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Team Financed by Melchett to Visit England

July 26, 1928
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A selected Palestine football team will leave here for England in October to participate in matches with outstanding British teams. The organization and general expenses will be paid from the fund provided by Lord Melchett, Sir Alfred Mond. The team will consist of twenty players.

The Melchett Football Cup was won yesterday by the Hapoel group of Tel Aviv. The same team recently won the Palestine cup.

Abe Shaw, of Kansas City, was elected president of the Aleph Zadek Aleph fraternity at the closing session of the annual convention at Denver, Colo. More than 300 delegates attended the meetings.

Other officers elected were Sol Goodsen, Milwaukee, vice-president; Max Zelan, Lincoln, Neb., secretary; Morris Goldstein, Portlland, Me., corresponding secretary; Joe Allenberg, Memphis, Tenn., treasurer; Bernard Homan, Sheboygan, Mich., and Mayer Umanskey, Pittsburgh, sergeants-at-arms; Harry Kaminsky, Milwaukee, chaplain; and Harry Miller of Denver and Ted Goldstein of Oakland, Calif., members of the senior executive council.

Rabbi I. J. Sarasohn of the Temple B’nai Jerhurun. Leavenworth, Kansas, returned from Topeka, where he gave the invocation at the special session of the state legislature by invitation of the chaplain of the house.

It was the first time in the history of the Kansas legislature that a rabbi ever gave the opening prayer.

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