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  • Jewish Agency Will Seek Direct Negotiations with Arabs Palestine Assembly Hears

    The Jewish Agency for Palestine will directly approach Arab leaders for negotiations with a view of reaching an agreement satisfactory to both sides, it was announced here today at the session of the Jewish Constituent Assembly (Assefath Hanivcharim) by Moshe Shertok, head of the Agency’s political department. “We believe in an agreement between a strong… More ▸

  • Nazis Establish New Concentration Camp for Jews in Belgium

    Nazi administrative authorities in Belgium have established a new concentration camp for Jews, according to information reaching Belgian circles here today. The camp, modeled along the lines of the notorious Dachau concentration camp, in Germany, is located in Breendonik, near Antwerp. Conditions in this “Jewish camp” are so bad that seven internees are reported to… More ▸

  • Poale-zion Leader Dies in Concentration Camp

    Leib Holenderski, former Lodz City Councilman and a leader of the Poale-Zion (labor Zionist organization), has died in the Dachau concentration camp, it was reported here today. He was 55. More ▸

  • Heilmann, German Socialist, Dies in Concentration Camp

    Ernst Heilmann, former Social Democrat leader in Prussia, has died in the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany, it was learns today from a reliable source. Heilmann, who in pre-Hitler days was known as the “uncrowned king of Prussia,” was imprisoned by the Nazis immediately after their accession to power. He was reported to have been… More ▸

  • Nazis Persecute Rabbis

    It is reliably learned here that many rabbis in former Czecho-Slovakia have recently suffered at the hands of the Nazis. Dr. Hoch, rabbi of Pilsen, is reported to have been murdered by the Nazis, and Dr. Schoen, rabbi of Bruenn, is reported to have been sent to the Dachau concentration camp. More ▸

  • Polish Jews in Reich Suffer in Concentration Camps

    Unimpeachable sources told this correspondent today that 35,000 Jews were being held in three Nazi concentration camps, where they were suffering from hunger and cold and were subjected to the most inhuman treatment. Separated from their wives and children, who were permitted to remain at liberty but who had no means of livelihood, the prisoners… More ▸