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  • Yemen Lifts Centuries-old Ban on Jews, Allows Jewish Physicians to Enter

    For the first time in centuries Jews will be permitted to enter the small Arab kingdom of Yemen, the Jewish Agency announced today. The Agency has been informed by its representative in Yemen that King Imam Yehie has agreed to the admission of four Jewish physicians, two of whom will be women, in condition that… More ▸

  • King of Yemen, Emir Abdullah of Transjordan Protest to U.S. on Palestine Resolution

    The King of Yemen, and the Emir of Transjordan have communicated with the United States Government protesting against passage of the Palestine resolution which has been introduced in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. King Zaidi Imam Yahya of Yemen conveyed his protest through his representative at Cairo who called on U.S. Minister… More ▸

  • Medical Mission, Financed by Jdc, Leaves Palestine for Yemen to Aid Refugees

    Dr. Israel J. Kliger and three nurses will soon proceed from here to Aden to provide medical aid for Jewish refugees now in Yemen, it was announced here today. The mission is financed by the Joint Distribution Committee, which is also financing the immigration of 2,000 Yemenite Jews to Palestine. Two of the nurses are… More ▸

  • JDC Representative Leaves for Yemen to Study Situation of Refugees There

    Harry Viteles, representative of the Joint Distribution Committee in the Middle East, has left for Aden to study the position of 2,000 Yemenite Jewish refugees who are being supported by JDC funds, it was announced here today. Approximately, 2,500 Yemenite Jews have reached Palestine since February of this year, in addition to a group of… More ▸

  • Group Here Seeks $50,000 to Aid Jews of Aden, Yemen

    A reception was held tonight for Zachariah Gluska, president of the (Yemenite) United Jewish Community of Palestine, at Temple Emannu-El under the auspices of the American Committee for Relief and Resettlement of Yemenite Jews, which is seeking to raise $50,000 for resettling Jews of Aden and Yemen in Palestine. Gluska is a citrus merchant and… More ▸

  • Yemen Accepts Bid to Parleys

    The Times reported today that the Immam of Yemen has accepted the British Government’s invitation to participate in the forthcoming British-Arab-Jewish negotiations here and has designated his son, Emir Rul Islam Hussein, to head the Yemen delegation. More ▸

  • Rabbi Zahari of Yemen, Dies at 55

    Rabbi Shalom Ben-Zion Zahari, one of the most prominent rabbis of Yemen, southern Arabia, and head of the Jewish Community of Radahe, died today. He was 55 years old. More ▸