Buffalo, N. Y (Sep. 7)
Women workers of the Y. W. H. A.’s in the state of New York led the discussion at the eleventh annual convention of the New York State Federation of Young Men’s and Young Women’s Hebrew and Kindred Associations held here. Discussion on the paper “Some of the Problems Confronting Y. M. and Y. W. H. A.’s and Some Suggested Solutions,” read by Jacob I. Cohen, was led by Nadine G. Kaiser and Bertha Brock. Cecil Wiener of Buffalo presided.
The honorable Samuel J. Harris of Buffalo presided at a mass meeting. Mrs. M. Z. Rogers, Joseph Hornots and Joseph Bower addressed the meeting.
A resolution expressing thanks and appreciation to Joseph Bower, and the Jewish Welfare Board for their services was adopted.
The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: Joseph Hormats, Troy,. President Mildred Winer, Buffalo, secretary Arthur B. Menn, Schenectady, treasurer; Mrs. M. Adderman. Syracuse, chairman Women’s Work; Miss Rose Etkins, Buffalo, Junior Work; N. Bernard Silberg, Albany, Athletics; Miss Bessie Federman, Buffalo, Education; Joseph Bower, Jewish Welfare Board, Field Secretary.
Mr. Polahoff, President of the Jewish Federation for Social Service, welcomed the delegates and visitors.
Phyllis and Berenice Zitenfield, twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Zitenfield of New York City swam from Yonkers to the Battery in six and one half hours. They are twelve years old.