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  • Zionists Lay Immigration Protest Plans

    Polish Zionists failed in their attempt to form a united front in protest against immigration restrictions imposed by the Palestine governments. Strenuous efforts to achieve unanimity similar to that which characterized the general strike carried out by Palestinian Jewry last Wednesday were unsuccessful. The various factions will hold individual protest meetings. The Zionist executive, together… More ▸

  • Asks U.S. Snub of Berlin Games

    State Senator E. Milton Altfeld has requested Major-General Milton A. Reckord, commander of the Twenty-Ninth Division and an American Olympiad committeeman, to use his influence in opposing participation by the United States in the Olympic games to be held in Berlin in 1936. “While I am conscious of the fact that the Hitler government has… More ▸

  • Collapse of Liberals is Foreseen in New York German Societies

    The collapse of all liberal influence in New York German American societies was forecast yesterday by a number of individuals who viewed the Nazi ambuscade of the German American Conference Friday night as a preliminary step to the Hitlerization of approximately 300 vereins adhering to the leadership of the conference. The overthrow of Victor Ridder… More ▸

  • Jewish Party Deputies Cast Their First Votes at Czechoslovakian Polls

    For the first time in the history of Czechoslovakia, deputies of the Jewish party, Angelo Goldstein and Julius Reiss, cast votes in the presidential election last week. They voted for the reelection of President Masaryk. The Zionist organ Selbstwehr welcomed the occurrence as the first chance for Jews as Jews to express support for Masaryk…. More ▸

  • Palestine Labor Group Will Discuss Jewish Work Movement Tuesday

    Problems of the Jewish labor movement in Palestine will be considered at the first national conference of the League for Labor Palestine at the Hotel Pennsylvania tomorrow evening and all day Wednesday. Delegates from all parts of the United States and several Canadian provinces will attend. Speakers include Joseph Sprinzak and Goldie Myerson of the… More ▸

  • Critical Moments

    All preconceived notions to the contrary, Hollywood is perpetually on the look-out for new stars and new writers. The idea that the California colony is over-run with budding actors and ingenuous writers who are kept on the side-lines because they are not related to somebody connected with a moving picture company is pretty much the… More ▸

  • Banquet of Men’s Club Nets $2,000 for Fund Toward Newark Temple

    The Men’s Club of Adas Israel Congregation observed its anniversary here tonight with a banquet and entertainment which netted nearly $2,000 for the building fund for a new synagogue. Speakers included Mayor Ellenstein, Attorney General David Wilentz, Judge Louis R. Freund of Newark and Judge Morris E. Barison of Jersey City. I. Irving Laskowitz was… More ▸

  • Land in Palestine Donated to Fund

    Reorganization of Seattle’s Jewish National Fund Chapter and gift of two parcels of land owned in Palestine by Seattle men were announced today after a meeting at the Seattle Talmud Torah to hear an appeal for funds for establishment of a Jewish colony in Palestine. Max Rudensky, Jewish National Fund field secretary, made the appeal…. More ▸

  • Jew Named Soviet Envoy to Germany

    Jacob Suritz, a Jew, has been named Soviet ambassador to Germany, it was officially announced yesterday. Suritz has been serving as Soviet ambassador to Turkey for the past eleven years. The announcement has aroused wide interest here, since his appointment is provoking general curiosity concerning the manner in which the Nazi government will maintain diplomatic… More ▸

  • Disabled Veterans Pick Two Jewish Officers

    Julius Goldstein of Albany was elected second junior vice-commander of the Disabled American Veterans of the World War at the closing session of the thirteenth annual state convention here yesterday. Milton W. Cohn of New York City was elected judge advocate. More ▸