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  • Beersheba-jaffa Territory Has Oil, Experts Declare

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The area from Beersheba to Jaffa contains a wealth of petroleum, according to the opinion of experts made known today following the finding of oil in the village Sakia near Jaffa. The discovery was made when a well 150 meters deep was dug in an orange grove belonging to an Arab, Michael… More ▸

  • Congressman Holaday Claims Quota Immigration Beneficial to Jews

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Admitting that “even in America anti-Semitism has undoubtedly gained ground within the last few years,” but nevertheless contending that “there is little prejudice in the United States against any particular man because of his racial blood and that what may at times appear to be a racial prejudice is only the manifestation… More ▸

  • Julius M. Kahn of Chicago is Elected President of I.o. B. B. District No. 6

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Julius M. Kahn of Chicago. former First Vice-President, was elected President of the District Grand Lodge No. 6 of the Independent Order B’nai Brith, at its fifty-eighth annual convention in session here. More than 600 delegates, including 100 women, are attending the convention. Discussion of means of combating anti-Jewish activities formed a… More ▸

  • Jews’ Survival Due to Laughter and Music, Says Soviet Commissar

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service) A demonstration in memory of Sholom Aleichem, in connection with the tenth anniversary of his death, was held here at one of the largest theattes. M. Lunatcharsky, the Minister of Education and Fine Arts, was the chief speaker. The meeting was the culminating point in a series of gatherings held… More ▸

  • Ten Pogromists on Trial in Polotzk

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service) Ten former police officers under the Czarist regime are being tried at Polotzk in the Witebsk district in White Russia on a charge of having taken part in the pogrom against the Jews in Polotzk twenty-two years ago, in 1904. At the end of 1904, the workers of Polotzk, ninety… More ▸

  • Proposal by Jews for American Procedure Not Supported in Sejm

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The proposal of the Club of Jewish Deputies to introduce the American procedure in the Polish presidential elections was not presented to the Sejm because of lack of support. The Club of Jewish Deputies and Senators has a membership of 46, while not less than 100 signatures are required to a motion… More ▸

  • Chaluzim to Be Released from Prison in Roumania

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service) The eleven Chaluzim from Poland. who were sent to prison for fourteen months by the military court in Czernowitz for having illegally crossed the frontier into Roumania, will be released following the intervention of the Czernowitz Jewish community with the Minister of War. The Jewish community has received a reply… More ▸

  • Alumni Will Assist in $15,000,000 Campaign for National Farm School

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Graduates of the National Farm School from ten states. at the annual meeting here of alumni, formulated plans for assisting in the campaign to raise $15,000,000 for the school. Herbert D. Allman, of Philadelphia, acting president of the School, announced that if the goal is reached in the five-year period that has… More ▸

  • 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 belief that the controversy between the leaders of the Joint Distribution Committee and the Zionists, which resulted from the resolution adopted by the Zionists at their Buffalo convention regarding the Russian… More ▸

  • Jewish War Orphans Greet U.S. Ambassador

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) A message of congratulations to the United States of America was presented to the United States Ambassador Stetson on behalf of the Jewish war orphans in Poland. The message was presented on the occasion of the celebration of the sesquicentennial of American independence, by a delegation representing the Society for the Care… More ▸