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  • Jewish Organization in America and Canada Plan to Send Delegations to Poland

    Jewish organizations here and in Canada were reported today to be preparing to send delegations to the liberated parts of Poland in order to initiate emergency relief measures on behalf of the surviving Jewish population. The preparations are being made as a result of an invitation cabled to major Jewish organizations by Dr. Emil Sommerstein,… More ▸

  • Dr. Sommerstein’s Daughter Describes German Destruction of Lwow Jews

    The whole story of what happened to the Jews of Lwow was unfolded to a Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent here by Myra Sommerstein-Woliz, daughter of Dr. Emil Sommerstein, prominent Zionist and a member of the Polish Committee of National Liberation, and her husband, Dr. Marek Woliz. “Before the Germans came,” she began, “there were well… More ▸

  • Palestine Jewish Assembly to Avoid Political Discussions at Opening Session

    The first session of the newly elected Assefath Hanivcharim, the Jewish National Assembly, will open here next Tuesday but will not discuss any political problems, it was announced here today. All political issues will be discussed at the second session which will take place after the High Holidays, the announcement said. The Palestine press reports… More ▸

  • Capt. Lewis L. Strauss Awarded Legion of Merit by Navy for Outstanding Services

    Capt. Lewis L. Strauss, prominent American Jewish leader who is now serving with the Navy, has been awarded the Legion of Merit “for outstanding services to the Government of the United States,” the Navy Department announced today. Capt. Strauss is a special assistant to Secretary Forrestal. The citation accompanying the award said that “by his… More ▸