Chanukah, the Feast of Dedication, egins the evening of December 18 and extends over a period of eight days.
The Jewish Education Association will give a dinner and Chanukah Festival at the Waldorf-Astoria next Sunday evening. The dinner will mark the conclusion of the Association’s drive for a $500,000 fund to promote Jewish education during the coming year Joseph Leblang is chairman of the dinner committee. Jonah J. Goldstein was chairman of the campaign committee.
Rabbi Max Landsberg died in Rochester, N. Y. at the age of 82. Rabbi Landsberg became rabbi of B’rith Kodesh Temple in 1871. He served the congregation forty-four years.
Dr. Landsberg served as President of the New York Association of Charities and Corrections and as Secretary of the United Jewish Charities of Rochester, of which he was the founder.
In 1884 he published a “Ritual for Jewish Worship,” and later, “Hymns for Jewish Worship.”
Plans for the new I. O. B. B. Jewish Orphan Home in University Heights, a suburb of Cleveland, O., are completed and construction of the $1,400,000 worth of buildings is to be started about March 1.
Cottages, a recreation building, superintendent’s cottage, power plant, hospital and administration building also are included in construction to go forward in March, with a chapel to be erected later. All of the construction will be fireproof with brick exterior, reinforced concrete floors, steel casements and slate and tile roofs.
Mrs. Eliza Guggenheimer, widow of Randolph Guggenhelmer of the law firm of Guggenheimer. Untermyer & Marshall, died Friday in her seventy-sixth year.
Since her husband’s death in 1907 Mrs. Guggenheimer had continued his practice of giving a dinner every year for the newsboys of the Bryce Memorial Home.