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  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸