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  • Fraternal Order Welcomes Jabotinsky

    The Order Sons of Zion, a Zionist fraternal society with a membership of 5,000 throughout the country, adopted a resolution at its last executive meeting welcoming Vladimir Jabotinsky to this country. The resolution also voices the hope of the Order that the visit of the Zionist leader will be instrumental in “cementing peace and mutual… More ▸

  • Local ‘y’ Wins National Title in Wrestling Tilts

    Capturing four first places, the Ninety-second Street Young Men’s Hebrew Association walked off with the so-called national Jewish wrestling championship, following a series of matches sponsored by the Jewish Welfare Board and held Saturday night at the local institution. The winning gladiators in the tournament are prospective candidates for the American wrestling team to be… More ▸

  • Mayor Pays Jews Tribute for Aid Gifts

    A tribute to the Jews of New York City for their generosity in giving liberally to all philanthropic causes was paid by Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, who spoke yesterday afternoon at the annual meeting of the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies. The same Jewish names are to be found over and over… More ▸

  • Five Years Ago

    A delegation of Jewish leaders and representatives of organizations appeared before the House Immigration Committee to urge the adoption of six bills to alleviate hardships in the immigration laws. More ▸

  • Springfield, Mass.

    Through the efforts of Dr. Hans Kohn, Austrian Jew, who at present is professor of modern history at Smith College, forty free public forums on European backgrounds will be conducted in the auditoriums of two of the local high schools. More ▸

  • Back-to-land Move Extolled

    Mr. Jaffe, director of the Jewish Foundation Fund, stated that without the work of pioneers, aided by Jewish national capital, the development of Palestine would have been impossible and the country would never have been an asylum for hundreds of thousands of Jews. “Jewish national capital,” said Mr. Jaffe, “has paved the way for private… More ▸

  • Welfare Body Plans Brooklyn ‘y’ Survey

    The Jewish Welfare Board will conduct a survey to assist the Brooklyn Y.M.H.A., 339 Eighth street, to determine how best to serve the Jewish community of that borough, it was announced last night by Harry G. Anderson, president of the Brooklyn “Y,” at the annual meeting of the institution. The gathering marked its twenty-eighth anniversary…. More ▸

  • Social Justice Activity Urged on Synagogues

    A more active participation in the problems of social justice on the part of synagogues and their congregations was urged yesterday by speakers at the concluding session of the first Regional Conference on Social Justice, at the Free Synagogue, 40 West Sixty-eighth street. Several hundred delegates, representing more than 400 congregations and communal organizations of… More ▸

  • Cohen Complains of Visa Refusal

    A complaint against the refusal of the Iraq government to grant him and his wife visas, which would have made it possible for them to attend the opening of the Mosul oil pipeline at Kirkuk on January 14, has been entered by Sir Robert Waley Cohen, it was indicated here today. Sir Robert, whose wife,… More ▸

  • News Brief

    On the third anniversary of the death of Ahad Ha’am. (Asher Ginsburg), the Hebrew University announced a fellowship in philosophy provided by his friends and admirers, had been awarded to his son, S. Ginsburg. More ▸