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  • Names of 50,000 Liberated Jews in Germany Received by World Jewish Congress

    The Lists containing the names of 50,000 Jews now at the liberated camps in Germany have been received by the World Jewish Congress, it was announced here today by Chaim Finkelstein, head of the Congress’ division for locating displaced persons. “A great many of the names are of persons released from Buchenwald, Bergen-Belsen and Dachau,”… More ▸

  • Fewer Than 10,000 Survive of 234,000 Jews Depoted from Western Europe, U.S. Army Says

    Fewer than 10,000 of the 234,000 Jews deported to Germany and Poland from France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Norway during the Nazi occupation have returned to their homelands, according to the first statistical review on the subject prepared by U.S. military authorities. It appears from the review, which was released today, that fewer than five… More ▸

  • 4,000 Jewish Survivors of Nazi Camps Issue Manifesto to World, Ask Justice for Jews

    An appeal to “all the free peoples of the world” for justice for the Jews, in the form of a manifesto which will soon be published throughout the world, was completed here today by representatives of 4,000 surviving victims of the concentration camps of Buchenwald, Bergen-Belsen, Dachau, Auswitz, Theresienstadt and Mauthausen, who are now in… More ▸

  • Yeshiva Established in Bergen-Belsen Camp; Conference of Jewish Teachers Held

    A yeshiva has been established at the Bergen-Belsen camp in Germany, where several thousand Jewish deportees are still confined, the Agudas Israel office here disclosed today. Rabbi Baumgarten from London has organized the yeshiva with the assistance of two Lithuanian rabbis, who escaped from the Oswiecim camp. The Agudah also-reports that a conference of former… More ▸

  • Food Sent from Britain to Jews in German Camps; Inter-camp Communications Set Up

    A consignment of food and religious objects was sent from here today to various camps in Germany as a result of an appeal telephoned from the Bergen-Belsen camp by rabbis attached to a relief unit of the Jewish Committee for Relief Abroad. The rabbis reported that, with the assistance and cooperation of military government authorities,… More ▸

  • 1,600 Jewish Refugees Leave France for Palestine; 600 Children in Transport

    Jewish children and adults who less than three months ago were confined in German concentration camps sang and danced gaily here last night at a farewell party prior to their departure for Palestine. The emigrants included about 600 children and youths and 1,000 adults. Some were released from the Bergen-Belsen and Theresienstadt camps just before… More ▸