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Report $4,000 Received for Lecture Series

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More thtan $4,000 in subscriptions have already been received to the 1934 lecture series for the benefit of the women’s division campaign for the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies, it was announced yesterday by Mrs. Harry A. Goldberg, at a luncheon at the Hotel Delmonico. Mrs. Goldberg is chairman of the lecture group of the women’s division, which is sponsoring the series.

Speakers at the luncheon were Mrs. Sidney C. Borg, chairman of the women’s division; Mrs. Joseph Brettauer and Mrs. Julius Ochs Adler, chairman and associate chairman respectively of the women’s division campaign, and Lawrence Marx, chairman of the Federation 1934 emergency appeal.


Mr. Marx hailed the work of the lecture group as one of the finest of many activities being carried on by the women’s division, and an important contribution to the success of the emergency campaign, now in progress, to raise a $2,071,000 deficit needed to complete a budget of $3,635,000 required to maintain Federation’s ninety-one charitable agencies.

Assisting Mrs. Goldberg on the lecture group committee are Mrs. Ira Haupt, co-chairman, and two associate chairmen, Mrs. Alfred Hagedorn and Mrs. A. L. Lowenstein.

The courses of ten lectures sponsored by the lecture group is known as “Contemporary Thought.” The series will be presented at the Hotel Savoy-Plaza, 7 East Fifty-eighth street, at. 11 o’clock beginning on November 16. The tickets for the course are priced at $11, the exact cost of maintaining Federation and its ninety-one affiliated institutions for one minute.

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