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Build Scroll Room on the Queen Mary

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For the first time on any ship, a Scroll Room is being provided for Jewish religious services on the Queen Mary, British rival to the Normandie, it was announced today.

Two kosher kitchens and a kosher pantry are being installed, and two Jewish cooks and a supervisor will be engaged to look after the Jewish menus. The Queen Mary will make its first sailing to New York in 1936.

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