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Y Federation Meets in Scranton Today

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The twenty-fifth annual convention of the Middle-Atlantic Federation of Y. W. and Y. M. H. A.’s will open here on Sunday and continue through Monday. Simultaneously, the Jewish Community Center will observe the twenty-fifth anniversary of its founding.

Cities to be represented at the sessions include Allentown, Easton, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Mount Carmel, Dickson City, Norristown, Philadelphia, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, York, Pittsburgh, Bethlehem, Baltimore, Wilmington and Washington, D. C.

The Jewish population of Italy at the turn of the century was estimated at 35,000.

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  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund