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  • Detroit Abend Post Attacks Judge Kross

    An editorial in the Detroiter Abend Post, local daily German newspaper, points to a reversal of this paper’s previous policy of neutrality on the issue of Nazism. In an editorial entitled “Who soweth the wind . . .” the Detroit German paper attacks what it calls dual justice, stating that Jewish judges mete out light… More ▸

  • Plan to Bring Children Here

    during their stay in this country, enjoys the cooperation of a number of Jewish organizations, among them the American Jewish Committee, the American Jewish Congress and its Women’s Division, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; the Child Placement Executive Group of the National Conference of Jewish Social Service, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), Independent… More ▸

  • Rumania Shuts Lid on Influx of Nazi Literature

    Importation and translation of anti-Semitic literature from Nazi Germany, including Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler’s biography, “Mein Kampf,” was prohibited today by the Rumanian government. Rumanian authorities, realizing the spread of Hitlerism among the large number of Germans living in Rumania, recently dissolved the Rumanian Nazi organizations and declared them illegal. In certain sections of Rumania, Germans… More ▸

  • Many Faiths Plan to Observe Celebration of Holy Day Rites

    A celebration of the Jewish New Year by adherents of various other religions will be held next Tuesday night at 8:15 o’clock at Grace Episcopal Church, Broadway and Tenth street, under the auspices of the World Fellowship of Faiths, it was announced yesterday. Observance of Rosh Hashonah by non-Jews was inaugurated in New York by… More ▸

  • Bert Lytell and Phil Green to Produce New Lavery Play

    Bert Lytell and Phil Green have formed a new producing firm and will offer as their initial production a play by Emmet Lavery, “The First Legion,” which will open in New York October 1. Rehearsals will start today under the direction of Anthony Brown, with the following cast: Charles Coburn, Pedro de Cordoba, Whitford Kane,… More ▸

  • Name Rabbi David Wice Head of Omaha Temple

    Rabbi Frederick Cohn, for more than thirty years spiritual head of Temple Israel, was made rabbi emeritus of the congregation and Rabbi David H. Wice, who came here last year as associate rabbi, was elected his successor at the annual meeting held here Sunday. More ▸

  • Catholics Launch Conversion Drive

    The municipal government of Vienna dismissed a number of Jewish physicians and other workers. The Christian Socialist party, leading group in the present coalition government, has openly demanded the complete elimination of all Jews from public and professional life in Austria, without “the violence employed in Germany.” According to recent reports, suicides among the impoverished… More ▸

  • Shabbatai Levy Slated As Vice-mayor of Haifa

    Shabbatai Levy, one of four Jewish councilmen in the city council, will be chosen vice-mayor, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learned today. Levy will be the first Jewish vice-mayor in fifteen years. The mayor, however, will be a Moslem as usual. More ▸

  • News Brief

    Fast day observed by Jewish communities in Rumania together with all other communities of the world; all Jewry mourns Palestine dead. More ▸