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    Two officials of the Joint Distribution Committee arrived at the frontier station of Zbonszyn today to supervise relief work for 5,000 Polish-Jewish deportees from Germany. They are Morris Troper, European chairman of the committee, and David Schweitzer, vice-chairman. Both came here from Paris last night and left immediately for Zbonszyn. Meanwhile, the Central Relief Committee… More ▸

  • Jdc, Ort Merge Professional Training Work in Poland

    Officials of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and the ORT have agreed to coordinate their facilities for Jewish professional training in Poland, it was announced today. The agreement, negotiated previously, was approved at a conference May 30 attended by Dr. Bernhard Kahn, David, J. Schweitzer, Mr. Rosen, Mr. Gitterman and Mr. Neustadt of the… More ▸

  • Warsaw Grants License to Brzesc Relief Committee

    The Ministry of the Interior today issued a license to the central relief committee for the Jews of Brzese (Brest-Litovsk), scene of a pogrom on May 13. The committee is authorized by the license to open branches in all parts of Poland. More ▸

  • 93,000 Quit Reich Since 1933; 24,000 Emigrated in 1936

    A total of 93,000 Jews emigrated from Germany since 1933, the year of Chancellor Hitler’s accession, the Central Relief Committee of the Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland, central Jewish organization, reported today. Last year 24,000 Jews left the Reich, of whom 9,000 went to Palestine, 10,000 to other overseas countries and 1,500 to European countries…. More ▸

  • Rabbi Klein of Berlin to Arrive Here Friday

    Rabbi Dr. Herman Klein of Berlin, one of the leading rabbis in Germany and well known in this country for his many scholarly works on Jewish subjects in both Hebrew and German, will arrive Friday from Europe on the Berengaria. Rabbi Klein comes to the United States as the guest of the Central Relief Committee,… More ▸

  • Appeal for Support for European Yeshiboth

    A world-wide appeal for the support of the Yeshiboth in Poland, Lithuania and Palestine was decided upon at the conclusion of a conference attended by eighty delegates representing the Yeshiboth in these three countries. The conference was convoked by Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzienski and the Chofetz Chaim in behalf of the Federation of Yeshiboth in… More ▸

  • Clash Between Dr. Filderman and Dr. Ebner over Question of Funds Raised for Victims of Borsha Fire.

    A serious conflict has broken out between ex-Deputy Dr. Filderman, the President of the Union of Roumanian Jews, and ex-Senator Dr. Mayer Ebner, the leader of the Jewish Nationalist Party, and editor of the “Ostjuedische Zeitung” of Czernowitz. The “Curierul Israelite” has published a formal notification addressed by Dr. Filderman to the publisher and editor… More ▸

  • 20 Percent of Warsaw Jews Received Aid from Central Relief Committee Last Year

    One-fifth of the entire Jewish population of Warsaw has received aid from the Central Jewish Relief Committee during the past year, according to a report of the committee’s activities for the budgetary year 1930-31, just issued. About 9,000 Jewish families, or about 50,000 people, received aid from the Relief Committee, in the form of loans… More ▸