Then thousand events of Jewish life in the United States, Europe, Palestine and all other parts of the globe and the key to a proper understanding of the background of these events were presented to the public last week when the Index of the Jewish Daily Bulletine was published.
The Index, containing 10,000 items reported during the period January 1, 1925 to December 31, 1925, published by the “Jewish Daily Bulletin,” throws light on all aspects of the situation of the Jewish population in various countries, in political, economic, cultural and religious fields. It also mirrors the reaction of Jewish communities to world events during this period and the attitude of the non-Jews toward the Jewish groups in each country and under various political conditions.
Much valuable data otherwise inaccessible is now available for those who are interested in Jewish affairs. Outstanding among the items included in the Index is data pertaining to the anti-Semitic movements in various countries, anti-Jewish disturbances following in the wake of anti-Semitic propaganda, political and social discrimination, the relation between the majorities and the minority groups in various countries, the Jewish relief work carried on by various Jewish and non-sectarian organizations in places of Jewish distress, the Jewish aspects of the immigration problem in various countries, the attempts of Jewish communities and organizations at rehabilitation and reconstruction endeavor, the archaeological finds in Palestine and the activities of the various communities in the Holy Land.
The Index, which is arranged alphabetically and according to subject, has been compiled by a staff of workers headed by Miss Frieda R. Bienstock. It is provided with a foreword by Mr. Jacob Landau, managing director of the “Jewish Daily Bulletin.”
The Index, which is the first attempt at a systematic arrangement of Jewish news items, presents a key to contemporary Jewish history. It is obtainable from the “Jewish Daily Bulletin” office and the price is $2.50.
The Archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency includes articles published from 1923 to 2008. Archive stories reflect the journalistic standards and practices of the time they were published.