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News Brief

September 8, 1929
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More than $6,000 was raised at a mass meeting at the local Y. M. H. A. and an overflow meeting at Temple Emanu-El Wednesday night. A goal of $25,000 was set by the Palestine Emergency Fund Committee headed by Albert H. Slater.

The meeting was attended by Mayor Hinchcliffe, James Wilson, head of the Chamber of Commerce, who spoke, as did Rabbi Max Raisin, representing Barnert Memorial Temple; Rabbi William Wittenstein and Rabbi Leisor Schottland, representing the Orthodox congregations. H. N. Kitay, co-chairman with Henry Behrman of the Paterson Emergency Committee, introduced Filbert L. Rosenstein, chairman of the gathering. Other speakers were L. Meyer Brown, president of the Jewish Alliance Council of America; Rabbi Reuben Kaufman, of Temple Emanu-El, and Dr. David Tannenbaum, of the Zionist Organization of America.

Resolutions were adopted calling upon Britain to protect Jews in the Homeland and to see that the Balfour Declaration is fully carried out. Cantor Martin Adolf, of Temple Emanu-El, chanted the memorial prayer.

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