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  • Polish Government Denies Discrimination Against Jewish Refugees in Relief Distribution

    The Polish Telegraphic Agency today carries an authorized statement denying the reports that anti-Jewish discrimination is practiced by Polish relief officials in Russia. The charges that such discrimination exists were made by Jewish leaders from Poland now in Palestine on the basis of information which reached them from Russia. It was admitted in a report… More ▸

  • Relief for Jews in Polish Ghettos Discussed by American Federation of Polish Jews

    The problem of relieving the distress of the Jews in the ghettos of Poland was discussed at the 34th annual convention of the American Federation for Polish Jews, held at the Hotel Breakers here today with 400 delegates attending. Benjamin Winter, president of the organization, in submitting a program of new activities for the ensuing… More ▸

  • British Relief and Writers’ Groups Mourn Death of Abraham Goldberg

    The Federation of Relief Organizations here and the Polish-Jewish Relief Fund today cabled the Federation of Polish Jews in America expressing their condolences on the death of Abraham Goldberg, Zionist leader and writer, who died last Friday in New York. A similar message was sent to the Yiddish Writers’ Union in New York by the… More ▸

  • Clothing from USA, Palestine Distributed Among Polish Refugees in Russia

    More than 600 bales of clothing, including 500 from the United States and 122 from Palestine, have already reached Soviet territory for distribution among Jewish and non-Jewish refugees from Poland stranded in Russia, it was announced by Polish diplomatic circles here today. In addition, many individual parcels have arrived from Palestine. The bales, all of… More ▸

  • Britain Grants Navicert for Shipping Anti-typhus Serum to Jewish Ghetto in Poland

    The British authorities today granted a navicert for the shipment of anti-typhus serum from Argentina to the Jewish ghettos in Poland, it was announced here by the Polish Government. Shipping of the serum, which will be supplied by the Federation of Polish Jews in Argentine, is expected to begin sometime this week, the announcement said…. More ▸

  • Argentine Jews Send Anti-typhus Serum to the Jewish Ghettos in Warsaw, Cracow

    Anxious to check the spread of typhus in the Jewish ghettos of Warsaw and Cracow, the Federation of Polish Jews in Argentina has reached an arrangement with the Argentinian Red Cross to send 4,000 anti-typhus injections to the Jewish communities there, it was announced here today. The shipment will be delivered to Cracow under the… More ▸

  • Over 300 Delegates Convene at Fifth Canadian Jewish Congress in Montreal

    More than 300 delegates from Canadian Jewish communities from the Atlantic to the Pacific gathered here today at the opening meeting of the Fifth Plenary Session of the Canadian Jewish Congress. Among the chief topics to be discussed by the assembled delegates at the conference, which concludes tomorrow night, are intensification of the Jewish war… More ▸

  • Abraham Raginsky, Canadian Zionist Leader, Dies in Montreal

    Abraham Raginsky, well known local communal worker, died suddenly here today at the age of 71. He was a member of the National Council of the Canadian Zionist Organization; treasurer, United Talmud Torahs; treasurer, Federation of Polish Jews; president, B’nai Jacob Congregation and also held important posts in other philanthropic and communal organizations. He is… More ▸

  • General Sikorski Will Appoint Jewish Chaplains in Polish Army in Russia

    The Polish premier, Gen. Wladyslaw Sikorski, has taken steps to secure the appointment of Jewish chaplains to serve with the Polish army in Russia, it was reported here today. A special memorial service in honor of Polish soldiers who have fallen in battle was held here today by the Federation of Polish Jews. Attending the… More ▸