Rabbi Meir Schapiro of Piotrkow, Poland arrived in New York yesterday on the steamer Majestic.
A delegation representing the American Branch of the Agudath Israel and representatives of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of America welcomed Rabbi Schapiro at the pier.
Rabbi Schapiro is the president of the Agudath Israel in Poland and a member of the Polish Sejm. He is visiting this country in the interests of the Yeshiva in Lublin, of which he is the founder.
A mass meeting to honor the memory of the late Israel Zangwill. has been arranged by the American Jewish Congress. The meeting will be held Sunday evening. September 19th, in Carnegie Hall, New York, and will be under the auspices of an Israel Zangwill Memorial Committee composed of prominent men in literary and public life.
It is expected that Dr. Stephen S. Wise, who officiated at Mr. Zangwill’s funeral in London, will return to New York in time to address the memorial meeting.
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