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Canadian Rabbi Receives Call to Australia

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Judge Julian W. Mack, chairman of the board of trustees of the Jewish Institute of Religion, announced Friday that a call has come to Rabbi Martin M. Perelmuter of Montreal, Que., Canada, graduated from the Institute in May, 1934, to the rabbinate of the liberal Jewish congregation at Melbourne, Australia.

He is to sail for Melbourne on the S. S. Mariposa from San Francisco on Tuesday. Rabbi Perelmuter, of Canadian upbringing and education, received the B. A. degree at McGill University in 1930 and was awarded the Palmer Prize by the Institute this year as the most meritorious student.

The Melbourne Liberal Syna##gue was founded a few years ago by a group of Australian Jews who have been served in recent years by two American rabbis.


Other members of the class of 1934 who have been called to serve in various parts of the United States are: Rabbi Johudah M. Cohen of Los Angeles (B.A., University of California, 1927), to serve as associate director of the community centers of Los Angeles; Rabbi Robert Paul Jacobs of Syracuse (B.A., University of Syracuse, 1930), elected to minister to Congregation Adas Emmo of Hoboken, N. J.; Rabbi Samson Shain of Boston, Mass. (B.A., Harvard University, 1929), reelected rabbi of the Cape Cod Jewish Community, Hyannis, Mass.; Rabbi Julius Kravetz of Rochester, N. Y. (B.A., University of Rochester, 1930), winner of the Guggenheimer Fellowship of 1934, to serve the congregation of the Jewish Community Center in Floral Park, N. Y.


Rabbi Joseph Shubow, ’33, has accepted the post of rabbi of the Temple B’nai Moshe, Brighton, Mass. Rabbi Shubow at present is director of the New England branch of the American Jewish Congress. He has taken an active part in the Zionist movement in America and was one of the founders of Avukah, the intercollegiate {SPAN}##onist{/SPAN} organization. He also edited the Brandeis seventieth birthday anniversary volume published through the efforts of Avukah. He received his academic education at Harvard University.

The Nathan J. Miller Fellowship in Jewish history, literature and institutions at Columbia University for the next academic year has been awarded to Isaac Levi tas, who also is a member of the class of 1933.

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