U.S. Officials Form ‘john F. Kennedy Lodge’ of B’nai B’rith Iii Washington

There are “Jewish reasons” for memorializing the late President John F. Kennedy because of the Jewish values and characteristics manifested in his life, Associate Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg today told the new “John F. Kennedy lodge” of B’nai B’rith here.

Mr. Goldberg, a close personal friend as well as member of the late President’s Cabinet, addressed installation ceremonies of the lodge whose membership is mainly comprised of United States Government officials and employees, including a number who served in high posts in the Kennedy Administration.

Among the vice-presidents of the new lodge are Manuel F. Cohen, chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission; Sheldon S. Cohen, chief counsel of the Internal Revenue Service; and Max Paglin, former general counsel of the Federal Communications Commission. The president is Robert R. Nathan, noted economist and consultant on world development projects.

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