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Isaac Franck, formerly execu-
tive director of the Y, M. and
Y. W. H. A. in Manchester, N. H.,
assumed his new duties as edu-
cational director of the Detroit
Jewish Community Center this
week. Mr. Franck is in charge of
adult education, the music school,
the art school, and all formal
grams to be
conducted in the
new Aaron Re-
it o y Memorial
ward and Hol-
ter, Mr. Franck
Isa■c Franck nity-wide recog-
nition' for the
work of the local center and
gained admittance of his agency
into the Community Chest. Under
his administration a Hebrew
School and Sunday School were
integrated in the Center program,
and an active program of adult
Active in the Manchester Coun-
cil of Social Agencies and a mem-
ber of its executive board, he
taught group work in the Social
Work Institute of Manchester, and
introduced a section on group
work into the Institute of the New
Hampshire Conference on Social
Mr. Franck has also served as
the director of club and educa-
tional programs for the Port
Chester, New York Jewish Center.
A graduate of New York Uni-
versity, Mr. Franck has done
graduate work at Columbia and
Harvard Universities, A student
of the Herzliah Teachers' Semi-
nary and the Tarbuth Teachers'
Seminary, of New York, he speaks
reads and writes Hebrew fluently.
He has conducted Jewish educa-
tion work for both youth and
adults in the liebrew schools and
synagogues of Brooklyn, N. Y. A
contributor to the Jewish Fron-
tier, Mr. Franck has had exten-
sive experience lecturing on a
wide variety of Jewish subjects
and political, economic and social
problems. He has also been ac-
tive in Zionist organizational and
Mr. Frank is a member of the
National Association of Jewish
Center Workers and the Ameri-
can Association for the Study of
The Center's regular program
of activities will begin in the new
Aaron DeRoy Memorial Building
on Monday, Dec. 18.
Sunday at Temple
The Chanukah holiday will be
the theme for the open meeting
of the National Council of Jew-
ish Juniors on Sunday, Dec. 17,
at 2:30 p. m., at Temple Beth F.I.
OF ,AGED MELLOW-
The lighting of the candles
will be in charge of the Contem-
GOODNESS IN EVERY
porary Judaism Group.
The members of the Junior
Council are requested to bring
toys for children of the nursery
A social hour will follow in
which games such as bridge, mall
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Jong, bingo, etc., will be played.
Refreshments will be served.
Friends are welcome to attend
Hollywood Is rumbling with ru- this gathering.
mors that Samuel Goldwyn will
Maxie Rosenbloom, boxer and
soon split with United Artiste and
rees? player, is now at work on
start liquidating many of
book, , with Screenland
as his theme,
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I of Poland controlled by the Nazis.
Approximately 64 Jews have been
sentenced to death by these tri-
bunals which have already tried
485 cases of sabotage.
Jewish refugees holding visas
for Palestine were released from
camps where they had been in-
terned pending investigation of
their satus, it was reported here.
It is expected that other Jewish
refugees holding visas for coun-
tries overseas will also be released
including German Jews who had
been removed from neutral ves-
sels enroute to North and South
Czech authorities broke up an
anti-Jewish meeting called by the
Cam p of National Socialist
Czechs, Czech Nazi organization,
in Prague last week, "Le Temps"
reported here. Czech police aided
by the local population, dispersed
the gathering which met in a large
hall despite the ban. German
elite guards who attempted to ar-
rest several Czech policemen were
attacked by the crowds before
they succeeded in delivering these
policemen to the Gestapo.
vice-president of the Hebrew reli-
gious community in the former
of value, which must be registered
Polish capital, who escaped to
by Jews at Gestapo offices. At 0o-
Paris last month, a Paris dispatch
wosck, in Galicia, seven Jews were
executed for failing to register all
Jews all over the German part
their articles of value.
of Poland live in constant fear
It was revealed here that the
of new persecutions and new or-
Nazis in Austria confiscated near-
ders making life even harder, the
ly £20,000 or approximately $90,-
quoted Dr. Szoskies as
000 of the estate left by the late
saying. In his capacity as repre-
Prof. Sigmund Freud. The amount
of the Jewish commu-
confiscated is half of the total es-
nity, Dr. Szoskies had many con-
tate left by the late noted scientist
the German authorities
who bequeathed to his daughter
—the army, Gestapo and Nazi
Anna his collection of books on
Ile came to the
psychology and psychoanalysis.
conclusion that the Nazis' aim
Royalties accruing from his copy-
physical destruction in the
right interests will be placed in
shortest possible time of as many
a trust fund for use of his grand-
Jews as possible, the dispatch
children upon reaching their
An Associated Press dispatch
Nazis Accused of Spreading
from Prague disclosed that Nazi
authorities in Czechoslovakia had
Epidemics in the Lublin area
issued a decree ordering all Jews
of Nazi-occupied Poland are not
to evacuate the "protectorate" of
the result of hunger and crowd-
Bohemia-Moravia by Feb. 28,
ing, the German anti-Nazi Free-
1940. All Jews remaining in the
dom Radio revealed, but have been
after that date will be
loosened by German agents for
transported to the ghetto state
the purpose of testing the virility
the report said. The
of typhoid germs isolated in labor-
measure is directed against all
atories in the Reich.
up to the age of 37.
ROME.—(WNS) — Hundreds
The Freedom Station disclosed
that the Nazis are experimenting of letters are being received here
with the germs for eventual use by refugees from relatives in the American Red Cross Speeding
Relief to Poland
on the Western Front against the Reich who implore their interven-
WASHINGTON. — (WNS) —
armies of the Allies, making cer- tion with the Italian Foreign Of-
Red Cross an-
tain meanwhile that the germs of
the dread disease react as intend- thereby escape the possibility of nounced here that thousands of
ed. The anti-Nazi radio further
declared that this information Efforts to comply with the pleas plies and clothing are being
for sick and
was obtained from one of their
men stationed in the offices of since authorities have specific in- wounded Polish refugees in Ger-
the German General Staff.
even transit visas to Jews holding $250,000 has been contribute by
Jew. Ordered to Quit Danzig
H. Davis, chairman of the Red
PARIS. — (WNS) — All Jews Hungarian passports.
were ordered to leave Danzig,
Shipments will be consigned to
former Free City, by Dec. 31, ac- "Ghetto State" Pretest for An.
representatives of the American
nihilatio n of Jews Says
cording to a Berlin dispatch which
Cross, who, in conjunction
said that offices for the distribu-
with the German Red Cross, will
tion of clothing displayed notices
NEW YORK. — (WNS) —
that Jews would not be given First-hand information of the allocate them to Polish agencies
clothing cards, without which Jewish situation in the Nazi-occu- and committees, including the Po-
lish Red Cross, for impartial dis-
nothing is obtainable.
pied section of Poland, particu-
Military tribunals continued to larly in Warsaw, has been ob- tribution to those in need, includ-
the Jews, according to Mr.
function throughout the section tained from Dr. Henryk Szoskies,
PROGRAM PLANNED BY CONGRESS
TO DEFEAT SPIRIT OF DESPAIR
Newspaper Guild, Protestant
Teachers Association, as well as
all labor groups and prominent
leaders in all walks of life. The
speakers at the New York meet-
ing included Mayor Fiorello H.
LaGuardia, William Green, For-
mer Governor Alf Landon, Dr.
Samuel McCrea Covert, Dr.
Stephen S. Wise and others. The
purpose of this public rally is to
present a statement of facts on
the Jewish position to the Detroit
community. The committee in
charge of arrangements for this
meeting includes Joseph Haggai,
Mrs. Max Dushkin, Sol Lifsitz,
Henry Fenster, Mrs. Albert Feld-
stein, Rabbi Joshua S. Sperka and
Dr. Clarissa Fineman.
TO CO-ORDINATE WORK OF
At the meeting of the joint
boards on Monday evening, an
important decision was reached to
work for the co-ordination of ef-
forts for the registration of De-
troiters who are seeking their
relatives in Europe. A committee
consisting of Mrs. Nathan Speva-
kow, A. J. Lachover, Rabbi Sper-
ka, Mr. Fenster and Airs. Dushkin
will consult the Red Cross, the
Jewish Social Service Bureau and
the Federation of Polish Jews for
the purpose of establishing a cen-
tral co-ordinating committee for
the registration of Detroiters seek-
ing members of their families in
the war zones or among refugees
in neutral countries.
In the meantime registration of
relatives continues at the office of
the Congress, 1044 Penobscot
Bldg., Cherry 6559, with Mrs. Al-
bert Feldstein in charge, Messrs.
Lachover and Fenster are co-
chairmen of the membership and
Vistula Rivers on the west and
by the Soviet Union frontier on
The 50,000 persons now there
suffer from lack of food, shelter,
clothing and disease. Deportation
of more than one million more to
the "reservation" has been tem-
porarily halted by the outbreak
of disease which threatens not
only the Jews already there but
the Nazi officials as well.
The executive committee of the
World Jewish Congress has ad-
dressed a communication to Gen-
eral Sikorski, premier of the new
Polish Government, pointing out
that Jews will recognize the new
Polish Ministry as the only legiti-
mate authority in the Lublin dis-
Up to the present only 5,000
Jews have been deported from
Vienna to Lublin, despite the de-
termination of Nazi authorities to
make Vienna "Jew-free" by Feb-
The Jews in Berlin, according
to the World Jewish Congress re-
port, have so far not been affected
by the Lublin project. Jewish
leaders in Berlin were recently
called to the headquarters of the
Gestapo and ordered to report on
their activities and budget for the
next three years. This is taken to
indicate that Jews would be per-
mitted to carry on their relief and
emigration activities for the im-
FOR '4o DRIVE
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requesting inclusion in the 1940
drive scheduled for next spring.
Three Mayor Divisions
The budget committee is divided
into three maior groups: a local
division, with Sidney .1. Allen as
chairman and Simon Shetzer as
co-chairman: a national and re-
gional division. with Melville S.
Welt as chairman and Fred A.
Ginsburg as co-chairman: and an
overseas division with Henry
Wineman and Meyer L. Prentia
as co-chairman. Each maior group
has been broken down into sub-
committee for the study of spec-
ific problems in the particular
In the local group headed by
Sidney J. Allen and Simon Shet-
zer, Abraham Cooper and Harvey
H. Goldman are chairman and co-
chairman of the committee study-
ing civic-protective problems. Wil-
liam Friedman and Sidney L. Al-
exander head the education com-
mittee. Hyman C. Broder and
Ben Kramer lead the budget com-
mittee members studying health
Problems and Samuel. Frank is
chairman, with George M. Stutz
as co-chairman of the committee
on institutional care.
The problems in local recrea-
tional work will be heard by a
committee headed by Irvine W.
Blumberg and Alex Schreiber; re-
settlement work and family wel-
fare nroblems will he weighed by
a committee under the leadership
of Julian H. Krolik and David
Wilkus; and Clarence II. Enggass
and Maurice Aronason head the
croup discussing administration
problems and new requests.
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On Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 12:30
p. m., the annual donor luncheon
of the Ladies' Auxiliary of Con-
gregation Bnai David will take
place in the special hall of the
In expressing our felicitations to
the Jewish Community of Detroit,
may we also extend Best Wishes
for Prosperity and an Abundance
synagogue, Elmhurst and 14th Sts.
Mrs. L. Nudelman, chairman
GENEVA. — (WNS) — The
of the luncheon, announces that
World Jewish Congress, respond.
all plans have been completed for
ing to the new international situ-
ation created by the war, an-
Cantor Abraham Singer will
nounced that it is planning to set
present a program of songs, as-
up a special institute in Geneva
elated by Bella Bitten Goldberg.
for the purpose of surveying Jew-
William Hordes will be speaker on
ish experiences since Versailles
the topic "The Modern Challenge
National Beneficiarie s
and formulating a program guar-
to Jewish Women." Rabbi Joshua
Fred M. Butzel is chairman and Sperka will give the invocation
anteeing Jewish right to be pre-
sented at the peace conference Theodore Levin co-chairman of and introduce the speaker.
called at the termination of the the cdmmittee hearing the peti-
Mrs. Joseph Weingarden is
AIM TO DEFEAT
tions of national organizations chairman of reservations and can
SPIRIT OF DESPAIR
One of the principal aims of the conducting civic-protective work. be reached at To. 6-3238. Mrs. S.
World Jewish Congress in the The activities of organizations Zack is co-chairman. Mrs. Z. Nee-
The series of Town Meetings present tragic situation has been conducting educational and re- dle will preside.
planned by the Congress are in- an effort to achieve a united Jew- search programa will be reviewed
tended for the purpose of treat- ish front for the duration of the by a croon led by Rabbi Leon
ing a spirit of confidence and war and the necessary cooperation Frani and Joseph II. Ehrlich. The
courage among the Jewish masses at the future peace conference.
Quests of . regional and national Aim to Popularize
and to defeat the despairing atti- The preparation of peace aims, health servi
services will be studied by
tude that is becoming evident in safeguarding minority rights, re- a committee headed by Harry S. Yiddish Schools
quires a common policy and a cen- Grant and Irwin I. Cohn; and
Plans for the Town Meetings trail organization of all Jewish Mrs. Joseph M. Welt is chairman, Committmis to Make House-to-
include the bringing to Detroit to bodies concerned in the problem with Ben B. Fenton as co-chair-
House Canvass Sunday
address public rallies, Dr. Nathan of Jewish defense now and Jew-
of the group reviewing mem-
composed of teach-
Goldmann, brilliant leader and ish aims in the post-war recon- bership services. Melville S. Welt
head of the World Jewish Con- struction period.
and Fred A. Ginsburg head the en- ers and representatives of the
gress executive committee; the
three Jewish Schools has been or-
The World Jewish Congress tire national and reeional division ganized for the purpose of popu-
Rev. Dr. L. M. Perlzweig, one of
the most prominent leaders of points out that the preparation of of the budget committee.
larizing the Yiddish schools in De-
London, England, both of whom
An executive committee will
are coming to this country next portant than the actual and im-
This Sunday, Dec. 17, commit-
month, and Dr. Arych Tartakow- mediate relief work and political
bers who are assigned to weigh tees will make a house-to-house
er, eminent member of the gov- action in the present emergency. the
to contact people person-
reuuests of the maior overseas
erning board of the World Jewish In any case, all are closely related.
avenues. The executive commit- ally. Committees will also be sent
Congress and leader of Polish
tee includes: Sidney J. Allen, Fred
Jewry who arrived in this country
acquaint the Jewish population
M. Butzel, Mrs. Aaron DeRoy, to
last month. In addition, meetings
in the city with the work of the
Mrs. Joseph H. Ehrlich, Clarence Yiddish schools.
are planned w . ithloc:1
H. Enggass, Harry Frank, Mrs.
Members of the following
H. J. L. Frank, Israel Ilimelhoch, schools
WORLD JEWISH CONGRESS
will participate in this ef-
Gus D. Newman, Max Oanoa,
SCORES REICH "SOLUTION"
Charles Rubiner. Nate S. Shapero.
Sholom Aleichem Folk Shulen,
OF JEWISH PROBLEM
ino en maS nh . etzer, Abe Srere, Mel-
Tribute to Be paid to Mem or y of S
at 3764 Monterey, and the Brady
Natha n Bielfield, First President ville S. Welt and Mrs. Henry
School on Lawton and Joy Rd.
PARIS. — (WNS) — The ex-
Farband Shulen at 8603 12th
ecutive committee of the World
Immigration work will be re- St. and 12244
Jewish Congress adopted a reso- Invitations have been issued to the viewed
by • committee headed by
Arbeiter Ring Shulen at 8946
lution at a special session here,
House of Shelter and their friends
Douglas I. Brown and Louis 12th St. and Glendale and ' Lin-
appealing to the civilized world to to attend the agency's annual Mrs.
Robinson; and the petitions of wood.
stay the barbaric Nazi treatment banquet meeting on Wednesday, other overseas causes will be
of Polish Jewry and particularly
studied by a erouo headed by
the Nazi attempt to set up a Jew-
Jewish Home for Aged on Pe- Harry Cohen as chairman and Gifts to Hebrew Schools in
ish "reservation" in Lublin.
"The Jews of the world reject toskey and Burlingame Aces. Sanford D. Adler as co-chairman.
Memory of Murray
Henry Wineman and Meyer L.
with revulsion and indignation Hyman Altman and Isaac Rosen- d P i r vein
sitoisn. head the entire overseas
the inadmissible pretext of the thal, co-chairmen of the affair,
Reich Government that it will state that a tribute will be paid
solve the Jewish problem by bar-
Following the hearings of the acknowledge receipt of ■ con-
baric treatment of Jews in Poland field, first president of the House
and the establishment of a Jewish
The House of Shelter or Hach- questing inclusion in the drive. the Harold H. Smiley and William
"reservation" in the Lublin dis-
chairmen of the various divisions
trict", the protest said. "We have
no doubt that the civilized world by the Detroit Jewish Community Will Present 'their recommenda- Schreiber.
tions to the steering committee as
will also reject these decisions of quarters, located at
Designated as the world's best
1622 Taylor to the amounts to be allocated to
the present German Govvern- Ave.,
have sleeping accommoda- each agency. The steering corn, Party guests by none other than
tions for 28 men. Food and shel- mittee will total these allocations, Dorothy Thompson is pianiste
A report received by the Con- ter are provided for transients and
review the budget as a whole, Ania Dorfmann,
gress regarding the Lublin "res- end for those
who have come to
ervation" said that the German Detroit in search of employment before making remommendations
Government intended to publish A few homeless, unattached men, to the boards of the Jewish Wel- for will present an intimate pic-
soon • map of the area eptitled residents of Detroit, are accommo- fare Federation and the Detroit ture of the situation of Jews
Service Group as to the amount abroad today. An author and book
"Jehudah", to signify that it was dated also.
of the goal for the 1940 Allied reviewer of note, Mr. Montor di-
a Jewish territory. The map would
Max M. Silverman is president Jewish
show the territory as having an
rected Publicity for the United
the House of Shelter which is
In his address before the bud- Palestine Appeal and is remem-
area of about 1,000 square kilo- of
■ constituent agency of the Jewish
s (owning meeting, bered by Detroiters as a brilliant
meters, bounded by the San and Welfare Federation.
on Tuesday evening. Henry Mon- and informative speaker.
House of Shelter
WOODWARD AT GRATIOT
Yiddish Folk Festival
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20, 1939, at 8:30 p, m.
Central High School Auditorium
Trude at La Sella
Auspices of IL.
Yiddish Cultural Section
OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Yiddish Folk Songs, Dramatic Recitations El
Dramatic Sketches will feature the evening.
Presented by a select troupe of actors from
Littman's People's Theater.
Admission 25c.—Ticlets to be had at 11. Jewish Community
office. 1610 Washington Blvd. Bldg. CHerry 1659.
Of Hebrew Schools
The last membership enroll.
went gathering of the United He-
brew Schools was held at the home
of Dr. and Mrs. Albert E. Bern-
stein. This was a combination
membership meeting and Chanu-
kah program. A unique Chanukah
playlet, a parody of "Hannah and
Iler Seven Sons," was staged by
Dr. and Mrs. Bernstein's three
children, Sander, Miriam and
Marvin. The meeting was conclud-
ed with Chanukah songs.
The chairman of the member-
ship committee is Rudolph Zuie-
back, and the associate chairman
is Dr. Albert E. Bernstein. A
committee has been organized to
acquaint Detroiters with the work
of the United Hebrew Schools,
and to increase the membership
enrollment of the schools.
Sholom Aleichem Folk In-
stitute Donor Dinner and
New Year Eve Affair
The Sholom Aleichem Folk In-
stitute is now at work on its donor
dinner and New Year's Eve cele-
The work for the annual 'sou-
venir is in full swing. The work
is being carried on under the ca-
pable supervivsion of Mr. Coker-
man. The members have pledged
their fullest cooperation to carry
through this very important un-
The women are making pre's.-
rations for the annual donor din-
ner, to take place in Hotel Fort
Wayne an Jan. 1.
A New Year's Eve celebration
is to take place in the Jewish Cen-
ter. me members of the Sholom
Aleichem Institute invite their
friends to join in the festivities.
For reservations call Mr. Landis,
Listed as dialogue director of 2712 leralle.
"Swingin' the Dream," Benny
Goodman's jarred - up version of
An interesting exhibition of
Shakespeare plus Mendelssohn, is paintings and reproductions of
Philip Loeb . . . It's only fair to works by the late !Adm. Kant.
state that Loeb objected vehem- mann, artist who specialized is
ently, pointed out that the Jewish themes. is on view at
"Dream" lines are the work of Philosophy Hall, Columbia Uni-
William of Avon.
versity, until Dee. 20.