Berlin (Jun. 25)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)
The first meeting of the Economic and Statistical Section of the Yiddish Scientific Institute was held here yesterday under the chairmanship of Dr. Jacob Lestschinsky. Dr. Julius Brutzkus, Dr. Mark Wischnitzer, Dr. J. Koralnik, and Dr. M. Gergel attended the meeting.
The Section will engage in research work in all Jewish economic questions, especially the labor question demographic problems, Jewish migration, Jewish hygiene and Jewish cultural questions.
It was decided to start a research enquiry in August into several typical Jewish centres in Poland in order to obtain a report of present day conditions there.
The last session of the New York Board Aldermen was opened yesterday by Rabi Herbert S. Goldstein, Rabbi of the Institutional Synagogue.
Herman M. Hessberg of Brooklyn. N.Y. was appointed commissioner of records of Kings Country by Register James A. Mc. Quade.
Among the passengers sailing today on the Berengaria for Europe are Judge and Mrs. Irving Lehman.