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  • Palestine Development Council Organizing in New England

    A temporary central committee of the Palestine Development Council with S. H. Waldstein of Boston as Chairman, and Adolph Hubbard as secretary, was organized following the Council’s meeting here at the Ulyseum Club, Boston, on June 24. Justice Bouis D. Brandeis delivered an address Robert Szold and Jacob deHaas also spoke. Those present included Rabbis… More ▸

  • Zionists Vote to Coopt New Forces to Jewish Agency

    Parts of this report appeared in the two issues of the BULLETIN which the Convention was in session The 26th annual Zionist convention has just ended here. No great controversies, such as at the Cleveland meeting two years ago, wrought a cleavage in the Zionist ranks nor the hotly contested question of reconciliation with the… More ▸

  • New Jewish Farm Scientist Honored by Rutgres College

    The degree of Doctor of Science was conferred upon Dr. Jacob G. Lipman, director of the New Jersey Experiment Station, by Rutgers College and the State University of New Jersey at the commencement exercises held today. Others who received honorary degrees were Secretary of the Treasury Mellon, Governor Silzer of N.J. and Edward Bok, former… More ▸

  • Tel Aviv Lighted by Power from Rutenberg Station

    A cable received today by the Palestine Development Council announces that the light from the Rutenberg station at Jaffa was turned on at Tel Aviv Sunday at 8 P. M. The event, says the cablegram, was marked with great ceremony and rejoicing. More ▸

  • Justice Brandeis Likens Zion Pioneers to Pilgrim Fathers

    More than $200,000 was raised by the Palestine Development Council at the closing sessions of the second annual conference held at the Hotel Astory Sunday and today. The sum of half a million dollars has been spent in building and other forms of enterprise during the past half year in Palestine, it was announced, and… More ▸

  • Pdc Sends Quarry Expert to Palestine

    Morris Simon, of New York, an expert in quarrying and quarry machinery, sailed from New York for Palestine on the “Berengaria” last Tuesday to investigate the various stone formations in Palestine with a view of ascertaining the commercial possibilities of the undertaking, and to decide upon the character of machinery required for successful operation of… More ▸

  • Opening for 15 Farmers in Palestine

    The Palestine Development Council has received a report from its Jerusalem office that the Palestinian government has granted a special lease of land to Mr. A Cucuy, formerly of Winnipeg, which creates a favorable opportunity for from 15 to 20 American families who desire to settle as farmers in Palestine. The concession is located not… More ▸

  • P.d.c. Aids Palestine Colonists

    Jewish colonists in Judea have been granted a loan of twelve thousand pounds by the Cooperative Credit Bank established by the Palestine Development Council of America, it is announced. More ▸

  • Begin Celebration of “plestine Week”

    Observation of “Palestine Week” arranged under the auspices of the Friedlander Educational Conference is beginning tomorrow in Jewish Youth Institutions including such organizations as Young Judea, the League of Jewish Youth, Young People’s Synagogues, Y.M.H.A.’s Y.W.H.A.’s, etc. Every member of a Jewish institution or club is to be urged to provide the small sum necessary… More ▸

  • Meet to Promote Palestine Credit.

    The facilitating of credits for Jewish industries in Palestine will be considered at the meeting of directors of the Palestine Credit Cooperative Bank on January 16 here. Organized through the efforts of the Palestine Development Council, of New York, with a nominal capital of $400,000, a number of Jewish organizations in Europe are now cooperating… More ▸