The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, will honor its founder, Dr. H. Pereira Mendes on Monday, May 21, according to an announcement by Rabbi Herbert S. Goldstein, president of the union.
Public gatherings will be held in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles, Mlwaukee, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco in honor of Dr. Mendes simultaneously with the celebration in New York. The program will be broad. cast over the radio from New York City through a hook-up with radio stations in other cities.
The establishment of a “Rev. Dr. H. Pereira Mendes Educational Endowment,” to subsidize Talmud Torahs, and Religious Schools in small towns and rural communities, publish Curricula, and text-books and promote Jewish education in the United States was decided upon by the union.
The South Carolina Federation of Temple Sisterhoods met in annual convention in Darlington last week. Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin of Charleston and Rabbi Ferdinend Hirsch of Temple Sinai of Sumter greeted the convention.
Mrs. M. S. Lomiansky of Darlington was elected president for 1928. Greenville was selected as the next meeting place.
Representatives of the Danghters of the American Revolution. United Danghters of the Confederacy. Kings’ Danghters and women’s societies of various denominations were present to greet the delegates.