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  • Lehman Donates Land to Aid Unemployed

    An acre of land from his estate at Purchase has been given to the township of Harrison by Lieutenant Governor Herbert H. Lehman, for the purpose of aiding the unemployed. The land will be used for the widening and improving of Barns Lane and will thus offer employment to a number. Lieutenant Governor Lehman, prominent… More ▸

  • J. D. B. News Letter

    however, when the French drove King Feisal from Damascus and the question of which country Transjordania was to belong to was abated. It is interesting to recall how the English press insisted upon the inclusion of Transjordania in the British and not in the French Mandate. The London Times wrote on September 19, 1920, Transjordania… More ▸

  • Flatbush Parochial School Re-opens for Fall Term

    The Yeshivah of Flatbush, a Hebrew parochial school, located on Coney Island Avenue and Avenue I, will re-open on September 12 for the fall term, with a registration of over 200 children. The school is chartered and supervised by the State Board of Education and is extended all the rights and privileges of a public… More ▸

  • Death Sentences of 5 Nazis Commuted to Life Terms by German Government

    The German Government today commuted to life imprisonment the death sentences imposed upon five Nazis on August 27 by the summary court at Beuthen for the murder of a Communist workman. The verdict of death brought about anti-Semitic attacks by the Nazis and elicited threats by Adolph Hitler as well as a direct demand to… More ▸

  • Jewish Painter Named to Swedish Royal Academy

    The Jewish painter, Isaac Gruenewald, has been appointed professor at the Royal Academy of Art in this city. Professor Gruenewald, who is 42 years of age, is regarded in Sweden as the most significant representative of the younger generation of painters in the country. He studied for many years in Paris, where he was a… More ▸

  • Dr. Ariel Benzion Elected to Spanish Academy

    Dr. Ariel Benzion Zionist worker and literateur, has been elected correspondent member of the “Real Academia de la Historia” of Madrid in recognition of his literary work and more particularly because of his recent book “The Zohar in Moslem and Christian Spain,” it was learned here today. The volume, which carries a preface by Sir… More ▸

  • Wulfin Two-year Sentence Rescinded; Gets Instead Two Months Imprisonment

    The Court of Appeal yesterday rescinded the two-year sentence imposed on April 19 on Shmuel Wulfin, Jewish student found guilty of participating in the events leading to the death of a Christian student, Stanislas Waclawski, during the anti-Semitic riots in Vilna last November. Instead the court imposed a sentence of two months imprisonment on Wulfin…. More ▸

  • Pennsylvania “y” Federation Convention Opens Today

    The Pennsylvania State Federation of Y. M. H. A.’s, Y. W. H. A.’s and Jewish Community Centers, affiliated with the National Jewish Welfare Board, will open its 23rd annual convention here today and will continue tomorrow. The program includes conferences on Unemployment, Lay Leadership, Dramatics and Group Activities. A feature of the convention is a… More ▸

  • Hugenberg to Dismiss All Jews Employed on Papers

    Siegfried Bresla#er, editor-in-chief of the “Lokal Anzeiger,” one of the chain of newspapers owned by Dr. Alfred Hugenberg, leader of the German National Party, has been dismissed from his post, it was learned here yesterday. Dr. Hugenberg, whose party has frequently allied itself with the National Socialists, in their anti-Semitic outbursts, will dismiss all Jewish… More ▸