Appoint Mack Congregation Union Head
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Appoint Mack Congregation Union Head

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Jacob W. Mack, well-known Cincinnati manufacturer and communal leader, is the acting chairman of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, following the recent death of Ludwig Vogelstein in New York City.

Mrs. Henry Nathan, of Buffalo, has succeeded the late Mrs. Maurice Steinfeld of St. Louis as acting president of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods.

Vogelstein and Mrs. Steinfeld passed away within twenty-four hours of each other on September 23 and 24.

Mack had been active in the affairs of the Union since 1919 when he became a member of the executive board. In 1921, he became treasurer of the Union, and in 1923, vice-president. Mack is also vice-chairman of the board of managers of the department of synagogue and school extension and a past president and trustee of the I. M. Wise Temple.

Mrs. Nathan has been associated with the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods since 1921, when she became a member of the Executive Board.

In 1925 she became chairman of the Committee on Religious Schools, and in 1927, fourth vice-president. She has been first vice-president of the organization tion since 1929.

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