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Christian Fund for Jewish Relief Establishes Headquarters in New York

October 17, 1926
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The American Christian Fund for Jewish Relief, an organization created by non-Jews to aid the United Jewish Campaign, has established its headquarters at 347 Madison Avenue, New York City. Charles W. Dietrich is executive secretary of the fund.

Dr. S. Parkes Cadman and Victor J. Dowling addressed the following telegram to David A. Brown at the recent conference of the United Jewish Campaign held in Chicago: "The American Christian Fund for Jewish Relief desires to express to you and your associates its sincerest well wishes for success in your inspiring effort to relieve the suffering of your brethren in Eastern Europe. It is our purpose to bring to the attention of the Christians of America the greatness of the need and to invite them to share in this splendid work of relief, in the spirit of unified American citizenship which knows no racial or creedal lines.

"May your great work prosper and the need of those who are your brothers and ours in the East be met."

The committee of appeal for the American Christian Fund for Jewish Relief consists of;

John G. Agar, New York; Pres. Wm. F. Anderson, Boston University; Congressman Robert L. Bacon, New York; Hon. Newton D. Baker, Cleveland; Pres. C. A. Barbour, D. D., Rochester; Hon. Albert J. Beveridge, Indianapolis; Cornelius N. Bliss, New York; Gov. Wm. W. Brandon, Alabama; Pres. Wm. Lowe Bryan, Indiana University; Sen. Wm. M. Butler, Massachusetts; Bishop Warren B. Candler, Atlanta; Gov. Theo. Christianson, Minnesota; Rev. Henry S. Coffin, D.D., New York; R. Fulton Cutting, New York; Hon. Wm. E. Dever, Chicago; Dr. Sherwood Eddy. New York; Pres. W. H. P. Faunce, Brown University; Gov. Wm. J. Fields, Kentucky; Mrs. E. R. Fifield, Chicago; Congressman Hamilton Fish. Jr., New York; James A. Flaherty, Philadelphia; Rev. Harry E. Fosdick, D.D., New York; Mons. Francis H. Gavisk, Indianapolis; Pres. Frank J. Goodnow, Johns Hopkins University; William Green, Washington. D. C.; August Heckscher, New York; Horace F. Howland, New York; Dr. David Starr Jordan, Stanford University; Sen. Wm. H. King. Utah; George MacDonald, New York; Norman E. Mack, Buffalo; Congressman Walter W. Magee, Syracuse.

Hon. Wm. G. McAdoo, Los Angeles; Bishop Wm. F. McDowell, Washington, D. C.; Pres. John P. McNichols, University of Detroit: Gov. Edward Jackson. Indiana; Congressman Ogden L. Mills, New York; Hon. Charles A. Mooney, Cleveland; Arthur J. Morris, New York; Rev. S. J. Morrison, Chicago; Congressman Chas. A. Morrow, Cleveland; Pres. Robert R. Moton. Tuskegee; Dr. John R. Mott, New York; Pres. L. H. Murlin, Depauw University; Pres. A. A. Neilson, Smith College; Hon. Harry S. New, Washington, D. C.; Hon. Truman H. Newberry, Detroit; Hon. Morgan J. O’Brien, New York; Kirby Page, New York; George Foster Peabody, Saratoga Springs; Rev. Daniel A. Poling, D.D., New York; James H. Post, New York; Gov. A. J. Pothier, Rhode Island; William C. Proctor, Cincinnati; Dr. James H. Ryan, Catholic University, Washington, D. C.; Bishop Joseph Schrembs, Cleveland.

J. J. Shank, Grand Rapids; Sen. Morris Sheppard, Texas; Gov. Alfred E. Smith, New York; Sen. Read Smoot, Utah; Congressman Andrew L. Somers, New York; Bishop Ernest W. Stires. New York; Rev. John Timothy Stone, D. D., Chicago; Gov. Tom J. Terral, Little Rock; Sen. James W. Wadsworth, Jr., New York; Henry D. Walbridge, New York; Gov. Clifford Walker, New York; Sen. Thos. J. Walsh, Montana; Wm. Allen White, Kansas; Pres. Roy L. Wilbur, Stanford University; Gov. John G. Winant, New Hampshire; Pres. Mary E. Woolley, Mt. Holyoke College; Hon. Owen D. Young, New York.

The B’nai Brith Hillel Foundation at the University of Michigan held its opening meeting of the 1926 school year with an attendance of 400 Jewish students.

Addresses were delivered by Fielding H. Yost, coach of Michigan’s football team; Capt. Benny Friedman, Rabbi Adolph Finkelstein. University of Michigan resident Hillel director, and Rabbi Benjamin Frankel, of the Hillel Foundation at the University of Illinois.

Plans have been completed for the establishment of a University of Mhicigan Hillel Foundation, the fourth in the Middle West, and were outlined by Rabbi Finkelstein at the meeting. Religious classes, dicussion groups, and weekly services will be offered by the foundation for the Jewish men and women students of the University, Rabbi Finkelstein stated. The Michigan branch of the Foundation is the fourth to be established, the organization having already opened congregations at the Universities of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Ohio.

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