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  • “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 Herbert Graf, of the Metropolitan Opera Company of New York, and Eric Leinsdorf have also withdrawn from next Summer’s festival.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 ▸

  • 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 ▸