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Bequests Made by Many to Hebrew Union College

(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

Twelve bequests were made to the Hebrew Union College during the past month, according to announcement made by Ludwig Vogelstein. chairman of the Executive Board of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. The bequests range from $50 to a gift of $26,000. Many of the gifts are for the Scholarship Fund of the Hebrew Union College. The largest gift is one of $26,000 from the estate of Mrs. Jennie Kutz of Brooklyn, New York.

Other bequests were: $500 from the estate of Lazar Shere, Richmond, Va.; $100 from Mrs. Carrie Katz, of Atlantic City, N. J., in memory of her husband, Phineas Katz; $100 to the Scholarship Fund from Gustav and J. H. Bernheimer, of Kansas City. Mo., in payment of the I. E. Bernheimer Memorial Scholarship; $350 to the Scholarship Fund from Albert Steindler of Chicago, Ill., in payment of the Carl and Lottie Steindler Scholarship; $350 to the Scholarship Fund from the PiTan Pi Fraternity; $700 to the Scholarship Fund from Jos. D. and Dr. B. S. Bookstaver, New York City, in payment of the David Philipson and the David and Pearl Bookstaver Scholarship of $350 each.

Five hundred dollars to the Scholarship Fund from Max Rosenblum of Cleveland, Ohio, in payment of the Esther Rosenblum Memorial Scholarship; $300 to the Scholarship Fund from Mr. and Mrs. J. Kiser, Mr. and Mrs. Melville C. Cohn and Mr. Sol S. Kiser, Indianapolis, Ind., in payment of the Dina S. Kiser Scholarship; $100 for the Fred Lazarus Prize, established by Mr. Simon Lazarus, Columbus, O, in 1920 for the best essay on “Agadic Narratives Touching Benevolence”; $50 for Simon Lazarus Prize, established by Simon Lazarus of Columbia, Ohio, in 1921 to be awarded to that student of the graduating class who has completed the entire Collegiate Department in residence, has attained the bighest academic standing and has shown himself by character and diligence worthy of this honor; $100 for Annual Prizes, established by Simon Lazarus of Columbia, Ohio, to be awarded to students manifesting superior achievements in athleties.

Abraham Vogel of Brooklyn, announced the establishment at the College of the City of New York of the Vogel Honor Prizes, in appreciation of the training received at that institution by his three sons. Herbert Spencer Vogel, Tennyson Vogel and Richard Wagner Vogel, the last to be graduated this week. The prize consists of the interest on a $500 bond and is to begin in 1928, when it will be awarded for the best thesis on the philosophy of Spencer. Tennyson’s poetry will be the subject in 1929 and the music dramas of Wagner the subject for 1936. The subjects will rotate in that order every third year.

Rabbi Henry Cohen of Galveston. Texas, was named by Governor Moody to the Texas Prison Board.

Rabbi Cohen will be in charge of prison welfare work, including the education of convicts.

Funeral services for Dr. William K. Jacobs, specialist in children’s diseases, who died on Friday, were held yesterday. Burial was in Washington Cemetery.

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