Hersh Heads Jewish Charities in Elizabeth
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Hersh Heads Jewish Charities in Elizabeth

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At the first meeting of the newly elected Board of Trustees of the Federation for the Maintenance of Jewish Welfare Work of Elizabeth held this evening at the Temple Bnai Israel, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: E. S. Hersh, president; Abe Rocker, Joseph Weinstein and Fred Siman, vice-presidents; Samuel Koestler, treasurer; and Harry Lebau, secretary.

At the meeting it was reported that the new Jewish Center building of Elizabeth is nearing completion. It was predicted that a minimum of $40,000 would be needed for the Jewish social work of Elizabeth in 1930.

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