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70th Birthday of Abraham Reisen, Prominent Jewish Poet, Celebrated in New York

The 70th birthday of Abraham Reisen, noted Yiddish poet and novelist whose works have been translated into many languages, was celebrated last night at a banquet here arranged by the Jewish Pen Club, a branch of the international organization of poets, essayists and novelists.

Hundreds of messages of greetings were received from Jewish and non-Jewish literary groups in many lands, including England, Palestine, Poland, Sweden and Latin American countries. Mr. Reisen was presented with a parchment scroll on behalf of the Jewish Pen Club, recounting the role he has played in modern Yiddish literature.