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  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸