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New York U. Awards Honorary Degrees to Sen. Javits, Israel Goldstein

Senator Jacob K. Javits and Rabbi Israel Goldstein were awarded honorary doctoral degrees today by New York University at the university’s annual commencement exercises.

In a citation accompanying the award of a Doctor of Laws degree, Senator Javits was lauded for his “sense of dedicated responsibility manifest in his effective espousal of constructive legislation.” Rabbi Goldstein, who was also awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree, was cited for his activities as a life-long Zionist and for his part in aiding the creation of the State of Israel which “will forever adorn the annals of history.”