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  • Max Pine Institute Cornerstone is Laid

    The cornerstone was laid here today for the new building to house the trade school named after Max Pine, American Jewish labor leader. The Max Pine Institute will be built in recognition of the efforts of the late head of the United Hebrew Trades in New York to enlist the sympathy of American Jewish workers… More ▸

  • Between the Lines

    At the convention of the American Newspaper Guild now taking place in Cleveland, William Edlin, the newly elected president of the Jewish Writers’ Club in New York startled the delegates with a report about the position of the Yiddish journalist in America. In his address before the convention, Mr. Edlin related that the economic interests… More ▸

  • Million Sent to Holy Land As Aid to Labor

    More than $1,000,000 raised in this country has been sent to the Palestine Labor Federation to further welfare work and purchase tools and machinery for workers in the Holy Land, it was disclosed Friday night at the tenth anniversary convention of the National Labor Committee for Jewish Workers and Pioneers in Palestine. The convention, held… More ▸

  • 1,000 Hear Labor Leaders Pay Tribute to Morris Hillquit

    Prominent Socialist and labor leaders eulogized Morris Hillquit, Socialist leader who died last October, at a memorial meeting in Town Hall yesterday afternoon. About 1,000 persons were present. Among the speakers were: Abraham Cahan, editor of the Jewish Daily Forward; Julius Hochman, vice-president of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union; Sol Polakoff of the United… More ▸

  • Labor Groups Will Welcome British Leader

    Walter Citrine, secretary of the British Trade Union Congress and notable anti-Nazi leader, will arrive in New York this morning at Grand Central Terminal at 7:45. The English labor leader, arriving from Montreal, will be greeted by a committee of thirty prominent laborites under the chairmanship of Joseph P. Ryan, president of the Central Trade… More ▸

  • Jewish Labor Group to Act Against Nazis

    The recently-organized Jewish Labor Committee will hold a conference in Town Hall June 25 to discuss and act on several measures to intensify the anti-Nazi campaign here and to aid Jewish and labor victims of Nazism and Fascism. More than a thousand delegate representing the Workmen’s Circle, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, International Ladies Garment… More ▸

  • Workers Call for Anti-nazi Parley

    Shop chairmen and executive members of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, the International Ladies Garment Workers Union and the United Hebrew Trades will hold a conference on the evening of June 25 in Town Hall to take steps to strengthen the anti-Nazi boycott movement being waged in protest against maltreatment of Jews and workers… More ▸

  • Scores Inertia Jews Show to Hitler Boycott

    Apathy in the furtherance of the boycott of German-made goods in Philadelphia was deplored last night by Herbert Syme, associated with the United Hebrew Trades, at a meeting arranged by the Vanguard, a Philadelphia branch of the Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi League. “Every time a Jew buys German products he is doing injury to the cause of… More ▸

  • Einstein Guest at 3rd Seder of Laborgroup

    Professor Albert Einstein was guest of honor last night at the “third chalutzim seder” of the National Labor Committee for Palestine, which was attended by more than 900 persons in the grand ballroom of the Central Plaza, Second avenue near Seventh street. At the seder a cablegram was sent to the General Federation of Jewish… More ▸

  • Friendseulogize Shiplacoff at Memorial Services Here

    Socialists of many shades crowded into the hall of the Forward Puilding Friday to pay tribute to their leader, Abraham Shiplacoff, whose body was lying in state previous to the funeral. In accord with the precepts of his convietions, no religious services were held at the funeral. The black coffin contrasted strangely with the red… More ▸