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  • American Jewish Congress Asks Investigation of U.S. Policy in Germany; Hits Mocloy

    A resolution endorsing motions now pending in both Houses of Congress for an investigation of conditions in Germany and of the failure of the denazification program was adopted here today at the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the national administrative committee of the American Jewish Congress. The parley was attended by 150 members representing… More ▸

  • U.N. Conciliation Commission Favors Direct Contact Between Israel and Arab States

    The establishment of direct contact between the representatives of Israel and the Arab states is “indispensable” if the U.N. Conciliation Commission on Palestine is to continue to modiate effectively between them, a Commission communique said today. The communique was issued this afternoon after the members of the three-nation body had had their first formal meeting… More ▸

  • Morgenthau Cited by Massachusetts Inter-religious Body for Good-will Role

    The Massachusetts Committee of Catholics, Protestants and Jews, at its 12th annual dinner here last night, cited Henry Morgenthau Jr., general chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, as “a living symbol of the identity of the Jew and the American” who has carried “the message of good -will through international boundaries on a world-wide scale.”… More ▸

  • Canadian Jewish Olympic Star Loses Eye As Result of Anti-semitic Riot

    Moe Herscovitch, former Canadian Olympic boxing star, has been compelled to have one eye removed as a result of injuries suffered during an attack by anti-Semitic hoodlums on a group of Jews in the summer resort of nearby Plage Laval on July 25, it was learned today. Meanwhile, police authorities are again seeking Rene Bolduc,… More ▸

  • 2 Youths Face Trial for Leading Anti-jewish Demonstration in Nice

    The newspaper Petit Nicolis reports a number of anti-Jewish incidents in Nice, climaxed on Aug. 14 with a demonstration that was quickly stopped by the police. The demonstration was led by a group of youths shouting “Down With Jews!” Two of the ringleaders were arrested and will be tried. During the night anti-Semites broke into… More ▸

  • Rotholz, Champion Boxer, Killed in Polish Campaign

    Shepsel Rotholz, Polish Jewish featherweight champion who represented Poland at many international boxing matches, was killed fighting in the Polish campaign, it was learned here. Rotholz was a member of the Jewish Workers’ Sports Organization “Stern.” He refused to be included in a Polish team which was to meet a German boxing team in Germany… More ▸

  • Laguardia Gets First Copy of Anti-race Hatred Paper from Gene Tunney

    The first of 200,000 copies of The Voice, newspaper of the Committee of Catholics to Fight Anti-Semitism, was presented to Mayor LaGuardia at the World’s Fair City Hall today by Gene Tunney, retired heavyweight boxing champion and member of the committee. Mr. Tunney termed anti-Semitism “a flame out of hell” whose “unholy and devastating powers… More ▸