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Moses Weil. who organized and was first president of, Wilmington. Del., Lodge, No. 470, Independent Order of B’nai B’rith, observed his 92nd birthday anniversary Sunday. He was born in Germany and came to the United States when he was 20 years old. He located first in Cincinnati, served in the Civil War in the Fifth Ohio Cavalary, and took part in Sherman’s march to the sea. He later went in business in Wilmington and in 1901 was appointed a magistrate, which position he held four years.

Vacations for more than 10,000 men, women and children will be provided this summer by constituent agencies of the New York Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies, according to an announcement by Dudley D. Sicher, president of the organization.

Twenty-six summer homes and camps under the auspices of federated agencies will have begun their activities for the season by July 1. Three new camps are conducting activities for the first time with Federation support. They are the Uptown Talmud Torah Camp, Camp Achwah, maintained by the Bureau of Jewish Education, and the Federation Settlement Camp.

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