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United Hebrew Trades

  • Funeral Today for Shiplacoff, Labor Leader

    Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock this morning for Abraham I. Shiplacoff, Socialist labor leader, who died at 6:15 yesterday morning at Israel Zion Hospital, Brooklyn. He had been ill for lome time, suffering from a severe kidney disease. At about eleven o’clock Tuesday evening he labsed into a coma. Two hours later… More ▸

  • Jewish Acticities in the Metropolitan Area

    The Dollfuss regime took a rap on the knuckles yesterday from tens of thoudands workers, Socialists and Communists whose collective protest against the treatment accorded militant Socialists in Austria made Madison Square Garden resound with a demonstration the like of which New York City has not seen in a generation. Feeling ran high in condemnation… More ▸

  • $500,000 Government Loan to Turn 200 Jewish Families into Jersey Homesteaders

    A government loan of $500,000 to finance establishment of a homestead settlement of 200 Jewish families in Monmouth county, New Jersey, was hailed Saturday night at the opening of the conference called by the Provisional Commission for the Establishment of Jewish Farm Settlements. The loan is being made by the Federal Subsistence Homesteads Corporation, through… More ▸

  • Farm Settlement Conference to Be Held Here Dec. 23, 24

    Plans for a back-to-the-land movement among American Jews will be made at a conference at the Hotel Pennsylvania, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 23 and 24. The convention will be under the auspices of the Provisional Commission for Jewish Farm Settlements in the U.S. The National Council of Jewish Women will be represented at the conference,… More ▸

  • Open Door Policy for Jews in Palestine Favored by British Labor Party

    Holding to its view that the gates of Palestine must be kept open to as many Jews as the absorptive capacity of the country permits, the British Labor party, in a cable to the National Labor Convention for Palestine, which concluded its three-day conference Sunday night at the Pennsylvania Hotel, said it welcomes “in particular… More ▸

  • National Labor Group for Palestine Holding Ninth Convention Here

    The National Labor Committee for Palestine, comprising about 50,000 individual members and 900 affiliated organizations with a combined membership of 250,000, is now in session at the ninth annual convention which opened Friday night at the Hotel Pennsylvania. Since its organization ten years ago the committee has raised a million dollars which was used in… More ▸

  • Services Held Today for Samuel Epstein

    Funeral services will be held today for Samuel Epstein, one of the oldest trade union leaders, who died Sunday, after a prolonged illness. He was connected with the Retail Dress Goods Association for the last 27 years, with the United Hebrew Trades for 30 years, and was active in the Workmen’s Circle and the Forward… More ▸

  • United Hebrew Trades Aids Hias Relief Fund

    Under the auspices of the United Hebrew Trades, with which seventy-five unions are affiliated, the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union and other labor bodies, representing a membership of a quarter of a million, a Trade Union Committee representing all the Jewish labor unions in Greater New York has been formed… More ▸

  • Protest Parade on Nazi Book Burning Day to Be Largest Ever Staged Here

    Preparations went forward today for the biggest parade in the history of New York, as the American Jewish Congress announced that over 250,000 protest marchers may be expected in the May 10 demonstration against the Nazi burning of Jewish books. A dignified and impressing demonstration of overwhelming magnitude is promised. Orthodox rabbis in their formal… More ▸

  • United Hebrew Trades Score Palestine Revisionists for Strike-breaking Tactics

    The United Hebrew Trades have adopted a resolution severely condemning what they term the strike-breaking methods of the newly formed Revisionist labor union in Palestine in their fight against the Palestine Labor Federation, the Histadruth. The resolution which was adopted at a regular meeting of the organization on Monday and made public yesterday, is signed… More ▸