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    (By Our Paris Correspondent) The peaceful penetration for some years past of the Jewish quarter in Damascus by Arabs of the Shiite tribe was the cause of the suffering visited upon the Damascus Jews during the bombardment last October in that city in the war between the French and the insurgent Druzes. This fact among… More ▸

  • American School of Oriental Research Reports on Palestine Excavations

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) A copy of the annual report of the American School of Oriental Research at Jerusalem has been received here by Dr. George A. Barton, of the University of Pennsylvania, who is secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Jerusalem institution. Dr. W. F. Albright, director of the School, writes that excavations… More ▸

  • Warsaw Kehillah Council, First Democratic Body, Opens Session

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The inaugural meeting of the Warsaw Kehillah, the largest Jewish community in Europe, was held here yesterday. The present Kehillah assembly and council were elected by a vote taken on broad democratic principles. This resulted in the election of representatives of all parties and groups active in Jewish life in Poland. The… More ▸

  • Complain Against Dismissal of Jewish Bank Officials in Poland

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service) A deputation consisting of Senator Trusker and Deputy Wyslicki, representatives of the Jewish Merchants’ Union, called on the director of the State Bank, M. Schmidt protesting that the manner in which the dismissals at the bank were carried out suggested that they was based on religious grounds. This was something… More ▸

  • Anti-semitic Excesses Against Jewish Students in Roumania Continue

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The anti-Semitic excesses against Jewish students at the University of Bucharest continued yesterday. An appeal to the anti-Semitic student body to stop the excesses, made by understate secretary Angelescu, was answered with the declaration that peace would be restored only on three conditions, first that a numerus clausus limiting the number of… More ▸

  • Smithsonian Institution Sends Representative to Archaeological Congress in Palestine

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Dr. George Grant MacCurdy. of the Peabody Museum. Yale University. has been designated by Secretary Charles D. Walcott as the official representative of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. to attend the Archaeological Congress in Palestine and Syria. Dr. MacCurdy is an honorary collaborator of the National Museum under the direction of the… More ▸

  • Nejd Desires to Enter League of Nations

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The Sultanate of Nejd, the new power on the Arabic peninsula, which suppressed the Hashimite kingdom in Hedjas, is eager to join the League of Nations. Sultan Ibn Saud, ruler of Nejd, has designated Sheik Hafez Wehbeh to proceed to Paris and other European capitals for the purpose of representing him in… More ▸

  • International League of Human Rights Calls Upon Affiliated Societies to Protest Against Antisemitic

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service) The International Federation of the League of Human Rights, after hearing a report submitted by M. Gournut. representative of the Roumanian. League of Human Rights. passed a resolution calling upon all the Leagues in the different countries to interest themselves in conditions in the Roumanian State. particularly with regard to… More ▸

  • Capitalists Abandoned Palestine Projects Due to Delphiner’s Withdrawal

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) If the British administration in Palestine will change its attitude toward the Palestine industries and will remove the import duty on raw materials required in the silk industry, Max Delphiner, owner of the Tel Aviv silk factory will return to Palestine to reopen his plant, he declared yesterday in an interview with… More ▸

  • Argentine Jews Organize to Defend Good Name

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service) The Jews in the Argentine have organized a Jewish Social Vigilance Society, the aim of which is to cleanse Jewish life in the Argentine of the contamination of the white slave traffickers. Persons engaged in the white slave traffic are not admitted as members of synagogues and Jewish societies, but… More ▸