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Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities

  • Bulletin Calendar of Events

    Thursday, June 13 Commencement exercises of the School for Jewish Teachers, Community House of Temple Emanu-El, 1 East Sixty-fifth Street, 8 p.m. Speakers: Rabbi Gustave Falk, Rabbi Benjamin Schultz, Dr. Emanuel Gamoran, Rabbi William F. Rosenblum, Rabbi William B. Schwartz, Rabbi Samuel J. Wolk, Dr. Nathan Stern. Jacob Schiff Center, 2510 Valentine Avenue, 8:30 p.m…. More ▸

  • $50,000 Quota Set for Federation Day

    The sum of $50,000 has been set by the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities as the quota for Federation Day, which is to be marked for the twenty-sixth consecutive year throughout Brooklyn, it was announced yesterday. The day will begin with a community breakfast at the Hotel St. George. Following this, hundreds of volunteers will… More ▸

  • 26th Federation Day to Be Held in Brooklyn

    An old Brooklyn custom that has become a tradition among Jews of the borough and among many Jewish communal leaders in Manhattan will be observed Thursday when scores of judges, magistrates and attorneys, manufacturers, bankers, brokers, merchants, and others desert their business for the day and devote their time to observance of Federation Day. Federation… More ▸

  • Charity Aides to Hold B’klyn Housewarming

    Members of the women’s division of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities will hold a house-warming party Monday morning which will officially open the new Federation headquarters, 130 Clinton Street, Brooklyn. More than 2,000 invitations have been distributed to persons in all walks of life throughout Greater New York to visit the new offices and… More ▸

  • Wayne University Honors Detroit Man

    Fred M. Butzel, Detroit’s outstanding Jewish leader, has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by Wayne University. The citation awarding the degree to Mr. Butzel stated: “His active interest in the problems of human social adjustment has made him a leader in organized social work. We have turned to him in his… More ▸

  • New York City

    Junior Hadassah is sponsoring a nationwide movement to enroll into its ran### the girl members of Young Judaea who have reached the age of 18. Thirty-five hundred youths will help the Junior Federation of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities complete its year’s work and reach its Spring campaign quota at a dance to be… More ▸

  • Lawyers Raise $20,000 for Brooklyn Charities

    Legal, judicial and legislative leaders in the Lawyers’ Division of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities have raised $20,000 for the Federation’s $543,000 campaign, according to reports submitted last night to Benjamin C. Ribman, chairman of the division. More ▸

  • City Merchants Pledge Aid to Charity Drive

    Heeding the plea of Walter N. Rothschild, campaign chairman of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, that Manhattan “give a fair share to Brooklyn,” twenty leaders of Manhattan’s coat and suit industry yesterday pledged $8,500 in support of the Brooklyn Federation’s current campaign for $543,500, according to Supreme Court Justice Mitchell May, president of the… More ▸

  • 500 Brooklyn Leaders to Solicit Charity Aid

    More than 500 communal leaders of Brooklyn, including prominent members of the bench and bar, business men, bankers, teachers and leaders in women’s affairs, will desert their routine business for one day in June, to devote that entire day to campaign solicitations for the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities. More ▸

  • Bulletin Calendar of Events

    If you’ve got something to sell, an excellent way of selling it is through the columns of the Jewish Daily Bulletin. Call AShland 43093 for rates. Friday, May 17 Society of Jewish Science, 150 West Eighty-fifth Street, 8:30 p.m. “Human Problems,” Rabbi Morris Lichtenstein. Meeting of the education division of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish… More ▸