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Rebie[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
(Refnctt^ ' The Liberal Faith ' edited by Rev. George Walters is to hand. The journal enters upon' its second year with its August number. In one of its ai tides the Rev. gentleman proceeds as follows: — l- So far as Unitarianism means Unity in the faiih, in the. Father- hood of God and the Brotherhood of Man, we are J justified in saying that Jesus was a Unitarian. He was 1 a Tew. born of Hebrew parents, and broueht up amon? : his own people. From them he .inherited the glorious | doctrine of the Unity. He beli.ev d in the one God' | whom he, li'^e other Jewish teachers before him, called ' Our Father. ' Whatever may have been the other matters upon which he afterwards differed from the leaders and teachers of his Church, he seems never to have wavered in his allegience to that fundamental doctorine of ' The Unity,' and thus far he, and every Jew to-day and every Unitarian, is a fellow-believer and fellow-worshipptr of the One Divine and Eternal Spirit'. . . The fourth annual ball ...
EDITORIAL MUSINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
EDITORIAL MUSINGS. A' ye wha think it unco nice, Tae edit a bit paper, Had better ponder o'er it twice Before you try the caper. Else ye may rue when rather late. An' bann the hour ye tried it, ?'.?? An' wish far onie ither fate, Although ye try tae hide it, Wi' smile serene. Here hae I sat for five lang hours, Mang reams 'an reams o' matter, Straining, taxing a' my powers, Wi' scarce a drink o' watter. Tae pick and wale frae 'mong the lot, Some gems o' composition, That may be read an1 then forgot, Wi' careless indecision. By tentless cuifs. Still there's a pleasure in the task, Tho' cares around do warp it, What sphere o' life's a bless, I ask, Let's ken, that I may start it. Kings, Counsellors, and cabinet chiels, As weel's the common ploughman. Hae maist the pleasures mix'd wi' care, An' dread some muckle boo-man, Wha mocks their fun. My boo-man is my readers' frown, My readers' condemnation. My rich reward, my laurel crown, Their smiles o' commendation. Hence, hour by hour, I p...
NEW ZEALAND. THE OTAGO UNIVERSITY "CAPPING" THE GRADUATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
NEW ZEALAND. ? ^ ? „ THE OTAG3 UNIVERSITY. \ ? ? ' 'I '?'CAPPING' THE GRADUATES., . ] The anuuai graduation ceremonies were held, on the 9th July. By way of celebration, a. students' and ordinary concert was held, and, although a heavy fee was charged, it did not debar a vejy large attendance. The Vice Chancellor presided. After the speech of the Vice-Chancellor, the graduates of the year were presented. Jiach graduate stepping up was greeted with applause, a particularly hearty re-- ception being accorded to Miss Benjamin and Miss Cruickshank, who retired laden wifh boquets and floral wreaths. We extract from our contributor's copy of the Dunedin ' Even ing Star,' as follows : — The Vice-Chancel lor then said : Miss Benja min, who takes such a distinguished place this evening, is now to favoR us with some remarks-. (Applause.) Miss E. E. Benjamin, LL.B., said : Mr; ' Chairman, Students, Ladies and Gentlemen, — I have been requested by the Otago University Students' Association to c...
SYDNEY JEWISH EDUCATION BOARD BALL [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
SYDNEY JEWISH EDUCATION BOARD BALL The following is a copy of a letter which has been forwarded by the committee to the executive officers of the ladies committee : — ' Dear Madam, — I am instructed by my committee , to write and cordially thank you and the ladies who assisted in making the ball held in aid of the funds of the Education Board such a great success. 'At the committee meeting held on the 26th inst., our hon. treasurer announced the receipt of a cheque for ;£138 16s. 7d. We are greatly indebted to you for ' this sum, as without it in the present state of our finances we would find it difficult to keep up the classes in their present state of efficiency. '? It is almost impossible to write to every member of the ladies' committee, each of whom worked so hard in achieving such a satisfactory result, and the Education Board in tendering you their thanks desire to acknowledge not only your own invaluable help but also that of your co-workers. ' Again thanking you for the gr...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE HEBREW STANDARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
To the Editor of The Hebrew Standard. Dear Sir,? — I notice your comment re a ' Jewish Young Men's Club.' I am very glad to- see you intend taking a step in the direction of forming some thing of the kind. When I or others come up for the V *--?« + 5 -PPo ,«r*» fool oc fknnrrVi wp- urprp 1r--;t- +O all TftWlsh Association, excepting the attendance at the Shool. When you have some plan ready let me know, and I can promise you a few memr.ers. Please put my name down as a subscriber to rIhe Hebrew Standard, and I shall commend it to my friends. Yours truly, Albury July 26. ' V.U. Elgin-street, West Maitland, July 26, 1897-5657. Dear Sirs, — Please accept my best thanks for your first copy of The, Hebrew Standard1 Having perused the paper very carefully, I .ask you to accept my congratulations, and I trust the Jewish community will show their appreciation by becoming annual subscribers, and assisting you to show the world that Judaism is still flourishing in Australia. You can place my ...
JEWISH EDUCATION BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
JEWISH EDUCATION BOARD. Amongst the local Jewish institutions none is more worthy of support than the Sydney Jewish Education Board. Founded fifteen years ago to tak£ the place of the previous Jewish Denominational School, it has done excellent work in imparting Hebrew and reli- 1 gious instruction to the Jewish youth of both SBAtJiS, J.YJ.JL. JUUUlb X U1VC1 JLS OlltS llfcJclU. Ulclaiei, and he is assisted by Mr. M. A. Cohen, B.A., and several lady teachers. Classes are regularly held in the mornings at the Crown street Public School, and in the afternoons and on Sunday mornings ab the rear of the Great Synagogue. The total num ber of children on the roll, according to the last annual report, was 317, consisting of 161 boys and 156 girls. The average daily attend ance for the year had been 233. The subjects of instruction includes the essential points of a religious education and post-biblical history. Hebrew reading and grammar, with trans lations from the Prayer Book and Pentateuc...
THE JEWISH YOUNG MEN'S ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
THE JEWISH YOUNG MEN'S ASSOCIATION. A letter directed to the Editor has the following scheme for a Young Men's Jewish Association : — *' To have a secret society to which the leading ladies and gentlemen of the colony be asked to become members. The outline of the ritual to be used to be approved by the Chief Rabbi, Dr. Adler, and thus make it a universal brotherhood within the brotherhood of Israel, like the superior degrees or jereemasonry are to rree masonry. Meetings to be held monthly, when the ancient usages and customs be explained by lectures, etc. Foreigners to be specially invited, and an occasional discussion in Yiddish or foreign tongue be arranged. So much of our ritualistic ceremony is dying out thai: young people have not much idea of of what Judaism has been.'' Then follows a scheme for benevolence, and a list of fourteen names of promised members.
HOME TRAINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
HOME TRAINING. Make the children happy in the home. To be made happy does not mean that the wishes and the comfort of the household should be sacrificed for them, for this would be indul gence and would foster lawlessness. Very early in life the child can be taught that self indulgence and the anger that follows the denial of unwholesome demands does not bring happiness. Too often the training of the will is left until the habit is -so fixed of yielding to it, that to subdue it is a task requiring time and patience. A strong will is a tower of strength if only it be moulded to obedence and not al lowed to grow untrained. The parent who would leave the body uutraiued until the child was old enough to know and express its desires — esjmciaUy if there were an inclination so an overgrowth in one direction at the ex cense of another — would feel responsible for any deformity that might be the result. It should be recognized that for healthy growth, and vigor, the three natures of the chi...
Correspondence. OPEN COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
€' ? -OOO ? OPEN COLUMN. The Editor solicits Correspondence from all parts of the World. Communications relating to Judaism will be thankfully received and courteously acknowledged. In order to foster plain and open criticism on all matters, this column is placed at the disposal of our of oppressions — real or imaginary. Contributions must bear the signatuie of the writer — not necessarily for publication. Therefore we do not hold ourselves responible for the sentiments or opinions expressed, and which, are published entirely without prejudice. The return of M.S.S. whether accepted or rejected is not guaranteed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
THE OF AUSTRALASIA. ISSUED EVERY FRIDAY, :2*9 GEOBGE STEEET; SYDNEY, Fronting Bridge-street. ALFRED HARRIS, - - EDITOR. SUBSCRIPTION. 10s. 6d. PER YEAR. Accounts of Weddings and Burials will be published Frae of charge, when they occur in, the family of a subscriber ; otherwise a charge will be made of from 2s. 6d. to 10s. 6d. according to length. Accounts not ?exceeding 20 lines in leagth will be published free if accompamel with amount of subscription for one year. SYDNEY, 30th JULY, 1897. ^Declare Ye Among the Nations— Publish and Set Ujp . a Standard..
Musical [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
Qfftu0ica£ *Bc$oe#* Miss Sylvia Blackstone, Miss Maud Fitz-Stubbs, and Mrs. R. J. Hogg played several extras' at the Masonic Ball at the Town Hall on Wednesday night. Master Raimund Pechotsch, the young Australian violinist, takes a grand benefit to-morrow night (Sat- . urday) in the Town Hall, prior to his departure for Europe. The principal artists of Sydney have kindly consented to appear. The Musical programme for the first afternoon at the Shakeperian Fair is to opened with a Piano Solo by Miss Sylvia Blackston. Miss Marion Llewelyn is to sing *' Swiss Echo Song ' by Eckert ; Herr Rud Holken renders w The Wedding March' from ' Mid summer Nights Dream ' ; Mr. Paul is down for a song and Miss Aida Hatchwell a recitation. A brief Farce ' Who's who ? ' is also on the list ; the parts being1 taken by Messrs F. L. Hodgkinson, Hodge, and C. W. Anson, Miss Mabel Hogg and Miss Lulu Waters. The fourth annual concert given by the pupils of Mr. Frank E. Downs attracted a crowded audience a...
ENGAGEMENT PRESENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
ENGAGEMENT PRESENTS. The giving of costly articles as 'engagement, presents' is an innovation which obtains, almost exclusively among Hebrews. It was an unnecessary innovation ; utterly uncalled for, and should be discontinued. There is nothing in the custom that can recommend it ; and its. i-nf.^nrln /-.+.! rvn Tw Trifl.nv Vlflff TOfl.f?P. till A £rivin» of the same an arbitrary command. If the present given at the engagement of a couple- x were intended to take the place of the wedding- . present, there might have been some excuse for its introduction, But it is not so intended. Every recipient of such a gift at an engagement, expects to receive an equally or more expensive present at the wedding. Wi'h rare exceptions the donors of these engagement presents are averse to making the gift, but they are, so to speak, compelled to do so simply because others do. In most cases it is an unwilling and. enforced gift, as every donor- is bound to give twice. It is in most instances a tax p...
WHY JEWS DO NOT HAVE MISSIONARIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
WHY JEWS DO NOT HAVE MISSION ARIES. BY RABBI L. WEISS. We are often asked the question by sorne of our Christian friends, why we do not send out missionaries into the world as they do. Why we are so selfish in keeping the God- given re ligion—as we claim that Judaism is — to ourselves instead of making an effort to git up propaganda to convert the people to our way of V»plipf ? T^nf, Vip.fnrp. -wp. answer t.ViPRP. imrmtfl, tions, it is meet to say, it is exactly the opposite to selfishness on our part that we do not try to convert others, because we believe that the religion of our neighbour is as good to him as ours is to us, and both is acceptable before God . . if they are sincere convictions. We are ready and but too willing to enlighten all inquirers, as we constantly do, but we do not attempt to harass anyone with our views, since we do not like to be harrassed in return, for we do not propagate such doctrines that give certain people a patent- right to the kingdom of heaven. ...
DEATH OF MR. B. I. BARNATO, [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
DEATH OF MR. B. I, BARNATO, A profound sensation was caused in Johan nesburg shortly before 11 o'clock this morning, (June 15), by rumors that Mr. B. I. Barnato had committed suicide by jumping overboard from the Scot when that vessel was nearing MarHorn. vps+.errlfl.v n.ft.ernnnn. Mr. 'Rarnafcn ..was architect of his own fortunes. He came ' to South Africa when quite a youth, and cast in his fortunes with the diamond fields, which were then but newly opened. He himself has often narrated the story of his early discourage ments. Before even he hud reached Kimberley, .when he was making his way there in fact, with little more, than the proverbial fivepence in his pocket, some of his returning acquaint ances endeavored to dissuade him from pro ceeding on what they believed to be little better than a mad adventure ; but he went right on, and was not long at the dry diggings before he was able to establish himself. One of his first enterprises was a saloon, at which he did a ^thriving b...
THE HEBREW LITERARY DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
The Hebrew Literary Debating Society. The following is the present list of officers : — President, Rev. J. H. Landau ; Vice-Presidents, Rev. P. Philipstein, Mr. J. J. Cohen, M.A., Mr. N. D. Cohen ; Treasurer, Mr. E. S, Marks ; Hon. Secretary. Mr. H. Morris Cohen, 2 Post Office Chambers, Pitt-street ; Committee, Messrs. Coleman P. Hyman, Laurance Phillips, D. L. Levy, B.A., L.LB.., E. R. Cohen, and A. H. Nathan. The Sydney Jewish Aid Society deserves to come under this heading. We detail for information the object and officers of the Society : — ' The object of the Society is to assist the deserving Jewish poor with the grant of loans of money without interest. In carrying out the object of the Society loans of money may be granted for any purpose or object whatsoever which, in the opinion of the Council, Committee, or persons authorised to grant the same, shall be proper and deserving; but no person who at the time of application is married out of the Jewish ^aith, shall be entitled...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 30 July 1897
THE STEYME HOTEL, IANLT, ( facing the Ocean ) The house has been thoroughly renovated and is now in first-class order. * Knowing the virtues of good liquor, the Proprietress will dispense nothing but the leading and popular Brands of ALES, WINES, AND SPIRITS So that a man who has a 'nip' or two over night need not be afraid of a ' head' in the morning. One Visit will make you a Permanent Customer. ,?'?'' : ?'''?.'.??' '*?? ? ' ????'* *