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  • Thousands of Warsaw Jews Still Alive, Escaped Polish Officer Reports

    Thousands of Warsaw Jews who participated in the heroic battle of the Warsaw Ghetto, which started a year ago this week, are still alive in Warsaw and are being sheltered there by Polish friends, according to a Polish lieutenant who escaped from occupied Poland two weeks ago. Addressing a press conference here today, the lieutenant,… More ▸

  • Zionist Administrative Council Hears Demand for “grand Show-down” on Palestine

    A demand for a “grand show-down” on the Palestine problem, which will guarantee both free Jewish immigration and the establishment of Palestine as a Jewish Commonwealth, was voiced here today by Dr. Israel Goldstein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, addressing 200 Zionist leaders from all sections of the country attending a meeting of… More ▸

  • Ban on Jewish Immigration to Palestine Assailed at American Federation of Labor Parley

    The closing of Palestine to Jewish immigration was severely criticized here last night by labor leaders addressing the American Federation of Labor forum on post-war problems which is being held at the Hotel Commodore, It was emphasized by principal speakers at the forum that the A.F. of L. expects to see racial discrimination outlawed internationally… More ▸

  • Hashomer Hatzair Convention Opens in Chicago; Denounces Terrorism in Palestine

    The martyrdom of the Jews during the battle of the Warsaw Ghetto was commemorated here tonight at the opening session of the convention of the Hashomer Hatzair, Zionist youth movement, attended by 300 delegates from the United States, Mexico and Cuba. The banners of twenty-five branches of the organization were lowered in tribute to the… More ▸

  • Gestapo Beginning to Wipe out Jews in Lodz in Anticipation of German Retreat

    Apparently anticipating a German retreat far into western Poland, the Gestapo has begun liquidating the Lodz ghetto in which, according to the most recent reports, there were living 150,000 Jews employed as slave labor in vital German war industries. The Lodz ghetto is the only one remaining in all of Poland. A message from “inside… More ▸

  • Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Revolt Will Be Observed by Jews Throughout America

    The American Jewish Conference today issued a call to Jewish communities throughout the country urging observances on April 19th, the anniversary of the revolt in the Warsaw ghetto, in tribute to the Jewish heroes who lost their lives in desperate battle against the Nazi oppressors. In New York, the observance will include a period of… More ▸

  • Hero of Warsaw Ghetto Battle Posthumously Awarded Highest Polish Military Decoration

    Michal Klepfish, Jewish labor leader who was one of the heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto battle last Spring, has been posthumously awarded the “Virtuti Militari Cross,” the highest Polish military honor, it was announced here today by the Polish Government-in-Exile. The decoration was conferred upon Klepfish on the recommendation of the leader of the government’s… More ▸

  • Jewish Underground Movement in Poland Sends First-hand Report to Jews of America

    The first comprehensive report from the Jewish underground movement ever to reach this country was made public here today by the World Jewish Congress. It describes in detail how Jews revolted against the Germans not only in the ghetto of Warsaw, but also in the ghettos of Bialystok, Czastochowa, Wilno, Tarnow, Bendzin and in the… More ▸