• At a leadership inet'tiiig of the oxecutlve of theShaarei T*--liljah Sisterhood, plans wore fi-
' nalized for a ■ joint Sisterhood 'and JBrotherhood kiddush on Sa-; turday, Febniary. 11, •
Also discussed was their im-'. nual tea to be held this year on May 7. Convenors of the tea are Mrs. J. Schwartz, iMrs. M. Lefko and Mrs, E. Sugar.
The executive plans a most interesting program for their next ■general . meeting on March 8. Guest speaker will be Mr. R, W. ' Bundy. He will speak on "Tensions of Living.''
• Members of York Chapter 704. of B'nai B'rith W.omen held a social evenini; for patients of the Ontario Hospital lnJ>Jew Toronto, on Wednesday, January
The chapter was mo.st plca.sed el the~participatiqii .of the Ro-keah IMiarniaceutical \s.socia-tion's Orchc'slra.
At these entertaiunji'm.< which lire held monthly, fiuli patien; is pre.senteri with a '^itt. Ri'fresh-nients are al.so .served. Conve-U' ..y were: Mrs. (iraee Schwartz, !>Irs. .Vnna AtteUcker and >Irs, Klsie (iilherl.
IMrs. I'auline IJurn.s it, Pre.suieiit lif York Chapter.
• On Tuesday,.January '2A. thi-Etzion Chapter of ihi' Hapoel Haniizrachi Women's Ortjaiiiza-tion held a niecting at the home of Mrs. J Sixidek.
Tlie chairman >Irs. y\. Balln-sky thanked the members for their effort* in inakins their Baza.ir project a sii(c<'.s.s. The i Bazaar conunittne included Mrs. | S. State. Mrs. C. Cohen. Mrs. J. : I.ubetsky. Mrs. .1. Waverman. j ■V's. A.Mgdor and Mrs M Bii-^ linsky. ,
The meeting was also the oc-1 fusion for the Etzion Chapter i members to coneraiulute Mrs. fipodek on the Bar Mitzvah of ber son, Samuel.
• Mrs. Dora Israeison. naiional vice-pre.sident of the PioH'mt Women of Canada, cave, a rfview of the World /^ioni.st dingrcs.'? to members of Pioneer Women's Ben Gurion Club.
The meeting was held on Tuesday, January 31, at tht' home of Mrs. Rose Forgan^,, .34 TimlxT- ] lane Dr.
• The Clanton Park and Shaa rei Tefillah Cong^re^ation.s will : celebrate Purim tosetlicr at the ' Shaarei Tefillah Synaaocruc on ;Baturday, Febniary 25.
Highlight of the evening will be a musjcal play "My Fair Sal> ra." The cast v.'il! include rnem-bers of both congrecatjons. It , will be directed by Mrs, Nat' Garriick.
Prizes will be awarded to i he | , fu"st with the most original mask.
The Chapter i3 preparing an outstanding, day of evenlts to be shared by members of OrtJiodox sisterhoods from all over Ontario, keynote speaker at.the featured luncheon at Shaarei Shomayim Syiiagoguo will be Mrs, \V. Be-renson, honourarj' vice-president and past president of the National Women's Branch.
A Sherry Party, at which the Iroard members will meet Mrs. Berenson, will be held at the iiomp of Mrs. D. Rotvnbcrg, 96 Baycrcst Ave. Members of the committee are: Mrs. Jean Ih's-son; Mrs, L. Gasncr; Mrs. I. ' Green; Mrs. M. Neuberger/ Mrs! 1 M. Xussbaum; Mrs. S. Sigler; Mrs. D. Rotenbi'rg; ,^Mrs. T. Waldmaii;- Mrs. M. Weinberg: and Mrs. H. Botnick
• COMING EVENTS ~
• A' vacation In Miami and Mexico awaits-some lucky guests who attend the Tea & Fashion Show. "El Salon Mexico," sponsored by B'nal B'rith Sha'Aron Chapter on Siuiday, February 12. ai I ho Town House Restaurant.
• In order that Camp l.srael,
pariially destroyed by fire, may ix: rebuilt in time, a F-und raising banquet was hold on Sunday, January 29, at the Torath Emeth Jewish Centre.
Guest of honour, Rabbi Her-sliel Scharter of New York, ad-dre.sscd the assembled on (he tuilque contribution Camp Israel j offers a Jewish child. !
Rabbi P. Roscnzweig of Kl- ' tchener. .-sixjke of the work of ; the Agtjdath l.srael Organization, j
By Esther Zeldin
sponsors of Camp Israel whose major.area of concern is the edu catiori of our youth.
Gi'eetings from the Ontario Ctovemment" was extended by Mr. Alan Grossman! He offered congratulations on the recent court decision " exempting the camp from taxation.
A silver wine goblet was pre-se.ted to Mr. Harry Wolfe In appreciation of his years of legal service to the Agudath Israel Organ. Rabbi Moishe Alon of Hamilton j waa chairman of the banquet. Executive director of the camp is Rabbi T. H. Klein. • Iladassah Organisation of Toronto announces the formation of the Hadassab Choir, under the direction of Rnth Cdsper. The first rehearsal took place on Thursday. February 9, at 1.30, at 221 Glen Ayr Rd.
FULL PUPIL STUDY OF NAZISM ASKED
, CHICAGO — The Chicago region of the Illinois Congress of Parents and Teachers has recommended that school children be taught "full understanding" of the Nazi era and its evils.
Some members, however, had reservations. Mrs. Andrew Marva of the Harlan High School P.-T.A., said:
"Ctoing Into the evils of that period can only result in more bate, and emphasizing the bru tallties and atrocities of an Insane monster are certainly not a constructive approach on how. to become a better American,
THE JEWS AN THE, NORTH-AMERICAN CONTINENT
IN THE CANADIAN JEWISR
This New Feature - THE NORtH-AMERICAN SCENE
Commences in this issue'on page 3. - Almost half of the world's Jews live in the United Sta tes and Canada-and news reports clone cannot give oh adequate pictijre of the lives we lead. Each week in this new feature one of the distinguished contributors below will discuss developments, onaiyse trends, and explain the background to the news.
SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC
LITERATURE AND ARTS
Professor of tiis-tory at Harvard University ond. a diifinfluished teacher ond writer on ftie social history of the United States. His book "The Uprooted" won the Pulitzer Prize in L951. He-is the idilor of the Library of American BiograpFiy^ and o memt^er of many learned societies.
Lecturer in ihe English Deportment of New Vork University, and well known for hfs contribu-liqns on drama, liction, ond the populor orts fo 0 vonety of jour-n a I s including -the "New York Times". A gfodu-ate of Horvard and MichiQon Un-ivprsitie?, he hos 'octiired exten-iivcly in Europe.
ISRAEL AND UNITED NATIONS
Fellow • of the DAVID
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the purpose; In local concentration camps and in labour camps in Germany and German-occupied territor>' where Jews were erislaved, star\-ed, and tortured; and through mass deportations carried out under inhuman conditions In Germiuiy and 17 other countne.s,.,including Soviet Ru.ssia .ind'the Baltic States.
The second and third counts state that between 1939 and the end of the war Eichmann, together with others caused serioiLs physical harm to millions of Jews by enslaving, starving, deporting,, and persecuting them, and by detainihg ihem in ghettoe.s under inhtinian condition^. In the tourth count Eichni.inn is
charged with having deylsed measures for the sterilisation of Jews as a first step in destroying the Jewish people.
Immediately after Dr. Ser\'atius received the charge sheet the Attorney-General Informed him that he was entitled to ask for a preliminarj' inquir>-, ■ which would be held in the Jerusalem District Court.
If Elchmatin's coiuisel decides to adopt this course — he will undoubtedly place the Israeli authorities In an embarrassing position. For the inquiry would then be heard by Judge Benjamin Hale\7 — v,'ho on Monday was excluded by legal amendments passed In the Knesset from presiding over the court to trj-Eichmann,
Graduate School of Arts ond Sciences at Harvard and a groduote of Brondei": Uni-v«rsif>'. He is research assistant to MoK Lerncr and has contri. buted fo many journals on poi-iticol oltoiri.
Uqw York correspondent of THt lEWISH CHRONICLE .and o( THE : A N A D I A N iJV/ISH NEWS, f cl u c o t e d at Harvard and
l^oston Universities he hos been .onnectcd with t h e Columbia B'Oodccsting Sys-tefn and leading New >'ork news-ro^-ers .He 15 an □ j'honty on th« L"cted Nation! 0"cl Vice-Chair-rtiQii of the Fo^ »<gn Pfess AsJ»-C'oticn of America.
Minister of the Riverdale New York congregation, monoging editor of th.« 'United Swiago gLje Review", and Instructor in Philosophy and Religion of the Teacher's Institute of the Jewish Theological Sem-inarv. Educated of Chicago and Columbia Universities he served OS Chaplain t» the American Armed forces.
0"-ect(^r of the U'lion ct American HeDrc>» Con-j'pqari .>■' s C.."'-i-ii:,v,.-,n ■,n s..>cia: Act,on and on o.^thority on Jew-■sh communal lit«. Ho 15 co-author ■f. Justice ond 'uOO'^m," which he- heon describ-tJ .. o I an aih thof irative g.jidt
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NEO-NAZIS TO TOYNBEE
The C^nodi'an Jewfsh Newt, Friday, Feb. 10, 1967 -9
Town Hair To Give Inside Story
a "Town Hall Meeting" featur. Ing two top leaders of Canadian Jewish Congress and directed to (he Jewish communities of London, Ontario, and five neighboring centers, will .be held in London, Sunday night, February 19.
.•\ full-scale report, followed by an open forum discussion, on major aspects of commurial concern and
activity, will be. featured at the gathering In London's Jewish Community Centre, sponsored by the London Jewish Community Cotoncil, It was announced' this week by Harold Vaislerjl president.
GASNER. HARRI.S TO SPEAK
ReJDortlng to the meeting will be Meyer W. Gusuer, who has
Just been named Central Region ch.iirman of the Congress, and Sydney M. Harris, national chairman of Joint Public Relations Commit te of Congress and B'nai B'rith. Mr. Vaisler will preside. A. B. Gillick. Council secretary," will report on London community activities in 1960.
Invited to the meeting, in addition to members of London's Jewish community, are the members of the Jewish communities of Chatham. Ingersoll. St, Thomas. Stratford and Woodstock.
Messrs. Harris and Gasner will deal with such questions as: the neo-Na7Js; the "Toynbee affair": , the local community and kashrut; J
SYDNEY M, HARRIS
better adult educational and cultural programs: religious in-sirucrion in public schools; a more cohesive Jewish community in Ontario.
The London community's speciaS conunlttee in charge of arrangements includes, In addition to Messrs, Vaisler and Gilllck, Rabbis D. Kirshenbaum, J. B. Fried-br.-g. Dr. Isadore' Goldstlck, Alan Cohen.
ARNOLD EDINBOROtJGH FEATURED
Noted Canadian Editor To Address Hamilton Community On Sunday
Arnold Eciinburotigh, noted edi-or of Saturday Night and well-known through hi.>> radio and television appearances, will be guest speaker Sunday, Feb. 12, t the .joint annual meeting in Hamilton of the Council of Jew-sh Organizations, the Je\v1sh .Social Services and Jewish Community Projects.
By BERT GODFREY
DECADE OF JEWISH EDUCATION HEIU REVIEWED
*T ^SS^h^OreSlti^^^^ A review of the first decade Services to teachers .md Highlighting the i.np^ua
on'Monday' January 30 at the existence of the Bureau : schools include various teaching which they attach Jo a more
homV^f -lilrs ' >Tar>-•Cores and serious approach to order ol priorities philanthropy
Meidowbrook Ave ' "" 1 Sistent and vigorous growth in : Library offers a large number of Jewish Education, are the receni and all other kinds of activities."
otdipy the number onir position | in Jewish life and n-place in I
They discussed th.-ir approaching bingo on Wednesday. Febrvi-ary 15, at the Zionist Bldg., 651 Spadina Ave.
Mrs. Sarah Ro.ss is convener of the bingo. Presiding at the meeting was Mrs. Anne W'olfman.
• Dr. David Shaul addressed members of the Women's Auxi-liao'. New Mount Sinai Ho.spital on Wednesday, February 1. in the auditorium of ^the hospital.
Dr. Shaul "spoke on Women. Facts and Fables. Thi.s lecture was one of a series pfe.sented by the Health Education Committee
,cf the Women's Auxiliary. Mrs. Harry Ei.wn Jr. presided at the
• Plans for the April l»th C:on-ference of Ontario Chapter. Women's Branch, 1.0..I.C.A. were
school population and a simulta-; books and publication.s dealing pronouncements of promment
tieous effort to maintain high i with Jewish education and teach- Jewish leaders.
educational standards. | Ing practice as well as works in Thus, Mr. Label A. Katz. Inter-
• Durin.e the past eleven years; Judaica. Periodically these are national President of B'lmi
the Jewish population of Toronto released program suggestions for B'rith. advocated "priority sta-: has grown from (w.OOO to 80.000,; special occa.sions> such as H o m e tus" for Jewish Education which ' an increase of 23" o, and a growth ; a n d S c h o o L ; represents "the major challenge
1 in pupil enrollment from 3,800 | Gifted teachers in" our schools . to a creative Jewi.<;h sun.'ival In ! to 8.700, an increase of 127" u. i who are able to contribute to the decade ahead."
School units affiliated with the i the advancement of Jewish edu-Bureau now number thirty-two, ] cation by way of text books or
Defining Jewish Education as
While Mr. Irvine KHne. Pre--ident ol th" Council of Jewish Federations. empha.si7:ng thej urgency which that important! txjdy attaches to a strong pro-' gram of Jewish education states: "The work of the Coimcil of Jewish Cultural Acencios will, I. trust, be a parallel development! to our increiised recognition of,'
"the root of Jewish existence," : the needs of Jewish Education,
of which twenty receive subsi- who can contribute to the field ! Mr. Katz urged B'nal B'rith to ' ot our commimal responslbihty dies. In the case of subsidized i of Jewish literature are encou-, net as a catalyst for a deeper.' to provide better schools and bet-.schools the Bureau meets the raged to do so. ' more abundant quality of Jewi.';h lor teachers — to bring to Jewish
difference between the cost of ■ Important data and statistical ' EduaUion. , education the same Imagination,
irismictton and the fees paid j information is collected and pre-1 Dr. Nahuin OoUhiiarui. Worid ; depth of dedication and the by the parents plus a grant to-' pared by the Bureau in such j Jewish leader, speaking at the . same quality of leadership as we Ward administration. Approxi-'. areas as enrollment, budgets, ' 2,51'- Worid Zionist Congress have brought to all other Fede-1 mately ,50",. of tuition cost is ^ hours of •Instruction, etc. These stated: "Jewish Education must , ration responsibilities," met by parents' payment Of fees, j comparative tables serve a use-'
CONTROVERSY OVER SABBATH FLIGHT
the Bureau allocation meets the ful purpose in comparing educa- i rest of the cost. Day Schools' tional development in our com-1 » J- J u • , , receive grants only for the He- mimity vis-a-vis that in other i
sta.d:ed by the,special ^con^^^ tuition cost of their pr<^ ' communities in the United States ! JERUSALEM (JCNS) - The
gram. and Canada. ..announcement bv Alitalia, the
In addition to direct subsidies. |iNxER-SCHbOL ACTIVITIES j Italiaji AirUne, tiiat from Satur-a \Yic!e range of services are. The Bureau seeks to encourage ! day it v/lir be running an extra
committee who luncheon at the home of .Mrs. h Botnick. 339 Hnihurst Blvd.
rendered by the Bureau" to both j activities among the schools in MONTREAL FOLK SINGER subsidized and non-subsidized , ^.hich the latter can participate AT . SHAAREI SHOMAYIM ion a city-wide'basis. Such actt-
In the, year 1%0 u sum of . On Tuesday. February 14th,: S459.416 was allocated to Jewish Shaarei. Shomayim Sisterhood i Education by the U.J.A. through will be hostess to the Si.ster- the United Jewish Welfare Fund, hoods of Burnside, Clanton Park, and the Bureau of Jewish Edu-Shaarei Tefillah and Viewinount. I cation. They will participate in the ce-' '
let ration of .Jew.'sh Music vionth.
RabbL Dr. Waller S. Wurz-burger will be the,speaker. Guest ^ Midrasha L'Morim ■ (the Jewish
ti:achj:rs' training .\nd recruitment
the Bureau of Jewish Education administers the Toronto
artist will be Miriam Ben-Ezra who in private life ,is the wife of Rab'.i Denburg of Montreal. • Although a native of New York, Miriam Ben-Ezra has been reared in an atmosphere of Israeli culture .since birth. Her songs consist of the rich folklore inspired by every-day liie and she is able to introduce the true spirit of Israel to her-audiences.
Teachers' Semmaryj in which sixty teachers have completed their studies and many of them now serve in Toronto and Ontario Jewish schools. Both summer and winter seminars have been organized, and are' being .maintained in order to help the teachers grow prbfessloiaally.
Shortages of'qualified teaching Itaff throughout America has made the recruitment and placM^ ment of teachers one-of the^im-pemnt services rendered to our schools. A-number of. teachers .irom Israel, Europe and-the States, \yho were-qualified by the Bureau, have been asslsted-in obtaining entrylnto Canada and are now-'employed in our schools.
SUPERVISION AND CONSULTATION
An important: service to the schools Is that of supervision and consultation. . Supervisory visits by school consultants,: meetings land discussions with principals, "educational directors, teachers and school committees, serve to raise educational standards in the schools.
New communities in outlying r" tricti arid in growing areas 0'. .'ewish population have been assisted, in^ planning, their' t» spective schools even before
vitles would include the administration of the United Jewish Appeal in the schools, Bible Cdn-te.st, Jewish Book Month, Concert of chool Choirs in observance of Jewish Music Month, Bi-Cen-tenary of Canadian Jewry, Warsaw Ghetto P,emembrance Day, etc. ■ •
TEACHERS' WELFARE The Central Agency for Jewish Education has established arid maintained categories, and salary scalbs for teachers hi the, community. A Code of Practice has been evolved governing teachers' tenure, sick.leave, etc^ which is. now in effect in all schools. A. year ago a Pension Plan with the United Jewish Welfare Fund has been inaugurated for'teachers iii our schoolsr^ -.
ADMINISTRATION ■ TheT"Bureau provides the
these were established.
ity in administration and also cdnstitute a saving to the schools. " ^ . ' /
TEACHINiG PERSONNEL AWD ENROLLMENT A total of 371 teachers are employed in our affiliated schools. Of these, 135 are teacliing in the subsidized schools — the large majority working on a full-time basis.; 236 teachers are engaged in tiic non-subsidized schools, a considenible proportion of. them on a partrtim.e.^basis.
TotalyeorollmentN^in our schools is 8,700. Of this' number 3,900 are In ttie subsidized schools and 4,860/aie in the \ non-subsidized
JADERS URGE[PRIORITr 6f JEWISH. EDUCATION
designed room. Lawyer and client were divided by u buUet-prooi ^lass screen and talked with the aid of microphones and headphones. Eichmaim was told in his Haifa
flight to and from Lydda on ■ prison the details of the charges Saturdays has caused angry op-f he will face position from religious circles - • . , ^ ,
which allege that this is a breach I ^^''^while, it was learned that of the "status quo" as far as j Dr. Servatius has asked the Isra-worklng on the Sabbath is con-1 eli Ministry of Justice' for gua-cerned. ' | rantees of safe conduct for form-
Mr. Ben Aharon, the Minister j er N.-izis whom he wishes to of -TransjRDrt said in reply to a call as defence witnesses, question from Mr. S. Lorenz (Agudah) in the Knesset that the religioas parties, should either say explicitly that Israel shorld give up her share of international transport and coni.-municatipns or find some dispensation in Jewish law which would perriit the State to violate the sanctity of the Sabbath. But in any case, Mr. Ben. Aharon insisted, other planes already
State as new president of the ' Council. Mrs. .State Is the first
woman In the Hamilton commu-, nity to eani this distinction.
IN.STALLATION OF OFFICERS
The meeting, to be held at the Jewish Community Centre, 57 Delaware avenue, .starting at K:30 p.m., will also feature the instal-i latioii I if other new officers of the Council. Rabbi Bernard Baskin and An.shei Sholoin will do the honors, Dr. Frank Shapiro,-pa.st pn^sident,' Avill preside. •
The slate of officers Include: Dan ■ Verrlieb. .first vice-president, al.vo joint'chairman pf.the finance and per.^onnel committee together with Albert Takofmari;
re Fund; Lewis Ross, chairmMi I 1961 U.J.A. Campaign; Mrs. David ! Polan. Mrs. Samuel Quitt, co-' chairmen. \yomen's Campaign, ; and Saul Marks, chairman of the ' Jewish Social Service, who will I also give a report on 1960 Bctivl-1 ties.
INITED APPEAL GREETINGS
Gerald Chandler, executive di-, rector of Hamilton United Ap
A feature of the'meeting will be the Installation of Mrs. Albert
Mrs. ALBERT STATE
Paul Hanover, secona^^fce-prfe's-ident; Morris Smurlick. third vice-president; Mrs. Dan Goldstein, secretary'; Mrs. S. Bennett,
peiil Fund, will bring greetings from his organization.
Mr. Edinborough's.topic will be. "The Layman in Commimity A1-, fairs.". Former editor of the Kingston Whig-Standard, Mr. Edinboiough has served on many
Kevey Lebow, Percy King, Dr., Canadian organizations, including Philip ' Yanover and Albert Feld- j the National Board ot the Ca-man. members of executive. i nadian Council, the board of the-
Greetings will be., offered by Morley Gpldblatt, president of Hamilton's United Jewish Welfa-
John Howard Society of Ontario and he is a governor of the Do^ minion Drama Festival. •
PIONEER WOMEN OF TO OBSERVE 35th ANNIVERSARY
■ The. Pioneer Women's Orga-nizatlpn of Toronto will celebrate . J . ,, its 35fh. anniversary at the An-
used Lydda as a stop-over on nual Donor's Dinher, oil Tues-
schools 'With attend^ce records, registration cards arid other
forms, which make for uniforms'the newflight, others have ac-
Saturdays, and the only novelty about Alitalia's ■ flight -wiis that Lydda was* Its final destliiatlbn.
.The Orthodox cainp-^is split r over. this issue. Some Orthodox newspapers have refused to take Alitalia's advertisements about
husbands and. friends to' share in this celebration,-On the interesthig ■ program
dances throughout the U.S.A. and Mexico. Dr. Judd L. Teller, Ihforma-
day, February 14, in the Cana- -
dian Room of , the. Royal York.! Arbn Cohen'and Frances Alen-
Hotel; _' ~ .1 koff. The Aviv Dancers have
Members have ■ invited their 1 perforined theli^~e.\clting Israeli
win be thei colorful Aviy'Theatre |Jion- Director - of .the; Jewish of, Dance and Song; featiiring i Agency and well known writer ~ ■' . „ - .-, ^ and lecturer will speak on Israel
cepted them.. OneiJaper,' "HakoH' (Agudlst), has' stated in an edi-torial'that it. saw nbthing wrong in- having an I'airbbme shabbos
. The Chief Rabbinate Council — which.is legally defimct-^ censured the Minlstrj''S; decision to permit. the'fUght. It hiis urged the Government, to prevent the profanation of the Sabbath.
■ TEL AVIV (JCNS) - Df, Set-vatius had his "first" jirivate meeting with Adolf Eichmann. The -Gernian lawyer said afterwards that he was satisfied with the arrangements.
The meeting took: place somewhere In Haifa in a specially-
and the. Middle East, ■ :. ^ An anniversafyc'cereniony "^111
honour the original founders at the. Pioneer Women..
Convenors are Mrs. Abe Ma-, tenko;' Mrs, Max. Manner;. Mrs. Jack Nightingale; and Mrs. Geo-' rge Steinhous'e.
Chaiiinan will be^Ruth 'Wblf-ish, Gomicil Chairman.
Dr. JUDD TELLER
FRANCES AND ARON COHEN
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