FLORIDA'S ONLY JEWISH WEEKLY
6, No. 12.
MIAMI, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 19)3.
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Germany loday _y ?------
j Protest Meeting
state department Tuesday
Final arrangements have been
The state department xuesaay made for the conuicgational dinner
ordered the American embassy tp Mjami Jewifih Qtthoim cQn.
L Berlin, in co-operation with gregati0n In charge of the Ladles'
United States consuls in other Ger- auxUlarjl ,hls Sun(|av eye
man cities, to make a complete re- Marcn al the synagogue bvf,m_
01, reported mistreatment of mng a, pm The commiU(. m
j,,v.s by the Hitler regime. cnarge ,s |u,aded by ^ Nathjm
this action was taken after a del- A(l,.!llKin who js ^^ ^^ by
egation representing the American Mesdames William Meehlowitz wn-
jCTtoh congress asked Undersecre- llam cl(,n N Abramson s Rosen.
,ary of State Phillips to look into b,mn Lo||js pa,|otl Max Rappaport
toe anti-Jewish activities of the
Hitlerites. The delegation was head-
ed by Rabbi Stephen S. Wise ol
Dei York city.
The department announced
-Following the visit of Rabbi Ste-
phen S Wise the department in-
: the United States emb.i
a: Berlin ol press reports ot the mis-
it oi jews in Germany.
Tiii' department also Informed
mbassy of the deep concern
reports are causing In this
Tile department has instructed
. to make, in collabora-
h > he consuls, a complete re-
port on the .situation."
Bernard s. Deutsch ol New York
City, president of the Jewish con-
and Max Rhoades, Washing-
ton attorney, accompanied Wise to
see Phillips. Wise is the honorary
pn lideni of the congress.
ral days ago Ambassador
Max Kupferstein and Charles Feld-
man. A program will be presented
during the evening which will in-
clude a number of the outstanding
artists now in this territory. The
public is invited to attend.
Beach To Hold
The annual Spring Festival and
Ball lor the benefit ol Beth Jacob
Sisterhood, Miami Beach, will be
held Sunday evening, March :'.' al
hi Blackstone hotel and not at the
Floridlan hotel. Plans include an
evening ot gala entertainment in
which noted -tars ol the local dis-
trict will appear and help entertain
the guests, included are Al Parker.
Che ter, Alexander. Frances Kane.
Irene and Frank Naldi and Others.
CONGREGATION BETH JACOB
.111 Wa*hitiKtnn Avr.. Miami Beach
L. AXELROD, Rabbi
Early services begin at 5:45 with
the late services at 8:15 when Rabbi
Axelrod will preach. Cantor Boris
Schlachman will direct the congre-
gational singing and chanting. Sat-
urday morning services begin at 8:30
and Rabbi Axelrod will preach in
Yiddish on the portion of the week
TEMPLE ISRAEL OF MIAMI
137 N. K. Nineteenth Street
OR. JACOB II. KAPLAN, Rabbi
Rabbi Dr. Jacob H. Kaplan's sub-
ject will be. 'The President. Con-
, gress and the People." After ser-
vices a reception will be held in
Kaplan hall, so that the visitors may
each other and spend a pleas-
ant stK'ial hour. Relic ions school is
conducted each Sunday morning
from iu to 12 in Temple Israel.
BETH DAVID CONGREGATION
IIS \. W. Third Avenue
MAX SHAPIRO. Rabbi
Will Be Held
Aroused by the outrages in Ger-
Speak a parable unto the home of
Israel. Ezekiel 17-2.
Ish citizens of Miami met Wednes-
day at the Palatial Kosher restau-
rant and arranged for a protest
mass meeting at Temple Israel Mon-
day evening. March 27, beginning at
8 o'clock. Prominent non-Jewish
citizens have been invited to attend
and address the meeting. Rabbis of
every congregation will speak and
voice the sentiments of the people.
The meeting in Miami will be held
as one of a series of nation-wide
meetings on Monday night in which
the protest of the American people
will be voiced against the outrages
and persecution not only of the Jew-
ish people but of the Catholics of
Germany as well. The Hitler regime
will be held responsible for the con-
ditions caused by his continual in-
citemenl to persecution and blood-
shed. Stress will be laid on the fad
that it is not the Germans who are
to be blamed but Hitler and his sat-
Concert To Be
THE CAVEMAN RIDDLES
THE riddle, according to the om-
niscient folklonsts. is probably
the earliest form of humour. As
soon as the primitive mind of man,
these erudite delvers into antiquity
maintain, began to sense the first
faint glimmerings of the principle
of analogy, it indulged in riddles,
devising the enigmas of subtle sim-
ile and the puzzles of implied meta-
phor for the express bewilderment
of its contemporaries. At first these
conundrums constituted a sort of
table amusement; when the belly
was crammed with food, and the
heart joyous with wine, then did the
intellectuals of the Stone Age set
themselves, for the delectation of
the worthies "' the festive board, to
the manufacturing of intricate rid-
dles, Gordian knots of the intellect.
Later, they developed into objects
for wager, in which the partie's cre-
atlng their respective riddles en-
.1 jousts. Of such a
nature is the famous one of Samson.
in which the giant of Israel records
Regular service begin tonight at
5:30 with the late services at 8 p.m..
when Rabbi Max Shapiro will
preach on "The Nazis' Abusive At-
tacks on Albeit Einstein." Cantor
Arrangements for the annual con- an expi0it jn his biography in these
Frederick M. Sackett in Berlin pro-
tested to the German foreign office Tl"' >n,bllc ls u,'eed lo atle,ld M tne '""" >'"" *' lead ,ne chant-
Beveral attacks made on Proceeds will be used for the Tal- ing and congregational singing, as-
sted by the choir. Saturday morn-
liv.: services begin al 8:30.
in Jews by Nazi troopers.
The government assured him thai
these outrages would not be repeat-
In talking with Phillips, however.
Wise and his companions urged the
state department go beyond mere
Ion of American nationals.
Tiny asked that the United State-.
lor broad humanitarian considera-
tion, act to protect Jews generally
from persecution in Germany.
declared that many German
intellectual leaders were in hiding,
fearful of the Hitlerites. Among
these In named Dr. Theodor Wolff,
editor ot the Berliner Tageblatt. and
Bernhard, editor of the Vos-
mud Torah of the congregation. In
charge of arrangements are Mrs.
Barney Weinkle, president of the
sisterhood, who is being assisted by
H. I. Lipton. I. L. Mintzer. Harry
Wasserman. Cantor Boris Schlach-
man and Rabbi L. Axelrod. A buffet
-upper will be served during the
Beth David Holds
Aroused by the storm o! protest
*at ha arisen in this country
oppression of Jew In tin-
many, the German government
day sought to mitigate the
seriousness of the situation.
<;' rman Ambassador von Prittwltz
eallc-ct at the state department to
the matter with Undersecre-
tary of state Phillips, to whom lead-
American Jewry Tuesday pro-
Van Prittwitz left with Phillips a
("|).v oi an interview given to the
Berlin correspondent of the Amster-
lelegraaf by Reich Minister
Gpring. the purport of which was
the Hitler government was
moving to suppress anti-Jewish ac-
and punish those responsible
At the same time Secretary of
StaU' Hull announced every possible
means was being exerted by the de-
Beth David's annual birthday par-
ty was held last Sunday night, with
more than 200 gue ts In attendance.
A two-hour program ol entertain-
ment wa- provided, with a
hour and refreshments following the
The program consisted ot a read-
ing by Elise Bacher. songs by Cantor
Louis Hayman, Yiddish Impel
bj Joseph Greenberg. piano
MIAMI JEWISH ORTHODOX
151". S. W. Third Street
JONAH E. CAPLAN, Rabbi
Regular early services begin at
5:45 with the late services at 8:30.
when Rabbi Caplan will preach in
English. The usual chanting and
congregational singing will be en-
joyed. Saturday morning services
begin at 9 a.m. with the afternoon
services and Shalosh Saudah at 5 o'-
clock. The subject of the rabbi's
sermon Friday night will be "We
(en featuring Cantor Boris Schlach-
man of Beth Jacob congregation.
Miami Beach, will include a number
of outstanding supporting artists
who will be heard in tribute to Can-
tor Schlachman. A program will be
presented by the cantor in which
traditional liturgical music and
Jewish folk songs will be interpreted
in the inimitable manner that has
made the cantor beloved wherever
he has been heard. For the past four
years he has served Beth Jacob con-
gregation, and prior to that was as-
sociated with large synagogues in
Philadelphia. Georgia. Alabama and
Again confirming the recent choice
of Philip Liberman. prominent com-
munal worker and banker, as presi-
dent, the members of the Beth Jac-
ob congregation met and elected
other officers in addition to the
president. S. Finkelstein of Boston
and Jacob Becker of Miami Beach
were elected vice presidents; M
Abrams. treasurer: M. B. Frank,
secretary, and I. L. Mintzer. chair-
man of the board of directors. Mem-
bers of the board of directors to di-
rect the affairs of the congregation
are: Harry Wasserman of Sharon
The American Jewish congress an-
nounced today that Alfred E. Smith
and cello duet by Mildred Green- win b(, ol, 0j the speakers at the
berg and Leonard Rose, song by Ma(n.son Square Garden protest
Katie Markowitz. address by Rabbi meeting against German anti-Sem-
Max Shapiro, reading by Ida Engler. j(j,m nexl Monday night.
impersonation by Joseph OomiMky. Rabbi Stephen Wise, honorary Springs and Miamii Beach; Harry
'and the Waveily quartette
bim was the accompanist for all the jse to address the meeting, also
solo numbers j made public the protest of the In-
Guests at this party paid admis- : ternational Catholic Truth society.
slon of one penny for each year of ^rnt to the state department.
The Catholic Truth society, in a
Levitt, Charles Tobin. John Meyer.
Ignatz Wohl, L. Abramowitz. J. Feig- WOrk:
terms: Out of the eater came forth
meal, and out of the strong came
forth sweetness. And the Philistines,
whose name has become a synonym
for denseness. were supposed to un-
dertand that the long-haired one
had slain a lion in whose carcass
bees had honeyed.
The primitive character of the rid-
dle is further emphasized by the
fact that even today, amongst the
barbarian tribes of Africa, where no
other form of culture is current, this
form of intellectual acrobatics is
singularly popular. Thus the Woloffs
ask: What flies forever and rests
never? Answer: The wind. The Ba-
sutos put this riddle: What is wing-
less and legless, yet flies fast and
cannot be imprisoned? Answer: The
voice. As Dr. H. Bradley declares,
"The riddle is an interrogatory form
of the fable, and like the fable orig-
inates among rude people, and is
perpetuated in the folklore of peas-
It seems, too. that in our own
Book of Proverbs, certain verses
were originally in the form of rid-
dles, but were later refashioned in a
more literary style. Thus:
There are three things that are
never satisfied, yea, four things, say
not. It is enough.
Answer: The grave; and the bar-
ren womb; the earth that is not
filled with water; and the fire that
saith not. It is enough.
Or again one of the most beauti-
ful passages in this utterly poetic
their age. A tidy sum was realized,
which will be used for the Talmud
Torah fund of Beth David.
In charge of arrangements were
PWtment to hasten reports from the Mrs. M. J. Kopelowitz assisted by
American embassy and American Mesdames L. Brown. I. Cohen. J.
consulates in Germany called for in- Engler. L. Hayman. C. Markouitz. H.
Auctions dispatched Tuesday for Markowitz. S. Myers. 1B. KandeU
"'" information on the recent wave Katz, I. Orovitz, T. Cohen. A. Rubin.
<* Jewish oppression. Spector and S Welntraub
message to Rabbi Wise informing
him of its action, said the recent
nationalistic madness of Hitler, di-
recting its fury against thousands of
native born German Jews, should
arouse the righteous indignation of
every lover of humanity and of ev-
ery believer in the brotherhood of
man throughout the world."
cnbaum of Cleveland, Ohio, B.
Brown cf New York. P. Silverman of
Newark. N.J.. A. Heimlich of New
York. Nathan Smith of Toronto, J.
Poliakewitch of Bedford. Me.. M.
Koppelman and Sam Steiner of
There be three things which are
too wonderful for me. yea, four
which I know not.
Answer: The way of an eagle in
the air; the way of a serpent upon
a rock; the way of a ship in the
midst of the sea; and the way of a
Installation of the officers will be man with a maid.
held soon with appropriate cere-
monies. Non-resident officers and
members of the board of directors
are noted for active communal work
in their home cities as well as in
How Homer Died
That the riddle, based as it is
upon an implied simile, is closely
akin to poetry, is further confirmed
by the fact that he whom the
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Friday, March 24,
Passover and its laws will be the
subject of the lesson and discussion
at the meeting of the Bible study
group at the home of Maj. Kaufman
Mandel. 3012 S. W. Eighth street.
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. Rabbi
S. M. Machtei will lead the class. A
welcome is extended to all who are
interested regardless of church af-
filiations. This Bible study group
devotes itself to scripture without
favor to any shade of interpre-
tation. All who come meet on a
common plane of brotherhood.
"Poor Apache." "The Song of Pa-
ree." and "How Are You?" are titles
of three numbers sung by Maurice
Chevalier in "Love Me Tonight," a
Rouben Mamoulian production, his
latest picture, which comes Sunday
and Monday to the Tivoli theatre.
Chevalier is heard in seven of the
ten numbers, written for the pro-
duction by Richard Rodgers and
Lorenz Hart, noted Broadway com-
posing team. Those listed above he
sings as solos. Pour others he sings
with other members of the cast.
Jeanette MacDonald. the leading
woman in the picture, sings five
numbers, one a solo. And she is
heard with Chevalier in "Love Me
Tonight." the theme song.
Practically every member of the
large cast Charlie Ruggles. Chas.
Butterworth. Myrna Loy. C. Aubrey
Smith and others sing during the
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Titles of their numbers are:
"Miml," "Lover." "A Woman Needs
Something Like That." "The Man
for Me." "The Son of a Gun Is
Nothing But a Tailor," and "Isn't
The Jewish Welfare Ladies' aux-
iliary met Monday in Kaplan hall
with Mrs. Meyer Schwartz presiding
and Mrs. I. Rosendorf opening the
meeting with a prayer. Mrs. Sadie
G. Rose, executive secretary of the
Jewish Welfare bureau, gave an ex-
planation of social service work.
Plans are being made for a card
party March 31 with Mrs. H. E.
Kleinman as chairman. A social
hour, under the direction of Mrs. J.
Miami unit of Junior Hadassah
will give a benefit bridge at the Co-
lumbus hotel at 8 p.m. Friday. This
is the second similar event sponsored
by the group to enable members to
sell their quota of tickets so they
might be guests at the five-dollar
donor's luncheon. A program has
been arranged and prizes will be
awarded and refreshments served.
Beatrice Goldenblank and Mrs. Rot-
fort are co-chairmen. The commit-
ete assisting includes Lena Weinkle.
Helen Yunes. Sadie Pepper, Sylvia
Ray vis and Marion Blank. Any girls
wishing tickets or further informa-
tion are requested to call Miss Gold-
A large number of residents and
guests attended the regular bi-
weekly card party sponsored by the
Ladies' auxiliary of the Miami Jew-
ish Orthodox congregation last
Tuesday night at the vestry rooms
of the synagogue. Acting as host-
esses were Mrs. William Mechlowitz
and Mrs. Louis Pallott. Prizes for
high scores were awarded at each
individual table. After the games
refreshments were served.
Mr. Paul ELsenberg of Ashland.
Ky.. was a visitor to Miami for sev-
eral days with his cousins, Mr. and
Mrs. J. L. Shochet.
" 'Maedchen in Uniform', begin-
ning at the Paramount theatre in
Miami next Monday, is a master-
piece of modern art with a universal
appeal to discerning men and wom-
en," said Rabbi Louis I. Newman of
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City, in an address to his congrega-
tion recently. "It holds educational
and ethical lessons of profound im-
port to parents and teachers. Its es-
sential intent is to convey the pic-
ture of a growing girl, deprived of
the love and understanding of a
mother in tlic crucial period of her
life as she passes from girlhood to
womanhood. The new psychology
once more emphasizes its teaching
that stability and happiness come
from normal family relationships,
and that the absence of either par-
ent, particularly the mother, handi-
caps the child in her effort to con-
ront the crises as well as the ordin-
ary situations of life. 'Maedchen in
Uniform' depicts an incident typical
of many schools and institutions in
all countries. It throws sharp light
upon the effects of separate educa-
tion for girls as contrasted with co-
education, its characters are not
unusual or ill-intentioned people:
the headmistress, symbolic of the
principle of strict discipline, acts ac-
cording to traditional methods in
which she has been reared moreover,
she is the exemplar of an entire sys-
tem which has its roots in the cus-
toms and history of her country. The :
young teacher who befriends the girl
perceives the hunger of her more
sensitive pupils for the affection and
comradeship which the home sup-
plies. Because of the tense self.
consciousness which the one-sided
environment of a girls' school cre-
ates, the simples) acts "i kindness
are distorted out of their true char-
" 'Maedchen in Uniform' gives ev-
idence of care, patience and discrim-
ination in the making. It has fine
restraint. It is subtle without seek-
ing to present irrelevant meanings.
It has a fluency and simplicity that
betoken the highest artistic skill.
But its chief merit lies in the mes-
sage it holds for parents. Those
fathers and mothers who believe
their duty is fulfilled when they en-
roll their children at boarding-
schools or summer camps in order
to 'have them off their hands' must
anticipate that their boys and girls
will transfer their affections to oth-
ersto teachers and friends. Noth-
ing can take the place of parental
love, and those elders who hastily
choose divorce, must remember that i
the severest penalty is visited upon
their children. Moreover parenthood
without marriage likewise creates a
dislocated situation with harmful ef-
fects upon the psychology of the
child. It is through the poitrayal of
actual human situations, similar to
that which Maedchen in Uniform'
depicts, that we obtain a clearer in-
sight into the forces which effect our
children and ourselves. The produc-
ers of this poignant and touching
cinema have made us all their debt-
Opening early this coming week
under a complete change of person-
nel, the William Penn hotel restau-
rant in Miami Beach will be under
the direction of Fred C. Maurer,
well known Miami hotel and restau-
rant man who formerly operated the
Sunshine cafeteria in Miami. In
keeping with the exacting policies
of the hotel, the restaurant will, un-
der the management of Mr. Maur-
er. specialize in the finest of service
at the most moderate prices. Full
details of the opening will appear in
our next issue.
The next meeting of the Hebrew
Athletic club will be held in the
Community Center of the organiza-
tion Wednesday evening. March 29.
and will be featured by the initiation
ceremonies of all members who have
joined since February 1. Members
only will be admitted during the
rites and plans provide for an eve-
ning of real entertainment. In
charge of the event: Milton Klein.
Jack Lappin and Bob Schweitzer.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Traeger. who
were married recently and spent five
weeks of their honeymoon in Cuba,
were the guests of honor at a recep-
tion tendered them by their parents
at their Grove Park home, which
was beautifully decorated for the af-
fair. More than 100 guests attended
and enjoyed a musical program that
was given during the evening. At a
late hour a bullet luncheon was
Carrying out a tradition of a
number of years, the Palatial Kosh-
er restaurant, under the manage-
ment of Morion Pagan, will again
this year observe Passover week
with special Sader services both of
tlie first nights oi Passover, begin-
ning the night of Monday, April 10.
Rabbi Max Shapiro of Beth David
congregation will conduct the ritual,
both Sader nights. Strict kashrus
has been the slogan of the Palatial
Kosher restaurant since its opening
years ago. though other restaurants
m the Greater Miami district have
from time to time changed from
kosher to non-kosher meals.
The Junior Council of jeto
Women is making arrangements iQr
a gala dance, planned to be one 0|
the highlights of the present season
on Tuesday evening, April 4. al
Auby's Lagoon, Miami Beach. i*
charge of arrangements is a com-
mittee headed by Fay Sheldon u
chairman, assisted by Millie Dreisen
Bessie Wernikoff. Claire Simon
May Levin, Miriam Scheinberg and
All members of the Junior Council
of Jewish Women are urged to at-
tend a board meeting to be held
next Tuesday evening, March 28, at
the Ponce de Leon hotel, beginning
at 8 p.m. when important business
will be discussed. Included In the
evening's program is the break
dance to be held the third week of
April, and a theatre party the early
part of May.
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FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1933.
Vol. 6, No. 12.
THE TRUE SPIRIT
The other night a group of work-
ers for Palestine gathered in New
York City to determine what they
should do about their fund-raising
efforts for the American-Palestine
campaign, in view of the banking
situation. To a man everyone as-
sembled at the meeting said em-
phatically that they would proceed
with their activities, which are to
reach their climax with a dinner to
Nathan Straus. Jr., on March 29.
That is the true spirit which can
well be emulated by every other
community in America and by every
other Jewish communal enterprise.
Now is not the time for leadership
by 'he weak and the hysterical. It
does not add to the confidence or to
the stability of an individual Jew
or of the entire group to talk reck-
lessly and irresponsibly of the aban-
donment of Jewish projects which
have been nurtured for years with
patient labor and the sacrifice of
great means. Nothing has happened
to create an atmosphere of dark
pessimism. President Roosevelt, in
his various messages, has given ev-
ery indication that this country fac-
es a period of sound and steady
growth. We would be retarding Jew-
ish life in America for many dec-
ades if we should listen to the advice
of those who would have us throw
everything overboard in a panic. The
American Palestine campaign and
every similar undertaking should
have the maximum, immediate, full-
hearted support of all Jews who
have any understanding of how Im-
portant it Is, in face of the threat
of Hitlerism in Germany and other
lands, to preserve every vestige of a
strong Jewish life.
THE JEWISH FLORIDIAN
MOW TO HANDLE HITLER
German Jewry should be the mas-
ter of its own destiny. Whatever ac-
tion is undertaken in this country
to exercise diplomatic pressure on
the German government for a bet-
ter and more tolerant treatment of
its religious and racial minority
groups, must come from one author-
itative source. During the last few
weeks Jewish newspapers and or-
ganizations, in their eagerness to be
of service to German Jewry, have
taken steps with a view to influenc-
ing or rather, warning the Hit-
ler government. Jewish editors have
addressed memoranda to the state
department of the United States
asking it to keep a watchful eye on
the situation. Jewish organizations
have passed resolutions against Hit-
er. Of course, these actions are
motivated by the great concern
which all of us feel for our brethren
'n Germany. But as far as practical
results are concerned, such discon-
nected action Is merely evidence of
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Greeks called the Poet par excel-
lence is alleged to have died from
vexation at not having been able
to solve a conundrum which fisher-
folk had put to him. We may inter-
ject here that if such was the ig-
noble end of Homer, let all cross-
word puzzlers, last-line-of-limerick
writers, and riddle-solvers beware.
The same dismal demise, it should
be added, befell the grammarian and
poet, Philetas of Chios.
Not only the versifiers of antiq-
uity, but also the philosophers of
Greece, the magic of Chaldean, the
necromancers of Egypt, and the
sages of Persia, fell prey to the fad
of the riddle. Witness the famous
riddle of the Sphinx: What animal
walks at dawn on four feet, at noon
on two and at dark on three? Many
were the virgins of Thebes who lost
their lives because they could not
think of that answer which should
have been uppermost in their minds:
Man. This same riddle appears in
the Talmud when Simon ben Hal-
afta, excusing himself for not call-
ing on the rabbi, said: Rocks become
high ihe was growing old); the near
are at a distance ihis eyes had
grown dim; two are turned into
three the needed a staff to walk).
The Persian, too, posed the fol-
lowing riddle: A tree with twelve
brandies; every branch has thirty
leaves; and every leaf is white on
one side and black on the other.
What is its name? Answer: The
year, months, and days i white) and
German government is very much
interested in keeping up good rela-
tions with our country. It will not
hesitate to adopt a fairer policy to-
wards Jews if it feels that such a
move will give it a better standing
in the United States. Such is Real-
politik. Under these circumstances
American Jewry should strive to es-
tablish a board of Jewish leaders,
representative of the most influen-
tial personalities in this country.
This board and no one else should
deal with the Jewish situation in
Germany. It should have a person-
nel which can command the ready
ear of the secretary of state and if
need be of the president. Men of
the calibre of Justice Brandeis, Jus-
tice Cardozo, Felix M. Warburg, Ste-
phen S. Wise. Felix Frankfurter.
Morris Rothenberg, Cyrus Adler aad
the Morganthaus, senior and junior,
not to forget Abraham Elkus and
other men of this type, should get
together to handle the German Jew-
ish situation las it permits itself to
be handledfrom here, without un-
necessarily involving our govern-
ment) in a skillful manner and in a
disciplined way that will insure
united action. Baltimore Jewish
While the world is groaning under
the most weighty economic ailments
of all times, descendants of the
great Biblical and Talmudical com-
mentator, Rashi, who lived in
France from 1045 to 1105, are now
organizing a society to be known as
an Association of the Descendants
of Rashi. What peculiarity in a
people which persists in perpetuat-
ing its history and its heritage!
What an undying spirit of an an-
cient race! Detroit Jewish Chron-
The Queen of Sheba Asks Questions
Many riddle in our folklore center
about the visit of the Queen of She-
ba to Solomon whose wisdom she
tested chiefly by propounding enig-
mas. A stenographic report of the
conversation between them, inter-
esting though it might be. is not
extant; but three of Sheba s riddles
are given in the second Targum to
Esther and in a Yemen manuscript
published by Solomon Schecter.
Among the Queen's most difficult
propositions are the following:
Without movement while living, it
moves' when its head is cut off?
Answer: A tree which when its top
is removed can be made into a mov-
In a rational age, it is somewhat
trying to follow Her Majesty's reas-
oning, inasmuch as the tree can be
made into a thousand things other
than a mast. But to Solomon in his
wisdom this was no handicap. Her
riddle, indeed, is like the one posed
by the wiseacre: What is it that's
green, hangs on a wall, and squeaks?
When his auditor, on the verge of
madness, gave up, the philosopher
answered: "A painted herring hung
on a wall." "But why does it
squeak?" "O, that is to make the
The other questions posed by the
Queen are of too intimate a nature
for a gentleman to repeat them
An outstanding example of alle-
gory verging on the riddle form is
Chapter 12 of Ecclesiastes, in which
Koheleth, in oraculour language, de-
scribes the ravages of old age: The
keepers of the house larmsi shall
tremble; the grinders
ever the silver cord be loosed, or the
golden bowl be broken "the spinal
column and the skull).
The complete interpretation of
this chapter has not yet been made.
A Rabbi Orders Breakfast
The Talmud contains a number of
riddles but these only as obiter dic-
ta: What animal has one voice liv-
ing and seven voices dead? Answer:
The ibis, from whose carcass seven
different musical instruments are
Even more original is the poetic
menu ordered by a rabbi who de-
sired two chickens for breakfast. He
commanded: Give the coals an or-
ange colour, let the glimmer of gold
appear like an expanse of heaven
and prepare me two heralds of the
Hebrew Spanish poets write riddles
in verse. Thus Moses ibn Ezra ask-
ed: "What is the sister of the sun,
though made for the night? The
fire causes her tears to fall, and
when she is near dying they cut off
her head." Answer: A taper.
Jehuda ha-Levi, too, took time off
his Zionides to pen the following:
What is it that's blind with an eye
in its head,
But the race of mankind its use can
Spends all its time in clothing the
But always itself is naked and bare?
After such a description the read-
er must be particularly thick-
skinned not to know that Halevi is
giving him needles.
The Ghetto Has Fun
There is, too. a vast number of
riddles current in the Yiddish of a
later day. In them one find the ref-
utation of Dr. Bradley's statement
quoted abofe; not a rude people
coined them, nor are they the folk-
lore of a peasantry. On the con-
trary, a good number of these co-
nundrums exhibit not only a sophis-
tication and wit, but also a definite
flair for satire. A thousand Chas-
sidim in a single belt! Answer: A
Looking back, we can't recall a
semester when the tuition in the
school of experience was so high.
Amazed correspondents in Wash-
ington are throwing away their per-
petual calendars and timing the new
congress with split-second watches.
One trouble with the nation is
that not enough growing boys are
sending 25 cents to Philadelphia for
a book on how to play shortstop.
In 21 borings in an east Texas
field, drillers struck oil in 20 cases,
which augurs well.
For two years, the government re-
veals, it has kept tab on gold hoard-
ing. In the old days it would simply
have asked the burlesque queen to
We were thinking recently, what
if the chap who imitates the cow's
moo in the canned milk company's
broadcast became discontented!
Dwellers of the airy spaces,
Though we never see you play,
Find we often fairy traces
Of your frolics far away.
Some blithe dancer, lightly gliding
On this very afternoon.
With the soft clouds slightly hiding
It, tossed up a great balloon.
Scarlet, spheral, shining, splendid!
Then, at sundown, when the dance
And the day, declining, ended,
From the boundless blue expanse
She, of the far drifing ether,
Downward drew her ball of flame.
She. who. vapors shifting 'neath her,
Treads and tosses all the same.
Then, to check my nightly dreaming
Such a little while ago,
Yellow, round and brightly gleaming
One more gay balloon rose O
Lovely sight!the pearly curtain
Of the star-sown sky behind.
Seeing, I was early certain
She, with others of her kind
Mayhap, trod a merry measure.
While to flee this bubble chanced
From that scene of fairy pleasure.
From the dancers as they danced!
Who wears seven gaberdines?
Answer: An onion.
In the market place he stands,
when you give him a hand-clasp, he
Answer: A water pump.
What food is at first parvc, then
trefa, then meat?
Answer: An egg.
Upon a red line, there hangs white
A board lies in water, and never
Answer: The tongue.
There stands two poles; upon
them a tub; upon the tub a jug;
upon the jug a loaf of bread; upon
the bread grows grass?
Answer: Legs, body, throat, head,
Four brothers wear one hat.
Answer: A table.
As smooth as samite, as white as
snow, you peer therein and you see
Answer: A mirror.
A live one beats a dead one; the
dead one cries, his shouting flies.
Answer: A man sounding a bell.
What does a rabbi hold higher
than his brains?
Answer: His yarmulka.
Twentieth century progress: Clos-
ing the banks; making haste to open
An injunction Is asked in Mil-
waukee against a German band that
plays at night. Meanwhile, a doubt
arises whether it is really healthful
to sleep with an open window.
A scientist entertains an Oslo
gathering with his theory that life
on this planet began in hot water.
If so, we would .seem ideally situated
for a fresh start.
If Europe were as sympathetic
now as it ought to be, and as sym-
pathetic as America usually is, it
would declare a moratorium on non
payment of debts.
"There are no gangsters In Rus-
sia." retorts G. Bernard Shaw. But
what, after all. is the use ol putting
over a racket in a place where no-
body else has any more than you
The penalty of bigamy is an ex-
cess of mothers-in-law.
The majority may rule if the mi-
nority Isn't made up of women.
When a public official imagines
himself a big gun it's time to fire
When a man is resigned to his
fate the resignation is usually ac-
There is usually a vast difference
between a man's worth and what he
When money talks a man seldom
troubles himself to investigate the
truth of its remarks.
After a man gets into a good, fat
office he begins to advise his friends
not to have anything to do with pol-
It's sometimes difficult for a girl
to find her ideal man. but she's
nearly always willing to accept a
"I hate telephones, automobiles,
airplanes and anything that makes
a noise." declares Frances Perkins,
secretary of labor, cutting her list
short at that point and allowing
congressmen to draw their own con-
The depression could be cured in
24 hours, declares a New York min-
ister, by an old fashioned prayer
meeting in which financiers and cor-
poration heads would get down on
their knees and confess their sins.
I don't quite see how that could be,
when confessing their sins would
right at the start take 24 days.
What's the idea of teaching a boy
to play golf before he's learned how
to make a living?
You probably think you'll never
again go to anybody's house for
scrambled eggs at 4 a.m., but you
One of New York's sovereign vot-
ers is found to have cast 160 bal-
lots in an election. The attitude
that we Americans lack civic en-
thusiasm seems singularly ill-in-
THE JEWISH FLORIDIAN
Friday, March 24. i9JJ
Edited by KABBI S. M. MACHTE1 +
I .. I Din ffOS of America
ISa&in ^gnagng Sullrtitt
Synaicov of America
VI'IOD, Miami, I lorjda
APPEARING AT T1VOU
Till ATM. NEXT WEEK
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Si ripturt Reeding, Exodus, Cbtptet XXX, Veru l1-16 incl., and
~r; Chapter XXXII, Veru 1-6, nui.
iJIow truly and iaiuhlully people follow the precedents of the Torali!
Even though they neglect to observe the general laws for their own wel-
fare and for the common good. they, nevertheless, repeat in their daily
lives the practice which was established by the Israelites in the wilderness
recorded in the scripture reading for today, which is taken from the
eekly portion read in thi ues yesterday. For the sacred Taber-
nacle they contributed each a half-shekel. For the Idol the Golden
Calf, they gave all their jewels. For the perpetuation of the religion of
Truth, of the Everliving God, they gave mcageriy. For the temporary cult
the image of the calf they gave most liberally.
APPROACH a Jew or a Christian for some contribution to the Church
the synagogue fund and. if he gives at all, it is with reluctance
and in a small way. Interest the same individual in some cult headed by
Oom the Omnipotent or some other such foolish-sounding name with
heathenish practices, secret rites, idolatrous and demoralizing forms of
worship licentious and menacing the common weal and the contribu-
tions pour in for the construction of the Golden Calf. Human nature was
> .': thus. Because the preacher ol the Truth, the Prophet of Truth, ad-
mits that the ways of God are inscrutable and past man's understanding,
his followers are skeptical, But, when the lal.se prophet arises and claims,
in the language of the charlatan and the confidence-man. that his cult
can solve all the problems that confront man. thl elf- Messiah ls
showered with gold for hit promisi .i for a glimpse of God
barnum was right.
YOU may rightiully a.sk why Aaron took any part in the molding of the
Golden Calf, .since it was contrary' to the law prohibiting the con-
struction of idols. Scripture offers no excuse for Aaron's act. From the
Hebrew record we learn much and infer more. Many explanations are
given by the rabbis. I detect that Aaron was guided in his actions by a
dead man. Let me illustrate. A lion, a fox. and a donkey were strolling
through the forest in search ol food. They iound the carcass of a horse.
The lion turned to the donkey and said, "Will you please serve us?" The
donkey cut the body of the horse into three equal parts and set a portion
before each ol them. The lion flew into a rage and exclaimed, "Is that
how you respect my rank as king of all the beasts?" While the trembling
donkey gazed in wonder and awe at the lion, the lion struck the donkey
and killed him. The lion then turned to the fox and said, "Now, will you
please do the honors?" The fox placed the dead donkey and two-thirds
of the horse's body before the lion and took one-third of the horse for
himself. The lion smiled at the fox and asked, "Who taught you to serve
so well?" The fox hung his head and replied. "The dead donkey."
WHEN the mob surrounded Aaron and demanded that he make them
a God, Hur, who had been appointed by Moses to help Aaron in his
absence, bi Ban to scold the mob. A group surged about him and killed
Hur. They turned to Aaron and ai ked Now. will you make us a God?"
Aaron looked at the body of Hur--and--he asked the people to bring
him their jewels, in the hope that they would refuse. It was the dead
Hur who advised Aaron to accede to the wishes ol the mob. It was a
mute messagethe law ol self-preservation.
THIS is no defense ol Aaron because idol-worship is one of the three
laws which demands martyrdom rather than violation. The other
two are murder and adultery. The rule is "Ya' horaig ve'ol ya'avore" be
killed but do not transgress. The mob did not request an idol or a god.
They asked for a leader to take the place of Moses who had failed to re-
turn. That same psychology still holds good in the minds of ault-follow-
ers. They do not, consciously, desert true religion for the worship of idols.
They merely substitute a form of leadership and interpretation of God's
word which claims to have knowledge hitherto unknown to the long line
of Inspired prophets who have led mankind. Therein lies the danger. By
slow stages and easy degrees the principles of true religion are forsaken
and the adherents of the cult find themselves enmeshed in practices that
have debauched them and have drained them ol will power to extricate
themselves from these Chains of bondage.
WHY should anyone join a cult? Because true religion teaches self-
restraint and advocates mastery over the baser emotions and pas-
sions, the person revolts. The beastly inclinations seek expression. Al-
though religion holds one in check against his will he will not bolt and
give his animal-being free reins. He lacks the courage to go ojt alone
against established standards. But, along comes the leader of a cult and
says, "You needn't torture yourself. God doesn't want you to suffer
agony. I have had a vision. I have been told that you mast give vent to
all your emotions. Worship God in joy. If it gives you pleasure to be
drunk, to be immoral, to grant your body all its cravings, why, that's how
you should worship God." Then, your conscience awakes and you say,
"But, that has been forbidden by my religion." To which the false prophet
replies, "So it has. But this is a new religion. In my religion It is per-
mitted." Obviously, the weakling follows the easiest course, the one re-
quiring the least sacrifice. And, because this cult gives him so much
satisfaction, he is generous with his gifts for its upkeep.
I LAY no claim for any religion that it has the only meaas of salvation.
But, any creed whose practices are unwholesome in their effects upon
the Individual or are against public policy is not a true religion. God can
Friday night services at Congre-
gation Bnai Israel begin at 8 o'-
clock with Rabbi Kleinfeld preach-
ing on "The Doctrines of Orthodox
and Reform Judaism."
Saturday morning service begins
at 9 o'clock. Sunday school classes at
10 a.m.. and Hebrew school daily at
Everyone enjoyed the ceremonies
at the presenting of the Safer Tor-
ah" to the synagogue on las'. Sunday
evening. A substantial amount
raised through the loyalty of mem-
bers and tourist friends.
The Ladies' Auxiliary and Aid So-
ciety of congregation Bnai Israel
held an interesting meeting last
Tuesday evening. Plans are being
completed for a community sader.
The Young Maccabeans are giving
a card party at the congregation
this Sunday evening for the benefit
of the building fund. A large crowd
"LOVE ME TONIGHT"
The Judaic Council held their reg-
ular meeting at the home of Mrs.
Ella Weinstein, last Monday eve-
Plans are being made for a
ntei tainment to
Id Sunday evening, April 2.
IN HONOR of
On Possover Ihe choicest of
everything distinguishes Ihe
Jewish Home. Manischewttz
Malzo and Matzo products
are the choicest of their
kind produced in Ihe larg-
est Kosher Matzo Bakery in
the world. In demand
not possibly want us to hate each other we. who are all his children.
Where scriptun In terms of hatred, it is the scribe's voice and not
word of God. Where Instances ol injustice an recorded they portray
mar. and his weaknesses In his climb towards something higher. These
meant for our own benefit. Viewing the episodes in all
their ugliness, we turn to good actions. Religion is the ladder by which
man climbs from the beastly towards the godly. Cults remind me of the
flights of stairs used in motion picture comedies. You know, the ones
that suddenly collapse and fling you down again to the lowest landing.
You not only must start climbing again, but, you are brursed and broken,
oftimes unable to rise. Climb the ladder. Don't use the trick stairs. Avoid
cults. Remain staunch in your religious faith.
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THE JEWISH FLORIDI AN
PLAYING AT NEW
7TII AVENUE THEATRE
Love-making as a high art is be-
ing taught audiences at the Seventh
Avenue theatre Sunday and Mon-
day. In "Bird of Paradise." the sen-
sational RKO drama which has
electrified even blase Hollywood. The
Aery Latin temperament of Dolores
del Rio as the heroine permits her
to give one of the most impassioned
performances of her career. As an
excellent foil for her, Joel McCrea
rises to new heights of virile im-
From the first'Strange tenderness
of love for a god-like white man.
he brown-skinned princess of "Bird
of Paradise" is seen in the full gam-
ut of infatuation, then develops the
pathos of the situation to its fullest
possibilities. How she triumphs in
sacrificing herself to the barrier of
civilization forms the climax of this
undying romance of the South Seas.
With a background of sensuous
Hawaii, where the principals of the
cast went to film the picture, real-
ism is lent to the play by Richard
Walton Tully. King Vidor, who
wielded the megaphone, made a lav-
An important meeting of the
board of directors of the Miami Jew-
ish Orthodox congregation was held
last Tuesday night at the syna-
gogue when plans for intensive work
in connection with the Sunday
school and Talmud Torah of the
congregation were made. These will
be announced shortly. Mr. Joseph
Oreenberg, prominent merchant of
hi- city, and formerly president of
the Coney Island Talmud Torah,
was elected to fill a vacancy on the
board. Following the business meet-
ing a social hour was spent with the
officers of the Ladies' auxiliary as
Phyllis Jean Rosenthal, daughter
of Dr. and Mrs. A. E. Rosenthal,
2150 S. W. Sixteenth street, cele-
brated her sixth birthday anniver-
sary with a party recently. Her
guests were: Adele Stone, Lovey
Friedman, Allen Mason, Philip Mas-
on, Russell Wilson, Margaret Lee
Ellis, Harvey Bogen, Richard Bogen,
Frederic Friedman, Gilbert Fried-
man, Albert Weintraub, Marjorie
Rosengarten, Martin Goodman. Joan
Fillinger, Joyce Rosengarten and
Under the auspices of the Fellow-
ship club and sisterhood of Temple
Israel a series of Sunday night sup-
pers and entertainments will be held
in Kaplan hall, the first of which
will be on Sunday evening, March
26, at 6]po. All members are cor-
Markowitz & Resnick. Inc., of the
Plumbing Department Store of Mi-
ami, are now- featuring a sale of the
famous Magic Chef ranges at re-
markably low prices with the added
advantage of easy time payments.
To the Jewish housewife preparing
for Passover it is an opportunity
that should be taken advantage of.
The Junior Council of Jewish
Wo nen met Tuesday night in the
Spanish room of the Ponce de Leon
h(tel with Miss Betty Greenberg in
charge of the program.
Thee appearing on the program
includi 1 Miss Evelyn Marks, who
played "Prelude" by Eduard Shutt,
and "Prelude in C Minor" by Cho-
pin. Rabbi Max Shapiro spoke. Hel-
en Wroobel. who sang a group of
Spanish songs accompanied by Mil-
dred Greenberg. and a talk on as-
trology by Dave Fisher.
An important meeting of the Sen-
ior Council of Jewish Women will
be held at the i once de Leon hotel
Wednesday. Mar h 29. A nominat-
ing committee w:'l be appointed by
the president at this meeting to
name officers for Oil coming year.
All members are urgeu attend. A
social hour will follow.
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mediately for the entire Pass-
over week or for the sader.
Breakfast, dinner and supper
will be served during the en-
SHEETS OAl.I.ACilll It
From present indications the He-
brew Athletic club will have a team
in the diamondball league of the
Miami and Miami Beach tourna-
ments. A practice session of the
team will be held Sunday afternoon
at 2 o'clock at Flamingo park, and
all members who desire will be given
a try-out. The team will be rimited
to 15 men.
Mr. E. Howett, prominent travel
expert directing the activities of the
Miami Motor Travel bureau, an-
nounces that complying with a gen-
eral demand Miami Beach offices
have been opened at 453 Collins ave-
nue, to take care of the increasing
demands for travel service in charge
of reputable and responsible bonded
An important meeting of the Lad-
ies' auxiliary of the Miami Jewish
Orthodox congregation will be held
at the synagogue next Tuesday eve-
ning. March 28. when important
business will be discussed. Plans for
the annual Children's Sader will be
announced. All members and friends
are urged to attend.
Mr. and Mrs. B. Chertkoff will
celebrate their thirtieth wedding an-
niversary Sunday evening. March
26. at the Workmen's Circle hall,
701 N. W. Fifth avenue, and will
welcome their friends there.
Senior Hadassah will hold its
monthly card party at the Strath
i. ven hotel. 411 Ocean drive. Miami
Beach, Tuesday evening, March 28.
at 8:30 p.m. instead of Monday eve-
ning as originally scheduled, in de-
ference to the protest meeting being
held that night. Prizes will be
awarded for high score and refresh-
ments will be served. The public is
Tourists who come to spend the
season here are doing themselves an
injustice, and residents do the same,
by failing to see the wonderful sub-
marine gardens on the coral reef.
A trip to see the wonders of deep
sea vegetation and animal life, coral
and sponge formations on the Glass-
In-Bottom boat in charge of Cap-
tain Metshel which leaves Pier 8 ev-
ery afternoon is well worth taking.
It is a sight that one remembers for
years to come. Nothing like it may
be seen in the North.
An important meeting of the offi-
A SWIMMING POOL ODER
A shayne geschichte hot mir der-
Mein freind Chayim Yankel Allein,
A neiem president hot Amerika er-
Und hert was es iz geshehn.
Wle ihr weist iz der president a
Ober keiner is nisht mit alle maylos,
Darf dcrbei ein umglik sein.
Nu fregt nisht keine shaylos.
Mit yohren zurick is dos gewen
Wen an epidemye hot existirt
1/ mit ihm an umglick geshen
Es hot ihm bayde fiss paralyzirt.
Ober wen der mensh is gross in zin
Meg er hoben sonim fihl
Fihrt es ihm tzum richtigen ort
Am ende erreicht er zein shtreb-
Mit frayd und muzik hot men ihm
Yeder hoft auf bessere zeiten
In der shehner White House er yetzt
Und er versichert unz sein gleich
Bequem zich gemacht in zein nayer
Pluzim derzeht az eppes fehlt
A swimming pool Oder mikvo ruft
es wie ihr wilt.
Die zeitungen hoben es allemen der-
Ver wet sich obzogen fun tzu geben
Az unzer president soil sein gesund
Matonos und gelt abee tzum leben
Alle shiken anile a kind.
A swimming pool fund tut men es
Und es halt shon take bald nit weit
Ihr megt zein sicher mit a zieg
Dos garantirt Amerika dos gold-
Einer shikt geld, a zweiter sein zeit.
Abee di mikve zoll auszehn shehn
Und es halt shon taken bald nit weit
Alle arbeiten gross urtd klein.
Zigel. zement, zamd und laym.
Inzheniren. architeckten giben zayer
Idishe kinder giben zayer shalach
Weil Amerika git unz iden a gute
To Be Extended
In carrying out the traditional
special aid for needy families of
"Mo'os Chitim," the Jewish Welfare
bureau urges all who need aid be-
cause of Passover to apply to the
bureau immediately. Those knowing
of any families who are in need arc
urged to report their names immed-
iately. Everything will be kept in
the strictest confidence.
Those who desire to help in the
worthy cause in the spirit of the
true observance of Passover may
send their contributions to the bu-
reau for this special fund.
Rabbi S. M. Machtei, founder and
director of the Radio Synagog, will
preach over WIOD at 10 o'clock
Sunday morning on "True Love."
Leonard Tobin will deliver the ser-
monette on "Always the Same." In
addition to the sermon there will be
prayers, hymns, scripture reading
and a question box.
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you and get 1-oun-
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THE JEWISH FLORID'AN
Friday, March 24, 1933
"Ask and Ye Shall
Q The Book of Jonah which is
read on the afternoon of the Day of
Atonement always puzzles me. What
is its real meaning?
A. Of all the books which make
up the Bible, the Book of Jonah is
perhaps the most misunderstood one.
It is. however, one of the best known
stories which gives frequent occas-
ion for jest to the mocker, and is a
cause of bewilderment to the literal-
ist believer but offers reason for joy
to the critic Those who insist on
the literal interpretation of the
story of Jonah generally play into
the hands of the skeptical critics
who maintain that all religion is
founded on irrational emotionalism
and superstition. Jonah's whale and
Balaam's ass are the two creatures
mentioned in the Bible which offer
them opportunity for delightful but
The author of the Book of Jonah
is unknown, but its intrinsic value
makes the writer one of Israel's well
We help by trusting sou.
I i-\ payment] from Pass-
over to Rosh Hashona .
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They want something they
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known prophets. If Jonah himself
were the author, the date would at
once be plausibly settled, for Jonah,
the son of Amittai. lived under Jero-
boam II. to whom he prophesied vic-
tory under the Arameans isee II
Kings. 14. 251. But the book no-
where claims to have been written
by Jonah. It is a story about him.
not by him, and every argument is
against so early a date. "Jonah" is
purely a fictitious character, the off-
spring of the author's imaginary
powers just as "Hamlet" is in Shake-
The book was apparently written
at a time when nationalism reigned
supreme in the life of the Hebrews
and. therefore, the need of empha-
sizing the universallstic teachings of
the prophets of Israel more pressing
They taught that God's interest ex-
tends to all the nations of the world.
He punishes sin wherever he finds
it. among the nations as well as m
Israel. But he does not desire the
death of the sinner but that he re-
The anonymous author presented
Jonah as a character who personi-
fies the then prevailing notions of
God and of His relation to the na-
tions of the world. Although God
; commanded him. Jonah did not
to Nineveh. He did not
Ion and hoped it
ild tail. He preached to the peo-
[ Ninei thai
would reject his message, but when
.he ol ai'.
Irst of all. that God has no favor-
ite In thi h ;:nan family and
that Hls purpose had been totl
rstood The Book of Jonah
en lor work: not for
The loving kind-
: God know no bounda:
His tender mercies are over all
works. The whale that swallowed
Jonah and the gourd that grew up
and died down in a few hours are
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A Jew of Nobility
By Edith Ella Davis
It is a noble thing to be a Jew,
The scion of a priesthood rich in
A heritage whose wealth the sages
With banners that the mighty
The law with its stern beauty bound
Its precepts kept in dutiful accord;
A record since creation did begin;
The deep significance
It is a noble thing to be a peer
In family of Israel's honored sons;
1 Is a great tradition to revere
1 hi memory oi the ancient holy
Who.-. :.. never wavered, H10
Who in the darkness dreamed the
Who kept to God thruout the end-
It is a noble thing to be a Jew.
Chicago Jewish Sentinel.
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The popularity of the cape suits
at the winter resorts indicates thai
ire going to be prime favorites
throughout the land when spring
truly makes her bow Cape suit-
are almost universally becoming and
have an air ol 1 ink that all
good sport things havi And then
is no one length or capes, which
ike them difficult to wear
for some. 'I I apes, short
. and capes in between sc
may be suited mo
As previously explained in these
may l Utilized intensively.
That is I ire in three
and the skirt revers-
and the little jacket working
for contrast or harmony as desired,
when worn either with or without
The sketch shows a checked tweed
which fairly shouts spring spoil
wear, as illustrated. The capi and
the skirt are both reversible, plain
on the other side. They are in
greens, blues, tans greys, navy and
black and whiU
mere accidentals, inserted by the
author to brighten the interest and
emphasize the central aim of his
The Book oi Jonah is appropriate-
ly read in the synagogue c. the Das
lot Atonement in order '.0 illustrate
the effects of sincere repentance,
Tile Jewish Floridian takes
pleaar.re in announcing that its
e\e'Uti\e offices are now located
a* 115-416 Security building, op-
posite the post office; phone
2-6493. Editorial offices remain
.11 621 S. \V. Fifteenth avenue.
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thorough preparation for rainy days
that they aren't enjoying todays
It's Just as well that some of us
business men are not required to
pass high school examinations |n
We dislike lecturers who conceal
their manuscript, thus preventing us
from knowing how much longer e
will have to keep quiet.
"One of our well-known New Ha-
ven broadcasters," says the Register
of that place, "invited listeners to
send in requests for what they
wanted played. The first one re-
ceived, said; 'Play checkers or dom-
faith with those who trust us, are
we living up to our obligations if
wc risk their future happiness by
ignoring the problems that would
arise for them if, some day, we
Jul not come home?
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