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  • Socialists in Poland Launch Drive Against Anti-semitism

    The party council of the Fund, Socialist organization, decided in a resolution today to launch a campaign against the wave of anti-Semitism in Poland. Mixed committees were established in conjunction with Polish, Ukrainian, Socialist and labor organizations to defend Jews. More ▸

  • Report Reich Would Demand 50% Commission on Goods Exported Under Plan

    Reports of the impending visit of three British-Jewish leaders to the United States have aroused considerable interest here, but it was indicated to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in the most authoritative government quarters that the trip will be fruitful only if Germany receives at least a fifty percent commission in foreign currency on the goods… More ▸

  • U.p.a. Drive for $2,500,000 Under Way

    The United Palestine Appeal campaign for raising $2,500,000 to maintain rebuilding work in Palestine is under way today following issuance of a manifesto by campaign Leaders Leaded by Rabbi Stephen S. Wise calling upon communal leaders to launch their campaigns immediately. The manifesto termed “the rebuilding of the Jewish national home the primary activity of… More ▸

  • Palestine Pushes Anti-noise Drive

    Taking a leaf out of the notebook of Mayor La-Guardia of New York, the Holy Land has launched an anti-noise crusade. Haifa, the Mediterranean seaport, is the latest city to join the drive with a municipal ordinance prohibiting the creating of a disturbance in the streets by the use of cud speakers and megaphones on… More ▸

  • Official City Hall Welcome for Miss Szold Thursday

    Miss Henrietta Szold, Zionist leader whose seventy-fifth birthday is being celebrated throughout the country, will be received at City Hall at one o’clock Thursday afternoon and given the keys to the city by Mayer LaGuardia. More ▸

  • JNF Receipts Higher; $65,000 Given Here in December

    A gain of $324,925 in receipts of the Jewish Fund throughout the world in 1935 over the 1934 figure was reported today by Dr. Israel Goldstein, president of the American J.N.F. He said that for the fiscal year ending Sept. l, 1935, total contributions of $1,742,070 were received. The previous year contributions totalled $1,417,145. At… More ▸

  • Chicago Charities Budget Set at $1,355,834

    The Jewish Charities of Chicago has adopted a $1,355,834 budget for 1936, $50,000 more than last year, it was announced today by Frank L. Sulzberger, president. He ascribed the increase to higher food costs, salary adjustments and greater work by affiliated organizations. More than 75,000 persons were aided through the organization, he said. More ▸

  • Arab Parties Defer Decision on Council

    After an all-day session at Nablus, Arab parties which had convened to formulate their reaction to the projected establishment by the Palestine Government of a representative legislative council, adjourned today, deferring their final decision until Thursday. Meanwhile, the High Commissioner, Sir Arthur Wauchope, was asked by the Arabs to turn over to them the reply… More ▸

  • 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 ▸