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The Jewish herald. (Houston, Tex.) 1908-1914, December 24, 1908, Image 6

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At Temple Beth Israel on
Monday night assembled a very
nice audience to participate in
the celebration of Bnai Brith
Day by Houston and Lone Star
Lodges I 0 B B Noticeable
among the attendants were quite
a few of the business men who
came despite the demands of
their presence at the stores at
this season of the year
The main feature of the even
ing was the oration delivered by
Mr Ralph J Schwartz of New
Orleans but formerly of Galves
ton His theme was The Re
ligious and Social Relationship
Between the Jew and His Neigh
bor The address was masterly
in every respect and a more fin
ished orator has seldom been
heard here
On behalf of the two lodges
under whose auspices the cele
bration was held Dr Henry
Barnstem thanked Mr Schwartz
or his address and paid a high
compliment to the speaker After
referring to the fact of his early
life and training in Galveston
and his later training in New Or
leans and New York Dr Barn
stein said I hear in his words
to us tonight the voice of Tu
lane the voice of Columbia but
I hear louder and more vocifer
ous the voice of the religious
school of Bnai Israel in Galves
ton where he received the train
ing of his childhood and youth
I say all honor to the man who
lays his talents on the altar of
The musical features of the
service were as follows
Organ solos a intermezzo
Macbeth Cb Traumerei Schu
mann Mr Horton Corbett
Flute solo Simple Aveu
Thorne Mr Abe Roos
Hymn No 121 By congrega
Violin solos a Berceuse
from Jocelyn Godard b Cava
tina Raff Mr S Sumner Gor
Contralto solo Entreat Me
Not to Leave Thee Gounod
Miss Minnie Zindler
Organ solo Festive March
Wallce Mr Horton Corbett
Mention The Herald
An overflowing audience bore
witness to the popularity of the
Bnai Brith Day in Galveston
This annual celebration in the in
terests of the best known Jewish
fraternal organization whose
motto is Benevolence Broth
erly Love and Harmony is al
ways enthusiastically awaited by
friends and members of the In
dependent Order of Bnai Brith
It is customary to invite a speak
er from abroad to enhance the
importance of the occasion and
this year Mr Ralph Schwarz of
New Orleans but formerly of
Galveston was the orator His
subject was The Religious and
Social Relationship Between the
Jew and His Neighbor
Mr Schwarz was introduced
by Mr Charles Frenkel who also
spoke of the late Leo N Levi
resident of the Order Bnai
Brith at the time of his death
Mr Frenkel dwelt on the useful
ness of Mr Levis career in con
nection with the organization
> f his endeavors to obtain justice
for his roreligionists in Russia
and Roumania and of his gener
al wholehearted devotion to his
downtrodden brethren In forc
ible language Mr Frenkel re
viewed Mr Levis cooperation
with President Roosevelt and
the late Secretary John Hay in
the matter of the Kishineff peti
tion now gone to history and
concluded by referring to the
matchless eulogy which prefaces
the memorial volume of Leo N
Levi issued by the I 0 B B
A leader safe and sane a think
er erudite and profound an ora
tor unexcelled in his generation
a distinguished citizen of the
United Stales and an ideal Jew
After the lecture a reception
was tendered Mr Schwarz by
Mr and Mrs Raoul Dreyfus at
their residence in Avenue L
which a large numbr of friends
The full program follows
every musical number of which
was excellently rendered
Organ prelude Allegretto
Woltenholme Prof Herrie
quartet Praise the Lord Ye
Heavens Maker Temple
choir invocation for Hanucah
the rabbi hymn traditional
choir and congregation solo
A Song of Thanks AlitsonJ
Mrs George F Reid Our Late
Brother Leo N Levi and in
troduction of the orator Broth
er Charles Frenkel oration Bro
Ralph J Schwarz solo Al
mighty Father Bizet Mrs
EBHolman with violin obliga
to by Mr Jesse Ullmann bene
diction the rabbi postlude
Festival March Smart
Prof J J Blood
Sunday afternoon preceding
the evening celebration 6f Bnai
Brith Day by the Independent
Order of Bnai Brith a special
meeting was held for the purpose
of initiating twentyfive new
members The membership of
the Dallas lodge is now 225
which entitles the lodge to five
delegates to the district con
vention of grand lodge No 7
which will be held in New Or
leans next spring
In the evening at Temple
EmanuEl the celebration of the
Bnai Brith Day was carried out
with a program arranged by the
intellectual culture committee
of which Arthur L Kramer is
chairman The feature of the
program was the addresson the
Bnai Brith as a Jewish reserve
delivered by Rabbi Louis Witt
of Little Rock who was invited
to address the lodges on this oc
casion Other features of the
program were as follows Or
gan solo Toccata Grison
Miss Alice Ferguson song Oh
Holy Farther Dudley Buck
M W Powers presidents ad
dress Max Philipson violin solo
Adaggio from Concerto Op
21 Lipinski Clyde Whitlock
address The Bnai Brith as a
Jewish Reserve Rabbi Louis
Witt organ solo Marche Nup
tiale Callaerts Miss Alice
Arthur L Kramer chairman
of the intellectual culture com
mittee of the Dallas lodged pre
sided over the meeting and intro
duced the speakers
Following the program which
was given in the auditorium of
the temple refreshments were
served in the vestry room down
stairs during an informal recep
Attend The Chanucah
Ball Tuesday night

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