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HP LJ t 1 fmTl a Jr ffi liki Im mmr f» 1 T Hjp Wi # I ingla , i LJ N V • mmK) m wf \ * 4BB| •■r IP w V W m Vol. No. 13, Issue No. 10 The Arizona Post's World Report A Digest of Jewish World News Lebanese Jews Threatened By Riots Riots, charged to pro-Nasser forces of the United Arab Republic, are threatening the safety of more than 5,000 Jews in Beirut, Lebanon. The Joint Distribution Committee has advised the speedy evacuation of the Lebanese Jews. ... A police in spector and 17 others were hurt in the Israel village of Umel Fahem when Arab Communists rioted. A total of 22 Arab Communists were arrested follow ing the May Day riots. . . . Moshe Douek, the Iraqi immigrant who injured Israel leaders in a bomb attack in the Knesset Oct. 29, has been found guilty. Sentence was postponed pending a probation re port. ... The first Arab woman student, Huda Nashif, won a degree at Hebrew University. . . . Golda Meier, Israeli foreign minister, has entered a Jerusalem hospital for a medical check-up. . . . Israeli movie house operators ended a 13-day strike against taxes when the government agreed to open negotiations. Hitler*s Speeches Offered In Schools Tape recordings of speeches by Hitler and Goeb bels will be offered in German high school history classes. The idea, the Germans say, is to give pupils a chance to form their own picture of the Nazi re gime. ... A Yugoslav peasant has been sentenced to 4 months’ imprisonment for inciting intolerance through an anti-Semitic outburst. ... Sid Buck wold has become the first Jewish mayor of Saska toon, Can. And Myer Halpern, a member of B’nai B’rith and a patron of Habonim, the Labor Zionist Youth movement, has been elected the first Jewish Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow in Scotland . . . Israel Celebrations Continue World-wide celebrations of Israel’s 10th anni versary continue with great fetes. In Sao Paulo, Brazil some 10,000 Brazilians attended a mass meet ing honoring Israel. In Santiago, Chile one of the city squares was named “Plaza Republica de Israel.” Two schools also were re-named in honor of Israel. The Peruvian president tossed a special reception in honor of Israel.... And in New York City the entertainment world saluted Israel at a supper-reception. Proceeds of the affair will be used to bring the Israel production, “The Firstborn” to the United States this summer. . . . And in Chicago a crowd of more than 22,000 paid tribute to Israel with a rally in Chicago Stad ium • • • NAMES IN THE NEWS . . . HILDA G. SCH WARTZ has been named the first woman treasurer of the City of New York. . . . EDWIN WOLF has been re-elected president of the Jewish Publication Society of America which recently celebrated its 70th anniversary. . . . MRS. LENA KAPLAN, a founder of Hadassah and a longtime women’s Zionist leader, died May 3 in New York. She was the wife of Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan, Jewish philosopher and Recon structionist movement founder. . . . RABBIS SOLO MON J. SHARFMAN and MOSES I. FEUERSTEIN presented a statement to the U.S. Senate opposing passage of the Humane Slaughter Bill which they say will promote inhumane slaughter.... Win Community Honors MRS. MURRAY J. SHIFF MARViN VOLK SANDY ROSENTHAL JERRY SONENBLICK Officials Probe Center Bombing JACKSONVILLE, Fla., (JTA) —Secret investigations in to the recent bombings of synagogues, Jewish centers and Negro schools are being conducted by an agency formed following the conference here last week of mayors and police officials of 29 cities in the South, it was disclosed this week. Capt. H. W. Branch, of the Jacksonville Police Depart ment, who heads the new agency, said that he has in formation leading him to be lieve that one person, or one organization, is responsible for the 47 separate bombings and bombing attempts in the South since last year. THE COUNCIL of the American Jewish Congress in South Florida published a statement calling for wide public support of a House of Representatives bill that would make it a Federal crime to possess or transport dynamite or other explosives in violation of any state law. The bill, introduced by Rep. J. Carlton Loser of Tennes see, grew out of the recent unsolved bombings in Jack sonville, Miami and other Southern cities. The measure is now before the House Judiciary Commit tee. Enactment of the bill into law would permit the Federal Bureau of Investiga tion to enter into all cases in which explosives are used un lawfully. WASHINGTON, (JTA) Sen. Clifford P. Case, New Jersey Republican, announc ed that he has written the 26 Iyar 5718 Attorney General to ask an FBI investigation of recent bombings in the South which included attempts to blow up synagogues. According to Sen. Case, an announcement of FBI partici pation would immeasurably strengthen efforts of South ern civic leaders and local police officials in their drive against terrorism. Don't Be A Kibbitzer! There’s no need to look over Tante Ethel’s shoulder to read Ari zona’s prize - winning! paper, 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 I Community Center. Call EA 5-5381 now! Council Awards To Honor Four Jewish Leaders Marvin Volk, Man-Of-The-Year; Mrs. Shiff, Woman-Of-The-Year Marvin Volk will be honored as Man -of - the - Year and Mrs. Murray J. Shiff as Woman-of-the-Year at the annual Awards Night banquet of the Tucson Jewish Community Council. The affair will be held Thursday, May 22 at 6 p.m. at the Center. / THE CITATION honoring Mr. Volk notes that in 1958 as general chairman of the Combined Jewish Appeal he led the campaign to a suc cessful completion. He also will be presented the award “for his concerted efforts on behalf of Israel and many national and local causes.” Mrs. Shiff headed the wo men’s division of the 1958 CJA and served as president of Tucson Hadassah during the same year. She also served on the boards of the Jewish Social Service and the Tucson Jewish Community Center. A special service award will be presented Sandy Ros enthal for his work in or ganizing and developing the highly-rated Dramatic Group at the Center. His direction of the plays, “Thunder Rock” and “The World of Sholom Aleichem” was praised by the press and established the Center Dramatic Group as one of the outstanding thea trical groups in Tucson. A new award— a young men’s award —will be pre sented to Jerry Sonenblick for his work in the organiza tion and carrying out of the successful Metropolitan divi sion of the CJA. IN ADDITION to these four awards, CJA certificates will be presented to leaders and workers. Hal Gettler will accept the certificates for the men’s division and Mrs. Alex Weiss for the women’s divi sion. William Gordon heads this year’s Council awards com mittee. Mrs. Ed Chesin is in charge of arrangements for the din ner affair. The 6 p.m. dinner will be preceded by a cock tail hour. The cost is $2.75 Special Issue Will Honor Israel’s I Oth Birthday The May 30th issue of THE ARIZONA POST will carry a special salute to Israel on its 10th anniversary. Pictures and stories highlighting the remark able story of Israel will be featured in the issue. Copies of THE ARIZONA POST will be mailed to Israeli officials as an indication of the support of one desert community to another. If you would like to have your firm send a greeting to Israel call the Post’s advertising mana ger, Herbert Lahr at EAst 5-5381. Because of the Memorial holiday that week, an earlier deadline has been set on all copy. Publicity chairmen should get their copy to us no later than Sunday, May 25. Subscribe Now! To YOUR Community Newspaper Friday, May 16, 1958 CJA Seeking SIOO,OOO From Banks An urgent request for funds by the National United Jewish Appeal, has moved the executive board of the Tucson Jewish Community Council to negotiate a SIOO,- 000 loan from the Southern Arizona Bank, Valley Nation* al Bank and the Bank of Douglas. The cash secured by the bank loan would be rushed to the UJA to care for the immediate needs of Israel. The loan will be repaid out of future Combined Jewish Appeal. PREVIOUSLY CJA had taken a $75,000 bank loan. (Continued on Page 12) per person. Joe Myerson is general co ordinator for the affair which also will offer a program of entertainment and the elec tion of community delegates, Sidney M. Gilberg, nomina tions committee chairman, will present these names for election as community dele gates: Marvin Cohen, Hal Gettler, Gordon Greenwald, Stanley Katcher, Joe Myer son, Jerry Sonenblick, Char les Whitehill and Dr. Jules Whitehill. Rabbi Bilgray will give the invocation and Rabbi Breger the benediction. Reservations for the affair can be made by calling Joe Myerson, EA 5-8573; Mrs. Chesin, AX 8-3804 or Flor ence Goldstein at the Coun cil office, MA 4-8603.