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  • Call World Conference at London for Relief of Jews in Germany

    Representatives of Jewish institutions from all over the world were invited today to be represented at the London conference called to discuss the German-Jewish situation. The gathering is to be known officially as the Conference for the Relief of German Jewry and will open on October 29 in the building of the Board of Deputies… More ▸

  • Quebec Anti-semitism Stirs Jews to Action

    A conference is to be held here by the newly constituted Eastern Division of the Canadian Jewish Congress on Oct. 22 to consider means of combatting the rapid growth of an anti-Semitic movement in Quebec. A joint committee consisting of members of the Congress and the Canadian Jewish Congress has been authorized to marshal the… More ▸

  • News Brief

    H. Myron Lewis, associate city judge here, has been elected vice-president of the New York State Association of Magistrates. Judge Lewis has been signally honored by both the Republican and Democratic parties. Although a Republican, he has been endorsed by the Democrats and will have no opposition in the November election. More ▸

  • Linen Firm Raided Again

    In emulation of last week’s raid on the famous linen firm, Bielshovski of Breslau, where all of its Jewish employees were arrested, a second raid was carried out today by uniformed Nazis on the Jewish department store, Blasse. All the remaining Jewish employees of the store were dragged out, arrested and charged with spreading atrocity… More ▸

  • Ontario Museum Acquires 40,000-volume Collection with Jewish Donors’ Help

    The generosity of four men, two of them well-known Jewish benefactors, has enabled the Royal Ontario Museum to acquire the Wu Library, consisting of about 40,000 volumes, making the Museum possessor of the third largest Chinese library in North America. The Jewish donors are Sigmund Samuel of this city and Sir Robert Mond of London,… More ▸

  • “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 ▸