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  • 8 Terrorist Leaders Support British Policy

    A manifesto of eight former Palestine terrorist leaders, including Mohammed Fahbi Arafat, general secretary of Palestine bands, endorsing Britain’s new Holy Land policy and charging the ex-Mufti of Jerusalem with continuing the disturbances for personal reasons and foreign interests was circulated today by adherents of the moderate Nashashibi group. More ▸

  • Otto Freund Reported Suicide in Prague

    The Times reported from Prague today that Otto Freund, former principal director of the Bohemia Union Bank, and a prominent Jewish leader and philanthropist committed suicide in prison Saturday. He had been held under arrest by the Gestapo, German secret police. More ▸

  • Hebrew Press Charges Race Discrimination in Land Ordinance

    The charge of racial discrimination was raised by the press today following publication of the edict empowering the High Commissioner, in accordance with the terms of the British White Paper on Palestine, to prohibit, restrict and regulate transfers of land in any part of the Holy Land. The newspapers pointed out that the measure will… More ▸

  • Ship with 742 Refugees Captured

    The two masted barque Narcis, with 742 Jewish refugees on board, was captured off Gaza today by the British sea patrol. The ship had tried to disembark its passengers illegally. More ▸

  • News Brief

    An Appellate Court has meted out increased jail terms to seven Nazis who had been convicted by a lower court of distributing seditious literature and sentenced to terms of two to five months. The court, rejecting their appeal, ordered them to serve sentences of two to three years. More ▸

  • Lvovitch, at Farewell Dinner, Sees Greater Awareness of Retraining Need

    American Jewry is becoming increasingly aware of the importance of industrial and agricultural training as a means toward a permanent solution for the distress of the refugees and needy masses in Europe and this year is contributing more than ever to the ORT, which conducts such a program, Dr. David Lvovitch, vice-president of the World… More ▸

  • Macdonald Quizzed in Commons

    Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald returned to Commons yesterday to face a barrage of questions and criticism on Palestine. Mr. MacDonald, who defended Britain’s new Palestine policy before the Mandates Commission last week, was taken sharply to task for his special broadcast on the policy from Geneva to the United States following completion of the hearings… More ▸

  • Goldberg Honored by Polish Bank in Jerusalem

    Abraham Goldberg, Zionist leader, has been elected honorary member of the board of directors of the Polish Immigrant Bank in Jerusalem, at the board’s annual meeting, for services rendered to the bank in the United States, according to word received here today. More ▸