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  • Jewish Consumptives’ Relief Society of Denver, Seeks $1,000,000 Fund

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) A national campaign for a $1,000,000 for the Jewish Consumptives’ Relief Society, was launched today. One-tenth of the total fund being sought by the Society throughout the country is the allotment of the Denver district which opened the local campaign yesterday. Many prominent non-Jews are cooperating in the campaign. Godfrey Schirmer, President… More ▸

  • Senator Copeland Proposes New Amendments to Immigration Law

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Senator Copeland of New York, has introduced several bills in the Senate proposing exemption from the quota of immigrants who are the fiancees of American citizens and also substantially the same category of relatives proposed by Congressman Perlman and Senator Wadsworth, that is, the parents, children under twenty-one and wives or husbands… More ▸

  • Illinois State Conference Accepts $500,000 Quota in United Jewish Campaign

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) The state conference for Illinois, which has a quota of $500,000, outside of Chicago, in the United Jewish Campaign was held here on Sunday. Several hundred prominent Jews throughout the state attended. Arthur Lehmann of Peoria, the Illinois state chairman, presided. Dr. Henry Moskowitz, chairman of the Ort Reconstruction Fund and Judge… More ▸

  • National Assembly of Palestine Opens New Session

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The first session of the newly elected Assefath Ha’nivcharim, the National Assembly of Palestine Jews, was opened here Monday night in the Theatre Zion in the presence of 201 deputies and a large number of guests. Dr. David Yellin, former president of the Assembly, submitted a report of the work of the… More ▸

  • Bill to Enact Federal Kosher Law Introduced in Congress

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Steps to enact federal legislation concerning the sale of kosher meat were made by Congressman Dickstein of New York who has introduced two bills in the House, one making it a federal crime to fraudulently sell non-kosher products as kosher in interstate commerce, including the misbranding of such products. The other bill… More ▸

  • No Anti-semitism in Ireland, British Chief Rabbi Declares

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The Free State of Ireland is free from anti-Semitism, according to Dr. Joseph H. Hertz, Chief Rabbi of Great Britain, who has just completed a tour through Ireland. “I was delighted to observe no signs of prejudice or discrimination in the Irish Free State. The people are broadminded,” the Chief Rabbi stated. More ▸

  • Daily Digest of Public Opinion on Jewish Matters

    [The purpose of the Digest is informative: Preference is given to papers not generally accessible to our readers. Quotation does not indicate approval.-Editor.] The report that Lord Plumer is planning to limit Jewish immigration to Palestine, as a result of an economic depression in that country, is regarded by Jacob Fishman of the “Jewish Morning… More ▸

  • Our Daily News Letter

    (By Our Geneva Correspondent) What constitutes a minority? This was one of the questions discussed at the last meeting of the Council of the League of Nations. For, despite the fact that the existence of minorities has been officially recognized and special clauses entered in the Versailles Treaty and other treaties drawn up since then… More ▸