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  • Allies Asked to Secure Status of “war Prisoners” for Jews in Europe

    Chief Rabbi Joseph Hertz of Great Britain last night appealed to the United Nations government to attempt to secure “war prisoner” status for the Jews of occupied Europe and to arrange for their exchange for Germans held by the Allies. Addressing a memorial meeting here for the Jews of the Warsaw ghetto, the chief Rabbi… More ▸

  • Labor Delegates at I.l.o. Conference Demand “free Ports” and Palestine Immigration

    Labor delegates from 24 countries attending the conference of the International Labor Organization here today issued a joint declaration calling upon the governments of the United Nations to take steps to keep “the states of Palestine open for Jewish immigration” and to secure the establishment of free Ports” in all democratic countries for the purpose… More ▸

  • Jewish Workers in Poland Send Greetings to Russian and Polish Armies

    A message from the underground “Union of Jewish Workers” in Poland commemorating the first anniversary of the battle of the Warsaw Ghetto has been received here, it was announced today. The message, which is dated Warsaw, April 19, 1944, greets the “victorious Red Army, the Polish Army of General Sygmund Berling and the Jews throughout… More ▸

  • Polish Jews in Russia Enlist in Polish Army There; Nazis Kill 4,000 Foreign Jews

    British correspondents in Russia who are now visiting polish military units in Western Ukraine today reported that Jews constitute six percent of the Polish Army which is fighting against the Germans on the Russian front. The Jews in the Polish fighting forces in Russia are all volunteers, the correspondents disclose. The Jewish refugees were exempted… More ▸

  • U.S. and British Governments Urged to Intercede for Polish Jewish Soldiers

    A resolution urging the American and British Governments to intercede in behalf of the 21 Jewish soldiers who were sentenced to from one to two years by a Polish court-martial on charges of leaving the Polish forces was adopted here last night at a Warsaw Ghetto memorial meeting arranged by the American Committee of Jewish… More ▸

  • Mexican Liberals Hold Memorial Meeting for Ghetto Jews

    A memorial meeting for the Jews who fell fighting the Germans in the ghettos of Warsaw and other Polish cities was held here last night with representatives of the Ministries of the Interior and Foreign Affairs attending. The observance was under the auspices of the Society for International Democratic Action. More ▸

  • Only Unlimited Immigration into Palestine Can Save Europe’s Jews, Says Sen. Thomas

    Although President Roosevelt’s War Refugee Board has succeeded in rescuing some Jews from German-held territories, it will be impossible to save the bulk of Europe’s Jews until Palestine is thrown open to unlimited Jewish immigration, it was stated here last night by Sen. Elbert Thomas of Utah addressing a rally at Carnegie Hall sponsored by… More ▸

  • Polish Government Will Clarify Its Attitude on Court-martial of Jewish Soldiers

    Polish sources today indicated that the Polish Government-in-Exile will “within the next few days” issue a statement making clear its attitude with regard to the anti-Jewish atmosphere in the Polish Army as well as the verdicts imposed by a Polish court-martial on 21 Jewish soldiers who left their units because of anti-Semitism and attempted to… More ▸

  • Jews in Palestine Will Observe Year of Mourning for Heroes of Warsaw Ghetto

    No public festivities will be held by Jews throughout Palestine during the coming year, as a sign of mourning for the residents of the Warsaw Ghetto who perished during the epic battle with the Germans. The decision to observe a year of mourning was made public by the executive committee of the Jewish National Council. More ▸