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Henry Kaufmann, well known local philanthropist and “Uncle Henry” to thousands of Irene Kaufmann Settlement children, is celebrating his 75th birthday on Friday at the Settlement.

Rabbi Norman H. Diamond recently ordained at the Hebrew Union College, has been appointed to the spiritual leadership of Temple Beth Israel in New Castle, Pa., effective September 1.

Eight Jewish students have been selected for scholarships to the University of Pittsburgh. They are Charles Spiegel, Ralph Bergemann, Ethel Weiner, Seymour Krause, Morris Lieberman, Irene Liederman, Leah Goldstein and Daniel Shearer.