The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle from Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 6, 1962 · Page 9
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The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle from Milwaukee, Wisconsin · Page 9

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Friday, April 6, 1962
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Friday, April 6 THE WISCONSIN JEWISH CHRONICLE 9 "Cat On a Hot Tin Roof Highlights Weekend Theatre Fare at the Center Tennessee Williams' vivid and powerful drama, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," a play concerning a greedy Southern family's struggle with "the Cat," is played by Esther Sos-man, and Al Sweet takes the part of Brick, the disillusioned husband. Morri Richlin and Sharon Gold- inxri i i nrs, US hf o- Plan Women's Passover Workshop at the Center; Feature Talk By Rabbi Rabbi Robert Schenkerman of Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun will speak on "The Trag- edy of the Four Sons at the worn-! en's Passover Workshop on Monday, Apr. 9, at 12:30 p.m. I Beginning with a Passover des- sert coffee hour, homemade pastries will be sampled. A traditional Seder table will be arranged by : Mrs. Emanuel Liff.chutz. A cooking demonstration of un-i usual Passover foods will be conducted by Mrs. Louis Fine, Jewish cooking teacher and home econo-i mist; and a special Passover cook- book has been compiled for distri- bution. The Center Volunteer Corps will display Passover seder items. j The chairman for the afternoon ' will be Mrs. Charles Peckarsky, who also arranged a Passover display in the lobby showcase. There , will be a playtime sitters' service available from 12:30 until 3 p.m. There will be a small charge for the dessert luncheon and the sitter's service. Dr. J. Weinberg to Lecture at Forum Meeting on Apr. 11 I Dr. Julius Weinberg, professor I in the philosophy department at i the University of Wisconsin, will speak at the Milwaukee Jewish Members of the cast of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" arc shown rehearsing one of the dramatic scenes of the prize-winning play which opens this Saturday at the Jewish Community Center. From left to right, the actors are: Susan Wynn. Al Sweet, Sharon Goldstein, Dolly Warshafsky and Morri Richlin. Kneeling is Esther Sosman. truth and reality, will open a run of six performances at the Jewish Community Center beginning this Saturday, Apr. 7, at 8:30 p.m. Following the premiere performance, the public will be invited to a reception and supper in the Center dining room at which time they will meet the cast of the play, as well as the original Broadway cast of "The Tenth Man," which will have finished performing at the Pabst Theatre. Other performances of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" will be given on Sunday, Apr. 8, and on the following two weekends of Apr. 14-15, 21-22. Colorful Cast Heading the colorful cast are Ronnie Singer, who plays "Big Daddy," and Dolly Warshafsky in the role of "Big Mama." Maggie, stein will be seen as the greedy older brother Gooper, and his wife, Mae. Others in the cast include Laurie Gardner, Bill Cant-well, Susan Wynn, Betty Luck, Mi-chele and Michael Richlin, Susan Braun and Elaine Selen. The play is under the direction of Chaim Brisman. Jill Dailey is the stage manager, and Bernie Kasten has designed and executed the sets. All seats are reserved, and tickets are now on sale at the Center, BR. 6-0716. Moritz Steinschneider, known as the "father of Jewish bibliography," was a 19th century German scholar whose writings embraced the entire range of Jewish literature and civilization from the beginning of the Middle Ages to the 19th century. Center Plans Many-Faceted Program for Older Adult Regional Conference A many-faceted program of events is being planned for the Older Adult Regional Conference which will be held in cooperation with the Midwest section of the Jewish Welfare Board, Apr. 29-May 1, at the Jewish Community Center here. The three day session, starting with a reception on Sunday evening, Apr. 29, at 6 p.m., and concluding with a noon luncheon, May 1, will include Older Adult and their advisors delegates from Jewish Community Centers in Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Du-luth, Madison, Gary, Peoria, and South Bend. Invitations have also been sent to Jewish Centers in Denver,Colo.; Omaha, Neb.; Sioux City, la.; Kansas City, Kas., and Des Moines, la. The evening program for Apr. 29, will be the Center's annual spring concert, consisting of symphonic and operatic music under the direction of Dr. Julius Ehrlich. Formal greetings will be extended by Julius Atkins, president or tne Jewish Center of Milwaukee, at the Monday morning opening session. To Hold Four Workshops The four concurrent workshops, Family Living, Social Action for Legislation of Concern to Older Adults, Medical Aid for the Aging, and the Worthy Use of Leisure Time, will be moderated by the following professional resource people: Mrs. Lucille Atlas of the Jewish Family and Children's Service, Edward Lane of the County Board of Supervisors, and Mrs. Ruth Bonder, director of Older Adult Activities at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Minneapolis. The workshop, on Medical Aid for the Aging, will present a panel of three speakers each presenting a different approach to financing medical care for the elderly. George J. Nauert, of the Associated Hospital Service will speak for the Wisconsin Blue Cross Plan and a representative of the Medical Society of Milwaukee County will present the Blue Shield Plan. There will also be a spokesman for the administration's King-Anderson bill, now locked in the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives. To Hear Governor's Report The luncheon session, Monday noon, Apr. 30, will hear a report of the Governor's Commission on Aging by three of its members: Dr. Richard Bardwell, Madison, its chairman, Curtis B. Gallenbeck, chairman of the Milwaukee County on Aging; and Max Taglin, executive director, Milwaukee Jewish Home for the Aged. The Center Chorus under the direction of Shlomo Stillerman with Rebecca Schwartz as accompanist, will feature Evelyn Cohen, mezzo-soprano, in a program of popular English, Yiddish and Hebrew songs at the dinner session, 6 p.m., on Sunday. A major address will follow the choral numbers. The closing evening entertainment will be in the form of circle dancing led by Barbara Jacob of the Center Dance Group. The closing session on Tuesday morning. May 1, will be devoted to the adoption of resolutions and a closing summation of the proceedings of the conference by Meyer Bass, executive director of the Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee. Following the noon luncheon the out-of-town guests will be taken on a guided tour of the city. Slate Benefit Showing of "Misty," Apr. 14, at The Fox Bay Theatre Two generations of Milwaukee readers who have delighted in books written by Marguerite Henry, especially "Misty of Chinco-teague Island" will be glad to know Misty survived the disastrous floods that swept across Chincoteague the first week in March. Misty, an internationally famous horse, is starred in the 20th Century Fox movie, "Misty," based on the book. A benefit showing of "Misty" will be sponsored by the Carnival Room Gift Shop Saturday, Apr. 14, at 10 a.m. at the Fox Bay Theatre. Tickets on sale at the door are 25 cents for children and 50 cents for adults. Proceeds from the per formance will go to the Misty Disaster Fund for the people of Chincoteague. Author Marguerite Henry, a former Milwaukeean, will attend the benefit. Mrs. Henry will speak informally and answer questions on stage after the movie. The author will autograph her books in the theatre and hostess an autographing party from 2-4 p.m. Saturday afternoon at the Carnival Room Gift Shop, 5629 N. Lake dr. Jack Carson Returns to Swan in Petrified Forest Jack Carson returns Apr. 10 to Milwaukee's Swan Theatre, where he scored a hit last January in "Make a Million." This time, Milwaukee's favorite native son will appear in the explosive, highly-charged role of Duke Mantee in Robert E. Sherwood's "The Petrified Forest." A star of screen, stage, radio and television, Carson is eager to accept the challenge of Duke Man-tee, a savage gunman who holds captive a frightened group of people in a filling station somewhere in the Arizona wilds. "The Petrified Forest" was the first important success for Sherwood, who won three Pulitzer Prizes and international acclaim i before his death in 1955. First produced in 1935, it starred Leslie Howard as Alan Squier, the wan- i dering, disillusioned waiter; and a little-known actor named Humphrey Bogart as Duke Mantee. Scheduled to run through Apr. 22, "The Petrified Forest" will be presented nightly except Mondays. There are two performances Saturday night and a matinee Wednesday afternoon. ii -ii ! V"H-"7 ! ''MiM J ! - -J V '' i f V 1 a i DR. JULIUS WEINBERG Forum on Wednesday, Apr. 11, at 8 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center. His lecture will be on "20th Century Jewish Philosophies." Dr. Weinberg received his B.A. and M.A. degrees at Ohio State University and his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1935. From 1941-1947 he was assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati and has been professor at the University of Wisconsin since 1947. Dr. Weinberg has received many grants including becoming a Fellow to the American Council Learned Societies, 1950-1951, and the Institute for Research in the Humanities in 1961-1962. He is also a faculty visiting professor. Among the many publications of Dr. Weinberg are his books, "An Examination of Logical Positivism," which was printed in London and translated into Spanish and Italian, and now appears in English paperback, and "Nicolaus of Autrecourt," a study in Fourteenth Century Thought. In the fall of I960, Dr. Weinberg gave the Taft Memorial Lectures at the University of Cincinnati. The Forum lectures are open to the public and are co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Center, Bureau of Jewish Education, and Society for Jewish Learning. Indi-vdiual tickets may be purchased at the door. L - I '.V : ' ' I Some 500 Jews are estimated to be living in Hadhramaut, the British protectorate on the Arabian Peninsula, including a community in Habban, a small town about 225 miles northeast of Aden, believed to have settled there before the destruction of the second Temple. Most of the Jews in the territory are artisans and their families, residing among and under the rule of various Moslem tribes. Milwaukee Chapter of Technion Reports Giant Strides at Haifa School Giant strides are being made at the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) in Haifa, members of the Milwaukee Chapter of Technion were informed this week by Pincus Deren, chapter president. Mr. Deren disclosed that Dr. Selman Waksman, Nobel prize winning scientist, is assisting in the development of a new microbiology laboratory at Technion. His aim is to spark research for antibiotic material in the sou and marine life," Mr. Deren explained. "These sources give great promise of much new material in this field." Mr. Deren also disclosed that Prof. Cyrus Derman, of the Co lumbia University faculty, is spending his sabbatical year at Technion. bo impressed was Prof. Derman with progress at Technion, said Mr. Deren, that he expressed the belief that many problems confronting Israel could be resolved by greater use of industrial engineering. Members were also informed of the gift to Technion of a closed circuit television system presented by General Precision Inc., of Pleas-antville, N. Y. Not from every pine can you a mast design. Judah Halevi At.. ''7X"''TI 'OS Ceramics Class Makes Passover Seder Plates The Ceramics class at the Jewish Community Center made Passover seder plates at its last class session. Seated from left to right are: Mrs. Saul Arbit. Mrs. Herman Weinrrod, Ken Stanelle, instructor, Mrs. Donald Krom, and Mrs. Paul Melrood. NOW AVAILABLE FOR PASSOVER Your Favorite GLEN ROCK BEVERAGES Kosher for Passover Supervised by Rabbi Solomon Schulson LEMON ORANGE CHERRY and CARBONATED WATER At Tour Dealer If unable to secure our beverages, call GReenfield 6-5950 and we will provide the name of your nearest neighborhood dealer. Bottled by GLEN ROCK BEVERAGE COMPANY ft PASSOVER MATZOHS f 1 fOt KCOUSH PASSOVf t TfAI tOUMO II V. SOLO AT fOOO STOIES ONLY JJ UNOWNCO fO KASHKUTH AND QUALITY UNCI 1114 DISTRIBUTED BY: A. TWERSKI-RICHT 3426 W. Burleigh St. Milwaukee Schedule Human Rights Broadcast This Sunday Supreme Court Justice Myron L. Gordon will once again moderate the Human Rights broadcast scheduled for Sundav, Apr. 8, at 10:30 a.m. on WTMJ-TV. This is the 68th consecutive television show in the Human Rights series which the Journal Co. produces in cooperation with the Milwaukee I Human Rights Television Council. The subject for Sunday's broadcast will be "Human Rights and the Milwaukee Housing Ordinance." Panel participants will be: Jack Holzhauer, Milwaukee realtor; William Brauer, chairman. Planning and Urban Renewal Commitee, City of Milwaukee; Mrs. Willard Downing, member of the Governor's Commission on Human Rights and Milwaukee Committee on Community Relations; and Leonard Zubrensky, local attorney. Viewers are invited to participate during the course of the broadcast by phoning their questions directed to the members of the panel. The telephone number used during the course of the broadcast is WO. 2-1374. Milwaukee Zionist District to Greet Rabbi Gorfinkel On Thursday, Apr. 12, the Milwaukee Zionist District will welcome and present Rabbi Joseph A. Gorfinkel as the principal speaker 1 "S')nluu"u","JUI,m 1)1,11 " yV3 7 RABBI JOSEPH A. GORFINKEL of the evening. The event will be held at 8:15 p.m., at Kohl Hall of Congregation Beth El Ner Tamid. This regular program meeting was moved up one week due to the Passover holiday. Rabbi Gorfinkel, the new spir itual leader of Congregation Beth Israel, is a lifelong active Zionist. Wherever Rabbi Gorfinkel ministered, he was active in the Zionist movement. The Milwaukee District feels privileged to welcome the rabbi to the community by dedicating this meeting to the guest of honor. The rabbi's topic will be "The Climate Which Nursed Zionism" to be followed by a period of audience participation of questions and answers. In addition Maurice Gross, program chairman, will present Bernard Solochek, a member of the board of the Wisconsin Society of Jewish Learning. He will briefly outline the work and goals of the Society. Mr. Solochek, who is active in Jewish community life, is well qualified to speak on this subject. Community singing will conclude the program, to be followed by a social hour. All ZOA members and their friends are invited to attend. Milwaukee Players Offer "Blossom Time" Musical The Milwaukee Players of the Division of Municipal Recreation will present an old time favorite, "Blossom Time," a musical play by Romberg on Apr. 12, 13, 14 and 15 at West Division High School, 2300 W. Highland ave., 8:15 p.m. The Players are reviving "Blossom Time" which tells the story of Franz Schubert's life and is made up of Schubert's music adapted for the show by Sigmund Romberg. It was a popular musical show of the 1920's in theatres throughout the land as the traveling company returned each year. The director of the Players is Robert E. Freidel. Music is under the direction of Otto DiDio, who wil! also conduct the orchestra in the performances. The choreography and dances are being done by Gwendolyn Hall. Elmer Peterson is designing and executing the scenery. Colorful costumes of the 1840 period in Vienna and in Hungary will add dash and color to the production. All seats are reserved and tickets are on sale at the Division of Municipal Recreation, 5225 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee 8. Mail orders are to be accompanied with specifications as to night with a self-addressed stamped envelope. Tickets also are on sale at Service Desks of Gimbel's and Schuster's. Reservations may be made by calling GR. 6-3670, Ext. 311. 16 sites each month. Hours of operation are 1:30 to 4:30 and 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. At the Healthmobile, City of Milwaukee residents, adults and children, may be vaccinated against polio and smallpox. For I children younger than six, 3-in-l I (which offers protection against diphtheria, lockjaw and whooping cough) has been provided. Injections of tetanus (lockjaw) toxoid arc available for Milwaukee children over ten years old and adults. Smallpox and DPT inoculations are administered without charge. Polio vaccinations entail a fee of $1.00 for those able to pay. The fee for tetanus immunization Is $1.00 per injection charged only to adults over 21 years of age. Healthmobile Resumes Regular Monthly Tours Of Milwaukee Area Dr. E. R. Krumbiegel, City of Milwaukee Commissioner of Health, has announced that the Healthmobile has resumed regular monthly tours of the city. Information on daily locations of this mobile immunization clinic can be obtained by calling BR. 6-4848. This automatic telephone answering service, operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, has been provided to make it easier for Milwaukeeans to keep track of the Healthmobile's daily movements. The Healthmobile stops at Marriages made in heaven are not exported. Hoffenstein DU Btxt 9 tow Qitad EMM tU oiy Stand ftxoJiuetd and lolibtA In Satntd JuAon-U-Zlon tH A WIDl VARIETY TO SUIT VERY TA8TE Fink Winis. Brandii. livowiti. 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