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  • Jewish Gem Merchant Murdered in Antwerp

    Max Hirschberg, Jewish diamond merchant of this city, was beaten to death in a street here by two men who escaped. Police believe the murderers to be Flemish diamond cutters who killed Hirschberg because he was having his stones polished in Germany instead of in Belgium. More ▸

  • Chicago Lawyer Has Five-point Plan for Peace

    On the sixth anniversary of the signing of the Briand-Kellogg treaty for the outlawry of war, Salmon O. Levinson, Chicago attorney who is chairman of the Chicago Committee for the Defense of Human Rights Against Nazism, and who was called by the late Aristide Briand “the real father of the Pact of Paris,” declared that,… More ▸

  • Orthodox Synagogue to Turn Conservative

    Congregation Adath Zion, an Orthodox congregation more than twenty-five years old, has invited Rabbi Matthew S. Rosen of Allen-town, Pa., to re-organize it and to institute Conservative services. Rabbi Rosen has been active in organizational work for the United Synagogues of America in the Lehigh Valley region More ▸

  • Bnai Jeshurun Nears Its 109th Anniversary

    Congregation Bnai Jeshurun, one of the oldest congregations in America, will celebrate its 109th anniversary with the approach of the New Year. Rabbi Israel Goldstein is its spiritual leader. Among Bnai Jeshurun’s rabbis have been Samuel I. Isaacs, Morris J. Raphall, Henry S. Jacobs, Stephen S. Wise, Joseph M. Ascher and Judah L. Magnes. More ▸

  • News Brief

    Abraham Stavsky’s father attends court session, arriving from Brest-Litovsk, Poland; hears evidence against son in Arlosoroff murder trial. More ▸

  • Rabbi Pikelny Named

    Rabbi Jacob Pikelny of the B’nai Congregation has been elected spiritual leader of the Kesser Maariv Congregation of Rogers Park. More ▸

  • Jewish Threat Ended in Reich, Declares Hitler

    party chiefs assembled in the Congress. The supreme Nazi chief declared that permanent revolutions inevitably lead to anarchy and chaos and merely serve the purposes of greedy politicians. He also denounced the enemies of Germany who attached significance to the opposition vote in the plebiscite of August 19 and declared that the Nazis would soon… More ▸

  • Greek Official Pledges Help to Thrace Exiles

    Governmental relief for 100 Turkish Jewish families, refugees from Turkish Thrace, who were ousted when Turkish authorities forbade Jews to live within certain frontier areas, was promised here today by Greek Minister of the Interior Kyrkos. A Jewish delegation visited the minister and asked for government help in caring for the refugees, who arrived in… More ▸

  • National Workers End Region Parley

    The third annual district conference of the up-state New York regional of the Jewish National Workers Alliance, held in the Jewish National Folk School auditorium, terminated here after a three-day session with the election of officers. M. Dubnikoff of Rochester was named chairman; Ben Zion Miller of Syracuse, secretary. The newly appointed executive committee includes… More ▸

  • Agency Urged to Take Action on Council Plan

    Editorials in the Hebrew press here demand that the actions committee of the World Zionist Organization to call an immediate session to consider what course to take in connection with government plans to form a legislative council in Palestine. Although spokesmen for the Jewish Agency for Palestine informed the Jewish Telegraphic Agency a few days… More ▸