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  • Funeral Services for Morris Lurie; Donor to Seminaries

    Funeral services were held for Morris Lurie, donor of gifts to a number of Jewish institutions who succumbed at the age of 75 at his summer home in Rockaway Park, L. I. Mr. Lurie, who was the owner and founder of ### chain of department ### in upper New York, established a scholarship fund at… More ▸

  • News Brief

    The Berlin organ of the National Socialist party of Adolph Hitler, “Der Angriff” was suspended yesterday for the period until August 31st, for attacking Chancellor Franz von Papen. Paul Joseph Goebbels, Hitler lieutenant, writing in the paper declared: “After the Beuthen death sentences, Chancellor von Papen sat at a theatre where a Hungarian Jewess sang… More ▸

  • Rights of Jewish Artisans Not Affected by New Soviet Decree

    The new government decree imposing a penalty of ten years imprisonment for speculation does not in any way affect the decree previously issued granting Jewish artisans the right to sell their own goods in the private market, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent was officially assured today by government officials. Explaining the purpose of the new… More ▸

  • Palestine Exhibition Opens in Syracuse

    A complete display of National Fund Stamps, Palestinian flowers, and the work of Bezalel Institute of Art, will be shown in conjunction with the 11th Young Poale Zion Alliance Convention at the Syracuse Public Library Museum, beginning this coming Monday. Harris Pine, a young violinist of the Syracuse Fine Arts College, is the promoter of… More ▸

  • Wauchope Remits 70% of Tithe Due to Poor Crops

    Seventy percent of the tithe due the government, aggregating a sum of £173,000 was remitted today by the High Commissioner because of the poverty of the crops. The tithe on the citrus industry was not included in the remission. More ▸

  • J. D. B. News Letter

    The summer is passing quietly and peacefully for the Jews of Hungary. The general economic crisis has silenced political discriminations. The parliamentary battle between the forces of the opposition and the representatives of the government, at this stage, are not being conducted at the expense of the Jews. The government of Count Karolyi has in… More ▸