Jerusalem (Sep. 4)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
M. Rattchkovsky a settler in the Jewish colony, Gedera, who is a relative of the late Maurice Bokanowski, stated in a press interview that the French Minister of Commerce had become interested in Palestine a short while before his death.
Rabbi David B. Alpert, of Boston, Mass. has been appointed rabbi of the Temple Covenant of Peace of Eastern, Pa. to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Rabbi Alexander S. Kleinfield, who went to South Carolina.