World Ort Names Officers; Will Hold Next Congress in Israel
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World Ort Names Officers; Will Hold Next Congress in Israel

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The World ORT Union, which last week concluded its world congress here, has named its new officers. They are: Sen. Herbert Lehman, honorary president; Prof. William Haber, president of the central council; and Dr. Aron Syngalowski, president of the executive committee.

In addition, there are six vice-presidents, including Armand Brunschwig, of Geneva; Renzo Levi, of Rome; Abel Shaban, of Johannesburg; J. Shapiro, of Tel Aviv; Mrs. L. Kaphan, of New York; and M.J. Hochman, also of New York. The next ORT congress will be held in Jerusalem in 1959.

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