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  • Dr. Goldenson to Officiate at Kahn Funeral

    Funeral services for Otto H. Kahu, American financier and patron of the arts will be held at 3 P. M. this afternoon from his estate at Cold Springs Harbor, L. I, and will be attended only by members of his family and close relatives. Mr. Kahn died suddenly Thursday in the offices of Kuhn, Loeb… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Progress of the Federation of Jewish Charities and the story of its service to the Jewish community through all of its widely diversified constituent organizations were told graphically at the annual meeting of the Federation held this week at the Fairmont Hotel. The affair proved a gathering of Jewish leaders from all walks of life…. More ▸

  • Now–editorial Notes

    IT IS reported that representative Dickstein has declined the chairmanship of the Congressional Committee to investigate Nazi activities in the United States and that a non-Jew will be appointed chairman. It is also understood that a Jew, a Catholic and a Protestant will be members of the committee. This is a wise plan. The Committee… More ▸

  • Nazi Probe Committee to Include Members of Four Faiths

    Representative Samuel Dickstein, chairman of the House Immigration Committee, will definitely serve as a member of the committee to be appointed this week with the object of investigating Nazi propaganda in the United States. He will not act as chairman of the committee, which is to be headed by a non-Jew. According to reliable information… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Sir Stafford Cripps, young deputy leader of the British Labor Party, was the chief accuser at the “trial” of Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss, held by the Young Circle League at Town Hall last night. Sir Stafford, who rushed to New York by plane from Washington to be present at the trial, charged Dollfuss, with murdering Austrian… More ▸

  • News Brief

    RABBI JOSEPH ZEITLIN, Temple Ansche Chesed, West End avenue and 100th street: “Passover reminds us that one of the virtues that has helped preserve the Jewish people throughout the ages has been their remarkable sense of optimism. For in its broadest sense, optimism is a manifestation of faith and hope. It has been this blessed… More ▸

  • London Eulogizes Kahn

    Appreciations of Otto H. Kahn, American financier and philanthropist who died Thursday, filled many columns in the London pres yesterday. He was praised for his generosity, his patronage of the arts and his friendship for England. The Daily Express, quoting Mr. Kahn’s statement that he had been born a Jew, lived as a Jew and… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Among the gifts announced at the annual Charter Day of the University of California, held this week, were several from members of the local Jewish Community. They included $1,500 from Mrs. Sideny M. Ehrman for crippled children at the medical school; $1,500 from Mrs. E. S. Heller for the Heller. Committee work and the emergency… More ▸

  • News Brief

    A number of Harvard students have voiced their protest against the invitation of Ernst F. Hanfstaengel, one of Adolf Hitler’s aides and intimate friends, to participate in the Harvard commencement activities next June. Hanfstaengel has accepted the invitation of Dr. Elliott Carr Cutler, chief alumni marshal of the Harvard Commencement exercises, to serve as Dr…. More ▸