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Mi smi, Florida, Friday, August 7, 1931
Price, 5i Cent
i. W. Third Street
16. WAPNER, Rabbi
I Friday evening serv-
at 7:30 o'clock. Sastur-
g services begin at 9
i afternoon services at
,d Torah classes were
st Monday ad coti
ry tmt Faidnan a cnd S
mling at 9 a. m. Regis-
;the Talmud Torah are
Cited daily. Rabbi Isaac
is in charge.
ITION BETH D)AVID
W. Third Avenue
are held daily at 7:30
the afternoon and eve-
as daily at 7 and 7:15.
Sand Sunday mornings
w ~ill begin at 8 o'clock,
ternoon service on Sat.
Ebrah classes have been
Sfor the summer vaca-
Executives Are Named At
Meeting Held Wednesday;
Funds Are Sought
D. J. Apte, D. D. Freeman, Mrs.
J. Avery Guyton, Rev. Don Hen-
shaw, Byron B. Freeland, F. M.
IHndson, E. B. Leatherman, Alex-
ander Orr, Jr., Harvey R. Payne,
Richard Plumer, Dr. I. Frank
Roach, O. A. Sandquist, Mrs. Wal-
ter T. Schutt, Ralph I. Vervoort
and Hugh G. Williams were elect-
ed members of the executive com-
mittee of the Community Chest
The creation of the committee
completed the reorganization of
the chest, Crate D. Bowen, chair-
man, said. The chest now has 15
participating agencies and 30 co-
operatedinn am mbes sixhihavitng
meeting of directors Wednesday at
Burdine's roof. The new co-operat-
ing agencies are the Acacia Club,
OpaLocka American Legion Post,
Coral Gables, and Miami Woman's
Clubs, Miami Optimist Club and
Miami Business and Professional
Mr. Bowen said that 7,000 let-
ters of appeal for funds were sent
out reecntly. There is a balance
of $4,920.56 on hand. Agencies
supported by the chest will receive
half of their September budgets
September 1, and will be paid the
other half the middle ofl the
month, if sufficient funds are m
hand, Mr. Bowen said. The total
of the September budgets is $6,-
Entries To Close
Tomorrow, Saturday, August 3,
is the closing date for entries m
the bowling tournament for indi-
viduals and organizations. Quite
s number of individuals and sev-
eral organizations have filed en-
try blanks and will take part in
Aim of Merchants
Miami Avenue Association To
Begin Advertising Cam-
paign Next Friday
A enoperative advertising cam-
paig'n designed to focus attention
of shoppers on the Miami avenue
shopping district will start next
Friday, it was decided at a meet-
ing of the Miami Avenue Associ-
ation in' the Stan~dard Shoe Com-
pany, store, 137 N. Miami avenue,
A special sale lasting through
Friday and Saturday next week
will be the opening gun in a drive
to emphasize the advantages to
shoppers of patronizing stores lo-
cated on Miami avenue between
Flagler and Fifth streets.
A resolution was passed urging
members of the association to
keep their display windows light-
ed until at least 10 p. m. daily, and
members decided to petition the
city to have all street lamps kept
lighted until 11 p. m.
A traffic committee composed
of J. D. Phillips, Larry Fay, J.
Fink, H. A. McCarthy and Daniel
Cromer was appointed to invest~i-
gate the possibility of improving
traffic conditions on the avenue.
More than 95 per cent of mer-
chants located on the avenue have
joined the cooperative advertising
movement, it was said.
FAUCETS RUN GINGER
ALE INSTEAD OF WATER
When Mrs. Esther Waldstein of
2610 Webb avenue, Detroit, Mich.,
turned on the faucets of the bath-
tub last week at her home she was
surprised to find ginger ale flow-
ing freely therefrom. She tried
the faucets on her kitchen sink
and again found ginger ale com-
ing through. An investigation
showed that in making repairs to
the plumbing of a capdy store on
the ground floor the plumber had
connected the pipes of a large gin-
ger ale tank to the water pipes of
Mrs. Waldstemn's apartment.
MAY BE 'HELD SEPT. 15
For High Holidays
Nathan Wroobel Accepts Call
of Miami Jewish Ortho-
Nathan Wroobel, well known
cantor and exceedingly popular in
this section of Florida for his ren-
dition of` traditional synagogal
music, has accepted the call of the
Miami Jewish Orthodox Congre-
gation and will chant the High
Holiday services as well as the
Succos services for the congrega-
Cantor Wroobel has had the call
under consideration for several
weeks, as well as calls from sev-
eral congregations in the nort'l.
Being one of the original mem-
bers of the congregation, Cantor
Wroobel felt that his duties lay
with the Miami congregation. The
usual traditional music will be
chanted and several compositions
prepared especially for the Hign
Holidays by Cantor Wroobel will
Rabbi Isaac M. Wapner, when
informed that Cantor Wroobel
New York is full of auctioneers.
Some of them are almost as fam-
ous as Christie's, in London, where
they have sold single jewels for a
million dollars, and some of them
are of the catch-penny type.
One of the latter, right in the
heart of Times Square, has a nov-
el method. We can all recall the
hoarse-voiced auctioneer at farm
sales, ready to drop from the ef-
fort of using his voice. Well, this
man sells from early morning to
late at night and his voice holds
out all week.
How does he do it? Why he has
a microphone in front of him with
six receivers around the big store
and his lowest whisper carries to
the back wall. It is de luxe sell-
This city sells more goods see-
ond-hand than many cities sell
new, according to an analysis is-
sued by the Merchants' Associa-
tion the other day. The total sales
run $14,000,000 a year, of which
936 stores sell close to $10,000,-
Second-hand book stores do a
business of $800,000, nearly $100,-
000 more than used automobiles.
bring. A straw showing how many
are doing business here on a
"shoestring" is shown by the fact
that second-hand office furniture
es sold the amount of $636,000
Kindness to Blind
All New Yorkers are kind to
blind men. One sees them tapping
their way around the most erowdl-
ed parts of the city and, when
they halt at the curb, waiting to
cross the street, almost anybody
will volunteer to lend a friendly
arm and aid them across.
a fun y tang abu that e a
waiting at the curb while a friend
ab ngtm p r. Whiledwaitigh
wth hi a o h a tl
n wspa ercanen onn tthhs a k car
ry canes--it's a trade mark)*
be resumed immedi- would conduct the services, ex-
pressed himself as considerably
pleased because of the well known
ability of the cantor. Rabbi Wap-
ner will be in charge of all serv-
ices and will preach the holiday
T'WO ARE INJURED
AT WORK ON CHURCH
NEW YORK.---In the rebuilding
of an old Jewish synagogue which
at Ioc hen cion rtreldmint a
cus Pantelo and Salvator Malekar
were injured seriously when a
scaffold on which they were work-
ing suddenly collapsed. Physicians
at Beth Israel Hospital, where the
men were taken, say they have
but a slimn chance to recover.
The accident created quite a
furore in New York City because
of the well known prohibition
against Jews permitting syna-
gogues to be converted.
BURIAL SOCIETY AUDIT
IS NOT YET FINISHED
The audit now being made of
the records of the Chesed Shel
Emes Brotherhood is now in prog-
ress. All those having any infor-
mation regarding funeral charges
or payments to the organization
are urged to inform Mr. W. L.
Williams, president of the Greater
Miami Jewish Cemetery Associa-
tion, the present owners of the
Jewish section of W~oodlawn cem-
The results of the audit, which
is expected to be completed shiort-
the 'High HolidayS.
will appear in these
BRAEL OF MIAlI
~H. KAPLIAN, Rabbi
Temple Israel, 127
eet, Friday ~evening,
ughout the summer
~roe giou s a no ewit
presentation of mat-
rest and a discussion
bers present. Anyone
y subject of interest
sed is invited to pre-
,ject to D~r. Jacob II*
thit he may be pre-
eak on it. A social
follow each religious
the tournament for several t~ro-
phies that will be awarded to the
wi sissb the na shr Floridian
those interested to enjoy the
thrills of a contest and the health-
giving benefits of the game.
Cut out entry blank on last page
of this issue and mail immediate,
ly. There are no entry fees,
BEACH BANK NAME
The City Bank of Miami Beach
will open a trust department and
change its name to the Mercantile
Bank and Trust Company of Mi-
ami Beach. Last week the appli-
cation for the trust department
and the change of name was ap-
proved by the state banking de-
The bank is now building a new
home at Seventh street and Wash-
ington avenue, Miami Beach, and
will occupy its new building the
early part of October. Mr. Philip
Liberman, well known Jewish
communal worker, is head of this
bank. Mr. C. L. Clements, Miami
Beach councilman, is cashier, and
Mr. Harry I. Lipton, attorney and
president of Beth .David congreg~a-
tion, is a director and its attorney.
[ hngteac Avenue
vices 'are held lat 8
g moningand at 7
r morning Friday eve-
se .ui the absence
Axelrod be in at 7
I o'clock under the di.
r. M. Silverman.
~r Sunday school pro.
at 10 a. m. and will
throughout the year.
'0 BE CANDIDATE
to an announcement
man E. Mack, veteran
leader of New York,
Herbert Lehman, now
evernor of New York,
mdidate f the Demo-
for governor of the
e in the event that
R D. Roosevelt should
standard bearer of the
candidate for presi-
ARhman is known as
leading Jews of-:this
Dade county's ~referendum -for
operation of horse and dog tracks
'probably will be held about Sep-
tember 15, it was predicted Wed-
nesday by Carl Holmer, Jr., super-
visor of registration, from infor-
mation reaching his office.
Application of various track
owners, he believed, would be pre-
sented the Dade county commis-
sioners about August 15i. The law
provides that registration books
be opened in the courthouse 10
days after the applications ~are
presented and that they be kept
JEW IS NAMED) ON
Among those recently appoint-
ed to the boxing commission for
the city of Miami by the city
commissioners is Seymour Fox, a
well known sport authority and
boxing devotee. Mr. Fox is one of
the two new appointees named by
the commission when it was re-
As he. stood there a nicely dress-
ed woman seeing a blind man tap-
pmng the walk, as she thought,
stepped up to him, tooki his arm,
and remarked, "Let me help o
across the street yo
Embarrassment all around wa
avoided by the f ied's aspa
ance. He took ethe ren s appear
by the arm, th eneedstphaepernum
eonuld he oman and told her he
woul hel himover.
SOne can pick up wonderful suits
if you know where to go. Valets
of wealthy men get their niasters'
old clothes and they have certain
stores where they elin sell them.
The suits are of the best ma-
ternal and practically unworn. It
as up to you as to what you pay.
It varies from $5 to $20 a suit
and for that you get clothes that
make you look like a millionaire.
(Continued on Page Six)
ly, will be published for the bene-
fit of the public.
According to an announcement
made this week, the synagogue of
the Mliami Jewish Orthodox Con-
gregation will be thoroughly ren-
ovated in time for the High Holi-
day services. It will be repainted
and new seating arrangements
will be installed for the comfort
of the worshippers.
mi is I
Fri sy, wAu st 1931
lbemris to sh found irroe bly not
may tobedpossiblefasohwit or te-
cure orin toble. I do think
hwvery trynat t is one that should
be examined and investigated
from all of its 'many points of
view. An per aps, wa a
been said here may induce that
attention to it on the part of some
Jewish organization the B'nni
B'rith, I suggest, for instance-
where it could be debated from ev-
ery angle and where many more
facts of the subject could be
brought under observation than
those I have here ventured to sub-
mit for consideration.
Papy Electric Co.
OF ALL KIND8
SAT REASONABLE PRICES
In London Jewish Chronicle
Several complaints have recent-
1104 W. FLAGLER ST.
P Ihone 2-17109
L. C. Smith and C'orona Typewriters
Phone Miami 2-asso
G. E. McFarlane, Managrer
11s s. E. FIRST STREET
I$njoy heal Refreshment
THIS AD WYOlrrT 25 CENTS
On Each $1.00 Pulrchas~e
No Discount Witeaot Ad
12 N. W. Fifth Street
"OHt Flur-f hIe'
Tin'lftyt Womea I ap t
= I~~~~Qry=< ,4 & c
THE BRIG H TSID)E
A fin ad dandy
B oeo gts pains
From too much candy.
"China for the Chinese," is the
slogan adopted by a new party in
China. A friend whose wife has
two dogs tells us his slogan is:
"Peking for the Pekingese."
The girl chum says an optimist
is a person who cheers up when
a speaker says "Lastly."
Those love messages, written on
tablets of baked clay which arch-
aeologists have exhumed at the
ancient city of Ur, remind us of
the tremendous difficulties under
which a lover labored 4,000 years
ago. His love missives were so
ponderous. And so dreadfully en-
He culdn't wrte te de ms
sae con alabw eflay nd ros met
gedn a te smaiden'sayw dowos It
might hit her on the head, or
knock over a bridge lamp and
arouse the house.
He Iodn't sa,"Br this3
sooner ou ou hav rend nt"Thti
just what she did, apparently,
with the tablets now discovered,
and they became bricks and will
And if he got a brick back and
smashed it, she could testify that
he had, literally, broken his word,
and then the unfortunate wretch
would be in for a breach of prom-
The only way to get even with
the prohibition agents is to call a
It' funny a out a plane named
"ape Go"not taking cranber-
disa ong, if it had Turkey in
"Down Among the Cays"
DOR0 TH Y
We Furnish Bait and
ON BOARD, 50c
Leave Pier No. 10 9:30 A. M.
Back Home 5:30 P. M.
All Inland Water Route
THINKING JEWS ALL SUBSCRIBE TO THE JEWIS LOIDIA DOYOU
mo ty beenwacquired inthaorot-
neassand thednntheynbe Inte unt
of thing with non-Jews," he de-
clared, "they understand the
meaning of discipline and team-
work, and they do their job or you
get rid of them." "Oh," he ex-
claimed, as if something even more
painful than a thought had hit
him, "there is something else. If
you want to get rid of a non-Jew
you give him notice, pay him up
and say good-bye. But if you give
la Jew notice your name isr pil-
'loried all over the community for
your being hard-hearted and in-
considerate, and you are immedi-
ately pestered by umteen relatives
and friends and influential ac-
quaintances begging you to keep
the man or woman on ." Whether
there is anything or not in this
seriously affecting the problem, I
do not know, but it seems to me
there may be something of truth
That the question is not alone
urgent, as the correspondence that
has reached me goes to show, but
is widespread, a clipping I made
the other day from an American
paper, headed "Jews and Employ-
men ,' wil go *o sh
Lady ca ls on us and says: "
was for several weeks in the of-
fice of a local employment agen-
cy. A request for a stenographer
came in and, being then still un-
acquamntlec dih the eoal pee -
name of a Jewish girl whose qul-
iications, asg vn on the I rd
the kind of stenographer that was
"Indeed, I myself did not par-
ticularly notice that her name was
Jewish until the fact was called to
my attention by one of the other
women in the employment office.
"'She's Jewish,' she remarked.
'It seems so,' I agreed, taking
notice of the name.
'Well, she won't do then,' my
"Why not? I inquired.
"Then I learned that so many
business houses reject Jewish help
that employment agencies gener-
ally make it a rule not to handle
the applications of Jewish work-
ers. They are kiridly enough abo~t
it; they take the name and ad-
dress of the Jrwish applicant, but
that's the end of it.
"I spoke about this to the man-
ager of the employment agency
later, saying. 'This is so unjust-
What difference should religious
affiliation of a worker make to
the employer ?'
"He agreed with me, but he
pointed out that it was not a the-
ory but a condition he was con-
'We are in business,' he said,
'and we've got to give to our cus-
tomers what they want.' "
Thus spoke the lady, and then
we said to her:
"This is, indeed, outrageous, but
even more outrageous is the fact
that there are Jewish firms thit
will not take Jews. They are afraid
of Jews. The bright Jewish boy
learns rapidly and may, in time,
become a competitor. That is what
they are afraid of. There are those
who want only help that will stay
put. We may not complain against
non-Jewish employers so long as
there are Jews who discriminate
against their own people."
And so, because the Jewish em-
ploye will not or cannot by nature
"stay put," Jews find the extreme
difficulty they do in obtaining el-
It is not my intention to sug-
gest any sort of remedy for the
state of things here but slightly
revealed. The solution of the prob-
mame he utne p ctd reply, '1Vell,'
and I should not think of having
in my employ anyone who was not
particular in respect to her relig-
ion." You see, as a friend of mile
is fond of saying, in these things
you never can tell! Whether in
this instance the employer in
question adopted a commendable
attitude or one of unreasoming
ly reached. me from Jews concern-
ing the difficulty of finding em-
ployment on account of their be-
ing of our people. This applies to
Jewish women as well as Jewish
men. The complaint to which I
here allude is by no means new.
But it has become much more
acute by reason of the large num.
ber of Jewish women who now
seek to earn their own daily bread.
Years ago few Jewish women
whose families were any thing li k e
well-placed were expected to do
otherwise than rely on "papa" for
all their financial needs. That day
has gone by, and with its passage
there has come a commendable
spirit of independence among our
The difficulties that are met
with by Jewish employes are not
a few. Some of those who write
to me bitterly complain that they
are bound if they are to find work
to "give up their religion." That
is to say they have -to be at their
job on Sabbaths and Holy days
and to the conscientious Jew that
is indeed hard measure. It is ren-
dered all the harder when Sab-
bath and Holy day services is de-
manded of them by fellow-Jews.
One young man writes to tell me
how he applied to a gentleman
holding a prominent position in
the community--a synagogue war-
den and that sort of thing--and
after an interview was engaged.
But he was astonished to be told
that only usual general holidays
and Sundays were allowed. I am
afraid my correspondent is not of
the .tactful-horrible word--breed
For he tells me that he ended the
interview and engagement by tell-
ing the employer that he could not
think of taking a situation where
he was expected to work on Yom
Kippur Koton. That was a Calen-
dar day the -man evidently did not
understand, because he replied that
he might "consider" letting off
the applicant for Yom Kippur if
he cared to put in anotheroff-day
in place of it. But my correspon-
dent was adamant and so ended
the matter. He tells me that he
was induced to his irony because
in no circumstances would he
work for what he calls a double.
faced hypocrite. And that is how
he sized up a synagogue warden
"who could himself go smugly to
his conventicle, his top hat gleam-
ing with effusive righteousness,
smugly presiding over the serv-
ice," whil4 he was Qeping fellow-
Jews at work whe~e I am again
qluoting--"they could not even get
the smell of talith." There will, of
course, be those who think that
the employer was well rid of the
opportunity of such an employee.
But for my part I believe that a
young man who could act as he did
and who was gifted with so much
chin must have had in him the
makings of a useful man. Nat-
urally, for such as he who are
faithful to religious practice
among us, non-Jewish employment
is virtually barred. Although
among other communications I
have received on the subject these
last few months were one in whien
a young Jewish woman told me
how she applied to a non-Jewish
firm for a situation, and was ac-
oepted. "I suppose," observed the
proprietor when terms had been
settled, "that-excuse me-being
a Jewess, you will want your Sab-
baths and Holy Days ?" "Oh, no,"
the young lady smilingly replied,
bigotry--and interfering bigotry
at that--we need not stop to con-
sdr.b c mentiln th itn ient hr
is well worth bearing in mind on
the topic at hand.
1There are, however, other less
simple and more complex difficul-
Sties that confront the Jewish em-
ploye. Non-Jews do not care to
emplo y them sometimes from
sheer anti-Jewish feeling, or be-
cause, as was explained to one of
those who wrote me by the head
of the firm to whom he applied:
"It would never do for me to have
all srtm o athgh ga utwol m en
in the hands of the Jews."' This,
be it said, was a firm in a country
district, although I imagine that
it is not such an extreme instance
of the sort of sentiment to which
I allude as may be supposed. But
non-Jews I find are at one with
Jews in preferring not to engage
Jewish employes because, so they
say, it almost invariably mea~s
giving the best opportunity for a
prospective comp koled theater
employer on this point and he ac.
knowleiged that he would not em-
plained, "if I employ a non-Jew
(he did not use that term, but let
it pass), he does my work and I
pay him his wages and there is an
end of the thing. But if I have a
Jew, nine chances in ten, after
learning all he can in my business,
he will take his knowledge to a
competing' firm or m' iim~self
start mn business after having
carefully got complete knowledge
ornmy custom ress the people I bu
cuts what I chare all of which I
he will use to cut me on .
I asked him about Jewish wom-
en and he said it came to the same
thing, because they obtained the
requisite acquaintance with his
business and transmitted it either
to some other employer who would
pay them a higher salary, or to
some relation, or more probably
the young man of her choice, who
would thereby set up in business a
for himself. A non-Jewish employ-
er whom I asked also why he
would not employ Jews told me
much the same thing. He disdain-
ed anything like anti-Jewish feel-
ing--some of his best friends, etc.,
etc.--but said that Jews were
"(dangerous" (his own word) in
business. "They are not loyal to
you," he averred. I, of course, had
my say on that point, and I do not
think it a fair observation, ,any-
way put as crudely as this gentle-
man put it. But I mention it here
because it seems to me testimony
Another employer, a Jew, told
me his objection to Jewish em-
ployes was that they were seldom
well-trained. I expressed surprise?,
and he went on to explain. "Oh,
they have usually got plenty of
brains and they think they can
rely on those in business, but be-
ing untrained they are frequently
conceited, bumptious, swollen-
headed, and refuse to learn or
anyway to do what you want them
to do. Give them the least margin
and they think themselves the
Lord knows who and quite capable
of telling you how to run your
business. If, however, they should
have had some training, it has
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Friday, August 7, 1931
That the anti-Semitic move-
ments in Austria, Germany, Ru-
mania and Greece, as exemplified
by the recent occurrences in these
countries, are due not to the ig.
norance of the masses but to de.
liberate moves by certain politi-
cal parties is becoming evident.
This is proved by the fact that
the riots in Vienna, Berlin and
Bucharest center mostly around
the universities and are led by
the "Aryan" students of those
countries. This makes the anti-
Jewish persecutions much more
serious. It would seem that the
university youth, which before the
war was the standard-bearer of
liberalism, is now permitting it-
self to be exploited by the chauvi-
stistic leaders of its country, lead-
ers who cover their nefarious ae-
tivities under the cloak of na.
tionalism. It is high time that
4heva UliPLhIl4~ L 1P-:
TIIE JEWISH FLORIDIAN-A MEDIUM OF AND FOR MIAZMI JEWRY!
Friday, August 7, 1981
it true that you
playing poker to
Smile and the world smiles with
Laugh, and the world will roar.
Howl, and the world will leave you
And never come back any more*
For all of us couldn't have been
Nor all of us wear fine clothes;
But a smile is not expensive,
And covers a world of woes.
"Doesn't that girl over there
look like Helen Green?,,
"You must be color blind. That
dress sin't green."
In France, love is a comedy; in
England, a tragedy; in Italy, an
opera; in Germany, a melodrama;
in America, a business affair.
"She's a hear.
"Oh, what pah!"
"Isn't she ap c d?
But when we got alongside, we
found she was a lemon.
Rum--"She winked at you, ch?
Well, what followed ?,,
Protected by law, the Alaskan
reindeer have multiplied from sev-
eral animals to herds numbering
hundreds of thousands. We've had
practically the same experience
A beauty expert advises that
swimming is the best exercise for
Developing poise and grace. We
eall her attention to ducks.
Now that vacation is here, great
demands are made on a fellow's
week-end, and the greatest of them
is: "Come, pull over to th' enrb!"'
The girl chum says that the man
who used to spend weeks coloring
a meerschaum pipe now has a
daughter who spends the whole
summer getting the same color on
her shoulder blades.
An officer sent to investigate a
report of unclad bathing near an
eastern summer resort has been
missing two weeks. Evidently the
report was true.
An automobile horn that cries,
"Ma-Ma," has been introduced in
this country, We heard one of
them speaking from an Austin the
other morning, and a Rolls-Royele,
a little way ahead, instantly stop-
ped, turned around and said, "Yes,
child, what is it?"
"There were no card games in
the Garden of Eden," a lecturer
declares. Yet, after the apple ep-
isode, Adam and Eve were told,
"'It's your move."
And now the Arkansas Gazette
suggests that "maybe that meth-
od of quelling a lion by grasping
its tongue would work for the
back seat driver, too."
Don't, little brewery,
You'll be reopened
Diddy--"Not exactly. But fre-
quently after playing poker I stop
"Do you mean to insinuate that
I can't tell the truth?"
"By no means. It is impossible
to say what a man can do until
"Married yet, old man?"
"No, but I'm engaged, and that's
as good as married."
"It's better, if you only knew
Mrs. A.-"My husband was de-
layed all night by a wash-out."
Miss B.- My brother was there
and he said it was a blow-out."
"No," said the elevator boy,
thoughtfully, "I'm not married,
but I've raised a good many fam-
May--"You may call on me, but
father always turns the lights off
at 10 o'clock."
Jack---"That's all right. I'll be
sure not to come before that
"I sent my girl a present of a
bathing suit the other day.
"Did she like it?"
JU~ON JCEEPM CAINES. MD.D
My readers, I feel sure, will pardon this bit of personal history,
since it might concern many thousands of people who are past middle
age--at a time when we watch our common enemy from every possi-
ble angle of attack; life grows precious as years advance.
Possibly nine years ago, I began to get sudden, vague, alarming
symptoms--a feeling that I was about to drop and "pass out;" it was
far from pleasing, I assure you. I. had never paused to take' an inven-
tory of myself. These "spells" came suddenly, anywhere, and without
warning--the immediate symptom, a rapidly weakening heart. Being
a smoker, I at once thought of tobacco.
From one of these attacks I staggered into the office of a .neigh-
bor physician. After some examination he said, "You've got a poi-
soned heart, doctor--I don't think it is tobacco; on the other hand, I
don't see at this moment just what it is; you need a heart tonic, and
need it right away, till further investigation."
Well .. "investigation" revealed poisoning by a substance knowri
as "indican." Its cause, PUTREFACTION OF THE CONTENT OiF
THE COLON. Not decomposition, mind you; PUTREFACTION, go-
mng on inside of my digestive canal. It had been going on a long
time, creeping on, as my bodily indolence grew more chronic.
I set about to clean house, and at once. This indican, in large
amounts within the body, will, in time, weaken the entire cardiovasco-
lar system, until death may result; then the newsppaers say "victim''
of a heart attack. So many these days. Possibly hundreds of sudden
deaths caused by indican poisoning--simply because we neglect to
look up evidence in that direction!
To test for this poison is easy. Two test tubes required. In one,
put equal parts of the patient's urine, chloroform, and pure hydro-
chloric acid; add a few drops of hydrogen peroxide; shake the mix-
ture, and pour from one tube to the other a half-dozen times; if in-
dican is present, a heavy blue color will appear in the mixture, varying
with the quantity of the poison. Then, clean out and keep cleaned
out! Not once, but for a year!
"Well, you should have seen
when she opened the envelope
took it out."
"Before I was engaged I told
him I had a relative that was
"What did he say ? "
"He said that was nothing. He
had a dozen that ought to be
Mother (looking through maga-
zine)-"Darling, I see from sta-
tistics given here that every third
bayborn in this world is a Chi-
Father (fondling his first-born)
-"Then thank goodness, this is
"LJohnnie, were you looking
through the keyhole last night at
your sister and me?"
"Honest, I wasn't Mother was
in the way."
Jack "Yes, woman, as you
know, has always been a mystery."
Fred---"Well, don't worry; she
won't be if these late styles con-
tinue the way they are going."
"Before we were married John
kissed me whenever we went
through a tunnel."
"And now ? "
"Now, he takes a drink.
influence to appoint at the head
of the institutions of higher learn-
ing personalities who will mould
the "Aryan" youth in accordance
with the true spirit of advanced
Europe, the spirit of Rognan Ro-
land and Bernard G. Shaw.
The plays of four Jews were
chosen by Burns Mantle, dramatic
critic, for inclusion in his annual
selection of the ten best plays of
the year. They are: "Once in a
Lfeitime," by Moss Hart and
George S. Kaufman; "Five Star
Final," by Louis Weitzenkorn,
and "Grand Hotel,"' by Vicki
We are not chauvinistic enough
to proclaim that the selection of
these four Jewish playwrights sig-
nifies that the Jews are domninr-
ting .the .dramatic field. Nor would
we find these plays less interest-
ing if they had been written by
non-Jews. If we mention at all
this special distinction which
comes to us it is to point out that
none of these plays enters the cat-
egory of sex plays or cheap box
office formulas. On the contrary,
they represent genuine literary
endeavors-especially mn the case
of "Five Star Final" and "Grand
Hotel." This should be emrpha-
sized. When the cry that Jews are
cheapening Broadway and are the
cause of the sexification of the
American drama is raised let us
remember that our Jewish play-
wrights and producers lead the
field in what must be considered
the genuine, clean drama.
If all the gangsters and racket-
eers are going to Leavenworth,
looks as if the Chicago undertak-
ers and florists are going to be-
gin to feel the depression, too.
One of my friends, who now occupies. a high position, started life
as a salesman for the National Cash Register Company.
He thought that if he could sell cash registers to Marshall Field
it would be a big feather in his cap, and the example of this leading
store would have influence with smaller merchants all over the coun-
So he called at Field's and made his talk, but received no en-
couragement. The next year he called again .. and the next .. .
and the next. The tenth year he came away with an order for $150,-
In telling me about it, he remarked: "I said to myself, that's
$15,000 worth of business for each of the ten years Not a bad a~ver-
age at all "
In 1929, when stock prices were crashing and even the richest
men were feeling poor, a New York banker met a capitalist whose
fortune, on paper, had shrunk many million dollars. He was in a blue
The banker said: "You ought to have learned better than this.
Don't you remember back in 1920 how worried you were, and how you
sent for me to reassure you ? Even at present prices you must be
worth ten times what you were then. If so, your average is mighty
good. What are you kicking about ?"
A young man and young woman were married. After the ceremony
the bride's father, a veteran business man who had fought hard for
his fortune, took them into his study. "I want to say just one thing
to you, he remarked. "You must not expect that all your years will
be good. You'll go along for a while without seeming to get ahead, but
at the end of every year you'll own a little more furniture and have
a few more dollars in the bank. Then there will come a year some time
Jvhen you'll have a stroke of luck and make a lot of progress. You
must expect to average the good with the bad."
It seems to me that much of the worry and fretting in life grow
out of the fact that people do not take a long enough look.
Every human life, at some point, has been handicapped and
doomed to disappointment. At forty ,Henry Ford had never saved
a cent. At forty-five, Lincoln was a disappointed politician. For
twenty-five years, Charles Darwin worked, day after day without the
slightest recognition. Then, for each of them, there came a few great
years that amply made up for all the rest.
The law of compensation works fpr those who keep their industry
and their faith. Those who quit under discouragement are selling out
at the bottom. For a majority of courageous lives, taking all the years
together, the average is good.
Manager--"You've got too much
rouge on for a milkmaid.
Actress-"But I thought milk-
maids had very red cheeks.
Manager -"On the contrary,
they're all pail girls."
Husband (angrily) "What!
more money ? When I'm dead you
will probably have to beg for all
the money you get."
Wife (calmly)--"Well, I'll be
better off than some poor women
who never had any practice."
Many a true word is spoken
through false teeth.--Frivol.
"Do you know Mah Jongg?"
"Yes. He washes my shirts."
One line of business has
In spite of the depression's bent;
And in that business none can
They're busy printing signs,
Add similes-"As unemotional
as a window decorator."
THE JEWISH FLORIDIAN '
Friday, August 7, 1981
tend the convention of the Inter-
national Apple Association in
West Baden, Ind. Following sev-
eral business visits in the east, Mr.
Apte will spend two weeks in New
York with Mrs. Apte. He expects
to return here in about five we eks .
A joint meeting of the Work-
men's Circle and the WTomen's
Club was held at the Workmen's
Circle hall last Sunday night when
the matter of the reopening of the
Arbeiter Ring Schule was dis-
cussed. After some discussion it
was unanimously decided to re-
open the school the early part of
October. A graduate of the Sem-
inary of the Schule System will be
sent to Miami by the national or-
ganization of the Workmen's Cir-
cle to arrange for and take care
of the school. The Arbeiter Ring
Schule had quite a large student
roll several years ago, but be-
cause of some financial troubles
it was discontinued last year. At
the present time the organization
has sufficient funds on hand to
take care of the immediate needs.
The following were chosen to the
board of education and will ad-
minister the affairs of"the school:
Messrs. A. L. Fineberg, M. Sil-
verman, E. Levin and B. Cher,-
koff, and Mesdames Henry Seit-
lin, I. Slaviter, E. Katzif and R.
Kaler. Further announcement will
appear in these columns at an
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Mr. and Mrs. Mannie Wesson
left Tuesday for a vacation of four
weeks, during which time they
will visit relatives and friends in
New York City. They will then go
to Toronto to attend the Toronto
Mrs. William Friedman, accom-
panied ,by her son, Milton, and
daughter, Roslyn, returned to Mi-
ami Wednesday after an absence
of four weeks, during which time
they visited relatives and friends
in Birmingham, Ala.
Miss Anita Silverman of Holy-
oke, Mass., arrived here this week
to make her home with her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. B. Silverman
of the Ocean View Inn, Miami
Mr. J. Gilman is a patient at
Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. William Mechlowitz is still
confined to her home with an ill-
ness which has kept her indoors
for the past few weeks.
Mrs. J, bdel returned to Mi-
ami n~esday after being away
seve lal months visiting relatives
and friends in New York City.
M.and Mrs. Milton Klein are
being congratulated on the birth
of a baby daughter, Sonya Riva,
i at Victoria Hospital last week.
Mr. K~lein is a former president of
the Friendship League.
A business meeting of the Jun-
ior Hadassah was held at the
homle of Miss Sarah K~ohn last
Tuesday night when final plans
for the dance, which was held last
night, were made. The announce-
ment of the winners of the waltz
and fox trot contests will be an.
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work of the coming season. Plans
for the decoration of the syna-
gogue for the High Holidays will
be discussed and committees to
assist the congregation will be ap-
pointed. All members are urged to
be on hand promptly T he meeting
will be followed by a social hour.
Mr. and Mrs. Morton Fagan and
daughter, Sunshine, left last Tues-
day for a four weeks' trip through
the state and to Hendersonville,
N. C. They will spend several
days traveling to Tampa and vis-
iting the west coast and will then
go to Jacksonville, where they will
spend a week. They will then re-
side in Hendersonville for the bal-
ance of their vacation and return
to Miami for the reopening of the
Palatial Kosher Restaurant on
The Yeddedem Club will hold a
watermelon party on Sunday, Aug-
ust 9, at Miami Beach, for the
members of the club and their
friends. Quite a number of stunts
are being arranged for the enter-
tainment of the members.
Mr. Morris Myers of Hagers-
town, Md., a visitor to M~iami for
theypast several weeks, enjoyed
quite a trip on the yacht Dorothy
last Sunday when he caught a
number of good sized groupers
and a large number of grunts. Mr.
Myers expects to return to his
Mr. and Mrs. Julian Steinau of
Miami Beach entertained last
Monday evening in honor of Miss
Anne C. Kraft of Charleston, S.
C., with a pajama and bathing
beach party. The guests, more
than seventy-five in number, ar-
rived at the home of the Steinaus,
where they enjoyed varied games
and dancing. A buffet supper was
served during the evening. The
guests then went to the beach at
Eighth street, where bathing and
swimining were enjoyed until a
late hour. Assisting the hosts was
Miss Sylvia Farr of Miami.
Miss Anne C. Kraft of Charles-
ton, S. C., is the house guest of
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Steinau and
their son, Maurice, at their home,
829 Pennsylvania avenue, Miami
The Yeddedem Club is planning
a boat ride for the latter part of
this month and due announcement
will be made in these columns
Mrs. D. J. Apte and daughter,
Miss Alice Apte, are spending the
summer at their former home in
Atlanta. Mrs. Apte will return
to Miami the latter part of Sep-
tember and Miss Apte, who grad-
uated in the June lass of the M,-
ami Senior High school, will en-
ter Goucher College in Baltimore,
D). J. Apte, of Apte Brothers
Brokerage Company, left Wednes-
day on a five weeks' business and
pleasure trip, during which he will
confer in Cleveland with Robert
F. Blair, president of the Nation-
al League of Commission Mer-
chants, concerning the annual
convention of that organization
here in January. Mr. Apte is gen-
eral chairman of the convention
committee and was largely re-
sponsible for obtaining the meet-
ing for Miami at the Philadelphia
convention last year.
August 11-14 Mr. Apte will at-
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drive swimming contest to be held
shortly will be announced in a few
days. Following the business
meeting a social hour was held,
during which entertainment was
furnished and the members enjoy-
ed dancing and refreshments. In
charge of the evening's program
and acting as hostesses were the
Misses Sarah Kohn, Bea Golden-
blank and Gertrude Dietz.
About twelve tables of bridge
were in play last Thursday at the
card 'party sponsored by the Beth
David Sisterhood at Hardie's Ca-
sino, Miami Beach. In charge of
arrangements was a committee
which included Mesdames J. Eng-
ler, J. Katz, J. Silberstein, Isidor
Cohen, D. Warschoff and LeRwis
Brown. Prizes for high score were
won by Mrs. Samuel Aronowitz,
Mrs. M. London and Mrs. S. Cap-
lan. Door prize was won by Mrs.
As we are going to press the
dance of the Jimnior Hadassah at
Carter's Pier, ~Miami Beach, is in
progress. In charge of arrang?-
mpents is a committee consisting
of the Misses Ben Silver, Sarah
Kohn, Sylvia Rayv~is, Evelyn Ja-
mison and Lee Kasanoff.
Last Sunday evening quite a
large number of the Jewish resi-
dents of this section attended the
dance of the Young Men's Club of
Miami at Carter's Pier, Miami
Beach. Among the prize winners
for the best dancing couples were
Mr. and Mrs. Greenfield. The
committee mn charge of arrange-
ments was headed by Jack Lear
and included Messrs. Saul Cohen
and Sig L. Baar.
The next meeting of the Bnai
Brith will be held at the Beth
David Talmud Torah hall next
Tuesday, August 11, at 8 p. m.
All members are urged to attend.
Next Tuesday the Fortnightly
Book Review Club will meet at
the home of Mrs. Henry Berg to
review J. B. Priestley's "Angel
Mrs. Sydney Palmer returned to
Miami last Sunday, bringing with
her her daughter, Harriet, who had
spent a vacation of several months
visiting Mrs. Palmer's mother in
The Ladies' Auxiliary of the
Miami Jewish Orthodox Congre-
gation will hold an important
m et ( inextt Tues~da evening ,
8 o'clock, to discuss plans for the
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WEST PALM BEACH
Dr. Carl N. Herman, rabbi of
Beth Israel Congregation, accom-
panied by Mrs. Herman, returned
to the city this week after hav-
ing spent a two months' vacation,
during which time they attended
courses at the University of Chi-
The regular card party of the
Beth El Sisterhood was held last
Sunday night at the home of Mrs.
Max Moss, 6~12 Upland road, when
quite a large number were pres-
ent. Prizes were given for high
score and at the close of the eve-
ning delicious refreshments were
Mrs. Murray Kellman is spend-
ing several days at the home of
her parents in Miami.
Mrs. Jack Sneider, accompanied
by her young son, Richard, left
Saturday for a trip to Washing-
ton, D). C.,l her former hoe.tSh
visiting relatives and friends.
The regular monthly meeting of
Beth Israel Sisterhood was held
at the home of Mrs. D. Moses, 419
Thirtieth street, when important
business was transacted and plans
for the High Holidays were dis.
cussed. A social hour followed.
Mrs. H. Moss of 415 Lilac court
was hostess last Tuesday night at
this semi-monthly meeting of Beth
El Sisterhood. After the business
session a social hour followed in
which cards were played. Prizes
were given for high score and re-
freshments were served. A very
enjoyable time was had by all.
Joseph H. Lesser, prominent at-
torney and president of Palm
Beach Bnai Brith lodge, has re-
turned to the city after a month's
vacation spent visiting his parents
and relatives in Rorge, Ga. Mrs.
Lesser is still there aiid will re-
eunksto the city in about two
feld wo was ree 1 e ectlein t
the pulpit of Beth El Congrega-
tion, left last week to join his
family in New York City. He will
return to West Palm Beach Sep-
tember 1 to make arrangements
for the High Holiday services to
be held at the Community House.
While mn New York he will be at
the Broadway Central Hotel.
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dancing to the music Furnished by
modern electrical transcription,
and the entrance fee will be ten
cents for a couple and two cents
for each dance per couple will be
the only additional charge. On
Sunday evenings the hall will be
donated free of charge for dances
or entertainment for any syna-
gogue or charitable purpose, a
nominal charge being made for
the cost of electricity, etc. During
the afternoons bridges and other
affairs may be arranged for. In
view of the present economic con-
ditions the new amusement enter-
prise should be a success.
Robert Schweitzer and Harry
Feinstein are members of the
rdm ow Bscye Bay w iehb 11
be sponsored by the Yeddedem
Club the latter part of August.
Quite a number of novel enter-
tainment features are being ar-
ranged for the enjoyment of the
Mis Maroi H ekel etr
tain a last Wdesdas evenientein
honor of her sister, Adele, at a
beach party. The guestsdall gat -
ered at the beae and Fur h
street and from there went to the
Deauville Casino beach. During
the evening all enjoyed a weiner
roast and other refreshments that
had been provided. Prizes were
given to the winners of informal
dancing contests that were parti-
cipated in by all present. More
than fifty guests enjoyed the fes-
A series of entertainments are
being planned for the Ladies'
Auxiliary of the Miami Jewish Or-
Mr. Samuel Small, well known
communal worker of Miami and
Miami Beach, left Thursday to
join his family in New York City.
IHe will return to Miami about Oc-
Bright sayings of children-
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Our friend who uses the word
thomashawk in his anxiety to
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ydney H. Palmer is leaving to
ndhis vacation in Baltimore,
.,his former home. While there
will combine business with
be Kurman and Phil Somberg,
ether with W. J. Robinson
ile on a fishing trip recently,
ptrda whip ray weighing ap-
oximately 300 pounds.
Mr. B. Sirkin is on a visit to
atives and friends in Atlanta,
He is expected to return to
mi early next week.
E.Max Goldstein left recently
spend some time in Flint, Mich,
his summer vacation. He is ex-
etdto return to Miami the
ly part of September.
Thorough canvass of children
ncoo le eep bei g madeM b
rish Orthodox Congregation for
Talmud Torah. The parents
11 be visited and the advantages
the Talmud Torah and Sunday
tool will be explained to them.
eTalmud Torah of the congre-
ion resumed its sessions last
mday under the leadership of
bbi Isaac M. Wapner.
abbi S. M. Machtei of Beth Da-
officated at the ceremonies
enMiss Edna Badanes was
rred to Mr. Morris Atkins last
bdy evening at the home of the
e's parents. The bride was
en in marriage by her father
mother and was led to the
rvised altar to the strains of
delssohn's Wedding March.
s Morgantine sang "Oh, Prom.
Me" and "OuO-of gthe Dusk"
before the ceremony. Imme-
stely after the ceremony the
id's parents were hosts to the
ends who were preesnt at an in-
I ceti at which a buf-
auncrho was served. Imme-
stely after the reception the
pi laost sou a edd ks tried
rng which time they will visit
eksomrilleli points in Georgia and
M.ndMrs. Philip Libermln
t for their summer vacation this
ek. They will spend their time
ee vstigfried d N w
rk and thin su mes hme ew
aCatskill Mountains. Mr. Lib-
mnis president of the City
mk of Miami Beach and is acti-e
the communal work of this dis-
Mr. and Mrs. Nichols of New
>tk City arrived this week to
sit their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
ff of this city. They will spend
brief vacation here.
A number of the friends of Mr.
Ailip Liberman of Miami Beach
thrdat the Ocean View Inn
atWednesday night at dinner
and paid their respects to him.
Among those present were Mr.
Harry I. Lipton, well known at-
torney and president of the Beth
Jacob Congregation of Miami
Beach, and Mr. Sol S. Goldstrom,
president of the Miami Beach Bus-
iness Men's Association.
Messrs. Nathan Adelman, H. M.
Drevich, J. Louis Shochet and
William Mechlowitz were appoint-
ed as the arrangements committee
for the High Holiday services at
a meeting of the board of trustees
of the congregation at a meeting
held last Tuesday night in the ves-
try rooms of the synagogue.
1Viiss Tillie Predinger returned
this week from a visit to her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Au-
gustine of Tampa. She made the
trip by motor and visited other
west coast cities during her trip.
An important meeting of the
Loyalty Club, auxiliary of Emun-
ah Chapter, O. E. S., was held last
Wednesday night at the home of
its president, Mrg. Lena Simon,
1469 N. W. First street. After
the business session was concluded i
a social hour followed and refresh-
ments were served. The organiza-
tion will sponsor a bridge party
next Wednesday evening, August
12, for the benefit of the organi-
sation. Mrs. Sadye Golde Rose is
chairman of the committee on ar-
rangements. The bridge will be
given at the home of Mrs. Morris
Rubin, 1923 S. 'W. Thirteenth
street and the public is cordially
invited to attend. .
1Virs. Charles Aronowitz and
son, Sydney, _returnedto .thetT
home in Key West last 'Iimi~rsday
after having been the house guesrts
of Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Arono-
witz for the past week.
Miss Fannie fleiman of Atlanta,
Ga., is the house guest of her
brother and siter-in-law, Mr. jtnd
She will stay here for some time
andewhile here is bel g extensi e-
she will also spend some time with
her brother and sister-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Heiman*
Asrs. David Silverstein and sons,
Marvin and J. M., have arrived
from Birmingham to visit Mr. and
Mrs. David Letaw. They were ac-
companied to Miami by Mr. and
BIVrs. Ben Corenblum and daugh-
ters, Leah and Sylvia.
Alexander Berman, prominent
is eiitng yi borot erinla wn
sister, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert E.
Scher of Coral Gables. He will re-
main here for a short time and
wrill probably visit- Havana for a
Bill Pallott, well known member
of the younger set and vice presi-
dent of the Yeddedem Club, is a
patient at the Victoria Hospital,
where he underwent an operation
for appendicitis last Wednesday.
H. H. Farr, well known com-
munal worker of the Greater Mil
ami district, is the sponsor of a
novel entertainment designed to
meet the economic conditions of
the day. Harry, as he is known
to his many friends, has leased
the beautiful, airy and well equip-
ped' dancing hall at 110 N. W.
First avenue and will conduct the
"Dan-Cent" there. There will be
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Ceremonies are means to an
end, they are "ve~sgels used to car-
ry ethical ideas and to convey re-
Without the aid of ceremonials,
religious life would be deprived of
a powerful auxiliaryr. Ceremonials
are essential for indicating the
particular truths of a religious
system. Without the Sabbath, Ju-
daism would, without much hope
of success, have to seek means by
which to implant in man habits of
rest, of meditation and of self-
communion, and encourage ideals
of contentment and unselfishness.
The ceremonies referred to i'x
the Bible are "signs and memo-
r~ials." They are viv-id reminders
of ev-ents having abiding religious
significance. They chronicle the
giving of divine commandments.
The festivals are "remembrances
of God's deliverance and protein ion of justice and morality and inei, and automobile paper. The
tion of Israel." The ceremonials consecration. The rabbis aimed at
which cluster around the obsery- nothing less, but knowing the ef- ie~i nmmmmB~;I;;r;;r
ance of the Passover festival, for ficacy of ceremonial, adopted ; it
example, merely confirm and em- as a means by which the good life
phasize the central thought which might at least be approximated.
Passover imparts. The erection of( Paiuline Christianity maligned/
the sanctuary in the wilderness formal Judaism. But it was not/
was a ceremonial. The synagogue long before the Church evolved ai
is a ceremonial institution; publicceeoils ofts wnelb
worship is a ceremonial; study orate in detail and fantastic in its
may well be regarded as a cere- symbolism. Its ceremonials in
menial. time hardened into a worship of
To the ceremonials enumerated an idolatrous character. Rites and
in the Bible, rabbinic Judaism has ceremonies were adopted not so
added other ceremonials. With the much to convey ethical ideas as to
progress of time and under the/ serve as the marks of faith and
changing conditions of Jewish life belief.
in the diaspora, rabbinic Judaism The Roman and the Greekf
saw the wisdom of instituting cer- c hulrches to this very day are
emonials which would serve vital bound in the meshes of a worship
ends. The rabbis sought to invest in which images receive human
an otherwise drab and difficult homage and of a doctrine in;
life with the poetry of religion, which the central fact -is the ca-l
which is ceremonial. Judaism set reer of a mortal man. Catholicism
up as the highest ideal of life the in other words has adopted cere-
sanctifying of life, and in order to monalism, and a strange sort at
sanctify ~life it adorned it with that.
ceremonial vestments in w-hich' (Continued Next Week)
were enshrined thoughts of jus-
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Judaipm is a religion of forms, of The Re-establishment of His
ceremonials. It would be beside Offices at
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the point to deny that rabbinic
Judaism is not a ceremonial relig-
lon. Rabbinic Judaism has the
saving grace of psychological in-
sight into man's nature.
However, ceremonials in relig-
ion and religious ceremonialism do
not mean one and the same thing.
Ceremonials minister to truth,
while ceremonialism may at times
conceal truth. Notwithstanding
the strictures of Paul and the
Christian church throughout its
history, Judaism, strictly speak-
ing, suffers little from ceremon-
ialism. For so soon as ceremonials
tended to degenerate into worship
alien to the purity of the religion
of God, there would be raised up
voices powerful enough to halt the
decadence. The prophets inveighed
against every act which savored
of hypocrisy, much less idolatry.
The rabbis, for all their insistence
upon institutions, observances and
forms, were worthy successors of
the prophets. The 'prophets, by
means of language charged with
eloquence, indignation, pleading or
satire, sought to instil in the peo-
ple an undefiled religion, a relig-