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Jewish Mothers’ Organization is Formed

February 26, 1926
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Aims to Give Jewish Education to Girls

An organization of Jewish mothers was formed or the purpose of advancing the religious training of Jewish children in New York City.

The organization adopted a program to increase the registration of girls at the Jewish religious schools; to provide scholarships for girls, to be distributed in accordance with the plans and policies of the Jewish Education Association; to stimulate the organization of Jewish kindergartens; to stimulate and encourage the work of the Jewish youth organizations; to help in organizing parents’ associations and to cooperate with other Jewish Women’s Organizations for the promotion of Jewish educational activities.

The meeting, Association, to form the organization, was held at the home of Mrs. Jacob Schwarz, New York, who acted as Temporary Chairman.

Mrs. Israel Unterberg, Founder and President of the Young Women’s Hebrew Association, was the first one to interest a number of prominent Jewish women in this problem, Mrs. Schwartz reported.

Dr. David de Sola Pool and Mr. Israel S. Chipkin, Educational Director of the Jewish Education Association, addressed the meeting.

A committee was appointed to divide the city into districtes and to begin an intensive propaganda in each district for an increased registration of pupils at the various Jewish religious schools.

“The Jewish mother of today for the Jewish mother of tomorrow,” was adopted as the slogan of the organization.

The following were present: Mesdames S. Cohen, Jacob Goldberg. Israel Goldstein, Max Goldstein, L. Gordon, Nathan Gross, Isidore W. Held. D. Herman, B. Hurowitz, Walter C. Hurwitz, Jos. Jger, I. Klein, Julius Leff, Philip Leff. Aaron J. Levy, Eva Levy, I. Miron, I. Ozdoba, David Samuel Rosenberg, Charles Rubinger, Cecil B. Ruskay, Louis Scheineman, Jacob Schwarz, Bernard Semel, H. Semel, Max Semel, M. Slegler, Samuel Sogg. A. Spero, Samuel Spiegel, H. Stein, Jacob M. Sterngold. P. Walcoff, Max wiesen, Sarry Wiesen and Wm. F. Wolff.

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