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  • Felix M. Warburg is Honored by Jewish Colonists in Russia

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Recognition for the service and philanthropy of Felix M. Warburg, chairman of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, was expressed by one of the new Jewish settlements in the Ukraine, at solemn exercises held yesterday. Djankoy, a settlement adjacent to the colonies Novy Put and Novaya Zarya, near Krivoy Rog, was renamed… More ▸

  • Jewish Leaders in Paris Start Relief Campaign for the Unemployed

    IJewish Telegraphic Agency) The economic crisis in France has affected a great part of the Jewish population in the French capital. A joint meeting of French and Russian Jewish leaders was held in the consistory to consider means of relieving the situation. Rabbi Israel Levi presided. Reports submitted to the conference disclosed that a great… More ▸

  • Non-zionist Takes Exception to Pritchett Report

    Exception to Dr. Henry S. Pritchett’s report on Palestine was taken by A. L. Saltzstein of Milwaukee, Wis., a member of the Executive Board of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. In a telegram to the “Jewish Daily Bulletin”, Mr. Saltzstein declares: “I have read in the ‘Bulletin’ extracts from Dr. Pritchett’s report on Palestine…. More ▸

  • Rabbi Levenson Elected New President of Mizrachi

    Rabbi Jacob Levenson, former chairman of the Executive Committee, was elected president of the American Mizrachi at the Mizrachi convention which closed here yesterday. A resolution expressing regret that Rabbi Berlin’s departure for Palestine prevents his continuation in office and recognizing his great services for the Mizrachi movement, of which he was the founder, was… More ▸

  • News Brief

    The Sentiment of American Jewry in the renewed relief work in East European Countries carried on through the medium of the Joint Distribution Committee, was expressed by Louis Marshall, President of the American Jewish Relief Committee, in his address which sounded the keynote of the National Conference of the United Jewish Campaign, which closed its… More ▸

  • Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum

    Justice Joseph M. Proskauer, of the Supreme Court, was installed as president of the Young Men’s Hebrew Association Sunday night with ceremonies in the association building at Lexington Avenue and Ninety-second Street. Sol. M. Stroock, who retired at head of the Y. M. H. A. to become president of the Federation for the Support of… More ▸

  • Deportation Measure Criticized by Sabath

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) A minority report regarding the Deportation Bill, criticizing the Bill as being too harsh, has been prepared by Congressman Sabath. While he does not object to the original draft of the bill aiming at the deportation of criminals, he finds fault with the present form as reported by the Committee. Congressman Sabath… More ▸

  • Our Daily News Letter

    (By Our Toronto Correspondent) Are the Jews in Canada to have their own school system or are they to continue enrolling their children as Protestants in the Protestant schools? This question has been engaging the attention of entire Canadian Jewry ever since the highest court in Canada decided recently that the Jews have a right… More ▸

  • Jewish Organizations Bring Libel Charges Against Rabbi

    Rabbi Scholom Eliezer Rogozin, 70 years old, of 642 Monroe Street, Brooklyn, was arrested on a warrant issued by Supreme Court Justice Lazansky on a charge of libel. The rabbi was held at the Raymond Street jail until midnight, when he was released on $2,500 bail. Four organizations brought charges against Rabbi Rogozin. The warrant… More ▸