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  • 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 ▸

  • French Government Will Transfer Refugee Children from Non-jewish Custody to Jewish Group

    A Jewish delegation, headed by Dr. Joseph Fischer, general secretary of the Central Representative Committee of the Jews of France, today were assured by the Ministry for Deportees that the Jewish refugee children from Germany, who French authorities in Paris placed under the care of a non-Jewish welfare organization, will be transferred to Jewish institutions…. More ▸

  • Britain Rejects Jewish Plea for Admission of Orphans to Palestine Outside of Quota

    A plea by Jewish women’s organizations in England that the British Government transfer Jewish orphans in concentration camps in Europe to Palestine and admit them outside of the immigration schedule was rejected today by Colonial Secretary Oliver Stanley. The request was made by a delegation headed by Mrs. Israel Sieff, president of the Women’s International… More ▸

  • Jewish Agency Negotiating with Unrra on Sending Relief Teams to Europe

    The Jewish Agency for Palestine is negotiating with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Agency concerning the sending of relief teams from here and from England to assist the Jews still in concentration camps and the survivors of shattered Jewish communities in Europe, it was disclosed at a conference of the Palestine Labor Party by… More ▸

  • South African Nationalists Assail Films of German Atrocities As “jewish Propaganda”

    Nationalist newspapers here are assailing films of German atrocities, which are being shown in all theatres, as “Jewish propaganda.” One nationalist newspaper summed up its reaction to the films by declaring: “It is clear that Jewish capitalist war instigators are becoming afraid with the approaching peace, that the peace terms may be too Christian. Therefore… More ▸