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Ukrainians Urge Boycott Against Galician Jews

October 29, 1926
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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

Anti-Jewish boycott propaganda is being advocated by the Ukrainians in Eastern Galicia, reports received here from Lemberg state.

This action follows closely on the propaganda carried on by the Ukrainian press in connection with the forthcoming trial in Paris of Sholom Schwartzbard, slayer of Semion Petlura.


Judge William M. Lewis of Philadelphia was installed as National Chairman of the United Palestine Appeal Wednesday night at a dinner given in his honor at the Hotel Astor. The dinner was attended by the leaders of the Zionist movement in this country.

A radio message from Dr. Chaim Weizmann, President of the World Zionist Organization, from aboard the Berengaria, was read by Louis Lipsky, President of the Zionist Organization of America, who was toastmaster. Dr. Weizmann’s cable read:

“Heartiest good wishes to my friend Judge Lewis on assuming the leadership of the greatest effort American Jewry has made for the National Home. Our responsibilities in Palestine are great and serious but are equaled by opportunities for development in every direction I have confidence in the devotion and wisdom of Judge Lewis who will be supported by a faithful army of workers including Dr. Stephen S. Wise, Judge Julian W. Mack, Louis Lipsky and the other officers. Am coming. Place my services at his disposal.”

A message was also read by the toastmaster from Dr. Stephen S. Wise who was Chairman of the Appeal last yare and is now Honorary Chairman. In his message Dr. Wise regretted his inability to attend the installation of the new National Chairman due to an engagement made for him sometime previous. Dr. Wise pledged himself in his message to be one of Judge Lewis’ “earnest and helpful comrades in the work of the United Palestine Appeal for the ensuing year.”

Judge Lewis declared the rebuilding of Palestine the greatest constructive statesmanship for the Jews of the world, in addition to being a great spiritual movement.

Addresses were delivered by Judge Julian W. Mack, Honorary Vice-Chairman of the United Palestine Appeal; Morris Rothenberg, Chairman of the Board of the Keren Hayesod; Emanuel Neumann, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Appeal and Mrs. Archibald Silverman of Providence, Vice President of the Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization, Rev. Z. H. Masliansky and Abraham Goldberg.

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