Lake Placid, N. Y. (Jul. 31)
(Jewish Daily Bulletin)
Dr. Stephen S. Wise, vice-president of the Zionist General Council, in an interview with the representative of the Jewish Daily Bulletin commented on the resolution adopted by the General Council with regard to the recommendations of the Joint Palestine Survey Commission.
“The resolutions will always be memorable for having saved the fundamental ideals of Zionism, provided the leadership treats the resolutions as a mandate and not as a scrap of paper,” Dr. Wise said.
“What the cause now needs is neither counsel nor prestige, but honest cooperation and thoroughgoing support. The Berlin resolutions means that the Agency is heartily welcomed by self-respecting Zionists on terms which will safeguard the unimpingable purposes and principles of the Zionist movement.”
Julius Jacobson, 80, of Glens Falls, N. Y., former president of the Common Council, acting Mayor and retired merchant died yesterday. He was the first and only president of Temple Beth-El.
Congregation B’nai Yehuda of Woodside L. I. laid the cornerstone for its new synagogue on Sunday. Rabbi Kalman Goldberg, Harry Propper, Samuel S. Tripp, Patrick B. Ryan and Max Habeman, president of the congregation, were the speakers.
The building, which will be ready by Sept 1, will have an auditorium with a seating capacity of 250.
Suit in equity filed in Superior Court, Springfield. Mass. by the Sons of Zion Society, Holyoke, Mass. asks the court to restrain Robert E. Newcomb of Holyoke from erecting a building for a gasoline station adjoining the synagogue and property of the congregation.
Professional fakers who use the names of religious organizations to obtain money will receive long workhouse terms if they come before him, Magistrate Bushel declared in Tombs Court as he imposed a six months’ sentence on Sigmund Winkler of New York City, for soliciting funds under false pretenses.