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  • Pressure on Jews Renewed in Berlin; Raids in Other Cities

    From authoritative sources, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today learned that a new wave of anti-Semitism expressing itself in physical violence, arrests and a renewal of the economic boycott, has broken out in Germany. Even in Berlin Jews are again disappearing under mysterious circumstances. They are being taken from their homes, not by uniformed Nazis, as… More ▸

  • Jewry’s Activities in San Francisco

    The High Holy Days this year are giving impetus to a round of activity being felt here in every phase of Jewish communal life. It seems that the call to arms, the urge for action, has made itself felt in all quarters and among all groups. There are, in consequence, membership drives under way, inspired… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Mrs. Gifford Pinchot, wife of the governor of Pennsylvania, will be the principal speaker at an open meeting of the Temple Woman’s Club. She will speak on “The Industrial Situation As I See It.” Samuel Weiss, Lewis Hirsh and H. Lieberman have been appointed aids to the Treasurer of Cuyahoga County. More ▸

  • R. D. B. Speaks

    For thirty years Editor-in-chief of the Daily Express in London, England’s most celebrated journalist and chairman of the Board of Directors of the London Daily Express All signs seem to point to a moderation of the Nazi war against the Jews. The German Federal Minister of Justice made a declaration this week at the Leipzig… More ▸

  • News Brief

    What is the Maccabee movement? What is its significance in the Jewish community? These questions are being asked on all sides, as the amazing growth of Maccabee clubs all over the world arouses the attention of the public. The answer to both questions can be summarized in a sentence—the Maccabee movement is the renaissance of… More ▸

  • Psst! Do You Know Baruch and Gandhi Are Soul-mates in Jewish Conspiracy?

    It has long been the custom of the Nazis to dub all persons whom, for one reason or another, they dislike, “Jews”. But this habit has reached its reduction to the absurd in this week’s “Volkwart”, a Berlin weekly, which calmly asserts that Herriot, Poincare, Gandhi, Tardieu, Mosley, Lloyd George, de Valera and Colonel House… More ▸

  • Need $50,000 to Aid Reich Jews at Once

    Fifty thousand dollars is urgently needed here to meet demands for relief among German Jews who have been deprived of livelihoods, according to the Central Wohlfartsstelle. The funds will provide means to satisfy the need for immediate aid, and will hardly be sufficient to finance soup kitchens and free coal supplies. Central Jewish relief committees… More ▸

  • Succoth, 5694

    The bearded ancient and his wife have been hustled from their home, pictured in flames on the right of this drawing by David Rose. They are in the wilderness. The remnant of their belongings is the Succoth shack, symbolic of the faith to which they eternally hold. Within, candles are burning in evidence of their… More ▸

  • Gendarmes Accused of Torturing Bronstein Get 7th Trial Delay

    For the seventh time the trial of the Roumanian gendarmes accused of torturing Samson Bronstein has been postponed, this time until December 5. The postponement was announced after the Czernowitz court heard a number of witnesses who testified about the torturing of Bronstein and the dangerous injuries that resulted. The excuse used by the court… More ▸

  • Sammy Reshevsky, Chess Prodigy, Now College Graduate, in Come-back

    After 10 days of playing the thirty-fourth annual Western Chess Congress closed with Reuben Fine, 19-year-old New Yorker, retaining the title for a second year. Samuel Reshevsky, Detroiter, who several years ago gained international renown as a child chess prodigy, was the only player who defeated Fine. But Reshevsky had allowed four tie games and… More ▸