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  • Melchett, Sokolow Review March of Nations Ending Maccabiade at Prague

    The march of the nations in Belvidere Stadium here yesterday afternoon marked the close of the Maccabiade, Jewish Olympics sports festival. Sturdy Jewish athletes of a score of nations, filed past the reviewing stand behind the Czechoslovakian flag and under a veritable sea of blue and white pennants—Zionist colors. Lord Melchett of England, honorary president… More ▸

  • League Aid, World Loan to Resettle Reich Jews in Palestine is Urged

    from Lord Melchett of England, honorary president of the World Maccabean organization, who arrived in Prague yesterday to witness the Maccabiade, Jewish sports festival, and from his sister, Lady Erleigh. Both were greeted with prolonged cheers. A general debate on the labor problems of Palestine, followed Mr. Rothenberg’s address, with representatives of the Laborites, the… More ▸

  • Jewish Sports Fete Attracts 14 Nations

    The Maccabiade, international Jewish sports festival, opened here today with the participation of Jewish teams from fourteen countries. The German team of one hundred was refused permission at the last moment by the Nazi authorities to make the trip. The games, which are being held at the Belvedere stadium, are arousing much interest and comment… More ▸

  • Thousand Jewish Athletes at Prague Maccabiade

    A thousand Jewish athletes, including a team of one hundred German-Jews and Dr. Daniel Prenn, famous German-Jewish tennis player, will participate in the Maccabiade, Jewish sports festival which will open here August 23. The games were moved here from Czernowitz, Roumania, after the authorities had uncovered an alleged plot by anti-Semites to assassinate Lord Melchett,… More ▸

  • Charges Roumania Yielded to Threats of Its Anti-semites

    In politics the greatest mistake a Government can commit is to show that it is weak, Deputy Dr. Meyer Ebner, President of the Club of Jewish Deputies in the Roumanian Parliament, writes in the Czernowitz “Ostjuedische Zeitung,” of which he is editor, dealing with the Government’s refusal to permit the Maccabiade to be held in… More ▸

  • Maccabee Asks Damages for Maccabiade Ban

    The Maccabee sports organization submitted a claim for one hundred thousand lei as compensation for cancelling the Maccabiade, the Jewish Olympiade, which was supposed to have been held in Czernowitz and which the Roumanian Government forbade. The municipality appointed a finance committee to investigate the claim, which has now been recognized as legitimate. The Roumanian… More ▸

  • Ten Nations to Take Part in World Maccabiade

    Final preparations are being made for the world Maccabiade which is to take place here from August 1 to August 6 as part of the Maccabee world conference, scheduled to open be-fort the sport contests. Among the countries that have already signified their intention of taking part in the Maccabiade are Palestine, England, Austria, Germany,… More ▸

  • World Congress of Jewish Students to Be Held in Palestine Next Year

    A decision to call a World Congress of Jewish Students to be held in Palestine in 1933, was adopted last night at the closing session of the Conference of Jewish students in Palestine and of Jewish students from various countries who are now in Palestine in connection with the recent Maccabiade, the Levant Fair and… More ▸