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NORFOLK J. C. C. NEWS t ! Dr. h'a Eisenstein at'Beth Sec. 562, P L. ~t, R U. S. POSTAGE PAID Page 4 Norfolk, Virginia Permit No. 625 Postmaster: If addressee has removed, notify sender on Form 3547. postage for which is guaranteed t Jewish Music Festival The Jewish Music Festival is being celebrated in Norfolk on March 5 under the co-spon- sorship of the Brith Shoh)m Center and the local office of the National Jewish Welfare Board. An outstanding pro- gram of music has been ar- ranged for that evening at the Brith Sholom Center for 5:15. The n a t i o n a I 1 y famous ttampton Institute Choir will sing such selections as: "L'Cho Dodi", "Eli Eli", "Pal- Jo " estine's Song of y, and "IIallelujah". Other vocal and instrumental selections will be rendered by local musicians. There is no admission charge for this program and every- one is cordially invited. Program at Beth El On Tuesday evening, March 4, a series of movies will be shown at Beth El Centre, in- cluding "Palestine S p e a k s" and "The ttouse I Live In." "Palestine Speaks" is an out- standing film depiciting holi- day festivities in Palestine; portrayal of Yemenite Jews; and other interesting subjects. "The tIouse I Live In" is a good will picture featuring Frank Sinatra. Everyone is invited to attend this program without any charge. National Jewish Music Fes- tival is celebrated all over the country from February 7 to March 6, "to stimulate and encourage and coordinate Jew- ish musical activities through- out the nation." Brotherhood Week from page 2 rected by Clarence A. Wagner, El Forum on March 9 Dr. h'a Eisen st e V'n, the Leader of the Society for the Calendar of Events March 3 Council of Jewish Women Meeting, 8:00 p. m. Advancement of Judaism and the foremost interl)reter of the I[econstructionist move- men initiated by Professor Mordecai M. Kaplan, will be the speaker at the Beth E1 Men's Club Forum of Jewish Culture on Sunday evening, March 9, at 8:15 at Beth El Centre. Dr. Eisenstein is the Managing Editor of the pro- vocative magazine, The Recon- structionist, and a prolific con- tributor to Anglo-Jewish mag- azines. Those in attendance will have the opportunity of hearing an exl)onent of a new school of J e w i s h thought which is gaining wide accept- ance. Those who do not have tickets to the lecture may ob- tain them at Beth El Centre. Bernard H. Miller Winner of Youth Group Essay Contest Bernard It. Miller, member and past president of the Dr. Israel Brown Chapter of A. Z. A., was adjudged the winner in the essay contest which the Jewish Youth groups in Nor- folk c o n d u c t e d under the Sl)Onsorship of the local office of the National Jewish Wel- fare Board in connection with the observance of Jewish Book Month. The essay contest titl- ed, "Jewish Book Month -- What It Means To Me", was ()pen to all the Jewish youth groups in Norfolk and Ports- mouth. First prize, a 25 bond, was contributed by the Nor- folk Zoinist District and will be presented to Miller at the Moran Avenue USO. Honoral)le mention goes to Miss Mindy Chovitz of Ports- mouth of the Iota Gamma Phi. Other participants were Retha Friedman of Pi Sigma Phi and B'nai B'rith Girls. Bobby Laz- arus, Celeste Friedman of l'i Sigma Phi and B'nai B'rith Girls ; and Davida Stark of the l'i Sigma Phi, each of whom will receive a new copy of the best selling n o v e 1, "East River" by Sholem Asch. A copy of this novel will be awarded to Pi Sigma Phi for having submitted the most en- tries in this contest. Secretary of the State of Vir- ginia. Clinchy at Ohef Sholom Rabbi Bernard J. Starkoff of Sholom T e m p 1 e arranged for a special service on Friday evening, February 21 at which Dr. Everett Clinchy, President of the National Conference, Junior lladassah Meeting )p nal B'rith Board Meeting 4 Jewish M u s i c Festival, , films shown at Beth El Centre. Meeting, Married F o i k s Group, Ohef Sholom Tem- ple United J e w i s h Orthodox Sisterhood 8:00 p. m. 5 Jewish M u s i c Festiwd, IIampton Institute Choir , and sl)ecial program, Brith Shoh)m Center, 5:15 p. m. 6 Budget Committee, Jewish Community Council, 8:00 , p. m. at Beth E1 Center 9 Beth E1 Men's Club Forum, Dr. h'a Eisenstein, 5:15 p. m. at E1 Centre Purim Carnival, Ohef Sho- lore Temple United ,lewish ()rthodox - Sisterhood l)urim Party, 5:00 p. m. 10 Ladies Aid Society of Berkley, 8:00, Mikro Kodes 11 Senior tt a d a s s a h, '2:30, Beth E1 B & 1) Hadassah, 8:00 p. m., Beth El 12 Norfolk City Lodge, IOBS, * Brith Sholom Center Ohef Sholom Temple Sis- terhood d () n o r luncheon and Fashion Show, Itague " Club 1:00 p. m. 17 Junior It a d a s s a h, 8:00 " p.m. 15 Ladies Hebrew Charity So- ciety, 2:30 p. m., Beth El o B'nai B'rith Meeting, 8:00 p. m., IIague Club 19 Brith S h o 1 o m Center, American Jewish Congress 20 Beth El Men's Club, 5:00 p. m. 23 Reception for Dr. L. D. ' Mendoza on his 40th anni- versary as a Rabbi in Nor- folk 25 Denver League, 2:00 p. m., " IIague Club 26 Norfolk City Lodge, IOBS, Brith Sholom Center spoke. The program was car- ried by the radio. Rabl)i Paul Reich participat- " ed in several programs put on by several c h u r c h groups which proved to be highly suc- , cessful. Norfolk Youth participated in a large Rally put on Wed- nesday, February 19 at Blair Junior IIigh School at which " the Reverend William Mitchell of New York spoke. William Moses was instrumental in ar- ranging the rally. The speaker was secured by the Jewish Community Council office. The two A .Z.A. chapter of . Norfolk arranged a special meeting during the week.