Czernowitz (Aug. 21)
An appeal to take immediate measures to stop the increasing anti-Semitic propaganda and the attacks on Jewish passengers in Roumanian trains was directed to the Minister of the Interior by Dr. Meyer Ebner, representative of the Jewish population of Bukowina in the Roumanian parliament.
The anti-Semitic propaganda has greatly increased in Czernowitz and resulted in an attack on a synagogue in Redautz. The Jewish deputy urged the Minister to issue instructions that all those guilty in the last outrages be punished so that the opinion that the Jews are not protected by the law will not take root in the minds of the people.
PROFESSOR SAMUEL KRAUSS, FAMOUS JEWISH SCHOLAR, WILL COME TO THE U. S.
Professor Samuel Krauss of the Rabbinic Theological Seminary of Austria, one of the leading Jewish scholars in Europe, will come to the United States to lecture at the Yeshiva, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, in the fall, according to the announcement of Dr. B. Revel, president of the Yeshiva.
Professor Krauss enjoys a world-reputation in the fields of Semitic philology and Jewish history. He has enriched Semitic and Jewish learning by making a number of valuable contributions to these fields.
Dr. Krauss will lecture at the Yeshiva on Jewish history during the Middle Ages and on Jewish liturgy.
Dr. Revel also announced scholarships awarded recent graduates of the Yeshiva. Mr. Robert Gordis, a recent graduate of the Yeshiva Teachers’ Institute has been awarded a fellowship in Rabbinics at the Dropsie College for ###ebrew and Cognate Learning. Philadelphia. Mr. Gordis was graduated from the College of the City of New York, Cum Laude.Rabbi J. Siegel, a graduate of the Yeshiva, has been awarded a fellowship in the Rabbinic Department of Dropsie College.
Rabbi J. J. Schwartz, a graduate of the Yeshiva has been awarded a Sterling fellowship in the Department of Semitics, Yale University.