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Mrs. Jack Goodman Named National Chairman of U.J.A. Women’s Division

The appointment of Mrs. Jack A. Goodman of Indianapolis, who served as National Women’s Division chairman of the UJA for 1957 and 1958, as chairman for a third term in 1959, was announced today by Morris W. Berinstein, general chairman of the United Jewish Appeal. Mr. Berinstein spoke glowingly of the tremendous job Mrs. Goodman did in the 1957 and 1958 campaigns, praising her for her tireless energy and effort in visiting innumerable communities throughout the United States.

Mrs. Goodman is a leading figure in many national and civil welfare organizations. She was recently elected a fellow of Brandeis University. Named as “Woman of the Year” in Indianapolis in 1956 by B’nai B’rith, Mrs. Goodman is a former National vice-president of Hadassah, a past president of the Indianapolis Jewish Welfare Federation and a recipient of the Honor Award of the Indianapolis Community Chest. She was born in Vienna, reared in St. Louis and graduated from St. Louis Teachers’ College.