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  • 150,654 Jews in Berlin at End of 1936

    THE JTA NEWS WILL NOT APPEAR MONDAY, JUNE 6, SHEVUOTH According to the latest statistics issued in Berlin, there were 1,048 Jewish marriages there in 1936 and 18 religious mixed marriages. In the same year 494 Jewish children were born of Jewish parents. The number of Jewish deaths was 2,438. The number of Jewish children… More ▸

  • 100 Hunger Striking Arabs Freed; Haifa Strike Broken

    About a hundred of the 200 Arab prisoners for whose release Arabs have staged a general strike in Haifa, Acre and surrounding villages were freed from Acre prison today. The release followed intervention with High Commissioner Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope by the Arab Supreme Committee. Arab leaders continued to press for release of the remaining… More ▸

  • Brzesc Jews Ask Relief; Scattered Attacks Continue

    The 25,000 Jews of this city, impoverished by riots in which their shops and goods were destroyed, appealed today to Warsaw for relief as scattered anti-Semitic attacks continued. While victims of last week’s riots were penniless and without food, anti-Jewish newspapers boasted that “Brzesc is now a debt-free town” because invoices, bills and records of… More ▸

  • Palestine Believed Planning to Free Arab Prisoners As Strike Spreads

    The authorities were believed planning to release 200 Arab prisoners from Acre jail today as a Moslem general strike in behalf of the captives, arrested during recent disorders, spread from Haifa and Acre to many villages in the surrounding area, the Havas News Agency reported. The prisoners, who had refused to eat until freed, called… More ▸

  • Rabbi Pool Sees Jews Surviving Persecutions

    The Jews of Europe will survive the persecutions now visited on them, declared Rabbi David De Sola Pool, of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, concluding the Shevuoth Broadcast tonight of the Joint Distribution Committee over the Blue Network of the National Broadcasting Company. More ▸

  • Bulletin Calendar of Events

    Thursday, June 6 Temple Gates of Israel, 560 West 185th Street. Shevuoth services at sunset. Rabbi Judah Nadich, Cantor Morris Avirom and choir. Garden party, auspices the Greater New York campaign of the United Jewish Appeal; Mrs. Joseph Stroock, 998 Fifth Avenue. 3:30 p.m. Speakers: Rabbi Samuel H. Goldenson, Mrs. Felix M. Warburg, Mrs. Roger… More ▸

  • Week-end Sermons

    Tonight Manhattan Temple Oheb Sholom, 257 West Ninety-third street; Noah Benevolent Society Night, Felix M. Rosenstock, “Prejudices Enough of Our Own;” 8:30 p. m. Temple Israel, 210 West Ninety-first street; Rabbi William F. Rosenblum, “What of the American Jew-What of the American People?” 8:15 p. m. Bronx Sinai Congregation of the Bronx, 951 Stebbins avenue;… More ▸

  • The Human Touch

    I have been informed that one of the most notable architects of churches in the United States is a Jew. His name is not Jewish. But the story comes to me on good authority. I regard this as a special triumph of adaptation, in view of the actual, if not legal, numerus clausus in America… More ▸

  • News Brief

    More than fifty per cent. of a quota of $50,000, established by the Bronx Branch of the United Jewish Appeal, is expected to be received by the Bronx drive when it receives its first impetus at a dinner to be held in the Chateau De Luxe, 671 Prospect avenue, on May 6, officials said. About… More ▸

  • In New Jersey and Suburan Communities

    The fiftieth anniversary of Y. M. Y. W. H. A. activity in this city and state will be marked with a special anniversary week, commencing May 13, it was announced here by Julius Kwalick, president. Among the features decided up on will be a Junior Shevuoth pageant, May 13; gymnastic exhibition, May 14; amateur dramatics… More ▸