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Seven hundred students are attending a Hebrew gymnasium recently
opened in Riga.
An athletic club has been formed in conjunction with the Jewish Na-
tional Institute, Glasgow, Scotland.
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The Aleph Beth Club at St. Paul, Minn., which has been open for the
past month, will be formally dedicated on Sept. 18.
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Jewish and general charities of Liverpool, England, benefit to the extent
of f2,500 through the will of the late Walter Beet.
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Joseph Brown, assistant postmaster of St. Paul, Minn., and in the postal
service for the past 30 years, has resigned to enter business.
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Morris A. Drucker of New York City has been elected grand chancellor.
commander of the Knights of Pythias o.p f the State of New York.
The Islorgernstern, the daily organ of the Bund in Warsaw, has been
suspended because of some criticisms of the government which appeared
in the last few issues.
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The Williams Publishing Company of Boston, Mass., announce the early
publication of "Parrot Gods," from the pen of Ezekiel Leavitt, the world-
known Hebrew poet.
Lieutenant-Colonel Patterson, D. S. 0., who commanded the Zion Mule
Corps during the Gallipoli campaign, was among the guests of the Zionist
convention at Carlsbad.
Arabs attacked with stones a gathering of Jewish men and women who
were praying before the Wailing Wall. Only a few were hurt and these
The Polish anti-Semitic press has attacked the government for appointing
a Jew, P. Minkovaky, vice-director of the credits department, to be director
of that department.
Figures made available show that during the month of August over
6,000 emigrants reached Danzig on their way to America. Of that number
only 600 succeeded in getting away.
Rudolph Levy, a leading citizen of Newark, N. J., died recently. Ile
was vice-president of Temple B'nai Jeshurun and active in a number of
building and loan associations.
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Major and Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel F. II. Kiach, C. B. E., D. S. 0.,
Royal Engineers, has been appointed a chevalier of the Legion of Honor
for distinguished service rendered during the war.
According to news from Riga, the Jewish Relief Committee of the Soviet
authorities has undertaken a scheme to organize homes for 500 Jewish
pogrom orphans at Moscow and Petrograd.
The Jewish Community Center has been organized at Richmond Hill,
N. Y., and as soon as the necessary funds are obtained a suitable building
will be erected to house its various activities.
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Unzer Morgan, a daily in Yiddish which appeared for some time in Vilna,
has ceased publication. The paper favored the Poles and was said to have
been supported by the Polish government.
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J. It. Capablanca of Havana, world's champion chess player, has accepted
the challenge of the great European master, Akibah Rubinstein. The match !
may be arranged to take place in the United States.
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The anti-Semitic leaders in • Poland are renewing their efforts to per-
suade the government that the "Bund" is a menace to Poland and should
Members of the police and fire departments of San Francisco, Calif., have
expressed a wish to be allowed to participate in the collection of funds for
the Raphael Weill Memorial. So far $12,200 has been collected.
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Recent publications received from Bucharest report the arrest by the
Bessarabian authorities of the infamous pogrom leader Machno. Machno
is said to have been driven out of Ukrainia by Bolshevist forces.
Information received from Geneva states that the League of Nations
has decided to watch over the manner in which the Roumanian and Hun-
garian governments are enforcing the treaty clauses affecting minority
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The Soviet authorities have proclaimed martial law in nearly all the
provinces of White Russia in an effort. to suppress the bands which have
been making pogroms upon the Jewish communities, according to informa-
tion received from Minsk.
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In the course of an address delivered in Warsaw by Deputy Diamant,
the speaker declared that Poland's official boycott of the Jews was ruining
t f h r,t, - m c otuhnftttry, itaynd was chiefly responsible for the present crisis, says a report
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As a result of the serious decline of the Polish mark, a number of indus-
ries have been paralyzed. From Lodz comes the information that many
ws are facing ruin because of their inability to carry on their business
tl keep their factories going.
—. Julius Saglowsky j a 14-year-old Indianapolis boy, who holds the junior
state championship of Indiana, won the boys' national tennis championship
I at Longwood, Mass., last month. Saglowsky is one of the star pupils of
the Shortridge High School.
Milton J. Foreman of Chicago, former colonel of the One Hundred
Twenty-second Field Artillery, A. E. F., and now commander of the Illinois
National Guard Division, was presented with the decoration of an officer
of the Legion of Ilonor by Marshal Foch at Paris, France, last week.
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The Macmillan Company announces for early publication "A Jewish
Chaplain in France," by Rabbi Lee J. 1.evinger. Rabbi Levinger, who is
, now the executive director of New York Y. M. II. A., was a chaplain in
France, attached to the Twenty-seventh Divisioh.
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Rabbi Philip Rosenberg has been installed as successor to Rabbi Jerome
Neulander by the members of the Congregation Oheb Zedek, Yonkers, N.
Y. Rabbi Rosenberg came to America from Hungary but two months ago.
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Mayor Archibald and other members of the city commission were among
those who addressed the gathering at the laying of the corner stone of the
new Ahavuth Zion Synagogue at Newark, N. J., recently.
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In a recent paper issued by Dr. Warren, head of the Save-a-Life League
of New York, the statement is made that Germans lead in suicides, whereas
the percentage is the lowest among the Hebrews.
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Rabbi Halpern, a member of the Polish Seim, is reported to have been
badly beaten up by a Polish laborer who attacked him on the street.
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Morris Wolf, a philanthropic citizen of New Orleans, La., died last
month at Charlevoix, Mich., where he had gone in search of health. Mr.
Wolf was first vice-president of Touro Infirmary, to which he gave much
of his time, and was a past president of the harmony Club.
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A movement is under way to erect a Jewish hospital in Atlantic City,
N. J., and a plot has been acquired in the Ventnor section. The new hos-
pital will cost about 560,000 and will be the nucleus of a larger building
later, when ample extensions will be made to the original structure.
The Land Commission in Palestine, appointed by High Commissioner
Sir Herbert Samuel in August, 1920, has presented its report, according
to which 50 per cent of the land in the country fit for cultivation is now
unsettled and uncultivated.
According to a statement made by Dr. Frank Schlessinger, director of
the Yale Observatory, which has just been made public, practical tests car-
ried out at Mount Wilson, Calif., and various ether astronomical labora-
I tories abroad, have fully confirmed the correctness of the Einstein theory.
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Morgan D. E. Hite of New Orleans, chairman of the housing committee,
has been removed by Governor Parker of I.ouisiana, owing to his having
slandered a number of Jewish landlords. The entire daily press rose in
indignation at Mr. Mite's remarks and requested his removal by the
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The British War office has awarded 54 medals to Jewish men who served
with distinction in the Zion Mule Corps. The Zion Mule Corps was com-
posed elefly of Palestinians and took part in that unfortunate expedition
on the Galipoli shores. The medals have been forwarded for distribution
to Cie Jewish community of Jerusalem.
The Polish government has issued an order expelling the 20,000 Jewish
refugees from Ukraine who are at present living in the frontier towns of
Eastern Galicia. The refugees, who are without means, find themselves
in a ttrrible plight. The Polish government had formerly promised that
they would be permitted to remain in Poland until they received money
and passage from their relatives and friends in America, but the Polish
government has now broken that pledge.
The Council of the League of Nations addressed itself to the Palestinian
government for information regarding agricultural, industrial and com-
mercial conditions in Palestine. Special inquiries were made regarding
he rroportion of the different elements among the population, as well as
the density of the population. This information is being gathered in order
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