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  • U.S. Jews Contribute to Heidelberg University

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Leading American Jews were among the contributors to the $500,000 fund presented to the University of Heidelberg by the United States Ambassador to Germany, Jacob Gould Schurman, for the construction of a new lecture hall. The University of Heidelberg is the alma mater of Ambassador Schurman. Paul M. Warburg, Julius Rosenwald, James… More ▸

  • Union to Publish Educational Magazine

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) A magazine for high school boys and girls will be published soon under auspices of the Commission on Jewish Education of the Department of Synagogue and School Extension. The proposal was approved at the Commission’s annual meeting at Cincinnati, in the offices of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, of which the… More ▸

  • Seek Understanding Between Greeks and Jews

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) An association to further better understanding between Greeks and Jews has been formed here. The initiative was taken by a number of leading members of the community, non-Zionists. More ▸

  • Galician Zionists Welcome Progress of Jewish Agency

    Discuss at Length Polish Jewish Internal Affairs (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Satisfaction with the progress towards the extension of the Jewish Agency to include non-Zionists was expressed in a resolution adopted by the Zionist party council of Eastern Galicia in session here. Dr. Selig Brodetsky, English Zionist and member of the Zionist Executive, attended the session…. More ▸

  • Plan Jewish Country Club in Denver

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) The prospects of having a Jewish Country Club in Denver were materially assisted recently when 24 Jewish men formed a realty club to purchase the 120-acre estate and home of Verner Z. Reed, Jr., just outside the city limits. The realty company officers are making plans for the formation of a club,… More ▸

  • Thirteen Lists in Tel-aviv Elections

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Thirteen parties and groups will compete in the forthcoming municipal elections here. Thirteen lists have been filed with the election board. There will be four labor lists, one general Mizrachi list and one Hapoel Ha’Mizrachi. More ▸

  • News Brief

    An appeal for the cessation of polemics between the leaders of the Zionist movement who are members of the Sejm was issued by the party council of the Zionist Organization of Congress Poland. The appeal had particular reference to the recent political controversies between the followers of Gruenbaum and Reich. More ▸

  • News Brief

    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 ▸