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Mizrachi Conference Called in New York

April 18, 1926
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A conference of the Mizrachi Organization will be held Wednesday, April 21 at the Broadway Central Hotel. There will be two sessions, one in the afternoon, which will open at 2 o’clock, and the other, the night session, will begin at 7 P. M.

All affiliated branches of the Mizrachi will be represented at this conference. About three hundred delegates are expected.

The conference will consider problems concerning the work of the Mizrachi in Palestine and the strengthening of the organization here. The conference will decide on the aspects of the membership campaign which the Mizrachi is to launch this month.

Rabbi Berlin will open the conference with a review of the activities of the Mizrachi in Palestine.


A dramatic recital will be given at the Fifth Avenue Playhouse, 66 Fifth Avenue, on Tuesday evening, May 4th, by Miss Lia Rosen, formerly of the Burgtheater, Vienna, and for a number of years a leading member of Max Reinhardt’s Berlin ensemble. Miss Rosen’s program will include in addition to dramatic poems by Goethe, Herder, Edgar Allen Poe and Tennyson, the last act of Baer Hoffman’s Jacob’s Dream, Bialik’s Last Word (in Yiddish) and selections from the Bible.

A committee, headed by Mrs. Israel Grushlaw, is in charge of the arrangements.

Among the first twenty-five students in fine arts who were recommended for scholarships in the United States and abroad for the year 1926-1927, announced by F. B. Keppel, president of the Carnegie Corporation, is included the name of Meyer Shapiro of Columbia University. These appointments were the first under the system established recently through the corporation’s setting aside the income of $1,000,000 to increase the number of qualified teachers in the arts.

Plans for a clearing house to assist the so-called "art theatres" in solving their financial and production problems–an extension to the theatre of the federation plan now applied to charities–were discussed by Manny Strauss, originator of the idea. A preliminary meeting of representatives of the Actors’ Theatre, the Greenwich Village Theatre, the Stagers, and the Provincetown Playhouse already has been held, and plans will be further crystallized at a dinner at the Hotel Astor on June 3, under the chairmanship of Otto H. Kahn.

The House sustained the report of the Committee on Elections declaring that Representative Nathan D. Perlman, Republican and not William I. Sirovich, Democrat, was elected from the 14th Congressional District of New York in the 1924 election.

Mr. Sirovich had contested the Perlman election on the ground that there were irregularities in the balloting.

Daniel Rothschild, fifty-nine years old, vice-president of Rothschild Brothers’ department store of Ithaca, N. Y., and prominent for many fears in the public life of that city, died. Mr. Rothschild was a trustee of the George Junior Republic at Freeville, to which he contributed a gymnasium building several years ago. He also was interested in national and local Jewish charities.

Jacob Dreyfuss, formerly connected with the editorial department of "The New York World’" and editor for several years of his own magazine, "The Civil Service Chronicle," died Thursday at the age of 70.

Several years before the war Mr. Dreyfuss and his brother, Solomon, started their own periodical, "The Police Chronicle," which later became broader in scope and was renamed "The Civil Service Chronicle." At the end of the war it was discontinued and Mr. Dreyfuss retired.


The Jewish Sabbath Alliance of America, a organization to strengthen the Sabbath observance by Jews, at a special executive meeting Thursday night passed a resolution protesting against the proposed reception of the Hakoah soccer team by Mayor Walker on Saturday. The protest was forwarded to the representative of the Hakoah Club.

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