Religion: Jews

Most Of the most prominent Jews in the U. S., to the number of 1000 assembled at the Benjamin Franklin Hotel, Philadelphia, to discuss the plight of their coreligionists in Eastern Europe. David A. Brown, Jewish organizer, proposed a plan for assisting Russian Jews to get back to the farm. He was supported by Julius Rosenwald and Louis Marshall. He was emotionally opposed by Rabbi Stephen S. Wise who urged concentration of Jewish efforts in Palestine. After a day's debate, Messrs. Brown, Marshall, Rosenwald, Wise, H. H. Lehman, Felix Warburg, Nathan Straus, retired,...

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