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  • Jewish Youths Lead in Formation of Unit of Progressive Party

    Local Jewish youths have taken the leadership in the organization of the first Milwaukee unit of the Wisconsin Young Progressive League. This is the junior affiliate of the new Progressive Party. Eugene Posner has just been elected vice-president of the youth organization and Rebecca Becker, secretary. Headquarters have been established in the offices of Aaron… More ▸

  • Sephardie Identity Ruse

    When England conquered the island of Jamaica (British West Indies) in 1655, a considerable number of Jewish inhabitants were found there. However, they were known as “Portugals” under which name the Sephardic Jews concealed their true faith from Spanish persecutors. More ▸

  • ‘friends’ Plan to Fight for Right to Meet

    From a preliminary announcement by Walter D. Van Sickle of this town, counsel for the Friends of New Germany, it became evident here today that a fight is planned on the recent decision handed down in Jersey City by Vice Chancellor Bigelow refusing the “Friends” an injunction against police interference with their meetings. Van Sickle… More ▸

  • New Facts About Leon of Modena Learned As Manuscript Turns Up

    A hitherto unknown manuscript of Leon of Modena, the Italian rabbi who wrote a history of Jewish ceremonies and observances for King James I of England at the request of a nobleman of the English court, has been discovered at Ancona by Professor Isaiah Sonne, the historian, who has been putting in order the old… More ▸

  • Italian Line Schedules Trip to Mediterranean, Holy Land

    The Italian Line, in a new winter and sping program, has scheduled four cruises to the Mediterranean, the Holy Land and Egypt, two of them aboard the Atlantic’s newest liners, the Conte di Savoia and the Rex, it was announced yesterday by Arnoldo Palanca, general manager of the line. More ▸

  • The Human Touch by Arthur Garfield Hays

    During the absence on vacation of the conductor of this column, Harry Salpeter, prominent guest conductors will pinch hit for him.—Ed. Not very long ago I attended a meeting of protest against the cruel treatment of Jews by the Hitler regime in Germany. The first speaker, a rabbi, pointed out to the audience that the… More ▸

  • First Parley of Soviet Jewish Writers Ends at Moscow

    The first all-Soviet conference of Soviet Jewish writers closed here today after having been in session for four days, Joseph Apotasha, American writer now on a tour of the Soviet Union, was a guest of the conference. More ▸

  • Tennis Winners to Compete in Minneapolis Tournament

    Three Jewish tennis champions, winners of top honors in the Buffalo Evening News-Municipal net tournaments, will represent Buffalo in the National Public Parks tennis tournament in Minneapolis. They are Leo Kronman, Buffalo men’s single champion; Louis Schaefer, mixed doubles champion and Kasael Peck off, men’s doubles champion. More ▸

  • Knit Strike Affects 3 More Factories

    Three knitting mills which attempted to open despite the strike of the Knit Goods Workers’ Union, called last Wednesday, were closed yesterday when visited by picketing committees which instructed workers to walk out. A conference will be held today between strike leaders and employers at the office of Ben Golden, executive secretary of the Regional… More ▸