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I. O. B. B. Conference for $2,000,000 Campaign is Opened in Chicago

August 30, 1926
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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

The special organizations conference for the National Campaign Committee of the Independent Order B’nai B’rith’s drive in $2,000,000 was opened here today in the Chicago Beach Hotel. The conference will be in session three days.

The program of the conference insides an address by Henry Monsky, chairman of the finance committee of executive committee of the Constitution Grand Lodge; a description of the organization and budget of the B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundation by Rabbi Ben### M. Frankel; and discussion of campaign organization plans, led by Dr. Boris D. Bogen, secretary of the Constitution Grand Lodge.

The organization of a national committee for the drive will also be effected.

An outline of the new program of the Anti-Defamation League will be prepared by Isadore M. Golden; the Palestine Home Building Fund will be described by Sidney G. Kusworm.

Reports will be presented on the cultural activities of the Order by Rabbi Meyer Samuelberg and on the Aleph Zadick Aleph, junior order, by Samuel ###ber.Rabbi Martin Zielonka will speak on the work in Mexico.

Among those who will attend the conference are: Henry A. Alexander, Abraham Berkowitz, Maurice Bloch, Dr. Boris D. Bogen, Alfred M. Kohen, Marcus Feuchtwanger, Rabbi George Fox, Benjamin M. Frankel, Hiram D. Frankel, Leonard H. Freiborg, A. B. Freyer, Arthur Freidman, I. M. Golden, Myron M. Goldman, Richard E. Gutstadt, Charles Hartman, Joseph Herbach, Maurice Hirsch, Julius M. Kahn, David S. Komiss, Harry H. Krinsky, Hon. Adolph Kraus, Joseph L. Kun, Rabbi Emil V. Leipziger, Edwin L. Levy, Max Levy, Archibald Marx, Rabbi Samuel Mayerborg, Louis W. Osterweis, Louis Pizitz, Louis Pokin, Maurice L. Rapheld, Herbert T. Rosenfeld. Edwin L. Schanfarber, Samuel M. Schmidt, Samuel J. Sievors, Leon B. Stein, Leopold Strauss, Joseph A. Wilner, Harry K. Wolff, Rabbi Martin Zielonka.

The Distinguished Service Medal was awarded Lieut, Commander Edward Ellsberg for his work in salvaging the submarine S-51 off Block Island in New York harbor in July. The presentation of honors to the command and sailors of the “Falcon” was made by Rear Admiral Charles P. Plunkett.

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