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J.D.B. News Letter

January 13, 1929
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Council are at the moment the object of a virulent attack by the paper “Renacimiento de Israel” which charges them with not making public their decisions, above all those referring to the objects and results of their mission to the “Alliance,” as well as those referring to the educational reforms which it is their intention to introduce in the near future. At the time of the elections, in the manifesto which the majority of its members had addressed to the electors, they had promised to inform the whole community of all the decisions of the Communal Council, which the previous Council had never agreed to do, and which was in reality election propaganda.

In spite of the frequent remonstrances of the Chief Rabbi, the parents of the Jewish pupils of the “Regnanlt” and “Saint Aulaire” schools continue to send their children to school on Saturdays. A group of young Jewish people, angry over this profanation of the sanctity of the Sabbath is being formed to protest against this and to find some remedy. It is very possible that the society “Petach Tikvah.” whose aim is the encouragement of the Hebrew language and culture, will turn its attention to this. It is interesting to note that the schools in question do not make the attendance of Jewish pupils on Saturday obligatory.

The congregation Temple Beth-El of Ithaca. N. Y. is (###) a campaign for (###) to complete is building fund David A. Superstore is chairman of the committee.

About (###) has been raised to date. The temple will cast about $75,000.

Congregation Derech Rusah has purchased a three-story frame building in Lawrence. L. L. which after alternations are completed will serve as a synagogue and center, according to an announcement made by Jacob F(###) president of the organization.

Edigar Percy Hewitt., K. C., a Zionist, died in London at the age of (###). He advocated a re(###) of Herzifam Zionism with the (###) aim off establishing a Jewish State in Palestine.

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