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Junior Federation is opening tonight its thirteenth season of philanthropic activities. The meeting will take place at Temple Emanu-El and Magistrate Jonah J. Goldstein will address the Young Men’s and Women’s Division of the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies, which under the name, Junior Federation, does such excellent work. Plans for the coming season will be announced and a dance will round out the festival occasion.

The West Side group of Junior Hadassah has under the presidency of Miss Fruma Winer inaugurated the Fall season most successfully. A membership tea was held in the “Succah” of the Jewish Center and Frederick Greenman, candidate for State Senator, the guest speaker, discussed current Jewish affairs in a very stimulating way.

The Mid-Town Bazaar which the Women’s Division of the American Committee against Fascist Oppression in Germany is planning, should meet with the warmest support of all those who want to help the cause of freedom and peace. Dr. Sarah R. Kelman of 333 West End Avenue, is one of the leaders of the movement.

Thrift House is open again, and all who are patronizing this permanent rummage shop and in this way help the parent organization, Federation, will be pleased with this news.

October 17 will be a gala day for the Jewish Community in Chicago. On this day the Pioneer Women’s Organization will hold its tenth annual convention. The opening session will be held at the Covenant Club, the other meetings will take place at the Graemere Hotel and are scheduled to last from October 17 to October 21. The Pioneer Women’s Organization is an affiliate of the Women’s Council of the Federation of Jews in Palestine, and works as such most wholeheartedly for various Palestinian charities. The Palestinian delegate to the convention, Elisheva Kaplan, will bring the Pioneer Women the greetings of their Palestinian sisters and will thank them for their beneficial activities.

The Women’s League of the United Synagogue of America has awarded the first prize in its national play contest to Mrs. Morris Silverman, wife of Rabbi Silverman of Emanuel Synagogue, in Hartford. The idea of encouraging Jewish talents to devote themselves to create plays on Jewish subjects is an excellent one, and a new token of the stimulating influence the Women’s League of the United Synagogue exerts on our-cultural life.

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