Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, has received a number of contributions for its medical and health work in Palestine in memory of the late Mrs. Nathan Straus, it was announced yesterday at the Hadassah headquarters here. A contribution of $250 was sent by Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim, of this city, a niece of Mrs. Straus. One of the contributions is from a neighbor in Larchmont, where the Straus Summer home is located.
Mrs. Straus was honorary vice-president of Hadassah for a number of years and was especially interested in the organization’s preventive health work for mothers and children through its twenty-one health welfare centers in Palestine.
As a tribute to Hadssah’s benefactress the members of the national board of Hadassah will plant trees in Mrs. Straus’ memory in the new Hadassah Grove in Palestine, which is near the Einstein Forest.