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Plan Study of Phases of Employment As They Affect Jews of United States

Plans for an intensive study of the various phases of the employment problem as they affect Jews were made at a conference of representatives of six national Jewish organizations held Sunday at the Hotel Astor at the call of the B’nai Brith, according to a statement issued today to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. The conference resulted in the formation of a national conference on Jewish employment with representatives from each of the groups that responded to the call of the first conference.

The study will be made by a general committee which will submit its findings to another conference to be held in New York on January 4. The conference elected the following officers: Alfred M. Cohen, of Cincinnati, president of the B’nai Brith, chairman; Dr. I. M. Rubinow, executive secretary of the B’nai Brith, secretary; and Estelle M. Sternberger, executive secretary of the National Council of Jewish Women, associate secretary.

The following representatives of the six organizations attended the conference: American Jewish Committee: Morris D. Waldman, Harry Schneiderman, Dr. Lee K. Frankel, Jacob Billikopf, Dr. Harry S. Linfield; American Jewish Congress: Bernard S. Deutsch, David L. Podell, Bernard G. Richards, Israel N. Thurman, Congressman Nathan D. Perlman; B’nai Brith: Senator Alfred M. Cohen, Louis Fabricant, Sigmund Livingston, Dr. I. M. Rubinow; Jewish Welfare Board: Harry L. Glucksman, Joseph Rosenzweig, Benjamin J. Buttenweiser, Henry J. Bernheim; National Council of Jewish Women: Mrs. Estelle M. Sternberger, Mrs. Alexander Kohut, Mrs. Francis D. Pollak, Mrs. Abraham H. Arons; United Hebrew Trades: Rubin Schwartz.

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