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  • Zionists Today Pick Delegates for Lucerne

    the occasion,” the statement emphasized. Mr. Rothenberg’s statement follows: “The Zionist Organization today is the chief instrumentality for saving a large part of the Jewish people from the wreckage which engulfs it. It is of the utmost importance, therefore, that the policies of the Zionist movement be such as to confirm to basic Zionist ideals,… More ▸

  • Reform Judaism Pittsburgh to Chicago

    The rabbinical conference in Chicago this week may be historic for Reform Judaism. For this session is to be devoted to a revaluation of the Pittsburgh platform adopted exactly fifty, years ago. In many of its provisions that platform has stood the test of these troubled years and remains even today a fairly adequate guide… More ▸

  • 13 to Be Graduated by Hebrew School

    Thirteen girls will receive their diplomas from the Hebrew Teachers Training School for Girls at the graduation exercises tonight in the auditorium of the Young Men’s Hebrew Association, Lexington Avenue and Ninety-second Street. Rabbi Joseph H. Lookstein, principal, will deliver the main address. Other speakers will include Max S. Rosenfeld, president of the school, and… More ▸

  • Bulletin Calendar of Events

    Tuesday, June 18 Young America Institute, Hotel Delano, 108 West Forty-third Street, 8:30 p.m. “The Conflict Between Religion and Science Today,” Dr. Samuel D. Schmalhausen. Utopian Culture Club, 45 West Seventy-fourth Street, 8:30 p.m. “The Rights of Jews as a Minority Group,” Joseph Lieb. Second annual institute on contemporary Jewish affairs, National Council of Jewish… More ▸

  • Library Asks for New Copy of Palestine Book

    “Modern Palestine,” the book published two years ago by Hadassah, has been literally read to death in the New York Public Library. Dr. Joshua Bloch, director of the Jewish department of the library, has notified Mrs. Edward Jacobs, Hadassah national president, that the copy of “Modern Palestine” in his department is the most widely read… More ▸

  • World Press Digest

    The London Times, commenting on the conference of Sephardic Jews in London, says: The Sephardic Jews, with their tragic past, in which the great expulsion from Spain in 1492 stands out as the most memorable event, have a noble heritage of culture and steadfast faith. In this country they have, since their settlement in the… More ▸

  • Zionist Groups Put Up Joint Congress Slate

    A joint slate of 150 candidates for delegates to the World Zionist Congress in Lucerne has been agreed upon by the Zionist Organization of America, Hadassah and the Order Sons of Zion, it was announced yesterday by Morris Rothenberg, president of the Z.O.A. The slate will appear on the official ballot as Ticket Number 1…. More ▸

  • Actors Balk at Goebbels Edict

    partly because of the fall in the birthrate. “This calculation does not tally,” the Nazi paper asserts, “because the largest number of Jews were not counted as belonging to the Mosaic faith, but described themselves as ‘Konfessionslos,’ Protestants or Catholics, and were not added to the number of religious Jews. Actually the number of Jews… More ▸

  • Canadian House Bells Toll Zionist Anthem

    For the first time in the history of Canada the bells of the Canadian Parliament rang out Hatikveh, the Zionist hymn, when the fiftieth birthday of Mrs. A. J. Freiman, president of the Hadassah organization in Canada, was celebrated at the Chateau Garcia Hotel here. More than 1,200 prominent Jews and non-Jews participated in the… More ▸

  • Syracuse, N. Y.

    June 17 has been set as the date for the donor’s luncheon by the local chapter of Senior Hadassah. Rabbi Reuben Magil of Temple Beth El, Buffalo, will be the principal speaker. More ▸