NEW YORK (Jan. 27)
A welcome-home reception for Prof. William Haber, recently-returned adviser on Jewish affairs to Gen. Lucius D. Clay In Germany, combined with a farewell dinner for his successor, Harry Greenstein, was hold tonight in the Hotel Commodore.
The dinner was sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish Agency, the Joint Distribution Committee and the World Jewish Congress. Speakers included Jacob Blaustein, recently-elected president of the American Jewish Committee; Mrs. Rose Halpern, a member of the executive of the Jewish Agency; Moses A. Leavitt, executive vice-chairman of the Joint Distribution Committee; and Dr. Nahum Goldmann, chairman of the executive committee of the World Jewish Congress. Rabbi Jonah B. Wise, a national chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, chaired the meeting.
Dr. Haber, a professor of economics at the University of Michigan, served as adviser on Jewish affairs to Gen. Clay for a year. Greenstein, his successor, has been granted a leave of absence from his position of executive director of the Jewish Welfare Fund of Baltimore.