Kovno (Apr. 5)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
One Jew and one Lithuanian worker were sentenced to death by a court martial here yesterday.
The two, Melamid and Klapenas, were sentenced on the charge of Communism. The verdict caused great excitement in the city.
$5,000 SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR YESHIVA ESTABLISHED
A scholarship fund of $5,000 for the students of the Yeshiva College which will celebrate the cornerstone laying for the first group of buildings on May 1st, was established by Mrs. Mina Satinsky of Philadelphia, Dr. Bernard Revel, President of the Faculty of the Yeshiva, announced.
The scholarship was established in memory of the donor’s late husband, B. Satinsky of 2217 N. 33rd Street, Philadelphia. According to the provisions laid down, a student of Philadelphia is to be given preference to the scholarship provided he meets all other requirements. Trustees of the Fund appointed by Mrs. Satinsky, are: Dr. Bernard Revel, President of the Faculty of the Yeshiva, Rabbi B. L. Leventhal of Philadelphia, Honorary President of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis in the United States and Canada, Mrs. B. Satinsky and B. Satalow, President of the Yeshiva Mishkan Israel of Philadelphia.
The contribution of Mrs. Satinsky is the second scholarship that has been given to the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Yeshiva in the yast few months. Recently Israel Rokeach of Brooklyn, established a $5,000 scholarship fund for the Yeshiva.
Among the students admitted to the Yeshiva recently are three who have come from Palestine. The three Palestinian students are A. Lerer, who comes from the Universal Yeshiva, headed by Rabbi Kook, Chief Rabbi of Palestine; Mr. Rosenfeld, student of the Eitz Chaim Yeshiva, Jerusalem; and Mr. Benchoren of the Mizrachi Teachers Institute, Jerusalem.