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Arizona Post’s Special Salute -to - Israel Edition
' ' ■ * •" ' k Vol. No. 13, Issue No. 11 The Arizona Post's World Report A Digest of Jewish World News Publishers Condemn Terrorism in South The American Association of English-Jewish Newspapers, meeting in New York at its 15th annual convention, issued a resolution condemning terrorism in the South as being fundamentally contrary to American principles. The association also adopted a resolution greeting Israel’s 10th anniversary. The group elected Jack Fishbein, editor of the Chicago Sentinel, president. . . . The American Jewish Con gress, at its national convention, called on the FBI to investigate the bombing of Jewish centers and syna gogues in the south. Dr. Joachim Prinz of Newark, N. J., was elected president. ... In Albany, N. Y., and Essex County, N. J., police are investigating the de struction of monuments on Jewish cemeteries ZOA President Reconsiders Twenty-five Jewish graduates of the United States Army, Navy and maritime training institutes will be commissioned in the next few weeks. . . . Dr. Emanuel Neumann has agreed to reconsider his re fusal to be drafted for a third consecutive term as president of the ZOA. Two candidates for the presi dency, Jacques Torczyner of New York and Dr. Max Nussbaum of Hollywood have withdrawn in Dr. Neu mann’s favor. ... In Tampa, Fla., the Jewish Welfare Federation Drive kickoff dinner, at which Cong. James Roosevelt was to speak, was cancelled for lack of reservations from Tampa Jewry. . . . The Jewish Book Council of JWB awarded literary prizes to Ber nard Malamud for his novel, “The Assistant”; to I. J. Schwartz, for Yiddish poetry; to Aaron Zeitlin for his volume of Hebrew published in Tel Aviv and to Naomi Ben-Anser and Hayim Leaf for their “Junior Jewish Encyclopedia”. . . . American Convict Caught In Israel The Israel Interior Ministry issued a deportation order against William Jacobs, 36, escaped Sing Sing convict sought by the FBI. He was caught in Israel when he offered a false passport in seeking permanent residence. . . . The cost of living rose four points in Israel during April. . . . The Moscow hearings on Is rael’s complaint for damages in cancellation of an oil supply agreement came to a dead end and Israel lawyers have returned home. . . . Forty Jews were ordered evicted from Jerusalem homes belonging to an Israeli Arab. The 40 had claimed the new Jeru salem homes as refugees. . . . A Mosleyite gang was ousted from a Conserva tive party in meeting in London after creating a ruc kus. . . . Two more Nazi guards have been indicted for murdering Jews in German concentration camps. . . . Anti-Jewish slogans have been painted on the monu ment to the Unknown Jewish Martyr in Paris. . .. • • • NAMES IN THE NEWS—SHUMEL ASHKEN ASI, 17-year-old Israeli, won an international music prize in Washington. . . . RABBI BARNETT R. BRICKNER, leader of the Euclid Avenue Temple of Cleveland, died in Mallorca, Spain, at the age of 65. He was in Spain en route home from a visit to Israel. BERNARD A. ROSENBLATT has been re-elected president of the Jewish National lund. . . . The proud Defence Forces of Israel helped build a strong country in the Great Dec ade from 1948 to 1958. Tucson Council Salutes Israel To the Great State of Israel the Jewish Community of Tucson, Arizona, extend its warmest congratulations and its gratitude, too. Ten years have passed since the re-birth of the State of Israel and from one desert country to another we extend our hands-across-the-sea in friendship and support. The State of Israel, in 10 years of existence, has brought a new dignity to world-wide Jewry. The impact of the re-birth of Israel has been felt strongly even here, some 8,000 miles away. We congratulate the leaders and the peo ple of Israel for their great efffort over the past 10 years. And we are deeply grateful for their Open Door policy which has given new homes of peace and safety to our brethren, our friends and even our relatives. The Jewish Community of Tucson salutes Israel on a great anniversary. May Eretz Yisrael grow and prosper as it richly deserves to! For the Jewish Community of Tucson. David N. Ginsburg President, Tucson Jewish Community Council. n v-- f j W The future of the young nation is in its dynamic youth . 11 Si van }7lB Subscribe Now! To YOUR Community Newspaper Friday, May 30, 1958 Tucson Gave Million To Help Israel In 10 years the Jewish com munity of Tucson has raised almost $1 million to aid the decade of growth of Israel. Figures compiled by Benja min N. Brook, executive di rector of the Tucson Jewish Community Council, reveal that Tucson’s Combined Jew ish Appeal has raised $1,350,- 000 since 1949. Os that sum $808,863 was sent to aid Is rael. BUT BECAUSE no com munity records were kept be fore 1949, the figures are in complete. If other totals were available, Mr. Brook declared, health and welfare funds raised by the Tucson Jewish community would be even larger. “I believe these figures speak for themselves,” Mr. Brook said. “They give a true story of Tucson’s part in the growth of Israel.” But Mr. Brook pointed out that during the same 10-year The CJA Leaders The chairmen of the Combined Jewish Appeal. Before 1946—Elmer Present, Aaron Levy 1946 — Harry Shiff 1947 Morris Shanhouse 1948 — Morris Shanhouse 1949 — Dr. Leonard Weiner 1950 — Joseph Brindis 1951 Joseph Brindis 1952 Harry Gilberg 1953 Sidney M. Gilberg 1954 Reuben Gold 1955 — Arthur Grunewald 1956 Morris Rosenbaum 1957 David N. Ginsburg 1958 Marvin Volk period in the establishment of the State of Israel, the Tuc son Jewish community also has grown. “It is very interesting to note,” the Tucson Jewish ex ecutive director explained, “that the real growth of our community parallels that of Israel. DURING THE SAME time Israel was reborn and rebuild ing, our Temple and Synago gues developed their fine fa cilities. The Tucson Jewish Community Center moved from Congregation Anshei Israel to a small building on Tucson Blvd. and then to its present magnificent struc ture. “At the same time the Jew ish Social Service developed strongly, offering profession al leadership, a child adoption agency and a casework and consultation agency.” Mr. Brook also pointed out that during the past 10 years the community has produced outstanding lay leadership which has directed the vital CJA campaigns, the direction of the Tucson Jewish Com munity Council, the operation of the Center arid other com munity organizations. Mr. Brook also credited much of the development of the strong Tucson Jewish community to the spiritual leadership of Rabbi Albert T. Bilgray of Temple r manu-El and Rabbi Marcoc Breger of Co g. Anshei Israel.