Twenty members of the 1929 class of the Training School for Jewish Social Work and an audience of more than two hundred attending the commencement exercises of the school Thursday afternoon at the Federation Building, New York, halted the program for one minute in tribute to the memory of Louis Marshall.
Felix M. Warburg, chairman of the executive committee of the school, who presided at the meeting, called upon the students and audience to rise as an expression of grief “for the loss of Israel’s outstanding leader.”
The students who were graduated Thursday will receive certificates signifying the end of their fifteen-month intensive training in professional Jewish social work. The exercises were opened with an address by Mr. Warburg. The other speakers were Lieutenant Governor Herbert H. Lehman, William J. Shroder, chairman of the budget committee of the Cincinnati Community Chest and Dr. Solomon Lowenstein, executive director of the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies.
The students who were graduated are Sylvia Bach, Emanuel Berlatsky, Madeline Berlin, Fanny Bokstein, Esther Davison, Pauline Deren, Samuel Griff, Philip Houtz, Elsie Lakoff, Rose Leff, Jacob Little, Bessie F. Meyer, Hannah Myers, Eva Sacheroff. Louis Samet, Lily Schindelman, Ruth Schlossberg, Charles I. Schottland, Genevieve Weinberg and Lucille Wertheimer. A reception to the graduating class followed the commencement exercises.