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  • News Brief

    A new wave of anti-Jewish excesses is sweeping over Germany as the Nazi brown shirted storm troopers, freed from the restraints of the past few weeks in connection with the Nazi drive against their Nationalist allies, the Social Democrats and others, resumed their tactics of the first days of the “peaceful revolution.” Three cases of… More ▸

  • Dutch Aid Refugees, to Shelter Children

    Four hundred Jewish children will be taken to Holland this summer from Germany and put in Dutch Jewish families, it has been decided by the Jewish communities. The Jewish Women’s League will assist in this movement which will apply to children of from six to fifteen years of age. Fifteen thousand gulden are being spent… More ▸

  • Yiddish Schools in Vilna Shut

    The department of education here has ordered the closing of the high school of Sophia Gurevitch. Of the four high schools in Vilna where Yiddish was the language of instruction, this is the third to be closed. More ▸

  • Board to Get Report on Yiddish Language

    A memorandum on the Yiddish language, its origin and present status, is being prepared by the famous Jewish philologist, Dr. Judah A. Joffe, according to an announcement by the Committee for Yiddish in the Public Schools. The memorandum will also treat of the Yiddish theatre and literature, and, when completed, will be presented to the… More ▸

  • News Brief

    An actual shortage of food is being experienced by Jews in the German provinces as a result of the decision last month of wholesale and retail grocers organizations not to sell their goods to Jews. Representatives of the Jewish population in the provinces have proceeded to Berlin to see what can be done to alleviate… More ▸

  • Judaeans Hear Need of Goal by Youth Stressed at Sessions

    Led by Frank Ruben, cantor, and followed by a sermon by David Polish, services were conducted here this morning by delegates to the 25th annual convention of Young Judaea, which is taking place in this city. In his sermon the speaker decried faulty aims often found in Jewish youth movements and stressed the need for… More ▸

  • Travel Notes

    Chaim Greenberg, well-known Hebrew thinker and editor of the Jewish Kaempfer, will head one of the largest tourist groups ever to leave on a summer tour of Palestine. The group will sail on the Roma of the Italian Line on July 1. Aboard ship Mr. Greenberg will give a series of lectures on Palestine. The… More ▸

  • News Letters Relate Story of Jewish Life Abroad

    An ambitious project to establish a Muslim University in Jerusalem has created much interest among the population here and especially so, since a delegation from Jerusalem, headed by the Grand Mufti and Mahomed Ali, former Minister to Egypt, is expected here soon to raise funds for the project. Commenting on the expected visit of the… More ▸

  • Conference of Rabbis Hears Demand for Control of Industry

    In his paper on “The Concept of God in Jewish Life and Literature” read before the Central Conference of American Rabbis, Dr. Bernard Heller, of Ann Harbor, Mich., criticized the attempts of a certain school of Jewish thinkers who, he said, “have attempted to dovetail the implied creed and implicit character of Judaism with the… More ▸

  • Nazis Suspend Another Paper

    The Berlin daily newspaper, Der Reichsbote, has been suspended by the Government for carrying an article criticizing the Government attitude toward the Jews. The article was described by the authorities as “a malicious defamation of the Government’s prestige.” More ▸