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  • Committee Named to Effect Official Opening of New Jewish Region

    The Zaporozhje District Soviet appointed a committee to prepare for the official opening of the new Jewish region in that district, in line with the proclamation of the government to establish there a Jewish region, similar to Kalinindorf, with New Zlatopol as the center. Hopes for a good crop this season in the Zaporozhje and… More ▸

  • George M. Lipman Elected Pacific Coast Bnai Brith President

    George M. Lipman of San Francisco was elected president of District Grand Lodge No. 4. Independent Order B’nai Brith, at the concluding session of its sixth annual convention held at the Hotel Oakland here. Mr. Lipman succeeds Rabbi Edgar F. Magnin. Rabbi Samuel Koch of Seattle was chosen first vice-president; Sig Lipman of Los Angeles,… More ▸

  • Student Riots Occur at Munich University

    A turbulent situation developed in the University here, leading to anti-Jewish agitation, when the nationalist students started an attack on the liberal and socialistic students. The cause for the trouble was said to be the removal of a Swastika sign, emblem of the Hakenkreuz organization, from a wreath placed on the hearse at a funeral… More ▸

  • Schreiber Denies Comparing Himself to Lindy

    Arthur Schreiber, “Yellow Bird” stowaway, arrived on the “Leviathan” where he was met by his father Maurice R. Schreiber of Portland, Me. Newspaper reporters surrounded him, firing many questions. “It is untrue that I ever compared myself to Lindbergh or that I considered myself a hero. The reports in the newspapers to this effect are… More ▸

  • 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 ▸