Social Service Training School to Graduate 18
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Social Service Training School to Graduate 18

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Highteen students will receive certificates from the Training School for Jewish Social Work, in the auditorium of the Federation Building, New York City, on September 17. The two preceeding classes of the school had 10 students and the present graduates bring the total to 38 professionally trained social workers who have completed their courses at the school of which Maurice J. Karpi is director.

Nine states are represented on the student body of the graduating class, New York State leading with six students The Training School is a graduate school and requires the bachelor’s degree for admission to the full regular course. The graduates are Miss Edith Beck and Arthur Rosichan of Cleveland, Miss Anne B. Caplan, Steubensville, Ohio; Miss Dorothy Davis, of Minneapolis, Miss Rose E. Drapkin. New York; Jacob Fisher. New York; Irving Hartman, Brooklyn. Jacob Kammen, Brooklyn, Miss Sara L. Stocker, New York, Samuel Travis, Brooklyn; George E. Levine. West Orange, New Jersey; Miss Mary Perschonok, Milwaukee; Frederick J. Stern, Milwaukee; Philip Ruby, Petaluma. California; Louis Shanok, New Haven, Conn, Miss Lottie Silin, Erie, Pa., Miss Ad Zeidelman, Philadelphia, and George M. D. Wolfe, Worcester. Mass. Arthur Rosichan of Cleveland was the holder of a Fellowship awarded by the Cleveland Federation of Jewish Charities; and Frederick J. Stern of Milwankee was the holder of a Fellowship awarded by the Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation.

Dr. Abraham Flexner, who recently resigned as director of the General Education Board of the Rockefeller Foundation, will be the principal speaker at the graduation exercises. His subject will be the “Present Status of Professional Social Work.” Felix M. Warburg, chairman of the executive committee of the school, will preside; and Louis E. Kirstein of Boston, president of the school, will present the certificates to the graduating class. Julius Rosenwald of Chicago, the first president of the school, also is expected to attend the exercises.


Dr. Lee K. Frankel, vice-president of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of New York and member of the Joint Palestine Survey Commission of the Jewish Agency, returned Monday on the steamer Columbus from an extended trip abroad.

During his stay in Europe Dr. Frankel participated in the London conference of the Commission in London where the recommendations for the guidance of the Jewish Agency were formulated. Dr. Frankel was also present in Berlin when the Zionist General Council was in session.

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