N. Y. Federation Begins Its Campaign; $3,429,290 Subscribed at Dinner
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N. Y. Federation Begins Its Campaign; $3,429,290 Subscribed at Dinner

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Judge Horace Stern is Guest of Honor at Dinner

Judge Horace Stern of the Superior Court, Philadelphia, honorary president of the Philadelphia Federation of Jewish Charities was the guest of honor at a dinner in the Hotel Pennsylvania inaugurating the campaign for the 1927 requirements of the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies of New York.

Sol M. Stroock, president of the Federation, announced that $3,429,290 had already been secured in recurring annual subscriptions.

In his address Judge Stern said: “Charity has run through every page of our history and through every century of Jewish history at every turn and every change of fate. Jews give charity as a tradition of their culture. The great stream of Jewish life has always given outlet for Jewish service to the needy. Federation’s work raises the level of all Jews in New York City. We have a collective responsibility which is discharged through Federation.”

Mayor Walker said the city of New York owes a debt of gratitude to the unclear #####

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