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Independent Order Brith Sholom

  • United Sentiment on Palestine to Be Voiced at Z.o. Convention

    The thirty-third annual convention of the Zionist Organization of America, to begin in Cleveland on June 29 will be a demonstration of united American Jewish interest in Palestine, where American Jewry will be able to “give expression to its views with regard to present political conditions that prevail in Palestine”, according to a letter sent… More ▸

  • New York Jewry Unites Today in Protest Meeting Against Russian Religious Persecution

    New York Jewry representative of all walks of life and of diverse shades of opinion will unite today in a protest against the suppression of the Jewish religion and the persecution of Jewish religious leaders in Soviet Russia. Officials, rabbis and lay leaders, representatives of leading national and central organizations, together with the general Jewish… More ▸

  • News Brief

    The sum of ten thousand dollars to aid the victims of the Palestine disaster, was contributed by the Independent Order Brith Sholom. Other large contributions received for the Palestine Emergency Fund are: Brith Achim Beneficial Ass’n. $2,000; Independent Association of Love Brothers and Ahavath Achim Beneficial Association. $1,000. Announcement of the contributions was made at… More ▸

  • I.o.b.b. Elects Officers, Concludes Sessions

    Installation of several Deputy Grand Masters featured the concluding session of the twenty-fourth annual convention of the Independent Order Brith Sholom at the Breakers Hotel here. It was announced that Judge William M. Lewis of Philadelphia, who was unanimously elected Grand Master, and other officials will be installed at the first meeting of the new… More ▸

  • J. D. B. News Letter

    With an attendance of more than five hundred persons, of whom 223 are delegates representing 143 lodges, the Independent Order Brith Sholom formally opened its twenty-fourth annual convention at the Garden Theatre here Sunday afternoon. Since the full number of delegates designated to this convention is 327, an additional number are expected here Monday and… More ▸

  • Nathalie Guggenheim Marries Catholic

    Thomas M. Gorman, real estate agent of Port Washington, will insist on the validity of his secret marriage to Miss Natalie Guggenheim, 18-year-old copper heiress, he said yesterday. It had been reported that the Guggenheims planned to seek an annulment. “We were married in Great Neck some time ago,” he said. “I don’t remember the… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Announcement has been made of the third prize story contest conducted under the auspices of the “Brith Sholom News” for the Independent Order Brith Sholom. Four prizes of $100, $75, $50 and $25 are announced for short stories of Jewish interest of between 2,500 and 3,500 words. All contributions should be sent to the Independent… More ▸

  • $3,500,000 Required by Joint Distribution Committee to Complete 1928 Program

    National Chairman Pleads for Renewed Collection Effort The sum of $3,500,000 will be needed by the Joint Distribution Committee to continue its program of relief and constructive work abroad up to the end of the year. The collection of this fund must be made immediately, according to a New Year call issued by David A…. More ▸

  • Kanengieser Brith Sholom Acting Grand Master

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) A. Sigmund Kanengieser. Vice Grand Master of the Independent Order Brith Sholom who has been active in Brith Sholom affairs for twenty years, has assumed the duties of Grand Master made vacant by the death of Solomon C. Kraus. Since 1920 Mr. Kanengieser has been the secretary of the Bnai Abraham Synagogue… More ▸