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Chief ItahbiilLov ► in
LONDON (JTA) -- A contro- with authority as a supervisor of
versy has developed in the Jewish kashrut and an organizer of pray-
community in Moscow over a suc- ers and services rather than an
cessor to the late Chief Rabbi Yehu- ordained rabbi not to their liking.
da Leib Levin of the Choral Syna- Another. candidate described as a
gogue, who died Nov. 17, Jewish "completely nonpolitical person"
sources in the SoViet Union report- has been mentioned but his-name
has not been released.
The committee of synagogue
Jewish sources reported that
elders which has some say, though Motl Lipschitz, Moscow's shohet
by no means the final one, in the (ritual slaughterer) is preparing to
selection of a new rabbi, is op- go to Israel. When he leaves, Mos
posed to the most likely candidate, cow Jews who observe the kashrut
Rabbi Schwarzblat of Odessa.
laws will be left without a shohet.
At 59, Rabbi Schwartzblat is the
Dr. Lavoslav Kadelburg, chair-
youngest rabbi in Russia. Among man of the Federation of Jewish
the other possible candidates, "the Communities of Yugoslovia, said
rabbi of Kuibishev is 80 and the here that there was a quest for
rabbi of Leningrad almost 90. But Jewish identity among Soviet Jews
Rabbi Schwartzblat has been writ- of all ages.
ing anti-Israeli articles in the So-
Dr. Kadelburg recently visited
viet press. Moscow Jews recall the Soviet Union to attend the
that he denounced Israel as an ag- Levin funeral.
gressor after the Six-Day War.
He presented his account of
The late Rabbi Levin's title
the funeral and his impressions
of chief rabbi was not an offi-
of Jewish life in the USSR at a
cal one but derived from the fact
meeting of the European Execu-
that he was rabbi of the largest
tive of the World Jewish Con-
synagogue in the Soviet capital.
The synagogue committee is said
One comes across third-gen-
to prefer a successor who can act ei- ation Soviet Jews who had never
had any direct Jewish education
and are yet aristioils W.-preserve
their Jewish identity," Dr. Klidel:z
burg said. "Soviet Yews, yoim.g
and old, speak openly of slips."
NEW YORK—Students of Jew- be awarded a trip to Israel to
ish schools in the United States take part in ceremonies of presen-
are joining boys and girls in other tation of the scroll to the Presi-
lands in writing a Torah scroll for dent.
Bernard Milians, administra-
The scroll will be presented to for of the project in America,
President Zalman Shazar in J.973 revealed that participating stn.
as a 4 -ibute of his office. It will dents and schools will receive
be lx-used in its own Holy Ark, certificates of award during the
in ine Bet Hanasi, the "White Shavuot season, which commem-
House" in Jerusalem. orated the giving of the Torah
In Israel, the •global Sefer Torah at Sinai.
Project was inaugurated in the
Winners of the essay contest will
home of President Shazar. The
president, visibly touched by the be announced on Simhat Torah.
Children who subscribe to a let-
honor paid him, himself inked in
the first letter of the Torah, the ter in the scroll also may inscribe
initial in honor of a
bet of Breshit, on a sheet of parch-
namesake behind the Iron Curtain
Actual inscription of the let-
ters will be done by an official
scribe in Jerusalem, with quali-
fied junior scribes given the
privilege of inscribing letters in
lands of the Diaspora.
Some 250,000 of the Torah's 304,-
805 letters have been allocated to
American youngsters thro u gh
Students who inscribe an initial
are asked to contribute $1.80, which
signifies 10 times hai, the He-
brew for life and the number 18.
The rules for writing a scroll
are exact and exacting: a hair's
breadth of space or a break in a
letter may ditqualify the entire
scroll for religious use. There
must be no hyphenation and
change in spelling; certain col-
umns must begin with specific
words, and there are regulations
concerning quill, ink, guidelines
and preparation' of the parchment.
A nationwide. essay contest will
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be initiated in March for students
of grades 5-12, and winners will
BONN (JTA) -- An le-year-eld
former Swiss police officer who
lost his job for an act of mercy
that saved 3,01111 Austrian Jews
from deport:tint and protasis_
death at lise-handst it the -Naids
during World War U., was how
ored by President Gustav Heine
mann of the West German Ft*
President Heinemann disclose*.
that be bad written a letter to
Paul Gnudger In recegnitio• it
his courage mid seat him a tele-
vision set- as a gesture of appro.
Grudger was fired. when, eat'
teary to the instructions of the
Swiss govenundat, -be admitted
some 3,N. fleeing Manilas Jews
into Switzerland. He was rehabili-
tated 33 years later.
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