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  • Butcher’s Son Sentenced to Death for Murder of Polish Policeman

    Wolf Szcerbowski, 18-year-old Jewish butcher’s son, was under sentence of death today for the slaying of a Polish policeman that set off anti-Jewish riots in this city on May 13 in which about 50 Jews were wounded, three of them fatally. The verdict, which came late last night the conclusion of a one-day trial in… More ▸

  • New German Transfer Regulations for Palestine Immigrants

    The Currency Control Office of the Reich has issued new regulations dealing with emigration to Palestine. The new regulations do not change the old order that permits of the transfer of capital to Palestine and are to be issued only to persons between the ages of 16 and 55. It will no longer be necessary… More ▸

  • News Brief

    In the face of general Arab opposition in Palestine to partition of the country with the Jews, the followers of Ragheb Bey Nashashibi, former Mayor of Jerusalem, were reported today by the Hebrew newspaper Haaretz to be increasing their agitation for partition. Meetings in Bethlehem, called by the prominent Arab leader Isaac Bendak, have been… More ▸

  • Zionist Political Position Weak, Ussishkin Warns

    Emphatic rejection of any proposal for partitioning Palestine between Jews and Arabs was demanded at the annual national conference of the General Zionist organization, Group A, which opened here last night. A warning that “our political stand is now weaker, regardless of the fact that our practical power has increased,” was voiced by Monachem M…. More ▸

  • Pope Hits Anti-church Drive in Reich

    Pope Pius today gave his blessing to 34 now German and Hungarian priests and sent them out to combat “the blind struggle against God and the Church of Christ now going on in the German countries,” the Havas News Agency reported. More ▸

  • Palestine Has Labor Excess, Ormsby-gore Says in Reply on Entry Quota

    The new Palestine labor immigration schedule was hotly debated in Commons today, forcing William G.A. Ormsby-Gore, Colonial Secretary, to plead that there was considerable Jewish and Arab unemployment. In reply to a cross-fire of questions regarding the schedule limiting to 770 the total number of Jewish labor immigration certificates issued for the four-month period ending… More ▸

  • Mandates Commission Ends Regular Session

    The Permanent Mandates Commission of the League of Nations yesterday concluded its regular session and adjourned until July 31 when it will hold an extraordinary session on the Palestine situation. More ▸

  • Jewish Youth Suicide in Warsaw for Want of Medicine

    A Jewish mother abandoned two children in a park today and a youth committed suicide for want of money to buy necessities. The unidentified mother left her two-year-old and five-year-old sons in a public park with a note declaring she was unable any longer to watch the sufferings of the children, who had not had… More ▸