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  • A. F. of L. Joins Protest Against Massacres, Pledges Its Support

    The American Federation of Labor joined with the Jewish workers of New York in protesting against the outrages perpetrating against the Jews of Palestine and in sending assurance to the Jewish workers of Palestine of cooperation with their efforts at rehabilitation. The stand of the American Federation of Labor, its demand that England take immediate… More ▸

  • Warburg Announces Names of 41 American Non-zionists Appointed to Agency Council

    The names of forty-one prominent American Jews who were selected to represent the non-Zionists of the United States on the Council of the extended Jewish Agency, which is expected to be constituted at a session in Zurich, Switzerland, August 11, were made public today by Felix M. Warburg. Mr. Warburg, who served as chairman of… More ▸

  • Labor Groups Launch Five-year Program to Aid Declassed Jews in Russia

    A $1,000,000 national campaign to extend over a period of five-years will be undertaken by the labor groups in the United States, to buy tools and raw materials to aid the 1,000,000 declassed Jews in Soviet Russia. A call to all labor groups and Landsmanschaften in the United States to participate in the work will… More ▸

  • Workers Organization Launches $300,000 Drive for Palestine Settlers

    With the unanmious consent of 586 delegates, representing 34 states and 6 provinces in Canada, the National Jewish Workers Alliance, meeting in its fourth annual convention, pledged itself to raise the sum of $300,000, in the course of the year 1929. At a mass meeting and reception Sunday evening at the Manhattan Opera House, in… More ▸

  • Hebrew Trade Union Group Praised for Fight to Eject Communists

    Points to United Hebrew Trades’ Eliminating Sweatshops Matthew Woll, vice-president of the American Federation of Labor, praised the United Hebrew Trades for its fight against Communists in the labor movement, in addressing the members of the organization in Carnegie Hall, where the United Hebrew Trades celebrated its fortieth anniversary on Saturday night. Mr. Woll said… More ▸

  • United Hebrew Trades Marks 40th Anniversary

    The fortieth anniversary of the founding of the United Hebrew Trades, having eighty-one affiliated Jewish labor unions with a membership of 120,000, was celebrated Saturday night at Carnegie Hall. William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor, was the principal speaker. In a statement issued by Maurice Feinstone, secretary of the organization, he stated:… More ▸

  • Bloch, Tel Aviv Mayor, Arrives Here Today

    Mayor David Bloch of Tel Aviv, will arrive today on board the steamer Leviathan. He will be met at the pier by a committee of Jewish labor leaders in New York. Mayor Bloch is coming to this country in the interests of the $500,000 campaign to be conducted by the United Hebrew Trade for institutions… More ▸

  • A. F. of L. Adopts Resolution on Palestine

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) A resolution expressing the sympathy of the American Federation of Labor for the United Hebrew Trades of New York in the assistance they are rendering to the Central Federation of Jewish Workers in Palestine, the Histadruth, was adopted by the forty-eighth annual convention of the American Federation here yesterday. The resolution was… More ▸

  • 15,000 Pay Last Tribute to Joseph Barondess at Funeral Services

    “We Mourn His Loss-Joseph Barondess.” To these six words engraved on white cards, displayed on one hundred and fifty cars, fifteen thousand men and women gave poignant articulation yesterday as the funeral cortege of Joseph Barondess passed. throgh the streets of New York. Simplicity marked the last rites of the man whom speaker after speaker… More ▸

  • Annual Ort Convention to Be Held Next Sunday

    The annual Convention of the American Ort which will deal with the problems of Jewish reconstruction in Eastern and Central Europe will take place on Sunday, April 22d at the Hotel Pennsylvania. Delegates will attend, representing the Workmen’s Circle, Independent Order Brith Abraham, Indpendent Order B’nai Brith, Independent Order Brith Sholom and Free Sons of… More ▸