Cincinnati (Aug. 30)
B’nai B’rith headquarters here today announced that the “wider scope” campaign for District Seven will get under way with the beginning of the Jewish High Holy Days.
District Seven comprises the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Louisiana, and western Florida. Herbert Kohn, of Nashville, Tenn., is district chairman of the drive, it was announced by Harry Shapiro, field director of the “wider scope” campaign.
The campaign will embrace all the agencies grouped under B’nai B’rith’s “wider scope” services, including the B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundations, Aleph Zadik Aleph and the Anti-Defamation League.
The following State chairmen have been appointed to conduct the drive: Alabama, Simon Wampold, of Montgomery; Arkansas, Rabbi Carl Miller, of Helena; Oklahoma, S. K. Bernstein, of Oklahoma City; Tennessee, Manuel M. Eskind, of Nashville; and Texas, A. M. Goldstein, of Waco. Rabbi Emil W. Leipziger, of New Orleans, is president of District Seyen.