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  • Central Union of Jews in Reich Formally Adopt New Name

    At an extraordinary session of the Central Union of Jews in Germany, held under the chairmanship of Justizrat Julius Brodnitz, it was unanimously decided today to adopt the organization’s new name. The organization, the oldest and most powerful of Jewish representative bodies, was formerly known as the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish… More ▸

  • To Permit Aid for Emigrants

    The creation of techncal courses for Jewish emigrants will be permitted by the German Ministry of Trade, since any project facilitating Jewish emigration from Germany is welcomed by the government, the German press here reports today. The C. V. Zeitung, official organ of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, takes issue… More ▸

  • See Honor Unsullied by Draft Edict

    The elimination of Jews from the German army under the new conscription law does not affect the self-respect and the honor of the German Jews, the Association of Jewish War Veterans declared in a statement today. “This is because the Jews are barred from the army not for lack of the proper qualifications but for… More ▸

  • Between the Lines

    The order issued last week by the Nazi authorities prohibiting the appearance of non-Nazi publications, may put an end to the German Jewish press which now enjoys the largest circulation it ever had. Driven into ghetto life, the Jews in Germany are now reading more of their Jewish press than ever before. It is in… More ▸

  • The Daily News Letter Merger of Reich Jewish Groups

    Berlin. Much gratification is being expressed here at the successful conclusion of negotiations leading to incorporation within the Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden of the manifold activities of the Central Committee of German Jews. This merger puts direction and accomplishment of the many relief, reconstruction and rehabilitation projects undertaken by German Jewry since the advent of… More ▸

  • Fritz Engel, Writer, Dies in Berlin at 68

    Fritz Engel, German Jewish poet, novelist and movie writer, died here today. He was sixty-eight years old. Born in Berlin, he spent practically all his life in that city. On his graduation from the University of Berlin, he began to write for the press. A prolific writer, he turned out feuilletons, sketches and humorous verse… More ▸

  • Saar Jews Keep Stores Closed

    The French consulate in Saarbruecken was besieged today by hundreds of Jews asking for visas. The consulate is very liberal in issuing visas to the Jewish population, and makes no difficulties for Jews who wish to proceed from the Saar to France. Saar Jewry will be incorporated in the Reich and be cared for by… More ▸

  • Cure for Ills of Reich’s Jewry Lies in Germany, Says Dr. Weill

    The solution of the German Jewish question must be sought and can be found only in Germany, declared Dr. Bruno Weill, acting president of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, at a mass meeting which was filled to overflowing and necessitated the hurried organization of loudspeaker system for those outside. Reviewing… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Julius Streicher, publisher of the anti-Semitic weekly, Der Stuermer, and another member of the Hitler party were sentenced to jail for having libeled the Jewish religion in the weekly. The case was brought against the pair by the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith. More ▸

  • News Brief

    The 100th anniversary of the birth of Edward Lasker, German-Jewish statesmen who opposed Bismarck in his later days after having been an active supporter of the Iron Chancellor, was celebrated by the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith. More ▸