United Rumanian Jews of America

  • Bishop Brings Message to Jews from Carol

    Bishop Policarp Morusco of the Rumanian Orthodox Church, who recently arrived in New York, has conveyed to Leo Wolfson, president, and Herman Speier, secretary, of the United Rumanian Jews of America, a message of good will to Jews here from King Carol of Rumania, it was announced yesterday. More ▸

  • Rumanian Society Here Quits Committee, Scores Its Leaders

    The United Rumanian Jews of America yesterday withdrew from the American Jewish Committee, at the same time vigorously attacking its leadership. In a statement read by Leo Wolfson, president, at the society’s twenty-sixth annual convention in the Broadway Central Hotel, and adopted by acclaim, Dr. Cyrus Adler, James Marshall and former Justice Joseph M. Proskauer… More ▸

  • Bulletin Calendar of Events

    Saturday, February 16 Testimonial luncheon in honor of Morris E. Sigel in appreciation of his services in behalf of youth and adult education. Hotel Pennsylvania, Seventh avenue and Thirty-fourth street, 1 p.m. Meeting of the Youth Groups of the Pioneer Women’s Organization; Jewish Teacher’s Seminary, 427 Lafayette street; 3 p. m. Tea of the American… More ▸

  • Rumanian Society Meets Here Sunday

    The United Rumanian Jews of America will hold its twenty-sixth annual convention on Sunday at the Broadway Central Hotel, it was announced yesterday. The conference will discuss conditions of Jews in Rumania, the situation in the United States and the relation of members of the organization to the movement to Democratize Jewish life in this… More ▸

  • Rumanian Society Meets Here Feb. 17

    The twenty-sixth annual convention of the United Rumanian Jews of America will be held in New York at the Broadway Central Hotel on February 17. The convention will consider problems affecting the Jews of Rumania and the situation of Jews in other lands. For the first time, an invitation to participate in the conference has… More ▸

  • Zionist Convention Delegates Chosen

    The identity of delegates appointed by various national Jewish organizations to represent them at the National Conference on Palestine, to be held in Washington next month, was made public Friday by Morris Rothenberg, president of the Zionist Organization of America, which started the parley idea. The organizations and their delegates follow: of America: Rabbi Adolph… More ▸

  • Executive Unit Launches A.J.C. Election Drive

    The setting up of an executive committee, comprised of representatives of Jewish fraternal, religious, labor and professional organizations here for the purpose of launching an intensive campaign among Jewish organizations to secure their participation in the democratic national elections to the American Jewish Congress, was announced yesterday by Professor Horace M. Kallen, chairman of the… More ▸

  • N. Y. Zionists Hold Protest Meeting Tonight

    New York Jewry will hold a mass meeting at Town Hall to night to protest against the restriction of immigration into Palestine by the British authorities. A united front, representing both the general Zionists and the Labor Zionists, are sponsoring the meeting. Among the speakers announced are David Pinski, Chaim Greenberg, J. Sprindiak, Goldie Myerson,… More ▸

  • Wise Flays Loss of Tradition by American Jews

    Rabbi Stephen S. Wise yesterday told about 500 members of the United Rumanian Jews of America gathered at the Astor to celebrate the organization’s twenty-fiftfcr anniversary, that one of the greatest “calamities of the J-wish people” was an attempt on their part to “Americanize themselves, divesting themselves of their cultural heritage.” . Speaking at the… More ▸

  • United Sentiment on Palestine to Be Voiced at Z.o. Convention

    The thirty-third annual convention of the Zionist Organization of America, to begin in Cleveland on June 29 will be a demonstration of united American Jewish interest in Palestine, where American Jewry will be able to “give expression to its views with regard to present political conditions that prevail in Palestine”, according to a letter sent… More ▸