Montreal (May. 18)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Representatives of Jeish communal, institutions in Canada honored Lyon Cohen at a dinner at the Mount Royal Hotel, on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday and in appreciation of his thirty-five years of communal service. Telegrams of congratulations were received from the Prime Minister of Canada, the Hon. W. Mackenzie King, and from the. Jewish Colonization Association in Paris.
Rev. H. Abramowitz made a presentation to Mr. Cohen on behalf of the gathering. Among those who paid tribute to Mr. Cohen were M. A. Gray, Rabbi H. Cohen, Joseph Cohen, Louis Fitch, Dr. A. O. Freedman, H. M. Caiserman, A. Z. Cohen, Louis Cohen, J. Kellert, M. H. Levine, Joseph Levinson, Harris Vineverg, Samuel Hart, A. A. Heaps, M, P., Dr. Milton H. Hersey, Sol Kellert, and Benjamin Robinson.
The organizations participating in the celebration included the Jewish Immigrant Aid Society, the Zionist Organization of Canada, the B’Nai Brith Lodge, the Young Men’s Hebrew Association, the United Talmud Torahs, the Montefiore Hebrew Orphans’ Home, the Jewish Community Council, the New Adath Jeshurun Synagogue, and the Hebrew Maternity Hospital.