M. Lucien Saint, Resident for Tunis, has signed a decree by which M. Yossef Guez, Chief Rabbi of Souesse, has been appointed Chief Rabbi pro tempore of Tunis.
The new Chief Rabbi was born at Tunis in 1861. He is a direct descendent of the famous Chief Rabbi David Guez, one of the most illustrious Talmudists of North Africa. He is also a grandson of Rabbi Yossef Guez, after whom he was named.
ASK POSTPONEMENT OF EXAMS ON HIGH HOLIDAYS
Efforts will be continued during the coming year to urge educational institutions to take note of the dates of the Jewish hoidays in arranging examinations and other important events in their calendars, according to Mrs. J. Victor Greenebaum, National Chairman of the Department of Education, of the National Council of Jewish Women.
Mrs. Greenebaum stated that the National Council of Jewish Women is cooperating with the Synagogue Council of America in the distribution in schools, colleges, and institutions, of the holyday calendar issued by the Synagogue Council.
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