Jewish Music Forum which will take place on Wednes- Mrs. Ida Zellkovsky-Green day evening, December 11 at fhe Jewish Community center at 8:15 p.m. Participants will be Rabbi Solomon Maimon and Cantor Samuel Benaroya of the Sephar- dic B ik u r Cholim Synagogue; Rabbi Joseph Wagner and Cantor Norman Midgal of Herzl Congre- gation; Mrs. Ida Zelikovsky. Cantor Joseph Frankel Green, piano soloist and Goldie M. Jaffe, accompanist. Cantor Jo- seph Frankel will be the modera- tor. This will be the first time that tle general public will have the opportunity to compare Sephardic and Ashkenazic Chanukah ritual and music. A cordial invitation is extended to the entire Seattle Jewish com- munity to enjoy this unique event. Community singing of Chanukah folk songs and a social hour will conclude the evening. EVERGREEN CHAPTER "AMERICAN MEDICAL CENTER The next regular meeting of Evergreen Chapter of the Amer- ican Medical Center (JCRS) will be held on Tuesday evening, De- cember 10 at 8 p.m. at Ilospltality House, 606 Summit North. Election of officers will take place. Nominated are the follow- lag: president, Mrs. Dan Edelson; vice-presidents, Mrs. James Ro- senbaum for membership and Mrs. Lou Morris for donors; ear- responding secretary, Mrs. Mike i Adelson; r e c o r d i n g secretary, Mrs. Nate Prupis; financial secre- tary, Mrs. Harry Mutcheler; treasurer, Mrs. Jack Arnold, counselor, Mrs. Lou Morris. LONDON (JTA)--Maj. Gen. E. L. M. Burns, commander of the United Nations Emergency Force, declared last week on the. first anniversary of UNEF's arrival in Egypt, that an international po- lice force must remain stationed between Israel and Egypt indefi- nitely. NEW YORK (JTA).--Senator Wayne Morse of Oregon declared last week that Israel, in its ten years of existence, "has given the world eloquent testimony of its love and need for peace." He addressed more than 400 labor and management leaders at an Israel Bond dinner. Patronize Transcript Advertisers 21 will have as its theme ..................................................................... "Around the World from 9 to 1," ' and costumes and decor from the follbwing countries will set the mood for the evening: Japan, Spain, Switzerland, France, Is- rael and Hawaii. Although cos- tumes are optional, r the committee urges you to join the fun and spirit of the occasion and wear a Costume of your choice. A full-course buffet dinner will be served at midnight in a candle- light setting. Tickets are now available at $5 per i couple. ' Limited space makes advance reservations nec- rY. all : T d, Rosenble, rmah at Se. 3444 for reserya- tlOns; or'Bob Levlne; Ra. 770 or PI. 5117 or the Center, Se. 8431. GENEVA (JTA) --The aRT will soon b e g f'n an education program for deaf-mute children in the ghettoes 0f Nortl Africa! the World aRT Union announced this .week. There is an unusuall ,high proportion of deaf mutes. A Thoughtful Chanukah Gift Handy THE TRANSCRIPT Subscription Seaboard Building Blank , Seattle 1, Washington Please enter the following subscriptions for which I enclose ............................................ Name ..................................................................... [...' ............................ ................ "Address ..................... ................................................................................................ Name ........................................................................................................... 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