New Appointments to Jewish Posts in Cleveland

Many new appointments in the field of religious activity have been announced by the various synagogues, religious schools and Jewish organizations of this city.

Rabbi Judah L. Levenberg, chief rabbi of New Haven, Conn. for the past 17 years, has arrived to accept the post as spiritual leader of the congregations Anshe Grodno and Chibath Jerusalem. He was the founder of the Rabbinical Seminary in Cleveland.

Announcement that Rabbi Hugo H. Klein of Sherith Jacob Congregation of this city has been appointed chaplain of the County Jail is made by Sheriff John M. Sulzmann. Jewish inmates confined at the County Jail have heretofore attended services with inmates of other denominations.

The election of Rabbi Jerome Rosenbloom to assist Rabbi Leon Feuer during the coming year has been announced by the Board of Trustees of the Temple.

Announcement is made by the Oheb Zedek Temple of the election of Cantor Joseph Jacobson as cantor of the temple. Joseph Porath, son of Rabbi and Mrs. Israel Porath of this city, will be the new principal of the Hebrew School at the Temple on the Heights, which will resume sessions Sept. 12. Myron S. Stanford was elected president of the newly-organized Downtown Masada, composed of young men located in the downtown area interested in the study of Zionism.

Joseph L. Weinberg, architect for the Jewish Orphan Home and the Euclid Avenue Temple, has submitted plans for the largest housing project for rehabilitation of slum areas in this country, at the request of the Municipal Plan Commission. The cost of the rehousing project would be $5,885,000. He is a president of the Cleveland Lodge B’nai Brith.

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