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  • 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 ▸

  • News Brief

    An agreement for the rental of the tractors of the Ica, Jewish Colonization Association, operating in the new Jewish region, Zaporozhje, has been reached between the Ica and the Comzet, it was stated here to the representative of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. This was made known following the publication of a report in the “Emes.”… More ▸

  • News Brief

    A stand against a bill introduced in parliament by the Minister of Religions, which would effect changes in the religious law, will be taken at a conference called for today of Jewish communities in Old Roumania. The call to the conference was issued by telegram to the various communities. At the conference, two non-Zionist representatives… More ▸