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  • National Democratic Attack Frustrated by Police

    An attempt to attack the Jews was made in Kalisz by National Democrats assembled in convention. The attempt was frustrated by the energetic action of the police. The meeting atended by 1,000 delegates a street demonstration. which marched to the tune of abuse of the Jews and the governments. Dispersed once by the police the… More ▸

  • Says Economic Discrimination Most Serious Aspect of Jewish Situation in Germany

    The present cabinet in Germany has created a situation whereby the inciting agitation of Hitler and his press are almost as importaant as the declarations of reassurance issued by the government, states a leading editorial in the “Rundschau,” organ of the general Zionists in Germany, which has just reached this country. More important even than… More ▸

  • Jew Elected to First Mayoralty Post in Burma

    A Jew, R. A. Raphael, has been elected president of the municipality of Bassein and is the first Jew to be elected to a mayoralty post in Burma. A native of Burma, M. Raphael is forty-four years old and has served as a Municipal commissioner for the last fifteen years. He is prominently identified with… More ▸

  • Rosen and Schweitzer Enroute to United States

    Dr. Joseph Rosen, director of the Agrojoint work in Soviet Russia, and David Schweitzer, assistant European director of the work of the Joint Distribution Committee, are enroute to the United States on the “Bremen.” More ▸

  • Builds Miniature Replica of Tabernacle Ordered by Moses 3,000 Years Ago

    Taking his instructions from the Torah, seventy-six year old Moritz Glasberg of Minneapolis has just completed a miniature replica of the tabernacle Moses instructed the Israelites to build when he led them into the wilderness to escape the Egyptians more than 3,000 years ago. In minutest detail Mr. Glasberg has constructed a movable tabernacle, composed… More ▸

  • Estelle M. Sternberger Heads Anna Garlin Spencer Memorial

    Estelle M. Sternberger of New York City, first vice-president of the National Council of Women of the United States, was named chairman of the Anna Garlin Spencer Memorial Committee, by representatives of Teachers College, Columbia University; National Board, Young Women’s Christian Association; of America; National Council for Prevention of War, American Social Hygiene Association, Women’s… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Every student fraction at the University of Berlin, including the Nazi fraction, undertook a written obligation to maintain peace at the university. As a result of this peace pact, the University which had been closed two days ago following anti-Semitic riots was reopened on Saturday. Representatives of the Central Union of German Citizens of the… More ▸

  • News Brief

    The Guardians of Faith Congregation of Montclair, N. J., has elected as its rabbi Eliezar Asher Levi of Toronto, Canada. More ▸