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  • Jewish Women, Liberated from German Camp, Return to Their Homes in Vilna

    The Government of the Lithuanian Soviet Republic today appointed a commission to receive several hundred Jewish women liberated by the Russian Army from the concentration camp which the German established in Torun, Poland, for deported Jewish women. The commission is also to provide the liberated women with clothing, shoes and other necessities. Several hundred of… More ▸

  • Central Committee of Jews in Poland Moves Headquarters from Lublin to Warsaw

    The Central Committee of the Jews of Poland, which is headed by the noted Zionist leader Dr. Emil Sommerstein, will shortly transfer its headquarters to Warsaw, it was announced today. The committee has been functioning in Lublin for several months. Two Jewish partisan leaders, veterans of the battle of the Warsaw ghetto, arrived here this… More ▸

  • Belgian Government Plans to Repatriate 26,000 Jews Deported to German Territory

    Repatriation of 26,000 Belgian Jews believed to be still alive in Germany is included in a plan prepared by the Belgian Government to repatriate 250,000 Belgians from German territory, it was reported here today. It was estimated here that about 200,000 Jews were working in Silesian war factories prior to the Russian advance. It is… More ▸

  • Polish Jews Convert Samarkand into Textile Center; Will Not Return to Poland

    Jews evacuated from Poland into Central Asia in the early months of the war have converted this ancient and colorful city into a textile manufacturing center which can be compared to the Balut section of Lodz which was populated before the war by thousands of Jewish weavers. Many of these Jews are professional weavers from… More ▸

  • Solidarity Between Jews and Poles Stressed by Warsaw Govt. Envoy at Paris Meeting

    The solidarity between Poland and Jews exemplified in the struggle for the liberation of Warsaw will remain the principle of a new Poland in which all Poles and Jews will enjoy full freedom of religion and opinion, Dr. Stefan Jedrychowski, the Warsaw Government’s delegate in France, today told a crowded meeting of the Union of… More ▸

  • Nearly 1,000 Jews Killed Daily in Lodz Ghetto, Moscow Correspondent Reports

    Eight-hundred to 1,000 Jews were being killed daily in the Lodz ghetto by the Germans at one period, it is reported today in a dispatch from Lodz appearing in Izvestia, official newspaper of the Soviet Government. The Izvestia correspondent also reports the indignation of a Red Army unit in the province of Poznan which discovered… More ▸

  • 9,000 Czech Jews Sent from Lodz Ghetto to Death Camp; Children Torn from Mothers

    Of 9,000 Czech Jews deported to the Lodz ghetto only nine remain, the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency was told today by one of the survivors, Issa Stern-Hoffman, a Prague journalist, whose father, a prominent Czech Jewish Newspaperman, is attached to the Czech section of the British Broadcasting Corporation, She believes. The Czech Jews… More ▸

  • JTA Correspondent Finds 3,000 Jews in Warsaw; All Jewish Buildings in City Razed

    About 3,000 Jews are among the 30,000 surviving men and women of Warsaw, the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency established today upon his arrival in this battered city. The plight of these Jews baffles description, and their number is increasing as Jewish survivors arrive from neighboring townships. A local Jewish committee is functioning, and… More ▸

  • Only 800 Jews Survive in Lodz; 70,000 Killed by Germans Since Russian Offensive

    of the 250,000 Jews who resided in Lodz before the war, and the tens of thousands who were sent here from all parts of occupied Europe, only 800 survive, the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency found upon arriving in this industrial center today. From survivors, the correspondent learned that the Germans had sent almost… More ▸