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News Brief

April 8, 1934
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The fifth annual convention of the New Jersey Branch of the United Synagogue of America will be held Sunday at Temple Emanuel Center, Paterson, with delegates representing synagogues throughout the State in attendance.

The morning session will open with greetings to the delegates by Mayor John W. Hinchliffe, of Paterson; Louis J. Moss, president of the United Synagogue of America; Dr. Samuel Ament, vice-president of Temple Emanu-El Center; Rabbi Samuel M. Cohen, executive director of the United Synagogue of America; Mrs. Leo M. Abrahams, of Orange, president of the N. J. Branch of the Women’s League; George Abrash, representing the Men’s Club of the Temple, and Herman Klausner, of Jersey City, representing the Young People’s League.

The annual president’s message will be delivered by Doctor Charles I. Hoffman, of Newark. Following Dr. Hoffman’s address, Samuel Schechner, of Newark, will deliver the treasurer’s report.

A Convention luncheon will be held at the Temple at which the toastmaster will be Dr. Hyman J. Landau. of Orange. The principal speaker at the luncheon will be Rabbi Julius Silberfeld, of Newark, who will discuss “Unity in Israel.”

At the afternoon session Rabbi Herbert Parzen, field director of the branch, will give his report. The remainder of the session will be devoted to a discussion of “How to Build Up the Congregation Materially and Spiritually.” Participating in the discussion will be Theodore Krohn, of Newark, who will speak on “The Financial Problem”; Dr. Reuben Kaufman, of Paterson, whose subject will be “Mobilization of Man Power” Mr. Leon A. Kohn, New York City, who will discuss “The Spiritual Leadership in the Congregation”; and Rabbi Benjamin Plotkin, of Jersey City, who will talk on “The State Organization of the United Synagogue.” Others participating in the discussion will be M. B. Sherman, Orange; Ira Schwartz, Newark; Rabbi Machman Arnoff, Camden; William Raphael, Hillside; Rabbi Theodore Friedman, Woodcliff, and Rabbi Leon S. Lang, Newark.

A dinner will be held in the evening at which Rabbi Reuben Kaufman will be toastmaster. Speakers on the program include George Gold, of Paterson, who will discuss “The Layman and the Synagogue”; Dr. Solomon Plink, who will deliver an address on “The Jew in Germany”; Charles Edward Russell, who will speak on “The Jew in Palestine”; Dr. Charles I. Hoffman, whose subject will be “The Jew in America,” and Mrs. Jacob Grossman, who will discuss “The Jewish Woman.”

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