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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - September 27, 1946, Indianapolis, IndianaIndiana edition the wish Posta journal for Indiana jewry $3.00 per year 10c per copy vol. Ii no. 7 Friday september 27, 1946 entered a Secona Clasa matter nov. 9. 1944. At the Zoei Ottic at Indiana Polla. Ind a under tie act of March 1 1879 discrimination charges upheld against Brooklyn Gas company apr real new York an investigation of the employment practices of the Brooklyn Borough Gas company made by the new York state commission against discrimination at the request of miss Mary e. Dillon president showed discrimination against jews and negroes according to the commissions report. The commission found that of 352 employees eleven were jews and nine were negroes. Two of the jewish employees Are the assistant treasurer of the company and the chief accountant. Employees were obtained largely through recommendation of those already in the company employ which was a a almost a perfect guarantee that the great majority of the employees would continue a White Christian Quot. A there was no evidence to indicate that at the outset this method was a deliberate and conscious Effort on the part of the management designed to limit employment of non White christians but unquestionably the result was the development of resistance to the employment of persons of jewish Faith. The company has accepted four recommendations of the commission for recruiting personnel and miss Dillon acted Volt fairly on some of these before completion of the investigation to make the personnel reflect a Large proportion of jews and negroes. Miss Dillon who was charged with unfair employment practices by the american jewish Cong res complained against the commission statement that a a jewish person. Was handicapped by his ethnic origin and that the negro was weighted by the traditional Conception of his role in she said that the commission had misconstrued its nature and scope in releasing the statement. Canadian Church body says jews criticize unjustly be Wanh telegraphic Agency Montreal the general Council of the United Church of Canada after a heated debate has adopted a Resolution on Palestine urging Britain to a continue her task in Palestine for which she is peculiarly fitted by the Resolution also deplored proper to criticize says the Quot unjust criticisms of British a endeavours on the part of a Sec Labia asian Algol hey tion of our fellow citizens.1 opponent of the Resolution insisted that Quot one would have to be a real British tory to appreciate one Windsor that keep an . Carton in your Home contribute canned foods daily to it. Swiss government refuses zionists permission to hold Congress there jewish telegraphic a Lee or y Jerusalem the Swiss government has refused permission for the world zionist Congress to meet in Switzerland giving As its reason the fear that presence of the Congress will increase anti semitism. The Swiss rejection presents the jewish Agency with an urgent problem since the Congress is scheduled to Convene at the end of november and considerable preliminary arrangements must he made. Actions committee in Surprise vote to Boycott conference jewish telegraphic Agency Jerusalem the actions committee by a vote of sixteen to six has decided against participation in the London conference under present circumstances. The Resolution adopted reads Quot the actions committee has heard a report of the results of the negotiations. The committee declares that under present circumstances it is impossible to agree to the jewish Agency a participation in the conference. The committee empowers the executive to continue its efforts with a View to bringing about such conditions As Are jewish groups May not accept decision of actions body e n r y s. Rosenberg . Toronto told a meeting at the Shaar Hasho Mayim this week that the policy of the British government in Palestine was based on a belief that War with Russia is inevitable and germans Don t regret on appeasement of the arabs. Anti semitism it grows speaking at a meeting Spon world win. Or. , soral by the Windsor jewish Munich a there is no Evi Community the attorney Dis Dence of regret among the agreed sharply with arguments German people Over their anti that Quot we Haven to any right to semitism or. Dehler prosecutor criticize the British government general of Bavaria asserted Here As Loyal British subjects we have this week. The duty to criticize the British government. The trouble is not or. Dehler declared that there en0ugj people Rosenberg joined other zionists in a suggestion that at least part of Palestine should be set aside for jews saying that he jewish Agency London the Anglo jewish association and the Lagudas Israel two of the groups not affiliated with the jewish Agency showed impatience this week at the inability of the jewish Agency executive to come to any decision on participation in the conference on Palestine. The inner zionist Council was not scheduled to reach a decision earlier than tuesday. Several members of the Agu Dah executive feel that if the zionist actions committee in Jerusalem should decline to join the conference the Lagudas Israel will be compelled to participate on the basis of the so called Rosenheim plan prepared by Jacob Rosenheim president of the world organization of the Lagudas Israel and published in the Audah Organ the jewish weekly. This plan urges the acceptance by the Audah of the British a federalization plan provided that free jewish immigration is guaranteed into the jewish area of Palestine which should be Large enough to absorb 100,000 jewish immigrants. The Anglo jewish association which is equally uneasy Over the delay has however not changed its attitude that its participation without the Agency would be without any purpose. Is a mounting wave of anti semitism reviving in Germany. A the germans a he said Quot consider it anti National for anyone to speak of German guilt in connection Quot be Quot willing a and it isfried with the jews. A they gave us enough so that we could run a country and give our people a Chance where they could make a living. That would give us a seat on the United do the police Call these childish pranks world wld6 new re Vlf new York a within a period of three Days Brooklyn hooligans desecrated two synagogues and irreparably damaged Many sacred scrolls. The vandals entered the educators Institute synagogue and the Tiferet Zion Miz Raehl synagogue in Brooklyn under cover of night. They forced open the arks and slashed the torahs and other holy scriptures to ribbons with a Sharp instrument probably a razor. Essential for participation in the talks. When this result is achieve de the actions committee will meet again to consider the this Resolution was the Mildest of All which were submitted demanding no participation until the cessation of the present regime of terror oppression searches Ami detentions. The decision of the actions committee came As a Bombshell Tot jewish organization in London. Acting chief rabbi Lazarus called a meeting wednesday morning of All invited organizations including the jewish Agency the Board of jewish deputies. Anglo jewish association and the Audah to discuss the situation. Still need clothing clothing is so scarce that the rumanian jewish youngster above still wears the scarecrow garb he foraged during the War years. Complain As candidates get platform at Uja meet special new York the political trick of supplying platforms and publicity for candidates for offices just before election time is arousing criticism among jewish circles Here. Gov. Dewey who is a candidate for reelection has been an the critics believe that jewish a bounced As principal speaker at causes should divorced from the United Palestine Appeal con. Ference Here set for oct. 6. Partisan Polit is and declare a a a on the same platform will be would be just As opposed if sen. Attorney general Nathaniel l. Mead who has been a Good Zion Goldstein who also is running is for years were invited to and for reelection. Dress the . Conference. 11 casualties As British win newest sea rattle jew Iii telegraphic Agency Haifa a British boarding party killed one jew and wounded ten others this week during a sea Battle Between the pal Mach a 200-ton wooden immigrant vessel carrying More than 600 visa less jews and the 950-ton British destroyer Rowena. Several of the boarders were also injured. Eight seriously ill refugees were taken to a Haifa Hospital. Several Hundred of the arrivals who Are said to include Many elderly people Are reported to be suffering from exhaustion resulting from Lack of drinking water during the latter part of their voyage and the general hardships of the trip. The 11 casualties among the refugees Are believed to have been caused by a Shell tired by the Rowena. The official communique stated that a Quantity of dynamite and eighteen homemade detonators were found hidden in a Case of soap aboard ship. The pal Mach was intercepted three Miles off the lebanese coast. According to an official communique the Rowena hailed her and warned the passengers in English French and italian that Force would be used if resistance was shown the boarding party. They replied by flinging an assortment of misses at the destroyer the communique said. Fire hoses were then played upon the vessel and tear Gas grenades were thrown into the refugees massed on its decks. After a pitched Battle the naval party gained control of the ship. Thousands Are going hungry in Europe contribute canned foods to the .n. Y. Committee on quotas promises to subpoena College presidents 8p?<�?Timl new York the new York state committee against discrimination in education voting support for a fair educational practices Bill which would eliminate admissions quotas of institutions of higher learning on grounds of race Creed or color will if necessary hold Public hearings and subpoena the highest College officials according to new York City councilman Walter r. Hart chairman of the committee. A we will find out a Hart said a Why one great University admits Only one negro student each year. Why applicants to medical schools must put their photograph on the Are applicants asked about their racial lineage religious preference or the traditional family religion Quot councilman Hart promised Public hearings in a few weeks and a report by the end of the year. Or. Alexander h. Pekelis of the american jewish Congress explained a revision of an anti discrimination Bill introduced in the state Senate last year but which died in committee. He said that principal changes in the proposed Bill related to its administration that religious and denominational institutions be completely tax exempt with loss of exemption incurred Only after a final order of the commission against discrimination and refusal of the institution to comply with the order

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