Jewish Refugee Children Tell Weizmann of Horrors They Suffered in Europe
Menu JTA Search

Jewish Refugee Children Tell Weizmann of Horrors They Suffered in Europe

Download PDF for this date

Jewish refugee children from 13 countries, now residing at Ayonoth – an agricultural settlement run by the Women’s International Zionist Organization – today gave eye-witness accounts to Dr. Chaim Weizmann of the horrors they underwent before being rescued and brought to Palestine.

In a brief address, thanking the children for presenting him with a certificate attesting to the fact that a number of trees had been planted in his honor in Palestine, Dr. Weizmann expressed the hope that all those who are seeking to flee Europe to escape similar hardships will be allowed to enter Palestine.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund