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Exh ib i t ! -M ILW AUK E E , W ISCONSIN
(One of the Earliest Jewish Book Week Programs)
Literary Evening in the Lecture Ha l l of the Local Pub l ic Library
Wednesday, May 8, 1928
(Lag Ba ’Omer )
a. Address: “T h e Jew and His Re lat ion to the Book,” by Rabb i S. Fe l ix
Mendelsohn o f T emp le Beth Israel, Chicago,
b. Musical Selections.
c. An Exh ib i t o f Jewish Books in English; Hebrew and Yiddish was on
display throughout the week in the Literature Room of the Milwaukee
Publ ic Library.
T h e local Pioneer W om en ’s Organization, w i th Mrs. I. Horwitz as Chair-
man, sponsored this program as part of the initia l observance o f Jewish Book
Week in this commun ity (May 4-11, 1928) .
T h e Milwaukee chapter o f Hadassah, Section of the Na t iona l Council of
Jewish Women , Avukah, W om en ’s League for Jewish Education and other
organizations cooperated in the celebration o f Jewish Book Week.
Rabb i Phi l ip Kle inman o f T em p le Beth El devoted his sermon on
Saturday morning, May 5th to “Books,” and Rabbi Joseph L. Baron of
Congregation Emanu-El B ’ne Jeshurun spoke on the “T a lm u d ” at the Friday
Evening Services.
T h e local dai ly newspapers, the
M i lwauk e r Wochenb la t ,
and congrega-
tional bu l letins carried notices regarding the observance of Jewish Book
Week. Rabbi Baron also made available to his congregants a graded l ist o f
Jewish books for children and adults.
Exh ib i t 2 -N EW YORK C ITY
New York Council, Pioneer W om en ’s Organization
15th Annua l Jewish Book Week
Monday, November 24, 1941, 8.30 P. M.
Ho te l Pennsylvania
Chairman: Mrs. Israel Goldstein
Dr. Mordecai Soltes
Na t iona l Chairman, Jewish Book Week
S. N iger
Em inent Yiddish Literary Critic and Writer
Dr. A. S. Ha lk in
Associate Professor, Hebrew Dept . , Brooklyn College;
Department o f Semitics, Columbia University
Recitations: Winners of Louis Lamed Fund Awards
Abraham Regelson
Ephraim Auerbach
Jacob Gladstein
Musical Selections: Saul Meisels, T eno r
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