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  • J. D. B. News Letter

    Gruenbaum and Reich State Their Positions By Our Warsaw Correspondent Deputy Gruenbaum repeats his offer to withdraw from his position as President of the Club of Jewish Deputies if his presence is a hindrance to the Government in its desire to give effect to the postulates of the Jewish population, in replying to an article… More ▸

  • Claim Number of Jewish Communists 50,000

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The Yevsektzia, Jewish section of the Communist party, known for its ruthless fight against Jewish religious institutions in Soviet Russia, has 50,000 members, it is stated here in connection with the tenth anniversary of its existence, which will shortly be celebrated by the Communists. It was also stated that the Jewish membership… More ▸

  • Bloch, Tel Aviv Mayor, Arrives Here Today

    Mayor David Bloch of Tel Aviv, will arrive today on board the steamer Leviathan. He will be met at the pier by a committee of Jewish labor leaders in New York. Mayor Bloch is coming to this country in the interests of the $500,000 campaign to be conducted by the United Hebrew Trade for institutions… More ▸

  • News Brief

    The Jewish Community Center of Binghamton, N. Y. will conduct a city-wide drive beginning January 1 for funds for the building of additional quarters to the present center. It is planned to add a gymnasium, swimming pool, and auditorium to accommodate the increased membership and scope of activities. The goal has been set as $75,000…. More ▸

  • Swiss Community Votes Support for Zionist Funds

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The Zurich Kehillah voted to include in its annual community budget contributions toward the Jewish National Fund and the Palestine Restoration Fund. The National Fund is to receive 1,000 francs and the Palestine Restoration Fund 2,000 francs. More ▸

  • American Jewish Congress to Hold March Session

    At the meeting of the Administrative Committee of the American Jewish Congress held on Thursday evening, it was decided that the next session of delegates to the Congress be held for two days, beginning March 31, 1929. The city wherein the Congress session is to be held is to be announced later. A resolution was… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Harry Bluestone has been appointed Executive Director of Young Israel, according to an announcement from the New York headquarters of the Council of Young Israel and Young Israel Synagogue Organizations. More ▸

  • Gruenbaum Presses Jewish Demands As Committees Labor on Budget Items

    Club of Jewish Deputies Protests Mistreatment of Jewish Pupils in Public School (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The consideration by the various parliamentary committees of the various items of the Polish government budget for the year 1929, has provided Deputy Isaac Gruenbaum, president of the Club of Jewish Deputies, with the opportunity to voice the dissatisfaction of… More ▸

  • Dr. Kastelianski Resigns As Zionist Adviser

    (J. T. A. Mail Service) Dr. A. I. Kastelianski has tendered his resignation of the position of Economic Adviser to the Executive, which he has held since July 1926, the Zionist Organization Central Office states. The Executive has expressed warm appreciation of the assistance they have received from Dr. Kastilianski and their regret at the… More ▸

  • Ort Exhibition Opened in Berlin to Be Brought to United States

    Work of Eighteen Schools and Jewish Colonies Represented (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) An exhibition of industrial and agricultural products manufactured and raised in the artisan schools and colonies supported by the Ort, association for the promotion of trades and agriculture among the Jews, was opened today at the Berlin Palace of Arts. The exhibition will be… More ▸