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  • Hull Queried on Czech Refugees

    Asked today whether the Intergovernmental Refugee Committee would undertake to help refugees from the ceded Sudeten areas of Czechoslovakia, Secretary of State Cordell Hull replied that the settlement of refugee problems was entirely up to the committee itself. the committee, he said, will pass on new conditions as they arise. More ▸

  • Teachers Hit Rome Anti-semitism

    A resolution condemning dismissal of Jews from Italy’s educational system has been placed on the agenda of the november conference of the London Teachers’ Association, it was announced today by the organization’s general committee. the resolution condemns the “departure from the cosmopolitan outlook on learning and couture which in the past has always been associated… More ▸

  • 1.119 Jews Denationalized by Reich in 3 Months; 3,845 Lose Citizenship Since ’33

    Establishing a new record, the Reich authorities have deprive of citizenship 1,119 Jews in the three months ending sept. 30, it was announced today. Altogether, 3,845 Jews have been denationalized since the advent of the Nazi regime in 1933. Between January, 1933, and January, 1937, the denationalizations averaged 50 a month. From January to June,… More ▸

  • German Day Celebration Hit by Split over Nazism

    Last-minute bolts by participating groups and the failure of German official representatives to send greetings hit the German Day celebration of the United German Societies at the Madison Square Garden last night, in which the pro-Nazi German-American Bund had been refused participation, and emphasized the growing split among Germans in the United States on the… More ▸

  • Friedman Removed to Buchenwald Camp; to Testify in Schuschnigg Trial

    Dr. Desider Friedmann, former president of the Vienna Jewish Community who has been under arrest since March 18, has been transferred to the Buchenwald concentration camp in Thuringia, it was learned today, and will be held there as a witness in the forthcoming “treason” trial of dr. Kurt Shuschnigg, pre-Anschluss chancellor of Austria. Dr. Friedmann… More ▸

  • Dies Seeks Funds to Probe Nazi Financing

    Chairman Martin Dies of the House Committee Investigating Un-American Activities declared today that his committee needed at least $150,000 and two years’ time to investigate financing of Nazi and Fascist activities by “certain high industrialists.” The assertion was made in reply to a letter from Charles r. Hook, president of the National Association of Manufacturers,… More ▸

  • Danzig Bans Services at 2 Synagogues

    The authorities of this Nazi-controlled Free City today prohibited the holding of services at the Mattenuden and the Ohel Itzhak Itzhak synagogues for “reasons of security.” Both synagogues have been the target of destructive raids by uniformed bands of Hitler youths. More ▸

  • Cardozo Eulogized As Supreme Court Opens Session

    Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes opened the Supreme Court session today by declaring that the court had suffered an irreparable loss in the death of Benjamin N. Cardozo, and referring to his career as “one of the most illustrious in judicial Annals.” The news will not be published tomorrow, Yom Kippur. More ▸

  • Fischel Ends So. American Tour

    Dr. Walter Fischel, of the oriental department at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, arrived here today after completing a successful five-month tour of South American countries on behalf of the university. During his tour, Dr. Fischel said he organized committees to aid the Hebrew University in every country he visited. he also established contacts for… More ▸