London (Nov. 13)
The Zionist Executive has held a meeting here at which a resolution was adopted, expressing cordial congratulations to Mr. Justice Brandeis on his attaining the age of 75. The Executive placed on record its deep appreciation of the many services that Judge Brandeis has rendered to the Zionist cause, and his helpful devotion to the movement ever since he became associated with it. It is a source of satisfaction, the resolution said, that he is able to witness how his great efforts in the political and economic advances of Palestine and the Jewish National Home have yielded historic results; and the Executive hope that he will long continue to apply his distinguished qualities to our National cause and live to see more complete results of the Zionist aspiration.
President Hoover has sent a message to Judge Brandeis in which he writes:
Mrs. Eoover and I wish to be early in conveying to you our warmest congratulations on your seventy-fifth birthday. It is not necessary for us to remind you of the many satisfactions which have crowned your public service and that you reflect a heart and mind which have made the nation your debtor. Even during your service as a member of the highest court in the land you have found time to give service to the advancement of the Jewish homeland and I have no doubt this has brought happiness and comfort to thousands. We wish you many happy returns of the day.
B’nai B’rith joins world Jewry in felicitating Louis D. Brandeis upon the seventy-fifth anniversary of his birth, Mr. Alfred M. Cohen, the President of the International Order B’nai B’rith, writes in his message. Justice Brandeis as the first and only Jew to sit as a member of the Supreme Court of the United States has shed lustce upon the name and fame of the Jewish people. The Jewish people are proud of Justice Brandeis and grateful that amidst the trying obligations of his office he has found time to give large service in the cause of Judaism.