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  • Johns Hopkins Honors Los Angeles Judge

    Judge Harry A. Hollzer, president of the Nathan Straus Palestine Society, president of the Temple B’nai B’rith Men’s Club, and active in all local Jewish affairs, was signally honored by Johns Hopkins University, it was announced by Chief Justice Waste of the State Supreme Court. Judge Hollzer was appointed on the proposed advisory committee of… More ▸

  • Complains Jews Are Not Employed on Soviet Railways

    Jewish workers are not accepted on the Soviet railways, the Charkov “Shtern” complains, emphasizing that despite a resolution of the Central Communist Party of Ukrainia that Jewish youth be absorbed into the railways systems, only 1,581 Jews are employed on the railways out of a total of 181,000 workers. The “Shtern” points out that there… More ▸

  • Yiddish Theatrical Circuit to Be Organized in Nine Cities

    A Yiddish theatrical circuit which will include nine cities in the United States and Canada will be organized for the coming theatrical season, according to a resolution adopted by the Hebrew Actors’ Union at its meeting here on Tuesday, on the recommendation of Reuben Guskin, its manager. Boston, Newark, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Detroit, St. Louis, Montreal,… More ▸

  • 80% of Jewish Immigrants to U.S. in Decade Came Ere 1925

    During the decade from 1920 to 1930, 345,477 Jewish immigrants arrived in the United States, according to figures given to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society yesterday. About four-fifths of this number, or 275,000, arrived in this country during the first four years, before the 1924 immigration laws of… More ▸

  • Tumult in German Reichstag As Thuringian Anti-semitic Activities Are Discussed

    A great tumult was created at yesterday’s plenary session of the German Reichstag when the anti-Semitic activities in the province of Thuringia led by the minister of Education, Dr. Frick and his National Socialist party followers, came up for discussion. One National Socialist deputy, M. Goebbels, was ousted from the chamber by the president Paul… More ▸

  • Young Mizrachi Elects Officers at Closing Session

    At the final session of the Young Mizrachi convention, held Tuesday night at the Hotel Pennsylvania, Manhattan, under the chairmanship of Z. Carp, the following officers for the ensuing year were elected: I. Epstein, president; Z. Carp, first vice-president; B. Hilson, second vice-president; Eva Aronson of Chicago, third vice-president; Jennie Cutler, secretary; M. Hagler, treasurer…. More ▸

  • Roumania May Take Stand on Mandate if England’s Obligations Are Not Kept

    Roumania may take a definite stand on the present British policy in Palestine unless Great Britain keeps its obligations, declared George Mironescu, Roumanian foreign minister today, in replying to a question in Parliament from the Jewish Deputy Landau. M. Mironescu said he was aware that immigration to Palestine had been suspended, a matter in which… More ▸

  • Lubawitscher Rebbe Blesses America at Bunker Hill Day Fete

    A huge throng crowded the grounds of the Crawford Street Synagogue, Roxbury, at the flag raising exercises held on Bunker Hill Day, Tuesday morning, June 17. The chief guest of honor was the world-famous scholar and scion of an old aristocratic Jewish family, Rabbi Joseph Schneursohn, better known as the “Lubawitscher Rebbe,” who in a… More ▸

  • Sender Morgenstern Dead

    Sender Morgenstern, prominent leader of orthodox Jewry and for two decades a member of the executive of the Warsaw Jewish community, died here today at the age of 88. More ▸

  • Stokowski Third Jew to Join Rockefeller Entertainment Plan

    The $250,000,000 Rockefeller radio and entertainment project in which two Jews are already actively interested, David Sarnoff, president of the Radio Corporation of America, and S. L. Rothafel, known as “Roxy”, who will direct the amusements has enlisted the services of another Jew, Leopold Stokowski, one of the outstanding conductors in America, who is at… More ▸