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HEBREW INSTITUTE, RIVERVIEW,
CELEBRATE PEACE AND CHANUKA. At the Sons of Zion Synagogue, last Thursday evening, a very entertaining program was given by the Children of the Hebrew Institute, Riverview. The affair was in the nature of a joint cele bration of Chanuka and the advent of peace. There was a very nice attend ance, several hundred pupils of the school taking part. JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS PARTICI PATE IN THANKSGIVING PARADE. One of the most beautiful parades or pageants staged in St. Paul for a long time, was the Patriotic Celebration of Thanksgiving held last Thursday. Many nationalities took part, expressing their devotion to the United States, by the many beautiful floats which appeared in the parade, starting on Summit Avenue. Not the least among these contingencies was the Jewish Division of the proces sion. Several hundred marchers took part, a number of divisions being deco rated with a ribbon with the words, "Palestine for the Jewish Nation." There were also a number of Jewish floats, one representing the Jewish Welfare Board, with the Bnai Brith Service Flag of one fifth of its members displayed, another with Isaih and his prophecy that there shall be no more wars. Another pretty scene was that of an old Jew being led in his return to Palestine, by four young ladies representing the Allied Nations. The Jewish contingent was headed by a band, and attracted much favorable comment along the entire line of march. HADASSAH TO HAVE ANNUAL NEW YEAR BALL. The St. Paul Chapter of Hadassah have made arrangements for their an nual New Year's Ball, to be held New Year's Eve, December 31st, at the Junior Pioneer Hall. The affair will be infor mal, and will be featured by many evi dences of the Spirit of Peace. BNAI BRITH BANQUET TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 10TH. Arrangements have been made for the celebration of the annual Bnai Brith Day of Minnesota Lodge, at the Athletic Club, next Tuesday evening, December 10th. The dinner will start at 6:30. A number of the officers of the District Grand Lodge have promised to be pres ent, among them Rabbi Mannheimer of Des Moines. The committee has ar ranged a number of entertainment fea tures, and will probably be able to con clude the evening by informal dancing in the dancing room of the club, all for the price of $1.25 per plate. Notices have been sent to members, who have been invited to attend with their wives, sweethearts and friends. AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS DE CEMBER 16TH. Word has been received by wire at the home of Capt. Moses Barron, dele gate-elect to the American Jewish Con gress, that the Congress will convene December 15th at Philadelphia. The Con gress for which the election was held a year ago last June, was postponed from time to time on account of the continua tion of the war, and will now meet to take up the question of Jewish Rights, to December 6, 1918. THE AMERICAN JEWISH WORLD be considered at the Peace Parleys. The local Congress organization will prob ably hold a meeting next week, to take up various questions connected with the Congress, and to elect an alternate to Gustavus Loevinger, who, under the rules, will attend the Congress in place of Capt. Barron, who is now in France. The long-threatened measures against Jewish students from Galicia and Bukowina at the Vienna Uni versity have been put into force by the Council of Professors of the Medical Faculty. The council passed a special resolution which had the effect of reducing the num The Useful Gift? bmdtMinig to PRETTY georgette blouse-new fancies in silk hosiery—dainty neck-things-fine lingerie—bou doir accessories—exquisite handkerchiefs—and all other apparel will give much pleasure if chosen here. Give her a gift from The Young-Quinlan Co. Semi-Annual 4 REMNANT SALE OPENS Thursday, Friday, Saturday Dec. 5, 6,7 NICOLLET AT EIGHTH 237 ber of vacancies for Galician and Bukowinian medical students a "few only," and even these "few" vacant places would not be guarar teed to them. The restriction is in force for students born in Galicia and Bukowina, irrespective of their present place of residence, and is directed entirely against the Jewish refugees from Galicia. The Polish Ministry for Religious Affairs has resolved to open a mod ern rabbinical seminary at Warsaw to prepare rabbis for Poland.