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Trygve Lie, Vice-president Barkiey to Address B’nai B’rith Convention Opening Tomorrow

March 17, 1950
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The triennial convention of B’nai B’rith will open this week-end at Hotel Statler here with 1,000 delegates and visitors from all parts of the United States and countries overseas attending.

Trygve Lie, Secretary-General of the United Nations; Vice-President Alben W. Barkley, and Frank Goldman, president of B’nai B’rith, will address the triennial banquet, Tuesday evening, March 21, which will be featured by a testimonial to Eddie Jacobson of Kansas City, former business associate of President Truman and long-time member of the organization. Mr. Goldman will open the session Saturday night with a report on the activities of B’nai B’rith in the last three years.

A discussion of problems now facing the United Nations will be led by Abraham H. Feller, counsel to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Col. Bernard Bernstein, chief of the B’nai B’rith liaison office with the United Nations. Reports on British and Israel Jewry will be given by M. Gordon Liverman of London, president of B’nai B’rith in Great Britain, and Judge Shalom Kassan and Shalom P. Doron, vice-president and secretary, respectively, of B’nai B’rith in Israel.

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