Press Asks International Movement to Save Children

The Hebrow press in Palestine today appeals to the Jewish democratic world to start an international movement to save at least the Jewish children in Europe from Nazi extermination. “Such a movement must be started at once,” the leading daily newspaper Bavar writes. “The Jewish children must be saved even while the war is still going on. They must be transferred from the Nazi hell to any neutral country where they can be out of danger. There they must be taken care of by an international body until the fall of Hitler. The world must not remain silont.”

The Habokor another leading daily newspaper, complains that the United Nations pay little attention to the Nazi massacres of Jews. “Why don’t the radios of London, Washington and Moscow broadeast in German that the whole German nation will be hold responsible for the extermination of the Jews and will pay for it?” the paper asks. “Why doesn’t the Vatican radio call upon the Christian world to protest against the Nazi slaughter of innocent Jewish men, women and children?”

Similar articles are also published today in the Haaretz, Hatzofeh, Hamashkif and other Palestinian newspapers. The general tone of the press is expressed in an editorial in one of these papers stating that “all talk about a war for freedom is nothing but vain phrases if it is not accompanied by acts to save the Jewish people from extermination.” The Hatzofeh points out that “while the world was shocked by the single fact of the Lidice mass-murder, it remained unmoved by the hundreds of Jewish Lidices.” At the same time it calls for greater Jewish unity “in order to move heaven and earth and find a way to destroy the wicked hands which threaten the remnants of our race.”

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