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  • Youth Conference Holds First Meeting Wednesday

    The Conference of National Jewish Youth Organizations will hold its first quarterly meeting of the year tomorrow night at the Y.M.H.A., Ninety – second street and Lexington avenue, it was announced yesterday. Reports of standing committees will be presented and plans for future activities will be formulated. The Conference, formed early this year, comprises some… More ▸

  • Edna Ferber Target of Milwaukee Poles for ‘boorish’ Writing

    Polish-American citizens here today criticized Edna Ferber, novelist, for a “vicious, boorish, invidious and churlish” manner of writing as exhibited in her book, “Come and Get It.” The Pulaski Council of Milwaukee in a signed resolution demanded a public apology from the publishers of the Woman’s Home Companion, which carried the novel of the former… More ▸

  • Bralans Has the Honor to Present Europe’s Most Distinguished Editor Georg Bernhard

    For 17 years Editor of the “Vossische Zeitung,” Germany’s oldest and most important newspaper. At present Editor of the “Pariser Tageblatt.” One of the most colorful figures of pre-Hitler Germany, Dr. Bernhard played a triple role in her destiny as Journalist, Statesman and Economist. Among the first 33 listed to be deprived of their citizenship… More ▸

  • Tea for Hunter Dean

    Bernard Riess, treasurer of the Faculty Club of Hunter College, will be host at a tea given by the club this afternoon in honor of Dean Hannah M. Egan. More ▸

  • Honor Chicago Zionist

    More than 600 guests attended a dinner and dance here at the Canadian Club at A Century of Progress in honor of J. M. Braude, former president of the Chicago Zionist region and associate director of the Illinois Department of Finance. Mr. Braude is a candidate for the Municipal Court judgeship. More ▸

  • Adult Jewish Study Institute to Resume

    The Institute of Jewish Studies for Adults, conducted by the Brooklyn Jewish Center, will begin its second year with an assembly of all students tomorrow night at the Center, Eastern parkway and New York avenue. Rabbi Israel H. Levinthal, director, will speak on “The Present Crisis in Judaism.” Several Faculty additions have been made and… More ▸

  • Japan to Ask Manchukuo Erase Bias

    The Japanese government will interyene with the government of Manchukuo to end anti-Jewish incitement by White Guardists in that country, Vice Minister Namoru Shieemitsu assured N. E. B. Ezra, editor of Israel’s Messenger. The Shanghai Jewish editor went to Tokio to interview Japanese authorities when news of alarming anti-Jewish agitation carried on by former Czarist… More ▸

  • Arab Leaders Praised for Cooperation Policy

    High praise for the Palestine Arab leaders was voiced here by Falastin, Arabic newspaper. The Arabic daily heartily endorsed the action of the Arab leaders in seeking “open-handed relations with the Palestine government” and pointed out that the policy of non-cooperation had proven to be a complete failure. More ▸

  • Viscount Cecil to Deliver Wolf Memorial Lecture

    Viscount Cecil of Chelwood will deliver the first Lucien Wolf Memorial Lecture under the auspices of the Jewish Historical Society on Monday evening, October 8, in the Great Hall of University College, here. The Marquess of Reading will preside. Lord Cecil will discuss “Minorities and Peace.” More ▸

  • All-arab Town in Zion in Grip of Depression

    This all-Moslem town, which boasts that not a single Jew lives here, is in the grip of an economic crisis. Despite the general boom days in Palestine, particularly where Jews have settled, the Arabs of Nablus are complaining about bad times. Inhabitants of the town blame the town authorities for their troubles, accusing the officials… More ▸