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  • Promises Military Guard for New Colonies Started with Official Approval

    Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald, in a written reply to a question by David Adams, Labor M.P., declared today that normal arrangements for military protection will be extended to all new Jewish settlements established in Palestine “with the prior consent of the Government. “ Mr. MacDonald refused to accept responsibility for finding havens for refugees not… More ▸

  • Archbishop Mooney Asked to Act Against Coughlin

    Archbishop Edward Mooney of Detroit, Father Charles E. Coughlin’s diocesan superior, was urged today in a telegram from L.M.Birkhead, national director of Friends of Democracy, Inc., to take action against the “radio whole movement of goodwill between Catholics, Protestants and Jews.”The telegram to Archbishop Mooney followed a plea made yesterday by Birkhead to the Federal… More ▸

  • Bentwich Sure Bi-national State Will Be Founded in Palestine Despite White Paper

    The conviction that a bi-national State will be realized in Palestine in spite of the present policy of the British Government is expressed by Prof. Norman Bent-which, former Attorney General to the Government of Palestine, in a long article in the News Chronicle. Prof. Bentwich characterizes the White Paper as “a betrayal of a sacred… More ▸

  • 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 ▸