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1873 1946 IN MEMORIAM jf- Ik |j 'Mpi> u i^ Wrwß ■■rtlMllf Ji The entire community lost one of lh greatest citizen when Jacob Levy, of Tuc* s6n, passed away recently. He was held in deep esteem as a gentleman 'of the 'Old School" and as a successful business man. Mr. Levy was born in Peoria, 111. in 1®73. His first employment was selling newspapers, as a lad of eleven. When a young boy he went to southeastern Texas, settling near Houston. Even as a young man he demonstrated outstanding leader ship ability and possessed a keen sense of community responsibility, which he carried on to the end of his days. Jacob Levy married Mamie Lapper in 1901. The family came to Douglas, Arizo* na in 1903, where he entered business with his younger brother Ben, who died some ten months ago. In 1930 he came to Tucson and founded the firm of Levy's with his two sons Aaron and Leon. He was a member of Temple Emanuel, B'nai Brith, Elks and the Old Pueblo Club. He is survived by his wife and two sons. Jacob Levy was an asset to Arizona, to Tucson, and to the Jewish community. May his soul rest in peace. REPORT ON UJA DRIVE The United Joint Appeal | Drive is in the lasi stages and final wind - up of a suc cessful campaign. The com munity quota was $75,000 more than twice that of last year The Commttee reports that they lack about $2500 of this goal. A final report will be issued shortly. Co-chairman for the drive are Aaron Levy, Elmer Pre sent and Leo Rich. The divi sional chairman for Youth Division, David A. Bloom; Women’s Division, Mrs. Sid ney Szerlip and Mrs Hyman Myerson. g WASHINGTON (WNS). f | “j* WASHINGTON (WNS) President Tru-Y I •••man declared here at his press con-y Inference that the United States wasj * continuing negotiations with Great X jt* Britain over the Palestine question ♦j»that he was still pressing for the ad-? •jj*mission of 100,000 Jews to X The President made the statement X Yin answer to news onference questionsX ? whether the so-called Morrison-Grady plan for federalization of Palestine 1 X had been rejected or not by our gov-.*, j Xernment. Mr. Truman said that the A ! *|* federalization plan was still under ne-Jj ■ •>gotiation, including its provision , for a 4 X $300,000,000 loan for economic de* A X velopment. S. FROM PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN, TO READERS OF THE ARIZONA POST "To all my fellow citizens of the Jewish faith I extend hearty greetings and good wishes on their New Year's Day. "Its celebration this year comes at a time when the United States and its allies are seeking to lay the foun dation of lasting peace in the world. This task cannot be completed unless all persons, without distinction of race, language or religion, are made se cure in the enjoyment of their in herent human rights. To this en, the treaties of peace now being discussed bind the nations who warred against human freedom to guarantee to all their people freedom of opinion, free dom of expression, freedom of assem bly and freedom of worship. "These freedoms are the heritage of centuries of civilization. All of us share the responsibility for seeing that they are extended to all mankind.' ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES JR. HADA&SAH will have Open House on Oct 8, at 8 P. M., at Congrega tion Anshei Israel. All young women ages 17 and over are invited. Present officers are, Rita Corn, pres., Eva Tax, corres. sec’y.; Betty Hillman, recording sec’y. Dorris Suhl, treas. Judy Jean Moskovits has returned from an extended trip to New York. She visited with her uncle, Dr- I H. Kim mel, a well-known New York physician. Mrs. A. Stavinsky and dau ghter, Lillian, of Boston, are residing with the Gold family on N. Stone Avenue. • * * Sol Rosenthal has informed his friends that he expects to return to Tucson about Octo ber First. • # * Charlotte Leßoff, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. William Leßoff. 824 E. Helen, recen tly graduated from the School of Nursing, St Mary’s Hospi- I tal, Tucson * * * Mr and Mrs. Sam Nadler, 1025 N. Highland are recei ving congratulations on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Harry. IMgil .. « pf jjfpi Mr. Harry Schiff, President of Congrega tion Anshei Israel greets Rabbi Marcus Breger on his return as Congregation Rabbi. ARIZONA POST PHOTO BY CRANSTON RABBI BREGER RETURNS FROM ARMY Rabbi Breger has resumed his duties as Rabbi, Congregation Anshei Israel. He is on terminal leave. He enlisted as a private, was commissioned a chaplain in the Air Forces and rose to rank of major. He was stationed overseas more than a year, serving in Okinawa and India. He secured his Ph. D. in History in Breslau in 1930. The next yr. he received his full rabbinical degree at the famous Jewish Theological Seminary. The next year was spent in Berlin at school and writing for the Encyclopedia Judaica. In 1932 he was invited to teach Talmud and History at the Collegia Rabbinico at Rhodes, then Italy but now Greece. The college was maintained by the Italian Government. The family came to America in January 1939. After several months of study and acquaintance with the language. Rabbi Breger accepted a call to Congregation Anshei Israel. During the war the Bre ger family established their home in San Antonio. Mrs. Breger and daughter are still there eagerly waiting for suitable housing so that they may return to Tuc son. * Society - Personals Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hor witz are now in their new home at 424 N. Norton. # • * Mr. Jack Shapiro is visiting Mrs. Shapiro of the Santa Ri ta Hotel. He leaves shortly for a trip to Czecho - Slova kia where he is engaged in j the manufacture of glass. Mrs. Shapiro plans to remain | in Tucson. TUCSON GIRL HONORED Miss Goldie Levkowitz» daughter of Mrs. Clara Lev kowitz, 241 N. Granada re cently returned from the Na tional Convention of B’nai Brith Girls, held in New York City, where she was elected national treasurer. She is past president of the B’nai Brith Girls and ser ved as delegate to the dis trict convention held in Las Angeles There she was cho sen as a national delegate. On her trip from the West to the East coast she met many B’nai Brith leaders and had private conferences with Dr. Sachar of Hillel Found ation. Miss Levkowitz is now attending the University of Arizona. Following denunciation by the Jewish Agency and the Nat'nal Council of Palestine of last week's outbr'ks, Irgun Zvai Leumi announced a "complete rup ture" in relations with Hoganah. The rup* ture the broadcast stated, meant that the Irgun would have "o procure money by all means at our disposal." Fifteen suspected terrorists wrr a rested here by the police in a Jewish quarter on the; outskirts of the . city. They are being held for further interrogation. In the meantime it was reported that five t.errorists have been arrested in con nection with the bank raids last week in Jaffa and Tel Aviv, and that *he police found on them over $2,000 and a quan tity of arms. At Jaffa, five persons, in cluding a Jew and two policemen, were killed in the clashes following the raids on the banks. ARIZONA POST DIGEST OF THE NEWS EXPULSION OF JEWS REGISTERED AS GERMANS DENIED BY CZECH GOVERNMENT PRAGUE (WNS)— A denial that the Czech Government was preparing to de port Czech Jews who registered as Ger mans in the pre-war census was made here by the Czech Ministry of the Inte rior. At the same time the Council of Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia declared in a statement, that the Czech Jews who had registered as German nationals were marked for deportation but that the deportation order had been voided after its intervention by high government officials. LONDON (WNS) — The conference on Palestine opened here this week with a plea by Prime Minister Attlee to the Arab delegates that they must look upon the Palestine problem from the broad view point of world political issues and with an admonition that the problem was insoluble unless they, and the Jews, were pre pared to make concessions. Stressing that the Palestine problem "cannot be treated in isolation but must be regarded against the wider back ground of world policy, the British Prime Minister noted that everything that hap pens in Palestine "has reactions in a wider sphere" and that "for a Palestine plan to ignore those reactions would be to shut its eyes to reality." He spoke of the "natural partnership" between Bri tain and the Arabs, and expressed the hope that the "harmony of that partner ship" would not be disrupted by the "impact upon it of events in Palestine." AGUDAS ISRAEL DEPLORES PALESTINE VIOLENCE BELMAR, N. J. (WNS)— The Agudas Is rael, at its sixth annual 9onvention here this week, adopted a resolution deploring • the violence .used by both , British; .and Zionist group in Palestine, . The 450 delegates .frpm she. .Ignited States, Canada and Central America also adopted a resolution thanking the United States military forces under Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower for aiding in the libera tion of European Jewry. The delegates further urged the unification of efforts, by Zionist and non-Zionist Jewish groups to obtain legal entry, by appeals to the democracies, of European Jews to <Pa- ) —— AGENCY LEADERS MEET AT PARIS MOVE HELD CLUE TO PARTICIPATION IN LONDON TALKS LONDON (WNS)- Three Jewish Agency executive members flew to Paris to attpnd a special meeting summoned by the. or ganization's top committee after, v<hat an informed source described here, "in formal contact" over the week end be tween British and Jewish leaders. Although there was .no official state ment by the Agency or any of its spokes men here, it isbelieved that the Paris discussions may lead to the Agency's par ticipation in the Palestine conference. How ever, one Agency informant here said that if the Agency agrees to attend the conference it will be only "on the basis of our original demand which envisaged the establishment of enviable Jewish an adequate area ." * ’ *4 ' '’"'<"l Mrs. Morris Klien —. 1802 E. 3rd. had -as ' rr "f' c 'ts Mr. and Mrs. Sa~ ~" ipl who are touririg ,tin '’o”-it.rv. Mr. Jaffe is pub- H’Vpotqr f ar Jewish J Ziedman b?»s returned f-o t,o« Angeles after visiting w mother. Ann-i Ziedman. 80? fprh Miss Ziedman is assoHated with an exnort - imnort firm as a Spanish se cretary.