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  • Earliest Known Manuscript of Book of Isaiah Discovered by American Scholar

    The earliest known manuscript of the entire book of Isaiah has been discovered in palatine, it was announced today by Prof. Millar Burrows of Yale University, director of the American School of Oriental Research at Jerusalem. The manuscript was found in a well preserved scroll of parchment. Dr. John C. Trevor, also of the American… More ▸

  • Austria Arranges Special Shortwave Broadcast Thanking American Jewry for J.D.C. Aid

    Member of the Austrian Government today Joined Bronislaw Teichholz, president of the Committee for Refugees and Former Inmates of Concentration Camps, in broadcasting “a message of gratitude” to American Jewry for the aid sent to refugees in Austria through the Joint Distribution Committee. Teichholz revealed that more than 140,000 Jewish refugees have passed through Austria… More ▸

  • Jewish Statistical Bureau to Publish Directory of American Jewish Communities

    A Jewish directory with full information and the ##test available statistics of 1,000 principal Jewish communities in the United States will be published by the Jewish Statistical Bureau, it was announced here today by ##. Ralph Lazrus, president of the institution. The directory will also list 4,000 smaller Jewish communities, the announcement said. The Jewish… More ▸

  • Jewish Club Honors Bernard Baruch; Will Present Him with 20-year Award

    Bernard M. Baruch will be the recipient tomorrow of the 20-year award of the Jewish Club in recognition for his “outstanding services to our country and his notable contributions in helping to strengthen democracy in the spirit of Hebrew prophecy.” The award will be presented to him at the twentieth anniversary dinner of the club,… More ▸

  • Curfew Proclaimed on Palestine Roads As Battles Rage in Various Parts of Country

    A dusk-to-dawn curfew was imposed tonight on all country roads in Palestine effective Sunday, while fierce battles continued to rage in various parts of the country. The major battle was proceeding in the vicinity of the strategic Arab village of Castel, which was retaken at dawn today by Haganah after the Jews retreated yesterday in… More ▸

  • Jews in Argentina Pledge Aid to Jewish Cultural Congress to Be Held in New York

    More than 2,000 Jews attended a meeting here last night addressed by Jacob Pat and Pinchas Gingold, both of New York, Which launched drive for the World Jewish Cultural Congress scheduled to take place this summer in New York. The meeting adopted a resolution, expressing the utmost support of Argentine Jewry to the program of… More ▸

  • Palestine Commission Moves Closer to Establishment of Jewish Provisional Government

    Opening today’s session, Commission chairman Karel Lisicky of Czechoslovakia that the “body consider a plan “by Panamas Dr. Eduardo Morgan for the setting up of such a Council and “carry it to its logical conclusion.” All members of the Commission except Per Federspiel of Denmark agreed with the suggestion. At Federspiel’s insistence the Commission asked… More ▸

  • Harold Riegelman Awarded Highest Chinese Decoration for Services to Chinak

    Harold Riegelman, prominent Jewish leader, was decorated today with the Order of the Auspicious Star, China’s highest civilian award by Chinese Ambassador V.K. Wellington Koo, for services he has rendered the Chinese Government as legal adviser. Riegelman is chairman of the executive committee of the New York Chapter of the American Jewish Committee and a… More ▸

  • Arabs Shell Tel Aviv for Six Hours While Zionist Actions Committee is in Session

    Arabs launched a six-hour mortar attack on Tel Aviv from Jaffa last night while the 77-member Zionist. Actions Committee was discussing the attitude which Palestine Jewry is to take towards the American trusteeship 1 and debating whether the Jews of Palestine can depend on the good will of the Western Powers at the present time…. More ▸