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VOLTTB NO. 45 (ETWEEN YOU AND ME by BORIS SMOLAR THE ZIONIST FRONT: By ie time this is published the con dition of the Zionist Organiza ion of America -will have conclud d in Columbus, Ohio ... - Dr. srael Goldstein, who has “made ood” as president of the Jewish fational Fund in America, will no oubt also display the same ener y as newly-elected president of ite ZOA ... - He has away of utting pep into an organization rhich he heads and he has shown t not only as president of the NF, but also as the head of the ynagogue Council ... - Zionists liroughout the country will be in vested to learn that on the day tiat it was announced that Italy nrrendered, the girls in the New r ork office of the Jewish Nat mal Fund celebrated the occasion y collecting among themselves ufficient funds to inscribe Gen. hvight Eisenhower in the Golden took of the JNF ... - Many iionists have also sent to JNF eadquarters special contributions larking the victorious achieve lents of the Allies ... - With he expected arrival in the United itates of King Ibn Saud’s son, i'eisal, some Zionist leaders are sking whether it would not be ractical for American Jewish roups to meet him and welcome ini ... - His arrival here will e utilized in Washington fdr the urpose of negotiating Arab-Jew >h reconciliation in Palestine, hough it is known that Ibn Saud b outspokenly against the Jewish spirations in Palestine ... - In ase you don’t know, a third of ling Ibn Saud’s total revenue is upplied by the California Stand id Oil Company which has leas d since 1939, a third of Saudi irabia for the exploitation of the il wells there ... - With the ’alestine problem attracting wide ttention in Washington, the sug ;estion is made by some members f Congress that the entire Pales inian situation be examined by a Toup of outstanding Americans dio should render an unbiased re >ort . . . - Names listed for this ;roup include Gerad Swope of the leneral Electric Company, Su •reme Court Justice Owen D. loberts, Hamilton Fish Arm ing. editor of “Foreign Af *irs,” General Harold Knutson, Alfred Smith, former governor of Jew York, and John W. Davis, ormer Democratic candidate for ‘resident .... Also suggested ire: Harold Glenn Moulton, pres ent of the Brookings Institu ion, Wheeler Sammons, publisher >f “Who’s Who,” Anne O’Hare IcCormick of the New York Times, Gerald Shattuck, president d the Schrafft Company, and tosil Harris, vice-president of the S. Steamship Lines . . . - MILITARY INFORMATION: e ditor of a non-Jewish daily lews Payer asks me whether any ships are named after Jews. • * * The answer is that so far , IVe destroyers and three Liberty 3 hips have been named after Jew patriots ... - The Liberty 3 ’Ps carry the names of Louis arshall, Samuel Gompers and Ha ym Solomon ... - The de foyers are named after Jewish ler oes in the navy, three of whom ’ ave fa H e n in the present war in “ e Pacific .... These three r « Lt. Ira Jeffery of Minneapolis, "sign Robert Leopold of Louis , .®* K y- and Ensign Daniel jJ® of Brooklyn, N. Y. . . . - e records of their heroic deeds he made public only when JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1943 J. W. B. Head Meets With WACs On a War Department sponsored visit to the WAC Training; Center at Fort Des Moines, Mrs. Alfred Bachrach, New York City, chairman of the Women’s Division of the National Jewish Welfare Board, met three Jewish officers, who were former USO-JWB work ers. They are, left to right, Third Officer Dorothy L. Victor, Brock ton, Mass.;Mrs. Bachrach; Third Officer Doris Sinaiko, Madison, Wise.; and Third Officer Anne Borne, New York City. Democratic and Republican Clubs Urge Congress To Admit European Jews NEW YORK (JTA)— A plan to suspend immigration quota re strictions for the duration of the war and for six months after its end as a means of saving Euro pean Jews from Axis persecution and annihilation has been sub mitted to Congress jointly by the National Democratic Club and the National Republican Club. The proposal was made public in a statement signed by William G. Fullen, president of the Nat ional Democratic Club, and Thomas J. Curran, president of the National* Republican Club. The plan calls for a simple joint resolution by Congress instruct ing the Secretary of State and the Attorney General to draw up reg ulations lowering immigration bars for “any alien who shall prove to the satisfaction of the proper immigration officer or to the Attorney General that he is seeking admission to the United the war is over, but the fact that the U. S. Navy has found it fit ting to name fighting ships in their memory speaks for itself .. The other two Jews after whom destroyers have been named re cently are Commodore Uriah P. Levy and Captain John Ordron eaux who did no small service in the War of 1812 ... - Do you know that Edward M. M. War burg, chairman of the Joint Dis tribution Committee who enlisted in the Army, now holds the rank of Captain . .. - He received his army promotions the hard way starting in February 1942 as an ordinary private ... - Major Carl J. Lichter of St. Paul is today the most decorated Jewish hero . . .- He is the holder of fifteen medals. ...- His army career dates back to July, 1938, when he enlisted as an aeronautical engineer . . •• He has on his record more than one hundred operational missions in New Guinea, in addition to many actions in the Philippines. .... Miriam E. Greenberg, a Brookline-born girl, has the dis tinction of coming all the way from Palestine to join the Wacs here . - Her father, Max A. Greenberg, is the representative for General Electric in Palestine and her mother runs the Service Club in Tel Aviv ... - Miss Green berg is now serving in the F °urUi Wac Training Center, at Deven, Mass. • • • 1 States to avoid religious perse j cution.” 1 ! A joint statement outlining the 1 ; plan says: “There is overwhelm ■ ing proof that the Nazis, carrying] 1 out Hitler’s program as contain ■ ed in.Mein Kampf and as reiter-; ! ated many times both before ] ! Germany entered the war and since, are systematically murder : ing the Jews in Europe within 1 their control, with the intent to bring about the complete annihil -1 ation of these Jews. The best available figures indicate practic ally one-half the Jews within the j • control of the Nazis have been wantonly killed.” • It was further stated tl plan proposed involved temporary suspension of qi 1 strictions and would no 1 permanent immigration policy. I ~ 1 300 NAZIS KILLED IN GHETTO London (JTA —At lea . German soldiers were killed and several hundred were wounded during the liquidation of the Bialystock ghetto last winter, according to a report reaching here. Envoy Returning From Saudi Arabia To Report To President Roosevelt CARIO (JTA) —A special envoy of President Roosevelt is en route home from Saudi Arabia with in formation for the President con cerning King Ibn Saud’s attitude , on the Middle Eastern political IMMEDIATE AID FOR JEWS IN ITALY SEEN By Victor M. Bienstock CAIRO (JTA) —The question of arranging immediate as sistance by the Joint Distribu tion Committee for 20,000 Jew ish refugees from Nazi-held territories who have been in terned in Italy since the out break of the war will be taken up with the Allied authorities at their headquarters in Al giers, Dr. Joseph Schwartz, European director of the J. D. C., told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency this week. Dr. Israel Goldstein Elected President Os ZOA COLUMBUS, Ohio (JTA) —Dr. Israel Goldstein, presi dent of the Jewish National Fund of America for the past 10 years, was unanimously elected president of the Zionist Organization of America at the afternoon session of the 46th national convention of the ZOA, which met here with more than 1,000 delegates in attendance. He succeeds Judge Louis E. Levinthal who served as ZOA president for the past two years. Treatment of Jewish People Index j To Post-War Reconstruction Says Silver j Dr. Silver, addressing the con vention, said that what the world will do concerning the Jewish peo ple will be the true index to the nature of the entire reconstruc tion problem that will follow this war. “If the world will project the problem of the national re habilitation of Israel —the people who have been most ravaged and victimized in this war, which po sesses no political power and no military force to enforce its righteous claims—in a spirit of justice, vision and statesmanship, then there is really hope that all the great national and internat ional problems will be solved with fairness and justice by the states . men of the world,” he declared. Pointing out that the right of! the Jewish people to rebuild its I | national home in Palestine was officially acknowledged by all the j great nations of the world, includ-1 ! ing the United Slates, after the j last war, Dr. Silver said “we ask 1 for no special favors or privil- j eges. We will build with our own hands. We seek to exploit no one and to expropriate no one. We ask for the sympathetic under standing of men of good will everywhere to help a people, which has served not unworthily > IV _ -I*.-. I . . -i :..i i: : ‘ • i ‘ : • yt *. : * •/ v• ' »* \ t * i H ‘ iitt '' | Dr. Nahum Goldmann, a mem-1 1 ~ ♦■L « Avtfpf ITvooi 1_ I ;. » . . « •V • ' ’ 1 ; . t * * •; \ . .r .•? • fei. * t.y. r invite jews tu ic ah, oviii ivoo realistic is it to think that all the other countries will be available for Jewish mass immigration. Urging a realistic approach to the Jewish problem. situation, including Palestine. The envoy, Col. Harold B. Hos kins, delivered a letter from Mr. Roosevelt which, it is understood, contained an invitation for King Ibn Saud or the Crown Prince to visit the President to discuss co j operation in the solution of Middle Eastern problems. Hoskins also personally discussed several ques tions with the Arab monarch and his advisors, and will report on these conferences to the Presi dent. The President’s invitation to Ibn Saud coincides with a revival of the whole question of an Arab federation. In recent weeks Must apha Nahas Pasha, the Egyptian Premier, has been holding a series of exploratory talks with repre sentatives of Arab states seeking a basis for a joint understanding, upon which more advanced nego tiations might be based. For the present, Ibn Saud has been hold ing aloof from these talks. $2.00 a Year Judge Morris Rothenburg said that a realistic view of the post war world is not one to give re assurance to the possibility of the post-war economic readjustment of the European Jewish popula tion. He charged that the doors of the United Nations are still practically closed to Jewish vic tims of the Nazi terror who might be saved. “Like another black curtain about to be rolled down upon the last hope of escape,” the White Paper of 1939 ominously threatens to close all further mi gration to Palestine,” he added. Roosevelt Says Measures Being Taken To Aid European Jews President Roosevelt, in a mes sage sent to the convention, stressed that "all feasible meas ures are being adopted to lessen the sufferings of the persecuted jJews of Europe.” Ke expressed confidence that “the helpful con j tribution made by American citi | zens towards the establishment of a national home for the Jewish ! people in Palestine will be contin i ued.” A similar message was received from Secretary of State Cordell Hull. A warning against use of “half measures or palliatives in the so lution of the Jewish problem” was sounded by Judge Louis E. Levin *’ , retiring president of the or ization, in his annual message, ■e statesmen and people of the -Id must recognize that the so- Dn to the Jewish problem lies | primarily in Zionism,” he declar- I ed. “Unless they are willing to ;e the establishment of the Commonwealth, the prob -11 continue to rise again ain on a dozen tomorrows. • creed seems to have been developed among some of the so called statesmen of Great Britain and, to our shame, yes, of the United States, too—a creed in which mention of the Jewish trag edy, of Jewish persecution, of Jewish homelessness, seems to have become taboo, and taboo also are Jewish Palestine’s brilliant contributions to the war effort.” Jewish Calendar Join a Synagogue or Temple Attend Its Services 5703 - 1943 Rosh Hashonah Sept 30 Fast of Gedaliah Oct. 2 Yom Kippur Oct. 9 Ist Day of Tabernacle.... Oct. 14 Hoshannah-Rabbah Oct. 20 Sh’mini Atzeres Oct. 21 Simchas Torah Oct. 22 Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Oct. 29 Rosh Chodesh Kislev....Nov. 28 Ist Day of Hanukkah.... Dec. 22 Rosh Chodesh Tebet Dec. 27 * Also observed previous day. Holidays begin on the evening preceding dates designated.