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  • Church of Scotland Missionaries See Jews As More Friendly Now

    A Jewish Mission committee report of the Church of Scotland declared today that Christianity was no longer considered by Jews to be the archenemy of the Jewish religion. The report, which will be presented next week before the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh, stated also that the intense antagonism of Jews… More ▸

  • Tel Aviv London, Glasgow Report Anti-semitic ‘incidents’

    A non-Jewish, Swiss cook employed at Lydda Airport, near here, was arrested this week-end, accused of painting a swastika on the apron of a Jewish co-worker. Formally charged by police with “attempting to infuriate the public.” he was released on bail. More ▸

  • Jew Elected Lord Provost of Glasgow; First Jew to Hold Such Post

    For the first time in the history of Scottish municipal politics, a Jew was elected to a three-year term as Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow. Myer Halpern, a member of the City Council, won that honor. He is a patron of Hazanim, the Labor Zionist Youth movement, and a member of B’nai B’rith. More ▸

  • Zvi Golombok, Editor of Jewish Newspaper in Scotland, Dies

    Zvi Golombok, founder and editor of the Glasgow Jewish Echo and pioneer Zionist leader in Glasgow, died here today at the age of 74. Mr. Golombok came to Scotland from Lithuania 50 years ago and was associated with the Zionist movement from its earliest days, helping to found the Zionist organization in Glasgow. Before World… More ▸

  • General Assembly of Church of Scotland Condemns Anti-semitism

    The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, meeting in Edinburgh yesterday, condemned anti-Semitism and called upon its members “to be on the alert to oppose any appearance of it in this country. “ Rev. Charles A. Smith, who presented the report on which the church warning on anti-Semitism was based, called the conference’s attention… More ▸

  • Vandals Wreck Premises of Jewish Veterans Group in Scotland

    For the second time in three months vandals have broken into the premises of the Jewish branch of the British Legion at Abbotsford, Scotland, wrecking everything in sight, it was reported here today. Glass doors and almost all other breakable objects were smashed. The police have not succeeded in tracing the hoodlums. More ▸

  • Youth Aliyah Film is Well Received at International Movie Festival in Scotland

    The Youth Aliyah film, “Tomorrow’s A Wonderful Day,” was enthusiastically received here when it was exhibited at the International Festival of Documentary Films, arranged in conjunction with the International Music Festival. Edinburgh and Glasgow newspapers were unanimous in their critical approval of the motion picture. More ▸

  • Israeli Envoy to Britain is Tendered Officeal Reception at Glasgow City Hall

    Israeli Minister to Britain Dr. Mordecai Eliash was tendered a reception here at the City Hall. Leading civic officials participated in the official welcome extended to the Israeli representative. Dr. Eliash was the guest of honor at a series of receptions given in his honor by the Jewish community of this Scottish capital. He was… More ▸