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Independent Order Brith Sholom

  • Plebiscite on Jewish State to Mark A.J. Congress Elections in June

    American Jews will be asked next month to register their approval or disapproval of creation of a Jewish State in Palestine in the first national referendum on that and three other questions affecting Jewish life here and throughout the world, it was announced today at a luncheon to representatives of the press by the American… More ▸

  • Brith Sholom Appeals for U.S. Intercession with Poland on Jews

    The thirty-second annual convention of Independent Order Brith Sholom closed here this afternoon, reelecting A. Sigmund Kanengeiser as Grandmaster, Jacob Ginsburg, treasurer, and Martin O. Lovy, secretary. The convention appealed to President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Hull for friendly intercession with Poland to halt pogroms and ostracism of the Jews. The convention pledged to… More ▸

  • 17 National Organizations Accept Bid for World Jewish Congress

    The American Jewish Congress announced today that seventeen national organizations had responded to its call to participate in preparations for first session of the World Jewish Congress to be held in Geneva next August. The organizations are: Independent Order Brith Abraham, Independent Order Brith Sholom, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the women’s… More ▸

  • To Hold Exercises for Reich Students

    A committee of fifty-five young Jewish professional and business people in Essex County will sponsor the third annual “commencement in absentia” for German-Jewish students deprived of degrees and diplomas by the Hitler regime, next Thursday night at the Ezekiel Home, 179 Clinton Avenue. Included among the committee of fifty-five are graduates of twenty-seven collegiate institutions… More ▸

  • Fraternal Body Beat Slump, Leader States

    If you’ve got something to sell, an excellent way of selling it is through the columns of the Jewish Daily Bulletin. Call Ashland 4-3093 for rates. The Independent Order Brith Abraham has overcome the years of depression and is still the largest Jewish fraternal order in the world, Max Silverstein, its Grand Master, today told… More ▸

  • Parley of Brith Sholom Seen Drawing over 500

    More than 500 delegates and guests from Baltimore, Washington and Norfolk, Va., are expected at the thirty-third annual convention of the Independent Order Brith Sholom of Baltimore, listed to be held Sunday and Monday, June 9 and 10, at the Lord Baltimore Hotel. More ▸

  • Newark, N. J.

    The Association of Presidents of Orthodox Synagogues has appealed to the City Commission, local governing body, to pass an ordinance licensing itinerant rabbis, particularly those who seek to establish the “mushroom” type of synagogue during the High Holydays. Simon Englander, attorney, who argued for the motion, asserted the city may expect an influx because New… More ▸

  • Committee, Congress Debate World Parley

    The American Jewish Committee and the American Jewish Congress will be represented officially at a public debate, arranged here for Wednesday night, on the feasibility of convening a world Jewish congress next Summer. The debate is being held under the auspices of Gombiner Lodge, Independent Order Brith Sholom, and Judge William M. Lewis will come… More ▸

  • Tributes Paid Brith Sholom N. J. Directors

    More than 100 members of the New Jersey State Council of the Independent Order Brith Sholom, among them residents of Newark, Elizabeth and Trenton, attended a dinner here at the Lincoln Highway Inn in honor of newly elected members of the national executive board from their state. A. Sigmund Kanengieser, of Newark, past grandmaster of… More ▸

  • Birth Sholom Open Convention Sunday

    With hundreds of Jersey residents attending, the Independent Order Brith Sholom will open its annual convention Sunday afternoon in the convention hall here. The sessions will continue Monday and Tuesday at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. More than 2,000 Newark members and their friends, as well as those residing in Union and Hudson counties will join… More ▸