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  • British War Ship Brings Last Transport of “legal” Jewish Immigrants to Palestine

    A transport of 789 Jewish immigrants, the last group that will be admitted under the White Paper, arrived in Palestine today aboard a British war ship from Italy. The immigrants were transferred to the Athlit camp for final examination of their papers. The immigration certificates for the arrivals were distributed by the Palestine Government, since… More ▸

  • 500 Jewish Children from Germany to Be Admitted to France; 25 Arrive in England by Plane

    The French Government today granted permission for the entry into France of 500 Jewish children and fifty Jewish orthodox teachers who are at present in camps for displaced persons in Germany. Mathieu Muller, president of the Agudas Israel Organization in France, and Isaac Lowin, special representative of the Vaad Haatzalah, Jewish orthodox relief group in… More ▸

  • Jews from Fifty Camps in Germany Discuss Their Problems at Conference in Bergen-belsen

    The most remarkable Jewish conference ever assembled opened here last night when 300 delegates representing about 50,000 displaced Jews held in fifty camps in the Anerican and British zones in Germany gathered to discuss their problems. The conference, which will last two days, was summoned by the Central Jewish Committee, which represents the Jews now… More ▸

  • Repatriated Jews Fiee from Poland Back to Camps; Cannot Stand Anti-jewish Terror

    Polish Jews liberated from the German concentration camps in Oswiecim and Dachau and repatriated to their home town in Poland arrived here stating that they prafer to be in the Feldafing camp which is under American military supervision rather than remain in Poland where a wave of anti-Jewish terror is raging. More than a dozen… More ▸

  • More Than 20,000 Jews How in Lodz; Half of Them Repatriated from German Camps

    The Warsaw radio today reported that a total of 20,425 Jews are now residing in Lodz. This number includes 10,826 Jews who were repatriated from concentration camps. The majority are being cared for by the provisional Jewish Welfare Committee. The broadcast said that each of the repatriated Jews receives fifty zlotys and a small food… More ▸

  • New Palestine Arrivals Are Cross-section of Surviving Jews of Europe

    The 1,166 Jewish refugees from all over Europe who disembarked here yesterday from the British steamer Matarda are a cross-section of the surviving Jews of Europe. Among them are former inmates of concentration camps, a partisan who accounted for several Nazis and some youngsters who spent the war years training for agricultural work in Palestine…. More ▸

  • Sweden Will Admit Children from Belsen Camp; Italian Children Restored to Jewish Groups

    The Swedish Government has agreed to accept all orphans and sick children in the Belsen concentration camp, it was announced today by Dr. Joseph C. Hyman, executive vice-chairman of the Joint Distribution Committee. Children whose parents are ill will also be accepted. According to the latest information available, there are 14,000 Jews still in Belsen,… More ▸