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Gilbert Frankau Attacks Schechita After U.S. Visit

October 4, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

An attack on the shechita, the Jewish methods of slaughtering animals, is made in the anti-Semitic “Morning Post” by Gilbert Frankau, Anglo-Jewish novelist.

Mr. Frankau, in summarizing his impressions of his recent visit to the United States, attacks the schechita, making particular reference to the slaughter houses in Chicago. He describes the slaughter houses of Chicago as “blood baths.”

“Kenmore Dormitory,” the first student house in Boston for Jewish college girls, was dedicated last Sunday. Rabbi Harry Levi of Temple Israel presided at the dedication ceremonies.

This house, located at No. 471 Commonwealth Avenue, has been established to provide a suitable residence for Jewish girl students, and will be maintained by the highest standards required by the city’s leading schools and colleges, and also in keeping with Jewish home life ideals.

The home is sponsored by Mrs. Ely Feibelman, president of the League of Jewish Women’s Organization; Mrs. I. K. Prager, director of the National Council of Jewish Women, and Mrs. Gertrude Loew Hydeman, the “house mother” of the dormitory.

Steps to erect a synagogue for the congregation Adath Jeshurun of Elizabeth. N. J., will be taken next week after papers for the real estate transfer are signed, it was announced by the congregation president, Henry P. Nelson.

The present building on the property will be remodeled.

One hundred and eighty clubs of Jewish boys and girls of the meropolitan district were represented at the eighteenth annual convention of Young Judaea Clubs, held at the Society for the Advancement of Judaism, 15 West Eighty-sixth Street, New York. The speakers included Dr. David de Sola Pool and Samuel J. Borowsky.

The new temple house of the Union Temple, at 21 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, was dedicated Thursday. Philip H. Lusting, President of the temple, presided at the ceremonies.

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