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Deutsch Brings Mexican Jews Peace Message

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Bernard S. Deutsch, New York City aldermanic president, and his wife arrived here today. When the ship docked, Mr. Deutsch and his wife were met by Mexican government officials, who escorted them to Mexico City, where he was accorded an official reception.

At the railroad station in the Mexican capital Mr. Deutsch was met by representatives of the foreign and local press, including a number of Jewish newspapermen. He told reporters that his mission is to bring a message of peace to the Jews of Mexico and to aid in the creation of a Mexican Jewish Congress, patterned on the American Jewish Congress.

The Jewish population of Mexico City was out in full force and warmly greeted the American Jewish leader.

A special detail of police escorted Mr. Deutsch to one of the leading hotels, where he will stay during his three weeks in Mexico.

The Mexican press carried lengthy stories on the arrival, declaring that he was bringing greetings from the American people to the people of Mexico.

A formal reception for Mr Deutsch has been arranged by Mexican officials. It will be held in the next few days.


Benedict Schubert was the first Jew to establish a merchant-tailoring business in Chicago. Arriving in 1840, he, and his brother Jacob, were among the first Jewish settlers in that city.

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