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  • Only League Action Seen Able to Save Danzig Jews

    ONLY STRONG INTERVENTION BY THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS CAN PREVENT THE FREE CITY FROM DRIVING ITS 7,000 JEWS OUT OF THE TERRITORY AND CONFISCATING THEIR CAPITAL, IT BECAME APPARENT TODAY AS A RESULT OF DEVELOPMENTS OVER THE WEEK-END. ACTING UNDER ORDERS FROM BERLIN, THE DANZIG ADMINISTRATION HAS APPARENTLY DECIDED THE TIME IS RIPE TO CHALLENGE… More ▸

  • Memorandum to League Cites Discriminations

    DISCRIMINATORY MEASURES AGAINST DANZIG JEWS ARE LISTED IN A NEW MEMORANDUM SUBMITTED TODAY TO THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS BY DR. STEPHEN S. WISE ON BEHALF OF THE WORLD JEWISH CONGRESS. LISTING FIVE MAJOR COMPLAINTS, DR. WISE DECLARES THE POSITION OF DANZIG JEWS HAS BECOME DESPERATE AND REVEALS THAT THE QUESTION OF AIDING THEM TO EMIGRATE… More ▸

  • 500 Jews Seized in Budapest Raids; 30 to Be Deported

    THIRTY OF MORE THAN 500 JEWS SEIZED IN POLICE RAIDS HERE WILL BE DEPORTED TO THEIR COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN, IT WAS STATED TODAY. THEY WERE DETAINED FOR DEPORTATION WHEN THEY COULD NOT PRODUCE PROPER IDENTIFICATION PAPERS. THE RAIDS, LARGEST IN BUDAPEST’S HISTORY, WERE CARRIED OUT DURING THE NIGHT IN THE CITY’S JEWISH QUARTER, THE POLICE… More ▸

  • Arab Disorders Continue; Soldiers Constantly Under Arms

    BRITISH SOLDIERS WERE ORDERED TODAY NOT TO LEAVE CAMP UNARMED AND FORBIDDEN TO PATRONIZE ENTERTAINMENT PLACES IN SOME TOWNS AS ARAB DISORDERS CONTINUED IN VARIOUS PARTS OF PALESTINE. AT HEBRON, AN ARAB AND A BOY WERE SERIOUSLY WOUNDED WHILE FILLING A BOMB WHICH EXPLODED PREMATURELY. A JEWISH CAR WAS SHOT AT NEAR BENYAMINA AND THE… More ▸

  • Palestine Problem Surveyed As Mandates Commission Opens Session

    THE MANDATES COMMISSION OPENED ITS THIRTY-THIRD REGULAR SESSION TODAY UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF PROF. WILLIAM E. RAPPARD, VICE-PRESIDENT, WHO PRESENTED A DETAILED SURVEY OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS COUNCIL AND ASSEMBLY. THE COMMISSION DECIDED TO POSTPONE CONSIDERATION OF VARIOUS PETITIONS TO THE SPRING SESSION. AMONG THE PETITIONS IS ONE FROM HAJ AMIN EL HUSSEINI, FUGITIVE… More ▸

  • Foreign Policy Association Calls Partition Plan “political Absurdity”

    THE BRITISH PLAN TO PARTITION PALESTINE IS TERMED “A POLITICAL ABSURDITY” AND HELD “FRAUGHT WITH THE GRAVEST DANGER” IN A REPORT MADE PUBLIC BY THE FOREIGN POLICY ASSOCIATION. THE REPORT ALSO STRESSES BRITAIN’S RESPONSIBILITY TO STAMP OUT ARAB TERRORISM. THE AUTHOR OF THE REPORT, DAVID H. POPPER, CITES AS OBJECTIONS TO THE PLAN THE FACT… More ▸

  • Important Mexican Senate Bloc Asks Entry Curbs on Jews

    A RISING ANTI-SEMITIC CAMPAIGN HAS BEEN CLIMAXED BY A MOVEMENT, SUPPORTED BY AN IMPORTANT BLOC IN THE SENATE, TO PROHIBIT JEWISH IMMIGRATION BY AMENDING ENTRY REGULATIONS TO SET UP BARS AGAINST “UNDESIRABLE ELEMENTS” FROM ABROAD. THE DRIVE, UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF SENATOR SINOLOA RODOLFO T. LOISA, WAS LAUNCHED AFTER PROPOSED RESTRICTIONS ON JEWS WERE DECLARED… More ▸

  • John M. Schiff Elected President of Henry Street Settlement

    JOHN M. SCHIFF, NEPHEW OF THE LATE FELIX M. WARBURG AND GRANDSON OF THE LATE JACOB H. SCHIFF, HAS BEEN ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT SUCCEEDING MISS LILLIAN D. WALD, IT WAS ANNOUNCED TODAY. CORRECTION IN A WARSAW DISPATCH IN YESTERDAY’S JTA NEWS IT WAS ERRONEOUSLY STATED THAT THE WARSAW BOARD OF SECONDARY… More ▸