Maurice Bloch, Head of B’nai Brith District

(Jewish Daily Dulletin)

Maurice Bloch, minority leader in the New York State Assembly was elected president of District Grand Lodge No. 1 of the Independent Order B’nai Brith at its annual convention at the Hotel Biltmore here. David Ruslander of Buffalo was elected first vice-president, Judge Albert Cohn, second vice-president and Louis Fabricant treasurer.

A resolution calling upon cities in the district outside of New York to participate in the Wider Scope Campaign of the Order was adopted by the convention. Maurice P. Davidson, head of the New York Wider Scope Campaign addressed the delegates, announcing that Judge Myron Sulzberger of New York had been named chairman of the Hillel Foundation Committee for District No. 1. He reported that $125,000 had been raised in New York toward the Wider Scope Campaign.

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