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  • American Jewish Conference Interim Body Recommends Postponement of Fourth Session

    The Interim Committee of the American Jewish Con(##)nce announced today that it has recommended postponement to November of the (##)rth session of the Conference, which was slated to be held on Labor Day week-end discuss conversion of the organization into a permanent body. The announcement said that several organizations affiliated with the Conference (##) requested… More ▸

  • Hearings on Stration Bill Conclude with Testimony by Attorney-general Tom Clark

    House hearings on the Stratton Bill ended this (##)ning with testimony by Attorney-General Tom Clark, who strongly supported the measure. Clark told the House Sub-Committee on Immigration that “practically every person who appeared in support of this bill presented his facts and views on the bas(##) of actual experience or first-hand acquaintance with the subject,”… More ▸

  • Iam Tuck, U.S. Nominee, Named Head of International Refugee Organization

    William H. Tuck, of the United States, was today (##)ted executive secretary of the Preparatory Commission of the International Refugee Organization, succeeding Arthur J. Altmeyer, who resigned this week. Proposed by (##) American delegate, George L. Warren, Tuck was elected unanimously. Sir Arthur (##)ber, deputy secretary of the British Ministry of Health, was appointed deputy… More ▸

  • Gates from Nine Countries to Study Ways of Combatting European Anti-semitism

    An attempt to formulate a “cure for anti-Semitism” will be made at the Conference of International Experts on the Resurgence of Anti-(##)tism in Europe, scheduled to be held in Switzerland from July 30th to Aug. 5th, (##)ording to Dr. Everett Clinchy, president of the National Conference of Christians (##) Jews in the United States. Describing… More ▸

  • Eden Considering Law Which Could Curb Anti-semitism, Justice Minister Says

    The Minister of Justice today told the Swedish Parliament that the government is considering a law which would be applicable to Anti-Semitic propaganda. The government will not propose that Parliament pass a special law against (##)oup hatred, he said, adding that “you have to fight anti-Semitism chiefly by the (##)e of widespread, serious information.” More ▸

  • Rning Letters Signed by “defenders of Arab Freedom” Sent to Italian Jews

    Threatening letters signed by the “Defenders of Arab freedom” have been received by the Union of Italian Jewish Communities, the Zionist federation and the Palestine Office of Charitable Institutions and by the heads of (##)nese organizations, it was disclosed here. Apparently referring to the sinking of the Vrissi in Genoa harbor last Friday, the mimeographed… More ▸

  • to Aid Communities Planning Permanent Uso-type Services for Armed Forces

    When the USO is formally liquidated on December (##), 1947, communities planning to provide a permanent, peace-time, inter-faith and ?ter-racial community-wide service program for the armed forces and hospitalized (##)terans like those developed by USO during the war years will have at their dis(##)sal the manpower, resources and experiences of the National Jewish Welfare Board,… More ▸

  • A. Correspondent Still Barred from Lebanon, Although Govt. Lifts Ban on Others

    All newspaper correspondents, foreign, Jewish and Jewish–with the single exception of Gerold Frank of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today were granted Lebanese visas to cover the United Nations Special Committee Palestine which moves to Beirut Sunday. Granting of visas by Lebanon to French, South African and Palestine correspondents, and those already given to United States… More ▸

  • Mizrachi to Meet in Switzerland to Discuss Revision of Organizational Structure

    At the request of the American Mizrachi movement, a special consultative conference of the General Mizrachi movement has been called for August (##) in Zurich, Switzerland, to formulate proposals for the creation of a new international organizational structure, it was announced today by Leon Gellman, national president of the Mizrachi Organization of America. The conference… More ▸

  • Unscop Secretariat Instructed by U.N. to Protest Refusal to Admit Frank

    United Nations officials said today that further instructions were being sent to the UNSCOP secretariat in Jerusalem in connection with the Lebanese discrimination against Gerold Frank, special correspondent of (##) Jewish Telegraphic Agency, in the granting of a visa to accompany the inquiry (##) mission to Palestine. The United Nations is taking the position that… More ▸