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  • Jewish Workers Arrested in Lodz for Striking Against Insufficient Bread Rations

    Sixty-five Jewish weavers were arrested by the Nazi administration in Lodz and sent to a concentration camp as punishment for their participation in a strike against insufficient bread rations, Polish Government circles reported here today. Reports reaching the Polish Government here from occupied Poland state that there are now 150,000 Jews crowded into the Lodz… More ▸

  • All Jews Expelled from Zgierz; Nazis Introduce Ghetto for Jews in Rovno

    The expulsion of all Jews from the Polish industrial city of Zgierz near Lodz, and the segregation of all Jews in the city of Rovno, Wolhynia, in a ghetto is reported in news reaching here today from Nazi-occupied Poland. The Nazi paper Litzmennstadter Zeitung which reports the Jewish expulsion from Zgierz adds that the ghetto… More ▸

  • Britain Will Allow Stranded Polish Jews to Enter Jamaica

    Permission for 165 Polish Jewish refugees stranded in Lisbon to proceed to the British colony of Jamaica has been obtained by the Polish government, Dr. Ignacy Schwartzbart, leader of Polish Jewry, was informed here today. Polish circles here today learned that the Lodz textile factories, owned by J.K. Poznanski, famous Jewish industrialist, who was the… More ▸

  • Jews Freezing to Death in Ghettos; Starvation Mounting in Warsaw, Lodz

    Scores of Jews are freezing to death every day in the Jewish ghettos of Warsaw and Lodz as a result of insufficient fuel to meet the extreme cold wave now sweeping Poland, coupled with the ever-present food shortage, according to reports reaching official Polish circles here today. Undernourishment among Jews in the two Lodz ghettos… More ▸

  • 1,350,000 Jews Confined in Eleven Polish Ghettos

    The Nazi authorities have herded 1,350,000 Jews into 11 ghettos in various parts of occupied Poland, according to figures compiled by Polish Jewish circles here on the basis of official statistics. Many of them were deportees from Germany and German-occupied countries throughout Europe. The Warsaw ghetto was estimated to have within its narrow confines a… More ▸

  • Dagens Nyheter is One of Sweden’s Oldest Liberal Newspapers

    A report from the newspaper, Dagens Nyheter, on the slave work which Jews in the Lodz ghetto are compelled to do under the Nazis, carried in our Wednesday’s bulletin, incorrectly identified the newspaper as being a Nazi organ. The Dagens Nyheter is one of the oldest liberal Swedish newspapers and has been published in Stockholm… More ▸

  • Polish Government “black Book” Features Jewish Sufferings Under Nazis

    Jewish sufferings in Nazi-held Poland will form one chapter in the second part of the “Black book,” describing conditions in Poland under the Nazis, which the Polish Government-in-exile is preparing to issue, it was disclosed here today. This is in contrast to the first part of the “Black book” issued in France in April 1940,… More ▸