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  • Britain Not Willing to Give Up Palestine Mandate, Chamberlain Tells Commons

    ANY POSSIBILITY THAT THE UNITED STATES MIGHT BE ASKED TO ACCEPT THE MANDATE OVER PALESTINE WAS DISMISSED TODAY WHEN PRIME MINISTER NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN TOLD THE HOUSE OF COMMONS IT WAS BASED ON THE INCORRECT ASSUMPTION THAT GREAT BRITAIN WAS UNWILLING TO CONTINUE ITS ADMINISTRATION. SIR NEVILLE’S STATEMENT WAS MADE IN REPLY TO A QUESTION BY… More ▸

  • I.r. Fuchs Named to Berlin Kehilla Post Kareski Quit

    I.R. FUCHS WAS TODAY APPOINTED TO THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE BERLIN JEWISH COMMUNITY TO FILL THE VACANCY CREATED BY THE RESIGNATION OF GEORG KARESKI KARESKI’S RESIGNATION WAS MADE PUBLIC JULY 23, TOGETHER WITH HIS RESIGNATION FROM THE FINANCIALLY EMBARRASSED ISERIYA BANK, OF WHICH HE WAS BOARD CHAIRMAN AND PAID MANAGING DIRECTOR. More ▸

  • Sees Jews Ready to Accept Partition Conditionally

    ” JEWISH AUTHORITIES ARE NOW PREPARED TO ACCEPT PARTITION” OF PALESTINE ON CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THE COMMENTATOR, EASTERMAN, DECLARED TODAY IN AN ARTICLE IN THE DAILY HERALD. THE TERMS OF JEWISH ACCEPTANCE, THE ARTICLE SAID, ARE INCLUSION OF THE NEW CITY SECTION OF JERUSALEM AND THE RUTTENBERG AND DEAD SEA CONCESSIONS IN THE JEWISH STATE, WITH… More ▸

  • Swastikas Cover Zurich Hall Where Women Zionists Meet

    SWASTIKAS WERE FOUND PAINTED THIS MORNING ON WALLS OF THE KURSAAL, HALL WHERE THE WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL ZIONIST ORGANIZATION WAS TO OPEN ITS CONGRESS TONIGHT. POLICE REMOVED THE ANTI-SEMITIC SYMBOLS AND ARE INVESTIGATING. More ▸

  • Ormsby-gore Leaves for Geneva to Plead Partition Case

    COLONIAL SECRETARY WILLIAM ORMSBY-GORE LEFT TODAY FOR GENEVA WHERE ON FRIDAY HE WILL APPEAR BEFORE AN EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF THE PERMANENT MANDATES COMMISSION OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS TO PRESENT THE BRITISH PROPOSAL TO PARTITION PALESTINE. More ▸

  • 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 ▸