Texas Jewish Post (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 14, 1957 Page: 4 of 8
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Texas Jewish Post Thurs., Nov. 14, 1957
During the week beginning Nov. 17, the American Jewish
Congress is calling upon the American Jewish Community to
take inventory of the “unfinished business” of our democracy
and of our continuing obligations as Americans and as Jews.
Since our democracy and our Judaism are dynamic, living
processes, this inventory can never be complete: new prob-
lems arise every generation, every year, every day. But if we
were asked to highlight a few of the pressing, we would single
How shall we attain a fuller equality, in the North as well as
in the South, for all our citizens? How shall we best train and
utilize the brainpower of every American, regardless of his
race, religion or national origin? How shall we keep our public
schools free of the encroachments of sectarian religion? How
shall we fight bias aimed against American Jewish servicemen
and citizens by the Arab states? How, as Jews, can we best
promote a respect for our own heritage and advance the causes
of Jewish education, scholarship and culture? How can we help
to ease the tensions in the Middle East and to guide that area
toward peace, security and economic health? How can we save
the remnant of our people cut off by the Iron Curtain from all
^-communication with Jews in the free world?
The American Jewish Congress has anticipated these prob-
lems, and during the week of Nov. 17, its chapters and divis-
ions around the country will suggest action programs to deal
with them. Whether these are the only programs, or indeed,
even the “right” ones will have to be determined, of course,
by the individual American Jew. During “National AJCongress
week,” we would advocate searching consideration by the en-
tire Jewish community of all our unresolved issues. The list
of “unfinished business” is too long and too pressing to be post-
poned much longer.
THE BALFOUR DECLARATION
This month is the 40th anlniversary of the declaration made
famous by Lord Balfour on November 2, 1917 in appreciation
of Jewish contributions to the Allied War effort, especially
those of Dr. Chaim Weizman.
Though many of the Arabian countries received their inde-
pendence in the early 1920’s without great declaration it took
Palestine 30 years of blood, brawn and brains to create an in-
Regardless of the travail the journey was worth it. Jews are
used to working harder for the same things that others come by
equitably. It does credit to the memory of Lord Arthur James
Balfour, His Majesty’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs,
to have issued the following statement:
“His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establish-
ment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people,
and will use their best endeavors to facilitate the achievement
of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be
done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of ex-
isting non—Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and
political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.”
The result speaks for itself.
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UNDER THE “BIG STEEL TOP"—at Fort Worth's Will Rogers Coliseum, the Moslah Shrine
Circus will open on November 22 for a 10 day stand, winding up on December 1. There
will be matinees on November 23, 24, 28, 29 and 30, and December 1. Among the out-
standing acts of this all-professional show—the world's greatest indoor circus — will
be: Dick Clemens and his Capistrano Lions; Willie Necker and his performing Dalma-
tians; Lalage, world's greatest trapeze artist; Miss Mara, death defying act high in the
air; The Flying Malkos; The Royal Llamas and, direct from Broadway, 24 beautiful Man-
hattan Rockets. Sproesser Wynn, Circus chairman, says this year's show will be the best
circus of them all. He added that reserve seats will be on sale at Fort Worth's Hotel
Texas and Will Rogers Coliseum. There are acres of free parking space.
Brandeis Creative Music
Award Judges Said
Judges for the Brandeis Crea-
tive Musical Award have been an-
nounced. They are Walter Hendl
Musical conductor fo,r the Dallas
Symphony, Sam Adler, Musical
Director for Temple Emanu-El,
Dr. Jack Kilpatrick, S.M.U. Pro-
fessor of Composition and Orches-
tration, Dr'. John Glowicki, S.M.U.
Associate Professor of Musicology
at Southern Methodist University.
The winning selection will b e
heard at the Creative Arts Festi-
val Wednesday, April 16, at Tem-
PICTURED BELOW ARE THE
First Grade Students of Beth-El
Sunday School consecrated at
Simchat Torah Services by Rabbi
Robert J. Schur. First row, L-R,
Jeffrey Siegel, Gayle Blumberg,
Ann Gilbert, Fay Lynn Schwartz,
Rita Ann Carb, Michele Davis,
Harold Ginsburg, David Dembina,
and Ronnie Gernsbacher. Second
L-R, David Rubinson, Gerald Bod-
zy, Steven Wisch, Steven Nuss-
baum. Back row, L-R, Ricky Frost,
Mrs. Abe Rosenstein, Teacher1;
Rabbi Schur, Barry Wolf, and
Greg Haas. Extreme right fore-
ground, Jeffrey Baker and Janet
Morgan. Postphoto by Bob Bogen.
Shrine Circus To Open With Parade;
Big Top Stars To Be Featured
Only the best Big Top acts in ( you that it’s all put together in a
the nation with many making, spectacular way.’’
a first appearance before the Fort Mr. Wynn added, «ever
, oUhians have been booked for f01.mer we contracted is a star in
the thrill packed 10-day run of
his own right, and a professional
year-round circus entertainer.”
Outstanding acts this year will
include Dick Clemmons and his
w ,, , , . , , Capistrone Lions, billed as the
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studded show from the beginning. — -
the Shrine Circus here Nov. 22
through Dec. 1.
This will be Moslah Temple’s
51th annual circus and Fort
Chairman Spoesser Wynn, who
headed the Shrine executive com-
mittee’s April tour to scout for
Necker will be here with his fam-
ous performing Dalmatians, as
will the Flying Malkos, and Hal
Sands Twenty - four dazzlingly
beautiful Manhattan Rockets. One
circus talent in the East, sums up | 0f the highlights of the show will
the foithcoming event like this: be Don Hapka’s 65-foot dive from
You can tell anybody, with J the girders of Will Roger Coli-
full confidence, that our 1957 cir-
cus will be the best in the world.
We have spared no effort nor ex-
pense in securing the most out-
standing acts and casts from all
seum into a fiery tank on the
floor below. These are only a few
of the stellar attractions.
In addition to Mr. Wynn, those
responsible for assembling and
over the world, and we can assure producing this year’s circus are
Honorary Chairman, Dr. B. W.
Garrison, Vice Chairman, Dr. A.
Ward Hicks, Victor Thornton,
Barney Parker, and Walter L.
Douning, chairman of publicity.
The circus will get off to a fly-
ing start Friday, Nov. 22 at 3 p.m.
with a giant downtown parade,
complete with all the trimmings
and including a herd of elephants.
Parade chairman will be Starr
All matinees during the run
of the show will begin at 2 p.m-,
with doors open an hour before
the fanfare. Night performances
will start at 8 p.m., except for a
7 p.m. start on Sunday. Parking
will be free on the spacious
weatherproof grounds surround-
ing the Coliseum.
Prices will range from $1.20 to
$2.40 for tickets, including all
taxjes. Downtown ticket office,
Texas Hotel, and Will Rogers
Coliseum Ticket Office opens
November 14th, Daily from Nine
until Five P.M.
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