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  • Deny Reich Agent Conferred with British-jewish Leaders on Exodus Plan

    Authoritative sources today vigorously denied there was any foundation for a report published in today’s Daily Herald to the effect that a representative of the German Government recently conferred with Jewish leaders here and helped draw up a tentative plan for mass exodus of German Jews. According to these sources, there is no basis to… More ▸

  • Dr. Weizmann May Visit U.S.

    Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the World Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency for Palestine, is planning to leave for the United States in connection with the mission of the British-Jewish leaders, Simon Marks, Viscount Bearsted and Sir Herbert Samuel, it was learned here today. More ▸

  • Coming Here to Push Palestine Appeal Drive, Marks Tells ZOA

    A categorical denial of newspaper reports that there is a plan afoot to aid Jews to emigrate from Germany by flooding world markets with German goods was issued last night by the Zionist organization of America’s executive committee over the signatures of Dr. Stephen S, Wise, Louis Lipsky and Morris Rothenberg, The statement said authorization… More ▸

  • Reich Sees League Council Acting on Jews at Next Session

    That the German Government fears the next session of the League of Nations Council may take up James G.McDonald’s recommendation for collective action on behalf of Germany’s Jews is apparent in an article, obviously inspired from official sources, which appeared today in the Voelkischer Beobachter, Nazi party organ. Under the heading, “Freemasons and Soviets Behind… More ▸

  • Times Criticizes Reich-inspired Plan to Transfer Jews

    Criticism of the reported plan to expatriate German Jews with the financial aid of British and American Jews by increasing German exports was voiced today in an editorial in the New York Times, which originally reported the plan from London yesterday. The scheme was scored as “further evidence of her (Germany’s) disregard of fundamental decency… More ▸

  • 19 German-jewish Families Sail for Argentine Ica Farms

    The first nineteen Jewish families have left Germany to be settled on Jewish Colonization Association land in the Argentine, it was announced today. Families applying for settlement on this tract are required to have a minimum of five members, two of whom must have been carefully trained for farming. The association collaborated with the Reich… More ▸

  • Jerusalem Health Dep’t Approves Chlorinating Plant for New Water System

    The Municipal Health Department has given its long-awaited approval to plans for constructing a chlorinating plant to purify the water in Jerusalem’s new water supply system. The action follows the connecting of the newly constructed pipe lines between the Ras-el-Ain watershed and the 10,000,000 gallon Ramoma reservoir. For the first time in history Jerusalem will… More ▸

  • Reich to Issue New Exchange Rules on Palestine-bound Money

    The Government bureau which regulates currency exchange officially announced today that new regulations will shortly be issued changing the regulations governing transmission of money to Palestine. present regulations are to remain in effect until the amendments are announced. More ▸

  • Sokolow Urges Increased Use of Hebrew

    A warning against the danger of creating in Palestine a German-Jewish community divorced from Jewish traditions was issued here last night by Dr. Nahum Sokolow, honorary president of the World Zionist Organization, in an address to the Tarbuth Association, Hebrew education organization which conducts schools in the Holy Land. He stressed the need of increased… More ▸

  • 70,000 Jews Given Winter Relief by Reich Jewish Body

    More than 70,000 Jews have to date received Winter relief from the Jewish relief organization, it was announced today at the central headquarters here. Jews are barred from participating in the official Nazi relief. Among the recipients of the relief, it was stated, were many “non-Aryans” who are not completely Jewish according to the Nazi… More ▸