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  • London Parley of World Congress Executive Set for March 8

    Jewish political problems and organizational questions will be discussed by the World Jewish Congress Executive at a session to open here March 8. Dr. Stephen S. Wise will preside. All European members of the committee, and Louis Lipsky, will attend. More ▸

  • Shifts in British Policy on Palestine to Be Aired at Council Session

    A report of the World Zionist Executive and the Palestine political situation will form the central topics of discussion at the session of the Zionist General Council opening here next week, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learned today. The Council is the supreme Zionist authoritative body between biennial Congress sessions. Changes in the Palestine situation since… More ▸

  • Hadassah Raises $40,000 to Buy Galilee Land

    Chapters of Hadassah and Junior Hadassah, have contributed $40,000 toward the purchase of 5,000 acres in Upper Gaillee, Palestine, it was announced by Mrs. Herman Shulman, national secretary of Hadassah. Both groups plan to raise $500,000 over a period of five years for the “redemption” of the Galilee tract for the Jewish National Fund, in… More ▸

  • Schuschnigg, Opening Austrian Press Exhibit, Reaffirms Equal Rights Principle

    Opening an Austrian press exhibit at the Vienna Museum of Art and Industry, Chancellor Kurt Schuschnigg today reiterated that the principle of equality of rights remains unchanged in Austria and declared that equal treatment will be accorded to all. The Chancellor added that sincere pacification of the country was a necessary corollary of the Austro-German… More ▸

  • Palestine Forest Planned to Honor Late B’nai B’rith Officials

    B’nai B’rith districts, local lodges, and women’s auxiliaries throughout America were urged today by the Order’s Executive Committee to contribute to a memorial forest in Palestine to be named for Dr. Borish D. Bogen and Dr. I.M. Rubinow, late secretaries of B’nai B’rith. A resolution passed by B’nai B’rith’s District. No.2 urged the creation of… More ▸

  • “aryan” Theatre Forming in Vienna

    A German Theatre Society is being formed here which next season will present in the Raimund Theatre plays written by “Aryans” with “Aryans” only as actors. Dr. Hugo Jury, deputy chief of the National Policy Department of the Fatherland Front and newly-appointed member of the Council of State, has accepted the presidency of the society,… More ▸

  • More Artists Quit Salzburg Festival

    Increasing concern is shown here about the foreign reaction to the spread of Nazi propaganda in Austria. It was announced that following the withdrawal of Arturo Toscanini from the Salzburg musical festival, Dr. Herbert Graf, of the Metropolitan Opera Company of New York, and Eric Leinsdorf have also withdrawn from next Summer’s festival. The Neue… More ▸

  • Leipzig Stock Exchange Bars Jews

    Jews will henceforth be barred from the Leipzig Boerse, according to a decree issued today by the Central German Stock Exchange. This is the first time that such a sweeping measure has been applied to Jews in stock trading. The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry has ordered Jewish firms not to sign letters, “Heil… More ▸

  • Poland Plans Restrictions on Entrance to Law Profession

    A new law on admission to the legal profession, introducing many discriminations and making entrance to the profession more difficult, was adopted today by the Law Committee of the Sejm. the bill grants individual bar associations greater independence and autonomy. It is feared that entrance difficulties will especially affect Jewish candidates. Amendments were submitted to… More ▸