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  • World Conference of Bessarabian Jews Closes; Will Form World Body

    A decision to form an international supreme council-of Bessarabia Jews to coordinate the activities of former Bessarabian inhabitants in is countries and to direct their efforts in behalf of Israel was taken here today. The move came at the concluding session of a conference of representatives of fraternal organizations of a quarter of a million… More ▸

  • 3, 000 Bessarabian Jews Demand from Rumania Reunion of Families

    More than 3, 000 former Bessarabian Jews met here last night to demand that the Rumanian Government allow the reunion of Rumanian Jewish families some of whose members are in Israel and the others still in Rumania. Among the 3, 000 were representatives of Bessarabian Jews who were now living in 11 countries across the… More ▸

  • U.S. Jews Ask Russia to Permit Jewish Emigration from Bessarabia

    The National Council for Bessarabian Jews in America, holding its fifth national conference at the Hotel Woodstock here, heard a plea for the free emigration of Jews from Bessarabia to Israel. Speaking to 150 delegates at the conference, Leip Kuperstein, member of the Tel Aviv Labor Council, declared that the 30,000 former Bessarabian Jews now… More ▸

  • Rumania Agrees to Restore Jews from Bessarabia and Bukovina to Full Citizenship

    An agreement was reached today between representatives of the Rumanian Ministry of Justice and leaders of the Jewish community to restore full citizenship rights to Jews from Bessarabia and Bukovina who surrendered their Soviet citizenship and returned to Rumania after these territories had been ceded to Russia. The agreement was arrived at after prolonged negotiations… More ▸

  • 12 Jews Survive in Kishinev Where 65,000 Lived Before War; 13,000 Murddered

    The city of Kishinev, capital of Bessarabia, which had 65,000 Jews on June 21, 1941, the day the Germans launched their attack on the Soviet Union, now has 12, according to a report published here today. Of the remainder, 52,000 were evacuated into the interior before the German-Rumanian troops captured the city and the other… More ▸

  • Russian Authorities Transfer Jews from Bessarabia, Bukovina, Poland to Siberia

    All Hebrew papers here report that Russian authorities in liberated Poland, Bessarabia and Bukovina have started transferring hundreds of people to remote places in the Asiatic parts of the USSR, especially to Northern Siberia. The transfer is not aimed at any special section of the population, but is especially hard on the exhausted and impoverished… More ▸

  • Arrival from Rumania Says Only 101 Jews Remain in Bessarabia

    A Jewish refugee who recently arrived here from Rumania reports that according to the most recent statistics issued by the Rumanian Government there are only 101 Jews remaining in Bessarabia. Many of the Bessarabian Jews were deported to Transnistria. More ▸

  • American Correspondents Find Anti-jewish Laws Still Valid in Bessarabia Under Soviets

    American correspondents in Russia who are visiting the liberated parts of Rumania today report that they have found 16,000 Jews in the city of Botoshani, Bessarabia. They are being conducted through the area by Soviet authorities. Four hundred of the wealthier Jewish families there are helping the others, one correspondent reported. The entire population of… More ▸

  • Kishinev, Capital of Bessarabia, Has Only 75 Jews, German Newspaper Reports

    Only 75 Jews are left in Kishinev, capital of Bessarabia, which is menaced by the Russian Army, it is reported in the Bukarester Zeitung, a Nazi newspaper published in Rumania, which reached here today. The paper says that there were 11,888 Jews in Kishinev in 1941 when the Rumanian mayor of that city ordered a… More ▸