Foreign News: Jewish Birthday

When a knight, even a Jewish knight, has been appointed Governor General of a British Dominion, he has every right to expect that he will be made a peer the next time His Majesty makes a batch of peers.

As the 66th birthday of George V rolled round last week, Australians expected that among the "birthday honors" would be a peerage for Sir Isaac Isaacs, new Australian Governor General, only native-born G. G. of a British Dominion (TIME, May 5, Dec. 15, 1930). When the Honors List was published at London, Australians were disappointed. Native Sir Isaac Isaacs got nothing—possibly because of...

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