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  • Parliament May Air Boycott of Jews by Glasgow Realty Owners

    The Daily Herald reported today that an anti-Jewish boycott said to be carried on by several property owners in Glasgow, Scotland, would be raised in Parliament. The managing director of a Jewish firm in Glasgow, who is trying to obtain a house for his aged parents, has been refused tenancy for racial reasons although he… More ▸

  • Earl Lauds Record of Scotland’s Jews

    Tribute to Scotland’s Jewish citizens was paid today by the Earl of Airlie at a function at which Glasgow Jewish ex-service men entertained 1,000 members of the British Legion after their parade. “I have the greatest admiration,” he said, “for the great Jewish people. “In the war their record was magnificent, and in peace they… More ▸

  • Jewish Students Give Glasgow Its First Glimpse of Baseball

    The first game of baseball ever seen here was staged today by American Jewish students from Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities at the Shawfield Football Park. Mr. Hawley, the American Consul, pitched the first ball, and the students got down to their intercity game in earnest. The game went to eleven in######gow won by six runs… More ▸

  • Reveal Glasgow Realtors Bar Jews in Government Houses

    Revelations that anti-Jewish discriminations are practiced in Glasgow against tenants residing in buildings established with government funds were made in the House of Commons today by Col. John Buchan, M.P. The British Parliamentarian wanted to know what steps had been taken by the government to prevent the repetition of such discriminations and whether it were… More ▸

  • Samuel Put Under Knife in Glasgow

    Sir Herbert Samuel, sixty-four year old Anglo-Jewish statesman, was resting comfortably today after a successful operation for appendicitis, it was announced here. The Liberal leader was taken ill in Glasgow while on a tour. He was rushed to a hospital, where it was at first thought that an operation would be unnecessary. After a distinguished… More ▸

  • Glasgow Jewish Community to Care for Oscar Slater, Released Yesterday

    Baltimore Lawyer Relates Facts in Celebrated Case (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Rabbi Eleazar P. Phillips of the Garnethill Synagogue, Glasgow, was the man who guided Oscar Slater to his freedom after a period of 18 years spent in the Peter-head Prison. Rabbi Phillips met Slater at the prison gate and took him to Glasgow where it… More ▸

  • Samuel Suggested As Head of Glasgow University

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) Sir Herbert Samuel, former High Commissioner of Palestine, was selected as a candidate for the office of rector of the University of Glasgow. The term of the present rector, Chamberlin, expires in 1928. Sir Herbert’s candidacy has the support of the Liberal students. It was stated that Sir Herbert has definitely decided… More ▸

  • Provision Safeguards Schechita in Scotland

    (J. T. A. Mail Service) Means to safeguard the schechita were taken when the bill for the humane slaughter of animals in Scotland passed its final stage before the Scottish Standing Committee of the House of Commons yesterday. The bill was ordered to be reported, as amended, for Third Reading. Clause 1, as amended, requires… More ▸