ATLANTIC CITY (Jun. 13)
The three-day 54th annual convention of the Independent Order Brith Abraham, largest-Jewish fraternal organization in America, opens here Sunday to discuss a number of problems, including combating of anti-Semitism, support for the Roosevelt defense program, aid to Britzia, post-war reconstruction of Jews in Europe, support of Palestine and refugee relief work.
The gathering will be attended by 800 delegates, representing 450 lodges in 27 states. A message from President Roosevelt will be read at the opening session. Rabbi Stephen S. Wise and Dr. Naham Goldman will be the principal speakers.