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B’nai B’rith Humanitarianism Award Presented to Label A. Katz

January 18, 1967
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Label A. Katz, past president of B’nai B’rith, called on the American Jewish community today to accept the responsibility of “providing the proper tools and environment” by which Jewish youth can better identify with their heritage.

Mr. Katz, who addressed a dinner given in his honor by B’nai B’rith, said that there is increasing evidence that today’s Jewish youngsters have an “abiding interest in identifying with Judaism” but that they require the interest and direction of their elders.

Some 750 guests attended the dinner at which Mr. Katz was awarded the B’nai B’rith President’s Medal for Humanitarianism in recognition of his “manifold contributions to the world Jewish community and the broad cause of human understanding.”

The award was presented to Mr. Katz by Rabbi Jay Kaufman, executive vice-president of the organization, Samuel Rosen of New York was chairman of the dinner.

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