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PAGE TWO THE TRANSCRIPT December 15, 1947 Dee Seminar Explains Zionist Theories Since November' 2 of this year, the Seattle Zionist Council has been sponsoring an entirely new approach to the problem of dissemi- nating Zionism. This approach is not only new to Seattle, but to the entire Pacific Coast. For this rea- son, the Council feels the seminar should be of paramount importance to the Jewish community as a whole. This approach has been named the Seminary School of Zionist Studies and operates every other week with the next session to be held Sunday, December 28, at 2:30 p.m. The faculty is made up of Rabbi Samuel Horowitz, Dr. Ruth Levy, Dr. A. Lagawier, Mr. J. Ra- dinsky, Mrs. M. Patashnik, Mrs. S. Porush and Mr. F. Bergman. Stu- dent body consists of members, ranging from 16 to 60 years of age, of all the Zionist organizations in Seattle. The courses offered are He- brew Literature, History of Zion- ism, Modern Problems in Zionism, and Palestinian songs and dances. Mr. William Rosenblum, new Se- attle Youth Commission director explains: "The Jewish State is just a few months away from becoming a reality. As long as most of us can- not enter into the actual formation of the state, it would be most ap- propriate were we at least to learn of the problems they are facing, and the culture and cultural center they have built. The session on Decem- ber 28 in the Talmud Torah will .... definitely convince you that this new approach to Zionism is of ex- treme note and importance in an already active Pacific Coast Zionist movement." A Palestinian film will also be shown as an extra attraction at the December 28 session of the Seminar. Isaac A. Lurie, Pioneer, Passes Mr. Isaac A. Lurie, 78, passed away November 26 after a brief illness. Mr. Lurie, well known in Seattle, came to the Northwest in 1889 and engaged in the jewelry business from which he later re- tired. Mr. and Mrs. Lurie had cel- ebrated their 50th wedding anni- versary January 13, 1945. An active member of the Seattle community, Mr. Lurie was a charter member of Temple de Hirsch, Bi- kur Cholum synagogue and the Glendale Golf and Country club. He was an active member of the Zionist organization, the Talmud Torah, the B'nai B'rith and the Temple de Hirsch Men's Club. He was born in Lithuania. Surviving are his widow, Esther D. Lurie; a brother, Robert, Seattle; two daughters, Mrs. Harold L. Cow- an, Buffalo, N.Y., and Miss Elice Lurie, New York City; three grand- daughters, Mrs. Harry J. Lehman, Jr., Buffalo, and the Misses Har- riette Louise and Eugenie Cowan. Mrs. Blumenfeld Passes After Long Illness Mrs. Charles Blumenfeld, Seattle resident for 57 years, passed away after an illness of almost five years. She was 75 years of age. She was a native of Germany. Formerly active in charitable or- ganizations, Mrs. Blumenfeld was a charter member of the Ladies' Auxiliary of Temple de Hirsch and an honorary life member of the Jewish Welfare Society. She was the widow of Charles Blumenfeld. Surviving are two sons, Irwin, Seattle; and Herman, St. Louis; a daughter, Mrs. Zipora B. Zettler, Los Angeles; a brother, Max Freud- enberger, Seattle; three sisters, Mrs. Jacob Berkman, Mrs. J. S. Marcus- son and Mrs. Morris Pearl, of Se- attle; and four grandchildren. Fraternal Order To Have Annual Affair The fraternal order Sons of Israel's annual New Year's Eve cabaret dinner-dance will be held in the Seattle Talmud Torah, Wednesday, December 31. A kosher meal, an orchestra, and plenty of fun and favors for all who attend. Everything will be arranged for $5.00. For reservations call Pr. 5073. During the First Commonwealth the Hebrews had been ruled by kings; during the Second Com- monwealth, they were ruled by high priests. Fall Wedding Couple / / ) MR. AND MRS. RICHARD QUINT One of the loveliest of the Fall weddings took place in the Spanish Ballroom of the Olympic Hotel on November 23 at. eight o'clock when Miss Esther Golombeck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Golombeck became the bride of Mr. Richard Quint, nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rose. For the beautiful candlelight ceremony, performed by Rabbi Raphael Levine, the bride was at- tired in ivory satin with tight bod- ice and very full skirt, her veil descending into a long train from a coronet of seed pearls. Her bou- quet was of white orchids, lilies of the valley, and bridal roses, with long streamers of stephanotis. The maid of honor was her young vister, Miss Selma Golombeck who wore American Beauty velvet with cap sleeves and full draped skirt, and a coronet of pink roses and chrysanthemums matching her bou- quet. The bridesmaids, Miss Mari- lyn Quint, sister of the groom, Miss Eileen Lewis, Mrs. Shirley Hodes, and Miss Louise Lotzcar, wore identical dresses of dark green velvet with coronets and bouquets of gold-colored roses and chrysan- themums. Little Robert Bamberg, in a tuxedo, was the ring-bearer. The groom's best man was Mr Richard Rose, his cousin. The ush- ers, fraternity brothers of Mr Quint, were Messrs. David Horn- stein, Claire Silver, Herbert Levine Philip Robinson, Arnold Robbins and Marvin Lewis. Miss Marian Levine sang preced- ing the ceremony, accompanie.d by Mr. Samuel Goldfarb at the piano, and Miss Christine Johnson, vio- linist. Both the bride and groom attend- ed the University of Washington, where she was past president of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority and he was affiliated with Zeta Bet Tau fraternity. After a three-week motor trip to California, the young couple will reside in Seattle. Phi Siq Alums Discuss Philanthropic Project The regular monthly meeting of the Phi Sigma Sigma alumni group was held Tuesday evening, Decem- ber 9, at the home of Miss Harriet Bender with Mrs. June Cohn, presi- dent, presideing. The group discussed plans for the forthcoming national philanthropic project, which cares for rheumatic fever patients. A social hour fol- lowed. The American Red Cross last year recruited 2,564 nurses to aid in the fight against the polio epidemic. Workmen's Circle By HERBERT I. BERNS The regular Friday night social and cultural hour has been revived much to the delight of the mem- bers of the Workmen's Circle. Past nights have been euthusiastically received by both old and new mem- bers. At these meetings, various cultural aspects of Jewish life arc discussed, and problems of the day are ,brought up for ()pen discussion. Prominent speakers, both local and national, are invited to lecture. All members and their friends are in- vited to attend. On Saturday, December 191 the Workmen's Circle hall will resound to the joyousness of the annual Chanukah party. The affair will start about 8 'o'clock. As in past years, there will be Chanukah latkes for everybody, as well as plenty of other holiday food. All comers are promised a gala evening. Talmud Torah Has Introductory Tea The Seattle Hebrew Day School is sponsoring a tea on Monday, De- cember 22, at 2 o'clock in the Se- attle Talmud Torah, to show the community how the school func- tions and what it is accomplishing. The pupils of the school will pre- sent the program, showing by ex- amples of their work in English and Hebrew what they have achieved thus far. There will be a nurse present to care for tiny tots who accompany their mothers. Mrs. Benton Lippman, chairman on arrangements for the tea, issues a cordial invitation to attend to all those interested in seeing this suc- cessful solution to the problem of giving our children a satisfactory education in English and Hebrew by daily sessions from 9 to 3:30, a schedule which gives paramount consideration to the pupils' health and time for recreation. What the generation of scribes down to the age of Ezra had done for the Torah and some of the prophetic books, the generations of scribes after Ezra did for other books now included in the Bible. EMPLOYERS, BUSINESSMEN, HOUSEWIVES PlvMe list Job openings of any kind with the Washinglon Emigre Bureau SE. 5862 Hadassah I BY" MRS. HARRY S. BROWN Today's the day! Be sure to come h) the meeting--maybe you'll walk away wearing that gorgeous fur coat[ Even one of the wrist watches th.e copper-bottom pot and pan sets, the half-case of scotch or the matched luggage set is well worth having. Your ticket is as lucky as the next person's. We want you to re- member that the money you are donating on these .tickets goes to- wards the Youth Aliyah quota. Funds are needed desperately to bring into Palestine the 30,000 child- ren recommended by the United Nations. The tea hour at 12:30 will open the meeting and as a special guest, we will have Ruth Ludwin, national Junior Hadassah vice president, who has just returned from Pal- sti ne. Make it a point to attend. Inci- dentally, there are plenty of tickets left if you want to make Youth Aliyah donations and perhaps be one of the lucky few. We'll be see- ing you this noon! Mrs. Matthew Weissman and Mrs Harry Pass, co-chairmen, have done a terrific job on this committee and deserve your utmost cooperation. Betrothed MISS LELLY BENEZRA The betrothal of Miss Lelly Be- nezra, daughter of Mrs. Leon J. Be- nezra and the late Mr. Benezra, to Dr. Samuel A. Cordova, son of Mr. and Mrs. Asher Cordova, Los An- geles, was revealed at a family sup- per given by her sister, Mrs. Bene- dict Cohn. Miss Bcnezra is studying music in southern California and has sung with the Civic Light Opera Co. of Los Angeles. She has also appeared in concert. Dr. Cordova is a graduate of the New Fraternity Has Varied Activities The first annual formal pledge dance of Alpha Epsilon Pi honored the following pledges: Jarold Feder- man, Ray Galante, Arnorld Koppel, Julius Kovton, Sidney Lanier, Jake Pih, Art Raphalowitz, Howard Singer, Eric Stork, Ray Trieger, and Thi Dave Baroh. The pledges presented Mess; a humorous skit during intermis- Tran sion. shoul, The Alpha Epsilon Pi Mothers' to t Club has been organized and Wied elected Mrs. A. Kotkins to serve to al as president for the year. The B'nai mothers organization is investi- munil gating the possibilities of additional ray ir furniture for the house, uary , Alpha Epstlon Pi fraternity has to de sent out an invitation to Herbert buildi Kohn, who intends to come to the and h University on a Hillel scholarship have from Hungary, and will be accom- Perse, modated at the chapter house, has r A Chanukah party, including an lighte exchange of presents by everyone have was held last week with all mere- Whi bers enjoying the professional en- chair, tertainment presented. B'rith ize th Such Untru, Who When office. Michael Campbell Wax created quite a commotion at Swedish Hos- pital November 6, when he was born. The new son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Wax, 7205 28th N. E., found quite a delegation waiting for his arrival. Among those present, aside from his parents, were Mr. and Mrs. Her- man Willens, his maternal grand- )arents, who came up from Los An- geles to be present at the birth of their first grandchild, and his pa- ternal grandmother, Mrs. I. Matz- ger, also of Los Angeles, who was here at that time. Young Michael also has four great-grandparents, on his mother's side, who eagerly awaited the stork's tidings. Dr. and Mrs. J. M. Key of San Francisco are receiving congratula- tions upon the birth of their second child, Jeffrey Michael, on Nove,n- ber 17. He is being welcomed, too, by his three and a half year old sister, Jacquelyn Marcia. Mrs. Key is the former Jeanne Moises of Seattle. For several years the remnants of the Maccabean army maintained themselves in the hills and wild places in the eastern part of the country and across the Jordan. With Jonathan as leader, they were the terror of Judea's Hellenizing party and its Syrian allies. WANT ADS FOR RENT--Nicely furnished room with view. 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Mrs. Archie Katz attended to house preparations; Mrs. Daniel Narodick, hospitality; Mrs. Ted Abeles, table decorations and favors; Mrs. Sam Rotenberg, refreshments; Mesdames Herbert Hochfeld and Simon Hurwitz, gifts; Mrs. Herbert Arnstein, pictures Mrs. Phil Kaplan, R.S.V.Ps; and Mrs. Henry Kotkins, publicity and music. BONNEY-WATSON CO. L E Drummoy, Pres. FUNERAL DIRECTORS "Beautiful Things Need Not Be Costly" 1702 Broadway EAst 0013 Seattle middle-aged person. Nice surround- ings. Room and board. Call Ea. 8013. # If you are you will appreci- ate someone having donat- ed his blood for you at the King County Central Blood Bank, Madison at Terry Hours: Monday and Thurs- day 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Other days (except Sundays) 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. LIPMAN & ESFELD INSURANCE 401 Smith Tower MAin 2840 Morion Pinch A.J. 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