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The Jewish herald. (Houston, Tex.) 1908-1914, December 03, 1908, Image 2

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with them gives them frequent op
portunity to question me concerning
religious matters and gives me fre
quent chance to speak to them about
their duties I have tried to let no
occasion go by without my presence
This means more than many can ap
preciate It means sacrifice on my
part but rewards me by creating a
bond of confidence between this
young folk and myself which induces
them often to submit even personal
questions to my judgment and al
lows me to be their guide in most
matters Such personal contact be
tween us rebounds only to the good
of all parties concerned
And lastly my work in the com
munity at large has been blessed with
success That I represent our belov
ed congregation worthily has never
been denied There is a better spirit
of the Oneness of Israel in Houston
than has been before my coming
here The various congregations
agree better with each other and re
spect each other much more than was
formerly the case We are no longer
passed as the insignificant part of
the Jewish population and the ortho
dox element of our Jewry is looked
up to now as an element worthy of a
place in all civil councils
Of course mistakes have been
made and there is no man who has
X not his shortcomings But on the
whole I can look back upon my activ
ity here with you as good work con
scientiously done and I am sure you
also regard it as such
r Tor the future my recommenda
tion is at present merely to continue
i in the same lines and our beloved
congregation will in a very short
while be indeed a model for other
orthodox congregations to follow be
< ing a peaceful modern uptodate
synagogue contining in the same
ways our fathers trode
I cannot conclude this report with
out thanking your Board of Offi
cers and Trustees for the unvarying
kindness indulgence and courtesy
toward one They have tried in all
things to uphold my hands and la
bored well with me
And so invoking Gods blessing
on Congregation Adath Yeshurun
its members and their families and
its work and praying for its contin
uous success this report is respect
fully submitted to you
W WILLNER
Rabbi
< Buy your ticket early before
thVsupply runs out Bnai Brith
charityball at Turner hall De
cember 29 admission 50 cents
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CIIANUKAII CHARITY BALL
Excellent progress is being made
in arranging the thiid annual Chan
ukah charity ball which will be given
by I 0 B B Herzl lodge No 608
at Turner hall December 29 The
different committees which will be in
immediate charge have been appoint
ed and their work assigned Tickets
are being distributed among the
members and friends of the lodge
and much added interest in selling
the tickets will ensue by the awarding
of two handsome prizes The first
will go to the lady selling the greatest
and the second to the lady selling the
next greatest number of tickets
Herzl lodge has been very success
ful in raising large sums of money
by its two preceeding charity balls
which went for the benefit of the
Widows and Orphans Home in New
Orleans Every effort wil bo made
to make the forthcoming affair out
strip those given in the past
The following compose the com
mittees
Arrangement Isidor Tiras chair
man E Goldberg secretary J L
Mendlovitz treasurer H S Fiosch
and J L Aronson
Reception U S Frosch chair
man Rabbi W Willner Rabbi Ily
Barnstein H Grossman S J Wesl
heimer Hy Dannenbaum Joseph
Tiras Jules Ilirseh D Frosch D
Buck Ph Blumenthal Jake Sam
and A Karp
Entertainment J L Aronson
chairman J K Levine Morris
Gordan I Kapner L Goldman P
S Nussbaum Joe Sam Jake Kap
ner M L Seher M Stark Sr B
H Greenberg L Seline and B Lito
wich
Supper Mrs Joseph Tiras chair
man Mesdames M L Seher S I
Seldom L Seline M J Seldom U
S Prosch II Cohen W Willner
Jake Sam L E Levinson Chas
Mendelsohn M Stark M Messenger
I ICapner E Goldberg Karl Tiras
Aaron Levy J Weidinger M Lewis
P Battlestein J Blumenthal Ph
Blumethal B II Greenberg and M
D Cohen
Bazar Miss Bettie Mendelsohn
chairman Misses Gertrude Levy
Rosa Block Elsie Tiras Dora Stark
and Fannie Karkowski
Floor Max T JEarowski chair
man Henry Greenfield Jake Zu
ber Ben Hurwitz Mose Stark Jr
Otto Airas Julus Philipowslci Phil
ip Pesus Sam Rosenberg Jake Rra
Kower Abo Nussbaum Ilarry
Greenberg and Saul Sumner Gor
don j
ZJh 1
TWELVE GET HUSBANDS
A round doezn engagements were
announced as the grist of ten days
of the County Fair which has
just closed at Emanuel Temple Chi
cago The record Avas made through
the aid of a model flat where a num
ber of girls cooked dainty dishes
that captured bachelor members of
the congregation The flat has been
in operation since November 14 the
idea being conceived by the rabbi
Felix A Levy who was getting dis
couraged by the few marriages
The first couple that announced
their engagement will receive a num
ber of pieces of furniture with which
to start housekeeping This couple
is Rose Suckoff and Julius Wilzinski
Apple pie won the man s heart and
he does not deny it
The other engagements and the
dishes that won the husbands follow
Luella Smith to Bert Lychenstein
goulash Tillie Smith to Ernest Es
pon chocolate calce Pearl Green to
Sidney Meyers angel food Doiothy
Oppenheim to Ben Cohen planked
white fish Harriet Schwartz to Lou
is Steiner roast beef Bernicc Katz
to Robert Bersdorf banana layer
cake Lillian Roe to Edwin R
Treusch chicken soup Blanche
Schoenlauk to Edwin Switzer noo
dle soup Elsa Cohen to William
Steiner beef stew Bertha Schwartz
to L M Mintz rice pudding and
Pearl Newberger to Carl Abraham
son hamburger steak The fairfin
ished with a ball led by RabbiLevy
American Israelite
AUSTIN NEWS
Dr B Grad anl family are rjleas
antlp located at the parsonage Dr
Grad comes from New York State
and he will preside over the spiritual
welfare of the members of the Con
gregation Beth Israel
The ladies of the Ladies Aid Soci
ety through their untiring efforts
realized a large sum of money from
their dinner and bazaar given on the
1st of December The money so ob
tained will be used in decreasing the
mortgage o nthe Temple and paying
off the new organ The following
ladies served on the various commit
tees Lunch Mrs M Schlochaur
Mrs S Berman Mrs AIHaber and
MrsEKrone cigarsMrs E Teelig
and Mrs II Hellman candy Miss
Cecile Moses Jeannetto Krane and
Miss H Levinson fancywork Misses
Laura Hirshfeld Ricka Zanders
Nellie naber dolls Mrs Carl Be
liseh Mrs Birdie Michelson and
Miss Quecnie Littman chocolate
Mrs Dora Schwab Miss Hattie
Stern and Birdie Davis
MisSSelia Alexander and MrLouis
Finer surprised their many friends
by calling on Dr Grad a few days
ago with a marriage license Their
many friends wish them a happy
journey through life
At the last meeting of the Work
ers of Zion the following were elect
ed officers for the ensuing year Mr
S Silverman president Mr Dave
Nunez vice president Miss Lydia
Littman secretary and treasurer
and Miss Cecile Nunez chairman of
the program committee Mr S Green
berg and Miss Lydia Littman were
elected delegates to attend the state
convention at Waco
LYDIA LITTMAN
Dec 2 1908
Rabbi Abraham D Price of
Baltimore Md addressed the
members of the Pike St Syna
gogue of New York City last
Tuesday evening on the subjpet
of The Messianic Hope
THE JEW BEHIND THE PLOW
A Jewish farmer is an anomaly
He is regarded in the same humor
ous incredulity as a cocoanut grow
ing in Kansas Of all the motley
class of foreigners who engage in ag
ricultural pursuits in the West the
Jewish race has perhaps the least
repufoticTi To the ordinary farmer
the word Jew suggests business
and ihey expect to see him mowing
alfalfa about the time a railroad is
built to the North pole
To teach the Hebrew people in
the congested centers of population
in the United States to turn to agri
culture is the purpose of the Nation
al Farm school a Jewish institution
in Bucks county Penn of which
Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf now in this
city is president Rabbi Krauskopf
desires to point the way for the chil
dren of Israel into the promised land
the land of com and pumpkins
wheat and alfalfa He wants them
to quit hawking carrots and cabbage
in the street and go to raising them
on the farm
For over a thousand years Rab
bi Krauskopf says the Jews have
been barred from ownership of land
Why was it Because the Jew by
his thrift and perseverance put oth

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