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The cell at Landsberg Prison where Hitler was confined in 1923 has just been added to the list of Nazi shrines which faithful visitors to Munich visit.

The production of the “Wandering Jew,” starring Jacob Ben Ami, Famous Jewish-American stage star, is under way, and will be the first of a series of talking pictures in Yiddish and English.

The Jewish divorce ritual was invoked to free Sam Hoffman, 80, this week, from his bed-ridden wife, Zissell, 72. The husband’s reason for seeking a divorce was that he wished to pass his remaining years in Palestine and might want to rewed-there.

Out in Hollywood an electrician has been seen on the Paramount lots wearing a cap with the Nazi insignia.

In his will, the late Edgar Samuel Edgar of London, stated: “I charge my children to observe the day of the anniversary of my death as a solemn period, free from festivity, for five years after my death.” The will further stipulated that the testator’s daughter, Margaret, should be denied her inheritance of £26,000 if she does not wed a “born Jew still professing the religion.” If she remains a spinster she will receive only £200 a year….

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