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  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸