Serbia

  • Jewish Women Fighting with Serbian Guerrillas, Nazi Radio Asserts

    Jewish women are fighting in the ranks of the Yugoslav guerrillas who continue to harass the Axis occupation forces in Serbia, it was alleged today in a Nazi broadcast from Belgrade. A number of Jewish women wearing soldiers’ uniforms are among prisoners captured by the German occupation forces, the Belgrade broadcaster stated. He also claimed… More ▸

  • Two Thousand Bulgarian Jews Reported Fighting with Chetniks in Serbia

    Increased anti-Semitic restrictions in Bulgaria and the recent warning by the government that all the Jews in the country would be concentrated in two ghettos have resulted in 2,000 Bulgarian Jews fleeing the country to Serbia, where they have joined the Chetnik guerrillas of Gen. Draja Mihailovitch, it was reliably reported here today. At present,… More ▸

  • Serbian Guerillas Attack Nazi Concentration Camp and Liberate 400 Jews

    More than 400 Jewish internees confined by the Nazi authorities in a concentration camp in Yugoslavia were released in a lightning raid by a group of guerilla fighters who attacked the camp under the leadership of a Jewish commander, a report reaching Yugoslav circles here today stated. The liberated Jewish prisoners immediately joined the guerilla… More ▸

  • Nazi Commissars in Serbia Will Administer Property of Jews

    Nazi Commissars will be appointed in Serbia to administer both commercial and private property of Jews, it is announced in the Voelkischer Beobachter, reaching here today from Berlin. Sale or other disposition of Jewish property will not be permitted without the approval of the Commissar General for Economic Affairs in Serbia, the report states. Any… More ▸

  • Nazis Held Preparing Pogroms in Serbia, Bosnia, Macedonia

    The New York Times reported in a Budapest dispatch today that the Nazi authorities were preparing to unleash anti-Jewish programs throughout Serbia, Bosnia and Macedonia, as part of a sweeping movement to crush anti-German resistance. Times correspondent Ray Brock, who remained in Yugoslavia throughout the brief campaign, said the ruthless drive on Serbians would be… More ▸

  • Serbian Patriarch Voices Sympathy for Jews in Visit to Synagogue

    The Serbian Patriarch, visiting a synagogue in a nearby town, where he was received by the local rabbi and leaders of the Jewish community, declared that “I feel greatly depressed over the fact that there are countries where you are persecuted because of your religion.” “Our church has always condemned brutalities and has never persecuted… More ▸

  • Monument to Jewish War Heroes in Serbia Erected

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The memory of the Jewish soldiers in the Serbian army who fell during the various Balkan wars and the World war was honored by the erection of a monument in the Jewish cemetery here. The monument was unveiled yesterday with impressive ceremonies. A personal representative of King Alexander was present. More ▸

  • Serbian Jews Enjoy Equal Rights, Minister Declares

    (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) The Serbian Jews enjoy full rights and unrestricted equality of rights, not only on the basis of liberalism, but also because if their loyaly to the country, declared M. Subotic. Jugo-Slavian Minister of Justice, in an interview with the editor of “Israel,” Jewish weekly published in Topola. Zionism, which the Jugo-Slavian Government… More ▸