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Leading Jewish men and women ar busy with conferences priliminary to San Francisco’s 1934 campaign for the Jewish National Welfare Fund which will take place next month.

Judge M. C. Sloss, president of the Fund, has been calling a number of informal meetings to prepare for the canvass, which is to be more intensive than ever before. Every member of the local Jewish community will be visisted personally by team workders.

The Jewish National Welfare Fund embraces San Francisco’s quota for the maintenance of forty-two national and international organizations of intermational organizations of religious, educational and charitable nature.


Representative Jewish men and women of the local community have joined members of the Catholic and Protestant faiths in a city wide movement for the taking of a religious census-the first of its kind ever attempted here.

Its purpose is to learn the affiliation of every San Francisco resident and to stimulate religious activity.

Rabii Irving F. Reichert, president of the Board of Jewish Ministers of Northern Jewish workders in the campaign.

John L. McNab, United States district attorney here, will preside at the mass meeting to be held in the civic auditorium next Tuesday evening, February 13, when Samuel Untermeyer, president of the Non-sectareian anti-Nazi League to Champion Human Rigthts, will speak on the German situation and Nazi propaganda.

On the evening preceding the meeting Mr. Untermeyer will be guest of honor at a dinner to be held at the Palace Hotel when Fremont Older, eminent editor, will presde as toastmaster.

Both affairs promise to draw large representative audiences. Religious lines have been disregarded in the interest that is being shown on all sides and the two gatherings will draw men and women from all walks of life and from every faith. Samuel Rodall is chairman of the general arragements committee.

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