Urges Jewish Centers Form Vocational Boards to Guide Youth in Selecting Career
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Urges Jewish Centers Form Vocational Boards to Guide Youth in Selecting Career

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A plea that the Jewish community center “not only pursue its work along old-fashioned lines of ‘keeping the boy off the street’ but go further by having the most representative Jewish business and professional men in each community form boards of vocational counsellors and advisors so that Jewish children will not engage in already over-crowded fields of endeavor, but be diverted into other channels,” was voiced here by United States District Attorney Phillip Forman, of Trenton. Mr. Forman was the principal speaker at the dinner which closed the 19th annual convention of the New Jersey Federation of Y. M.-Y. W. H.A.’s held here Saturday night and Sunday.


At the business session of the convention held this afternoon attended by more than 250 delegates and visitors from twenty-two communities throughout the state, Louis Bamberger was elected by acclamation the honorary president of the federation. His many services to the Jewish community center movement in his state were extolled and highly laudatory references also were made to the service of his late brother-in-law, Felix Fuld, who was president of the federation at the time of his death.

Philip Dimond of Paterson was unanimously re-elected president. Other officers also elected unanimously were: Michael A. Stavitsky, of Newark, first vice-president; Harry Goldowsky, of Jersey City, second-vice-president; Judge William Newcorn, of Plainfield, third vice-president; Mrs. Jerome Samuels, of Elizabeth, financial secretary; Mrs. Alexander Budson, of Trenton, recording secretary; and J. Jerome Schneider-man, of Bayonne, treasurer.

Among the resolutions adopted was

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