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The Congregation Shaaray Tefilla, of New York, have given their worthy minister, the Rev. S. M. Isaacs, permission to pay a visit to England. We understand that Mr. Isaacs expects to go out in the beginning of February, and to return before Passover. We sincerely wish him a pleasant voyage out and home, and a happy reunion with his family.

Jamaica.—We regret to perceive, from the papers sent us from Kingston, that the cholera has at length reached the southern part of Jamaica, and was spreading into the interior. At the same time it is gratifying to perceive that our brothers are active in alleviating the distress around them, and proving that they always are ready to act. when danger calls. We also see that the Rev. Henry S. Jacobs, Hazan of Spanish Town, and Rev. Solomon Jacobs, Hazan of the German Synagogue at Kingston, have improved the opportunity to address the words of admonition to their flocks. Let us hope that the hearts of many may be turned to the Lord. and that this calamity may thus become a spiritual healing to those who otherwise might have neglected their God and his law.