Vienna (Sep. 13)
A glowing tribute to the memory of the late Louis Marshall was paid at the meeting of the Agudath Israel world congress which is in session here, in the presence of several hundred rabbis and Orthodox leaders from all parts of Europe and the United States.
Solemn exercises marked the memorial when Dr. Pinchas Kohn, president of the organization, delivered a eulogy in which he stated that the tragedy of Mr. Marshall’s death is the greater since he was taken away just at the moment when it was believed that the goal of his life was achieved in the unity between Zionists and non-Zionists for the rebuilding of Palestine. The assembly listened to the eulogy of Mr. Marshall while standing.
Dr. Leo Jung. Rabbi of the Jewish Center, 131 W. 86th Street, New York, who is attending the Congress, spoke feelingly of the loss sustained by American Jewry. His memory will be treasured and honored by Orthodox Jews, though Mr. Marshal did not belong to this group, he said, relating that the late leader was the symbol of the unity of the divergent Jewish groups and frequently lent moral and financial support to Orthodox Jewish movements, providing assistance for Yeshivas and the Beth Jacob schools.
The congress held special memorial services of Yiskor for the victims of the Palestine outbreak.