The organizer and for the last two decades the president of the Jewish Maternity Hospital, Rabbi Philip Jaches, died Monday at his home at the age of 80. Coming here 40 years ago from Latvia he was active in various Jewish communal enterprises, among them the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, the Hebrew Free Loan Society and the Hebrew Free Burial Association, of all of which he was a founder. He was also connected with the Home of the Daughters of Israel and the Home of the Daughters of Jacob as well as being a member of the Union of Hebrew Orthodox Congregations.
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