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  • Agency Commissioners Meet Zionist Executive in Extraordinary Session

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The Commissioners of the Non-Partisan Palestine Survey Commission attended an extraordinary meeting of the Zionist Executive held here this afternoon. The meeting was devoted to economic questions. Dr. Arthur Ruppin and Harry Sacher, member of the Jerusalem Executive, who arrived in London last night, were present at the meeting. It was stated… More ▸

  • German Pay Tribute to Claude Montefiore English Liberal Leader

    (J.T.A. Mail Service) A special issue to observe the seventieth birthday of Claude G. Montefiore, was published by the "Juedisch-Liberale Zeitung," containing articles by Herr Heinrich Stern, the President of the Federation of Liberal Jews in Germany, Dr. Leo Baeck, President of the Union of Rabbis in Germany, and Miss Lily Montague, Honorary Secretary of… More ▸

  • Minneapolis Adopts Peace and Reconstruction Plan

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Dr. Louis I. Harris, New York Health Commissioner, a member of the New York Citizens Committee seeking “Peace and Reconstruction” in the Zionist movement to end the present controversy, presented his program to a joint meeting of Zionists and Hadassah leaders of St. Paul and Minneapolis here last night. Following the presentation… More ▸

  • Hicem Delegation Feted in South America

    The reprsentatives of the Hicem, the combination of the Hias, Ica and Emigdirek, who are in this country to make a survey of the Jewish colonies, were feted at a banquet last night by Jewish leaders of Buenos Aires. The dinner was given on the occasion of the departure of the Hias delegate, Aaron Benjamin,… More ▸

  • Agudath Israel Asks Delay on Memorandum Discussion

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The Mandates Commission of the League of Nations received a cablegram from the Jerusalem headquarters of the Agudath Israel, Orthodox world organization asking that the discussion of the memorandum it submitted be postponed. The cablegram states that additional material is being sent for consideration with the memorandum. More ▸

  • Asks Palestine Government to Increase Protection for Women in Jerusalem

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The Palestine Government was officially asked today to increase police protection especially in the evening, for the safety of women and girls in Jerusalem and other cities. A memorandum embodying this request was submitted today to Lord Plumer, the High Commissioner, by the Executive Committee of the Vaad Leumi, National Council of… More ▸

  • Seminary Publishes Two Genizah Volumes

    The Jewish Theological Seminary of America announces the publication of two volumes of “Genizah Studies in Memory of Doctor Solomon Schechter,” forming volumes 7 and 9 of the series of texts and studies published by the Seminary. In 1902 when Doctor Schechter left England to become president of the Seminary, the University of Cambridge permitted… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Representations on behalf of the United States Government to the Government of Palestine, asking greater protection for the families of Americans resident in the country, were made by Oscar Hauser, American Consul General in Jerusalem, according to a report of the Palestine correspondent of the Warsaw “Hajnt.” The action was the result of a criminal… More ▸

  • Dr. Maurice Bloomfield Noted Orientalist and Philologist Dead at 73

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Dr. Maurice Bloomfield, for forty-five years Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology at Johns Hopkins University, died Tuesday night in San Francisco, according to a message received by relatives here. He was seventy-five. Since his retirement from Hopkins at the close of the academic year in 1926, Dr. Bloomfield has been traveling… More ▸