Rome (Jan. 3)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Luigi Luzzatti, aged Italian Jewish statesman, suffered injuries in a railway accident. Luzzatti was one of the victims when the Rome-Milan express was derall d on Sunday.
Two changes have been made by the National Council of Jewish Women in its program for the Twelfth Triennial period, involving the introduction of a Field Staff as part of its newly created Department of Extension and Field Service, and the establishment of a Department of Vocational Guidance and Employment. The employment problems of Jewish girls in all cities of the United States and Canada will receive, the attention of the new Department of Vocational Guidance and Employment in formulating its plan and functions.
Among other departures announced by the National Council of Jewish Women for the Twelfth Triennial Period ar? the decision to combine its legislative and civic programs under the direction of a Department of Legislation and Civics. Heretofore, a distinct Committee on Civic and Communal Affairs spon-sored civic activities: Communal interests will be supervised by a new Department of Communal Cooperation.
The religious program of the National Council of Jewish Women will hereafter be centralized through a single Department of Religion and religious education, replacing the two distinct committees of religion and religious education. The Department of Immigrant Aid will henceforth be known as the Department of Immigrant Aid and Immigrant Education. The Committee on Social Welfare will become the Department of Social Service, carrying on its usual activities and the activities of the sub-committees on Deaf and Work for the Blind and Sight Conversation.
Construction will begin shortly on the new synagogue in Bristol, Tennessee. The building will cost approximately $15,000, the funds having been raised in a recent drive. A building has been purchased and will be completely remodelled.