International Ort Conference Opens Its Sessions in Berlin
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International Ort Conference Opens Its Sessions in Berlin

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The amount of $800,000 was expended by the Ort, society for the purpose of promoting trade and agriculture among the Jewish population, in various European countries, during the period of 1923-1926, according to a report submitted by Dr. J. Singalowsky, at the Third International Conference of the Ort associations.

The Conference was opened at the former Prussian House of Lords in the presence of delegations from many countries, including United States of America, England, Russia, Poland, Roumania and the Baltic States.

One thousand eight hundred artisans’ families received support and training; 3,500 peasants’ families and 5,000 apprentices were assisted by the Ort during the period under review, the report stated.

Dr. Leo Bramson, one of the founders of the Ort and Executive Secretary of the organization, opened the conference, which was welcomed by prominent representatives of the German-Jewish community. Herr Kleeman, director of the Dresden Bank, was chosen chairman of the conference. Herr Treitler welcomed the conference in the name of the City of Berlin. Herr Bradnitz greeted the Ort in behalf of the Zentral Verein, Kurt Blumenfeld in behalf of the Zionist Organization of Germany, and Dr. Paul Nathan in behalf of the Hilfsverein der deurschen Juden.

Judge Jacob Panken and Dr. Henry Moscowitz of New York, addressed the conference. The latter praised highly the achievements of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, adding that is was due to the activities of the Ort that the J.D.C. found the way paved for constructive relief work.

JEWISH COMMUNAL ACTIVITIES

A bill for a five-day industrial week was presented to the employers and workers in the {SPAN}###{/SPAN} industry now on {SPAN}###

The bill. directed to both parries in the ### was sigued by the Union of Orthodox Ribbis. The Rabbinical Assembley of America. Union of Orthodox Jewish ###ngrega### and United Synagegue of America.Edward Schreiber was elected grand president of ### Kappa Chi. Jewish ###nity which concluded a three-day session in Galveston, Pexas with New Orleans se###ed is the meeting place of the next conclave.

BREVITIES

Dr. Fred. S. Mandlebanm, well known pathologist. {SPAN}###{/SPAN} in Saturday night at the age of {SPAN}###

Dr. Mandlebaum was ### in Hartferd. Cann., on Jan. ######7. After gradeating in ### from Seilevue Hospital Mehcal College. he studied in Vi### and Berha for several years.

As one of the pioneer pathologists of the country Dr. Mandlebaum orgamzed the pathological ### at Meunt sina### Hospital. developing to from a modest beginning into one of the mose impertant institutions of its kind in the country. He also served as pathologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and was the author of many ###les concerning the pathology of obscure diseases.

Dr. Mandlecaum is survived by his wife, Mrs. Fauiline Mandlebaun.

With four of the best players of the famous Hakoah all-Jewish team in their line-up the Brookiyn Wanderers easily defeated the picked team of the New York State Foot### Association by 10 goals to ### in the opening ### game of the season at Hawthorue Field. Brooklyn. before 3.000 persons yesterday.

Gifts of ###00,000 have been made to Leiand Staniord University and the Califernia Institute of Technology for the promotion of a###auties by the trustees of the Danief Guggenheim fund, it was announced yesterday.Dr. Max Feidman of Chicago was appointed a member of the medical examining board of the Hlinois State Boxing commission.

The proposed referendum of a five-### fare in New York City will not be ###. Mr. Louis Mar###. who prevented the referendum on the question last year stated deciating that #### would be ###