bialystok

  • Polish Town’s Street, Named for Jewish Hero, Renamed for Anti-semite

    The City Council of Grojewo, in the Bialystok district, decided today to change the name of a street named for the famous Jewish hero, Col. Berek Joselowicz, a fellow-combatant of Kosciusko. The street will be named for Roman Dmowski, late leader of the anti-Semitic National Democratic Party. More ▸

  • Anti-jewish Disorders in Poland, Hungary, Rumania

    One Jewish student was killed and three others wounded today in an attack by an unidentified band on the campus of Lwow University. Karol Zellmeier, 24, son of a Zionist leader, died of stab wounds. His three companions were taken to a hospital in a serious condition. All were students at the university’s School of… More ▸

  • Fight Disease Among Marooned Deportees

    The Polish Red Cross and the Jewish Health Society (TOZ) worked side by side today in an effort to forestall an epidemic among the 5,000 Polish-Jewish deportees from Germany who are still quartered under canvas and in stables at the frontier city of Zbonszyn. Within 24 hours, physicians and emergency workers administered medical treatment to… More ▸

  • Aged Jew Dies After Rioting in Bialystok Area

    A 72-year-old Jew, Alter Dymowski, died today of wounds suffered several days ago during ant i-Jewish excesses in the town of Sokoly, in the Blalystok district. a man charged with his slaying is under arrest. Anti-Semitic Street attacks were reported today from lwow, with a Jewish journalist, ben Zion Ginsburg, among the wounded. More ▸

  • 20 Arrested in Disorders in Polish Town

    Twenty persons were under arrest in Dombrowa today in connection with yesterday’s anti-Jewish excesses in the Bialystok town which were precipitated by raising of the ancient “ritual murder” charge against the Jews. In an official communique, the Bialystok authorities explained the incident was caused by a Christian boy who jumped through a window and, slightly… More ▸

  • Ritual Murder Cry Leads to Anti-jewish Rioting in Polish Town

    Serious anti-Jewish excesses broke out today in the township of Dombrowa, Bialystok province, when agitators seized the opportunity to raise the “ritual murder” charge over disappearance of a Polish peasant boy. Eyewitnesses had testified before an excited mob that they saw Jews kidnap the lad. The lost boy was later found in a police station,… More ▸

  • Polish Bill to Ban Shechita Reaches Floor This Week; Jewish Students Beaten in Lwow

    The Dudzinski bill for complete prohibition of kosher slaughtering, now under partial proscription, advanced in Parliament today when it was turned over to a commission for consideration on Monday. The bill is expected to reach the floor for discussion this week. Several Jewish students in the medical school of Lwow University were badly beaten for… More ▸

  • 200 Jewish Children Stricken in Epidemic in Polish Town

    A JEWISH DELEGATION FROM THE TOWNSHIP OF CZYCZEW IN THE BIALYSTOK DISTRICT ARRIVED HERE TODAY AND REPORTED AN EPIDEMIC OF MEASLES, SCARLET FEVER AND TYPHUS RAGING IN THE TOWN WITH MORE THAN 200 CHILDREN SICK AND RECEIVING NO MEDICAL ATTENTION. THE TOZ, JEWISH SOCIETY FOR HEALTH PROTECTION, SENT A PHYSICIAN TO THE LOCALITY. More ▸

  • 8 Wounded in Attacks in Bialystok Area

    EIGHT JEWS WERE INJURED, TWO OF THEM SERIOUSLY, IN ANTI-SEMITIC ATTACKS DURING MARKETING TODAY IN BRIANSK, IN THE BIALYSTOK DISTRICT. MANY WINDOWS WERE BROKEN AND SEVERAL JEWS’ HOUSES DEMOLISHED. POLICE REINFORCEMENTS FROM BIALYSTOK RESTORED ORDER, MAKING MANY ARRESTS. More ▸