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February 17, 1926
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(Jewish Daily Bulletin Mail Service)

A meeting of the Aleph Zadi Aleph Commission appointed by President Alfred Cohen of the Independent Order of B’nai B’rith was held here. Those present were Archibald Hillman of Worcester, Mass., Julius J. Cohn of Chattanooga, Tenn., Milton Schayer of Denver, Colo, and Sam Beber of Omaha, Nebr.

In pursuance to a resolution of the constitution Grand Lodge of the I. O. B. B. at last convention at Atlantic City which recognized the A. Z. A. as the official junior organization, the commission adopted a ritual and constitution for the A. Z. A. and outlined a constructive program for its future activities. The plan calls for a direct sponsorship of the A. Z. A. by the B’nai B’rith.

The A. Z. A. Fraternity is composed of Jewish boys between the ages of 16 and 21. It has twenty chapters throughout the country. The purpose is to train boys to become future Jewish leaders and workers in their respective communities.

The campaign for Youngstown’s (Ohio) quota of $25,000 for the United Palestine Appeal was launched Sunday night with a banquet at which $8,000 was raised.

A public mass meeting was held last night. Rabbi James G. Heller of Cincinnati. Rabbi Jacob Sonderling of New York, Rabbi Joseph Lamdon, B. H. Birnbaum, Irving Miller and I. E. Philo of Youngstown, addressed the gathering. Oscar H. Altshuler is chairman of the campaign.

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