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  • Lithuania Permits Ort to Import Machinery Duty-free

    The Lithuanian Government has granted the ORT permission to import machinery and equipment duty-free for training Jewish workers in skilled trades and has announced it will contribute $1,000 to the ORT in addition to its annual subvention, the American ORT Federation announced here today. More ▸

  • Nathan Katz, J.D.C. Aide, Arrives from Paris

    Nathan Katz, Secretary-General of the Joint Distribution Committee, arrived here today on the Washington from Paris. In a statement, he said the J.D.C. was confronted with tasks greater than ever before and in some countries was performing tasks “which, in most civilized countries, are the work of public agencies.” More ▸

  • Fascism in Britain Requires Vigilance, Government Official Declares

    The Fascist menace in England is not great but requires constant vigilance, Captain Austrian Hudson, Parliamentary Secretary of the Transport Ministry, told a meeting organized by the Jewish People’s Council against Fascism and Anti-Semitism. Captain Hudson declared he was convinced that Fascism and anti-Semitism were deeply resented by 99 per cent of Members of Parliament…. More ▸

  • Italy Denies Offering Jews Settlement Opportunities in Ethiopia

    An official spokesman of the Propaganda Ministry denied today reports published abroad that Italy is offering Jews colonization possibilities in Abyssinia. He characterized the reports as “fantastic.” The Foreign Office is understood to have replied in similar vein to the Polish Embassy which made inquiries on the rumors. More ▸

  • 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 ▸