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  • Palestine Report Contests Claims of Jews for Proportional Share in Works Program

    A Jewish share in the public works program proportionate to the Jewish share of the public revenue in Palestine, which Prime Minister J. Ramsay MacDonald promised to Dr. Chaim Weizmann, then president of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, two years ago, is now being contested by the Palestine Government, according to its annual report for… More ▸

  • Havana Jews Permitted to Hold Protest Tonight

    The Cuban government has acceded to strong representations by delegates of the Jewish community on the prohibition of a Jewish protest meeting against the anti-Semitic persecutions in Germany. General Herero, Minister of War and acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, told the Jewish delegation that he sees no reason why the Jewish protest meeting should be… More ▸

  • Judge Stern to Deliver Fuld Memorial Lecture

    A “Fuld Memorial Lecture” will be delivered here next Monday night by Judge Horace Stern, of Philadelphia. The lecture will be in memory of the late Felix Fuld, merchant and philanthropist, who died several years ago, and it will be given in Fuld Hall in the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. Building. Among other causes Mr. Fuld was devoted… More ▸

  • Ban Juedische Rundschau

    The Juedische Rundschau, prominent German-language Jewish weekly, has been ordered suspended by the authorities, it is learned. The offices of the publication were raided last week and all remaining copies of the last two issues of the paper confiscated. At the same time it was said that future publication would not be affected. More ▸

  • Discover 14th Century Synagogue in Austria

    A synagogue of the fourteenth century was discovered in the town of Bruck, in Styria, Austria. The synagogue is now the property of a Christian tobacco manufacturer. The Austrian government through its Monument Department, has classified the building as a rare monument and ordered it to be preserved. More ▸

  • Center Executives Elect

    The National Association of Jewish Center Executives, at the closing session of its convention here, elected M. H. Chaseman of Albany, N. Y., as national president. Other officers elected are: Vice-presidents, Allan Bloom, Indianapolis, Ind.; Miriam Ephraim, New York City; William Cohen, Brooklyn, N. Y.; William Pinsker, Brockton, Mass.; secretary-treasurer, Harry S. Albert, Paterson, N…. More ▸

  • See Strengthening of Government Anti-semitic Tendencies if Nazis Join

    The former German Kaiser, from his exile in Doorn, has ordered his fourth son, Prince August Wilhelm, and all members of the Hohenzollern family, to resign from the Nationalist Socialist Party of Adolph Hitler. The ex-Kaiser threatens to withdraw the allowance of his son, if he does not resign from the Nazi Party, which he… More ▸

  • American Jewish Leaders Applaud Robinson for Attack on Hitlerite Reign of Terror

    Leaders of American Jewry yesterday united in expressing their gratification to Senator Robinson of Arkansas, majority leader, for his anti-Hitler speech in the Senate last Saturday. Prominent Jews expressed the opinion that Senator Robinson’s strong criticism of the Nazi regime, coming as it did from the majority leader of the floor, would have an important… More ▸

  • Ittamar Ben-avi Enroute to United States

    Ittamar Ben-Avi, editor of the “Doar Hayom,” sailed yesterday for the United States on the steamer Champlain. Ben-Avi is coming to the United States on a lecture tour. More ▸