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JEWISH BOOK COUNCIL
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Jewish libraries, posters, dramatic materials, booklists and bibli­
ographies in addition to the
Jewish Book Annual
and
Jewish
Bookland.
EXECUT IVE BOARD AND COMMITTEES
The Executive Board of the Council, under the chairmanship
of Dr. Eugene B. Borowitz, the Council’s president, met regu­
larly. It decided on policy questions, the theme for Jewish Book
Month, reviewed the budget and considered and acted upon
various committee reports, among other agendas.
The Library Committee, chaired by Leonard Gold, supervised
the publication of the bibliographies issued by the Council. The
committee members reviewed and approved the manuscripts.
They also selected the books that were included in the Jewish
Book Council’s exhibit at the International Book Fair in Jeru­
salem.
The Program Materials Committee, chaired by David M.
Kleinstein, initiated a number of new materials that were issued
during the past year.
The Budget Committee, of which Dean David Mirsky is the
chairman, reviewed the Council’s income and expenditures for
1974 and prepared the budget for 1975. It also proposed a num­
ber of new methods for increasing the Council’s income.
L IBRARY C ITAT IONS
Thirteen libraries of Judaica were given citations by the Jewish
Book Council for their “contribution to the furtherance of
Jewish culture through the dissemination of the Jewish book.”
The citations were presented by Leonard Gold, chairman of the
Library Committee, on Sunday afternoon, May 4, 1975, at the
Park Avenue Synagogue, New York City. The thirteen citations
bring the total of libraries of Jewish Community Centers,
synagogues, Jewish schools and other groups cited by the Council
to 283. Following are the most recent recipients:
Samuel &Rebecca Astor Judaica Library
Jewish Community Center
San Diego, California