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Jai Alai Games
Withqthe 1931-32 ja~i alair sea-
son off to a successful start, the
13iscayne Fronton is presenting
eight nightly games 6f the. fast;-
est sport ever' seen here.
Thbe new crew olf jai. alai play_
ers is showing up remarkably
well. The boys are better match-
ed than in any previous season.
Many of them are outstanding "ex-
perts with the cestas, or baskets,
but none can claim to be far su-
pe~rior to the others. TIhe resul(
is, keen ~competition in the old
Spanish .ball game. ~
Kiki, s;6n of Senor yslenzuela,
director mof public he~alth of Ha-
vana, is proving one of the moit
sensational stars playing here. He
is in Miami for thyfirst time.
Kiki is an energetic little athlete
and i#uts up a bpsy fight from the
first serve. -
His running mate, EsqueveY is
showing up equalljr well. Esque.
vel played the back wall position
on the championship doubled team
of liern. He 'started playing pro-
fessionazl jai alai in Lima, Peru,
his native city. '
Many of the old favorites are
back this year. Mir, former
American champion, is again a
strong contender for local honors.
Antonoid, one of the most popular
veterans, declares that he will fi-
nish thle deason local champion,
but- his brother Alvared, with
Escarza, Michelena, Charley, Fecl-
erico and other veteran cesta ex-
perts are equallyr determined to
win. ~Alvarez ~is practicing every
morning -to perfect his playing
and repeat his performance of
two years ago, when he won the
fronton singles crown and defeat-
ed Guillermo, then world's champ-
Nearly 4500 people witnessed the I
exciting contests on the opening
night of the Biscayne Fronton lakt
LECTURE IS POSTPONED
The lecture of WTinston Church-
ill scheduled for January 10, 1932,
under the joint auspices of the
Miami Woman's City Club and
Temple Israel of Miami, Florida,
has been postponed until Sunday,
February 21, 1932, on account of
the injuries received by Mr.
:Churchill in an automobile acci-
dent in New York. Mr. Churchill
was not seriously hurt, but had
to defer his southern tour.
The lecture of Dr. Lewis Brown
will be held as scheduled on the
night of January 10, 1982.
From the vepnt of a
New York tour~i~st~~ an out-
sider I think there is an im.
portant element lacking in the
Jewish Life of this great city.
That is a tie that ,would bind
the Jewish young folks *into a
common cause, regardless of
whether their parents are par-
tial to a large or a small yar-
mulk~a or to none at all. After
all it is the young people who
usill shortly have to decide the
big Jewish problems arisiihg,
andl perhaps they ;will do so
with a spirit of American toler-
ance, that some of the older
folks may be lacking today.
My thought is that the time
is ripe ~to start a movement
here to bring together the
Jewish boys and girls in the
town by organizing a Young ,
Israel club whose purpose it
will be to encourage sociability,
athletics, culture 'and religion in
a decent Jewish spirit,
I think, Mr. Editors no s-
bler cause can be found thanr to
start a movement of this Idn?
to enlist the new generation
under one comanebn banner to
carry on and fAor Jewish
ideals and Jewish traditions.
With the opening of Tropical
Park Saturday, Miami's racing
season for the finest of thorough-
breds will begin in one of the
most beautiful' I~lants in the coun-
try, with a track equal to any in
Ground was broken on October
22. More than 900 men were put
to~ work and the work is already
in shape for some of the fastest
racing possible. Of the many in-
novations introduced by Frank J.
Bruen the moving spirit in the
work is the paddock which is
sheltered, airy and convenient for
the public, though only two hun-
dred feet from the grandstand. A
feature is the result board in red,
whxt e andses with fourteen
stalls each will house the hun-
dreds of horses that have already
arrived here in readiness for the
That the track is ready for
competitive .purposes, is indicated
by the following times turned in:
three-eighths in 35; half in 49,
and three-quarters in 1:15, handi-
Another innovation is the eree-
tion of sweeping turns which will
eliminate the customary pulling
up. They are banked 3 1-2 feet
hi ~h A three-quarter, seven-
eighths and one-quarter mile
chutes are features. The one-quar-
ter mile chute is (10-feet short of
a quarter and wjill be given a
A; three -quarter of a mile
straightaway, 60 feet :wide, is
used .dor training purposes. It
lays a ~foot from the stables
proper.' It does away with the
old fashioned custom of having
always to take the horses to the
trapk for work, out.
The culubhouse'is the last word
in' modern construction. It con-
tains three dining rooms, two of
which are built in the open. There
is a patio *downstairs, and a
lounge r~oofi. lIstead of steps
leading to the clubhouse, Bruen
has substituted ramps which is
another of many conveniences.
Originally Tropical Park was a
greyhound track. The property on
which the race course and sur-
rounding territory measures 226
I~ takes bnly 16 minutes by auto
from the center of Miami proper
to reach the course. There are
20 different routes to get there.
Fifteen thousand machines can be
parked outside the track.
Congregation to Meet
.An ,important meeting of the
members of the Miami Jewish Or-
thodlox Congregation will be held
Sunday, December 27, at 8 p. m.
in the Synagog. All members are
urged to be on hand promptly.
This week a veiry pleasant
Gentile lady walked into our
office. "Will you please be
good enough to send the Jew-
ish Floridianl to Jcewish friends
of mine for a year ?" "I can
think of no better Christmas
gift for my Jewish friends that
they would alipreciate, than a
subscription to your ~paper."
She paid two dollars and asked
that a Christmas card be en-
elosed with the first issue mail-
ed. Nu ? T?~
~-I,, December 25,M1 am F1
W~hen Mr. Max Feit, one of the
Kashr3s officials recently depu-
tized by the police department of
Miami Beach for the purpose of
enforcing the kosher laws recent-
ly enacted, entered the kitchen of
the Belvedere Hotel accompanied
by Rabbi A. Levin of New York
City and Miami Beach, he was as-
saulted by Eloise Tate, the cook
employed by Mrs. Fishkind ope-
rating the Belvedere Hotelat Mi-
ami Beach. 'Rabbi Levin became
ill as a result of this affair. At
the instance of the Jewish popu-
lation of Miami Beach, a warrant
for the arrest of Eloise Tate was
issued and Wednesday morning
the case was heard before Judge
~alshC rfthe TMeari Beah rMuni:
sented. by Harry Robillard, City
attorney and Harry I. Lipton
prominent attorney and resident
of the MIia'idi Beach Synagogue.
Sydney L. Weintraub represented
Testimony disclosed that Feit
was on a tour of inspection of all
hotels and restaurants in Miami
Beach who represented that they
were Kosher, and that in the
course of this tour he had entered
the Belvedere Hotel
Eloise Tate was fined $25 and
costs which she paid.
New York Theatrical
Company to Perform
The New York Jewish Opera
Company will present the first of
a series of Yiddish plays Sunday
evening at Beth David Talmud
Torah Hall at 8:30 with Louis
Josephson, Sam Josephsort, :Lottis
Green and Rose Josephson in the
east. "The American Greenhorn"
will be presented with a number
Tune In Sunday 2 p. m. Station
The Jewish FI ori ian program presented every Sunday afternoon over Station
WQAMI beginning at 2 p. m. is replete with entertainment every minute of
the entire time it is on the air. Music that brings back memories of years
ago to the old ones, acquaints ~the young Ones with Jewish music that you and
the watt now, p ayed in the real Jewish inimitable manner by the Jew-
ish Floridian Orchestra, under the direction of Bernie Mayerson, assisted by
noted vocalists is presented for your entertainment. Would you like to have
some particular music played or sung for you? Don't hesitate, ~but write The
Jewish Floridian Program in care of Station WQIAM and your wish will be
complied with. I
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MIAMI~ JEWISH ORTHODOX
.15.45 S. W. Third Str~eet
ISAAC M. WAPNER, Rabbi
JONAH El~ CAPLAN
Associate Itabbi '
The regular Friday evening ser-
vices will be held at 5:45 with
the late services at 8:30, when
Rabbi Jonah E. Caplan will preach
on "Israel's Fate as Portrayed by
Lif o Jco."Rabbi Wapner
will preach inif YiJ~ob ddish.
Saturday morning services- w~ill
begin at 9 a. m., with congrega-
tional~ singing led by Rabbi Cap-
With the opening of the ~newv
G~oldstein's Kosher Restaurant-at
645 Collins avenue, Miami Beach,
visitors to this section wiill be able
to enjoy: a splendidly .cooked meal
in the most modern surrouunding~s
with the certainty thae every rule
of the Kosh'er, re~idireifents have
been met in the fullest sense of
the word. This restaurant is a
link in the chain operated by Mrs.
Rose Goldstein who has operated'
the -G.- R. -Restarusant in Miami
for the past eight years, the Elite
Restaurant in Miami during 192j,
and the Rockaway Restaurant in
Long Island for four years.
The interior of the restaurant
is d orated in a blue and tan col-
orseme with tables and chairs
to rztch and will comfortably seat
150 guests at one time. The lat;-
est in lighting fixtures have been
intalled to insure perfect light
ini all times 9
aBecause of the fact that both
meat sand .dairy dishes will ;e
served, two separate kitchens have
been installed with complete equip-
ment in each. Two distinct sets
of dishes are being used to obvi~
ate any possibility of doubt aris-
ing. Inspection of the kitchens
have been made by the local Rab-
bis to insure full compliance with
every requirement of the Jewish
For the opening nights begin-
nmng with Friday, December 25, a
complete floor show has been prJ-
vided at great cost for the enter-
tainment of the guests. Friday
evening the Cotton Club entertain-
ers including Buddy Whelan and l
Chester Alexander will entertain.
On Sunday evening the well known
Junior Symphony Trio including
Leonard Rose at the cello, Mdildred
Greenberg at the piano and Lewis
Eley violinist will belight ,the
gfuests with the finest of music.
An invitatiork has been extended
to every Jew in Miami to call at
any and all times to inspect the
new Restaurant arid to insure
themselves of the fact that kash-
rus is being strictly observed.
Friendship League to Meet
Next WKednesday evening the
Friendship League will celebrate
with a dance af't it chibrooms in
the Biscayne Temple, -1501 N. W.
1st street, when a specisil program
of entertainment will be pre-
Admission will be fifty cents
for non-members and twenty-five
cents for memberlr
CONYGREGATION BETI~I DA~VID
139 N. W. Third Avenue "
S. M. MACHTEI, Rabbi .
At the 8 p. m. service today
Rabbi S. M. Machtei will preach
on "God Given Children. The
value of~ early- religious tr~idimag
will be sr~essed by the rabbi. Can-
tor Louis Hayman will chant the
ritual. A social hour willW follow.
Everyone is welcome at the Beth
Daivid services. Tomorrow morn-
ing the services will~ begin at 8:30.
Sunday ~School classes wNill mneet
at 10 a. m. on Sunday.
TEMPLE ISRAIA OF MIAMI
137 N. ]E. Nineteenth Street
DR. JACOB H. KAPLAN, Rabbi
Sabbath services will be held at
Temple Israel Friday etfenizig at
8ri5 with Rabbi Dr. Jacob II.
Kaplan preaching on "What is
left of Judaism?" This subject
will deal with thne idea of religion
in the past and will indicate that
There is hardly anything of the
Past idea of religion left to think-
lipg men today.
Jixdaism and religion in general
must adjust itself ,to the new
knowledge or else clse its doors.
1Miss Frances Kane, a member of
the class studying the .Jew in
English history will give a five
minute talk on the work of the
CONGREGATION BETH JACOB
al lWsohington Avenue
L. AXELROD, Labjbi
The, usual earlyr services begin
at 5:45 p. m. with the late ser-
vices at 8:15 p. m. when Cantor
Schlacehman will lead ~the services.
Rabbi L. Azelrod will preach the
usual sermon in English.
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Reservations may be made bg le,
witz returned to Miami thi weebl
from Atlanta, Ga., where the
attending the Southern Detr
Clere The hwil spend the holi.
days ere ith heirParents,
THE JEWISH FLORIDIAN
I. Uipton. Rabbi L. Axelo -
Beth Jacob Congrega ion, Miami
Beach delivered the invocation and
pronounced the benediction. A
splendid musical program was
presented by Rose Mary Gerson
who sang. a number of beautiful
Hebrew melodies. She was accom-
panied by Miss Frances Drucker-
man at the piano, Walter Gross-
man, Mrs. Dan Cromer and Ms
i~ng e ev nker Mis Alee Segal
gave a reading. Mr. W. L. Wil-
liams made an appeal for mem-
Ruby Groves and Mrs. Harry Oli-
phant. Consolation prize was won
by Miss Bea Silver. After cards
wer~e played a delicious ice course
was served. Miss Sowers the
bride elect of Billy Mohilner was
the r~ecipient of many beautiful
giflts during the evening. T"he
wedding plans of the couple will
be announced shortly.
Mr and Mrs J Kats are no
A reception to the members and
the public of Miami at which the
officers of the Ladies Auxiliary
and the Synagogue will be install-
ed by the Maimi Jewish Orthodox
Congregation will be held shortly
and will be announced in our next
In the Radio Synagog that Rab-
bi S. M. Machtei will conduct on
Sunday morning over WIOD at
10 a. m., he will preach on
"Prayer." In addition to the ser-
mon there will be hymns, prayers,
scripture reading and a question
located in their new home,
N. W. 12th Ave.
Co nei eof Jeeis inW en wr
the sponsors of a splendidly at-
tended December dance at the
Coral Gables Country Club. No-
velty dances, singing, etc., were
enjoyed by the guests in addition
to the dancing in the ~open patio.
Misses -S meiand tGol fa Miller
Miss Mildred Dreisen was in
charge of tickets. Others on the
committee were the Misses Milli-
cent Rubin, B. Goldenblank, Mir-
iam Scheinlberg,B MarthutShpiegee-
ma ~z a BatriceeShaff.
Miss Gladys Abenson entertain-
ed Sunday evening with a "Sweet
Sixteen" party at her home where
a pink and green color-scheme
was used. Prizes for games were
awarded Miss Frenchie Greenwald,
Louis Spector, Miss Rosalyn Daum
and Victor Kahn. There were 5j0
guests. Refreshments were served.
Mrs. Herbert F. Sepler, 200 S.
W. Thirty-second road, has as her
guests for the holidays Mr. and
Mrs. Saur Hyams and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Haselmire of
Chicago, Ill., are spending a few
days at Hollywood, Fla., prior to
their coming to Miami to make
their home here. Mrs. Haselmire
is the former Selma Davis of
The big event of the year for
the Workmen's Circle, will be the
Masquerade and Civic Ball on
Wednesday evening, January 27.
Members of the committee on ar-
rangements are Mesdames M. Kal-
er, E. Katziff, Henry Seitlin, ".
Slaviter,G ss()hertkoff, R. Rosen
An important meeting of Jun-
ior Hadassah will be held at the
eiamr Hotel, bMon evening
o'clock and delegates to the sev-
enth annual regional conference of
Junior Hadassah to be held In
Atlanta, Ga., on January 24 and
25, will be chosen. The guest
speaker for the evening will be
Mr e t. f Hela, Soaudhr snhReg-
musical program will also be pre-
sented. All are urged to attend.
The Ladies Auxiliary
Miami Jewish .Orthodox
gation will sponsor one of
At a recent meeting of the Sho-
lem Lodge Bnai Brith a resolution
was passed and a committee was
appointed to try to obtain a cen-
sus and survey of all Jewish ac-
tivities in Greater Miami. Further
announcement of the work of the
committee will be made at an
A meeting of the Executive
Board of the Senior Council was
held Wednesday- afternoon and
was followed by a regular meet-
ingmeof theM membership att t
organization will sponsor a card
party Tuesday, January 12 at the
home of Mrs. Lewis Brown. Mrs.
Watts reported that Miss Sarah
Landman, national field secretary
of the Council of Jewish Women
would visit Miami on January 11
and 12. The January meeting of
the local chapter will be held at
the home of Mrs. Meyer Schwartz.
Gr peter Ma ai n ti Ce eter
Association was held last Sunday
at the Nemo Hotel, Miami Beach.
The tables were beautifully deco-
rated and the more than two hun-
dred guests were served with an
exceptionally fine meal. Mr. Isi-
dor Cohen was toastmaster and in-
troduced the speakers of the eve-
ning among whom were Ben Axel-
road, Mrs. Max Dobrin and Harry
Attention of Junior Hadassah
niembers is called to the essay
contest now being conducted. The
requirements for the contest pro-
vide that the essay must be Bibli-
cal~ in theme and brought down to
the present time, and must not
be more than three hundred words
in length. The prize consisting of
Palestine Jewelry will be pre-
sented at the Southern Regional
Convention and will then be pre-
sented to the winner in their own
chapter. All essays must be turn-
ed in to Miss Lena Weinkle not
later than January 7.
Miss Rose Sowers was the guest
of honor at a bridge and misscel-
aneous shower given by Miss Jean
Mohilner recently. Five tables of
Bridge were in play during the
ular bi-weekly card parties at the
vestry rooms of the Synagogue
next Tuesday evening, December
29, a t8 p. m. when Mrs. H. Got-
tesman and Mrs. M. Halpern will
be the hostesses. Prizes will be
awarded for high scores and re-
freshments will be served. The
public is invited to attend.
Among the Jewish students re-
turning to spend the holidays with
their parents and friends are Alice
;Apte and Cecil Wall of Goucher
College, llian Sha iro, of the
Floris State College for Women
at Tallahasee, Lillian Wucher and
Harriet Harrison of the Universi-
ty of Alabama, Ralph Kirsch,
Dave Fleeman, Mel Richard, Earl
Hirsch, Frank Rose, Simon Lip-
tOn, Alvin Cassell, Albert Levin-
stein, Moe Rosin, Ray Yunis, S.
Baron, Sam Shapiro, Harold Ley-
mnd ndJ drol sh nn nbum al
of the University of Florida at
The first of the winter series
of Jewish radio programs sponsor-
ed by the Jewish Floridian was
presented, over Station WQAiM
last Sunday with Miss Rose Mary
Gerson as the guest artist. She
sang "Alein in Weg," Die Shvuoh,
Roseninkes and Mandlen, and the
Insane song. The Jewish Flori-
dian Orchestra under the direction
of Bernie Mayerson played a
medly of Jewish songs, "Sha, sha
der Rebd bgeht, Y kel, Wu sein n
greene kosine." The program was
cocte twiit at mel yhe lehnce
the B~rogays tans." The next pro-
gram will be presented Sunday
afternoon at 2 p. m.
Elaborate plans are being made
for the annual dance of the Lad-
ies auxiliary of the' Miami Jew-
ish Orthodox Congregation which
will be held at the Woman's Club
ballroom on January 19th. Bernie
Mayerson's band will furnish the
musie and other features will be
presented during the evening. In
charge of the affair is a commit-
tee as follows: Mrs. A. I. Magid,
chairman; MrsI. J. L. Shochet, as-
sistant chairman; Mrs. B. Tannen-
baum tickets; Mrs. W. Mechlowijtz,
Mrs. M. Rappaport and Mrs. N.
Pritzker in the cake booth; Mrs.
Mrs) Ld elm tt inchargD mf sand
wiches; Mrs. C. Feldman and Mrs.
Silberman, flowers; Mrs. S. Tan-
nenbaum and Mrs. Max K~upter-
sen in whre aoa drns r,
Mdrs. H. 8Seitlin, cigarettes and
An affair that promises to be
both interesting and entertaining
is that being arranged by Joe
Trager for New Years eve. The
affair which will begin at 10 p.
m., and will last until 3 a. m.
will be held at the Cocoplum Wo-
men's Club in South Miami and
Kosher Meats and Poultry
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THE BABY MOSES
A new king was on Egryp as
He was a very wicked kint,
He made the Hebrews work and
But Pharaoh paid them not a
The king said: "Now, these Israel-
Are growing stronger day by
Let's drown their new-born baby
And in the Nile east them
One mother hid her baby boy,
The child to her was very dear,
But when she had to give him up,
She did a thing so strange and
She made an ark of heavy grass,
It looked just like a little '?at,
She put the boy into the ark,.
And on the waters let it flo~at.
When to the Nile a princess came,
And near its banks .the boy she
She told her maids to fetch the
She feared the baby would be
S Herh n rs rto oas obdring
Right to the palace of the king.
Because in water he was found,
Moses then the boy was named,
He grew to be a fine young .man,
And for his wisdom he was
S. H. Galston.
and other large cities in the
North. The next meeting of the
organization which is composed of
Jewish boys and girls will be held
next Tuesday evening, December
29, at' the home of Miss Mildred
Clein, 1860 S. W. 4th St. All who
desire to join may attend the
meeting or communicate with the
secretary, Mr. Isaac Gordon by
Mrs. Frances Berner entertained
at a bridge luncheon recently for
Miss Emma Polackewit~z of Bed-
ford, Me. A winter visitor to Mi-
ami Beach. Four tables of bridge
were in play and high score prize
was won by Mrs. M. B. Frank
and consolation prize by Mrs. R.
.J. Clein. The home was beauti-
fully decorated with potted palms
and cut flowers, with the same
tropical scheme carried out in the
table decorations. Among the
guests present were Mrs. S. P.
Cohn, Mrs. Max Goldstein, Mrs.
Edward Reiman, Mrs. L. Shapiro,
Mrs. Rebeeca Schaff, Mrs. Joe
Reisman, Mrs. J. Barrick, of New
.York City; Mrs. Sam Blanck, Mrs.
Sam Miller, Mrs. M. B. Frank,
Mrsa L Fri nman, Mrs. A. Clohen,
Cen, Mrsh lter ofM .oo lynT,
N. Y. and Mrs. M. Dansky.
At the meeting of the Bnai
Brith lodge held Tuesday night,
at Beth David aduitorium, the
following officers were elected:
President, Stanley C. Myers, Vice
President, Wm. Friedman; Treas-
urer, Ed Friedman; Secretary,
Harry Freeman; Monitor, W. L.
Williams; Assistant Monitor, I.
Levin; Warden, Harry Rayvis;
Guardian, Harry Freeman; Trus-
tees; Jack Bernstein, Lewis
Bro wn and Max Rappapor t. A
public installation to which the
public is invited will be held at
the Palatial ~orsher Restaurant on
Sunday evening, January 10.
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ing to attend are urged to make
the r reservations immediately.
All reservations must be in by
Friday night. Day J. Apte will
be the toastmaster and Mrs. Leon-
ard Epstein will deliver an ad-
dress. Rose Mary Gerson, Evelyn
Raff, and Mrs. H. U. Feibelman
will sing. The members of the
post confirmation class will serve.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Friedman of
1037 S. W. 20th Ave., have as
their house guest, Miss Sid Gold-
berg, of New York City.
A very successful cake and food
sale was sponsored by the Loyalty
Club last Saturday in the Venetian
Arcade. In charge were Mrs. Lena
Simon and Mrs. .Josephine Loba-
Mr. Jack Adelman arrived in
Miami this week after having
spent six months in Europe where
he visited his parents in Libau,
Lakia. He travelled extensively
through the Continent, visiting
many cities of interest.
Beth Jacob Sisterhood is spon-
soring its big event of the season
when a card party will be held
at the Helene Hotel, on Tuesday
evening, January 12. Mrs. Louis
Schwartz and Mrs. Jean Becker
are in charge of the affair. Prizes
will be awarded for high scores
and refreshments will be served.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Bredt and
daughters, Julia and Hilda of Phil-
adelphia, Pa., and Charles Steel-
man of Washington, D. C., arrived
here this week to spend the holi-
days with their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. I. Goldberg, of 1221 S. W*
A movement fast gaining ground
is the effort to establish a Young
Israel group in Miami. Mr. Moe
Harris a prominent r~ealtor and
communal worker of New York
City is the active sponsor of the
new organization which met this
week. An membership campaign
will begin shortly. The organiza-
tion is to be similar to the Young
Israel groups in New York City
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Miss Ideal Gohen of Cleveland,
Ohio, is visiting Mr. and Mrs*
Ben Watts over the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Hf. S. Sepler are
entertaining at their home Mr.
and Mrs. Sary Hyams and daugh-
ter Miss Corrine Hyams of Pen-
Beth David Sisterhood will son
sora crdpar y on Sunday, Jan-
uary 3rd,, for the benefit of its
Talmud Torah fund with Mes-
dames Chas. Goldstein, S. J. Spec-
tor, J. Katz and B. Kandel in
charge of arrangements. Prizes
will be awarded for high scores
and refreshments will be served
The public is invited to attend.
The next event will be a recep-
tion and dance for the University
of Miami students to be announ- i
ced in these columns shortly. Mrs. I
Salruel Kanton is chairman of
this event. The January meeting
of the Sisterhood will be held on
Monday afternoon, January 4, and
Mrs. Tobias Simon is in charge
of the program that will be pre-
A Sisterhood card party will
be held January 18, and Mrs.
H. H. Miller is the hostess. Those
who will take charge for the Sis-
terhood of a series of lectures are
Mrs. Louis Zeientz, Mrs. I. L.
Rosendorf and Mrs. Gordon Davis.
The annual birthday dinner of the
Sisterhood is in charge of a com-
mittee headed by Mesdames Bert
L. Reisner and J. A. Richter as
One of the most interesting af-
fairs held recently was the joint
A. Z. A. and Bnai Brith celebra-
tion held Sunday night at Kaplan
hall in celebration of National A.
Z. A. day. Rabbi Dr. Jacob H.
Kaplan made the principal ad-
dres s, and ot he rswho spok e we re
Stanley C. Myers, I. Levin, Adolph
Freund of Detroit, Mich., and
Bernard Katz. The invocation
was given by Morris Raff and the
benediction by Sam Silver. Mrs.
Barney Kraf t sang a number of
selections and she was accompan-
ied at the piano by Miss Frances
Kane, who also played several
piano solos. Bridge followed the
formal program and refreshments
Mrs. Charles Brown, winter vis-
itor from New London, Conn., en- I
tertained with a party yesterday
afternoon in honor of the first
birthday of Barbara Weiner,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton
Weiner. Miss Matilda Norman,
an aunt of the child was among
the guests present.
Mrs. I. L. Rosendorf was eleet-
ed recording secretary of the Jew-
ish Welfare auxiliary at a meet-
ing yesterday following an execu-
tive session at Kaplan hall, to fill
the place of Mrs. Sadie Rose, who
resigned, Mrs. H. Nevins, chalir-
man of the money boxes, reported
seven members were assisting on
her committee. Mrs. P. Schein-
berg, chairman for the card party
Jan. 6, announced it will take
place at the Belvedere hotel, Mi-
ami Beach. Elected on the board
of directors of the Jewish Wel-
fare bureau were Mrs. S. Men-
~delson, Mrs. J. Simpson, Mrs.
Scheinberg, Mrs. H. Kleinman
and Mrs. Harry Isaacs. Mrs. M.
Dobrin introduced Miss Elizabeth
Cooley, secretary of the Dade
County Welfare board, who spoke
on the work of social workers.
Mrs. Isaacs had charge of the
social h ou r.
Mrs. H. Barrick entertained
with a bridge luncheon last W~ed.
nesday at her home for a number
of friends. Decorations in the
home and the dining room were in
a blue and white mottif, both in
the flowers about the house and
in the dining table decorations.
Among the guests present were
Mrs. M. Goldstein, Mrs. Ed Rei-
man, Mrs. L. Shapiro, Mrs. S. P.
Cohen, Mrs. Rebeeen Schaff, Mrs.
Joe Reisman, Mrs. J. Barrick, Mrs.
Sam Blanck, Mrs. Sam Miller,
Mrs. A. E. Frieman, Mrs. M. B.
Frank, and Mrs. Frances Berner.
High score prize was won by Mrs.
Beth David Sisterhood held a
very successful Turkey luncheon
last Tuesday gt its Talmud Torlh
auditorium with Mesdames SydnfV
L. Weintraub, Isidor Cohen, Lewis
Brown and J. Engler in charge
of arrangements. More than one
hundred and fifty people attended
and enjoyed the affair immensely.
Temple Israel Sisterhood will
sponsor a number of events be-
ginnmng with the Birthday ani-
versary dinner celebrating the
birthday of Rabbi Dr. Jacob H-.
Kaplan, next Sunday, according to
an announcement by Mrs. I. Le-
vin, president of the Sisterhood.
Mrs. M. Cromer is chairman of
this birthday event and all desir-
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been made official by the i
foundland government, with
asking price set at $100,0001
However, the ice-cube capacil
Dinner--Waiter, this fish is
rible. Why did you so highly
Waiter--Because, sir, if
hadn't taken it, we servants w
have had to eat it.
nullify the Balfour Declara
They even went to the lengt
unveiling before him in toke
A man who was an officer ir
France told me this story, whict
is interesting and may be true.
He said that on November 10
engaged in statistical work. The
officer had been so busy with his
chars ad fgurs tat e hd
hady ld hi ofiscetf d ys.a
I gessvit' torat allhio r.'T'e
"What do you mean?" asked
the statistician. d
"Why, the armistice will be de
"Nonsense,"' the statistician exr
claimed. "This war is going on
for another five years.' Where-
upon he drew out his graphs and
his charts and proceeded to prove
Here's another story, told me by
al Noember, 1930, the ten lead-
ing economists of the United Sta-
tes held a secret conclave antl
took a ballot on how long the bus-
iness depression would last.
One of them said it would be
over in six months.
Four said it would last from
one to three years.
The other five said it would last
from three to five years.
"If they are right, the outlook
is pretty gloomy, isn't it?"
I said it certainly was.
"There is just one joker in the
story as I told it," he added. "That
the meeting was not held in No-
vember, 1930. It was held in NUo-
vember, 1920. And that depres-
sion came to a close, as we now
know, in August, 1921."
Looking back over history, we
can see that prophecy has always
been a dangerous business. But
as between the optimistic prophets
and the pessimistic the balance is
in fervor of the optimists.
Old Mother Shipton, in the early
1500's, prophesied that "iron upon
the sea would float as easily as a
wooden boat." She foretold the
air-plane, the submarine, and the
telephone. She was suspected
then of being crazy, but she does
not look so crazy now.
John Law, of Missippi Bubble
fame, sold shares in his vast con-
cessions on this continent. Specu.
lation ran them up to wild prices,
and the ensuing panic ruined thou-
sands. But those concessions rep-
resented the richest part of the
United States. Even at their high-
est prices they would be cheap to-
I do not intend to join the ill-
fated company of prophets. I
merely record my general agree-
ment with the late P. T. Barnum,
"If the truth were known I think
it would be found that in this
wide-awake country more people
are fooled by believing too little
than ever fooled by believing too
Friday, Pecember 25, 1931
(This is the eleventh of a series
of articles on Hadassah and
ths pe ople ho haea woriFd r
tant organizations at work f
the Jewish good).
In what hemisphere do you hive .
I don't live in a hemisphere. I
live in an apartment house.
A torpedo is a black cloud that
goes over the house and takes the
roof of f without ma ing any noise.
Alimony is a salve used by
some to heal the wound made by
A man cannot have his cake and
eat it too--especially on the first
trip across the pond.
Take things as they come--4ut
remember there are lots of things
that it will pay you to go after.
Man's loose actions often get
him in a tight place.
It takes a strong-minded woman
to hold her tongue.
Some who had a favorite in
mind when the bridge war was de-
clared find themselves leaning to
a violent neutrality.
It remains to be seen whether
Dr. WVellington Koo will find it
best to make a noise like a war-
like Wellington or a dovelike Koo.
The initial speed of a new sport-
ing cartridge, developed abroad, is
given as 4,000 miles an hour. Nat-
urally in the second hour the gait
is more leisurely.
) y ]
South America will put on the
--first radio program given ex-
clusively by inmates of an asylum.
Heretofore we have heard only
fr~om occasional out-patients.
Veteran observers in the sports
field claim no boxer or folding
card table is younger than its legs.
y y g
Mental health depends upon the
number of children in the family.
My stomach is the size of a foot
ball when it's full. Its position in
my body is below the lungs and on
top of the legs.
The typical Palestine woman--
who shall find her? Her type is
not one, but many; and it runs
,true to the numerous diversities
of race, nationally, and religion
among the scant million inhabi-
tants of the country.
- few pictures flash to miml
to confirm the absence of a ui-
form type each group being
strongly marked in itself. There
is the unveiled Arab peasant in
Iher long, dar~k gowfn with native
embroidery, bearing on her head
a great flat basket with beauti-
fully arranged vegetables grown
by herself ; the strictly veiled,
black-silk-enveloped Mloslem lady
of the effendi class; the false y
chic Christian Arab stenographer
or clerk; the black or grey-robed
nun of half a dozen national iies
-the teaching or nursing sister;
the nondescript but unmistakable
nussionary intent on salvation
through good works; the aloof,
tailored Englishwoman of Govern-
inent circles, doing her bit of so-
cial welfare work among the Arab
poor.; the sturdy German farmer-
woman. Then comes the wide var-
iety of Jewish types: the dark,
petite Yemenite maid-servant; the
meekly resigned Sephardi wife;
the pious, competent Ashkenazic
storekeeper of the Old Ytishuv:
the middle-class European or
American housewife with a sensi-
tiv-e social conscience; the numer-
ous professional women, kinder-
gartners, teachers, office work-
ers, physicians, nurses, dentists,
social workers, journalists with
a hard-bitten sense of duty and a
vaguely official air; the sun-burlt
Haluzall in the simplest of cotton
dresses and barefoot sandals.
Each group, if not each woman,
is worth a book in itself, but most
of these books still wait to be
written. All \ve can do at the
moment is to review these wrom-
en rapidly as types within the
limits of an outline*
The foreign Christian women
living and working in the country
for one reason or another--relig-
ious or official, do not correctly
come within the plurview~ of a
sketch on the Palestine woman,
since they are in, but for the part
not of, the country.
The Arab Christian woman,
again, is truly of the country; but,
despite her superior opportunities
in relation to her M~oslem sister
she has not yet shown that she
knows how to exploit them ade-
qluately either for her individual
benefit or for the advantage of
women in the mass.
The Moslem woman of Palestin
whether woki pan o de
haremelady sli s n entide tn
dencies to follow in the footste as
of the advanced Moslem I me
of Turkey or even of Egyt \vomen
her~e and there a few sin Fof t et
times do peep out from behind her
wall of silence. Some Mos1 er
girls of good family are stud en'
at the training school for ing se
attached to the Governmennurses
~pital at Nablus (albeit "un -
suitable harem conditions sr -
ing: only women and child serv-
the daughter of a Jeruae I en);
goes to Beirut to stud saemdsheik
probably also "und mer sicmbe,
harem conditions;" er Tesitable
four veiled Mos1e iomn 1 viv,
last year at the muniia el
tions, the first instac pf te-
kind in Palestine eiteofy the
finally, after last Sume' rory;a,
a delegation of Ara tunlmers wrios,
sent by their hushad do adies wre
to te Hgh commissioners to
Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler and
Jane Addams divide the Nobel
Peace Pzlize between them this
year. The peace of the present
year being what it is, a piece of
a peace prize is thought to be es-
An old gentelman of 76, living
in Wisconsin, says he has never
yet been in debt. To think that
he has never known the joy of
making the last payment! I had
no idea there were such under-
privileged people in the world.
He: "You have a great talent
She: "How can you tell?"'
He: "From your face."
Goofy--The: footpad held me up
for all I had.
Ethel--Idon't see how those
fellows make a living.
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cb At University of Miami rb
ch By Milton A. Friedman (b
Hello folks. Is everybody hap-
py? There's no two ways about
it. I shall briefly tell you why
After a most strenuous week of
intensive study and examinations,
a rift has come through the clouds
in the form of a two week's vaca-
tion. To say that we are delight-
ed expresses the situation very
Furthermore, outside of please
ures derived from being away
from books for a while, many
students are finding this vacation
of great value. First many have
been able to secure positions aad
earn some extra money; secondly,
a great many students have gone
back home to visit their friends
arid relatives. Isn't it a grand
and glorious feeling h
rThere is only one fly in ot-e
ointment. We lost our last fo
ball game of the season, FridaY
night. However, we can be prge
of the fine playing by cog
Reichott and Stan Phillips. These
boys have done well all season
and are to be commended. r
Today we have been told weeede
living in an age of speed. Spionr
in travel, speed in communicathent
speed in music (Jazz) and thae
even speed in speech. We liv
acquired speed in speech by clp
ping our words, such as Doc o
Doctor, 'oh yeah' for is that so))
etc. However, something came a
in my word study class whie
makes me think that perhaps
we're slowing down. The profes-
sor asked for some slang wo0rds.
One submitted was "Okeechobee"
upon being asked for the maines
the student calmy stated ta
"Okeechobee" was short for 0.
Well folks, Abysinnia. In oth-
er words Fll1 be with you f
touted de suite.
That which we had hoped woule
not happen, at last came to pass
It became necessary for the police
department of a great city to in-
terfere and invoke respect amon8
Jews, for a Jewish Rabbi and a
The other day Judge Walsh was
called upon by a Jewish lawyer
to disregard the word of a Rabbi
and to accept that of a negress
cook, in the first case arising out
of the Kashrus law recently en-
Words fail us. We have always
had high regard for the estimable
lawyer involved and sincerely re-
gret that in his zealousness for
his client's supposed interests he
so far forget himself as to take
the step he did. Calm reflection
will soon convince this lawyer that
he made a regrettable error. The
least he can do is to apologize to
the Rabbi involved.
However, a Jewish woman bear-
ing a reputation for years as
keeping a kosher hotel .. cater-
ing to those Jews to whom Kash-
rus means everything .. this
keeper, testimony discloses, mn-
structed her negress cook to re-
fuse admission to anyone desir-
ing to enter the kitchen to in-
spect as to kashrus*
Once upon a time, a hotel own-
er took especial pride in inviting
people to go through her kitchen
...today? ? ?
We -desire to commend the of-
ficials involved upon the action
taken. It is high time that re-
spect for the Jewish laws, evident-
ly lacking in Jewish hotel keep-
ers and restaurant proprietors, be
inculcated in their minds. It is
regrettable that it becomes neces3-
sary to involve the majesty of
the law to compel respect for hon-
esty, for after all .. that is the
only question involved when
"Kosher" is the means for gain-
ing business. But when club or
blackjack of a policeman becomes
necessary, the "Yad chazoko,"
seems to be the only method that
some Jewish women respect.
We call upon the Jewish popu-
lation of this section to express
themselves so plainly that none
can mistake the voice of the peo-
ple. Hotel keepers, butchers, del-
icatessen stores, anyone yho pre-
tends to deal in "kosher" foods
must keep their doors wide open
for the inspection of everyone, be
that person a policeman, Rabbi or
just a simple inquiring individual.
Our tourists should be protee-
ted. We respectfully submit that
anyone who declines to permit a
Ivanhoe was the son of Odys-
seus, and he was sent awyfr
Od sse becas awa spk rom h
in hise fatheause he espoe enh
Tapestry is fancy cooking like
p Holw many sons have you, Mr.
Poppe relute ?
"thwo living and one that played
te saxop one.
Things have come to the point
where the war debts' receiving
teller at the Treasury is able to
keep a set of books on one enff.
There's a winsome title for a
sob ballard in the pseudonym of
a letter writer to a Chicago paper,
"Just a Hoodlum's Sweetheart."
The offer to sell Labrador- has
Jew into his or her kitchen, with
or without authority, to ascertain
the honesty of the claim as to
kashhrus is not entitled to the
support of anyone, be they resi-
dent or tourist. "Caesar's wife
must be above suspicion" is an
old saying. Every dealer in kosh-
er foods must be obie of extreme
"ne-emonus," far above suspicion.
Technical objection must be push-
We feel that the least this hotel
keeper of Miami Beach should do
under .these circumstances is to
extend a sincere apology to the
Rabbinate of Miami Beach, to the
officials involved and to the Jews
of the community-
And may we now take this op-
portunity of pledging our sincere
support to ~the enforcement of any
and every move that will insure
K~ashrus in the Greater Miami
THE MAJESTY OF THE
LAW IS INVOKED
cb By Bsttre c
As this happens to be vacation,
(just thought P'd let you know
so you wouldn't expect too much
brin If an' ani nightmoi.) Im
with news about school and such
hulabaloo. (Please don't quote.) I
had to add that 'cause some people
are interested in that sort of thing.
(However, that's neither here nor
There sure are a lot of doings
and people in town. Mostly peo-
ple. If any one wishes to doubt
my statement, well let them doubt
it. I'm not saying I stood on the
Beach and counted each new face:
'Cause I didn't. What's more, I
don't intend to.
forowose irnetre te .m Mn Alun
naee of Miami High who have re-
turned from their respective col-
leges this week are: Please don't
be slighted if you aren't mention-
ed but the am's I mention are
those who F'm sure are in town.
Alice Apte and Cecil Wall, both
freshmen at Goucher College have
returned to Miami for a two
week's vacation. Both girls intend~
staying on the Beach, most of
their time here. Can't blame
them, can you?
We have quite a few from Flor-
ida University. Harold Tannen-
baum, Bernard W~eintraub, Philip
Breman and Alvin Cassell. Harold,.
Bernard and Philip are freshies.
I wonder if the name means any-
thing. Alvin is a Junior.
Bertha Leibovitt returned from
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Vjanderbilt. Of course she hasn't
actually returned but she will
have by the time this goes to
Lillian Wucher sure picked a
nice college. She just returned
from the University of Alabama.
I wish to apologize to those
whose names were not printed last
week. I assure it was through
no fault of mine.Pl o tl fae t
myself falling into a philosophical
mod with several people on each
side harping something else, I'd
better make a hasty retreat.
Page for Boys and Girls
Conducted by Uncle Judah
;mez- rdy emebrS *91-itet Day of Tebeth, 5692 Nme
ed, "God is 'ust ad whtvrh
does is for the beat." wu hteveR .
nians could not understand and
Ra bi Akibo urt tat hewa When
his end, he turned his faceear
heaven and said, "Sh'ma Yisroel
Adonci Elahenu, Adonoi Echod 's
and breathed his last ,
-T. KURZBAND .
CAUGHT IN HIS OWN TRAP
A merchant, on his way to a
distant city, carried with him a
bag containing five hundred gold
pieces. He thought to himself, "If
I take this money with me, I may
meet with a thief who will steal
it. I will hide the gold until I
need it '
He found a secret place where
he buried the bag of gold in the
earth. Though the .merchant be.
lievedhimself unobserved, there
was one who watched him through
a hole in the wall near which he
buried his treasure.
When the merchant had gone,
the other came from his hiding
place, dug up the gold and made
away with it.
A few days later, the merchant
returned to secure the gold, which
he needed in order to transact his
business. When he saw that it
had been stolen, he was sorely
"What shall I do ?" he thought.
"No one was in sight when I hid
my gold. What can have become
of it?" Looking about, he obsery-
.ed the hole in the wall, and it oc-
curred to him that the owner of
the house beyond it might have
seen hiim in the act of burying the
gold and stolen it.
He inquired of the villagers who
was the owner of the house, and
when the information had been
given to him, he approached the
man saying, "I have heard it said
that you are noted for your wis-
don and counsel. I pray you give
me your advice. I came hither
upon a matter of business, bring-
ing with me two bags of gold, one
containing five hundred pieces, the
other eight hundred. Since I knew
no one in this town to whom I
could entrust the money, I secret-
ly hid the bag with the five hun-
ieldigold pie es, but the other is
"I wish now to ask you whether
I should hide the second bag
where the first lies hidden, or
whether it would be better to
place it in the eepn gof some
trustworthy man ofh tw."
mThe thandm enoanswer, "ake
money to anyone, but rather hide
the bag where you placeeyd the first
The crafty counselor thought, "
the stranger visits the spot again
and finds notching, the wil ol
leave the other bag tr.d Iwhich
therefore, return the gol whc
I took. He will then confidently
hide the large ttmasure and I can
secure them bo h.h ums e
fekce the soen bag and return-
ed it whence it had been taken.
The merchant thereupon visited
the secret place, and happily
fo nd.all that belonged to him.
My son, despise not the chast-
ening of the Lord, neither spurn
t nu His corre ton; ftu whome'"
fa~ their the son in whom he
deligh pt. -Proverbsl III, 11-12.
Romance of Rabbi Aklba teacher. When the Rabbis dis-
figdmingisun sank aonermieluse theBibe made explan-
over them like a cloud. before. He began to be looked
IPspring wind whistled upon as a scholar who would soon
ghthe budding leaves and become a great Rabbi*
puting grass. In the dis- After twelve years of learning,
,in uncertain outline, could Akiba wished to go back home.
approaching a shepherd, He longed to see his Rachel, who
edby many hundred sheep- had worked unselfishly all this
itary figure, lost in thought. time and had even sold her golden
asmurmuring to himself, en- hair to supply money so that he
unaware of his surround- could spend all his time learning
"Rachel and I love each oth- It was in the spring that Akiba
because her father has set out to his home and to Rachel
flocks of sheep and I am The wheat, nearly ripe, swayed
his shepherd, he feels that from side to side at the caress of
not a worthy son to him. the wind.Bidsngjyulof
l a learned man, then would happiness and love.
ive me his daughter." As Akiba approached the tent
wrapt up in thought was he, where Rachel was living, he heard
he did not see his beloved, a voice as if in reproach. "Your
becoming towards him. As Jhusband spends his time in the
approached nearer, it could be schools learning while you work.
that she had wiped the tears It is the man's duty to work,"' he
her eyes and was trying to heard someone say. Then he heard
"Peace, Akiba," she greet- his wife, Rachel, answer, "I am
im. He ran to her and took content to work. If I had my
into his arms. "Akiba," she wish, he should stay another
pred sadly, "'I have just twelve years at the Academy."
from father. I told him that When Akiba heard this there was
ed you and that you wanted joy in his heart mixed witiva tinge
aryme. He became angry of pain. His wife was willing to
caed you a stupid beggar. I sacrifice many things so that he
that you were not a stupid could learn. Without entering the
arand that I loved you. He tent, he turned back to the school.
e much angrier and said There he stayed for twelve more
he never wanted to see either years. By this time, his fame had
again. We are alone now, spread as a famous scholar and a
ba." kind leader. He interpreted many
onot worry, Rachel, it is laws in the Bible and helped a
swill and whatever he does great number of;. people to 9mder-
rthe best. I will work very) stand it. From Judah and from
,and when I become rich, I Galilee, pupils came to him, all
buy a diadem of gold and eager to learn from this great
usstones to place on your teacher who had once been a poor
tulhair. We shall be hap- shepherd.
ace." Twenty-four years after he left
es, but you must go to the his home, he returned with twen-
Is, Akiba, and become a ty-four thousand disciples. Coming
scholar. You must become through the town where Rachel
pil of the great rabbis at Jab- lived, he stopped to preach to the
Sand study the Torah. That people). While standing on the
Ibe finer than gold and dia- platfornl, an old woman, gray-
ids." It was getting dark, but haired and haggard, attempted to
ba and Rachel were aware of come to him. But the students,
ring but each other's company. out of respect for their great Rab-
ras getting dark. Ibi, tried to prevent her. ~Rabbi
so they walked, comforting Akiba, who had noticed the ;com-
uselves with hopes and dreams. motion, looked in that direction
ot many days later Akiba was and recognizing his wife, he rush-
ring in the streets of Jabneh. ed out to meet her. Then he said
was now a married man, but to his students, "My knowledge
he had little knowledge of the and your knowledge is all due to
~h. Atetheouchools he visited hr. lov Ie rlbveG ads shos1
e advanced than he was. 'He become what you see." Soon aft-
not know even the "Aleph er, Rachel's father also made his
"Akiba began to despair. peace with Akiba, the shepherd
he was sitting near a wall, boy whom he had once vowed
my and downcast, an old man never to see again.
a up to -him and asked him After this episode Rabbi Akiba
he hwas so slad. Akiba told wandered up and down Plesti e
of is love for Rachel and preaching the wor o *d Ith
she wanted him~ to go to the was a time of strife, for after te
ols. He also told how little Temple had been destroyed, the
he Torah he knew and how he Romans had forbidden the study
Ipht it was too late to learn. of the Torah. The Jews rebelled
'e old man patted him on the against this, and among them
aBnd said cheerfully, "There arose a soldier, very strong, who
:o need for sorrow. Do you wanted to rid Palestine of the
that stone that is holoe Romans. This soldier was Bar
on the to ? Doyuko~lohba So rest was Bar Koch-
this was causeDoby te conw Ka' sl alty and devotion to his
t dropping ot water It little country that Rabbi Akiba looked
a9O water, alwy nd ip f ctohim s thee Messiah who nwou d
shouldhaeoe hhudolreso. he called his stu-
Y iigently, your heart will dents together and urgeilaehp.Sod oprson So e d them to
impressed by the influence of join Bar Kochba's army..
Word of God, and you will yet Although Bar Kochba won many i
me a great scholar." battles, he was defeated and cap-
dba took courage, and bidding tured. Soon after, Ralbbi Akiba
farewell, joined the nearest was also taken captive beuen nte
tos I eschoolwaOM dfte tozrh s n9 t rue, he ut
sehiva. Here, he ago ,.be- tered no word0 to ppress, d l
e known as a very.b~iOU am oa d. When the RomansLP aske l
ent, and inspired.4pecto both him if he wasl a magician that he I
3 his fellow students sad his felt no pai, IBabbt Akiba answer-
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Palm Beach when Mrs. Harvey
Gais was the hostess. Prizes werr
awarded for high scores and re
freshments were served.
Mr. Klein left for Atlanta, Ga
after spending several weeks here
Miss Beatrice Davidson, former
ly of West Palm Beach and now
a student at the Florida State Col
lege for Women wvas the guest
here recently of Miss Adeline
St. Petersburg NeWS
The concert sponsored by the
SLadies Auxiliary of t~he Btnai Israel
Congregation last Sunday night
at the Synagogue attracted a
large number of residents of the
city as well as tourists.
Artists included the entire staff
of the local Radio Station WISUN
duha d. 111erks d nce ard lt
tle Miss Silverman received a
great ovation for her splendid toe
dancing. Quite a tidy sum was
reach zde fo te organized e f-
fair a success was Mesdames May
Benjamin, Harry Herman and
Miss Belle Goldman.
The six year old son of Mrs.
May Benjamin, Shraga Feivel, a
grandson of Mr. Goldman, sang
the traditional Kiddush last Fri-
day night at the services in Bnai
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Mr. and Mrs. Sol Rubin of Mi
ami are now permanent resident
of this city. Week-end guests a
the Roumamian Inn were Mr. and
Mrs. Sol Rubin, Jacob Rubin, Jo
Cohen, Morris Rubin and Seymoul
Beth israel Sisterhood sponsor
ed a card party at the home oi
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Spitzer last Sun
day afternoon.r Hiahscore pize
were~~~~~~ w b r S A od
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Mrs. Carl N. Herman.
The regular Friday night ser.
vices at Reform Congregation
Beth Israel will be held at 8:10
in the Temple. Dr. CarY~N. Her-
man will officiate and preach on
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Mr. and Mrs. Harold D. Moss
of Chicago, will spend four weeks
here with her brothers, Mesdames
Joe and Irving Moss.
Rabbi and Mrs. Samuel Wroobel
returned to West Palm Beach aft.
er an absence of seven months.
Rabbi Wrubel was formerly the
head of Beth El Congregation
here, and Mrs. Wrubel is the for-
mer Miss Ray Gruner.
tiese Hebew sc ool hlase of Bev
El Congregation will recess until
January 4, when all classes will
be resumed. Sunday school classes
wil continue as usual.
The next meeting of Congrega-
tion Beth El Hebrew Literary So-
ciety will resume sessions on Jan-
Tuaryh4, after a3 recess bcue on
the Zionist movement will be stu-
died and discussed.
College students returning to
their homes here for the holidays
include Leonard Feldman, Harry
Bergman and Sam Wolf of the
University of Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. J Leo Rader spent
the week-end at Belle Glade where
they are building some apartment
Mrs. Hellman will also be en-
tertained with a Tea-Musicale, the
place and date for this affaiir will
be announced later.
The Southern Regional Conven-
tion of Hadassah is to be held on
Jan. 24-&5 at the Henry Grady
Hotel, Atlanta, Ga., all women in-
terested in attending this conger-
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evrh Id in the south, please get
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As the time grows nearer to
the date for the $5.00 Give-Get-or
Earn luncheon, many more women
are putting. forth their efforts to
ri the sum of $5 which is to be
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will have to pay for their reser-
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The usual Friday evening ser-
vices- will be conducted with Rab-
bi Lazarus Lehrer officiating. A
guest speaker wll deliver a brief
sermon in addition to the sermon
by the Rabbi.
The executive board of Senior
Hadassah will entertain Mrs.th'
J. Hellman, president of te
Southern Regional with a lunch-
con at Gersons. The exact date
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