Adolph S. Ochs, publisher of the New York “Times” was honored by New York University at the ninety fourth annual commencement exercises yesterday.
The degree of Doctor of Letters was conferred upon Mr. Ochs.
Ground will be broken next month on a new ten-story building, to cost $2,500,000. and to be added to the Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn.
The new building will enable the institution to cars for 225 more patients, and will include a nurses’ home, power house and servants’ quarters. It is also planned to tear down two obsolete structures now a part of the plant and replace them with one modern building.
The cornerstone of the new synagogue and talmud torah of the Sons of Israel Congregation, Bronx, N. Y., was laid.
The building will cost $350,000 and will contain an auditorium seating 2,400. There will be clubrooms for subsidiary organizations of the congregation, offices, reading rooms and the like.