Menu JTA Search

JTA Archive

  • 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 ▸

  • Death or Major Morris Borenstein

    Major Morris Borenstein died at the B ronx Hospital Saturday ngith, in his eighty-first year. Major Borenstein was for 12 years a custodian in the office of the Secretary of State at Albany. More ▸

  • Palestine News Agency Launched

    Palestine is to have its own news agency. The “Palestine Telegraphic Agency” which proposes to provide a general news gathering service for the Holy Land has been officially registered by the government. The founders of the organization which will start with a capital of £3,000 are Meyer Grossman, of London, and Jacob Landau, of New… More ▸

  • Nansen Continues Food Draft Service

    A statement has been issued by the New York headquarters of the Nansen Relief Commission declaring that the Commission will continue its Food Draft Service to Russia in order to meet the urgent need for same there. The reports that the Nansen Commission and the ARA were dismantling the emergency free food distribution apparatus and… More ▸

  • Is Morgenthau Interested in Anti-semitic Book Publisher? Untermyer Queries

    Leading Jews and non-Jews take the publishing firm of Doubleday, Page and Uo. to task in the current issue of the “Jewish Tribune” for publishing in a book form the anti-Jewish articles of Burton J. Hendricks, previously run in a serial form in the “World’s Work”. Particular objection is taken to the jacket of the… More ▸

  • Hungarian Government Breaks with Terrorists

    A definite split has taken place between the government and the militant anti Jewish elements in Hungary. Fourteen leading members of the Awakening Magyars and five members of the “Petofi Guard” have been arrested, having conspired to overthrow the government and to establish a Fascisti dictatorship. The prisoners have made admissions which incriminate several highly… More ▸

  • Declines to Succeed Dr. Krauskopf at National Farm School

    Harry B. Hirsch, vice president of the National Farm School, was unanimously nominated to succeed Dr. Joseph Krauskopf as president of the school at a special meeting of the board of directors held last week following the death of the founder of the institution. Mr. Hirsch pleaded the withdrawal of the nomination, insisting it would… More ▸

  • 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 ▸