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  • Fire Hits Polish Town; 150 Houses Destroyed

    More than 150 Jewish houses were gutted by fire which broke out last night in the township of Czartarysk, the home of the famous Trinsker Rebbe, in the district of Lutzk, Wolynia. Government relief was rushed today from Lutzk to the victims. More ▸

  • Ottawa Court Holds Detective

    Satisfied with the evidence presented, Magistrate Strike yesterday held Jean Tissot, suspended detective, for trial by jury on the charge of criminally libeling A. J. Freiman, president of the Canadian Zionist Organization and local department store owner. Previously, U. J. Vincent, counsel for Tissot, had argued that Freiman was attacked not as an individual merchant… More ▸

  • Bulletin Calendar of Events

    Friday, June 28 Luncheon in honor of James G. McDonald, Waldorf-Astoria, Park Avenue at Fiftieth Street, 1 p.m. Under the auspices of the Bronx women’s division of the United Jewish Appeal. Speakers: Mr. McDonald, Mrs. Bernard S. Deutsch, Mrs. David E. Goldfarb, Mrs. Ralph Jonas. Luncheon in celebration of the seventy-fifth birthday of Mrs. Max… More ▸

  • Rabbi Kook Protests Divorce Law Change

    The Union of Orthodox Rabbis received a cable yesterday from Chief Rabbi Kook of Palestine pressing his protest against the posal of the Rabbinical Assem### of America to include a paragr### into the marriage contract of J###ish couples providing that if wife is deserted for a period three years she is automatically titled to a… More ▸

  • 100 Quitting Poland Daily; 3,583 in May

    An average of more than 100 Jews are now emigrating daily from Poland, according to official statistics made public here today. The figures published show that during the month of May 3,583 Jews left the country. Of this number, 2,511 emigrated to Palestine. More ▸

  • News in Brief

    A new dining and recreation building will be opened Sunday afternoon at Woodlands, an agency of the Associated Jewish Charities. More ▸

  • Praises Role of Youth in Appeal {span}campai###{/span}

    The important role played Jewish youth groups in the Uni### Jewish Appeal’s $3,250,000 dr### for rehabilitation of Europ### Jews was praised by Lois Holl### der, acting chairman of the appe### junior division, in a statement ###terday. More ▸

  • Rabbi Urges Careful Study of Coughlin Plan

    The suggestion that Father Coughlin’s social justice program “merits the careful attention and concern of the Jew,” was made by Dr. Jacob R. Marcus of Cincinnati at today’s session of the annual convention of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Dr. Marcus’s discussion of Father Coughlin came during a report on contemporaneous history and literature…. More ▸

  • Pittsburgh

    Preliminary plans for a campaign for the Jewish National Fund have been made by the administrative committee of the Pittsburgh Council. The campaign will be known as “The Land Redemption Campaign” and will be held September 3-15. Dr. M. Lichtenstein is chairman of the drive. More ▸

  • Kills Hope of Open Door to Palestine

    The hopes that Malcolm MacDonald would display a more liberal policy towards Jewish immigration into Palestine, suffered a setback today when the new Colonial Secretary officially informed Col. Josiah Wedgwood that he will take no steps toward changing the restrictions against admitting Jews into Palestine, Transjordan and Cyprus. The information was given by Mr. MacDonald… More ▸