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Washington in Drive for Its Jewish Center

January 14, 1934
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With several important events already scheduled, January promises to be a busy month for Jewish groups in this city.

A drive to increase the membership of the Jewish Community Center is getting well under way, with the goal set for 500 new members. The middle of the month will witness the brillian annual Jewish student loan fund ball which will be held for the third consecutive year. And while various groups are making plans for the remainder of the winter season, a tentative schedule of social, educational, and cultural events has been drafted by officials of the Community Center.

Rabbi Wolf Gold, president of the Zionist Mizrachi of America, is scheduled to address a mass meeting Monday evening in the Jewish Community Center. Rabbi Gold will speak on the Mizrachi work planned at the World Zionist Congress at Prague last August, and will outline the program of the organization in this country.

Moses Goldman, president of the Washington Mizrachi, will preside over the meeting.

Plans are being made at the Community Center for the presentation of a series of lectures on “A Crit#que of Modern Books” by Dr. Frank Trager of Johns Hopkins University.

The annual meeting of the Community Center will be held January 21, and it is expected that Rabbi Stephen Wise will be present. At this meeting an election of officers will take place.

In working out its educational and cultural program, the Community Center expects to feature on one of its programs leading authors and #ecturers.

The third annual Jewish student loan fund ball will be held Sunday at the Willard Hotel. The committee on arrangements includes Aaron Goldman, Brown Venezky, Ann Zalkind and Eugene Love.

Among the patrons and patronesses for the event are Secretary of the Treasury and Mrs. Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Senator and Mrs. William H. King, Representative and Mrs. Sol Bloom, Dr. and Mrs. Abram Simon, Dr. and Mrs. Cloyd Heck Marvin, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Goldsmith, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Gans, Mr. and Mrs. Isadore Hershfeld, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Cafritz, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Kaufman.

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