Washington, D. C. (Jul. 19)
(Jewish Daily Bulletin)
“Il Duce lines up with Jewry” is the allegation made by the Fellowship Forum. said to be the Klan organ, in a despatch from Rome, quoting an interview with Dr. Angelo Sacerdoti, Chief Rabbi of Rome.
“Fascism’s efforts towards approachment of the Italian state with the Catholic church have been accompanied by a spirit of tolerance toward all religious faiths. winning for it the wholehearted support of Italian Jewry.” the Fellowship Forum quotes Dr. Sacerdoti.
“The match on Rome and the advent of Fascism. in no way injured the position of Jews in Italy. A vast majority of our coreligionists support enthusiastically Premier Mussolini’s work of national restoration.
“The number of Jewish members of the Fascist party is quite large. Moreover Fascista has consistently made its choices of men for important posts on the basis of ability and not of religious faith.
“During the early period–or violent period of Fascism–protestants were and are still being persecuted, but no representative of Italian Jewry and no Jewish institutions ever suffered pressure or violence. At the same time, “according to Dr. Sacerdoti,” the Italian government has always accepted favorably requests of the Zionist organization. It was even represented by a special committee at the inauguration of the Hebrew University in Palestine in 1925.”
JUDGE MACK TO SAIL AUG. 8TL FOR ZURICH CONFERENCE
Judge Julian W. Mack, Chairman of the American delegation to the Conference on Jewish Rights will sail on the Olympic on August.
He will arrive in Zurich in time for the Conference which opens there August 17.
Other members of the delegation are Judge Gustave Hartman and Max. Hollander of the Independen Order Brith Abraham. Martin O Lovy of the Independent Order Brith Sholom. Dr. Joseph Tanen baum. Miss Gertrude Oppenheim of Boston, Leo Wolfson, Herman Speler. Judge Hugo Pam of Chicago Mrs. Archibald Silverman, Dr. A Coralnick and Emannel Hertz. Bernard G. Richards, Executive Secretary of the American Jewish Congress will sail on the Urania on July 30th.
The sessions of the Conference will be held at the Schwurgerich Saal. and the Hotel Savoy. Zurich will be the headquarters of the American delegation.
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PREPARE CRITICAL TEXT OF MISHNAH.
The publication of a critical text of the Mishnah will be undertaken by the Rabbinical Assembly of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
The library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America is in possession of a number of manuscripts in which are preserved versions of the ancient Palestinian let of the Mishnah which varies in important details from those in use at present, which are based upon the Babylonian tradition.
A group of rabbis working under the guidance of Doctor Louis Ginzberg Professor of Talmud in the Seminary, is undertaking to compare the printed texts with the available manuscripts and to publish them with brief explanatory notes on the Mishnah. It is expected that this material will be ready by the next Convention.