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Independent Order Brith Abraham

  • Seek to Raise German Question in Washington

    Members of Congress will be asked to raise the question in Washington of protection of the Jews in Germany, it was decided here Sunday by delegates from its lodges to a conference of the Independent Order Brith Abraham at the Hotel Pennsylvania. The action was proposed by Israel Apfel, grand master of the fraternity. Max… More ▸

  • Brith Abraham Will Hold Parley Today on Nazi Peril

    The Independent Order Brith Abraham will hold a special conference this afternoon at the Hotel Pennsylvania to consider further steps to combat discrimination against the Jews of Germany. Resolutions calling upon the American Government to aid, will be offered at the conference, which was called by Isadore Apfel, grand master of the order. More ▸

  • 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 ▸

  • More Groups Call Members to March in Anti-nazi Parade

    The Independent Order Brith Abraham, the largest Jewish fraternal order in the United States, with a membership of 100,000, issued a call to its membership yesterday, to organize for participation in the protest march against anti-Jewish persecutions in Germany, to be held on May 10, in New York City, under the auspices of the American… More ▸

  • Swelling Volume of Protests in United States

    In addition to the list of speakers already announced, headed by former Governor Alfred E. Smith, Bishop William T. Manning; William Green, President of the American Federation of Labor, Senator Robert F. Wagner, Bishop Francis J. McConnell of the Council of Federal Churches, the monster protest meeting in Madison Square Garden will be addressed by… More ▸

  • Baltimore Jewry to Honor Isadore Apfel

    A reception in honor of Isadore Apfel, Jewish communal leader of New York, and Grand Master of the Independent Order Brith Abraham, is to be held here Sunday afternoon, March 5th, at the Brith Sholom Hall. The Independent Order Brith Abraham is one of the largest Jewish fraternal orders in America. The Order recently launched… More ▸

  • $1,000 Gift to New York Chapter of Hadassah

    Through the efforts of Mrs. Nathan D. Perlman, wife of the past grandmaster of the Independent Order Brith Abraham, that organization has contributed one thousand dollars to the New York Chapter of Hadassah, toward its annual donor luncheon, which will take place on March 20th at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. More ▸

  • Isadore Apfel Honored at Testimonial Dinner

    The Jews of the world were urged to stand united in the face of present conditions, particularly in Germany, by Isadore Apfel, grand master of the Independent Order Brith Abraham, at a testimonial dinner in his honor given on Sunday evening at the Hotel Astor. More than 1,000 persons attended the dinner. Addresses were delivered… More ▸

  • Jewish Organizations Meet on Sunday for Palestine

    The first conference of Jewish organizations in New York City, that are unaffiliated with the Zionist movement directly, will be held at the Hotel Astor on Sunday afternoon, December 11th, to discuss the problems of Palestine, according to an announcement by Nathan Straus, Jr. This will mark the first major attempt to federate existing Jewish… More ▸

  • Bulletin Brevities

    The Duluth Zionist chapter was reorganized and the following officers elected: A. B. Horwitz, president; H. W. Davis, vice-president; Solomon Borkin, secretary; F. Labovitz, treasurer; and I. A. Arons, Dr. W. I. Cohen, Frank Kell, Sam Singer, Harry Vertelney, Rabbi Harvey E. Wessel and J. B. Weiner, members of the executive committee. A community wide… More ▸