Tag: Rabbi Naftoly Riff

Rabbi Naftoly Hersch Jehudah Riff was the revered spiritual leader of Congregation Sons of Israel, which was located at 1128 South 8th Street, the corner of South 8th and Sycamore Streets. An Orthodox synagogue, Sons of Israel was popularly known in Camden’s Jewish Community as the “8th Street Schul”. Rabbi Riff led Sons of Israel from the early 1920s through the late 1960s.

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NOTED RABBI SPEAKS IN CAMDEN TONIGHT

Camden Courier-Post – February 1, 1938
Rabbi Israel Goldstein, of New York, president of the Jewish National Fund of America, will speak tonight at a mass meeting at the Hotel Walt Whitman, in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Jewish National Fund.

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Jews End Campaign to Raise Charity Funds

Camden Courier-Post – June 24, 1933
The Federation of Jewish Charities concluded its campaign for funds Thursday night with a banquet attended by workers and directors of the organization, at the Talmud Torah, 621 Kaighn Avenue.

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Jewish Charities Raise $1500 Here

Camden Courier-Post – June 7, 1933
More than $1500 in pledges and in cash have been received in the campaign of the Camden Federation of Jewish Charities, it was announced last night by E. George Aaron, chairman of the campaign committee. The drive will continue through this week.