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  • 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 ▸

  • Jewsh Soldiers in Polish Army Mark Passover at Services in Scotland

    Jewish soldiers attached to the Polish Army units stationed in Scotland were excused from their duties to enable them to attend Passover services and sedorim, it is reported here today. The largest service was held in Glasgow with representatives of the Polish high command and Jewish leaders present. Dr. Ignacy Schwarzbart, Jewish deputy in the… More ▸

  • Illegal Distribution of Anti-jewish Leaflets Among Polish Soldiers in Scotland

    The Polish Ministry of Information today reported that anti-Semitic leaflets are being secretly distributed among Polish officers and soldiers stationed in Scotland, but their source has not yet been discovered. “An investigation into the dissemination of the anti-Jewish literature has been started, since the views expressed in the leaflets do not represent the views of… More ▸