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New Transport of Jews from Rumania Arrives in Palestine; More Transports Expected

May 7, 1944
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Another transport of 230 Jewish immigrants from Rumania arrived here today from Turkey where they disembarked several days ago from the Turkish steamer the S.S. Milka, which sailed from the Rumanian port of Constanza. A transport of 1,500 Rumanian Jews is expected to arrive here soon.

The 122 Jewish orphans from Rumania who reached Palestine several days ago left the clearance camp today and were transferred to various children’s institutions throughout the country.

The children, most of them orphans whose parents perished in Transnistria, are between four and 16 years of age. One of them is described in the Palestine press as “Young Tarzan” because for more than a year he wandered in the woods living on roots, grass and leaves.

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