Scotland

  • Illegal Distribution of Anti-jewish Leaflets Among Polish Soldiers in Scotland

    The Polish Ministry of Information today reported that anti-Semitic leaflets are being secretly distributed among Polish officers and soldiers stationed in Scotland, but their source has not yet been discovered. “An investigation into the dissemination of the anti-Jewish literature has been started, since the views expressed in the leaflets do not represent the views of… More ▸

  • Jews Aid Polish Refugees in Scotland

    Lady Moncrieuf, president of the Polish Relief Committee of the Scottish National Council, has acknowledged with gratitude a gift of two tons of cast off clothing presented by the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund for distribution among Polish refugee irrespective of religion. The Jewish fund has established a branch in Glasgow for care of Polish and… More ▸

  • Baron Maurice De Rothschild Arrives in Scotland

    Baron Maurice de Rothschild, former French Senator, and General Josef Haller, member of the Polish Government-in-exile who recently visited the United States on a goodwill tour, were among a party of 300 refugees who arrived at a Scottish port today from Lisbon. More ▸

  • Medical Students Warned to Return from Scotland, Switzerland

    American medical students in Scotland and Switzerland, many of whom are Jewish, have been warned to leave Europe as swiftly as possible, it was learned today. Arrangements have been made to evacuate the students in Scotch Schools through Ireland, while those in Switzerland will leave through France or Italy, which even acute is feasible. More ▸

  • Glasgow Jews to Set Up Hostel for Evacuated Children

    The local Jewish community has decided to settle the problem of educating and feeding evacuated Jewish children by establishing a hostel at Skelmorie in the evacuation area, it was announced here today. The hostel, which will be opened in a fortnight, will have its own staff of teachers. Its first guests will be evacuated refugee… More ▸

  • Left Wing Groups Using Anti-semitism As Political Weapon, Glasgow Paper Charges

    The Glasgow Jewish Echo charged today that radical left wing circles in Scotland were trying to use anti-Semitism as a weapon for political propaganda. The newspaper revealed that these circles were distributing a leaflet which contends that the Allise entered the war not because of Nazi aggressiveness but because of a change in the German… More ▸

  • Police Probe Anti-jewish Attacks in Glasgow

    The police are investigating the anti-Jewish window breakings in Glasgow last week and have already questioned a number of persons, the House of Commons was told today by John Colville, Secretary for Scotland. More ▸

  • Swastikas Scrawled on Shop Windows in Glasgow

    Immense swastikas were scrawled on Glasgow show-windows last night in what was taken to be an attempt at anti-Semitic incitement here. In one street alone 41 windows were daubed. John McGovern, Independent Laborite M.P. for Shettleston, who saw some of the swastikas, described the action as “deplorable” and said he planned to mention it in… More ▸