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Many Temples Broadcast Services, Survey Shows

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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

Twelve congregations affiliated with the Union of American Hebrew Congregations are regularly broadcasting religious services. This was made known in a survey recentiy conducted by Rabbi Louis I. Egelson of the Department of Synagogue and School Extension of the Union.

On Sunday mornings Rabbi Samuel H. Goldenson. Pittsburgh, Rabbi Harry Levi, Boston; Dr. Leo M. Franklin, Detroit; Rabbi Eugenc Mannheimer, Des Moines; and Dr. Joseph Rauch, Louisville, Ky, broadcast their service.

Those broadcasting on Friday night are Rabbi David Lefkowitz. Dallas; Rabbi Israel L. Kaplan, Jacksonville; Rabbi Samuel M. Gup, Providence; and Dr. Philip D. Bookstaber, Harrisburgh, Pa.

Some rabbis broadcast their services for a continuous period of a number of weeks. Among these are Dr. Abba Hillel Silver, Cleveland; broadcasting the last three Sundays in May and the first Sunday in June; Rabbi Barnett R. Brickner, Cleveland, for seven Sunday mornings from January 24 through March 4, and Dr. Jacob Nieto, of San Francisco, Cal, for the month of January.

Occasionally sermons and holiday services are broadcast by Dr. Abram Simon, of Washington, Dr. Jacob Singer of Chicago, Rabbi Marius Ranson of Albany, Rabbi Harry S. Margolis, of St. Paul, Minn., and Rabbi Albert G. Minda, of Minneapolis.

Many rabbis are planning to broadcast services next season. Among them are Dr. Harry W. Ettelson, ##mphis. Tenn., Rabbi Sidney S. Te#sche, New Haven, Rabbi Samuel Koch, Seattle, Rabbi Solomon Foster, Newark, Rabbi Simon R. Cohen, Brooklyn, Rabbi Maurice M. Feuerlicht, Indianapolis, Rabbi Beryl D. Cohen, Pensacola. Fla. and Rabbi Jacob I Meyer, Bridgeport, Conn.The Union at its last Executive Board meeting voted to conduct religious services by radio.

The United Palestine Appeal drive for $100,000 in Newark, inaugurated on June 8. has passed the half-way mark, about $52,000 being pledged to date. Subscriptions totalling $45.000 were announced at the opening of the drive.

Among the larger subscriptions are: $5,000, Mr. and Mrs. Felix Fuld; $3,000, Louis Bamberger; $3,000 Michael Hollander; $1,500, Nathaniel King; $1,000, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin W. Hollander.

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