Saturday, May 18
Temple Israel, 210 West Ninety-first Street, 10:15 a.m. “The Imps of Youth.” Rabbi William F. Rosenblum.
Celebration sponsored by the American Committee for the settlement of Jews in Biro-Bidjan, Manhattan Opera House, 311 West Thirty-fourth Street, evening. Speakers: James Waterman Wise, Leon Dennen.
Thirty-eighth annual ball for the benefit of the Home of the Daughters of Jacob, Waldorf-Astoria, Park Avenue and Fiftieth Street, evening.
Talk of the Town Club, 119 West Fifty-seventh Street, 8 p.m. “Social Justice,” Mrs. Albert J. May.
First annual dance of the Junior League of Temple Petach Tikvah, Temple Auditorium, Rochester Avenue near Lincoln Place, Brooklyn evening.
Concert, under the auspices of the Ico# Association for Jewish colonization in Soviet Union, Town Hall, 113 West Forty-third Street, 8:30 p.m.
Meeting of the youth groups of the Pioneer Women’s Organization, Jewish Teacher’s Seminary, 427 Lafayette Street, 3 p.m.
Reception in honor of David Ben-Gurion, Carnegie Hall, Seventh Avenue at Fiftieth Street, 7:30 p.m. Speakers: Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, Morris Rothenberg, Louis Lipsky, Joseph Schlossberg, Hayim Greenberg. Under the auspices of the League for Labor Palestine.
Meeting of the Solotwiner Benevolent Association, Forward Building Auditorium, 175 East Broadway, 9 p.m. Address by Dr. Mordecai Soltes. Jewish cultural program to honor the memory of the late Genendel Soltes.
Eighty-third annual convention of District 1, B’nai B’rith, Hotel Commodore, Lexington Avenue at Forty-second Street, evening.
Sunday, May 19
Twentieth anniversary dinner of the Alumni Association of the Beth David Hospital, Hotel Biltmore, Madison Avenue at Forty-third Street, evening. Speakers: Major General Robert U. Patterson, Dr. Frank H. Lahey.
Free Synagogue, Carnegie Hall, Seventh Avenue and Fifty-seventh Street, 10:45 a.m. “Saving America: Whose Job?” Dr. Stephen S. Wise.
Second annual conference of the Masada, Jewish Club, 23 West Seventy-third Street, afternoon. “Masada’s Future Course of Action,” Maurice Samuel, evening session.
Society of Jewish Science, 150 West Eighty-fifth Street, 11 a.m. “Great Opportunities,” Rabbi Morris Lichtenstein.
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Deborah Jewish Tuberculosis Society, Pennsylvania Hotel, Seventh Avenue at Thirty-second Street, 1:30 p.m.
Eighty-third annual convention of District 1, B’nai B’rith, Hotel Commodore, Lexington Avenue at Forty-second Street, all day session. Banquet, evening. Address by John J. Bennett.
Mizrachi Youth of Linden Heights, Yeshivath Aitz, Thirteenth Avenue and Fiftieth Street, Brooklyn, 8:30 p.m.
Meeting of Jewish leaders of Yonkers to complete the organization of a Yonkers Division of the Greater New York Campaign of the United Jewish Appeal, at the home of Samuel Untermyer at “Greysteon,” afternoon. Speakers: Rabbi Louis I. Newman, Dr. Kurt Rosenfeld, Samuel Untermyer.
Meeting of the auxiliary and Organization camp of the Order Sons of Zion, Hotel Luxor, 121 West Forty-sixth Street, evening. Address by Dr. Harris J. Levine.
National memorial services of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Temple Emanu-El, Fifth Avenue at Sixty-fifth Street, 11:30 a.m. Speakers: Emanuel Celler, William Berman, Bernard S. Deutsch, Dr. Solomon Fineberg, Milton Solomon. Parade at 9:30 a.m.
Young America Institute, 73 West Sixty-sixth Street, 8:30 p.m. “The Jew and the Jewish Drama Under a Fascist State,” Theodora Irvin.
Utopian Culture Club, discussion meeting, 45 West Seventy-fourth Street, 8:30 p.m. “Should Jews Follow the Path of Pacifism or Militarism?”