Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities

  • Start Brooklyn Drive with $1,250 Donation

    The junior division of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities opened its share of the Federation’s Spring campaign for $543,500 by contributing $1,250.83 yesterday afternoon. More ▸

  • Units Get Head Start in Brooklyn Drive

    With the official opening of the Spring campaign of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities still three days off, several of the ninety-three units into which the drive is organized have already started active fund-gathering, it was announced yesterday by Walter N. Rothschild, campaign chairman. The first cash contribution from any of the major units… More ▸

  • New York

    Epstein Lodge No. 134, Independent Order Brith Abraham, celebrates its fortieth anniversary tonight (Sunday) at Astoria Mansion, 62 East Fourth street. Samuel Goldstein, first deputy grand master, will greet the lodge in the name of the grand master, Max Silverstein, and install the new officers. An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Saul Raskin opens… More ▸

  • List Smith As Speaker at Federation Dinner

    Tell our advertisers you “saw it in the Jewish Daily Bulletin Alfred E. Smith will be among the speakers at the dinner marking the start of the second quarter of a century’s service of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities which will be held at the Hotel St. George on March 21. Tell our advertisers… More ▸

  • Bohack, Smith to Lead Grocers’ Unit in Drive

    H. C. Bohack, vice-president of H. C. Bohack Company, has accepted the chairmanship of a committee of leading grocers in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and a quota of $25,000 for the trade, to aid the $543,500 Spring campaign of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities. Edward H. Smith, district sales manager of General Food Sales Corporation,… More ▸

  • Notes 40% Rise in Relief Needs for Brooklyn

    Brooklyn’s need for private Jewish philanthropy has increased forty per cent in the last five years, while the income of the Jewish social service agencies in that borough has decreased by approximately the same percentage. Announcement of these figures, and others, revealed in a special survey he has conducted, is being made today by Walter… More ▸

  • Schwager Elected Aid Group Leader

    Mortimer Schwager was elected president of the United Jewish Aid Societies at its twenty-fourth annual meeting, held Monday night at the Temple House of Congregation Beth Elohim, Brooklyn, it was announced yesterday. Mr. Schwager succeeds Mortimer Brenner. At the meeting, the relationship of the private family welfare society to the public relief agency under present… More ▸

  • Brooklyn ‘y’ Marks Its 25th Anniversary

    Tell our advertisers you “saw it in the Jewish Daily Bulletin.” The importance of community work among the youth of Brooklyn was emphasized by speakers at the twenty-fifth anniversary dinner of the Williamsburg Young Men’s Hebrew Association held last night at the Association building 284 South Ninth street, Brooklyn. Supreme Court Justice Mitchell May, president… More ▸

  • New York City

    Israel Zohn, geologist and student at the Jewish School for Social Work, will address the Avukah chapter of Hunter College on “Geography of Palestine” tomorrow at noon. The lecture will be illustrated. The silver jubilee dinner of the Williamsburg Y. M. H. A. was held last night at the club house, 284 South Ninth street,… More ▸

  • Experts in Relief Meet in Brooklyn

    Experts in public relief and private philanthropy will discuss the relationship under the New Deal between private family service and public relief when the United Jewish Aid Societies, sole family welfare agency among the twenty-five constituent organizations of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, holds its twenty-fourth annual meeting tomorrow (Sunday) night, at the Temple… More ▸