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  • JNF Institutes $500,000 Drive for Land Fund

    A campaign to raise $500,000 in the United States during 1935 to be used in the acquisition and reclamation of land in Palestine as national Jewish possessions was inaugurated last night by the Jewish National Fund of America at a Palestine Land Redemption dinner in the ballroom of the Hotel Astor. More than 1,200 guests… More ▸

  • The Oil Pipeline

    Haifa. A vivid description of the Mosul oil pipeline recently opened between Kirkuk and Haifa was given here by Sir John Cadman, chairman of the Iraq Petroleum Company, which built the line. Describing the problems encountered and the precautions taken in building the twin lines of pipes, Sir John said: “The ceremony inaugurating the pipeline… More ▸

  • Detroit

    The late Mrs. Sarah Goldberg, widow of Jude L. Goldberg, left the sum of $3,000 for nine institutions by the terms of her will, made public here last week. More ▸

  • “60,000 Heroes”

    Play in three acts and nine scenes by Benjamin Ressler. Direction, Joseph Buloff. Music by Jacob Fischer, arranged by N. Kornspan. Settings according Lino Palazzio, executed by Michael Saltzman. Dances arranged by Lillian Shapero. Performers (In order of their appearance) Borech, the rag-man…Reuben Wendorf Enzelle, the shochet…Ben Basenko Gershon, the shoemaker…Wolf Mercur Zorach, the teacher…Judah… More ▸

  • ‘two Years of Hitler’ to Be Luncheon Topic

    “Two Years of Hitler: Germany at Home and Abroad” will be the topic of a public luncheon discussion sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association at the Hotel Astor Saturday. Dorothy Thompson (Mrs. Sinclair Lewis), journalist and lecturer, formerly chief of the New York Evening Post Central European Press Bureau in Berlin, will speak. David Fresco,… More ▸

  • 7 Poles Jailed for ‘insults’ to Pilsudski

    Advocate Kowalski, president of the local National Democratic (Endek) party, who was accused, with eleven others, of having insulted Marshal Jozef Pilsudski, Polish dictator, and of having carried out anti-Semitic attacks last Summer, was acquitted yesterday, with his alleged accomplices, on both charges. Seven others being tried on similar charges were sentenced to from ten… More ▸

  • Jabotinsky Sees Palestine Crash Unless Immigration is Facilitated

    Despite the present apparent prosperity in Palestine, the entire Jewish work there may face a terrible catastrophe if the Mandatory Power does not open Transjordan for Jewish settlement, if it continues its policy of restricting Jewish immigration, and if it hampers the export of Palestine products. This warning was sounded by Vladimir Jabotinsky, world Zionist… More ▸

  • Education Society Marks Birthday

    A full week’s program of events, which opened with a dinner Saturday night, will mark celebration of the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Hebrew Educational Society, Hopkinson and Sutter avenues, Brooklyn. When the society was founded Brownsville was the natural habitat of goats and Scotch burr growing wild in fields which are today covered with large… More ▸

  • Minneapolis

    Charles I. Cooper has been elected executive director of the Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Service. Rabbi Albert G. Minda is president. More ▸

  • Play is Named

    “Bitter Oleander” is the title finally selected by The Neighborhood Playhouse for the tale of Gaudix by Federico Garcia Lorca which was called “Bordas de Sangre” when produced in Madrid and in the Argentine. The play opens at the Lyceum Theatre next Monday night. More ▸