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  • 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 ▸

  • New Anti-jewish Riots in Poland; Homes Fired in Przytyk

    ANTI-SEMITIC VIOLENCE FLARED TODAY IN MANY PARTS OF POLAND, INCLUDING THE TOWN OF PRZYTYK, SCENE OF A POGROM IN MARCH, 1936. INCENDIARY BOMBS THROWN BY UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS WHO ESCAPED STARTED A NUMBER OF FIRES IN JEWISH HOUSES IN PRZYTYK WHICH WERE EXTINGUISHED AFTER CAUSING SOME DAMAGE. A 12-YEAR-OLD JEWISH BOY WAS BADLY HURT DURING ATTACKS… More ▸

  • 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 ▸