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Paul Baerwald to Receive Honorary Degree from Hebrew Union College

Paul Baerwald of New York, Honorary Chairman of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and noted philanthropist, will receive the degree of Doctor of Hebrew Letters, honors cause, at the Fall Convocation of the Hebrew Union College, in New York City on October 28, it was announced here today by the Reverend Dr. Julian Morgenstern, President of the College.

The honorary degree will be awarded to Mr. Baerwald in recognition of his leadership in American Jewish life and his devoted service of nearly half a century to the relief of the needy and oppressed throughout the world. Hebrew Union College chose the occasion of Mr. Baerwald’s recent 70th birthday on September 27, as an opportunity to pay him this honor.