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  • Burma Jew Gets High Award for Services

    Mr. E. Meyer, prominent in Jewish affairs in Burma, has been presented with the Kaiser-I-Hind Medal in recognition of his public services. Mr. Meyer, who is an honorary magistrate, is the second Jew in Burma to have this distinction conferred upon him. The Cochin government has appointed Solomon Hallegue honorary magistrate for Cochin. Another Jew,… More ▸

  • Jew Elected to First Mayoralty Post in Burma

    A Jew, R. A. Raphael, has been elected president of the municipality of Bassein and is the first Jew to be elected to a mayoralty post in Burma. A native of Burma, M. Raphael is forty-four years old and has served as a Municipal commissioner for the last fifteen years. He is prominently identified with… More ▸