Leaders of communal, political and cultural life in the Bronx participated in a luncheon given Friday at the Hotel Biltmore, by Felix M. Warburg, honorary chairman of the Allied Jewish Campaign, to Supreme Court Justice Albert Cohn in recognition of his services as chairman of the Bronx section of the “drive” in New York City to raise $2,500,000.
Others who spoke were: Hon. Albert Goldman, Commissioner of Plants and Structures, James N. Rosenberg, chairman of the New York Allied Jewish Campaign; Senator Benjamin Antin, Bronx County Judge Harry Stackell, Louis Altschul, Assistant Corporation Counsel M. Maldwin Fertig, Rabbi Alexander Basel, of the Jacob H. Schiff Centre, and Bernard S. Deutsch, president of the American Jewish Congress.
In addition to the speakers those who participated in the luncheon were: Assistant District Attorney Barney Mogilesky, Samuel Berger, Reuben Bernson, Louis Goldstein, H. W. Haberman, William Klapp, Charles Rosenberg, Joseph Schultz, Philip Wattenberg, Rabbi Philip R. Alstat, Rabbi Max Drob and Harry L. Glucksman, general director of the campaign.
DISTRICTS CONTRIBUTE $200,000
District contributions totalling over $200,000 were announced yesterday at a meeting of district chairmen of the campaign at the Hotel Biltmore. Among those who reported were Magistrate Leopold Prince, who reported for Harlem and Yorkville; Max Blumberg, who reported for Williamsburg; Samuel Telsey and Morris Weinberg for Brownsville; Harry Godoff and Simon Ackerman for Borough Park; Hon. Albert D. Schanzer and Max Kiss for Flatbush; Max Levy for Staten Island; Louis Rocker, for Washington Heights; Dr. Norman Salit for Far Rockaway and vicinity and Jacob Dunn for Bensonhurst.