Splash: Coney Island was a popular destination for Jewish families escaping the New York heat. Those who could not afford the Catskills enjoyed the summer bungalows of Manhattan Beach.

    Crown Heights Jews Defending Themselves Against Hooligans

    A Jewish defense organization in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, has announced that it will continue to protect local Jews from the hooligans that are attacking them and, as long as the New York City Police will not protect the residents, the organization will step in and do so with frequent patrols.

    Triple Simcha: Triplets Elliot, Michael and Arthur Greenfeld were born New Year’s Eve 1934 to Dr. Solomon Samuel and Eva Aronson Greenfeld and jointly celebrated their bar mitzvah in 1947, an event memorialized in the Forverts.

    Family Escaping Russian Pogrom Incarcerated on Ellis Island

    More than 100,000 Palestinian Jewish youths from the ages of 18 to 35 have signed a national registry for the defense of the Jewish homeland. A protest against the recently published “white paper,” the registration was held at the same time as a massive march and mass meeting in every Jewish city in Palestine.

    Crooners: Israeli folk singing duo and married couple Hillel and Aviva Raveh recorded on the Smithsonian Folkways label and toured New York City in the 1950s with Hillel on flute and Aviva on a timbrel.

    Nikita Khrushchev Denounces Israel to Egyptians

    After the publication of the British government’s “white paper” on Palestine, English soldiers are standing guard, awaiting outbreaks of violence.

    Knickerbocker: Max Kase, a sports editor of the NY Journal-American, received special Pulitzer Prize Citation for exposing bribery and corruption in basketball. Kase, a Bronx native, born to Jewish Austrian immigrant parents, was considered the inspiration behind the creation of the NY Knicks.

    American Protection for Mexican Oil Fields

    Journalistic sources in Berlin are reporting that the Nazis are expected to announce a shocking “friendship pact” with the Soviet Union.

    Not Playing: Academy Award nominated actor Omar Sharif, best known for roles in ‘Funny Girl’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago,’ said though he would personally play against Israelis at the World Bridge Olympics in 1963, he was told not to by Arab leaders. Seen here at the competition in 1966.

    Actor Omar Sharif Won't Compete in World Bridge Olympics with Israelis

    Reports from Russia reveal that the Jews of Kiev are under renewed attack. An official administrative order announced that 580 Jewish families must leave the city immediately.