The Jewish Center Volume 1-2

The Jewish Center Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...Community Chests and Welfare Federations." A mass meeting was held on Sunday night, Sept. 2nd. More than 800 people attended. The speakers for this occasion were Rabbi Marcus Salzman, Rabbi I. M. Davidson, Rabbi Louis M. Levitsky and Mr. I. Abelson, field secretary of the Jewish Welfare Board for the Pennsylvania Federation. The keynote struck in the addresses of the rabbis pointed to the great opportunity afforded the Y. M. H. A.'s, Y. W. H. A.'s and Jewish Centers in the country for contributing a worthy share in the task of maintaining Jewish life in America. Mr. I. Abelson spoke on the history of the Pennsylvania Federation, its aims and aspirations. He also dealt with the development and progress of the associations in the state during the past year, the marked improvement in inter-association activities, and the part played by the Jewish Welfare Board in the progress achieved by the Federation. An oratorical contest was held, the prize being won by Miss Dora Hinden of the Philadelphia Y. W. H. A. The prize was a handsome loving cup and was presented to the winner by Mr. Max J. Finkelstein, chairman of the executive council. Various resolutions were passed as follows: thanking the Jewish Welfare Board for its aid and cooperation and asking for its continued support; recommending that a committee be appointed to raise $10,000 in the state for a Federation budget; requesting the Jewish Welfare Board to print the papers read at the convention for distribution amongst the Y. M. and Y. W. H. A. 's in the state; that the Federation establish a camp for boys within the state and one for girls and a committee be appointed to get all information on the camp projects. An amendment to the constitution was passed, giving the executive...
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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236906667
  • 9781236906663