Long Branch. N. J (Jun. 23)
(Jewish Daily Bulletin)
An income of $29,073 with expenditures amounting to $21,639 during the past year was reported to the second session of the annual convention of the Young Judaea which is being held at the Hotel Scarboro here. The balance was applied to liquidate previous deficits of $30,000, Irving Rosenzweig, treasurer, stated in his report.
Discussion of ways and means of making the “Young Judean” a self-supporting magazine were taken up following a report that the deficit for last year was $2,000 as compared with $11,000 of the previous year.
Four hundred and four clubs, with a membership of 11,264, constituted the Young Judaea. Last year 376 clubs were affiliated with the organization. The membership is apportioned, 31 percent juniors, 36 percent intermediates and 16 percent seniors, in 165 cities.
Samuel Borowsky, chairman of the Executive Committee, urged that the movement become self-supporting and that the educational work be concentrated upon.
Criticism of he “Young Judaea Magazine” for lack of interest in modern Jewish life was voiced by a number of delegates.
Emanuel Neumann presided at the Palestine evening held last night. Dr. S. Benderly spoke on “Palestine and American Jewry” and Dr. Chaim Arlosaroff on the Chaluzim.
Ben Ediddin, chairman of the Young Judaea Palestine Scout Commission, in his report on the Palestine scours, presented at yesterday morning’s session, urged the creation of a loan fund for members and societies. The recommendations of the treasurer were adopted.