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particularly because the last Olympi-
ad at Athens and Stockholf was also
,von by a Hungarian Jew, Dr. Eugen
Fuchs. Jewish progress in sports is
• Iike a thorn in the eyes of the Jew-
haters. A mob of Awakening Mag-
yars of Newpest, near Budapest, was
routed by Jco1'1i athletes for invad-
ing a Jewish lecture hall and creating
In disturbance. The Hungarian ban-
dits retaliated by returning the next
evening and smashing the athletic
club house's windows and by thrash-
ing the caretaker to unconsciousness.
In Sosnowitz, near Danzig, the meet-
ing place of the Maccabeans, a Jew-
ish athletic society, has been wrecked
' by a bomb thrown by anti-Semitic
.lowish athletic prowess
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A dinner at Yale's dining hall in New haven for 1,000 members o f visas as he was previously. The em-
B'nai B'rith lodges in Eastern United States, comprising District No. 1 , igrants become refugees and live in
was one of the features of the district convention. Mayor David E. Fitz • direst distress. Unaccustomed to the
gerald and former Representative Goldfogle of New York delivered ad - climate, they succumb to malaria. A'
dresses of welcome. The officers elected were: President, Judge Jaco b' trained observer travelling in the
Caplan of New Haven; first vice-president, Louis Fabrican of New York ; Caucasus for one of the American re-
second vice-president, Bertram M. Aufsesser of Albany; treasurer, Herman : lief organizations told me that during
Asher of New York; secretary, Max Levy.
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Representatives of every religion known in France have joined in an them walk through the mountain re-
appeal to the public opinion of the world against "persecution of religion gions and are massacred by the ban-
in Russia and the arrest and execution of religious authorities," says an dits with which they are infested.
Associated Press dispatch. "The Soviet government," the document asserts , 'Last year a group of 16 young men
Speed, comfort and service un-
"is trying to uproot religion from the souls of the people as useless an I from Minsk reached Rostov on the,
excelled on these giant oil burn-
and is employing every means to arrive at that result, including , Dim and then took to the hill paths.
ers. In addition we maintain reg-
confiscation of property, profanation of churches and synagogues, parodies Nothing has been heard of them since,
ular sailings on new, fast and ele-
gant oil burners to Liverpool, Glas-
on religious ceremonies, official atheistic schools, and prison, torture ant ' A ;sootily percentage of the people,'
gow, the Mediterranean and ape-
when they finally ;set to Constantino-
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cial cruise to the Holy Land.
ple, if they ever do, become objects of
Rates to suit every puree.
On the last day of the congress of the Catholic Popular party at Rom t charity. Demoralization follows.
the Palestine question came up for discussion. On the subject of foreign
It is interesting that of all the per
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policy, it was declared that Italy must occupy in the Mediterranean the sons who left Hornet for Palestine
in POLAND and RUSSIA. Quick,
leading position, which is its right geographically and historically. On the : during the last year not one has
resolution being put to a vote, Don Sturzi, the leader of the party, de- reached Palestine—at least no notifi-
clared the absolute need of guaranteeing "our demands in relation to the cation of his arrival there has come to
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religious problem in l'alestine and the Italian rights to the Caenancolum. , Home!. 1 was assured that the mos
As Italians and Christians we shall never permit the British speculation or went the Homelites began correspond-
the Jewish profanation." The resolution in question was adopted unani- ' ing from Palestine with their rela-
tives, friends and acquaintances at
home, the stream of emigration would
The foundation of the first Palestine settlement by English Jews was he doubled. And what, I asked, if the
laid at Gezer, near Ramleh, in the presence of representatives of the heads information they sent was unfavorab-
of the Palestine administration, the British army and Jewish and Arab le? What if they found no work and
notables. Ilerbert Bentwitch, father of the legal secretary and leader of wrote of their disappointment gener-
the English Maccabeans, presided over the ceremony, which included an ally? No one would be discouraged,
address by Sir Ilerbert Samuel, the High Commissioner. The latter emphm clinic the reply.
sized the importance of the first colonization effort in Palestine by British
It must be stated for the sake of an
Jews. A tract of valuable land, the site of the historic Bnei Beak near accurate and complete impression that
Jaffa, has been acquired by a group of Polish Jews for the erection of a the driving force of this emigration
modern Garden City.
is negative rather than positive. These
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people are few of them Zionists. Many
Premier Meierovicz and his Latvian cabinet have handed their resigna- wend their way to America from Con-
tions to President Chakste. The fall of the cabinet is said in semi-official stantinople. They would go to the
circles to be due to the Socialists' demand upon the government for the United States through Poland or Lat. I
suppression of the Fascisti, who on May 1 last attacked a workers' May via if they could. But in addition to
Day demonstration. The Socialists had threatened to withdraw their mem- an exodus of Jews which has its roots
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bers from the government, causing a break within the cabinet, which led in economic conditions to the exclu-
to the collapse of the Mierovicz ministry. The press of the minority Social- sion of almost everything else, there
ists expressed its entire satisfaction with the resignation. The Jewish is a purely idealistic emigration of
circles in paricular are pleased because of the passing of Minister of Edu- persons who might be termed Chalu-
cation I'ailit, who favored restrictions against Jewish students' higher seats zim if there were a Chaluzim organi-
zation or movement in Russia.
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Representatives of the Polish Ministeries of Interior, Finance and Labor
attended the first session of the two-day conference of Jewish relief workers
throughout Poland called by the Joint Distribution Commitee's reconsruc•
tion department. In addition to representatives of the Jewish communities
in Congress Poland, Galicia and frontier districts, delegates from the Jew-
ish Colonizaion Association were in attendance. The conference was called
to order by M. Freund, director of the reconstruction department. Depu-
ties Silberstein. Schereschewski and Dr. Klumel, a noted Zionist, were
elected in the l'raesidium. The bulk of the conference work will be done
by three committees—technical, co-operative and judicial- -which are to
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The havoc wrought among the Jews of the Ukraine by the epidemics
that have followed in the wake of the war and pogroms is described in a
report to the London Federation of Ukrainian Jews from the 0. Z. E.,
the Society for the Safeguard of the Health of the Jews in Russia. "The
Jewish population in the towns is dying out." says this report. "In Berson
mere than half of the entire Jewish population (15,000 people) died in
the course of the last two years. In Odessa 2,716 Jews died during January
and February, 1922, while the number of girths during the same period
was only 147. In Elizavetgrad 3,000 persons died and 300 were born dur-
ing the first 10 months of 1922. In Nitolaev the Jewish population dimin-
ished in the course of one year. It is estimated that the average number
of school children suffering from various forms of tuberculosis constitutes
26 per cent of the total number of Jewish children in the Ukraine. The ;
statistics of children infested with other diseases are distressingly grue-,
BUDAPEST. — (J. T. A.) — Van-
dalism of the group of students of
the Forestry Academy at Mosen in
attacking the synagogue of the place
Chas moved the director of the school
to apologize to the head of the Jew-
The assault on the synagogue, corn-
ing after a pause in anti-Semitic ac-
, tivities, was ruthless. Having smash-
! ed all windows of the structure and
driven out the worshippers, the stu-
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helped suffering strikers they were
denounced by employers 24 their
enemies, and the employers refused
to contribute to the charities.
"Unemployment is the curse of la-
bor," said Judge Moses, "and in this
Cr,..,, tables of Jewish Corrmpondenr• Bureau and Jewish Telegraphic Agency.)
The Finnish government's prohibition against Scht•chita has been lifted,
field the unions and the social service
according to a telegram received in ili a from Revel Esthonia.
workers have a common ground for
co-operation. The opening of labor
A letter has been issued by Mayor Kiel of St. Louis to the Council of
banks in New York and Chicago is
Jewish Women inviting them to the city of St. Louis for the Council Trien-
due to the fact that ordinary banks
nial in November.
have so often been used against
workmen. The employers can boy
Cultural institutions in Hungary not receiving support from the Central
row money during strike. Strikers
; Relief Committee were voted $10,000 recently by the Joint Distribution
canted; their unions cannot; work-
Committee. One thousand dollars was also voted for the University of
, men wanted knowledge of the bank-
Iligher Jewish Learning in Petrograd..
ing business, and unions look forward
to the time when they will want to
go into business themselves on a co-
The annual prize offered by the Houston, Texas, section of the Kuncil
operative basis, on the basis of in-
of Jewish Women has been awarded to Miss Cora I.. Bryan, a student at
Rice Institute. The subject of the prize winning essay was "America and
Thank God For This.
the Jew." This annual contest is conducted by the section's educational
Courses for Social Workers.
Two young men, upon reading a
committee and the award is $50.
The conference adopted by an
window sign one day last week in one overwhelming vote the proposal of
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of the local Jewish stores, that Mon- the majority committee on social
Sixty students of the Warsaw Yeshiva are under arrest in Bialystok as
refugees whose leave to remain in Poland expired under the government day and Tuesday would find that store service training, that special courses
: closed on account of a holiday, stop-
order on April 15. Rabbi Reissman is endeavoring to secure special per-
for Jewish social service workers be
' lied to figure what holiday was eolit-
arranged during the period prior and
mission for their continued residenre, the Warsaw authorities having prom-
( subse q uent to regular courses in
ised to exempt clericals and Talmudic students from the operation of the
general social service at various uni-
marked that it Was not necessary to
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versities and schools of philanthropy.
have calendars any longer, the signs
An indignant protest has been issued by the Jewish physicians in Krakau
The executive committee was au-
in that particular store serving as
thorised to make arrangements with
against the memorandum published by the medical faculty of the Krakau
such. Thank God for such calendars.
University justifying the demand for a percentage norm against the Jewish
the theological seminaries, religious
institutes and universities all over
medical students on the ground that the Jewish physicians have "low moral I
them. Perhaps they would then be
the country for the instruction (in
standards." Repudiating this charge, the Jewish physicians demand the
1 less conspicuous as calendars and
Blur be withdrawn.
regular and extension courses) in
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, Jewish history, religious tradition,
Clothing workers receiving less than $40 a week will get a 10 per cent
Yiddish and problems of contem-
A Single Day's Cables.
porary Jewish life.
increase, while workers earning $40 and over will receive an increase of
Jewish misery overseas continues
The following officers were elected
approximately 6 per cent, or an average of $4 for each week. More than
13,000 clothing workers benefit by this wage increase announced by Max unabated. In a single day, a batch of by acclamation:
Maurice B. fleeter of Boston,
L. Holtz, president of the Rochester Clothiers' Exchange, and Sidney W. cables brought news from every por-
tion of Europe that spoke for condi- president, after Dr. Ludwig B. Bern-
Hillman, president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America.
I lions that make one's hair stand on
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stein had withdrawn in his favor;
Virtually all leading institutions in Philadelphia have united in the plans end, merely upon reading reports. In Morris D. Waldman of Brooklyn, first
now under way for impressive services to honor the memory of Judge Mayer 1Smyrna, Jews are forced to flee as a vice-president; Dr. C. D. Spivak of
Sulzberger, who died in Philadelphia last month. The memorial meeting result of the concentration of Turkish Denver, second vice-president; Sid-
troops on the Syrian frontier. At the ney E. Fritz of Cincinnati, third vice-
will take place on Decoration Day, May 30, at 11 a. m., on the grounds
I University of Bucharest, Jewish stu- president; Samuel A. Goldsmith of
of the Jewish Hospital in Philadelphia. This is the fifty-first anniversary
end professors are threatened New York, secretary; Louis
of the laying of the cornerstone . by the Ile jurist and Jewish scholar.
with death. In answer to a call to
hen of Chicago, treasurer; Cecil B.
"'patriotic" Roumanians ti join the Weiner of Buffalo, Ruth Berelsheim-
The Joint Distribution Committee has been advised by cable that in
life or death struggle against the
er of Chicago, Benjamin Schwartz of
addition to the 14 loan-kassas already established in the Ukraine 25 new
Jews, 40,000 students are reported to
Baltimore and A. M. Dushkin of New
ones have been opened and that arrangements are under way for openin
g have enrolled into the Fassisti party.
York, assistant secretaries; and the
another set in 12 other towns. The exising kassas, or co-operaive loan
In Warsaw, the anti-Semitic Rozwoj
following executive committee: M. J.
societies, have a membership of 8,000. The Joint Distribution Committee
party is reviving the "Proctocols of
Karpf, Chicago; Dorothy C. Kahn
furnishes one-half of the sum necessary for the establishment of a kassa.
Zion." Several Jews were wounded
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Baltimore; Dr. Ludwig B. Bernstein,
in Warsaw riot when a gang of Po-
Dr. Joseph Silverman, Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Emanu-El, New York,
Pittsburgh and Francis Taussig, the
! lish hooligans invaded the Jewish
outgoing president, ex-officio.
has left for an extended tour through Western United States in the interest
!quarter on Saturday night and shout-
of the Keren Ilayesod. Ile is accompanying Dr. Alexander Goldstein, a
, ed "death to the Jews." These are
member of the Keret' Ilayesod delegation, who has just returned from
Look not on thy prayers as on a
merely a few of the reports received
task; let the supplication be sincere.
Canada. The two Palestine Foundation Fund envoys will visit Syracuse,
in one day, While the Jewish body is
Chicago, Kansas City, Denver, Salt Lake City and Jewish communities
being tortured, however, our spirit re-
, mains intact and Israel is, neverthe-
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less, showing greater signs of strength
Montague Glass, author and playright, of 601 West One Hundred Thir
- than ever, Anti-Semites are resorting
teenth street, New York, was operated upon recently at the Roosevelt Ilos
-Ito the wrong nouns of getting rid of
pital by Dr. Thomas 11. Russell, for appendicitis. Ilis condition was re
the Jew when they use force.
ported as serious following the operation, but he is improving at present •
Mr Glass is 55 years old. Ile was born in England and came here as a boy
Sir Deedes On Zionism.
His best known works are his short stories of "Potash and l'erlmuter,' ' •
Sir Wyndham Deedes, fernier Civil
which he also dramatized.
Secretary fur Palestine, has again
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The Munich government has put Bavaria under martial law, according given proof of his friendship for our
to a Berlin dispatch. Cabinet members have become convinced by the evi- people and of his interest in the re-
, donee submitted by federal agents that an attempt to overthrow the present building of Palestine as the Jewish
form of government by Hitler's cohorts and other so-called patriotic leagues homeland. At a meeting of the Eng-
was imminent. It was also proved to the cabinet that the chief of the lish Zionist Federation at London, Sir
Deedes declared that through Zionism
Munich police, Noerty, had permitted himself to be fooled by Hitler, and
the world was righting a wrong com-
Noerty has been requested to resign.
against the Jews by Christians
e • •
, years ago. Sir fifties rejoiced
More than 1,000 boys and girls, representing II institutions, entertained
at the fact that
per cent of the
3,000 persons at the spring festival of the Federation for the Support of
Jews in Palestine spoke Hebrew and
Jewish Philanthropic Societies at the Century Theater, New York. Arthur
quoted that as a sign that Palestine
Lehman, president of the federation, said that last year the organization
was fast developing into a Jewish
gave $450,000 more than it had the year previous in maintaining various
homeland. The former Palestine sec-
philanthropic societies, and that there was now a deficit of about the same
retary declared that only money was
amount for the current year. He advised increasing the membership of
hampering Zionist progress in all di-
rections. American Jews please take
Throughout the Caucasus, one synagogue is being closed down in each
town by the authorities. In the district of Nikolaiev, a group of Jewish
agricultural workers have seized the synagogue and transformed it into a
club. The Jewish workers at Charkov have also started a campaign to
influence the government to hand over the synagogues to them for the
purpose of establishing clubs. In the district of Elizabelhgrud the govern-
ment officers have decided to make Monday the general rest day instead
of Saturday or Sunday.
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