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Foster-father to Chidren Merely Keeping Life Pledge


Located in a modest three-story structure at 3213 Q street N. W., is the District of Columbia Jewish Foster Home in charge of a man who twenty years ago pledged his life ot human service, He is Boris Eisenberg, who with his wife is rendreing a service to society.

In 1914 Eisenberg was a steel worker in a locomotive factory in Pannsyvia. An explosion in the factory took the lives of 100 men who worked with him. Eisenberg narrowly escaped death, and he vowed to work thereafter for the poor and needy. Today, as super intendent of the Jewish Foster Home in Washington, he is fulfilling that pledge.

Thirty-four boys and girls are under the care of Mr. and Mrs. Eisemberg. Many of the children come to the home as a last refuge from the juvenile court before being sent to a revoformatory.

from the home, I don’t know what I’d do-I’d offer to pay to stay,” says Eisenberg.

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