200 Delegates to Attend United Synagogue Conference

Upwards of two hundred delegates representing eighteen communities in Eastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware will attend an all-day conference at the Benjamin Franklin Hotel, Sunday. This will be the first regional conference under the auspices of the United Synagague of America’s “Committee of One Thousand.”

Dr. Cyrus Adler, president of the Jewish Theological Seminary, will deliver a brief address. Nathan Levy, National President of the United Synagogue of America, will bring greetings from the parent body. Mrs. Robert S. Ginns, Vice-President of the Philadelphia Branch of the United Synagogue of America, will greet the conference and welcome the delegates. There will also be a message from Jack Schiffman, president of the Jewish Student’s Association of the University of Pennsylvania.

The national officers of the United Synagogue “Committee of One Thousand” are: A. B. Cohen, Scranton, national chairman; Mrs. Samuel Spiegel, New York, national associate chairman; Hon. H. P. Koppelman, Hartford, national secretary; Jacob C. Gutman, Philladelphia, national treasurer; and Mrs. David Friedlander, Philadelphia, national director.

Rabbi Max Arzt of Scranton will be toastmaster at a dinner to be tendered in the evening to the delegates and workers in the Philadelphia membership campaign, which will be formally launched at this dinner.

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