NEW YORK (Jan. 15)
The 60th birthday of Dr. Abba Hillel Silver, which falls on January 28, will be marked here by a testimonial dinner, sponsored by the Zionist Organization of America, on Thursday, February 5, at the Hotel Waldorf-Astoria, it was announced today.
Top leaders in every walk of American life, led by members of the Eisenhower cabinet, joined the Committee of Sponsors for the testimonial dinner headed by Rabbi Irving Miller, Z.O.A. president. The sponsors’ committee includes John Foster Dulles, new Secretary of State; Harold D. Stassen, the new Mutual Security Administrator; General Lucius B. Clay, one of the chief aides to General Eisenhower; U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harold D. Burton; Congressman Joseph W. Martin, new Speaker of the House of Representatives; Senator Robert A. Taft, majority leader of the Senate; Congressman John W. McCormack, minority leader of the House.