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Myer Feldman, Kennedy’s Aide, Honored by Young Israel; Gets Award

Myer Feldman, Deputy Special Counsel to President Kennedy, was today presented the “Man of the Year” award of the National Council of Young Israel at a White House ceremony.

The Hebrew words on the plaque, mounting a shofar, described Mr. Feldman as “one who occupies himself with the needs of the community with integrity.” Presentation was made by Rabbi David Hill, national president of the Young Israel movement, and Rabbi Ephraim Sturm, its national director. The rabbis said Mr. Feldman was selected because of his “outstanding humanitarian service. “