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Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities

  • Federation Youth Group Meets in B’klyn Tonight

    The young men’s committee of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities will hold a dinner meeting tonight, at the Unity Club, Bedford avenue and Dean street, Brooklyn. This group has entered the Federation’s Spring campaign with a quota fixed in terms of new members rather than in money. It will enroll 100 new members as… More ▸

  • Temple Presidents Meet in Brooklyn Tonight

    Presidents of synagogues and temples will gather tonight at the Brooklyn Jewish Center, 667 Eastern Parkway, to consider problems facing the borough’s Jewish community, according to an announcement from Supreme Court Justice Mitchell May, president of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities. The meeting has been endorsed by Martin Wechsler, president of the Brooklyn Council… More ▸

  • Federation Opens Spring Drive for $543,500 in Brooklyn

    More than 1,000 men and women of Greater New York, including communal leaders of all faiths, launched the 1935 Spring campaign of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities at a dinner last night at the Hotel St. George, Brooklyn. The campaign is for $543,500. The dinner, which also marked the beginning of the Federation’s second… More ▸

  • Smith to Speak at Federation Dinner

    Former Governor Alfred E. Smith will be the guest speaker tonight at the opening campaign dinner of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, at the Hotel St. George, Brooklyn. His address will be broadcast from the grand ballroom of the Hotel over station WMCA, between 10 and 10:30 o’clock. The dinner marks the second quarter-century… More ▸

  • World Press Digest

    The Manchester Guardian, de-Spanish-Jewish philosopher. Prior gem, Algeria, says: Three thousand men, officially described as “discontented unemployed,” came into conflict with the police and smashed in the course of the rioting the windows of the town hall and of a large number of shops. The sub-prefect of the district and some soldiers and civilians were… More ▸

  • Bulletin Calendar of Events

    Thursday, March 21 Young Men’s Hebrew Association, Ninety-second street and Lexington avenue, evening, “Problems of Health and the Jewish Community.” Dr. Charles Bolduan. The School of the Jewish Woman, 251 West 100th street, 7:15 p. m. “Survey of Jewish History,” Dr. Trude W. Rosmarin; “Medieval Jewish History,” Rabbi Philip R. Alstat; “Talmud,” Dr. Aaron Rosmarin…. More ▸

  • 800 to Attend Services Today for Parshelsky

    Outstanding philanthropists, jurists, and other communal leaders of Greater New York will attend the funeral services this morning for Isaac Parshelsky, philanthropist, who died Monday at 59. The services will be held at eleven o’clock at the Brooklyn Hebrew Home and Hospital for the Aged, 813 Howard street, Brooklyn, one of the many institutions to… More ▸

  • Brooklyn to Start Drive Tomorrow

    The Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities will formally begin its campaign to raise $543,500, marking its second quarter-century of welfare service, with a dinner at 6:30 o’clock tomorrow evening at the Hotel St. George. The address of former Governor Alfred E. Smith, who is the guest speaker, will be broadcast from the dinner hall over… More ▸

  • Dr. Greenberg Named Chairman of Drive Unit

    Dr. Jacob Greenberg, associate superintendent of schools, has accepted the chairmanship of the educators’ division of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities in the Spring campaign of the Federation to raise $543,000 to meet 1935 minimum requirements of its twenty-five affiliated social service organizations. Professor A. Broderick Cohen of Hunter College, leader of the teachers’… More ▸

  • I. Parshelsky is Dead at 59 in Brooklyn

    Isaac Parshelsky, building supply dealer and a member of the board of directors of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities for more than twenty years, died yesterday afternoon at Long Island College Hospital where he underwent an operation on Saturday. He was 59 years old. Mr. Parshelsky was born in Des Moines, Iowa, the son… More ▸