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United Israel-zion Hospital of Brooklyn Raises $55,000

The seventh annual dinner of United Israel Zion Hospital Brooklyn, added $55,000 to the hospital’s maintenance fund. The dinner was held in the Elks’ Clubhouse, and eleven hundred guests paid $50 per plate each to attend. Isaac Marks, toastmaster, introduced the speakers who included Morris Goodman, head of the dinner committee; Nathan Schoenfeld, president of the hospital: Supreme Court Justice Harry E. Lewis, who traced the hospital’s growth; and Rabbi Samuel J. Levinson who delivered the invocation.

A $50,000 donation by Morris Goldberg was mentioned as having been used for completion of a wing of the hospital while a gift from Morris Bienenstock enabled the hospital to purchase portable booths for ward patients. Mr. and Mrs. Simon Ackerman donated new oxygen equipment. Among the guests at the dinner were: Justice Edward Lazansky of the Appelate Division, City Judge Alexander H. Geismar. Harry J. Chanin, Irving Chanin, former State Senator Philip M. Kleinfeld, Rabbi Moses Abels and Rabbi Z. H. Masliansky.

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