The Jewish Floridian

The Jewish Floridian


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


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Jewish newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Miami (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Miami-Dade County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Dade -- Miami


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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' ft Wife
Dies at Childbirth
In Montreal
\ many friends of Mrs.
Hide Simon formerly
Viiss Gertrude Rosen of this
were shocked beyond
8 at the news of her sud-
eath'last week on the
the First night of
Mfll. Simon, who was
0 as "Gertie" among her
friends in Miami where
lived for many years was
active in local affairs
i was quite the life of every
she attended. Her mar-
B to Rabbi Simon of Mon-
was an event of last
ir. Immediately after her
iage she left with her
1 to make their home
[ontreal, where Rabbi Si-
the head of the Young
[ Congregation. His in-
live work as the head of
Congregation and its
*iva" or school called in-
' all the capabilities
t former Gertrude Ro-
ll exhibited in her com-
and social life in Mi-
and she soo nbecame an
ral part of the Jewish
LUnity of Montreal. She
I aetive in everything
sh and to her may be at-
ted in great part, the
success which has met
i work of the Young Israel
igregation in Montreal.
Congregation is now
Iding a beautiful edifice to
its activities. Remark-
' successful for one of her
she became one of the
t popular women of Jew-
ish Montreal.
K>ut a month ago her
r Mrs. M. Rosen of this
was called to .Montreal
n J present at the expected
birth of a child to her daugh-
ter. On the Monday preceding
Passover Mrs. Simon became
rery ill and was taken to the
i pepital where she gave birth
I baby boy. She died im-
diately thereafter and did
even see her child. She
buried the following day
i Thursday Choi llamoad
ch the infant child of her
ler Leon who had not yet
named was named for
the services which
eld in Beth David.
'.-., Rosen the mother of
en ode was prostrated for
.. days. It is expected
Kfant son of the de-
jjirill be b; ought to Mi-
Kon as physicians
id he will be reared
& to say, all Miami
tends ite heartfelt
to the husband,
Hnd relatives of the
Bible Class Cele-
bartes "Siyom"
The Beth David Bible Class
organized some time ago by
Rabbi Israel H. Weisfeld and
headed by Mr. John Wolf as
President celebrated at an old
fashioned "Siyom" last night
in the vestry rooms of the
A large number of guests in
addition to the members of
the Bible Class were present
to enjoy the festivities. Every
organization connected with
the Synagogue was represent-
The affair began with the
singing of the Hatikvo led by
Mr. Wroobel and was followed
by a very interesting and in-
structive address outlining
the history of the Class by its
President Mr. Wolf who acted
as Toastmaster. He then in-
troduced Mr. Lewis Brown,
Treasurer of Beth David who
made a brief address outlin-
ing the progress of the Build-
ing of the new Beth David
Talmud Torah and appealed
for cooperation. Mrs. Sonya
Snowe then sang several se-
lections of Jewish folk songs
and encore was enthusiasti-
cally demanded. Mr. Jos. M.
Fine, first vice president of
Beth David then spoke brief-
ly expressing his pleasure at
being present.
Mr. Wroobel then sang sev-
eral Jewish folk songs which
were greatly applauded. Mr.
E. Gordon was then introduc-
ed to speak on behalf of the
members of the Bible Class
and in well chosen words he
explained the work of the
Bible Class and delivered a
talk on the teachings of the
A number of the members
of the Sunday School and sev-
eral of the children of mem-
bers of the Class rendered
several musical selections on
the violin and piano and gave
several recitations. Those who
took part were Miss Adele
Segal, Miss Ida Engler, Mas-
ter Weinkle and several
Mrs. Isidor Cohen then
spoke on behalf of the Sister-
hood of Beth David and she
was followed by Mr. J. Louis
Shochet the President of Beth
Mr..Isidor Cohen in a very
draWtic way told a story de-
picting a real episode in re-
cent Miami history, which will
appear in an early issue of the
American Hebrew. He held
hishearers spell bound for
some time and concluded his
story with anecdote of a
southern negro and the
prophet Elijah.
Rabbi Israel H. Weisfeld.
the organizer, and leader, of
the Class was introduced as
Jewish Girl Wins
High Honors
Miss Natalie Spector, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel J. Spector, of Obispo
avenue, Coral Gables, was
elected from the Senior Class
to membership in the Nation-
al Honorary Society of Ponce
de Leon High School as a re-
ward for scholarship, charac-
ter, leadership and service.
On Thursday she was
awarded a scholarship to the
University of Miami as a re-
ward for her scholastic stand-
ing by the faculty of the Coral
Gables High School.
Miss Spector has won signal
honors at the High School
during the time that she has
been a resident of Florida
having come here with her
parents from Boston, Mass.
Her father is one of the
best known communal work-
ers in Miami, being Vice Pres-
ident of the Hebrew Free
Loan Society which he helped
organize, the Mens Club of
Miami, a member of the Exec-
utive Board of Beth David,
and in active charge of the
erection of the new Talmud
Torah Building.
Mrs. Spector is one of the
active workers of the Beth
David Sisterhood, being a
member of its Executive
Board the past several years.
Building Dedica-
tion Postponed
The dedication of the new
Talmud Torah Building of
Beth David which had been
scheduled to take place this
coming Sunday, May 5, 1929,
has been postponed to Sun-
day, May 26, and will begin
promptly at 3 o'clock, with
the formal dedication cere-
monies. At 7 o'clock there will
be a banquet to which only
those who have purchased ad-
mission cards, and specially
invited guests, will be able to
attend. Arrangements are
now being made for some out
of town speakers to address
the afternoon and evening
The postponement was
caused by the fact that the
furniture and equipment or-
dered for the new building
had not yet arrived and could
not be installed in time as
originally scheduled.__________
Free Loan Society
to Elect Officers
Wednesday night, April 8th
at 8 p. m. will mark the an-
nual meeting and election of
officers for the Hebrew Free
Loan Society of Miami. The
meeting will be held at hte
Biscayne Masonic Hall, at
15th Ave. and N. W. 1st St.,
on the second floor.
At this meeting a full and
detailed report will be render-
ed showing the number of
families helped and a com-
plete financial statement will
be presented to each member
The nomination Committee
will then present its report
and elections will then be
Because of the fact that re-
markable wrok has been done
by the Society in the short
time of its existence it is in-
cumbent upon Miami Jewry
to make every effort to be
present and tak peart in the
good work.
Welfare Bureau
Plans Campaign
At the last meeting of the
Jweish Welfare Bureau the
Executive Board decided that
because of the calls made up-
on the organization for relief
in needy cases it became im-
perative that additional funds
be raised to continue the
work. After considerable dis-
cussion it was decided that a
Committee be appointed to
draft plans for a Jewish Wel-
fare Burean Campaign Week.
It is planned that the Friday
preceding the Campaign Week
both the Beth David and
Temple Israel Rabbis will
preach sermons, and a mass-
meeting will be held the fol-
lowing Sunday to acquaint lo-
cal Miamian Jews with the
necessity for becoming mem-
bers of the Bureau. An ac-
tive campaign will then be
waged to cover every Jewish
home in the City during this
week by the various team*
which will be named.
the last speaker and in a hu-
morous vein delivered a very
interesting talk. He then con-
cluded with an outline of the
scope and purpose of the Bible
Course and extended an invi-
tation to all present to join
in the course which begins
next Sunday morning.
The members of the Bar
Mitzva Boys Club and Mess.
Adelman, Berner, Freeman
and others, assisted by a com-
mittee of the Sisterhood con-
sisting of Mrs. S. L. Besvin-
ick, Mrs. M. Freedman, Mrs.
J. Engler and others assisted
in the preparation of the lun-
cheon which was then served.
Mr. H. H. Farr was in charge
o fthe musical program of
the evening.
Father of Miami
Merchant Dies
In New York
Meyer Goldberg for years
one of the most active work-
ers in the Jewish Communal
life in New York and vicinity
and one of the founders of the
Hebrew Free Loan Society of
New York, a member of prac-
tically every Jewish activity
in New York City, died in
New York as the result of
pneumonia at the age of 71
For the past several yean
Mr. Goldberg had retired
from active work because of
ill health but nevertheless re-
tained his interest in the
work of the Free Loan So-
He was the father of Larry
Goldberg of the Fay Mills of
this City. .
Large Class Natur-
alized in U. S. Court
Among the thirty-six for-
eign born men and women
who were naturalized last
Wednesday in the United
States District Court by
Juudge Halstead L. Ritter,
were a number of Jewish men
and women of this City.
Felicia Rybier noted pianists,
Nathan Wroobel acting Can-
tor of Beth David, Miss Ra-
chel Adelman one of the as-
sistant Librarians at the
Flagler Memorial Library,
Morris Rappaport were a few
of the Jews naturalized.
Polish Pianiste Admitted to Citi-
l.zenship a si Week.
At the welcome program
conducted Wednesday even-
ing at the Miami High School
Miss Rachel Adelman was one
of those who responded on be-
half of the newly made citi-

Page 2
Friday, May 3


A Weekly Newspaper Published At Miami, Florida
By The Jewish Floridian Publishing Company
302 S. W. 4th Ave.
Phone 8745
We just cannot help feel-
ing, despite the birth throes
of the last decade, that the
direction of Jewish affairs in
the next decade will gradually
be taken over by that element
in American Jewry which is
loyal to Jewish tradition. The
struggle to survive is an ex-
tremely hard one, and only
the fittestthose most equip-
ped with the traditional Jew-
ish armorTorah and Avo-
dahwill have the energy t<>
stay in line. A new youth is
arriving one imbued with
the American spirit that im-
pels one to battle for his
ideals till he wins.
We have the feeling that
great things are about to hap-
pen in Jewish life. There are
indications that the death
blow to anti-Semitism in Eu-
rope will be struck on Ameri-
can soil and it will be cheifly
through the vigor of the Jew-
ish youth in America. On
American soil, too, will 1)"
prepared the "soldiers" who
will lead the way to the re-
habilitation of the Jewish
homeland in Palestine.
All the more reason for our
looking to the necessity for
preparing our youth with the
knowledge and the spirit
the equipment that will enable
them to take the lead when
the time comes.
It is here where The Tal-
mud Torah, The Jewish Mag-
azine, The Real Jewish Edu-
cator, finds its place of use-
fulness gradually, though
with the patience of the edu-
cator, providing the "proven-
der" that gives strength to
the "marrow" of those who
have the mental vigor to par-
take of the "food." It is true
that our "cooks" have not, as
a rule, because of their dead
estness, made their
"broth" sufficiently spicy to
satisfy the spoiled tastes of
stomachs accustomed to the
thin nourishment which the
time consuming newspaper
offers. Gradually, however,
even they are learning the
art, with the result that the
reaction to Traditional Juda-
ism has been steadily growing
more satisfactory.
And more people, especially
the young folks, are coming
to realize the greater grand-
eur of lifting themselves into
the realm of the ideal, away
from the mere ties of enforce-
able common law into those
of unenforceable Jewish law
but recognizing it as law,
not, in Christian fashion, as
mere belief, which each one
has the privilege to change
almost at will. And it is chief-
ly those who are not suffici-
ently informed of the great-
ness and beauty of Jewish
law, and who do not know the
difference, who find it most
convenient to regard them-
selves as superior to the be-
liever in traditional Judaism
and who scoff at what they
call old timer, and especially
is it encouraging when men
and women of note such as
Nathan Straus and the late
Sophie Irene Loeb come out
emphatically for more ortho-
doxy in Judaism.
If we are to have one Juda-
ism again, recognized as such
the world over, we must a-
gain lay stress on Jewish
knowledge at least in equal
measure with secular. And, in
the broader sense, this Jewish
knowledge includes the secu-
The sooner this is realized,
the sooner Traditional Juda-
ism, too, will be given its true
worth, and the more energetic
will be its members, in
helping increase its value to
Judaism as a whole.
The Synagogue today is on
trial. For many centuries the
Synagogue occupied the focal
point in Jewish life, but in
our day, and particularly in
this country, it is being shift-
ed to the background. We do
not have enough synagogues
to minister to the spiritual
Is of American Jewry,
and the existing few are
poorly supported. The Jews of
Chicago, for example, seem to
have money for their personal
needs: for expensive dinner
parties, for automobiles, and
for golf clubs. They even
have money for charitable
purposes; for consumptives,
for lunatics, for neurotics
but they are starving the
Synagogue. I am not a proph-
et of evil tidings, for you
know the facts as well as I
do. The majority of Synago-
gues in the city of Chicago
are actually struggling for
( xistetice. Nor do the Jews of
Chicago care to support the
Synagogue morally, for the
number of those who attend
services regularly is verj
small, and Friday evening is
more and more being utilized
for bridge games, for dances,
and for other secular affairs.
In the light of these facts one
is forced to become pessimis-
tic about the future of the
Svnagogue ip this country.
Of course, to the person
who understands the psycho-
logy of our people, our disin-
terestedness in the Synago-
gue and in public worship is
perfectly explicable. The
American Jew is a highly
practical individual and he
will not do anything unless he
is convinced of its utilitarian
value. "Show me!" says the
American Jew. "Prove to me
that I need the Synagogue
and that I am going to bene-
fit from public worship, and
you will then see me at the
house of God regularly." Now
Judaism is a religion of rea-
son and it encourages inquiry.
The Jew has a perfect right
to search and to learn all
about his religion, and the
Rabbi of today is therefore
called upon to answer in un-
ambiguous terms a great
question which is being put to
him from all sides, namely.
"What can the Synagogue do
for me?"
Make You See God
My answer to this question
is that the Synagogue must
make you see God in your
daily life. In the Book of
Psalms, chapter one hundred
and thirty-nine, King David
utters the following striking
words: "Whither shall I go
from Thy spirit or whither
shall I flee from Thy pre-
sence? If I ascend up into
heaven, Thou art there! If I
make my bed in the nether-
world, behold, Thou art
there! If I take the wings of
the morning and dwell in the
uttermost parts of the sea
even there would Thy hand
lead me and Thy right hand
would hold me." Here the
Psalmist tells us in beautiful
language how he sees God
everywhere: he sees Him hi
heaven, he sees him on earth,
and he sees Him in the dis-
tant seas. Thus the Psalmist .
has attained a profound relig-
ious insight, and I wish to say
to you that so long as we are
not as conscious of the omni-
presence of God as the Psalm-
ist it is our duty to come to
Synagogue regularly in order
to acquire this great spirit-
ual quality.
At this point, however, the
skeptic comes forward and
says: "But I have tried that!
I have looked for Cod on num-
erous occasions in the Syna-
gogue but my effort has been
in vain. I have never been
able to find God yet." To this
argument I wish to reply that
if we have tried to find God
and failed it is solely because
we have looked for Him in the
wrong place. God cannot be
found externally before He is
found internally. God must
first of all be discovered in
our hearts. Those who look
for God only in the Synago-
gue and do not look for Him
in the innermost recesses of
their own conscience are
bound to be disappointed.
Discovered In Our Hearts
Let US then remember once
for all that Cod must first b<
discovered in our own hearts
but let us remember thai
tins discovery can be made
only through the Synagogue.
Just what role the Synagogue
plays in this process of find-
ing God is stated in the verj
Psalm from which I quoted
(Continued on Page 5)
Today's best: The cigarette
companies have testimonials
from everyone but the smok-
ed herring.
* *
The Jacksonville teacher
who remarked that those sun-
back dresses were "cut down
to the point of immorality"
reminds me of a story.
* *
Dollars are no longer call-
ed cart wheels. They go too
Television may necessitate
donning masquerade cos-
tumes during telephone use.
* *
Television may not prove
an unmitigated blessing to
those who have telephones by
their bathtubs,
* *
Funny, but the income tax
"blank" is filled with about
three columns of fine print.
* *
"The Broken Leg" is the
name of a new Hollywood
movie. Thej Bay it has a
strong cast.
Another idea of wasted
newspaper space is printed in-
structions on how to play
* *
If a man can change a tire
without losing his religion
there is hope for him reach-
ing Paradise.
Early to bed and early to
rise and a fellow can get OUl
on hte highway before the
road hogs wake up.
* *
Three Chinese in the laun-
dry business in Atlanta are
named King, Bong and Hang.
Sounds like a Fourth of July
* *
Shaking hands is a silly
custom anyhow. Over on one
Of the Solomon Islands in the
South Seas they pull each
Other's ears when greeting.
* *
"What's the news'.'" asked
a condemned murderer. "No
noose." replied the warden.
'Here's a telegram from the
governor putting it off."
The new and smaller bills
will be easier to handle, it i
claimed. Bui so far as we
nave heard there has been no
Kick .,n handling the larger
Sometimes a man can rid..
' "'am ot thought to pi.,..
Where ignorance js J
'tis folly to try to undent]
a woman.
* *
Some men are so croj
they cannot even have!
honest opinion.
* *
If you must lie, please k
cheerful liar.
* *
Fly paper to the
proves a great drawing
* *
How can the other fell.
opinion be correct if it diffi
from your own ?
About the most profitd
inspiration after all is thej
spriation for hard work. 1

You don't have to atterxl
football game any more
see a full-back there's
sun-back dress.
Strenuous efforts are bei
made to revive the old-f
ioned bustlenay, nay, F
ineput it in the rear a
keep it there.
There was an old fellow nq
ed Abel
Who had to sleep out in
And he soon got a way
Of saying "neigh, neigh.]
When you asked him to
at the table.
"Grandma is hollering:
her morning cerial."
"Well, if she means thee
in the pantry take her
spoon ; if she means the one]
the morning paper take
her spectacles."
* *
"What is Mabel dointf?"
"Dotting her eves."
"Notouching up her eye-1
When you want a Lucky *
your sweet reach for
* *
Within a year radio lists
era will be able to hear
thundering hoofs of the
ilon Derby race horses.
And the cuss words
those who lose.
* *
Says the Houston PoetJj
patch: "A fashion note in'
Honolulu Star-Bulletin m
'Colorful square kerchiefs
fine "silk are now being ^
for evening gowns.' Has
Hawaiian grass crop been!
failure this vear'.'" At i<*
the vaudeville and musio
comedy managers have
Heard of it.

f, May 3, 1929
Page 3
Ith annual luncheon of
the sterhood of Temple Is-
trill be held at 12:30 p. m.
Kr, May 10, at the Col-
ls Hotel, Mrs. Si Mendle-
iMssisted by Mrs. Gordon
B, is chairman of table
ttions, and Mrs. Louis
h Kan, assisted .by Mrs. H.
'Kinman, is chairman for
card I tables. Mrs. Samuel
Barb will be toastmis-
low rosebuds formed
i Attractive centerpiece of
uncheon, table at the
B given by Mrs. H. R.
B, Thursday at her home
E. Sixth Court. At each
n Hf the table silver candel-
Hheld lighted yellow tap
Hl prize was presented at
Stable for high score in
idge. Guests were Mrs. Ir-
:.i Cassel, Miss Kosa David,
i i'. Korn, Mrs. S. Cantor,
MnfrA. H. Vandenbloom, Mrs
^fcndelson, Mrs. J. Kap-
nl Mrs. D. Apte, Mrs. Sam
rtnson, Mrs. Harry Magid,
^Zuckerman and Mrs.
irbert Feibelman.
Mrs. Joseph S. Fields of
Holleman Park, entertained
nembers of the Fort-
nightly Book-Review club.
embers present were Lillian
S. Rosengarten, Sadie L.
Weinberg, (iertrude L. Rosen-
ft Adele V. Rose, Esther
Godatein and Rae Rosengar-
ten. Other members are Anne
R. Sharaf, Rose O. Berg,
Francis Orlin, Rose E. Kan-
r and Lee F. Ruscoll.
Reading on Guiseppe Verdi
by Claire C. Weintraub will
the program of the
B-Zucca Music club at its
By meeting at 4:30 p. m.
^^fcow. Other numbers
ill include aria from "Er-
' (Verdi), Marian Davis
ith Francis Tarboux at the
lano; aria from "Masque
(Verdi), Major McKin-
Hashe; aria from "Gianni
chi" (Puccini), Kyrle
B Betz with Frances
Berman at the piano;
B solo, "Alberada" (Rav-
KCappa Van der Roest;
Bt Flower" (Tipton-
Bbell)' Charlene Shar-
B piano, solos from Chop-
by Corinne Frada Glick.
Bister Elmer Spector who
seriously inured in an
accident some time ago,
Bvho was a patient at the
B Gables Hospital, was re-
^d to his home this week.
igh his fractured leg is
(cast, he is slowly recov-
life of Bizet and one of
[most famous composi-
the opera "Carmen,"
>ied the meeting of the
ia Rybier Music Club,
[at the home of Mrs. H.
in S. W. Twelfth street
^tly. Excerpts from the
were heard on the vic-
sung by famous artists
announced that some
club members will par-
lite in the program in
>nt park during nation-
isic week. A social hour
red the meeting.
The next meeting will be
held at the home of Miss Til-
lie Predinger, 1056 S. W. 13th
Avenue, May 8th.
Dr. and Mrs. Max Dobrin
and their daughter Celia left
Thursday for New York City
where Dr. Dobrin will take
past-graduate work in the
hospitals during the summer.
They expect to return to Mi-
ami in the fall. Mrs. Dobrin
who is President of the Miami
Chapter of Hadassah has
been very active in local Com-
munal work and has earned
a rest especially because of
her duties as Executive Sec-
retary of the Jewish Welfare
Bureau which she occupied.
At a meeting of Executive
Board of the Bureau held last
Tuesday she was presented
with a beautiful gift from the
members of the Board as a
token of their appreciation
for her work. The wish was
expressed that she would re-
turn to Miami greatly
strengthened for her duties.
Beth David Sisterhood will
hold its election of officers
for the ensuing term on Fri-
day, May 3rd, at the vestry
rooms of the Synagogue.
Great interest is centered on
several of the contested of-
fices. Other business will be
transacted at this time. The
officers and members of the
Board will be installed the fol-
lowing Tuesday, at a luncheon
in the new Talmud Torah
The Beth David Sisterhood
resumed its weekly card par-
ties with a bridge at the home
of its President, Mrs. Isidore
Cohen in Shenandoah. Pesach-
dige refreshments were ser-
ved and a good time was had
by all. First prize for high
score was won by Mrs. B.
Kandel, Second prize by Mrs.
Rost, and third prize by Mrs.
A. L. Kanter. Among those
present were: Mrs. Bernice
Cohen, Mrs. Edith Cohen,
Mrs. Abenson, Mrs. B. Kan-
del, Mrs. Chas. Goldstein,
Mrs. Katz, Mrs. Levitt, Mrs.
Kupferstein, Mrs. H. I. Ma-
gid, Mrs. Neufeld, Mrs. A. L.
Kanter, Mrs. D. Sherman,
Miss A. Sherman, Mrsi Rost,
Mrs. Caplan, Mrs. H. Weln-
berg, Mrs. L. A. Solomon,
Mrs. A. Ruscol, Mrs. Paul
Bergson, Mrs. Louis Farkas,
Mrs. Lewis Brown, Mrs. S.
Tannenbaum, Mrs. Shoen-
field, Mrs. J. Simpson, Mrs.
Chas. Apetowsky, Mrs. David
Cowen, Mrs. Herbert Sherr,
Mrs. Bogan, Mrs. York, and
Mrs. M. Freedman.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Louis
Shochet entertained the mem-
bers of the Bar Mitzva Boys
Breakfast Club of Beth David
at their home last Sunday
morning with a typical Pass-
ovel meal to celebrate the
birthday of Mr. Shochet
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which occured on the last day
of Passover. After Breakfast
the boys held their regular
meeting and elected Bernard
Frank and H. Segal to mem-
bership. An initiation cere-
mony is to be held early nertt
week. Plans are being made
for a Club banquet.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Wohl who
have spent the winter season
in Miami and Miami Beach
left the City to return to their
home in Massachusetts last
Thursday night.
Harry Gordon who was for
a long time a resident of Mi-
ami and practicing law here is
to return to Miami with his
family within the next few
weeks. He will visit his par-
ents in law, Mr. and Mrs. M.
Rosen of this city.
Moe Kurman who left Mi-
ami recently and became con-
nected with the Bank of the
United States in New York
City returned to Miami and
has become a member of the
firm of the Bake Rite Bread-
ery who have opened a new
and extensive baking plant,
at N. W. 7th Ave.
The Junior Hadassah will
hold a meeting on next Mon-
day night in the vestry rooms
of Beth David. A very inter-
esting program has been ar-
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Shoch-
et entertained Rabbi Israel H.
Weisfeld as their guest the
first Seder night, and Mr. and
Mrs. Morris Small the second
Seder night.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Small
entertained at bridge last
Tuesday night at their home
in Riverside. Among those
present were Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Friedman, Mr. and Mrs. A.
Kurman, Mr. and Mrs. Dan
Ruskin. Refreshments were
served at a late hour.
Mr. M. Weingarten of New
York City who is a winter
resident of Miami and greatly
interested in things Jewish
visited the Assembly of the
Beth David Sunday School
and presented the Talmud
Torah with four prizes to be
awarded to the best students
in the Talmud Torah, two to
be awarded to the girls and
two to the boys. The girl's
prizes consist of a beautiful
white gold wrist watch, and a
pearl and gold trimmed mani-
curing set. The boy's gifts
consist of a pen, pencil and
knife set, and a large auto-
graphic kodak.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Scheinberg
entertained Stanlye C. Myers
Mrs. Israel of New York, and
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Norris at
Seder last week.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Greenberg
entertained a large party
from West Palm Beach con-
sisting of the Barash family,
the Greenberg family, and
their children residing in Mi-
ami, making a Seder party
of twenty-two.
Mr. and Mrs. Wolf Cohen of
this City entertained their
children at both Seders in-
cluding a large party from
out of town.
Mr. Lewis Brown is leaving
the City for a business trip
through the North, where he
will visit in New York and
Pittsburgh. It is a combined
business and pleasure trip.
Mr. M. Markowitz of this
City was taken suddenly ill on
last Thursday and was taken
to the Jackson Memorial Hos-
pital. The exact trouble has
not yet been ascertained
though it is believed he is
suffering from gall stones.
Dr. and Mrs. S. Aronowitz
entertained at Bridge last
Sunday night in honor of Mr.
and Mrs. David Silverstein of
Birmingham, Ala., who have
been spending the last few
weeks here as the guests fo
Mr. and Mrs. David Letaw.
Bridge was played and guests
prizes were awarded to Mr.
and Mrs, David Silvertstein.
First Bridge Prize was award-
ed to Mrs. Mayer, and 2nd
prize to Mrs. Gred. At mid-
night a buffet luncheon was
Among those present were:
Mr. and Mrs. David Silver-
stein, Mr. and Mrs. Weingar-
ten of New York, Mr. and
Mrs. David Letaw, Mr. and
Mrs. Sid Beskind, Mr. and
Mrs. Gred, Mr. and Mrs. Ru-
bin Wolpert, Dr. and Mrs.
Ghertler, Mr. and Mrs. Blum-
enthal, Dr. and Mrs. Samuel
Snowe, and Mrs. Mayer.
Mrs. S. I. Besvinick enter-
tained Mrs. Minnie Feuer, her
sons Clarence, Sydney and
Marshall, and Mr. I. Hoch-
stein at the first seder at her
home in Shenandoah, and the
same party in addition to
Rabbi Israel H. Weisfeld the
Second Seder. The Besvinicks
expect to leave for Toronto
early next month to join Mr.
Besvinick who is noW engag-
ed in business there.
Mr. and Mrs. Isidore Harris
are returning to their former
home in Toronto the early
part of next week to enter in-
to business there. They were
here in business for the past
four years and Mrs. Harris
was very active in Beth David
Sisterhood affairs during her
stay in Miami.
Mr. and Mrs. David Cainer
are leaving Miami to make
their permanent home in To-
ronto from which they orig-
inally came to Miami. While
here Mr. Cainer was engaged
in the mercantile business and
for the past two years was a
member of the Teachers Staff
of the Beth David Sunday
Junior Council of Jewish
Women will give a prom at
the Coral Gables Golf and
Country club at 9 p. m. today
for the benefit of the Hanah
G. Solomon scholarship fund.
Miss Ruth Frankestein is in
charge of arrangements.
The Sunday School of Beth
David headed by the Teach-
er's Staff has pledged itself
to provide a combined radio
and graphonola for the new
Talmud Torah Building, so
that the new building may at
all times have music for danc-
ing and all sorts of social
gatherings. Collections are be-
ing taken care of by the
Teacher's Staff and Mr. Da-
vid Cainer is acting at the
The recent reunion of the
Scottish Rite Masons, cele-
brated with a banquet in hon-
or of the degree teams at the
Mandarin, last Tuesday night.
Among those upon whom the
thirty-two degrees had been
conferred upon were several
Jewish business and profes-
sional men. Several are Dr.
Frank Coret, prominent Den-
tist, .formerly of Salt Lake
City, Utah; Max Swartz, Nate
Roth, Joe Zalis and Jack A.
The Class is formulating
plans for a dance, the funds
to be used to buy new para-
phernalia for the guards of
the degree team.
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:: Things :: I
The world is full of "Ger-
ties," girls who have dreamed
of things higher up on the
social ladder, reached for
them and received an unkind
spanking from fate. And that
is the experience of the cen-
tral character in Tadema
Bussiere'splay "Gerties Af-
fairs" that has just finished
its run of more than seven
months at the Bayes Theatre,
in NewYork City and will be
the attraction at the Flagler
Theatre, beginning next Sun-
day night.
"Gertie" is more than a
character; she is a type; she
is one of hundreds of thou-
sands of girls in this broad
land of ours. She has been
forced to make her own liv-
ing; she has learned to look
the world between the eyes
and, best of all, she has been
able to do this and retain her
self respect. But she meets a
young millionaire and begins
to dream 'class'; she sees her-
self as one of the smart set.
Her first step towards social
distinction is the purchase of
an ermine coatby the 'so-
much-a-month' method. She
finds the young millionaire a
bit of a rotter after all. Then
some one steals the coat and!
But the story of "Gertie"
is too interesting, too filled
with real human incidents
and genuine heart-aches to be
told here. It is also literally
packed with laughter for
"Gertie" is one of those color-
ful modern young women who
run to 1927 slang when they
wish to express htemselves.
Her English may not be
Websterian but it is colorful
and you'll howl with delight
when she expresses her opin-
ion on life.
"Gertie" is one of those
plays you want to see a sec-
ond time because it deals
with a real slice of modern
life in New York City. Tickets
are now on sale at the Flagler
By A. A. Roback
In spite of Kant's friendly,
even intimate communion
with several outstanding Ger-
man Jews, and his warm feel-
ings toward the Jewish peo-
ple as a whole, it cannot be
said that he regarded Juda-
ism as a religion of a high
Perhaps this attitude was
to be expected on several
grounds. First, there is the
personal, or more accurately,
the national reason. No mat-
ter how much the philosopher
had emancipated himself from
the dogmas of his Church, he
could not view the situation as
dispassionately as if he were
an impartial observer. Sec-
ondly, however, there seemed
something fundamental in his
Practical Reason, which ren-
dered him somewhat astigma-
tic in that respect, for we
must realize that religion to
Kant w/is an aspect of ethics.
Kant, as is well-known, laid
far more stress on the inten-
tion than on the act. "There
is nothing good without qual-
ification, except the good
will." Naturally, then, the
will is the all-important fac-
tor in ethics as well as in re-
ligion. But the Jewish pre-
cepts appeared to lay more
stress on the act, so that re-
ligion and ethics take on a le-
gal coloring in this light. Jud-
aism, he argued, is not a faith,
not even a Church, but a com
munitya body politic, and
therefore not to be compared
with Christianity which, in
his eyes, was cosmopolitan
and basic in operating the law
from within, instead of en-
forcing mere statutes.
It would be futile to enter
into the wrinkles of a contro-
versy which might be drawn
out interminably. Mendels-
sohn in his Jerusalem, even
anticipating Kant's cavils, had
already shown the value of
deeds as against mere faith
in the maintenance of a social
order. More recently Hermann
Cohen came forth as a prota-
gonist of Judaism, which he
felt had been misinterpreted
by his master. In an address
entitled "Kant und des Jud-
entum" delivered toward the
end of 1907 before the Gesell-
schaft fur dei Forderung des
Wissenschaft des Judentums,
Julius (Jacob) Guttmann a-
gain attempted to thrash out
the issue; but after all, one
may ask, whether it is worth
while to dispute matters of
religion, for as in taste, "so
many men, so many minds."
Had Kant lived to read the
many eloquent defences of
Judaism which followed Men-
delssohn's masterly apolo-
gium, he most probably
would still have harbored a
certain distrust of the Jewish
religion, unmindful of the
barbarous age in which it was
born and the conditions in the
desert which would make the
imposition of a purely ethical
religion absolutely impossible.
Indeed, even today, the
Church, with its promise of
rewards and punishments in
the hereafter, can hardly be
spoken of as an ethical organ-
Kant then, was merely par-
tial to that form of religion
in which he had been brought
up. That is about as far as we
may go in associating his
name with Judaism. But to
draw a line between Kantian-
ism and Judaism, as some of
the German professors have
done lately, is altogether ex-
ceeding the bounds of moder-
ation and common sense.
It was therefore not with-
out astonishment that I
learnt at the International
Congress of Philosophy re-
cently held in Cambridge,
that Prof. Bauch of the Uni-
versity of Jena had made the
assertion in one of his articles
that no Jew could understand
Love amid the roses, so what's the use o
I'll come to you, my dearie, when twilight shadows fall.
When the mockin' birds are singin'
My thoughts of you are wingin'
Love amid the roses-that's youmy all in all.
Love amid the roses-uponyour front porch waitin'
When crickets an' katydids are chirpin' in their glee.
The roses lean to kiss you.
They know how much I miss you.
Love amid the roses-that's what you are to me.
Kant. In .fact this sounded
so unphilosophical a state-
ment that I expressed my
doubts as to its authenticity,
but my informant, himself a
prominent European thinker
told further details of how
the Jewish leaders of the
Kant-Gesellschaft threatened
to resign unless Prof. Bauch
qualified his words. I decided
to look into Bauch's book on
Kant. I could hardly have
linked that well-groomed
mannerly, though a bit offish,
blonde young man with an
emotional reaction so violent
as to percolate into his ab-
stract philosophical writings.
The evidence, however, was
not long in appearing to this
extent, at any rate, that the
Jewish question was raised
by Bauch and discussed at
length. In an elaborate foot-
not, on p. 350 of the cited
work, Bauch allows himself
to remark: "Certainly dozens
of references could be adduc-
ed from Kant's writings and
correspondence, proving that
Kant had an intense aversion
for many strikingly pro-
nounced racial idiosyncrasies.
That must of course be con-
It is curious that the Jena
Professor should have chosen
not to document his rather
avowal, but to rely on a re-
port by Hamann to the effect
that Kant was never enthus-
iastic about any of the heroes
of this people. Hamann, who
it will be remembered from
the essay on Mendelssohn,
was by no means a trust-
worthy interpreter of Kant's
sentiments as regards the
Jews. It is not altogether un-
likely that Hamann, what-
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ever might be said about his
philosophical acumenand at
present he is but a name-
possibly could never forgive
the Jews for their treatment
of his namesake, or perhaps
he had developed a complex
against the Jews just because
he bore such a ridiculous
name. His animosity toward
such a gentle soul as Mendels-
sohn would be sufficient to
discredit the man in our eyes
as a judge of matters Jewish.
Nor is Bauch content with
this sally alone. It is evidently
his aim "to sanctify the master
of German philosophy as a
Teuton and a Protestant, and
he would therefore not conn
tenance the slightest sugges-
tion that Kant's views could
be set in accord with Juda-
In the same work, Bauch
takes it apparently amiss that
Kroner, a rising German-Jew-
ish historian of philosophy,
should have found the Jewish
conception of an avenging and
just God more in keeping
with Kant's rigorous philoso-
phy than the idea <>r ;i
giving savior, "as if," g,
Bauch indignantly, ^
geance and justice were
separable, and justice,
and salvation irreconcila
and as if Kant had been
philosopher of Judaism,
not of Christian Protest;
morality and religion,
that is needed now," cor
ues the Jena philosophy
with unphilosophical sarcn
"is for him to be annexed
the secret synagogue coi
munity." (Immanuel Kant.
ed. p 341, footnote.)
Thus it might appear tin
Kant's sympathies, had
lived today, would have go
out to the Hakenkreuzler,
we were to take Bauch's
timations seriously. Happili
there is enough material
indicate that the celebm
philosopher w asanythingt
inimical to the people l
had produced some of
dearest friends. In my revf
of Kant's voluminous co
pondence, not a single
sage had revealed itself to
in which there was any i
gatory reference to Je
traits, while, as I have had
casiom to show, there
many proofs of his n
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tinued from Page 2)
id I
Recently: "Search me,
I and know my heart,
Me and know my
Ms; and see if there be
lay in me that is griev-
H lead me in the way
|ng." Here the real
H of the Synagogue is
Hd very beautifully
Effectively. Judaism
I us that the standard
Ban ethics is imitatio
Hie imitation of God."
Bt constantly strive to
Tlobler, better, wiser,
ongerbut one car:
Become stronger unless
Hirst conscious of his
Ms. The Psalmist is
fore convinced that un-
he realizes "his grievous
unless he appreciates
own faults and failings.
Bevr walk "in the way
er?lastinj;-." in the way of
ppincss and truth. Human
tu're has not changed much
ce the days of the Psalm-
Uld unless we, too, are
:ious of our short-COm
ingS>' We shall never amount | H( Thia, then, is the function of
I .the Synagogue: to make us
" on to fight our weaknesses
and to derive strength and
DO WAT from the struggle.
A Sense of Reality
then you realize the true
rion of the Synagogue
can readily understand
people don't like to at-
end public worship. In order
oBcarry out its historic put-
pose tile Synagogue must
jring to the people a sense of
ityand reality is the
'unpleasant thing in the
.__I. hence people run away
?H It. Instead of seeing
,,hir | as they are, people like
0J ild up imaginary walls
>3 fed themselves and live
Bind they are terribly
%1C B at the person who
iiwa! K them from their daj
^Ire Kg. Do you know why
he M^ing picture industry
| is such a tremendous success?
know why people
pnstantly to picture
Simply because life
of the show house is
dull and uninteresting
Bl the silver screen it
Bciting and attractive.
ye you see great heroes
in mighty mansions,
werful cars, and are
charming women
ou ask any psycholo-
ill tell you that while
theater performan-
entify ourselves with
irs and actresses and
lider ourselves heroes
ines. This, then, is
erence between the
fue and the theater.
,ter veils reality from
the Synagogue un-
and presents it to us
any obstruction.
d every one of us
erefore make up his
ether he will spend
in searching the real
for many centuries,
thought that they
lain happiness by es-
eality. Whenever an
il passed through a
serious crisis and he was sub-
jected to unpleasant experi-
ences which affected his
health, his friends would say
to him: "You must forget th>
past and think only of the
future. Run away from the
u n p 1 e a sant surroundings,
start life anew, and then your
health will be completely re-
stored." Such advice used to
be given also by physicians,
by neurologists who would
urge particularly their
wealthy patients suffering
from nervous anxiety to cross
the seas and to go to distant
lands in order to forget their
troubles. This prescription,
however, has invariably prov-
ed a failure, since it is a com-
mon truism that an individ-
ual can run away from every-
body and everything; he can
run away from the whole
world, but he can never run
away from himself.
Fighting The Enemy Within
In our day, however, our
knowledge of psychology has
increased considerably owing
largely to the revolutionary
contributions by Professor
Sigmund Freud, of Vienna.
Today, good physicians no
longer advise nervous pat-
ients to forget the past and
to run away from their un-
pleasant surroundings, be-
cause Freud has proved con-
clusively that a human being
never forgets anything and
that the more unpleasant the
experience the more indelibly
it is impressed upon our con-
sciousness. Basing himself
upon this fundamental prin-
ciple, Frued has evolved a
new method of curing ner-
vous people by making them
dwell persistently upon their
former trials and troubles and
thereby discovering the cause
of their worries, anxieties,
and depressions. In other
words, Freud's theory is that
if you gird your strength and
fight your enemy within, you
will conquer him, but if you
run away from him, he will
run after you. This simple
principle has been applied
successfully as a curative
measure by Freud's disciples
all over the world, and peo-
ple have been asking every-
where; How has this Vien-
nese physician made such a
remarkable discovery which
has restored the health of
thousands of people without
medicine and without trips
abroad ? The answer is: Freud
is a Jew, and a good Jew at
that, and he is very well fam-
iliar with the prayer of the
Psalmist: "Search me, O God,
and know my heart; try me
and know my thoughts; and
see if there be any way in me
that is grievous and lead me
in the way everlasting." With-
out our consciousness of our
"grievous ways" we shall
never be able to attain "the
way everlasting," or happi-
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fianish, Isis, from my heart I pray,
This shadow of the slave who fled my kiss
And withers now in Pharaoh's cell.
Potiphar is slow of wit and palace days are dull;
Shall a woman lose her beauty ere it's known ?
Ah, Joseph, had you been less proud
Than priests and warriors and singers of the soul,
I might have made you master of the sons of Ra.
Fool that you were to cling to your dust and your creed.
Condemning my love and crying of sin......
Can you know what is evil until you have lived?
Yet, little Joseph, I must weep for you;
I would that those bright limbs were free once more
And I would undo all Egypt into blood
If but I might undo what I have done.
Many men have served my will and passed,
Yet you who would not barter your white youth
Possess me a thousandfold more than all the rest;
Fore even while entombed in stone you toss,
Egypt's beauty bends to Israel's strength.
it is interested in this world
more than in the other world.
Judaism aims to bring happi-
ness into the life of the Jew
but we can have no happi-
ness unless we are ready and
willing to fight unhappiness
first. For if we wish to im-
prove upon reality we must
first be conscious of it. The
Synagogue must therefore
make us see realitybut this
is something which we don't
like! All of us would flock to
the Synagogue if our ritual,
our Bible and our sermons
would tell us how great and
glorious and important we
are. But if the Synagogue
should do.that it would sim-
ply be feeding the people on
opiates which deaden pain
only temporarily but do not
cure the disease. The historic
Synagogue has been pointing
out to the people the great-
ness of God and the insignifi-
cance of man and thereby it
inspired them to conquer
more and greater worlds. And
please remember that this is
no mere rhetorical phrase, for
it is Judaism and the Syna-
gogues which have made the
Jew a most powerful factor in
the progress of human civil-
ization. Once we learn the
true function of public wor-
ship, the question ."What Can
the Synagogue Do for Me?"
would be satisfactorily ans-
wered for each and every one
of us, and we would then not
have to be urged to attend
services, for with the Psalm-
ist of old all of us would be
ready to exclaim, "I rejoiced
when they said unto me, Let
us go unto the house of the
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their train "dead" on the
track at the depot. An athle-
tic young fellow offered to
act as engineer and land the
passengers in the New York
Central Station if someone
volunteer to "fire" the en-
gine, ready to serve, when a
voice from the stranded pas-
sengers cried out "Jewish
scab." Humiliated, he des-
cended from the engine, and
returned home a saddened but
wiser man. Within three
months, he had sold his sub-
urban home, moved back to
New York, rejoined the syn-
agogue and became an ar-
dent nationalist in the cause
of ZiOn. His career was but
another proof that a Jew can-
not run away from his own.
Jonah, in the Bible, tried but
failed. So did Disraeli in Eng-
land, Herzl in Austria, Drey-
fus in Franc and Walter Ra-
thenau in Germany.
Jack Weintraub
(Next to Burdine'a)
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Friday, May a
ANNOUNCEMENTS Beth Jacob, Miami Beach
Beth David
The usual late Friday night
services will be held at Beth
David, Rabbi Weisfeld preach-
ing the sermon on "Modern-
ism? A clear cut issue for
Orthodoxy." The congrega-
tional singing and chanting
will be 'led by Mr. Wroobel.
The usual Social hour will fol-
low the services and all are
invited to attend and enjoy
The Bar Mitzva Boys
Breakfast Club will be the
guests of Mr. King, of Pitts-
burgh, at Breakfast on next
Sunday morning.
Temple Israel
The usual Friday evening
services will be held at Tem-
ple Israel, Rabbi Dr. Jacob
H. Kaplan, preaching the ser-
After the services the so-
cial hour will be held at Kap-
lan Hall, where all will be
guests of the Sisterhood.
The Sunday School will
meet as usual on Sunday
Friday evening services at
6:30, and Saturday morning
services at 9 a. m. will be held
Mr. S. Guttman officiating.
Sunday school meets regu-
larly every Sunday morning
at 10 a. m., Talmud Torah un-
der the leadership of B. Sil-
verman and S. Guttman meets
every day at 4 p. m.
Rabbi's Sermon
Wins Recognition
So many favorable com-
ments were made by tourists
who were present at the ser-
vices in Beth David on the
first day of Passover as to
the sermon by Rabbi Weis-
feld that he received a re-
quest for permission to pub-
lish the sermon in the Jewish
Guardian on the leading Jew-
ish magazines published in
New York City. It will appear
in the next issue.
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Leprosy Fight
Described Here
Progress in combating lep-
rosy in the Phillippines was
described by Benjamin Axle-
road, addressing a meeting in
Bayfront park, Wednesday
night, sponsored by the wel-
fare department of the Miami
Woman's club in observance
of Philippine day. Col. L. E.
Goodrich presided.
More than 1,000 lepers have
been cured at Culion, where
the American flag flies over
the largest leper colony in the
world, Mr. Axleroad said, and
expressed the belief that if
$2,000,000 can be accumilated
as a fund to be used in com-
bating the disease, complete
eradication will be effected.
Americans have organized
the Leonard Wood Memorial
for the Eradication of Leprosy
with headquarters in New
York, personnel of the mem-
orial including men and wo-
men of national and interna-
tional reputation, and Miami
is now coming forward in sup-
port of the movement, Mr.
Axleroad added. He also call-
ed attention to the meeting
as a commemoration of Ad-
miral Dewey's victory in
Manila bay, May 1, 1898.
Musical numbers on the
program arranged by cour-
tesy of the Mana-Zucca Music
club, were operatic selections
sung by Sonya Snowe, accom-
panied by Miss Francis Tar-
boux, and vocal solos by Maj.
McKinley Ashe.
Community singing of the
"Star Spangled Banner," and
invocation by Dr. W. T.
Brooks, founder of the Rock-
ing church at Haines City,
opened the meeting. Other
musical numbers were ensem-
ble singing led by L. Kash
Strother, special selections by
Mrs. Ralph Fuzzard, presi-
dent of the Miami Music club,
accompanied by Cecile Wrink-
le, and a duet by Mrs. V. T.
Brooks and Mr. Strother.
Mr. Axleroad has been
prominent in local Communai
affairs for quite some time
and is one of the prominent
Jewish members of the local
Bar. Mrs. Axleroad is Presi-
dent of the local Council of
Jewish Women.
Sophie Loeb Will
Filed In Miami
Mrs. Mary Simon, mother
407 N. E. 17th terrace. Miami
is the chief beneficiary under
the will of the late Sophie
Irene Loeb, writer and lectur-
er, who died in New York Jan.
18, according to photostatic
copies filed in probate court
hew, following administra-
tion proceedings in .New York.
Under the will Mrs. Sinm.i
receives a life interest in the
residuary estate, the decen-
dent's brother, Israel A. Sim-
on of Pittsburgh, will receive
a -hare of the remainder of
tlic residuary estate, and
specific bequests are left to
other brothers and sisters in
New York and Pittsburgh.
The papers filed here do not
estimate the value of the es-
tate but an inventory will be
filed at an early date. Th.-
only realty mentioned con-
sists of eight lots in Nor-
mandy Beach.
Mrs. Simon is a devout or-
thodox and during her winter
residence in Miami has help-
ed greatly in the work of the
new Talmud Torah and the
Chesed Shell Ernes Society
The late Miss Loeb m ner
article "more Orthodoxy in
Judaism" credited the influ-
ence of her mother as the
stimulus for her remarkably
work in behalf of women and
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