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" THE TRANCRIPT M6ndy, December 12, 1960 , . SYLVIA CATER. Editor Appeal which arranged the conference, deserves great credit for starting this unique program of developing potential newS.D: C. leadership... Similar action is now being taken by the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds in various local Jewish communities. :3 :: :3 .," .... Management Committee Arc?de S Katz, Chairman; Samuel G Holcenberg. Sam ProtOns; .... J.D.C. RECORD: The history of the Joint Distribution Roy G. Roscnthal, Alfred Shyman, Mrs. William Weinstein. Committee is part and parcel of the history of the Jewish office Hours: Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday thru Friday, 9 a.m to 1 pm. people throughout the world since World War I... There is (except on press day) practically no country in the world where the J. D. C. has 727 Seaboard Bldg. Phone MAin 4-0136 Seattle 1, Washington not left its mark in aiding Jews . . The appearance now Issued Semi-Monthly (excepting July-August, with one edition) of a book bringing into light the major activities of the Entered as second-class matter July 7, 1949, at the Post Office at J., C, in the past 45 yearssome of them most critical Seattle, Washington, under Act of March 3, i870 years in the history of Jewry--will therefore be greatly 2s UNWERSITY PRINTING CO. Welcomed .. The book, written by Herbert Agar, one of America's most prominent historians and winner of the HADASSAH NEWS TRIBUTE TO HENRIETTA SZOLD All groups in Seattle Chapter Hadassah will this month com- memorate the 100th anniversary of Henrietta Szold's birth It is especially fitting that her birth- day should fall in the month of December, Youth Aliyah month in Hadassah. Henrietta Szold was already in the twilight of her life when she recognized the urgent need to bring Jewish children home to Israel from the dark places of the world She devoted her re- maining years to organizing the I Linda Kaplan November Bride Evening Branch of C,J.W. Will Have Chanukah Party The annual Chanukah Party ,of the Evening Branch, Seattle Section, National Council of Jewish Women, will be held at 8:00 p.m. on December 12 at the !home of Mrs. Jacob Young, 112 10th Avenue North. Highlight of the evening will be the showing of the film "A Small Triumph" for which Phil- ip Posner, area director of the Jewish Welfare Board has con- sented to act as projectionist Mr. Posner and his wife will be I Between You and Me By BORIS SMOLAR (Copyright, 1960, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Inc.) U.J.A. EXPERIMENT: Those who advance doubts about the future of Judaism in this country should have attended the first national conference of young Jewish community leaders from all parts of the country which was held in New York... Their pessimism would have evaporated as they listened to the discussions conducted at tnis conference by young delegates, each of whom has made his mark as a leader in his local community... None of the 225 delegates was older than 35 years, and it was therefore most interesting to observe how the "young blood" in organized American Jewish life reacted to Tart-' ous problems concerning Jews in overseas countries... It was refreshing to see how eagerly these young :Jewish men and women, some of whom are second generation American-born, were listening to the experiences in Jewish leadership related by Edward M. M. Warburg, Philip M. Klutznick, Dewey D. Stone, Herbert A. Friedman and others.. There was an atmosphere of really lively interest in the questions which these young leaders asked during the sessions at the three-day conference... And it was very encouraging to witness the fact that the future of American Jewish communal life is well secured through a growing generation of leadership which is strongly Jew- ish conscious and at the same time thoroughly American minded... Only two years ago, the father of one of the young delegates attending the conference expressed his doubt to me whether his children would be as interested in Jewish communal affairs as he was...A "big giver" to Jewish philanthropic causes and one of the most promi- nent Jews in a large Jewish community, outside of New York, he wanted his children very much to follow in his footsteps, but was not certain that this would be the case... He would have enjoyed it no end to hear one of his sons talking convincingly at the young leadership parley about the responsibilities of the young American Jewish generation toward Israel and Jews in need in other overseas countries... And it would have been even a greater joy to him to hear his son telling me later pri- vately that it was high time for the older generation of Jewish leadership in this country to make room for young men like himself in their ranks... The United Jewish Hanukah Greetings ST. VINCENT de PAUL 1001. Fairview North MAin 3-1492 SEATTLE RAIHIER 60 LANE5 rOFriendliest in the West" COMPLETE RESTAURANT Facilities JUNIOR BOWLING SATURDAY 9 A.M. 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The author, a I, zrm, any underestimation oi non-Jew, displpys a deep perception of the Jewish tragedY[acerSelaeDUnenrnig ao;lar r in Europe in his account of Jewish survival made possible lrelati0nshi p to the Jewish peD- ro a very great extent by J.D.C. aid... He relates simplyiple During her lifetime she but impressively the brave effort financed by American/would again and again shift the Jews to help Jews everywhere throughout the world...]focus of those who knehw e her In one volume he manages to tell brilliantly the story ofland admired her, from erself what the J.D.C. has done since 1914, for Jews in manvlto Hadassah and the great work lands, under most difficult circumstances... As an his-I Hadassahi was doing Hers was torian, he dug into facts behind the J. D. C. work which a deeply moral approach which could not have been revealed at the time they too k place. Some of these facts brought out by Mr. Agar are new even to "old timers" who have been following the J. D. C. work with admiration for what the organization is doing. They shed much light on the important role which the J. D. C. has played at various times in numerous compli- cated situations when the question of aiding or rescuing Jews has arisen. DRAMATIC FACTS: A good part of Mr. Agar's book is, naturally, devoted to the rescue work done by the 3. D. C. during the Nazi period... He reveals how several million dollars have been parachuted by the J. D. C. into the Warsaw Ghetto... He also tells the dramatic story of how the J. D. C. sent $60,000 by prachute into Nazi-occu- pied Belgium... He brings out in detail the "behind the scene" story of how J. D. C. aid was smuggled into Hun- gary, Slovakia and other Nazi-held countries from Switzer- land... He relates hitherto unknown facts of how the J. D. C. helped 14,000 Jews in Shanghai to reach Palestine and how tens of thousands of Polish Jews were reached with relief by the J. D. C. in Russia during the war years via Teheran...Mr. Agar has no compliments for England when he traces the role of West European governments in helping to save Jews from Nazi hands... But he has much praise for France, Belgium, Holland, Norway, Fin- land, Denmark and Sweden... And he describes the noble stand taken by King Christian of Nazi-occupied Denmark who, in standing up for the Jews in his rcountry, warned the Germans that he would move from his palace 'into the Jewish ghetto if the Nazi authorities insisted on establish- ing a ghetto for the Danish Jews... He also warned that he would be proud to wear the Star of David, if Jews in Denmark were ordered by the Nazis to wear it... Most dramatic and revealing is the story of a Capuchin monk in France, Father Marie-Benoit, who set up in the cellar of his monastery a factory for forged documents which made Jews into "Aryans" and produced for them pass- ports, identificaton cards and even food-ration cards. The Gestapo knew all about this priest, and killed most of his co-workers, but never caught the monk himself who was revered in France as "Father of the Jews"... Mr. Agar, in "The Saving Remnant," thus pays tribute not only to the humanitarian work done by American Jewry through the J.D. C,, but also to non-Jews who stood by the Jewish people--many of them at the risk of their lives --during the darkest years in,modern Jewish history. Federated Fund President Gives His Annual Report (Continued from Page 1) has been published by the Uni- versity Printing Company. The format and content has been greatly improved and our Ad- ministrative C o m m i t t e e has worked very closely with the publisher so that we believe we have a good Anglo-Jewish paper carrying local, national and in- ternational news of interest to our entire Jewish Community. We wish to thank Mr. Roy G. t chairman of a special committee of attorneys, with Mr. Ernest Steifel, CPA., as consultant, and they recommended the change from an association to a cor- poration. This committee de- serves our thanks as it required seve/-al meetings and much work to accomplish the change. No one can say whether or not there Wi!l be headlines in 1961. But the fact that more than half a million men, women and children still look to us for vital aid which they can receive from no other source should repre- sent a most urgent emergency for all of us. A major aim, /gain, is to shrink the area of unmet immigrant needs in Israel: the number of people there who l=tosenthal, publisher of the pc- must be helped is 315,000. Of per, and Mr. Archie S. Katz, this number 130,000 .farm set- chairman of the Administrative tlers mst be 'made economi- Committee, and the members of cally independent A n o t h e r his committee for their service 260,500 Jews are in need to the Community. throughout the rest of the world Incorporation The magnitude of our bringing On September 1, 1960, all our almost one million immigrants assets were transferred to the to Israel in the past dozen years newly created corporation, and cannot be denied. But settling henceforth our official name newcomers down on the soft of will be "Federated Jewish Fund Israel does not end our obliga- and Council of Seattle, Washing- tions; on the contrary, it estab- dictated that there should al- ways be a sensitive balance be- tween evaluating the contribu- tion of the individual and the more important achievement he makes possible for the group Henrietta Szold viewed Ha- dassah work as an expression not only of personal needs and dreams, but of a dynamic pro- cess by means of which a noble people was moving toward dig- nity and moral strength. SUBURBAN GROUP presi- dent, Mrs. Uh'ich FLirst, is looking forward to greeting many of her members at a Gala ChanUkah Party Luncheon Meeting on Monday, December 19 at the home of Mrs. Eugene Goddess, 602 Overlake Drive, Bellevue. Lunch will be at 11:45, followed by the meeting at 12:45. Program will include a special dramatic reading on Henrietta Szold, Chamber music .Photo by Walter, MRS. RALPH SCHOENFELD JR. Linda Kaplan became the]of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Kaplan bride of Ralph A. Schoenfeldlof Bellevue and his parents are Jr. on November 6 in Temple Mr and Mrs. Ralph A. Schoez - 'De Hirsch. She is the daughter fold. ToWed :ii:i!i!i]iil;iii?i:;!:!:i ton." Mr Solie M. Ringold was KIAMESHA L A K E, N.Y. (JTA)Plans to provide educa- tional assistance on an interna- tional scale to Jewish women in countries throughout the world, were announced here this week at the Biennial convention oft the NationalWomen's League of I ica.the United. Synagogue of Amer- DEANNA BINDER s .......... The engagement' of Deanna c2anTndirs s anslteY,Binder and Irwin Lester Brod- ..... .Yv. "[crick was announced recently son, anct tsraen bongs Dy wrs. b her arents -- nd Mrs David Funes with Dan Russell Y .P, , :.Mr, a _. . ......... Iene lnaer oz bama lvlonlca, a me piano nos[esses are vzes-  ... . . .anIornla dames Walter Hoffman" lvlurray Beckenstein, Melvin Ornsteinl Miss Binder is a student at and Max BensaL Harris Teachers College, St. guests and will join in the fes- tivities of the evening. The program will include a white elephant' exchange and Chanukah gifts to be used for the Ship-A-Box project for the Kindergartens of Israel will be collected. Members and ladies interested in joining Council are most wel- come. For reservations phone membership chairman, Mrs Sadie Follette, LA. 4-5443. Groups of Bikur Council of Jewish Cholim to Hold Wonen Study Group ! rty Dec. 18 To Meet January 9 rie pupils of Bikur Cholim's ............. Religious School and tim Young C::na:l!ef el'W2:2 Ilal Israel Organization of Bikur - .... :lCholim will present a joint Cha- aerSaar; ,a1g onr e 2Ie;Itg oOIf nukah celebration program at ......... : 110:30 am on Sunday, December me btuay t.iroup. ne meeting 18 ' ' Vi//I beh odp ;t, th:0 h:072 f hllSe I Members and friends are wel- come to attend the program, subject for discussion will be which is planned to conclude at geriatrics. Further details will noon, and to remain for a hmch appear in the next issue of the of hot dogs, etc., which will be Transcriptj -i= .. sold in the Vestr:@'Room. Ladles .uxn,ary To "ntert- ' A ,.. iN mn upera rar War Vets Meet On 13th,i Rabbi and Mrs. Stmlom Riv- The Ladies Auxiliary, Seattle/kin were hosts recently at a Post No. 686, Jewish War Vet- luncheon in their home honor- erans of the United States will ing Jan Peerce, noted Metropol'i- hold their regular meeting at tan Opera star, whff appeared the Jewish Community Center, here with the Seattle Symphony 1017 Fourth Avenue, on Decem- orchestra bet 13 at 8:30 p.m. Other guests were Mr. and Ladies interested in joining Mrs. Fred Bergman and Mr. and this organization call Kay Les- ser, president, WE. 7-8771, or Tiny Bridge, treasurer, EA. 2- 2776. JERUSALEM (JTA)--The Is- rael Cabinet has formally ac- cepted the resignation of Major . , , Louis, Missouri, and teaches at Gen ............ the Beth Ha eled Nulsery erm rlazm Ida,KeY Irom tne IIENnTTTA ZOLD GROUP - , Y . " post of Chief of Staff of the Is "*"*' " ' cnool of Congregation narre ' laeh Defense Forces and named E Madison, will meet Monday,  ......... it M ' zzecteK m university t y, o. B ........ Deeember 19 at the home of Mr  - "ck n of Mr and rzgadzer Zvz TsUr to the top- wroaerl , so Mrs Victor Lift 1993 391h " . . . " ... most command of all Israeli ,v ;, * - ' ,,, " _ Mrs Sam BroaericK oz eattie,  ' " I01 cos 1Aorta uncneon win De served ' " " " " he He'- " " . _" . ...... a senior stuaent at  urewl ....................... at Iz noOn n aaamon to a .... .... ' .. . Theological College, Chlcago, I I snort ousmess meeung ann a  ..... o " *in- - ............ nnnoas, s e mpm g worx on at,na're speelat rzoue to enrletta r i " #-t,u.tJ .......... his masters dog ee n history at zola, a social aIternoon Will .... ....... Roosevelt University in Chmago. DRY CLEANERS iohow cain,, man long IvIaKe -- ." _ .... " IHe is also teaching at Congrega- ' up your mines, invite yourl fziends . ttion Lakeview Anshe Shalom WE CLEAN WITH B'nai Israel HebrewSchool. A summer wedding has been planned. i Send your out-of-town friends The Transcript for a year. Sub- scription price is $3.00. i i i i i i Chanukah Greetings lishes a promise of fulfillment which must be kept. The job of American Jews Will not be com- pleted until we have done much more in the way of firmly root- ing vast numbers in Israel and throughout the world and pro- viding vital care for those who sorely need our aid. I wish to express to the mem- bers o the Board of Directors and the Budget Committee, as well as to our officers and members of the various com- mittees, my deep appreciation for their interest and their val- ued cooperation. Our sincere , thafiks to Leo A. Meltzer, our capable Treasurer and Finance Chairman, and Samuel G. Hol- cenberg, our Executive Director, and to his capable staff for their conscientious endeavors. As I in- dicated last year, ours has been a good team, woi'ling together for the alleviation of distress and the continuation of our humanitarian efforts Leo Weisfield, President (']:he Campaign llort by- Chairman Albert M. Francq will appear in the next issue of The Transcript.) AND OUR SINCERE THANKS FOR YOUR PATRONAGE IN THE YEAR JUST PAST Eleanore Nadau COURTRIGHT'S ART STORE 4554 University Way ME. 2-7737 TEMPLE DE HIRSCH NORTH END GROUP has scheduled its December 19 meet- ing at the home of Mrs. Ben- jamin Asia, 7318 51st N.E., for a 12 o'clock luncheon. A drama- tic narrative, "Someone You I Know," will be presented in honor of Henrietta Szold's cen- tennial. Mrs. Irving Jaffe, pres- ident, is looking forward to see- ing many of the group's mem- bers at this special Chanukah', party meeting. ] MAGNOLIA GROUP will meet on Monday, December 19 at the home of Mrs. Harry Lip- sett, 3437 36th West, for a gala Chanukah brunch at 11 a.m. Mrs. Arthur Lagawier will speak briefly on the "Life and AchieVements of Henrietta Szold." After a short business meeting, there will be a social afternoon, cards and mah long. BAS MITZVAH SOUTII END GROUP is to meet on Monday, December 19 at, the home of Mrs David Hudesman, 5858 Seward Park Avenue. Lunch will be at 12 IoN lowed by a business meeting at 1. Hostesses are Mrs. Arnold Sa- dick and Mrs. L. Young In ad- dition to a special tribute to Henrietta Szold, Samuel Gold- farb and the Temple De Hirsch choir will render several choral selections. BUSINESS & PROFESSION- AL GROUP will hold their an- nual Chanukah latke party on December 27 at the YWCA, 28th and E. Cherry, 8 p.m. All B. & P. members and their husbands are cordially invited to attend this event ' ] CENTRA Aou00,s meetingi is scheduled for Monday, De- cember 19, at the Jewish Corn- INE VAN DAM Mr. and Mrs. Hans Van Dam of 3405 36th West announce the Bas Mitzvah of their daughter Ine on Friday evening, Decem- ber 16, 8:15 p.m., at Temple Beth Am. A reception will fol- low the Service at the Temple. gests that members make up their own tables and bring along their sets and decks of cards. NORTH BROADWAY GROUP'S December 19 meet- ing will be held at the home of Mrs. Joe Golombeck, 926 Fed- eral Avenue A Chanukah motif will prevail Lunch at 12 will be followed by a short business meeting with special tribute paid to Henrietta Szold's centen- munity Center Lunch will be at nial. Mrs. L. Kaplan will lead a 12. A short business meeting at community sing followed by an 1 will be followed by a social lafternoon of cards and mah afternoon, cards and mah j0ng. IJong. 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