List of Abbreviations
AAJE American Association for commr commissioner
Jewish Education comp composer, composed
acad academy cond conductor
ACLU American Civil Liberties conf conference
Union cong congress, congregation
act active, acting constr construction, constructed
ADL Anti-Defamation League contrib contributor
admin administrative, administra- corr correspondent
adv advisory d died
affil affiliated dem democrat
agr agriculture dept department
agric . . agriculturist, agricultural dir director
Am. Jewish dist district
Com American Jewish Committee div division
AJCongress American Jewish Congress
AJYB AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR econ economic, economist
BOOK ed editor
Am America, American edit edited
amb ambassador editl editorial
apptd appointed edn edition
assoc associate, association, as- e duc education, educator
sociated educl educational
asst assistant Eng English, England
atty attorney estab established
au author exec executive
b born fd fund
bd board fdn foundation
Bib . Bible fdr founder
bibliog bibliography, bibliographer fed federation
Bklyn Brooklyn for foreign
bus business gen general
Can Canada g° v governor, governing
CCAR Central Conference of Ameri- govt government
chmn . chairman Heb Hebrew
CJFWF Council of Jewish Federations hist historical, history
and Welfare Funds hon honorary
CJMCAG Conference on Jewish Mate- hosp . . hospital
rial Claims Against Germany HUC-JIR Hebrew Union College-Jew-
coll collector, collective, college ish Institute of Religion
Colo Colorado Hung Hungarian
comdr commander ILGWU International Ladies' Gar-
comm commission ment Workers' Union
552 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1978
incl including OSE Oeuvre de Secours aux En-
ind independent fants Israelites
instn institution Pal Palestine
instr . instructor phar pharmacist, pharmaceuti-
internat international cal
Ital Italian philan philanthropist
JDA Joint Defense Appeal pres president
JDC American Jewish Joint Distri- prin principal
bution Committee prod producer, production, pro-
JEC Jewish Education Commit- ducing
tee prof professor
JNF Jewish National Fund pseud pseudonym
JPA Joint Palestine Appeal pub publish, publication, pub-
JPS Jewish Publication Society lisher
JTA Jewish Telegraphic Agency
JTS Jewish Theological Seminary rabb rabbinate, rabbinical
of America RCA Rabbinical Council of Amer-
JWB National Jewish Welfare ica
Board reed received
JWV Jewish War Veterans of rel religion, religious
America reorg reorganized
lang language ret retired
LCBC Large City Budgeting Com- Rum Rumania
mittee Russ Russian
leg legal, legislation RZA Religious Zionists of Amer-
lit literature, literary ica
mag magazine SCA Synagogue Council of Amer-
med medical ica
mem member sch school
metrop metropolitan sci scientific
mfr manufacture, manufacturer sec secretary
mng managing sect section
mngr manager sem seminary
ms manuscript soc society
NAACP National Association for the spec special, specialist
Advancement of Colored Peo- subj subject
pie supt superintendent
nat . national
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Orga- techr teacher
nization theol theological
NCC National Council of Churches tr translator, translated
of Christ in U.S.A. trav travel, traveler
NCCJ National Conference of Chris- treas treasurer
tians and Jews
NCRAC National Community Rela- UAHC Union of American Hebrew
tions Advisory Council Congregations
NYANA New York Association for UAR United Arab Republic
New Americans UHS United HIAS Service
N.Y.C. New York City UIA United Israel Appeal
UJA United Jewish Appeal
off office, officer UN . . . United Nations
org organized, organizers UNESCO United Nations Educational,
orgn organization Scientific and Cultural Orga-
ORT Organization for Rehabilita- nization
tion through Training univ university
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS / 553
UNRWA United Nations Relief and WJC World Jewish Congress
Works Agency for Palestine WZO World Zionist Organization
UOJC Union of Orthodox Jewish Yid . Yiddish
Congregations of America YIVO YIVO Institute for Jewish Re-
UPA United Palestine Appeal search
USO United Service Organizations, YMHA Young Men's Hebrew Associ-
yrs . years
vol volume YWHA Young Women's Hebrew As-
v. pres vice-president sociation
west western Zion Zionist
WIZO Women's International Zion- ZOA Zionist Organization of
ist Organization America
Organizations are listed according to functions as follows:
Religious, Educational 563
Community Relations 554
Overseas Aid 561
Social Welfare 580
Social, Mutual Benefit 578
Zionist and Pro-Israel 583
Note also cross-references under these headings:
Professional Associations 590
Women's Organizations 591
Youth and Student
COMMUNITY RELATIONS Pres. Mrs. Arthur Gutman. Applies Jew-
ish values of justice and humanity to the
AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR JUDAISM (1943). Arab-Israel conflict in the Middle East; re-
309 Fifth Ave., Suite 303-6, N.Y.C., jects nationality attachment of Jews, par-
10016. Pres. Clarence L. Coleman, Jr.; Sec. ticularly American Jews, to the State of
Jerome Frankle. Seeks to advance the uni- Israel as self-segregating, inconsistent with
versal principles of a Judaism free of na- American constitutional concepts of indi-
tionalism, and the national, civic, cultural, vidual citizenship and separation of church
and social integration into American insti- and state, and as being a principal obstacle
tutions of Americans of Jewish faith. Brief: to Middle East peace. Report.
Special Interest Report.
AMERICAN JEWISH ALTERNATIVES TO AMERICAN JEWISH COMMITTEE (1906). In-
ZIONISM, INC. (1968). 133 E. 73 St., stitute of Human Relations, 165 E. 56 St.,
N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Elmer Berger; V. N.Y.C., 10022. Pres. Richard Maass;
'Includes national Jewish organizations in existence for at least one year prior to June 30,
1976, based on replies to questionnaires circulated by the editors. Inclusion in this list does
not necessarily imply approval of the organizations by the publishers, nor can they assume
responsibility for the accuracy of the data. An asterisk (*) indicates that no reply was received
and that the information, which includes title of organization, year of founding, and address,
is reprinted from AJYB, 1977 (Vol. 77).
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 555
Exec. V. Pres. Bertram H. Gold. Seeks to and public understanding of Jewish com-
prevent infraction of civil and religious munity center and kindred work. The
rights of Jews in any part of the world; to Kesher; Viewpoints.
advance the cause of human rights for peo-
ple of all races, creeds, and nationalities to ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH COMMUNITY R E -
interpret the position of Israel to the LATIONS WORKERS (1950). 60 Glenwood
American public; and to help American Ave., East Orange, N.J., 07017. Pres.
Jews maintain and enrich their Jewish Meyer Fine; Sec. Harold Adler. Aims to
identity and, at the same time, achieve full stimulate higher standards of professional
integration in American life; includes practice in Jewish community relations;
Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Center for encourages research and training toward
Human Relations, William E. Wiener Oral that end; conducts educational programs
History Library, Leonard and Rose Sperry and seminars; aims to encourage coopera-
International Center for the Resolution of tion between community relations workers
Group Conflict. AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR and those working in other areas of Jewish
BOOK (with Jewish Publication Society of communal service.
America); Commentary; Present Tense;
What's Doing at the Committee. COMMISSION ON SOCIAL ACTION OF R E -
FORM JUDAISM (1953) (under the auspices
AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS (1918). Ste- of the Union of American Hebrew Congre-
phen Wise Congress House, 15 E. 84 St., gations). 838 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10021.
N.Y.C., 10028. Pres. Arthur Hertzberg; Chmn. Alex Ross; Co-Dirs. Albert Vor-
Exec. Dir. Naomi Levine. Works to foster span, Balfour Brickner. Develops materi-
the creative religious and cultural survival als to assist Reform synagogues in setting
of the Jewish people; to help Israel develop up social-action programs relating the
in peace, freedom, and security; to elimi- principles of Judaism to contemporary so-
nate all forms of racial and religious big- cial problems; assists congregations in
otry; to advance civil rights, protect civil studying the moral and religious implica-
liberties, defend religious freedom and tions in social issues such as civil rights,
safeguard the separation of church and civil liberties, church-state relations;
state. Congress Monthly; Judaism. guides congregational social-action com-
mittees. Issues of Conscience; Newsletter.
, WOMEN'S DIVISION OF (1933). Ste-
phen Wise Congress House, 15 E. 84 St., CONFERENCE OF PRESIDENTS OF MAJOR
N.Y.C., 10028. Pres. Leona Chanin; Exec. AMERICAN JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS
Dir. Esther H. Kolatch. Is committed to (1955). 515 Park Ave., N.Y.C., 10022.
achievement of social justice through its Chmn. Alexander M. Schindler; Exec. Dir.
international and domestic programs; Yehuda Hellman. Coordinates the activi-
works for a free and secure Israel, world ties of 32 major American Jewish organiza-
peace, human dignity, and the creative tions on the American scene as they relate
continuity of the Jewish people; supports to American-Israeli affairs, and problems
Louise Waterman Wise Youth Hostel in affecting Jews in other lands. Annual Re-
Jerusalem. port; Middle East Memo.
ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE OF B'NAI CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL OF JEWISH OR-
B'RITH (1913). 315 Lexington Ave., GANIZATIONS-CCJO (1946). 61 Broad-
N.Y.C., 10016. Nat. Chmn. Burton M. Jo- way, N.Y.C., 10006. Hon. Chmn. Rene
seph; Nat. Dir. Benjamin R. Epstein. Seeks Cassin (Alliance Israelite Universelle); Co-
to combat antisemitism and to secure jus- Chmn. Jules Braunschvig (Alliance Israel-
tice and fair treatment for all citizens alike ite Universelle), Harry Batshaw (Canadian
through law, education and community re- Friends of Alliance Israelite Universelle),
lations. ADL Bulletin; Face to Face; Fact Victor Lucas (Anglo-Jewish Association);
Finding Report; Israel Backgrounder; Law V. Chmn. Marcel Franco (American
Notes; Rights. Friends of Alliance Israelite Universelle);
Sec-Gen. Moses Moskowitz. A nongov-
ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH CENTER WORK- ernmental organization in consultative sta-
ERS (1918). 15 E. 26 St., N.Y.C., 10010. tus with the UN, UNESCO, International
Pres. Hans Meyer; Exec. Dir. Debbie Labor Organization, UNICEF, and the
Schwartz. Seeks to enhance and improve Council of Europe; cooperates and con-
the standards, techniques, practices, scope, sults with, advises and renders assistance
556 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
to the Economic and Social Council of the religious intolerance; cooperates with orga-
United Nations on all problems relating to nized labor and other groups in dealing
human rights and economic, social, cul- with human rights issues; sponsors educa-
tural, educational, and related matters per- tional and cultural programs related to val-
taining to Jews. ues and concerns of Jewish labor move-
ment. JLC News.
"COORDINATING BOARD OF JEWISH OR-
GANIZATIONS (1947). 1640 Rhode Island , NATIONAL TRADE UNION COUNCIL
Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., 20036. Co- FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (1956). Atran Center
Chmn. David M. Blumberg (B'nai B'rith), for Jewish Culture, 25 E. 78 St., N.Y.C.,
Lord Fisher of Camden (Board of Deputies 10021. Chmn. Edward Schneider; Exec.
of British Jews), Maurice Porter (South Dir. Betty Kaye Taylor. Works with trade
African Jewish Board of Deputies); Sees. unions on programs and issues affecting
David Thursz (U.S.), Mrs. Ursula Webster labor and the Jewish community.
(U.K.), J.M. Rich (S. Africa). As an orga-
nization in consultative status with the Ec- , WOMEN'S DIVISION OF (1947).
onomic and Social Council of the United Atran Center for Jewish Culture, 25 E. 78
Nations, represents the three constituents St., N.Y.C., 10021. Nat. Chmn. Eleanor
(B'nai B'rith, the Board of Deputies of Schachner. Supports the general activities
British Jews, and the South African Jewish of the Jewish Labor Committee; maintains
Board of Deputies) in the appropriate child-welfare program in Europe and Is-
United Nations bodies for the purpose of rael; participates in educational and cul-
promoting human rights, with special at- tura activities.
tention to combatting persecution or dis-
crimination on grounds of race, religion, or , WORKMEN'S CIRCLE DIVISION OF
origin. (1939). Atran Center for Jewish Culture,
25 E. 78 St., N.Y.C., 10021. Chmn. Harry
COUNCIL OF JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS IN Zegas; Asst. Dir. Vladka Meed. Promotes
CIVIL SERVICE, INC. (1948). 45 E. 33 St., aims of, and raises funds for, the Jewish
N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. Louis Weiser; Sec. Labor Committee among the Workmen's
Robert H. Gottlieb. Supports merit sys- Circle branches; conducts Yiddish educa-
tem; combats discrimination; promotes all tional and cultural activities.
Jewish interest projects; sponsors scholar-
ships; is member of Greater N.Y. Confer- JEWISH WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED
ence on Soviet Jewry, Jewish Labor Com- STATES OF AMERICA (1896). 1712 New
mittee, America-Israel Friendship League. Hampshire Ave., N. W., Washington,
CJO Digest. D.C., 20009. Nat. Comdr. Robert Shor;
Nat. Exec. Dir. Irwin R. Ziff. Seeks the
INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH POLICY PLANNING maintenance of true allegiance to the
AND RESEARCH (see Synagogue Council of United States of America; to combat big-
America, p. 571). otry and to prevent or stop defamation of
Jews; to encourage the doctrine of univer-
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF JEWISH sal liberty, equal rights, and full justice to
COMMUNAL SERVICE (1966). 15 E. 26 St., all men; to cooperate with and support ex-
N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. Charles Zibbell; Sec- isting educational institutions and establish
Gen. Miriam R. Ephraim. Established by new ones; to foster the education of exser-
Jewish communal workers to strengthen vicemen, ex-servicewomen, and members
their understanding of each other's pro- in the ideals and principles of American-
grams and to communicate with colleagues ism. Jewish Veteran.
in order to enrich quality of their work.
Conducts quadrennial international con- : NATIONAL MEMORIAL, INC; NA-
ferences in Jerusalem and periodic regional TIONAL SHRINE TO THE JEWISH WAR
meetings. Proceedings of International DEAD (1958). 1712 New Hampshire Ave.,
Conferences; Newsletter. N.W., Washington, D.C., 20009. Pres.
Meyer J. Abgott; Treas. Sheri Siegel. Ad-
JEWISH LABOR COMMITTEE (1933). Atran ministers shrine in Washington, D.C., a
Center for Jewish Culture, 25 E. 78 St., repository for medals and honors won by
N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Jacob Sheinkman; Jewish men and women for valor from
Exec. Dir. Emanuel Muravchik. Seeks Revolutionary War to present; maintains
to combat antisemitism and racial and Golden Book of names of the war dead.
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 557
NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOVIET Marcy Rosenbaum. Provides a framework
JEWRY (formerly AMERICAN JEWISH for coordination and exchange of programs
CONFERENCE ON SOVIET JEWRY) (1964; and information among national and local
reorg. 1971). 11 W. 42 St., Rm. 1075, Jewish youth organizations to help them
N.Y.C., 10036. Chmn. Eugene Gold; deepen the concern of American Jewish
Exec. Dir. Jerry Goodman. Coordinating youth for world Jewry with special empha-
agency for major national Jewish organi- sis on Soviet and Israeli Jews; repre-
zations and local community groups in sents Jewish youth in the Conference on
the U.S., acting on behalf of Soviet Presidents, National Conference on
Jewry through public education and so- Soviet Jewry, United States Youth Coun-
cial action; stimulates all segments of the cil, etc.
community to maintain an interest in the
problems of Soviet Jews by publishing STUDENT STRUGGLE FOR SOVIET JEWRY,
reports and special pamphlets; sponsor- INC. (1964). 200 W. 72 St., N.Y.C., 10023.
ing special programs and projects, organ- Nat. Dir. Jacob Birnbaum; Nat. Coord.
izing public meetings and forums. News Glenn Richter. Provides information and
Bulletin. action guidance to adult and student or-
ganizations, communities and schools
: SOVIET JEWRY RESEARCH BU- throughout U.S. and Canada; assists indi-
REAU. Organized by NCSJ to monitor vidual Soviet Jews financially and by pub-
compliance by Soviet Union to Trade licity campaigns; helps Russian Jews in the
Act of 1974. Primary task is the ac- U.S.; maintains speakers bureau. Soviet
cumulation, evaluation, and processing Jewry Action Newsletter; S.O.S. Soviet
of information regarding Soviet Jews, es- Jewry.
pecially those who apply for and seek
emigration. WORLD JEWISH CONGRESS (1936); org. in
U.S. 1939). Stephen Wise Congress House,
NATIONAL JEWISH COMMISSION ON LAW 15 E. 84 St., N.Y.C., 10028. Pres. Nahum
AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS (COLPA) (1965). Goldmann; Chmn. Gov. Bd. Philip M.
66 Court St., Bklyn., 11201. Pres. Sidney Klutznick; Chmn. Amer. Sect. Jacob
Kwestel; Sec. Martin B. Cowan. Voluntary Katzman; Chmn. No. Amer. Sect. Edgar
association of attorneys whose purpose is N. Bronfman; Sec. Gen. Gerhart M.
to represent the Orthodox Jewish commu- Reigner (Geneva); Dir. No. Amer. Branch,
nity on legal matters and matters of public Exec. Dir. Amer. Sect. Max Melamet.
affairs. Seeks to intensify bonds of world Jewry
NATIONAL JEWISH COMMUNITY RELA-
with Israel as central force in Jewish life; to
strengthen solidarity among Jews every-
TIONS ADVISORY COUNCIL (1944). 55
where and secure their rights, status, and
West 42 St., N.Y.C., 10036. Chmn. Theo- interests as individuals and communities;
dore R. Mann; Exec. V. Chmn. Albert D. to encourage development of Jewish social,
Chernin; Sec. Raymond Epstein. Consulta- religious, and cultural life throughout the
tive, advisory, and coordinating council of world and coordinate efforts by Jewish
national Jewish organizations and local communities and organizations to cope
Jewish councils that seeks cooperatively with any Jewish problem; to work for
the promotion of equal status and opportu- human rights generally. Represents its affi-
nity for all groups, including Jews, with liated organizations—most representative
full expression of distinctive group values bodies of Jewish communities in more than
and full participation in the general soci- 60 countries and 18 national organizations
ety. Through the processes of the Council, in Amer. section—at UN, OAS,
its constituent organizations seek agree- UNESCO, Council of Europe, ILO, UNI-
ment on policies, strategies, and programs CEF and other governmental, intergovern-
and on best means and techniques for most mental, and international authorities. Pub-
effective utilization of their collective re- lications (including those by Institute of
sources for common ends. Guide to Pro- Jewish Affairs, London): Christian Atti-
gram Planning for Jewish Community Re- tudes on Jews and Judaism; Compendium
lations. of Current Jewish Research; Folk, Velt un
Medinah; Gesher; Jewish Journal of Sociol-
NORTH AMERICAN JEWISH YOUTH COUN- ogy; Patterns of Prejudice; Soviet Jewish
CIL (1965). 515 Park Ave., N.Y.C., 10022. Affairs.
Chmn. Marcy Rosenbaum; V. Chmn.
558 / AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
CULTURAL AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR JEWISH MUSIC
(1974). 251 W. 100 St., N.Y.C., 10025.
AMERICAN ACADEMY FOR JEWISH R E - Pres. Albert Weisser; Sec. Hadassah B.
SEARCH (1920). 3080 Broadway, N.Y.C., Markson. Seeks to raise standards of com-
10027. Pres. Salo W. Baron; Sec. Isaac E. position and performance in Jewish liturgi-
Barzilay. Encourages research by aiding cal and secular music; encourages research
scholars in need and by giving grants for in all areas of Jewish music; publishes
the publication of scholarly works. Pro- scholarly journal; presents programs and
ceedings, American Academy for Jewish sponsors performances of new and rarely
Research. heard works and encourages their record-
ing; commissions new works of Jewish in-
AMERICAN BIBLICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA SOCI- terest. Musica Judaica Journal.
ETY (1930). 24 West Maple Ave., Monsey,
N.Y., 10952. Pres. Leo Jung; Exec. V. ASSOCIATED AMERICAN JEWISH MUSEUMS,
Pres. Bernard Greenbaum; Author-Ed. INC. (1971). 303 LeRoi Road, Pittsburgh,
Menachem M. Kasher. Fosters biblical- Pa., 15208. Pres. Walter Jacob; V. Pres.
talmudical research; sponsors and pub- William Rosenthall; Sec. Robert H. Leh-
lishes Torah Shelemah (the Encyclopedia man; Treas. Jason Z. Edelstein. Maintains
of Biblical Interpretation) and related pub- regional collections of art, historical and
lications; disseminates the teachings and ritual objects, as well as a central catalogue
values of the Bible. Hatkufah Hagdola; of such objects in the collections of Jewish
Noam. museums throughout the U.S.; helps Jew-
ish museums acquire, identify and classify
AMERICAN HISTADRUT CULTURAL EX- objects in their collections; arranges ex-
CHANGE INSTITUTE (1962) 33 E. 67 St., changes of collections, exhibits, and indi-
N.Y.C., 10021. Nat. Chmn. Herbert Le- vidual objects among Jewish museums; en-
vine; Acting Exec. Dir. Nahum Guttman. courages the creation of Jewish art,
Serves as a vehicle for promoting better ceremonial, and ritual objects.
understanding of the efforts to create in
Israel a society based on social justice. Pro- ASSOCIATION FOR THE SOCIOLOGICAL
vides a forum for the joint exploration of STUDY OF JEWRY (1971). Dept. of Sociol-
the urgent social problems of our times by ogy, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, N.Y.,
American and Israeli labor, academic and 11210. Pres. Samuel Z. Klausner; Sec-
community leaders. Publishes pamphlets Treas. Egon Mayer. Arranges academic
and books on various Israeli and Middle sessions among social scientists studying
East topics. Jewry; facilitates communication among
social scientists studying Jewry through
AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY meetings, newsletter, and related materi-
(1892). 2 Thornton Rd., Waltham, Mass., als. Contemporary Jewry: A Journal ofSoci-
02154. Pres. David R. Pokross; Dir. Ber- ological Inquiry.
nard Wax. Collects, catalogues, publishes
and displays material on the history of the ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH LIBRARIES (1966).
Jews in America; serves as an information c/o National Foundation for Jewish Cul-
center for inquiries on American Jewish ture, 408 Chanin Bldg., 122 E. 42 St.,
history; maintains archives of original N.Y.C., 10017. Pres. Margot S. Berman;
source material on American Jewish his- Corr. Sec. Sheri Davis Hoenig. Seeks to
tory; sponsors lectures and exhibitions. promote and improve services and profes-
American Jewish Historical Quarterly; sional standards in Jewish libraries; serves
Newsletter. as a center for the dissemination of Jewish
library information and guidance; pro-
AMERICAN JEWISH PRESS ASSOCIATION motes publication of literature in the field;
(formerly AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF encourages the establishment of Jewish li-
ENGLISH JEWISH NEWSPAPERS) (1943). braries and collections of Judaica and the
611 Olive St., Suite 1541, St. Louis, Mo., choice of Jewish librarianship as a voca-
63101. Pres. Robert A. Cohn. Seeks the tion. AJL Bulletin; Proceedings.
advancement of Jewish journalism, the at-
tainment of highest editorial and business ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH PUBLISHERS
standards for members, and maintenance (1962). 838 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10021.
of a strong Jewish press in the U.S. and Pres. Jacob S. Steinberg; Exec. Sec. Robert
Canada. AJPA Bulletin. Garvey. As a nonprofit group, provides a
N A T I O N A L JEWISH O R G A N I Z A T I O N S / 559
forum for discussion of mutual problems adult division offers instrumental, vocal,
by publishers of books of Jewish interest. and dance classes, music workshop for
teachers, ensemble workshops, and classes
CENTER FOR HOLOCAUST STUDIES, INC. of special interest covering many areas of
(1974). 1605 Ave. J., Bklyn, N.Y., 11230. music-making, dance, and theatre; has
Dir. Yaffa Eliach; Chmn. Adv. Bd. Allen Jewish Music Teacher-Training Institute,
J. Bodner. Collects and preserves docu- a part-time program for professional musi-
ments and memorabilia, oral histories and cians or music majors; sponsors Hebrew
literary works on the Holocaust period for Arts Chamber Players, Hebrew Arts
purpose of documentation and research; Chamber Orchestra, Jewish Young Peo-
arranges lectures and exhibits; maintains ple's concerts in schools. Notes &
speakers bureau and audio-visual depart- Quotes.
HEBREW CULTURE FOUNDATION (1955).
CENTRAL YIDDISH CULTURE ORGANIZA- 515 Park Ave., N.Y.C., 10022. Chmn. Mil-
TION (CYCO), INC. (1938). 25 E. 78 St., ton R. Konvitz; Sec. Abraham P. Gannes.
N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Noah Singman; Sec. Sponsors the introduction of the study of
Jona Gutkowicz. Promotes and publishes Hebrew language and literature in institu-
Yiddish books; distributes books from tions of higher learning in the United
other Yiddish publishing houses through- States.
out the world; publishes annual biblio-
graphical and statistical register of Yiddish HlSTADRUTH IVRITH OF AMERICA (1916;
books, and catalogues of new publications. reorg. 1922). 1841 Broadway, N.Y.C.,
Zukunft. 10023. Pres. Israel Mowshowitz; Exec.
Dir. David Epstein. Emphasizes the pri-
CONFERENCE ON JEWISH SOCIAL STUDIES, macy of Hebrew in Jewish life, culture, and
INC. (formerly CONFERENCE ON JEWISH education; aims to disseminate knowledge
RELATIONS, INC.) (1939). 2929 Broadway, of written and spoken Hebrew in the Dias-
N.Y.C., 10025. Pres. Jeannette M. Baron; pora, thus building a cultural bridge be-
Hon. Pres. Salo W. Baron; V. Pres. Joseph tween State of Israel and Jewish communi-
L. Blau, J. M. Kaplan. Publishes scientific ties through the world. Hadoar;
studies on the Jews in the modern world, Lamishpaha.
dealing with such aspects as antisemitism,
demography, economic stratification, his- JEWISH ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES,
tory, philosophy, and political develop- INC. (1925). c/o Sec'y, 123 Gregory Ave.,
ments. Jewish Social Studies. West Orange, N.J., 07052. Headquarters:
Dropsie University, Philadelphia, Pa.
CONGRESS FOR JEWISH CULTURE, INC. 19132. Pres. Jewish Center, N.Y.C. Leo
(1948). 25 E. 78 St., N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Jung; Pres. Emeritus Dropsie Univ.
Israel Knox; Exec. Dir. Hyman B. Bass. Abraham I. Katsh. Scholarship, contribu-
Seeks to centralize and promote Jewish tions, accomplishments of Jewish in the
culture and cultural activities throughout arts and sciences; recognition by election to
the world, and to unify fund raising for membership and/or fellowship; publishes
these activities. Bulletin fun Kultur Kon- papers delivered at annual convocations.
gres; Zukunft; Leksikonfun der Nayer Yid- Annals.
disher Literature; Pinkos far der Forshung
fun der Yiddisher Literature un Presse; JEWISH BOOK COUNCIL OF JWB (1940). 15
World of Yiddish. E. 26 St., N.Y.C, 10010. Pres. Sidney B.
Hoenig; Dir. Sharon Strassfeld. Promotes
HEBREW ARTS SCHOOL FOR MUSIC AND knowledge of Jewish books through dis-
DANCE (1952). 15 W. 65 St., N.Y.C., semination of booklists, program materi-
10023. Bd. Chmn and Pres. Abraham als; stimulates observance of Jewish Book
Goodman; Dir. Tzipora H. Jochsberger; Month; presents literary awards and li-
Sec. Hon. Benjamin W. Mehlman. Char- brary citations; cooperates with publishers
tered by the Board of Regents, University of Jewish books, and gives advice on gen-
of the State of New York. Provides chil- eral Jewish literature. Jewish Book Annual;
dren with training in instrumental and Books in Review.
vocal skills as well as musicianship, com-
bining instruction in Western music with JEWISH INFORMATION BUREAU, INC.
musical heritage of the Jewish people; (1932). 250 W. 57 St., N.Y.C, 10019.
560 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
Chmn. Judah A. Richards; Sec. Bruce Gruenewald; Sec. Fred Grubel. Engages in
Graeber. Serves as clearing house of infor- historical research, the presentation and
mation for inquiries regarding Jews, Juda- publication of the history of German-
ism, and Jewish affairs; refers inquiries to speaking Jewry, and in the collection of
communal agencies. Index. books, manuscripts and documents in this
field; publishes monographs. LBI Quar-
JEWISH MUSEUM (1904) (under auspices of terly Bulletin; LBI News; LBI Year Book;
Jewish Theological Seminary of America). LBI Library and Archives News.
1109 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10028. Dir. Mrs.
Joy G. Ungerleider; Admin. Henry Korn. MEMORIAL FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CUL-
Main repository in U.S. of Jewish ceremo- TURE, INC. (1964). 15 E. 26 St., N.Y.C.,
nial objects. Collection ranges from Bibli- 10010. Pres. Nahum Goldmann; Exec.
cal archaeology to Italian Judaica to con- Dir. A.J. Sherman. Supports Jewish cul-
temporary silver. Offers changing tural and educational programs all over the
contemporary exhibitions of paintings, world, in cooperation with universities and
sculpture and photography in addition to established scholarly organizations; con-
films, lectures, children's programs, walk- ducts annual scholarship and fellowship
ing tours of Lower East Side. Dedicated to program. Annual Report.
exploring richness and diversity of past
and present Jewish life; publishes cata- NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CUL-
logues of contemporary exhibitions. TURE (1960). 408 Chanin Bldg., 122 E. 42
St., N.Y.C., 10017. Pres. Earl Morse; Exec.
JEWISH MUSIC COUNCIL OF JWB (1944). 15 Dir. Harry I. Barron. Provides consulta-
E. 26 St., N.Y.C., 10010. Chmn. Shalom tion, guidance, and support to Jewish com-
Altman; Dir. Mrs. Irene Heskes. Promotes munities, organizations, educational and
Jewish music activities nationally, annu- other institutions, and individuals for ac-
ally sponsors and promotes the Jewish tivities in the field of Jewish culture;
Music Festival, and encourages participa- awards fellowships and other grants to stu-
tion on a community basis. Jewish Music dents preparing for careers in Jewish schol-
Notes (supplement to JWB Circle) and nu- arship and to established scholars; makes
merous music resource publications for na- awards for creative efforts in Jewish cul-
tional distribution. tural arts and for Jewish programming in
small and intermediate communities; en-
JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY OF AMER- courages teaching of Jewish studies in col-
ICA (1888). 117 S. 17th St., Philadelphia, leges and universities; serves as clearing-
Pa., 19103. Pres. A. Leo Levin; Ed. Maier house of information on American Jewish
Deshell; Exec. V. Pres. Bernard I. Levin- culture; administers Joint Cultural Appeal
son. Publishes and disseminates books of among local Jewish welfare funds in behalf
Jewish interest on history, religion, and lit- of 9 national cultural organizations, and
erature for the purpose of helping to pre- administers Council for Archives and Re-
serve the Jewish heritage and culture. search Libraries in Jewish Studies. Jewish
AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR BOOK (with Cultural News.
American Jewish Committee).
•NATIONAL HEBREW CULTURE COUNCIL
JUDAH L. MAGNES MEMORIAL MUSEUM— (1952). 1776 Broadway, N.Y.C., 10019.
JEWISH MUSEUM OF THE WEST (1962). Pres. Frances K. Thau; Exec. Dir. Judah
2911 Russell St., Berkeley, Calif, 94705. Lapson. Cultivates the study of Hebrew as
Pres. Marvin Weinreb; V. Pres. Alfred a modern language in American public
Fromm; Dir. Seymour Fromer. Serves high schools and colleges, providing guid-
both as museum and library, combining ance to community groups and public edu-
historical and literary materials illustrating cational authorities. Hebrew in Colleges
Jewish life in the Bay Area, the Western and Universities.
States, and around the world; provides ar-
chives of world Jewish history and Jewish RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH IMMI-
art; repository of historical documents in- GRATION, INC. (1971). 570 Seventh Ave.,
tended for scholarly use; changing exhibits, N.Y.C., 10018. Pres. Curt C. Silberman;
facilities open to the general public. Sec. Herbert A. Strauss. Studies and rec-
ords the history of the migration and accul-
LEO BAECK INSTITUTE, INC. (1955). 129 turation of Jewish Nazi persecutees in the
E. 73 St., N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Max various resettlement countries; is in
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 561
process of preparing world-wide biograph- and its panel of consultants. Annual Bul-
ical handbook of outstanding emigres, in letin.
partnership with the Institut fur Zeitges-
chichte, Munich, Germany. OVERSEAS AID
AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR JUDAISM PHILAN-
SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF CZECHOSLO-
VAK JEWS, INC. (1961). 87-08 Santiago THROPIC FUND (1955). 386 Park Ave. S.,
St., Holliswood, N.Y., 11423. Pres. Ludo- 10th fl., N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. Charles J.
vit Sturc; Exec. V. Pres. Lewis Weiner. Tanenbaum; Exec. Dir. Mrs. Anna Wall-
Studies the history of the Czechoslovak ing Matson. Through offices in Austria,
Jews, collects material and disseminates in- France, West Germany, Italy and the
formation through the publication of United States, maintains programs offering
books and pamphlets. The Jews of Czechos- freedom of choice and resettlement assist-
lovakia book series, Vol. I (1968), Vol. II ance in Western Europe and the United
(1971); Vol. Ill in prep. Annual Reports States to Jewish refugees from the Soviet
and Pamphlets. Union, Eastern Europe and Arab coun-
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY MUSEUM (1973). AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE ALLIANCE
2520 Amsterdam Ave., N.Y.C., 10033. ISRAELITE UNIVERSELLE, INC. (1946). 61
Curator Mrs. Dalia Tawil. Dir. of Admin. Broadway, N.Y.C., 10006. Pres. Marcel
Sylvia A. Hershkowitz. Collects, preserves, Franco; Exec. Dir. Saadiah Cherniak.
interprets, and displays ceremonial objects, Helps networks of Jewish schools in
rare books and scrolls, models, paintings, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Alliance Review;
and other works of art expressing the Jew- Revista de la Alliance.
ish religious experience historically, to the
present. AMERICAN JEWISH JOINT DISTRIBUTION
COMMITTEE, INC.—JDC (1914). 60 E. 42
YIDDISHER KULTUR FARBAND—YKUF St., N.Y.C., 10017. Pres. Jack D. Weiler;
(1937). 853 Broadway, Suite 2121, N.Y.C., Exec. V. Pres. Ralph I. Goldman. Organ-
10003. Exec. Sec. Ruth Baharas. Publishes izes and finances rescue, relief, and
a monthly maagazine and books by con- rehabilitation programs for imperiled
temporary and classical Jewish writers; needy Jews overseas; conducts wide range
conducts cultural forums and exhibits of health, welfare, rehabilitation, education
works by contemporary Jewish artists and assistance and aid to cultural and religious
materials of Jewish historical value. Yid- institutions, programs for 430,000 needy
dishe Kultur. Jews in 25 countries overseas. Major areas
of operation are Israel, North Africa, Iran
Yivo INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH RESEARCH, and Europe. Guidelines for Services Needed
INC. (1925). 1048 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., for the Aged; Helping the Blind in Israel;
10028. Chmn. Morris Laub. Engages in JDC Annual Report; JDC in Israel; JDC
Jewish social and humanistic research; Overseas Guide; JDC World.
maintains library and archives of material
pertaining to Jewish life; serves as informa- AMERICAN ORT FEDERATION, INC.—OR-
tion center for organizations, local institu- GANIZATION FOR REHABILITATION
tions, information media, and individual THROUGH TRAINING (1924). 817 Broad-
scholars and laymen; publishes books. Ye- way, N.Y.C., 10003. Pres. Harold Fried-
dies fun Yivo—News of the Yivo; Yidishe man; Exec. Dir. Paul Bernick. Teaches vo-
Shprakh; Yivo Annual of Jewish Social Sci- cational skills in 24 countries around the
ence; Yivo Bleter. world, particularly in Israel, to over 75,000
persons annually, with the largest program
: MAX WEINREICH CENTER FOR AD- of 50,000 trainees in Israel. The teaching
VANCED JEWISH STUDIES (1968). 1048 staff numbers about 3,400. Annual cost of
Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10028. Pres. Nathan program is $51 million. ORT Bulletin;
Reich; Act. Dean Marvin I. Herzog. ORT Yearbook.
Trains scholars in the fields of Eastern
European Jewish life and culture; the : AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN
Holocaust; the mass settlement of Jews in FRIENDS OF ORT (1941). 817 Broadway,
the U.S. and other countries; Yiddish lan- N.Y.C., 10003. Pres. Simon Jaglom;
guage, literature, and folklore through Chmn. Exec. Com. Jacques Zwibak. Pro-
inter-university courses and seminars motes the ORT idea among Americans of
562 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
European extraction; supports the Litton balance of funds received from the German
ORT Auto-Mechanics School in Jerusa- Federal Republic under Luxembourg
lem. agreement for relief to needy Jewish vic-
tims of Nazi persecution and needy non-
: AMERICAN LABOR ORT (1937). 817 Jews who risked their lives to help such
Broadway., N.Y.C., 10003. Chmn. Shelley victims.
Appleton; Exec. Sec. Samuel Milman. Pro-
motes ORT program of vocational training FREELAND LEAGUE FOR JEWISH TERRITO-
among Jews. RIAL COLONIZATION (1935; in U.S. 1938).
: BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL ORT 200 W. 72 St., N.Y.C., 10023. Pres.
(formerly YOUNG MEN'S AND WOMEN'S Nathan Turak; Exec. Sec. Mordkhe
ORT) (1937). 817 Broadway, N.Y.C., Schaechter. Plans colonization in some
10003. Pres. Rose Seidel Kalich; Exec. Sec. sparsely populated territory for those Jews
Helen S. Kreisler. Promotes work of who seek a home and cannot or will not go
American ORT Federation. to Israel; promotes the development and
use of the Yiddish language and culture.
: NATIONAL ORT LEAGUE (1914). Afn Shvel (in Yiddish).
817 Broadway, N.Y.C., 10003. Pres. Bruce
B. Teicholz; Chmn. Exec. Bd. Philip HIAS, INC. (1884; reorg. 1954). 200 Park
Braver; Exec. V. Pres. and Sec. Jack Wein- Ave. S., N.Y.C., 10003. Pres. Carl Glick;
stein. Promotes ORT idea among Jewish Exec. V. Pres. Gaynor I. Jacobson. World-
fraternal landsmanshaften, national and wide Jewish migration agency with offices,
local organizations, congregations; helps to affiliates, committees in United States,
equip ORT installations and Jewish arti- Europe, North Africa, Latin America,
sans abroad, especially in Israel. ORT Bul- Canada, Australia, Israel, New Zealand
letin. and Hong Kong. Assists migrants and re-
fugees from Eastern Europe, the Middle
: WOMEN'S AMERICAN ORT (1927). East, North Africa and Latin America to
1250 Broadway, N.Y.C., 10001. Pres. find new homes in the United States and
Ruth Eisenberg; Exec. V. Pres. Nathan other countries. Responsible for premigra-
Gould. Represents and advances the pro- tion planning, visa documentation, consu-
gram and philosophy of ORT among the lar representation and intervention, trans-
women of the American Jewish commu- portation, reception, initial adjustment and
nity through membership and educational reunion of families; carries on adjustment
activities; supports materially the voca- of status and naturalization programs; pro-
tional training operations of World ORT; vides protective service for aliens and natu-
contributes to the American Jewish com- ralized citizens; works in the United States
munity through participation in its author- through local community agencies for the
ized campaigns and through general edu- integration of immigrants; conducts a
cation to help raise the level of Jewish planned program of resettlement for Jew-
consciousness among American Jewish ish immigrants in Latin America; has
women; through its American Affairs pro- world-wide location service to assist in
gram, cooperates in efforts to improve locating missing friends and relatives; con-
quality of education and vocational train- ducts educational campaigns on oppor-
ing in U.S. Facts and Findings; Highlights; tunities for migration and resettlement,
Insights; The Merchandiser; Women's with particular emphasis on family reun-
American ORT Reporter. ion. F. Y.I.; HIAS Annual Report; HIAS
Bulletin; Statistical Abstract.
A.R.I.F.—ASSOCIATION POUR LE RETA-
BLISSEMENT DES INSTITUTIONS ET
OEUVRES ISRAELITES EN FRANCE, INC. JEWISH RESTITUTION SUCCESSOR ORGANI-
(1944). 119 E. 95 St., N.Y.C., 10028. Pres. ZATION (1948). 15-19 E. 26 St., N.Y.C.,
Baroness Robert de Gunzburg; Sec.-Treas. 10010. Pres. Monroe Goldwater; Sec. Saul
Simon Langer. Helps Jewish religious and Kagan. Acts to discover, claim, receive,
cultural institutions in France. and assist in the recovery of Jewish heirless
or unclaimed property; to utilize such as-
CONFERENCE ON JEWISH MATERIAL sets or to provide for their utilization for
CLAIMS AGAINST GERMANY, INC. (1951). the relief, rehabilitation, and resettle-
15 E. 26 St., N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. Nahum ment of surviving victims of Nazi perse-
Goldmann; Sec. A.J. Sherman. Utilizes cution.
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 563
UNITED JEWISH APPEAL, INC. (1939). 1290 B. Boruch Borchardt. Educates Jewish
Ave. of the Americas, N.Y.C., 10019. Gen. girls to the realization of the historic na-
Chmn. Leonard R. Strelitz; Pres. Frank R. ture of the Jewish people as the people of
Lautenberg; Exec. V. Chmn. Irving Bern- the Torah; to greater devotion to and un-
stein. Channels funds for overseas humani- derstanding of the Torah. Kol Basya; Kol
tarian aid, supporting immigration and set- Bnos.
tlement in Israel, rehabilitation and relief
in 30 nations and refugee assistance in U.S. , WOMEN'S DIVISION—N'SHEI AGU-
through Joint Distribution Committee, DATH ISRAEL OF AMERICA (1940). 5
United Israel Appeal, United HIAS Ser- Beekman St., N.Y.C., 10038. Pres. Mrs.
vice and New York Association for New Esther Bohensky, and Mrs. Josephine
Americans. Reichel. Organizes Jewish women for phil-
anthropic work in the U.S. and Israel and
, WOMEN'S DIVISION OF (1946). 1290 for intense Torah education, seeking to
Ave. of the Americas, N.Y.C., 10019. Pres. train Torah-dominated Jewish mothers.
Mrs. Merrill L. Hassenfeld; Nat. Chmn.
Mrs. Marilyn Brown, Mrs. Peggy Steine; , YOUTH DIVISION—ZEIREI AGU-
Dir. Mrs. Rena Button. Right Now; DATH ISRAEL (1921). 5 Beekman St.,
Women's Division Record. N.Y.C., 10038. Pres. Joseph Ashkenazi;
Exec. Dir, Yaakov Bender. Educates Jew-
WOMEN'S SOCIAL SERVICE FOR ISRAEL, ish youth to the realization of the historic
INC. (1937). 240 W. 98 St., N.Y.C., nature of the Jewish people as the people of
10025. Pres. Rosi Michael; Sec. Dory the Torah and to seek solutions to all the
Gordon. Maintains in Israel apartments problems of the Jewish people in Israel in
for the aged, old age homes, nursing the spirit of the Torah. Haknessiah: The
home, hospital for incurable diseases, Zeirei Forum.
rehabilitation department, department
for bone injuries, soup kitchens. Annual AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JEWISH EDU-
Journal; Newsletter. CATION (1939). 114 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C.,
10011. Pres. Robert H. Arnow; Exec. V.
RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL Pres. Isaac Toubin. Coordinates, pro-
motes, and services Jewish education na-
AGUDAS ISRAEL WORLD ORGANIZATION tionally through 17 constituent national
(1912). 471 West End Ave., N.Y.C., organizations and 47 affiliated Bureaus of
10024. Chmn. Central Com. Am. Sect. Jewish Education; conducts and adminis-
Isaac Lewin; Hon. Sec. Joseph Friedenson. ters exchange program for Israeli teachers;
Represents the interests of Orthodox Jewry sponsors and supports the National Cur-
on the national and international scenes. riculum Research Institute, the National
Board of License, the National Testing Bu-
AGUDATH ISRAEL OF AMERICA, INC. reau, the National Council on Adult Jew-
(1912). 5 Beekman St., N.Y.C., 10038. ish Education, the National Council on
Exec. Pres. Morris Sherer; Gen. Sec. Jo- Jewish Audio-Visual Materials, the Com-
seph Friedenson. Mobilizes Orthodox Jews mission on Teaching About Israel and Jew-
to cope with Jewish problems in the spirit ish Civics; Commission on Jewish Studies
of the Torah; sponsors a broad range of in Public Schools. National Council on
constructive projects in fields of religion, Jewish Camping; engages in statistical and
education, children's welfare, protection of other educational research. Information
Jewish religious rights and social services. and Research Bulletins; Jewish Education
Jewish Observer; Dos Yiddishe Fort. Newsletter; Jewish Education Register and
Directory; Pedagogic Reporter.
, CHILDREN'S DIVISION—PIRCHEI
AGUDATH ISRAEL (1925). 5 Beekman St.,
N.Y.C., 10038. Pres. Gershon Nathan; ASSOCIATION FOR JEWISH STUDIES (1969).
Nat. Dir. Joshua Silbermintz. Educates Widener Library M, Harvard University,
Orthodox Jewish children in the tradi- Cambridge, Mass., 02138. Pres. Marvin
tional Jewish way. Darkeinu; Inter Tal- Fox; Exec. Sec. Charles Berlin. Seeks to
mud Torah Voice; Leaders Guide. promote, maintain, and improve the teach-
ing of Jewish studies in American colleges
, GIRLS' DIVISION—BNOS AGUDATH and universities by sponsoring meetings
ISRAEL (1921). 5 Beekman St., N.Y.C., and conferences, publishing a newsletter
10038. Chairwoman Pessie Gross; Advisor and other scholarly materials, setting
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standards for programs in Jewish studies, BRANDEIS INSTITUTE (1941). 1101 Pepper-
aiding in the placement of teachers, coor- tree Lane, Simi Valley, Calif., 93064.
dinating research and cooperating with Chmn. of Bd. Steve Broidy; Pres. Willard
other scholarly organizations. AJS Review; Chotiner; Dir. Dennis Prager. Maintains
Newsletter. Brandeis Camp Institute (BCI) for college
students as a leadership training institute;
ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH CHAPLAINS OF Camp Alonim for children 8-16, and
THE ARMED FORCES (1946). 15 E. 26 House of the Book Association weekend
St., N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. Charles Reuven institutes for married adults, in an effort to
Seigel; Sec. Joseph L. Weiss. An organi- instill an appreciation of Jewish cultural
zation of former and current chaplains and spiritual heritage and to create a desire
of the armed forces of the U.S. which for active participation in the American
seeks to enhance the religious program Jewish community.
of Jewish chaplains in the armed forces
of the U.S. and in Veterans' Administra- CANTORS ASSEMBLY (1947). 150 Fifth Ave.,
tion hospitals. N.Y.C., 10011. Pres. Michal Hammerman;
Exec. V. Pres. Samuel Rosenbaum. Seeks
ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH SCIEN- to unite all cantors who are adherents to
TISTS (1947). 116 E. 27 St., N.Y.C., 10016. traditional Judaism and who serve as full-
Pres. Herbert Goldstein; Bd. Chmn. Nora time cantors in bona fide congregations; to
Smith. Seeks to contribute to the develop- conserve and promote the musical tradi-
ment of science within the framework of tions of the Jews; to elevate the status of the
Orthodox Jewish tradition; to obtain and cantorial profession. Annual Proceedings;
disseminate information relating to the in- Journal of Synagogue Music.
teraction between the Jewish traditional
way of life and scientific developments—on CENTRAL CONFERENCE OF AMERICAN
both an ideological and practical level; to RABBIS (1889). 790 Madison Ave.,
assist in the solution of problems pertain- N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Rabbi Arthur J. Lely-
ing to Orthodox Jews engaged in scientific veld; Exec. V. Pres. Rabbi Joseph B.
pursuits, teaching science, or studying it. Glaser. Seeks to conserve and promote Ju-
Intercom; Proceedings. daism and to disseminate its teachings in a
liberal spirit. CCAR Journal; CCAR Year-
B'NAI B'RITH HILLEL FOUNDATIONS, INC.
(1923). 1640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W., CENTRAL YESHIVA BETH JOSEPH RABBINI-
Washington, D.C., 20036. Chmn. B'nai CAL SEMINARY (in Europe 1891; in U.S.
B'rith Hillel Com. Seymour Martin Lipset; 1941). 1427 49 St., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11219.
Internat. Dir. Norman E. Frimer. Provides Pres. and Dean Jacob Jofen. Maintains a
a program of cultural, religious, educa- school for the teaching of Orthodox rabbis
tional, social, and counseling content to and teachers, and promoting the cause of
Jewish college and university students on higher Torah learning.
350 campuses in the United States, Aus-
tralia, Canada, England, Israel, the Neth- CLEVELAND COLLEGE OF JEWISH STUDIES
erlands, South Africa, Switzerland, Italy, (1964). 26500 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood,
Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela and Sweden. Ohio, 44122. Pres. Martin Goldstein; Bd.
Clearing House; Campus; Hillel "Little Chmn. Maurice Terkel; Sec. Mrs. Elsa Ko-
Book" series; Inside Hillel. nigsberg. Trains Hebrew- and religious-
school teachers; serves as the department
B'NAI B'RITH YOUTH ORGANIZATION of Hebraic and Judaic studies for Cleve-
(1924). 1640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W., land area colleges and universities; offers
Washington, D.C., 20036. Chmn. Nat. intensive Ulpan and Judaic studies for
B'nai B'rith Youth Com. Mike Teitel- community; serves as Jewish information
baum; Internat. Dir. Sidney Clearfield. To center through its library; grants teachers
help Jewish teenagers achieve self-fulfill- diplomas and degrees of Bachelor of He-
ment and to make a maximum contribu- brew Literature, Bachelor of Judaic Stud-
tion to the Jewish community and their ies, and Master of Hebrew Literature.
country's culture; to help the members ac- Index to Jewish Periodicals.
quire a greater knowledge and add appreci-
ation of Jewish religion and culture. BBYO DROPSIE UNIVERSITY (1907). Broad and
Advisor; Monday Morning; Shofar. York Sts., Philadelphia, Pa., 19132. Acting
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 565
Pres. Leon J. Perelman; Sec. Joseph B. awareness of the Jewish heritage. Hebrew
Saltz. The only nonsectarian and nontheo- College Bulletin.
logical graduate institution in America
completely dedicated to Hebrew, Biblical HEBREW THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE (1921).
and Middle Eastern studies; offers gradu- 7135 N. Carpenter Rd., Skokie, 111., 60076.
ate programs in these areas. Course study Pres. Irving J. Rosenbaum; Exec. Bd.
includes the cultures and languages of Ara- Chmn. Morton A. Blitstein; Secy Joseph
bic, Aramaic, Ugaritic, Akkadian, and an- R. Friedman. A modern orthodox school
cient Egyptian peoples; offers Ph.D. de- to train leaders for modern Jewish commu-
gree. Jewish Quarterly Review. nity on basis of a philosophy that harmo-
nizes ideals of Torah with best values in
, ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF (1925). human culture. Ordains rabbis and syna-
Broad and York Sts., Philadelphia, Pa. gogue leaders, trains Hebrew school prin-
19132. Pres. Israel D. Lemer; Sec.-Treas. cipals, teachers, Hillel directors and youth
Sidney Fish. Fosters the interests of Drop- leaders. The Torch; Yeshiva Parents News;
sie University. Yeshiva Women Bulletin.
GRATZ COLLEGE (1895). 10 St. and Tabor HEBREW UNION COLLEGE—JEWISH INSTI-
Rd., Philadelphia, Pa., 19141. Chmn. Bd. TUTE OF RELIGION of Cincinnati, New
of Overseers Daniel C. Cohen; Pres. Daniel York, Los Angeles, and Jerusalem (1875;
Isaacman; Dean Saul P. Wachs. Prepares 1922; merged 1950; 1954; 1963). 3101 Clif-
teachers for Jewish schools and teachers of ton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio, 45220; 40 W.
Hebrew for public high schools; grants 68 St., N.Y.C., 10023; 3077 University
Master of Hebrew Literature, Bachelor of Mall, Los Angeles, Calif, 90007; 13 King
Hebrew Literature and Bachelor of Arts in David St., Jerusalem, Israel. Pres. Alfred
Jewish Studies degrees; is accredited by the Gottschalk; Bd. of Govs. Chmn. Jules
Middle States Association of Colleges and Backman; Sec. Henry H. Hersch. Prepares
Secondary Schools and the Association of students for rabbinate, cantorate, religious-
Hebrew Colleges; provides studies in school teaching, community service, aca-
Judaica and Hebraica, maintains a Hebrew demic careers; promotes Jewish studies;
high school, two college preparatory de- maintains libraries and a museum; offers
partments for cadet teachers, and a school Ph.D. and D.H.L. degrees in graduate
of observation and practice; provides Jew- school; engages in archaeological excava-
ish studies for adults; community-service tions; publishes scholarly books through
division (central agency for Jewish educa- Hebrew Union College Press. American
tion) coordinates Jewish education in the Jewish Archives; Bibliographica Judaica;
city and provides consultation services to HUC—JIR Catalogue; Hebrew Union Col-
Jewish schools of all leanings. Alumni lege Annual; Studies in Bibliography and
Newspaper; College Bulletin; DCS Bulletin; Booklore.
Gratz Chats; GC Annual of Jewish Studies;
75th Anniversary Volume; Kinnereth;
Telem Yearbook; What's New. , ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF THE
(1889). 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati,
Ohio, 45220. Pres. Jordan Pearlson. Pro-
HEBREW COLLEGE (1921). 43 Hawes St., motes the welfare of the Hebrew Union
Brookline, Mass., 02146. Pres. Eli Grad; College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and
Assoc. Dean Herbert Rosenblum. Provides of its graduates.
intensive programs of study in all areas of
Jewish culture from the high-school : AMERICAN JEWISH ARCHIVES
through college and graduate-school lev- (1947). 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati,
els, also at branches in Hartford, New Ohio, 45220. Dir. Jacob R. Marcus; Assoc.
Haven, Providence, and Springfield; main- Dir. Abraham Peck. Maintained for the
tains ongoing programs with most major preservation and study of American Jewish
local universities; offers the degrees of historical records. American Jewish Ar-
Bachelor and Master of Hebrew Litera- chives.
ture, and Bachelor and Master of Jewish
Education, with teaching certification; AMERICAN JEWISH PERIODICAL
trains men and women to teach, conduct CENTER (1957). 3101 Clifton Ave., Cin-
and supervise Jewish schools; offers ex- cinnati, Ohio, 45220. Dir. Jacob R. Mar-
tensive Ulpan program; offers courses cus; Exec. Dir. Herbert C. Zafren. Main-
designed to deepen the community's tains microfilms of all American Jewish
566 / AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR BOOK, 1978
periodicals, 1823-1925; selected periodi- undergraduate and graduate programs in
cals, since 1925. Jewish Periodicals and Jewish studies; continuing education
Newspapers on Microfilm (1957); First Sup- courses for teachers in Hebrew and Yid-
plement (1960). dish schools; academic and professional
programs in major disciplines of Judaism,
: RHEA HIRSCH SCHOOL OF EDUCA- historic and contemporary, with emphasis
TION (1967). 3077 University Mall, Los on Hebrew language and literature; Yid-
Angeles, Calif., 90007. Pres. Irving J. dish language and literature; Jewish educa-
Rosenbaum. Dean Lewis M. Barth; Dir. tion; history; philosophy, and sociology.
William Cutter. Serves local needs in reli-
gious education in Los Angeles area : GRADUATE DIVISION (1965). Dean
through teacher training, consultation, Meir Ben-Horin. Offers programs leading
laboratory research; offers M.A. program to degree of Doctor of Jewish Literature in
in Jewish and Hebrew education; conducts Hebrew Language and Literature; Jewish
joint programs with University of South- Education, Jewish History, Jewish Philos-
ern California. Newsletter. ophy, Jewish Sociology. Admits men and
women who have bachelor's degree and
: SCHOOL OF EDUCATION (1947). 40 background in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Jew-
W. 68 St., N.Y.C., 10023. Pres. Alfred ish studies. Annual Horace M. Kallen lec-
Gottschalk; Dean Paul M. Steinberg. ture by major Jewish scholars.
Trains and certifies, teachers and princi-
pals for Reform religious schools; offers : HERZLIAH HEBREW TEACHERS IN-
M.A. degree with specialization in reli- STITUTE, INC. (1921). V. Pres. for Aca-
gious education. demic Affairs Meir Ben-Horin. Offers four-
: SCHOOL OF JEWISH COMMUNAL
year college level programs in Hebrew and
SERVICE (1968). 3077 University Mall, Jewish subjects and education; offers na-
Los Angeles, Calif., 90007. Pres. Irving J. tionally recognized He"brew teachers di-
Rosenbaum. Dir. Gerald B. Bubis. Offers ploma; serves American Jewish commu-
certificate and master's graduate studies in nity and all its grouping concerned with
Jewish psychological, sociological, cul- Jewish survival; offers preparatory courses,
tural, historical, and valuation materials to some Yiddish courses required; co-educa-
those employed in Jewish communal ser- tional.
vices, or preparing for such work, regard- : JEWISH TEACHERS SEMINARY AND
less of setting or professional discipline; PEOPLE'S UNIVERSITY, INC. (1918). V.
offers M.S.W. and M.A. in Jewish educa-
tional and communal service through Pres. for Academic Affairs Meir Ben-
HUC and M.A. in conjunction with Uni- Horin. Offers four-year college level pro-
versity of Southern California. grams leading to Yiddish teachers diploma
and Bachelor of Jewish Literature; serves
: SCHOOL OF SACRED MUSIC (1947). American Jewish community and all its
40 W. 68 St., N.Y.C., 10023. Dean Paul M. groupings concerned with Jewish survival;
Steinberg. Trains cantors and music per- offers preparatory courses, some Hebrew
sonnel for congregations; offers B.S.M., courses required; co-educational. College
M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. Sacred Music program toward Bachelor of Jewish Liter-
Press. ature and Yiddish teachers certificate.
Transfer credit for B.A. degree in college
: SKIRBALL MUSEUM (1913; 1972 in of general studies.
Calif). 3077 University Mall, Los Angeles,
Calif., 90007. Dir. Nancy Berman. Col- : Music DIVISION (1964). Performing
lects, preserves, researchers and exhibits Arts Div. Dir. Cantor Marvin Antosofsky.
art and artifacts made by or for Jews, or Offers studies in traditional and contempo-
otherwise associated with Jews and Juda- rary music, religious, Yiddish, secular and
ism. Provides opportunity to faculty and Hebraic; offers certificate and degree pro-
students to do research in thefieldof Jew- grams in Jewish music education and can-
ish art. torial art and artist diploma.
HERZLIAH-JEWISH TEACHERS SEMINARY INDEPENDENT RABBINATE OF AMERICA
(1967). 69 Bank St., N.Y.C., 10014. (1970). 130 W. 42 St., Suite 1305, N.Y.C.,
Pres. Eli Goldstein; V. Pres. for Aca- 10036. Dir. Rabbi Henry Lieberman; Exec.
demic Affairs Meir Ben Horin. Offers Dir. Rabbi Chaim Lieberman. Maintains
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 567
active placement service for the three Philadelphia, Pa.; publishes books through
branches in Judaism; seeks to improve the the Reconstructionist Press; maintains
professional and economic standing of its Reconstructionist Federation (congrega-
members; screens the authenticity of their tions and havurot). Reconstructionist.
ordinations. Monthly Newsletter; Rabbini-
cal Registry and Directory. : RECONSTRUCTIONIST FEDERATION
OF CONGREGATIONS AND FELLOWSHIPS
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HILLEL (1954). 432 Park Ave. S., N.Y.C., 10016.
DIRECTORS (1949). 5715 S. Woodlawn Pres. Leonard Leveton; Exec. Dir. Ira
Ave., Chicago, 111., 60637. Pres. Daniel I. Eisenstein; Assoc. Dir. Ludwig Nadelman.
Leifer; Sec. Richard Marker. Seeks to pro- Committed to the philosophy and program
mote professional relationships, exchanges of the Reconstructionist movement. News-
of experience, develop personnel standards letter.
and qualifications, safeguard integrity of
Hillel profession; represents and advocates : RECONSTRUCTIONIST RABBINICAL
before National Hillel Staff, National Hil- ASSOCIATION (1975). 432 Park Ave. So.,
lel Commission, B'nai B'rith Supreme N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. Rabbi Arnold Rach-
Lodge, Jewish Federations and Welfare lis; Sees Rabbis Lee Friedlander, Mitchell
Funds. Smith. Advances the principles of Recon-
structionist Judaism; provides forum for
JEWISH CHAUTAUQUA SOCIETY, INC. (spon- fellowship and exchange of ideas for
sored by NATIONAL FEDERATION OF Reconstructionist rabbis; cooperates with
TEMPLE BROTHERHOODS) (1893). 838 Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and
Fifth Ave. N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Robert E. Reconstructionist Federation of Congrega-
Katz; Exec. Dir. Av Bonderin. Dissemi- tions and Havurot. RRA Newsletter.
nates authoritative knowledge about Jews
and Judaism; assigns rabbis to lecture at RECONSTRUCTIONIST RABBINICAL
colleges; endows courses in Judaism for COLLEGE (1968). 2308 N. Broad St.,
college credit at universities; donates Jew- Philadelphia, Pa., 19132. Pres. Ira Eisen-
ish reference books to college libraries; stein. Trains rabbis for all areas of Jew-
sends rabbis to serve as counselor-teachers ish communal life: synagogues, academic
at Christian Church summer camps and as and educational positions, Hillel centers,
chaplains at Boy Scout camps; sponsors Federation agencies; requires students to
institutes on Judaism for Christian clergy; pursue outside graduate studies in reli-
produces motion pictures for public service gion and related subjects; confers title of
television and group showings. Brother- rabbi and grants degree of Doctor of He-
hood. brew Letters.
JEWISH MINISTERS CANTORS ASSOCIA- JEWISH TEACHERS ASSOCIATION—MORIM
TION OF AMERICA, INC. (1900). 236 Sec- (1926). 45 E. 33 St., N.Y.C., 10016.
ond Ave., N.Y.C., 10003. Pres. Shaye Pres. Michael Leinwand; Sec. Dorothy
Pinsky; V. Pres. S. Mandel. To further G. Posner. Promotes the religious, social,
and propagate traditional liturgy; place and moral welfare of children; provides a
cantors in synagogues all over U.S. and program of professional, cultural, and
Canada; develop the cantors of the fu- social activities for its members; cooper-
ture. Kol Lakol. ates with other organizations for the pro-
motion of goodwill and understanding.
JEWISH RECONSTRUCTIONIST FOUNDATION JTA Bulletin.
(1940). 432 Park Ave. S., N.Y.C., 10016.
Pres. Ira Eisenstein; Exec. V. Pres. Ludwig JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF A-
Nadelmann; Chmn. of Bd. Benjamin Wm. MERICA (1886; reorg. 1902). 3080 Broad-
Mehlman. Dedicated to the advancement way, N.Y.C., 10027. Chancellor Gerson D.
of Judaism as an evolving religious civiliza- Cohen; Chmn. Bd. of Dir. Sol. M. Lino-
tion, to the upbuilding of Eretz Yisrael as witz. Organized for the perpetuation of the
the spiritual center of the Jewish people, to tenets of the Jewish religion, cultivation of
the furtherance of universal freedom, jus- Hebrew literature, pursuit of biblical and
tice, and peace and the fostering and estab- archaeological research, advancement of
lishment of Reconstructionist foundations Jewish scholarship; maintains a library
and fellowship movements; sponsors with extensive collections of Hebraica and
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Judaica, a department for the training of
568 / AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR BOOK, 1978
rabbis, a pastoral psychiatry center, the authoritative information regarding some
Jewish Museum, and such youth programs of the basic issues now confronting spiritu-
as the Ramah Camps and the Leaders ally-minded men.
Training Fellowship. Conservative Juda-
ism. : MELTON RESEARCH CENTER
(1960). 3080 Broadway, N.Y.C, 10027.
AMERICAN STUDENT CENTER IN Exec. Dir. Elaine Morris. Devises new cur-
JERUSALEM (1962). Neve Schechter, ricula and materials for Jewish education;
Jerusalem, Israel. Dean Shamma Fried- recruits, trains and retrains educators for a
man; Dir. Reuven Hammer. Offers hous- vital program. Melton Newsletter.
ing and courses tofitcurriculum of Semi-
nary students spending a year in Israel. : SCHOCKEN INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH
RESEARCH (1961). 6 Balfour St., Jerusa-
: CANTORS INSTITUTE AND SEMI- lem, Israel. Librarian Yaakov Katzenstein.
NARY COLLEGE OF JEWISH MUSIC (1952). Incorporates Schocken library and its
3080 Broadway, N.Y.C., 10027. Dir. related research institutes in medieval He-
David C. Kogen; Dean Morton Leifman. brew poetry and Jewish mysticism.
Trains cantors, music teachers, and choral Schocken Institute Yearbook (P'raqim).
directors for congregations. Offers pro-
grams leading to degrees of B.S.M., SEMINARY COLLEGE OF JEWISH
M.S.M., and D.S.M., and diploma of Haz- STUDIES-TEACHERS INSTITUTE (1909).
3080 Broadway, N.Y.C, 10027. Dean Ivan
G. Marcus. Offers complete college pro-
: DEPARTMENT OF RADIO AND TEL- gram in Judaica leading to B.H.L. degree;
EVISION (1944). 3080 Broadway, N.Y.C., conducts joint program with Columbia
10027. Exec. Prod. Milton E. Krents. Pro- University, enabling students to receive
duces radio and TV programs expressing B.A. from Columbia and B.H.L. from the
the Jewish tradition in its broadest sense, Seminary, after four years.
with emphasis on the universal human sit-
uation: "Eternal Light," a weekly radio : UNIVERSITY OF JUDAISM (1947).
program; 7 "Eternal Light" TV programs, 6525 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif.,
produced in cooperation with NBC, and 12 90028. Pres. David L. Lieber; V. Pres. Max
"Directions" telecasts with ABC: distrib- Vorspan, David Gordis. West Coast school
utes program scripts and related reading of JTS. Serves as center of undergraduate
lists. and graduate study of Judaica; offers pre-
professional and professional programs in
FANNIE AND MAXWELL ABBEL Jewish education and allied fields, includ-
RESARCH INSTITUTE IN RABBINICS ing a pre-rabbinic program and joint pro-
(1951). 3080 Broadway, N.Y.C., 10027. gram enabling students to receive B.A.
Co-Dirs. Louis Finkelstein, Saul Lieber- from UCLA and B.H.L. from U. of J. after
man. Fosters research in Rabbinics; pre- 4 years, as well as a broad range of adult
pares scientific editions of early Rabbinic education and Jewish activities.
MACHNE ISRAEL, INC. (1940). 770 Eastern
: INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY Parkway, Bklyn., N.Y., 11213. Pres.
IN THE HUMANITIES (1968). 3080 Broad- Menachem M. Schneerson (Lubavitcher
way, N.Y.C., 10027. Dean Ismar Rebbe); Dir., Treas. M.A. Hodakov; Sec.
Schorsch; Chmn. Bd. of Trustees Stanley Nissan Mindel. The Lubavitcher move-
H. Fuld. A graduate program leading to ment's organ dedicated to the social,
M.A. degree in all aspects of Jewish Stud- spiritual, and material welfare of Jews
ies and Ph.D. in Bible, Jewish education, throughout the world.
history, literature, philosophy, or rabbin-
MERKOS L'INYONEI CHINUCH, INC. (THE
CENTRAL ORGANIZATION FOR JEWISH
: INSTITUTE FOR RELIGIOUS AND SO- EDUCATION) (1940). 770 Eastern Park-
CIAL STUDIES (N.Y.C. 1938; Chicago way, Bklyn., N.Y., 11213. Pres. Mena-
1944; Boston 1945). 3080 Broadway chem M. Schneerson (the Lubavitcher
N.Y.C, 10027. Pres. Gerson D. Cohen; Rebbe); Dir., Treas. M.A. Hodakov; Sec.
Dir. Jessica Feingold. Serves as a scholarly Nissan Mindel. The educational arm of the
and scientific fellowship of clergymen Lubavitcher movement. Seeks to promote
and other religious teachers who desire Jewish education among Jews, regardless
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 569
of their background, in the spirit of Torah- 10011. Pres. Leivy Smolar; Exec. Sec. Jack
true Judaism; to establish contact with M. Horden. Fellowship of Jewish educa-
alienated Jewish youth, to stimulate con- tion profession, comprising administrators
cern and active interest in Jewish educa- and supervisors of national and local Jew-
tion on all levels, and to promote religious ish educational institutions and agencies,
observance as a daily experience among all and teachers in Hebrew high schools and
Jews; maintains worldwide network of re- Jewish teachers colleges, of all ideological
gional offices, schools, summer camps and groupings; conducts annual national and
Chabad-Lubavitch Houses; publishes Jew- regional conferences in all areas of Jewish
ish educational literature in numerous lan- education; represents the Jewish education
guages and monthly journal infivelan- profession before the Jewish community;
guages: Conversaciones con la juventud; co-sponsors, with American Association
Conversations avec les jeunes; Schmuessen for Jewish Education, a personnel commit-
mit kinder un yugent; Sihot la No-ar; Talks tee and other projects; cooperates with
and Tales. Jewish Agency department of education
and culture in promoting Hebrew culture
MESIVTA YESHIVA RABBI CHAIM BERLIN and studies; conducts lectureship at He-
RABBINICAL ACADEMY (1905). 1593 brew University. Jewish Education; Shevi-
Coney Island Ave., Bklyn., N.Y., 11230. ley Hahinuch.
Pres. Pincus Iseson; Exec. V. Pres. Rabbi
Bezalel Reifman. Maintains elementary di- •NATIONAL COUNCIL OF BETH JACOB
vision in the Hebrew and English depart- SCHOOLS, INC. (1945). 1415 E. 7 St.,
ments, lower Hebrew division and Mesivta Bklyn, N.Y., 11230. Pres. Israel M. Zaks;
high school, rabbinical academy, and post- Chmn. of Bd. Shimon Newhouse; Sec.
graduate school for advanced studies in David Rosenberg. Operates Orthodox all-
Talmud and other branches of rabbinic day schools from kindergarten through
scholarship; maintains Camp Morris, a high school for girls, a residence high
summer study camp. Igud News Letter; school in Ferndale, N.Y., a national insti-
Kol Torah; Kuntrasim; Merchav; Shofar. tute for master instructors, and a summer
camp for girls. Bais Yaakov Digest; Pnimia
MIRRER YESHIVA CENTRAL INSTITUTE (in Call.
Poland 1817; in U.S. 1947). 1791-5 Ocean
Parkway, Brooklyn, N.Y., 11223. Pres. NATIONAL COUNCIL OF YOUNG ISRAEL
and Dean Rabbi Shrage Moshe Kalmano- (1912). 3 W. 16 St., N.Y.C., 10011. Nat.
witz; Exec. Dir. and Sec. Manfred Han- Pres. Herman Rosenbaum; Exec. V. Pres.
delsman. Maintains rabbinical college, Ephraim H. Sturm. Maintains a program
postgraduate school for Talmudic re- of spiritual, cultural, social and communal
search, accredited high school, and Kollel activity towards the advancement and per-
and Sephardic divisions; dedicated to the petuation of traditional, Torah-true Juda-
dissemination of Torah scholarship in the ism; seeks to instill in American youth an
community and abroad; engages in rescue understanding and appreciation of the eth-
and rehabilitation of scholars overseas. ical and spiritual values of Judaism. Spon-
sors kosher dining clubs and fraternity
NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR FURTHER- houses and an Israel program. Viewpoint;
ANCE OF JEWISH EDUCATION (1951). 824 Hashkofa Series; Massoeah Newspaper.
Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, N.Y., 11213.
Exec. V. Pres. Jacob J. Hecht; Sec. Morris , ARMED FORCES BUREAU (1912). 3
Drucker. Seeks to disseminate the ideals of W. 16 St., N.Y.C., 10011. Dir. Stanley W.
Torah-true education among the youth of Schlessel; Assoc. Dir. David Rinzler. Ad-
America; aids poor, sick and needy in U.S. vises and guides the inductees into the
and Israel; maintains camp for under- armed forces with regard to Sabbath ob-
privileged children; sponsors Hadar HaTo- servance, kashrut, and Orthodox behavior.
rah and Machon Chana seeking to win Guide for the Orthodox Servicemen.
back college youth and others to the fold of
Judaism; maintains schools and dormitory , EMPLOYMENT BUREAU (1912). 3 W.
facilities. Panorama; Passover Handbook; 16 St., N.Y.C., 10011. Exec. V. Pres.
Seder Guide; Spiritual Suicide; Focus. Ephraim H. Sturm; Employment Dir.
Dorothy Stein. Operates an on-the-job
NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR JEWISH EDUCA- training program under federal contract;
TION (1926). 114 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., helps secure employment, particularly for
570 / AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
Sabbath observers; offers vocational guid- V. Pres. Allen Cutler; Corr. Sec. Rachel D.
ance. Viewpoint. Maggal. Seeks to convert non-Jews to Ju-
daism and revert Jews to Judaism; main-
, ERETZ ISRAEL DIVISION (1926). 3 tains College for Jewish Ambassadors for
W. 16 St., N.Y.C., 10011. Chrnn. Marvin the training of Jewish missionaries and the
Luban; Exec. V. Pres. Ephraim H. Sturm. Correspondence Academy of Judaism for
Promotes Young Israel synagogues and instruction on Judaism through the mail.
youth work in synagogues in Israel. Voice of Judaism.
: INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH STUDIES NER ISRAEL RABBINICAL COLLEGE (1933).
(1947). 3 W. 16 St., N.Y.C., 10011. Pres. 400 Mt. Wilson Lane, Baltimore, Md.,
Herman Rosenbaum; Exec. V. Pres. Rabbi 21208. Pres. Rabbi Jacob I. Ruderman, V.
Ephraim H. Sturm. Introduces students to Pres. Rabbi Herman N. Neuberger. Trains
Jewish learning and knowledge; helps form rabbis and educators for Jewish communi-
adult branch schools; aids Young Israel ties in America and worldwide. Offers
synagogues in their adult education pro- Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees
grams. Bulletin. in Talmudic Law as well as Teachers Di-
INTERCOLLEGIATE COUNCIL AND
ploma. College has four divisions: Mechina
YOUNG SINGLE ADULTS (formerly MAS-
High School, Rabbinical College, Teachers
SORAH INTERCOLLEGIATES OF YOUNG Is-
Training Institute, Graduate School and a
RAEL; 1951). 3 W. 16 St., N.Y.C., 10011. branch in Toronto, Canada. Maintains an
Pres. Steve Lustgarten; Dir. Stanley W. active community service division. Ner Is-
Schlessel. Organizes and operates kosher rael Bulletin; Alumni Bulletin; Bito'one
dining clubs on college and university cam- Chanecha Yeshivas Ner Yisroel; Ohr Ha-
puses; provides information and counsel- nair Talmudic Journal; Zacher L 'Avrohom
ling on kashrut observance at college; gives Torah Journal.
college-age youth understanding and ap-
preciation of Judaism and information on OZAR HATORAH, INC. (1946). 411 Fifth
issues important to Jewish community; ar- Ave., N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. Joseph Shalom;
ranges seminars and meetings; publishes Intl. Pres. S.D. Sassoon; V. Pres. Moshe
pamphlets and monographs. Hashkafa; Milstein. Establishes and maintains ele-
Massorah. mentary, secondary and boarding schools,
combining a program of religious and secu-
: YISRAEL HATZAIR (reorg. 1968). 3 lar education for Jewish youth in Morocco,
W. 16 St., N.Y.C., 10011. Pres. Jackie Iran, Syria and France.
Goldstein; Nat. Dir. Arnold Grant. Fos-
ters a program of spiritual, cultural, social, P'EYLIM—AMERICAN YESHIVA STUDENT
and communal activities for the advance- UNION (1951). 3 W. 16 St., N.Y.C., 10011.
ment and perpetuation of traditional Pres. Nisson Alpert; Dir. Avraham
Torah-true Judaism, to instill an under- Hirsch. Aids and sponsors pioneer work by
standing and appreciation of the high ethi- American graduate teachers and rabbis in
cal and spiritual values and to demonstrate new villages and towns in Israel; does reli-
compatibility of ancient faith of Israel with gious, organizational, and educational
good Americanism. work and counseling among new immi-
grant youth; maintains summer camps for
NATIONAL JEWISH HOSPITALITY COMMIT- poor immigrant youth in Israel; belongs to
TEE AND INFORMATION CENTERS worldwide P'eylim movement which has
(1973). 437 Chestnut St., Rm. 426, Phil- groups in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, En-
adelphia, Pa., 19106. Pres. Allen S. gland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzer-
Mailer; Exec. Dir. Steven S. Jacobs. land, France, and Israel; engages in relief
Deals with intermarriage and conversion and educational work among North Afri-
to and from Judaism through dissemina- can immigrants in France and Canada, as-
tion of literature and formation of chap- sisting them to relocate and reestablish a
ters and information centers. Board of strong Jewish community life. P'eylim Re-
over 100 rabbis. Our Choice. porter.
NATIONAL JEWISH INFORMATION SERVICE *RABBINICAL ALLIANCE OF AMERICA
FOR THE PROPAGATION OF JUDAISM, INC. (IGUD HARABONIM) (1944). 156 Fifth
(1960). 5174 W. 8th St., Los Angeles, Ave., Suite 810, N.Y.C., 10010. Pres.
Calif., 90036. Pres. Moshe M. Maggal; 1st Rabbi David B. Hollander. Seeks to
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 571
promulgate the cause of Torah-true Juda- Jewish holidays, folk and choral singing,
ism through an organized rabbinate that is and about Jewish life in America and Is-
consistently Orthodox; seeks to elevate the rael. Kinder Journal (Yiddish).
position of Orthodox rabbis nationally,
and to defend the welfare of Jews the world SOCIETY OF FRIENDS OF THE TOURO SYNA-
over. Also has Beth Din Rabbinical Court. GOGUE, NATIONAL HISTORIC SHRINE,
Perspective. INC. (1948). 85 Touro St., Newport, R.I.,
02840. Pres. Seebert J. Goldowsky; Sec.
RABBINICAL ASSEMBLY (1900). 3080 Broad- Theodore Lewis. Assists in the mainte-
way, N.Y.C., 10027. Pres. Rabbi Stanley S. nance of the Touro Synagogue as a na-
Rabinowitz; Exec. V. Pres. Rabbi Wolfe tional historic site.
Kelman. Seeks to promote Conservative
Judaism, and to foster the spirit of fellow- SPERTUS COLLEGE OF JUDAICA (1925). 618
ship and cooperation among the rabbis and S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, 111., 60605.
other Jewish scholars; cooperates with the Pres. David Weinstein; Bd. Chmn. Donald
Jewish Theological Seminary of America A. Kahan. Educates teachers of Hebraica
and the United Synagogue of America. and Judaica for elementary and secondary
Beineinu; Conservative Judaism; Proceed- Jewish schools; certifies Hebrew teachers
ings of the Rabbinical Assembly. for public and private Illinois schools; pro-
vides Chicago area colleges and universi-
RABBINICAL COLLEGE OF TELSHE, INC. ties with specialized undergraduate and
(1941). 28400 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, graduate programs in Judaica and serves as
Ohio, 44092. Pres. Rabbi Mordecai Gifter; a Department of Judaic Studies to these
Sec. Moshe Helfan. College for higher Jew- colleges and universities; serves as Midwest
ish learning specializing in Talmudic Stud- Jewish information center through its
ies and Rabbinics; maintains a preparatory Asher Library and Maurice Spertus Mu-
academy including secular high school, a seum of Judaica; grants degrees of Master
postgraduate department, a teachers train- of Arts in Jewish Education, Bachelor of
ing school, and a teachers seminary for Arts, and Bachelor of Judaic Studies. Jour-
women. Pri Etz Chaim; Peer Mordechai; nal of Jewish Art.
SYNAGOGUE COUNCIL OF AMERICA (1926).
RABBINICAL COUNCIL OF AMERICA, INC. 432 Park Ave. S., N.Y.C., 10016. Pres.
(1923; reorg. 1936). 220 Park Ave. S., Rabbi Joseph H. Lookstein; Exec. V. Pres.
N.Y.C., 10003. Pres. Walter S. Wurz- Rabbi Henry Siegman. Serves as spokes-
burger; Exec. V. Pres. Israel Klavan. Pro- man for, and coordinates, policies of na-
motes Orthodox Judaism in the commu- tional rabbinical and lay synagogal organi-
nity; supports institutions for study of zations of Conservative, Orthodox, and
Torah; stimulates creation of new tradi- Reform branches of American Judaism.
tional agencies. Hadorom; Record; Sermon SCA Report.
INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH POLICY
RECONSTRUCTIONIST RABBINICAL COL-
PLANNING AND RESEARCH OF (1972).
LEGE (see Jewish Reconstructionist Foun- 1776 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washing-
dation, p. 567)
ton, D.C., 20036. Chmn. Philip M. Klutz-
•RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF RELIGIOUS nick; Acting Dir. George E. Johnson.
JEWRY, INC. (1941; reorg. 1954). 471 West Seeks to strengthen American Jewry by
End Ave., N.Y.C., 10024. Chmn. Salomon conducting and promoting systematic
Goldsmith; Sec. Marcus Levine. Engages study of major issues confronting its future
in research and publishes studies concern- vitality, for which it enlists informed aca-
ing the situation of religious Jewry and its demic and lay people; sponsors research
problems all over the world. and analysis on the subject and dissemi-
nates findings to synagogues and other
SHOLEM ALEICHEM FOLK INSTITUTE, INC. Jewish organizations. Analysis; Back-
(1918). 3301 Bainbridge Ave., Bronx, ground.
N.Y., 10467. Pres. Burt Levey; Sec. Noah
Zingman. Aims to imbue children with TORAH UMESORAH—NATIONAL SOCIETY
Jewish values through teaching Yiddish FOR HEBREW DAY SCHOOLS (1944). 229
language and literature, Hebrew and the Park Ave. S., N.Y.C., 10003. Nat. Pres.
Bible, Jewish history, significance of Samuel C. Feuerstein; Nat. Dir. Joseph
572 / AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR BOOK, 1978
Kaminetsky. Establishes Hebrew day : NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF YE-
schools throughout U.S. and Canada and SHIVA PRINCIPALS (1956). 229 Park Ave.
services them in all areas including place- S., N.Y.C., 10003. Pres. Joel Kramer;
ment and curriculum guidance; conducts Exec. Sec. Rabbi Joshua Fishman; Bd.
teacher training institutes, a special fellow- Chmn. David Mykoff. A professional orga-
ship program, seminars, and workshops nization of primary and secondary yeshiva
for in-service training of teachers; pub- day-school principals which seeks to make
lishes textbooks and supplementary read- yeshiva day-school education more effec-
ing material; conducts education research tive. Hamenahel.
and has established Fryer Fdn. for research
in ethics and character education; super- : NATIONAL YESHIVA TEACHERS
vises federal aid programs for Hebrew day BOARD OF LICENSE (1953). 229 Park Ave.,
schools throughout the U.S. Hamenahel: S., N.Y.C., 10003. Bd. Chmn. Elias
the Jewish Parent; Olomeinu—Our World; Schwartz; Ex. Consult. Zvi H. Shurin. Is-
Tempo; Torah Umesorah Report; Mach- sues licenses to qualified instructors for all
beret Hamenahel. grades of the Hebrew day school and the
general field of Torah education.
: INSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL
SAMUEL A. FRYER EDUCATIONAL
ENRICHMENT (1973). 229 Park Ave. So., RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1966). 229 Park
N.Y.C., 10003. Dir. Bernard Dov Mil- Ave. S., N.Y.C., 10003. Chmn. Bd. of
ians. Provides enriched training and up- Trustees Jack Sable; Dir. Louis Nulman.
graded credentials for administrative, Strengthens the ethics programs of Hebrew
guidance, and classroom personnel of day, afternoon, and Sunday schools, sum-
Hebrew day schools and for Torah-com- mer camps, and Jewish centers through
munity leaders; offers graduate and un- moral sensitivity-training program; pro-
dergraduate programs, in affiliation with vides extensive teacher-training program;
accredited universities which award full publishes monographs, newsletter, and
degrees: M.A. in geriatric counseling, teachers' bulletin. Fryer Foundation News-
early childhood and elementary educa- letter.
tion, applied human relations (adult,
family, alcoholism counseling); M.B.A.
in management; M.S. in special educa- TOURO COLLEGE (1970). 30 W. 44 St.,
tion, reading; B.S. in education; B.A. in N.Y.C., 10036. Pres. Bernard Lander.
liberal arts. Professional Enrichment Chartered by the N.Y. State Board of Re-
News (PEN). gents to operate and maintain nonprofit,
four-year college with liberal arts pro-
grams leading to B.A. and B.S. degrees,
: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HE- with an emphasis on the relevance of the
BREW DAY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS Jewish heritage to the general culture of
(1960). 229 Park Ave. S., N.Y.C., 10003. Western civilization. Annual Bulletin.
Pres. David H. Schwartz; Bd. Chmn.
Rabbi Saul Wolf; Exec. Coord. Bernard UNION OF AMERICAN HEBREW CONGREGA-
Dov Milians. Coordinates the work of the TIONS (1873). 838 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C.,
fiscal directors of Hebrew day schools 10021. Pres. Rabbi Alexander M. Schin-
throughout the country. NAHDSA Re- dler. Serves as the central congregational
body of Reform Judaism in the Western
Hemisphere; serves its approximately 740
: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF H E - affiliated temples and membership with re-
BREW DAY SCHOOL PARENT-TEACHER ligious, educational, cultural, and adminis-
ASSOCIATIONS (1948). 229 Park Ave. S., trative programs. Keeping Posted; Reform
N.Y.C., 10003. Nat. Pres. Mrs. Henry C. Judaism.
Rhein; Exec. Secy. Mrs. Samuel Brand;
Chmn. of Bd. Mrs. Clarence Horwitz. Acts * : AMERICAN CONFERENCE OF CAN-
as a clearinghouse and service agency to TORS OF (1956). 838 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C.,
PTAs of Hebrew day schools; organizes 10021. Pres. Norman Belink; Exec. Dir.
parent education courses and sets up pro- Raymond Smolover. Members receive in-
grams for individual PTAs. Jewish Parent; vestiture and commissioning as cantors at
National Program Notes; PTA Bulletin; ordination-investiture ceremonies at He-
Fundraising With a Flair; PTA With A Pur- brew Union College-Jewish Institute of
pose for the Hebrew Day School. Religion-Sacred School of Music. Through
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 573
Joint Placement Commission, serves con- Progressive Judaism. Notes for Now; Presi-
gregations seeking cantors and music di- dent's Packet.
rectors. Dedicated to creative Judaism,
preserving best of the past, and encourag- : NATIONAL FEDERATION OF TEM-
ing new and vital approaches to religious PLE YOUTH (1939). 838 Fifth Ave.,
ritual, music and ceremonies. N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Philip Jordan; Dir.
Rabbi Stephen Schafer. Seeks to train Re-
: COMMISSION ON SOCIAL ACTION OF form Jewish youth in the values of the syn-
REFORM JUDAISM (see p. 555). agogue and their application to daily life
through service to the community and con-
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEM- gregation; runs department of summer
PLE ADMINISTRATORS OF (1941). 838 camps and national leadership training in-
Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Melvin S. stitutes; arranges overseas academic tours
Harris; Adm. Sec. Harold Press. Fosters and work programs, international student
Reform Judaism; prepares and dissemi- exchange programs, college student pro-
nates administrative information and grams in the U.S. and Israel, including an
procedures to member synagogues of accredited study program in Israel.
UAHC; provides and encourages proper
and adequate training of professional syna- , AND CENTRAL CONFERENCE OF
gogue executives; formulates and esta- AMERICAN RABBIS: COMMISSION ON
blishes professional ideals and standards JEWISH EDUCATION OF (1923). 838 Fifth
for the synagogue executive. NA TA Quar- Ave., N.Y.C., 10021. Chmn. Jacob P.
terly. Rudin; Dir. Rabbi Daniel B. Syme. Devel-
ops curricula and teachers' manuals; con-
: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEM- ducts pilot projects and offers educational
PLE EDUCATORS (1955). 838 Fifth Ave., guidance and consultation at all age levels
N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Raymond Israel; to member congregations and affiliates and
Exec. Sec. Alan D. Bennett. Represents associate bodies. What's Happening.
the temple educator within the general
body of Reform Judaism; fosters the full- , AND CENTRAL CONFERENCE OF
time profession of the temple educator; AMERICAN RABBIS: JOINT COMMISSION
encourages the growth and development ON SYNAGOGUE ADMINISTRATION
of Jewish religious education consistent (1962). 838 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10021.
with the aims of Reform Judaism; stimu- Chmn. Mrs. Lillian Maltzer; Dir. Myron
lates communal interest in and responsi- E. Schoen. Assists congregations in man-
bility for Jewish religious education. agement, finance, building maintenance,
NATE News. design, construction, and art aspects of
synagogues; maintains the Synagogue Ar-
: NATIONAL FEDERATION OF TEM- chitectural Library consisting of photos,
PLE BROTHERHOODS (1923). 838 Fifth slides, and plans of contemporary and
Ave., N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Robert E. Katz; older synagogue buildings. Synagogue Ser-
Exec. Dir. Sylvan Lebow. Helps its mem-
bers to be better Jews through more knowl-
edge of Judaism and increased participa- : CENTRAL CONFERENCE OF AMERI-
tion in temple and brotherhood activities; CAN RABBIS: BOARD OF CERTIFICATION
sponsors the Jewish Chautauqua Society. FOR TEMPLE ADMINISTRATORS (1963).
Brotherhood. 838 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10021. Chmn.
Daniel E. Diamond; Sec. Myron E.
: NATIONAL FEDERATION OF TEM- Schoen. Seeks to establish standards of
PLE SISTERHOODS (1913). 838 Fifth Ave., qualification for temple administrators and
N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Mrs. Irving S. Benja- to further opportunities for their training;
min; Exec. Dir. Eleanor R. Schwartz; conducts examination of candidates and is-
Serves more than 600 sisterhoods of Re- sues certificates of Fellowship. Information
form Judaism; inter-religious understand- Bulletin.
ing and social justice; scholarships and
grants to rabbinic students; Braille and UNION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH CONGREGA-
large type Judaic materials for Jewish TIONS OF AMERICA (1898). 116 E. 27 St.,
blind; projects for Israel, Soviet Jewry and N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. Harold M. Jacobs;
the aging; is women's agency of UAHC Exec. V. Pres. Pinchas Stolper; Dir. David
and cooperates with World Union for Cohen. Serves as the national central
574 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
body of Orthodox synagogues; provides 235 E. Broadway, N.Y.C., 10002. Pres.
educational, religious, and organizational Rabbi Moshe Feinstein; Chmn. Rabbi
guidance to congregations, youth groups, Symcha Elberg, Rabbi Hersh M. Ginsberg.
and men's clubs; represents the Orthodox Seeks to foster and promote Torah-true Ju-
Jewish community in relationship to gov- daism in U.S. and Canada; assists in the
ernmental and civic bodies, and the general establishment and maintenance of yeshivot
Jewish community; conducts the national in the United States; maintains committee
authoritative U Kashruth certification ser- on marriage and divorce and aids individu-
vice. Jewish Action; Jewish Life; Keeping als with marital difficulties; disseminates
Posted; U News Reporter. knowledge of traditional Jewish rites and
practices and publishes regulations on
: NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SYNA- synagogal structure; maintains rabbinical
GOGUE YOUTH (1954). 116 E. 27 St., court for resolving individual and commu-
N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. Morris Goldstein; nal conflicts. Hapardes.
Nat. Dir. Baruch Taub. Serves as central
body for youth groups of traditional con- UNION OF SEPHARDIC CONGREGATIONS,
gregations; provides such national activi- INC. (1929). 8 W. 70 St., N.Y.C., 10023.
ties and services as educational guidance, Pres. The Hahom, Solomon Gaon; Sec. Jo-
Torah study groups, Chavrusa-community seph Tarica; Bd. Chmn. Victor Tarry. Pro-
service, programs consultation, Torah li- motes the religious interests of Sephardic
brary, Torah fund scholarships, Ben Zak- Jews; prepares and distributes Sephardic
kai Honor Society, Friends of NCSY; con- prayer books and provides religious leaders
ducts national and regional events for Sephardic congregations.
including week-long seminars, summer
Torah tours in over 200 communities, Is- UNITED LUBAVITCHER YESHIVOTH (1940).
rael summer seminar for teens and collegi- 841-853 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, N.Y.,
ates, Camp NCSY in Israel for preteens. 11230. Chmn. Exec. Com. S. Gourary.
Divisions include Senior NCSY in 18 re- Supports and organizes Jewish day schools
gions and 465 chapters; Junior NCSY for
pre-teens, CYT-College Youth for Torah; and rabbinical seminaries in the U.S.A.
B'nai Torah Day School and NCSY in Is- and abroad.
real. Keeping posted with NCSY; Advisors'
Newsletter; Mitsvos Ma 'asiyos; Holiday Se-UNITED ORTHODOX SERVICES, INC. (1971).
ries; Jewish Thought Series; Leadership 1311-49 St., Brooklyn, N.Y., 11219. Coor-
Manual Series; Texts for Teen Study. dinator Rabbi Zev Perl; Adm. Dir. Ira Ax-
elrod; Exec. Sec. Mrs. Lillian Deutsch.
Centralized religious administrative um-
: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF OR- brella organization, with 35 affiliates worl-
THODOX SYNAGOGUE ADMINISTRATORS wide; acts as liaison between various reli-
(1964). 116 E. 27 St., N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. gious groups with specialized functions
Harold M. Jacobs. Seeks to utilize the ex- and the Jewish community; initiates pro-
perience and knowledge of the synagogue jects of its own.
administrator in establishing specific pro-
fessional standards and practices for Or-
thodox congregations. UNITED SYNAGOGUE OF AMERICA (1913).
155 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C. 10010. Pres. Simon
: WOMEN'S BRANCH (1923). 84 Fifth Schwartz; Exec. V. Pres. Rabbi Benjamin
Ave., N.Y.C., 10011. Pres. Mrs. Samuel Z. Kreitman. National organization of
A. Turk; Exec. V. Pres. Mrs. Mordecai Conservative Jewish congregations. Main-
A. Stern. Seeks to spread knowledge for tains 12 departments and 20 regional
the understanding and practice of Ortho- offices to assist its affiliated congregations
dox Judaism, and to unite all Orthodox with religious, educational, youth, commu-
women and their synagogal organizations, nity, and administrative programming and
services affiliates with educational and guidance; aims to enhance the cause of
programming materials, leadership and Conservative Judaism, further religious
organizational guidance and has an NGO observance, encourage establishment of
Jewish religious schools; embraces all ele-
representative at UN. Hachodesh; News- ments essentially loyal to traditional Juda-
letter. ism. Program Suggestions; United Syna-
UNION OF ORTHODOX RABBIS OF THE gogue Review; Yearbook Directory and
UNITED STATES AND CANADA (1900). Buyers' Guide.
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 575
, ATID, COLLEGE AGE ORGANIZA- adult Jewish education; prepares and pub-
TION OF (1960). 155 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., lishes pamphlets, study guides, tracts, and
10010. Student Advisory Board. Seeks to texts for use in adult-education programs;
develop a program for strengthening iden- publishes the Jewish Tract series and dis-
tification with Judaism, based on the per- tributes El-Am edition of Talmud. Dis-
sonality development, needs and interests tributes black-and-white and colorfilmsof
of the collegian. A TID Curricula Judaica; "Eternal Light" TV programs on Jewish
ATID Bibliography. ATID Bookmobile subjects, produced by Jewish Theological
Project. Seminary in cooperation with NBC. Bulle-
: COMMISSION ON JEWISH EDUCA-
TION (1930). 155 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., , NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SYNA-
10010. Chmn. Rabbi Joel H. Zaiman; Dir. GOGUE ADMINISTRATORS OF (1948). 3080
Morton Siegel. Promotes higher educa- Broadway, N.Y.C, 10027. Pres. Burton D.
tional standards in Conservative congrega- Shanker. Aids congregations affiliated with
tional schools and Solomon Schechter Day the United Synagogue of America to fur-
Schools and publishes material for the ad- ther aims of Conservative Judaism through
vancement of their educational program. more effective administration; advances
Briefs; Impact; In Your Hands; Our Age; professional standards and promotes new
Your Child. methods in administration; cooperates in
United Synagogue placement services and
, JEWISH EDUCATORS ASSEMBLY OF administrative surveys. The Synagogue Ad-
(1951). 155 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10010. ministrator; NASA Newsletter; NASA Jour-
Pres. Jay Stern; Admin. Herbert L. Tep- nal.
per. Promotes, extends, and strengthens
the program of Jewish education on all lev- : NATIONAL FEDERATION OF JEWISH
els in the community in consonance with MEN'S CLUBS, INC. (1929). 475 Riverside
the philosophy of the Conservative move- Dr., Suite 244, N.Y.C, 10027. Pres.
ment. Annual Yearbook; Quarterly Bulle- Abraham A. Silver; Exec. Dir. David L.
tin; Newsletters. Blumenfeld; Sec. Harvey J. Lauigne. Pro-
motes principles and objectives of Conser-
: JOINT COMMISSION ON SOCIAL AC- vative Judaism by organizing, sponsoring,
TION (1958). 155 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C. and developing men's clubs or brother-
10010. Chmn. Jerry Wagner; Dir. Muriel hoods; supports Leaders Training Fellow-
Bermar. Consists of representatives of ship national youth organization.
United Synagogue of America; Women's
League for Conservative Judaism; Rab- , UNITED SYNAGOGUE YOUTH OF
binical Assembly, and National Federation (1951). 155 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C, 10010.
of Jewish Men's Clubs; reviews public is- Pres. Jeff Siholnberg; Exec. Dir. Paul
sues and cooperates with civic and Jewish Freedman. Seeks to develop a program for
community organizations to achieve social strengthening identification with Judaism,
action goals. Judaism in Social Action. based on the personality development,
needs, and interests of the adolescent. Ach-
, KADIMA OF (formerly PRE-USY; shav; HaMadrich: A Journal of Informal
reorg. 1968). 155 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C, Jewish Education; Tikun Olam.
10010. Dir. Robert J. Leifert. Encourages
positive attitudes and observances in an ac- , WOMEN'S LEAGUE FOR CONSERVA-
tive Jewish life for pre- and early adoles- TIVE JUDAISM (formerly NATIONAL
cence; conducts synagogue-based chapter WOMEN'S LEAGUE) (1918). 48 E. 74 St.,
programs and regional Kadima days and N.Y.C, 10021. Pres. Mrs. M. Milton
weekends. KADIMA; Mitzvah of the Perry. Constitutes parent body of Conserv-
Month; Kadima Kesher; Advisors Aid Se- ative women's groups in U.S., Canada,
ries; Parshat HaShavua; Chagim series. Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Israel; provides
them with programs in religion, education,
, NATIONAL ACADEMY FOR ADULT social action, leadership training, Israel
JEWISH STUDIES OF (1940). 155 Fifth affairs, and community affairs; publishes
Ave., N.Y.C, 10010. Chmn. Bd. of Gov. books of Jewish interest; contributes to
Morris Fond; Dir. Marvin S. Wiener. Pro- support of Jewish Theological Seminary
vides guidance and information on re- and Mathilde Schechter Residence Hall.
sources, courses, and other projects in Women's League Outlook.
576 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
WEST COAST TALMUDICAL SEMINARY (Ye- gained in college studies, and to become a
shiva Ohr Elchonon) (1953). 851 No. force for the dissemination of Torah Juda-
Kings Rd., Los Angeles, Calif., 90069. ism in the Jewish community; initiated
Pres. Abraham Linderman; Dean S. Wass- kiruv programs aimed at drawing into the
erman; Sec. David Bass. Provides facilities established Jewish community alienated
for intensive Torah education as well as and assimilated Jewish students; publishes
Orthodox rabbinical training on the West occasional monographs in Yavneh Studies
Coast; conducts an accredited college pre- Series; conducts summer tours to Israel
paratory high school combined with a full and Western Europe and an Eastern
program of Torah-Talmudic training and a Europe holocaust study tour. Kol Yavneh,
graduate Talmudical division on college Parshat Hashavua Series; Yavneh Shiron,
level. Guide to Jewish Life on the College Cam-
WORLD COUNCIL OF SYNAGOGUES (1957).
155 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. David YESHIVA UNIVERSITY (1886). 500 W. 185
Zucker; Dir. Muriel M. Bermar; Act. St., N.Y.C., 10033. Pres. Norman Lamm;
Exec. Dir. in Israel Rabbi Bernard Segal. Chmn. Bd. of Trustees Max J. Extra; V.
International representative of Conserva- Chmn. Max Stern. The nation's oldest and
tive organizations and congregations largest private university founded under
(Hatenuah Hamasoratit); promotes the Jewish auspices, with a broad range of un-
growth and development of the Conserva- dergraduate, graduate, and professional
tive movement in Israel and throughout schools, a network of affiliates, publica-
the world; supports new congregations and tions, a widespread program of research,
educational institutions overseas; holds bi- community service agencies, and a mu-
ennial international convention; represents seum. Curricula lead to bachelor's mas-
the world Conservative Movement in the ter's, and doctoral degrees. Undergraduate
World Zionist Organization. schools provide general studies curricula
supplemented by courses in Jewish learn-
WORLD UNION FOR PROGRESSIVE JUDAISM, ing; graduate schools prepare for careers in
LTD. (1926). 838 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., medicine, law, mathematics, physics, so-
10021. Pres. David H. Wice; Exec. Dir. cial work, education, psychology, Semitic
Richard G. Hirsch; Sec. Jane Evans; N.A. languages, literatures, and cultures, and
Bd. Dir. Ira S. Youdovin. Promotes and other fields. It has five undergraduate
coordinates efforts of Reform, Liberal, and schools, eight graduate schools, and ten
Progressive congregations throughout the affiliates, with its four main centers located
world; supports new congregations; assigns in Manhattan and the Bronx. Inside Ye-
and employs rabbis overseas; sponsors shiva University; Yeshiva University Report.
seminaries and schools; organizes interna-
tional conferences of Liberal Jews. Interna- Undergraduate schools for men at Main
tional Conference Reports; News and Views; Center: Yeshiva College (Dean Isaac
Shalhevet (Israel); Teshuva (Argentina). Bacon) provides liberal arts and sciences
curricula; grants B.A. degree. Erna Mi-
YAVNE HEBREW THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, chael College of Hebraic Studies (Dean
INC. (1924). 510 Dahill Road, Brooklyn, Jacob M. Rabinowitz) awards Hebraic
N.Y., 11218. Pres. and Exec. Dir. Rabbi Studies and Hebrew Teacher's diplomas,
Nathan Shapiro. School for higher Jewish B.A., and B.S. James Striar School of
learning; trains rabbis and teachers as Jew- General Jewish Studies (Dir. Morris J.
ish leaders for American Jewish communi- Besdin) grants Associate in Arts degree.
ties; maintains branch in Jerusalem for Undergraduate schools for women at
Higher Jewish Education-Machon Mahar- Mid town Center, 245 Lexington Ave.,
shal and for an exchange student program. N.Y.C., 10016: Stern College for Women
Yavne Newsletter. (Dean David Mirsky) offers liberal arts and
sciences curricula supplemented by Jewish
YAVNEH, NATIONAL RELIGIOUS JEWISH studies courses; awards B.A., Jewish Stud-
STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (1960). 156 Fifth ies certificate, Hebrew Teacher's diploma.
Ave., N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. Naomi Terner; Teachers Institute for Women (Dir. Ba-
V. Pres. Robert Adler. Seeks to promote ruch N. Faivelson) trains professionals for
religious Jewish education on the college education and community agency work;
campus, to facilitate full observance of ha- awards Hebrew Teacher's diploma and
lakhic Judaism, to integrate the insights B.S. in Education.
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 577
Sponsors two high schools for boys and Work Forum; Midrashon; Stern College
two for girls (Manhattan and Brooklyn). Alumnae Newsletter; Wurzweiler School of
Auxiliary services include: Stone-Saper- Social Work Alumni Association Newslet-
stein Center for Jewish Education, Sephar- ter; Yeshiva College Alumni Bulletin.
dic Studies Program, Brookdale Founda-
tion Programs for the Aged, Maxwell R. , BELFER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF
Maybaum Institute of Material Sciences SCIENCE (1958). 500 W. 185 St., N.Y.C.,
and Quantum Electronics. 10033. Dean Arthur B. Komar. Offers pro-
grams in mathematics and physics, includ-
, ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF ing college teaching in those areas; con-
MEDICINE (1955). Eastchester Rd. and ducts advanced research projects; confers
Morris Pk. Ave., Bronx, N.Y., 10461. M.A. and Ph.D. degrees
Dean Ephraim Friedman. Prepares physi- , BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO SCHOOL OF
cians and conducts research in the health LAW (1976). 55 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10003.
sciences; awards M.D. degree; includes Sue Dean Monrad G. Paulsen. Prepares stu-
Golding Graduate Division of Medical dents for the professional practice of law or
Sciences (Dir. Jonathan R. Warner), which other activities in which legal training is
grants Ph.D. degree. Einstein College's useful; grants L.L.D. degree.
clinical facilities and affiliates encompass
six Bronx hospitals—including Bronx Mu- , BERNARD REVEL GRADUATE
nicipal Hospital and Montefiore Hospital SCHOOL (1937). 500 W. 185 St., N.Y.C.,
and Medical Center—a wide variety of 10033. Dean Haym Soloveitchik. Offers
community health and special training in- graduate work in Judaic studies and Se-
stitutions, and links to the Edenwald mitic languages, literatures, and cultures;
School of Jewish Child Care Association confers M.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.
and other agencies, through the Rose F.
Kennedy Center for Research in Mental , FERKAUF GRADUATE SCHOOL OF
Retardation and Human Development. HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
AECOM News; AECOM Newsletter. (1957). 55 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10003.
Dean Joseph B. Gittler. Offers programs in
ALUMNI OFFICE, 500 West 185th elementary and secondary education, ad-
Street, N.Y.C., 10033. Dir. Rabbi ministration, reading, psychology Jewish
Abraham Avrech. Seeks to foster a close education, and special education; grants
allegiance of alumni to their alma mater by M.S., M.A., Specialist's Certificate, Doctor
maintaining ties with all alumni and servic- of Education, and Ph.D. degrees.
ing the following associations: Yeshiva , HARRY FISCHEL SCHOOL FOR
College Alumni, Pres. Sam Bloom; Erna HIGHER JEWISH STUDIES (1945). 500 W.
Michael College of Hebraic Studies 185 St., N.Y.C., 10033. Dean Haym Solo-
Alumni; James Striar School of General veitchik. Offers summer graduate work in
Jewish Studies Alumni; Stern College Judaic studies and Semitic languages, liter-
Alumnae, Pres. Mrs. Doina L. Bryskin, atures, and cultures; confers M.S., M.A.,
Mrs. Marga Marx; Teachers Institute for and Ph.D. degrees.
Women Alumnae, Pres. Esther L. Dzia-
dek; Albert Einstein College of Medicine , (affiliate) RABBI ISAAC ELCHANAN
Alumni, Pres. L. Donald Weinstein; Fer- THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (1896). 2540
kauf Graduate School of Humanities and Amsterdam Ave., N.Y.C., 10033. Chmn.
Social Sciences Alumni, Pres. Alvin I. Bd. of Trustees Herbert Tenzer; Dir. Rabbi
Schiff; Wurzweiler School of Social Work Zevulun Charlop. Offers comprehensive
Alumni, Pres. Jules Brotsky; Bernard training in higher Jewish studies; grants
Revel Graduate School—Harry Fischel semikha (ordination) and the degrees of
School Alumni, Pres. Bernard Rosen- Master of Religious Education, Master of
sweig; Rabbinic Alumni Pres. Max N. Hebrew Literature, Doctor of Religious
Schreier; Alumni Council, Chmn. Education, and Doctor of Hebrew Litera-
Abraham S. Guterman, offers guidance to ture; includes Kollel (Institute for Ad-
Pres. and Bd. of Trustees on university's vanced Research in Rabbinics; Dir. Rabbi
academic development and service activi- Hershel Schachter), and auxiliaries: Can-
ties. Alumni Review; AECOM Alumni torial Training Institute (Dir. Macy Nul-
News; Bat Hayyil; Chavrusa; James Striar man): provides professional training of
School Alumni Newsletter; Jewish Social cantors and other musical personnel for
578 / AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
the Jewish Community; awards Associate college-age men with limited Hebrew back-
Cantor's certificate and Cantonal diploma. ground, Yeshiva program for day-school
Sephardic Community Activities Program and yeshivah high-school graduates, and
(Dir. Rabbi Solomon Gaon): serves the Bet Medrash program of Torah scholar-
specific needs of 70 Sephardi synagogues in ship; students encouraged to pursue B.A.
the U.S. and Canada; holds such events as or B.S. degree at college of their choice;
annual Sephardic Cultural Festival; main- completion of YULA program leads to ad-
tains Sephardic Home Study Group pro- ditional degree or diploma.
gram. American Sephardi. Community
Service Division (Dir. Rabbi Morris H. YESHIVATH TORAH VODAATH AND
Finer) makes educational, organizational, MESIVTA RABBINICAL SEMINARY (1918).
programming, consultative, and placement 425 E. 9 St., Brooklyn, N.Y., 11218.
resources available to congregations, Chmn. of Bd. Fred F. Weiss; Sec. Earl H.
schools, organizations, and communities in Spero. Offers Hebrew and secular educa-
the U.S. and Canada, through its youth tion from elementary level through rab-
bureau, department of adult education, lec- binical ordination and post-graduate work;
ture bureau, placement bureau, and rab- maintains a teachers institute and com-
binic alumni. National Commission on munity-service bureau; maintains a dormi-
Torah Education (Dir. Robert S. Hirt); tory and a nonprofit camp program for
Camp Morasha (Dir. Zvi Reich) offers boys. Chronicle; Mesivta Vanguard;
Jewish study program; Educators Council Thought of the Week; Torah Vodaath
of America (Dir. Robert S. Hirt) formu- News.
lates uniform educational standards, pro-
vides guidance to professional staffs, rab- • , ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (1941). 425
bis, lay leaders with regard to curriculum, E. 9 St., Brooklyn, N.Y., 11218. Pres. Mar-
and promotes Jewish education. cus Saffer; Chmn. of Bd. Seymour Plu-
chenik. Promotes social and cultural ties
, SOCIETY OF THE FOUNDERS OF THE
between the alumni and the schools
ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDI-
through fund raising; offers vocational
CINE (1953). 55 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10003. guidance to students; operates Camp
Seeks to further interest and participation Torah Vodaath; and sponsors research fel-
in activities on behalf of Einstein College lowship program for boys. AnnualJournal;
and to develop community understanding Hamesivta Torah Periodical.
of and support for its programs. * , BETH MEDROSH ELYON (ACAD-
EMY OF HIGHER LEARNING AND RE-
, WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION (1928).
55 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10003. Pres. Mrs. SEARCH) (1943). 73 Main St., Monsey,
Stanley Schwartz; Exec. Dir. Mrs. Malkah N.Y., 10952. Pres. Henry Hirsch; Chmn.
Isseroff. Supports Yeshiva University's na- of Bd. Marvin J. Herskowitz. Provides
tional scholarship program for students postgraduate courses and research work in
training in education, community service, higher Jewish studies; offers scholarships
law, medicine, and other professions, and and fellowships. Annual Journal.
its development program. YUWO News SOCIAL, MUTUAL BENEFIT
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF JEWISH FIGHT-
, WURZWEILER SCHOOL OF SOCIAL ERS, CAMP INMATES AND NAZI VICTIMS,
WORK (1957). 55 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., INC. (1971). 315 Lexington Ave., N.Y.C.,
10003. Dean Lloyd Setleis. Offers graduate 10016. Pres. Solomon Zynstein; Sec.
programs in social casework, social group Myron Ziyzider. Seeks to perpetuate mem-
work, community social work; grants Mas- ory of victims of the Holocaust and make
ter of Social Work and Doctor of Social Jewish and non-Jewish youth aware of the
Welfare degrees. Jewish Social Work Holocaust and resistance period. Martyr-
Forum. dom and Resistance.
, (affiliate) YESHIVA UNIVERSITY OF AMERICAN FEDERATION OF JEWS FROM
Los ANGELES (1977). 6505 Wilshire Blvd., CENTRAL EUROPE, INC. (1942). 570 Sev-
Los Angeles, Calif., 90048. Bd. Chmn. enth Ave., N.Y.C., 10018. Pres. Curt C.
Samuel Belzberg; Co-chmn. Roland E. Silberman; Exec. V. Pres. Herbert A.
Arnall; Dean of Admin. Rabbi Marvin Strauss. Seeks to safeguard therightsand
Hier. Offers Jewish studies program for interests of American Jews of Central
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 579
European descent, especially in reference Berkowitz; Exec. V. Pres. Herman Z.
to restitution and indemnification; through Quittman. Fosters principles of American-
its Research Foundation for Jewish Immi- ism, fraternalism, and Zionism; fosters He-
gration sponsors research and publications brew culture; offers life insurance, Blue
on the history of Central European Jewry Cross hospitalization, and other benefits to
and the history of their immigration and its members; sponsors settlements, youth
acculturation in the U.S.; sponsors a social centers, medical clinics, and Bnai Zion
program for needy Nazi victims in the Home for Retardates in Rosh Ha'ayin, Is-
U.S. in cooperation with United Help, rael. Program is dedicated to furtherance
Inc. and other specialized social agencies. of America-Israel friendship. Bnai Zion
Undertakes cultural activities, annual con- Foundation Newsletter; Bnai Zion Voice.
ferences, publication, and lecture pro-
grams. Member, Council of Jews from BRITH ABRAHAM (1887). 853 Broadway,
Germany. N.Y.C., 10003. Grand Master Samuel F.
Schwab. Protects Jewish rights and com-
AMERICAN SEPHARDI FEDERATION (1972). bats antisemitism; supports Israel and
521 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10017. Pres. Li- major Jewish organizations; maintains
liane L. Winn; Exec. Dir. Gary Shaer. foundation in support of Soviet Jewry, aids
Seeks to preserve the Sephardi heritage in Jewish education and Camp Loyaltown for
United States, Israel, and throughout Retarded. Beacon.
world by fostering and supporting religious
and cultural activities of Sephardi congre- BRITH SHOLOM (1905). Adelphia House,
gations, organizations and communities, 1235 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.,
and uniting them in one overall organiza- 19107. Nat. Pres. David E. Molish; Nat.
tion; supports Jewish institutions of higher Exec. Dir. Albert Liss. Fraternal organi-
learning and those for the training of Se- zation devoted to community welfare,
phardi lay and religious leaders to serve protection of rights of Jewish people and
their communities everywhere; assists Se- activities which foster Jewish identity
phardi charitable, cultural, religious and and provide support for Israel; sponsors
educational institutions everywhere; dis- Brith Sholom House for senior citizens
seminates information by the publication, in Philadelphia and Brith Sholom Beit
or assistance in the publication, of books Halochem under construction in Haifa, a
and other literature dealing with Sephardi rehabilitation center for war-wounded.
culture and tradition in the United States. Community Relations Digest; Brith Sho-
Newsletter; Sephardi World. lom News.
AMERICAN VETERANS OF ISRAEL (1949). CENTRAL SEPHARDIC JEWISH COMMUNITY
c/o Samuel E. Alexander, 548 E. Walnut OF AMERICA (1940). 8 W. 70 St., N.Y.C.,
St., Long Beach, N.Y., 11561. Pres. Sidney 10023. Pres. Solomon Altchek; Sec. Isaac
Rabinovich; Sec. Samuel E. Alexander. Molho. Seeks to foster Sephardic culture,
Maintains contact with American and Ca- education and communal institutions.
nadian volunteers who served in Aliyah Sponsors wide range of activities; raises
Bet and/or Israel's War of Independence; funds for Sephardic causes in U.S. and Is-
promotes Israel's welfare; holds memorial rael.
services at grave of Col. David Marcus; is
affiliated with World Mahal. Newsletter. FREE SONS OF ISRAEL (1849). 932 Broad-
way, N.Y.C., 10010. Grand Master Harry
ASSOCIATION OF YUGOSLAV JEWS IN THE Pavony; Grand Sec. Murray Birnback.
UNITED STATES, INC. (1940). 247 W. 99 Promotes fraternalism; supports State of
St., N.Y.C., 10025. Pres. Sal Musafia; Israel, UJA, Soviet Jewry, Israel Bonds,
Sec. Mile Weiss. Assists members and and other Jewish charities; fights antise-
Jews and Jewish organizations in Yugo- mitism; awards scholarships. Local lodges
slavia; cooperates with organization of have own publications.
former Yugoslav Jews in Israel and else-
where, as well as with other Jewish or- INTERNATIONAL JEWISH LABOR BUND (Di-
ganizations. Bulletin. rected by WORLD COORDINATING COM-
MITTEE OF THE BUND) (1897; reorg.
BNAI ZION—THE AMERICAN FRATERNAL 1947). 25 E. 78 St., N.Y.C., 10021. Exec.
ZIONIST ORGANIZATION (1908). 136 E. Sec. Emanuel Scherer. Coordinates activi-
39 St., N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. William ties of the Bund organizations throughout
580 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
the world and represents them in the So- community service; nat. projects: cancer
cialist International; spreads the ideas of service, handicapped children, deaf, blind,
Socialism as formulated by the Jewish etc. Echo.
Labor Bund; publishes pamphlets and
periodicals on world problems, Jewish life, WORKMEN'S CIRCLE (1900). 45 E. 33 St.,
socialist theory and policy, and on the his- N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. Bernard Backer;
tory, activities, and ideology of the Jewish Exec. Dir. William Stern. Provides frater-
Labor Bund. Unzer Tsait (U.S.); Foroys nal benefits and activities, Jewish educa-
(Mexico); Lebns-Fragn (Israel); Unser Ge- tional programs, secularist Yiddish schools
dank (Argentina); Unser Gedank (Aus- for children, community activities, both in
tralia); Unser Shtimme (France); Tsait- Jewish life and on the American scene, co-
Fragn (Uruguay). operation with the labor movement. The
Call; Inner Circle; Kinder Zeitung; Kultur
JEWISH PEACE FELLOWSHIP (1941). Box un Lebn.
271, Nyack, N.Y., 10960. Pres. Naomi
Goodman; Hon. Chmn. Isidor B. Hoff- , DIVISION OF JEWISH LABOR COM-
man. Unites those who believe that Jewish MITTEE (see p. 556).
ideals and experience provide inspiration SOCIAL WELFARE
for a nonviolent philosophy and way of life;
offers draft counseling, especially for con- AMERICAN JEWISH CORRECTIONAL CHAP-
scientious objection based on Jewish "reli- LAINS ASSOCIATION, INC. (formerly NA-
gious training and belief; encourages Jew- TIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH PRISON
ish community to become more CHAPLAINS) (1937). 10 E. 73 St., N.Y.C.,
knowledgeable, concerned, and active in 10021. (Cooperating with the New York
regard to the war/peace problem. JPF Board of Rabbis and Jewish Family Ser-
Newsletter. vice.) Pres. Frederic S. Nathan; Exec. Dir.
Ely Saltzman. Seeks to provide a more ar-
JEWISH SOCIALIST VERBAND OF AMERICA ticulate expression for Jewish chaplains
(1921). 45 E. 33 St., N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. serving the needs of Jewish men and
Morris Bagno; Nat. Sec. Maurice Pe- women in penal and correctional institu-
trushka. Promotes ideals of democratic so- tions, and to make their ministry more
cialism and Yiddish culture; affiliated with effective through exchange of views and
Social Democrats, USA. Der Wecker. active cooperation.
RUMANIAN JEWISH FEDERATION OF AMER- AMERICAN JEWISH SOCIETY FOR SERVICE,
ICA, INC. (1958). Main St., Old Chatham, INC., (1949). 15 E. 26 St., Rm. 1302,
N.Y., 12136. Pres. Charles H. Kremer; N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. E. Kenneth Marx;
Treas. Albert Sigal. Serves as a representa- Exec. Dir. Harry E. Saltzman; Sec. Ely
tive body for Rumanian Jewry throughout Saltzman. Conducts 4 voluntary work ser-
the world and intervenes on their behalf; vice camps each summer to enable young
cooperates with all national Jewish and people to live their faith by serving other
non-Jewish organizations for purpose of people. Newsletter.
aiding Rumanian Jews economically, so-
cially and politically here or abroad; dis- •AMERICAN MEDICAL CENTER AT DENVER
seminates information about Rumanian (formerly Jewish CONSUMPTIVES' RELIEF
Jewish activities. SOCIETY, 1904; merged with EX-
PATIENT'S SANITARIUM, 1966). 6401
SEPHARDIC JEWISH BROTHERHOOD OF West Colfax, Spivak, Colo., 80214. Pres.
AMERICA, INC. (1915). 97-29 64th Rd., Robert A. Silverberg; Exec. V. Pres. Man-
Rego Park, N.Y., 11374. Pres. Bernard fred L. Minzer, Jr. A national hospital for
Ouziel; Sec. Jack Ezratty. Promotes the in- cancer treatment and research, supported
dustrial, social, educational, and religious by private donations from all parts of the
welfare of its members, offers funeral and U.S.; provides treatment free to all in need;
burial benefits, scholarships and aid to offers long-term treatment for advanced
needy. Sephardic Brother. and recurrent cancer, combined with ex-
tensive basic and clinical research. Spon-
UNITED ORDER TRUE SISTERS, INC. (1846). sor's Report.
150 W. 85 St., N.Y.C., 10024. Nat. Pres.
Mrs. Stanley Friedman; Nat. Sec. Mrs. : NATIONAL COUNCIL OF AUXILIA-
Martin Sporn. Philanthropic, fraternal, RIES (1904; reorg. 1936). 6401 W. Colfax,
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 581
Spivak, Colo., 80214. Pres. Mrs. Bess Goff- disadvantaged and the handicapped, and
stein. Provides support for the American public affairs programs. Women's World.
Medical Center program by disseminating
information, fund raising, and acting as ad- YOUTH ORGANIZATION (see p.
missions officers for patients from chapter 564).
cities throughout the country. Bulletin.
CITY OF HOPE—A NATIONAL MEDICAL
BARON DE HIRSCH FUND, INC. (1891). 386 CENTER UNDER JEWISH AUSPICES
Park Ave. S., N.Y.C., 10016. Pres. Robert (1913). 208 W. 8 St., Los Angeles, Calif.,
Simons; Mng. Dir. Theodore Norman. 90014. Pres. M. E. Hersch; Exec. Dir. Ben
Aids Jewish immigrants and their children Horowitz. Admits on completely free, non-
in the U.S., Israel, and elsewhere by giving sectarian basis patients from all parts of the
grants to agencies active in educational and nation suffering from cancer and leukemia,
vocational fields; has limited program for blood, heart, and respiratory ailments, and
scholarships and study tours in U.S. certain maladies of heredity and metabo-
lism including diabetes; makes available its
B'NAI B'RITH (1843). 1640 Rhode Island Consultation Service to doctors and hospi-
Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., 20036. tals throughout the nation, concerning di-
Pres. David M. Blumberg; Exec. V. Pres. agnosis and treatment of their patients; As
Daniel Thursz. International Jewish orga- a unique pilot medical center, seeks to in-
nization, with affiliates in 40 countries. fluence medicine and science everywhere,
Programs involve community relations affecting treatment, research and educa-
and service; international affairs with em- tion in the catastrophic diseases; seeks im-
phasis on Israel and Soviet Jewry; teen and provements in the quality, quantity, econ-
college age youth movements; adult Jewish omy, and efficiency of health care. Many
education; civic and social welfare. The hundreds of original findings have emerged
National Jewish Monthly; Shofar. from its staff who are conducting clinical
and basic research in the catastrophic
_, ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE OF maladies and in lupus erythematosus,
(see p. 555). Huntingdon's disease, genetics and the
neurosciences. Pilot; President's Newsletter;
, CAREER AND COUNSELING SER- City of Hope Quarterly.
VICES (1938). 1640 Rhode Island Ave.,
N.W., Washington, D.C., 20036. Chmn. COUNCIL OF JEWISH FEDERATIONS AND
Irving Rubenstein, Sr.; Nat. Dir. S. Nor- WELFARE FUNDS, INC. (1932). 575 Lex-
man Feingold. Conducts educational and ington Ave., N.Y.C., 10022. Pres. Jerold
occupational research and engages in a C. Hoffberger; Exec. V. Pres. Philip Bern-
broad publications program; provides di- stein. Provides national and regional ser-
rect group and individual guidance ser- vices to more than 215 associated Federa-
vices for youths and adults through profes- tions embracing 800 communities in the
sionally staffed regional offices in many United States and Canada, aiding in fund
population centers. B'nai B'rith Career and health
Counseling Services Newsletter; Catalogue raising, community organization, recruit-
and welfare planning, personnel
of Publications; Counselors Information ment, and public relations. Directory of
Service. Jewish Federations, Welfare Funds and
Community Councils; Directory of Jewish
_. HILLEL FOUNDATIONS, INC. (see p. Health and Welfare Agencies (triennial);
564). Jewish Communal Services: Programs and
: INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF Finances; Yearbook of Jewish Social Ser-
HILLEL DIRECTORS (see p. 567).
, WOMEN (1897). 1640 Rhode Island HOPE CENTER FOR THE RETARDED, INC.
Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., 20036. (1965). 3601 E. 32 Ave., Denver, Colo.,
Pres. Mrs. Louise Kash; Exec. Dir. Fae E. 80205. Bd. Chmn. John Fischer; Exec.
Hoffman. Participates in contemporary Dir. George E. Brantley; Sec. Mrs. Lor-
Jewish life through youth and adult Jewish raine Faulstich. Provides services to
education programs, human rights endeav- developmentally disabled of community:
ors, and community-service activities; sup- preschool training, day training and
ports a variety of services to Israel; con- work activities center, speech and lan-
ducts community service programs for the guage pathology, occupational arts and
582 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
crafts, and recreational therapy, social Jewish caseworkers and related profession-
services. als in Jewish family, children, and health
services. Seeks improvement in personnel
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON JEWISH SO- standards; ways of furthering Jewish conti-
CIAL AND WELFARE SERVICES (1961). 200 nuity and identity; to strengthen Jewish
Park Ave. S., N.Y.C., 10003. (N.Y. liaison family life and individual identity as Jews;
office with UN headquarters.) Chmn. Jack provides forums for professional discus-
Weiler; V. Chmn. William Haber; The Rt. sion at national conference of Jewish com-
Hon. Lord Nathan; Exec. Sec. Leonard munal service and regional meetings; takes
Seidenman; Dep. Exec. Sec. Theodore D. action on social policy issues; provides a
Feder. Provides for exchange of views and vehicle for representation of Jewish case-
information among member agencies on workers and others in various national as-
problems of Jewish social and welfare ser- sociations and activities.
vices, including medical care, old age, wel-
fare, child care, rehabilitation, technical NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH HOMES
assistance, vocational training, agricul- FOR THE AGED (1960). 2525 Centerville
tural, and other resettlement, economic as- Road, Dallas, Texas, 75228. Pres. Sidney
sistance, refugees, migration, integration Friedman; Exec. V. Pres. Herbert Shore.
and related problems, representation of Serves as a national representative of vol-
views to governments and international or- untary Jewish homes for the aged. Con-
ganizations. Members: six national and in- ducts annual meetings, conferences, work-
ternational organizations. shops and institutes. Provides for sharing
information, studies and clearinghouse
JEWISH BRAILLE INSTITUTE OF AMERICA, functions. Directory; Progress Report.
INC. (1931). 110 E. 30 St., N.Y.C., 10016.
Pres. Mrs. David M. Levitt; Exec. Dir. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH VOCA-
Jacob Freid. Seeks to serve the religious TIONAL SERVICES (formerly Jewish Occu-
and cultural needs of the Jewish blind by pational Council) (1940). 114 Fifth Ave.,
publishing prayerbooks in Hebrew and En- N.Y.C., 10011. Pres. Sidney Friedman;
glish braille; provides Yiddish, Hebrew, Exec. V. Pres. Herbert Shore. Acts as coor-
and English records for Jewish blind dinating body for all Jewish agencies hav-
throughout the world who cannot read ing programs in educational vocational
braille; maintaining worldwide free braille guidance, job placement, vocational
lending library. Jewish Braille Review. rehabilitation, skills-training, sheltered
workshops, and occupational research.
JEWISH CONCILIATION BOARD OF AMER- Newsletter; Information bulletins; Confer-
ICA, INC. (1922). 33 W. 60 St., N.Y.C., ence publications.
10023. Pres. Herbert A. Schneider; Dir.
Sarah F. Gillman. Evaluates and attempts THE NATIONAL ASTHMA CENTER (1907).
to resolve conflicts within families, organi- 1999 Julian St., Denver, Colo., 80204.
zations, and businesses to avoid litigation; Bd. Pres. Charles M. Shayer; Exec. V.
offers, without charge, mediation, arbitra- Pres. Dudley Solomon. Administers care
tion, and counseling services by rabbis, at- and treatment to children from the ages
torneys, and social workers; refers cases to of 4-16 suffering from chronic, intracta-
other agencies, where indicated. ble asthma; performs outpatient services
for people of all ages; research and dis-
LEO N. LEVI MEMORIAL NATIONAL AR- semination of information. National
THRITIS HOSPITAL (sponsored by B'nai Asthma Center News.
B'rith) (1914). 300 Prospect Ave., Hot
Springs National Park, Ark., 71901. Pres. NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF JEWISH COM-
Emile L. Grossbart; Adm. D. E. Wagoner. MUNAL SERVICE (1899). 15 E. 26 St.,
Maintains a nonprofit nonsectarian hospi- N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. William Kahn; Exec.
tal for treatment of sufferers from arthritis Dir. Matthew Penn. Serves as forum for all
and related diseases. professional philosophies in community
service, for testing new experiences,
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH FAM- proposing new ideas, and questioning or
ILY, CHILDREN'S AND HEALTH PROFES- reaffirming old concepts. Concerned with
SIONALS (1965). 130 East 59 St., N.Y.C., advancement of professional personnel
10022. Pres. Solomon Brownstein; Sec. practices and standards. Concurrents;
Mrs. Elizabeth Brooks. Brings together Journal of Jewish Communal Service.
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 583
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH PRISON JWB Facts; Public Relations Idea Ex-
CHAPLAINS, INC. (see AMERICAN JEWISH change; JWB Personnel Reporter; Sherut;
CORRECTIONAL CHAPLAINS ASSOCIA- The Jewish Chaplain; Jewish Lay Leader;
TION, INC.). Mail Call; Mrs. G.I.
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN, COMMISSION ON JEWISH CHAP-
INC. (1893). 15 E. 26 St., N.Y.C., 10010. LAINCY (1940). 15 E. 26 St., N.Y.C.,
Nat. Pres. Esther R. Landa; Exec. Dir. 10010. Chmn. Rabbi Eric Friedland; Dir.
Marjorie M. Cohen. Operates programs in Rabbi Joel Balsam, Recruits, endorses, and
education, social and legislative action and serves Jewish military and Veterans Ad-
community service for children and youth, ministration chaplains on behalf of the
the aging, the disadvantaged in Jewish and American Jewish community and the three
general communities; conducts nationwide major rabbinic bodies; trains and assists
study of juvenile justice system as basis for Jewish lay leaders where there are no chap-
legislative reform and community projects; lains, for service to Jewish military person-
promotes education in Israel through nel, their families, and hospitalized veter-
NCJW Research Institute for Innovation ans. Jewish Chaplain; Jewish Lay Leader.
in Education at Hebrew University,
Jerusalem; provides educational materials -, JEWISH BOOK COUNCIL (see p.
to kindergartens. Council Woman; Wash- 559).
ington Newsletter; Children Without Jus- , JEWISH MUSIC COUNCIL (see p.
tice; Manualfor Action; Symposium on Sta-
tus Offenders Proceedings; Windows on Day 560).
Care. WORLD CONFEDERATION OF JEWISH COM-
MUNITY CENTERS (1947). 15 E. 26 St.,
NATIONAL JEWISH COMMITTEE ON SCOUT- N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. Morton L. Mandel;
ING (1926). Boy Scouts of America. North Exec. Dir. Herbert Millman. Serves as a
Brunswick, N.J., 08902. Chmn. Melvin B. council of Jewish community center move-
Neisner; Exec. Dir. Harry Lasker. Seeks to ments in the various countries; promotes
stimulate Boy Scout activity among Jewish communication and cooperation among
boys. Ner Tamid for Boy Scouts and Ex- constituents through periodic world con-
plorers; Scouting in Synagogues and Cen- ferences, exchange visits of lay leaders,
ters. professionals and youths, and sharing of
publications; acts as clearing house for cur-
NATIONAL JEWISH HOSPITAL AND RE- rent information on lay and professional
SEARCH CENTER (1899). 3800 E. Colfax leaders of national organizations; makes
Ave., Denver, Colo., 80206. Pres. Alvin available program information and techni-
Cohen; Exec. V. Pres. Richard N. Blue- cal assistance.
stein. Offers nationwide, nonsectarian care
for adults and children suffering from tu- ZIONIST AND PRO-ISRAEL
berculosis, asthma, emphysema, chronic
bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, and other im- AMERICAN-ISRAEL CULTURAL FOUNDA-
munological and pulmonary disorders. TION, INC. (1939). 4 East 54 St., N.Y.C.,
NJH Report. 10022. Chmn. of Bd. William Mazer, Isaac
Stern; Pres. Bernard Mandelbaum; Chmn.
NATIONAL JEWISH WELFARE BOARD Exec. Com. David Berg. Membership or-
(1917). 15 E. 26 St., N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. ganization supporting Israeli cultural insti-
Daniel Rose; Exec. V. Pres. Arthur Rot- tutions, such as Israel Philharmonic and
man. Major service agency for Jewish Israel Chamber Orchestras, Tel Aviv Mu-
Community Centers and camps serving seum, Rubin Academies, Bat Sheva Dance
more than a million Jews; Government ac- Co.; sponsors cultural exchange between
credited agency for providing services and U.S. and Israel; awards scholarships in all
programs to Jewish military families and arts to young Israelis for study in Israel
hospitalized veterans; promotes Jewish and abroad. Hadashot; Tarbut.
culture through its Book and Music Coun-
cils, JWB lecture bureau, and Jewish edu- AMERICAN COMMITTEE FOR SHAARE
cational, cultural and Israel-related pro- ZEDEK HOSPITAL IN JERUSALEM, INC.
jects. JWB Circle; Jewish Community (1949). 6 E. 46 Street, N.Y.C., 10017. Pres.
Center Program Aids; Jewish Bookland; Leo Jung; Bd. Chmn. Max Stern; Sec.
Jewish Music Notes; Running the Center; Isaac Strahl; Treas. Norbert Strauss.
584 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1978
Raises funds for the various needs of the American Friends Bulletin: News from the
Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem, such as Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Scopus
equipment and medical supplies, nurses Magazine.
training school, research, as well as general
maintenance of present hospital and build- AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE ISRAEL MU-
ing funds for Shaare Zedek Medical Center SEUM (1968). 120 E. 56 St., N.Y.C., 10022.
now under construction. At the Hospital; Pres. Charles M. Diker; Exec. Dir. Leon-
Heartbeat. ard K. Straus. Raises funds for special pro-
jects of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
AMERICAN COMMITTEE FOR THE WEIZ-
AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE JERUSALEM
MANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, INC.
MENTAL HEALTH CENTER—EZRATH
(1944). 515 Park Ave., N.Y.C., 10022. NASHIM INC. (1895). 10 E. 40 St.,
Pres. Stephen L. Stulman; Chmn. of Bd. N.Y.C, 10016. Pres. Joel Finkle; Exec.
Morris L. Levinson; Exec. Dir. Harold Dir. George M. Lewis. Supports the
Hill. Secures support for basic and applied growth, development, and maintenance
scientific research. Onterface; Rehovot. of Jerusalem Mental Health Center-
AMERICAN FRIENDS OF HAIFA UNIVERSITY Ezrath Nashim in Jerusalem, Israel, a
(1969). 60 E. 42 St., N.Y.C. 10017. Pres. 200-bed hospital which is the only non-
Charles J. Bensley; V. Pres.-Sec. Kenneth governmental, nonprofit, voluntary men-
J. Bialkin. Supports the development and tal-health facility in Israel devoted to re-
maintenance of the various programs of search in, training for, and treatment
the University of Haifa, among them the and alleviation of, problems caused by
Arab Jewish center, the Yiddish depart- mental illness. Progress Reports.
ment, Bridging The Gap project, division
of management and hotel management, AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE TEL AVIV UNI-
school of education and the kibbutz move- VERSITY, INC. (1955). 342 Madison Ave.,
ment, and fine arts department; arranges N.Y.C, 10017. Pres. Joseph H. Strelitz; V.
overseas academic student programs for Pres. Yona Ettinger, Malcolm Rosenberg;
American and Canadian students. Newslet- Exec. V. Pres. Zvi Almog. Supports devel-
ter. opment and maintenance of the Tel Aviv
University. Sponsors exchange student
AMERICAN FRIENDS OF RELIGIOUS FREE- programs and exchange professorships in
DOM IN ISRAEL (1963). P.O. Box. 5888, U.S. and Israel. Sentinel; Aleph-Tav.
Washington, D.C., 20014. Exec. Dir. Alex AMERICAN ISRAEL PUBLIC AFFAIRS COM-
Hershaft. Calls for complete religious free- MITTEE (1954). 1341 G. St., N.W., Suite
dom and separation of church and state in 908, Washington, D.C., 20005. Pres. Ed-
Israel; publicizes violations of religious ward Sanders; Exec. Dir. Morris J.
freedom to bring the influence of benevo- Amitay. Registered to lobby on behalf of
lent opinion of the American Jewish com- legislation affecting Israel, Soviet Jewry,
munity to bear on solution of this problem; arms sales to Middle East; represents
assists other groups and individuals work- Americans who believe support for a se-
ing toward these goals. cure Israel is in U.S. interest.
AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE HEBREW UNI- AMERICAN-ISRAELI LIGHTHOUSE, INC.
VERSITY (1925; inc. 1931). 11 E. 69 St., (1928; reorg. 1955). 30 E. 60 St., N.Y.C,
N.Y.C, 10021. Pres. MaxM. Kampelman; 10022. Nat. Pres. Mrs. Leonard F. Dank;
Exec. V. Pres. Seymour Fishman; Chmn. Nat. Sec. Mrs. L.T. Rosenbaum. Provides
of Bd. Julian B. Venezky; Chmn. Exec. education and rehabilitation for the blind
Comm. Henry Sonneborn III. Fosters the and physically handicapped in Israel to
growth, development, and maintenance of effect their social and vocational integra-
the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; col- tion into the seeing community; built and
lects funds and conducts programs of in- maintains Rehabilitation Center for the
formation throughout the United States in- Blind (Migdal Or) in Haifa. Tower.
terpreting the work of the Hebrew
University and its significance; administers AMERICAN JEWISH LEAGUE FOR ISRAEL
American student programs and arranges (1957). 595 Madison Ave., N.Y.C, 10022.
exchange professorships in the United Pres. Hon. Seymour R. Levine; Chmn.
States and Israel. Created, and recruits Exec. Com. Eleazar Lipsky; Chmn. of Bd.
support for, Truman Research Institute. Samuel Rothberg. Seeks to unite all those
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 585
who, notwithstanding differing philoso- AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TECHNION-ISRAEL
phies of Jewish life, are committed to the INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1940)
historical ideals of Zionism; works, inde- 271 Madison Ave., N.Y.C., 10016. Pres.
pendently of class or party, for the welfare Samuel Neaman. Supports the work of the
of Israel as a whole. Not identified with any Technion-Israel Institute of Technology,
political parties in Israel. Bulletin of the Haifa, which trains 9,800 students in 20
American Jewish League for Israel. departments and medical school, and con-
ducts research across a broad spectrum of
AMERICAN MIZRACHI WOMEN (formerly science and technology. ATS Newsletter;
MIZRACHI WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION OF ATS Women's Division Newsletter; Tech-
AMERICA) (1925). 817 Broadway, N.Y.C., nion Magazine; Inside Technion.
1003. Nat. Pres. Mrs. Sarah P. Shane; Sec.
Mrs. Samuel S. Silverstein. Conducts so- AMERICAN ZIONIST FEDERATION (1939;
cial-service, child care, and vocational- reorg. 1949 and 1970). 515 Park Ave.,
educational programs in Israel in an envi- N.Y.C., 10022. Pres. Mrs. Faye Schenk;
ronment of traditional Judaism; promotes Acting Exec. Dir. Mrs. Carmella Carr.
cultural activities for the purpose of dis- Consolidates the efforts of the existing
seminating Zionist ideals and strengthen- Zionist constituency in such areas as public
ing traditional Judaism in America. The and communal affairs, education, youth
American Mizrachi Woman. and aliyah, and invites the affiliation and
participation of like-minded individuals
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS FELLOWSHIP, INC. and organizations in the community-at-
FOR THE ISRAEL MEDICAL ASSOCIA- large. Seeks to conduct a Zionist program
TION (1950). 1622 Beacon St., Brookline, designed to create a greater appreciation of
Mass., 02146. Pres. Joseph Kaufman; Jewish culture within the American Jewish
Sec. Manuel M. Glazier. Aims to help community in furtherance of the continu-
Israel become a major world medical ity of Jewish life and the spiritual centrality
center; secures fellowships for selected of Israel as the Jewish homeland. Com-
Israeli physicians and arranges lecture- posed of 14 National Zionist organizations;
ships in Israel by prominent American 10 Zionist youth movements; individual
physicians; supports Jerusalem Academy members-at-large; corporate affiliates.
of Medicine and financially assists Israel Maintains regional offices in Philadelphia,
Medical Association; contributes medical Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Cleveland,
books, periodicals, instruments, and Detroit, and New York. News & Views.
drugs. APF News.
AMERICAN ZIONIST YOUTH FOUNDATION,
AMERICAN RED MAGEN DAVID FOR IS- INC. (1973). 515 Park Ave., N.Y.C.,
RAEL, INC. (1941). 888 7th Ave., N.Y.C., 10022. Chmn. Bd. of Trustees Andrew N.
10019. Nat. Pres. Joseph Handleman; Nat. Dubester; Exec. Dir. Than D. Alderman.
Chmn. Emanuel Celler; Nat. Exec. V. Sponsors educational programs and ser-
Pres. Benjamin Saxe. An authorized tax vices for American Jewish youth including
exempt organization; the sole support arm tours to Israel, programs of volunteer ser-
in the United States of Magen David vice or study in leading institutions of sci-
Adom in Israel with a national member- ence, scholarship and arts. Also prepares
ship and chapter program. Educates and and provides specialists who present and
involves its members in activities of Magen interpret the Israeli experience for commu-
David Adom, Israel's Red Cross Service; nity centers and federations throughout
raises funds for MDA's emergency medi- the country.
cal services, including collection and distri-
bution of blood and blood products for Is- •. AMERICAN ZIONIST YOUTH COUN-
rael's military and civilian population; CIL (1951). 515 Park Ave., N.Y.C., 10022.
supplies ambulances, bloodmobiles, and Chmn. Heshi Gorewitz. Acts as spokes-
mobile cardiac rescue units serving all hos- man and representative of Zionist youth in
pitals and communities throughout Israel; interpreting Israel to the youth of Amer-
supports MDA's 73 emergency medical ica; represents, coordinates, and imple-
clinics and helps provide training and ments activities of the Zionist youth move-
equipment for volunteer emergency ments in the U.S.: Betar, B'nai Akiva,
paramedical corps. Chapter Highlights; Dror, Hashomer Hatzair, Hamagshimim,
Lifeline. Ichud Habonim, Masado of ZOA.
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•AMERICANS FOR A MUSIC LIBRARY IN IS- information on budget, size, functions, etc.
RAEL (1950). 220 S. State St., Rm. 1208, of traditional educational, welfare, and
Chicago, 111., 60604. Pres. Samuel Barliant; philanthropic institutions in Israel, work-
Exec. V. Pres. Mrs. Samuel Barliant. Pro- ing cooperatively with the Israel govern-
motes and encourages music education in ment and the overseas department of the
Israel through financial and other assist- Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare
ance; supplies all material for nine music Funds, New York; handles and executes
libraries; grants music scholarships in Is- estates, wills and bequests for the tradi-
rael; popularizes Israeli music works in the tional institutions in Israel. Annual Finan-
principal cities of the United States. AMLI cial Reports and Statistics on Affiliates.
HADASSAH, THE WOMEN'S ZIONIST ORGA-
AMPAL—AMERICAN ISRAEL CORPORATION NIZATION OF AMERICA, INC. (1912). 50
(1942). 10 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y.C. W. 58 St., N.Y.C, 10019. Pres. Mrs. Na-
10020. Finances and invests in Israel eco- than Tannenbaum; Exec. Dir. Aline Ka-
nomic enterprises; mobilizes finance and plan. In America helps interpret Israel to
investment capital in the U.S. through sale the American people; provides basic Jew-
of own debenture issues and utilization of ish education as a background for intelli-
bank credit lines. Annual Report; Prospec- gent and creative Jewish living in America;
tuses. sponsors Hashachar, largest Zionist youth
movement in U.S., which has four divi-
BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY IN ISRAEL (1955). sions; Young Judaea, Intermediate Judaea,
641 Lexington Ave., N.Y.C, 10022. Chan- Senior Judaea, and Hamagshimim; oper-
cellor Joseph H. Lookstein; Chmn. Bd. of ates eight Zionist youth camps in this
Trustees Phillip Stollman; Chmn. Amer. country; supports summer and all-year-
Bd. of Overseers Mrs. Jerome L. Stern. A courses in Israel. Maintains in Israel
liberal arts and sciences institution, located Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical
in Ramat-Gan, Israel, and chartered by Center for healing, teaching, and research;
Board of Regents of State of New York. Hadassah Community College, Seligs-
Bar-Ilan News; Academic Research; Philo- berg/Brandeis Comprehensive High
sophia. School, Hadassah Vocational Guidance
Institute. Is largest organizational con-
BRIT TRUMPELDOR BETAR OF AMERICA, tributor to Youth Aliyah and to Jewish
INC. (1935). 55 W. 42 St., N.Y.C, 10036. National Fund for land purchase and rec-
Pres. Fred Pierce; V. Pres. Larry Chariton. lamation. Hadassah Headlines; Hadassah
Teaches Jewish youth love of the Jewish Magazine.
people and prepares them for aliyah; em-
phasizes learning Hebrew; keeps its mem- , HASHACHAR (formerly YOUNG
bers ready for mobilization in times of cri- JUDEA and JUNIOR HADASSAH; (org.
sis, self-respect; seeks to aid and protect 1909, reorg. 1967). 817 Broadway, N.Y.C,
Jewish communities everywhere. Herut. 10003. Nat. Pres. of Senior Judaea (high
school level) Marilyn Feit; Nat. Coordina-
DROR—YOUNG ZIONIST ORGANIZATION, tor of Hamagshmimim (college level)
INC. (1948). 215 Park Ave. S., N.Y.C, David Lehrer; Nat. Dir. Irv Widaen. Seeks
10003 Pres. Robby Regev; V. Pres. Hagai to educate Jewish youth from the ages of
Aizenberg; Sec. Mark Cohen. Fosters 10-25 toward Jewish and Zionist values,
Zionist program for youth with emphasis active commitment to and participation in
on aliyah to the Kibbutz Ha'meuchad; the American and Israeli Jewish communi-
stresses Jewish and labor education; main- ties, with aliyah as a prime goal; maintains
tains leadership seminar and work-study summer camps and summer and year pro-
programs in Israel, summer camps in the grams in Israel. Hamagshimim Journal;
U.S. and Canada. Sponsors two garinim in Kol Hat'una; The Young Judaean.
Israel. Alon Dror; Igeret Dror.
HASHOMER HATZAIR, INC. 150 Fifth Ave.,
FEDERATED COUNCIL OF ISRAEL INSTITU- Suite 700, N.Y.C, 10011.
TIONS—FCII (1940). 38 Park Row,
N.Y.C, 10038. Chmn. Bd. Z. Shapiro; AMERICANS FOR PROGRESSIVE IS-
Exec. V. Pres. Julius Novack. Central RAEL (1951). Nat. Chmn. Bernard Har-
fund-raising organization for 104 affiliated kavy; Exec. Dir. Linda Rubin. Affiliated
institutions; is a clearing house for with Kibbutz Artzi. Believes Zionism is
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 587
the National Liberation Movement of the modern Israel, and Jewish social research
Jewish people; educates members towards with particular consideration of history
an understanding of their Jewishness and and impact of Zionism. Herzl Institute Bul-
progressive values; dignity of labor, social letin.
justice, and the brotherhood of nations.
Background Bulletin; For Your Informa- : HERZL PRESS. Chmn. Kalman Sul-
tion; Israel Horizons. tanik. Publishes books and pamphlets on
Israel, Zionism, and general Jewish sub-
: SOCIALIST ZIONIST YOUTH MOVE- jects.
MENT (1923). Nat. Sec. Yonit Brownstein;
Dir. Etai Pedan. Seeks to imbue Jewish ICHUD HABONIM LABOR ZIONIST YOUTH
youth with a Jewish national awareness (1935). 575 Sixth Ave., N.Y.C., 10011. Sec.
and socialist-Zionist values in centers and Gen. Heshi Gorewitz. Fosters identifica-
camps run by, and for, youth; organizes tion with pioneering in Israel; stimulates
oldest leadership in settlement groups for study of Jewish life, history, and culture;
aliyah and settlement in kibbutzim of Kib- sponsors community action projects and
butz Federation Artzi. Youth and Nation; seven summer camps in the North Amer-
Young Guard; Niv Haboger; Hayasad; ica, programs in Israel, Garinet Aliyah to
Layidiatcha. Kibbutz Grofit and Kibbutz Gezer. Bago-
lah; Haboneh; Hamaapil.
HEBREW UNIVERSITY-TECHNION JOINT ISRAEL MUSIC FOUNDATION (1948). 109
MAINTENANCE APPEAL (1954). 11 E. 69 Cedarhurst Ave., Cedarhurst, N.Y.,
St., N.Y.C., 10021. Chmn. Daniel G. Ross; 11516. Pres. Oscar Regen; Sec. Oliver
Dir. Clifford B. Surloff. Conducts mainte- Sabin. Supports and stimulates the growth
nance campaigns formerly conducted by of music in Israel, and disseminates re-
the American Friends of the Hebrew Uni- corded Israeli music in the U.S. and
versity and the American Technion Soci- throughout the world.
ety; participates in community campaigns
throughout the U.S. excluding New York JEWISH NATIONAL FUND OF AMERICA
City. (1901). 42 E. 69 St., N.Y.C., 10021. Pres.
Meyer Pesin; Exec. V. Pres. Samuel I.
HERUT-U.S.A. (formerly UNITED ZIONIST- Cohen. Exclusive fund-raising agency of
REVISIONISTS OF AMERICA) (1925). 41 E. the world Zionist movement for the affore-
42 St., N.Y.C., 10017. Pres. Howard L. station, reclamation, and development of
Adelson. Supports Herut policy in Israel the land of Israel including the construc-
and seeks Jabotinskean solutions of prob- tion of roads and preparation of sites for
lems facing American, Russian and world new settlements; helps emphasize the im-
Jewry; assists in the fostering of private portance of Israel in schools and syna-
enterprises and developments in Israel; fos- gogues throughout the world. JNF Alma-
ters maximalist Zionism among Jews in nac; Land and Life.
America. Subsidiaries: Betar Zionist
Youth, Young Herut Concerned Jewish KEREN OR, INC. (1956). 1133 Broadway,
Youth, Tel-Hai Fund, and For the Chil- N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. Ira Guilden; V. Pres.
dren of Israel. Igeret Betar; Uzra Report; and Sec. Samuel I. Hendler; Exec. Dir.
Zionews. Jacob Igra. Funds special program at Jew-
ish Institute for the Blind in Jerusalem that
THEODOR HERZL FOUNDATION (1954). 515 houses, clothes, feeds, educates and trains
Park Ave., N.Y.C., 10022. Chmn. Kalman blind from childhood into adulthood;
Sultanik; Sec. Isadore Hamlin. Cultural ac- funds, in conjunction with Institute, the
tivities, lectures, conferences, courses in Keren Or Center for the Multiple Handi-
modern Hebrew and Jewish subjects; Is- capped Blind Child in Jerusalem.
rael, Zionism and Jewish history. Mid-
stream. LABOR ZIONIST ALLIANCE reorg. (formerly
FARBAND LABOR ZIONIST ORDER, now
: THEODOR HERZL INSTITUTE. uniting also membership and branches of
Chmn. Jacques Torczyner. Program POALE ZION—UNITED LABOR ZIONIST
geared to review of contemporary prob- ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA and AMERI-
lems on Jewish scene here and abroad; pre- CAN HABONIM ASSOCIATION) (1913). 575
sentation of Jewish heritage values in light Sixth Ave., N.Y.C., 10011. Pres. Judah J.
of Zionist experience of the ages; study of Shapiro; Exec. Dir. Bernard M. Weisberg.
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Seeks to enhance Jewish life, culture, and relief, modern education, and scientific re-
education in U.S. and Canada; aids in search in Israel. Annual Report.
building State of Israel as a cooperative
commonwealth, and its Labor movement PIONEER WOMEN, THE WOMEN'S LABOR
organized in the Histadrut; supports efforts ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA,
toward a more democratic society INC. (1925). 315 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C.,
throughout the world; furthers the demo- 10016. Pres. Mrs. Charlotte Stein; Exec.
cratization of the Jewish community in Dir. Mrs. Lucette Halle. Supports in coop-
America and the welfare of Jews every- eration with Na'amat a widespread net-
where; works with Labor and liberal forces work of educational, vocational, and social
in America. Alliance Newsletter; Jewish services for women, children, and youth in
Frontier; Yiddisher Kemfer. Israel. Provides counseling and legal aid
services for women, particularly war wid-
LEAGUE FOR LABOR ISRAEL (1938; reorg. ows. Authorized agency of Youth Aliyah.
1961). 575 Sixth Ave., N.Y.C., 10011. In America, supports Jewish educational,
Pres. Susan Brecher; Sec. Frank Phillips. youth, cultural programs; participates in
Conducts labor Zionist educational, youth, civic affairs. Pioneer Woman.
and cultural activities in the American
Jewish community and promotes educa- POALE AGUDATH ISRAEL OF AMERICA,
tional travel to Israel. INC. (1948). 156 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C.,
10010. Pres. David B. Hollander; Exec.
NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR LABOR ISRAEL Dir. Saul Eisner; Presidium: Alexander
—ISRAEL HISTADRUT CAMPAIGN (1923). Herman, Anshel Wainhaus. Aims to edu-
33 E. 67 St., N.Y.C., 10021. Pres. Judah J. cate American Jews to the values of Or-
Shapiro; Exec. V. Pres. Bernard B. Jacob- thodoxy, aliyah, and halutziut; supports
son. Provides funds for the social welfare, kibbutzim, trade schools, yeshivot, teach-
vocational, health, and cultural institu- ers' college, civic and health centers, chil-
tions and other services of Histadrut to be- dren's homes in Israel. Achdut; PAI Views;
nefit workers and immigrants and to assist PAI Bulletin.
in the integration of newcomers as produc-
tive citizens in Israel; promotes an under- : WOMEN'S DIVISION OF (1948).
standing of the aims and achievements of Presidium: Ethel Blasbalg, Sarah Iwa-
Israel labor among Jews and non-Jews in nisky, Bertha Rittenberg. Assists Poale
America. Fundraising arms are: Israel His- Agudath Israel to build and support chil-
tadrut Campaign and Israel Histadrut dren's homes, kindergartens, and trade
Foundation. Histadrut Foto-News. schools in Israel. Yediot PAI.
AMERICAN TRADE UNION COUN- RASSCO ISRAEL CORPORATION AND RASSCO
CIL FOR HISTADRUT (1947). 33 E. 67 St., FINANCIAL CORPORATION (1950). 535
N.Y.C., 10021. Chmn. Matthew Schoen- Madison Ave., N.Y.C., 10022. Pres.
wald; Exec. Dir. Gregory J. Bardacke. Shmuel Lavi; Bd. Chmn. Igal Weinstein.
Carries on educational activities among Maintains ties with Western Hemisphere
American and Canadian trade unions for investments.
health, educational, and welfare activities
of the Histadrut in Israel. Histadrut Foto- RELIGIOUS ZIONISTS OF AMERICA. 25 W. 26
News; Shalom. St., N.Y.C. 10010.
PEC ISRAEL ECONOMIC CORPORATION (for- : BNEI AKIVA OF NORTH AMERICA
merly PALESTINE ECONOMIC CORPORA- (1934). 25 W. 26 St., N.Y.C, 10010.
TION) (1926). 511 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., Pres. Mordy Stein; Sec. Machum Baru-
10017. Pres. Albert Levinson; Sec.-Asst. chi. Seeks to interest youth in aliyah to
Treas. William Gold. Fosters economic de- Israel and social justice through pioneer-
velopment of Israel on a business basis ing (chalutziyut) as an integral part of
through investments. Annual Report. their religious observance; sponsors five
summer camps, a work-study program
P.E.F. ISRAEL ENDOWMENT FUNDS, INC. on a religious kibbutz for high school
(1922). 511 Fifth Ave., N.Y.C., 10017. graduates, summer tours to Israel; esta-
Pres. Sidney Musher; Sec. Ruth Ginzberg. blishes nuclei of college students for kib-
Uses funds for Israeli educational and phil- butz or moshav settlement. Akivon;
anthropic institutions and for constructive Hamvoser; Pinkas Lamadrich; Z'raim.
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 589
: HAPOEL HAMIZRACHI, WOMEN'S philatelic library, and support of public
ORGANIZATION OF (1948). 1123 Broad- and private exhibitions. Israel Philatelist.
way, N.Y.C., 10010. Nat. Pres. Mrs. Her-
bert Willig; Exec. Dir. Mrs. Jack Singer. STATE OF ISRAEL BOND ORGANIZATION
Helps to assume the responsibility of car- (1951). 215 Park Ave. S., N.Y.C, 10003.
ing for the health and education of 15,000 Pres. Michael Arnon; Gen. Chmn. Sam
children and young adults in over 160 in- Rothberg; Exec. V. Pres. Morris Sipser.
stitutions in Israel. Menorah. Seeks to provide large-scale investment
funds for the economic development of the
: MIZRACHI-HAPOEL HAMIZRACHI State of Israel through the sale of State of
(1909; merged 1957). 25 W. 26 St., Israel bonds in the U.S., Canada, Western
N.Y.C. 10010. Pres. Louis Bernstein; Europe and other parts of the free world.
Exec. V. Pres. Israel Friedman. Dedi- Campaign Scope; The Corporate Way.
cated to building the Jewish state based
on principles of Torah; conducts cultural UNITED CHARITY INSTITUTIONS OF
work, educational program, public rela- JERUSALEM, INC. (1903). 1141 Broadway,
tions; sponsors NOAM and Bnei Akiva; N.Y.C, 10001. Pres. David L. Meckler;
raises funds for religious educational in- Exec. Dir. S. Gabel. Raises funds for the
stitutions in Israel. Horizon; Kolenu; maintenance of schools, kitchens, clinics,
Mizrachi News Bulletin. and dispensaries in Israel.
: MIZRACHI PALESTINE FUND UNITED ISRAEL APPEAL, INC. (1925). 515
(1928). 25 W. 26 St., N.Y.C, 10010. Park Ave., N.Y.C, 10022. Chmn. Melvin
Chmn. Joseph Wilon; Sec. Israel Fried- Dubinsky; Exec. V. Chmn. Irving Kessler.
man. Fundraising arm of Mizrachi move- As principal beneficiary of the United Jew-
ment. ish Appeal, serves as link between Ameri-
can Jewish community and Jewish Agency
: NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TORAH in Israel, its operating agent; assists in re-
EDUCATION OF MIZRACHI-HAPOEL settlement and absorption of refugees in
HAMIZRACHI (1939). 25 W. 26 St., Israel and supervises flow and expenditures
N.Y.C., 10010. Pres. Israel Shaw; Dir. for this purpose. Briefings.
Meyer Golombek. Organizes and super-
vises yeshivot and Talmud Torahs; pre- UNITED STATES COMMITTEE—SPORTS FOR
pares and trains teachers; publishes text- ISRAEL, INC. (1948). 130 E. 59 St., N.Y.C,
books and educational materials; conducts 10022. Pres. Nat Holman; Exec. Dir. Mi-
a placement agency for Hebrew schools; chael M. Rand. Sponsors U.S. participa-
organizes summer seminars for Hebrew tion in and fields and selects U.S. team for
educators in cooperation with Torah de- World Maccabiah Games in Israel every
partment of Jewish Agency; conducts four years; promotes physical education
Ulpan. and sports program in Israel and total
fitness of Israeli and American Jewish
: NOAR MIZRACHI-HAMISHMERET youths; provides funds, technical and ma-
HATZEIRA (NOAM) (1970). 25 W. 26 St., terial assistance to Wingate Institute for
N.Y.C, 10010. Committed to aliyah; Physical Education and Sport in Israel;
maintains Garin Neot-Midbar, an aliyah sponsors U.S. coaches for training pro-
core group of couples and singles settling grams in Israel and provides advanced
in a moshav shitufl in the Negev, aliyah to training and competition in U.S. for Is-
Even Shmuel, summer program in Israel of rael's national sports teams, athletes and
studying, development town and touring, coaches; offers scholarship at U.S. colleges
local co-ed Shabbat groups, young couples, to Israeli physical education students.
Israeli dance class, and other programs. Newsletter.
Bechol Zot; Daf Kesher.
WOMEN'S LEAGUE FOR ISRAEL, INC. (1928).
SOCIETY OF ISRAEL PHILATELISTS (1948). 1860 Broadway, N.Y.C, 10023. Pres. Mrs.
c/o A. Engers, 40-67 61 St., Woodside, Harry M. Wiles; Exec. Dir. Mrs. Regina
N.Y., 11377. Pres. Michael M. Madesker; Wermiel. Promotes the welfare of young
Sec. Arthur Engers. Promotes interest in, people in Israel, especially young women
and knowledge of, all phases of Israel phi- newcomers; built and maintains Y-style
lately through sponsorship of chapters homes in Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv and
and research groups, maintenance of a Natanya for young women; in cooperation
590 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
with Ministry of Labor, operates live-in vo- development of Israel; to foster the unity
cational training center for girls, including of the Jewish people and the centrality of Is-
handicapped, in Natanya, and weaving rael in Jewish life in the spirit of General
workshop for blind. Bulletin; Israel News Zionism. American Zionist; Public Affairs
Digest. Memorandum; ZINSWeeklyNews Bulletin;
ZOA in Review; Ayin L 'Tzion; Perspective.
WORLD CONFEDERATION OF UNITED ZION-
ISTS (1946; reorg. 1958). 595 Madison PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS*
Ave., N.Y.C., 10022. Pres. Ezra Z.
Shapiro; Exec. V. Pres. Kalman Sultanik. AMERICAN CONFERENCE OF CANTORS (Re-
General Zionist world organization, not ligious, Educational)
identified with any political party in Israel, AMERICAN JEWISH CORRECTIONAL CHAP-
but with Israel as a whole; supports pro- LAINS ASSOCIATION, INC. (Social Wel-
jects identified with Israel; sponsors non- fare)
party chalutzic youth movements in dias-
pora, Shnat Sherut and Noar Zioni Azmai AMERICAN JEWISH PRESS ASSOCIATION
in Israel; promotes Zionist education and (Cultural)
strives for an Israel-oriented creative Jew-
ish survival in the diaspora. AMERICAN JEWISH PUBLIC RELATIONS SO-
CIETY (1957). c/o Brickman, HIAS, 200
WORLD ZIONIST ORGANIZATION-AMERI- Park Ave. S., N.Y.C., 10003. Pres. William
CAN SECTION (1971). 515 Park Ave., Pages; Treas. Philip Gutride. Reempha-
N.Y.C., 10022. Chmn. Mrs. Charlotte sizes and advances professional status of
Jacobson; Exec. V. Chmn. Isadore Ham- workers in the public-relationsfieldin Jew-
lin. As the American section of the overall ish communal service,- upholds a profes-
Zionist body throughout the world it oper- sional code of ethics and standards; serves
ates primarily in thefieldof aliyah from the as a clearinghouse for employment oppor-
free countries, education in the diaspora, tunities; exchanges professional informa-
youth and hechalutz, organization and in- tion and ideas; presents awards for excel-
formation, cultural institutions, publica- lence in professional attainments.
tions, and handling activities of Jewish Na- Handout.
tional Fund; conducts a worldwide
Hebrew cultural program including special ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH CENTER WORK-
seminars and pedagogic manuals; disperses ERS (Community Relations)
information about and assists in research
projects concerning Israel; promotes, pub- ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH CHAPLAINS OF
lishes, and distributes books, periodicals, THE ARMED FORCES (Religious, Educa-
and pamphlets concerning developments tional)
in Israel, Zionism, and Jewish history; ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH COMMUNITY RE-
sponsors "Panoramas de Israel" radio pro- LATIONS WORKERS (Community Rela-
gram in the Latin American countries. Is- tions)
rael Digest; Israel y America Latina.
CANTORS ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA (Reli-
, ZIONIST ARCHIVES AND LIBRARY gious, Educational)
OF THE (1939). 515 Park Ave., N.Y.C.,
10022. Dir. and Librarian Mrs. Sylvia Lan- COUNCIL OF JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS IN
dress. Serves as an archives and informa- CIVIL SERVICE (Community Relations)
tion service for material on Israel, Pales- EDUCATORS ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED
tine, the Middle East, and Zionism. SYNAGOGUE OF AMERICA (Religious,
ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA Educational)
(1897). ZOA House, 4 E. 34 St., N.Y.C., INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HILLEL
10016. Pres. Joseph P. Sternstein; Nat. DIRECTORS (Religious, Educational)
Exec. Dir. Leon Ilutovich. Seeks to safe-
guard the integrity and independence of INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF JEWISH
Israel by means consistent with the laws COMMUNAL SERVICE (Community Rela-
of the U.S.; to assist in the economic tions)
*For fuller listing see under categories in parentheses.
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 591
JEWISH MINISTERS CANTORS ASSOCIATION NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN
OF AMERICA, INC. (Religious, Educa- (Social Welfare)
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF TEMPLE SIS-
JEWISH TEACHERS ASSOCIATION—MORIM TERHOODS, UNION OF AMERICAN H E -
(Religious, Educational) BREW CONGREGATIONS (Religious, Edu-
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH
CENTER WORKERS (Community Rela- PIONEER WOMEN, THE WOMEN'S LABOR
tions) ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA
(Zionist and Pro-Israel)
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SYNAGOGUE
ADMINISTRATORS, UNITED SYNAGOGUE UNITED ORDER OF TRUE SISTERS (Social,
OF AMERICA (Religious, Educational) Mutual Benefit)
WOMEN'S AMERICAN ORT, FEDERATION
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEMPLE A D -
MINISTRATORS, UNION OF AMERICAN
HEBREW CONGREGATIONS (Religious, WOMEN'S BRANCH OF THE UNION OF OR-
Educational) THODOX JEWISH CONGREGATIONS OF
AMERICA (Religious, Educational)
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEMPLE
EDUCATORS, UNION OF AMERICAN H E - WOMEN'S DIVISION OF POALE AGUDATH OF
BREW CONGREGATIONS (Religious, Edu- AMERICA (Zionist and Pro-Israel)
WOMEN'S DIVISION OF THE AMERICAN
NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF JEWISH COM- JEWISH CONGRESS (Community Rela-
MUNAL SERVICE (Social Welfare) tions)
NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF YESHIVA PRIN- WOMEN'S DIVISION OF THE JEWISH LABOR
CIPALS (Religious, Educational) COMMITTEE (Community Relations)
NATIONAL JEWISH WELFARE BOARD COM- WOMEN'S DIVISION OF THE UNITED JEWISH
MISSION ON JEWISH CHAPLAINCY (Social APPEAL (Overseas Aid)
Welfare) WOMEN'S LEAGUE FOR ISRAEL, INC. (Zion-
WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS* ist and Pro-Israel)
AMERICAN MIZRACHI WOMEN (Zionist and WOMEN'S LEAGUE FOR CONSERVATIVE JU-
Pro-Israel) DAISM (Religious, Educational)
B'NAI B'RITH WOMEN (Social Welfare) WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION OF HAPOEL
HAMIZRACHI (Zionist and Pro-Israel)
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY NATIONAL
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S ORGANI-
WOMEN'S COMMITTEE (1948). Brandeis
University, Waltham, Mass., 02154. ZATION (Religious, Educational)
Exec. Dir. Mrs. Esther Schwartz. Re- YOUTH AND STUDENT
sponsible for support and maintenance of ORGANIZATIONS*
Brandeis University libraries; sponsors
University on Wheels and, through its AMERICAN ZIONIST YOUTH FOUNDATION,
chapters, study-group programs based on INC. (Zionist and Pro-Israel)
faculty-prepared syllabi, volunteer work : AMERICAN ZIONIST YOUTH COUN-
in educational services, and a program of
New Books for Old Sales; constitutes
largest "Friends of a Library" group in ATID, COLLEGE AGE ORGANIZATION,
U.S. UNITED SYNAGOGUE OF AMERICA (Reli-
HADASSAH, THE WOMEN'S ZIONIST ORGA-
NIZATION OF AMERICA, INC. (Zionist and B'NAI B'RITH HILLEL FOUNDATIONS, INC.
Pro-Israel) (Religious, Educational)
*For fuller listing see under categories in parentheses.
592 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
B'NAI B'RITH YOUTH ORGANIZATION (Reli- mechanism for national, independent, Jew-
gious, Educational) ish student organizations; insures account-
ability of public Jewish communal funds
B'NEI AKIVA OF NORTH AMERICA, RELI- used by these agencies; assists Jewish stu-
GIOUS ZIONISTS OF AMERICA (Zionist and dents undertaking projects of concern to
Pro-Israel) Jewish communities; advises and assists
BNOS AGUDATH ISRAEL, AGUDATH ISRAEL
Jewish organizations in determining stu-
OF AMERICA (Religious, Educational) dent project feasibility and impact; fosters
development of Jewish student leadership
DROR YOUNG ZIONIST ORGANIZATION in the Jewish community. Beneficiaries in-
(Zionist and Pro-Israel) clude local and regional Jewish student
projects on campuses throughout North
HASHACHAR—WOMEN'S ZIONIST ORGANI- America; founding constituents include
ZATION OF AMERICA (Zionist and Pro- Jewish Student Press Service, North
Israel) American Jewish Students Network, Stu-
dent Struggle for Soviet Jewry, Response—
HASHOMER HATZAIR, ZIONIST YOUTH A Contemporary Jewish Review, Yavneh
MOVEMENT (Zionist and Pro-Israel) —Religious Students Association and
ICHUD HABONIM LABOR ZIONIST YOUTH
Yuguntruf—Youth for Yiddish; benefici-
aries include National Conference of
(Zionist and Pro-Israel) Chavurot and Batim; Conference of Jewish
JEWISH STUDENT PRESS-SERVICE (1970).— Artists and Craftspeople; Davka, West
JEWISH STUDENT EDITORIAL PROJECTS, Coast Jewish Quarterly; Zamir, Univ. of
INC. 15 East 26th St., Suite 1350, N.Y.C. Mass, radio program; Lilith; Dirshu; Jew-
10010. Ed.-in-Chief Peter J. Silverman; ish Information Society, Washington
Admin. Robert L. Kern. Serves all Jewish Univ.; Minnesota Union of Jewish Stu-
student and young adult publications in dents Conference; Southwest Jewish Stu-
North America and abroad through dents Seminar; Search, Oberlin Univ.; Jew-
monthly packets of feature articles and ish Arts Quarterly; Cornell-Ithaca Friends
member-publications. Holds annual na- of Israel; Educational Packet Project,
tional and local editors' conference for Northern Ohio Union of Jewish Stu-
member-publications. Provides technical dents.
and editorial assistance; keeps complete file
of member-publications since 1970; main- NORTH AMERICAN JEWISH STUDENTS'
tains Israel and West Coast bureaus. Jew- NETWORK (1969). 36 W. 37 St., N.Y.C,
ish Press Features. 10018. Chmn. Carole Stern. Coordinates
information and programs among all
KADIMA (Religious, Educational) Jewish student organizations in North
MASSORAH INTERCOLLEGIATES OF YOUNG America; promotes development of stu-
ISRAEL, NATIONAL COUNCIL OF YOUNG dent-controlled Jewish student organiza-
ISRAEL (Religious, Educational) tions; maintains contacts and coordinates
programs with Jewish students through-
NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SYNAGOGUE out the world through the World Union
YOUTH, UNION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH of Jewish Students; runs the Jewish Stu-
CONGREGATIONS OF AMERICA (Religious, dent Speakers Bureau; sponsors regional
Educational) conferences, and National Jewish
Women's Conference, first Pan American
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF TEMPLE Jewish Students Conference and North
YOUTH, UNION OF AMERICAN HEBREW American Jewish Students' Congress on
CONGREGATIONS (Religious, Educa- Israel, and Conference on Alternatives
tional) in Jewish Education. Guide to Jewish
Student Groups in North America; Net-
NOAR MIZRACHI-HAMISHMERET (NOAM) work.
—RELIGIOUS ZIONISTS OF AMERICA
(Zionist and Pro-Israel)
: N E W JEWISH MEDIA PROJECT
NORTH AMERICAN JEWISH STUDENTS AP- (1972). 36 W. 37 St., N.Y.C, 10018. Dir.
PEAL (1971). 36 W. 37 St., N.Y.C, 10018. Terry Sutton. Serves as media producers'
Pres. Steven M. Cohen; Exec. Dir. Susan communication and resource center, and
C. Dessel. Serves as central fund-raising distribution cooperative; helps secure
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 593
funding for Jewish media; fosters festivals, CANADIAN FRIENDS OF THE ALLIANCE
exhibits, and workshops to increase media ISRAELITE UNIVERSELLE (1958). 5711
use in Jewish community. Edgemore Ave., Montreal, PQ #201,
Montreal, PQ, H3X 1Z3. Pres. Harry Bat-
NORTH AMERICAN JEWISH YOUTH COUN- shaw; Exec. Sec. Mrs. Marlene Salomon.
CIL (Community Relations) Supports the educational work of the Alli-
STUDENT STRUGGLE FOR SOVIET JEWRY,
INC. (Community Relations) •CANADIAN FRIENDS OF THE HEBREW
UNITED SYNAGOGUE YOUTH, UNITED SYN- UNIVERSITY (1944). 1506 McGregor Ave.,
AGOGUE OF AMERICA (Religious, Educa- Montreal, PQ, H3G 1B9. Nat. Hon. Pres.
tional) Allan Bronfman; Nat. Hon. Sec. Samuel
R. Risk; Exec. Dir. Daniel Ben-Natan.
YAVNEH, NATIONAL RELIGIOUS JEWISH Represents and publicizes the Hebrew
STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (Religious, Edu- University in Canada; serves as fund-rais-
cational) ing arm for the university in Canada; pro-
cesses Canadians for study at the univer-
YUGNTRUF YOUTH FOR YIDDISH (1966). sity. Scopus.
3328 Bainbridge Ave., Bronx, N.Y.,
10467. Pres. Zachary Baker; Exec. Dir. CANADIAN JEWISH CONGRESS (1919; reorg.
David Neal Miller. A worldwide, non- 1934). 1590 McGregor Ave., Montreal,
political organization for Yiddish-speak- PQ, H3G 1C5. Nat. Exec. Dir. Alan Rose.
ing high-school and college students. Or- The official voice of Canadian Jewry at
ganizes drama and choral groups, home and abroad. Acts on all matters
literature clubs, picnics, dances and affecting the status, rights and welfare of
other social activities. Offers services of Canadian Jews. Congress Bulletin; I.O.I.;
full-time field worker to assist in forming Cercle Juif.
Yiddish courses and clubs. Fum Khaver
Tsu Khaver; Yugntruf. CANADIAN ORT ORGANIZATION (Organi-
zation of Rehabilitation Through Train-
ZEIREI AGUDATH ISRAEL, AGUDATH IS- ing) (1940). 5165 Sherbrooke St. W., Suite
RAEL OF AMERICA (Religious, Educa- 208, Montreal, PQ, H4A 1T6. Pres. J.A.
tional) Lyone Heppner; Exec. Dir. Max E. Levy.
Carries on cultural fund-raising projects in
CANADA support of the worldwide vocational-train-
ing school network of ORT. Canadian
CANADA-ISRAEL SECURITIES, LTD., STATE ORT Reporter.
OF ISRAEL BONDS (1953). 1255 University
St., Montreal, PQ, H3B 3W7. Pres. Allan _: WOMEN'S CANADIAN ORT (1940).
Bronfman; Sec. Max Wolofsky. Sale of Pres. Mrs. Ruth Druxerman.
State of Israel Bonds in Canada. Israel
Bond News. CANADIAN SEPHARDIC FEDERATION (1973).
1310 Greene Ave., Montreal PQ, H3Z
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABOR IS- 2B2. Pres. Charles Chocron; Exec. Dir.
RAEL (HISTADRUT) (1944). 4770 Kent Avi Shlush. Preserves and promotes
Ave., Rm. 301, Montreal, PQ, H3W 1H2 Sephardic identity, particularly among
Nat. Pres. Bernard M. Bloomfield; Nat. youth; emphasizes relations between Se-
Exec. Dir. Bernard Morris. Raises funds phardi community all over the world; seeks
for Histadrut institutions in Israel, sup- better situation for Sephardim in Israel;
porting their rehabilitation tasks. Hista- supports Israel by all means. Horison, Se-
drut Foto News; Histadrut Review. pharadL
*CANADIAN FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CANADIAN YOUNG JUDEA (1917). 788 Mar-
CULTURE (1965). 150 Beverley St., lee Ave., Toronto, Ont., M6B 3K1. Nat.
Toronto, M5T 1Y6. Pres. Joseph L. Kro- Pres. Mark Joffe; Exec. Dir. Ian Borer.
nick; Exec. Sec. Edmond Y. Lipsitz. Pro- Strives to attract Jewish youth to Zionism,
motes Jewish studies at university level and with goal of aliyah; operates 9 summer
encourages original research and scholar- camps in Canada and Israel; is sponsored
ship in Jewish subjects; awards annually by Canadian Hadassah-WIZO and Zionist
scholarships and grants-in-aid to scholars Organization of Canada, and affiliated with
in Canada. Hanoar Hatzioni in Israel.
594 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1978
CANADIAN ZIONIST FEDERATION (1967). Documents on Immigration and Integra-
1310 Greene Ave., Westmount, Montreal tion in Canada.
PQ, H3Z 2B2. Pres. Philip Givens; Exec.
V. Pres. Leon Kronitz. Umbrella organiza- JEWISH LABOR COMMITTEE OF CANADA
tion of all Zionist- and Israel-oriented (1934). 5165 Isabella Ave., Montreal, PQ,
groups in Canada; carries on major activi- H3W 1S9. Toronto Chmn. Al Hershko-
ties in all areas of Jewish life through its witz; Montreal Chmn. Harry Lautman;
departments of education and culture, Nat. Dir. Elie Chalouh. Fights for human
aliyah, youth and students, public affairs, rights and against racism, antisemitism
and fund-raising for the purpose of and other forms of discrimination; works
strengthening the State of Israel and the for strengthening and continuation of Jew-
Canadian Jewish Community. Canadian ish life in Canada. Bulletins.
Zionist; The Reporter,
JEWISH NATIONAL FUND OF CANADA
: DEPARTMENT OF HEBREW EDUCA- (KEREN KAYEMETH LE ISRAEL, INC.)
TION AND CULTURE (1972). Pres. Philip (1902). 1980 Sherbrooke St. W., Suite 300,
Givens; Exec. V. Pres. and Dir. of Educ. Montreal, PQ, H3H, 2M7. Nat. Pres. Na-
Leon Kronitz. Provides counselling by than Scott; Exec. V. Pres. Harris D. Gulko.
pedagogic experts, in-service teacher train- Seeks to create, provide, enlarge, and ad-
ing courses and seminars in Canada and minister a fund to be made up of voluntary
Israel; teacher placement bureau; national contributions from the Jewish community
pedagogic council and research centre; and others, to be used for charitable pur-
publishes and distributes educational ma- poses. JNF Bulletin.
terial and teaching aids; conducts annual
Bible contests and Hebrew language LABOR ZIONIST MOVEMENT OF CANADA
courses for adults. Al Mitzpe Haninuch. (1939). 4770 Kent Ave., Montreal, PQ,
H3W 1H2. Nat. Pres. Sydney L. Wax; Nat.
HADASSAH—WIZO ORGANIZATION OF Exec. Dir. Leo J. Moss. Disseminates in-
CANADA (1916). 1310 Greene Ave., 9th fl., formation and publications on Israel and
Montreal, PQ, H3Z 2B2. Nat. Pres. Mrs. Jewish life; arranges special functions in
Chas. Balinsky; Nat. Exec. Dir. Lily pursuit of above and coordinates the con-
Frank. Assists needy Israeli Jews by spon- stituent bodies (Pioneer Women, Na'amat,
soring health, education, and social welfare Labor Zionist Alliance, Poale Zion party,
services; seeks to strengthen and perpetu- Habonim-Dror Labor Zionist Youth; Is-
ate Jewish identity; encourages Jewish and rael Histadrut Campaign; Schools, day and
Hebrew culture in promoting Canadian afternoon, in Montreal, Toronto, Win-
ideals of democracy and pursuit of peace. nipeg).
*MIZRACHI-HAPOEL HAMIZRACHI ORGA-
JEWISH COLONIZATION ASSOCIATION OF NIZATION OF CANADA (1941). 5497A
CANADA (1907). 5151 Cote St. Catherine Victoria Ave., Suite 101, Montreal, PQ,
Rd., Montreal, PQ, H3W 1M6. Pres. Laza- H3W 2R1. Nat. Pres. Kurt Rothschild;
rus Phillips; Sec. Morley M. Cohen; Mgr. Nat. Exec. Dir. Rabbi Sender Shizgal;
M.J. Lister. Promotes Jewish land settle- Sec. Zalman Stern. Promotes religious
ment in Canada through loans to estab- Zionism, aimed at making Israel a state
lished farmers; helps new immigrant farm- based on Torah; maintains Bnei Akiva, a
ers to purchase farms or settles them on summer camp, adult education program,
farms owned by the Association; provides and touring department; supports Mizra-
agricultural advice and supervision. Con- chi-Hapoel Hamizrachi and other reli-
tributes funds to Canadian Jewish Loan gious Zionist institutions in Israel which
Cassa for loans to small businessmen and strengthen traditional Judaism. Mizrachi
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES OF CAN- NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN OF
ADA (JIAS) (1919). 5151 St. Catherine CANADA (1947). 3O0A Wilson Ave., Suite
Rd., Montreal, PQ, H3W 1M6. Nat. Pres. 2, Downsview, Ont., M3H 1S8. Nat. Pres.
Louis Orenstein, Q.C.; Nat. Exec. V. Pres. Mrs. Dorothy Reitman; Exec. Sec. Mrs.
Joseph Kage. Serves as a national agency Florence Greenberg. Dedicated to further-
for immigration and immigrant welfare. ing human welfare in the Jewish and non-
JIAS Bulletin; JIAS News; Studies and Jewish communities, locally, nationally,
NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS / 595
and internationally; provides essential UNITED JEWISH TEACHERS' SEMINARY
services and stimulates and educates the (1946). 5237 Clanranald Ave., Montreal,
individual and the community through an PQ, H3X, 2S5. Dir. A. Aisenbach. Trains
integrated program of education, service, teachers for all types of Yiddish and He-
and social action. Keeping You Posted. brew schools under auspices of Canadian
Jewish Congress. YTONENU.
NATIONAL JOINT COMMUNITY RELATIONS ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF CANADA (1892;
COMMITTEE OF CANADIAN JEWISH CON- reorg. 1919). 788 Marlee Ave., Toronto,
GRESS AND B'NAI B'RITH IN CANADA Ont., M6B 3K1. Nat. Pres. David Mon-
(1936). 150 Beverley St., Toronto, Ont., son; Exec. V. Pres. George Liban. Furthers
2B. Chmn. Jacie C. Horwitz; Nat. Exec. the general Zionist aims by operating nine
Dir. Ben G. Kayfetz. Seeks to safeguard youth camps in Canada and one in Israel;
the status, rights, and welfare of Jews in produces 2 weekly TV shows "Shalom"
Canada; to combat antisemitism and pro- and "Jewish Dimensions"; maintains
mote understanding and goodwill among Zionist book club; arranges programs, lec-
all ethnic and religious groups. Congress tures; sponsors Young Judea, Youth Cen-
Bulletin. tre Project in Jerusalem Forest, Israel.
J. His directory is one of a series compiled called a community council in another. In
annually by the Council of Jewish Federa- the main these central agencies have re-
tions and Welfare Funds. Virtually all of sponsibility for some or all of the following
these community organizations are affiliated functions: (a) raising of funds for local, na-
with the Council as their national association tional, and overseas services; (b) allocation
for sharing of common services, interchange and distribution of funds for these pur-
of experience, and joint consultation and ac- poses; (c) coordination and central plan-
tion. ning of local services, such as family wel-
These communities comprise at least 95 fare, child care, health, recreation,
per cent of the Jewish population of the community relations within the Jewish
United States and about 90 per cent of the community and with the general commu-
Jewish population of Canada. Listed for each nity, Jewish education, care of the aged,
community is the local central agency—fed- and vocational guidance; to strengthen
eration, welfare fund, or community council these services, eliminate duplication, and
—with its address and the names of the presi- fill gaps; (d) in small and some intermedi-
dent and executive officer. ate cities, direct administration of local so-
The names "federation," "welfare fund," cial services.
and "Jewish community council" are not In the directory, (*) preceding a listing
definitive and their structures and functions identifies those who are not member agencies
vary from city to city. What is called a of the Council of Jewish Federations and
federation in one city, for example, may be Welfare Funds.
BIRMINGHAM MOBILE JEWISH WELFARE FUND, INC. (Inc.
1966); 1509 Government St. (36604); Pres.
BIRMINGHAM JEWISH FEDERATION (1935; Melvin Stein; Exec. Dir. Richard Grant.
reorg. 1971); P.O. Box 9157 (35213); Pres.
Jack Held; Exec. Dir. Seymour Marcus. MONTGOMERY
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1962); P.O. JEWISH FEDERATION OF MONTGOMERY,
Box 7377, 3960 Montclair Rd. (35223); Pres. INC. (1930); P.O. Box 1150 (36102);
Mayer U. Newfield; Exec. Dir. Harold E. Pres. Perry Mendel; Sec. Mrs. Jeanette C.
JEWISH FEDERATIONS, FUNDS, COUNCILS / 597
TRI-CITIES PALM SPRINGS
TRI-CITIES JEWISH FEDERATION CHARI- JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION OF PALM
TIES, INC. (1933; Inc. 1956); Route 7, Flo- SPRINGS-DESERT AREA (1971); 611 S. Palm
rence (35632); Pres. Mrs. M. F. Shipper. Canyon Dr. #210 (92262); Pres. A. S. Weiss;
Exec. Dir. Samuel J. Rosenthal.
JEWISH FEDERATION OF SACRAMENTO
GREATER PHOENIX JEWISH FEDERATION (1948). 2418 K St., Suite A (95816); Pres.
(incl. surrounding communities) (1940); 1718 Oscar Morvai; Exec. Dir. Ephraim Spivek.
W. Maryland Ave. (85015); Pres. Miss Belle
Latchman; Exec. Dir. Saul Silverman. SAN BERNARDINO
SAN BERNARDINO UNITED JEWISH WEL-
TUCSON FARE FUND, INC. (1936; Inc. 1957); 3512 No.
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1942); 102 "E" St. (92405). Pres. Edward Stein.
N. Plumer (85719); Pres. Alvin D. Stern;
Exec. V. Pres. Benjamin N. Brook. SAN DIEGO
UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION (incl. San
ARKANSAS Diego County) (1935); 4079 54 St. (92105).
LITTLE ROCK Pres. Bernard L. Lewis; Exec. Dir. Donald L.
JEWISH WELFARE AGENCY, INC. (1911);
221 Donaghey Bldg; Main at 7th (72201); SAN FRANCISCO
Pres. Philip E. Kaplan; Exec. Sec. Ms. Isabel JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION OF SAN
Cooper. FRANCISCO, MARIN COUNTY AND THE PE-
CALIFORNIA NINSULA (1910; reorg. 1955); 220 Bush St.,
Room 645 (94104); Pres. Peter E. Haas;
LONG BEACH Exec. Dir. Brian Lurie.
JEWISH COMMUNITY FEDERATION (1937); SAN JOSE
(sponsors the UNITED JEWISH WELFARE
JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SAN
FUND); 2601 Grand Ave. (90815); Pres. Eu-
gene Schlessinger; Exec. Dir. Harold Beno- JOSE (incl. Santa Clara County except Palo
witz. Alto and Los Altos) (1930; reorg. 1950);
1777 Hamilton Ave., Suite 201 (95125);
LOS ANGELES Pres. Harold Witkin; Exec. Dir. Donald A.
JEWISH FEDERATION-COUNCIL OF Glazer.
GREATER LOS ANGELES (1912; reorg. SANTA BARBARA
1959) (sponsors UNITED JEWISH WELFARE
*SANTA BARBARA JEWISH FEDERATION,
FUND); 6505 Wilshire Blvd. (90048); Pres.
Mrs. Lawrence J. Weinberg; Exec. V. P.O. Box 3314 (93105); Pres. M. Howard
Pres. Alvin Bronstein; Exec. Dir. Ted Kan- Goldman.
OAKLAND •STOCKTON JEWISH WELFARE FUND
(1972); 5105 N. El Dorado St. (95207); Pres.
JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION OF Joel M. Senderov; Treas. Harry Green.
ALAMEDA AND CONTRA COSTA COUN-
TIES (1918); 3245 Sheffield Ave. (94602); VENTURA
Pres. Paul C. Maier; Exec. Dir. Oscar A. •VENTURA COUNTY JEWISH COUNCIL—
Mintzer. TEMPLE BETH TORAH (1938); 7620 Foothill
ORANGE COUNTY Rd. (93003); Pres. Mrs. Martha K. Jaffe.
JEWISH FEDERATION-COUNCIL OF OR- COLORADO
ANGE COUNTY (1964; Inc. 1965); (sponsors
UNITED JEWISH WELFARE FUND); 3303 DENVER
Arbor Blvd., Costa Mesa (92626); Pres. ALLIED JEWISH FEDERATION OF DENVER
Robert Kerr; Exec. Dir. Mortimer Green- (1936); (sponsors ALLIED JEWISH CAM-
berg. PAIGN); 300 S. Dahilia St. (80222); Pres.
598 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
Robert E. Loup; Exec. Dir. Robert N. Ker- DELAWARE
CONNECTICUT JEWISH FEDERATION OF DELAWARE, INC.
BRIDGEPORT (1935); 701 Shipley St. (19801); Pres. Ber-
nard L. Siegel; Exec. Dir. Nathan Barnett.
UNITED JEWISH COUNCIL OF GREATER
BRIDGEPORT, INC. (1936); (sponsors DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
UNITED JEWISH CAMPAIGN); 4200 Park
Ave. (06604); Pres. Nathan Rosenbaum; WASHINGTON
Exec. Dir. Sanford Lupovitz. UNITED JEWISH APPEAL—FEDERATION OF
GREATER WASHINGTON, INC. (1935); 4701
DANBURY Willard Ave., Chevy Chase, Md. (20015);
JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER DAN- Pres. Herschel W. Blumberg; Exec. V. Pres.
BURY (1945); 8 West St. (06810); Pres. Albert Meyer H. Brissman.
Kohn; Exec. Dir. Haim Morag. FLORIDA
HARTFORD CENTRAL FLORIDA
GREATER HARTFORD JEWISH FEDERA- CENTRAL FLORIDA JEWISH COMMUNITY
TION (Incl. New Britain) (1945); 333 COUNCIL, INC. (1949); 851 N. Maitland
Bloomfield Ave., W. Hartford (06117); Ave., Maitland (32751); Pres. Sy Irsael; Exec.
Pres. Arthur W. Feinstein; Exec. Dir. Har- Dir. Paul Jeser.
JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER FT.
*MERIDEN JEWISH WELFARE FUND, INC. LAUDERDALE (1967); 2999 N.W. 33rd Ave.
(1944); 127 E. Main St. (06450); Pres. Joseph (33311); Pres. Allan E. Baer; Exec. Dir.
Barker; Sec. Harold Rosen. Leonard Zoll.
NEW HAVEN HOLLYWOOD
N E W HAVEN JEWISH FEDERATION (1928); JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTH BROWARD,
(sponsors COMBINED JEWISH APPEAL) INC. (1943); 2838 Hollywood Blvd. (33020);
(1969); 1184 Chapel St. (06511); Pres. Her- Pres. Lewis E. Cohn; Exec. Dir. Donald E.
bert Setlow; Exec. Dir. Arthur Spiegel. Klein.
NEW LONDON JACKSONVILLE
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF JACKSONVILLE JEWISH COMMUNITY COUN-
GREATER NEW LONDON, INC. (1950; Inc. CIL (1935); 5846 Mt. Carmel Terr. (32216);
1970); 302 State St. (06320); Pres. Jerry Win- Pres. Arnold Vandroff; Exec. Dir. Gerald L.
ter; Exec. Dir. Eugene F. Elander. Goldsmith.
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF NOR- GREATER MIAMI JEWISH FEDERATION,
WALK (1946; reorg. 1964); Shorehaven Rd., INC. (1938); 4200 Biscayne Blvd. (33137);
East Norwalk (06855); Pres. Mrs. Bernard Pres. Morton Silberman; Exec. V. Pres.
Kaslove; Exec. Dir. Israel Moss. Myron J. Brodie.
STAMFORD PALM BEACH COUNTY
UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION (Reincorp. JEWISH FEDERATION OF PALM BEACH
1973); 1035 Newfield Ave. (06905); Pres. COUNTY, INC. (1938); 2415 Okeechobee
Harvey Schreiber; Exec. Dir. Sandor Sher- Blvd., West Palm Beach (33409); Pres. Stan-
ley Brenner; Exec. Dir. Norman J. Schimel-
JEWISH FEDERATION OF WATERBURY, PENSACOLA
INC. (1938); 1020 Country Club Rd. *PENSACOLA FEDERATED JEWISH CHARI-
(06720); Pres. Morton Tarr; Exec. Dir. TIES (1942); 1320 E. Lee St. (32503); Pres.
Burton Lazarow. Gene Rosenbaum; Sec. Mrs. Harry Saffer.
JEWISH FEDERATIONS, FUNDS, COUNCILS / 599
PINELLAS COUNTY (Inc. Clearwater) Pres. Marvin N. Stone; Exec. V. Pres. James
JEWISH FEDERATION OF PINELLAS P. Rice.
COUNTY, INC. (1950; reincorp. 1974); 8994 JEWISH UNITED FUND OF METROPOLITAN
Seminole Blvd., Seminole (35542); Pres. Syl- CHICAGO (1968), 1 S. Franklin St. (60606);
van Orloff; Exec. Dir. Ernest Budwig. Pres. Marvin N. Stone; Exec. V. Pres. James
SARASOTA JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL, DECATUR
INC. (1959); 1900 Main Bldg., Suite 300 JEWISH FEDERATION (member Central Illi-
(33577); Pres. Sol Levites; Exec. Dir. Alex- nois Jewish Federation) (1942); 78 Mont-
ander Tudor. gomery PI. (62522); Pres. Don Champion.
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF TAMPA, ELGIN AREA JEWISH WELFARE CHEST
INC. (1941); 2808 Horatio (33609); Pres. Joel (1938); 330 Division St. (60120); Pres. Gerald
Karpay; Exec. Dir. Don Cooper. Levine; Treas. Harry Seigle.
ATLANTA JOLIET JEWISH WELFARE CHEST (1938);
ATLANTA JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION,
250 N. Midland Ave. (60435); Pres. S. J.
INC. (1905; reorg. 1967); 1753 Peachtree Rd., Goldhaber; Sec. Rabbi Morris M. Hershman.
N.E. (30309); Pres. David Goldwasser; Exec.
Dir. Max C. Gettinger. PEORIA
AUGUSTA CENTRAL ILLINOIS JEWISH FEDERATION
FEDERATION OF JEWISH CHARITIES (1937); (1969); 718 Central Bldg. (61602); Pres. Ar-
P.O. Box 3251, Hill Station (30904) c/o Hill thur Robinson; Exec. Dir. Peretz Katz.
L. Silver, Treas; Pres. Abram Serotta. JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL & WELFARE
FUND OF PEORIA (member CENTRAL ILLI-
COLUMBUS NOIS JEWISH FEDERATION) (1933; Inc.
JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION OF COLUM- 1947); 718 Central Bldg. (61602); Pres. Dan-
BUS, INC. (1941); P. O. Box 1303 (31902); iel J. Steinberg; Exec. Dir. Peretz A. Katz.
Pres. Paul Witt; Sec. David Helman.
SAVANNAH JEWISH COUNCIL (1943); (spon- UNITED JEWISH CHARITIES OF QUAD CIT-
sors UJA-FEDERATION CAMPAIGN); P. O. IES (1938; comb. 1973); 1804 7th Ave., Rock
Box 6546, 5111 Abercorn St. (31405); Pres. Island (61201); Pres. Bernard Goldstein; Sec.
Murray Bono; Exec. Dir. Stan Ranati. Marvin Schrager.
BOISE ROCKFORD JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
•SOUTHERN IDAHO JEWISH WELFARE
(1937); 1502 Parkview Ave. (61107); Pres.
FUND (1947); 1776 Commerce Ave. (83705); Benjamin Schaider; Exec. Dir. Daniel Tan-
Pres. Kal Sarlat; Treas. Martin Heuman. nenbaum.
ILLINOIS JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTHERN ILLI-
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA NOIS (incl. all of Illinois south of Carlinville,
FEDERATED JEWISH CHARITIES (1929); Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Paducah, Ky.)
(member Central Illinois Jewish Federation); (1941); 6464 W. Main, Suite 7A, Belleville
1707 Parkhaven Dr., Champaign (61820); (62223); Pres. Aaron Karchmrr; Exec. Dir.
Co-Chmn. Stanley Levy, Zelda Derber; Exec. Hyman H. Ruffman.
Sec. Mrs. Donald Ginsberg.
CHICAGO SPRINGFIELD JEWISH FEDERATION (mem-
JEWISH FEDERATION OF METROPOLITAN ber CENTRAL ILLINOIS JEWISH FEDERA-
CHICAGO (1900); 1 S. Franklin St. (60606); TION) (1941); 730 E. Vine St. (62703); Pres.
600 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
Leonard M. Lieberman; Exec. Sec. Mrs. DES MOINES
Lenore Loeb. JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION OF DES
INDIANA MOINES (1914); 315 Securities Bldg. (50309);
Pres. Gary Rubin.
EVANSVILLE SIOUX CITY
EVANSVILLE JEWISH COMMUNITY COUN-
JEWISH FEDERATION (1921); 525 14 St.
CIL, INC. (1936; Inc. 1964); P.O. Box 5026 (51105); Pres. Harold L. Levinger; Exec. Dir.
(47715); Pres. Mrs. Sadelle Berger. Joseph Bluestein.
FORT WAYNE WATERLOO
FORT WAYNE JEWISH FEDERATION WATERLOO JEWISH FEDERATION (1941);
(1921); 227 E. Washington Blvd. (46802); c/o Congregation Sons of Jacob, 411 Mitch-
Pres. Robert S. Walters; Exec. Dir. Benja- ell Ave. (50702); Pres. Irving Uze.
JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION, INC. TOPEKA
(1905); 615 N. Alabama St. (46204); Pres. TOPEKA-LAWRENCE JEWISH FEDERATION
Walter E. Wolf, Jr.; Exec. V. Pres. Frank H. (1939); 101 Redbud Lane (66607); Pres. Wil-
Newman. liam Rudnick.
FEDERATED JEWISH CHARITIES (1924); MID-KANSAS JEWISH WELFARE FEDERA-
P.O. Box 676 (47902); Pres. Leslie Feld; Fin. TION, INC. (1935); 400 N. Woodlawn, Suite
Sec. Louis Pearlman, Jr. 28 (67206); Pres. Laurence Davis.
MICHIGAN CITY KENTUCKY
UNITED JEWISH WELFARE FUND OF MICHI- LOUISVILLE
GAN CITY; 2800 Franklin St. (46360); Pres.
Irving Loeber; Treas. Harold Leinwand. JEWISH COMMUNITY FEDERATION OF
LOUISVILLE, INC. (1934); (sponsors of
MUNCIE UNITED JEWISH CAMPAIGN); 702 Marion E.
*MUNCIE JEWISH WELFARE FUND (1945);
Taylor Bldg. (40202); Pres. Stuart Hand-
c/o Beth El Temple; P.O. Box 2792 (47302); maker; Exec. Dir. Norbert Fruehauf.
Chmn. Gerald Goldstone; Treas. Robert LOUISIANA
NORTHWEST INDIANA THE JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION AND
NORTHWEST INDIANA JEWISH WELFARE COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF CENTRAL LOUI-
FEDERATION (1941; reorg. 1959); 4844 SIANA (1938); 1261 Heyman Lane (71301);
Broadway, Gary (46408); Pres. Jerome Bren- Pres. Nathan Kaplan; Sec.-Tres. Mrs.
man; Exec. Dir. Barnett Labowitz. George Kuplesky.
SOUTH BEND BATON ROUGE
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF ST. JO- GREATER BATON ROUGE JEWISH WEL-
SEPH COUNTY (1946); 804 Sherland Bldg. FARE FEDERATION (1971); P. O. Box 15123
(46601); Exec. Dir. Bernard Natkow. (70895); Pres. Ernest Dampf; Adm. Asst.
JEWISH WELFARE FUND (1937); 804 Sher- Mrs. Betty Shapiro.
land Bldg. (46601); Exec. Dir. Bernard Nat- MONROE
UNITED JEWISH CHARITIES OF NORTHEAST
IOWA LOUISIANA (1938); 2400 Orrel PI. (71201);
Pres. Morris Blumenthal; Sec.-Treas. Her-
CEDAR RAPIDS man E. Hirsch.
•JEWISH WELFARE FUND OF LINN
COUNTY (1941); 510 Guaranty Bldg. NEW ORLEANS
(52401); Chmn. Norman Lipsky; Treas. JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION OF N E W
Maurice Nathanson. ORLEANS (1913; reorg. 1962); 211 Camp St.
JEWISH FEDERATIONS, FUNDS, COUNCILS / 601
(70130); Pres. Marvin L. Jacobs; Exec. Dir. FITCHBURG
Gerald C. Lasensky. •JEWISH FEDERATION OF FITCHBURG
SHREVEPORT (1939); 40 Boutelle St. (01420); Pres. Elliot L.
Zide; Treas. Allen I. Rome.
SHREVEPORT JEWISH FEDERATION (1941;
Inc. 1967); 1021 Lane Bldg. (71101); Pres. FRAMINGHAM
Mrs. Leo Greengus; Exec. Dir. Emanuel M.
Kumin. FRAMINGHAM JEWISH FEDERATION (1968;
Inc. 1969); 1000 Worchester Road, Framing-
MAINE ham Centre (01701); Pres. Mrs. Harvey
Stone; Exec. Dir. Howard G. Joress.
•JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1949); 28 HAVERHILL
Somerset St. (04401); Pres. Sam Nyer; Exec. •HAVERHILL UNITED JEWISH APPEAL,
Dir. Alan Coren. INC., 514 Main St. (01830); Pres. Louis
Kleven; Exec. Dir. Joseph H. Elgart.
JEWISH FEDERATION (1947); (sponsors the HOLYOKE
UNITED JEWISH APPEAL); 134 College St., COMBINED JEWISH APPEAL OF HOLYOKE
Lewiston (04240); Pres. Mrs. Bertha Allen; (1939); 378 Maple St. (01040); Pres. Herbert
Exec. Dir. Robert Schwartz. Goldberg; Exec. Dir. Dov Sussman.
JEWISH FEDERATION COMMUNITY COUN-
•JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF
CIL OF SOUTHERN MAINE (1942); (sponsors
GREATER LAWRENCE (1906); 580 Haverhill
UNITED JEWISH APPEAL); 341 Cumberland
Ave. (04101); Pres. Jerome F. Goldberg; St. (01841); Pres. Michael Baker; Exec. Dir.
Exec. Dir. Gerald Goldsmith. Irving Linn.
LEOMINSTER JEWISH COMMUNITY COUN-
ANNAPOLIS CIL, INC. (1939); 30 Grove Ave. (01453);
*ANNAPOLIS JEWISH WELFARE FUND Pres. Marc Levine; Sec.-Treas. Mrs. Edith
(1946); 601 Ridgley Ave. (21401); Pres. Chatkis.
JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER N E W
ASSOCIATED JEWISH CHARITIES & WEL- BEDFORD, INC. (1938; Inc. 1954); 467
FARE FUND, INC. (A merger of the As- Hawthorn St., North Dartmouth (02747);
sociated Jewish Charities & Jewish Welfare Pres. Alan Aides; Exec. Dir. Gerald A.
Fund) (1920; reorg. 1969); 319 W. Monu- Kleinman.
ment St. (21201); Pres. Jack Pearlstone;
Exec. V. Pres. Robert I. Hiller. PITTSFIELD
MASSACHUSETTS •JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1940); 235
E. St. (01201); Pres. Howard Kaufman; Exec.
BOSTON Dir. Sanford Lubin.
COMBINED JEWISH PHILANTHROPIES OF
GREATER BOSTON, INC. (incl. Brockton) SPRINGFIELD
(1895; reorg. 1961); 72 Franklin St. (02110); SPRINGFIELD JEWISH FEDERATION, INC.
Pres. Leonard Kaplan; Exec. Dir. Bernard (1938); (sponsors UNITED JEWISH WELFARE
Olshansky. FUND); 1160 Dickinson (01108); Pres. Rich-
ard Gaberman; Exec. Dir. Eli Asher.
FALL RIVER JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL WORCESTER
(1949); 624 Florence St. (02721); Pres. Irving WORCESTER JEWISH FEDERATION, INC.
Fradkin. (1947; Inc. 1957); (sponsors JEWISH WEL-
FALL RIVER UNITED JEWISH APPEAL, INC. FARE FUND, 1939); 633 Salisbury St. (01609);
(1949); 41 N. Main St., Rm. 310 (02720); Pres. David F. Gould; Exec. Dir. Melvin S.
Chmn. Edward Markel. Cohen.
602 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
BAY CITY JACKSON
•NORTHEASTERN MICHIGAN JEWISH WEL- •JEWISH WELFARE FUND (1945); 4135 N.
FARE FEDERATION (1940); 1100 Center Honeysuckle Lane (39211); Drive Chmn.
Ave., Apt. 305 (48706); Sec. Mrs. Hanna Emanuel Crystal.
DETROIT •JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION (1936);
JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION OF D E - 1210 Washington St. (39180); Pres. Richard
TROIT (1899); (sponsors ALLIED JEWISH Marcus.
CAMPAIGN); Fred M. Butzel Memorial
Bldg., 163 Madison (48226); Pres. Martin E. MISSOURI
Citrin; Exec. Dir. Sol Drachler. KANSAS CITY
FLINT JEWISH FEDERATION & COUNCIL OF
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1936); 120 GREATER KANSAS CITY (1933); 25 E. 12 St.
W. Kearsley St. (48502); Pres. Murray E. (64106); Pres. H. Paul Rosenberg; Exec. Dir.
Mass; Exec. Dir. Arnold S. Feder. Sol Koenigsberg.
GRAND RAPIDS ST. JOSEPH
JEWISH COMMUNITY FUND OF GRAND UNITED JEWISH FUND OF ST. JOSEPH
RAPIDS (1930); 1121 Keneberry Way S.E. (1915); 2903 Sherman Ave. (64506); Pres.
(49506); Pres. Joseph N. Schwartz; Sec. Mrs. Mrs. Grace Day; Exec. Sec. Mrs. Ann Safer-
William Deutsch. stein.
KALAMAZOO ST. LOUIS
KALAMAZOO JEWISH FEDERATION (1949); JEWISH FEDERATION OF ST. LOUIS (incl. St.
2902 Bronson Blvd. (49001); Pres. Martin H. Louis County) (1901); 611 Olive St., Suite
Kalb. 1520 (63101); Julian L. Meyer; V.P. David
LANSING JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION
(1939); 319 Hillcrest (48823); Pres. Carl H. LINCOLN
Kaplan; Exec. Dir. Jonathon Spinner. LINCOLN JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION,
SAGINAW INC. (1931; Inc. 1961); 809 Lincoln Benefit
Life Bldg. (68508); Pres. Herbert F. Gaba;
SAGINAW JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION Sec. Louis B. Finkelstein.
(1939); 1424 S. Washington (48607); Pres.
Norman Rotenberg; Fin. Sec. Mrs. Henry OMAHA
Feldman. JEWISH FEDERATION OF OMAHA (1903);
MINNESOTA 333 S. 132 St. (68154); Pres. Leonard Gold-
stein; Exec. Dir. Louis B. Solomon.
JEWISH FEDERATION & COMMUNITY COUN-
CIL (1937); 1602 E. 2nd St. (55812); Pres. R. LAS VEGAS
L. Solon; Exec. Dir. Mrs. Arnold Nides. LAS VEGAS COMBINED JEWISH APPEAL
MINNEAPOLIS (1973); 846 E. Sahara Ave. # 4 (89105); Pres.
Arthur Marshall; Exec. Dir. Jerry Countess.
MINNEAPOLIS FEDERATION FOR JEWISH
SERVICE (1929; Inc. 1930); 811 La Salle Ave.
(55402); Pres. Thomas D. Feinberg; Exec. NEW HAMPSHIRE
Dir. Franklin Fogelson.
ST. PAUL JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF
UNITED JEWISH FUND AND COUNCIL GREATER MANCHESTER (1913); 698 Beech
(1935); 790 S. Cleveland (55116); Pres. E. St. (03104); Pres. Milton Novick; Exec. Dir.
David Krawetz; Exec. Dir. Morris Lapidos. Kenneth Gabel.
JEWISH FEDERATIONS, FUNDS, COUNCILS / 603
NEW JERSEY NORTHERN MIDDLESEX COUNTY
ATLANTIC CITY JEWISH FEDERATION OF NORTHERN MID-
DLESEX COUNTY (sponsors UNITED JEWISH
FEDERATION OF JEWISH AGENCIES OF A T - APPEAL) (1975); 212 Durham Ave., Metuc-
LANTIC COUNTY (1924); 5321 Atlantic Ave., hen (08840); Pres. Morton Klein; Exec. Dir.
Ventnor County (08406); Pres. Milton Ack- Charles Plotkin.
erman; Exec. Dir. Murray Schneier.
JEWISH FEDERATION OF COMMUNITY SER- OCEAN COUNTY JEWISH FEDERATION; 120
VICES, BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. (incl. most of Madison Ave., Lakewood (08701); Pres. Her-
Bergen County) (1953); 170 State St., Hack- bert Wisnik; Exec. Dir. Marvin Relkin.
ensack (07601); Pres. Moshe Dworkin; Exec. PASSAIC-CLIFTON
Dir. Steven Shaw.
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF PASSAIC-
CENTRAL NEW JERSEY CLIFTON AND VICINITY (1933); (sponsors
JEWISH FEDERATION OF CENTRAL JERSEY UNITED JEWISH CAMPAIGN); 199 Scoles
(sponsors UNITED JEWISH CAMPAIGN);
Ave. (07012). Pres. Aaron Z. Schomer; Exec.
(1940; expanded 1973 to include Westfleld Dir. Max Grossman.
and Plainfield); Green Lane, Union (07083); RARITAN VALLEY
Pres. Alan Goldstein; Exec. V. Pres. Elton J. JEWISH FEDERATION OF RARITAN VALLEY
Kerness. (1948); 2 South Adelaide Ave., Highland
ENGLEWOOD Park (08904); Pres. Mrs. Jane Freedman;
UNITED JEWISH FUND OF ENGLEWOOD Exec. Dir. Howard Kieval.
AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES (1952);
153 Tenafly Rd. (07631); Pres. Mrs. Stanford
E. Eisenberg; Exec. Dir. George Hantgan. JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOMERSET
COUNTY (1960); 11 Park Ave., P. O. Box
JERSEY CITY 874, Somerville (08876); Pres. Mrs. Margit
UNITED JEWISH APPEAL (1939); 604 Bergen Feldman.
Ave. (07304); Chmn. Melvin Blum; Exec.
Dir. Arthur Eisenstein. SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY
JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTHERN N E W
METROPOLITAN NEW JERSEY JERSEY (incl. Camden and Burlington Coun-
JEWISH COMMUNITY FEDERATION (spon- ties) (1922); (sponsors ALLIED JEWISH AP-
sors UNITED JEWISH APPEAL) (1923); 60 PEAL); 2393 W. Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill
Glenwood Rd., East Orange (07017); Pres. (08002); Pres. William Bryan; Exec. V. Pres.
Arthur Brody; Exec. V. Pres. Carmi Bernard Dubin.
MONMOUTH COUNTY JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER TREN-
JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER MON- TON (1929); 999 Lower Ferry Rd., P. O. Box
MOUTH COUNTY (Formerly Shore Area) 7249 (08628); Pres. Richard M. Glazer; Exec.
(1971); 100 Grant Ave. (07723); Pres. C. Gil- Dir. Mark M. Edell.
bert Shapiro; Exec. Dir. Clifford R. Joseph-
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF
MORRIS COUNTY GREATER VINELAND, INC. (1971); (sponsors
UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION OF MORRIS- ALLIED JEWISH APPEAL); 629 Wood St.
SUSSEX; 500 Route 10, Ledgewood (07852); (08360); Pres. Mrs. Hanna Hahn; Exec. Dir.
Pres. Sanford L. Hollander; Exec. Dir. Elliot Mrs. Nan Goldberg.
JEWISH FEDERATION OF NORTH JERSEY ALBUQUERQUE
(formerly Jewish Community Council) JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF AL-
(1933); (sponsors UNITED JEWISH APPEAL BUQUERQUE, INC. (1938); 600 Louisiana
DRIVE); 1 Pike Dr., Wayne (07470); Pres. Blvd., (87108); Pres. Morton Lieberman;
Fred Lafer; Exec. Dir. Richard Krieger. Exec. Dir. Charles Vogel.
604 / A M E R I C A N JEWISH YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
NEW YORK Michel, Sanford Solender; Chmn. Exec.
Com. Lawrence B. Buttenwieser.
ALBANY JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL, NEWBURGH
INC. (1938); (sponsors JEWISH WELFARE JEWISH FEDERATION OF NEWBURGH AND
FUND); 19 Colvin Ave. (12206); Pres. Jason MIDDLETOWN, INC. (1976); 360 Powell Ave.
Baker; Exec. Dir. Steven F. Windmueller. (12550); Pres. George Handler; Exec. Dir.
Raymond M. Kalman.
THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF BROOME NIAGARA FALLS
COUNTY (1937; Inc. 1958); 500 Clubhouse JEWISH FEDERATION OF NIAGARA FALLS,
Rd., Binghamton (13903); Pres. Mrs. Edwin N.Y., INC. (1935); 209 United Office Bldg.
Pierson; Exec. Dir. Stanley Bard. (14303); Pres. Robert D. Wisbaum; Exec.
Dir. Mrs. May Chinkers.
UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION OF BUFFALO, PORT CHESTER
INC. (1903); sponsors UNITED JEWISH FUND JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1941);
CAMPAIGN); 787 Delaware Ave. (14209); (sponsors UNITED JEWISH CAMPAIGN);
Pres. Morris Himmel; Exec. Dir. Lester I. 258 Willett Ave. (10573); Pres. Alfred
ELMIRA JEWISH WELFARE FUND, INC. •JEWISH WELFARE FUND POUGHKEEPSIE-
(1942); Federation Bldg., 115 E. Church St. KINGSTON (1941); 110 Grand Ave. (12603);
(14905); Pres. Irving Etkind. Pres. Harold Fleisher; Exec. Dir. Marden
GLENS FALLS Paru.
*GLENS FALLS JEWISH WELFARE FUND ROCHESTER
(1939); 6 Arbor Dr. (12801); Chmn. Orel JEWISH COMMUNITY FEDERATION OF
Friedman. ROCHESTER, N.Y., INC. (1937); 440 Main St.
HUDSON E. (14604); Pres. Irving Ruderman; Exec.
Dir. Darrell D. Friedman.
•JEWISH WELFARE FUND OF HUDSON,
N.Y., INC. (1947); Joslen Blvd. (12534); Pres. SCHENECTADY
Albert Rapport. JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (incl. sur-
KINGSTON rounding communities) (1938); (sponsors
SCHENECTADY U J A AND FEDERATED
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL, INC. (1951);
96 Maiden Lane (12401); Pres. Joseph WELFARE FUND); 2565 Balltown Rd., P. O.
Cohen; Exec. Dir. Marden Paru. Box 2649 (12309); Pres. Philip Ziffer; Exec.
Dir. Michael Ruvel.
NEW YORK CITY
FEDERATION OF JEWISH PHILANTHROPIES
OF NEW YORK (incl. Greater New York, JEWISH FEDERATION, INC. (1918); (sponsors
Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties) JEWISH WELFARE FUND ); 321 Seitz
(1917); 130 E. 59th St. (10022); Pres. Fred- Bldg., 201 E. Jefferson St. (13202); Pres. Al-
erick P. Rose; Exec. V. Pres. Sanford So- bert Rothman; Exec. Dir. Norman Edell.
UNITED JEWISH APPEAL OF GREATER NEW TROY JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL, INC.
YORK, INC. (incl. Greater New York, Nas- (1936); 2500-21 St. (12180); Pres. Daniel
sau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties) Gotkis.
(1939); 220 W. 58th St. (10019); Pres. James
L. Weinberg; Exec. V. Pres. Ernest W. UTICA
Michel. JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF UTICA,
UNITED JEWISH APPEAL—FEDERATION OF N.Y., INC. (1933, Inc. 1950); (sponsors
JEWISH PHILANTHROPIES—JOINT CAM- UNITED JEWISH APPEAL OF UTICA); 2310
PAIGN (1974); 220 W. 58 St. (10019); Pres. Oneida St. (13501); Pres. Mrs. Helen Sperl-
William Rosenwald; Exec. V.P.s Ernest W. ing; Exec. Dir. Irving Epstein.
JEWISH FEDERATIONS, FUNDS, COUNCILS / 605
NORTH CAROLINA STEUBENVILLE
ASHEVILLE JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1938); P. O.
Box 472 (43952); Pres. Curtis Greenberg;
FEDERATED JEWISH CHARITIES OF ASHE- Exec. Sec. Mrs. Joseph Freedman.
VILLE, INC., 236 Charlotte St. (28804); Pres.
Lowell Pearlman; Exec. Dir. Burt Shima- TOLEDO
JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION OF
CHARLOTTE TOLEDO, INC. (1907; reorg. 1960); 5151
CHARLOTTE FEDERATION OF JEWISH
Monroe St., Suite 226 West (43623); Pres.
CHARITIES (1940); P.O. Box 17523 (28211); William N. Osterman; Exec. Dir. Alvin S.
Pres. Paul Stewart; Exec. Dir. Marvin Bien- Levinson.
OHIO JEWISH FEDERATION (1938); 901 Melwood
Dr. N. E. (44483); Pres. Abe Knofsky.
AKRON JEWISH COMMUNITY FEDERATION YOUNGSTOWN
(1935); 750 White Pond Dr. (44320); Pres. JEWISH FEDERATION OF YOUNGSTOWN,
David Lockshin; Exec. Dir. Morris OHIO, INC. (1935); P. O. Box 449 (44501);
Rombo. Pres. Bert Tamarkin; Exec. Dir. Stanley
JEWISH COMMUNITY FEDERATION OF CAN- OKLAHOMA
TON (1935; reorg. 1955); 2631 Harvard Ave.,
N. W. (44709); Pres. Robert I. Friedman; ARDMORE
Exec. Dir. Revella R. Kopstein. JEWISH FEDERATION (1934); 23 "B" St.,
S.W. (73401); Co-Chmn. Ike Fishman.
JEWISH FEDERATION OF CINCINNATI AND OKLAHOMA CITY
VICINITY (merger of the Associated Jewish JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1941); 1100
Agencies and Jewish Welfare Fund) (1896; N. Dewey, Suite 103 (73103); Pres. Sig Harp-
reorg. 1967); 200 West 4th St. (45202); Pres. man, Jr.; Exec. Dir. Jay B. Bachrach.
Mrs. I. Mark Zeligs; Exec. V.P. Harold Gold-
TULSA JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
CLEVELAND (1938); (sponsors TULSA UNITED JEWISH
JEWISH COMMUNITY FEDERATION OF CAMPAIGN); 3314 E. 51 St., Suite T (74135);
CLEVELAND (1903); 1750 Euclid Ave. Pres. Donald Newman; Exec. Dir. Leonard
(44115); Pres. Albert B. Ratner; Exec. Dir. Rubin.
Stanley B. Horowitz.
COLUMBUS JEWISH FEDERATION (1926); PORTLAND
1175 College Ave. (43209); Pres. Ernest JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION OF PORT-
Stern; Exec. V. Pres. Ben M. Mandelkorn. LAND (incl. State of Oregon and adjacent
Washington communities) (1920; reorg.
DAYTON 1956); 6651 S. W. Capitol Highway (97219);
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF DAY- Pres. Arden E. Shenker; Exec. Dir. Morris A.
TON (1943); Community Services Bldg., Stein.
184 Salem Ave., Rm. 210 (45406); Pres.
Irvin Zipperstein; Exec. Dir. Robert Fitter- PENNSYLVANIA
LIMA JEWISH FEDERATION OF ALLENTOWN, INC.
FEDERATED JEWISH CHARITIES OF LIMA (1938; Inc. 1948); 22nd and Tilghman Sts.
DISTRICT (1935); 217 S. Dale Dr. (45805); (18104); Pres. Robert Margolis; Exec. Dir.
Fin. Sec. Norman Mervis. Leslie Gottlieb.
606 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
ALTOONA Powell Sts. (19401); Pres. Bernard Tepper;
FEDERATION OF JEWISH PHILANTHROPIES Exec. Dir. Harold M. Kamsler.
(1920; reorg. 1940); 1308 17th St. (16601); PHILADELPHIA
Pres. Bert Leopold.
FEDERATION OF JEWISH AGENCIES OF
BUTLER GREATER PHILADELPHIA (1901; reorg.
BUTLER JEWISH WELFARE FUND (incl. But- 1956); 226 South 16 St. (19102); Pres. I.
ler County) (1938); P. O. Box 992 (16001); Jerome Stern; Exec. Dir. Robert Forman.
Chmn. Julius Bernstein; Sec. Maurice Hor- PITTSBURGH
witz. UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER
EASTON PITTSBURGH (1912; reorg. 1955); 234 McKee
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF EASTON, PI. (15213); Pres. Sidney N. Busis; Exec. Dir.
PA. AND VICINITY (1939); (sponsors ALLIED Gerald S. Soroker.
WELFARE APPEAL); 660 Ferry St. (18042); POTTSVILLE
Pres. Mrs. Sidney Kaplan; Exec. Dir. Eugene UNITED JEWISH CHARITIES (1935); 2300
Hurwitz. Mahantongo St. (17901); Chmn. Henry Gil-
ERIE bert; Exec. Sec. Miss Gertrude Perkins.
JEWISH COMMUNITY WELFARE COUNCIL READING
OF ERIE (1946); 32 W. 8th St., Suite 512 JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1935);
(16501); Pres. Marcia Siegel; Exec. Dir. Ivan (sponsors UNITED JEWISH CAMPAIGN);
C. Schonfeld. 1700 City Line St. (19604); Pres. Edwin A.
HARRISBURG Lakin; Exec. Dir. David Morris.
UNITED JEWISH COMMUNITY (1933); 100 SCRANTON
Vaughn St. (17110); Pres. William L. Kanen- SCRANTON-LACKAWANNA JEWISH COUN-
son; Exec. Dir. Albert Hursh. CIL (incl. Lackawanna County) (1945); 601
HAZELTON Jefferson Ave. (18510); Pres. Alvin Nathan;
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1960); Lau-
Exec. Dir. George Joel.
rel & Hemlock Sts. (18201); Pres. Richard SHARON
Chait; Exec. Dir. Jay Rostov. SHENANGO VALLEY JEWISH FEDERATION
JOHNSTOWN (1940); 840 Highland Rd. (16146); Pres. Ber-
nard Goldstone; Treas. Irwin Yanowitz.
UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION OF JOHNS-
TOWN (1938); 521 Luzerne St. (15905); Pres. UNIONTOWN
William L. Glosser. UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION (1939); 406
LANCASTER W. Main St. (15401), c/o Jewish Community
Center; Pres. Harold Cohen; Sec. Morris H.
UNITED JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF Samuels.
LANCASTER, PA., INC. (1928); 2120 Oregon
Pike (17601); Pres. Jay S. Poser; Exec. Dir. WILKES-BARRE
Lawrence Pallas. THE WYOMING VALLEY JEWISH COMMIT-
LEVITTOWN TEE (1935); (sponsors UNITED JEWISH AP-
PEAL); 60 S. River St. (18701); Pres. Isadore
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF LOWER Landau; Exec. Dir. Monty Pomm.
BUCKS COUNTY (1956, Inc. 1957); 15 Stony-
brook Dr. E. (19055); Pres. Sidney Tessler; YORK
Exec. Dir. Sidney Stein. YORK COUNCIL OF JEWISH CHARITIES, INC.
NEW CASTLE 120 E. Market St. (17401); Exec. Dir. Cecil
UNITED JEWISH APPEAL OF NEW CASTLE,
PA. (1967); 110 Elizabeth St. (16105); Chmn. RHODE ISLAND
NORRISTOWN JEWISH FEDERATION OF RHODE ISLAND
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER (serving Cen- (1945); 130 Sessions St. (02906); Pres. Robert
tral Montgomery County) (1936); Brown and A. Riesman; Exec. Dir. Dan Asher.
JEWISH FEDERATIONS, FUNDS, COUNCILS / 607
SOUTH CAROLINA BEAUMONT
CHARLESTON BEAUMONT JEWISH FEDERATION OF
TEXAS, INC. (Org. and Inc. 1967); P. O. Box
JEWISH WELFARE FUND (1949); 1645 Mill- 1981 (77704); Pres. Edwin Gale; Dir. Isadore
brook Dr. (29407); P. O. Box 3565; Pres. Harris.
Mrs. Arnold Prystowsky; Exec. Dir. Nathan
Shulman. CORPUS CHRISTI
CORPUS CHRISTI JEWISH COMMUNITY
COLUMBIA COUNCIL (1953); 750 Everhart Rd. (78411);
JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION OF CO- Pres. Julius Brownstein; Exec. Dir. Mrs. Lil-
LUMBIA (1960); 4540 Trenholm Rd. (29206); lian Racusin.
Pres. Melton Kligman; Exec. Dir. Jack Wein- COMBINED JEWISH APPEAL OF CORPUS
traub. CHRISTI (1962); 750 Everhart Rd. (78411);
SOUTH DAKOTA Pres. Harold Alberts; Exec. Dir. Mrs. Lillian
SIOUX FALLS DALLAS
JEWISH WELFARE FUND (1938); National JEWISH WELFARE FEDERATION (1911);
Reserve BIdg. (57102); Pres. Richard M. 8616 Northwest Plaza-Suite 319 (75225);
Light; Exec. Sec. Louis R. Hurwitz. Pres. Stanley C. Pearle; Exec. Dir. Emily
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF E L PASO,
CHATTANOOGA JEWISH WELFARE FEDERA- INC. (incl. surrounding communities) (1939);
TION (1931); 5326 Lynnland Terrace 405 Mardi Gras, P. O. Box 12097 (79912);
(37411); Pres. Mark A. Spector; Exec. Dir. Pres. Mrs. Robert E. Goodman; Exec. Dir.
Steven Drysdale. Howard Burnham.
KNOXVILLE FORT WORTH
JEWISH WELFARE FUND, INC. (1939); 6800 JEWISH FEDERATION OF FORT WORTH
Deane Hill Dr. (37919); P. O. Box 10882); (1936); 6801 Grandbury Rd. (76133); Pres.
Chmn. Louis Joffe; Exec. Dir. Peter Margo- E. M. Rosenthal; Exec. Dir. Norman A.
JEWISH SERVICE AGENCY (incl. Shelby GALVESTON COUNTY JEWISH COMMUNITY
County) (1864, Inc. 1906); 6560 Poplar Ave., COUNCIL & WELFARE ASSOCIATION (1936);
P. O. Box 38268 (38138); Pres. Leo Bearman, P. O. Box 146 (77550); Pres. Mrs. I. A.
Jr.; Exec. Dir. Jack Lieberman. Lerner; Sec. Mrs. Charles Rosenbloom.
JEWISH WELFARE FUND (incl. Shelby HOUSTON
County) (1934); 6560 Poplar Ave., P. O. Box JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF METRO-
38268 (38138); Pres. Morris Kriger; Exec. POLITAN HOUSTON, INC. (incl. neighboring
Dir. Jack Lieberraan. communities) (1937); (sponsors UNITED
JEWISH CAMPAIGN); 5601 S. Braes wood
NASHVILLE Blvd. (77096); Pres. J. Livingston Kosberg;
JEWISH FEDERATION OF NASHVILLE & Exec. Dir. Earl Jordan.
MIDDLE TENNESSEE (1936); 3500 West End
Ave. (37205); Pres. Mrs. Louis K. Fox; Exec. SAN ANTONIO
Dir. Martin Kraar. JEWISH SOCIAL SERVICE FEDERATION (incl.
Bexas County) (1922); 8434 Ahern Dr.
TEXAS (78216); Pres. Mrs. Sondra Sugerman; Exec.
Dir. Robert D. Jolton.
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF AUSTIN TYLER
(1939; reorg. 1956); 8301 Balcones Dr., Suite •FEDERATION OF JEWISH WELFARE FUND
308-1 (78759); Pres. Alfred M. Rosenfield; (1938); P. O. Box 934 (75702); Pres. Sylvan
Exec. Dir. Charles P. Epstein. Mellinger.
608 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
WACO Paulsen Bldg. (99201); Pres. Samuel Huppin;
JEWISH WELFARE COUNCIL OF WACO Sec. Robert N. Arick.
(1949); P. O. Box 8031 (76710); Pres. Mrs. WEST VIRGINIA
Marc E. Wolf.
UTAH FEDERATED JEWISH CHARITIES OF
SALT LAKE CITY CHARLESTON, INC. (1937); P. O. Box 1613
UNITED JEWISH COUNCIL AND SALT LAKE
(25326); Pres. Robert Levine; Exec. Sec.
JEWISH WELFARE FUND (1936); 2416 E. Charles Cohen.
1700 South (84108); Pres. Neisen Bank; HUNTINGTON
Exec. Dir. Harry Altschule. FEDERATED JEWISH CHARITIES (1939); P.
VIRGINIA O. Box 947 (25713); Pres. David Riter; Sec.
JEWISH FEDERATION OF NEWPORT NEWS
—HAMPTON, INC. (1942); 2700 Spring Rd. UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION OF OHIO
(23606) P. O. Box 6680; Pres. Leonard Wa- VALLEY, INC. (1933); 20 Hawthorne Court
ters; Exec. Dir. Chaim Lauer. (26003); Pres. Dr. Harold Saferstein.
UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION, INC. OF APPLETON
NORFOLK AND VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. UNITED JEWISH CHARITIES OF APPLETON
(1937); 7300 Newport Ave., P. O. Box 9776 (1963); 3131 N. Meade St. (54911); Co-
(23505); Pres. Robert M. Rubin. Chmn. Arnold Cohodas and Dov Edelstein;
PORTSMOUTH Treas. Mrs. Harold Rusky.
PORTSMOUTH JEWISH COMMUNITY COUN- GREEN BAY
CIL (1919); 430 Merchants & Farmers GREEN BAY JEWISH WELFARE FUND; P. O.
(23704); Pres. Stanley Peck; Exec. Dir. Mrs. Box 335 (54305); Pres. Stuart Milson; Treas.
Ruth Silverman. Herman J. Robitshek.
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1935); 5403 KENOSHA JEWISH WELFARE FUND (1938);
Monument Ave., P. O. Box 8237 (23226); 6537-7th Ave. (53140); Pres. Ben Cheme-
Pres. Hortense B. Wolf; Exec. Dir. Julius row; Sec.-Treas. Mrs. S. M. Lapp.
ROANOKE MADISON JEWISH WELFARE COUNCIL, INC.
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL; C/O WROV, (1940); 303 Price PI. (53705); Pres. Isadore
15th & Cleveland Ave. (24015); Pres. Burt V. Fine; Exec. Dir. Abraham Mintz.
WASHINGTON MILWAUKEE JEWISH FEDERATION, INC.
SEATTLE (1938); 1360 N. Prospect Ave. (53202); Pres.
Gerald J. Kahn; Exec. V. Pres. Melvin S.
JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SEAT- Zaret.
TLE (incl. King County, Everett and Bremer-
ton) (1926); Suite 525, Securities Bldg. RACINE
(98101); Pres. Martin Rind; Exec. Dir. Mur- RACINE JEWISH WELFARE BOARD (1946);
ray Shiff. 944 Main St. (53403).
•JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF SPO- JEWISH WELFARE COUNCIL OF SHEBOYGAN
KANE (incl. Spokane County) (1927); (spon- (1927); 1404 North Ave. (53081); Sec. Mrs.
sors UNITED JEWISH FUND) (1936); 401 Abe Alpert.
JEWISH FEDERATIONS, FUNDS, COUNCILS / 609
ALBERTA Pres. Albert I. Foreman; Exec. Dir. Samuel
CALGARY JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL LONDON
(1962); 102-18th Ave., S.E. (T2G 1K8); •LONDON JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Pres. S. Bruce Green; Exec. Dir. Harry S. (1932); 532 Huron St. (24); (N5Y 4J5); Pres.
Shatz. Gerald Klein; Exec. Dir. Barry Eisen.
EDMONTON JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL, JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF OTTAWA
INC. (1954, Inc. 1965); 7200-156 St. (T5R (1934); 151 Chapel St. (2); Pres. David Loeb;
1X3); Pres. Mrs. Leon Singer; Exec. Dir. Uri Exec. Dir. Hy Hochberg.
Rosenzweig. ST. CATHARINES
BRITISH COLUMBIA •UNITED JEWISH WELFARE FUND OF ST.
CATHARINES; C/O Jewish Community Cen-
VANCOUVER tre, Church St.; Pres. Jack Silverstein; Sec.
•JEWISH COMMUNITY FUND & COUNCIL OF Syd Goldford.
VANCOUVER (1932); 950 W. 41 Ave. (V5Z TORONTO
2N7); Pres. Mrs. D. Frankenburg; Exec. Dir.
Morris Saltzman. UNITED JEWISH CONGRESS (1937); 150 Bev-
erley St. (M5T 1Y6); Pres. Milton Harris;
MANITOBA Exec. Dir. Irwin Gold.
JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL (1938); 1641
WINNIPEG JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Ouellette Ave. (NBX 1K9); Pres. Herbert
(incl. Combined Jewish Appeal of Winnipeg) Brudner; Exec. Dir. Joseph Eisenberg.
(org. 1938, reorg. 1973); 370 Hargrave St.,
(R3B 2K1); Pres. Al Omson; Exec. Dir. Izzy QUEBEC
ONTARIO ALLIED JEWISH COMMUNITY SERVICES
(merger of FEDERATION OF JEWISH COM-
HAMILTON MUNITY SERVICES and COMBINED JEWISH
HAMILTON JEWISH FEDERATION (incl. APPEAL) (1965); 5151 Cote St. Catherine Rd.
United Jewish Welfare Fund) (org. 1934, (H3W 1M6); Pres. Joseph Ain; Exec. Dir.
merged 1971); 57 Delaware Ave. (L8M 1T6); Manuel G. Batshaw.
ALABAMA HERITAGE-SOUTHWEST JEWISH PRESS
(1954). 2130 S. Vermont Ave., Los An-
JEWISH MONITOR (1948). P.O. Box 9155, geles, 90007. Weekly. Herb Brin. (Also
Crestline Sta., Birmingham, 35213. Joseph SAN DIEGO JEWISH PRESS-HERITAGE,
S. Gallinger. Monthly. San Diego [weekly]; CENTRAL CALIFOR-
NIA JEWISH HERITAGE, Sacramento and
JEWISH SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL RESEARCH Fresno area and region [monthly]; OR-
(1974). Dept. of Sociology, Univ. of Ala- ANGE COUNTY JEWISH HERITAGE, Or-
bama, Birmingham, 35294. Murray B. ange County Area [weekly].)
ISRAEL TODAY (1973). 10340 Reseda
ALASKA Blvd., Northridge, 91324. Phil Blazer.
*THE ALASKAN JEWISH BULLETIN (1973). Bi-weekly.
7-730 H, "J" St., Anchorage, 99506. Rabbi
Israel Haber. Monthly. JEWISH OBSERVER OF THE EAST BAY
(1967). 3245 Sheffield Ave., Oakland,
ARIZONA 94602. Bernice Scharlach. Monthly. Jew-
ish Welfare Federation of Alameda & Con-
ARIZONA POST (1946). 102 N. Plumer Ave., tra Costa Counties.
Tucson, 85719. Martha K. Rothman. Bi-
monthly. Tucson Jewish Community JEWISH SPECTATOR (1935). P.O. Box 2016,
Council. Santa Monica, 90406. Trade Weiss-Ros-
PHOENIX JEWISH NEWS (1947). 1530 West
Thomas Rd., Phoenix, 85015. Pearl R. JEWISH STAR (1956). 693 Mission St. #305,
Newmark. Fortnightly. San Francisco, 94105. Alfred Berger.
SAN FRANCISCO JEWISH BULLETIN (1943).
B'NAI B'RITH MESSENGER (1897). 2510 W. 7 870 Market St., San Francisco, 94102.
St., Los Angeles, 90057. Joseph J. Cum- Geoffrey Fisher. Weekly. San Francisco
mins. Weekly. Jewish Community Publications.
'Periodicals which have been in existence at least one year prior to June 30, 1975 are
included in this directory. Information is based upon answers furnished by the publications
themselves, and the publishers of the YEAR BOOK assume no responsibility for the accuracy
of the data presented; nor does inclusion in this list necessarily imply approval or endorsement
of the periodicals. The information provided here includes the year of organization and the
name of the editor, managing editor, or publisher; unless otherwise stated, the language used
by the periodical is English. An asterisk (*) indicates that no reply was received and that the
information, including name of publication, date of founding, and address, is reprinted from
AJYB, 1976 (vol. 77). For organizational bulletins, consult organizational listings.
JEWISH PERIODICALS / 611
WESTERN STATES JEWISH HISTORICAL GEORGIA
QUARTERLY (1968). 2429 23rd St., Santa
Monica, 90405. Dr. Norton B. Stern. SOUTHERN ISRAELITE (1925). P.O. Box
Quarterly. Southern California Jewish His- 77388, 188-15 St. N.W., Atlanta, 30357.
torical Society. Jack Geldbart. Weekly.
CHICAGO JEWISH POST AND OPINION
INTERMOUNTAIN JEWISH NEWS (1913).
1275 Sherman St., Denver, 80203. Mrs. (1953). 6350 N. Albany, Chicago, 60659.
Max Goldberg. Weekly. Theodore Cohen. Weekly.
SENTINEL (1911). 216 W. Jackson Blvd.,
CONNECTICUT Chicago, 60606. J. I. Fishbein. Weekly.
CONNECTICUT JEWISH LEDGER (1929). P.O. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS JEWISH COMMUNITY
Box 1107, Hartford, 06101. Abraham J. NEWS (1945). 6464 West Main, Suite 7A,
Feldman. Weekly. Belleville, 62223. Hyman H. Ruffman.
JEWISH DIGEST (1955). 1363 Fairfield Ave., Monthly. Jewish Federation of Southern
Bridgeport, 06605. Bernard Postal. Illinois.
Monthly. THE TORCH (1941). 1946 W. Hood, Chicago,
DELAWARE 60660 Mannye London. Quarterly. Natl.
Fed. of Jewish Men's Clubs, Inc.
JEWISH VOICE (1967). 701 Shipley St., Wil-
mington, 19801. Ruth J. Kaplan. Bi- INDIANA
monthly. Jewish Federation of Dela- INDIANA JEWISH POST AND OPINION
(1935). 611 N. Park Ave., Indianapolis,
46204. Jo Ann Pinkowitz. Weekly.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
JEWISH POST AND OPINION. 611 N. Park
AMERICAN JEWISH JOURNAL (1944). 890 Ave., Indianapolis, 46204. Gabriel
National Press Bldg., Washington, 20004. Cohen.
David Mondzac. Quarterly.
JEWISH VETERAN (1896). 1712 New Hamp-
shire Ave., N.W., Washington, 20009. Ste- KENTUCKY JEWISH POST AND OPINION
phen Barlas. Bimonthly. Jewish War Vet- (1931). 1551 Bardstown Rd., Louisville,
erans of the U.S.A. 40205. Gail Tolpin. Weekly.
JEWISH WEEK (1965). National Press Bldg., LOUISIANA
Washington, 20004. Joseph M. Hochstein. THE JEWISH CIVIC PRESS (1965). P.O. Box
Weekly. 15500, New Orleans, 70175. Abner Tritt.
NATIONAL JEWISH MONTHLY (1886 under Monthly.
the name Menorah). 1640 Rhode Island JEWISH TIMES (1974). 211 Camp St., New
Ave., N.W., Washington, 20036. Charles Orleans, 70115. Preston G. Ribnick.
Fenyvesi. Monthly. B'nai B'rith. Weekly.
NEAR EAST REPORT (1957). 1341 G. St., MARYLAND
N.W., Washington, 20005. Wolf I. Blitzer.
Weekly. Near East Research, Inc. BALTIMORE JEWISH TIMES (1919). 2104 N.
Charles St., Baltimore, 21218. Gary
FLORIDA Rosenblatt. Weekly.
JEWISH FLORIDIAN (1928). P.O. Box MASSACHUSETTS
012973, Miami, 33101. Fred K. Shochet.
Weekly. AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORICAL QUAR-
TERLY (1893). 2 Thornton Road, Wal-
SOUTHERN JEWISH WEEKLY (1924). P.O. tham, 02154. Nathan M. Kaganoff. Quar-
Box 3297, Jacksonville, 32206. Isadore terly. American Jewish Historical
Moscovitz. Weekly. Society.
612 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
JEWISH ADVOCATE (1902). 251 Causeway Monthly. Las Vegas Combined Jewish Ap-
St., Boston, 02114. Joseph G. Weisberg, peal.
Alexander Brin. Weekly.
LAS VEGAS ISRAELITE (1965). P.O. Box
* JEWISH CIVIC LEADER (1926). 40 Foster 14096, Las Vegas, 89114. Jack Tell.
St., P.O. Box 921, Worcester, 01613. Con- Weekly.
rad H. Isenberg. Weekly.
JEWISH REPORTER (1970). 1000 Worcester
Road, Framingham, 01701. Howard G. JEWISH COMMUNITY NEWS (1962). Green
Joress. Monthly. Greater Framingham Lane, Union, 07083. Esther Blaustein.
Jewish Federation. Fortnightly (monthly in July and Au-
JEWISH TIMES (1945). 118 Cypress St.,
Brookline, 02146. James Kahn. Weekly. JEWISH JOURNAL (1956). 2 S. Adelaide Ave.,
Highland Park, 08904. Clifford B. Ross.
JEWISH WEEKLY NEWS (1945). P.O. Box Fortnightly. Jewish Federation of Raritan
1569, Springfield, 01101. Leslie B. Kahn. Valley.
JEWISH NEWS (1947). 60 Glenwood Ave.,
MOMENT (1975). 55 Chapel St., Newton, East Orange, 07017. Harry Weingast.
02160. Leonard Fein. Monthly except Weekly. Jewish Community Federation of
May-June, July-August. Metropolitan New Jersey.
JEWISH RECORD (1939). 1537 Atlantic Ave-
DETROIT JEWISH NEWS (1942). 17515 W. 9 nue, Atlantic City, 08401. Martin Korik.
Mile Rd., Suite 865, Southfield, 48075. Weekly.
Philip Slomovitz. Weekly.
JEWISH STANDARD (1931). 40 Journal Sq.,
MICHIGAN JEWISH HISTORY (1960). 163 Jersey City, 07306. Morris J. Janoff.
Madison, Detroit, 48226. Irving I. Edgar. Weekly.
Semi-annual. Jewish Historical Society of
Michigan. MORRIS/SUSSEX JEWISH NEWS (1972). 500
Route 10, Ledgewood, 07852. Rhoda Has-
MINNESOTA son. Monthly. United Jewish Federation
AMERICAN JEWISH WORLD (1912). 9 N. 4th Morris/Sussex.
St., Minneapolis, 55401. Norman Gold. VOICE (1940). 2393 W. Marlton Pike, Cherry
Weekly. Hill, 08002. Benn Friedman. Bi-monthly.
MISSOURI Jewish Federation of Southern N.J.
KANSAS CITY JEWISH CHRONICLE (1920). NEW YORK
P.O. Box 8709, Kansas City, 64114. Mil-
ton Firestone. Weekly. ALBANY JEWISH WORLD (1965). 416 Smith
St., Schenectady, 12305. Sam S. Clevenson.
MISSOURI JEWISH POST AND OPINION Weekly.
(1948). 8235 Olive St., St. Louis. 63132.
Kathi Sutin. Weekly. BUFFALO JEWISH REVIEW (1918). 110 Pearl
St., Buffalo, 14202. Steve Lipman. Weekly.
ST. LOUIS JEWISH LIGHT (1947). 611 Olive Kahaal Nahalot Israel.
St., Room 1541, St. Louis, 63101. Robert
A. Cohn. Fortnightly. Jewish Federation •JEWISH LEDGER (1924). 721 Monroe
of St. Louis. Ave., Rochester, 14607. Donald Wolin.
JEWISH WORLD OF LONG ISLAND AND
JEWISH PRESS (1921). 333 S. 132 St., Omaha, QUEENS (1971). 1 Old Indian Head Rd.,
68154. Morris Maline. Weekly. Jewish Commack, 11725. Robert Gross. Bi-
Federation of Omaha. weekly.
REPORTER. 500 Clubhouse Rd., Bingham-
JEWISH REPORTER (1976). 846 E. Sahara ton, 13709. Hal Smith. Weekly. Jewish
Ave., Las Vegas, 89104. Jerry Countess. Federation of Broome County.
JEWISH PERIODICALS / 613
NEW YORK CITY Quarterly. Rabbinical Assembly and Jew-
ish Theological Seminary of America.
AAJE INFORMATION BULLETIN (1974). 114
Fifth Ave., 10011. Milton Weinstein. Bi- ECONOMIC HORIZONS (1953). 500 Fifth
monthly. American Association for Jewish Ave., N.Y.C. 10036. Phil Opher. Quar-
Education. terly. American-Israel Chamber of Com-
merce and Industry, Inc.
AFN SHVEL (1941). 200 W. 72 St., 10023.
Editorial board. Quarterly. Yiddish. Free- FREIE ARBEITER STIMME (1890). 33 Union
land League for Jewish Territorial Coloni- Square W., 10003. P. Costan. Monthly.
zation. Yiddish. Free Voice of Labor.
ALGEMEINER JOURNAL (1972). 404 Park HADASSAH MAGAZINE (formerly HADAS-
Ave., So., 10016. Geshon Jacobson. SAH NEWSLETTER; 1921). 50 W. 58 St.,
Weekly. Yiddish. 10019. Jesse Zel Lurie. Monthly, (except
July and August). Hadassah, Women's
AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR BOOK (1899). 165
Zionist Organization of America.
E. 56 St., 10022. Morris Fine, Milton Him-
melfarb. Annual. American Jewish Com- HADOAR(1921). 1841 Broadway, 10023. Itz-
mittee and Jewish Publication Society. hak Ivry. Weekly. Hebrew. Histadruth Iv-
AMERICAN MIZRACHI WOMAN (1925). 817
rith of America.
Broadway, 10003. Agatha Leifer. HADOROM (1957). 220 Park Ave. S., 10003.
Monthly. English Mizrachi Women's Or- Charles B. Chavel. Semiannual. Hebrew.
ganization of America. Rabbinical Council of America, Inc.
AMERICAN ZIONIST (1910). 4 E. 34 St., HISTADRUT FOTO-NEWS (1948). 33 E. 67
10016. Elias Cooper. Monthly (except July St., 10021. Nahum Guttman. Bimonthly.
and August). Zionist Organization of National Committee for Labor Israel.
U INSTITUTIONAL AND INDUSTRIAL K O -
AUFBAU (1934). 2121 Broadway, 10023. SHER PRODUCTS DIRECTORY (1967). 116
Hans Steinitz. Weekly. English-German. E. 27 St., 10016. Berel Wein, Admin. Ir-
New World Club, Inc. regular. Union of Orthodox Jewish Con-
BITZARON (1939). 1141 Broadway, 10001. gregations of America.
Maurice E. Chernowitz. Monthly. He- ISRAEL HORIZONS (1952). 150 Fifth Ave.,
brew. Hebrew Literary Foundation. 10011. Richard Yaffe. Monthly (except Ju-
B'NAI YIDDISH (1968). 22 E. 17 St., 10003. ly-August). Americans for Progressive Is-
Itzik Kozlovsky. Bimonthly. English-Yid- rael—Hashomer Hatzair.
dish. ISRAEL INVESTORS' REPORT (1961). 575
CCAR JOURNAL (1953). 790 Madison Ave., Lexington Ave., 10022. Aryeh Greenfield.
10021. Bernard Martin. Quarterly. Central Monthly.
Conference of American Rabbis. JEWISH ACTION (1950). 116 East 27 St.,
CENTRAL CONFERENCE OF AMERICAN 10016. Yaakov Kornreich. Bimonthly.
RABBIS YEARBOOK (1890). 790 Madison Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations
Ave., 10021. Joseph B. Glaser, Elliot L. of America.
Stevens. Annual. Central Conference of JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL (1942). 15 East 26th
American Rabbis. St., 10010. Jacob Kabakoff. Annual. Eng-
COMMENTARY (1945). 165 E. 56 St., 10022. lish-Hebrew-Yiddish. Jewish Book Coun-
Norman Podhoretz. Monthly. American cil of the National Jewish Welfare Board.
JEWISH BOOKLAND (supplement of the JWB
CONGRESS MONTHLY (1934). 15 E. 84 St., CIRCLE; 1945). 15 East 26 St., 10010. A.
10028. Herbert Poster. Monthly (except Alan Steinbach. 7 times a year. Jewish
July and August). American Jewish Con- Book Council of the National Jewish Wel-
gress. fare Board.
CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM (1945). 3080 JEWISH BRAILLE REVIEW (1931). 110 E.
Broadway, 10027. Stephen C. Lerner. 30 St., 10016. Jacob Freid. Monthly.
614 / A M E R I C A N J E W I S H YEAR BOOK, 1 9 7 8
English-Braille. Jewish Braille Institute of JEWISH TELEGRAPHIC AGENCY COMMU-
America, Inc. NITY NEWS REPORTER (1962). 165 W. 46
St., Rm. 511, 10036. Murray Zuckoff.
•JEWISH CURRENT EVENTS (1958). 430 Kel- Weekly.
ler Ave., Elmont, L.I., 11003. Samuel
Deutsch. Biweekly. JEWISH TELEGRAPHIC AGENCY DAILY
NEWS BULLETIN (1917). 165 W. 46 St.,
JEWISH CURRENTS (1946). 22 E. 17 St., Rm. 511, 10036. Murray Zuckoff. Daily.
10003. Morris U. Schappes. Monthly.
JEWISH TELEGRAPHIC AGENCY WEEKLY
JEWISH DAILY FORWARD (1897). 45 E. 33
NEWS DIGEST (1933). 165 W. 46 St., Rm.
St., 10016. Simon Weber. Daily. Yiddish. 511, 10036. Murray Zuckoff. Weekly.
Forward Association, Inc.
JEWISH EDUCATION (1928). 114 Fifth Ave.,
JEWISH WEEK (1876, reorg. 1970). 3 E. 40
10011. Alvin I. Schiff. Quarterly. National St., 10016. Philip Hochstein. Weekly.
Council for Jewish Education. JWB CIRCLE (1946). 15 E. 26 St., 10010.
JEWISH EDUCATION DIRECTORY (1951).
Lionel Koppman. 7 times a year. JWB.
114 Fifth Ave., 10011. Murray Rockowitz. JOURNAL OF JEWISH COMMUNAL SERVICE
Triannual. American Association for Jew- (1899). 15 E. 26 St., 10010. Sanford N.
ish Education. Sherman. Quarterly. National Conference
JEWISH FRONTIER (1934). 575 6th Ave.,
of Jewish Communal Service.
10011. Judah J. Shapiro. Monthly. Labor JUDAISM (1952). 15 E. 84 St., 10028. Robert
Zionist Letters, Inc. Gordis. Quarterly. American Jewish Con-
JEWISH GUARDIAN (1974). G.P.O. Box gress.
2143, Brooklyn, 11202. Pinchus David. KEEPING POSTED (1955). 838 Fifth Ave.,
Quarterly. Neturei Karta of U.S.A. 10021. Aron Hirt. Monthly (Oct. through
JEWISH JOURNAL (1970). 16 Court St., May). Union of American Hebrew Con-
Brooklyn, 11241. Earl Foreman. Weekly. gregations.
JEWISH LIFE (1946). 116 E. 27 St., 10016. KINDER JOURNAL (1920). 3301 Bainbridge
Yaakov Jacobs. Quarterly. Union of Or- Ave., Bronx, N.Y., 10467. Bella Gottes-
thodox Jewish Congregations of Amer- man. Quarterly. Yiddish. Sholem Alei-
ica. chem Folk Institute, Inc.
JEWISH MUSIC NOTES (1945). 15 E. 26 St., KINDER ZEITUNG (1930). 45 E. 33 St., 10016
10010. Irene Heskes. Semiannual. JWB Joseph Mlotek, Saul Maltz, Mates Olitzky.
Jewish Music Council. Bimonthly. Yiddish. Workmen's Circle.
JEWISH OBSERVER (1963). 5 Beekman St., KOL YAVNEH (1960). 156 Fifth Ave., 10010.
10038. Nisson Wolpin. Monthly (except Roslyn M. Sherman. Bimonthly. Yavneh,
July and August). Agudath Israel of National Religious Jewish Students Asso-
JEWISH PARENT (1948). 229 Park Ave. S., U KOSHER PRODUCTS DIRECTORY (1925).
10003. Joseph Kaminetsky. Quarterly. Na- 116 E. 27 St., 10016. Berel Wein, Admin.
tional Association of Hebrew Day School Irregular. Union of Orthodox Jewish Con-
PTA's, an affiliate of Torah Umesorah. gregations of America—Kashruth Div.
JEWISH POST OF NEW YORK. (1974). 101 KULTUR UN LEBN—CULTURE AND LIFE
Fifth Ave., 10003. Charles Roth. (1967). 45 E. 33 St., 10016. Joseph Mlotek.
Weekly. Bimonthly. Yiddish. Workmen's Circle.
JEWISH PRESS (1950). 338 3rd Ave., Brook- LILITH (1976). 500 E. 63 St., 10023. Susan
lyn, 11215. Sholom Klass. Weekly. Weidman Schneider, Amy Stone. Quar-
JEWISH SOCIAL STUDIES (1939). 2929
Broadway, 10025. Bertram E. Schwarz- LONG ISLAND JEWISH PRESS (1942). 95-20
bach. Quarterly. Conference on Jewish So- 63 Rd., Rego Park, 11374. Abraham B.
cial Studies, Inc. Shoulson. Monthly.
JEWISH PERIODICALS / 615
MIDSTREAM (1955). 515 Park Ave., 10022. RESPONSE (1967). 523 W. 113 St., 10025.
Joel Carmichel. Monthly (June/July, Steven Martin Cohen. Quarterly. Jewish
Aug./Sept. bimonthly). Theodor Herzl Educational Ventures, Inc.
SEVEN ARTS FEATURE SYNDICATE. See
MORNING FREIHEIT (1922). 22 W. 21 St., News Syndicates, p. (617).
10011. Paul Novick. Daily. Yiddish-
English. SHEVILEY HAHINUCH (1939). 114 Fifth
Ave., 10011. Matthew Mosenkis. Quar-
U NEWS REPORTER (1956). 116 E. 27 St., terly. Hebrew. National Council for Jewish
10016. Berel Wein, Admin. Irregular. Education.
Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations SH'MA (1970). Box 567, Port Washington,
of America—Kashruth Div. N.Y., 11050. Eugene B. Borowitz. Fort-
OLOMEINU—OUR WORLD (1945). 229 Park nightly (except June, July, Aug.).
Ave. S., 10003. Nosson Scherman, Yaakov SHMUESSEN M I T KINDER UN YUGENT
Fruchter. Monthly. English-Hebrew. (1942). 770 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn,
Torah Umesorah National Society for He- 11213. Nissan Mindel. Monthly. Yiddish.
brew Day Schools. Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch, Inc.
U PASSOVER PRODUCTS DIRECTORY SYNAGOGUE LIGHT (1933). 47 Beekman St.,
(1923). 116 E. 27 St., 10016. Berel Wein, 10038. Meyer Hager. Monthly.
Admin. Annual. Union of Orthodox
Jewish Congregations of America—Ka- SYNAGOGUE SCHOOL (1942). 155 Fifth Ave.,
shruth Div. 10021. Morton Siegel. Quarterly. United
Synagogue Commission on Jewish Educa-
PEDAGOGIC REPORTER (1949). 114 Fifth tion.
Ave., 10011. Mordecai Schreiber. 3 times
yearly. American Association for Jewish TALKS AND TALES (1942). 770 Eastern Park-
Education. way, Brooklyn, 11213. Nissan Mindel.
Monthly (also Hebrew, French and Span-
PIONEER WOMAN (1926). 315 Fifth Ave., ish editions). Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch,
10016. David C. Gross, Judith A. Soko- Inc.
loff. Monthly (except May-June, Oct.-
Nov.). English-Yiddish-Hebrew. Pioneer TRADITION (1958). 220 Park Ave. S., 10003.
Women, Women's Labor Zionist Organi- Walter S. Wurzburger. Quarterly. Rab-
zation of America. binical Council of America.
PRESENT TENSE (1973). 165 E. 56 St., 10022. Ul HORIZONT (1969). P.O. Box 625, Far
Murray Polner. Quarterly. American Jew- Rockaway, 11691. M.D. Weinstock.
ish Committee. Monthly. Hungarian.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN ACAD- UNITED SYNAGOGUE REVIEW (1943). 3080
EMY FOR JEWISH RESEARCH (1920). 3080 Broadway, 10027. Alvin Kass. Quarterly.
Broadway, 10027. Isaac E. Barzilay. An- United Synagogue of America.
nual. Hebrew, Arabic and English. Ameri- UNSER TSAIT (1941). 25 E. 78 St., 10021.
can Academy for Jewish Research. Emanuel Scherer. Monthly. Yiddish. In-
RABBINICAL COUNCIL RECORD (1953).
ternational Jewish Labor Bund.
220 Park Ave. S., 10003. Louis Bern- DER WECKER (1921). 45 E. 33 St., 10016.
stein. Quarterly. Rabbinical Council of Elias Schulman. Nine times a year. Yid-
America. dish. Jewish Socialist Verband of Amer-
RECONSTRUCTIONIST (1935). 15 W. 86 St.,
10024. Ira Eisenstein. Monthly. Jewish WESTCHESTER JEWISH TRIBUNE (1942).
Reconstructionist Foundation, Inc. 95-20 63 Rd., Rego Park, 11374. Abraham
B. Shoulson. Monthly.
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