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  • 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 The news will not be published tomorrow, Yom Kippur.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 ▸

  • Taylor Urges Hitler to Ease Persecution; Sees E11gration Plan Possible

    Myron C. Taylor, American vice-chairman of the Intergovernmental Refugee Committee, tonight expressed hope that Hitler would ease the “extreme persecution” and relax the “increasing pressure” on emigrants, and voiced confidence that means could be found, acceptable to Germany and nations of refuge, to save a portion of emigrants’ wealth. Mr. Taylor, who recently returned from… More ▸

  • Funeral Passes Ruins of Burned Synagogue

    The deathly stillness of curfew-bound Tiberias was pierced, this afternoon by the chanting of el Molei Rachamim, the prayer for the dead, as the funeral procession passed before the burned ruins of the central synagogue, which still covered the body of its beadle, jacob Saltz, and the holy scrolls. the funeral started at three o’clock… More ▸