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Independent Order Brith Sholom

  • American Jewish Conference Allocates 125 Seats to Membership Organizations

    The executive committee for the organization of the American Jewish Conference today announced the allocation of 125 seats reserved for delegates of national membership organizations participating in the Conference. It also announced that organizations to which four seats had been granted tentatively, will receive only three each. Among the organizations which received three seats are… More ▸

  • American Jewish Conference Program Endorsed by Brith Sholom Convention

    Endorsement of the Biltmore Declaration, which asks the creation of a Jewish Commonwealth in Palestine after the war, and a pledge to sell $1,000,000 worth of war bonds during the coming year were included in resolutions adopted by the 41st annual convention of the Independent Order Brith Sholom, which concluded here yesterday. The delegates also… More ▸

  • Brith Sholom Hears Head Stress Unity

    The 36th annual convention of Independent Order Brith Sholom today heard Senator James M. Head of New York declare that “the emergency of today demands the highest degree of loyalty and the highest degree of unity from all of our citizens.” “We do not want war,” he said. “We reject it as the only method… More ▸

  • Brith Sholom Pledges Aid to Palestine, Seen More Vital Now

    Aid to Palestine will continue to be one of the cardinal policies of the independent Order Brith Sholom, especially now, when “Palestine has become a vital link in the military chain holding off the Nazi forces,” Grand Master Louis Levine declared in his message today at the opening session of the order’s 36th annual three-day… More ▸

  • Danzansky Heads B’rith Sholom

    Bernard Danzansky, Washington, was elected grand master of the Independent Order B’rith Sholom at its 38th annual convention today at the Breakers Hotel. Other officers include Alexander Goodman, Baltimore, chief deputy and Simon Grossman, Baltimore, grand secretary. More ▸

  • Jewish Congress Parley Asks Unified Agency, Relief Reorganization

    Resolutions calling for establishment of a “unified agency” to conduct Jewish defense activities during the war and for extension of “responsibility for the distribution of relief… to include representatives of various groups and elements in American Jewry” were adopted unanimously last night by 1561 delegates from 421 local and national Jewish organizations attending an emergency… More ▸

  • Plan to Set Up United Group for Duration of War Aired at Parley Here

    Delegates of a number of Jewish organizations in the metropolitan area met tonight in an emergency conference at the Hotel Edison, under the auspices of the American Jewish Congress, to discuss creation of a united agency for the duration of the war in all activities relating to the status and defense of Jews. The meeting… More ▸

  • B’rith Sholom Parley Lauds Roosevelt for Aid to Minorities

    The 34th annual convention of the Independent Order B’rith Sholom, attended by 600 delegates at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, today adopted resolutions calling for establishment of a committee to investigate the activities of groups spreading race hatred, denouncing Communism, Fascism and Nazism, praising President Roosevelt for his assistance to minorities, urging passage of the Wagner-Rogers refugee… More ▸