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The Detroit Jewish Chronicle, 1920-12-03

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A merica Avis* periodical Cotter


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One play in Hebrew and another
sketch in English will mark the sec-
ond annual Chanukah entertainment
and Latke party to be given under
the auspices of the Tikvas Zion, of
Detroit Young Judaea, Sunday after-
noon, De. 12, at the home of Jennie
Lesser, 158 Twenty-ninth street.
"Ilagibor Hakoton," meaning the
young hero, is the Hebrew play deal-
ing with the story of Hannah and her
seven sons. "The Chanukah Lights"
is the name of the English sketch to
be presented the same evening.
At this entertainment the Tikvas
Zion will entertain the leaders and
presidents of all Detroit Young Ju-
daea circles. In addition to the mum-
hers of the Tikvas Zion, several mem-
bers of visiting clubs will be repre-
sented on the program. Anna Raimi
will take the part of Hannah in the
Ilebrew play. Following are the
characters in the English sketch:
Sophie Dwork, Eva Raimi, Eva Croll,
Anna Bookstein, Rose Goldraden,
Jennie Lesser, Pauline Schwartz,
Rose Raitt, Tillie Friedman and Ra-
chel Goldfaden.

In addition to this, Anna Book-
stein is to recite a humorous recita-
tion on why she likes Chanukah.
Other recitations will be given by
Mary hharkofsky and Fanny Mundy.
Sarah Warshauer will play on the
piano during the musical numbers
oil the program, while Margaret
•• Lefton will sing a number of Hebrew
▪ songs. Sam Silverstein and Reuben
■ 2 Wan, of the Maccabees of Judaea,
• will take part in the Hebrew play.
id Rose Duchin, of the Roses of Zion ,
'174 will recite, "What to be Proud Of."
Anna Slomovitz will sing a number
of Yiddish and Ilebrew songs.
An abridged history of the Jewish
pimple will he presented at this en-
tertainment to the member of the
Tikvas Zion that makes the finest
presentation of her part on the pro-
gram. This prize is offered by P.
Slornovitz, leader of the Tikvas Zion.
Mr. David Racoosin, leader of the
Maccabees of Judaea, will act as one
of the judges.
In addition to these plays to be
presented by the Tikvas Zion, the
girls from this circle will also pre-
sent a short play dealing with a Chan-
ukah theme at the El Moselle syna-
gogue, Twenty-Ninth street and Mich-
igan avenue, on Sunday evening, De-
cember 5. Several members of the
Maccabees of Judaea will also take
part in the play Sunday evening.

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Svit ` e.

Have those charges any foundation
in fact?"
No Secret Politics.
For the first time in the Sunday
A: "Not by any means. Welzmann DR. F. DE SOLA MENDES
Afternoon Series Mr. Gabrilowitsch
r7, 3111Elitl—In Cracow, the ancient, examinations admitting him to studios told the political commission and
will present a symphony on the De-
dignified capital of royal l'oland. In the university, the so-called "ma- showed them all that was asked of Tender Aged Rabbit Luncheon on
His Retirement—Anti-Semitic
troll Symphony orchestra's program I sought to visit the leader of the Jew- turity examination" at the Lemberg him. To be sure, there are certain
Attacks Denounced.
Sunday afternoon, December 12, in ish Club in the Polish Diet, Deputy Gymnasium. Ile then went to Ber- matters which cannot be trumpted to
Rabbi Osias Thon, and discuss with lin where he completed his studies
Orchestra hall, choosing Schubert's
disclose our secrets, not those of Eng-
lovely unfinished symphony in B
NEW YORK—The Rev. Dr. Fred-
the degree ol doctor of philosophy at land, and we must not forget that erick Dc Sola Mendes, one of the
our leatership is to some extent de-
Dr. Thon to now the most prominent the unhersity.
oldest rabbis in this city, was the
This composition has two move-
personality In Polish Judaism. Short
Appointed Rabbi.
!neut. only. It is called the eighth of stature, strongly built, brown
cumstance must be taken into consid- guest of honor at a luncheon at-
lip was then 26 years of age and he eration. On the whole, however, the tended by about thirty members
and was written in Vienna in October haired, with glasses over him large,
1822, out wag not given a poblic per- clever, piercing eyes, he resembles Is• use sippointed rabbi and preacher in leadership of the movement is very of the Jewish clergy, at the Cafe
Boulevard, following his retire-
formance until December, 1865-43 reel Zatigwill. Ile is full of the ideal- ilio aristocratic city of Cracow. The democratic and explanations were of- ment from the Rabbinate two
post had been vacant for many years, fered whenever demanded. I can as-
years after it was written. The coo. inns for which lie has performed his as
the Jewish Intellectuals of the city sert with a clean conscience that our ago. Dr. Mendes was in the ministry
position is considered one of the greatest sacrifices. Every word he ut-
could not agree upon the selection of leadership Is entrusted to capable for forty-seven years and was Rabbi
111013t brilliant Spanish
, a suitable spiritual adviser. Dr. Thon
of the Shaari Tefiloh Synagogue,
most beautiful of Schubert's many of his has a thought behind it. A raptured their hearts by his fleet ver- hands, In every detail and especially West End Avenue and Eighty-second
since we have 'succeeded in getting
moment's thought convinces one at m i
Street, throughout this period, with
wonderful works.
Mr Brandeis into the directorate."
that here is a philosopher speak. nationalism,
Tht delightfully gay and brilliant once
he was accepted by the
Q: "What do you think of Mr. Bran- the exception of the first year, when
was preacher in the Great St.
Spanish Caprice of Itinsky-Korsakov
deis' and why do they say that there
Philosopher and Statesman.
Helena's Synagogue in London.
cow, his talent and learning having
will be another attractive number on
Dr. Thon is not only a philosopher captivated all hearts no that they all, is a struggle between American and
years after Dr. Mendes came
East Europe-" Zionlets7"
the program which will open with the who, In his younger days, wrote a
to this country he founded the Amer-
orthodox and reformed alike, became
Struggle With America.
Weber "Oberon" overture.
highly interesting book in German, Ids adherents. That such was the
a weekly publication,
A: "I believe very much In the per-
Katherine Goodson, pianist, will be the "History of the Philosophy of
and was its editor from 1879 until
the assisting soloist and will play Zionism," and then published a book ease was best exemplified In the e'er- sonality and earnestness of Mr. Bran- 1885. He was one of the revisers of
lions of 1919. when Dr. Thon became
Tschalkowsky's First Concerto for In Hebrew on Herbert Spencer which a candidate for the Polish Diet against dela. There is really no struggle be- the Jewish Encyclopedia and was at
piano and orchestra, likewise a com- has made a mark in the world, but the then Deputy to the Austrian par- tween us and the American Zionists. the head of its translation bureau
There may be, at most, a difference
position overowini with spirit and even now he Is among the most pro- liament, Dr. Gross, who was support. In the stress laid upon certain things. until 1902. He was also one of the
lific Jewish publicists In three lan- ed by the entire assimilationist group
revising editors of the New Bible
. I, for instance, think that the Zionist
The orchestra will leave Detroit guages. Almost daily he contributes Dr. Thon received a vote of 12,100 In Organization is broad enough to In- Translation of the American Jewish
Cracow against Dr. Gross's 1.910. In clude all shades and differences of Publication Society.
Monday for Buffalo in which city a
dimh article to "Der Tag" in War- another district, In Ternow, Dr. Thon opinion in Judaism. Mr. Brandeis
Those at yesterday's luncheon who
concert will be flven Tuesday eve. saw,
and a Polish one to "Nowy received over 11,000 votes.
extolled Dr. Mendes for his virtues
thinks that the organization as here- were Rabbis Joseph Silverman, Sam-
rang, after which the orchestra leaves Driennik" in Cracow. He writes In
tofore conducted is Immaterial and uel Schulman, Stephen S. Wise,
for New York to play In (7arneble all the three languages with the SELMA
Founder of Zionism.
Dr. Thon is one of the founders of that Zionism ought to confine itself Maurice Harris, Nathan Stern, David
hall Wednesday evening, under the facility and the same elegance of form
auspices of the Society of Friends of and substance. In his articles he al- Zionism In Galicia. It was he, with to its own proper sphere leaving the Davidson, Issac Landman, editor of
Music. Mr. Gabrilowitsch will be the ways has something to say and he la a number of young friends, Dr. Ehren- work of construction and building up The American Hebrew, and Elias
soloist of the New York concert as always full of logic and food for re- profs, Adolph Stand, Dr. Matz and fir. a settlement In Palestine to others. Solomon, President of the United
There Is, therefore, no real difference
will as the conductor. He will play flection. Whether he writes in He- Gershon Zipper, who founded In Lem- of opinion between no and America, Synagogues of America. The lunch-
berg the old Zion Club at Ring I'latz
Mozart's Piano Concerto In D Minor. brew for the learned in Israel, or In No. 12 from which the rays of Zionist at any rate no serious dissension. eon was given by the Association
The numbers for the orchestra will Polish for the Jewish Intellectuals, or propaganda went forth through Gall- After all, they are our own flesh and of Reformed Rabbis of New York and
Include Weber's "Oberon" overture; in Yiddish for the common people. his eta and from there spread all over the blood. I am enthusiastic over the
words always leave an impression and
At the meeting following the lunch-
earnestness of the work of our Mn- eon
lirahm's First Symphony, Strauss' whatever Dr. Then has to say is al- lands of the "golus."
the ministers had intended taking
"Don Juan." This will be the Bret ways confidently listened to.
found Dr. Thon In a depressed erican fellow-Zionists. They have not up anti-Semitic propaganda, which is
appearance of the Detroit orchestra
In the Diet Itself, Dr. Thon is con- mood. The latest happenings In Po- only aided as financially at a time said to be on the increase at present,
In New Yorn although a second en- sidered among the best speakers. His land have left their strong impress of great need, but they are today an but this was postponed until the next
gagement is benkod In that city In addresses and speeches are listened uporl him and notwithstanding his Important factor In the broad field monthly meeting of the association.
of Jewish politica. I expert to under-
February. Following the New York to with the greatest interest by the wonted reserve, one could see plainly
In introducing the subject, before
take a lecture tour through the United
concert the orchestra will appear In statesmen of all parties, even the anti- that he was disturbed. He should he States to get Into closer contact with it was decided to take it up later, Dr.
shouting Into the four corners of the
denounced Henry Ford's
Troy and Watertown, returning to
earth, but he felt that he could not our brethern beyond the seas as soon
Detroit In time for the concert Sun- to Daszynski Dr. Thou is the most elo- do it, that it was not the time, that as my oMcial duties will permit me publication of his protocols as "in-
obnoxious" propaganda,
day afternoon, December 12.
to do so."
voice and a large vocabulary aid his such would harm rather than help.
and declared an "outrage" a state-
natural talent. Ile can he mild and Common sense demanded waiting.
ment made by a Christian minister on
I, therefore, decided to let Inner
SLAIN WORKER COMMEMORATED. quiet in his speeches, and yet oeca-
Sunday that "the Jew is a peril in
the world unless he accepts Christ as
atonally there are flashes of thunder political affairs of Polish Jewry go,
NEW YORK.—At the last meeting and lightning, then, at times. he be- for the time being, and enter rather
his Lord." Dr. Silverman suggested
of the Executive Council of the Free come. sarcastic and full of irony and, into a discussion of a matter that "Nashkurier" Rabbi Nahun Asch has that every rabbi in the country preach
Synagogue it was decided, at the sug- withal, full of spirit It is noteworthy affects Judaism as a whole—the ques- a brilliant article in which he replies on the subject during the next two
to the calumnies made against the
gestion of Dr. Stephen %Vise, to honor that former Premier Paderewski, who tion of Zionism and Palestine.
Jews by the anti-Semitic priest Luto- weeks "and denounce these slanders,
the memory of Rabbi Dr. Bernard rarely listened to any speeches In thi
Question of Zionism.
these libels, these forgeries."
slaysky, in a recent address before
Cantor by naming the downtown Diet, always paid attention to an ad-
Our conversation ran as follows:
Dr. Schulman objected that it was
the l'olish 'Seim. Answering to the
branch as the Bernard Cantor School dress of Dr. Thon's. Dr. Thou Is be-
Q: "You are no doubt aware of the priest's charge that the Jewish re- too delicate a subject to have every
for the Free Synagogue. A Bernard loved and respected by all Polish fact that the pioneer, who went to
rabbi preach on at one time, as some
Cantor Fellowship has been estab- statesmen albeit he conducts a fierce Palestine recently said that they could
might be led to say too much, which
vises Lie , slaysky to visit the Jewish
lished, the first holder of which will political battle against them.
not and employment and that there-
would only make matters worse. He
be Nathaniel Cantor, a brother of the
Born In Lemberg.
fore the organization In Lemberg de- quarter dressed in priestly garb and could do very little harm and urge
then to go into the l'olish centers
relief worker, who was recently mur-
Osias Then was born In Lemberg In cided not to send any more emigrants. dressed as a Rabbi especially so dur- he Jews themselves to lead righteous,
dered in Ukrainia.
said the anti-Semitic propaganda
1870, and le therefore just HI years Do you approve of JO"
lig the hours when the school chil- ewish lives.
of age. His father was a well-to-do
A: "I know about It. Yet I do not
are about. and he will quickly
RELIEF WORKER DETAINED. Jewish business man who gave him think we ought to diecontinue emigra- dren
discover which religion it is that
a thorough Jewish education so that tion for that reason. I do think that preaches hate against others.
Pogrom is Toro..
LONDON—A tenor' received here In his youngest years he already ac- we ought to push Palestinian emigra-
from Reval states that Pumpreonsky, quired the reputation of a Jewish tion to the utmost, provided that
arranged by Bekaa.
a representative of the Joint Distri- scholar, and the late Rabbi of Lem- means are created by contributions
vitch'‘ army, broke out in Turov.
bution Committee, on arrival there berg, Meshulem SalanL took him as from the lands of the "golus" to make
WARSAW.—It became known here Thirteen Jews were killed. The whole
recently was placed under arrest an associate In his Talmudic studies. It possible for the hundreds of thou- today that the Jewish Literary So- city was
robbed, many women were
charred with conducting Bolshevik It was on'y after he reached the age sands of emigrants who Intend to set- ciety in Lodz was closed by the Polish violated. The Jewish Kehillah
activities under the mask of relief . of 18 that Dr. non, together with tle In Palestine to find work and use- authorities. The "Voyvoda" (chief Turov appeals for immediate relief. of
After three weeks' imprisonment he the present Grand Rabbi of Stock- ful employment."
of police) of the city stated that it • • •
was released, but in the meantime he holm. Dr. Marcus Ehrenprels, began
Q: "Complaint Is made against the was done because of the charge that
Before there was any chance to
had been robbed of one million Es- his secular studies and In a short Zionist Organization. It Is said that the society engaged in political activ- conclude
the reading of the letter, Mr.
thonian marks.
time passed with distinction the anal they are conducting secret politics. ity against the Polish government.
Duke decided to leave the meeting.

By Israel Weinloea.


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