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  • Bklyn. Group to Hold 25th Annual Meeting

    Celebrating completion of a quarter of century of service, the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, community chest for twenty-five agencies carrying on a program of social service in Brooklyn, will hold its twenty-fifth annual meeting next Sunday at Union Temple, 7 Eastern Parkway. Simultaneously the women’s division of the Federation will hold its fifth annual… More ▸

  • Judge Bissell to Speak on U.S. Internal Foes

    President Justice Pelham St. George Bissell of the Municipal Court will address Rehoboth Lodge No. 38 of the B’nai B’rith on “The Enemy Within Our Gates” on February 4, it was announced yesterday. The meeting will take place in the Vasa Castle Hall, 149th street and Walton avenue, Bronx. More ▸

  • Italy Opens Its First Jewish Marine School

    A new Jewish marine school at Civita Vecchia, the first of its kind in Italy, was formally opened today in the presence of Chief Rabbi Angelo Sacerdoti; Dr. Minerbi, president of the Rome Jewish community; Attorney Bassano, president of the Jewish Sport Club; Italian-Jewish leaders and local authorities. More ▸

  • Between the Lines

    The movement to clean up the movies may and may not be approved by many Jews, but if a movement were started to clean the Jewish programs on the radio I am certain that every intelligent Jew in the United States would support it. The more one listens to the so-called “Jewish hours” on the… More ▸

  • Des Moines, Ia.

    E. P. Adler, publisher of the Davenport Times, was given a silver plaque by the Iowa Press Association in recognition of “preeminence in newspaper work.” He has served as second vice-president of the Associated Press and as president of the Inland Press Association. More ▸

  • Buloff’s Artistic Performance is Feature of ‘60,000 Heroes’

    A new play “60,000 Heroes,” from the pen of Benjamin Ressler is on display at the Yiddish Folks Theatre, where the New York Art Troupe makes its home. Whatever opinion there may be about the play itself, one thing is certain. It does show that Joseph Buloff is a superb actor and that without his… More ▸

  • Junior Federation Lists Charity Ball Patrons

    An impressive list of patrons and patronesses, headed by Governor and Mrs. Lehman, and including Mayor and Mrs. LaGuardia, leading members of the judiciary and many other men and women prominent in Greater New York has been announced by the Junior Federation of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities for its sixth annual Charity Ball… More ▸

  • Czech Leader Who Took His Own Life is Buried

    Dr. Alexander Weiss, head of the Trencin Jewish community, who committed suicide by leaping from a mountain rock, was buried Friday. The funeral was conducted from the Trencin synagogue, with thousands, including representatives of government authorities, in attendance. Dr. Weiss recently suffered a nervous breakdown, said to have been induced by financial reverses. Elisha Ben… More ▸

  • 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 ▸