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  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸

  • Members of Polish Government Attend Warsaw Ghetto Memorial in London

    Polish-Jewish leaders and representatives of the Polish Government-in-Exile participated yesterday in impressive memorial services here to mark the first anniversary of the battle of the Warsaw Ghetto. Present at services in one of London’s largest synagogues were Gen. Malinovsky of the Polish high command, Polish Consul-General Dr. Poznanski, members of the Polish cabinet and of… More ▸