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    The Colonial Office knows nothing regarding the Grand Mufti’s statement concerning plans to establish shortly a democratic government in Palestine, it was stated here. More ▸

  • Chicago Jews Protest Ban on Immigration

    Two thousand Chicago Jews gathered in Orchestra Hall to voice their protest against restriction of immigration to Palestine by the British and adopted resolutions condemning this action and asking that it be rescinded. The principle addresses were delivered by Rabbi Solomon Goldman of Temple Anshe Emes, and Judge Harry M. Fisher. Max Shulman, president of… More ▸

  • Shows Jewish Culture Extant in Palestine After Jewish State

    An illustrated lecture by the prominent orientalist, Professor M. Krauss, of excavated old Palestine synagogues which are said to prove the existence of a Jewish culture in Palestine long after the downfall of the Jewish State, aroused great interest at the International Congress of Orientalists meeting here. Today was Jewish Day and the discussion centered… More ▸

  • Isaac Liberescu, Father of Yiddish Theatre, Dead

    Isaac Liberescu, who was the first to start a Yiddish theatre and to produce the musical plays of Abraham Goldfaden, died in Freedom Hill colony, near here. The deceased, who was eighty years old, was born in Jassy, the largest Jewish center in Roumania, where he spent the early part of his life. Liberescu, like… More ▸

  • Olinsky Heads Orthodox Community {span}###er{/span} of Mobile

    Purchase of the site for a synagogue-school and a community center, being planned by the Ahavas Chesed orthodox congregation, has been consummated, filing of the warranty transfer in the Mobile probate court disclosed. The price of the property was given as $12,000. At a recent meeting of the orthodox community, J. W. Olensky was elected… More ▸

  • Make Plans for First World Congress of Sephardic Jews

    Plans for calling the first world congress of Sephardic Jews were adopted here today at a congress of representatives of Sephardic communities from Jugo-Slavia, Italy, Bulgaria, Greece and the Near East. Resolutions adopted call for the establishment of Sephardic organizations, the intensive development of a national religious, social and economic life among the Sephardic Jews,… More ▸

  • Jewish Banker Kills Self, Not Elected to Directorship

    Because he was not elected a director of the Berlin Municipal Bank, S. Meyer, the founder of the Berlin Workmen’s Bank and a director in the Michael Corporation, committed suicide today by shooting, himself. The son of a well-known Jewish millionaire, Meyer was the candidate of the majority party but he was defeated by the… More ▸

  • Deny Arabs Willing to Abide by Mandate

    A denial that the Arabs are willing to abide by the Palestine Mandate was contained in a telegram sent today by the Arab Executive to the Auni Bey, their representative at Geneva, in which the Executive protests against those passages in the recent statement of Dr. Drummond Shiels, British spokesman at the Mandates Commission, in… More ▸

  • Luke Promoted to Lieutenant Governorship of Malta

    The King today approved the appointment of Harry Charles Luke, chief secretary of the Palestine government and the country’s administrator during the Palestine riots, as lieutenant governor of Malta to succeed Sir Thomas Best who has been named governor of the Windward Islands. Mr. Luke’s appointment to the Malta post was foreshadowed in reports current… More ▸

  • Orthodox Rabbis to Pray on Palestine Immigration Ban

    Rabbi Eleazer Silver of this city, president of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada, announced tonight that he had called for a day of prayer attendant upon the recent suspension by Great Britain of immigration in Palestine. He will notify the union by proclamation to set aside Monday for special… More ▸