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  • 2,800 Pioneers to Be Allowed into Holy Land

    The Immigration Department of the Jewish Agency for Palestine announced today that the 5,600 immigration certificates granted by the government of Palestine would be divided as follows: Fifty per cent for Chalutzim, pioneers, provided they will engage in agriculture. Three hundred for Oriental Jews on a similar basis. Two hundred for industrial experts. The remainder… More ▸

  • Federation Youngsters Will Bid for Support of Children’s Revue

    Childish voices will be raised before children on behalf of charity in numerous Sunday schools in Brooklyn next Sunday when members of the executive committee of Federation Town, a “municipality” of youngsters conducted under the auspices of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, Women’s Division, are to make appeals for support of a “Children’s Revue”… More ▸

  • Critical Moments

    Sylvia Sidney, one of the more animated actresses from Hollywood, finds herself busily engaged in a thing called “Thirty Day Princess” which Paramount made and which is being shown this week at both the New York and Brooklyn Paramount Theatres. In this rather amusing film which was adapted from a story by Clarence Budington Kelland… More ▸

  • Treatment of Jews a Nation’s Index of Civilization-lewisohn

    Taking as his theme “The World Jewish Problem,” Ludwig Lewisohn, American Jewish author who has returned to this country after a self-imposed exile to France, addressed a packed City Hall auditorium here last night. Speaking under the auspices of the Joseph Frank lodge of the B’nai B’rith, Mr. Lewisohn was introduced by Maurice Samuel, who… More ▸

  • Refugee Lawyer, Wife Leave Prague Asylum

    Doctor Foerder and his wife, German Jewish refugees, who last week were found wandering the streets of Prague in a demented condition, were discharged from an insane asylum yesterday. Doctors discovered that they were only temporarily affected. Doctor Foerder, a well-known German lawyer of Breslau and a ###der in the Central Union of German Citizens… More ▸

  • Vincentian School Has Jewish Tennis Leader

    Max Carl, of Niagara Falls, well known western New York athlete, has been named tennis team captain by John J. Gallgher, athletic director of Niagara University. The university is Vincentian. It is the first time a Jewish boy has been appointed in this position in the university. More ▸

  • New York Office Reports Hadassah Aiding Sufferers

    Dr. Haim Yassky, director of the Hadassah Medical Organization in Palestine, largest medical agency in the country, cabled Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America here, that Hadassah dispensaries and infant welfare stations in Tiberias, where twenty lives were lost yesterday in a flood, have been turned into temporary hospitals to treat the sick and… More ▸

  • Kosher Service Makes Its Initial Bow Aboard Holland-american Liner

    The Holland-American Line has launched its new kosher service. It was announced that a committee of three rabbis under the leadership of Rabbi Elizer L. Gartenhaus of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis will supervise and inspect the kosher kitchens of the line. A mashgiach will be in constant attendance. The entire kitchen will be Jewish,… More ▸

  • 29 Reported Dead in Tiberias Area

    Relief Rushed Victims; Six Jews Killed-Many Injured A heavy torrential rain again swept down on Tiberias today complicating the work of rescue and frightening the refugees who survived the cloudburst of yesterday. Not a single roof is left on the houses of Tiberias, while the flood waters have not receded, but are increasing. The number… More ▸

  • Graeco-jews Await Goebbels with Alarm

    Paul Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Public Enlightenment, will arrive in Athens incognito on May 18, the Greek Foreign Minister was informed by the Greek legation at Berlin today. Jews in Greece regard Goebbels’ coming with uneasiness, owing to Graeco-Nazi agitation here for dictatorship along Hitlerite lines. More ▸