The formal opening exercises of the Jewish Theological Seminary were held at the Seminary Building, 531 West 123rd Street, New York. Sunday evening, Dr. Cyrus Adler, president of the Seminary, who welcomed the students, spoke to them of the great loss the Seminary had sustained in the death of Louis Marshall. Dr. Adler described the intense devotion of Mr. Marshall to the welfare of the Seminary and his personal interest in every graduate.
“Their future success was not to be measured by the size of their congregations or the number of people who came to hear them,” said Dr. Adler. He described the buildings of the Seminary now under construction, dwelling particularly on the library which will house the most important collection of Judaica in the world. Following Dr. Adler’s talk an informal reception was held.