Baltimore, Md. (Nov. 3)
(Jewish Daily Bulletin)
Alexander Goodman, Baltimore attorney, has been appointed resident director of the Baron de Hirsch Fund at Woodbine, N. J. By the appointment he will become City Manager of the town, his duties to begin November 12.
Comprising an industrial and agricultural community of 16,000 population, Woodbine is a community almost wholly Jewish. It was settled in 1891, when, after social and political upheavals in Eastern Europe, there was an influx of destitute Jews into this country. Baron de Hirsch established the fund for aiding these people. A tract of 5,000 acres of land in the sandy flats of New Jersey was purchased and there the village of Woodbine was founded.