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  • Jewish Technicians to Study Employment in Jerusalem Electric Works

    Jewish technicians have been invited by the Jerusalem Electric Corporation to examine the company’s attitude toward Jewish labor, according to a report current here. It is believed that this will result in an early improvement of the situation and the employment of more Jewish workers in the project. The company was prompted to this action… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Graduation exercises of the twenty-ninth class of Gratz College. Philadelphia, were held Sunday morning. These exercises will be conducted under the joint auspices of the Gratz College and the Hebrew Education Society of Philadelphia. Rabbi Mortimer J. Cohen, Rabbi Henry M. Speaker, Dr. Solomon Solis-Cohen and Rabbi Max Drob were the speakers. More ▸

  • Zionist Congress Elections in Germany and Austria

    Elections of delegates to the forthcoming Zionist Congress were held yesterday by Zionist districts and societies in the country. According to unofficial returns, the results show that 3 delegates representing the General Zionists. 3 representing the Mizrachi, 2 the Poale Zion and 1 the Hitachduth, labor party, were elected. More ▸

  • J. D. B. News Letter

    Very interesting data on the observance of Jewish religious traditions and rites, temple attendance, composition of the congregations and the membership’s attitude toward Hebrew in the service and the topics of sermons were made public by the Commission on Research of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, the national organization of Reform congregations in the… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Sixty per cent of the Austrian Zionists entitled to vote participated in the elections yesterday. The campaign was carried on with great heat and the intervention of the police had to be invoked at several polling stations. No official announcement is available yet, but it is forecast that the Agency followers’ group elected 1 delegate… More ▸

  • Acting High Commissioner Discusses Palestine Problems at Press Conference

    Arab and Jewish laborers will be employed in equal numbers in excavating the railway approach to the main breakwater of the Haifa Harbor declared Acting High Commissioner H. C. Luke in an interview he granted press representatives. Labor conditions are being carefully studied to ensure compliance with the fair wage provisions imposed by the loan… More ▸

  • Isaac Nofach Buried in Paris; Zionists at Services

    Funeral services for the late Isaac Nofach, first Jewish magistrate in modern Palestine, who died here on Sunday following an operation, were held here yesterday. Many prominent Zionists were among those who attended the funeral. Dr. Lco Motzkin and Isaac Naiditch were present. Eulogies were delivered by Rabbi M. Eisenstadt, Hillel Zlatopolsky and Dr. Segal. More ▸

  • Bressler and Hyman Sail for J. D. C. Survey Abroad

    David M. Bressler of the Executive Committee of the Joint Distribution Committee, and acting chairman of the New York United Jewish Campaign, and Joseph C. Hyman, secretary of the Joint Distribution Committee, sailed last night on the steamer Berengaria for Europe. They will confer with Dr. Joseph Rosen, Dr. Bernhard Kahn and David J. Schweitzer,… More ▸

  • News Brief

    A group of Jewish attorneys here are endeavoring to arrange for the transfer of the remains of Isaac Nofach from Paris, where he died on Sunday, for reburial in Palestine. More ▸

  • Roumanian Jewish Leaders Are Astonished at Plan to Change Communities Law

    All Jewish parties and groups united to voice the protest of the Jewish community against the contemplated action of the government to change the religious law, which would have an adverse effect on the status of the Jewish communities in Roumania. Chief Rabbi, Dr. Niemerower, member of the Senate; Eli Berkowitz, representing the Communities’ Federation;… More ▸