Colonial Office Orders Palestine Reduce Budget

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The Colonial Office has asked the Palestine Government to reduce its budget by £E.100,000, in view of the decrease in revenue, it is learned here. This reduction in the budget will compel the Government to abandon certain works which had been projected.

The Palestine government has decided to reduce the salaries of all officials by 10 percent, as a measure of economy. The decision presumably relates to the special cost of living allowance which the Government has been paying to its officials since 1920 over the salaries.

Bertha Kalich appeared on the Jewish stage Friday night at the Irving Place. Theatre after an absence or twenty years, Mine. Kalich will appear at the Irving Place for the entire season, in the course of which she will be seen in a succession of plays.

Nathan Reich, of Montreal, a graduate of McGill University, has been appointed research fellow in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. The appointment was made through the recommendation of the Department of Economies and Political Selence at McGill, of which Dr. Stephen Leacock is chairman. Mr. Reich will do work in connection with the rise and fall of military expenditures in leading countries. Mr. Reich was connected with various Jewish educational institutions in Montreal, including Young Judaea and the Jewish People’s Schools.

Dr. Israel Goldstein of the B’nai Jeshurun Synagogue of New York has been elected National President of Young Judaea. Dr. Goldstein was chosen by the National Administrative Committee in accordance with a decision at the last annual convention of Young Judaea. Irving Rosenzweig was named National Treasurer.

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