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  • Mathematics Fraternity Picks Eleven Members at Hunter

    Eleven Jewish girls were among the twelve members elected to the Hunter College Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the national honor mathematics fraternity. The girls are Beatrice Falk, Sylvia Gold, Helen Kaufman, Celia Klempner, Edith Kramer, Ruth Pecker, Sylvia Potosky, Doris Rosenberg, Esther Rosenberg, Lilyan Rosenfeld and Marion Weinstein. More ▸

  • ‘men in White’ Hangover Spurs Pulitzer Play Judges to Resign

    The controversy that raged last Spring over the award of the Pulitzer Prize to Sidney Kingsley’s “Men in White” had reverberations yesterday when it became known that the Pulitzer Prize Play Committee of last year has declined to serve in the same capacity this year. The committee, whose members were Austin Strong, Clayton Hamilton and… More ▸

  • The Bulletin’s Day Book

    If the Germans are nothing else, they’re original. While over here on this side of the salty water, our Secretary of Agriculture Wallace is having nightmares on how to solve the desperate farm problem, over in the Third Reich their Agriculture Minister Darre has simply snapped his fingers and presto! the farmers are going to… More ▸

  • American Aid to Kin in Latvia Decreases

    During the past year American Jews have sent their relatives in Latvia only one-third as much money as in former years, a bulletin published by the government statistical bureau, reveals. While sums received here in the past have often totalled $1,500,000 they amounted to only $500,000 last year, the report indicates. More ▸

  • Now- Editorial Notes

    The former Premier of Greece, Eleutherios Venizelos, is reported to have joined the anti-Semitic ranks. According to reports from Salonica he is heading an anti-Jewish ticket in the forthcoming election and is said to have declared: “I do not wish Jews to vote for me. I desire only Greek votes.” Venizelos was considered one of… More ▸

  • A College Girl Visits the Soviet and Finds It Woefully Wanting

    What does the younger generation think about in its more serious moments? Recently the Jewish Daily Bulletin ran a series of vigorous, two-fisted articles by William B. Ziff, a mature representative of the younger generation. (Mr. Ziff is thirty-six.) Today, the Jewish Daily Bulletin presents an article by Miss Estelle Krasne, a member of the… More ▸

  • Jews and Christians to Mark ‘loyalty Days’ This Weekend

    Keep up with Jewish news by reading ### Jewish Daily Bulletin, only English-###age Jewish daily newspaper. “Loyalty Days” will be observed in synagogues and churches throughout the nation this Saturday and Sunday by Jews and Christians, assembled “for renewed dedication to God,” the National Committee for Religion and Welfare Recovery announced yesterday. The committee, of… More ▸

  • 119 Win Scholarships

    Whether it’s local, domestic or foreign if it’s news about Jewish life you’ll find it in the Jewish Daily Bulletin. Among 331 scholarship winners at Columbia University for the academic year 1934-5 were 119 Jewish students, according to Dr. Frank D. Fackenthal, university secretary. Whether it’s local, domestic or foreign if it’s news about Jewish… More ▸

  • Drama Unit Hears Le Breton

    Flora Le Breton, stage and screen actress, long known as “the English Mary Pickford,” addressed the forum of the Hebrew Dramatic Society of Washington Heights last night. Miss Le Breton, who is starring in “The Chinese Nightingale” at the Theatre of Young America, spoke on the subject, “The New York Stage vs. the London Stage.” More ▸