Belmar, N.J (May. 13)
(Jewish Daily Bulletin)
The twenty-fifth annual convention of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada will open its sessions here today at the Carleton Hotel. The sessions will last for three days.
Rabbi Israel Rosenberg of Brooklyn, chairman of the praesidium, will open the convention with a review of the work of the Union and a presentation of plans for the organization formulated by the praesidium.
Plans for securing the five-day labor week and furtherance of the Jewish Day School movement will come up before the convention. Among the problems to be considered are the question of Kashruth, improving the material position of rabbis and raising the standard of the Rabbinate; combatting tendencies away from Orthodoxy, with particular emphasis on the Conservative congregation.
Methods whereby the rabbis of America can best render support to the Palestine upbuilding work and the Palestinian institutions organized by the old Yisshub will be considered.
A report of the activities of the Ezrath Torah Fund, organized by the Union of Orthodox Rabbis during the world war to aid needy rabbis abroad will be presented to the convention which will consider means for continuing this fund.
Rabbi M. S. Margolies, Rabbi B. L. Levinthal, Rabbi L. Silver, Rabbi B. Revel, Rabbi Joseph Konvitz, Rabbi I. Siegal, Rabbi C. I. Bloch Rabbi J. L. Seltzer and Rabbi S. Karlinsky will address the sessions.