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  • Jewish Philanthropies of Boston Open Campaign

    Before a gathering of nearly 1,000 dinner guests, the 1932-33 campaign of the Associated Jewish Philanthropies was launched. Pledges totalling $218,385 were announced to start the campaign fund for the support of the 18 institutions and agencies comprising Associated. Setting an example for Boston and leaders of other communities to follow, Louis E. Kirstein, who… More ▸

  • National Council of Federations and Welfare Funds to Meet in Cleveland

    The National Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, organized at a meeting in Philadelphia last May, will hold its first formal session on Sunday, October 30, at the Hotel Statler, Cleveland. An Organization Committee of twenty-five representative leaders from communities scattered all over the country has been working on plans of the Council under… More ▸

  • 1,000 Certificates for Relatives of Palestine Residents Agency Decides

    One thousand certificates of the 4,500 labor certificates granted to the Jewish Agency by the Palestine government for the current six month period will be reserved for relatives of Palestine residents according to a decision of the Immigration Commission of the Jewish Agency yesterday. Serious differences regarding the proportion of certificates to be made available… More ▸

  • Washington Leader Indicts Brown for “whitewashing” Polish Jewish Situation

    David A. Brown, publisher of the “American Hebrew,” who recently characterized as exaggerated news emanating from Poland about the misery of the Jews there, was made the subject of a stinging indictment in a statement issued to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today by Paul Himmelfarb, Washington communal leader, who has just returned from an extended… More ▸

  • Two New Attacks Upon Jews in Tunisia

    Two new attacks upon Jews were reported from Southern Tunisia today. Two Jews were injured at Zarzis by Arabs who perpetrated the attack. A number of arrests were made by the police. More ▸

  • Baltimore Meeting Hears of World Jewish Conference

    Rabbi Joshua L. Goldberg of Astoria, L. I. rendered an extended report on the sessions of the World Jewish Conference to a meeting of representatives of Jewish organizations in Baltimore. Rabbi Goldberg was a delegate to the Conference. The meeting was presided over by the Hon. Simon E. Sobeloff, Chairman of the Baltimore Branch of… More ▸

  • Neshor Director Made Knight of Legion of Honor

    Savelu Polack, director of the Nesher Company in Palestine was created today a Knight of the Legion of Honor. Polack was one of the promoters of the Palestine Pavilion at the Paris Colonial Exposition. More ▸

  • Anti-semitic Disturbances Renewed in Vienna

    The anti-Semitic attacks which were renewed on Thursday when the University of Vienna re-opened after three days of closing continued yesterday. Jewish students were beaten up by the Nazis and thrown out of the college buildings. All persons entering the campus are now required to show identification cards. The University authorities have extended the period… More ▸

  • Askwith Named Director of American Office of Hebrew U.

    Herbert Askwith, formerly managing editor of the “Menorah Journal,” and of the “World Review,” was appointed director of the American office of the Hebrew University, at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the American Friends of the Hebrew University, according to an announcement issued by Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach, President, today. Mr. Askwith,… More ▸