Contributions totalling $20,000 were announced at the first anniversary banquet of Beth-El Congregation, Harrisburg, Pa. The fund was subscribed for purchasing a site on which the Congregation will erect a temple. Rabbi Joel S. Geffen is rabbi of the congregation.
A new congregation recently organized in Charlottsville, Va., has become affiliated with the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. It has a membership of twenty, and the officers are I. Walters, president, and J. Goldstein, secretary.