1,000 Jews Sall from Rumania for Palestine; 180 Orphans from Transeistria Aboard
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1,000 Jews Sall from Rumania for Palestine; 180 Orphans from Transeistria Aboard

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The Rumanian steamship Transylvania Sailed from here last night for Haifa, carrying 1,000 Jews bound for Palestine.

Among them were 180 children whose parents died in Transnistria, 54 adults who were repatriated from Transnistria, 338 refugees from Poland of whom 300 had been confined at Oswiecim and 77 Rumanian chalutzim. The head of the Palestine office in Rumania, M. Yampolski, accompanied the transport.

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