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The Jewish South. [volume] (Richmond, Va.) 1893-1899, October 01, 1897, Image 3

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IRfchmonb Mews,
Mr. Frank Jacobs, of Norfolk, was in the city this
'cck.
Mr. Samuel Bendheim has returned from an ex-
Jtlded business trip.
Miss Mattie Schwarzschild is home again after a
leasant three months' visit in the North.
Mrs. Charles M. Guggenheimer, of Lynchburg, is
[siting her mother, Mrs. I. M. Kosenbaum.
A german club, to be forme 1 from among the
lembcrship of the Jefferson Club, is spoken of.
Miss Flora Hear, of Gordonsville, Va., was the
vest this week of her sister, Mrs. A. Goldback.
Yom Kippur services at Beth Ahaba synagogue
'ill begin next Tuesday evening at 6 o'clock, and the
)llovving morning at 10.
The annual meeting of the numbers of the Con
regation Beth Ahaba will be held at the synagogue
ext Sunday afternoon at .'{ o'clock.
Many expressions of regret were heard on all
ides during the past week at the extreme illness of
lr. Jacob Baehrach, as announced in our last issu<'.
Mr. I. Louis Peyser of Petersburg, was in Rich
lond Wednesday. By close attention to business
le mayor of the Cockade City managed to keep
liings going during Louis's absmee.
Among those who spent Rosh Ilashanah in Rieh
lond were Mr. Lli Bloomberg, of Baltimore; Mr.
harles Greenabaum, of Portmouth ; Mr. B. Jacobs,
f Raleigh, N. C, and Mr. H M. Bloomberg, of Phil
del])hia.
Owing to the repairs now progressing at the plant
ml consequent inability to obtain electric lights for
mietime as yet, the opening affair of the Jefferson
lub in its new ball room will hardly be given before
'o vein be r.
Rabbi Kdward N. Caliseh and Messrs. Samuel
cheer, Marx Cxiinst, Julius Straus, Isaac Held,
nd Joseph Walle-stein were among those who took
prominent part in the German-Bay celebration last
Wednesday.
As intimated in these columns last week, the en
agement is announced of Mrs. Hannah Bloomberg,
f this city, and Mr. Joseph Piatt, of Philadelphia.
Ir. Piatt spent this week in Richmond, having come
ire to pass the holidays with his fiance. The mar
age will probably take place in November.
The friends of the genial Mr. Isaac Held were sur
rised at the clerical aspe.t and handsome pair of
siders " which aecoinpaied his "picture" in a local
iperlast Sunday morning. Mr. Field's most inti
mate associates had never before noticed what a
striking resemblance he bears to a handsome and
talented Lutheran clergyman of this city.
ftucben for )!>om frtppur.
Cheese, Apple, Peach, and Cinnamon Kuchen for
Vom Kippur. Also Bread and Cake for the Holidays.
Kass & Conk, 1020 Hull street, Manchester. Bell
'Phone 480.
pra\}cr=JGoel_ for tbe IboUoa^g.
All persons desiring Prayer-Books for thk Day
OF ATONEMENT, can procure them of E. A. Ezekiel,
418 west Main street, New 'Phone 600.
Do Ji?ou TiOant 0010 7
Everyone desires to keep informed on Yukon, the
Klondyke and Alaska gold fields. Send lOe. for large
Compendium of vast information and big color map
to Hamilton Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Ind.
$1.50 ffiret Class, $1.00 Secono Class
Tickets to Norfork, Old Point, or Newport News, on
Steamer Pocahontas. Steamer leaves every Monday,
Wednesday and Friday at 7A. M. Steamer Ariel
leaves every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at
4:30 A. M.
"tUbaf Is JExpectco of ia_."
The above was the theme of Rabbi Calisch's New
Year lecture at Beth Ahaba synagogue on Monday
last. He began by speaking of the new year a*s a
time wlk'U the merchant examines his ledgers and ac
counts. "In certain measure we are spiritual mer
chants to-day," said the rabbi, 'examining the led
gers of our individual lives, ourspiritual transactions
during the past year, to find out what we have done
that has been spiritually profitable, and what not,
and by letting experience be a lamp to our feet to
know what is expected of us in the future.
"It is a truth that more is expected of the Jew
than of others. It is not sufficient that he is as good
as his neighbor. He must be better. Israel's spirit
must be conspicuously clean. This demand is both
subjective and objective. Objective because of the
unique position that Israel occupies in the family of
the nations, subjective because of the lofty ideal
which she has set out to attain and realize."
The speaker then continued by saving that it was
expected of them communally and individually to be
loyal to the congregation and to the doctrines its
pulpit sets forth :to maintain the material and the

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