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  • Services Open B’kln Academy Fourth Session

    The fourth year of the Academy for Adult Jewish Education, Eighth avenue and Garfield place, Brooklyn, got under way last night with a convocation in the Temple House of Congregation Beth Elohim, at the same address. Supreme Court Justice Meier Steinbrink, chairman of the board, presided. Addresses were delivered by Nathaniel H. Lyons, president of… More ▸

  • Chicago Zionist Conference

    The annual conference of the Zionist Organization of Chicago will be held next Sunday at 2 p. m. It will close with a mass meeting that evening at the Hotel Sherman, when Dr. A. L. Sachar, national director of Hillel Foundations, will speak. More ▸

  • $100,000 Hias Drive

    Adolph Copeland, president of the Chicago branch of the HIAS. announced a new drive to raise $100,000 for this agency for aiding Jewish immigrants, on the occasion of its completion of a half century of service. More ▸

  • Harlem’s Dusky Hitler Defies New Merchant’s Unit to Oust Him

    Sufi Abdul Hamid, so-called “black Hitler” of Harlem, yesterday in an interview defied the newly formed Merchants Association of Harlem to drive him out of the Negro community. The interview was lent a somewhat military—if not Fascist—atmosphere by a resplendent uniform Hamid was wearing. It consisted of a bright green shirt, black breeches, black leather… More ▸

  • Incendiaries Fire Succahs in Poland

    Tabernacles, which Polish Jews erected to celebrate Succoth, the Feast of the Tabernacles, became an object of attack for anti-Semites, who hurled flaming rags into the flimsily constructed tabernacles. The incendiary attacks were carried out in a number of Polish towns, apparently through a concerted plan. More ▸

  • Paterson Student Gets Prize

    Heyman Zimel of this city was awarded the Anthony Engelbrecht prize, annually awarded to the highest ranking junior in the New Jersey Law School, Dean Harris announced today. Zimel was awarded a prize last year for leading the freshman class. More ▸

  • News Brief

    Synagogues were unusually crowded at Yom Kippur observances in Moscow. More ▸

  • Einstein, Mayor Laud Hadassah Medical Work

    Messages from Albert Einstein and Mayor LaGuardia have been received at the national headquarters of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, it was announced yesterday, in connection with the organization’s twentieth annual convention to be held at the Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, from Oct. 14 to 16. Dr. Einstein’s letter states that Hadassah “owes… More ▸

  • New Anti-hitler Outfit

    A new organization to combat Hitlerism by “action rather than words” will have its first meeting at the Stuyvesant Casino, Second avenue and Ninth street tonight. A name for the organization has not yet been chosen. More ▸

  • Raises $1.300 School Fund

    An appeal made by Rabbi Philip Kleinman of Temple Beth El at a Kol Nidre sermon on Yom Kippur brought contributions of 1,300 for the scholarship fund of the Beth El Hebrew school. The fund will enable the school to provide free tuition for children of parents unable to pay. More ▸