Harry L. Glucksman, executive director of the Jewish Welfare Board, announces that Herman Passamaneck, executive director of the Pittsburgh Y. M. and W. H. A., will undertake special field work for the next four months for the Board. Mr. Passamaneck has been granted a leave of absence from the Pittsburgh “Y” for this purpose. He will tour the southern states, visiting approximately forty communities to examine into Jewish Center activities and to confer with representative Jewish citizens.
The Garment Center Congregation, announces the organization of a sisterhood to cooperate with the members of the Congregation in the materialization of their charitable efforts and cultural and social plans. The first organization meeting will be held at The Jewish Center, 131 West Eighty-sixth street on Wednesday evening at eight o’clock, at which time officers will be elected and a constitution drawn.
The second of a series of lecture-recitals on the history and development of Jewish music, offered by Mailamm, the American music association affiliated with the Hebrew University in Palestine, will be given by Frederick Jacobi next Sunday afternoon at the Jewish Club on West Seventy-third street. Mr. Jacobi will speak on American Jewish composers of today.
Bertha Kalich will make her first appearance in New York this year at the Yiddish Folk Theatre, Twelfth street and Second avenue, when she appears in a revival of Jacob Gordin’s play Sappho. The play will be given Wednesday night and marks Mme. Kalich’s first appearance with the Yiddish Art Troupe.
Dr. Harry L. Goldwag, prominently identified with the movement to establish a synagogue in the Times Square district, and professor of Materia Medica and pharmacy at the First Institute of Podiatry, has been elected president of the Pedic Society of the State of New York. His Jewish activities include membership in the Shearith Israel (Spanish and Portuguese) Synagogue and the Hebrew National Orphans Home.