The Greek Office of Information today made public here the text of a letter addressed to the Hellenic Government by David Remez, secretary general of Histadruth in Palestine, expressing thanks to the Greek people for the aid they have given to Jews in Greece.
“We have had occasion to hear during the last session of our executive committee the report made by an eyewitness about the nobility shown by the Greek people towards their Jewish fellow countrymen when the curse of Nazi deportation fell on them,” the letter reads. “We were aware of the facts in but a general way; but the description we heard aroused in our hearts the strongest feelings of esteem and admiration. We consider it a duty and honor to express through your channel these feeling to the Government of Free Greece as well as to the Hellenic people of Greece. We shall always keep in our memory the cult of these great humanitarian movements which were made in the middle of darkness of the days we are living.”
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