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Dr. Henry Keller Heads Jewish Scholars Academy

June 1, 1927
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Dr. Henry Keller, New York University, was elected president of the Jewish Academy of Arts and Sciences at the sessions held at the Hotel Manhattan Square.

Chancellor Elmer E. Brown of New York University, in an address before the Academy, said tremendous contributions were being made by Jews to the arts and sciences.

He said he was “glad to extend the best wishes and greetings of one institution of learning to another.”. He declared the Jewish Academy of Arts and Sciences will help not only Jewish scholars, but non-Jewish scholars as well.

Papers were read by Professor David I. Macht of Baltimore, Professor Isaac Husik and Dr. I. Klotz of New York.

Besides the president the following officers were elected: First Vice-President, Professor Nathan Isaacs, Harvard University; Second Vice-President, Professor Moses Hyarnson, Jewish Theological Seminary; Treasurer, Dr. Wolff Frendenthal, Montefiore Hospital; Executive Secretary, Dr. Shelley R. Safir, City College of New York; Recording Secretary and Counsel, I. Herman Sher.

Directors included the officers and Professor Richard Gottheil, Dr. Julian Morgenstern, Dr. Bernard Revel, and Dr. Nathaniel Reich.

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