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  • 2 Arabs Who Blackmailed Jewish Settlers Banished

    Samir Ibrahim, son of the mayor of Tulkarem, and Rashid Hanoun, son of a rich landowner, were sentenced by a Tulkarem court to six months’ banishment today for instigating Fellahin Bedouins to commit agrarian crimes against Jewish settlers in Nathania. Ibrahim was banished to Acre, and Hanoun to Nazareth. Each man also was required to… More ▸

  • “romance of a People” to Be Shown in New York

    “Romance of a People”, pageant depicting the history of Jewish life, will be staged in New York at the Polo Grounds on September 14 for the benefit of German Jewish relief in Palestine, it was announced yesterday by Louis Lipsky, national chairman of the American Palestine Campaign. Governor Herbert H. Lehman will act as honorary… More ▸

  • Detroit Holds Annual Herzl Memorial Meeting

    The annual Herzl memorial meeting here was addressed by Judge Charles Rubiner, Joseph Haggai and Simon Richardson. Leon Kay, president of the Jewish National Fund Council of Detroit, presided. The El Molei Rachamim was recited by Rev. J. Silverman. More ▸

  • Arnold Schoenberg, Composer, is Reconverted to Judaism

    Arnold Schoenberg, the famous composer who abandoned the Jewish faith in 1921, today was officially readmitted into the Jewish religion. The ceremony was held at the Liberal synagogue here with Rabbi Louis Germain Levy officiating. Dr. David Marianoff, son-in-law of Professor Albert Einstein, and Marc Chagall, the noted painter, acted as witnesses. Schoenberg, a native… More ▸

  • Nazis Cheerfully Distribute Mosse Advertising Accounts

    The Rudolf Mosse Advertising Company, with branches throughout Germany, has been shut down, it was disclosed here today. The advertising for the Mosse press has been transferred to other firms or to concerns newly established for the purpose. Several Jewish employees dismissed when the Mosse firm was closed have taken part in the formation of… More ▸

  • University Governors in First Jerusalem Meeting

    For the first time the governors of the Hebrew University will hold their meeting in Jerusalem, it was learned today as it was announced that Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the University, had decided not to convene the meeting in Zurich, Switzerland in August, as originally contemplated, but to hold it here in October instead…. More ▸

  • Hamburg Jews Dismissed

    The Hamburger Israelitisches Familienblatt, Hamburg, Germany, has reported the dismissal of Dr. W. A. Bernson from his professorship and Dr. Ernst Del Banko from the chief doctorate of Bambercker Hospital. The paper also reported that Dr. Arthur Lippman has been dismissed from his post at St. George Hospital and Dr. Hans Tuerkheim, one of the… More ▸

  • Asheville Citizens Sign B’nai B’rith Petition

    Nazi persecution of Jews in Germany has been protested here by between 300 and 400 persons who signed petitions circulated for the past two weeks by the Asheville B’nai B’rith lodge. Signatures of persons of all races and creeds have been affixed to the petitions. The petitions, along with those circulated in other cities of… More ▸

  • Palestine Laborites Lead in Polish Elections for Zionist Congress

    Election results tabulated today from 500 Polish centers in 101 cities or towns recorded over 90,000 votes, with the Palestine Laborites far in the lead with 38,306 votes. Following in order were the Jabotinsky Revisionists, with 20,467 votes; the Mizrachi, with 14,288; the General Zionists, with 10,518; Grossman’s Democratic Revisionists, with 2,761; the Hitachduth Party,… More ▸

  • Rabbi Korff Ill

    Grand Rabbi Jacob Israel Korff of the Congregation Adath Jacob at Mattapan is seriously ill at the Beth Israel Hospital here, where he was taken two days ago after suffering a sudden collapse at his home on Woodrow Avenue. Hospital physicians are hopeful that he will rally. Rabbi Korff’s eldest son, Isaac, was ordained an… More ▸