Menu JTA Search

JTA Archive

  • Miami District Combines Campaign into United Jewish Appeal

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Judge Stoneman, prominent jurist and editor of the “Miami Herald,” a non-Jew, has accepted the honorary chairmanship of the United Jewish Appeal of the Miami District, which will seek to raise a quota of $150,000 during the latter part of January in the Jewish communities from Palm Beach to Key West, Florida,… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Further disclosures in Hungary’s counterfeit plot show that the trunk of Marsovsky, in which French 1,000-franc banknotes were found in Holland, had the official seal of the Hungarian foreign office. Before leaving Budapest he borrowed money from a bank on a note backed by Deputy Goemboes, president of the Hungarian anti-Semitic party, and Deputy Eckhardt,… More ▸

  • American Expedition Leaves for Palestine to Seek Records of Hittites

    The Hungarian counterfeiting plot reechoed widely in the European press. The Vienna newspapers declare that the scandal means the end of the Horthy regime. The present Hungarian government is to be blamed for its condoning an internal criminal activity which has become an international hornets’ nest. Three groups are disgraced: the Awakening Magyars, the race… More ▸

  • News Brief

    The Hungarian counterfeiting plot reechoed widely in the European press. The Vienna newspapers declare that the scandal means the end of the Horthy regime. The present Hungarian government is to be blamed for its condoning an internal criminal activity which has become an international hornets’ nest. Three groups are disgraced: the Awakening Magyars, the race… More ▸

  • Lemberg Court Removes Discrimination Against Jews in Polish Agrarian Reform

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) An interesting phase in the carrying out of the Agrarian reform in the Republic of Poland came before the Administrative High Court of Lemberg. According to the Agrarian reform law large estates are to be divided among the peasants at an established rate, payment of which is facilitated by the government. A… More ▸

  • Special Hearing on Immigration Bill Today

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) The Immigration Committee of the House of Representatives will give a special hearing on Thursday to Congressman Nathan D. Perlman of New York, on his bill to liberalize the present Immigration Law by exempting from the quota the parents, wives, and minor children of citizens and declarants. This is the first hearing… More ▸

  • Daily Digest of Public Opinion on Jewish Matters

    [The purpose of the Digest is informative: Preterence is given to papers not generally accessible to our readers. Quotation does not indicate approval–Editor.] The creation of a new rabbinical seminary where rabbis would be trained to understand the modern needs of the Jew of the present, just as medical students are taught to understand the… More ▸

  • Orthodox Rabbis Insist–on First Resolution, Plan Further Action in Wise Controversy

    The Executive Committee of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis met Tuesday afternoon to consider its attitude in the Wise controversy, following the refusal of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Appeal to accept his resignation. The meeting which took place under the chairmanship of Rabbi M. Z. Margolis, honorary president of the Union, and Rabbi… More ▸

  • Bucharest University Asks Government to Employ Martial Law Against Anti-semites

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) A request to employ martial law for the purpose of clearing the atmosphere in the University of Bucharest by expelling the leaders of the anti-Semitic bands among the students was made by the senate of the Bucharest University yesterday. The senate previously decided to expel seven students who were responsible for the… More ▸

  • Arab Paper Wonders Why There Are ?no Jewish Criminals in Palestine

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The charge of discrimination in the Palestine courts between Jews and Arabs was made by the “Falastin,” the official organ of the Palestine Arab Executive, the body which conducts the opposition to Zionism in the country. The paper complains that in every issue it has occasion to publish official notifications of the… More ▸