ATLANTA (Jan. 28)
Plans for the establishment of a city-wide non-sectarian children’s dental clinic are being made by the Atlanta Council of Jewish Women, as one of its major projects for 1934. The new clinic will be a division of the Morris Hirsch Clinic, maintained by the Federation of Jewish Charities, and recognized as the largest of its kind in this city. The new children’s department, financed entirely by the Council of Jewish Women, will be equipped with the most modern developments.
Dr. L. Roughlin, prominent eye, ear, nose, and throat specialist, was installed as president of Gate City Lodge No. 144 B’nai B’rith, at a dinner meeting Tuesday evening at the Standard Club. The installation exercises were presided over by H. A. Alexander, a member of the Constitution Grand Lodge and other new officers honored with Dr. Roughlin include Edward M.Kaseph Yampolsky, second vice-president; Dr. Irving Goldstein, third vice-president; Phil Tennenbaum, teasurer; Joseph M. Brown, secretary; and Frank A. Constangy, monitor.
JUNIOR HADASSAH BENEFIT
Mor thon $400 net profit was cleared by junior Hadassah on a recent annual revue and fashion show, to help raise its quota for the Palestine fund. In addition to the organization’s very active cultural and social program, the chapter has formed a basketball squad which is competing with church and commercial teams. Senior Hadassah sponsored Friday evening services at the Ahavath Achim Synagogue recently when an address was made by Rabbi Harry H. Epstein, honoring members of the organization. Mrs. G. Winer, of Chattanooga, Tenn, who just returned from Palestine was the featured speaker at the group’s annual membership tea.
Comprising twentny-three clubs with a membership of more than 300, Atlanta Young Judaea is enjoying one of the most successful years in its history. The organization’s basketball and debating teams were declared winners at the southern conclave in Birmingham, Ala, last month, and the debaters will be given a trip to Texas where they will compete with Young Judaeas of that state. Plans are already under way for the observance of Young Judea Month during March.
Councilman Max M. Cuba and Joseph E. Berman, the only two Jewish members of City Council, were named to serve on several committees during 1934 by Mayor James L. Key. Councilman Cuba, a young C. P. A. who was recently admitted to the bar, was reappointed chairman of the important Tax Committee and was also made a member of the Finance, Street, and Charter Revision committees. Councilman Berman an attorney, who has several therms, was named vice-chairman of the Aviation Committee, and a member of the Water and Ordinances Committees.