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  • Sidney S. Cohen Appointed Executive Director of Boston Associated Jewish Philanthropies

    Sidney S. Cohen has been appointed executive director of the Associated Jewish Philanthropies, Judge Jacob J. Kaplan, president of the organization, announced today. Mr. Cohen succeeds Dr. B. M. Selekman, newly-appointed louis E. Kirstein Professor of Labor Relations at Harvard Business School. Dr. Selekman will continue to serve the AJP as consultant. A member of… More ▸

  • New York and Brooklyn Jewish Welfare Federations Merge

    Agreement to merge the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies of New York City and the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities into a single organization, making possible broader, more integrated and more effective meeting of Jewish welfare needs of the greater city, was announced last night. The announcement came in a joint statement… More ▸

  • Irwin Rosen Appointed Executive Director of Brooklyn Federation

    The appointment of Irwin Rosen as executive director of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, central fund-raising and distribution agency for 25 affiliated health and welfare institutions, was announced here today by Hugh Grant Strauss, president of the Federation. Mr. Rosen was formerly the director of the Transmigration Bureau of the American Joint Distribution Committee…. More ▸

  • Prof. Samuel Klein, Scientist, Dead in Palestine at 54

    Prof. Samuel Klein, noted scientist and author, has died here at the age of 54. He had held the chair of Palestine geographical research at the Hebrew University since 1928, and was the author of a number of books on the subject. of the Joint Distribution Committee have had to be so greatly amplified in… More ▸

  • Joseph Schwartz Elected President at Social Welfare Parley

    The Jewish Social Welfare conference concluded this afternoon with the election of Dr. Joseph J. Schwartz, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, as president; Israel S. Chipkin, director of the Jewish Education Association, New York, and Isidore Sobeloff, executive director of the Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation, as vice-presidents; Joseph E. Beck, Philadelphia,… More ▸

  • Jewish Federations Join in Greater New York Fund

    The Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies of New York and the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities are among the organization, which will cooperate with the Greater New York Fund, Inc., a new permanent fund which will seek $10,000,000 in contributions from business firms and employes for the city’s private health and welfare… More ▸

  • Social Workers’ Parley Told Jewish Future is Linked to Democracy

    Democracy as the keynote of the Jewish future was stressed by the presidents of three welfare groups at the opening session last night of the annual convention of the National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare. More than a thousand social workers, community center executives and educators heard the speakers laud Democracy as a primary preservative… More ▸

  • $6,250,000 Goal Set for Joint Federation Drive

    A goal of $6,250,000 representing the 1937 budgetary needs of 116 charities in Greater New York was accepted tonight by leaders of the New York and Brooklyn federations of Jewish charities celebrating their new campaign partnership at a dinner at the Hotel St. George, Brooklyn. The goal of the merged appeal, said to be the… More ▸

  • New York, Brooklyn Federations Merge, Forming Largest Welfare Group

    The largest group of voluntary social welfare organizations united in a single appeal in the United States arose today from a decision to merge the fund-raising efforts of the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies of New York City and the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities. An agreement bringing together the 116 medical… More ▸

  • Rabbi Abraham Schwartz, Baltimore Orthodox Leader, Dead at 65

    Funeral services were held here today for Rabbi Abraham N. Schwartz, leading orthodox rabbi of this city, who died yesterday at the age of 65. Rabbi Schwartz was among the founders and leading members of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada, and had served as vice president and chairman of… More ▸