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  • Gen. Clay Extends New Year’s Greetings to Jews in Germany

    General Lucius D. Clay, United States commander in Europe, today released the following message on the occasion of the Jewish New Year: “In this holiday season, sacred to the Jewish people, I wish to extend New Year’s greetings to all members of the Jewish faith in the U.S. zone of Germany, including those in the… More ▸

  • Austrian Police, Anti-nazis Clash at Demonstration Against Holders of Aryanized Assess

    A serious clash between Austrian police and anti-Nazis demonstrating against Nazi holders of aryanized property developed in the British sector of Vienna today. Two anti-Nazis and a policeman were injured. The clash followed a second attempt by an organization formed to defend the interests of the Nazi property holders to hold a public demonstration against… More ▸

  • Czech Jewish Refugees Confirm Arrest of President of Czechoslovak Zionist Organization

    The reported arrest of Oskar Krasnansky, president of the Zionist Organization of Czechoslovakia, in Prague last month was confirmed today by Jewish refugees arriving in Linz from Czechoslovakia. U.S. military headquarters in Salzburg announced last night that a transport of 315 Israel-bound displaced Jews has left for Marseilles where they will board a vessel that… More ▸

  • Weizmann Reveals Truman Promised Negev to Jews; Surrenders His British Citizenship

    President Truman gave Dr. Chaim Weizmann definite assurances at their meeting in Washington last November that he would support Jewish claims for the inclusion of the Negev in the territory of the Jewish state, the Israeli President told a press conference here today. Dr. Weizmann said that Truman’s assurances were given after he had shown… More ▸

  • Few Jews Among First Dp’s to Enter United States in October Under New Law

    Very few Jews will be included among 1,650 displaced persons from the U.S. zone of Germany who will be the first immigrants to arrive in the United States this month under the terms of the Displaced Persons Act of 1948, it was learned here today. The Bavarian Government today appointed Dr. Philip Auerbach, former state… More ▸