VOL. XXIX, No. 31—Eiul 15, 5722 VANCO\ viiJR, B.C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1962
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New Centre general membership Drive will open on Sept. 17
Alec Jackson, Membership Chairman of the New Jewish Community Centre, announced
that the Centre's General Membership Drive will open on Monday, September 17.
SU¥¥ AmiNTMmS ARE ANNOUNCED BY NEW CENTRE
EARL KEELEY . . . Athletics
MRS. RITA CpHN • . . Nursery
New Centre President Albert O. Kaplan today announced the appointment of Earl Keeley as Athletic Supervisor and Rita Cohn as Nursery Supervisor. In making his announcement, Mr. Kaplan indicated that personnel chairmaai Joe Gibbs and his committee had conducted a comprehensive recruiting and interviewing process before making their recommendations. "Over 30 applications for the athletic supervisor position were received," said Mr. Kaplan, "and the best of these were interviewed by a sub-committee of the personnel committee as well as undergoing comprehensive testing by Dr. Lou Checov. We are therefore confident that we have selected the best available man in the person of Earl Keeley."
. Earl Keeley is a Vancouver ng'tive. After ^aduation from .^it?nano,m
eq Montana State university where he received the degree of Bachelor of Science, specializing in Physical Education. While best known for his football skill. Earl is an all round athlete with a demonstrated capacity to teach as well as play. His skills
.include basketball, golf, handball, badminton, calisthenics, volleyball, baseball, track, soccer, rugger as well as football. His personal skill, combined with his friendly personality and knowledge of remedial physical conditioning, assure Centre members of a comprehensive athletic program for all age groups.
Rita Cohn, the Centre's newly appointed Nursery Supervisor was educated in New York City, where she received the degree of B.A. and M. Ed. from C.C.N.Y. and Columbia university respectively. Her specialty is preschool education. She worked as a teacher in the Beth Hayeled school in New York and later directed a co-operative nursery school in Wisconsin. When her husband was appointed to the teaching faculty at UiBG, Mrs. Cohn became available to. the
Mrs. Cohn and Mr.Keely com.-mence their work with the New Centre on September 16 in order that ihey can have their departments ready to be^in operations when the New Centre opens the first week of October.
"All members of the community will be receiving a mailing explaining the details of Centre membership," Mr. Jackson said. "I Vi^ish to emphasize that Centre membership will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis until our goal of 500 member families is reached. I would advise families wishing to join the Centre to do so soon, since our information from other communities indicates that new buildings "sell out" quickly.
"We have no wish to be restrictive, or a private club," Mr. Jackson continued, "Our quota of 500 families is based on our budget which provides sufficient staff members to adequately serve that size of membership. As I've said before, if we oversubscribe quickly, we can still make staff arrangements to accommodate more families this fall."
"I would also like to announce that our first Open House will be held on Sunday afternoon, September 23. We'll have guided tours and the building will be just about finished at that time. Please plan to be with us on this day."
. BUENOS AIRES— Thirty members.of Tacuara organization, which has been charged with a key role in recent upsurge of anti-Semitic incidents in Argentina, were held after mass arrests which followed a demonstration in downtown Buenos Aires.
Kew Centre dramo group is organized
Are you interested in acting? iln participating in all facets [of stagecraft, such as costuming, flighting, writing, make-up and (set design?
An open invitation is extended I to everyone interested in drama-flic activity to attend the opening leeting of the New Jewish Com-lunity Centre drama group. The (meeting will be held on Wed-jnesday, Sept., 18 at 8:'15 p.m. lat the Jewish Community (centre, 2675 Oak street.
In keeping with Centre phil-(osophy, it is hoped to set up [opportunities within the New I Jewish Community Centre to en-1 courage the greatest number of tpeople to participate in experi-(ences which will be both en joy-fable and creative.
Preliminary work has already [been carried out by the drama [committee in conjunction with the program committee on the [selection of a play.
B.B. Installation Tues. to honour veferin members
The 1962-63 Executive of Vancouver lodge 668 B'nai B'rith will be formally installed next Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 8.30 p.m. at the Home For the Aged at 54th and Oak.
Allan Goldsmith, last year's president, has been re-elected to serve for a second term, and (Continued on page 5) See B'NAI B'RITH
Joseph N. Frank calls for fighting Z.O.C.
JERUSALEM—The -Dead Sea Works has awarded a $25,000.-000 contract to construct a dyke
ystem at Sdom to three large American companies which will make Isrcel one of the principal world exporters of potash and
he-eby reduce the annual trade deficit by some $20,000,000.
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TEL AVIV—Former Tel Aviv district attorney and associate prosecutor in the Eichmann case, Yaakov Baror was sentenced to three months' imprisonment after pleading guilty to charges of having obtained an attorney's license before he was fully qualified.
JERUSALEM — Remains of a synagogue dating back to the iifth century of the Common Era was unearthed several months ago when a bulldozer was excavating a site near Beisan for the erection of a textile mill.
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JERUSALEM — In honor of the unscheduled appearance of President and Mrs. Ben-Zvi at Israel's Second Music Festival, Composer Igor Stravinsky unexpectedly stepped to the ^jo-dium and conducted the Hatik-vah for the first time in his life and received a standing fivattion by the enthusiastic audienceV
JERUSALEM— Instead of the feared unemployment, Israel's recent immigration increases have created a labor shortage, a Bank of Israel survey reports. Newcomers are readily absorbed in the full-employment labor market while their population addition created higher demands for goods and services.
"The validity of the Zionist Organization is being challenged by many sources in Canada, and we Zionists must be prepared to answer the challenge," declared Joseph N. Frank, at" the main Zionist dinner meeting held at the Richmond Country club on Saturday evening. Mr. Frank is th national treasurer of the Zionist Organization of Canada, and presidential candidate at the forthcoming Z.O.C. convention.
The dinner was chaired by Sidney Zack, conference chairman, and was attended by an overflow audience.
Mr. Frank told the large Vancouver audience that Zionists 'cannot remain spectators of the Jewish scene. "They depreciate their mission unless their involvement is a day-to-day concern for the programmes and functions of the organization."
"Zionists must become involved in every phase of Jewish communal conrern, never relenting in maintenance of the Zionist and Israel position," Mr. Frank stated. "The Z.O.C, in its national role, is nothing if it is not the federation of its respective regions under national discipline," he went on to say.
On the subject of Hebrew education and culture, the speaker advocated that Zionists begin to spell out specifically their role in this field. '*rhe Z.O.C. must take into account
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OVERFLOW AUDSENCE (top) hears presidential candidate Joseph N. Frank at Zionist conference last weekend at Richmond Country Club. Dr. John Secler, president of the Zionist Organization of B.C. (bottom left), is seen congratulating Joseph N. Frank of Montreal fol lowing Mr. Frank's address calling for a 'fighting Zionist movement.'* At right, Sidney Zack, conference chairman (standing) is seen chatting with guest from Toronto, Harsw Wolf son. Pictured also are Mrs. Wolfsoa and Mrs. Zack.