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  • Ii to Be Inducted into the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

    Nat Holman, president of the United States Committee Sports for Israel, announced that the national USCSFI board of directors for the second consecutive year has selected 11 individuals to be inducted into the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, located in the Wingate Institute of Physical Education in Netanya, Israel. Heading the individuals named is the… More ▸

  • 18 Athletes Inducted in the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

    Eighteen athletes were inducted last night in the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame at an inaugural dinner here. The Hall of Fame, which is under the auspices of the United States Committee Sports for Israel, will be located at Israel’s Wingate Institute. Those inducted are: Red Auerbach, who won nine worldchampionships as coach of the… More ▸

  • Warner Confirmed As Ambassador

    Marvin L. Warner, a Cincinnati businessman active in the Jewish community there, has been confirmed by the Senate to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland. Warner, 58, was born in Birmingham, Ala. and was graduated from the University of Alabama and its law school. He is chairman of the board and chief executive officer… More ▸

  • U.S. College Students Show Less Anti-jewish Prejudice Than Adults, Survey Establishes

    American college students show less anti-Jewish prejudice than the country’s population as a whole, it was disclosed in a report made public today by Supreme Court Justice Meier Steinbrink, national chairman of the Anti-Defamation League of B’riai B’rith. Based on a study of social distance attitudes among both college seniors and freshmen conducted for the… More ▸

  • Slants on Sports

    Danny Levine, Benny Schwartz, Eli Fischer and Sammy Greenstein, the Jewish wrestling stars whose bailiwick includes every dinky arena in the metropolitan area, are limited to a number of burping plants that don’t pay well for excessive efforts. Abie Coleman, the Californian bone crusher, master of the art of grunts, groans and grimaces, used to… More ▸

  • Slants on Sports

    The end of the Easter holidays marks the time when the rah-rah boys from the metropolitan colleges and universities swing into the first leg of their spring sports program. The crack of the ball against the old hickory stick; the starter’s "on your mark"; the thud of a lacrosse club on an opponent’s head; and… More ▸

  • Life of U.S. Jewry As Reflected in Late Despatches

    Detroit Jewry’s dream for a community center has finally been realized, and the new Jewish Community Center at Holbrook and Woodward Avenues will be formally dedicated with festivities which will commence this Sunday evening. With formal dedication exercises taking place this Sunday evening, Dec. 3, the new Center’s opening will also be featured by a… More ▸

  • Benjamin Jacobs, Noted Physician, Dead at 64

    Dr. Benjamin Jacobs, widely known in the medical profession, died at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., today, according to word received here by Harry Friedberg, Dr. Jacobs brother-in-law. Dr. Jacobs failed to recover from a major operation. He had practiced medicine for 28 years and was a former president of the Alfred Benjamin Dispensary…. More ▸

  • Yeshivah Pupil Gets Scholarship from French Government

    Herbert S. Shapiro of Brooklyn, a student at Columbia University and a former pupil of the Hebrew Institute of Boro Park, a Jewish Parochial school affiliated with the United Hebrew Chest, has been awarded a poste d’assistance scholarship in France for the year 1930-1931 by the French Ministry of Public Instruction, it was reported by… More ▸

  • J.D.B. News Letter

    (By our Pittburgh Correspondent) Edgar J. Kaufmann, president of Kaufmann’s department store, has been named chairman of the publicity committee of the Welfare Fund of Pittsburgh. He will personally direct the information activities in the campaign for the co-operative financing of more than a score of the leading social agencies in the Pittsburgh district. Assisting… More ▸