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Mrs. Samuel D. Gottesman has been elected chairman of the board of the Menorah Writers’ and Artists’ Committee of the Menorah Association, for 1934-5. Other officers elected are Mme##. Paul Aschner, vice-chairman; S. H. Scheuer, treasurer, and Sidney Liebowitz, secretary. Mrs. Gottesman gave a garden party last week on her estate in Lawrence, L. I., in honor of Irving Fineman, a Menorah Journal writer and author of “Hear Ye Sons.”


The dramatic group of the Young Women’s Hebrew Association is casting for a play to be produced under the direction of Miss Mary Norris of the CWA. Those interested should apply at 31 West 110th street on Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8 o’clock.


Concluding its annual sessions in San Francisco, the Western conference of the Junior ‘Girls Auxiliary of B’nai B’rith elected the following officers: Madeline Bertram, president; Harriet Abraham, Juliet Gubin, Rose Abraham, Mildred Lansberg, Millicent Geller, Ethel Feldscher and Estelle Faveluke.


Miss Shoshana Garber of Cleveland has been elected to the staff of the National Council of Jewish Women following the part-time release of Miss Cecilia Rasovsky, field counsellor for the council, for work with the National Coordinating Bureau for German Refugees and with the German Jewish Children’s Aid. Miss Garber, originally an attorney, has formerly been on the staff of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities. For that organization she established the women’s division, the Junior Federation and a children’s group. She will assume her duties with the council immediately.

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