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Adolph Held Honored on 80th Birthday; Presented with Portrait

Adolph Held, noted Jewish leader and general manager of the Jewish Daily Forward, was honored here on his 80th birthday at a special gathering in the Atran House at which a portrait of him, painted by Joseph Margolies, was unveiled. The portrait, presented to him by the WEVD radio station, will hang in the building of the Forward.

The celebration was arranged by the Forward Association, which is the owner of the Jewish Daily Forward. Principal speakers included Judge Jacob Pankin; Harry Rogoff and Dr. L. Fogelman, honorary editor and editor-in-chief, respectively, of the Jewish Daily Forward; Dr. S. Silverberg, president of the Forward Association, and others. Numerous greetings were received by wire. Mr. Held is the national chairman of the Jewish Labor Committee, and is active in various other Jewish organizations.