Warsaw (Nov. 14)
Mr. Zilbermintz, editor of a pornographic journal issued here under the name “Scheigetz,” was sentenced to seven months in jail.
The court prohibits him from publishing anything for two years.
Rabbi M. J. Friedman, lately of Steeleton, Pa., has taken up his duties at the Beth Israel synagogue, Roanoke, Va.
Rabbi Friedman is a graduate of Temple University, Philadelphia, and Rebenu, Izchak Elchonan Seminary, New York.
Representatives of Jews. Catholics and Protestants will Participate in the Jewish Tribune Forum, which will be help.
Thursday, November 20, for the purpose of discussing the problem of how to check race hatred and religious prejudice in this country.
Dr. Charles S. Macfarland, General Secretary of the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America; the Hon. Alfred J. Talley, Dr. Mordecal M. Kaplan and David N. Mosessohn will be present at the meeting. Mr. Herman Bernstein, editor of the “Jewish Tribune,” will preside.
NEW CENTERS AND SYNAGOGUES
A campaign to raise $250,000 for a Jewish community center building in Albany has beeb started.
A site for the new community house in Glens Falls, N. Y., has been purchased. The building will be completed shortly.
A decision to erect a synagogue on Welfare Island for the 200 Jewish hospital patients there was announced by the New York Chapter of the Council of Jewish Women.
Mrs. Edward Josephy announced that the plan had the full consent and promise of cooperation of Bird S. Coler, Commissioner of Public Welfare, and $40,000 will be required.
Mrs. Isabella Freedman offered $10,000 as her donation to the fund in memory of her parents. Gifts of $1,000 from Murry Guggenheim and $500 from Mrs. Isaac Gimbel were announced.