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Independent Order Free Sons of Israel

  • American Jewish Committee Forms Emergency Council for German Situation

    Organization of an emergency advisory council to deal with questions arising from the situation confronting the Jews of Germany was under way here yesterday under the direction of the American Jewish Committee. The council is to consist of one representative of each of the organizations now affiliated with the American Jewish Committee and such others… More ▸

  • Illinois Lodges Convene

    Henry Pitzele, past grand master of the Independent Order Free Sons of Israel, was elected president of the Union of Jewish Fraternal Orders of Illinois for the coming year at the organization meeting of that body held at the Hotel Sherman last Sunday. Mr. Pitzele was vice-president of the Union for the past year. Jacob… More ▸

  • United Sentiment on Palestine to Be Voiced at Z.o. Convention

    The thirty-third annual convention of the Zionist Organization of America, to begin in Cleveland on June 29 will be a demonstration of united American Jewish interest in Palestine, where American Jewry will be able to “give expression to its views with regard to present political conditions that prevail in Palestine”, according to a letter sent… More ▸

  • Free Sons of Israel Lay Cornerstone of New Home

    The cornerstone of the new clubhouse of the Independent Order Free Sons of Israel was laid on Sunday afternoon by Samuel Sturz, grand master, in the presence of more than 500 persons. Among the organizations represented at the ceremony were the Jewish Theatrical Guild of America, the Jewish War Veterans, Knights of Pythias and others…. More ▸

  • Delegates Pledge Aid for Support of N. Y. Federation of Jewish Philanthropy

    More than five hundred delegates of fraternal and industrial organizations participated in a conference Sunday at Temple Emanu-1, New York. A resolution to devote themselves and their organizations “arduously to the task of strengthening, and at the same time widening the base of the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies,” was unanimously passed…. More ▸

  • 2,500 Jews and Non-jews in All Walks of Life Attend Marshall Memorial Services

    If You Are Pleased with the “Jewish Daily Bulletin” Tell Your Friends to Subscribe. “His memory is a blessing to the whole House of Israel,” said Dr. Cyrus Adler, speaking at the Louis Marshall Memorial Services held at Temple Emanu-El, New York Sunday afternoon. The large new temple was crowded with Jews and Gentiles of… More ▸

  • Pay Last Tribute to M. Samuel Stern

    Former Governor Alfred E. Smith, Mayor James J. Walker and educators joined yesterday to pay tribute to the late M. Samuel Stern, vice-president of the Board of Education. Funeral services were held yesterday from the Park Avenue Synagogue. Mayor Walker and Mr. Smith were among the honorary pallbearers. Maurice B. Blumenthal, representing the Independent Order… More ▸

  • Menorah Association to Extend Activities

    Plans to extend the activities of the Menorah Association to the general community, instead of being confined to the colleges and universities, were considered at a dinner of the Board of Governors held at the Biltmore Hotel under the chairmanship of Moses J. Stroock. Endowment of the Menorah Foundation, to publish a new history of… More ▸

  • Jewish Communal Activities

    New buildings in New York and Chicago to cost about $1,500,000 were approved at the triennial convention of the Independent Order, Free Sons of Israel, at the Royal Palace Hotel, Atlantic City, N. J. The New York headquarters will be near Seventy-second Street and Broadway. Construction work in both cities will start this Fall. Samuel… More ▸