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United Rumanian Jews of America

  • Jewish Congress Protests Rumanian Curbs; Denies Policy Change

    The American Jewish Congress made public today a memorandum submitted to the Rumanian Minister to the United States and the League of Nations Committee of Three on Rumania, protesting the action of the Rumanian Government in depriving 150,000 Jews of their citizenship and right to work in contravention of the Minority Rights Treaties and the… More ▸

  • Rumanian Jews Here Protest to Carol on Attacks by Church Group

    The United Rumanian Jews of America has sent a letter to King Carol of Rumania protesting against attacks on the Jews of America by the Episcopate of the Rumanian Church in America and its official newspaper, Solia. Declaring that such attacks are destroying relations between Rumanian Christians and Jews, the letter asks King Carol to… More ▸

  • Plebiscite on Jewish State to Mark A.J. Congress Elections in June

    American Jews will be asked next month to register their approval or disapproval of creation of a Jewish State in Palestine in the first national referendum on that and three other questions affecting Jewish life here and throughout the world, it was announced today at a luncheon to representatives of the press by the American… More ▸

  • Jewish, Non-jewish Rumanians Here Urge King Carol to Protect Jews

    An emergency conference of some 300 representatives of Rumanian-American Jewish and non-Jewish organizations, called to consider the anti-Semitic policy of the Rumanian Government, appealed to King Carol today to prevent acts by the present government “which might remove the name of Rumania from the roster of enlightened and humane countries of the world.” A resolution… More ▸

  • Rumanian Consulate Picketed Here

    Members of the American League for Peace and Democracy and other liberal labor and Jewish groups picketed the Rumanian Consulate today in protest against anti-Semitic developments in Rumanian. The United Rumanian Jews of America sent a cable to King Carol appealing to him to protect the Jews, called an emergency conference Jan. 16 to plan… More ▸

  • Rumania Asked to Safeguard Jews’ Voting Rights

    THE UNITED RUMANIAN JEWS OF AMERICA, IN A LETTER TO RUMANIAN MINISTER CHARLES A. DAVILA IN WASHINGTON, URGED TODAY THAT THE RUMANIAN GOVERNMENT TAKE “ALL PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES” TO PROTECT JEWS DESIRING TO EXERCISE THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTIONS DEC. 20. THE LETTER, SIGNED BY CHARLES SONNENREICH, PRESIDENT, AND HERMAN SPEIER, SECRETARY OF… More ▸

  • Premier Promises New York Delegation Rumania Will Protect Jews

    Premier Tatareccu declared today to a delegation from the United Rumanian Jews of America that the anti-Semitic movement in Rumania was not a lasting one and that the Government would protect the interests of the Jews. Receiving Herman O. Speyer, president of the American organization, and Abraham Salik, both of New York, the Premier said… More ▸

  • 17 National Organizations Accept Bid for World Jewish Congress

    The American Jewish Congress announced today that seventeen national organizations had responded to its call to participate in preparations for first session of the World Jewish Congress to be held in Geneva next August. The organizations are: Independent Order Brith Abraham, Independent Order Brith Sholom, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the women’s… More ▸

  • Rumanian Jews Here Ask Minister to Intervene with King

    A plea to Rumanian Minister Charles A. Davila in Washington to intervene with the King and Prime Minister in behalf of the Jewish citizens of Rumania was contained in a letter from the United Rumanian Jews of America over the signatures of Leo Wolfson, president and Herman speier, executive secretary. The latter calls attention to… More ▸