Jaches, Jewish Maternity Hospital Founder, Dead at 80
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Jaches, Jewish Maternity Hospital Founder, Dead at 80

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The organizer and for the last two decades the president of the Jewish Maternity Hospital, Rabbi Philip Jaches, died Monday at his home at the age of 80. Coming here 40 years ago from Latvia he was active in various Jewish communal enterprises, among them the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, the Hebrew Free Loan Society and the Hebrew Free Burial Association, of all of which he was a founder. He was also connected with the Home of the Daughters of Israel and the Home of the Daughters of Jacob as well as being a member of the Union of Hebrew Orthodox Congregations.

Founding Funders

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  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund