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  • Vaad Leumi Delegation Goes to Geneva for Mandates Commission Session

    REPRESENTATIVES OF ALL INTERESTED PARTIES — GREAT BRITAIN THE ARABS AND THE JEWS — WERE CONVERGING ON GENEVA TODAY FOR THE EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS MANDATES COMMISSION, OPENING FRIDAY, WHICH WILL CONSIDER THE BRITISH PROPOSAL TO PARTITION PALESTINE. A DELEGATION FROM THE JEWISH NATIONAL COUNCIL IN PALESTINE IS COMING HERE. IT WILL… More ▸

  • Britain Urged to Press for Permanent League Body to Aid Refugees

    ESTABLISHMENT BY THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS OF A PERMANENT REFUGEES BODY WAS URGED UPON THE FOREIGN OFFICE TODAY BY A DELEGATION OF NOTABLES INCLUDING THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY, LORD NOEL-BUXTON, LORD CECIL AND SIR WYNDHAM DEEDS. THE DELEGATION SUGGESTED THE BODY AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE NANSEN OFFICE AND THE HIGH COMMISSION FOR REFUGEES FROM… More ▸

  • Eden to Prod Iraq on Protection of Minorities

    FOREIGN SECRETARY ANTHONY EDEN, DISCUSSING REPORTS OF ANTI-JEWISH DISORDERS IN BAQDAD, DECLARED IN COMMONS YESTERDAY HE WOULD CONTINUE TO IMPRESS ON THE IRAQ GOVERNMENT THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING MINORITIES. THE STATEMENT WAS IN REPLY TO A QUESTION BY COL. JOSIAH WEDGWOOD. More ▸

  • Mufti Reported’ Virtual Prisoner in Jerusalem

    GRAND MUFTI HAJ AMIN EL HUSSEINI IS VIRTUALLY A PRISONER IN THE OMAR MOSQUE, THE LONDON CORRESPONDENT OF LE MATIN REPORTED TODAY, ACCORDING TO THE HAVAS NEWS AGENCY. HE WAS INTERVIEWED BY TELEPHONE. More ▸

  • Schenzvit Gets 15 Years in Palestine’s First One-judge Murder Trial

    PALESTINE’S FIRST MURDER TRIAL BEFORE A SINGLE JUDGE ENDED HERE TODAY WITH THE CONVICTION OF REUBEN SCHENZVIT, TEL AVIV LAND BROKER, FOR THE STRANGLING LAST MARCH OF HIS FORMER ASSOCIATE, JACOB ZWANGER, AN ENGINEER. SCHENZVIT WAS SENTENCED TO A PRISON TERM OF 15 YEARS BY CHIEF JUSTICE HARRY HERBERT TRUSTED, FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF PALESTINE…. More ▸

  • Abdullah Refutes Macmahon, Insisting Palestine Was Included in 1915 Pledge

    EMIR ASDULLAH, RULER OF TRANSJORDAN, SENT A MEMORANDUM TO THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT TODAY REFUTING A RECENT STATEMENT BY SIR HENRY MACMAHON IN LONDON THAT PALESTINE WAS EXCLUDED IN A PLEDGE HE MADE TO THE ARABS DURING THE WORLD WAR. ABDULLAH SAID HE BASED HIS CONTENTION ON CORRESPONDENCE IN HIS POSSESSION. SIR HENRY, AS BRITISH HIGH… More ▸

  • Palestine Police to Get Teleprinter System Linking Stations

    THE PALESTINE POLICE WILL SOON HAVE A TELEPRINTER SYSTEM MODELED ON LATEST AMERICAN LINES, IT WAS REVEALED TODAY. THE POLICE HAVE ORDERED 50 TELETYPE MACHINES LINKING JERUSALEM WITH OTHER STATIONS AFTER HAVING OBSERVED SUCCESSFUL USE OF THE SYSTEM BY ARMY HEADQUARTERS. More ▸

  • Storm Troops Occupy B’nai B’rith Quarters; Nazis Dun Members for Back Dues

    NAZI AUTHORITIES, LIQUIDATING HOLDINGS OF THE ORDER B’NAI B’RITH SEIZED LAST MARCH, EXPECT TO REALIZE SEVERAL MILLIONS OF MARKS FOR THE GERMAN TREASURY, IT WAS LEARNED TODAY. STORM TROOPS ARE OCCUPYING THE BERLIN BUILDINGS OF THE AMERICAN-ORGANIZED JEWISH FRATERNAL ORDER. IN STUTTGART, THE LIQUIDATORS ARE DUNNING MEMBERS OF THE SUPPRESSED ORGANIZATION DEMANDING THAT THEY PAY… More ▸