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  • Jews and Non-hews Mourn Wise’s Death; Funeral Today; Truman Send Representative

    President Truman will send a personal representative to attend the funeral services for Rabbi Stephen S. Wise which will take place tomorrow at Carnegie Hall. Interment will be private in the family plot at the Westchester Hills Cemetery of the Free Synagogue in Hastings, N.Y., it was announced today by Dr. Wise’s family. The family… More ▸

  • Jewish Delegation from Many Countries Arrive in Warsaw for Ghetto Memorial Ceremonies

    Jewish delegations from several foreign countries arrived here today to attend the unveiling ceremonies of the Warsaw Ghetto monument, which will be held Monday, April 19, the fifth anniversary of the ghetto revolt. The delegations include A. Zuchovitzki, of the Jewish Agency and Jewish National Fund offices in Palestine; Abraham Shionsky and Abraham Levinson, of… More ▸

  • Jewish Organizations in Britain Establish Warsaw Ghetto Memorial Committee

    A committee to establish a Warsaw Ghetto memorial in Britain was organized today at a meeting of representatives of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, the world Jewish Congress, the Federation, of Polish Jews, the Association of Jewish Journalists and Authors and several Polish Jewish groups. Dr. Noah Barou and Ben Zion Margulies will… More ▸

  • Congressional Group Submits Report on Relief Organizations; Asks More Coordination

    Greater coordination of the activities of voluntary relief organizations in the United States which are raising funds for aid abroad is urged by the House Foreign Affairs Sub-Committed on Displaced Persons in a report issued today. The report recommends that the State Department “give consideration to systematizing and improving the gathering of information upon which… More ▸

  • Propose $1,000 Stake for Every Jewish Dp to Aid Rehabilitation in New Land

    A plan for a $200,000,000 loan to 200,000 Jewish emigrants from Germany to facilitate their resettlement in a new country was proposed here today by Dr. Philip Auerbach, Bavarian Commissioner for Persecutees. He spoke at the second annual conference of the German Federation of Polish Jews here. Dr. Auerbach proposed that a group of Jewish… More ▸

  • American Federation for Polish Jews Parley Votes to Establish Colony in Palestine

    The American Federation of Polish Jews conluded its 38th annual convention here today after adopting a resolution to raise 500,000 towards the establishment of a Polish Jewish colony in Palestine. Dr. Joseph ennenbaum, honorary president, was re-elected and will serve as acting president until the next convention. Other resolutions adopted asked passage of the Stratton… More ▸

  • 27 Jews Took Lives in Dp Camps in Past Three Months, Former Unrra Aide Reveals

    Twenty-seven young Jews have committed suicide in DP camps in the U.S. zone in Germany in the last three months in despair at ever being admitted to Palestine or any other country, Sidney Flatow, former UNRRA director of the Zeilsheim camp, asserted today. Mr. Flatow, who is now executive director of the American Federation of… More ▸