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  • Jewish Institute Begins Summer Session

    The first summer session of the Jewish Institute for Religion opened July 5. The courses are said to be designed to meet the needs of rabbis who in their own community have little opportunity for systematic sccholarly work and “may wish to spend a part of the summer vacation in equipping themselves for a wider… More ▸

  • Four Million Russian Children Need Food, Care, President Kalinin States

    Russia is still in acute need of child relief work and the liquidation of many foreign agencies of their services will bring the Soviets face to face with any army of over five million children, either homeless or hungry or both. A statement to this effect has been received by the Nansen Relief Mission here… More ▸

  • First English Translation of Maimonides’ “mishne Torah”

    Rabbi Simon Glazer of this city has translated Maimonides’ Mishne Torah into English, which will be published by the Hebrew Publishing Company of New York. The first two books will be published in one volume, and altogether there will be five volumes to complete the translation. The work will contain the Hebrew text of Maimonides… More ▸

  • Equality in Hungary Does Not Apply in Universities

    The government has issued its new regulations regarding the rights of minorities. The regulations provide that every citizen, without regard to race, religion or language is entitled to all political rights. The right of all to employ their “mother tongue” in private or public affairs is guaranteed and the privilege of instruction in public schools… More ▸

  • Jersey Jews Win School Protest

    Protests from Jews throughout the State to change the entrance examinations for the State Normal Schools from Saturdays to Mondays, resulted today in favorable action by the State Board of Education. The next examination will be held Monday Dec. 3 and will be followed by one on June 2, next. More ▸

  • Draft of British-hussein Treaty Published

    What is purported to be an official resume of the British treaty now being negotiated with King Hussein of the Hedjas, is published by the PALESTINE WEEKLY of Jerusalem. The treaty recognizes the independence of the Arab states of Mesopotamia, Transjordania and of the Arab peninsula exclusive of Aden. The part of the treaty which… More ▸

  • Arrest of Ford in New York May Be Sought

    Should Henry Ford refuse to accept service for the libel suit started against him by Herman Bernstein be may face the prospect of arrest if he comes to New York, either on a business mission or in the interests of his Presidential campaign. This is the considered opinion of a writer in the NEW YORK… More ▸

  • Rabbis Urged to Condemn Soviet Opposition

    The rabbis are the only religious representatives who have not joined in condemning the counter revolutionists, the “Emes”, Moscow organ of the Jewish Communists, declares in its current issue. Even Patriarch Tikhon has recanted and condemned the counter revolutionary movement the paper asserts. It urges the rabbis to follow the example of the Patriarch and… More ▸

  • Think Justice Lehman Will Get Appeals Court Nomination

    Supreme Court Justice Irving Lehman probably will be the Democratic nominee for Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals to succeed Judge John W. Hogan of Syracuse, retiring under the age limit, THE NEW YORK WORLD today predicts. The selection of Justice Lehman appears as certain as anything can be so far in advance of… More ▸

  • Palestine Jews Protest Ratio of Appointments

    Representatives of the Vaad Leumi, (Jewish Council of Palestine) have visited Sir Gilbert Clayton, the Civil Secretary, to protest the appointment of only 50 Jewish members to the gendarmerie as against 100 Arabs. The Jewish delegation pointed out that the appointments were in violation of the agreement reached previously to appoint equal numbers of Jews… More ▸