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  • Holy Days Postpone Penn. Legislature

    Owing to the fact that the Jewish High Holy days begin on September 10, the special session of the Pennsylvania legislature, hurriedly called for that date, has been postponed until Wednesday noon, September 12. Governor Gifford Pinchot called a special session of the legislature after Federal Relief Administrator Harry Hopkins refused to advance funds for… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Moslems continue to build at Wailing Wall with government’s permission. More ▸

  • Herzliah School Opens

    Herzliah Teachers Seminary and High School, 187 East Broadway, is now open for registration, it was announced yesterday. Enrollment will close tonight at ten o’clock. More ▸

  • Chicago Rabbi on Air

    Rabbi Louis L. Mann, of the Chicago Sinai Congregation, will speak from the studios of Station WBBM in Chicago over the WABC Columbia network, Wednesday, September 19, from 1:00 to 1:30 P.M. New York daylight saving time. His remarks will be broadcast as a feature of the D## of Atonement services. More ▸

  • Nazis Rebuff French Saar Suggestions

    The Nazi government today officially replied to the French memorandum submitted yesterday to the Council of the League of Nations asking for protection of minorities in the Saar. The Nazi regime rejected all suggestions that the Saar region be treated as an international territory after the plebiscite, if the territory votes to return to Germany,… More ▸

  • Hungary Escaped Bitter Strife by Virtue of Clever Government

    The quietest, most peaceful year for Hungarian Jewry since the close of the World War. There is no set logic for polities, and it is Hungary which this year demonstrated that in political life the principle of cause and effect, which many philosophers consider a sort of iron-bound natural law, is of little significance. A… More ▸

  • 400 Delegates Attend Fraternity Convention

    More than 400 delegates from many sections of the country attended the annual two-day convention of Sigma Alpha Rho, national Jewish secondary school fraternity, at the Ritz-Carltor here. Benjamin Solomon of Philadelphia, first vice-president, was elected president, succeeding Joseph M. Grossman. Martin D. Bornstein of Camden and Harry Sherman of Harrisburg, Pa., were chosen vice-presidents;… More ▸

  • A. B. Samuels Buried Today; Died of Stroke

    Funeral services will be held this morning for A. Bertram Samuels, lawyer and insurance company executive, who died of heart attack Tuesday at the age of forty-eight. Services will be held at the Riverside Memorial Chapel, with Rabbi Jonah B. Wise officiating. Burial will be on the Free Synagogue plot in the Westchester Hills Cemetery…. More ▸

  • One Year Ago

    Eighteenth Zionist Congress ends with appeal for Palestine upbuilding; re-elects Sokolow president for next two years. More ▸

  • Payments to UJA Relief Drive Are in Arrears, Says Warburg

    An urgent appeal for cash payments on account of pledges made to the United Jewish Appeal was issued yesterday by Felix M. Warburg, who announced that the pledges made to that fund-raising effort for the benefit of the Jews of Germany total $1,675,000. The United Jewish Appeal, of which Mr. Warburg is chairman, is seeking… More ▸