The American Jewish Year Book, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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Cyrus Adler, Henrietta Szold
American Jewish Committee, 1904 - Jews
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Issues for 1900/1901- include report of the 12th- year of the Jewish Publication Society of America, 1890-1900- (issued also separately in some years); issues for 1908/1909- include Report of the American Jewish Committee for 1906/1908- (issued also separately in some years); issues for include American Jewish Committee. Proceedings of the annual meeting.
  

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Page 284 - The inhabitants of their respective States shall, mutually, have liberty to enter the ports, places, and rivers of the territories of each party, wherever foreign commerce is permitted. They shall be at liberty to sojourn and reside in all parts whatsoever of said territories, in order to attend to their affairs, and they shall fnjoy. to that effect, the same security and protection as natives of the country wherein they reside, on condition of their submitting to the laws and ordinances there prevailing,...
Page 170 - Director of "the Hygienic Laboratory of the United States Public Health and Marine Hospital Service since 1900.
Page 502 - Society, by such names and in such manner as may be directed by the Board of Directors, and shall have the privilege of representation at meetings. Agencies for the sale and distribution of the Society's publications shall be established by the Board of Directors in different sections of the country. The Society shall have the right to establish branches. ARTICLE IX Finances SECTION I. Moneys received for life memberships, and donations and bequests for such purpose, together with such other...
Page 283 - We commend the vigorous efforts made by the Administration to protect American citizens in foreign lands, and pledge ourselves to insist upon the just and equal protection of all our citizens abroad.
Page 283 - We pledge ourselves to insist upon the Just and lawful protection of our citizens at home and abroad and to use all proper methods to secure for them, whether native born or naturalized, and without distinction of race or creed, the equal protection of...
Page 292 - ... natives in like cases is manifestly inapplicable. I need hardly enlarge on the point that the Government of the United States concludes its treaties with foreign states for the equal protection of all classes of American citizens. It can make absolutely no discrimination between them, whatever be their origin or creed. So that they abide by the laws, at home or abroad, it must give them due protection and expect like protection for them. Any unfriendly or discriminatory act against them on the...
Page 285 - Correspondence is on foot touching the practice of Russian consuls within the jurisdiction of the United States to interrogate citizens as to their race and religious faith, and upon ascertainment thereof to deny to Jews authentication of passports or legal documents for use in Russia. Inasmuch as such a proceeding imposes a disability which in the case of succession to property in Russia may be found to infringe the treaty rights of our citizens, and which is an obnoxious invasion of our territorial...
Page 510 - Critic. JEWISH LIFE IN THE MIDDLE AGES. By ISRAEL ABRAHAMS. 452 pp. $1.75. " Mr. Abrahams has really done a very good and useful piece of work. He has taken up one side of mediaeval life, and given us the means of getting a thorough understanding of it.
Page 512 - DB. AS ISAACS, Baltimore Sun. IDYLS OF THE GASS. By MABTHA WOLFENSTEIN. 295 pp. $1.25. " Charming is, indeed, the word which one keeps repeating to oneself throughout. ... It is not a novel, nor is it a set of short stories, but a blend of both eked out even, a la Thackeray, with snatches of essays, in which the writer wears her heart upon her leaves. It is a whimsical, wayward, womanly book, saturated with the charm of the Ghetto life which Miss Wolfenstein loves best in the world.
Page 292 - From the time when the treaty of 1832 was signed down to within a very recent period, there had been nothing in our relations with Russia to lead to a supposition that our flag did not carry with it equal protection to every American within the dominions of the empire.

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