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  • U.S. Charged with Responsibility for Palestine Crisis; Change of Policy Urged

    American inactivity with regard to the implementation of the United Nations decision to partition Palestine is largely responsible or the development of the crisis in Palestine and in the Middle East, Mayor William Dwyer charged tonight addressing a mass demonstration here protesting the refusal of the United States to help the Jews of Palestine arm… More ▸

  • U.S. Asks Protection for Stateless Persons at Economic and Social Council Session

    Immediate measures for the protection of the rights of stateless persons, backed by a permanent international treaty, was proposed by the United Sates delegate to the U.N. Economic and Social Council. The American statement, made by Leroy Stinabower, advisor to the American delegation, was introduced in the Council debate amidst general acclaim of the principles… More ▸

  • Industrial Machines Stolen by Nazis Will Be Returned to Jews by Polish Government

    Industrial machines stolen by the Germans from Jewish concerns in Poland during the Nazi occupation will be returned to the Jews in Poland by the Ministry of Industry, it was announced here by the Central Jewish Committee. Consisting chiefly of textile and weaving machines, the loot will be assigned to Jewish workers cooperatives in Poland…. More ▸

  • 1,000th Baby Born at Belsen Dp Camp; Birth Rate Now Averages One Per Day

    The birth of the 1,000th baby at the Belsen DP camp, in the British zone of Germany, was celebrated today by the camp’s inmates, it was announced here by the Jewish Committee for Relief Abroad. The birth rate in the Jewish camp now averages one per day, the Committee said, while the infant mortality rate… More ▸

  • Hungarian Govt. Decorates J.D.C. Director; Premier Lauds Aid Given by American Jewry

    Acting on behalf of President Zoltan Tildy, Hungarian Premier Lajos Dinnyes today decorated to Joseph J. Schwartz, European director of the Joint Distribution Committee, with the Order of Cross and Star, Second Class, which until now has been bestowed only upon foreign ministers. The ceremony took place in the Premier’s off ice in the presence… More ▸

  • Army’s Jewish Advisor Visits Austria; Confers with U.S. Commander, Jewish Leaders

    William Haber, Jewish advisor to the American command staff of Germany and Austria, today left for Germany after a one-day visit here during which he discussed the general Jewish DP picture with American Commander Lt. Gen. Geoffrey Keyes and leaders of Jewish central organizations and obtained first-hand account of the problems of the refugees. More ▸

  • U.N. Palestine Commission Advises Jewish Agency to Appeal to Security Council

    The U.N. Palestine Commission, after discussing the charges of aggression brought by the Jewish Agency against Syria and Lebanon, today decided to incorporate the charges in its special report ca the Palestine security situation which is now being prepared for submission to the Security Council. At the same time, the Commission advised the Agency to… More ▸