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  • Anti-semitic Incidents in Vienna Parliament Cause Adjournment of Session

    Anti-Semitic scenes took place in Parliament yesterday following a controversy between Chancellor Dollfus and Dr. Otto Bauer, noted Socialist leader. The incidents which started with verbal abuse soon developed into a free for all fight. The Christian Socialists started the fracas when they assailed Dr. Bauer as “You Dirty Jew!” Others shouted to the Socialist… More ▸

  • Semi-annual Clearance of Jewish National Fund Boxes

    More than 50,000 Jewish homes and offices will be canvassed by Zionist volunteer committees in the semi-annual clearance of the Blue-White boxes of the Jewish National Fund of America for the yield of coin donations deposited since October 1st last. A box clearance drive was begun on October 15th in more than 300 communities throughout… More ▸

  • Anti-semitic Leader Gets Ten Months Imprisonment

    Wiktor Luczak, a National Democratic leader, was sentenced to ten months imprisonment yesterday, having been found guilty of organizing an attack upon the Jews last December. Four other National Democrats held on the same charges were acquitted. More ▸

  • Release 134 Imprisoned Since 1929 As Members of White Slave Traffic Ring

    One hundred and thirty-four members of the Zwi Migdal Society, which under the guise of a mutual aid society had been carrying on white slave traffic for a quarter of a century, were ordered released yesterday by the Court of the First Instance. The 134 members had been arrested and imprisoned in 1929 largely through… More ▸

  • To Permit Bund Organ to Re-appear After Suspension

    The Folkszeitung, organ of the Bund, Jewish Socialist Party, whose printing plant had been confiscated by the government, and which had been suspended for a period, was permitted to resume publication today. More ▸

  • 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 ▸