Jerusalem (Feb. 24)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Direct cable connections between Palestine and Europe will be established soon when measures taken by the Palestine government will be completed.
It was learned today that the government intends to lay a new cable from Haifa to Jaffa.
PRESIDENT COOLIDGE RECEIVES DELEGATION OF AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS
President Coolidge received a delegation representing the American Jewish Congress on Wednesday. In accordance with a resolution adopted at the Congress Sessions just held in Washington, the delegation called upon the President to express the greetings of the delegates assembled.
In response to an address read on behalf of the delegation by Bernard G. Richards, Executive Secretary of the American Jewish Congress, President Coolidge said he was pleased to receive the delegation and to learn of the progress of the work of the American Jewish Congress. He expressed his sympathy with the objects of the organization thus brought to his attention. The delegation consisted of Renben Brainin, New York; A. Garfinkel, Washington; Congressman Nathan D. Perlman, New York; Captain Julius I. Peyser, Washington; Bernard G. Richards, New York; J. L. Simon, Salem; Coleman Silbert, Boston; Irwin A. Swiss, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Archibald Silverman, Providence; Judge Milton Strasburger, Washington; Joseph L. Tepper, Washington and Benjamin Winter, New York.
President Coolidge received Deputy Isaac Gruenbaum together with the Polish Ambassador, M. Ciechanowski, on Monday afternoon.