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  • Berlin Puts ‘aryan’ Touch to Shakespeare

    An “Aryan-only” version of Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” is being produced in Berlin by the Nazi “Strength-Through-Joy” movement. Mendelssohn’s music had been discarded, because he was a Jew, in favor of a new setting by an “Aryan” composer. More ▸

  • Hold Initial Session

    The Junior League of the Jewish Memorial Hospital made plans for the coming year at its first meeting of the season, held at Paramount Mansion. Dr. S. Epstein, president of the League, presided. Other officers are Mrs. S. S. Schif######ce-president; Miss Gert##de###retary, and Mis###s-###cret More ▸

  • Thomashefsky Performs for Richmond Women

    Boris Thomashefsky, the noted star of the Yiddish stage, Madame Zuckerberg and a troupe of eight Jewish actors performed at the Women’s Club last night. They were the guests of the Jewish National Worker’s Alliance. More ▸

  • Jews of Yugoslavia Number Only 68,487

    There are 68,487 Jews in the 120 Jewish communities of Yugoslavia, according to statistics published in Zhidow (The Jew), a weekly. Most of the Jews live in the larger cities and engage principally in trade. More ▸

  • 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 ▸