Teen-agers Name Ten American Jews for ‘most Notable Contributions’
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Teen-agers Name Ten American Jews for ‘most Notable Contributions’

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Three hundred and fifty teen-age members of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, attending leadership training institutes at the University of Illinois, named today the ten American Jews who have made “the most notable contributions to the enrichment of civilization in their respective fields.”

They selected Bernard M. Baruch, the “elder statesman;” Irving Berlin, the song-writer; Eddie Cantor, comedian; Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter; Oscar Hammerstein II, the composer; Jascha Heifetz, the violinist; Philip M. Klutznick, president of B’nai B’rith; Senator Herbert H. Lehman; Prof. Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist, and Dr. Jonas Salk, discoverer of the anti-polio vaccine.

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