Washington (Dec. 27)
One hundred Jewish women will represent the Council of Jewish Women at the Conference on the Cause and Cure of War which will be held in the Hall of Nations at the Hotel Washington. The Conference will be opened on January 18th at the Belasco Theatre.
The Conference on the Cause and Cure of War was launched in response to an appeal addressed to the women of America by Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt. Her plea was answered by the following eight national organizations: American Association of University Women; Council of Women for Home Missions; Federation of Women’s Boards of Foreign Missions in North America; General Federation of Women’s Clubs; National Board of the Young Women’s Christian Associations; National League of Women Voters; National Women’s Christian Temperance Union and National Council of Jewish Women.
An appropriation was made by the National Council of Jewish Women and its Sections toward the expenses of the Conference. Gifts to the fund for the Washington Conference were made by Mrs. Mary Fels of New York City; Mrs. Emanuel Mandel of Highland Park, III.; and Mrs. M. C. Sloss of San Francisco.
Miss Rose Brenner will preside over one of the conference sessions. Mrs. Estelle M. Sternberger served as a member of the Committee on Programs. Mrs. Arthur Brin of Minneapolis, National Chairman of the Council of Jewish Women’s Committee on Peace, Directed the preliminary program of enlisting the interest and support of the Council’s Sections in the Conference.