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Israel Zangwill Memorial Meeting in Philadelphia

(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

More than 1,000 leading Philadelphia citizens attended a meeting held on Sunday evening in the Y. M. H. A. to honor the memory of the late Israel Zangwill.

Zangwill’s first start in letters was given him by Philadelphia Jewish citizens, among them the late Judge Mayer Sulzberger.

Isaac Hassler presided at the exercises. The speakers included Dr. Cyrus Adler, W. Orton Tewson, Literary Editor of the New York “Evening Post” and the “Public Ledger”; Dr. Solomon Solis-Cohen, Oscar Loeb, Judge William M. Lewis, National Chairman of the United Palestine Appeal, and Rabbi Julian Feibelman of the Congregation Keneseth Israel.

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