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  • Afghanistan Has Element Claiming Jewish Descent

    The claim to Jewish descent is alive in the population of Afghanistan, is the revelation made in a despatch from Kabul to the London “Daily Telegraph” by Sir George MacMunn, English soldier and colonial officer. According to Sir George a part of the Afghanistan population calls itself Benei Israel and claims descent from a grandson… More ▸

  • Afghanistan Rivalled Us. As Land of Opportunity

    Afghanistan was preferred to America as a land of opportunity by Mendel Nuchimson, forsakenly owner of a private bank here, it is related today in the “Express Poranny.” Warsaw paper, which obtained the story from Nuchimson’s relatives who reside here. Nuchimson had been looking forward to emigrating to America when Poland was visited by Amanullah… More ▸

  • Pope Bestows Decoration on Levi. Afghanistan Jew

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The decoration of the Order of Pope Gregory the Great was conferred upon Rene Levi, secretary of the Afghanistan Embassy in Rome, by order of Pope Pius XI. The honor was bestowed upon the representative in connection with the visit here of Amanullah Khan, ruler of Afghanistan. More ▸