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  • Professor A. A. Michelson Ill in Chicago Hospital

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Professor Albert A. Michelson of the University of Chicago, noted scientist is ill at the Albert Merritt Billings Hospital, where he was taken a week ago, it was learned today. Professor Michelson, who is 75 years old, is being treated for anemia and digestive trouble. His condition is reported as showing steady… More ▸

  • Sobernheim Named German Consul General in Naples

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Professor Moritz Sobernheim was appointed Acting Consul General in Naples by the German Foreign Office. This is stated to be the first instance of a German Jew being given a high position in the foreign diplomatic service. More ▸

  • Opposition Leaders Comment on Outcome of Zionist Convention

    Robert Szold, Jacob de Haas and Mrs. Robert Szold when interviewed by the representative of the Jewish Daily Bulletin on the outcome of the Pittsburgh convention, said: Mr. Szold: “The results, purpose and temper of the Zionist convention have been made public. If the known facts do not speak out loudly enough to be heard… More ▸

  • £15,590 Raised for Balfour Forest Fund at London Dinner

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Subscriptions amounting to £15,590 were made toward the Balfour Forest fund, at a dinner held in the Guild Hall here. The Lord Mayor of London was among the 700 distinguished guests, including Lord Birkenhead, Lord Melchet, the Marquis of Reading, Sir Herbert Samuel, James Rothschild, Col. George S. Symes and Major Shuckburg… More ▸

  • 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 ▸