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Rabbi Simon Appointed to Washington School Board

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Rabbi Abram Simon, of this city, has just been appointed by the District Supreme Court to fill the vacancy on the District School Board created by the recent resignation of Isaac Gans. This will be Rabbi Simon’s third period of service on the School Board. He was first appointed in 1919 and in July 1920 was named president. In July 1923 he resigned.

Rabbi Simon has for 25 years been the rabbi of the Washington Hebrew Congregation, the only reformed synagogue in the city. During the World War he was with the American Red Cross and went overseas with the 79th Division. He was commended by the government for meritorious service. He is a former president and vice-president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.

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