Evergreen Congregation to Honor
Shaarey Zedek Leaders Launch 2nd P base
Rev. Taylor at Thanksgiving Service of
ve; Seek $1,500,000 for Synagogue
A combined Thanksgiving
Isadore Silverman, Evergreen
Day service is planned by mem- president, said that during the
bers of the Evergreen Jewish formative years, before the
Congregation and St. Matthews present structure was built,
Methodist Church at 8:15 p.m., services, meetings and social
Wednesday, in the synagogue, events were held in the church
at the invitation of Rev. Taylor.
The service will feature ser-
"Whether it was simply the
monettes by Rabbi Hyman loan of chairs and tables, the
Agress, Evergreen spiritual use of a room or the need of a
leader, and Rev. I. Paul Taylor, large hall for High Holy Day
pastor of St. Matthews, and se- services, Rev. Taylor and the
lections from the Bible and church never refused us," Sil-
Psalms. verman said.
In recognition of the many
"Now that the synagogue and
"expressions of brotherhood" church stand adjacent to each
extended by Rev. Taylor and other, the ties have become
. .. .
his congregants to the Ever- even stronger. At this moment,"
green Cong., when it was first Silvermanconcluded,
to right: Standing, Joseph H. Jackier, Irvin
concluded, "a joint
organized, the synagogue will Red Cross blood drive is being Meckler, Joseph Gendelman, Sam Kovan, Al Borman, Jack C. Gordon, Milton K. Mahler, Irving
Burke, M. S. Schiller; seated, Irwin Green, Morris Karbal, David M. Miro, Louis Berry, Hy
present a gift to the clergyman. planned by both groups."
Reform Reports 'Striking Gains';
Still Shows Lag in Adult Education
Safran, Nat Fishman, Rabbi Irwin Grolier.
* * *
More than 150 campaign work-
It is estimated that a $3,500,-
ers enrolled last Sunday, at a
to choose means of honoring
their families, or deceased rela-
tives, by having classrooms, the
MIAMI BEACH, (JTA) — the equally mundane stress in
the rabbi's study named
"Striking gains" were claimed Israel."
in their honor or tribute, or to
for Reform Judaism at the bi-
He urged delegates to pro-
set up plaques in honor of their
ennial convention of the Union test allocation of funds and
of American Hebrew Congrega- facilities to "but one religious
building committee; Mandell
tons, which met here this week. group in Israel" and to insist
Berman, his associate chairman,
More than 3,000 delegates, in that facilities be made "equit-
and Louis Luckoff, who heads
many from Detroit, ably available to all Jewish
the public relations committee
made this the largest assembly religious bodies within Israel."
in the campaign, said they were
in the history of the Reform
The national institutions of
heartened by the enrollment of
Movem en t.
Reform Judaism in the United
a large group of workers.
Hoines and Industry
A report presented to the States "will require twice as
Berry, who presided at Sun-
delegates stated that better much financial support in the Temple Players _Give
for Over 45 Years
day's meeting, announced that a
than 185,000 youngsters are 1960's" as they received in the
attending religious schools of present decade, delegates to the
Reform Judaism; however , it assembly were told.
Temple Players of Temple planned to enable contributors
A. B. Polinsky of San Diego, Beth El scored another triumph
warned that there is a problem
Calif., chairman of the Coin- with their presentation of "The
in educating parents.
The report stressed the "en- bined Campaign of the UAHC Tender Trap" on Saturday, Sun-
thusiasm with which parents and the Hebrew Union College- day and Monday evenings.
Approving audiences ac-
dispatch their children to reli- Jewish Institute of Religion,
gious schools," at the same made that projection in an- claimed the efforts of the cast
. time noting that they show
and directors in ably interpret-
little enthusiasm and even re- $650,000 in gifts at the conven- ing the delightful play.
sistance to adult study pro-
Jack Fromm starred in the
The gift announcement leading role, and he was ably
Fully quilted or nylon wool lined, in polished
kick-off breakfast meeting, to
pursue the work of raising
funds for the projected new
Shaarey Zedek structure, in the
second phase of the synagogue's
With more than $2,000,000
raised for the new building last
year, the campaign organization
aims to secure an additional
$1,500,00 during the coming
few weeks to make the under-
taking a reality.
000 fund will be needed to as-
sure the construction of the new
synagogue and its educational
buildings on the 40-acre site on
Northwestern Highway and 11
marked the formal opening of
Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, the 1959-60 drive for $3,558,526.
president, charged that Polinsky said that from July
a "sterile Orthodoxy" had
a 1949 to July 1959, the Com-
stranglehold on religious life in bined Campaign had produced a
Israel and had
established a total of $15,500,000.
virtual ban on liberal expres-
Jane Evans, executive sec-
sions of Judaism.
retary of the UAHC National
the opening ses- Federation of Temple Sister-
sion of the assembly, the hoods, urged "daily works of
speaker advised Premier David faith through the synagogue for
Ben-Gurion that without "the the betterment of family, com-
life-giving waters of our Reform munity, national and interna-
faith," there was "more dan- tonal life."
ger of Judaism perishing in his
Addressing 1,200 delegates of
land than in ours."
the Federation, whose 22nd bi-
He referred to the acceptance ennial assembly is being held
of American equipment and concurrently with the UAHC
technicians and rejection of assembly, Miss Evans said that
"rabbis made in Cincinnati and "if there is widespread juvenile
New York" as "a disdainful and delinquency," in the United
false emphasis on the alleged States, "it is because women in
exclusive materialism of Am- the direct instance have been
erica as well as a reflection of and are apathetic."
assisted by Nancy Wayburn,
Nancy Alpert, Vic Hurwitz,
Kathryn Lansky, Harriet Stone,
Todd Purse and Cliff Ammon.
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