of Year' Award
Prof. Richard Ellmann's
"James Joyce" was selected the
"Biography of the Year," and
its author received a $1,000
c1 award at a meeting sponsored
at the Astor Hotel, New York,
THE DETR OIT
New U.S. Generations
Closer to Israel Than
Parents, B-G Reveals
JERUSALEM, (JTA) — The
younger Jewish children in
America, comprising the third
and fourth generations, are
cloSer to Israel than their im
migrant forefathers were, Prime
Minister David Ben-Gurion de-
Ben-Gurion spoke at the an-
nual meeting of the Bible Re-
search Society here. Referring
to observations he made on his
recent trips to the United States
and England, he stated that "the
love for Israel I found among
millions of Jews in the United
States and England is one of
the wonders of Jewish history."
An announcement was made
at the meeting that the Jewish
National Fund has donated to
the society a tract of land in
this city for the construction
of a- "House of the Bible." The -
land is near the border of Old
Jerusalem, which is under Jor-
Lieberman's New Book
A tradition at the B. Manischewitz Company for the past
70 years is the baking of matzo schmura, the most guarded of
all Passover matzos. The pure wheat product is not only
processed, but grown, under the strictest rabbinical supervision
in order to insure its kashrut. Traditionally baked in the home,
the rabbis use the facilities and hospitality of the Manischewitz
firm, which was founded in 1888- by Rabbi Dov-Behr Mani-
schewitz, grandfather of the present officials.
Jewish Agency Sets Up Midwest
Aliyah Office; Lists Opportunities
The ever-increasing number
Weissberger, has been estab-
lished at 220 S. State St., Chi-
cago 4, Ill., care of American
Zionist Council, phone WAbash
2-9549, for the convenience of
residents in Chicago and the
lished work by Chaim Lieber- desired eventuality, prompted
man, columnist of the Jewish the Jewish Agency to develop
Daily Forward. No less alarm- a new approach to this subject.
ing is the supplementary sub- Acting _on the assumption that
title: "Lament in the Night of no man will leave for Israel
unless he is assured of a liveli-
The book deals with what the hood there while still in the
author terms, "the conflagra- United States, the Jewish
tion of- assimilation," which en- Agency has compiled a list of
gulfed the Jews of America in 200 resettlement opportunities
a new catastrophe: the cata- for families who are consider-
clysm of gold, which followed ing Aliyah, and which include
the European cataclysm of partnerships in established co-
operatives, stores in shopping
In the book of 300 pages, Lie- centers, repair and service
berman surveys the spiritual shops, etc., as well as a number
life of the American Jews at of positions for technical per-
the present time. He sets forth sonnel and tradesmen.
. . . and the ;Wise Son,
how assimilation, ignorance of
What Says He?
The prospective Oleh can
Rabbi Jonathan Eyebeschutz, Jewish traditions and conver- discuss these offers in detail
Chief Rabbi of Prague, showed sion sever large segments of and, what is more important, he
his nimbleness of wit even as a the Jewish people from their can conclude the deal for a
single opening while still here.
little boy. One Seder night he historic moorings.
Broadly speaking, the man
stole the afikoman, and demand-
would be required to possess a
ed as a ransom a new suit. His
sum up to $10,000 which would
father acceded to his terms.
enable him both to settle in
Getting back the afikoman,
the selected busineis and to
the father said: "Now, my dear
acquire the apartment which
fellow, -you will not get your
forms an integral part of the
share of the afikoman unless
scheme. In cases of financial
you release me of my pledge,
which was made under duress."
March 29 — To Mr. and Mrs. hardship, help in the form of
"I took off my share of the Howard Triest (Anita Hammer- low-interest loans and mortgages
afikoman before I returned it to stein), of Oak Park, Mich., a may be obtained from the Jew-
you," said the little imp.
son, Glen Robert.
* * *
The localities selected for re-
March 28 — To Mr. and Mrs. settlement under the plan are
Eliot Harris Bank (Nancy Katz), in all parts of Israel, enabling
of Geoffrey Ct., Oak Park, a the settler to make his own
daughter, Cynthia Anne.
* * *
A regional* office of the
March 25 — To Dr. and Mrs. Aliyah Department of the Jew-
Hospitals & Homes
Nelson J. Pont, of Balfour Rd., ish Agency, headed by a special
Oak Park, a daughter, Susan Israeli representative, Yehuda
Reb Meir Simchah Katz, one
of the two great rabbis of
Dvinsk, possessed a fine sense
of humor. So did his wife. One
erev Pesach she asked him
whether he had already sold the
hometz to • a non-Jew. "I did,"
said the rabbi, adding, "There
is only one piece of hometz that
I did not sell," pointing toward
"This hometz needn't be sold,"
retorted the rebbitzin. "My fath-
er had already sold it a a goy."
New Band in Town!
• MILT BURG
AND HIS WAYFARERS
"Arise, Arise: The House of
PROF. RICHARD ELLMANN Israel Is Afire!" is the sensa- of Olim (immigrants) from the
United States and the - experi-
by the American Book Pub- tional title of the newly - pub- ence gained in this much-
lishers Association, American
Book Sellers Association and
the Book Manufacturers Insti-
Prof. Ellmann, recipient of
the national book award, is
professor of English at North-
western University. He is the
son of Judge and Mrs. James
I. Ellmann, of 55 Connecticut,
Highland Park. -
The meeting at which the
award was made was attended
by several hundred writers,
book reviewers and publishers
from all over the country.
Baking the Matzo Schinurah
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March 27 — To Mr. and Mrs. Histadrut 'Third Seder'
John Katz, of Hillcrest Dr., in Honor of Degania
Livonia, a daughter, Barbara
Governor Nelson A. Rocke-
feller, Label A. Katz, interna-
* * *
March 26 — To Mr. and Mrs. tional president of Bnai Brith,
Mandell Schane (Rae Blinder), and Avraham Harzfeld, "father
Serving in Hospitals and Homes
of 19292 Archer, a daughter, of Jewish agricultural settle-
ment in Israel," will partici-
pate in the 28th annual "Third
* * *
March 20—To Mr. and Mrs. Seder" of the National Commit-
Noah Lambert (Hanna Gruen- tee for Labor Israel, at the
baum), of 24664 Rensselaer, Waldorf Astoria and Commo-
Oak Park, a son, Steven Bruce. dore Hotels, New York, April
16. The event will be dedicated
* * *
March 19—To Mr. and Mrs. this year to the Golden Jubilee
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Charles Klein (Sandra Verona), of Degania, first of the pioneer
of 18489 Schaefer, a son, Scott collective settlements that set
a new pattern for Jewish farm-
illy Ind social achievement.
* * *
March 17—To Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Berlinberg (Rose Web-
His Cup Runneth Over
erman), of 19412 Redfern, a
Rabbi Akiva Eger, of Posen,
son, Craig David.
was distinguished for his humil-
Serving at Homes and in Hospitals
* * *
To Mr. and Mrs. 'Nick Gonte ity and kindliness no less than
(Marilyn Price), of 22100 Gard- for his profound erudition. One
ner,- Oak Park, an adopted son, Passover he had at his table a
poor stranger, who accidentally
spilled his cup of wine on the
Plans for a new vocational tablecloth. To put him at ease,
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