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  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸