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Vol. VI. Why Are the Jews Misunderstood? AN ANALYSIS OF TIIE ANTI-JEW ISH PREJUDICE IN AMERICA By the Rev. I)r. Hugh Blrckhead. Rector of Emanuel Protestant Epls copnl Church, Md. I have been asked by my Jewish friends to make a statement Judicatlug In u few words, and with great frank ness, how the Jews in America apiH*ar i to a citizen who is thoroly interested j in them and their inevitable contribu. , tion to the life of the nation. It is merely from the basis of good will that, I have any right to speak at all, for only those who can* can understand. | In the first place, the Jew, without doubt, represents the strongest race in the world. -In all human history it would he hard to find any figure so pathetic and so sublime as the Jew. He lias been the prey of all nations and tlielr masters * * * He has t>een flung down into an unutterable depth of in famy. but the infamy has constantly recoiled upon his persecutors. His lot has been made bitter by every species of wrong, cruelty and inhumanity, but bo Ims survived them * **. In the utmost durkness he has found a light to guide him. and amid the most ter rible of deprivations a hope to console ami support him. He stuuds amid new nations and civilizations today, himself unchanged—the wonder ami ihe enigma of the world. He has sur vived the Roman and tin* Greek, and in turn he may survive the Teuton and the Anglo-Saxon. If we can fancy any human creature standing on the ruins of Westminster bridge and sur veying the desolation that was once called London.* it will not lie Ix»rd Macaulay’s mythical New Zealander — it will be a Jew. In the presence of tills strange race all the people of mod ern Europe are but children just out of school; for the Jew had literature and a philosophy when our forefnth* ors were barbarians and worshiped blocks of wood and stone. And as one survey* that literature ano phllosc*rtiy : as one endeavors to arrive nt the secret hidden in all this long, chequered, pathetic and sublime history, one fact continually emerges: the greatest pe riods of the nation coincide with the periods when the sense of religion was strongest among the people; tin* most terrible downfalls and dispersions with the hiss of that religious sense.” (J. W. Dawson in "The Divine Chal lenge"). The Seeds Of Hostility. Every self-respecting Jew must be proud of his raee, and in the long run he can only Is* helped by »s*ing made to realize the greatness of his inherit ance. At his liest. he has reached the highest altitude of Cod-consciousness known to man. His supreme contri butions have liccn Ids unswerving monotheism nml the ethics of the Nazarcne. Modern civilization for two thousand year* Ims Isirrowed Its religious Ideas from the Jewish race, laying most emphasis on that which the Jew himself lias lefused to re ceive. This alone creates n situation which hear* within itself the seeds of hostility, misunderstanding and i»er s edition. There undoubtedly have l»een periods in the life of Christian ity when a definite attack upon Ju daism has given opportunity for a greater emphasis on the Christian Creed. Unfortunately, this hostility has beeu deliberately nsed to give ex. presslon to Christian loyalty. As lias been said liefore, "half of patriotism is bate.” It is not without signifi cance that the day most dreaded by the Hebrews of Eastern Europe is Good Friday; and It is indeed tragic that on tlds day which emphasizes the complete sacrifice of Love, human hate should bo generated nml sent forth on its erraud of destruction. Thank God, we have emerged in America from the sad and terrible years of religious persecution. Any prejudice which is left on purely re ligious grounds is u lingering remem brance which in time must disappear. The emphatic decree of religious tol c-rution laid down by the covenants of the Colonies of Maryland and Rhode Island became a fundamental principle of government in the Consti tution of the United States. This lias increasingly borne the fruit of mutual sympathy and understanding, and must eventually extract the sting of religious difference. It Is a consum mation which uwaits the processes of education and of time. Misunderstanding Brought With the Jewish Immigrant. Of course, the Jew recently arrived from Europe doe* not understand tills (Continued on Page Five.) LEAGUE ASSEMBLY GETS FULL DETAILS OF UKRAINIAN POGROMS. Supplementary Reports by Red Cross— Memorandum Calls Fqr Punishment of Guilty. <.T. C. B. Service.) Paris—The representatives of the committee of Jewish Delegations of this city Ims presented a memorandum to the President of the League of Na tions regarding the pogroms in Ukrain ia. says a Geneva dispatch. The mem orandum calls for the punishment of those guilty and is supplemented by. (1) A report of the Red Cross. (2) A list of towns and the numl»er killed in each center. (.*») The numl»er of women abused. (-4) Details of tor tures to which pogrom victims were subjected. (,~) List of names of po grom-leaders. (0) A humanitarian apponl issued some time ago above file signatures of leading Frenchmen. The Jewish Delegations represeuta lives also submitted n memorandum regarding the naturalization of East ern Jews in Danzig. TABLET DEDICATED TO DR. MAX SCHLESINGER AT ALBANY TEMPLE. Albany—Commemorating the fifty five year rabbinate of Dr. Max Schiesinger, the congregation of Tem ple Keth Einetli, of Albany, N. V., on December 10, formally dedicated a brone memorial tablet with impressive ceremonies. Tin* service was attended by distinguished Jewish leaders from -all over the state, and reminiscent ad dresses o»» the works and services of ihe late ruhbi were made by the Itev. Dr. Alexander Lyons, of Brooklyn, and the Itev. Dr. Samuel 11. Uoldenson. of Pittsburg, formerly of Albany. Following an introductory address by Samuel Hessberg. president of the congregation, the tublet was unveiled by Samuel T. Bonnenfeld. The in scription recites the long service of the dead rabbi from 18<W to 11)1 J>. aud recalls the present temple is the result of his vision and labor. It characterized liiin as “a man that walked with Ood. patriotic citizen, profound scholar, reverend rabbi and a leader in American reform aud Judadism.” It also hears l;i Hebrew and English the text: “Ills delight was in the laws of the Lord.” Rabbi David H. Gross, of Troy, read ibe Sabbath evening service and pro nounced the ‘‘Kaddish.” The commit t<*e which arranged the service consist cd of Howard It. Stark, chairman: Jacob S. Friedman. Moses F. Aufses ser. Samuel T. Sonnenfold and William L. Oppcnhcini. PALESTINE ADMINISTRATION MUST BE INFORMED OF PUBLIC MEETINGS IN ADVANCE. (J. C. B. Service.) London —Sir Herbert Samuel, tl». I Niles tine High Commissioner, lms is sued a decree that the udmiuUtratloi Ik? informed in advance of all public meetings by a declaration stating tin time, place and purpose of such galli ering. The declaration must also fa countersigned by two responsible :>er sons of the community. The decree seU the penalty of one month's prison and dflfty pounds fine for the infringe ment of this new' regulation. “WIENER MORGENZEITUNG" ISSUES SPECIAL NUMBER FOR BENEFIT OF AMERICAN JEWS. (J. C. B. Service.) Vienna—lu order to familiarize American Jews with the actual con ditions of the Jews in Austria, the “Wiener Morgenzeitung” lias decided to issue a special American number, one hundred thousand copies of which will Ik* forwarded to America. WARSAW JEWS APPEAL FOR UKRAINIAN UNFORTUNATES. DASZYNSKI CALLS FOR CONFERENCES WITH JEWISH LEADERS THRUOUT COUNTRY. (J. C. B. Service.) Warsaw —The local committee for the relief of Ukrainian pogrom vic tim.* lias issued an urgent appeal for Immediate help of tens of thousands who are literally dying from hunger and starvation. The appeal is signed by N. Prilutzki, L. Davidson and Dr. Coldfluum. At the instance of Vlce-Preiuier Daszynski local communities are ar ranging for conferences between Jew ish leaders and Polish representa tives. It is the object of the Vice- Premier to have the results of the de lilierutions of these meetings placed be fore the Pollsh-Jewish Commission which is trying to bring about a let ter understanding between the two communities. Johnson Immigration Bill Opposed COUNTRY’S LEADING DAILIES AGAINST POLICY OF RESTRIC TION. The New York Tribune, (numiciit ing editorially on the Johnson measure, said: “The Johnson bill expressed the feel ing of the House of Representatives that the bars should be put up on im migration for itt least a year. This Is, of course, a mere expedient, having no relation to our permanent immi gration policy, which cannot lieoome one of exclusion. The United States is far from being a developed nation industrially, and our economic situa tion is likely to require for many years some reinforcement of native labor by foreign labor. “The Senate is showing a disposi tion to look beyond what the House considered an emergency and to dis cuss the permanent aspects of the problem. The demand for completer Americanization, greatly stimulated by the war, clushes to some extent 1 with the economic demand for fuller man power. In which direction lies America’s controling interest? There are several regulation and naturaliza tion measures before the Senate on which hearings have been arranged, and it is desirable to develop the public’s attitude toward them. Limita tion by selection is the method most favored by the advocates of thoro Americanization. This Involves the use of a percentage formula, allowing admissions in proportion to the size of of rucial or language groups of for eign birth already i 2l this country. An other plan is to give a Federal com mission power to sift out applicants and fix ratios. Pressure for the remodelling of our immigration system has become too strong to lie ignored. A new general law will probably be passed at the ox tru session of tin* new Congress. The argument which drove the Johu&ou bill thru the House, but which may not affect? the Heps to eii equal degree. was that a one-year suspension would give Congress u breathing apace in which to clarify its thought.” Tlie Brooklyn Daily Eagle, discuss ing the hill which passed the House and is now before tin* Senate, remarks editorially under the caption “The Folly of the Closed Door:” “We do not suppose that immigration today is either better or wrose than it was before tho outbreak of the war. Undesirables may be coming in. but to say or imply that the majority of immigration are unfit is u libel upon many honest and industrious aliens *.vboM» one desire is to get work and to stick to it once they get it. We dare not charge that a man is undesirable because of nationality. He Is mdcsirublc only if he is u crimiuul or aiscased, or liublc to liecome a public .1 mrge. The immigration laws already .11 force provide for the exclusion of undesirables, and the proper enforce meiit of those laws will sufficiently protect the country against those who should not have access to our ports.” The New York Sun makes light of I the assertion that from 15,000,000 to 25,000,000 would-be immigrants are 1 clamoring ut the gateways of Europe and proves the impossibility of sueli a “flood” liy a little hit of pluin arltli mctic. Of the seventy-five steamships carrying steerage passengers between Europe and the United States, says the Sun. each would have to bring here 200,000 persons, and continues: "If we assume an average of 2,000 per voyage for the entire fleet, it would take 100 voyages to bring the entire crowd of fifteen millions to tills coun try. Assume that eacli of the seven ty-five ships could make twelve round trips a year, a very high calculation, making no allowance for accidents or repairs, it would need eight ami a half years to land the enrtre crowd on American shores.’* A great many things can happen In eight ami a half years. New York —Writing editorially 011 December 10th, the "New York Amer. lean” said : “Two bills before the Congress show poor thinking. "One is to prohibit immigration for one year. Another is to prohibit the importation of dyes for three years. "Of course tin* mistake in hot.fi bills is that prohibition is substituted for protection. There should be reason able protective regulation of immigra tion. "But we have that now. “All that is necessary is to on fore.- the present regulations. The country lias room for many millions of manual workers and farm hands. It lias room for them ami it needs them. And they Wednesday, December 29, 1920 ISRAEL the slave Of the Ideal, a pilgrim fur and wide. Cursed, hated, spurn efl and sourged with none to save. The IMmrunhs knew him and when Greece beheld His wisdom won* the hoary Crown of Eld: Beauty he hath foresworn and wealth ami power; Seek him today and find in every land No fire consumes him, neither floods devour — Immortal thru the lamp within his hand. PLIGHT OF JEWISH KEHILLA IN BERLIN. (Special Cable to J. X. S.) Rerlin, Roc. 20. —The local Kohilla has fallen into financial difficulties. Since tin* Revolution its income from taxes has been greatly diminished owing to the large number of eonver sions and a law missed which exempts from taxation, without demanding from those who do not pay that they leave the Kehillu. Since the entire in come in consumed for cultural pur pose and administration, the Kehilla Is compelled to close Rikur Chollm. schools and so forth, to diminish them materially. The number of employees is also considerably reduced. It lias become impossible to provin cial Kehlllus and the latter perish en tirely. Similar eonditions prevail among tin Kchilius of Fnuikfurt uml Leipzig. Frankfurt’s deficit has been covered by a recent legacy made l>y Jacob II Schiff. MURE ANTIQUITIES UNEARTHED IN PALESTINE. (J. C. n. Bertie*.) London—All ancient synagog (said to be that of Rnbhl Meir Bal-Haness) and numerous other articles of his toric value have beeh discovered In the course of the excavations now Is* ing made at Tiberias, according to a Jerusalem dispatch. The discovered . uctides date bank T*ta*idic pe riod of the Jews and include an ex truordinnry marble plate, a Chanti kali Menorah and a Sliofar. The ex cavations in Tiberias are being nuidi under the supervision of I'rofessoi Klustch. POLES AND LITHUANIANS ARE NEGOTIATING AT PARIS. (J. C. «». Sonflco.. London —Count Tyskiwieas, accom landed by Hori Knbinowicz the local noting Charge D’Altaira for Lithuania left for Paris in order to be present at the unofficial m-notiatinna at pres ent l»eing conducted between Poland and Lithuania. CLOTHING WORKERS PREPARE FOR A LONG FIGHT. Now York—With tin* prospect of an indefinite period of idleness before them announcement was made tlmt a relief fund of $1,000,000 would bo raised in order to tide over the 00.- 000 members of the Amalgamated nothing Workers l nlon during this crisis. The money will he raised in centres outside of this city. ought to ho encouraged, instead of for bidden, to come. -Mr. Johnson is responsible for the hill to prohibit immigration. He i* a good niun in ninny respects, but n fanatic on this subject. He ought to remember that be would not be an American citizen ami a member of congress luul immigration ImhJii pro hibited in the past. -The bill to prohibit importation of <i,vcs is all wrong. The right thing to do is to put a high tariff upon foreign dyes. Then those who want them can have them by paying money into the .American treasury: nml those who want American dyes can have them, at prices somewhat lower, maybe, lint still profitable to the home manufacturer. If importation of dyes is forbidden, there will Ik* no limit upon the price of dyes except the sky. and all of us who wear clothing that must l*c dyed will have to feed a great big fat dye trust. "If the dye trust makes poor dyes, then our manufacturers will have to take poor dyes when they can’t get good dyes, and the result will be to put American textiles at a disadvan tage with British and other foreign textiles. "Mr. Lougworth is father to this bill to prohibit importation of dyes, lie too, is a good man in many ways, but uway off bis mental bearings in Ibis matter. "Don’t prohibit importation or im migration. "Regulate them.'' Dr. Joseph Silverman Resigns From N. Y. Pulpit DESIRES TO LEAVE TEMPLE EMANUEL AFTER THIRTY THREE YEARS SERVICE TO DE VOTE TIME TO LITERATURE. (J. <\ It. HlTVlCt*.) New York, Dec. 24.—Dr. Joseph 811- vermmi who has been connected with Temple Emanuel for the past thirty three years, yesterday tendered his resignation as the spiritual leader of the congregation. Dr. Milvermun ad dressed his letter of resignation to Mr. Louis Marshall, the president of the Hoard of Trustees, and the Rout'd after hearing it read, decided to post pone decision until its next meeting. Dr. Silverman wrote: "It Is with some hesitation that 1 address you on tin* subject of my future relationship to our congrega tion. Having completed over thirty two years of active and unbroken service in the Unhhiunte of Temple Emanuel, and having arrived at a timb of life when I would like to have sufficient leisure to carry out a long cherished ideal of devoting myself to literature, both general and Jewish. I leel that I ought not to delay any long er in consulting you as to tin* best means oft arriving at a decision which would he just to Temple Emanuel as well as to myself. I um also im pelled to this step by a desire* to tak** an active leadership in some important • omniunal work. "It is evident that I cannot follow the inclinations Indicated without my congregation’s hearty approval, co-op eration and support. Permit me. therefore, to request that yon kindly consider how I may bo released from melt part of my routine duties and responsibilities as may be necessary to ufford me the time and leisure re quired for the purposes aforesaid and yet not eliminate me entirely from the Rabbinate of Temple Emanuel. "I shall l»e glad to receive a com munication from you on this weighty matter, and enter into a conference re garding it- to the ineuntiipc. he asmired gentlemen, that I am deeply apprecia tive of She gn*at honor. Joy and priv ileges that have boon mine for so many years of serving in Emanuel's vine yard of the Lord, and that I trust our official, personal and friendly re lationship will continue indefinitely." EMIGRATION GROWING. (Special Cable to J. N. S.) Berlin. I>*c. 20.—A delegate of tin* ••HllfKvereln fucr Deutsche Judea’ paid a visit to emigration waters in (Jerumny, Belgium and Holland. Con ditions of prospective emigrants in Amsterdam and Rotterdam defy all description. NOTED JEWISH HISTORIAN SUFFERS PRIVATIONS. (J. C. B. Service.) Vienna—According to a report re ceived hen* from Riga, the noted Jew. ish liiHtorian Dubmnv. who is at pres ent in Petrogrud. lias been seriously affected in health and spirit by the privations which he is suffering. The. historian is at present connec'ted with tiie Jewish Peoples University of Petrograd. JEWISH EMIGRANTS AT CONSTANTINOPLE WILL HAVE HIGH COMMISSIONER'S ASSISTANCE. (J. r. I*. Service) Constantinople.—S. Landman, poli tical secretary of tlio Zionist World Organization nnd Ur. Caleb a local leading Jew. called on the High Coni missioner Sir Horace It unibold aml ob tained his promise that he would do everything possible to facilitate Jew ish emigrants oil their way to Pal estine. NORDAU CALLED GERMAN SPY. (Special Cable t«» .T. N. S.) Paris. Doc. 20.—Local nutl-semltes demand the expulsion of Xnrdnn as a derman spy. They threaten violence if the government would not act im mediately. JEWISH COLONIES WIL IN FUTURE BE DESIGNATED BY THEIR HEBREW NAMES. (J. C. I*. Rerrlee.) Jerusalem,-*—An order Issued by Sir Herbert Samuel, the High Coininis. sioner In this country, directs that all official documents, maps, guidebooks and so forth should designate the Jew ish colonies by their Heore'w names. There are in all at present 04 Jewish colonies which would thus be cited by their Hebrew names. Go not into your neighbor's house unannounced, lest he be eiubarrased. — Talmud. ARGENTINA INVITES JEWISH IMMIGRANTS. Concessions Will Be Made to Pros pective Settlers. (J. C. B. Service.) Paris—According to a statement by Dr. Halplion. the Chief Rabbi of Ar gentina who arrived in this city, the Ar ten tine government is most anxious to have European .lews come and settle in its territory. In this connection l»r. Halplion conferred with leading .lews in this city and stated tiuir prior to his departure, lie was received by the President of the Argentine republic who personally assured him that every concession would be made to prospective Jewish settlers on their ar. rival iti the country. I)r. Halplion will also interest himself in behalf of the government in European institu tions for the protection of women, ii being the wish of the Argentine gov ernment to adopt further measures for combating the white slave traffic. THE HEALING OF THE NATIONS TO COME FROM JERUSALEM. <J. C. 11. Service.) ■London—ln the course of a dinner given by the Overseas club to Colonel Itouuld Storrs who was until recently the Governor of Jerusalem. Mr. Storrs declared that if Britain succeeds hi fulfilling her noble task towards Pal estine there may still come forth from Jerusalem a voice which will sound the healing of the nations. Under-Secretary Cecil Harmsworth presided and praised the administra tion of the present Palestine High Commissioner, Sir Herbert Samuel. Lord Xorthcllffe in u letter expressed his satisfaction that the Jews were repeopling Palestine and praised the steps being taken by Great Britain to restore Palestine to its proper place among the nations. JEWS SPEND LARGE SUMS IN PALESTINE, BONAR LAW DECLARES. (J. C. B. service.) London. IK**. 22.—The question of England's expenditure in Palestine wu» again raised In tl»e House «f Commons. Ilona r Law, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, speuking in l«lialf of the government stated in reply to \urious questions that the Jews were spending large sums of money in the development of Palestine and that Pi the future they would spend even greater amounts. England however, hud certain responsibilities towards Palestine and these necessitated tie* retention of a military force for some time to come. In the course of iln* discussion X. 11. Billing* drew atten-i tion to the debt which Great Britain 1 owed the Jews fon their large partid-j pution in th«* lute war. GERMAN DIVINES AGAINST ANTI-SEMITISM. By I. J. P. B. Berlin —•«Th« Society to Combat Anti-Semitism" here liuo arranged « series of mass meetings, at which well know’n ministers «ml priests of the Catholic and Protestant church appeal together making speeches against anti- Semitism. Tlie speeches arc made in the name of Christianity and German patriotism and the population is asked not to be misled by anti-Semitic agita tion. All meetings have been well at tended, altho most of the public is Jews. Accounts of tlic meetings pub lished in the liberal press are the on ly result. The meetings held by the society a year ago were addressed to by lead ers of labor and the principal indus tries. The present series of meetings forms another chain in the systematic work of the society. The leaders of religion in addressing the current meetings will appeal to the German middle class. PALESTINIAN BOUNDARIES SETTLED. London —The local Zionist organisa tion learns that the following agree ment has Iteen entered into between Britain and France concerning the boundaries of Falestine: (1) The existing Jewish settle ments of the North, including Met hula and Mount Buuitfs, and the city of Rnnias, will remain in Palestine. (2) The use of the waters of Yar. monk and Jordan in the north, will be regulated by a special commission of British and French engineers as sisted by engineers of the Zionist Or ganization: Any disputes will l)e referred to both governments for arbitration and set tlement. The Jewish Sablmth Alliance of America this week decided to wage a campaign against the promoters of the Sunday Blue Laws. No. 52. Jewish Types in American Fiction GENERAL SURVEY OF THIS FIELD OF LITERATURE. GENERAL SURVEY. By ELBERT AIDLINE-TROMMER. (Copyright. lllL'O. by I. J. I'. II.) “Like (Jentile, like Jew”— In a pretty good paraphrase of the old saying "Wie es ehristelt si eh. so auch juedelt slefi.” which in this instance 1 would interpret by Raying that America being a young country. Its general literature in the English lan guage is young and. consequently, not rich in Jewish tyi>es. Being young lias its good points as well as its disadvantages, particularly if it is u country that happens to be enjoying the spring of life. To my mind, a young country is like an over grown l»oy. still in knickerbockers, yet with a craving, in every fibre of ills strong, impetuous Isdiig for tin* long trousers of an adult. Our literature, likewise, has not yet quite left the garb of youth, nor donned, the raiment of mature age. In other words, our literature and especially our fiction are still in a stage of adolesence. Ami adolescence is the dangerous transition age, dangerous on account of its aspirations which result—alas— in very insignificant accomplishments. That is why American fiction, which is comparatively poor in works of lasting value, contains even a smaller proportion of worth while novels or stories dealing directly or indirectly with Jewish life. And that is why. l»efore going ahead, it would l»e well to survey the Jewish situation, if such it may be termed, in tills country. In my opinion. Jewish life, as such, in America began only with the commencement of a largo scale immigration from Eastern and. partly. Central Europe. Ido not mean to Imply that there had not been Jews worth while in America before the sixties or seventies of the last century, but I do purport to say that up to that period the Jews in America liad been »s*th, small in numbers—altk» by no means insignificant in the country's life—and of a type more or less eas ily assimilable. It was only with the advent of the later day immigrant from Russia. Poland. Roumania and Oalieia that the Jewish question, at least from a literary point of view. Is*, gnn in America. And the Jewish ques thm. the most important aspect of It. is the problem of how the Jew gets along with ids Gentile neighbors, their attitude toward one' another, their likes or dislikes and their views and actions with regard to intermarriage. Of all European countries, the Rus sian Jew has l**en more frequently and more ably represented in his coun try’s literature than In any other land, and for u very weighty und simple reason—the Russian Jew had dwelt Hide by side with hi* Gentile neigh bors for centuries and it was ouly nat ural that the strongly realistic Rus sian literature should turn its atten tion to the Jewish problem, to the re lations between Jew and Gentile, and there is liurdly a Russian novel, short story, or play written during the last twenty or thirty years that does not portray one or more Jewish characters. It is also worthy of note that not on ly have these characters been depicted by Jewish-Russian writers hut that even a larger nuuiiier are to he found in the works of non-Jewish authors. The history of Jewish types tu Americau fiction, is quite different, because it was only ufter the first im migrants from Eastern Europe settled here tliut they began to la? noticed and at first served as subjects of hilari ous entertainment. America, like the overgrown boy in knickerbockers, cured but little for the soul of these new comers. for the treasures that lay hid den in their hearts .and saw only the bizarre, the ridiculous, the outlandish or. rather, the different. Young America saw only the foreign dress (Contlnuid on Page Two.) CANADIAN JEWS FORM PALESTINE COMPANY. Mont mil—A company to further the industrial and commercial development of Palestine Is beliiß formed here with an Initial capital of $i»,000,000. A J. Frelmun of this city heads the enter prise, which was Initiated by Mr. A. Z. Lewi’i-Epstein of Palestine. JEWS TO PRESENT PILGRIM PAGEANT. (J. C. B. Service.) New York—The first pageant of tin* Pilgrim Fathers to Ik* presented in this elty by n .lewisli organization will be produced next Sunday at the Educa tional Alliance by 125 of its member*.