r. Fair Practices Committee Probes
I N.Y. Election Anti-Semitic Charges
San Francisco's New
School Term Coincides
with Rosh Hashanah
SAN FRANCISCO, (JTA)-
The Jewish Community Rela-
tions Council informed Jewish
parents that school officials in
the Peninsula school area had
uniformly expressed regret t
the opening day of the
semester would coi
the first day of
this year in
also that the schoo
ad said that it wa
for m to change t
this ear," the JC
"st s will b to
NEW Y ORK, (JTA) — A against a Jew." Levitt is a th • administr for
committee was appointed by the Jew, as is the Republican ar at least ar
Fair Practices Campaign Com- mayoralty nominee, State At- w ch number
mittee, 'a non-partisan organiza- torney General Louis J. Lef- li ly to be ab
tion, to probe char g es and kowitz, while Wagner is a p ted out tha Rosh
counter charges about the in- Catholic.
n. t year will fall o
Wagner and former Senator da "which will
jection of the Jewish issue in
New York City's hot, primary Herbert H. Lehman, one of his op • 'ng day pro
campaign for the , Democratic principal backers, have denied year.
nomination of a candidate for the Levitt charges. L ehm a n
anization made it
called the injection of the Jew- plain
that it had not intervened
State Controller Arthur Le-
to seek changes that would re-
vitt, who is running in the "scandalous" and "a malicious quire that school calendars con-
Democratic primaries for his tactic." Mayor Wagner said in form with religious Holy Days
party's mayoralty nomination a television interview that in- because this "might itself be a
against the incumbent, Mayor vestigators for the American 'violation of the principles of
Robert F. Wagner, has accused Jewish Congress and the Anti- church-state' separation."
pro-Wagner forces of spreading Defamation League could not
It was explained that the
word that a Levitt victory would find anyone who had seen the
question was not the operation
amount to pitting "a Jew leaflets mentioned by Levitt.
of schools on Rosh Hashanah,
"which they do every year,"
but rather "that the opening
and registration day of school
is of special significance to chil-
dren and it would see_m admin-
istratively sound and courteous
REUBEN BLUMENFELD, to avoid scheduling such a spe-
MUSA PROVET JACKREL,
a former Detroiter, died Aug. 23206 Berkley, Oak Park, died cial occasion fora day on which
24 in New York. She leaves Aug. 28. Survived by three a number of students will be
a nephew, Dr. Heino Provet, daughters, Mrs. Arthur (Gail) unable to attend, for whatever
Snitz, Mrs. Herman (Faye) Avig legitimate reasons."
and a niece in Australia.
and Mrs. Raymond (Clara) Bar-
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In Oakland, across the Bay
ISADORE LUBETSKY, 13725 ry; a brother; four grandchildren from San Francisco, rabbis
Dexter, died Aug. 25. He leaves and two great-grandchildren.
urged parents to keep their chil-
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two sons, Leo and David of Los
dren out of 'school on the open-
Angeles; a daughter, Mrs. Leo
FLORENCE K R E L L LIE- ing date failed. In other sections
(Sylvia) Weiss of Phoenix, Ariz.; BER, 8900 E. Jefferson, is sur- of the East Bay area, changes
and 10 grandchildren. •
vived by her husband, George; were made at the requests of
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her father, Benjamin Krell; Jewish spokesmen. In San Lean-
REBECCA PELTZ, 3037 Ful- and a brother, Benjamin Krell, dro, the school opening 'was
lerton, died Aug. 30. Survived by Jr.
nephews, nieces and two sisters-
TILLIE LEWIS, 17155 Green-
lawn, died Sept. 5. Survived by
BEN HOFFER, 18469 Hubbell, two daughters, Mrs. David 'Ap-
died Aug. 30. Survived by wife, tekar and Mrs. William Rubin;
Sadie; three sons, Martin, Daniel two brothers and four grand-
and Julius of Framingham, Mass., sons.
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and four grandchildren.
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LEONARD H. WEINER,
LENA SPRINGEL, a former 24151 Ridgedale, Oak Park,
Detroiter and wife of the late leaves his wife, Diane; three
Harry Springel, died Aug. 30 in sons, Steven Jay, Michael Ed-
Philadelphia. Interment in Phil- ward and David Scott; two
adelphia. Survived by son Jos- daughters, Donna Eileen and
eph, grandson Barry, two sis- Susan Beth; his mother, Mrs.
ters and two brothers of Phila- Rose Weiner; and a sister, Mrs.
Louis (Florence) Altus.
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SONJA YABECK, 11501 Pet-
oskey, died Sept. 3. She leaves Moscow University's
three daughters, Mrs. Julius Prof. Schapiro Dies
(Gertrude) Saferstein, Mrs.
PARIS, (JTA) — Dr. F. .L.
Charles (Jennie) Glen and Mrs. Schapiro, professor of Hebrew
Edward (Rose) 0Shinsky; nine philology at Moscow University,
grandchildren and 13 great- died in the Soviet Union a week
ago, according to reports reach-
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ing here. He was 70.
ESTHER' TROTT, 17310 Santa
Schapiro was about to put the
Barbara, died Sept. 4. She final work on a Hebrew diction-
leaves two sons, Robert Tobin ary, scheduled for early Soviet
of Los Angeles and Harold publication, when he died.
Tobin; two daughters, Mrs.
Edward (Sonia) Shepherd and
Mrs. Leon (Harriet) Schultz; Hannah Schloss Old Timers'
Memorial Meeting Wednesday
and seven grandchildren.
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Harry Slavin, president of the
NETTIE FRANKEL, 19181 Hannah Schloss . Old Timers'
Meyers, : leaves her -husband, Organization, announces that
Jacob; and two daughters, Mrs . the annual memorial meeting,
Mervin Gardner and Mrs. Ben in tribute to deceased members,
will be held at the Jewish Cen-
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ter, at 8;30 p.m. next Wed-
ALBERT ROBBINS, 2880 nesday.
Ewald Circle, died Sept. 4. Sur
Samuel Rubiner will be the
vived by two brothers, ben speaker of the evening. The El
RubenS and Nathan Rubin; and Molei Rachamim will be re-
a sister, Mrs. Ann Averbuch
cited by Cantor Nicolas Fenakel.
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