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  • Ruhanian Prime Minister Promises That All Transylvanian Jews Will Be Repatriated

    Prime Minister Groza of Rumania today received the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and assured him that all possible measure would be taken by the Rumanian Government to bring back to their homes all the surviving Jews of Northern Transylvania who were deported to the notorious Oswiecim camp in Poland, as well as Transylvanian… More ▸

  • 400 Jews from Oswiecim Camp Reach Rumania; 6,000 Repatriated Jews Hold Conference

    About 400 Jews who were deported from Hungary to the notorious Oswioceim camp today reached the Rumanian city of Arad. They were among the first large group liberated from the camp by the Russian troops. Six thousand Transylvanian Jews who have returned from Germany, of the 140,000 deported there, held a conference in Klausenberg over… More ▸

  • Jews in Slovakia Emerge from Hiding Places; Some Return from Oswiecim Camp

    An increasing number of Jews are emerging from their hiding places in Slovakia and a number of Slovakian Jews have returned to the liberated part of the country from the notorious Oswiecim camp, it was reported here today by the National Council of Jews of Czechoslovakia on the basis of reliable information reaching the office… More ▸

  • Jewish Survivors from Oswiecim Camp Arrive in Bucharest; Others Reach Budapest

    A group of 44 Jewish survivors from the Oswiecim “extermination camp” arrived here today, including a number of Jews who wore deported by the Germans from paris and Brussels. At the same time, it was reported here today from Budapest that several groups of Jewish survivors have reached there from Oswiecim. One of the survivors… More ▸

  • Carpathian Jewish Leader Arrives in Rumania, Says Only 3,000 Jews Survive

    Not a single rabbi survived in the Carpathian part of Czechoslovakia which was occupied by the Hungarians and which has been liberated by the Russiam Army, Zvi Weisz, president of the Union of Jewish Communities of Carpatho-Ukraine, declared upon his arrival here today. “There were 110,000 Jews in the territory at the beginning of 1942,… More ▸

  • Yugoslav War Crimes Commission Reports on Extermination of Jews at Oswiecim

    The Yugoslav War Crimes Commission has indicted Gestapo chief Heinrich Himmler, a Nazi named Schwartz who was chief of the Oswiecim death camp, and several supervisors at the camp, charging them with responsibility for the extermination of 2,500,000 persons, mainly Jews, from the time the camp was established until October, 1943, the New Yugoslav Telegraph… More ▸

  • 9,000 Czech Jews Sent from Lodz Ghetto to Death Camp; Children Torn from Mothers

    Of 9,000 Czech Jews deported to the Lodz ghetto only nine remain, the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency was told today by one of the survivors, Issa Stern-Hoffman, a Prague journalist, whose father, a prominent Czech Jewish Newspaperman, is attached to the Czech section of the British Broadcasting Corporation, She believes. The Czech Jews… More ▸

  • Only 800 Jews Survive in Lodz; 70,000 Killed by Germans Since Russian Offensive

    of the 250,000 Jews who resided in Lodz before the war, and the tens of thousands who were sent here from all parts of occupied Europe, only 800 survive, the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency found upon arriving in this industrial center today. From survivors, the correspondent learned that the Germans had sent almost… More ▸