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  • Premier of Govt.-in-exilo Denies Underground Failed to Aid Ghetto Uprising

    The Polish Telegraph Agency today released a statement by Polish Premier Tomasz Areiszewski, in London, which took strong exception to an alleged charge by Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum, president of the American Federation of Polish Jews, that the Polish underground had refused to help the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto in April, 1943, Dr. Tenenbaum is… More ▸

  • Supporters of Polish Government-in-exile Charged with Assassinating Jews in Poland

    The Polish Embassy in Moscow today issued a statement charging the polish Home Guard with conducting terroristic activities against Jews in liberated Poland, The statement estimated that about 150 Jews were killed during the last four weeks by members of the Polish Home Guard which was formed on instructions of the Polish Government-In-Exile in London,… More ▸

  • Dr. Sommerstein Coming to United States to Attend Conference of Polish Jews

    Dr. Emil Sommerstein, prominent Zionist and a member of the Polish Committee of National Liberation, is coming to the United States as head of a five-man delegation to the forthcoming conference of Polish Jews called by the Federation of polish Jews, it was announced today. Dr. Sommerstein and his fellow delegates will attend the conference… More ▸

  • Jewish Organization in America and Canada Plan to Send Delegations to Poland

    Jewish organizations here and in Canada were reported today to be preparing to send delegations to the liberated parts of Poland in order to initiate emergency relief measures on behalf of the surviving Jewish population. The preparations are being made as a result of an invitation cabled to major Jewish organizations by Dr. Emil Sommerstein,… More ▸

  • International Conference of Federations of Polish Jews Called

    An international Emergency Conference of Federations of Polish Jews will be held in New York in November for the purpose of formulating plans for joint action in connection with the repatriation, and rehabilitation of the surviving Jews in liberated Poland, it was announced here today. The conference is being arranged by the American Federation of… More ▸

  • Federation of Polish Jews Demands Full Equality for Jews in Post-war Poland

    A series of resolutions demanding full economic, political and cultural equality for the Jews of Poland after the war was adopted here today at the 35th annual convention of the American Federation of Polish Jews, at the Hotel Pennsylvania. The convention, which is being attended by 400 delegates, will conclude tomorrow. The resolutions demand: 1)… More ▸

  • Funeral Services for Benjamin Winter Held Here; Was 63

    Funeral services were held today for Benjamin Winter, president of the American Federation of Polish Jews, who died Friday night at his home here. He was 63 years old. Rabbi Stephen S. Wise officiated. Born in Lodz, Poland, Winter came to the United States in 1901 and became one of the best known Realtors in… More ▸

  • Convention of Federation of Polish Jews Opens Today with Appeal to Roosevelt

    An appeal to President Roosevelt “to continue with the sacred program of rescue and to increase efforts to save those who can still be saved,” will be made tomorrow at the opening session of the three-day convention of the American Federation of Polish Jews, which is being attended by 400 delegates from all parts of… More ▸

  • Seventeen Poles Will Be Court-martialed for Anti-semitic Activities in Army

    Seventeen Polish officers and men accused of anti-Semitic activity will be tried by court-martials, it was revealed today by Prof. M. Heitzman, chief of the political department of the Polish Ministry of Defense, addressing a meeting called to protest the mistreatment of Jews in the Polish forces. The meeting, which was called jointly by the… More ▸