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  • Polish President Says Nation Acknowledges Debt to Herors of Warsaw Ghetto Revolt

    The insurrection in the Warsaw Ghetto was a fitting reply to the massacre of over 3,000,000 Polish Jews by the Germans, President Edward Osuba-Morawski of the Polish Provisional Government said in a statement broadcast today over the Lublin radio on the occasion of the second anniversary of the revolt. Declaring that “Polish democracy acknowledges the… More ▸

  • Anti-semitism Must Be Outlawed Internationally, A.f.l. Head Says at Warsaw Ghetto Memorel

    After the war, anti-Semitism must be regarded as an international crime and thoroughly extirpated, william Green, president of the A.F. of L., said today at ceremonies marking the opening of the Jewish labor Committee’s exhibit “Heroes and Martyrs of the Ghetto,” commemorating the second anniversary of the revolt in the Warsaw Ghette, Mr. Green disclosed,… More ▸

  • All Canadian Jewish Groups Join in Observing Ghetto Battle Anniversary

    Thousands of local Jews today paid honor to the martyrs of the battle of the Warsaw ghetto at the second annual memorial meeting sponsored by the Canadian Jewish Congress. For the first time all Jewish groups participated in the memorial meeting. The guest speaker was Baruch Zukerman, director of the World Jewish Congress. Other speakers… More ▸

  • Meetings Throughout Poland to Mark Second Anniversary of Revolt in Marsaw Gretto

    The second anniversary of the uprising by the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto will be observed throughout Poland on April 19, the Moscow radio reported today. The broadcast quoted an appeal by the presidium of the Union of Polish Patriots urging all its local branches to organize meetings. It added: “Independent and democratic Poland honors… More ▸

  • Governor Dewey Will Open Exhibit Dedicated to Myrters of Ghettos in Europe

    Thomas E. Dewey, Governor of the State of New York, will be the main speaker at the opening of an exhibit of photographs and documents entitled “Heross and Martyrs of the European Ghottes,” at the Vanderbilt Gallory, on April 19, it was announced here today. The exhibition, dedicated to the commemoration of the second anniversary… More ▸

  • Destruction of Latvian Jewry Reported by Soviet Investigating Commission

    The destruction of Latvian Jewry by the Germans is disclosed in a report of the State Commission Investigating German Atrocities released here today. The report points out that the Nazis began murdering the Jews almost from the first moment they occupied the country. More than 2,000 were burned to death, in October, 1941, in the… More ▸

  • German Official Arrested in Warsaw for Deporting Jews to Death Camps

    The Lublin radio today reported that a Dr. Rupprecht who was the head of the German administration in the Warsaw district, has been arrested and will be placed on trial as a war criminal, charged with transferring Warsaw Jews into a ghetto and with ordering their eventual deportation to extermination camps More ▸