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  • German Jews Observe Purim over Country

    The Jews of Germany are widely celebrating Purim, German Jewish publications are devoting special pages to the holiday, including the C. V. Zeitung, organ of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith. Tonight the Jewish Culture League Theatre is giving a special holiday performance. Jewish cafes are advertising special Purim progress in… More ▸

  • Nazi Official Permits Free Farm Trade

    The Nazi land commissar for East Prussia announced today in Georgina, official organ of the East Prussan Peasants State Corporation, that farmers may now trade with anyone they choose and that no official or semi-official organization can comel them to deal with Äryans” only. Attempts to exert pressure on the peasants will be considered as… More ▸

  • Alfred Goldschmidt Dies at 69 in Berlin

    Alfred Goldschmidt, general secretary of the German B’nai B’rith and member of the central executive of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, died here of pneumonia. He was sixty-nine years old. He had been a member of the Central Union executive ever since it was created. He was the author of… More ▸

  • Berlin Jew Pleads with Co-religionists to Be More Jewish

    Ludwig Hollander, former attorney and director of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, has retired from active participation in the work of the Central Union in order to devote himself to writing a book on Jewish sociological problems in Germany. In an article published in today’s issue of the C.V.-Zeitung, organ… More ▸

  • Nazi Officials at Odds on Jewish Boycott

    While the Munich convention of the Nazi race commissars from all over Germany today is discussing propaganda measures to further the campaign against buying in Jewish stores during the Christmas rush, official orders by the Ministries of Economics and Posts, made public by the latter, were published today in all German newspapers prohibiting the boycotting… More ▸

  • Drops Appeal for Heavier Sentence for Marx, Muehrdel

    The public prosecutor here today dropped his appeal to a higher court in connection with the conviction of Dr. Martin Marx, representative here of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, and Ferdinand Muehrdel, former head of the Frankfurt political police. Both men had been acquitted of bribery charges but were sentenced… More ▸

  • Central Relief Body Not Affected by Ban on Jewish Relief Fund Collections

    The recent government order prohibiting all Jewish fund collections for relief purposes for the duration of the Nazi winter relief drive does not affect the activities of the Central Auschuss, the central Jewish relief body which is supported partly by funds raised in Germany and partly by funds allocated to it by foreign Jewish agencies,… More ▸

  • Editorials

    Modern educators have quite recently made the discovery that education and schooling are not synonymous. For those who are familiar with Jewish traditions and Jewish educational ideals, that is no discovery. Study and learning for the Jew was a never-ending process. It was, of course, more than merely an intellectual exercise that had for its… More ▸

  • Funeral Services Held for Dr. Ludwig Tietz

    Hundreds of prominent German Jews and delegates from all the German provinces attended the funeral of Dr. Ludwig Tietz, noted surgical specialist and leader of the Jewish Youth Association of Germany, which took place yesterday at Weissensee, near Berlin. Rabbi Dr. Leo Baeck of Berlin and Dr. Julius Brodnitz, leader of the Central Union of… More ▸

  • Dr. Marx and Muerdel Transferred to Prison to Serve Two Months More

    Dr. Martin Marx and Herr Ferdinand Muerdel, have been transferred to prison, it was officially stated today. Both men must serve two months in prison, since they were sentenced to seven months imprisonment by the Frankfurt court and their detention before trial only lasted five months. Dr. Marx, representative of the Central Union of German… More ▸