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    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 ▸

  • News Brief

    Safonov, a Jewish policeman on guard near the Petach Tikva railway station was shot and instantly killed last night. The murderers were not caught. It was stated at police headquarters that the crime was committed by thieves in an attempt to escape. A reward of £ 200 was offered by the police for information leading… More ▸

  • Ort Governing Body Adopts $400,000 Budget for Its European Work

    (J. T. A. Mail Service) A report on the activity of the Central Administration of the Ort Federation since January 1 was submitted to Dr. A. Singalowsky at the plenary meeting of the Central Administration of the Ort held here. Dr. Singalowsky welcomed Dr. Leo Bramson, the Chairman of the Central Administration, on his return… More ▸

  • Rabbi Schneursohn, Talmud Scholar, Dead

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Rabbi Scheur Salman Schneursohn of Ciechanowiec, noted Talmudic scholar, died in that city yesterday. He was 72 years old. Rabbi Schneursohn, who was a member of the famous Chassidic rabbinical family by that name, was widely known as a Talmudic authority. More ▸

  • Proposes Matrimonial Agency to Counteract Intermarriage in Germany

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) In an attempt to combat the decreasing number of Jewish marriages and the growing number of mixed marriages, Professor Hanauer of Frankfurt has put forward a proposal for the establishment of a Jewish Matrimonial Agency. According to his plan, the agency would extend all over Germany. It would have a fund out… More ▸

  • Find Valuable Deposits in Kalinindorf Region

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Valuable deposits were discovered by a commission of the Ort in the Kalinindorf region. The deposits are marl and dolomite, used in the manufacture of cement. The construction of a million dollar cement works employing 400 is planned. The cement manufactured will be sufficient to supply all of the Ukraine. More ▸

  • Bequeaths $27,000 for the Zionist Funds

    The Jewish National Fund and the Zionist Organization of America will receive the amount of $27,700, by the will of the late Hirsh G. Kliatscho of Brooklyn, N. Y. filed for probate. Ten thousand dollars will go to the National Fund and $17,700 to the Zionist Organization. The residue of the estate of $47,690 will… More ▸

  • Jewish Political Attitude Toward Pilsudski Program Undergoes Radical Change

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) A radical turn in the course of Jewish political attitude toward the Pilsudski government was registered at today’s plenary session of the Club of Jewish Deputies, which embraces those Jewish deputies who were elected on the tickets of the bloc of national minorities and Zionist groups. Deputy Isaac Gruenbaum, advocate of the… More ▸

  • J. D. B. News Letter

    (By our Columbus Correspondent) The annual convention of District Grand Lodge No. 2 of the I. O. B. B. concluded here with the election of Isidore Feibleman of Indianapolis, as president. Other officers chosen were: Samuel I. Seivers, first vice-president; Leonard H. Freiberg, of Cincinnati, second vice-president and also reelected secretary, and William Ornstein, of… More ▸