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  • France to Order Papers to Reveal Source of Alien Advertising Funds

    The French Government, as part of its efforts to check foreign propaganda, will shortly publish a decree requiring French newspapers to declare to the authorities the sources of all funds received from abroad for advertisements, it was announced today. Only those foreigners who are refugees and have been authorized to remain in France more than… More ▸

  • Czech “aryan” Union Would Have Jews Repay Religious Grants of 16 Years

    The Czech “Aryan” Union has demanded, it was reported today from Prague, that the Government order Jews to repay religious grants made by the Czech Government since 1923,a sum totalling more than 22,500,000 kronen. The demand was voiced in connection with inclusion in the “protectorate’s “budget for 1939 a grant of 685,000 kronen for Jewish… More ▸

  • Czech Refugee Mother Leaps to Death with 2 Children in Chicago

    A Czech Jewish refuges women, clutching her two children in her arms, leaped to death today from thirteenth floor a hotel here. The woman, Adele Langner, 43, and the children, boys of six and four, were dead when reached by on lookers. Karl Langner, whose million dollar textile plant was reportedly confiscated in Prague by… More ▸

  • 30 Delegates from 9 Countries Named to Agency’s Council Session

    The organization department of the Jewish Agency for Palestine has announce election of 30 delegates from nine countries to the biennial meeting here of the Agency Council, opening August 30 following close of the World Zionist Congress. According to the Zionist Congress Bureau the British non-Zionist delegation of seven will include Lord Melchett, Lady Reading… More ▸

  • Mania Shochat, Palestine Pioneer, to Set Up Arab-jewish Amity Group Here

    Mania Shochat, famous as one of the first Jewish pioneers to settle in Palestine, announced today that she is going to New York to start a committee for Arab-Jewish unity in America. She addressed a reception given by the Independent Labor Party to mark British Imperialism and Arab Feudalisms.” Miss Shochat, speaking in Hebrew, expressed… More ▸

  • Poland Plans Intervention on Danzig Confiscation Decree

    The Polish Government will shortly intervene with the Danzing authorities regarding application to Polish citizens of the Free City Senate’s decree authorizing confiscation of Jewish property, the Polish-language Jewish daily, Nasz Prze glad, reported today. The Government is now studying the Danzing decree, the paper said. More ▸

  • Britain Does Not Plan Unilateral Financial Aid for Refugees, Winterton Tells Commons

    A warning that the British Government does not contemplate unilateral action in the matter of financial assistance for overseas refugee settlement projects was voiced in the House of Commons today by Lord Winterton, chairman of the Intergovernmental Refugee Committee. Speaking for the Government in a debate on the refugee question prior to adjournment of Commons,… More ▸

  • Aden Jews Seized in Police Raid During Tisha B’av Services

    Police accompanied by a number of Arab settlement clerks raided the Jewish quarter early on the morning of the Jewish fast-day of Tisha B’AV on July 25 and arrested a number of Yemenite Jews worshiping in a temporary synagogue, it was learned today. The arrests were stated to be part of a general hunt for… More ▸

  • Roosevelt Seen Ready to Rebuke Britain on White Paper

    ” Even officially, ” the writer continued, “he might yet swing a surprise on the world in this connection, as he sprang the other day with regard to Japanese aggression in China.” President Roosevelt may make official representations to the British Government with regard to its White Paper on Palestine when the six-power refugee conference… More ▸

  • Friedland, Noted Jewish Educator, Zionist Deader, Dead at 47

    Abraham H. Friedland, regarded as America’s most brilliant Jewish educator, died here last night after a long illness at the age of 47. He was director of the Bureau of Jewish Education of Cleveland, president of the Histadruth Ivrith, Hebrew Cultural organization, and head of the Ohio region of the Zionist organization of America. An… More ▸