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  • 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 ▸

  • Brainin Protests Against Palestine Hebrew Writers’ Adverse Pronouncement

    Reuben Brainin, veteran Hebrew writer and Zionist, cabled his protest against a recent adverse pronouncement issued against him at a conference of Hebrew writers in Tel Aviv, under the chairmanship of Chaim Nachman Bialik. In a cablegram from South Africa, where he is now traveling in the interests of the Russian colonization fund, Mr. Brainin… More ▸

  • Fine Jew for Defense Against Student Rioters

    A fine of 200 pengoes was imposed upon the Jewish merchant, Arnold Vidor, because he participated in the defense measures of Jewish students during last year’s anti-Semitic student excesses. The State Attorney appealed to the court for a milder sentence. Consideration should be given to the Jewish merchant’s state of mind when he saw his… More ▸

  • Central Conference Opens Detroit Session

    That the separation of the Jew from his religion would bring about his destruction as a people, was the declaration made by Dr. H. G. Enclow, rabbi of Temple Emanu-EI, New York City, president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, in his message before the fortieth annual convention of that body here. Despite the… More ▸

  • Says Poland Tries to Satisfy Jewish Cultural Demands; Economic Question Delicate

    Polish Jewry is a reliable, loyal minority, with whom the government can easily arrive at a cordial agreement, was the statement made by Foreign Minister Zaleski, who is now visiting Portugal, in an interview with the representative of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. The Jews in Poland have no territorial demands nor do they carry on… More ▸