Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

French Steamer Sailing from Marseilles Next Week with 1,000 Palestine Immigrants

April 12, 1946
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

The French steamer Champollion is leaving Marseilles on April 17 for Palestine, carrying approximately 1,000 Jewish refugees from eight countries, about two-thirds of whom will be children, it was announced here today.

The transportation is being arranged by the Jewish Agency, with the JDC paying for the refugees’ passage, and the HIAS financing their transportation to Marseilles by rail from various points in Europe.

Recommended from JTA