Krakow

  • Four Refugee Streams Converge in Krakow

    New details of the terror, disorder and misery in German-occupied Poland — particularly in Krakow, which has become the converging point for four streams of humanity — were furnished here today by a refugee newly-arrived from the area. Complete disorder reigns in the German zone. The military command, civil authorities and the police rival one… More ▸

  • Nazi Paper Warns Germans Not to Share Food with Jews

    Stern measures to punish the sharing of food by Germans with Jews in the Reich are threatened by the Vienna edition of Chancellor Hitler’s Voelkischer Beobachter, chief organ of the Nazi party, copies of which were received today through neutral countries. The paper discusses, in a lengthy article, the question of how Jews still manage… More ▸

  • Wilno U. Introduces Segregation; Disorders in Lwow

    THE ANTI-JEWISH MOVEMENT GAINED HEADWAY IN POLISH UNIVERSITIES WITH ADDITION OF WILNO TO THOSE INSTITUTING “GHETTO” BENCHES FOR JEWISH STUDENTS AND THE CLOSING DOWN OF COLLEGES IN LWOW FOR DISORDERS ARISING FROM EFFORTS OF NATIONALISTS TO OBTAIN SEGREGATION FOR JEWS THERE. AT THE SAME TIME, NATIONALISTS IN CRACOW PROCLAIMED AN ANTI-JEWISH BOYCOTT WEEK WITH THE… More ▸

  • Cracow U. to Introduce “ghetto” Benches; Wawelberg Students Still Barred

    CRACOW UNIVERSITY TODAY JOINED UNIVERSITIES IN WARSAW, POZNAN AND WILNO IN DECREEING “GHETTO” BENCHES FOR USE OF JEWISH STUDENTS. THE UNIVERSITY’S RECTOR, FOLLOWING REPEATED DISORDERS ARISING FROM EFFORTS OF NATIONALIST STUDENTS TO FORCE SEGREGATION OF JEWS AND AFTER A DELEGATION HAD CALLED ON HIM WITH A REQUEST THAT THE BENCHES BE INSTITUTED, ANNOUNCED THE SYSTEM… More ▸

  • Students Picket Warsaw Colleges in Strike Protesting Segregation

    GUARDED BY A STRONG POLICE DETACHMENT, MORE THAN A THOUSAND WARSAW JEWISH STUDENTS JAMMED THEIR STUDENT HOUSE TODAY AS THEY OPENED A 48-HOUR STRIKING AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT-SANCTIONED INTRODUCTION OF “GHETTO BENCHES” IN THE CAPITAL’S UNIVERSITIES. AT THE SAME TIME PICKET LINES WERE THROWN AROUND ALL COLLEGES. NON-JEWISH LIBERAL AND DEMOCRATIC STUDENTS, WHO HAVE PROTESTED AGAINST… More ▸

  • 2 Jews Wounded in Disorders at Lwow University

    Two Jewish students were seriously wounded yesterday as renewed anti-Semitic disorders broke out in the University of Lwow, arising from efforts of Nationalist students to force segregation of Jews in “ghetto” benches of classrooms. Similar disorders occurred at the Lwow Polytechnic Institute. Universities at Wilnow and Cracow, recently closed as a result of student anti-Jewish… More ▸

  • New Student Disorders in Wilno, Warsaw, Lwow, Cracow; Schools Closed

    The Ministry of Education closed all high schools and colleges in Warsaw today as disorders arising from Nationalist attempts to force Jewish students to occupy “ghetto” benches in classrooms spread from Wilno to this city, Lwow and Cracow. Many Jewish students of the Technical High School here, which was founded by the Jewish industrialist Wavelberg,… More ▸

  • Wilno Endek Students Threaten Seizure of University

    Nationalist students at Wilno University threatened today to occupy the buildings in a hunger strike following refusal of the university’s senate to institute “ghetto benches” for Jews. Jews were beaten up in disorders at the Medical Faculty of Cracow University and at the Warsaw Polytechnic Institute. More ▸