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  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸