Page 1 story of Jewish Centre Opening- 11 February 1935

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600 Attend Opening of Jewish Centre Local Congregations Join in Dedication Program The strength of union was demonstrated demonstrated last flight by the Altoona Jewish community, when 600 representative representative members of three local congregations united to dedicate the new Altoona- Altoona- Jewish centre at 1126 Eleventh avenue. Rabbi Henry R. Goldberger and his congregation, Agudath Achim, original sponsors of the centre, were joined by members of Temple Beth Israel; Rabbi Eugene Hibsb-man, Hibsb-man, Hibsb-man, and Synagogue Osavei Yosher, Rabbi Samuel Strauss, in an appropriate appropriate dedication program. The advancement of Israel locally locally and in the world at large-through large-through large-through united effort wa3 the keynote keynote sounded in addresses by the three local rabbis. Rabbi Goldberger expressed the aims of the founders of the centre as being threefold, to provide an improved social environment for the youth of the community; to enlarge enlarge the cultural opportunities of members, and to strengthen religious religious and racial unity through close association of the varied elements of the community. He stressed the potential value of the project as a cultural centre, and outlined a program program of profitable activity. Americanism Americanism will be stressed, he said. He quoted the proverb, "In union there is strength," and declared that the history of Judaism verifies the adage. "The unity of Israel has preserved us from perils of the past," he said. "Unity will save us now and always." Rabbi Hibshman. concurred with his colleague in emphasizing the need for unreserved co-operation co-operation co-operation (Continued on Pace 3)

Clipped from Altoona Tribune11 Feb 1935, MonPage 1

Altoona Tribune (Altoona, Pennsylvania)11 Feb 1935, MonPage 1
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