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  • Leader of Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue in New York Dies

    Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Jules Bueno de Mesquita, leader of Shaareth Israel, the Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue here, who died at the age of 74. Born in England, Mr. de Mesquita came to this country in 1898 and, in a few years, became one of the world’s leaders in the safety razor and blade… More ▸

  • Descendants of Portuguese Jewish Family Revive Claim for Possession of Labrador

    The claim of the Portuguese Jewish family Do La Penha to the possession of Labrador, Canadian poninsula, was revived here today by four descondants of the Do La Ponha family who started a search for documents to prove conclusively” their right to the peninsula, Routers reported. According to records secured by the descendants of the… More ▸

  • Portugal Lifts Residence Restrictions on Refugees, Allowing Them to Live Anywhere

    The Portuguese Government today announced the lifting of war-time restrictions on residence of refugees, who had been required to live only in designated communities outside of Lisbon to which they were assigned. The entire refugee population is gratified by the new development and offically expressed its thanks to the Portuguese authorities. More ▸

  • J.D.C. Transports 400 Jewish Refugees from Spain and Portugal to Palestine

    The Joint Distribution Committee has completed all arrangements for the transportation of 400 Jewish refugees who hold Palestine immigration certificates from Spain, Portugal and Tangiers to Palestine, Joseph C. Hyman, executive vice-chairman of the J.D.C., announced today. About 300 of the refugees are from Spain and Portugal where they were maintained by the J.D.C. during… More ▸

  • Portuguese Red Cross Thanks Hias-ica for Cooperation in Refugee Aid Work

    Appreciation for the Hias-Ica Emigration Association’s close cooperation with the International Red Cross in carrying on refugee aid work and helping in the immigration of refugees who were stranded in Portugal following the collapse of France, have been expressed by Major Luiz de Albuquerque Bettencourt, secretary general of the Portuguese Red Cross, in a communication… More ▸

  • New Group of Refugees from Spain and Portugal Arrive Here En Route to Canada

    Seventy-four Jewish refugees who arrived here yesterday from Spain and Portugal aboard the Portuguese steamer Serpa Pinto, are expected to leave for Canada today in a sealed train, as soon as immigration and custom officials have completed their inquiries. Among the arrivals are fifteen children. The refugees were met at the dock by representatives of… More ▸