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  • Officers of Jewish Brigade Report on Jewish Position in Czechoslovakia

    Ten officers of the Jewish Brigade, who have just returned from a three-week survey of the situation of the Jews in Czechoslovakia, today issued a report on the difficulties which Jews are encountering in applying for the restoration of their property and in establishing their legal rights. The group went to Czechoslovakia to secure the… More ▸

  • Bavarian Government Promises Restitution of Property Seized from Jews by Nazis

    The Bavarian Ministry of the Interior announced today that property seized from Bavarian Jews by the Third Reich will be returned to them. There property has been destroyed, the government will pay compensation to the former Jewish owners, the announcement said. It revealed that all Jews in Bavaria have received “concentration camp” ration cards, enabling… More ▸

  • Jews from Buchenwaid Camp Celebrate Chanukah in Palestine Settlement

    The traditional celebration of Chanukah took on added significance this year for the 42 pioneers of Kibbutz Buchenwald, as they watched a procession, yesterday, of 300 children bearing torches and lanterns made of grapefruit shells from the fruit of their own groves, wind its way around the farm settlement of Afikim, whose water-tower was topped… More ▸

  • Nazi Torture of Jews in Camps Shown in Films at Nuremberg Trial; More Evidence Planned

    Films showing how the Nazis tortured Jewish and other inmates in the Belsen, Dachau, Buchenwald and other camps were run off today in the court-room where the international war crimes trial are being held. The presentation of further documentary evidence concerning Nazi crimes against Jews which was scheduled for today has been postponed for ten… More ▸

  • Witnesses Testify at Dachau Trial on Flogging of Jews

    Grim details of the daily flogging routine at the Dachau concentration camp, and of living prisoners being included in cargoes of dead, destined for the crematorium, were unfolded during the week-end at the hearing of charges against forty persons concerned with running the camp. Alphonse Pelles, a native of Luxembourg, told the court he saw… More ▸

  • Jews in Poland Protest “mildness” of Sentences Imposed at Belsen Trial

    A sharp attack on the “mildness” of the verdicts issued by the British military court at Luencburg, which tried Josef Kramer and his S.S. associates, was issued here today by the Central Committee of Polish Jews, which pointed out that only nine of the 45 defendants received death sentences. Persons found guilty of crimes in… More ▸