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The Southern Jewish Weekly
Independent Paper Serving American Citizens of Jewish Faith
—“This newspaper seeks to serve the Jewish communities of the South
*thout purporting to represent any.
* owned and Published by ISADORE MOSCOVITZ, B.S.J.
Subscription, one year $3.00; two years, $5.00
Upon expiration, unless notified to the contrary,
subscriptions are continued.
JToTbOX 90S PHONE 9-7990 JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
*— Entered as Second-Class Matter, at the Post Office,
Jacksonville, Florida, Under Act of March 3, 1879
‘ Member of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Member of the Office of Jewish Information
Member of the Chamber of Commerce
•The Oldest and Most Widely Circulated Jewish Publication
in this Territory”
Printed at our own plant
p o Box 903 THE EVERGREEN PRESS Phone 9-2796
' . Jacksonville, Florida
All Jewry Hail U. N. Acceptance of Israel
Jews all over the world will count
the day on which the historic event
of Israel's admission to the United
Nations took place as the most im
portant in Jewish history, next to
the Proclamation of the Jewish
State. This approval after one
year's embryonic development cli
maxes Israel's brilliant military and
political success.
Last Friday night the three local
Jewish congregations, orthodox,
conservative and reform, joined to
gether in a special service to give
thanks. Thousands of similar celebrations took place
throughout the world.
As a member of the United Nations, the State of Israel
can now take its full and rightful place in the community of
nations, which is striving to build a just and permanent peace
for all peoples throughout the universe. We look to Israel as
a stabilizing force for political amity and harmony and as a
source of economic prosperity throughout the Middle East.
No state in the world has a greater interest than Israel
in the establishment of enduring peace, and no people has a
lengthier tradition of justice than the Jewish people with its
heritage of prophetic teachings.
Through the act of admission, the United Nations has
carried to logical conclusion its own recommendations and
decisions, and has thus further strengthened the status and
prestige of the world organization.
We, the publishers of The Southern Jewish Weekly, who
have consistently fought for the Jewish state despite difficul
ties with anti-Zionists in this area, hail with deep joy and grat
ification the 59th member of the U. N. We salute the people
and government of Israel, who with such distinguished states
manship, courage and dedication have brought Israel to
equality among the nations of the world.
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THE SOUTHERN JEWISH WEEKLY
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WEDfTOR
Florida State Branch of the
National Women's League of the
United Synagogue of America
Tampa, Fla.
May 10, 1949
Mr. Isadore Moscovitz, Editor
The Southern Jewish Weekly,
Jacksonville, Fla.
Dear Mr. Moscovitz:
We are planning a big Confer
ence in Tampa, which shall be
the “Florida State Branch of the
National Women’s League, of the
United Synagogue of America”.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the
Rodolph Sholom Synagogue of
Tampa, of which the writer is
happy to state, she is the Presi
dent, shall be the Hostess for this
Conference, to be held in Tampa,
Sunday and Monday, May 22nd
and May 23rd, 1949, with head
quarters at the Tampa Terrace
Hotel.
This shall be our Third Annual
Spring Conference, the first hav
ing been held two years ago at
Miami Beach; the second was
held last year at Jacksonville,
and now the third, in Tampa.
I would appreciate it very much
if you would mention that Mrs.
Samuel Glassman, National Vice-
President of the Women’s Lea
gue, of Philadelphia, Pa., shall be
our Guest of Honor and Main
Speaker, at our Sunday Night
Banquet, May 22nd, at the Tampa
Terrace Hotel.
Here is information on Mrs.
Glassman: She is a graduate of
Gratz College and Temple Uni
versity, and has been closely
identified with Jewish education
in her city of Philadelphia for the
last 18 years. She is an outstand
ing public speaker; she has par
ticipated in every phase of the
National Women’s League and
Sisterhood work. She has estab
lished an enviable record of hav
ing completed more than 150
speaking engagements throughout
the midwestern and eastern
states. Her extraordinary record
of service includes the presidency
of the Philadelphia Branch of
National Women’s League for the
past 3 years; National Vice-Pres.
and President of her Sisterhood
for a period of 10 years, and
work on the national executive
board of the Torah Fund.
Below you will find the names
of the State Officers:
Mrs. Irving Lehrman, Presi
dent, Miami Beach, Fla.; Mrs.
Jacob Wittner, Ist Vice-Pres.,
Tampa, Fla.; Mrs. Jacob Becker,
2nd Vice-Pres., Jackson vile, Fla.;
Mrs. Samuel Greenstein, 3rd
Vice-Pres., West Palm Beach,
Fla.; Mrs. Benjamin B. Wolff,
Secretary, Miami Beach, Fla.;
Mrs. Max M. Juster, Treasurer,
Tampa, Fla.; Mrs. Irvin Salsbury,
Conference Chairman, 802 West
Francis Ave., Tampa, Fla.; Mrs.
A. R. Berger, Co-Chairman,
Tampa, Fla.; and Mrs. Samuel J.
Chaite, Conference Secretary, 408
W. Amelia Ave., Tampa, Fla.
Please extend through The
Southern Jewish Weekly a cor
dial invitation to all synagogues
and sisterhoods to be with us for
this convention. We are looking
forward to entertaining your
many readers. For hotel reser
vations please have them write
or phone Mrs. I. Salsbury, confer
ence chairman; Mrs. A. R. Berger,
or the writer.
(Continued on Page Seven)
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(Copyright, 1949, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Inc.)
U. Nf ECHOES
The talk you hear now about Israel among diplomats in
the lobby of the United Nations headquarters is quite differ
ent from what was heard prior to Israel’s admission to the
U. N. . . . There is, for instance, talk of the possibility that
the Israeli delegation at the U. N. may soon include an Arab
citizen of the Jewish state . . . And there is much talk about
Bernard Baruch’s intention to visit Israel this summer . . .
Also, a lot is being heard about a wish expressed by Vice
President Alben W. Barkley to go to Israel “in his later
years” . . . The Vice President hopes “to sit in the shade” of
a forest planted in his name by the Jewish National Fund...
Aubrey Eban’s popularity in the ranks of the United Nations
now exceeds that of any of the older U. N. delegates . . . The
Arab delegations at the U. N. are anticipating a change of
leadership in their ranks . . . Emir Adil Arslan, a leading
Syrian nationalist, is expected to leave Syria shortly for Lake
Success ... He will take the place of Faris el-Khoury, present
head of the Syrian delegation, who was the leading “brain
truster” of all Arab groups at the U. N.
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