Arab Victims’ Names As Verified by State Dept.
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Arab Victims’ Names As Verified by State Dept.

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The list of American Jews killed and injured in Palestine as received by the State Department from Consul General Paul Knabenshue follows. The telegram, despatched from Jerusalem at 10 p.m. Monday night, gives a list of eight deaths which have been verified by the Consul.

Wolf Zev Berman, Philadelphia.

David Shunberg, Memphis.

Bennie Hurwitz, Chicago.

Harry Froman, New York City.

Wolf Greenberg, Brooklyn.

Hyman Krassner, Chicago.

Aaron David Epstein, Chicago.

Jack Wexler, Chicago.

In addition to the eight verified dead, Consul Knabenshue listed the following seriously wounded Americans:

Samuel Senders, Chicago.

Mrs. Bernstein Sokolover, no address.

David Winchester, Elizabeth, N. J.

Winchester was wounded in Hebron and the other two in Jerusalem.

Ten slightly wounded Americans and five Americans at Hebron who were uninjured are:

The slightly wounded Americans, all at Hebron, were:

Mordecai Barg, New York City.

Schachne Koleditsky, Brooklyn.

Emanuel and Solomon Goodman, brothers, Cleveland.

Israel Snow, Brooklyn.

Baruch Kaplan, New York City.

Nathan Goodman, Philadelphia.

Bennie Cohen, Seattle.

Moses Gold, Brooklyn.

Solomon Kushner, New York City.

In addition to these, two American brothers, Lester and Max Harbater, were listed wounded in Jerusalem. The unhurt Americans at Hebron are:

Aaron Bernzweig and wife, Breine, Jersey City.

Gittel Barg, New York City.

Morris Berman, Philadelphia.

Ralph Bekoven, Chicago.

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