American Jewish Year Book, Volume 2

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Cyrus Adler, Henrietta Szold
American Jewish Committee, 1900 - Jews
Issues for 1900/01- include report of the 12th- year of the Jewish Publication Society of America, 1890-1900- (issued also separately in some years); issues for 1908/09- include Report of the American Jewish Committee for 1906/08- (issued also separately in some years).
 

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Page 50 - In Roumania the difference of religious creeds and confessions shall not be alleged against any person as a ground for exclusion or incapacity in matters relating to the enjoyment of civil and political rights, admission to public employments, functions and honors, or the exercise of the various professions and industries in any locality whatsoever.
Page 138 - The objects of this association are to discuss the problems of charities and •to promote reforms in their administration; to provide uniformity of action and co-operation in all matters pertaining to the relief and betterment of the Jewish poor of the United States, without, however, interfering in any manner with the local work of any constituent society.
Page 168 - We are unalterably opposed to political Zionism. The Jews are not a nation, but a religious community. Zion was a precious possession of the past, the early home of our faith, where our prophets uttered their world-subduing thoughts, and our psalmists sang their world-enchanting hymns. As such it is a holy memory, but it is not our hope of the future. America is our Zion.
Page 752 - At the first election five shall be chosen by the stockholders for one year, five for two years, and five for three years, and at each annual election thereafter five shall be chosen by the stockholders for three years.
Page 752 - Special meetings may be held at any time at the call of the President, or upon the written request of four members of the Executive Committee.
Page 518 - July 19, 1834; removed with his father to Adams County, Illinois, where he received his education; in 1853 he removed to New Orleans, where he studied law, and received a diploma from the Law Department of the University of Louisiana in 1855; joined the Confederate Army as a private of artillery, served as such and as Acting Adjutant of the artillery of Hood's Corps in the Army of Tennessee until the end of the war; was elected a member of the Louisiana Legislature in 1865, and served until reconstruction;...
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Page 164 - This Constitution may be amended by a vote of two-thirds of the members attending any annual meeting.
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