New History of Jews Will Be Published

A one-volume History of the Jews in English by Max L. Margolis and Alexander Marx will be published shortly by the Jewish Publication Society, according to an announcement.

This work was made possible through the generosity of the late Miss Rosetta M. Ulman of Williams-port, Pa., and through the interest of Abraham Erlanger, executor of the Estate of Rosetta M. Ulman.

The authors, Dr. Max L. Margolis, of Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning, Philadelphia, and Dr. Alexander Marx, of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, have worked on their book for three years.

This volume will carry the history of the Jewish people from earliest Biblical days to date. It represents an unusual point of view, it is stated, and will endeavor to depict not only the literary life of the people but other cultural and economic phases as well.

The Women’s Branch of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America formally dedicated the Yeshivah Student’s Home, which it has opened at 286 East Broadway, New York, for 31 students of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Yeshivah, on Thursday afternoon.

Mrs. Leo Jung, chairman of the Yeshivah Students’ Home, presided at the exercises. Mrs. Herbert S, Goldstein, president of the Women’s Branch of the Union, Rabbi Leo Jung, Dr. Bernard Revel, president of the faculty of the Yeshivah; Dr. S. R. Safir, Head of the High School Department, and Mr. Shapiro, in behalf of the student body, addressed the gathering.

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