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San Francisco Mayor’s Committee Welcomes Reichert

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Welcomed by a committee of civic leaders appointed by Mayor James Rolph, Jr., Rabbi Irving F. Reichert of New York and his family arrived here today. He comes to assume the rabbinate of Temple Emanu-El, vacated by the resignation of Dr. Louis I. Newman.

Mayor Rolph considered the arrival of the new rabbi of sufficient importance to name an official committee to welcome him. As the Reichert family stepped off the train at Oakland they were greeted by a committee consisting of Edmond Godchaux, veteran recorder; Edward Rainey, secretary to the mayor, county treasurer, Duncan Matheson; Herbert Fleishhacker; Ira W. Coburn; Mrs. Mary Prag; Alfred Esberg; supervisors Jesse Colman, Sylvester Adriano, and Jefferson E. Peyser; and Raymond Dannenbaum, publisher of “The Jewish Journal.”

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