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  • “timophey”, Pioneer in Revolution, Dead at 69

    Timothy Koilzon, best known by his party name of “Timophey”, a pioneer Jewish participant in the Russian revolutionary movement, died here yesterday. He was 69 years old. “Timophey” was one of the organizers and for many years an active worker in the “Bund”, the organization of Jewish Socialists, which supported the Kerensky government and refused… More ▸

  • Symposium Takes Up Anti-semitism Issue

    Measures for the incoming year which are intended to strengthen the position of Jewry in world affairs and stem the tide of anti-Semitism were proposed here today by leaders engaged in a symposium on “The Major Responsibility of the American Jewish Community in 5694”. The Rev. Dr. A. M. Hershman, rabbi of Congregation Shaarey Zedek;… More ▸

  • Ten Women Who Died in Synagogue Panic Identified

    The authorities have identified the ten Jewish women who died as a result of the panic in the women’s gallery of the Poradin synagogue. The dead are: Sura Davidsohn, Roza Tikinofski, Liza Feldman, Ana Nier, Ana Cohen, Ana Eikis, Bella Muster, Rachela Matusaru, Etty Schwartz and Beila Rubinstein. None of the fifty injured was seriously… More ▸

  • News Letters Relate Story of Jewish Life Abroad

    As a result of negotiations being carried on between the Aguda Isroel and the Zionist Organization, it is hoped that a certain number of immigration certificates for Palestine will in future be reserved for the Aguda. Until recently the Aguda was definitely opposed to the Zionist Organization and even to Zionism itself, and in Palestine… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Judge Solomon Elsner of this city will be one of the speakers at the conference of Southern New England Jewish Communal Agencies. Other speakers will be Mrs. H. Silverstone of Bridgeport, and Max L. Grant of Providence, R. I. Ira M. Younker of New York will preside at the session. George H. Cohen of Hartford… More ▸

  • Fusionists Pick Inselbuch to Run in Brooklyn

    Samson Inselbuch, Brooklyn attorney, has been nominated on both the Republican and Fusion tickets, for Assemblyman of the 6th District, Brooklyn, which includes a large part of Williamsburg. Mr. Inselbuch is the son of the well-known rabbi and Mizrachi leader, Rabbi Eli Inselbuch, who is prominent in Zionist and Orthodox activities in America. More ▸

  • Jewish Education Week is Planned to Foster the Observance of Sabbath

    Intended to give emphasis to more widespread observance of the Jewish Sabbath, Jewish Education Week will be shortly sponsored through the country by the Jewish Education Association of New York. Plans were laid for the celebration at a recent meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association. Members also arranged to hold an annual Chanukah… More ▸

  • German-jewish Immigrants Form Building Labor Group

    Seven German-Jewish immigrants have organized a building laborers’ group and are receiving training from two specialists in the craft by the Jerusalem Workers’ Council. The group will start on construction operations at Beth Hakerem, western Jewish suburb in the near future. More ▸

  • Imagine Herr Schmidt in the White House!

    This is the fifth, and last, of a series of articles, based on an investigation of Nazi Germany, conducted for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. In Germany any good Nazi will say, “Ah, you Americans! You had better hold your tongues about Nazi Germany. Some day you will have the same thing over there. Wait and… More ▸

  • Gov. Lehman Joins Committee Planning Dinner for Dr. Eddy

    With Governor Lehman as a member and the Rev. Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick, pastor of the Riverside Church; Judge Irving Lehman, of the Court of Appeals, and Dr. Mary E. Woolley, president of Mount Holyoke College as honorary chairmen, the committee arranging a testimonial dinner in honor of Sherwood Eddy to be held Tuesday evening,… More ▸