Independent Order Brith Sholom

  • Delegates Leave for Conference in Zurich

    Justice Gustave Hartman of the New York City Court, is sailing for Europe on the Berengaria, on Tuesday. Judge Hartman will attend the Conference on Jewish Minority Rights to be held at Zurich, Switzerland, beginning August 17th. Judge Hartman will also attend the Zionist Congress which will begin its sessions at Basle, Switzerland, on August… More ▸

  • 33-story Skyscraper to Rise on Emanu-el Site

    A thirty-three-story office building, the lower part of which will be occupied by a bank, will rise on the site of Temple Emanu-El at the northeast corner of Fifth Avenue and Forty-third Street, according to Joseph Durst, who recently purchased the site. Mr. Durst added to the plot by leasing the land and building at… More ▸

  • News Brief

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Judge William M. Lewis, National Chairman of the United Palestine Appeal, yesterday announced the personnel of the campaign committee to raise $400,000 as this city’s quota in the United Palestine Appeal. The campaign will be launched Sunday evening, May 15th. Sol. C. Kraus, Grand Master of the Independent Order Brith Sholom was… More ▸

  • B’nai Brith District No. 3 Opens Convention in Philadelphia Today

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) The twenty-firstbiennial convention of District No. 3 ofthe Independent Order B’nai Brith will open here on Sunday. For the first time in fourteen years, Philadelphia, the seat of the District Grand Lodge, will be the headquarters of a Convention. The sessions will continue through Monday. The Board of Governors of the Erie… More ▸

  • News Brief

    “The cables and the wireless are working: the people of Roumiania, as well as its leaders, will have heard by tomorrow morning how all the people of this united, great nation feel on this subject. The awakening is bound to come. God speed the day.” Judge Mack concluded. ROUMANIA STRICKEN WITH ANTI-SEMITIC DISEASE, DR. WISE… More ▸

  • Ort Membership Campaign Meeting Wide Response

    The initial effort of the American Ort, the Society for the promotion of Trades and Agriculture among Jews in Central and Eastern Europe, to build a permanent membership organization in America, is meeting with encouraging results, according to a report made public by the Ort from its national office in New York City. A response… More ▸

  • Meyer W. Weisgal Returns from Palestine

    Meyer W. Weisgal, managing editor of the “New Palestine” and secretary of the Zionist Organization of America, returned from Palestine following a trip of several months, during which he visited Poland and Palestine. “It is difficult for an affiliated Zionist to grow enthusiastic over Palestine. He would immediately be suspected of generating organization enthusiasm. The… More ▸

  • Newark Raises $350,000 During First Five Days of Combined Campaign

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Five days of active canvassing resulted in nearly $350,000 pledged toward the United Jewish Appeal, this city’s joint drive for $600,000 in behalf of the United Jewish Camapign, the United Palestine Appeal and the local Conference of Jewish Charities. The drive is scheduled to end tomorrow. The subscriptions reported include pledges of… More ▸

  • Brith Sholom Adopts Fraternal Rate Basis

    The Eighteenth Annual Convention of the Independent Order Brith Sholom was concluded today with the re-election of the present chief officers of the Order. Sol C. Kraus of Philadelphia was again elected Grand Master and Martin O. Levy, Grand Secretary. The most important action taken by the convention was the adoption of an amendment to… More ▸

  • “ort” to Meet March 18

    The first national Conference of the “Ort”, (American Society for Advancement of Trades and Agriculture among the Jews) will be held in New York Sunday March 18, it is announced. Among the organizations electing delegates to the Conference are Independent Order Brith Abraham, Independent Order Brith Sholom, United Roumanian Jews of America, Ukrainian Federation, Jewish… More ▸