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  • 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 ▸

  • Commission to Investigate Anti-semitism in Polish Army Leaves for Scotland

    The commission appointed by the Polish National Council to investigate the causes of anti-Semitism in the Polish Army left today for Scotland where the Polish armed forces are stationed, it was announced here. It was explained that the commission could not leave any earlier because the British observer who was to accompany the commission was… More ▸

  • Conference in Scotland Appears for Immediate Restoration of Jewish Rights in Europe

    Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Foreign Minister Anthony Eden were in receipt today of a resolution adopted during the weekend at a Jewish-Christian conference in Scotland asking for the immediate abrogation of anti-Jewish laws and practices in countries liberated from the German armies. The conference, which was held at Edinburgh, was attended by representatives of… More ▸

  • Non-jewish Group to Fight for Justice for Jews Formed in Scotland

    A “Scottish Union for Justice for the Jews” has been formed in Glasgow by prominent non-Jews who are interested in placing the case for the Jews before non-Jewish groups, it was announced here today. Sir John Boyd-Orr, prominent nutrition and food expert, is president of the organization. The New Statesman and Nation today, commenting further… More ▸