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  • 3 Jewish Women Elected to London Municipal Council

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Three Jewish women were elected to the London Municipal Council, the election returns show. Nette Adler, daughter of the late Chief Rabbi Adler, and Mrs. Nathan, wife of Major Nathan, were elected on the Liberal ticket. Mrs. Harry Day, wife of Harry Day, M.P. was elected on the Labor ticket. Others elected… More ▸

  • J.D.B. News Letter

    (By our Philadelphia correspondent) Can there be a fellowship of faiths? This community is in the midst of one of the most interesting experiments, having for its purpose to answer this question. Like so many other communities, the Philadelphia community is blessed with a number of liberal ministers–using the word liberal in its non-technical ?ense… More ▸

  • New Factories in Kiev Will Employ Many Jews

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) New prospects for employment were opened for a large number of Jewish workers with the erection of great manufacturing plants for the production of shoes and clothing. The plants are to be completed soon. Thousands of Jewish workers will find employment in the new factories. More ▸

  • Greater Number of Women Enlisted in U.p. A. Work, Contributions Are Increased

    Having enlisted a greater number of women than in any previous year, the Women’s Division of the United Palestine Appeal for Greater New York has made substantial increases in the amounts received in the various districts of New York, headquarters of the appeal announced. The Women’s Division is headed by Mrs. Sol Rosenbloom as Honorary… More ▸

  • Numerus Clausus Measure in Hungary Spurious Coin, Alliance Organ Declares

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The Hungarian Government’s numerus clausus reform is spurious and ineffective, declares the “Paix et Droit,” the organ of the Alliance Israelite Universelle in an article headed “Hungarian False Money.” “Hungary is indebted to European opinion,” the paper declares, ” and must discharge her debt loyally. She will make a profound mistake if… More ▸

  • Will Erect British Air Station at Haifa Harbor

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) A request to the Palestine Government to include in the plans of the Haifa harbor, the erection of an aeroplane station was made by the British Air Ministry. The request was in connection with the Ministry’s decision to establish a new London-India air line via Athens, Cyprus and Haifa. More ▸

  • 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 ▸