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Adventures in San Diego Jewish History, May 16, 1958, Part 3

Green, Eldex & Cohen Lead Way in Count
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

First returns from County areas indicated increased giving to the United Jewish Fund Campaign.

In the North County, Escondido, chaired by Ernest Green, was first to turn in results. “This area showed substantial increases and new gifts over last year,” Abe Eldex, North County Chairman, said.

Coronado, headed by Arthur L. Cohen, has almost completed his job. Indications are that more money will be secured from across the bay than in 1957.

Other County areas are organizing for a final push.

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Temple Beth Sholom
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

May 1st was celebrated as the first Law Day in the U.S. The new Temple Beth Sholom of Chula Vista participated in this event with the erection of the Ten Commandments Tablet, on the new Temple at 208 Madrona St.

Mr. Sam Vener, President, introduced Commander Elihu H. Richel, Assistant District Chaplain of the 11th Naval District, who presided over the first Sabbath services, Fri evening, May 2nd. More than 110 people attended. Mr. Sam Dimenstein, President of the Temple’s Religious School, assisted Rabbi Richel during the ceremony.

Official dedication services for Temple Beth Sho9lom (Temple of Peace) of Chula Vista are planned for June 1st.

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Si Rich Offers New Taste Treat
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

Si Rich announces that he is cutting up U.S. Choice Beef wrapped for your freezer. Each item will be individually wrapped and marked for easy handling. Free delivery is offered with the purchase of quarters and half beefs.

The San Diego Provision Co. also carries a full line of Kosher Zion products direct from Chicago.

Phone Si Rich at BE-9-9429 for more information.

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(County Fair)

Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

Save 25% by purchasing Southern California Exposition and County Fair tickets now from your local PTA. A portion of the pre-sale proceeds go to participating units and children’s Dental Health Center.

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Temple Beth Israel To Hold Confirmation Services on May 24th
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

On Saturday evening, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Temple Beth Israel, services will be held for twenty-eight confirmants.

The Confirmation Class includes Tonia Aminoff, Charlotte Baker, Michael Bennett, David Blakeman, Melvyn Brav, Michael Brown, Bruce Cohen, Susan De Sure, Gail DeWoskin, David Elden, Richard Ferber, Marty Freedman, Linda Goldfarb, Howard Hartz, Carolyn Kwint, Jeffrey Lipinsky, Robert Malin, Leslie Martin, Jacob Novak, Carole Schulman, Randolph Selten, Harold Sims, Carol Sugarman, Marlene Tobin, Sandra Toledo, Laurie Wohl, Diane Woolf and Shela R. Wosk.

A Cantata, “The Torah Twice Revealed” will be presented by members of the confirmation class. Following the service a reception will be given by the parents of the confirmants. The Temple doors will be closed at 7:20 p.m. and latecomers will be seated in the balcony.

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Beth Jacob Ladies Auxiliary
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

The Beth Jacob Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a Shavuos Dinner on May 18, at 5:30 p.m. Jennie Bloomfield, President, invites you to come and bring your friends. Chairman Bertha Friedman promises delicious blintzes with everything that goes with them.

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AZA News
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

The next meeting of San Diego AZA will be Sunday, May 18, in the new Jewish Community Center at one o’clock. AZA is a fraternal organization for Jewish boys from 14-17 years old sponsored by B’nai B’rith. It has a five fold and full program of religion, community service, athletics, culture, and social activities. Anyone interested in joining is invited to attend the next meeting.

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B’nai B’rith Girls
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

The B’nai B’rith Girls held their last meeting on May 5 in the Jewish Community Center. At the next meeting they are planning to have a joint meeting with the AZA boys and a barbecue is being planned for the near future. Among the fun-filled activities in the past were the AZA dance and zoo excursion.

Any girl wishing to join (aged 14-18 years) is welcome to any of the B.B.G. meetings. They are held every first and third Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Jewish Community Center.

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Phillip Abrams, outstanding Fund worker, present workers’ kits to Mrs. Arnold Farkas and Mrs. Sue Kipnis

Phillip Abrams, outstanding Fund worker, present workers’ kits to Mrs. Arnold Farkas and Mrs. Sue Kipnis

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Acceptance of Federation Plan Assured; Fredman New Chairman Armed Services
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

Acceptance of the new United Jewish Federation By-Laws were announced by the Jewish Community Center and the JWB armed Services Committee last week, Eli H. Levenson, Committee Chairman, announced.

At the same time the local Armed Services Committee announced the election of Milton Fredman as Chairman, replacing Morris W. Douglas, who has served for five years.

Also elected were Mrs. Ray Katz and Mrs. Rawdon Libby, Vice-Chairmen; Mrs. Dora Kellner, Secretary; and Si Rich, Treasurer.

The resignation as Administrative Secretary of the Armed Services Committee of Mrs. Dore Kellner was regretfully accepted by the Board of Directors. Mr. Douglas announced the appointment of Mrs. Betty Husted as the new Administrative Secretary.

The Jewish Social Service Agency and the Hebrew Home for the Aged will discuss and take action on the United Jewish Federation this week, according to Albert A. Hutler, Federation Executive.

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Sisterhood Temple Beth Sholom
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

Officers of the Chula Vista Sisterhood of Temple Sholom were named to the executive board at their first board meeting, Mrs. Sidney Cornell, president, stated.

The officers are: Mrs. Herman Golden, first vice president; Mrs. Aaron Mannis, second V.P.; Mrs. Jacque Yufe, third v.p.; Mrs. Sam Vener, fourth V.P.; Mrs. Sam Dimenstein, recording secretary; Mrs. Michael Lexler, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Sam Moskowitz, financial secretary; Mrs. Philip Kontoff, treasurer and Mrs. Philip Barr, parliamentarian.

Activities scheduled in the near future will include establishment of a Sisterhood Gift Shop, a library, and summer activities for thechildren of the congregation.

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(Varieties of Men)
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 5

TILLIE: “Do you like the men who are always trying to kiss you or the other kind?”
BLONDIE: “What other kind?”

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Tickets for Playhouse Go On Sale Today
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 6
Season tickets to La Jolla Playhouse go on general sale by mail order only today, La Mont Johnson, producer for this summer announces.

“We begin our season Monday, June 30th, and, as in recent years, we will run for ten weeks presenting five plays, each for two weeks,” Johnson said. “This year we are offering a flat-across-the-board ten per cent discount to season ticket buyers. This means that there is a substantial saving in money, and the chance to obtain the tickets you want for the performances you want.

“Season tickets will be sold by mail order only until the opening of the box offices June 16,” Johnson said. Information may be obtained by writing La Jolla Playhouse, Box 112, La Jolla, California.

At the same time Johnson revealed the names of key members of the staff. Tom Dammann, Bonsall farmer and publicist, who has served more continuously with the Playhouse than any other person associated with it, begins his tenth year as its Public Relations director.
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The wading pool of the JCC was donated by the Rabinowitz family.  Here's the younger generation--the Seymour Rabins, Bernard Levensons, and Hubert Reders. Mr. and Mrs. Max Rabinowitz are not in the picture.

The wading pool of the JCC was donated by the Rabinowitz family. Here’s the younger generation–the Seymour Rabins, Bernard Levensons, and Hubert Reders. Mr. and Mrs. Max Rabinowitz are not in the picture.

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Hebrew Home for the Aged Auxiliary Hold Donor Luncheon on May 28th
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 6

The annual Donor Luncheon and Installation of Officers for the women’s Auxiliary of the Hebrew Home for the Aged will be held in the Terrace Room of the Lafayette Hotel at noon on Wednesday, May 28th. Guests of the Home will be honored.

Mr. Luis Steinman will install the following Officers and elected Board Members: President, Mrs. Robert Marlin; 1st Vice-President, Mrs. Edward Zuckerman; 2nd Vice President, Mrs. Maurice Zahalsky; 3rd Vice President, Mrs. Morris Fried; Recording Secretary, Mrs. Walter Bystrom; Corresponding Secretary, Mrs. Ben Safer; Social Secretary, Frances Berenson Tokman; Financial secretary, Mrs. Joseph Gibson; Treasurer, Mrs. Sydney Goldstein; Auditor, Mrs. Moe Hershey; Parliamentarian, Mrs. Susan Gruenberg.

Elected Board Members are: Mrs. Betty Cohen, Mrs. Paul Cudney, Mrs. Harry Epsten, Mrs. Beranrd Urbach, Fawn Fogel, Mrs. Louis Feller, Mrs. Harry Goodwin, Mrs. Morris Hirsch, Mrs. Rod Horrow, Mrs. Jack Rosenblum, Sara Rosenbaum, Mrs. Byron Sharpe, Mrs. Henry Witte.

The talented Linda Zuckerman will give several readings and will present an outstanding Dance Team from State College, Carol Jett and Dale Muchmore. Fawn Fogel is accompanist.

Mrs. Edward Zuckerman is Chairman of the Donor Luncheon.

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(Big Money)
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 6

“Yes,” said the prisoner, “I was making big money. About an eighth of an inch too big.”

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High School To Present The “Curious Savage”
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 6

Ilene Heiman will be the student director, assisting Mrs. Jones, drama-speech teacher of Crawford High School, in the presentation of the “Curious Savage.” Performances will be on May 28 and 29th at 8 p.m. in the High School auditorium.

The “Curious Savage” is a fanciful modern comedy. Included in the cast are Gail Kade, Pam Brune, neil Goldfarb, Manina Bach, Ken Fall, Pat Hunter, Steve Quimby, Tom Hobbs, Lily Belle, Harriet Raphael, Sharon Hill and Steve Kerper.

Tickets will be sold at the door for 75c on the evenings of performance.

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Deceased
Southwestern Jewish Press, May 16, 1958, Page 6

Samuel Wilson, 81 years, who resided at 3673 Ray St., died May 13. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca, and his stepsons, Leon, Alfred and Mitchell Solomon, all of San Diego, and a daughter, Jeanne Linneen, of Los Angeles.

Services were held at Greenwood Memorial Park on May 15. Rabbi Monroe Levens officiated, assisted by Cantor Joseph Cysner.

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