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  • Wailing Wall Commission Opens First Session; Jewish Case to Start Wednesday

    The international Wailing Wall Commission here to investigate Moslem and Jewish claims to the Wall, held its first session today. The Arabs proposed fourteen representatives at the hearings and Emil Loefgren, the chairman, informed the press that after the first meeting the Jews will probably have an equal number. YELLIN APPLAUDS NEUTRALITY At the opening… More ▸

  • Davis, Palestine Treasurer, to Be Acting High Commissioner

    Steuart Spencer Davis, treasurer of the Palestine government, will become acting High Commissioner of the country when High Commissioner Chancellor leaves the country at the end of this week. Mr. Davis has been prominently mentioned as the next chief-secretary of Palestine to succeed Harry C. Luke, who was recently appointed lieutenant-governor of Malta. Mr. Davis… More ▸

  • Meyer Named to Montana Board of Education

    William Meyer of Butte, was appointed by Governor Erickson as a member of the State Board of Education. Mr. Meyer is a prominent attorney in Butte and has been a member of the Montana house of representatives, representing Silver Bow County. He is a member of the Butte Temple. More ▸

  • Soviets Planning to Release Rabbi Lazarev

    The correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency has learned that the Soviet government intends to recall Rabbi Lazarev, Chief Rabbi of Leningrad, from his exile in Narim, permitting him to reside in Soviet Russia but not in Leningrad, Moscow or four other centers. Rabbi Lazarev was arrested on February 26 by the Russian secret police… More ▸

  • Commissioners Pay Informal Visit to Wailing Wall

    The members of the international Wailing Wall Commission which arrived here the other day to investigate Moslem and Jewish claims to the Wall, paid an informal visit to the Wall Saturday morning, escorted by the Jerusalem District Commissioner Keith-Roach and the government official Edwin Samuel, son of Sir Herbert Samuel, former High Commissioner of Palestine…. More ▸

  • Reserve Decision on “doar Hayom’s” Reappearance

    The Arab paper, “Jamal Al Arabia,” which had been suspended last week by the government for inciting articles will appear again by government permission tomorrow. Decision on the Hebrew daily, “Doar Hayom,” which was also suspended, has been reserved by the High Commissioner until the week-end. More ▸

  • Encourage Jewish Parents to Send Children to Palestine for Secondary Schooling

    A decision to launch a project to encourage Jewish parents to send their children to Palestine for secondary school education was taken at the concluding session of the 22nd annual convention of the National Young Judaea. It was also agreed to call a conference of leading educators to revaluate the Judaeans educational program. Plans were… More ▸

  • Kishinev Paper Gives More Details on Attacks on Jews in Baltza; Police Inactive

    The Hungarian Telegraphic Agency reports from Bucharest that Jewish members of the Roumanian parliament today introduced to Vaida Voevod, Minister of the Interior, a Jewish deputation who protested against the continued anti-Semitic disturbances in the Baltza district and claimed that the authorities, in spite of the daily occurrences, do not take any measures against the… More ▸

  • Z.O.A. Needs Stability, Louis Lipsky Tells Convention of Order of Sons of Zion

    Claiming that the Zionist Organization today needs stability in its own ranks as well as harmony and discipline, Louis Lipsky, president of the Zionist Organization of America, speaking at the convention of the Order Sons of Zion, urged a coalition of all forces at the coming Zionist convention in Cleveland. Although he did not mention… More ▸