The nineteenth annual report of the Jewish Chautauqua Society in the summer schools of the universities has been completed. More than eighty lectures were given in thirty universities, in twenty-one states.
Rabbi Bernard Bamberger of Lafayette, Ind. delivered a six weeks’ course at the University of Virginia on Prophetic Literature. The enrolled students received full academic credits.
Rabbi Mortimer J.Cohen of Philadelphia, Pa. delivered lectures at the Farmington State Normal School, the University of New Hampshire and the University of New Hampshire and the University of Maine. The other lecturers were Rabbi Joseph Fink of Buffalo, N. Y., Rabbi Solomon Foster of Newark, Rabbi Edward Israel of Baltimore, Rabbi Jacob Kohn of New York City, Rabbi Jacob R. Marcus of Cincinnati, Rabbi Samuel Mayerberg of Kansas City, Mo., Rabbi S.Felix Mendelsohn of Chicago, Rabbi Ira E. Sanders of Little Rock, Ark., Rabbi Samuel R. Shillman of Chattanooga, Tenn., Rabbi Jacob Singer of Chicago, Ill., Rabbi Jack H. Skirball of Evansville, Ind., Rabbi Sidney Tedesche of New Haven, Conn, and Rabbi Samuel Thurman of St. Louis, Mo.
District Grend Lodges Nos. 5 and 7, Independent Order B’nai Brith cooperated with the society in its summer extension work.