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Jewish Artisans School Marks 50th Year in Warsaw

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FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JEWISH ARTISANS SCHOOL AND TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR OF ITS PRESIDENCY BY EX-SENATOR RAFAEL SZERESZEWSKI WERE CELEBRATED HERE. THE SCHOOL HAS AN ENROLLMENT OF 270 STUDENTS, A YEARLY BUDGET OF 120,000 ZLOTYS (ABOUT $24,000) AND OCCUPIES GROUNDS VALUED AT A MILLION ZLOTYS.

SENATOR SZERESZEWSKI’S ANNIVERSARY ALSO MARKS HIS FORTY-FIFTH YEAR IN PUBLIC LIFE. IN 1892, HE WAS ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF THE JEWISH HOSPITAL AND A MEMBER OF THE FINANCIAL COMMITTEE WHICH FOUNDED THE JEWISH COOPERATIVE LOAN AND SAVINGS BANK. DURING THE WAR HE WAS ACTIVE IN HELPING JEWISH WAR SUFFERERS. HE HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL SINCE HIS ELECTION IN 1908. IN 1922 HE WAS ELECTED TO THE POLISH SENATE.

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