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  • Protest Parade on Nazi Book Burning Day to Be Largest Ever Staged Here

    Preparations went forward today for the biggest parade in the history of New York, as the American Jewish Congress announced that over 250,000 protest marchers may be expected in the May 10 demonstration against the Nazi burning of Jewish books. A dignified and impressing demonstration of overwhelming magnitude is promised. Orthodox rabbis in their formal… More ▸

  • United Sentiment on Palestine to Be Voiced at Z.o. Convention

    The thirty-third annual convention of the Zionist Organization of America, to begin in Cleveland on June 29 will be a demonstration of united American Jewish interest in Palestine, where American Jewry will be able to “give expression to its views with regard to present political conditions that prevail in Palestine”, according to a letter sent… More ▸

  • Lithuanian Jews Here to Float $500,000 Bond Issue for Capital for Lithuanian Jews

    Flotation of a five hundred thousand dollar bond issue in America to provide capital for the Jews of Lithuania, was decided on at the second annual convention of the Federation of American Jews of Lithuanian Descent which was held Saturday and Sunday at the Mecca Temple. At the second session, the constructive relief plan proposed… More ▸

  • Banquet to Honor Abraham Goldberg

    The twenty-fifth anniversary of Abraham Goldberg’s activities in the Zionist movement will be celebrated at a banquet in his honor at the Level Club, New York, on January 6th, according to an announcement issued by the Ab. Goldberg Jubilee Committee, of which Rev. Z. H. Maslianski is honorary chairman and Jacob Fishman, Managing Editor of… More ▸

  • Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Contradicts Reports of Starvation

    (J. T. A. Mall Service) M. Schlichter, the Ukrainian People’s Commissary for Agriculture and chairman of the All-Ukrainian Committee for Jewish Land Settlement, has in a statement circulated by the Soviet News Agency “Tass,” categorically denied the statement made at the London Conference of the Federation of Jewish Relief Organizations alleging that the Jewish population… More ▸

  • Large Group of European Jewry Still in Great Need, Relief Conference Hears

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Large groups of European Jews, particularly in Eastern Europe, are still in a precarious situation making relief work a necessity. This was the gist of the messages presented at a conference of the Federation of Jewish Relief Organizations in England held here yesterday under the chairmanship of Dr. D. Jochelman president of… More ▸

  • Joseph Barondess, Jewish Communal Leader, Zionist and Labor Champion, Dead

    Joseph Barondess, communal leader, Zionist, labor champion, orator, peacemaker and active member of many Jewish organizations in New York City, died yesterday morning at Mount Sinai Hospital, following two operations. Mr. Barondess, who was in robust health until recently, was taken to the hospital about a month ago, suffering from kidney trouble. Mr. Barondess would… More ▸

  • J. D. B. News Letter

    (By Our London Correspondent) The projected Jewish land settlement activity in Australia is to be of an ambitious character, according to information which is in the possession of the London Federation of Jewish Relief Organizations. In 1925, the Federation, then known as the Federation of Ukrainian Jews, entered into communication with the Ukrainian Jewish Relief… More ▸

  • Easier to Collect $1,000,000 in U.S. Than $5,000 in England

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) That it is easier to collect $1,000,000 among the Jews of America than £1,000 among Jews in England was asserted by Dr. D. Jochelman, chairman of the Federation of Ukrainian Jews in London. At a meeting arranged by the Executive Committee of the United Jewish Relief Federation, to welcome Dr. Jochelman on… More ▸