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Two-day Convention of Poultry Slaughterers Opens

Delegates from a number of cities in the United States and Canada, met yesterday for a two-day convention of the Jewish Poultry Slaughterers.

The convention is described as the first of its kind in America. It was called by the Shochtim Union of Greater New York. The convention was opened by the president of the Union, Rev. Jacob Bloom, and greetings were read from Governor Herbert H. Lehman, Mayor John P. O’Brien, and Judge Otto Rosalsky. Papers on the various phases of the work of shochtim were read by Rabbi E. Silver, Cincinnati, president of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of America; Rabbi Israel Rosenberg, Rabbi Dushonich, president of the New York Rabbinical Board; Rabbi Meyer Berlin, president of the Mizrachi Zionist Organization.