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'Judaism and Christianity:"
all right. Whenever I feel an attack
The relations between Judaism and
of the blues coming on, I say to my- Christianity are now a subject of uni-
self—What is that beautiful Christian versal discussion. In response to
now all of you are waiting to hear something about that now Science thought? —"The Lord is my numerous requests, Dr. Leo M. Frank-
lin has consented to speak on the sub-
of Rabbi Stephen Wise on "Jesus the Jew." I had hoped shepherd—Ishould worry!" If Jowls
historic address I de in this installment of Random Thoughts a brief state- . Science could teach such Jews the ject "Judaism and Christianity—
y in or e
beauty of their own Bible it would be Their Mutual Debt and Duty" next
to be able
this .c o luni n is
ment from Dr. Wise, but ast ant ci ti es, his reply
i nquiry had not yet performing a signal service.
Sunday morning, Jan. 3, at 10:45.
ewspapers in dis
But the trouble with both these rab-
reach the n
n k I ave enough evidence at hand to bee
reached me. But I thi
Saturday Morning Services:
lli genhtly .
discuss the question will
i gay that not in years have I witnessed so much ex- do not claim enough. They both not
"After-New Year Musings" will be
citement ver a sermon. My mail has been burened with letter from big
the subject of Rabbi Leon Fram's ser-
of co-religionists are bewil- services of physicians. Alas! they can- mon Saturday morning, Jan. 2, at
little towns. It seems that thousands
and ha thir non-Jewish neighbors are coming to them asking for not help it. They are to well educated 10:30. On Saturday, Jan. 9, Dr. Leo
subject. After the most careful analysis of the entire and too honest to do otherwise. Their M. F anklin will preach. Many of
light it on seems to me that Dr. Wise has been crucified by newspape r movement will therefore not spread . the people who come Saturday morn-
headlines! I find in many of the letters sent to me clippings front locl Simple-minded people must have a ing bring their children with them
such headlines as "Rabbi Urges Jews to Accept Jesus;' simple remedy. The healer that com- and the young ones find the service as
Reality, Says Wise, Jewish Leader;" "Jews Must Turn to Jesus," promises is lost. In the intellectual inspiring as do the adults. Music is
am not surprised that one an urges that I honesty of the Jewish Science rabbis rendered by the temple quartet under
and so on and so forth. So I
lies the seed of their failure.
undertake to drive Stephen Wise out of the Jewish ministry.
the direction of William Howland.
But the real case against Christian The services take place in the Brown
Now let's see what it's all about. As far back as I can recall, I have
d Ch ' tmas or Easter discuss Jesus. They Science is not that it cannot substan- Memorial Chapel.
the Jew. They have referred to him as a great moral taste all its claims in the light of rea-
h ave accepted' lion, and the real objection to Jewish Beth El College Second Semester:
es and Isaiah. Th
teacher and leader; a prophet like
teachings I Science is not that it is an insipid im•
extol his i deals and his
hh av e led
The second semester of Beth El
fact of his the fact that the Christians have never or rarely ever fol- station of Christian Science. The trag-
College will begin on Monday night,
lowed the teachings of Jesus. They have referred to him as one of their edy of both these and of all the heal- Feb. 1. All the courses now being
They have, of course, refused to rounder seriously the conten- ing cults is that they make a religion given will be continued through the
tion that he was the only Son of God, or that he rose from the dead, or that of personal comfort. They teach peo- second semester, but new divisions of
was the Savior of mankind. All that they discarded as mythical and ple to worship themselves, to look no the various courses will be taken up
, so for as I personally remember, further than their own health and hap- so that new pupils may register and
they manifest not the slightest find no difficulty in following the
of Jesus. Some of them have stated that in
( necessaril y
idence of interest in community well courses. While some classes will con-
of some h ig her crics
was responsibl e I
their opinion and in
was attributed to Je
tinue closed because of their large
for. But that
that if Christians would live according to the doctrines 'be Did you ever see a Christian Science present enrollment, there will be op-
esus, this would be a much better world.
church in a poor neighborhood? You portunity for beginning in the second
ahnd teac hin
made from some Jewish pulpits that some of
will find synagogues around Hastings
tatem en ts have
Id not for a moment b e and High and synagogues aroun semester each one of the courses of-
fered. Registration for the second
teachings of Jesus were so Idea is lc
used in such a practical world as ours. This must be so, judging by the Woodward and Gladstone. You will semested in the courses of Jewish his-
find a l'rotestant church on the Bow- tory, Bible literature, pedagogy and
fact that should one man out of a million seek to emulate the example
literally he is singled out as "peculiar," a "fanatic" or as one whose ery and a Protestant church on Fifth Hebrew will take place Monday night,
mental condition requires attention. So the only objection to the code a avenue. But you will never see a Jan. 25, and Wednesday night, Jan.
Christian Science church outside of a 27. One new course will be offered
'ethics of Jesus has been that they could not adapt themselves for such
day world as this. But they have been held to be probably the finest wealthy and fashionable neighborhood. on Wednesday night. More definite
code of ethics ever given
say that has not been said by other Reformed You will find our leading physicians announcement will be made in next
wa y l epending one part of the day attending
What then did Dr.
part week's Chronicle.
Jewish leaders? Nothing. It so happened that eing
it in such time
it to wealthy patients and the other
in conducting free clinics in the poor- Our Religious School:
that it became a splendid news nation,
da il great many hundreds 1 er neihborhoods.
While our morning School of Re-
gained added value. When the readers
to have the only genuine heal-
d "Jews to
ligion is taxed to its full capacity so
lines that Dr. Wise urged
though that Wise meant the Jews I claims
no free elm- that no new pupils can be registered
of thousands of Christians,
should accept Jesus in the Christian sense. That is that they should recog- ics, it does not even publish a cheap at this time, we call attention to the
nize him as the only son of God, as their Savior. Of course, he Meant noth- edition of Science and Health.
fact that the afternoon school still
I am not yet fully acquainted with
ing of the kind.
has some available places. The af-
Detroit, but I know that in New York ternoon school—it may be said—is
Dr. Wise, in a statement made to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, said: and Chicago there is not a single preferred by many to the morning
Christian Scientist that is prominent school because the classes are some- =
Nothing in the address was startling or even novel excepting the
in any movement for community wel- what smaller and there is more op-
newspaper headlines. For these I will hardly be held responsible
fare or civic progress. This is the dis-
ortunity for individual attention to =
tortion which the worship of health the pupils. Any children not attend-
even by my most benignant rabbinical colleagues.
perpetrates upon its followers.
ing other religious schools who wish
He nays that he agreed that Jesus was, that Jesus was a man, that Jesus
to attend our school may register for
was a Jew and that Jesus was not a Christian. Well, I see nothing very new need not
the afternoon classes. All new regis-
em the s hey
lv s, concerned about
trants must be accompanied by their
I ferings of others—for all suffering is parents. Details of conditions for
We have cut coat prices to the marrow, and in
The very foundations of morality are contained in the mineral-
unreal. It takes the old-fashioned registration may be obtained in the
leled code of ethics which comprise the teachings of Jesus; and be-
selfishness, that Moses and Jesus and office of the school on the second
this group are 200 smart coats at $48 that are gen-
cause Christendom has renounced Jesus in fact shall we continue to
Mohammed and Buddha came to cast floor of the temple building.
uine prizes. Women who have not purchased their
deny him now we his brother Jews are free to face his life and teach-
the world, and enshrines it as
ings anew. Shall we not say that this Jew is soul of our soul and
of reli gion.
winter coats or who desire extra coats at a fraction
Financier to Address
And in this adoration of one's own Men's Temple Clubs
that the soul of his teaching is Jewish and nothing but Jewish?
of the original prices will be quick to avail them-
Nothing so terrible about that, either. Jesus was a Jew, his inspirations health and happiness, Jewish Science
selves of this opportunity.
were Jewish and hs teachings were Jewish. Doesn't sound as if Dr. Wise has only too fatihfully imitated its terest to the men of the congregation
e Only Son of God. If Christians can gain any comfort model. Listen to the grand affirms- is announced by the Men's Temple
Above we print six of the fashionable coatings
Club for Tuesday evening, Jan. 12,
they are welcome to it. Wise claims, and quite prop- tions of Jewish Science, read with
and on which occasion a dinner meeting
are to be found in this group. There are
erly, that because Christless Christians have dnied
s no longer
any reason why expressing the quintessence ther
will be held, the speaker being
many others also—just a few coats of a kind
Merryle B. Rukeyser. His subject
persecutions against the Jews i
deny the existence of Jesus or refuse to recognize the value of 1. "The God consciousness in me
a size—that are equally as wonderful.
his teachings.Although I dffer with him when he says that the ethical expresses itself in Health, in Calm- will be "Business and Finance." Mr.
I cannot understand how Dr. Wise can make ness, in Peace, in Power, and in Hap.
New York Evening Journal and pro-
system of Jesus is realizable,
such an assertion. But he is entitled to his opinion and no one has a right piness." I am calm and cheerful; I hate fessor of journalism at Coulmbia. The
to attack him for it. So everything considered I cannot understand why 2.
ben raised. Ile didn't say anything that he himself no one; I envy no one; there ii no wor- man and his subject will not doubt at-
that other rabbis haven't said before, not once but ry or fear in me; I trust in God at all tract very wide attention and we look
all thi s hu-bub
forward to a record-breaking attend-
said before, and;
hundreds of times. And those rabbis who passed resolutions condemning times."
At first reading these words convey ance at this meeting. Therefore send
a certain charm, but picture to your- in your reservations early. Members
him, and those who are interested in having him resign as head of the Pales-
e of his u
have served only to i ncreas
e the importanc
has taken a self if you can the personality behind may bring their friends with them.
the impression that he
The styles include the new Princess effects, as well as
such a philosophy. What a negative,
the Christian mind and helped create
colorless character we have • here. He Noted Educator to
revolutionary attitude toward Jesus.
embroidered, ripple, side and back flares, and straightline
has no problems to wrestle with, no Address Sisterhood:
models. Trimmed with fur collar and cuffs; many with fur
A reader calls my attention to an item in a European Jewish
journal re- serious interests, no profound pas-
The regular monthly meeting of
panels or fur borders; others with fur fronts. Grackle Ilead
Roumania. This man in the sions. He is a flabby Pollyanna. Ile the Sisterhood of Temple Beth El will
ferring to a smart trick by a co-religionist in
Blue, Lipstick Red, Black, Brown, Gray, Tangerine, Japaca.
produce business advertises that he will give a sum equal to $5 in American is totally neutral, and consummately take place on Monday, Jan. 11, at
money to the farmer who sends him the best looking and largest apple. It complacent. Note the utter selfish- 2:30. The program will be one of
Sizes for misses, 14 to 20; women, 36 to 48. Plenty of
wasn't long before he had to hire a warehouse to store the apples that were ness of this grand pronouncement of unusual excellence. The committee
sent to him, which he eventually sold for a sum equalling $1,200. All of faith. Note how full it is of l's and has secured a most distinguished
models designed specially for LARGE women.
procured at the cost of only $5. This isn't cleverness. It's sharp mss. The worshipper does not seem speaker in the person of Dr. Alexan-
Every coat lined with silk or crepe.
to he aware that there is anyone else der Meiklejohn, a former president of
practice that ought to be condemned.
in the world but himself, and all the Amherst College, who will discuss as
Jews who are worried as to the attitude they should assume toward universe seems to have been estab- his topic "The College of Tomorrow."
Frank & Seder—Fifth Floor—Charge Accounts Invited.
Christmas may find a clue in the statement made by Rabbi Nathan Kress lished solely for his own personal ben- Dr. Meiklejohn is a shining light in
efit. There is no note here of duties American college life and in the in-
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of Temple Emanu-El, New York:
toward others, or sympathy with tellectual life of the day.
The Christmas season should mean as much to the Jew as to the
others, or service for others, or jus-
Christian. Dogmas, to my mind, are the private possessions of indi-
tice to others; no awareness whatso- Young People's Temple Club:
The opening event of the Young
ever of the social nature of man. This
viduals, but the spirit is the common possession of the human race.
6230 Michigan avenue wish to ex-
worship of one's own well-being and People's Club of Temple Beth El will it has also undertaken the support of dassah activities as well as to receive
sincere thanks to their
I surrender! Sometimes even "Homer" nods. Writes to me J. R. Co- one's own convenience is not the faith be held on the afternoon of Sunday, the Educational Institute for Orphan names of prospective members. Miss press their
minsky, the city editor of the Rochester (N. Y.) Democrat Chronicle:
the prophets visioned nor the religion Jan. 24, at 2:30. For this occasion Girls at Meier Chfeye. Rose Lipsitz, president of the Detroit many relatives and friends
a splendid :..rogram is in course of
Unit, will also welcome all inquiries. great concern and interest during the
Inc rabbis taught.
In your "Random Thoughts" I note you refer to distinguished
Jewish Science is Judaism in decay. reparation. Following the program
recent severe illness of their son,
The prophets came to sear and burn there will be a re-organization
th membership committee, may be
CARD OF THANKS
Jewish journalists who are not mentioned in the "Who's Who" in
Sheldon, who is now out of danger
the consciences of men. These pretty Young People's Temple C
American Jewry, published by the American Hebrew.
cults, Christian and Jewish, have come nite program of activities for the rest avenue,
Among those you claim to be neglected is the name of Lewis Gan-
Mr. and Mrs. Barney Lachman of and progressing nicely.
soothe our consciences and put them of the season will be announced and
nett of the Nation. You may be interested to know that Mr Gan-
nett is of an old Unitarian family of this city, his father having
gently to sleep. The prophets came officers will be elected. This is per-
the late Rev. Dr. William Chancing Gannett, one-time minister eme-
to drive men out of themselves, to open haps the most important meeting of
the eyes of the high-burn and the our young people that has ever been
ritus of the Unitarian church here, and a revered figure in our com-
munity. I have always been an admirer of Mr. Gannett, having read
wealthy to the wretchedness and the held. The young men and young
wrong that existed about them, and to women of the temple households
many of his interesting articles and having heard him on several oc-
regret exceedingly that we cannot number him among
challenge them to use their wealth and above the age of 17 are invited.
casions, and I
talent in the service of their fellow-
the children of Israel,
men. These pretty cults teach wealthy G ym nasium:
Attention is called to the fact that
At any rate, Mr. Cominsky, since I did select one who is not a Jew, I men to look upon a world teeming with
at least hit upon one who is closest to the Jews in his religious belief—that's crime and poverty and ignorance and gymnasium classes. all under very
suffering and injustice, then blissfully competent leadership, meet as fol-
close their eyes and say: It is no lows: Men, Monday and Thursday
t telling th world of the to
evenings; women, Tuesday evenings
A year or so ago I devoted a lot of space
to his employes. so. "
religion heal? Yes, it can heal and Friday mornings. You are urged
generosity of an employer in turning
Since then I have learned from an indisputable source that what this widely those that come to it for other objects to take advantage of the opportuni-
advertised gentleman did amounted to giving his sleeves out of his vest!
that than healing. Can religion give per- t
sonal success and happiness? Yes, to ment. It is an investment in good
So now I am proceeding with the utmost caution when I am advise
Morris Rosenwasser, a shoe manufacturer, will, this week, turn ov 50 those that come to it for other motives health.
of his employes his business, which amounts to $500,000 annually. Mr. than personal success and happiness.
Rosenwasser, who is 55 years old. came to this country from Poland at the Health and happiness are by-products A Request from the Rabbis:
It is the desire of the rabbis to
age of 17 years. Ile says that his success is due to the loyalty and co-opera- of a useful life. They lose them that
that he wants to reward those who helped him. seek them directly. They that go to visit the members of the congregc-
tion of his employes and
I am not going to say anything about this transaction until a year from religion solely to gain health find a tins on occasions of unusual joy or
sorrow in their family life as well as
i date, ten, if it is definitely determined that Mr. Rosenwasser is as precarious kind of health and a dubi- in cases of serious illness. However,
generous ash the news item indicates, I shall decorate his brow with a verbal ous kind of religion. They that come it is utterly impossible in a congrega-
to the House of God to pray as Jews
have always prayed—for the health tion the size of ours for the minister
An advertisement? Maybe. But I am willing to advertise men of institu- of the whole community will find to know of these occasions unless
A. Horwitz, head of the National Clothing health also for themselves. They that they are specifically notified. There-
tions who do as "good a turn" 0
Company of Rochester, N. Y., who sent out a letter asking, "Do you know pray that their lives may he of service fore, members desiring to see the
offering 100 suits to 100 of Rochester's to other lives will find success also for rabbis at such times are asked to
a poor boy who needs clothes?" and
themselves. This is the Jewish way of notify them. They may be reached
neediest boys, selected by the general secretary of the
League, director of the Council of Boy Scouts and general secretary of the prayer and faith healing. They who in their studies at the temple by
Fochester Y. M. C. A. It was in the truest and broadest meaning of the are inspired by the prophetic ideals phone—Empire 6146.
term, expressing the "spirit of Christmas." I would be glad to hear of more of justice and peace, and seek to carry
them out in their lives will find them-
Jews who do this sort of thing.
to o busy to conjure up magi-
Lest we forget, I want to keep before the Jewish leaders the
. and they
we are being "over-driven" in the matter of "drives." Let us return to nary ac-
normalcy in our philanthropic work. Do not make it a fetish. Let us customed to worshipping
The annual joint Senior and Junior
Hadassah formal ball will be held on
e as Jews have something more Jewish to of all men through
Goods on Display Tuesday and Tuesday Evening.
b k I urge again and again lowmen will find, when trouble and Sunday evening, Feb. 7, at the Book-
esolve this coming year that we w
pain come, that they have abundant
aspire to than to be a people of to mere
Hotel. The junior chairman
Suites, Dining Suites, Bedroom Suites, Junior Lamps, Table Lamps,
nd yet again upon Jewish leadership the mistake it is making if it continues stores of courage and cheer at their Cadillac
of the dance committee is Mrs. B.
use Jewish effort and Jewish thought to the end of making ourselves a command.
Bridge Lamps, Spinet Desks, Gateleg Tables, Davenport Tables, Octagon Tables, End
nation of philanthropists. Let us have an international chest, give what
Above all, they that believe in the
Tables, Night Tables, Telephone Stands, and Stools, Windsor Chairs and Rockers,
of the occasion require and then turn our attention to some- human partnership with God—and
Hall Chairs, Smoking Stands, Hall, Chrome, Buffet and Console Mirrors, Scarfs, Mo-
besides "drives" from one end of the year to the other.
this is a central doctrine in Judaism—
At the next meeting, which will be
hair and Velour Seated Rockers, Cedar Chests, Dinner Sets.
will avail themselves of all the re- held early in January, the "Junior
sources both of medical science and of Hadassah Follies" will be presented. ,
religious faith to protect human health Any girls who would like to pa ici-
and enhance the quality of human life. pate in the evening's entertainment
Perfection Lodge, No. 486, F. and
will please communicate with Miss
POLISH EMIGRATION BILL
A. M., will hold a special
Mabel August, Miss Rhea Barris or
tion Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 6:30
WARSAW.—(J. T. A.)—All emi- Miss Betty Friedman. The new place
Junior Iladassah meetings will be
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Hertzberg
C. K. SANDORF, Secretary.
Oneida road entertained 12 guests a
States of America will in future have announced at a later date.
dinner and bridge Sunday evening in
to go through Gdynia, the new Po-
SAMUEL J. EDER, W. 11.
honor of the birthday anniversary of
lish port built near Danzig, according Membership Notes:
their son, Herbert Lee.
to a bill passed by the Polish Parlial Junior Hadassah supports a num-
Let everyone sweep before his own
ber of orphans In the Holy Land and
The will gives the work its name. door.
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