Warsaw

  • All Canadian Jewish Groups Join in Observing Ghetto Battle Anniversary

    Thousands of local Jews today paid honor to the martyrs of the battle of the Warsaw ghetto at the second annual memorial meeting sponsored by the Canadian Jewish Congress. For the first time all Jewish groups participated in the memorial meeting. The guest speaker was Baruch Zukerman, director of the World Jewish Congress. Other speakers… More ▸

  • Meetings Throughout Poland to Mark Second Anniversary of Revolt in Marsaw Gretto

    The second anniversary of the uprising by the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto will be observed throughout Poland on April 19, the Moscow radio reported today. The broadcast quoted an appeal by the presidium of the Union of Polish Patriots urging all its local branches to organize meetings. It added: “Independent and democratic Poland honors… More ▸

  • Governor Dewey Will Open Exhibit Dedicated to Myrters of Ghettos in Europe

    Thomas E. Dewey, Governor of the State of New York, will be the main speaker at the opening of an exhibit of photographs and documents entitled “Heross and Martyrs of the European Ghottes,” at the Vanderbilt Gallory, on April 19, it was announced here today. The exhibition, dedicated to the commemoration of the second anniversary… More ▸

  • German Official Arrested in Warsaw for Deporting Jews to Death Camps

    The Lublin radio today reported that a Dr. Rupprecht who was the head of the German administration in the Warsaw district, has been arrested and will be placed on trial as a war criminal, charged with transferring Warsaw Jews into a ghetto and with ordering their eventual deportation to extermination camps More ▸

  • Central Committee of Jews in Poland Moves Headquarters from Lublin to Warsaw

    The Central Committee of the Jews of Poland, which is headed by the noted Zionist leader Dr. Emil Sommerstein, will shortly transfer its headquarters to Warsaw, it was announced today. The committee has been functioning in Lublin for several months. Two Jewish partisan leaders, veterans of the battle of the Warsaw ghetto, arrived here this… More ▸

  • Solidarity Between Jews and Poles Stressed by Warsaw Govt. Envoy at Paris Meeting

    The solidarity between Poland and Jews exemplified in the struggle for the liberation of Warsaw will remain the principle of a new Poland in which all Poles and Jews will enjoy full freedom of religion and opinion, Dr. Stefan Jedrychowski, the Warsaw Government’s delegate in France, today told a crowded meeting of the Union of… More ▸

  • JTA Correspondent Finds 3,000 Jews in Warsaw; All Jewish Buildings in City Razed

    About 3,000 Jews are among the 30,000 surviving men and women of Warsaw, the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency established today upon his arrival in this battered city. The plight of these Jews baffles description, and their number is increasing as Jewish survivors arrive from neighboring townships. A local Jewish committee is functioning, and… More ▸

  • Jewish Children in Poland Repudiate Their Parents; Prefer to Remain Christians

    The Central Jewish Committee here today sent representative to various parts of newly-liberated Polish territory to register the surviving Jews there and to provide immediate relief for them. At the same time, it was revealed here today that some of the Jewish children in the Warsaw ghetto who were given shelter by Christians refuse to… More ▸

  • 1,000 Jews Saved by Russian Army in Newly Liberated Polish Towns

    About 1,000 Jews have been found by the advancing Russian Army in Polish territory liberated since the beginning of the present offensive, it was announced today over the Lublin radio. Some Jews from Warsaw arrived here today. They told how 10,000 Jews who were still hiding in Warsaw, after the destruction of the ghetto, participated… More ▸

  • Nazis Left No Jews in Lodz; Fear Fate of Jews in Reich As German Army Retreats

    The Germans left no Jews in the large polish textile center of Lodz when they evacuated the city several days ago, it was reported today by the Berlin correspondent of the Stockholm newspaper Tidningen. There were many thousands of Jews in the Lodz ghetto working in factories which produced clothing for the German Army, the… More ▸