New York (Dec. 16)
Harry Schneiderman, editor of the American Jewish Year Book, and Samuel Niger, well-known Jewish writer, were honored here last night at a reception arranged by the Jewish Book Council of America.
There was a three-fold occasion for the reception. It marked Mr. Schneiderman’ 25th year as editor of the Year Book, Mr. Niger’s 60th birthday, and the publication of the second annual trilingual Jewish Book Annual. In addition to the guests of honor addresses were delivered by Dr. Solomon Grayzel, editor of the Jewish Publication Society, Dr. Max Weinreich, research director of the Yiddish Scientific Institute, Menahem Ribalow, editor of the Hebrew journal Hadcar, and Dr. Mordecai Soltes, chairman of the Jewish Book Council of America, who presided.