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  • Begin 30-day Celebration of Miss Szold’s Birthday

    American Jewry will begin tomorrow a thirty-day celebration of the seventy-fifth birthday of one of the greatest leaders of American Jewish women, Miss Henrietta Szold. She motored here from Hoboken, N.J., where she disembarked Wednesday from the Statendam. On the eve of her birthday, Miss Szold remained quietly in seclusion with her sister, Mrs. Louis… More ▸

  • Miss Szold Plans Trip to U.S. Dec. 11

    Miss Henrietta Szold, American woman Zionist leader, will leave for the United States on December 11 in connection with the reported disagreement between the United Zionist Appeal and Hadassah, women’s Zionist organization. She will also attend a number of rallies and affairs in her honor on the occasion of her seventy-fifth birthday December 21. More ▸

  • Zionist Groups Back $2,500,000 United Palestine Drive

    Jewish leaders and delegates representing all divisions of the movement dedicated to the upbuilding of Palestine met here yesterday in a “United Front for Palestine” conference. A $2,500,000 United Palestine Campaign, headed by the Palestine Foundation Fund and Jewish National Fund as equal partners, supported by the Mizrachi Organization, the Poale Zion, Hadassah and all… More ▸

  • Hadassah Plans Transfer of Refugee Children to Palestine

    A detailed plan for transferring refugee children from Germany and possibly other countries to Palestine will be presented to the 21st annual convention of Hadassah Nov. 28 in Cleveland by its national board, it was announced today. The plan was approved at a special meeting of the national board after it was proposed by Mrs…. More ▸

  • Rabbi Silver Urges Jews to Unite with Other Minorities

    Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver of Cleveland urged the Jews to unite with other minorities to oppose the “forces of hate” in an address yesterday to 2,000 members of the New York chapter of Hadassah at a tea in the Hotel Commodore. “Every Jew realizes that we have entered a new era in our historic evolution,”… More ▸

  • W.Z.O. Presidency in Doubt As Sokolow Declines Honorary Post

    Left-wing Zionist Congress leaders today made unsuccessful attempts to clear the muddled political situation by offering Dr. Nahum Sokolow, incumbent World Zionist Organization president, another term in office and giving Dr. Chaim Weizmann, former president, control over the Zionist Executive’s political activity. It became known Dr. Weizmann, if he accepts any position at all–which is… More ▸

  • Laborites Demand Immigrants Pledge to Work on Soil 3 Years

    The demand that the Zionist Congress obligate every Jewish immigrant entering Palestine on a labor certificate to spend at least three years on the soil, was voiced today by the Laborite delegation at its final conference before the opening of the nineteenth World Zionist Congress. The laborites, who have a clear majority at the Congress,… More ▸

  • Groups Join Meeting Monday to Fight New Reich Terror

    A number of national Jewish organizations associated themselves on Friday with the American Jewish Congress and the Jewish Labor Committee in a call to an emergency conference at the Hotel Pennsylvania tomorrow night (Monday) to take action on recent assaults upon the Jews in Germany. The Labor Committee, of which B. C. Vladeck is chairman,… More ▸

  • Hightstown Seminary Students Live Like Pioneers in Camp

    Conducted in the spirit of the Palestinian collective colonies (Kutzvoth), the second annual Seminary on Palestine and Jewish problems, sponsored by the Hechalutz Organization of America, is under way today, concerning itself with an intensive study of the Zionist and Jewish labor movements, as well as with the Hebrew language and Hebrew and Yiddish literature…. More ▸

  • Jr. Hadassah Gifts Increase $8,000 in Year

    Gifts to the 200 units of Junior Hadassah, the Young Women’s Zionist Organization of America, increased by $8,000 over last year’s total contributions, according to a report issued yesterday by the Misses Pauline Englander and Martha Loewenstein, both of Jersey City, N. J., co-chairmen of fund-raising. The society raised more funds during its fiscal year,… More ▸