Far East Jews Participate in Work of Keren Hayesod
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Far East Jews Participate in Work of Keren Hayesod

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(J. T. A. Mall Service)

On his way from Australia. Dr. Alexander Goldstein, representative of the Keren Hayesod in London, visited the three main cities of the Dutch Indies-Sourabaya, Bandoeng and Batavia. In all those cities Dr. Goldstein addressed meetings of the Jewish communities and made arrangements for the 1928 Keren Hayesod Campaign in Java.

In Sourabaya Dr. Goldstein addressed the meeting of the Netherlands Indian Zionist Federation at which a new committee was elected. At the meeting in Batavfa a Zionist Association was formed.

Dr. Goldstein also participated in the annual meeting of the Singapore Zionist Society.

The report submitted to the meeting showed an increase in the Zionist activities in Singapore. A sum of £ 1,622 was collected and remitted to Palestine in 1927 as compared with £ 800 remitted in 1926.

The Chicago Rabbinical Association gave a luncheon at the Jewish Peoples Institute in honor of Rabbi and Mrs. Joseph Stolz upon the occasion of Rabbi Stolz’s election as Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Isaiah-Israel. Rabbi S. Felix Mendelsohn was chairman of the arrangements committee. The speakers included Rabbi Gerson B. Levi, president of the Chicago Rabbinical Association; Rabbi Morris Teller, Dr. M. Waxman and Rabbi Sol B, Freehof.

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