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  • Jews Hold Memorial Meeting at Dachau; Blue-white Flags, Draped in Black,fly over Service

    Black-bordered blue-and-white Zionist flags flew from a platform at the Dachau concentration camp yesterday as former Jewish prisioners and U. S. officers and men participated in a ceremony marking the liberation of the camp and commemorating the thousands of persons who died there. Seated on the flag-bedecked platform, which was also adorned by a tremendous… More ▸

  • 6,000 Jews in Berlin, Polish and Hungarian Jews in German Camps Appeal for Aid

    Swiss newspapers today carry a report from Berlin that about 6,000 Jews are in the Reich capital and more are returning. The report is attributed to the Russian-appointed Berlin mayor, Arthur Werner, a 68-year-old German educator. Reports reaching here today from Germany reveal that 1,800 Polish and Hungarian Jews are at present in a camp… More ▸

  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸

  • Zionist Flag Flying from Dachau Watchtower, 1,000 of 2,500 Jews There Hospitalized

    The blue-and-white Zionist flag is flying from the watchtower of this former dread concentration camp, alongside the banners of the United Nations, a Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent found upon his arrival here today to observe how the Jewish survivors were faring 11 days after their liberation by U. S. troops. The Americans are facing heavy… More ▸