Vineland, N. J. (Aug. 16)
Gabriel Davidson, general manager of the Jewish Agricultural Society of New York, was the principal speaker at the field day of Jewish farmers from the South Jersey settlements, among the oldest in the country, at Rainbow Lake yesterday.
Raymond Lipman, brother of Dr. Jacob G. Lipman, dean of the Agricultural Department of Rutgers University, and himself a member of the Jewish agricultural colony in South Jersey, presided over the meeting, held in connection with the field day.
Mr. Davidson contrasted the condition of the Jew on the farm with his situation in the city and declared that the lot of the farmer is far better. “He has been spared the demoralizing effects of charity and of enforced idleness,” he asserted. “A class of Jewish farmers acts as a leaven in the cause of good will and better understanding between Jew and non-Jew.”