Menu JTA Search

JTA Archive

  • Seek Marshall’s Aid for Russian Orthodox Jews

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Louis Marshall, president of the American Jewish Committee, will be asked to aid in securing help for Orthodox Jews in Russia. Rabbi Grodsenski of Vilna has been invited by the Lubavitcher Rebbe to participate in a conference with Mr. Marshall in Paris, with the aim of securing aid. The graduation exercises of… More ▸

  • Famine Feared in the Jewish Colonies in the Cherson District

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Famine is expected in the Cherson colonies this winter, unless immediate relief measures are taken, declares the “Emes,” Communist Yiddish aily, in its issue today. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent in Moscow returned today from a tour of the colonies. He found the Cherson district in great distress, the colonists living on… More ▸

  • Synagogue Invaded by Polish Vandals

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Unknown vandals entered the synagogue in the town Radom, Swilin district, desecrating Torah and wrecking the Ark. They escaped undetected. More ▸

  • Statement on the Tulin Incident at Convention Made by Rabbi Silver

    The Tulin incident, said to have determined the outcome of the Zionist convention in Pittsburgh, was the subject of a communication from Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver, mentioned on the convention floor in this connection, to the Jewish Daily Bulletin. In a telegram to the Jewish Daily Bulletin on July 5, Rabbi Silver declared: “In your… More ▸

  • Urge Continued Aid for Trade Schools in Soviet Russia

    During the year 1927, eighty-five per cent of the budget of the Jewish trade schools in Russia was covered by the government and other local sources. The contribution of the Joint Distribution Committee toward the support of these schools amounted to ten per cent of the budget. The importance of the Joint Distribution Committee’s aid… More ▸

  • Sir John Robert Chancellor May Succeed Lord Plumer

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Sir John Robert Chancellor is to be appointed High Commissioner of Palestine to succeed Lord Plumer, it was learned from an authoritative source. Sir John is now Governor-in-Chief of Southern Rhodesia. More ▸

  • Czech Jews Warned Not to Speak Hungarian

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The Jews of Czecho-Slovakia must speak Czech or Hebrew, but never Hungarian, says a proclamation displayed with other propaganda material at the exhibition of Present Day Culture in Czecho-Slovakia in the pavilion arranged by the Narodni Jednota, the Czech organization for the protection of Czech minorities in the border zones. The proclamation… More ▸

  • Unmasked Missionary Seeks Rabbinic Post

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Claiming that he can prove he never was a Christian, Stanislaw Tillinger, alias Judah Elfenbein, who had posed as a rabbi in New York and was unmasked as a missionary in March 1923, has asked rehabilitation by the Austrian Zionist Executive, in order, he stated, that he may return to America and… More ▸

  • League of Nations Union Sees Improvement of Jewish Position in Roumania

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The International Union of League of Nations Societies at their session held at The Hague noted permanent improvement in the Jewish situation in Roumania, as well as the condemnation by the Roumanian government and public of the Transylvanian outrages, an announcement issued by the Orient Radio, official news agency states. The announcement… More ▸

  • New York and Philadelphia Hebrew School Children on Liberty Bell Pilgrimage

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Two thousand Jewish children representing the Hebrew schools of New York and Philadelphia made a pilgrimage to the Liberty Bell yesterday in celebration of Independence Day. The pilgrimage to the Liberty Bell was undertaken under the auspices of the Jewish Education Association of New York and the Associated Talmud Torahs of Philadelphia…. More ▸