Central Relief Committee

  • Jewish Emigrants in France in Bad Plight on Account of Prevailing Unemployment

    The position of Jewish immigrants in France has become much worse since the beginning of this year, because of the general unemployment in the country, says the report presented to the meeting of the Central Relief Committee for Jewish Emigrants, which has just been held here, with the President, Professor Oualid, in the chair, M…. More ▸

  • Mrs. Friedlaender to Direct Work of United Synagogue’s Committee of One Thousand

    Mrs. David Friedlaender, well known in the field of social service in this country, and for the past four years secretary of the United Jewish Campaign for Foreign Relief for Eastern Pennsylvania, has accepted the position of Director of the United Synagogue of America Committee of One Thousand, according to an announcement made by A…. More ▸

  • Central Relief Committee Gave 1,000,000 Zlotys to Warsaw Jews, 1929-1930

    Over a million zlotys were distributed to impoverished Warsaw Jews by the Central Relief Committee here during 1929-30, according to the report of the committee which has just been made public. The Relief Committee was organized by Warsaw Jews in 1926, when despair born of the economic crisis gripped large numbers of Warsaw Jewish merchants… More ▸

  • Refugees. Still Afraid, Refuse to Return to Remoter Quarters

    If You Are Pleased with the “Jewish Daily Bulletin” tell your friends to subscribe. A conflict has arisen between the Central Relief Committee, organized to aid the sufferers in the recent outbreak, and the refugees here who refuse to return to the Old City and to remote quarters because they fear those districts are still… More ▸

  • Peter Wiernik, Chairman Central Relief Committee

    At a general meeting of the Central Relief Committee, held on Monday October 7, Peter Wiernik, editor-in-chief of the “Jewish Morning Journal,” was unanimously elected chairman of the Committee, in place of the late Leon Kamaiky. The Central Relief Committee was founded fifteen years ago, on Oct. 8, 1914 with the purpose of collecting funds… More ▸

  • Gifts to Emergency Fund Continue

    The attitude of the Jews of America regarding the disorders in Palestine, as evidenced by their immediate and generous response to the Palestine Emergency Fund, and the vigorous protests by Christians as well as Jews against the riots there, prevented further atrocities, according to a cable to David A. Brown, chairman of the Palestine Emergency… More ▸

  • Emergency Fund Totals $1,074,322

    Contributions totalling $1,074,322 have so far been received by the Palestine Emergency Fund, the headquarters of the Fund announced. Jewish refugees numbering 8,360 are being cared for by the central relief committee in Jerusalem, until such time as the Palestine authorities can guarantee that the towns and colonies from which they fled during the Arab… More ▸

  • Organizations and Individuals Continue Tributes to Marshall

    From organized Jewish groups and individuals, tributes to Louis Marshall’s leadership continue to pour in. Grief and admiration are expressed in all the statements. UNITED ROUMANIAN JEWS OF AMERICA -”We learned with sorrow of the death of Louis Marshall. The Jews of the World, and particularly, the Jews of Roumania, have lost in him a… More ▸

  • Government to Feed Jewish Refugees

    The government of Palestine has recognized its duty toward the Jewish refugees whose homes were uprooted during the Arab disturbances and has decided to provide them with food. The decision to this effect was announced following a conference between government representatives and representatives of the Central Relief Committee established under the auspices of the Jewish… More ▸