Buchenwald

  • Sharf Permits J. D. C. to Start Relief Work in Germany; Three Teams Leaving Paris

    Supreme Headquarters of the Allied Expeditionary Forces today granted permission to the Joint Distribution Committee to enter Germany in order to extend aid to stateless Jews in coordination with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. Three groups of J. D. C. workers are leaving immediately for the camps at Bergen-Belzen and Salzwedel where 3,000… More ▸

  • Jewish Agency Negotiating with Unrra on Sending Relief Teams to Europe

    The Jewish Agency for Palestine is negotiating with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Agency concerning the sending of relief teams from here and from England to assist the Jews still in concentration camps and the survivors of shattered Jewish communities in Europe, it was disclosed at a conference of the Palestine Labor Party by… More ▸

  • Jew Are Saddest People Among Displaced Persons; They Have No Place to Go

    The saddest people among the hundreds of thousends of displaced persons who are being collected at concentration centers throughout Germany for repatriation to their homelands are the Jews. Deportees and refugees of all nationality arriving at one of the 150 camps which have been set up at Leipzig to care for such persons have their… More ▸

  • Jewish Woman at Theresienstadt Gets News of Long-lost Husband from JTA Press Jeep

    A press jeep in which Meyer Levin, a Jewish Telegraphic Agency war correspondent, has travelled throughout thousands of miles of liberated territory, including the concentration camps of Dachau and Buchenwald, was the means of notifying a Jewish woman in the Theresienstadt ghetto that her husband, from whom she had not heard in many years, was… More ▸

  • Congressional Report Says Jews Among Chief Victims of Atrocities at Nazi Camps

    Jews, Russians and Poles were treated with greater severity than other nationalities in the concentration camps of Nazi German, according to “all the evidence available,” Senator Alben Barkley of Kentucky, majority leader of the Senate, told Congress today in presenting the report of the joint Senate and House committee which investigated Nazi atrocities at the… More ▸