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  • German Official Arrested in Warsaw for Deporting Jews to Death Camps

    The Lublin radio today reported that a Dr. Rupprecht who was the head of the German administration in the Warsaw district, has been arrested and will be placed on trial as a war criminal, charged with transferring Warsaw Jews into a ghetto and with ordering their eventual deportation to extermination camps 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸

  • 1,000 Jews Saved by Russian Army in Newly Liberated Polish Towns

    About 1,000 Jews have been found by the advancing Russian Army in Polish territory liberated since the beginning of the present offensive, it was announced today over the Lublin radio. Some Jews from Warsaw arrived here today. They told how 10,000 Jews who were still hiding in Warsaw, after the destruction of the ghetto, participated… More ▸

  • Only Few Jews Found in Ruins of Warsaw by Red Army, Lublin Broadcast Reports

    Only a few Jews were found in Warsaw when the Red Army captured the Polish capital on Wednesday, the Lublin radio said today in a Yiddish broadcast. It gave no further details. The broadcast, which marked both the liberation of Warsaw and the second anniversary of the first battle in the ghetto there, reviewed how… More ▸

  • Dr. Sommerstein’s Daughter Describes German Destruction of Lwow Jews

    The whole story of what happened to the Jews of Lwow was unfolded to a Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent here by Myra Sommerstein-Woliz, daughter of Dr. Emil Sommerstein, prominent Zionist and a member of the Polish Committee of National Liberation, and her husband, Dr. Marek Woliz. “Before the Germans came,” she began, “there were well… More ▸

  • Surviving Jews in Lublin Still Suffering from Effects of German Terror

    Many of the 1,000 Jews in Lublin who escaped extermination in the “death camp” of Majdanek, situated on the outskirts of the city, were still too shaken today to write down the addresses of their relatives in the United States for the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency who arrived here from Moscow to establish… More ▸