Life of North American Jewry in Review
Menu JTA Search

Life of North American Jewry in Review

Download PDF for this date

Although conducted under the auspices of the Episcopal Church, the Cincinnati Summer School for Candidates for the Ministry and Junior Clergy, which will open its twelfth annual session here on July 6 at the Diocesan House, will have a number of Jewish lecturers.

These include Dr. Maurice Levine, assistant professor in psychiatry in the College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati; Dr. Isaac M. Rubinow, international secretary of the B’nai B’rith; Dr. Abraham Franzblau, professor of education at Hebrew Union College; Dr. Louis A. Lurie, psychiatrist at the Jewish Hospital; and Rabbi Samuel S. Cohen, professor of theology at Hebrew Union College.

Dr. William S. Keller, director of the summer school, has announced that one or two meetings during the summer will be held in conjunction with the Summer School of Religion at the Hebrew Union College.

Dr. Rubinow is to be the principal speaker at a dinner meeting on July 17 at Christ Church, Glen-dale, on the subject, “Religion and Our Present Civilization.”

Dr. Levine is on the program for a series of four lectures—July 16, “Contribution of Psychiatry to the Understanding of Inter-Personal Relationship; July” 18, “Role of Mental Disease in the Problem of Human Happiness”; July 20, “Comparison of Normal and Abnormal Mental States”; July 23, “Causes and Varieties of Chief Types of Psychoses and Psychoneuroses, Survey of Methods of Psychiatric Treatment, including Psycho-analysis.”

Dr. Franzblau will speak on “Education and Religion,” on July 25; and on “Education and Character,” July 27. Dr. Lurie is scheduled to lecture Aug. 15 on “Behaviorism as Related to the Ductless Glands”; and Dr. Cohen on Aug. 22 on “Education and Religion from the Standpoint of Judaism.”

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund