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  • 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 ▸

  • Judge Perlman off to Probe Issues

    Judge Nathan D. Perlman, accompanied by Mrs. Perlman and their son, Jack, will sail today aboard the S. S. Manhattan for a two month’s visit to Europe and Palestine. While abroad Judge and Mrs. Perlman will confer with a number of Jewish leaders and will study conditions affecting Jewish life to report back to the… More ▸

  • News in Brief

    The following officers elected by the Long Island Council of Junior Hadassah will be installed in September: Mrs. Betty Braverman, Corona, president; Miss Anne Kaplan, Queens Village, vice-president; Ada Rattner, Astoria, treasurer; Stephanie Bernstein, Astoria, recording secretary; Sylvia Rubin, Jamaica, corresponding secretary. More ▸

  • Jugoslavia Honors 5 for Forest Project Role

    Five Jews were today the recipients of special honors from the Jugoslavian government in recognition of their work in behalf of the Alexander Forest in Palestine, named after the late King Alexander. The Jews so honored are: Dr. Marko Bauer, president of the Keren Kayemeth in Jugoslavia; Dr. A. Licht, president of the Zionist Organization;… More ▸