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Open Institute of Jewish Studies in Antwerp

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The Institute of Jewish Studies was opened here in the presence of representatives of the municipality and Jewish institutions.

Professor David Cohen of Amsterdam delivered the first lecture.

Commissioner General of Naturalization, Raymond F. Crist of Washington, was the principal speaker at the opening of the annual maintenance campaign of the Philadelphia branch of the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society. Sunday evening at the Stephen Girard Hotel, Philadelphia.

Aaron Benjamin, honorary secretary, and Jacob Massel of New York City, were also speakers and addressed the workers in Yiddish. Mr. Massel is a well known publisher of Yiddish books. He is a forceful speaker and invarably succeeds in bringing home an important message to his hearers.

The campaign is to continue over a period of ten days under the chairmanship of Dr. Leopold H. Goldstein, and Mrs. Reba Shestack, chairman of the Women’s Division. The quota has been set at $35,000.