Berlin (Oct. 30)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
George Engel, well known German novelist, celebrated his sixtieth birthday. On this occasion he was feted at a banquet given by the Union of German Novelists. Dr. Karl Becker. Prussian Minister of Education was present. He praised Engel as a great artist and social worker.
Engel, who is a scion of an old Jewish family, has described Jewish life in many of his novels.