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  • Jewish Lawyers Must Prove Actual Service in Trenches to Be Readmitted to Bar

    Only those Jewish lawyers who can prove with documents that they actually fought in the trenches will be considered by the Frontkaempfer, association of active German war veterans, for readmission to the practice of their profession, yesterday’s Berlin Official Gazette stated. The interpretation given by the Official Gazette means that the reinstatement of Jewish lawyers… More ▸

  • British Board of Deputies in Secret Session Decides Against Boycott Sponsorship

    The Board of Jewish Deputies after a long session yesterday from which the press was excluded decided by a large majority to uphold President Neville Laski’s policy of refusing the motion to call upon British Jewry to abstain from using German goods and services. The Board of Deputies, however, went on record unofficially as overwhelmingly… More ▸

  • 160 Nuremberg Jews Freed by Nazis After Mass Arrest

    Of the 300 Jews who were arrested in Nuremberg, Germany, last Thursday, 160 were set free yesterday. Most of the Jews arrested were proprietors of small shops. They were compelled to march through the streets of Nuremberg flanked by large crowds of Nazis who took a malicious delight in the spectacle of their Jewish neighbors… More ▸

  • Reports Excesses in Nazi Concentration Camps

    Bloody maltreatment of Jews in German concentration camps was confirmed today in an affidavit submitted to the Catholic Press Association here by a non-Jew named Desider Rakacs, formerly a member of the newspaper Zentrumablatt in. Duesseldorf Rakacs has just arrived in Vienna after three months’ imprisonment in Derndorf Prison at the Siegburg concentration camp in… More ▸

  • 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 ▸