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  • Gold Explains Need for Trip to Palestine

    Reasons which necessitated his sudden departure for Palestine as member of a special commission to achieve peace in the ranks of the Palestine Mizrachi, orthodox Zionists, were explained last night at a conference in the Pennsylvania Hotel, by Rabbi Wolf Gold, president of the American Mizrachi. The conference unanimously adopted a resolution approving Rabbi Gold’s… More ▸

  • B’nai B’rith in Chicago Seeks 10,000 Members

    Six hundred workers from the seven B’nai B’rith lodges here will meet at dinner next Tuesday evening at the Medinah Michigan Avenue Club to formulate plans for Chicago’s share of a nation-wide membership campaign. Richard E. Gutstadt, director of the lodge’s Anti-Defamation League, and Miss Phyllis Kolinsky, member of the Hillel Foundation board at North-… More ▸

  • Prague Paper Supports Plea Against Reich

    A plea to the Jews of Czechoslovakia not to further the Germanization of Czechoslovakian cities, which was made public by the Czechoslovakian National Council, was warmly supported here by Narodny Politica, The strength of the German minority in the country, the paper declared, is being upheld by Jews. “In Bruenn,” Narodny Politica said, “the Germans… More ▸

  • Asked to Renew Boycott Pledge

    the Federation boycott of Nazi wares and services. “We suggest that the Federation take the lead in effecting organization and unification under the Federation leadership of all bodies, such as Federation, American Jewish Congress, Non-Sectarian anti-Nazi League and Jewish Labor Committee, for more united and effective prosecution of the boycott. “We suggest that a day… More ▸

  • 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 ▸