A representative gathering will attend the testimonial dinner being tendered to Dr. Israel Goldstein, president of Young Judaea, at the Hotel Astor in New York City on Sunday October 14, according to I. D. Morrison, chairman of the Testimonial Dinner Committee.
The speakers will include New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur S. Tompkins, who will attend as a representative of the Good-Will Union.
The testimonal dinner to Dr. Goldstein, of which Nathan Straus, is honorary chairman, is intended to inaugurate the 1928-29 season of Young Judaea activities.
The city of Boston will receive $100,000 under the will of the late A. Shuman to establish a building for men patients convalescing from acute diseases, Mayor Nichols announced.
The hospital for men will be known as the A. Shuman Memorial Building. Mr. Shuman was active in local eivic work particularly the City Hospital.
The offer of W. J. Wollman, New York Banker, to build a $100,000 rest centre for mothers and children in Central Park as a gift to New York City in memory of his mother was approved by the Community Council of the City of New York, Mr. Wollman is awaiting acceptance of his offer by the city before proceeding with the execution of his plan.
The newly erected Temple Israel building, the first of a series erected by the Boston Temple, will be dedicuted Sunday, October 14. Rabbi Ilarry Levi and Rabbi Samuel Wolk will conduct the rellgious services. A. C. Ratchesky, chairman of the building committee and Carl Kaffenburge, the president will participato in the exercises.
A synagogue for the B’rith Israel Congregation of Philadelphia, Pa. will be constructed at D Street and Roosevelt Boulevard. It will be of brick and terra cotts.