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Warsaw Kehillah Council Closes Session Because of Fighting Among Members

March 12, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Turbulent scenes were witnessed at the meeting of the Warsaw Kehillah Council last night.

The cause for the disturbance was the desire of a Zionist delegate to read the declaration of his group in the Hebrew language. Delegates of the Volkspartei, the Bund and the Poale Zion objected, demanding that it be read in Yiddish. The Zionist delegate threatened to disturb the speakers for the Left when they would read their declaration.

The meeting of the Council had to be closed when one of the Bund delegates threw a chair at Mr. Rittermeister, a delegate for the Agudath Israel, who, in his address, criticized the Bund.

The Council of Jewish Women of Paris, with Baroness Edouard Rothschild presiding, held its first meeting on February 24th, to launch its activities, a statement issued the New York headquarters of the Council declared. Women from various American cities were present at this meeting of the Paris Council of Jewish Women, which was organized upon the initiative of the National Council of Jewish Women of America. The French organization proposes to further a program modeled upon that of the American body.


Among the women figuring prominently in the activities of the Paris Council of Jewish Women are Mme. Eugene Simon and Mme. Leon Zadok-Kahn.


Dr. Jacob Klatzkin, Hebrew writer, and Dr. Nahum Goldman, Hebrew and German journalist, arrived in New York on the Majestic.

Dr. Klatzkin and Dr. Goldman came here in the interests of the Hebrew publishing company, Eskal, in Berlin, which publishes scientific works in Hebrew. The publishing company has undertaken to issue an Encyclopedia Judaica, which will be published first in Hebrew and later in English and Yiddish. The purpose of their visit is to establish a committee of prominent Jewish scientists in America to assist in the work.

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