Funeral Services Tomorrow for Jewish Socialist Leader
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Funeral Services Tomorrow for Jewish Socialist Leader

Funeral services will be held tomorrow for A. Litvack, noted Jewish socialist leader and writer, who succumbed on Tuesday to heart disease, at the age of 58, following an illness of two months. The services will take place in Forward Hall. Interment will be in the Workmen’s Circle Cemetery.

Mr. Litvack, who was born in Vilna, was one of the founders of the Jewish Socialist Party and was a leading Jewish socialist writer and lecturer.

He served as the editor of the “Wecker,” organ of the Jewish Socialist party in the United States, and was a contributor to the “Jewish Daily Forward.” He came to the United States in 1925.

Recently two books by him were published, one being reminiscences of the beginnings of the Jewish labor movement in Vilna.

Dr. Meyer Jacobstein of Rochester, N. Y., former Jewish Congressman, has been appointed chairman of the Committee on Education of the New York State Bankers’ Association.

Dr. Jacobstein is identified with a number of Jewish activities.