New York (Jul. 15)
A combined national goal of 75,000 new members, (##)n and women, in 1947-48 was set by the National Membership Commission of B’nai B’rith at the conclusion of a two-day meeting here.
More than 100 representatives of B’nai B’rith men’s and women’s groups (##)roughout the United States and Canada adopted quotas setting a 50,000 new member (##)cal for men’s lodges and a 25,000 new member goal for women’s chapters. Coupled (##)th this was a decision to establish a minimum of 100 new men’s lodges and 50 new (##)men’s chapters during the membership drive. The campaign will get under way in October of this year and conclude March 31, 1948. Frank L. Goldman of Lowell, Mass., President, said 220,000 men and 95,000 women now are members of the 104-year-old organization.