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  • Mortimer Schiff Gives $50,000 to British Scouts

    Mortimer L. Schiff, who is vice-president of the American Boy Scouts’ Association, presented his check for $50,000 to the Prince of Wales for further development of the British Boy Scout movement. Mr. Schiff made his gift at the Boy Scouts’ jamboree which is being held at Arrowe Park, Birkenhead. Mr. Schiff recently gave $50,000 to… More ▸

  • J.d. B. News Letter

    Recognition for Salmon O. Levinson, Chicago Jewish lawyer, as the real hero in the achievement for world peace through the Kellogg-Briand treaty is urged in the current issue of “The Christian Century” published here. The paper writes: “At the moment when President Hoover is proclaiming the legal effectiveness of the Kellogg pact, and justly honoring… More ▸

  • Jabotinsky, Kisch and Lipsky to Go to London on Wailing Wall Question

    An impressive scene was enacted at the Zionist Congress in session here today when the delegates adopted, by a rising vote, a resolution introduced by the Political Committee dealing with the Wailing Wall question. Nahum Sokolow, in behalf of the Executive, accepted the resolution. The resolution called for the despatch of a special commission to… More ▸

  • Mass Meeting in Cologne Condemns Ritual Murder Agitation

    A mass meeting to protest against the ritual murder agitation conducted in newspapers under the editorship of Deputy Ley was held here under the auspices of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith. A large Christian audience was present. Attempts by the members of the anti-Semitic National Socialist Party to prevent the… More ▸

  • Bernhard Baron, Famous Jewish Millionaire, Philanthropist, Dies

    Bernhard Baron, the Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe who rose from a cigar bench in a New York factory to become a leading manufacturer and distributor in the British tobacco industry, and one of the world’s leading millionaire philanthropists for Jewish and nonsectarian causes, died early this morning at his home in Brighton, England. He… More ▸

  • Sephardic Jews Ask More Consideration in Palestine

    A protest against the negative attitude of the Zionist Executive towards the demands of the Sephardic Jewish community in Palestine was contained in a cablegram of greetings sent to the Zionist Congress in Zurich by the World Sephardic Confederation, with headquarters in Jerusalem. The Sephardic Confederation did not send delegates to the Congress, the protest… More ▸

  • Plenary Sessions Resumed at World Zionist Congress in Zurich

    Continuing the general debate the Sixteenth Zionist Congress resumed its plenary sessions on Friday noon. Mr. Harry Sacher, member of the Zionist Executive in Jerusalem since 1927, Dr. Alfred Klee, Zionist leader of Berlin and member of the Ica council as well as the delegate from Morocco, Tourz, were the first speakers. Mr. Sacher defended… More ▸

  • Judge Abram Ellenbogen Dies at Age of 46

    Municipal Court Judge Abram Ellenbogen died on Thursday at Lake Placid, New York, where he had gone to recuperate from an illness. He was 46 years old. In 1919 he was elected to the bench of the Fifth District Municipal Court for four years and in 1923 re-elected for ten years. Born in Troy, N…. More ▸

  • News Brief

    The possibility that the sessions of the Sixteenth Zionist Congress will be prolonged beyond the original ten days was seen when the Congress, holding no plenary session in deference to the Swiss National Day, faced the perplexities it usually encounters when the question of composing a new Executive comes up. The situation became complicated when… More ▸

  • Louis B. Mayer Refuses Turkish Ambassadorship

    The White House today confirmed that Louis B. Mayer, motion picture magnate, declined to accept a diplomatic post or any other appointment to public office because his present business interests would not permit it. It is understood. Mr. Mayer, who is now a guest at the White House, was offered the post of United States… More ▸