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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
• • •
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
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
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.
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
Sen. Clifford P. Case, New
Jersey Republican, announc
ed that he has written the
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Attorney General to ask an
FBI investigation of recent
bombings in the South which
included attempts to blow up
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
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look over Tante Ethel’s
shoulder to read Ari
zona’s prize - winning!
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
The affair will be held Thursday, May 22 at 6 p.m. at
the Center. /
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
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
William Gordon heads this
year’s Council awards com
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
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!
Friday, May 16, 1958
CJA Seeking
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
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
taken a $75,000 bank loan.
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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
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.

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