SERVING DES MOINES, Vol. UV No. 33
.COUNCIL BLUFFS, LINCOLN, OMAHA Omaha, Nab., Fri., Juno 13,1976
Cabinet Backs Rabin in Visit WASHINGTON - Israel Premier Yitzhak Rabin carried wttta him Into hi* meeting this week with President Ford the endoneoMiit of his policies by the Israeli Cabinet. Following a marathon debate, the Cabinet made It dear that Israel stands fast on its position of last March toward a second-stage interim agreement with Egypt, and would reexamine Us potition only if' 'parallel changes were forthcoming In the Egyptian jjosltlon." The statement indicat«l that Isriel favored a resumption of Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger's step-by-step approach as the
most "realistic" method of advancing toward an Interim settlement under present condiliona, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported. But, the Cabinet also stated that Israel was prepared to reach agreements with all of Its Arab neighbors "whether within the Geneva framework or outside It, whether through the means of peace treaties or ttvough interim settlements." Menachem Belgln, leader of the Herut wing of Likud, expressed approval of the Cabinet's statement. Premier Rabin is to meet privately today with a delegation of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish
Organizations at Blair House. In another development, the U.S. State Department announced that Syria's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Abda-Hilim Khadam, will confer with President Ford and Kissinger June-20. The meeting Is to be part of the Administration's ongoing reassessment of American Middle East policy, according to a Department spokesman. Qualified sources said that a nnuch more positive aind healthier relationship esists between Jerusalem and Washington now than when Kissinger's efforts at an aggreement were suspended March 22.
The caatoii sing their flnale in CMsmUe at Edgar, Liaaek, Aaron Edgar, Spbo i conchisiwi of the Cooccrt Sunday night at the man. (JP Photo) Center. From left are Cantors Najman, Ray
Cantors Shine on 'Golden Oldies'; 600 at JCC Feel Warmth, Elegance .
Bdttor's Note: Tlw writer o( ByBuitZisUnd this review Is allfiitwisnt to OMAHA - "Golden tlw Air rural itaUoMd at Oldies," folk, country - that OKiitt Air Base. A kind of music will always of gftllM draw a crowd. bsM by Oiuba's But the» Cantorlal Concert Young Adult Divlriaa (YAD), he is to Meceed Capt. Mar- that drew an. audience of shall FMedmao as 1^ Itadar almost 600 to the Jewish o( OOmt's Jmslrii oammaBlty ^Community Center Sunday ntght was a unique type of tbls month.
popular music, for the "Golden Oldies" wwe not of the '30s, but rather of ao^md nnore years ago; the folk music was not American folk, but Israeli; and the native tunes were not "country-andwestem" but "Country and Easter (European)". The formal evening suits of the six talented singers along with their piano and cello accompaniment made the event appear like a Joslyn Chamber Music concert or an Orpheum operatic performance. This elegance contrasted nicely with tlie warmth of a
down-home, foot-stomping, stirring rendition of the Israeli hand-clapplQg Ixioteiiany — version of "Off we go, into the wild Blue Yonder" - "Hel Jowish otyie. Whetbar staging barllDDt or Tziyon" — and by Cantor tooor or In-between, tlie Pinchas Spiro of Des Moines Haxzans amply displayed Tifereth, who sang an Israeli thrir professional talent. Old- cowboy tune complete with a tlme favorites such a> "TVi "Ky-yi-yippee!"—style finale. Cantor Leo Fettman of Ratzon" by the Canton Edgar (father Aaron and son Ray) Omaha Beth Israel regaled and "Mommde" by Cantor the crowd with his version of Leon Llssek of St. Louis were the Yiddish tune "Hazzan Oif toucUngly done with that Shabbos", in which he plaintive, tear-ln-tbe-eye teasingly described current quality reminiscent of a synagogue arbiters of cantorlal talent as knowing more Rosenblatt or a Pearoe. Folk tunes of the New Land about secular business and were lustily sung by Cantor ' race track bookies than Chaim Najman of Omaha sacred books and the Bible. The finale featured the Beth El Synagogue, who did a
entire cast in a sing-along medley featuring such Hassldic tunes as "Heenay Mahtov" and "Y'vorecb Echaw". At curtain time, the performers acknowledged the chairman of the event, Jeanne LIpsey, whose concert committee handled the lastminute rush for tickets by arranging for additional onstage seating. The only regret lor this reviewer was that more younger people didn't attend and see for themselves that their elders appreciate "popular" music as well.
'Electric Evening' Says IVIrs. Lipsey By mcbard Peart
Emergency Meeting anCAOO - Frank Lautenberg, national fhalnnan of UJA; Harold Pldgson, member of the "AU-ln-Oos" Canpalfi taam la Das Molnas and Isnali rofwlvi Mbiistar and Dspuly Prims Mtadater Ylgal AOoB pauaa for this pbotognvb at (he rsMBt UJA Emergtocy Maatbig.
How much do you know about Jewish Philanthropies? This fourth quiz offered during the 1975 Omaha Campaign will help you find out. Answers appear elsewhere in this issue of The Jewish Press. 1. It cosU (a) tl4,000 (b) 110,000 (c) $8,900 to transport four Soviet Jewish families and their belongings to Israel. 2. What does It cost to help an immigrant family settle In a new apartment with a few belongings? (a) tl,500 (b) «2,300(c) $1,100. 3. Payment for Transit Center services for one immigrant en route to Israel cosU (a) $35 (b) $40 (c) $50.
OMAHA - There is only one way to describe Uie June 8 Cantorlal Concert in the Jewish Community Center Theater — and that way is with tlie worlds "huge success." It was grandly successful from three perspectives — from the standpoint of turnout — an overflow crowd of 600 persons; from ttie standpoint of technical achievement — Uie six cantors were very well received and Sam Fried made a good tape recording: and, most importantly, from the standpoint of the benefit to the Cantors Assembly. "Our goal was to raise $1,000 for the Cantors Assembly," Jeanne Lipsey, chairman of the benefit program said, "and at this point (Monday, tlie day after the concert) it looks like we'll have more Uianthat."
Mrs. Lipsey promised that a full financial report on the program would be forthcoming. "It was an electric 'It was Just taatastle bqrond aU nThe standing ovations accorded the Cantors by the crowd during and after the performance Indicated how well it was received. The audience filled the Theater, flowing onto the stage where special seating was set up. Featured were Cantor Aaron Eklgar, cantor emeritus of Beth El Synagogue, and his son Rafael of Temple Beth ZIon in Buffalo, NY; Cantor Chaim Najman of Beth El and Cantor Leo Fettman of Beth Israel; Cantor Pinchas Spiro of Tifereth Israel Synagogue In Des Moines; and Cantor Leon Llssek of Congregation B'nai Amoona In St. Louis. A
delegation of 44 Des Moines concert-goers came with Cantor Spiro. It was, said Cantor Edgar, the first time in Omaha that a number of local cantors had joined with others from outside the city to give a concert. "We were pleased with the reception of our program," said the Hazzan, who became cantor emeritus at Beth El In 1972 but who has been kept active by the many requests for his singing. Longtime observers commented that, while be still sings with his (dd verve, Cantor Aaron's voice is mellower and that son Ray sounds like his father did at his age. For his part, Ray was Impressive In his stage presence and gave a good accounting in his rendition of "Shalom" from the musical "Milk and Honey". The voices of Cantors Lissek
and Najman, both of whom showed great range, were particularly pleasing and many were strongly impressed by the sincerity and feeling expressed by Cantors Spiro and Fettman. "'It was a gratifying experience," summed Cantor Aaron Edgar, and few would disagree. For his part, Sam Fried, who served as recording engineer, was fairly well satisfied with the overall quality of his tope. "There will definitely be a casette made for the Jewish Federation Library," he said, adding that several people already have asked him to cut casette tapes for them, too. Whether or not records also will be made remains to be seen, he said, although he received many Inquiries from concert-goers Sunday night.
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Concern, Sense of Expressed at OHSJS Exercises OMAHA - Concern for Uie future of Jewish education and Jewish living and a Mnae of adiieiwiiieqt were Mpfwuwl in ipwyhet pnaented during the Omaha High School o( Jewish Studies graduation exercises. The ceremony, held June 1 at Beth Israel Synagogue, saw M Omaha teenagers graduate in what Carol Gendler, OHSJS director, confidently referred to in her speech as "the first annual graduation." That was the acfalevement — completion of the first year Of operation of the school, whidi is made up of students and faculty from the congregations of Beth El and Beth Israel Synagogues. "ttghwawejIii—i.-.tB Aw* wllfe jvu tbmmmmcl VnttfleadM I IMI at tha eaadwkH af ow Bnt JFMT," •aU Mra. a«n*r, wHsal H. Im OMdhr. "Aad IMi asMs of Jl of lnl*Otiflll moot port finm la what bao beta a
dedication to the goals of Jewish education." She assured the teachers their efforts were appreciated by the board of the school. She said the achpol feels "that we have provided a foundation on which to build for the future and on which our students can build as they approadi adulthood." The student speakers included VlcU Cohen and Susan Wintroub, two members o( the graduating class. Viclil expressed concern about "Icids going to Hebrew school right now who have no desire to do so. It hurts even more when parents let their children go to a Ultle League baseball game instead of Hebrew Sehoot. and the yoMg people-of tlio to malH ap tke Jowlih poiMlatian in ooljr a Mfy lew It tnrto tofribiy to i
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ilUtttqreii'iisli. la Omaha I aeo diat M a Prtday nlgW or Satardajr maniac wiMB ttars b BO Bar "Such cooperation is or Bat Mttsraii ddi •)ra^o0Be sometimes achieved with iaabnoatonvty." Noting that the synagogue great difficulty. In the case of* the high school, aside from provides education from age 5 i.lnitiai problems, tt htm tbrou^ high school, she •tonderod what hoppiwi afease and with a tremendous terwards. "A college student dogrw of. natMaetUm /ram doesn'thave an organizathM U Ikoae o( us who have «n]oycd there is no HtUel on his working together for the ^MMI campus. Young couples are of our children and the having problems all over the country feeling they belong to community." Mrs. Gendler thanked the a congregation. A synagogue teachers "for their loyalty, must have and retain young their perseverence . . . their members to keep its dependability and their congregation strong. They
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must remain active and alive. We all must toacli our children." Susan Wintroub felt that site and her schoolmates "have already begun to live Jewish lives" through their studies and ^participation in Jewish activities and by "defending our own position" to non-Jews.
NEW YORK ^ -nie American Jewish Committee has urged the Securities and Exchange Commisskm to require any company that participales in any boycott or engages in any diacriroinatory practices to make such information putHlc.
She offered as an examine, "several of us protested the celebration of major ClirisUan holidays in public schools.
NEW YORK - The AnU-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith says far left extremists and Third Wortd organizations are coUatiorating with the Palestine Information Committee, a PLO front group in a nationwide series of anti-Israel propaganda rallies billed as "Intematkxial Days of Solidarity with Palestine."
TEL AVIV (ZINS> - Tte avowed policy of all Israel governments, since the creatloa of the state, to see the population spread Uiroughout the length and breadth of the land has met with no success. Almost to per cent of the Jewish population is concentrated in five cities, while only five per cent of the people live In agrictiltural settlements (moshavlm) and 2.3 per cent In kibbutzim.
"I wonder bow many of you (parents in the audience) would have spoken out against thU injustice. In fact, I wonder, on a broader basis, if the adults have even thought about or paid back their detH" to the victims of the Holocaust by iivbig "ethical and ot>aervant" Jewish Uvea. Also participating in the program were Beth El Rabbi Myer S. Kripke and Cantor Oiaim Najman, Robert Pred and Beth Israel Rabbi Isaac Nadoff and Cantor L«o FeUman. Dr Martin P. Wolf presented the diplomas. -Grartiiating dam teachers honored were Marilyn jCohn, Walter Feidman, Marshall Freedman, Dr. Murray Frost, Paul Moloff, Alvin Ross and Elinor Whitman.
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TEL AVIV (ZINS) - Criticism haa been voiced against Israel's newspapers, TV and radio for constantly streodng the negative aspects of life such as corruption, bribery, economic scandals, thievery, nepotism, etc. Critics complain that one never reads or hears of positive achievements, of which there are ao many. The media people respond by saying it is not their task to report on those aspects of society which function normally. Th^ argue that the task ot the press and of the other communlcatloBs • media is to pofait op tiie negative side, sp that these evils can be rooted out.
Special attention is called to that part of the letter In which (he senators speak of America's commitment not only to insure Israel's "existence" but also her "security": and of the necessity for a Mideast solution ^ which would assure Israel "secure, ' rooopiixed and defensible borders by direct negotiation between the parties."
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WASHINGTON (ZINS) - The letter signed by 76 U.S. senators and addressed to President Ford on military and economic aailotance to Israel is regarded by oboervers as having important political significance for Uie Jewish state.
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HAIFA — An iip-aad«amlnc young Amorlcaa Jowlsb boxor, l*-yu-oU Mike nnawnan, Is nnaitdwoil OBO of Amcrtea't moat pnmUBg youH fl^toro. moatmt^ Rossmaa, tbo "Jowlob of N0W JtKWtft WSS
IBportmaBofttNYoar by tlw New Jonojr Sparta Writers Asooelatloa. •bo iBYariafaljr I a MaBm David OB his la manaasd by his vetoran boxing penwnaHty Jimmy Do Palao. (Jorusalem Post Photo) BLACKSUPPORT (JTA)-More than 100 prominent black leaders have agreed to join the newly formed Committee of Black Americans Supporting Israel (BASI).
OpportuiMoo NEW YORK - Recent Jewish coUega graduates in the humanities, education and social services are being offered career opportunities In Israel as an allemative to accepting positlom outside ot their chosen profeaskm in this country. ating sUtlstics released by the Jewiili Occupational Council, coordinating agency for Jewlah Job agencies In the United Statea and Canada, Allan Pakes, Israel Aliyah director of employment services, said, "young people wtio liave decided to make Allyab sometime In the future should not allow their years of education to be wasted in a poattkm not of their cbooolng Just because the Jol> market in this country has dlministMd. Israel needs and appreciates young people WIM) have much to tiOtf tlielr fellow man md its needs are now," - -. Career opportunities In proftBtloBa critically needed In larael are outlined in a new aeries of Informatkmal pamphlela beiag made available through regional Israd Aliyah Centen.
No SOUTHBURY Conn. (JTA) - American Jews were told to cease making President Ford and Secretary of State Kissinger the "leape goata" for their concern and frustrations ibmit Israel's future and the impasse in peace proopecU in (he Mkhfle East. Rabbi Alexander M. Schindler, Presidsnt of the Union of American Hebrew CongregatlOM. told members of the Board of TraMats. meeting here that (he time has come to "ceaie the black mood and doom and put an end (o over-reaction and yielding (o despair" by to many "of our people."
However, the same sources are quick to note that the concept, "secure and recognised boundaries", can n>ean different tjiingi to different people. This Is already evkient from the known pooltion of Senator McGovem, wiM also happens to be one of the signatories to the senatorial letter. Furthermore, It is necessary to keep in mind, say the experts, titat it is not the Senate or House of Representatives but the Administratkm that is responsible lor the sale of bombers and missiles; and this fact cannot be ignored.
He said that "both the President and Mr. Kissinger still represent the only atatesmen capable of moving Mideast negollatkins off dead center at the present stage. To vilify them and destroy their diplomatic position la a disservice to peace and to Israel Itself."
Nevertheless, on balance, the letter of the senators is an impressive document and an Important gain lor Israel, especially at a time when Congress Is demanding a more central role in the formulation of foreign policy.
VIENNA (JTA) - Israeli Premier Yitzhak Rabin will pay an official visit to Austria in the lecond half of August at the inviUiion of Chancellor Bruno Kreiiky, a govemmeni spokesman said.
yyhat They're Saying RABBI 8HAEL F. SIEOEL. OanMdtaat, ComailasioB of Inter-RellglMia Affairs, AmericaB ZIOBM FodoratlaB, at press conference after seeing 13 U.S. Christian Clergymen off on a study mission to Israel; "Such an understanding" of the people living in the Holy Land and of their problems "is important If there Is (o be a more meaningful reladonship between (he Christian and Jewlih communities (n the United States." ROSE E. MATZKIN, Presidsnt, HadaaMdi, following the condemnation of Israel by the World Health Organization: "There is and can never be politics in medicine unless one views Its overall humanitarian thrust as building bridges of peace."
B'nal B'rlih Intamattonal Oouadl: The "policy of quietism, onoe traditional aoong small Jewish communttes abroad, has been scrapped
by their present.day leadeiis in favor of public representations and activities designed (o raise public consciousness and influence" oa government policies affecting the Middle East, Soviet Jews and other iisues of Jewish concern. JUDGE PAUL RIBNER, National Coomander, Jewish War Vatarana: "At (his momeni, our neares( rival (in military power), Russia, must still come to the US for certain highly sophisticated computer technologies. There is absolutely no reason why we have to pursue any policy, whether It be political, economic or milKary, wllh tImldKy or HERMAN EDEL8BER0, Coiaidl Direetor, beatilatlon." i^'
Joseph Oberfelder, former bookkeeper for Max Meyer, left for Sidney with his brother Ftobert of Council Bluffs to open a general clothing and merchandise store. A local paper reported in 1877 that a wedding "In Jewish high life" had taken place in Council Bluffs. Samuel Strasser and Blanche Pryhan were married by the Rev. I. Fall. The Council Bluffs Nonpariel reported that Rev. Fall was "minister of the Jewish Church at Davenport, Iowa," Mn. BoaOJevae nd QvUlii Birrows dtapUy bumper itlckan MfllKKtlllg tlHtr CMIM.
OM-Timer'Ss Review BySunZwattMck Two very special Individuals provided an Interesting and highly entoUooal -«xpertcnce for 91 membiTS of tbe Old Timer* at the June 3 mMhin Mra. lUehad J. BoaUlevac, wtioae husl>and, a captain in the United Stales Air Force, has been missing In action in Vietnam since Sept. 29, 1912 and Captain Henry Barrows, an exP.O.W. In Vietnam, wen ttie guest speakers. Mrs. BosUJevac, whose father Is former Omaha dty councilman Al Veys, told of the f nistratkMis she and others have experienced In trying to obtain Information, good or bad, about their MIA servicenten. She also related her experiences on two trips to the North Vietnam Emt>a8sy in Laos u well as dozens of trips toWariiington,D.C. Wban Mra. B«aflt*vae gala ttMitemlna tooanUniwkiiMr •tfoffta baaldis raWns two ddMran Sjma, afa I. aad lOdiaal Jr!/age 1. wko as y«t haa not aoaa Ilia Mbar, is •oawwliat of a nyalaty. flto li Inked a womaa of vakr.
After Mrs. BosUJevac's talic, Capt. Barrows took over for a question and answer period. He .pulled no punches in reiattng some of the experiences ttiat our P.O.W.'s went ttutmgh. Their treatment and aufferinga cannot be descrilwd. It was a great privilege for the group to hear these two valiant people. Guests at the meeting were Ralph Nogg of Denver, guest of his brother-in-law. Dr. Ben Slutaky; Ed Rosenblatt of Los Angeles and Aaron Epstein of Omaha, guesta of Aaron's fatlier-in-law, Abe Kaplan; and Hy "Tweet" Bellman of Hailandale, Fla. Helping serve tbe chicken lunch prepared by Mollle Delman and Lucille White of Beth El Synagogue were Helen Newman, Gussie Zweiback, Dorotliy Rubenstein, Carol Treller, Van Farrand, Fay Sekar, Rose Kaufman and Rosalie Greenspan. The next meeting of the Old Timers will be Tuesday, June 24, Please make reservatkMis early by calling the Jewish Conununity Center, 334-8200.
Albert Heller and Louisa von Bories were married in 1877 in Fremont, Neb. by Dr. Bernard Felsenthal of Chicago. The ceremony took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Marman. nw Omaba Daily rcportad In UJV aa "Annaf tte bwrti lu|i|iy on Sunday mra Mr. Herman Newman, of the Ann of Nawnaa and ObarfaklBr, Oouoeil Bbitti, and Mias Sadie •DMbaiim, who ware rnanlad at tbe iMUanot of Mr. Daa-
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A circumcision took place at the Myer Hellman residence in 1884. It was performed by Rev. Kohn of Chicago, and a large crowd was reported In attendance. The local newspaper reported that the t)oy was eight days old and that this was the first son in the family. It Is possible that there was a mohel in Omaha at this time, since considerable numbers of Jews had already arrived from eastern Europe, but the Hellmans apparently preferred to import a mohel from Chicago.
OMAHA - The B'nai B'rith anonymous donation, conDisaster Fund has topped tritMitlons have been received >4,OO0 as contributions from from the following kxlges of B'nai B'rilh lodges and in- B'nai B'rith: Des Moines dividuals have continued to Lodge No. 330; Educators come in, according to Steven Lodge No, 2729 (Chicago); J. RIekes, B'nai B'rith Grand Aurora Lodge No. 931 (Aurora, 111.); Calumet Lodge Lodge 6 board member. Donations to the fund, which No. S02 (Hancock, Mich); Is to aid victims of the May 6 Jerome Smith Lodge No. 2759 tornado, have Increased the (Skokie, III.); Joel A. total over $2,200 In two weeks. Greenberg Lodge The monies in the fund will (Schaumburg, III.); Sioux first be made available to the Lodge (Sioux Falls, S. Dak.). Individual donations have Jewish Family Services of the come from Sam Stone and Mr. Jewish FederatkMi of Omaha. In addition to a very large and Mrs. Bruce Klein.
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In OouDdl Bluffs oo Sunday, by Rev. Mr. Kaufman of St. Joe. A large number of the Omaha friends of botti partiaa were present and taatifled to their esteem of tbe young couple by the preaenlatton of a large number of costly presents."
SO PER CENT FEWER (ZINS) I>urlng the first three months of 1975,4,800 new immigrants arrived In Israel as compared with 9,600 in the first quarter of 1974.
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Teacher Training institute Gets Enthusiastic Response By Judith Marburg OMAHA - "How do you feel about being Jewish, about Jewish topics?" These were among the main questions educators In the Omaha area's religkius and Jewish schools were asked to better enable them to Impart a knowledge of Judaism to their students. The occasion was a teacher training institute June 24 at the Jewish Community Center on "The Teaching of Prayer — An Inquiry into the Siddur" which was conducted by Dr. Saul Wachs of Brandeis University. Stanley MitcheU, educational director of Beth El Synagogue coordinated the sessions. The institute, which was attended by about 24 Omaba and Lincoln area teachers and rabbis, elicited a variety of enthusiastic comments on both the program and Dr. Wachs. Sblrley 8|ritxer opeoed, "We are very fortunate to bava tbe support of tbe Department of Jewish Education of tbe Fedaratlon to bring In a icboUr such as Dr. Wachs. We ahB preaenlly vary limited in formal (Jewisb) etliicatkwuil opportualtlea In Omaba" and this hdped to flll the void, she Said Margo Riekes of Or, Wachs, "He Is so humble, he touches you" and Blanche Wise commented, "I would Uke to attend classes with him." "Jewish educational techniques have lagged far behind advances in education in general," said Dr, Wachs. In 1959 Samuel Melton set up a
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Another technique Dr. Wachs employed was that of having some of the teachers prepare model lessons which were then critiqued by the other participants. Eleanor Whitman, who prepared one of the model lessons, said Dr. Wachs is "a rare combination, a scholar, knowledgeable in many areas, who relates to people and is stimulating."
The consensus was that "most people got even more out of the institute than they expected" and that tlie weeklong institute "provided the opportunity to know more people more personally,"
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In the words of one partidpani, "This was such a worthwhile experience, it is a shame that not all of the teacliers were able to take advantage of it."
research center at tbe Jewish Tlieological Seminary with a pilot program which utilized "inquiry and discovery learning" and applied this to the study of Jewish liturgy. . The purpose of this teacher training Institute, Dr. Wachs stated, was to niake ihe stated, was to make the participants better teachers and to make them aware of what materials and techniques are available to them. One of the techniques employed by Dr. Wachs during the Institute was developed by Bernard Riesman of Brandeis University and is called "affective exercises." "Atlactive exerdae," Dr. Wachs said, "lerce pMpla.to oaairgnt lasMngs abal JawWfc tofitas." Itioiit such exercise, on tM' subject "Jews are the Chosen People," Dr. Wachs put signs In the four comers of the room — "True", "A DangerousMyth", "A Necessary Myth" and "An Ethical Challenge" — and had the teachers gather under the sign which best expressed his or her feelings on the topic. The groups then debated the points of view among themselves.
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GOING OUT (ZINS) Some 42,864 Israelis left the country while 39,587 returned during the first quarter of 1975. Last year's departures were 37,728, returnees 31,056. .1
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JERUSALEM (AJPA) - A combination o( (arsightednen, buittifia acumen and a realistic approach to Israel's needs on the part of one of America's great Jewish leaders will have far reaching effects on larael's future economy. Englewood's Dr. Sidney EdeUtein, whose name Is linlud with the high ranlcing executive lisU of the United Jewish Appeal, Israel Bonds, YMHA, the Joint Distribution Committee and the Americaii Friends of the Hebrew University, has together with hu wife Mildred sowed the seeds for a revolutionary trend In Israel's labor force. Cognizant of the scope of Israel's commercial productivity if more women entered the labor force, the Edelsteins have donated the first four of 94 projected day care centers to t>e set iqi all over the country under the aegb of the Israel Education Fund of the UJA At present, there are sUgbtly more than one hundred thousand working mothers in Israel, the bulk of whom have children who are either at kindergarten age or older. The 94 day care centers will cater (or children in the pre-kindergarten age group, taUng in babies from ttie age
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In addition to supplementing Uteir own family incomes, these mothers will contribute to the national economy. An improvement in their financial conditions will be an encouraging (actor in family planning in that many more young couples will now be able to affoixl to have additional children. The Edelsteins have gone a step further in helping to put Israel on her own feet by themselves providing an employment and productioo outlet for Israelis and Israeli goods. Or. EJiMiila, praidMl of of NMT Yofk. baa I htol
to lacaei. Ha baa ast iv a temporary plaat is Jeraaaiam, bit win mabe Ma pennanent headquarters la Explaining ttie move from New York to Israel, Dr. Edelatein said "to give money is easy. The important thing is to bring technology into the country and to train Israelis to make things and ship them to the rest of the world. In helping to create more products for export, we will be helping to bring more foreign currency to the economy." The Edelsteins will spend .^IBlDpttuiqI.tbe year living io Israel and sis months in the Unjted States,
2 (MS. Jewish Newspaper* Honored At 33rd Meeting of Press Association MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Two executives of two American Jewish newspapers received honors for 50 years of service by the papers during the annual meeting of the American Jewish Press Association here May 2S-30. The meeting was held at the Holiday Inn Rivermont. HftMred were Adolph Rolriiberg, editor ^af the AtKinta, '^Qn... SMitbern laraiDite, and Eeo 1. Goldbergltr. founder and editor en^itus of the Memphis Hebrew Watchman, host paper for the meeting. A crowd of over 200 Memphians Joined Association mmbers at the awards banquet. The Jawiab Preaa waa represented by Its edllor, Richard Peari. TbaOrdi the bM 14
poaltfaa of Iba !» bi Ma ia(ibaJii«Mi Da«td A*nL" a( Iwaai aad •raid Iba mc to "mrlaw a^ iwanatbatparitloa. The Goldbargar family , conductad the Aaaodatioa on a i«Mr of Manytais'Jawiab attea. |lMtadb« Ika largMl Ortbodox pqnugagne hi the United ^MM, tiM Baron HIrsch HraaflMua wtilcb aaats 2,600
just under 10,000 Jews The AJPA members heard Irving Bernstein, executive vice-chalnnan of the United Jewish Appeal, sUte that M75 will be the second best year in the history of the UJA with a total of $^ million expected, compared with $675 million last year. Bernstein said cash collections were 30 percent ahead qf those of last year at ttiie taitie period even (hough 1975 pledges to date were 12 percent behind those of last year at the same time. He said the results were an indication of the way American Jewety views the serioiianeat of the present ecwwMibi aHuatlon in Israel. In other business, Robert A. Cohn. editor of the St. Louis Jewlrii Ugbt, was re-elected president of the AJPA Racogaltlon and parbjr the Amartcan community and tbe Jawirfi pnaa fai Iba American Bloeniaanlal obaarrance to pmnoto tvU racegiHioii "of ci Haym p«li1ota and Of AflMrican Jawa to Iba Hrtb o( ournatton" waa i>Sad In aaotiMT raaotalloa. The editors and publishers praised Sen. Henry M. Jackson (D., Wash) and Rap. Cbarlea Vanlk (D., Obk» for their efforU on behalf of Soviet Jewry and urfed other to follow their
Letters to the Editor ENRICHING SESSIONS Once again, 1 wish to express sincere thanks and gratitude to the Bureau of Jewish Education (or bringing to Omaha Dr. Saul Wachs, who conducted a week-long seminar on the leaching of prayer. Attendance at these sessions with Dr. Wachs Is an enriching, exhllaratbig, and uplifting experience for all. We hope that the Bureau wUl continue this extremely Important program o( teacher education. And we Ixipe that all of tbe religious school teacfaera hi the community will take advantage of these opportunities for selfimprovement. CaraiGcnUsr
Dtoaelgr OmabaHI^Scboai ofJewtaliStudtaa HUGE SUCCESS I would like to Ihank the Cultural Arts Council; CoChairmen Ruth Katzman and Al Crounse; Mark Zaikin and the Jewish Community Center Staff; Jeanne LIpsey, Sy Wagner and their committees; Bemlce Wolfsoo; Richard Pear); the three supportive syna^^Dguat' and the many patrons of Sunday evening's Caniorlal Concert for their hard work and enthusiastic support in making the concert a huge success. Last but not least, I wish to thank the performing artists — both my local colleagues and those who came to us from other cities who generously donated their time and services on behalf of the Cantors Assembly. Finally, my i^wlogles to the many people who wished to attend the concert but were unable to do so due to the advance sellout. I hope that we will have many occasions to share in the joy of similar citywide Jewish ctiltural events under the auspices of the Jewish Community Center. Caalar Cbatan Natman BalbBSynafDfltte
We Sti/i Have Friends in Africa HAIFA - When the smoke had cleared after the great Arab diplomatic offensive in 1973 we found that 28 of the new, young, developing states of Africa had abruptly broken diplomatic relations with Israel. Among them were countriea which had received very conaiderable technological, cultural and moral assistance from Israel, some of them at a time when others did not want to have too much to do with them larael's foreign policy hi Africa was a complete shambles, it seemed. To be sure, we understood the reaaons wtticfa bnpelled our friends to turn their backs on us. Had not many of the great statea of west and east alike shown themselves to be hardly less amenable to Arab oil preaaure? , Some of tbe Afrleaa an < of aU and a( moMir. Olbm JolMd Iba hard, ao aa not to be when tbe panic miMi BtUapla, with we bad partladarljr «icaa Ilea, alaa wicnwibad. Iba root al Ilia AMeaa In the time that has intervened, the African countries have had opportunity to
take slock. None of the promlaes made to them has been kept. The price they pay for oil has gone up 400 per cent, driving many of them to the edge of l>ankniptcy. They have seen little or no investmjent capital. Development projects begun by the IsraeUa have ground to astandstUl. Tbe awakening haa been both sad and bitter. None of these countries dares yet to seek restoration of ties with larael. The fear of the Arabs is still strong — no less than it waa In tbe centurlea when Arab slave traders uaed to raid black Africa for the merchandlae for their labor ntarkets. But tbe rambllBg of
not long ago a Syriaa raaobitbm to aitlp Ivaal of Ha vote hi the UJf. waa Waived for lack of aiOTOrt from the AlHcani. Vtallors to certain of the African states report that even without benefit of diplomatic relations, Israeli experts are still to be found on the Job. In some cases, commercial relatlona are flourlshbig to mutual benefit. Applications to send their young people to Israel for the
Though many o( our African friends now deeply regret tbe reddeoa haate with which they took Arab orders, none darea as yet to antagonize the Araba undiily. Many of their governments are highly unstable and do not wlah to rocfc ttielrownboata. Chad, wWcb raoaidijr uiia milltaiy tn^ bi ttapnaUaatwaaidliad, waa «M of Iha vonr tbft rtataa ta abandoa laratl. It la new be patlant It abould not Judge the Africans too harshly. We shall once again have neighborly relatkms with many of these states because we have much in common with them and becauae we honeatly like them.
But one thing is certain. Israel is not going to be In a great hurry to resume relatiana witb aU 28. Our actions will be selective, and baaed on factors of genuine friendship and understanding.
The Time to Start All Over Again
By SHBRYLLEONARD Raprinlad from Iba Chicago Sandnal A communication came in recently that refreshed by recollection of a time in my past. It was from a woman who wanted to know wtiat she could do alxHit twing alone. She had no car and couldn't get out much. The few singles events she did manage to attend, however, were unsatisfying for her. She was groping and wanted to knav/ where to go from here. '" The note left me sad and thhiking. What doea one do? There are some people who are content being with a ^oup. But there are some for wlwm this does not wipe out the loneliness. This wooaa'a plea waa Uka a aob that gebi cau^ bi the tbroat It MMT raalljr nrfaeea, PuMishad waaUy on Friday by but the UtfitaieaB la Ibtn, waHhig lor nieaat Jewish Fadarotion of Omdw. that aonethnaa aarar oamaa. Stanford Lipiay Paul Mparson As one becomes older, one learns to cope Pr«M CotnniinM Co-Chaknwn with lonellneaa. Not ever really adjustbig to Richard B.Paori or accepting it, but getting along with it. Wlor When one geU to feeling that there Juat isn't Judith Mortxirg much left to be done, that's the time to start AtMignl out all over again. Suzanne R. Sombarg Being widowed while still in your thirties DabiJoAbrams can be excrudatbigly lonely. Not that one is M>«r1nin( alone. Just lonely. Even close oouplea start Second Closf Po«lag« f oid staying away, albeit gracefully. of Ofnoho. NotK ond 01 Had I been much yauagar at the time. I feel oddltionol moiling officot. certain that all theae Mooda would have gone Annuol Swbftcription $7.50 Advortiting «a)M on Application out of their way to Introduce me to young nH M^MB R'eM IS 9tK IMIpeHeM "W men Had 1 been much older, I would have we iMBfvw M My pvevw* c posed no protiiem. But being in the middle like that. In what society (hinks of as a stUl Mlmiwoww. m I*. 13M ». r *HS4 dcslraUa age, you become persona noo grata. ',. Atttba tima, I VM unaware of what was
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varloua couraes which had proven so valuable, are increasing in number. There la every evidence that Israel still has a vast reservoir of good will in Africa, and that tbe artificial rupture of dlpkimatic ties did not affect baalc friendships.
happening. Years taught me that sometimes widows pose a threat, at least in the minds of some wives. Little do they realize that the woman who was loved and lost Isn't looking for Juat another man. She looka lor aomaooa riie can talk wllb, nlaia the bappentaigi of Iba day, raach out to ior a helptaig band witb aona of the "BUDboot ON booaa. Sha'a not r lo¥e, die's lookbig tor com. Chttdraa aod CamOy can kaq> you from betaig abaw, but ttia doea not ( Of course, after a while you learn how to fbi the plumbing, work with electricity, keep yourself busy t>y working and create an Independent woman out of the loving one that you were. When you do start meeting men on your own, however, you're up against such mindboggling phrases as "you've a mental block, you nuiat break through" or "what have you gottokwe?" Reading thnaigh the note I received from that woman, I recalled some lines from one of my many unfinished manuscripts (unfinished because I am basically lazy). 1 remember writing, "Can this, then, be son>e kind of nether world in which we live? Are we female mother or male father? Are we still wife or unmarried yoman? Do we live unloved, with no one whom we can love? If this be low, then how doea one riae agabi?" I suppose .that's the answer. One doaa riae again. Somatbnea It la over a wave of tears and tbne but, after tbe ratharala, riaa agabi' )r«ido. _ .' .»'.,., I
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Jewish Genetic Diseases Causes and Cures Being Studied BjrOMiatCraiiii GhMlIc INMMM, IK. MlriirifHlilpilV.iH. Whatever «lie Jewish parenU pais down to tiwir children — love o( learning, a tense of family, and a striving lor excellence, lor example — Ibey may aJw pui to tiwni • tragic inheritance related directly to the historic practice of Jews marrying Jews. This Is a disease, specifically six genetic diseases, that are primarily, but not exclusively, afflictions o( their people. These maladies bear strange names with no ring of the dramaUc. One Is faAUial dysaulonomia, a disorder of the nervous system. Another is torsion dystonia, a muscle salxure disease. The others are named for the physicians who first reoognlMd them as separate entities and described their symptoms: Gaucher's disease. Bloom's disease, Nlemann-Plck disease, and probably the best-luiowaofall ttie "Jewish diseases," TaySMIM.
It to with these six diseases that the newly formed National Foundation for Jewish Genetic Diseases Inc. will concern itself in a wide range of national projects — educational, fund-raising, and community chapter formation
among them. The uoUylog effort, we hope, will help fUMt raaeardi and gHMtlc eoMiMUng, whieii would Ideally lead to pre^euUwi and cure. But the flrrt aim Is to gtt lo the Jewlih pobtte and Infann tiMm dMMt wttttout wandag. The victims of these genetic mistakes of nature may be relatively few in number. But as one researcher has pointed out tersely, "The Incidence is 100 per cent and the catastrophe total" for the child and the family struck by one of these cruel, disfiguring or crippling and often lifeshortening disorders. The victims are primarily Ashkenaii Jews, descendants of those from Eastern and Central Europe. Some of the diseases are relatively "new." Bloom's syndrome, which stunts its victims' growth, was first recognized In 1954 by a New York City skin specialist. Dr. David Bloom. On the other hand, Tay-Sachi disease, which often kills before the age of 4, dates back to the ISaOs, When its symptoms were first recorded by an English ophthalmologist and an American neurologist. Only Within the last 30 years or so have medical researchers begun to focus sharply on these Inherited diseases with eneoursKlng results. No
cures have been found. But progress has been made in prevention, by seeking out carriers of severe genetic defects, counselling the "atrisk" cotqiles, and offering a choice of continuing or ending the mother's pregnancy before it is too far advanced — when fetal tesU Indicate the unborn baby Is afflicted. Young vlctlina o< Bloanii'i •yndmoie have a ttrlldn^ stanllar, binl-Uke miearaMes. llMir faces are antaU and narrow, tbelr heads itasited. llMlr powth Is stunted and Ihey are Mostthfc to tba SUB, wMdi mains wane the uoalifrtly bMcbas that mar the facie. The Intelligence of the victims is not affected. But their sice and appearance, and the way others react to these physical characteristics, often lead to deep psychological scars. An added problem is that the patients are potential genetic breeding grminds for cancer. ' Torsion dystonia is a particularly cruel affliction, This netirological disorder to a distorting, disabling ailment marked by convutoions, involuntary movements of the arms, legs, neck and torso. The form of the disease that strikes primarily in Ashkenazl Jews falls In an inheritance pattern known as autosomal recessive. It becomes evident
between the ages of 4 and 16, and often progresses rapidly. Surgery can only ease some of the symptoma. Victims of familial dysautononla, the nMrvoua system disorder, can nettber feel pain nor ciy real tears. InJuilM may go too long unattndsd ""^ eye ptublems are mads wane bfiht lack of tears. They are ai4>Jact to attacks of pneumonia and vomlttlng. The disorder, also known as the Rlley-Days syndrome, causes malfunctioning of the autonomic, or Involuntary part, of the nervous system — that part which controls automatic and reflex actions. Doctors cannot yet diagnose the disease before birth nor Identify carriers. But they now can detect carriers of tvra other genetic diseases, and prenatal screening can also identify fetuses affected by them. These are Gaucher's disease and Memann-Pick disease, each of them brought on by the lack of one specific enzyme which prevents breakdwon of fatty substances. Althon^ there are three other farms of NiemanB-Pkk, the type that sbikes chUdrw of AAtaMsl Jews has Ms own •at of symptoms. TIM ^pISM and liver became graally •nlargsd, poriilng out lbs sbdomwi. The vtdhns ars abnormally tbtai, and lufiM'
frequent vamlUng by the ac» of U moottas. Deatb usually oomesbyageS. Victims of Gaucher's disease suffer rheumatoid-like bone and Joint pains and swelling. In iU long-term adult form, it isn't deadly, but It to a killer In lU infantUe form, which Is 10 per cent of the total. The most wide-ranging experience and some proven successes have come in TaySachs. Research achievements with the last six years have led directly to mass screening programs for prenatal detection of that disease. This metabolic disorder strikes about sfai months afler Urth, tranniormtaig bri|M hesltby' babies into unrmpanshre 4MUS unable ID crawl, turn over, smile, ot grasp a DMlber's (tager. By U months of age, they an uiuaUy blind and paralyied. Inevltja)ly, death comes by the age of 3 to 4. The cause of Tay-Sachs has been traced to the lack of an essential enzyme called hexosaminidase (Hex A for short) which breaksdown
fatty materials in the nervous system. Carriers of the gene for the disease can also be detected. The fact that three of these six genetic disorders now can be detected by prenatal screening, and carriers identified by laboratory tests, is reason, for great encouragement.
But more work remahM. What can be done? Support of such programs as the informational and fund-raising efforts of the National Foundation for Jewish Genetic Diseases Inc. and forming chapters In regional areas are a start. The foundation can supply literature and has a speaker's bureau available to present programs on the diseases and their effects. The foundation and Its executive director is at 608, Fifth Ave., New Y^jck, N.Y. 10020. ' Make it" a Habit Deaths from uterine cancer could be further reduced if every adult woman had a Fap test with her annual checkup and if postmenopausal women were checked by their doctors for any abnormal bleeding, says the American Cancer Sodety.
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SERVICES: Wctay:. Traditional Evening Services (Kabbalat Shabbat) 7 p.m. Late evening family Mrvices wUl tw at 8; IS in the 1. Golditein Chapel. Aron Zeidaman will conduct the •ervice; Dr. Arthur Flshiiin will deliver the sermon.
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Saturday: Morning Service: «:45 am conducted by Rabbi Nadoff ind Cantor Fettman. . Tbe Talmud class irill be Df. Shar Noma conducted by Rabbi Nadotf al >p.m. followed at 8:30 p.m. by SERVICES: MlDcha, Sbolas Sudoa and Satatlay: Maariv. 9 s.m. Men of tbe community are invited to the Mlnyan 9 a.m. followed by Home to make a mlnyan. breakfast and Rabbi's class in
Services at 7 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Morning Service: 8a.m. Services conducted by Rabbi Abraham Eisenstein.
•RVICES: Shabbath Eve Services in "'IWSuiciurayal»:iit>.m: " Cantor Chaini Najman will conduct the musical service. Morning Service 10 a.m. Mlacha Ma'ariv 8:30 p.m. tm&Kf.ta.m. Wackdajn: Services at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. BARMITZVAH •aoDetti Kabii, son of Mr. aad Mrs. Marecl Kaiai, wui become Bar Mitzvah Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14. BAT MITZVAH J«My Roafegaky, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Roalnaky will become Bat Mitzvah ' FHday. June 20 and Saturday, June 21.
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B'naiJaahurun SERVICES: Friday: Evening Service 8 p.m. An Oneg Shabbat will follow services.
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SERVICES: Friday: 8p.m. Services conducted by USY. Saturday: 9 a.m. Sunday: TIflUin Club, 9 a.m.
Sabbath Candla Lighting M4ay, Jwn* 13, SiS* pjn. PrM«y. Jwn* 20, SiU ^^n. Benediction for Kindling Sobboth Lights: Borukh Atoh Adonoy Eloheinu AAelekh Hoolom, Asher Kideshanu Pettiitzvotov Vetzivonu Lehodlik NerShel Shabbat.
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SERVICES: Regular mlnyan services Monday and Thursday 6:45 a.m. Morning Shabbat: Service 9 a.m. at Iowa Jewish Home. 8lliday:98.m. Special Yahrzeit service, everyone is welcome. Mrs. Bllwr. secretary, 2778601.
SERVICES: Friday: 8 p.m. Rabbi Barry D. Cytron and Cantor Pinchas Spifo will conduct tbe service. Bat Mitzvah celebration of liana Leiser. Morning Services 9:30 a.m. Afternoon Services 6 p.m. Sunday: 8:30 am Daily: 7 a.m.
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Cantor Officiatad OMAHA - Beth Israel Synagogue — Cantor Leo Fettman officiated with Rabbi Isaac Nadoff at the recent wedding of Sissy Katelman and Howard SUber. DiSCUSBED JERUSALEM - The Israel Defense Forces are a major socializing agent of disadvantaged youth in Israel, claimed Professor James Coleman of the University of Chicago in a speech at the Hei>rew University.
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SERVICES: Friday: 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer (one service). Saturday: Morning service 9 a.m. Learning service 11 a.m. Rabbi's Class 5 p.m. Mincha, Shdas Sudos 6 p.m. Sunday: 9 a.m. 12-1 p.m.: Talmud Class. MondayandUHnday: 6:45 a.m..
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Harold E. Bernstein announce Phi sorority. Her fiance Is a graduate of the engagement of their daughter Kay to Mark the University of Nebraska Jacobaon, son of Mr. and Mrs. where he received a bachelor of science in business. He was Leonard B. Jacobaon. The future bride received a number of Sigma Alpha Mu ber iMchelor of arts degree fraternity. Tbe couple Is planning an from the University of Missouri wtiere she was af- Oct. ISweddlng^^ f
Sinwfs 0iMwt Qwity' RM for 18 RNmilla OMAHA - "Sweet Charity", Center Stage's summer musical opening July 24 at the Jewish Community Center, had Its New York premiere on June 29,1966. That kicked off an IB-month run, making the stww one of the biggest hiU ever. "Sweet Charity" starred Gwen Verdon and featured a thenlittJe-known actress named RuthBuzzl. Its playwright, Neil Simon, also wrote such others as "Come Blow Your Horn", "UtUe Me", "Barefoot In The Park" and "The Odd Couple". With "Sweet Charity" and "The Star-Spangled Girl" which opened In December, 1966, Simon had h^d four Isbows
running simultaneously on Broadway — tying Avery Hopwood's 1921 record. Music for "Sweet Charity" was composed by Cy Coleman, wtio had success as a performer in his own trio In addition to composing Tin Pan Alley tunes, Hollywood soundtracks and Broadway musicals. Some of his hits were "Witchcraft", "Paas Me By", "I've Got Your Number" and "Hey, Look Me Over". Center Stage's production will be directed by Norman Filbert, with choreography by Jo Ann Cody, musical direction by John Bennett and set construction by Ralph Wright.
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Oneg Shabbat Renewed > DES MOINES - An old ' tradition in a new garb lias come to American Jewry from Israel. The Oneg Shat>bat (Sabbath Joy), a revival of Seudati Shellshlt, was founded under the influence and guidance of the poet laureate of Israel — Hayyim Nahman Bialik. A large building known as Ohel Shetn wa| erected In Tel Aviv by an American philanthropist to house Uie - Oneg Shabbat. About two bours t>efore the setting of the aun on the Sabbath, many : ataembled at Ohel Shem to rejoice in the holiness of the : day and to bid it farewell. SchoUra and rabbis, yonng and old, gatberad togatber wltb a coamxHi purpoaa. An atiwwphw of ganctlflad Joy pfwallad. UntU hit death, Bialik was the moving spirit of the Oneg Shabbat. He would greet the assembled guests and discuss events of current interest to the Jewish people. Other acholan and religious leaders were invited to deliver diaoouraea on religious and ethical themes Open diacuaslons took place. RefreshineoU, aynUxdlc of the meal were served. Traditional Sabbath hymns as well as the modem songs of
Palestine were sung. After darkness descended, the Havdalah service was chanted. The Oneg Shabbat hAs become one of the most popular institutions In Israel and has gradually spread to many other countries. In the United State* the idea of the Oneg Shabbat has taken root in hundreds of synagogues, Jewish community centers and other Institutions. Such programs. If properly conceived and well executed, can bring satisfaction and Joy, tiot to speak of educational benefils to the participants. The Oneg Shabbat can be integrally hound up with religious services, fhe tradition of the Oneg Shabbat sets it between the Saturday afternoon and evening services. In this instance the Influence of prayer Is naturally experienced. Wherever it is conducted as a distinct entity, prayer should be hicorporated Into the Oneg Shabbat. Selections from the Sabbath services, special prayers, or Pialma may be read by Uw leader or the entire group. When the Oneg Shabbat ends on Saturday after nlghtfaU, It can be concluded with the Havadalah ceremony.
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Omahans in The News Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Javitch of Cleveland, Ohio,i will be visiting In Omaha the weekend of June 13. They will l>e guests of their son, Gary, and the PhU Sokolof famUy.
Nell Simon has been appointed director of public relations for the Nebraska Jaycees. His wife, Judy, is a vice president of the Nebraska Mrs. Jaycees. Hank Shrler has Joined the sales staff of Dillon-Anderson Fiat-Mazda, 6100 Northwest Radial Highway. He was formerly in the clothing business. Former Omahan Dorothy Glicken, now Mrs. Dam Minsberg of Van Nuys, Calif., was elected president of the Valley Hills B'nai B'rith Women.
Jeffrey Ubowskl, son of Saul Llbowskl, is stationed aboard the submarine tender U.S.S. Simon Lake based in Rota, Spain. Relatives and friends of Morris Epstein are Invited to Join In the celebration of his 85th birthday at an open house on Sunday, June 22,5-8 p. m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Yale Richards. 239 S. 88 St. Hosts bi addition to the Richards will be Epstein's other children Mr. and Mrs. Simon J. Epstein of San Jose, Calif., and Mr. and Mrs. Joel M. Gross of Calabasas, Calif. No individual invitations are t>eing issued. Miml (Mrs. Milton G.) Waldbaum has been named to the United Way of the Midlands (formerly United Community Services) board of directors. She is secretary of the Jewish Federation of Omaha.
Jewish Cooking CHICKEN IN WINE AND SPICE SAUCE By Norma Braaeh J«wW) Trtrsrw'Dc A#mc]r. lac.
There seems to be no end to tlie variety of ways to prepare chicken and the interest in new recipes Involving chicken is always high. Here Is a new taste that you might want to prepare for your dinner guests. tc*Mm(ft)nn),calap
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ANNOUNCING ELMOOO OPTICAL OOHPANV, INC. HAS BNUMOED TO SEKVE YOO BETTER AT THE BEL AIR LOCATION Elwood Optical has been serving southwest Onaha for 8 years now, and they hope to Bake that service even better. They now have 1,700 square feet of office space, with 3 full tirsa and 3 P*rt-tiy«e eseloyees to help you with all your optical needs. This enlargement nalces Elwood Optical bjofiany. Inc. the largest individual dispensing house in Nebraska. Their main goal is still to give you faster service without nealecting quality. Because of this enlargement, all equipnent from the 90th street office and Mr. Elwood's hoaw, which is needed for arinding, blocking, and cutting and edging, has been a»ved to the Bel-Air location enabling them to give you that service. Hr. Elwood has been in the optical business since 1956. He attended the University of Illinois and is a Certified Optician. Elwood Optical hopes you'll enjoy the new office as much as they enjoy serving you. Mr, Elwood stated that there has been NO INCREASE IN PRICES with the larger space. Remenberi •Certified Opticians •1,700 sqtiare feet of office space *36 feet of frame selection *Faster service and quality eyewear at no increase in prices to you. Please feel welcome to stop in and see the new facilities. Office Hoiurst Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. T\iesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 5i30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday 9 a.m. til noon.
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Looking Back SYEARSAOO Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Seltchlck announced the birth of Rel>ecca Sue. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Nathanson announced the birth of Jennifer Ann. Miss Susan Lincoln and Howard Gerelick were married. A Jewish Press editorial asked for readers' comments on a Jewish Day School for Omaha. lO'VEARSAGO A photo showed the construction progress on the Jennie R. Newman Lake t>elng built at Camp Esther K Newman. Pamela Peretman and Justin Greenberg announced their engagement. . B'nat and B'not Mitzvah were observed by Ralzell Alperln, Joseph Minz, Richard Roffman and Sally Simon. ISITEARSAQO Mr. and Mrs. David Meyers announced the birth of a son, Joseph. Mr. and Mrs. Ramon Somberg announced the birth of their son, Kenneth. Joseph and Phillip Greenberg celebrated their B'nal Mitzvah. Preparations weri being made in Jerusalem for the trial of Adolf Elchmann. In New York, George Lincoln Rockwell announced plans to picket the Israeli Embassy in Washington to protest alleged "persecution" of Elchmann. aOYEARSAGO Bob Meyer and Joan Krasne were crowned King and Queen of Merit at the Youth Council Ck>nclave. Punky Chapman was one of 140 students worldwide chosen to participate In a special sixweek course at Oxford University. Maurine Sherman and Harold Karp were married. Phyllis Turchen and Sol Roslnsky announced their engagement. Calfskin handbags were on sale for $5.99 at Brandeis. Samuel Bleicher
and Matthew Paler observed their B'nai MiUvah. 30 YEARS AGO Sgt. Paul Grossman won a total of $1,250 as grand prize winner of the Kate Smith Radio Hour's contest to determine the spinner of the longest "tall tale." Here Is the story, reprinted from the Jewish Press, June 15,1945: "I was a torpedoman on one of our Navy's fastest submarines. During the early . stages of the war we were on maneuvers In the South Atlantic when storm warnings forced us to submerge. When we surfaced a couple of days later the storm was still going strong. Waves a hundred feet high tossed our sub around like a cork. "Suddenly the storm stopped. We were a hundred feet in the air and going so fast that before we could submerge we crossed the ooast of Africa. We finally came down smack in the middle (>f the Sahara Desert. "While the captain was fending messages toWashlngton explaining our predicament, several of us decided to scout around. There was a native tent in the distance. Imagine our surprise when out of it stepped Gary Cooper. He told us not to use his real name but to give him his Arab title — Beau Geste. "When we told hifh' At our disaster, h« Just stnile^ .and said he knew an easy soliii^bn. He went Into his tent and brought out two large signs lettered 'Los Angeles City Limits.' These he instructed us to put up near our sub. "Well, within five minutes after we put those signs up it started to rain. The rain fell for three weeks, and finally the desert t>ecame flooded clear to Casablanca. Saying goodbye to the city limits of Los Angeles, we gave a rousing cheer and sailed out to sea."
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The Budget Process: A Cooperative Action BrRoMHottiiiai DES MOINES - On June 3, tbe Federation Board of Governors met. Rabbi Barry Cytron was honored with tbe D'varTorah. Tbe Rabbi, in bis mimag^. referred to the ongoing work of the great Jewish historian, iSalo Baron, author o< "The " Social and Religious History of the Jewish Peopte." A major thrust of Baron's work as Rabbi Cytron views it is tbe ctmcept of Judaism and the Jewish people as an "Interdependent whole." "Judaism is more ttian a hobby, a cute ethnicity. It is a commitment to a lifestyle and a set of goals." Judaism docs not only Imply the physical survival of the Jewish people. Judaism is the survival of our faith and the way in which we shape our institutions to secure that faith. Rabbi Cytron said. With these words, the Board of Governors proceeded to ..review the final deciiions of the Budget Committee. Gary Rubin. Budget Committee • chairman, praised those committee members active in the budget bearings for their hard work. Rubin said the committee exercised "fiscal Te«p»H«MU^" iaiwMdUngtiK Midtaelsuliterconsideranfia. .
areas «riMre program expansion was necessary to make this community the kind of community we would like to have." The total Local Needs Budget for 1975-1976 Is S3«,4M as approved at the final budget meeting. A breakdown for each of the budgets revealed Budget Committee recommendatkms for IV7S-7C as follows: •«t JnMiCdanMia-iMJts.
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One Item of tanportaaee bivol««d National and Ovtmaa budpit contrlbutloos A (lueiiioa aboHt me allocation led lo a dbeiwiN coooemiag bow alloratltws vers deicnainad ta Uw paM aod hov tpecifle afsades wen selecUd to A can Iv tarthar I af lb* relative OMrits sod fUtMn i - "- --—-—- - tfir- rginrlrr oroUwrarganlishwIseaaeftbs iMoas wMdi a ipedi< <
was uollonn (or all agencies, Unit lacUllaUag gruter eiae of Inlerpretatloa aad undentandtaig aoMOg commltlee and board members. For GaUnaky tbe entire budget proeaas was a "unique esperlencc" which gave hlra good Insight taito the inoerwortlnp of ttw Jewlrii Gooununity. The Budget Comnilttee and Board of Govemon work together as » system of checks and balances, a "Joining of minds." the
Mrs. Beth Waldlnger, i<X Day Camp Committee has result of the "comUaed dsdsloa*' announced the names of the tietweeo agencies aad the budget committee cooperating In a winners of the JOC camp logo mutual relatkmsblp "to arrive at a design contest. result that Is Uie best lor the Congratulations to Frank Jewish memiien o( tbe comLevy, Sherry Rogat, Suzle munity." and by the very ad of Daniels ai^ Terry Becker•afeguanUng and Mrengtbenlng man. Shown here Is the the Jewish community, our Judaism, too. Is strenglbeoed. As ' composite emblem of designs sulmiltted by the four winnen Uie Jewish historian Baron might which will appear on all camp My. IJie "intodependence" Is here. shirts and bags. Prtxes will be awarded to these bidlvidiiala.
Jewish Life Center Plan A/ears Completion OES MOINES-TIm UrtMH. chairman of the Jewish life Center Planning Committee, announced the sixth phase of the plaimlng process has lieen completed. Contact has been made with the members of the synagogue boards to advise them of the committee's efforts and to solicit their imput and feedback. In addition, each of the Federation agencies, having been In-lefed on the latest developments, are curreotly evaluattaig their needs In relatkm to the arctiilect's design concept. The architect is now lo the process ol preparing a detailed proposal to be presented to the Ploonlng Committee in late June. Further omtact with community organizations will take place before the final presentatioo is made to the commiailty at large. The ktcatkm for wMch the' plans have been tfrawn is the PoU Blvd. site, tbe land south ol TUereOi Israd Synagogue Including a house and property and five acres of vacant land south of tUs property. This deciskm was reached oidy after the architect completed • thorough itte and environmentkl assessment of the Uiree initially prapooed locations and concluded that the Polk Blvd. site was tbe most advantageous to the community and most adequately suited to tbe facilities Included In tbe design proposal. The design concept uaed during the feed-back wsilow with syiuigogues and agencies encompasses 110.000 sq. feet
with pravisioas for a center complex including an auditorium for theatrical prtxiuctions. banquets and dances, meeting rooms for classes in painting, music and dramatics, Jewish cooking rooms, game rooms and lounges to facilitate unstructured activities and mingling of various age groiqis. Also provided for Is a library with display itietves for volumes and periodicals and a complete selection of vocational and college pildes, a kosher kildien and ad}aoent cafeteria or kosher shop, a pool room for teaching, recreation and therapy and a gymnasium. The plan also features agency facilities for the Jewish Welfare Federatioa, Family Services, and the Iowa Jewish Home with q>eclal plans lor the latter InstituUoa to include room for dependent and independent livtng noes, medical support areas ior physical and occupatlmul therapy, and a place for ptMic activities inchiding kwnge, greenhptise, solarium, gift shop, among numerous other facility proviskns. As always. Planning Committee Chairman Tim UrlMui, welcomes Imput from memliers of the community regarding tbe progress and developinent of the Jewish Ufe Center and the decUlons that have been made to date. You are urged lo present your reactions or proposals now so your ideas may be Incorporated In the planning process as the committee enters its final plaoning stages.
Jewish Quiz Box | Q. blhanaar«awllHsa»glatsf(mslT A. At prsssnt, Israel ibtalas about one-half of iU oU from the Abu RudelssU lleMiiathegtaaiPcaloaula, wfeidi wasoeeaeMdnrk«the SiX'Dsy Wsr. Ths rseovsry of tliese oil.flelds Is one e( Egypt's prtadpal obtectlves And Israel Is. undersUndaMy, quite reluctant to give UMm up. since the oil to be lound within the pre-IM7 boundarle* of Israel Is negligible. It was lorthls reason Ihsl Gdda Mair, during a SUte Banquet ior Sacretary of Stale Henry lUsringsr. saM she had only one conplaliil against Mosss, aad that WW that he bad brou^ the Children of Ivad Into the only ana of OM Middle Mfiti where pracllcaliy no oU ceuM be fOCSlEf: '^--
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ByDr.rrsdsriA TMs. Ihan, Ulualralet a relalcd <4nlderalian, the product ol the earnest dtoeusMoa whieh took ptpce during die tioard's budget rsvlewpractw lolercitlngly. UK budget review praeeaa In lis operation iociiacs Do( only on Uie changes that can be made hi dasltaig wNb the ^ncy budget prograns, but on revlaed budget proosss prooeduns. TMs year. Jton Gallmky, « codistnnan of tbe Budget Comflee, was Instrumental \fi
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JCC Executive Director Herman Rubin urges all young people planning to attend summer camp to register now! Registration Is proceeding at a brisk rate and those Interested are asked — enroll — early before the camps are filled. Contact tbe JCX: at 274-34S7.
Indiana Visitors On Wednesday, June IS, the JCC wUl host the IndianappoUS Westward-Ho group, 2S boys and girls who will be entering the eighth, ninth and tenth grades In the fall and wUI be making their first stop in Des Uoines on their way to Calilomia. The group, led by an Israeli couple, wlU arrive at the JCC sometime between 4:3(U p.m. llie young people of our community ara . Invited to a c«tok-out dliuier program of hospitality for these visiting students. Volleyball, games, Israeli siitglng and dancing will be featured. Be on the look-out for S special Dyer Invlttaig you to attend. Watch (Drdetailsl
A Caravan Is Coming In July the JCC, under the directkm of Center DInctar Herman Rubin and staff, will host the three-day vlattatioa of lbs Israeli Scout Friendship Caravan. Six young men and lour young women of high school age have chosen Des Moines as one of 13 communities they will visit on their tour of the United SUtes. Further news of our welconoe and the activities will be announced.
Program Plans The Jewish Community Center is busily working on a fall and winter program brochure to be distributed in mid-July to tbe entire oommunity. Program Ideas are welcome and encouraged. If you enioyed an activity offered tff the JCC during the past year or would like to see changes or the expansion of a particular program, please contact Herman Rubin at the JCC. He wUl be ^ad to bear your suggestkMS.
Cantorial Program a Success The JCC-sponaored trip to the Cantorial Concert in Omalia featuring Tifereth Israel's Cantor PfaMrhas Spiro and five other cantors was a success, with 44 people from Des Moines attending. Many rode by bus from the JOC.
Calendar of Events PlMsr.jMNU Bat Mllzvah - liana Lelser - Tllereth Israel giB«air,iwsU Wedding at Tllenlb Israel S p.m. - Commlltee lor Concern tor World Jewry Heeling at Sol Davidson's boma. •SIT 9:3D a.ffl. - Wocnen'i Federation Orgaoiialloo Heeling at the hsoie ofUHsCepple. U:«p.m.-BetbEIJaceiiglilarhaodLundicanHeetIng Evening - llfetelh Ivad's Board Meeting WsdaisiHy.Ji—II U noon-Brandeto Meeting and luneh. , 7: SO p.m. — Bureau ol JewMi Education Board M«slli« . 'Auraday.JiaieM 7:30p.m. - Jcwiah Family Services Board Meeting PHdsy.Juaali
Tifereth Israel Elections ByRowHottMB OES MOINES - On Sunday, May 18, the annual meeting (or memben of the Tifereth Israel Synagogue Board waa held. Six new members of the Board o( Trustee* were elected for three-year terms. They are Nat« Bernstein, Stanley Isaacson, Kay Myers, Judy nappan. Jiff Marcovts and Lou Pomerantz. Firilowing this meeting, the annual gathering of Tifereth Israel's Board of Governors elected Marvin Wlnick as president of Tifereth Israel Synagogue; Barry Pldgeon, first vice president; Stanley Engman, second vice president; Harry Bookey, secretary; and Alan Zuckert, treasurer. Marvin Wlnick, Tifereth Israel's new president is a man who has served In many capacities within the Jewish and general communities. He has been a member of the Federation board and has bad other Federation posts as Treasurer and Budget Committee Chairman. In addltkip he has (Stayed a roie in previous campaigns and has been both vice president and ieeratary of Tifereth Israel Synagogue in the past. Wlnick is a CPA and practicing lawyer as senior partner of the law firm Swift, Brown, and Wlnick. He Is chairman of the Iowa State Taxation Commission and serves ma the boards of the Iowa Tax Review, Legal Aid Society and National Con-
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ference of Christians and Jews. Marvin Wlnick and his wife Marilyn are the parenta of three children. In talking with Wlnick, be mentkmed he was "looking forward" to his presidential duties. His goals (or the future In coordlnaUon with the Rabbi and Cantor Include the encouragement and facilitation of greater congregational participation and Infusion of meaning in Sabbath services, the appointment of a commission to study the changing status of women in Conservatlve Judaism, the development of experimental service forms and tbe possibility of'more ~ frequent congregational dinners. Wlnick is currently examining the conditions as tbey now exist, as any new president would in grag>ing the reigns of presidential office, and Is most receptive to new Ideas and congregatkNial Input. Our congratulations to the newly elected trustees and officers and best wishes for the future.
NJCRAC Protest DBS MCHNES - roUoirtiV is ttw tot of a fCMlnlloa iliat WM unaataMNMijr adopted at the National Leadership AaisBibly ct ibe PrasUsnU CootamcellaylT. "Reaolrad that tbe MdliMat to ia<Pnikltnls o( Malor AuMrteai JewWi OrfanlxatloM tMm their memberships that these orgttilsatloiit approve and finlffffy acta ol takan by taidhfkkiai I rawsting to tb* Gulf 00 Oor porattoB gift to Arab sooroas la Beirut, Lebaaoa, (or pnpegHida piirpoeat to tbe UnliadSUte*." Tbe backgnond of tb* resolntlon grows out of leattanoqy by Bob R. Doraay, cbalnnan of Ibe OuU 00 Oosporatloa on May U baton a iuboamffltttee of Ibe Sanato Foral^i ReUtlooB Oomnittee taive*tlgaili« poUtical eootribuUaas and bribery by American companies T-~**"gO ••""•• llM New York Tbn« of May 17 reported his statement in the following way: ••Mr. Dorsey said Gulf, through the Bahamas subsidiary, had made a 180,000 contribution through the First National City Bank's office In Beirut to a group seeking 'a better understanding in America' of the Arabs' position on various Isaues.
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••The executive described it as a •public education program,' although he said he was uncleac as to all Its detaUs. •• •There was a feeling that the Arab position was not understood In the United States,' Mr. Dorsey said. They felt a public relatkma campaign should be launched with favorable articles in newspapers and a TV campaign.' " All the NJCRAC nathmal member agencies are agreed that Individuals who may be incensed by Gulf's action In subsidlrlng anti-Israel Arab propaganda in our country stMiidd not be discouraged from making their views known either by writing to the Gulf Oil Corporation, by ceasing to purchase Gulf products, or by turning in Gulf credit cards.
Summer Jobs DES MOINES - Attention: College Students. Are you looking for a summer Job? Jewish Family Services Is sponsoring summer job opportunities which are available for Jewish students. If you are Interested, contact Mrs. Ulllan Aronow at Z7IM448 (or more Information.
QUESTION: Why doas Jewlali tradWnirsqulrsa(|uanmi<(amtaqrae to b« ff sail St a wsdiMin rwimwnyT ANSWER: Oenerally speaking, UiU Indicates Uiat marriage is not •trlcUy a private affair. Not only the righU of the bride and groom are Involved In tbe marriage, the ri^ts of other memben of the community are Involved ilnoe Uw bride U henceforth forbidden to marry anyone elae. Furthermore, mm secret marriages, as such, allowed, it would be possible to engage In ahort-lerm marriages (e.g., a marriage for a day> which would resemble proetltution Instead of an affair of love and devotion. In this latter icnie, the requirement of a minyan Is only one of a number of formalities required In effecting a marriage bond, alt of which tend to point out that the ooffllag association between husband and wife will be more than a knee exprenion of animal lust. The formalities give the maiTlage deep and laatlng human meaning.
Sbown wlUi Ooiwnar Robert D. Ray, eaotar, an (ran left, Mrs. Janes OaUniky, Da* Motawa Chaptar pnatdsBt; Mra Mawke BuefcabMim, National Board o( HadMsab; Mn. Harold Wetoer, reoonBng aacrstaiy, Mtosoort Valley Raglan; Mn. MarabaD Berg, ana vlea pnridani, Miasourt VaUey Raglan and bnmediato paat pnaUoot, Dee Motaw* Cbapter.
Hadassah Delegation Receives Iowa Flag DES MOINES - Governor Roi>ert 0. Ray of Iowa presented a delegation from Hadassah with the SUte of Iowa Flag which will be flown at the reopening and. dedlcatkNi ceremonies o( the rebuilt Hadassah Mount Soopua Hospital in Jerusalem onOct.U,l97S. The governor also Issued a congratulatory letter addressed to the women of tbe Missouri Valley Regkm of Hadassah, offering his best wishes to the administrators, doctors and benefators ol the Hadassah University Hospital on Mount Scopus on the reopening and dedication of this faculty He said, "Having the services of this hlU of healing' once again available to the people of East Jerusfletn Is surely a special occasion for this country, uniting people from many different backgrounds with a common cause and a response to a definite need. "The Hadassah women must feel a real sense of satisfaction knowing that because of their humanitarian efforts and determination this great medical facility has been rebuilt ... again I commend you for your courage and work and, on behalf of the people of Iowa send twst wishes for success as you begin a new era of service In this internationally known hospital." One of the nnost beautiful hospitals in the world — dormant since 1M8 — was designed by famed Bauhaus architect Erich Mendelsohn and served the people of Jerusalem from 1939-1948, when the access road was cut off In the War of Independence and the Holy City was divided by the Trans-Jordanian forces. At that time tbe medical complex Included a general hospital, the HenrletU Szold School of Nursing and the Hadassah University Hospital Post-Graduate Medical School Building. The Mt. Scopus facility was returned to Hsdassah In 1067 when the city was reunited during the Six Day War. Since then an extensive
repair, renovation and expansion of the hospital has been undertaken by Hadassah at a cost of over $25 million. The new general hospital provides 3ad beds Indudlng. the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Rehabilitation PavlUlon While the sheU and original Mendelsohn design concept 01 the hospital has been retained, the entire interior and the new buildings have been planned for new medical needs and modem practice. For esthetic and hls^c considerations on this venerated site, overlooking the Old City below and the Dead Sea Valley and the Hills of Moab In the distance, extreme care has been taken to buUd down Into the hiUslde to preserve the integrity of the famed landscape. This reopened facility Is a branch of the Medical Center at EIn Karem In the western part of Jerusalem. Hadassah serves all people and about 10 percent of its patients are Arab. When the city was reunited, Arab patients from East Jerusalem Immediately came to the Medical Center at EIn Karem with their medical clinic cards they had held (or 19 years. Hadassah, to all the inhabitants, since 1913 has meant the highest measure of medical care that could be obUlnedlnthearea. ^
QinsnON: Why Is the ededalka o< Iht maaOa In Ow J«>M eataBdar kasMI aa a haar qraism c( rsdnlag, Uaa mAli« Itas Hittsv rslsnrtar ssssaaaUy a fcaar ealsn<arT
ANSWER: The oUier alternative would be to use the solar calendar system throughout. In the latter case the months are raUier arbitrarily divided. Some commentaries indicate Uiat using the natural division of the months into the ptiaaes of the moon (e.g., wtiere a month begins with every new moon) serves as a means of encouragement and optimism to the people. In Its appearance, the moon ••renews" itaeU every month. This tends to convince us that man can always "renew" those things which he might have lost In time. Thus the land of Israel can be "renewed" to the Jewish people even though they were dispersed by exile. The dead can be "renewed" even though they kMt their lives Ui the struggle with nature. Also, the people of Israel can be "renewed" Into again being a united people in spite of having been dispersed through the four comers of the earth. Some claim that since the moon can sometimes be seen during the day as well as night. It doesn't lose its appearaiKe even Ui the dark night. This symbolties Uie Immortality of man who Is to be witneaaed both in Uila world and In the next world.
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The Adult Singles Group will have ••A Day at the Races" on Saturday, June 14. The group will leave the Jewish Com-munlty Center at 12:30 p.m. for the Ak-Sar-Ben race track. Following the races there will be a cookout at'lOSO Sunset Trail «"r30 tlJW.' Please make reservations fSr the cookout ($2 per person). For information and reservatons call the JCC, 3348200, Ext. 49 (8 a.m.-S p.m.), Al MogU 331-7264 or Rhode DavU 391-6092 (after 6 p.m.). In Des Moines call Amie Coren 1-51S-2SSW73.
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Omaha Organizations B'NAIB'RITH A Oavld Goldstein, major involvement in Omaha Jewish community activities belie his mere 35 years of age. will be honored as .Man of The Year by Henry Monsky Lodge No. 354 during the Greater Omaha B'nai B'rilh Joint InstaUatkio. The annual event is Saturday. June 14, at the Old Mill Holiday Inn. with cockt«Us at 7:30 p.m. and dinner at B: 30. Goldstein's long list of accomplishments include being a Monsky trustee, 1975 chairman of the Philanthropies General Men's Divisioo, associate chairman of the March B'nai B'rith Charity Stag and chairman of BBYO Cornbelt Region's board of directors. The evening will also feature the installation of oCfieen of both Monsky and CantiMker Lodges and will inckide a special surprise award. Tickets are available from either Dick Zacharia (33S-0739}, Monsky president, or Gerald Novak (S36-2S30). the outgoing Monsky and Comhusker presidents, respectively.
members who still have tickets are asked to pleaae turn the stubs in with the money as soon as poulble. Call Mary Wine, SSl-«860. for reservatioas. LOVE There Is a great need for more LOVE volunteers, according to Mrs. Sol Parsow, LOVE chairman. An orientation for new volunteers will be held on Thursday, June 19. at 10 a.m. at the Or. Sher Home.
JOTW and Arabs by 8. D. Goitein. NY. Schocken, 1974.2S3p. — Tta social and inlliliirhial contacts between the cultures from the bMionlng to die M»'s.
TlwLaatLM^by PhU Berger. NY Morrow, 1975. 377p. The world of tlie stand-up comics from Berle to Bruce to Sabl to Robert Klein. Stage biu and hard times. Shalom, Golda by Terry Morris. NY. Hawthorn, 1971. XHp. — An intimate and moving portrait of Golda's life. I am RoMmarie by Marietta Moskln. NY John Day, 1972. igop. — The story of a girl growing up and her survival during the five year's internment in Hitler's infamous camps. =S=
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DANIEL STEIN Graveside services were
held Thursday, May 22 at Temple Israel Cemetery for Daniel Stein, SS Survivors: wife, Sylvia; daughters, Mrs. James Cohen, Frances, Gail and Geri; sons, Robert, Ronald and Harold; sisters, LUIian Goldberg, St. Louis, Mo. and Mrs Jack Zell,
Omaha: three grandchildren. DAVIDUEVINE Graveside services were held at Temple Israel Cemetery on Tuesday, June 10 for David Levine. W. Survivors; son, Robert, twr grandchildren.
tbt HooM o( David by Jerry Landay. NY. Saturday Review Pr . 1973 ?72p. - A beauUfiiUy iUustraled history of the reigns of Saul, David and Solomon and how they united their 'lieople into a viable natkw.
Morris Bervin and Jean Kline, both of Fairbury. Neb.; Mrs. Karl L«eaer, U» AngelM, Calif.; brothers, PbU of Columbus and Abe of San Franciso, Calif.
CORNHUSKER LODGE Sheldon Cohen was elected president of Cornhusker Lodge of B'nai B'rith, succeeding Gerald Novak, who
Httlcr OoM-Up by Henry Picker NY. MacmUlan, 1989. 223p. — llie first comprehensive documentation in pictures of tiie command posts from which Hitler carried on his war.
ALEXKAVICH Graveside services were held on Friday. June 6 at B H.H. (Fisher Farm Cemetery) for Alex Kavteh of Columbus, Neb.
Anyone interested in volunteering two hours a week for work with the elderly is asked to attend this orientation which will acquaint prospective volunteers with the needs of the residents, the work the volunteers are asked to do. and the facilities which the Hotne has to offer.
others elected were Mark Goldstrom. Steve Kort and Norm Sheldon, vice presidents; Len Shefren, BonmcHOLni There will be a special treasurer; Stan Krieger, meeting of Bikur Cholim June recording secretary; Mary Abramson, financial 19 at the Dr Sher Home. secretary; Richard Pearl, Tke luncheon meeting wlU corresponding sec retary; b»:followed.by Ifae.raffte of.a. Gerald Meyer, guardian and hand made alghari. Any GaryParilman, warden.
your new home should have an electric heat pump An 0l«ctric fwat pump. A heating system that, on cold days, will extract heat from the outside and circulate it inside your home. On hot days, it simply reverses Itself, extracting heat inside your home, pumping it outside. Basically it works on the same principle as an air conditioner. It has three important advantages: 1. EFFICIENCY: If you're concerned about low operating costs, an electric heat pump is your answer. Our experience has shown that an electric heat pump will deli vera seasonal average of 1% units of heat energy for every unit of electricity used That's 150% efficiency. That's an electric heat pump. 2. YEAR AROUND COMFORT: Ideally you'd like your home cool In the summer, warm in the winter. You'd like to t>e comfortable every season, all year long. A heat pump will do just that. Set the thermostat at the temperature you desire — and forget it. And if humidity is a contributor to your discomfort on liot. muggy days, you'll find an electric heat pump removes gallons of water from the air in your home when it's coolir>g. That's comfort. That's an electric heat pump. 3. CONSERVATION OF ENEROY: In today's energy situation, the electric heat pump is ideal. The only energy it uses besides warmth from the sun is electricity. When you substitute electricity for oil or gas to heat your home, you're saving these scarce fuels tor transportation and industrial applications where there are no substitutes.OPPD mainly uses coal and nuclear fuel to generate electricity. That's conservation of ef>ergy. That's an electric heat pump. So if you're contemplating or have already made plans to build a new hotne in the rtear future, we invite you to look into all of the advantages of an electric heat pump. Contact your electric heating/air conditioning contractor or call or visit your OPPD office.
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Jeffrey L. Ostrow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Ostrow, received a bachelor of science in economics degree from the Wharton School at the
University of Pemisyivania. Jeff, a 1971 WesUlde High graduate, is working this summer as an administrative aide at the University of Pennsylvania iiospital. He will attend the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor In the fall where he will study for a master's degree In health care administration. Pamela Ann Greenberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Greenberg, graduated from Bradley University, Peoria, lU., In May with a degree bi sociology.
Youth aCHOtASnC HONORS Scholastic achievement awards tor Omaha students have been announced JuUus Marc Muahkin of BeUevue Mltfi School, son of Mr. and Mrs. NaUum Hushkin of BeUevue, plaoed second on the 1»7S Nebraska RegenU AU-SUte Sebolastk fltit team announced by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Ranking is baaed on scores on the ACT . aptitude tests taken iqr Jiearty 4,«N Nebraska high sefaool senkm. Marc and another first-team selection, Betty Moses of Central High School, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Salomon Moses, were awarded fouryear Regent's Scholarships to UNL. Also smottg the 105 Nebraska preps receiving four-year ftegent's scfaolarMft was Diane R. ZIpursky tl Central, daogbter of Mr.
and Mrs. Morley ZIpursky. Central listed these other scholarship winners: Central listed these other •cholarsliip wtnnen: Steve Wise, Northwestern University Merit Kholarstalp; Debra Katelman, Northwest Misaouri SUte; Debbie Kort>itz. Elks, Valparaiso and Klwanis; Michael Ztvlli, Creifhton University; Brace Rips, WorldHerald Kay Stalfer; Mark Greenberg, Marquette University: Vickl CUieo. lone C. Paxton. Oaudwr, Washington Unlverslly; Thooias Diamond, Ak-Sar-Ben and University of Nebraalia at Omaha. Bruce Rips and NeU Steinbarl of the Ceolrai High Register woo Byline Awards train the Crdgbton Unlverslly JaumaHam depaitmant for fmat-page nuduup and ^wcts reportinf, rcapecUvHy.
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OMAHA - A wedding date of Nov. 15 has been set by Joan Marsha Gurewltz and Gary Davis.
I've shared many wonderful experiences with most of Combelt Region B'nai B'rith Youth Organization's 300 memtiers during my V/t years as volunteer director. But if I didn't say that our 1975 Leadership Elections Conclave (LEG '75)-held last weekend at Camp Esther K. Newman and attended by 61 BBYOers and staff—was the best convention the past three years, I'd t>e doing an injustice to many members of the BBYO "extended famUy". Marsha Pk>tkin and I lent professional direction and support, but in every respect, LEC '75 was a youth-run program. Oiordinators Shelly Alloy and Debbie Diamond and their steering committee carried off a high-quality program that allowed everyone to delve deeply bito BBYO's basic tenets and also to better understand their roles as officers and leaders. Sttmo iUtkes, cfaainun q( the Omaha Federation's Bureau of Jewish KdtiraUMi and Mrs. Enrtn Stanon, cochalrman of the Fsdvattoa's OoQimtttee tor Sovlat Jewijf, led creative acthrltlsa and ptNV dliciHStniia on BBYO's JawiA Md cwnmunlty aervts» folds. A MBbyfll B'nai B'rKta aad ceasinuBity leaders ooodueled wctiulioiia—Staa ea tba attlee of Mrs. SamOoopsr, vice prasidsnt; Howard Bpstelii, secreUry-trsaaarer; Rkhard Pearl, edttor and Jarry Novak and Dick 7afharlff, ff*flt**" *"****['* Marty Venn's Bible Hunt and Yeshiva Bowl; Maria Goldberg's square dance and the BBYO Olympics planned by Mark Saferstein, Barb Rosinsky and Bruce Harko
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were other activities also based on BBYO folds. Outgoing Regional Presidents Justin Cooper and Dei>ble Ratner and their fellow officers conducted the business meetings, presided over awards presentations, delivered their States of the Region addresses and kept tlie SPING going throughout. Marsha Plotkin served at installing oKlcer lor LEC. She discharged the foUowlng Regknal Boards: AZA—Justin Cooper, Aleph Gadol; Neal Unger, Aleph S'gan; Jerry Sadoff, Aleph Moreh; Jim Bernstein,, Aleph Mazkir-Glibar; Mark Schulman, Aleph Sopher.
Their engagement was announced by the bride-elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Gurewltz of Wheaton, Md.
By EsteUe Rossoberg Michelle Townsend was chosen to model for the Carol Channing Fashion Show to be held June 12 at the Pershing Auditorium. She Is the daughter of Mrs. Janet Townsend.
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Friends and relatives are invited to be present at tbe dedication of memorials In Congratulatloos to Uie new of- loving memory of Dora llcen and sincere Uianks to the ;' WIshnow and Margery outgoing officers (or your eoo- Wlshnow Sullivan at itt.' trlbutkMis, and good luck to all. Carmd Ometary oh Sunday, Alio, much thanks to the many JunelSat lla.m. teeni and adults Ibr their time and Mrs. Max Rose of London, devotion to the planning and running of LBCVS. England Is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Wlshnow. Mrs. Rose is the sister o( Mrs. Wlshnow.
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The grand opening of Gendlers Television, Applance and Furniture Store, 10670 West Dodge Road in Old Mill was held recently, according to Hy Gendler, president. Gendlers Is maintaining a service outlet at its former location, 6054 Military Avenue In Benson.
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The TIfereth Israel Annual Picnic was held .iune 8 at Holmes Ijake. Mrs. JuUus Zelen returned from Van Nuys, Cal. wtiere she visited with her children, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schlmmel and grandchildren Scott and Miriam. Mrs. Joseph Goldware of Des Moines, la. was a recent
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Her finance, son of Mrs. Alex Davis of Omaha, graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Engineering at Lincoln where he was a member of the honorary society Pi Tau Sigma. He is residing in Falls Church, Va.
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Kuklln and Mrs. Hyman Bricker. Mrs. Goldware was a guest at the TIfereth Israel Sisterhood Installation Lunciieon. Mrs. Hyman Bricker recently visited with her children, Mr. and Mrs. Morton Lipsman and grandchildren of Bettendorf, la.
The TIfereth Israel Congregation extends its sincere sympathy to Robert Kaiser, of the South Street Temple on the death of bis Steve Dworsky was elected father, Herbert Kaiser, of president of the South Street Temple Youth Group for the Newburgh, N. Y. coming year, with David Gaba ImtaUedwere: Tte. tpUowIng MunfM w(M„ assisting as vice-president. BBO-Sw Sacks, (CsUh; JaUa Radta, S'ganit; Roana Ratasr, inadvertently omitted ftom MasUra-Olsbarlt and Dabble last weeks Lincoln University The foUowlng names were llatnar,llaMeha. graduates list: Dr. Joel Allen, Inadverently ommitted from AZA-Alaa Wslaer, Aleph Mrs. Debbie Allen, Mrs. Ruth the Lincoln High graduates: Oadol; Howard HUe, Alafta Ann Gaiter, Barry Liotman, Holly Marx, Carrie Chesin and , Allen Shaw. S'gan; Bob Suvalsky, Alapb and Dr. Steven Wald.
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Amy Brodkey, daughter of State Supreme Court Judge and Mrs. Donald Brodkey of Lbicoln, former Omahaiu, received her M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Brodkey, a graduate of Harvard University, will take a three-year residency In family practice at Worcester (Mass.) City Hoepitali.
Please notify the Jewish Prass now as to th« dote you will be bock homa for tha summar. This will enable us to eliminate duplicota mailings and forwarding charges. Please fill out the form below with your current college oddrass os It appears on your weakly Jewish Press and nrMll it to tha Jewish Press, 333 So. 132nd, Omoha.Ne. 68154
Bluffs News BySyhrlaTsliaier The Council Bluffs Jewish Community will hold an "Open House Get Acquainted Reception" on Sunday, Jun^ 22 at the Synagogue at 8 p.m. to honor Mark and Luba Tapalatsky, 16-year-old daughter Ria and 14-year-old sonSam. Omaha friends interested bi this event, please contact Mrs. John (Bessie) Abraham, at 334^960 for details. In Council Bluffs, call Mrs. E:d. Tepperman 322-0149 or Mrs. Saul Suvalsky 322-4595. The Tapalatsky family is now residing at 544 Mill St. in (Council Bluffs, Iowa. w HIUN A. MIINfTilN MJ-9II1 333-1222
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Rot>ert Schuchman has been recently appointed the new administrator for the Americana Health Care Oen^r^ at PiAuqtie, I«. 'Mr '. ahcl' Mri^." SctauchiUah tUld ' children, Jamie and Jeffery will be at the new address, 2187 St. John's Dr. Dubuque, U.
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FIRST CmrWIDE CAGE TOURNEY SET FOR JOC The Jewish Communily Center will add another historic "first" to its growing list when the initial Intramural High School invitational Baskett>all Totimament is held to decide a cltycbampion. O—ptUng will be the North Branch and South Branch YMCA iquadi, Ibe South and North Omaha Boys aub teams, the Omaha Home for Boys, Boys Town the JCX: Bhie-Stars and the Omaha Amateur Athletic Association team. The stagle^iminatlon tourney Is achaduled for Sunday and Monday nights, June 22-23 Admission is SO cents for adults, 25 cents for children. NOTE: The JOC gymatban wfll to ckMd on SiMiay, Jiaie a, fTMH 4-10 p.m. aad M Monday, June as, bwn 7-10 p.111. iorihe
TAKE YOUR FAMILY TO THE BALL GAME Mom. dad and the kids are urged to sign now for the Centersponsored trip to see the Omaha Royals-EvansvUle Triplets baseball game Sunday, June 29, at Rosenblatt Stadium. Reserved seats, tickets and bus transportation from the Center to tlie Stadium (5:45 p m.) is only S2.S0 for adults and f1.50 for children. Deadline for payments is Thursday, JuneX. A minimum of e persons is needed. PERCEPTUAI^MOTOR CLASSES HAVE OPDONaS A unique perceptual-motor training program, with conducted by an occupational therapist from the public i system, Is being offered by Ihe Athletic Department this summer. The classes are designed to benefit all children in coordination, perceptual ability and learning. Perceptual motor sHDs areihe foundation upon which coordination, language and academic learning are built Areas of development Include large and fine motor skills training, perception and language.
Classes will be Monday and Wednesday mornings for six weeks beginning June 16. Each class is 55 minutes long and will be limited to five children. To register for the appropriate class, call the Athletic Office (3344»0) for one of the followtng PE 502, for 2nd and 3M Grades, i>-9:55 am.; PE 501. 2>-.t-3-year^lds, 10-10:55 a.m.: PE 500,4-S-year-olds, 11-11:55 am Fee is $15 for each class. MEN'S SUMMER BASKETBALL LEAGUES FORMINQ A good number of participants Is anticipated In the men's basketball league (college age and akxivel which begins the week of June 16. Two leagues are being formed: (or those 19 years and up on Tuesday nights starting at 6:30 and tor 31 and up on Wednesday nights at 6:30. Scrimmage starts June 17 and It. League fee Is H. JOC MEN'S SLOW-PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE RnULTB Greenberg over Holtzman, 10-0 Kouf ax over Greenberg, M JCr GIRLS ALL-STAR SOTTBALLnAM The Center's All-Girl AU-Star Softball team defeated the MlsflU from St. Bernard's 16-5 Sunday at Treodwood Park. Annie Kaye and Htcki Singer drove tai 7 runs to lead the JCC team. MDrSSLO-PITCH. SUNDAY, JUNE U Wa.m. — Holtzman v> Koufu II a.m. — Holtzman vi. Greenlieri 8R. mOHSOmiALL, SUNDAY, JUNK U *:]0a m. - Cholm Weizman v* AZA No. I U:ieaja. - USTY n AZA No. 100
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Aquatics Notebook ByOaiyJavltdi JCCAqMUaWnrtar
More than 25 people have participated in our Swim and Stay Fit aub, swimming anywhere from one-fourth mUe to a mile a day. Because of llie popularity of this activity. It will be continued during the summer on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 7—7:45 a.m. This time will be available as long as people participate. TMs earlier hour should be very convenient for those who like to swim t>e(ore going to work or who would like to start the day with a refreshing morning dip.
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It waa wppastJ to to a bojn i camp that the JewWi CcmiwaHty Centeri spoMorliV this week — at least. It ""alwaysl I toeo tor boy*. But MkU Singer, I aD that ai *e bran^ Women's Lib, •trie' style, into dw aU-male atmoepliere
Iqr Joiniaf bratber Larty, left, as a participant Tlw two poae wttk IM) Haoaoo. (Brector of the camp and bead basbatbaP coacb at the Untvcraity of NebnMkaOmaba. About » youoflrters were enrolled. (JP Photo)
GIVE A HEALTH aUB MEMBERSHIP FOR FATHER'S DAY It isn't too Iota to giv« your loved on* a Health Club Membership for Father's Day. Show him that you core about his health and well-being. Help him to become healthier, to relax, and to regain the vim, vigor and vitality of his youth. Call Chuck Arnold for more information at 334-8200. Ext. 32. |i4(4nMi4i4i)Mc4n|i)«i«4i4(4i4ii«i4i4n|i«i«t4i«iMi4nt(«4n|i4ii|(4i4t4i4ii|
The leading swimmer to dale Is Bob Hoig with almost ISO miles to his credit. HU nearest competitor is Kay Cajacob with 71 miles. Other swimmers Include Judy Epstein with 38 miles: Rosemary Vlnlng with 31 miles; Hermene Zweiback with am - miles. Join them You'll be glad you came!
By Hden Newman "What's there to do in Grand Island?" Thirty-eight members of the Older Adult Club found plenty to do and see in that Nebraska town, when they made the tri)> by bus on Monday, June 2. Mollle Delman. as usual, did everything possible to make the trip an enjoyable one. Ttie driver, Roy Hampton, who was remembered from a previous trip, certainly added to the pleasure and comfort, pointing out places of interest along the way and occasionally telling a joke. Mln Cutler, club president, had made brownies and a delicious cake which she served on the bus, along with coffee and lemonade. Mrs. Isador (Fay) Kahn, who lives In Grand Island, and Mrs. LoU Stlenlke, director of nutrition and recreation programs of the Senior Citixen Industries of Grand Island, were the group's hostesses. HM gmv lint vlaltad the Seniar CHlnos' Arts and CraAs Store where there was a large Tartety of items on display made by people tai that ana. SsMral In tba pwvs IKIUlpil BOVWJT gBiS III the
iKirar«Hd~wai In duJiiis of Mn-Dotls Ewers. The next stop was the social hall of Ihe Y.W C.A. where the group had lunch, along with some of the Seniors In Grand Island. Especially appreciated were the cakes made by Mrs. Kahn, as well as the hospitality shown by the volunteer workers at the hall.
They even had a door prize and went all out to entertain the group in a big way Upon leaving here, a reporter from the Grand Island Indpendent Newspaper took pictures of the group which made them feel very welcome as guests in the town. Van Farrand also had her camera and snapped pictures at various times. The highlight of the trip was the visit to the Stuhr Museum. The building is surrounded by a beautiful man-made lake, with live ducks and swans floating on the water. A film was Aown, nanaled by Henry Fonda and entltM "Land of the Pralrla Plonaer". Tbe algbt of Ibe iniiswim, wtlh Its totaitalBS and modem dnlpi, was wivtfe tbe trip alooe and tba eibMts of art, aaUquas sad I lareitittg. The bus then toured the Outdoor Museum, indudlng the birthplace of Henry Fonda, other pioneer homes and buildings, and an interesting antique auto collection — all of which brought bock many mmiories to members of the group — as well as a further kia>wlai^|B iif" Nebraska history. The next luncheon meeUng will be held Monday, June 16 in honor of Father's Day. A board meeting will follow. In Iwnor o( Mtt WeddUf Amlvtfiont of Mr nd Mn Louis Lwifn- (roui Fay S«kw «nd LAI and M In CUURMaz<« Tov u Abr Kaplm for Nv BM Miiivah of hu (ml Marti fUiicfit>lalt Imoi Ilia (roup
Philanthropies Chief Thanks Veteran UJA 'er for Assistance OMAHA - A veteran United Jewish Appeal campaign worker has been publicly thanked for his help in the 1975 Omaha Jewish Philanthropies Campaign by General Chairman Ell M.Zalkln. The campaigner Is Harry Shapiro, who has been with UJA since Its inception and who served as director of Ihe American Zionist Emergency Council which helped build a favorable opinion in the United States for the establishment of Israel. New Yorker Shapiro, who will be 75 in July, served the UJA as a regional supervisor all over the U.S. He returned to New York from Omaha last month after a 3 'fi-martb stay. "We avpredato Ms bsl^ fulness and stoicertty towards our eanpaiffi and lbs cause of tbe J«»Wi people la poHBl," sairtZalkln. Shapiro, who retired from the UJA in 1966, is called upon by the UJA and other organlzathms from time to time. "I really ought to retire," he said. "1 don't know how long I'll live, but if I work, I'll work for the Jews." Shapiro praised Omalia's Jewish community. "This community Is a very good one — the best one I know. But It's behind tbe eight-ball because it's raised so much money In the past three years," he said. Both he and Zaikin urge Omahans to come forward
Harry Shapira and make meaningful contributions to this year's Philanthropies drive tiecause Israel's and world Jewry's needs are greater than ever. The Omaha campaign goal Is $3,450,00. Shapiro's "opinionmolding" In the IBMe saw his group trying "to educate Congress - and we did It before anyone was aware we were doing it." "We had a very pad press in America on Palestine," recalled Shapiro. "Newspaper correspondents were taking British news handouts, making a couple of changes and sending them through"' Shapiro enlisted the aid of a young correspondent to sit with the various correspondents and "give them Ihe facts. That way we created a moreevenharaied press," said Harry.