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  • Hias, Jamaican Jews, Government Join to Aid Cuban Jewish Refugees

    The United Hias Service reported today that 1,000 Jewish migrants from Cuba had been given aid in Jamaica, West Indies, en route to the United States for permanent resettlement. James P. Rice, executive director, said he had conferred in New York with Granville de Leon and Felix Shalom, chairman and vice chairmen, respectively, of the… More ▸

  • Leader of Jewish Community Appointed Member of Jamaican Government

    Neville N. Ashenheim, who has held many offices here in the Jamaican Jewish community, was appointed today to the Cabinet of the Jamaican Government which is scheduled to achieve complete independence next August. He was also made a member of the Legislative Council, the body which will become the country’s Senate after it has achieved… More ▸

  • Baron Rothschild’s Body Arrives in Vienna for Burial; Died in Jamaica

    The body of Baron Louis Rothschild, who died in Jamaica, B. W. L. January 15, arrived here late yesterday for burial. The Baron expressed a desire to be buried in Vienna in his will. When the Baron, who surrendered some $21,000,000 in property to the Nazis as ransom, was given back his property at the… More ▸

  • Polish-jewish Refugees in Jamaica Seek Permanent Haven Elsewhere

    The 150 Polish-Jewish refugees who were admitted to the British West Indian island of Jamaica two months ago, today appealed to Jewish groups here to facilitate their emigration to permanent settlements abroad. In a cable to Dr. Ignacy Schwartzbart, Jewish member of the Polish National Council, the refugees reported that the Jamaica authorities do not… More ▸

  • 150 Polish Refugees Leave Lisbon for Jamaica Under JDC Supervision

    A group of 150 Polish Jewish refugees, long stranded in Lisbon, have left that port aboard the Portuguese vessel Serpa Pinto, en route to the island of Jamaica in the West Indies, in accordance with an arrangement made by the J.D.C. with the Polish and British governments, it was reported here today. The group is… More ▸

  • JDC Arranges Emigration of Polish-jewish Refugees from Lisbon to Jamaica

    Emigration from Portugal to the British island of Jamaica of 180 stranded Polish-Jewish refugees has been made possible through the collaboration of the Joint Distribution Committee with the British and Polish governments, it was announced here today by Joseph C. Hyman, executive vice-chairman of the JDC. The refugees, Mr. Hyman pointed out, who have been… More ▸

  • Britain Will Allow Stranded Polish Jews to Enter Jamaica

    Permission for 165 Polish Jewish refugees stranded in Lisbon to proceed to the British colony of Jamaica has been obtained by the Polish government, Dr. Ignacy Schwartzbart, leader of Polish Jewry, was informed here today. Polish circles here today learned that the Lodz textile factories, owned by J.K. Poznanski, famous Jewish industrialist, who was the… More ▸

  • Jamaica Center to Fete Rabbi Malev on Dec. 23

    Rabbi William S. Malev, of the Jamaica Synagogue, will be tendered a testimonial dinner at the Jamaica Jewish Center on December 23 in honor of his tenth anniversary as a rabbi. He has served six years in Jamaica. Assistant United States Attorney Martin Schwaeber, chairman of the committee in charge of arrangements, also announced that… More ▸

  • Jewish War Vets Open Jamaica Post

    We never make demands upon our readers. But—patronizing our advertisers does help us considerably. Ranking officials of the Jewish War Veterans of America attended installation ceremonies of the Jamaica post of the association Sunday afternoon at the Jamaica Jewish Center. We never make demands upon our readers. But—patronizing our advertisers does help us considerably. More ▸

  • Jamaica Center Nominee

    Samuel Beck has been nominated for the presidency of the Jamaica Jewish Community Center, Assistant District Attorney Mordecai Kanowitz, present chairman, has announced. Election of the center’s new officers is scheduled to take place at a meeting October 15. More ▸