NEW YORK (Aug. 29)
Benjamin H. Swig, of San Francisco, has been named general, chairman of the 1955-56 Combined Campaign for American Reform Judaism. The drive will seek to raise $2,401,000 in the coming year to meet the minimum needs of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, parent body of 510 Reform or Liberal Jewish congregations throughout the United States and Canada, and the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, oldest Jewish theological college in the country. The campaign will be formally launched at a national meeting of Reform Jewish leaders in Atlantic City on Oct. 27. In New York City, the campaign will open at a dinner in the Waldorf-Astoria on Dec. 7.