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The status of women in modern affairs was the subject of a debate last night between teams representing the Junior Federation of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities and New York University. The debate was held at Temple Beth Emeth. Church avenue and Marlboro road, Brooklyn.

Myer Davis’ Park Lane Orchestra has been engaged to supply the music at the annual formal dance and supper of the Young Men’s and Women’s Division of Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies to be held Saturday evening at the Starlight Roof of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, it was announced yesterday by Oscar Merber, co-chairman of the dance committee.

The directors and officers of the Home of the Daughters of Jacob gave a surprise dinner-dance Sunday evening, to its president, Mrs. Peter J. Schweitzer, who recently returned from Florida to resume her activities at the Home.

Richmond Hill Post No. 75, Jewish War Veterans of the United States, won the national membership cup for the highest percentage of increase of membership for the quarter year ending March 31, it was announced yesterday. The Post increased its membership 422 per cent over last year.

Dr. Mordecai Soltes, national director of education of the Jewish Welfare Board, will be the guest speaker at a Rosh Chodesh Supper Thursday evening at the Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst, Bay Parkway and Seventy-eighth street, Brooklyn, N. Y. Dr. Soltes will speak on, “Is Jewish Education Attracting Our Youth to Jewish Life?”

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