PALESTINE: Martin into Goldstein

Quick as chameleons to make names match their surroundings, Jews in Palestine were reported last week to be rapidly changing to names more Jewish. One Leslie John Martin, who adopted that name as useful in the U. S., last week in Jerusalem was happy again as Joshua Goldstein.

Jammed with such changes is the current Palestine Gazette which notes that Jews with non-Jewish names are thumbing through the Bible in search of the most authentic and highly Jewish names obtainable. Jewesses who have been called "Fanny" are turning in...

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