Leaders of all walks in Jewish life, as well as non-Jewish personalities, today honored Dr. Isador Lubin, noted American economist and representative of the Jewish Agency, Inc. in Israel, on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
At a luncheon tendered in his honor at the Cosmopolitan Club here, Dr. Dewey Stone, who presided, outlined the services of Dr. Lubin to Jewish causes. Edward M. M. Warburg spoke of Dr. Lubin’s contributions to the work of the Joint Distribution Committee. Other speakers included Dr. Abraham Sachar, president of the Brandeis University; Jacob Potofsky, president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union of America; and Maurice Boukstein, Counsellor of the Jewish Agency. Gottlieb Hammer, executive vice president of the Jewish Agency, Inc., read a number of messages of greetings to Dr. Lubin received at the luncheon.
Dr. Sachar announced that in honor of Dr. Lubin, a Graduate Fellowship Fund has been established at the Brandeis University which will subsidize gifted students. The Fund will carry Dr. Lubin’s name.
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