Jubilee of Temple Emanuel of Chicago Begins Jan. 17
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Jubilee of Temple Emanuel of Chicago Begins Jan. 17

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The golden jubilee of Temple Emanuel will be celebrated from Friday evening to Sunday evening, ending with a banquet at the Drake Hotel.

The celebration will be opened by special services at the Temple. Rabbi Felix A. Levy, leader of the congregation, will speak. Others on the program include: Rabbi Solomon Goldman of Congregation Anshe Emeth; Rev. J. Moriston Thomas, president of the Liberal Ministers’ Association and Rabbi Samuel Goldenson of Temple Rodef Sholom of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Special services will be held on Sunday morning when Rabbi Levy will be assisted by Rabbi Jacob Singer of Temple Mizpah, Rabbi A. L. Lassen of Congregation Beth Zion; Rabbi Meyer Lippman of Temple Beth El; the Rev Curtis Reese, national secretary of the Unitarian Fellowship and Rabbi Abram Hirshberg of Temple Sholom.

The banquet will be addressed by Dr. Julian Morgenstern, president of the Hebrew Union College and Judge William Alschuler, presiding justices of the U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Edward Abrahamson is president of the congregation. Other officers include: J. Harold Selz, vice president; John Abrahamson, recording secretary; M. R. Jacob, financial secrtary and Leo Shafton, treasurer.

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