The 20th Anniversary of the Jewish National Workers’ Alliance will be celebrated on Saturday evening with a program at Town Hall.
The program for the evening will include addresses by Meyer L. Brown, President, and Louis Segal, General Secretary of the Jewish National Workers’ Alliance, and David Pinski, noted Jewish writer and dramatist, as well as a musical and dramatic program.
The Jewish National Workers’ Alliance is a fraternal organization with a membership of fifteen thousand, and is a constitutent member of the World Poale Zion Party, the Socialist faction of Zionism.
Among the founders of the Jewish National Workers’ Alliance are: Dr. Itzchok Isaac Hurwitz, Dr. Nachman Syrkin, Dr. Chaim Zhitlowsky, David Pinski and Meyer L. Brown, who outlined a system of Jewish schools and libraries throughout the country.
Today the Jewish National Workers’ Alliance has 15,000 members in seventy-five cities in the United States and Canada and 100 Jewish schools throughout the country, 20 in New York City.
The Alliance has also established 15 Jewish libraries and has organized and is now assisting in the maintenance of the Jewish Teacher’s Seminary in New York City.
The Alliance is among the first labor organizations to win over the Jewish Trade Union movement for the cause of the organized Jewish workers in Palestine, having raised over $1,000,000 for workers in the past ten years. It is also maintaining two workingmen’s Sanitariums in Palestine, one at Motzah near Jerusalem and the other on Mount Carmel.
The Alliance publishes a monthly magazine, “Jewish Workers’ Voice,” devoted to the cultural and educational activities of its various branches. It also maintains a permanent Choir for its members and arranges series of lectures by noted Jewish speakers.
The 20th Anniversary of the Jewish National Workers’ Alliance is being celebrated by the various branches throughout the country and the proceeds will be used for the maintenance of the schools and libraries.