The annual meeting of the Federation of Jewish Women’s Organizations will take place Wednesday morning at Congregation Emanu-El Community House, 1 East Sixty-fifth street. Delegates from the 230 constituent organizations are expected to attend. Reports of the four divisions of Federation and the standing committees will be read. Election of officers and directors of the Federation will take place.
January 13 will be a gala date for Ivriah. For this evening the organization has taken the entire Metropolitan Opera House for a Sunday night concert. The proceeds of this brilliant function will go toward the Ivriah scholarship and kindergarten funds of which Mrs. Max Lazare is chairman.
The Young Folks’ League of Temple Petach Tikvah will hold a Winter hop next Saturday evening in the grill room of the Temple Auditorium on Rochester avenue and Lincoln place, Brooklyn. Hy Berry will conduct his orchestra.
The National Council of Jewish Women has entered upon a season of fruitful and interesting activity. According to an announcement of Mrs. Maurice L. Goldman, chairman of the national executive committee, study groups in contemporary Jewish affairs are in full swing in 142 sections of the organization. The groups at present are using a pamphlet recently published by the Council, called “Anti-Semitism â€” A Study-Outline.” A second pamphlet will be issued shortly.
The third of the series of outstanding lectures which the Federation of Jewish Women’s Organizations is sponsoring, will be given on Tuesday morning at the Congregation Emanu-El Community House at 10:30 o’clock.
The United Order of True Sisters will hold its annual Grand Lodge Convention from Monday, January 14 to Wednesday, January 16, All meetings will take place at the club house, 150 West Eighty-fifth street. Delegates from all over the country are expected to attend.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Queens Jewish Center plans a bridge-tea on Wednesday. Mrs. Dorothy Berlin, Mrs. Betty Frishman and Mrs. Selma Weil will be hostesses.
This is last call for those who wish to attend the special benefit performance of Lew Brown’s new revue, “Calling All Stars.” for the Milk and Egg League for the New York Tubercular Poor of Los Angeles Sanitarium. The performance takes place Sunday evening at the Hollywood Theatre. Stars of the evening include Lou Holtz, Jack Whiting, Patsy Flick, Mitzi Mayfair, Phil Baker, Everett Marshall, Patricia Bowman and others.
The Dallas section of the National Council of Jewish Women has just issued a new 200 page cook book entitled “From Cocktails to Coffee.” All the recipes, tested and approved, have been contributed by members of the section. The book was issued as a fund-raising project and deserves for this reason as well as its intrinsic value and excellence a nation-wide distribution.
Mrs. Louis Gimbel Jr. heads the committee sponsoring a cocktail dance for the benefit of the Hamilton Center of the Henry Street Visiting Nurse Service, to be given by the Jacobi-Calhoun Alumnae next Sunday afternoon in the Green Room of the Hotel Madison. Johnny Green and his orchestra will supply the music for dancing. Dwight Fisk and Spivy will entertain.
Proceeds of the dance will be devoted to the work of the pediatric clinic in Hamilton Center at 40 Monroe Street, Knickerbocker Village. More than a thousand children received free medical examinations and nursing care last year and the six nurses, working under the supervision of Miss Dorcas Bonnitt, made 16,185 visits to the homes of 2,647 patients.
The Women’s Division of the New York Society of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, under the chairmanship of Mrs. Raphael C. Korn, will tender a tea to Mrs. Felix Warburg on Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock in the Brush Dormitory of the Seminary, Broadway and 122nd street. The hostesses are: Mmes. Cyrus Adler, Frederick Brown, Israel Davidson, David Goldfarb, Henry S. Hendricks, Irving Lehman, D. Morrison, Edgar J. Nathan Jr., Arthur Oppenheimer, Sol Rosenbloom, Samuel Spiegel and Sol M. Stroock. Dr. Cyrus Adler, president of the Seminary, will be the principal speaker.
Mrs. Warburg recently added to her many gifts to the Seminary a beautiful wrought iron gate as a memorial to her parents, Jacob H. and Theresa Schiff.