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  • Judge Marvin Installed As Jamaica Center President

    Supreme Court Justice Harry E. Lewis installed officers of the Jamaica Jewish Center last night. The new officers are headed by Magistrate Benjamin Marvin, who has been re-elected for the third successive term. He will be assisted in his new administration by Assistant District Attorney Mordecai Konowitz, first vice-president, and the following staff: George M…. More ▸

  • Jamaica Begins $10,000 U. P. A. Campaign

    Under the leadership of Magistrate Benjamin Marvin, the Jamaica committee of the United Palestine Appeal has been organized with $10,000 as a goal. Harry Sirkin has been named the treasurer of the campaign and other leaders include David J. Levenson and Abraham Serel. Confident that the Jamaica quota can be reached without the usual campaign… More ▸

  • Jew Appointed to Highest Civil Office in Jamaica

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Altamont E. Da Costa, former president of the synagogue in Kingston, Jamaica, and an active worker in the Jewish community, has been appointed by His Excellency the Governor to be Custos Rotulorum for Kingston. Mr. Da Costa, who has served three terms as Mayor of Kingston, thus receives the honor of appointment… More ▸