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  • Court Martial of Moseley for Insubordination Sought

    Representative John M. Coffee (Dem., Wash.) has asked President Roosevelt and Secretary of War Harry H. Woodring for a court martial of Major-General George Van Horn Moseley, retired, on the ground of “insubordination.” Mr. Coffee said General Moseley deserved to be court martialed because of references to President Roosevelt before the Dies committee. He charged… More ▸

  • Goldmann Sees Commission Rejecting British Policy

    Belief that the Mandates Commission next week will reject Britain’s Palestine policy was expressed today by Dr. Nahum Goldmann, Zionist representative at Geneva, addressing the annual conference of the French Zionist Federation. The meeting closed tonight with the delegates from 20 cities adopting resolutions in protest against the British policy. More ▸

  • Tolerance Demonstrations Planned on Fourth of July

    The Council Against Intolerance in America today announced plans for a nation-wide Independence Day Ceremony which will be a “stirring national re-dedication to American ideals of tolerance and freedom as set forth in our Declaration of Independence.” The ceremony will be centered about an “American Declaration of Tolerance and Equality” initiated by George Gordon Battle,… More ▸

  • Press, Move for Unity Committee in Palestine

    A nation-wide Jewish conference was called today to press for formation of a united emergency committee to wage the campaign against Britain’s Palestine plan. Those issuing the call for the meeting were David Yellin, Prof. Joseph Klausner, Daniel Auster and Samuel Ussishkin, son of Menachem M. Ussishkin. Joshua Suprassky, in a statement on behalf of… More ▸

  • Protests on British Plan Continue

    Foreign Minister J.E. Erkko, receiving a Jewish delegation which called to protest against Britain’s Palestine policy, has promised sympathetic consideration of the problem by the Cabinet, declaring that Finland has always regarded with sympathy the Jewish aspirations in Palestine. At the same time, a protest memorandum was submitted to the British minister here by the… More ▸

  • News Brief

    The British Agudath Israel has informed the Colonial Office of its inability to accept Britain’s Palestine policy because it would “terminate the millennial association of the Jewish people with the Jewish homeland. More ▸

  • Reich Renews Expulsion of Polish Jews; May Force 17,000 to Leave in Month

    A drive has been launched to expel approximately 17,000 Jews of Polish nationality from Germany within the next month, the Jewish Refugee Committee here learned today. (The first group of 4,000 reached Polish territory Saturday morning from the German town of Kassel, according to the Warsaw correspondent of the London Daily Telegraph. They were driven… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Jewish leaders today proclaimed a $5,000 fundraising campaign for the Zionist cause as an answer to Britain’s Palestine policy and sent a delegation to the British Ambassador to present a memorandum protesting against the British plan. More ▸

  • Negotiations for Admission of Refugees Go on As St. Louis Waits Outside Cuban Waters

    The Hamburg-American Liner St. Louis, with its cargo of 907 Jewish refugees dreading return to the Reich, lay outside the twelve-mile limit today while negotiations proceeded for possible admission to Cuba or to the Dominican Republic. A committee of Cuban Cabinet members and other prominent persons planned to lay before President Federico Laredo Bru and… More ▸

  • Jewish Students Proclaim Mourning in Poland over Lwow Murder

    Jewish students’ organizations today proclaimed six days of mourning throughout Poland for Marcus Landesberger, Jewish student who was slain by anti-Semites at Lwow Polytechnic Institute several days ago. Meanwhile, a conference of professors of the Institute applied to the prosecutor of the Lwow Appeals Court, asking him to take measures for security of human life… More ▸