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the Arizona Post '* ■_/■./ j 111 i'" - • * - - Vol. No. 13, Issue No. 9 On 10th Anniversary World-Wide Fetes Honor Israel The Arizona Post's— World Report A Digest of Jewish World News Third Synagogue Bombing In South The third bombing of a Jewish institution hit the south this week. A synagogue in Jacksonville, Fla., was dynamited and suffered broken windows and damage to the roof of the building. Officials be lieved the bombing is linked to anti-segregationists. No one was injured in the blast at the Jacksonville Jewish Center. An anonymous caller said he was a member of the ‘Confederate Union’, and told Center officials r segregationist must be set free. Jews must be driven out of Florida except Miami Beach. Jews outside Miami Beach will die.” Among those called were three rabbis, including Rabbi San ders Tofield, spiritual leader of the Jacksonville Cen ter. The bombing followed similar terrorism at the Nashville, Tenn., Jewish Center and the Cong. Beth Jacob synagogue in Miami Beach, Fla. . . . And in Denver two synagogues were targets for window breaking and the painting of swastikas The American Jewish Committee, at its annual meeting in New York, lashed out at the Soviet Union for discrimination against Jews and warned Ger many not to permit the revival of anti-Semitism. Irv ing M. Engel, in his presidential address, called on the U.S. to support an aid program for the Middle East . . . Maxwell Rabb, a Jewish attorney, has re signed as secretary of the Cabinet for the Eisenhow er administration . . . Harry Truman was presented with a national brotherhood award by the Jewish Theology Seminary in New York . . . Harvard Opens Doors Os Church In the wake of the disclosure that at the uni versity’s insistence, a Jewish couple was married in Harvard University’s Memorial church in 1955 by a Protestant minister, the church now has been opened for use by other religions. The report said a Rabbi was at hand, but a minister performed the marriage ceremony . . . The Jewish Labor Commit tee met with State Department officials in Washing ton to request the inclusion of Yiddish in the new U.S.-Soviet cultural exchange . . . Hershel Lashkow itz has been re-elected mayor of Fargo, N.D., by the largest margin in the history of the city. There are only 125 Jewish families in the city . . . B’nai B’rith has voted to hold its triennial con vention in Israel next spring . . . Lloyd Dinkelspiel of San Francisco has been named president of the National Jewish Welfare Board ... A survey by the Union of American Hebrew Congregations says the number of Jews in the U.S. will drop below 5,000,000 by 1975 . . . Israeli Theaters Close In Protest Owners of 190 motion picture theaters through out Israel closed last week in protest against ticket taxes. Owners said national and local taxes had reached a total of 129 percent of the original ticket price and had drastically trimmed movie attendance . . . Two Israelis died on the Gulf of Akaba, victims of Jordanian bullets fired from an Arab gunboat. . . Thirteen Neturei Karta members were sentenced to terms of up to 5 months on charges of wilful dis turbances growing out of opposition by the Ultra- Orthodox group to a Jerusalem swimming pool which plans to allow mixed bathing . . . Seven Jews have been elected to the South African Parliament. j iJ \ 11| j|| * 'jf jL ■ w 0 ' jjfc 1 R W St - 9HL/ JpL* HBBr BONDS RALLY —More than $20,000 in Bonds for Israel were purchased Sunday at the opening affair at the City Club. Seated left to right are Rabbi Albert T. Bilgray of Temple Emanu-EI and Max Lipin, guest speaker. Standing left to right are the three co-chairmen for the bonds program in Tucson, Dr. Leonard Weiner, Henry H. Kaufmann and Yale Wein stein. For Israel Bonds Two Noted Stars To Perform Here Yiddish theater star Molly Picon and Lionel Ames of Broadway fame will perform for Tucsonans Saturday, May 10 at an Israel 10th anniversary celebration sponsored by the Tucson Committee for Israel Bonds. The affair, open to the public without charge, will be held at 8 p.m. in the auditori um of Temple Emanu-EI, 225 N. Country Club. A HEADLINER of stage, screen and radio since the age of five, the beloved Molly has earned the appellation “great” for her heartwarming inter pretations of the Jewish spirit through song and laughter. Ames, a favorite of Ameri can audiences for his beauti ful voice and vivid dramatic portraya's on Jewish themes, is the product of an Israeli background. He has starred in numerous Broadway pro ductions, including “Kismet” and “Time Limit,” and the TV version of “The Jazz Singer.” Also on the program will be Yaacov Avnon, the new west coast consul for Israel. It will be the first Tucson ap pearance for Avnon. Henry H. Kaufmann, Dr. Leonard Weiner and Yale Weinstein, officers of the sponsoring committee, in a joint statement issued in con junction with the Rally, called for intensified support of the Israel Bond effort “as a means of demonstarting Tuc son’s sense of partnership with the courageous people of Israel on the eve of their second decade of statehood. “THESE TEN YEARS of achievement have been marked by an outstanding record of economic develop ment and immigrant absorp tion,” they asserted. “One of J lyar 3713 the major factors in this dy namic program has been the State of Israel Bond cam paign, which since 1951 has provided more than $325,000,- 000 in investment capital for every sector of Israel’s econ omy. $75,000,000 is our goal for this year.” Gala Events Mark Fetes NEW YORK (JTA) - From every part of the world where man and so cieties are free, reports poured in this week of spontaneous celebration of the tenth anniversary of the restoration of Israel to the family of nations. A tremendous celebration in London’s Albert Hall, where 41 years ago Lord Balfour and Dr. Chaim Weizmann revealed the meaning of the Balfour Declaration, touched off Empire-wide observance. A gala evening at the Paris Opera ushered in the French Jewish communi ty’s celebration. Members of the French Cabinet, the Army Chief of Staff, for eign diplomats and notables attended the event. A lengthy program of Don’t Be A Kibbitzer! There’s no need to look over Tante Ethel’s shoulder to read Ari zona’s prize-winning pa per, THE ARIZONA POST. You can have your own subscription at the low rate of only $4.04 for 24 issues per year. And now is a good time to start while we are making a special mailing to the entire Jewish community in cooperation with the membership campaign of the Tucson Jewish Community Center. Call EA 5-5381 now! “Songs of the Promised Land” on the Italian na tional radio network launched the observance in Rome and many other Ital ian cities. Rome’s Interna tional School dedicated a week of study and research to Israel. South African Jewry be gan its celebration this week with a reception at the Israel Legation at Pre toria attended by many leaders. Thousands of men, women and children jam med Johannesburg’s Wem bley Stadium to watch a pageant about the tenth an niversary. The event was celebrated at the Hilton Hotel in Israel at a party sponsored by the Israel Consulate. All Turk ish parties and the Turkish press sent representatives. Subscribe Now! To YOUR Community Newspaper Friday, May 2, 1958 Proud, Happy Israelis Celebrate JERUSALEM (JTA)—The proud and happy people of Israel paid homage to their army this week as the entire nation exultantly celebrated the tenth anniversary of the re-establishment of the Jew ish State. The main celebra tions were held in Jerusalem, the capital, but other ceremo nies took place in Tel Aviv, Haifa, Hiberias, Safad and elsewhere throughout the country. Prime Minister David Ben Gurion set the theme for the day’s observances when he addressed the 5,000 soldiers who had marched in the pa rade and some 20,000 specta tors who filled every inch of Jerusalem’s new stadium near the Hebrew University. TEL AVIV (JTA) Street dancing, folk singing, im promptu parades and proces sions, open air professional entertainment and an all army “show” in a stadium before 70,000 onlookers were the order of the day in Tel Aviv as half a million resi dents and guests from every corner of the civilized world celebrated Israel’s tenth an niversary. WASHINGTON (JWA)— The United States Senate this week adopted a resolution greeting Israel on its tenth anniversary and directing the Secretary of State to trans mit the Congressional resolu tion of congratulations to the President of Israel. The reso lution was jointly sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson and Senate Minority Leader William F. Knowland. In Philadelphia, Independ ence Square was filled to ov erflowing as distinguished American statesmen and pub lis leaders joined with repre sentatives of the American Jewish community and of the State of Israel. Leaders of both Eastern and Western delegations in Stockholm attended a fes tive reception given by Is rael diplomats. The event was widely publicized iri Swedish newspapers. A brilliant assembly of diplomats and statesmen from all parts of the world, excluding the Arab states, met with Jewish commu nity leaders at the Jewish Center in Geneva, one of the world’s great interna tional cities, to pay tribute to the anniversary. In Ottawa, Prime Minis ter John Diefenbaker ex tended to Prime Minister Ben Gurion the "sincere good wishes of the Govern ment and the people of Canada” on the occasion. The event was celebrated in every Jewish community in Canada.