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The Jewish Floridian
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63 v. : ;
Language:
English
Publisher:
Jewish Floridian Pub. Co.
Place of Publication:
Miami, Fla

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Jewish newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Miami (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Dade -- Miami

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1927?
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-v. 63, no. 20 (May 18, 1990).
General Note:
Editor: Fred K. Shochet, <1959>.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 47 (Nov. 25, 1932).

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University of Florida
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MIAMI, FLORI3 A, OCTOBER 26,1928
Price oc
fen Editors
Are Human
Strange As that May Seem.
[We are grateful to the people of
lami who have expressed their
kproval of our last issue of "The
Iwish Floridian." And we are
|ore than grateful that a good
feal of this appreciation was ex-
ressed not in mere words alone
it by subscriptions and adver-
Bements which we have obtained
Srough their help.
Even Editors are human, and
leing human, are far from being
[he infallible beings they are pop-
ularly supposed to be. Ye Editors
have tried, are trying and will
Continue to try, to make "The
Jewish Floridian" as attractive
ind interesting as is-within their
limited power to accomplish. We
re bound, however, to make mis-
akes from time to time.
And that's just where "You
JJood Readers" can be of help to
js. When you se something in our
[paper that you believe might be
improved upon; if you think of
< some feature that would appeal
! to you and your friends, that
should appear in a weekly -news-
paper, don't be bashful. Just sit
down and write us a little note
and frankly and fully tell us what
; you think. And if it's only pos-
sible and reasonable, rest assured,
[Good Reader, your request will be
[complied with.
We desire to call your especial
[attention to this issue. It contains
[several article of undoubted merit.
The article "On Wings of Song"
should undoubtedly appeal to the
! 'over of things musical. Our De-
partment on "Athletics" invites
your questions and promises im-
mediate replies in the next issue.
In short: We want "The Jewish
Floridian to be your paper in
every sense of the word. We are
here to PLEASE YOU.
Thanks!
Men's Club Is Now
Preparing Surprise
The Entertainment Committee
of the Men's Club of Miami is de-
bating the time and place of a
Ladies Night to begin the winter
season. While no official an-
nouncement has yet been made of
the exact time and place, it is ex-
pected to be replete with novel
features and will more than make
up for the lack of summer enter-
tainment
Nomination and election of of-
ficers will shortly take place.
Jewish Boys On
Stump for Party
While Stanley C. Myers, Harry
Gordon and others of the Jewish
attorneys have been campaigning
for the democratic ticket in the
Greater Miami area, Abe Arono-
vitz has been sent to Key West
where he will deliver several ad-
dresses on Saturday night.
TIRED BUT HAPPY
Jewish Physicians
Are Honored
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Announces New Staff.

The above photograph was taken by the Staff Artist of the Jewish Floridian immediately after
Mr. P. Scheinberg, the retiring President of the Jewish Welfare Bureau, had been presented with a
silver pitcher and tray. Reading from left to right: Mrs. Lois Dobrin, Social Secretary of the
Rureau; Mrs. P. Scheinberg, Mr. P. Scheinberg, and Day J. Apte, the new President of the Bureau.
The Board of Trustees of the
Jackson Memorial Hospital of
which one of the pioneers of Mi-
ami, Isidor Cohen is a member,
last Tuesday announced the names
of those physicians who will com-
prise the new medical staff of the
hospital.
Amongst the consulting physic-
, ians named are Dr. Max Dobrin,
who has acted as one of the con-
sultants of the Jewish Welfare
Bureau for the past several years;
Dr. I. H. Agos active physician in
neurology; Dr. M. D. Kirsch, who
is also well known in musical cir-
cles in Miami, being a member of
the Symphony Orchestra of the
University of Miami, as consulting
physician and specialist in eye
ear, nose and throat cases.
With the standing that the^e
gentlemen have in medical circles
we feel certain the Jackson Memor-
ial Hospital will be the gainer be-
cause of their services and local
Jewish residents will continue to
be proud of their records.
Jewish Welfare
Bureau Meets
Officers and Board Elected.
A well attended meeting marked
the annual gathering of the mem-
bers of the Jewish Welfare Bureau
at the Elk"s Club last Mondav
night.
The meeting was called to order
by Mr. P. Scheinberg, its president
for the past seven years In a few
well chosen words he outlined the
work of the Welfare Bureau and
stressed the fact that while great
importance is paid to the actual
financial and material relief of
those in heed, yet a great deal of
time and effort is placed to help
people get hold of their normal
selves and in social work to te-
unite families. He showed how
the Social worker of the Bureau
makes innumerable visits to the
various Hospitals and homes and
follows up cases of desertions;
helps locate positions for families
and returns strangers to their
home cities.
After the report of the President
and before the nomination of off
cers, Mr. John Wolf was recogniz-
ed and spoke at length on the
work of Mr. P. Scheinberg in the
past several years as President
and concluded with introducing
Mr. J. L. Shochet. In a brief
speech Mr. Shochet told of the
sacrifices Mr. Scheinberg had
made both financially and physic-
all) in order to devote himself t >
the work of the Bureau and on be-
half of the members, officers and
directors of the Jewish Welfare
Bureau presented Mr. Scheinberg
with a beautiful silver pitcher and
tray as a token of the appreciation
of all connected with the Bureau
for his unselfish work. Mr. Day
J. Apte concluded the presentation
with a few well chosen remarks of
his knowledge of Mr. Scheinberg's
work and remarked that he hoped
that the good work done would al
ways remain as a lasting tribute to
Mr. Scheinberg's devotion.
The following officers were un-
animously chosen: Day J. Apte,
President; John Wolf, 1st Vice
Pres.; Sam Kanter, 2nd Vice-Pre*.
Mrs. Anna Benjamin, Treasurer;
Gerald Lewis AssL Treasurer;
Stanley C. Myers, Secretary.
Rabbis Jacob H. Kaplan, and
Israel H. Weisfeld, and Messrs.
Harry I. Magid, Harry I. Lipnitz,
Norman Mirsky, Sam C. Levenson,
Dan Cromer, Lewis Brown, A.
Tauber, and Mesdames D. J. Apte,
P. Scheinberg and Isidor Cohen
were elected as Directors after due
balloting. Drs. Samuel Aronowitz
and Max Dobrin were unanimous-
ly elected on the Board of Direct-
ors, without being balloted upon,
as a tribute to their work for the
sick of the Welfare Bureau.
A rising vote of thanks was giv-
en the retiring Secretary, Jake
Brown and to the Social Secretary
Mrs. Lois Dobrin for their ser-
vices to the Bureau.
An amendment to the Constitu-
tion was adopted creating the of-
fice of Honorary President, and
Mr. P. Scheinberg was unani-
mously elected to the office for
life.
A vote of thanks was extended
the local Elks Club for the use ->f
the Club for the meeting.
Rabbi Dr. Jacob H. Kaplan in-
stalled Mr. Apte as President with
a few words, and Rabbi Israel H.
Weisfeld then installed the remain-
ing officers and expressed the hope
that the records of these newly
chosen officers would be as good
in the future as they had been in
the past
THE BIG IDEA
4
The big idea is to put a page in a paragrapha par-
agraph in a sentencea sentence in a phrasea phrase
in a word. We can't do this often, butit's the BIG
IDEA!
Tampa Y. M. EL A.
Is Wide Awake
Issue* Challenge for Debate.
Mr. Manning A. Bernstein, Exe-
cutive Secretary of the Young
Men's Hebrew Association of
Tampa, Florida, in a very interest-
ing letter addressed to the Men's
Club of Miami issued a challenge
to the local organization for a
series of debates between the two
organizations. He requests that
the first debate be held in Tampa
and subsequently in Miami. The
choice of subject is left to the
Men's Club of Miami. In this let-
ter, the Executnre Secretary of the
Tampa organization expresses the
hope that the Jews of both cities
might be brought closer together
as a result of the proposed debates
to the mutual advantage and ad-
vancement of Tampa and Miami
Jewry.
The Board of Directors of the
Men's Club of Miami will meet
early next week to decide upon tha
challenge.
This Is Not News
BUT
We feel it is of interest to tha
Jewish Community of Miami to let
Ye Editors know of ail the items
which may interest our readers.
So if you want to be goodJoat
drop us a line, or better still
Call 36840
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The Jewish Floridian
A weekly newspaper published at
Miami. Florida
by
The JewiR i Kl.r1.lian PaMlal lag Co.
253 Halcyon Arcade
Phone 36840
Editorial Staff
J. Luiis Shochet
I. Lasky
Be.n Durum
A. Chochom
A. If. ASHEB
THE RABBI
By EJiza'jttk C. Stern
Is not he
Like a friendly elm
With branches making shelter
For every pa ar-b\
That on the highway seeketh peace
Thick and leafy is its secret heart.
But above a silver sheen
Glanceth like laughter
Upon the upper, sunlit, boughs.
Like a highroad is the path to him
Wherever he chooseth to be.
Our friends and leader and teacher
We are maay who have hid
Our sorrows in his secret heart.
-. --king the peace
That shineth from his quiet eyes.
But when we come we joy.
We see the little smile in humor-
ous lines
Curving his gravely-speaking lips.
He is a friend in sunshine and de-
spair.
EDITORIAL
Fortunate is that man in life
who possesses as many friends as
he has fingers. The same thing's
true of communities.
We pass over the checker board
of life and in the passing meet
many people. Some we admirie
for their courage: some we re-
spect for their integrity; some we
cherish for their kindness. These
people we call friends. Then we
go into another room of life and
meet new faces. The former be-
come but a memory.
During our contact with these
people we think that they are our
friends, not realizing that the
world is large and that we are con-
stantly meeting new people. After
til. they are merely acquaintances.
True friends are few. They un-
derstand us and will sacrifice and
suffer for us. They like us for
what we are and not for what we
possess or what we can do for
them.
Giving is their first considera-
tion.
Unfortunately, there are today
two wings in Miamian Jewry. Both
wings, each entitled to live and to
prosper, are merely acquaint-
ances with each other. Wh\ not
lets all be FRIENDS.' Let us all
unite on the common grounds of
welfare work in the Jewish Wel-
fare Bureau, fraternal work in the
Bnai Brith. and civic work in the
Men's Club of Miami.
Once againlet's all be friends.
Modern Trends of American Literature
By ISRAEL H.
(Rabbi Cong. Beth
Is literature responsible for the
times or is it merely a mirror of
a certain period in history? In
other words, is it the writer who
moulds public thought and opin-
ion to any appreciably lasting ex-
tent, or are his words merely an
echo of existing thoughts and ten-
dencies? Taken at face value this
question must appear moot and
eminently qualified to take its
place in the vicious circle, side
Dl side with that old reliable
which preceded which-the egg or
the hen? Possibly so. And yet
the question remains as interesting
as ever.
Think of an age that* has devel-
oped so quick a tempo of life as
ours has, that is so eagerly con-
tent to live according to the teach-
ings of Omar Khayyam I with
modern American variations. The
"jug of wine" has been magicallv
transformed into a "hip-flask,"
and 'underneath the bough" has
been changed to read "the rumble
-eat of a roadster" I that hugs
LIFE so violently that it threat-
ens to "choke the life out of life"
to cap the climax, picture a gen-
eration intellectually inclined, but
which is so fearful it will "miss
the show" that it takes its educa-
tion standing, in fitful doses of
>utlines: The Outline of Philoso-
phy; The Outline of History;
the Story of Literature; the A.B.C.
of Chemistry, etc., etc. (For one
blessed witih more leisure time
than myself, I suggest the writing
of a book called "The Outline of
Outlines." This should prove
'The Great American Book" that
Minors and critics have been vain-
ly'seeking for a number of years),
picture that much-adjectived gene-
WEISFELD
David, Miami I
ration displaying a decided flair
for biographies of all Mid-Victor-
ian-.
Conclusive proof of the master v
of mind over matter? That the
zealous guardians have sucr eeded
in -laving the many-headed hydra
and have restored the garden of
literature to it* former grandeur
and pristine innocence? Hardly
. Rather would one hazard the
opinion that the present genera-
tion is vainly seeking to find in
tru? literature of that era. that,
which its own life fails to offer
placidity, contentment, peace.
Incidentally it might here be men-
tioned that probably no other pe-
riod in literature has witnessed
such an avalanche of biographies
and autobiographies as has come
since the World War. But there
is a fallacy in this assumption.
For these biographies are not
mere biographies like Ibsen's
"problem plays." These biog-
raphies are "purpose biograph-
ies." And their purpose is ex-
tremely praiseworthy. First, show
that a certain man was great.
When the reader has become con-
vinced of his greatness, sling as
much mud as possible at the great
man but do not cover him com-
pletely. Permit a few spots of
greatness to be noticed through
the blotches of mud. The recipe
is childishly simple. Select any
great man whose name and
achievements have inspired men
for many years; insinuate or state
bluntly (his descendants possess
too much good taste to drag the
matter into court), that he was
vulgar, dishonest and immoral
and, behold, you have a "best sel-
ler." (The reader will recall
"The Life of Washing on." by
Rupert Hughes: "This Side Idol-
atry, purporting to be ai account
of the life of Dickens; aid the re-
cent "Life of Gladstone'). Our
generation pauses for a moment
as each hero is dragged from his
pedestal into the mire, grins dia-
bolically, nods its head it approv-
al, and hastily passes to the next
pedestal to "have more fun."
What is the cause of tkis? Can
it be that we are so brutilly hon-
est that we can stand n< shame,
even in the highly wnerated
dead." Our daily life haidly sub-
stantiates this theory. Or, is it
that our generation knowing it is
wicked, in self-justifica ion, at-
tempts to show that the past, as
exemplified by its great nen, was
also wicked?
So much for biography There
is another and much moje laud-
able trend in modern literature.
Time was when James Bairie was
preferred to Leo Tolstoy in this
country, not so much beciuse of
the former's whimsicality, but be-
cause all his stories were so Peter
Panny. with happy endings, while
those of the latter were too *tark
and realistic. Nowadays, while
Barrie and his like still enjoy
great favor in this Country it is
alongside such names as Ibsen,
Tolstoy. Dostoyevsky and >thers.
And quite naturally so.
A country, for years taunted by
the subtle irony of Cabel!, the
sneering contempt of Mencken,
the regularly appearing jibes of
Sinclair Lewis, .and the passion-
ate denunciations of Upton Sin-
clair must eventually come to the
realization that episodes in every-
day life do not always end 'with
"And they lived happily ever af-
ter." Thus the birth of realism
in American literature. The
school of the realists is compara-
tively young. Of the few realists
who come to mind. Sherwood An-
derson is probably the greatest. In
fact, he might almost be termed
the Father of American Realists.
Worthy lieutenants in the strug-
gle to introduce realism into
American literature are Theodore
Dreiser and Ernest Hemingway.
Although a late arrival. Jim Tull'y
also might be included. As yet
Russian and American realism are
not identical. The Russian real-
ist concerns himself more with the
inner man. with the details of emo-
tion, with the paradoxical work-
ings of the human mind, than
does his American contemporary.
And yet. prrhap*. unknowingly,
we are witnessing the creation of
a new branch in realism. The ab-
ruptness of remarks, the staccato
like sentences and the constant
repetition of stark scenes, remin-
iscent of the steady patter of rain
on the roof of n lonely shack, all
may be symptoms of a new st\le
in realism tha bids fair to be-
come a permanent integral part of
American literature.
Things Theatrical
Bub Burton, leading man of the
Burton-Garrett Players, in the
principal role of "the Whole
Town's Talking." which has been
Ploying all week at the Scotti-h
Kile Temple Theatre this week
so ma to have appealed to the Mi- /
amians. Many pleasant things aie
being said about him. and mcst
pleasant of all is the fact that
those who have attended the per-
formances have signified their at-
tention of returning. Miami needs
a good stock company and we feel
that a good company playing n
varied repertoire wilj receive the
support of local theatre goers.
Beginning Sunday the company
will present "Pigs," what is prom-
ised to be an out of the ordinary
comedy containing many laughs,
for the audience.
SAY*
Editor1! Note: Our readers, ue feared,
uould not understand Tony's DialecUc
English, so ice have tramlated it for
your benefit.
When I came to this Country,
I looked around for a job; didn't
want to shine shoes, and didn t
know how to be a barber. I asked
my friends for advice and after
long consultations. 1 bought a
monkey and a hand organ. "Offi-
cial Organ" they called it. It play
an) tune and any song you want
It play funerals, and it play
church music. Everything, any-
thing. The monkey he do any-
thing you want. He is a 'ell of a
fine monkey, and he dance to any
tune that the "Official Organ"
play. Now, I write and tell you
of some of the tunes the "Official
0. can" grinds out.
At the meeting of the Jewish
Welfare Bureau friend "PINKY"
opened the meeting with "The
Constitution and by-laws of this
Bureau provides that the Annual
meeting must be held annually
once a year.
Ain't that clever?
At the Friendship League the
other night one of the young lad-
ie- was talking of the modern style
of women's dress. "Do you know,"
she cried to her audience, the
majority of whom were of her own
- \. "that our present style of
sensible clothing has reduced ac-
i idents on trains and busses by at
least SO per cent?" She paused to
let this sink in. It gave one of
our bright young friends his op-
portunity. "You'll excuse me," our
gentleman friend said, politely,
"but why not do away with ac:i-
dents altogether?*1
A prominent Editor coming
home with his golf clubs from a
match with a Rabbi, was over
taken by a friend.
"Well," asked the friend, "how
did you make out today?"
"Not so badly," replied the
Editor, "I took only 72."
"W by," exclaimed the friend,
"that's wonderful."
"I thought so. too. I'm going to
try the second hole tomorrow."
My idea of a mistaken identity
i- when a man finds his wife sew-
ing a teeny weeny garment and
then learns that she is making a
new dress for herself.
Something often heard about
town these days. "You can alwayj
tell a bad egg when he's broke."
You can't always build a news-
paper with a pair of shears, a po'.
of glue and contemporary dailies.
My idea of a bad impression is
one made by a lip-sticked kiss.
When an egg gets bad. it's
thrown out.
When a maid gets old, she be-
comes a wall flower.
But when a news item gets old,
it suddenly reappears in a weekly
disguised as fresh news.
Respectfully referred to our eg.
teemed Rabbis as a splendid sub-
ject for a sermon. "The fate of the
world depends on small things."
As a hintsuppose, just suppou
that instead of a fig leaf, Eve
had picked a leaf of poison ivy.
II you think ignorance ISN'T
bliss, observe the happy express-
ion of the man who has just
bought a used car.
High Life
l p at seven
\\ ash and dress;
Eat some breakfast
More or less;
Crowd on street car,
Go to work
Hate to do it,
Liross like Turk.
Work all morning.
Out to lunch
Ham and hen fruit,
Sadly munch
Back to labor,
Work till five;
Home for dinner
Still alive.
Go to movies,
Home at ten;
Sleep and start
All over again.
If you praise the world, you are
a Poly anna: if you mention its
faults, you are a swell headed ep-
ic if you merely use discretion,
>ou are dumb.
Matrimony carries off more
single girls than any other epidem-
ic.
Institutions of learning are
pawnshops where little men and
little women borrow for a short
span of years the thoughts of the
_'ieat.
W hen a man meets
downtown he always
what it will cost him.
his wife
wonders
Necks cause a lot ef trouble
DO) 's necks must be washedgirl's
necks must be praised and; wo-
men's necks must be adorned;
and necks are what they HANG
you by.
// you like any of our stuff,
take it and give US credit. If
you don't want to give US cred-
it, take it and "The De'il take
you."


On Wings of Song
By David Ewen
One music season follows an-
other in an inevitable sequence,
like so many waves, carrying up-
on their crests flotsam and jetsam
but occasional shells which con-
tain latent gems. A season has
just passed, another one is about
to arrive,and between the going
and coming it may be wise to re-
flect on what the past has wrought.
And while the coming season is
yet in somnolence and the new
music which it will bring yet un-
heard, we might summon up re-
membrance of things past so that,
with our feet firmly planted in
yesterday we can look more criti-
cally and more penetratingly upon
today.
Felix Mendelssohn it was who
gave birth to a long line of great
Jewish composers. He was the first
of the great composers of his race.
Himself a delicate and sensitive
soul which quivered under the
touch of any exotic influence, his
music is as delicate as he was. Like
Mozart, Mendelssohn seemed to
have an innate genius for express-
ing his messages in silken deli-
cacy. His orchestration is as frag-
ile and as tender as precious china-
ware. Instinctively he chose the
proper balance: he could attain
sonority without becoming pomp-
ons or raucous. And he could
depict sensitive delicacy without
becoming as tenuous and inexpres-
sive as Debussy. Intensely emo-
tional, he was. however, too much
of an artist to permit his music to
froth with vapid passions. He is
restrained ami careful and hi*
emotional outpourings are the re-
actions of a highly sensitive artist.
All the virtues of the Romantic
period--of which he is the epitome
find their embodiment and per-
fection in Mendelssohn's music.
The tender poetry of Schumann,
the effeminate charm of Chopin,
the melodic robustness of Anton
Rubinstein, and the exaggerated
emotions of a Meyerbeer,all
have grown out of Mendelssohn's
music just as Minerva grew out
of the head of Jove. His fellow-
JewsMeyerbeer and his creation
of the Romantic opera, Rubinstein
and his founding of a nationalistic
Russian idiom, Joachim and his
sweeping Hungarian musicimi-
tated Mendelssohn with blindness
and with groping. But they are
lesser personalities, filling in the
period between two giantsFelix
Mendelssohn and Gustav Mahler.
To the great music-audience,
Gustav Mahler is an incompre-
hensible pedant of musical com-
position. But to the scattered few
of learned musiciansas typified
by Arnold Schonberg, Richard
Strauss, Tschaikowsky, Brahms,
Nickisch, etc.he was and is one
of the greatest Titans of the sym-
phony; the first to lead the way
to the moderns. Mahler did not
content himself with tinkling, per-
fumed melodies which deliciously
tickle the ear and the senses but
which are shallow and stagnant.
Mahler did not, like Wagner, revel
but in massive orchestral fabrics;
or even, like Brahms, did he de-
light in the sumptuous, sensuous
ecstasy of human emotions.
Mahler is a metaphysician and
music is his metaphysics. In the
Second Symphony he voices the
tongue of destiny, wherein the
I death of a Hero in his gallant
Promethean struggle to learn what
I life and death really are, is depict-
[ed. The Third Symphony is to
Nature, not overbubbling with a
Beethovian exuberance in the de-
llicious presence of countrysides,
[but rather the outcry of a bewild-
jered Spinozistic Pantheist who
I seeks out the inherent meaning of
I Nature. The Fifth Symphony is
one of the greatest threnodies in
all music, a grim, tragic disserta-
tion on Death. The Eighth is a
Faustian pursuit for the vain hap-
piness and joy of life; the Ninth,
as a gigantic culmination of Mah-
ler's superhuman struggles with
the philosophic problems of life,
is, aptly enough, a docile resigna-
tion to it.
William Mengelherg has called
Mahler's Nine Symphonies greater
than Beethoven's. But the greatest
appreciation of all has come from
the pen of Arnold Schonberg, fore-
most of modern composers, who
dedicated his valuable book on
harmony to the memory of his im-
mortal teacher:
"This book is dedicated to Gus-
tav Mahler. It is hoped that this
dedication might give him some
small joy while he still lived.
"But Gustav Mahler had to fore-
go far greater joys than that which
the book might have brought him.
This martyr, this saint, had to
leave this earth before he had so
far advanced his work as to be
able to hand it over to his friends
in all tranquility.
"I should have contented myself
with offering him this satisfaction.
Hut now that he is dead it is my
wish that my book may bring me
this esteem, that none may gainsay
me when 1 say. Truly he was a
great man!"
Then came the revolt. Music,
it was feared, had become too
mug and complacent: it was too
artificial in the orgiastic orchestra-
tion and SUmptUOUS development
that Wagner had given it, and in
the elaborate emotions of the Ro-
mantics and Brahms. But more
grievous than all this, music was
becoming too stereotyped. Due to
the limited number of scales in
existence, musicit was feared
waa beginning to repeat itself. A
revolt was needed, a revolt against
th' stiff rules of the past. Of this
revolt, Arnold Schonberg was the
prophet.
Arnold Schonberg's idiom is in-
dubitably his own. The "Gurre-
Lieder" has its roots in no other
music; it is a new weird twist in
the language of music. Before the
Gurre-Lieder" Schonberg had com-
posed Verklaerte Nacht lucid.
fluent contrapuntal writing in
which the exquisite mood of a
sensuous night is entrapped in
gossamer, delicate tone-colors. It
remains Schonberg's most beauti-
ful music and one of the high-
peaks of twentieth century music.
Schonberg has always hated
superfluities. One of his earliest
theories was that music, to be sub-
lime, must be denuded of all sup-
erficiality, of all extraneous mater-
ial, of all unnecessary appendages
and must present its terse message
succinctly. Brevity, therefore, is
the soul of Schonberg's wit. One
of his Five Compositions for Or-
chestra is merely six bars! Schon-
berg's orchestration, moreover, is
threadbare and transparent; it
consists only of those instruments
which are absolutely essential to
the message. Schonberg will, there-
fore, seldom use the tympani and
never the triangle, glockenspiel,
snares, etc.all of which color
music but are not essential to it.
He must pierce into the very heart
of music; he must be absolutely
to the point without any subter-
fuge or circumventions; he must
reveal his message in its baldest
altitudes. Of modern composers,
therefore, he is the expressionist.
But somewhere in France, a
group of young talented musicians
felt that Schonberg's brutal aton-
ality and gruesome nudity were
making music too dryland color-
less, too stiff and expressionless.
It feared that music, becoming so
pedantically intellectual, was now
beginning to consist merely of a
bundle of tricks and theories.
It was then that this group the
now famous "French-six" headed
by two Jews, Darius Milhaud and
Arthur Honegger-realized that
music, if it was to achieve sublim-
ity, must blend its gushing emo-
tions of the Romantics with the
stern intellectualism of the mod-
erns. And so, the French six de-
termined to free music from pris-
on of pedagogy and theory. It
hoped, by injecting a light touch
in composing, to make music more
pliantly plastic to various differ-
ent expressions of emotions than
it was under the fingers of other
moderns. The French-six, there-
fore, restored to wit, satire and
irony as means to procure their
deft and sportive style.
They are two musical rascals
Milhaud and Honegger. "Les
Mariees" of Honegger is a master-
piece of satire and the heavy, over-
colored style of Wagner is ridi-
culed deliciouslyespecially the
grandiose funeral march conduct-
ing the dead Siegfried to his grave.
"Pacific 231" is a futuristic tribute
to the machine age. The engine
grates and shrieks and roars. And
one gets a powerful kinacsthetic
sensation in hearing it. Milhaud,
too, uses humor. In one of his
compositions the shimmy is em-
ployedin all its rascally impu-
dence. In another, the mellow
wailings of a Negro appear. He
has borrowed his effects wherever
he could find them, and his music
is completely effective.
In America, in the meanwhile,
the Jazz idiom was fully develop-
ed, and two JewsGeorge Gersh-
win and Aaron Copland-develop-
ed it. They developed polyrythm
and made it a powerful organ of
kinacsthetic expression. Gershwin's
"Rhapsody in Blue" is capricious,
whimsical, humorous but through-
out thoroughly American. In it,
jazz is thoroughly emancipated
and freed from the sterile prison
of Tin-Pan Alley. A miracle of
rhythmic ingenuitywhere changes
of time are achieved by subtle ties
and rubatos and convenient rests
a monument of coherent form
and a ponderous vessel of the wine
of melodic- lyricism, it remains the
outstanding music that America
has brought to the altar of art.
The Jazz Piano-Concerto is an ad-
vance merely in form. In content.
it is equal to the Rhapsody. This
season will tell uswith an
"American in Paris" whether
Gershwin is advancing in his art.
Aaron Copland is not the inspir-
ed musician that Gershwin is but
he is the complete technician. The
"Music for the Theatre" is not
wholly jazz. In this suite of
dances there are unmistakable mo-
ments of it. But, by far, the lovli-
est portions are serious, classical
themes and harmonies. It is the
Jazz Piano Concerto which is Cop-
land's most important work, and
a development of the jazz techni-
que. Jazz, here, adds a warmer
and more lustrous color to the
harmonies; it helps Copland at-
tain the sweeping, dynamic effect
for which he was striving. In the
Concerto, the rhythms interweave
with one another like threads of a
carefully knit scarf. One cannot
tell where they begin or where
they end. They are the rhythms
of debauchery. They rush through
the music like a gust of mighty
wind. All the lyrical themes bend
and sway before them. They fill
the music with a thunderous in-
tensity that locks the work into a
coherent unity.
One other preeminent composer
lives in America, but he composes
his music irrespective of trends
and eras. Ernest Bloch is not a
modernist although he utilizes
modernism. Nor does the vigorous
tongue of jazz interest him. Only
the purely classical music of Beet-
hoven and Brahms has seduced
him and it is in their idiom that
be tries to phrase his message. His
message? At first it was the Jew
the wrinkled, haggard, stooped
Jew on whose face are engraved
the thousand fingerprints of mis-
fortune and hardships but here
his message is cramped. The "Is-
rael Symphony" is not inspired
from beginning to end. It was
when he renounced his Hebrew
idiom that Bloch found himself.
The Quinete is a prophecy. It is
a music whichlike Beethoven's
last quartetsseems to link the
mundane world with the celestial
one. It seems to be a religion of
its own, uniting all of mankind
into an inseparable and undo -
standing brotherhood.
A new season is now yawning
before us. New music by Ernest
Bloch, George Gershwin, Aaron
Copland, Darius Milhaud will re-
ceive performance. Arthur Honeg-
ger is coming here to perform his
latest works. What story will this
Season tell us and what part will
the Jew play in it r* We wait for
an aswer impatienlK.
SOCIETY--Continued
Immediately after the election
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last Monday night a reception was
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Mr. and Mrs. Harry I. Magid, Har-
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Shochet, Mr. Nathan Adelman and
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SOCIETY
A verv enjovable afternoon va-
.-eminent in i
Je*.- M"
P. Sdwiul 5h" nandoah at a
Brids:'- partv given in booo)
Mr-, Hellei Havana. Prize*
_*arded to the I orer
at each table an i i H -t prize to
booor. After the
game a buffet lunch was served in
the dining room. The table **
ited *:th cut flowers
and fern-, and the centerpiece
-: : an antique lace
ri- hl> arrangi
\rr;or:j tb Mrs,
.. I \r Bowitx, Mrs. Max
Ghertler. Mrs. I-idore Cohen. Mrs,
Harrj I Magid, Mr-. M. Sehein-
berg. Mrs. J. L Sbochet, Mrs. Abe
Aronov.it/. Mr-. E Cohen of New
York Cit\. Mr?. Richter. Mrs. Set
den, Mr-. K. J. Wolpert. Mr?. Jack
Bern-t'' :.. Mr?. Bernard Gordon.
Mrs. Seiden. and the guest of hot.-
or Mr?. HelW.
Mr-. \:.:..i Benjamin
loved Tr- Wei-
Bureau, honored and estemed

with I

-t.v- y- j- in ('
mania her native countn
.-lit risit bei relatives. Mr-.
smin ha- promu
of her ez| while in Eu
:...- the
"The Jewi-h Floridian" and her
lea trill shortly appear.
I -ngratulation? are being ex-
Mr. and Mr-. L > SI
iro upon the arrival of a son ^ ed-
it the J Mem-
I' M ther and ton
are d thank you.
Rudkh i- a- happy as
-.me of the bird? he s*-ll-.
Mr. and Mr-. I. .:- Illoomfield
rtained last I lesdav nisht at
-
who has
New *1 rk <.itv.
eautiiully
- i v ith
Mrs. .1 Berg. Mi nd Mrs W.
I \\ Mr. and Mr-. !
'.iifield. Mr. and Mrs. frank
Mr. and Mr-. Harry
Smith and daughter >: Piti-.- ^r^'h.
Th' 'A Lillian
Drench to Peter Jacob? of Chi-
i 1^0. 111. ha- ju-t r*-n annoir
Drei the daughter of
Mr. and Mr-. H. M. Drevi h who
I .' been residenui ( Miami for
a numl its.
Mi?- !'- it h wl is now %i-it-
latives in Chi if pei t-
ed to return to Miami shortly,
^hi' ;:ient v. ill be
madi z date.
Mr. Arnold Volpe one of the
popolar and beloved i<-ader-
- al in the versil
Miami has ju^t returned wi'h
Mrs. \ '.!pe from a tour thr
Europe, and n to
enlarge musical work at the Uni-
ty. He will resume da i
at the University this week.
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One of the Social events of the
rriase of Beatrice
H.-: : Mr. Je>?^ Saltzberg la*t
night at the Alcazar
The ballroom of the hotel
va- beaatrfnlh decorated and af-
forded a .-ndid setting for
the beautiful gowns of the bridal
party.
The maid of honor was Mini
. Harri-. a -ister of the bride.
Matri of Honor were: Mrs. Svd-
ney Avner and Mr?. E. B. Saltz-
Bridesmaids were Miss Ad-
- and Harriet Saltzberg.
Mr. E. B. Saltzberg acted as
best mat I mien v.'-re: Syd-
\vner. Leo Ackerman. Larry
Taul*r and Baron de Hirsch Mey-
er.
Aaron Farr head of the Glee
Club of the University of Miami
and one of the prominent music-
ian? of this city played the wed-
ding march. Mr-. H. U. Feibel-
mar. "0. Promise Me."
Rabbi Dr. Jacob H. Kaplan of
Tempi- I-ra*-! :r. iated at the
remony.
Immi liateh after the ceremony
utiful n j served to
the larj-- numl"-: -
was I bv all.
["he I ridal couple left for a trip
* ith 1 tl if f. nermoon.
1 ngratul ihow-
ipon Mr. and Mr-. David
G pon the arrival of a
- week. Both
mother and daughter are in splen-
did health and enjoying their itaj
at th* Jackson Memorial HospitaL
Mr. and Mr-. Morris Small en-
tertained at Bridge la-t Sundav
night at their horn*- in R
in honor of Mr. and Mr?. Harry
I-. -. Among present were
Mr. tnd Mrs. Moe kurman. Mr.
Mrs. U>e Kurman. Mr. an^
\\ rlarrj Isaa> -. Mr. and Mr-.
\i. Banks and Mr. and Mrs.
J. I. bet Beautiful pri/^
L \t a late hour re-
!
Mr. and Mr-. J dler will
the Bar Mitzva of their
Irvine, it Beth Dav id I
oi 5 turdaj mon ing. I > t-
27th at 9:30 a. m. Immedi-
ately after the services refresh-
ment- will he served to all the
lesti and *r.r?hipperi in the
- of the i .-._- station
bj the parent- of the Bar Mitzva.
The numerous friend- of I>-v* i-
Brown were shocked to hear of
illness due to an infection of
the foot which k*-pt him at home.
We join with hi? host of friends
u wishing him a peedy re over]
I "Rafua Shtaymo, and glad
11 lrf> out in a few d,:
We ar>- happ) to learn of the
rn to Miami of R -
ton Berney and her
an extended trip
. While in Phil-
adelphia Mr-. Bernej was taken
ill but i? now in her u?uaul good
health.
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Bnai Brith News
At a recent meeting of the exec-
utive board of the Sholem Lodge
of Bnai Brith. it *a- reported that
the Elks Club had been secured
as a regular meeting hall for the
Lodge. Tho-e h<- bai e v. -
the Elks Club lodge room know
that it i? an ideal location for
Bnai Brilh meetu..-. afJ ding the
necesrorv setting for the -plendid
meeting? the Bnai Brith proposal
fj )
B- -:r:r.:r._- witih the first Thars-
d3> in November, regular meet-
_ will be held on the first and
third Thursday of each and ever]
month. Social affair? v.ill alter-
nate with bu?iness meeting-. All
local member?, their friends and
all members of Bnai Brith vho are
in Miami are urgently requested
to attend the meeting? and help
infuse new life into the local
Lodge.
Forbidden Fruit
By B- -. I1 m
T''ie art the wit Wf
on* max end by one r-.an. I' rot folks
*an: to /:< -
on k -
A respectabk Turkish woman,
t thought
below tl her
. than would our *o
men have th E her
leg

f r a Turkish woman, bow
pretty she might havi u, to
show below the ridge of
hf-r nose. the depth ol irnmor-
alitv-an immoralit] a- de-p down
a- that in one of our women vho
been so brazen as to
leg, however shapely
it might have been, to show above
the ankle-bone. So that while the
moral? of the Turki-: were
mea*urt-d bv \\\<- ar>-a ;' face thev
showed 1-elov* th*- bridge of the
nose, those of the Amerit an wo
men were measured bj the an
leg that showed above the ankle
both ?ubject to the emphatic
qualification, "before tht [>
All of whi set I i
thinking. '-\-n t>. wondering, whet-
irkisl >uth in tl
>f Kemal.
in th>- reign re less
moral in th'-. \ ation bj
: i eir you
nine fa-"- and femil
legs, than were their sires and
grand-ir--- t-> whom such si
were forbidden fruit.
After all. i? there not a lot of
hvpocris] in the clamor we h-ar.
that we are living in a decadent
agethat our youth is unmoral
in their melt away and deprive
depravity of it- -u-tenance. Re-
move the mv?terv that begets curb
"-it\ and the muddled and mud-
died mind of the youth will come
forth clear and clean.
Although I have no ?tati-ti' tn
i>ear me out. I believe, as I look
back to the turbulent day? of Com-
BtO> k. that th- i in ulation of ob-
-riitv in literature at that time
v%a- a- large, in proportion t<
uation, or even larger than it
i- today. There were not nearh
SO many printing? to tho?e books
of other dav- as there are to the
11 daj 1.....k-. but the) were
del; circulated from hand t >
hand, that the] continued to be
read and pas-ed. long after their
covers uere literally worn awav
from the handling. I blame the
Comstock clamor for .hi? condi
tion. the clamor that aroused an
intense curiosity in the moronic
mind. ju?t as the clamor against a
certain story in a certain magazine
some months ago swept the new--
stands clear of the magazine ar.d
brought the story to the attention
of thousands who Other* buj would
never have heard of it.
- iiiation ^ another naned) 'or
cenhj and its l!
i- not
divides

difi. bettei n
in qns k-r time than wili c\
and supp U is nol i!
lirv that attractfl the public to
d book or a playit i- thai in-
:il to want that vvhi'h is
forbiddenthe irrestible tempi i-
tion t'. taste of thoforbidden fi iil
- destroys de-ire. Eyi n
. thai books bordering
upon obscenity are disappointing
the coffers of their publishers and
that nast) plays are being taken
off the boards, not because their
producer? had become virtuous,
but becawsf they no longer attract
a public who have become so sati-
ated that na?tine?- has no further
intere-t for them.
For the obscene books thai I; ve
flooded the country in the last f JW
vear? I have an utter disgust for
the obscenista who pose as literary
lights but who are onb potboiling
perverts, I have the same contempt
a- for anv other pervert. Yet I
."t approve "l the policv of
iression. It i- lik'- smothei ing
and letting the fire smold-
minably.
Xoi do I believe thai the i Id
i- v Bui I do |p"li.-\.-
that : ho have a de ade
or two al us in this \ ale ol
sunshine, ill live to the pi
lem that i? here discussed, much
loser to solution than it i- today.
And having thought over the in li-
ter, and wondered over it. I now
believe that the Turki-h youth of
the reign of Kemal, and the Ameri-
can youth of the reign of Coolidge,
:.ir more moral in their genera-
tion than w- their Bires and
dsires said with all dm- i
spect to our elder-.
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'he Value of Athletics
[knowledge of football
Essential to Enjoy the Game
As the season of football looms
nto the horizon and its followers
re confronted with the realization
Jiat football games are in the off-
ing, artists the world over show a
tendency to draw upon fans of
Football in a stadium as illustra-
tions for their periodicals and
magazines. The usual inference is
that the female fans attend games
if or the purpose of displaying their
hew raiment and that the male fan
[goes to the game for the purpose
[of drinking himself into glorious
[oblivion. Unquestionably the por-
[trayals or sketches are gross exag-
gerations in themselves but to my
I mind there is a tinge of truth in
their conception meaning that few
I fans or spectators understand foot-
ball well.
In the early days of football
history, science was a thing un-
heard of, but with the approach
of the open game and the time,
money and interest spent for the
development of individuals and
teams, we find that football has
become the most scientific of
sports, and its science as a general
rule is within the knowledge of the
players, the coach, and a few
close observers of football. Gen-
erally it sems the spectators do not
begin to understand or realize the
significant features of each play,
their execution and result, but are
only cognizant of a forward pass
being made, a long run perform-
ed or a touchdown or place kick
scored.
To enjoy football in the manner
it should be enjoyed, one should
know the fine points of tackling,
blocking, running the team and to
understand their importance. The
purpose of this article centers in
that statement. It is my wish to
inform you and apprise you of the
fact that football games can be a
great deal more enjoyable to you
were you to read football articles
wherein football is discussed, pay
more attention to the individual
players of the team other than the
one who is carrying the ball, and
realize that without the aid of the
other ten men, the ball carrier can
never advance. Learn the football
rules so that a penalty during the
game can be easily understood by
you. Upon following these
thoughts out you will find your-
self, not a mere spectator at a foot-
ball game, but one who knows
football, and you will find that
your ability to perceive the intric-
acies of the game will enhance
your enjoyment of if.
If any of the readers care to
ask questions about football, I
shall be glad for you to do so,
and a line in this newspaper will
reach me, and I in turn shall en-
deavor to make an appropriate
answer through the medium of
this newspaper.
Moses Mendelssohn, the great
Jewish philosopher, was once
walking on a busy thoroughfare in
Berlin deeply engrossed in
thoughts and uninentionally he
bumped into a heavy set Prussion
army officer. Mendelsohn hasten-
to apologize, but the officer be-
came furious.
"Pig!" he shouted.
Whereupon the philosopher
made a courteous bow, as if res-
ponding to a self-introduction, and
said:
"Mendelsohn."
A DISSATISFIED
RACE
By Oliver Munning
Light is the great, vivfier, and
though it rarely reveals much
more than what we knew existed
all along, it still has the power of
exciting and awakening in us.
Thus I have long been seriously
and painfully oppressed in a rath-
er subconscious way by the patent
discrimination practised upon the
Jew in the several fields of social
and industrial endeavor, as against
the province of politics where
quality is guaranteed him by law.
But it took a ray of light in the
formalas, we can't give the
whole article in one sentence. .
My very good friend, my boss,
and a Gentile, feeling quite liber-
al and magnanimous that he had
at least one Jew in his employ,
waxed expensive and pseudo-seri-
ous.
"What is the matter with you
Jews?" he demanded, "never satis-
fied! Never have enough! Al-
ways excited, grabbing after every-
thing! You don't know what it is
to sit down and be happy and let
well-enough alone."
"Perhaps," I nodded, but said
nothing because I have learned
that when my boss has a burden
on his chest the better part of val-
or consists in letting him unbosom
himself with the least possible
hindrance.
"Now, for instance, I had a
salesman. He started like you, and
I taught him the business from the
bottom up. I lost money on him
at the beginning but I saw he had
good possibilities, so I kept him.
Then, what do you think happen-
ed? Just as soon as he began to
be worth his salt, the fellow slips
off and starts in business on his
own. He's 'Jake Lipsin & Co.' now,
one of our most energetic and suc-
cessful competitors. I guess you'll
end up the same way,' he barked
at me with an air of superior resig-
nationa way bosses have with
employees in whom they confide
after five P. M.
"No-no, I won't," I said weakly
because I am unused to contradict-
ing my boss.
"Yes, you will. You're all the
same," he grew reminiscent. "I
remember in school. There was
one anemic kid wno went after
every prize, and got them, too, by
God, every one of them. That's
what I don't like about you people.
Have no sense of proportion. Road
hogs, that's what you are, crowd
everybody else off. Damn capable,
I'll grant, but it's mostly for your-
selves. You won't co-operate, you
won't accept your position and
wait decently for your chance to
rise. As soon as you can you're
out for yourselves.
"That is why railroads fight shy
of Jews, and other big organiza-
tions. It costs money to train men,
and the Jew, as soon as he has a
little money or a little experience,
wants to set up shop for himself.
Be independent, he calls it. It's
a good attitude," he conceded,
"but it doesn't pay the firm, and
it's no good for business.
"Look at the clothing industry,
one of the biggest in the country
and nobody making any money
out of it. It's bad for labor and
for capital. Why? Because the
Jews got hold of it and every Jew
wants to be his ovyn boss. He'll
lose every cent he's got just to see
his name on a shingle. He'll starve
fourteen hours a day for himself
rather than earn a decent salary
working eight hours for somebody
else.
"Look what has happened to
Zimm," he named one of the big-
gest makers of men's clothing in
the country which recently liqui-
dated, "Zimm was a big man. He
had the makings of a Captain of
Industry.
"He could have bought up all
these little fellows and made a
real industry out of men's cloth-
ing. That's what was done in Steel,
even in the Baking and Grocery
Stores. But no, as soon as he
bought up one little fellow, two
sprang up in his place, some of
the very men he himself trained,"
he gave several instances. "They
lowered prices, cut each others'
throats, lowered wages, had strikes
and nine-tenths of them failed. It
doesn't pay, so big men like Zimm
who's got brains and deserves to
be a boss, is gojng out of the busi-
ness and will put his money into
something else."
I told him politely and gently
how this sad state of affairs de-
veloped historically, how the Jews
were excluded from big business
first and thereby forced into de-
veloping independently, that the
fault was with prejudice and not
with Jewish nature, that any self-
respecting individual who was arti-
ficially relegated to the lower
positions of industry would natur-
ally and inevitably develop his
own opportunities independently.
"That may be, that may be," my
boss admitted, "no doubt you're
right. We're no angels ourselves,
far from it. But I'm just stating
the facts, and facts are facts,
arent they?"
One does not dispute such a
truism, so I went home with the
distressing knowledge that I had
been a poor advocate for my breth-
ren.
Perhaps the only thing I gained
from a four-year course in one of
our great universities is the friend-
ship of one of the professors who
taught psychology there and serv-
ed as vocational adviser to the
students. He was sincerely inter-
ested in Jews,most likely be-
cause the Jewish student body was
comparatively large,as the rec-
ord of a fate that made them
"nature's most significant social
and human experiment."
I brought this scientist my heavy
conscience.
"Your boss is not a Babbitt," he
said after my story, "he's ninety
per cent right. The Jews are the
most chronic rebels in history and
what I term the most persistently
dissatisfied race. That is how to
explain the facts th?t are perplex-
ing your boss, and also, if we want
to become profound, that is the
explanation of a good bit of pre-
judice that makes conservative em-
ployers fight shy of Jews and al-
lows them to employ Jews only
when Jewish ability is indispens-
able.
"You can't predict a Jew. You
forsee what he'll do next The
Jew always wants the millenium
and that makes him an uncomfort-
able person to have around. He
has a mania for seeing the seamy
side of everything and a mission-
ary zeal for correcting faults. Now
correcting faults means change,
and change spells trouble, especi-
ally to the man who is satisfied
with himself and his position in
the world. His one fear is that
when the cards are dealt next time
he won't get such a good hand
The "Jew expects a better deal."
"That's good for progress."
"For progress, yes, but not for
pleasant social intercourse, which
is the binder or cement of big
business. Your boss doesn't care
to have his faults emphasized or
corrected. Habit is less profitable,
perhaps, but it makes life easier
and more pleasant. The Iconoclast
is never popular. Even in the most
- progressive firm his presence is
soon sensed by the complacent
boss and he is eliminated. Your
boss couldn't tell this because he
doesn't understand the scientific
jargon. He based his conscious
opinion on the more evident and
rational facts that have developed
from this peculiarity of the Jewish
mental attitude."
"But in the long run this dis-
satisfaction works for the general
good of industry and humanity at
large."
"I'm not so sure. Rebellion and
independence, like all virtues in
excess, approach vice. You see
what happened to the Jews as a
nationality. They know not the
value of a little stupidity that will
follow a plan of action blindly
and ignore the little defects or
even the big ones. To make a mis-
take isn't a crime. Better do some-
thing wrong than do nothing at all
because you can't choose between
eight or ten panaceas. I have seen
Jews continue the same leader in
office year after year, not because
they were pleased with himthey
vociferously opposed him and tied
his hands, and refused to co-oper-
ate with him so that he could do
nothing either bad or goodthey
kept him in office because they
could not agree on a successor.
One can scarcely call that progress
or even intelligence."
"The fact that we survived
where others failed shows that we
were right."
"It shows nothing of the sort.
It shows only that you survived,
that is, as a race, and others as a
race died, the benefit of which to
you is disputable. Better to have
lived your life and died as the
Greeks and Romans did, and as
we Americans eventually will do,
than to groan through 2,000 years
like a tortured ghost What good
has your survival done?"
"Our culture."
"Your culture, what is beautiful
and good in it, would have surviv-
ed your death as a race even as
happened with the Greek and Ro-
man cultures. You're going to tell
me you've given great leaders to
humanity, Einstein, Spinoza, the
whole list, I know them. That's
all very noble for Einstein, Spin-
oza and Co., but what good do
they do the Jew? It's beautiful
philanthropy to be martyrs for
humanity but charity should begin
at home. Let's get back to the in-
dividual Jew, who is very individ-
ualistic and self-conscious. How
does he benefit from this Jewish
trait of emphasized dissatisfaction
and concomitant rebellion? Is he
happier, is he better? Does hu-
manity at least appreciate bis
sacrifice?some satisfaction in
that No, the only recognition he
is given is 'Jews need not apply.''
"The Jew is happy in his role of
the dissatisfied Spirit After all he
does a great deal of good for the
world at large including industry
and as for himself, he is fulfilling
his nature," I suggested.
"That is hard to say. This spirit
of rebellion, of dissatisfaction
with the yoke of mass co-opera-
tion,, of desire for individual in-
dependence may be in the Jewish
blood, inherited from a long line
of ancestors similarly disposed, or
it may be trained in the Jewish
child generation after generation.
You know that certain prejudices,
psychological attitudes and biases,
ways of looking at things, have a
way of persisting generation after
generation, through thousands of
years, by the simple process of
passing from mother to child, al-
most breathed in from the atmos-
phere that is shared by his im-
mediate family. This latter ex-
planation is the one I incline to
as the explanation of the Jewish
complex. But, whatever the rea-
son, this, like any other alien com-
plex, is suspected by the indigen-
ous population and in this case
doubly suspected because it takes
the universally dreaded form of
rebellion and desire for change."
"So that's how science explains
my boss's prejudice?"
"Yes, but don't let it keep you
awake nights. Live your Jewish
instincts, traditions and prejudices.
That's the only way to be happy,
for if your prejudice is to sec
faults, to be dissatisfied, then to be
dissatisfied is to be happy. After
all, prejudices are mental habits
and are goodof course with the
exception of a few pernicious pre-
judices which enlightened men
have been trying to eradicate since
Abraham went out of Hauran, and
before."
The above article will natural-
ly evoke thought on the par' ol
our readers. In view of the lUm-
erous signs hung out in from <>*.
many apartment huoses "GE2U
TILES ONLY" at the present time
here in Miami and in Mi mii
Beach, we fel that the above arti-
cle is well worth studying.
We invite the opinion ol our '
readers on this subject and its at-
tendant circumstances; especially
their reaction to the signs referred
to and how the opinions expressed
by the Gentile boss in this article
have impressed them.
Letters should not be more than
three hundred words long and
should be written in ink, prefer-
ably typewritten, on one side of
the page only.
Ye Editors.
The Test of a Man
The test of a man is the fight he
makes,
The grit that he daily show
The way he stands on his feet and
takes
Fate's numerous bump^ and
blows.
A coward can smile when theitfl*
naught to fear,
When nothing his progress
bars,
But it takes a man to stand up and
cheer
While some other fellow
stars.
It isn't victory, after all,
But the fight that a brother
makes;"
The man, who, driven against the
wall,
Still stands erect and takes
The blows of fate with head held
high,
Bleeding and bruised and
pale,
Is the man who'll win in the by
and by,
For he isn't afraid to fail.
Jt's the bumps you get and the
jolts you get,
And the shocks that your
courage stands.
The hours of sorrow and vain re-
gret,
The prize that escapes your
hands,
That test your mettle and prove
your worth;
It isn't the blows you deal.
But the blows you take on this
good old earth
That show if your stuff is
real.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
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Beth David
TEMPLE ISRAEL
Friday night services will be
conducted by Rabbi Dr. Jacob H.
Kaplan who will preach on "The
best way to destroy Religion." The
augumented choir will sing as us-
ual.
The Junior Congregation of
which Leonard Epstein is Presi-
dent will meet Sunday morning at
10 A. M. in the Temple proper
Mr. David Goodman who has had
considerable experience in this
line of endeavor has consented to
direct the meetings which will
feature an "Open Forum" and dis-
cussions on current topics of
Jewish interest.
The attendance at the Religious
School which meets in Kaplan
Hall every Sunday morning at 10
a. m. has greatly increased and
the staff of capable teachers are
earnestly at work teaching the
young. The religious school is
presided over by Dr. Kaplan as
Superintendent, Mr. Leonard Ep-
stein, Asst. Supt. and Mrs. Gordon
Davis in active charge.
Emunah Chapter
O. E. S.
A regular meeting of the Chap-
ter was held Thursday night and
was well attended.
A meeting of the Loyalty Club
will be held at the home of Mrs.
Dan Ruskin, 1772 S. W. 9th St.
on Thursday, November 1st at 8
p. m. o'clock. All members of the
Eastern Star and their friends are
cordially invited to attend.
Local Zionist
District
Chesed Shel Ernes
Two services are conducted at
Beth David regularly every Fri-
day niht. The early service or
"Minyan" begins with "Mincha"
at 5:30. Late services begin at
8 p. in. o'clock and will include
several new features. Rabbi Is-
rael H. Weisfeld will preach the
sermon on the subject "Shall bro-
ther rise against brother?" Can-
tor Morris Shoulson will render
several solos. A feature of the
services will be a continuation of
"Testimonies of Great Nations" to
be led by one of the members of
the Congregation. In line with the
innovation begun several weeks
ago, a member of the congregation
will offer a prayer. The first
prayer was offered two weeks ago
by Mr. Isidor Cohen and last
week by Daniel Cromer.
The attendance at the Sunday
School classes increased more than
thirty per cent since its beginning.
Registration for the Talmud
Torah which is held daily will
continue for two weeks more and
will then close for the season.
The local District of Zionists
which has been very dormant for
the past several months has once
again begun activities under the
leadership of Harry I. Lipnitz.
At the convention of the South
em Region No. 10 of the Zionist
Organization of America which
takes in the State of Florida Mr.
Lipnitz was designated Chairmen
for the State of Florida. In view
of the fact that Miami is not the
strongest in point of Zionistic
achievement this appointment was
a personal tribute to Mr. Lip-
nitz.
The work for which an appeal
will shortly be made comprises all
the activities of Zionist Organiza-
tion of America, Keren Hayesod,
Jewish National Fund, Hadassah,
Junior Hadassah, Hebrew Univer
sity and all Mizrachi Institutions.
Committees have been appoint-
ed, one of the most important be-
ing the Nomination Committee
which is to recommend names for
the officers and Directors of the
District for the ensuing term.
The first mass meeting at which
prominent speakers will address
the audience will be held Thurs-
day night November 8th at Beth
David Synagogue.
Among the active workers of
the local District are Baron de
Hirsch Meyer Secretary and John
Wolf, Treasurer.
Beth David Sisterhood
One of the series of card par-
ties that the Sisterhood of Beth
David has been conducting for
the benefit of the Talmud Torah
of Beth David was held at the
home of Mrs. Samuel Aronovitz
1820 Southwest 11th street, last
Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Max
Ghertler assisted Mrs. Aronovitz
in entertaining the large number
of guests present. There were
twenty tables of bridge and beau-
tiful prizes were awarded to the
highest scorer at each table.
A beautiful lamp shade, do-
nated by Mrs. P. Scheinberg, was
raffled and Mrs. M. Silver was
the lucky recipient of the prize.
Refreshments were served and
a good time was had by all.
Among those present were: Mes-
dames I. Harris, S. I. Besvinick,
M. Pepper, A. Pepper, Chas. Gold-
stein, Silver, Leibovitz, R. J. Wol-
pert, J. Kaplan, A. Seiden, Rosen-
stock, I. Tannenbaum, I. Buck-
stein, J. Katz, H. Oliphant, H. I.
Homa, H. Greenfield, S. Richter,
Mrs. Cohen, of New York; Isidor
Cohen, M. D. Kirsch, S. Simon-
hoof,' A. Saul. M. Kandel, Silver-
stein, H. H. Farr, Lewis Brown, S.
Zirm.
-raped.
ground
In the Spring of 1927, spurred
on by the fact that in a number of
instances when poor Jews had
died there arose quite some diffi-
cult) about the place and cost of
liiiM.il. and bearing in mind the
age-old injunction to all Jews of
giving a decent hurial to everyone,
irrespective of wealth or station
in life, a number of Jewish citi-
zen- ol Miami formed the Broth-
erhood and Sisterhood of Chesed
Slid rallies. Quite an unexpected
response was received and there-
upon under the leadership and by
the help of Mrs. M. Rippa and
Mrs. I. Kisenstein, a plot of
ground was purchased in the
Woodlawn Cemetery consisting of
210 lots. Each lot contains five
graves. The plot of ground is
fenced in as required by Jewish
law and ha* been beautifully land-
PerpetUtl care of the
and graves has been pro-
vided for in the contract for the
purchase of the land. A beautiful
gateway commemorating the work
of the founders will shortly be
dedicated and due announcement
will be made in the local papers.
It goes without saying that the
strict ritual of the Jewish Ortho-
dox faith is observed in all the
preparation and ceremonies at fu-
nerals.
Twelve funerals have been held
since the organization, eight of
which were paid for by the or-
ganization out of its own funds.
The Tachrichim or funeral shroud
is prepared by a committee of the
Sisterhood. An urgent request is
made to all to call Mr. M. Rippa
at any time they have old clothes
to spare, as these clothes are re-
paired and sold and the proceeds
used to defray funeral costs for
the poor.
John Wolfe.
Council of
Jewish Women
Friendship League
The meeting <>( the League last
Wcdnesdav night teemed with in-
teresl from the moment the gavel
of the presiding officer fell to the
last strain of the dance music.
The chairman of the dramatic
committee asked for more male
volunteers as they were necessary
to round the work into proper
shape.
The dance to be held at the
Floridian Hotel on November 11,
Armistice night, was discussed and
tickets are being widelv distrib-
uted for sale at $1.50
pie.
Because
per cou-
Mahi Temple,
A. A. O. N. M. S.
A gala Mahi Shrine Halloween
Party and dance for all Shriners,
their ladies and friends will be
held on Wednesday October 31st.
at the Coliseum, Coral Gables. The
only requisite is the Shrine mem-
bership card which should be pre-
sented for admission.
A regular meeting of the
Shrine will be held Friday even-
ing November 2nd at 8 p. m. at
the Banquet Hall of the Scottish
Rite Temple N. W. River Dr. and
3rd St. An evening of entertain-
ment and refreshments is prom-
ised.
Mana-Zucca
Music Club
A large number of guests and
members attended a meeting of the
Mana-Zucca Music Club on last
Monday afternoon at Mazica Hall,
the home of the President. A
varied program which was greatly
enjoyed by those present was pre-
sented by the following:
Frances Tarboux, Myrtle Ash-
worth, Amy Rice Davis, Eleanor
Clark, Dorothy Mayer, Elizabeth
Dorsey, Frances Druckerman, Ber-
tha Merrill, O. C. Turner and
Louise MacCallman.
Great interest is being shown in
these weekly meetings and ar-
rangements are being made for a
number of concerts at which guet
artists from all over the Country
will be soloists.
of Hallowe'en, there
will be no meeting of the League
next Wednesday night.
To raise funds for the basket
ball team of the League, adver-
tisements will be solicited for a
souvenir program for the benefit
dance.
A very interesting address on
life in Jerusalem was given by
Cantor Shoulson of Congregation
Beth David.
Dancing concluded
gram of the even
ment.
nng s
the pro-
entertain-
L. (Pop) GERSON
Buyer of all kinds of
Scrap Metal
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A very important meeting of the
Executive Board of tin' Council of
Jewish Women was held at the
home of Mrs. P. Scheinberg, Wed-
nesday afternoon. A rev iew of the
business affairs of the Council was
given by the President and plans
were made for a very active sea-
son of winter affairs.
Invitations were received from
Congregation Beth David and
Temple Israel extending the Use
of their facilities for meeting
quarters and it was then decided
that the meetings of the Executive
Board aa well as the general meet-
ings of tin' membership would be
held alternately at both Syna-
gogue and Temple.
A very elaborate program is
being prepared for Armistice Day
November 11th. the exact details
of which will be announced in the
next week's issue of "The Jewish
Floridian."
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On Tuesday, October 30th nerj
the Hadassah will give a card par.
ty at the Columbus Hotel begin
ning at 8 P. M. O'clock. \ert"]
active work is being done by the
Committee in charge of Mrs. Mor.!
ris Dubler, Chairman to insure i j
large attendance and a very en. I
joyable evening. The public is in.')
vited.
On last Monday an all da. I
sewing circle was held at the
home of Mrs. Louis Zeientz 337
N. E. 28th St. More than 'forty!
ladies attended and completed'
twenty-eight Hospital garment!
The work consisted from the cut-
ting to the complete finishing of I
the garment They wilr be ship,
ped to the Medical organization at
Palestine for use by the Hospitals
being operated by Haddasah.
Arrangements are being made
for a large benefit Dinner Dance |
for Thanksgiving night. Detail, j
will he announced at an early
date.
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