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  • $204,370 Raised in Charity Drive

    County Judge Algeron I. Nova, chairman of the $500,000 campaign of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, announced yesterday that “there is still a long way to go” despite the $204,370 cash contributions received in the drive to date. The closing meeting of the Women’s Division has been announced by its president, Mrs. Clarence G…. More ▸

  • Convention Sifts Social Problems

    The following is an extract from an address delivered by Morris D. Waldman, secretary of the American Jewish Committee, before the National Conference of Jewish Social Service yesterday. Mr. Waldman’s subject was “Problems Facing the Jews throughout the World and their Implications for American Jewry.” “American Jewry has never been the victim of the illusion… More ▸

  • Detroit Athlete Honored

    Herman Fishman, high school athlete and son of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Fishman of 2252 Gladstone avenue, was awarded the University of Michigan shield at graduation exercises held in Northern High School. More ▸

  • Trade Fair to Indicate Markets for Products Not German-made

    An International Trade Fair, which will offer a guide to the products of American industry and other nations, except that of Germany, designed chiefly for those refusing to deal in Nazi-made merchandise, will be held at the Grand Central Palace during the week of October 22 to 27, the American Jewish Congress which initiated the… More ▸

  • Confronted by Deficit, Baltimore ‘y’ Decides to Extend Its Drive

    In an effort to reach the goal of $20,000, the campaign of the Young Men’s and Young Women’s Hebrew Association has been extended indefinitely with donations thus far $63,000 short of the desired amount. Unless the amount is raised, it is said, the “Y” will be compelled to close. The Young Men’s Christian Association also… More ▸

  • Throngs Join Nara Murder Victim’s Rite

    Huge crowds of fellow-workers yesterday followed the funeral cortege of Mendel Lubinski, the Jewish weaver who died in a hospital Wednesday of knife wounds received when he was attacked; with other Jewish workers, by a group of National Radical anti-Semites inflamed by an election speech given by a priest. Lubinski’s funeral was an imposing demonstration… More ▸

  • 2,000 Parade As Vets Mark Memorial Day

    Marching up Park avenue with chromium helmets gleaming in the sun, 2,000 Jewish War Veterans paraded to the Park Avenue Synagogue from Temple Emanu-El, Sixty-fifth street and Fifth avenue, yesterday to hold Memorial Day ceremonies. Hundreds of by-standers lined the streets as forty-eight United States and twenty Canadian posts of the Jewish War Veterans, in… More ▸

  • Anniversary of Hospital is Celebrated

    Beth Israel Hospital, one of Newark’s leading communal institutions, observed its thirty-second anniversary with a dinner attended by nearly 1,000 representative citizens. Guests of honor were Michael Hollander, Louis Bamberger and A. J. Diamond. Tribute was paid to the late Felix Fuld, merchant and philanthropist. A testimonial scroll signed by 300 physicians was presented to… More ▸

  • Nationalism in Jewish Life Asked by Dinin

    Dr. Samuel Dinin of the New York Teachers Institute today demanded that nationalism rather than religion be made the “integrating factor” in modern Jewish life. Dr. Dinin spoke at a joint session of three Jewish social service and education associations, at the Hotel St. Charles. “What we must do,” declared Dr. Dinin, “is cultivate together… More ▸