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  • Prof. Freund, Authority on Jurisprudence, Dies

    Professor Ernst Freund of the University of Chicago, internationally known authority on jurisprudence, died in his sleep at the Billings Memorial Hospital, succumbing to a heart ailment. Professor Freund was sixty-eight years old. Born in New York City on January 30, 1864, the son of Ludwig A. and Nannie Freund, he was educated at the… More ▸

  • Report Hungarian Government Considering Abolition of Numerus Clausus

    The abolition of numerus clausus obtaining at Hungarian Universities is now being contemplated by Premier Julius Gomboes, the press here forecast yesterday. An effort to secure confirmation from government circles elicited the information that the government is planning to further reduce the stringency of the numerus clausus law, but not its complete abandonment. The reason… More ▸

  • Nazis Charge Fall of German Kaiser Due to Intermarriage of Royal Family with Jews

    The Nazis have managed to inject the Jewish question even into the controversy with regard to the fall of the monarchy in Germany, as part of their election propaganda. The Nazi press, headed by the “Voelkischer Beobachter,” declares that “the downfall of the Kaiser was due to the shameful blood mixture of the royal family… More ▸

  • State Sir John Hope Simpson Failed to Get Danzig Post Owing to Unpopularity with Jews

    The failure of Sir John Hope Simpson to secure the High Commissionership of Danzig, in succession to the late High Commissioner, Gravina, is due to his unpopularity with the Jews, tonight’s “Evening Standard” reports. The paper states that Sir John’s report on Palestine, as special investigator for the British government, has antagonized the Jewish world…. More ▸

  • 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 ▸