Philanthropy for Jews- 27 January 1922
BLAIR COUNTY JEWS WILL GIYE $15,000T0 Campaign For Fund Will Be Launched February 12 Mal H. Neuwahl Heads Local Organization Headquarters To Be In Commerce Building Relief to the suffering Jews of vice chairman. Rabbi M. J. S. Abels, Europe will come from a fund of $14.- Kabbi Sanutel Strauss and 13. Leopold; 000.000 now being raised in the United Han.; s,'at2k. pu"bMcitv committee,' .States and of this fund Blair county !in;i Kl-jvan, assistant Mvor Klcvan; Jews will contribute the sum of ap-1 executive committee. Leopold Schwartz proximately S15.U00 that figure having i T3aiah cae-dine. Sol Un-tt, Morris been set as the' goal towards which Henderson. Jacob Eerm.in. Morris Her-the local rnemlyrs of the faith and man, .Wuhan L. M. l-'incbtrg. Louis their friends will bend their energies Lergman. Jacob Silverman. P.. Conn. in a drive which win begin tcDruary Jacob Festenstein, William Luddeke. 12, ar.d which will cover the period ex- Morris Lenson: women's committee, tending from that date to February 22. jjrs. William Well, Mrs. A. Parish Funds raised during the appeal will ir3, j. Jparr. be added to those now being administer- FIELD SECRETARY HERE ed m relief work in Kuropo by the i The meeting yesterday was addressed Joint Distribution Committee. informallv bv II. L. Lessig, of Pitts- The Pennsylvania appeal gained head-; burg, field secretary for the campaign way when a meeting of prominent Jews in Pennsylvania. Ohio and West Vir-was held in Pittsburg on January 8. -einia. Mr. Lessic exnlained manv de- at which linio a numbt-i of Jews from this city were in attendance. UL.VIK DRIVE FORMED The Blair county drive was formally instituted at a meeting htld this week, and yestenlay the campaign was formally launched with the announcement of the officers and executive committee which will carry the project, to completion. ts i The meeUng was held yesterday in the office of Attorney Isaiah Scheeline. in the Chamber of Comniarce Building at which time the following officers Ibe asked to send in lists of their meni-for Blair county were announced for twre for tho the drive: Chairman, Mal H. Neuwahl; EUROPEAN RELIEF tails of tne campaign Campaign headquarters will lie opened at 31C Commercs building and Hillas Feinberg, who v.a.i named secretary, will be in charge of the office and will have charge of practically all business pertaining to the campaigp as it affects Blair county. Clerks and steno- grapher - will b- employed in the of fice and it is planned to reach every Jew in Blair county for the purpose of securing financial aid in the fampaign. The various Jewish organizations will mittee.