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  • New Roumanian Law Hits Jewish Communal Life, Leaders to Seek Remedy

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The new Roumanian law concerning religious communities is greatly hampering the social welfare work of the Kehillahs throughout Roumania, it was brought out at a meeting of Jewish members of the Roumanian parliament held here Friday. The meeting, which was participated in by Deputies Filderman and Bercovici and Senators Horiah Carp, Rabbi… More ▸

  • Another Jewish Cemetery is Desecrated in Germany

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Another case of a desecration of a Jewish cemetery in Germany, the 53rd desecration since 1923, occurred last night at Gleicherwiesen, near Weimar. Twelve tombstones were destroyed by unknown vandals. The Jewish community has offered a reward for their apprehension. More ▸

  • Jewish Soldiers, Sailors Granted Furloughs for Passover Celebration

    Furloughs for Jewish soldiers to enable them to be at their homes during the Passover celebration will be granted according to an order issued by the Secretary of War, Dr. Cyrus Adler, chairman of the Army and Navy Committee of the Jewish Welfare Board, announced. The order issued by the Secretary stated: “The Secretary of… More ▸

  • Palestine Immigration Department Explains Schwartzbard Barring

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) An explanation of why Sholom Schwartzbard, slayer of Semion Petlura, was refused permission to enter Palestine was intimated by the Immigration Department of the Palestine government. According to the department, the refusal was due simply to the fact that the applicant did not comply with the regulations issued by the government with… More ▸

  • Ukraine Pogrom Leader is Sentenced to Death

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Modinski, chief leader in the anti-Jewish pogrom in the Ukrainian town, Heissin, in 1919, was sentenced to death by the Soviet court. The Heissin pogrom was one of the cruelest anti-Jewish massacres in the Ukraine. More ▸

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    The action of the Palestine government in rejecting the application of Sholom Schwartzbard to enter Palestine was lauded by the “Deutsch More ▸

  • Senate Committee Takes Up National Origins Question in Executive Session

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) An executive session of the Senate Committee on Immigration will be held today, Senator Johnson, chairman of the committee announced. The purpose of the session is to consider the attitude to be taken by the committee with respect to the national origins provision of the Immigration Act of 1924 which may be… More ▸

  • Conference on Further Jewish Colonization in Ukraine to Be Held Soon

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) An all-Ukrainian conference on the question of Jewish colonization will be held shortly in accordance with a decision of the Central Committee of National Minorities in Russia. The conference will take up the matter of the further extension of the colonization work and state aid for it. Two more autonornous Jewish regions… More ▸

  • Warfare with Wahabis is Pushed into Desert; Ur of the Chaldees British Base

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Ur of the Chaldees, the birthplace of Abraham the Patriarch, was made the base for aeroplane operations of the British Air Force in the move to ward off the attack of the Wahabis on Iraq, Koweit and Transjordania. Almost all of the Squadrons of the air force are out in the field…. More ▸