First B’nai- B’rith Lodge Marks 100th Anniversary
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First B’nai- B’rith Lodge Marks 100th Anniversary

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B’nai B’rith Lodge 1, the parent lodge of the national Jewish fraternal order, marked its 100th anniversary and the centenary of the national organization at services in Temple Israel here last night. Among the speakers at the services were Wenry Monsky, national president of B’nai B’rith, Justice Ferdinand Pecora, who assailed anti-Semitism and Karl Taussig, president of New York Lodge 1.

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