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Page Four b Scmlsb Crnnsip! "0 Eomo no.,, o, p,. nohw. ory.- April 6, 1928 the Scwish Cran$rip! A Weekly Newspaper for the Jewish People of the Pacifw Northwest Issued Ever# Friday at 1616 Eighth Ave., Seattle, Washington. Phone MAin 2715 HERMAN A. HOROWITZ ............... .Publisher and Managing Editor PHILIP RUBIN ......................................................................... Associate Editor A. H. MILLER .......................................................................... Business Manager OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER. ..................... Bushnell Studio, Arcade Bldg. A Weekly Publication Devoted to the Interests of the Jewish People of Washington, Idaho, Montana, British Columbia and Alaska. Entered aa second class matter September 5, 1924, at the Post Office at Seattle Washington, under the Act of March 8, 1879. Single Coptes, 5 Cents $2.00 per Year Advertising Rates Upon Application Vol. V. Friday, April 6, 1928 No. 5 Sir Mortimer Davis and Canadian Jewry HE recent death of Sir Mortimer B. Davis in France robs Canadian Jewry of its outstanding figure. Born in Montreal in 1866, the son of a cigar maker, he became a commanding figure in the financial life of Canada, being frequently referred to as Canada's "Tobacco King" and the "Rockefeller of Canada." He left a fortune estimated at more than forty million dollars. HE WAS ALWAYS VERY ETHICAL IN HIS BUSINESS DEALINGS.MWHEN SOMEONE OFFERED HIM MORE THAN 5 PER CENT INTEREST HE FELT DEEPLY INSULTED. BY ROBERT STONE Sir Mortimer was the first Canadian Jew to be knighted. Far from losing interest in Jewish affairs after he rose to wealth and glory, his concern for his people was if anything more intensified. As late as 1926, less than two years ago, he donated a quarter of a million dollars to the East End Y. M. H. A. and fifty thousand dollars to the West End Y. M. H. A. of Montreal. His many gifts to other philanthropic insti- tutions, Jewish as well as non-Jewish, showed the big- himself whichwas called "Zum Roten heartedness of the man. Sehild*" The ;randson, Naftali Herz r,k_ r r,.  " -" .- - 1  t Zum Roten Senild (in 1685) changed lne rlse oI lr Ivlortlmer, tne son ot tne numDle]the name to Rothschild. cigar maker, reminds us once again of the understanding] It is Meyer Amschel Rothschild, and aooreciation of lewish br-i- hnt or;of ..... ,Ko ]born in 1744, however, who is looked ---- _ o .................. *'5 "lupon as the founder of the financial upper classes of Great Britain and of the rewards that[dynasty of the Rothschild. Meyer ..... I received a very religious education. await the mtelhgent Jew hying under the banner of the His parents sent him to Furth to per- Union Jack. The upper-class British Gentile is a Nor- fact his knowledge at the Rabbmer Hoehsehule. Later, on his own ae- dic; the more intelligent British Jew is a Europeanized cord, he visited a number of yeshivas r']F] -- /" T "  ff t lr  . that I owe it to the Rotheehild bless- I n# ,00tor00 IVl#00Pr/400/-hp/h'00th ingthat despite thefact that I became .... ...-..-.- . ), -$ .,..), ,--A.w.-,.*=.,a, .LI,,II..I.,II, I, IML,j 9 a writer, 1 was never COml)letely "  " broke." 77]f T7 ] f' ' "_ ef 'v The Borne anecdote is character- rr no was rounaer or rne ramft 1-,,4,,,o istic. It shows the beginning of the .... J ..... .."w 7 J. 'u'ea. wlvl&l.. Rothschild legend, a legend which -- " began to weave around the old Meyer The name of Rothschild is probably the most distinguished in Jewish life. It represents an international family which, for generations, has been synonymous with all that is noble and generous in Jewish life. i Whether in London, Vienna, Berlin or Paris. the descendants of the Rothschild house have remained faithful, devout Jews, keenly in- terested in the fate of the Jewish people everywhere. A great deal of terest has recently been aroused in the founder of the Rothschild for- tune, Meyer Amsehel Rothschild, due to the original research of the famous scholar, Prof. Wilhelm Berg- hoeffer. Mr. Stone has incorporated into his sketch of the poor orphan who founded the great Rothschildfortune, thc greatest among Jews, much el the new material that was recently dis- covered in old arehives.--Editor. Nobody knows how the Roths- child family came to Frankfurt. One family tradition has it that the Rothsclfilds originated in Denmark and received their name from the town of Roeskildc (which means Rothschild in German). This specu- lative deduction, however, is very implausible. There is, no doubt, as a matter of fact, that the name Roths- child was taken from a housesign in Semite. Yet while their tastes may thus be different their mental outlook is the same. The Jewish Will to Live finds its fullest expression in the British Will to Power. Does England make use of Jewish brains for its own imperial purposes, as some claim? Then what of it? It is a mutual gain. If Jewry gave Britain a Dis- raeli, a Rufus Isaacs, Britain gave Jewry a Balfour Declaration, an opportunity to fulfill its centuries-old aspiration to return to its ancient homeland. It is the relationship of partners, instead of that of master and spare time to advantage. He was an I dominated his life. In this he was an omnivorous reader. Antiques and I exception, frequently startling his old coins fascinated him. With the I colleagues by his refusal to accept limited funds at his disposal he ac-lusurer's interest in finA.inl t .... quired a collection of scientific books actions. It is said-t-ha't'wKen'hewas on this subject which he began to offered more than 5 per cent, he felt study. Just before he reached his deeply insulted. majority, Meyer Rothschild had be- In his private life lie was a humani- come one of the greatest authorities tarian. It Was Meyer Ansehel Roths- on old coins and antiques. He then child who founded the first Jewish became a dealer in them. orphan asylum in Frankfurt. which From the very first Rothschildwas diHered from the present-day or- extremely successful, carrying to phanages in that it had a fine public completion tremendous transactions, and high school attached to it. He interested the young Crown Ludwig Borne, the German-Jewish Prince Wilhelm yon Hessen-Kassel in author, says of the old Meyer Anschel: some valuable collections of coins and "He was always surrounded by a acted as his agent. The Crown Prince crowd of poor, to whom he gave very very much impressed with the Jewish generous moraland finaneialsupport, directing genius remained Meyer scholar-dealer, attached him to his When one met a group of beggars Anschel, who was then sixty years court and, in 1769 (when Meyer with happy and hopsful faces, one old. He prepared the ground, and Amschel was only 25 years old) ap- could be sure that the old Re hschild gav the necessary funds to his child- pointed him "Furstlich Hessen-Han- had just passed. When I was a little auiseher Hoffaktor." It is perhaps, boy, walking with my father through not quite accurate to say that the the Judengasse we met Rothschild Crown prince appointed the young I coming out of the synagogue. He Jew to so important a position, which[ stopped us, spoke a few friendly automatically gave him a title of I words and placed his hand on my head nobility and made him a prominent Ito bless me. I am firmly convinced figure at the Court of Hessen-Hanau. I - It was Meyei" Amschel who pressed I his request upon the prince, eonvinc-[ ing him that he should be granted a" title, under which circumstances he would be able to render greater ser- Ansehel Rothschild an aura of super- naturalpower and beneficence. But despite the adulation which must undoubtedly have been show- ered upon Rothschild hie personal conduct was always modest and win- ning. Rothschild was quite well aware of the unusual success that he had achieved, but he always empha- sized the fact that he consideredhis success as "the will of God," thus again evidencing the completely re- ligious outlook upon all phases of life. Hc exemplified the basic rabbinic in- junction of making Judaism synony- mous with life. Rothschild's credit and resources placed him above all the bankers in Frankfort. His connections spread to the various capitals of Europe. One of his sons, Nathan Meyer, migrated to London and founded the English branch of the Rothschild house. The ren for the successful establishment of these branches. In 1810 the capital of the Rothschild house amounted to 800,000 florins (about $400,000) which was an enor- mous sum for that time. His sons were partners in the house, and his the Judengasse in Frankfurt. The vice to the House of Hessen-Hanau. houses in this street were identified This letter renu-sting the title ha by shingles; Very frequently the[come to light recently, and gives name oi the house was auopeu Dy ne ] abundant proof of the fact and skilful inhabitants of the premises. So it ] diplomacy of the creator of the Roths- hap.pened in the case of the Roths- child dynasty It must not be over- child family, looked that while here and there Isaac Elchanan (who died in 1585), [ some Jew did attain importantpo- the son of Elchanan, built a house for sitions in the financial world of Ger- daughters too showed excel)tionally sharp /msiness acumen, especially Henrietta, who held the position of cashier. There is no picture extant of Meyer Anschel Rothschild. He feared that his portrait would be mutilated be- cause he was a Jew, and therefore never permitted his portrait to be painted. It is also quite possible that as an orthodox Jew he was opposed to portraits. Contemporaries de- scribe him as a big man. He wore a round, unpowdered wig and a small chin beard. His exterior was typical- ly Jewish. His clothes were simple, even frayed at times. Until his sixty-third year he was extremely strong, traveling constantly, some- thing which was very strenuous in those days. He died at the age of sixty-eight, after having firmly es- tablished the Rothschild house, and irepared the way for its expansion. e left to his descendants a tradition of ethical living which has dominated all of the gigantic business of the Rothschilds. He also transmitted to tlmm a philanthropic instinct which has made the name of Rothschild synonymous throughout the genera- tions with all that is noble and gen- erous in Jewish life. The Jewish people have no greater, no more ap- propriately representative dynasty than the Rothschild, whether these scions of an old house are in London, Paris, Berlin or Vienna.--(Copyright 1928 by Seven Arts Feature Syndi- cate). Will France Be Another America For to expand on his studies of Halacha and Haggada. These years of study were years of hardship for the young- ster. The Rothschilds were poor and Meyer received little material sup- port while away from home. When he was only eleven years old, his father died and the next year his mother followed. An orphan at the age of twelve, Meyer was faced with the necessity of earning his liveli- hood. This he did in a variety of fashions, attaching himself to broker- age houses and business offices. This Irutine continued until he was twenty. But Rothschild utilized his Jewhh Immigrants from East Europe? THOSE WHO THINK SO ARE DOOMED TO DISAPPOINTMENT, SAYS THIS WRITER.--FRANCE WANTS THE STURDY PEASANT TYPE OF IMMIGRANT.--NEWS LETTER FROM PARIS. BY I. SCHECHTMAN. "France must and will become menU' and of the foreign section of not a bed of roses. They are corn- many, it required nothing short of genius for a young, poor Jew to pone-, another America for the Jewish im- trate into the high society and high I migrant," was the confident opinion financial world of his time. It must I expressed by one of the Paris Jewish furthermore be remembered Meyer| immigration leaders at a meeting Anschel Rothschild never sacrificed I held some time ago. an iota of his religious convictions in Far too confident as this state- order to climb faster. In later years, 'ment may be, it is a fact that this when he had expanded his antique idea has been quite popular in Jew- and coin business to a financial brok- ish circles which devote themselves the Ministry of Labor. From this it will be seen that it is by no means easy to obtain such contracts, in the very first place; but it is even more difficult to obtain a release from these obligations, once undertaken. Some people are under the impres- sion that these contracts are nothing more than scraps of paper to be dis- erage house, and when he dealt with .to the problems of immigration. It carded at will as soon as they have the most prominent and wealthy eel- m some years since great expecta-I managed to enter the country, and lectors of Europe,laying the basis for tions had begun to be ulaeed m the ] that there will be nothing in the way the great Rothschildfortune, he stil I capacity of lrance to absorb a large ] of their choosing some other oceupa- remained the same modest, ritual Inumber of immigrants not on]'vltion. This is a grave error. The '  F ' observing Jew. During his entir( among the leaders, but likewise reneh lawmakes quite sufficient pro- life he continued to delve into th( among the masses of emigrants To- vision for the protection of the em- Torah for intellectual nourishment day one hears Paris, Marseilles, Metz. I ployer's interests and the enforce- Lyons, Nancy, Strassbourg and othm: I ment of the obligations legally under- places in France mentioned by the! taken. In 1922 a special circular was would-be immigrant in the same issued to the police ordering them to polled to play a constant game of i hide-and-seek with the police, are driven from place to place if caught, and are often deportedfrom the coun- try. Under such conditions it is, of course, yam to think of finding in France a "Little America." Still, we must not exaggerate: measured by European standards, France today undoubtedly represents the largest immigration reservoir in Europe. France does need plenty of immigrants, but only of a certain type. It is not the type that prefers the city, but the peasant type, the one who will not shrink from those hard and unprofitable tasks for which the diminished and partly spoiled native stock has lost its taste. What He found it necessary for his mental vigorousness to debate on religious questions with the sages of the Jewish community from time to time. He preferred intelligent companions to rich ociety, keeping open house, for which he possessed a remarkable sense of hospitality. Rothschild was a highly ethical person. Business was business to him, but never a philosophy which breath with New York, Philadelphia and Boston. Of course, the scale is so much smaller, and it is clearly understood that France figures in all these calculations merely in the capa- city of a "little America.' The justification for these hopes seems simple enough. France needs return by force, if necessary, those contract laborers who leave their osition before the lawful oeriod. ubsequently, however, this mrcular was withdrawn as illegal, since it was held that a labor contract was a mat- ter of civil law only and the employer could do nothing more than sue the France is looking for is not more im- migrants, in the usual sense, but more settlers. It is exactly the same pro- blem that we observe in countries such as Canada, Argentina, Russia, Palestine, Mexico. If they are to be received with open arms and establish themselves firm- slave. The British Jew is as patriotic a Britisher as one can find--he'd be a fool if he weren't. He comes to Britain with a unique racial, religious and cultural background; England accepts him without asking him to give up the essential parts of that background that make up the stronger part of the Jew's individuality, of any man's individuality. The British upper classes frown upon the Jew who is cowardly, cringing, fearful of asserting his racial and cultural uniqueness--he is a weakling for which strong men have no use. The Britishness that the Jew assimilates is of his own volition, not forced upon him by a stupid environment. He assimilates all the more freely, all the more readily, Anglo-Saxon culture and ideals and is all the more proud of Anglo-Saxon citizenship, because he is not required to mask his inheritanceand pose as a member of the Anglo-Saxon race. Becoming a subject of His Brittanic Majesty's Government, the more intelligent and more ambitious Jew is made to feel that it will pay him to be first of all true to himself, that it won't help him any to try to lose his identity, that he will be more sensible about it if he meets his environment half-way instead of throwing himself completely into its arms. The British Jew is therefore as British as you can make them--and as Jewish as you can wish, outside of Palestine perhaps. Canada, our next-door neighbor, shows this clearly. It has a bare one-hundred-and-fifty thousand Jews, who have already been able to give to the country a figure like Sir Mortimer Davis and many lesser Jewish lights who play an important role in many fields of Canadian national life. Their help in building up Canada has been appreciated in the past and will be appreciated and duly rewarded in the future by the non- Jewish Canadian. The Jewishness of the Canadian Jew stands out all the more brightly when compared with that of some other countries. The one-hundred-and-fifty thousand Jews of Canada have given more for Palestinian pur- poses in the last few years than the million and three- quarters Jews of New York City, U. S.A. The syna- gogue in Canada has a vitality and carries itself with a self respect and dignity that it often sadly lacks on the other side of the border. Even the poor Yiddish langu- age is not altogether forsaken as an ugly, bastard child by those who were brought up with it. A strange thing indeed for Jews in an English-speaking environment to still cherish the culture that they brought over .with them from the Nalevkis in Warsaw or from Gitke Toibe's Zavoulik in Vilna, to still make a fuss over Yiddish literati and their wares, to refuse to go in for that rupture of the soul which an abrupt break with one's immediate past brings on! But the matter becomes a little clearer when one hears that a Jew in Canada does not even have to come from Germany or some other West-European country in order to make the grade socially The Canadian Jew who happens to be born in Lithuania or Poland doesn't even dream of committing suicide in order that he may be born again into a family that is not of Slavic origin and thus perhaps got a chance to enter Society. A Canadian Jew who has achieved wealth may be a Litvak, a staunch Zionist, thoroughly orthodox and be himself in other such "terrible" ways, and at the same time the Prime Minister of the Dominion may not feel that his official dignity is lowered by dropping into this Litvak's, Zionist's, Orthodox Jew's teas! immigrants and is admitting scores of thousands of them every year. Only a few short weeks ago an inter- esting book was published from the Even more comprehensible does Canadian Jewry 187'695 souls and there were 467,156 ] Spaniards, 460,352 Belgians and 310,- become to us here in the States when we bear in mind 1205 Poles. ! In these circumstances it is quite that the Scotchman who comes to Canada is not asked natural to ask why Jews, too, should to forget, is encouraged even to remember, the Edin- not be able to send large numbers of immigrants to France, where neither burgh that he left behind him, that the Irishman s raeial nor religious prejudices seem not asked to destroy that part of his spiritual ego that to exist. Why, it is asked, should not has its roots in Belfast or Dublin, that the different pen of Deputy Charles Lambert, for- merly the High Commissioner of Immigration. The book. entitled, "France and the Alien," has a fore- word by M. Herriot, the former Pre- mier and present Minister of Educa- cation. The volume contains a wealth of .interesting statistical ma- terial showing, among other things, that there are now living in France upward of 3 million foreigners, repre- senting 22 countries of origin. The l Italian contingent alone numbered France become in course of time a "'Little America?". Especially now, that the gates of the larger America are defim'tely shut to the Jewish immigrant? There is some justification for such questions, but only in theory; in practice the problem seems to be hopeless because of the peculiar social composition of the Jewish emigrant masses, which makes them anything but desirable to France. M. Lambert states the case quite bluntly in the book which was mentioned above, saying "France requires no bankers with international minds; she needs instead young, vigorous, productive people." In using the term "bank- ers"the author does not confine it to language spoken by the Frenchman of Quebec is given official recognitionthat while Canada is developing a new life on a new soil it is at the same time being con- stantly reminded of its British traditions which have always respected idiosyncracies of race and culture British traditions have been molded by an aristoc- racy that has always been willing to compromise with the aspirations of democracy, with the requirements of life, in order to maintain itself. It has never been the "intransigeant," uncompromising caste that the aris- tocracies of monarchial France and other European countries were until the nineteenth century, but neither has it surrendered its powers and prerogatives Im- peralism did the trick--the British ruling class simply had to admit able men into its ranks and couldn't afford to go in for that caste rigidity which ultimately leads to degeneracy, because it needed the ablest men to maintain its hold upon the seven seas and upon the remotest corners of the world. This compromise be- tween aristocracy and democracy is the source of vitality of the British Empire. It is understandable to the Jew who like the Briton in his wanderimgs through the world has learned to compromise in order to survive, without at the same time losing his superior strength. Such an upper-class realizes that while racial and environmental distinctions mean a whole lot among men and mean everything among the lower orders of men, these are after all only distinctions between one herd of sheep and another Such a class adjudges each individual separately; family pedigree--what we Jews call "Yiches"--is one of its criteria for judging the individual, but his achievements in later life are even more important in determining his value. Snob- ocracy spurns an'able man because he is dark-skinned or because he had the misfortune to be born in Eishi- shok, Kovner Gubernie, and his table manners are therefore not just so-so; a wise and sober aristocracy like the British wonders whether this man's grand- father might not have been a Spanish Don or a noted Roy in his town--usually after it has given the man's talents due recognition and reward. --P.R. deserting employee in court for the loss caused. In order to combat legally the de- sertions of contract laborers into other ly upon French soil.our Jewish im- migrants will first have to change completely their socio-economie com- position. Instead of immigration we must have colonization, instead the accepted meaning, i. e., persons engaged in banking and speculation --  , - T .   on thecxchange, sineethenumberof PIOUS l00ast 500de lens Hold Punora such persons would be quite negligi-  j   I, ble among any kind of immigrants ...... ....... What he has in mind is the "unpro- ductive element" in general, i. e., For Torn Shreds of Holv Scrolls traders, middlemen, intel!ectuals and d / he ---- ---- - ------------ lranecgrev r:ui$i:na. New York.-- A remarkable funeral Smith and Yemin, 190 Henry Street, t.n=oth.r d;ff .... *,,2 .r .. .[ occurred on the East Side. Pious who were willing to carry out the wi'ueasant's'both be and'"w'i'l'lin  Jews, men and women, buried 13 funeral. After the saeks were brought . 'n" he .. ..n .o. ,..  .... ' sacks containing tornpicees of Sefer into the office, pious Jews came there those" tla'ouOands'ofOFrenc easan's Torahs, pages of the Bible, Sidurim, every way, chanted Psalms and kept ........... l:'. . Mahzorim and other sacred books up a wake, just as is done for de- WhO are rnmg to ne Dig ctues ann The sacks were carried in two hearses" o,,d .... 1 abandoning their farms. France "h ........... ' ...... wv  needs, furthermore, labor for the coal , corn pmces oz rmy ,wn were Before the funeral commenced a ourneumacemeeryana Jaamsa eulo was lvcn b a rabb who mines, factories, mills, etc., i. e.,Iwa s i'" "h m ..... gY g" Y " precisely the kind of people we meet I saa [or  e , lus as mr a aeaa chastised the Jews for allowin the so seldom amon the Jewish immi-jpersn' torn pieces of the Scrolls to he for grants. ] The torapieccs of Holy Writ which two years in a dark cellar. Those In Jewish circles this tra=ic out-[were buried yesterday have during present cried bitterly. Old men with come is rearded with somethnthat Ithe past two years been lying in a Iong grey beards and ear-locks auoears very much like inexcusable ] dark cellar on Forsythe Street. They women with shawls and "sheitels d irresnonsibilitv All that the .Te belonged to a synagogue at 28 For- were at the funeral m large numbers is thinking o(is how to get intoh'e sythe, which several years ago was Mrs. Yetta Rothman, who had country first, after which the matter converted into a Greek Catholic charge of the funeral, also delivered of choosing a trade or profession is church, after the JewishCongreation a "Hesped" and shed bitter. Mrs. to be settled. This is a very daner- was on account of financial dffieul- Rothman is an interesting type. She ous and fundamentally wrong at- ties forced to sell the Shool. is an American-born young woman. titude to take. Those who reason in A store-keeper of the neighborhood It is said that she was brought up in this manner have evidently not the recently called to the attention of an orphan asylum conducted by slightest conception of the peculiar one Mrs. Yetta Rothman, an ortho- German Jews. During the World circumstances and laws which govern dox young woman, the fact that the War she was a nurse and went this situation iu France torn pieces of the Scrolls had been the American.Army to France. Upon e xi l her return she became ultra ortho According to th e 'sting laws, lying in this eel ar for the past two ...... - - d uox ann smreu a campai n amen France admits only such alien la- years. Mrs. Rothman then Starts g g occupations, a law was passed on .......... August 11, 1926 at the imtiative of o ne. trauer, a w.orer..xms now- M -Lambert whereb the r "1 i ever, is a very pammt anu mow pro- . , atY ewdo poDem s cess, and even m the best circum- i2entareagi kArCCrdngt to stances it cannot soon become ex- , r . tensive. a general rule. change hm occupa- tion at will. or a ueriod of at least France still .offers quite consider- one year he is obliged to remain able opportunities to those immi- at the work indicated in his last grants who are prepared to settle "carte d' identitc." If he wants to upon the land and engage in farming. b " ' ' change his occupation he has to ob- 'I us the Russian ,mmlgrants are tain special dispensation from the availing themselves of this oppor- ,, -- ,, office de placement, and such dts- .tumty on a large, scale. After the uensation is uranted only on very mcwame hardships attending the - " " r rare occasions, namely, te the occu- first two o. three,years theyfind them pation to which the alien intends to stoves wen selea ann a las ree change will be considered "useful" from the constant worries which har- to the best interests of the country rassed them. in the cities. But the Even within the limits of one and the Je.wmh mmgrant comes to France same occupation the immigrant is with .entirely different ambitions. forbidden to change his employers ,re wm no mr an mscan consiaer The law requires of every stun[over the possibilities of life in the country. i that he should hire no foreign worer I At best he becomes a worker in the without a certificate showing that specmcany, aewtsh traues, SUCh the latter has served the stinulatedl as capmakmg, leatherwork, etc. The period with the original employer. ]majority, however, follows the us.ual It appears thus that the alien]wayi,opem, ng a nttle sore, aeanng worker in France finds himself bound | in Oil moning, and "Luft" occupa- hand and foot at every turn. It is ltiq ns wthout number. But the.cap- especially true in the case of a Jew-! aclty of France o p.rowde a living ish immigrant, who is bound to re-[ fr such elements m quite small, main at the trade or occuuation for/especially in the case of the foreign which he was originally admitted to [immigrant. the country. It is exceedingly dif-| As one of the smaller immigration ficult, almost impossible, indeed, to [countries, France undoubtedly could obtain permission to change from |hold an important place for the Jew; farm labor to clerical work, or for a [but even the role era "Little Ameri- coal miner to engage in commerce. [ca" would be beyond her capacity, To be sure there are many immi-[and those who cherish this illusion grants who succeed in getting along[are doomed to disappointment. without these permits; but theirs is [(Copyright by the J. T. A. 1928.) borers as are able to show at the fron- an agitation that these be buried ac- East Side Jewish women for strict tier control stations definite contracts cording to the Orthodox Jewish law. adherence to all the Orthodox Jewish entered into with French employers She made a collection amongpious I laws, like Kashruth and regular at- for certain periods of time, being thus Jews, and with this money bought l tcndanee at Mikveh (ritual bath. ) assured of work. The employer again two plots and arranged for thel Mrs. Rothman is still a very young may conclude such an agreement with funeral. The sacks containing thel woman, about 27 or 28. She has a foreign worker only with the con- torn pieces of Holy Writ were brought I bobbed hair and speaks a very good sent of the competent "office de place- into the office of the undertakers[English. I April A, SO. 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