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Feast of Passover Begins Tomorrow at Sundown

April 15, 1927
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To-morrow at sundown the Feast of Passover will begin.

The “Jewish Daily Bulletin,” in accordance with its tradition, will not appear on Sunday and Monday, the first two days of the holiday.

The editions for Sunday and Monday of next week, the last two days of the holiday, will not be published.

Arrangements have been made by the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies, through several of its affiliated societies to provide the necessary food supplies to poor families.

Through the Widowed Mothers’ Fund Association, 100 families dependent upon widowed mothers will receive supplies of matzohs, flour and other supplies to last the week. Cooperating with the Ladies’ Fuel and Aid Society, the Jewish Social Service Association, formerly known as the United Hebrew Charities, has made provision for 800 families in Manhattan and over 200 families in the Bronx. A special Seder for soldiers and sailors and for other transient New Yorkers will be held at the 92nd Street Young Men’s Hebrew Association, the program being under the joint auspices of the Young Men’s Hebrew Association and the Jewish Welfare Board.

Services conducted by one of the old men residents will be held at the Home for Aged and Infirm Hebrews. West 105th Street, and at the Hebrew Orphan Asytum, Amsterdam Avenue and 138th Street, where one of the older orphan boys will officiate at the Children’s Seder service in which more than 500 children at the orphanage will take part.

Seder services under the auspices of the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society will be held on Ellis Island for about 150 temporarily detained immigrants and a number of deportees. A supply of matzohs and sacramental wine has been contributed by directors and friends of the organization for the observance of the Passover Festival on the Island.

Seder services will also be held in the building of the Hias, 425 Lafayette Street, New York, for 400 persons, including admitted immigrants, wayfarers and homeless men and women.

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