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March 1, 1954

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Published by Norfolk Jewish Community Council MARCH, 1954 00IIERLIN NAMED ilJJF CHAIRMAN I Gates, Weisberg Vice-Chairmen i lN.rman Berlin was named General ."aUrman of the 1954 United Jewish Und Campaign at a special meeting t t i]r, he Executive Committee of the LUncil and past United Jewish Fund uanrmn, it was announced by Hy- 7'. an H. Block, president of the Coun- 1 PioUS; Berlin, son of Alex Berlin a ,,d ,, r Norfolk merchant, returned to " "q0rfolk two years ago after an ab- v Sence of a number of years. Since then he has rapidly assumed leader- ': hip in Jewish communal work, serv CENTER PURIM CARNIVAL MARCH 20-21 !ng as vice-president of the Norfolk !JeWish Community Council, chair- - The Second Annual Purim Carni- ',an of the Norfolk Bonds for Israel; B na, B nth todae Ho o " * n rs val will take place Saturday evening Cr,hanrrnan of the Council's Allocation " March 20th and Sunday, March 21st, Mr with fifteen Center organizations par- nanaittee and a member of the ha- ..... and Mrs. Snyder . tt hal United Jew sh Appeal commit- ticipating, it was announced by lvnax e engaged in the $75 000 000 Israel Ben Paul and Bertha Snyder were Japha and Dave Nessou, co-chairmen efunding loan. . jointly honored as fifth recipients of of the Purim Carnival Planning Com- ! A graduate of Cornell Umversity B'nai B'rith Lodge No. 1195 Dis- mittee. ! t. ,, !, School, he practiced la;v m New ti,-',giis,hed Sei-,.c Award. Tne mghiight of tlae Saturday eve- "Ork City, but is now an investment Dr. Herbert Bonnie was installed ning program will once again be the ,, -. (Continued on Page 4) (Continued on Page 4) coronation of the Center's Queen ......... Esther. The coronation will take "lesponsibility is the campaign keyword,'" say Sam Weisberq. Norman Berlin and Sidney Gates, as UJF plans are set. TOP BRASS SET CAMPAGIN PLANS . . . Members of the Council Executive Committee and past Campaiqn Chairmen set campaiqn qoal and map orqanization at first Board of Strateq'y meetinq. I;!ace during the ball, at which Phil Vincent and his Orchestra will pro- ,0e me mE, sic. The judges will be Mrs. Mildred Alexander, Women's Director of WTAR-TV and Miss Anne Lee Ceglis, Women's Director of WGH, and Miss Virginia of 1953. Sunday afternoon at 12:30 P. M.. the Center will open its doors for a fun-packed day for all members of the family. The Center's Brownie Troop No. 378 will present a delight- ful production entitled, "Story Book Purim," under the direction of Mrs. Philip Weiner and Mrs. Julius Lidsky. At 3:45 P. M., the Junior Costume Ball will again highlight the afternoon program. Prizes will be awarded to (Continued on Page 3) $250,000 UJF GOAL FOR 1954 The sum of $250,000 was selected as the 1954 goal of the United Jew- ish Fund by the campaign Board of Strategy consisting of the Executive Committee of the Council and past chairmen of the United Jewish Fund. This goal was decided upon follow- ing figtires presented by Norman Ber- lin, General Chairman. which showed that Norfolk raised less money in its previous campaign than any city with a comparable Jewish population in the United States. A $250.000 campaign total will enable Norfolk to reach the lower level giving of a comparable community. The 1954 campaign is designed by the Board of Strategy to "lift Norfolk out of the cellar" and place it nearer its rightful level among its sister com- munities in the country. UJF Norfolk Sets Sail; "Nautical' Drive Promised The UJF NORFOLK carrying a full complement of admirals, vice-ad- mirals, rear-admirals, commodores (Continued on Page 3)