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    The announcement of pledges totalling $117,227 at a dinner Monday night practically assured the erection of a new synagogue for the Ansche Chesed congregation of Erie, Pa. Samuel D. Ostrow, general chairman, presided. It had been planned to raise more than 60 per cent of the $135,000 quota at the initial meeting, but the figures… More ▸

  • New Spanish Representative on Mandates Commission

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The government of Spain has appointed a new representative to the Permanent Mandates Commission of the League of Nations, the body which has the power of review concerning the administration of the mandated territories. Count Depenha Garcia was appointed to succeed General Freire D. Andrade, who resigned because of illness. More ▸

  • Report Further Friction Between Russian and Jewish Factory Workers

    Jewish Section of Communist Party Condemns Jews for Retaliations (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Further cases of friction between Jewish and Russian workers in Soviet factories are being reported in the Moscow press. The newspapers state that the Uritzk District Attorney started an investigation into charges of mistreatment by Russian workers of their Jewish fellow-worker, Berelson, in… More ▸

  • Order Reestablished in Region of Jewish Colonies in Brazil

    No Jews. Victims of Attacks by Raiding Bandits (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Order has been established in the region of the Ica colonies, where a group of wandering bandits attacked the settlers. No Jews were victims of the attack. Four colonists and two soldiers were killed. In the combat between the bandits and the military expedition… More ▸

  • Mrs. Kahn Named to House Military Affairs Committee

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Representative Florence Kahn was appointed a member of the House Committee on Military Affairs, to take the place of Congressman Frothingham of Massachusetts, who died last summer. Mrs. Kahn is the recipient today of many telegrams of congratulations on her appointment, as the Military Affairs Committee is one of the most important… More ▸

  • New Soviet Commission to Study Economic Plight of Russian Jewry

    Committee of Seven to Plan Agrarianization and Industrialization (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) A committee of seven to seek ways and means of improving the economic situation of Russian Jews through a planned program of agrarianization and industrialization was chosen yesterday at a session of the praesidium of the National Minorities Council. The plan was presented at… More ▸

  • Dr. Rosen, Agro-joint Head, Leaves for U.S.

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Dr. Joseph A. Rosen, head of the Agrojoint, the agency of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee for Jewish land settlement in Russia, left Moscow on this way to the United States. More ▸

  • Bar on Money Sent from Russia Cuts Family Support

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) A number of Jewish families residing in Latvia have been adversely affected by the recent order of the Soviet authorities prohibiting money to be sent out of the country. It was stated that hundreds of Jewish families here, whose children live in Russia, depend largely on the financial support received from that… More ▸

  • Sabath Bill Seeks Naturalization Change

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Congressman Sabath of Chicago has introduced a bill dispensing with the necessity of amendment by aliens of their declarations of intention when a change has occurred in the sovereignty of territories, as is now required. Situations have frequently arisen in the case of aliens of various nationalities including Hungarians, Czecho-Slovaks, Transylvanians and… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Announcement has been made of the third prize story contest conducted under the auspices of the “Brith Sholom News” for the Independent Order Brith Sholom. Four prizes of $100, $75, $50 and $25 are announced for short stories of Jewish interest of between 2,500 and 3,500 words. All contributions should be sent to the Independent… More ▸