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  • Warns Against Russian Colonists’ Migration

    A warning is voiced in the Soviet Press against the migration of colonists from Russia pointing to the difficulties met everywhere abroad. As an example the case of a group of Jews who left Russia six years ago and are still isolated in barracks in Southern England and living there in miserable condition and unable… More ▸

  • Jews in Manchurian City Reported Victims of White Guard Raid

    Jews in a city in Manchuria were the victims of a pogrom perpetrated by former Russian White Guards, reports received here state. A number of Jewish casualties occurred. The attack upon the Jews was made in the course of the White Guard retreat. Jewish houses were plundered Jewish women attacked and the Jewish youth killed…. More ▸

  • Historical Find in Vilna of Great Jewish Interest

    A find of great Jewish historical value has been made by the Jewish Scientific Institute here in discovering in the city archives forty volumes of the records of the Vilna Kehillah from 1809 to 1844 when Czar Nicholas I dissolved all of the kehillahs in Russia. All of the volumes as well as, the kehillah… More ▸

  • Bentwich Attacker Says He Was Incited

    Abdul Ghani Tabek, the Arab messenger who last Sunday shot and wounded Norman Bentwich, Attorney-General of Palestine, declared that he was incited to his act by articles appearing in the Arab press. As an inveterate reader of the Arab newspapers, he knows the Arab regard Bentwich as their greatest enemy. Therefore he decided to take… More ▸

  • Charles Sanger, Texas Civic Leader, Dead

    Charles L. Sanger, prominent Dallas business man and civic leader, was buried here yesterday. He died Thursday in Waco while visiting his brother. Until last year Mr. Sanger was president of Temple Emanu-El. He was 62 years old. He was the son of the late Samuel Sanger, a Texas pioneer, and a founder of the… More ▸

  • Hebron Rabbi Asks Jews of That City Be Heard by Inquiry Commission

    Meir Franko, head of the Hebron Sephardic rabbis, has sent a memorandum to the Zionist executive protesting that until now, the Hebron horrors, especially the government’s responsibility for the massacre, has not been revealed before the Inquiry Commission, and demanding that the Hebron Jews and the district officers be called to give evidence before the… More ▸

  • Withdrawal of Jolson’s “jazz Singer” Demanded

    “Angriff,” a Hitlerite newspaper, today demands that Hugenberg, the principal owner of the Ufa Film Company and head of the German Nationalist Party, remove within three days the Al Jolson film, “The Jazz Singer.” The paper calls the picture a “nauseating all-Jewish propaganda film.” If Hugenberg doesn’t comply with this request the paper threatens that… More ▸