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  • Hungarian Ex-minister, on Trial As War Criminal, Blames Regent for Deportation of Jews

    Deportationof over half-million Hungarian Jews to concentration camps was ordered by Admiral Horthy, former Regent, Lazlo Endre, use time Hungarian Minister of State in the Ministry of the Interior, testified here today during the second day of his trial. Endre and two other former government officials, Ander Jaress, ex-Minister of the Interier, and Lazl Baky,… More ▸

  • Judge Rifkied Warns Against False Reports on Conditions of Displaced Jews in Camps

    Judge Simon H. Rifkind, who is now in Germany surveying the conditions of displaced Jews for President Truman, today termed “false” a charge by Chaplain Robert Marcus that between 25,000 and 30,000 displaced persons have died in Europe since V-E Day. Judge Rifkind also challenged the accuracy of a warning by an UNRRA welfare director… More ▸

  • Jews from Carpatho-ruthenia Are Being Resettled in Sudeten Region in Place of Germans

    Several thousand Jews from Carpatho-Ruthenia, seded by Czechoslovakia to the Soviet Union, are being resettled, with Czechoslovak Government aid, in the former Sudeten region, replacing Germans, Dr. Jan Papanek, director of the Czochoslovak Government information service in the United States disclosed here today. Although, according to the agreement with the Soviet Union, only persons of… More ▸

  • UJA Conference Closes; Demands Jews Receive Aid Commensurate with Their Sufferings

    The three-day conference of the United Jewish Appeal concluded today after adopting a resolution asking that surviving Jews in Europe, regardless of their present citizenship status, “should have equal access to all facilities provided by governmental and intergovernmental bodies for the relief, rehabilitation and resettlement of the victims of war and oppression.” The resolution emphasized… More ▸

  • Vienna Jewish Community Issues Newspaper; Will Fight for Restoration of Rights

    The “Neuer Wag,” a new Jewish periodical, which will be issued twice monthly by the Jewish Community Council here, made its first appearance today. The new publication, according to an editorial by David Brill, president of the Council, will fight for reparations for the losses suffered by the Jews as a result of Nazi persecution…. More ▸

  • Thirty-six of Forty Dachau Defendants Sentenced to Death, Four Get Prison Terms

    An American military court here today sentenced to death thirty-six of the forty officials of Dachau concentration camp found guilty yesterday of “violations of the usages of war.” Of the other four, one received a sentence of life imprisonment and three Imprisonment for ten years. Among those to die are 74-year-old Dr. Klaus Schilling, accused… More ▸

  • Flight of Jews Fleeing to Munich from Eastern Europe Described by JTA Correspondent

    This capital of Bavaria almost overnight has become the center of continental European Jewry. Pogram conditions in Poland, the unfriendliness in Hungary and other countries toward the Jews and the fear of further persection of those eastern Jews who survived Hitler and returned to their homelands all have caused thousands to leave and to converge… More ▸