Dr. Bernard Revel Heads Hebrew Education Board

Dr. Bernard Revel, president of the faculty of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and the Yeshiva College, was elected president of the Board of Education, recently created at a conference of Jewish educators of New York City, called for the purpose of organizing the forces of orthodox Jewry who are fostering a maximum program in the Jewish religious schools. The conference came into being on the initiative of the Yeshiva College authorities.

Rabbi M. S. Margolies and B. Hirsh were chosen vice-presidents; Dr. P. Churgin, principal of the Teachers’ Institute of the Yeshiva College, chairman of the executive board; I. Z. Fishberg, treasurer and Professor I. Ginsburg, secretary. Other members of the board are: Dr. Simon Ginsburg, Hebrew poet and educator; M. Fuerst, I. Konovitz and A. Sawer.

The Board of Hebrew Education, at a meeting held last week at the Yeshiva College, decided to call a conference of Jewish communal leaders, active in the field of Jewish education, to be held early in the Fall.

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