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  • Thousands of Jews Attend Rally in Tel Aviv Opening $2,000,000 Drive for Security Fund

    Several thousand persons packed the Habima. Theatre here, one of the largest auditoriums in the city, while an estimated 10,000 other men and women jammed the surrounding streets as an emergency mobilization drive was launched tonight for $2,000,000 for security measures in connection with the projected Jewish state. David Ben Gurion, Jewish Agency chairman, who… More ▸

  • 400 Dp Immigrants to Celebrate First Thanksgiving at Hias, Usna Dinners Tomorrow

    Some 400 DP’s who recently arrived in this country as immigrants will celebrate their first Thanksgiving dinners Thursday at the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society and the United Service for New Americans. Secretary of Commerce W. Averell Harriman will be the guest of honor and the principal speaker at the USNA dinner. At the HIAS, Isaac… More ▸

  • Transjordan Seen Prepared to Absorb Arab Section of Palestine if Partition Approved

    The Transjordan Government is prepared to absorb the Arab section of a partitioned Palestine as soon as the British withdraw, according to various indications during the past few days. Credence is lent this conclusion by King Abdullah’s statement yesterday that the Arab Legion will remain in Palestine after the British evacuation, by Transjordan Premier Samir… More ▸

  • Partition Will Present Jewish People with “great Challenge,” Weizmann Says

    “The Jewish people will soon be facing a very great challenge when the U.N. carries out the project of partition,” Dr. Chaim Weizmann declared tonight at a concert and supper party celebrating his 73rd birthday. Two thousand guests paid $250 each to attend, the funds going toward the establishment of the Weizmann Institute of Science… More ▸

  • Truman Tells Congressional Leaders Not to Raise Refugee Issue at Special Session

    President Truman told Congressional leaders that the refugee question should not be brought up at the current special session of Congress because of the press of foreign aid and domestic inflation, Rep. Frank Fellows, chairman of the House Immigration Sub-Committee, said today. He added that he could not see how his group could go ahead… More ▸

  • European Jewish Leaders Pessimistic on Effectiveness of Christian-jewish Councils

    Jewish leaders in various countries of Europe are pessimistic concerning the effectiveness of inter-religious groups to eradicate anti-Semitism, Dr. Everett Clinchy, president of the American National Conference of Christians and Jews, declared here today at a press conference. Nevertheless, Christian and Jewish leaders are going ahead with plans to set up in the near future… More ▸

  • Jews in Egypt Alarmed by Threat at U.N. of Massacres if Partition is Approved

    The warning that Jews in the Arab countries face massacre if partition is approved by the United Nations, which was voiced yesterday at Lake Success by Egyptian spokesman Dr. Mohammed Heykal Pasha, has caused consternation among the 50,000 Jews in this country. The statement, which was splashed on the front pages of the local Arabic… More ▸

  • Authorities Order German Court to Retry Three Charged with Beating, Killing Jew

    American military authorities today ordered a German court in Wuerzburg, Bavaria, to retry three Germans charged with having beaten a ## so severely during the 1938 programs that he died. The defendants led a mob in an assault on 65-year-old Ernst Leberman. After was beaten Leberman was thrown into jail where he died the following… More ▸