Federation of Polish Jews

  • Jewish Benevolent and Fraternal Groups to Aid Russian War Relief

    Formation of a Council of Jewish Benevolent and Fraternal organizations, for the purpose of coordinating Jewish aid to the Russian people, was announced today by the Russian War Relief Society. Abraham Goldberg, Yiddish journalist, has been appointed chairman of the executive committee of the organization. Mr. Goldberg is Chairman of the Administrative Committee of the… More ▸

  • Canada Increases Income of Interned Jewish Refugees

    An increase in rates of pay to interned Jewish refugees in Canada was today announced in the House of Commons in Ottawa. Originally the interned refugees were paid 30 cents a day. From their meager income the interned refugees in one camp recently decided to contribute one week’s pay towards the relief of their more… More ▸

  • Polish Jewish Organizations in Great Britain Unite

    (Continued on reverse side) Delegates from five organizations representing Polish Jewish interests in Poland today agreed to forget their political differences and joined in forming a united representation of Polish Jewry. Five representatives from each of the following organizations comprise a council of twenty-five: Association of Jews of Polish Citizenship in Great Britain, Federation of… More ▸

  • Churchill Pro-zionist, Locker-lampson Tells London Parley

    Prime Minister Winston Churchill today was pictured as pro-Zionist by Commander Oliver Locker-Lampson, Conservative M.P., in an address before a conference of the Federation of Polish Jews in Great Britain. “I can assure you,” Commander Locker-Lampson added, “that we can leave in his hands the future of the Jews.” The conference was held in an… More ▸

  • Agudah Offices in New York Picketed for Sending Food to Nazi-held Poland

    The offices of the Agudas Israel of America were picketed here today by the Joint Boycott Council for refusing to submit to the demand of the Council that the Agudas Israel discontinue acting as agent for sending private food packages to relatives in Germany and German-held territories. A letter addressed last week to the Agudas… More ▸

  • Anglo Jewish Leaders Discuss Post-war Problems

    Problems concerning the situation of the Jews after the war were discussed yesterday at a mooting of the Board of Deputies of British Jews. The meeting which was held in Manchester, was the first ever convened outside of London by the Board. Reporting on the aspects of the Jewish situation after the war, Professor Selig… More ▸

  • Lord Cecil Heads Drive for Polish Jewish Refugees

    Lord Cecil has accepted the chairmanship of the £10,000 appeal of the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund in behalf of Polish Jewish refugees in Palestine, it was announced today. Seventy-nine Polish Jewish refugees stranded in Japan have obtained permission to proceed to Canada, Ignacy Schwartzbart was informed by the Federation of Polish Jews in Canada, which… More ▸

  • Polish Jewish Relief Group Aids Non-jews

    The Council of Polish Jewry has received 22 bales of clothing from the Federation of Polish Jews in Canada for distribution among refugees. On the suggestion of Ignacy Schwartzbart, part of the consignment will be turned over to the Polish Government’s relief committee for distribution among Polish refugees, regardless of race or creed, a second… More ▸

  • Polish Jewish Federation Seeks to Bring over 100 Children

    The Federation of Polish Jews in America has received a communication from Polish Foreign Minister August Zaleski, in London, recommending that the Federation bring over 100 Jewish children of Polish origin to the United States, together with the other English children. The Federation communicated immediately with the State Department regarding visas for the children and… More ▸