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  • 900 Jewish Children Will Leave British Zone in Germany for Palestine in a Few Weeks

    More than 900 Jewish children from the British zone in Germany will be assembled at Bergen-Belsen within a few weeks for emigration to Palestine, according to a report received here today from Hamburg. One hundred and twenty children, who arrived in Hamburg from the Theresienstadt concentration camp last June, and, who have been living in… More ▸

  • Polish Ministry of Foreign Trade Expedites Shipment of Relief Supplies to Jews

    The Polish Minister for Foreign Trade, Dr. Stefan Jedrychowaki, who is now in Moscow, has just completed arrangements for the shipment from here of seven carloads of food and clothing destined for Polish Jews. The supplies were sent some time ago by the Federation of Polish Jews in America. Because the Polish Embassy in Moscow… More ▸

  • Delegation of Polish Jews of France Arrives in Warsaw to Study Jewish Community Life

    A delegation of the Federation of Polish Jews of France has arrived here to visit Jewish communities in Poland and to study the position of Jews in the country. The delegation consists of Hersh Goldfinger, general secretary of the federation, a member of the organization’s central committee, as well as representatives of various other Jewish… More ▸

  • Polish Government Gave 92,000,000 Zlotys to Aid Jews; 260,000,000 More Required

    The Warsaw radio today reported that the Polish Government has already given ninety-two million zlotys to aid Jews. It quoted the Central Committee of Jews in Poland as estimating that the repatriation of Polish Jews from Russia would cost about 260 million zlotys. Pointing out that the huge sum necessary for establishing the repatriated Jews… More ▸

  • Chief Rabbi Joseph H. Hertz of Britain Dies in London, Was Educated in New York

    Jews throughout Britain today mourned Dr. Joseph Herman Hertz, Chief Rabbi of the British Empire since 1913, who died this morning at his home here after an illness of two months. He was 73 years old. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday. Jewish organizations, including the Jewish Agency for Palestine, issued statements declaring that… More ▸

  • American Jewish Organizations Brand Morgan’s Statement “outrageous Libel”

    The American Federation of Polish Jews, in a statement issued at a press conference by Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum, president, today charged that Lt. Gen. Sir Frederick Morgan is “apparently not at all applied at the figure of 2,000 Jews murdered between May 28 and Dec. 1 by pogromist in Poland.” The American Zionist Emergency Council,… More ▸

  • American Federation of Polish Jews Sends Food and Clothing to Jews in Poland

    Over a half-million pounds of food products and used clothing have been shipped to Jews in Poland by the American Federation for Polish Jews, according to a statement released here today by the federation’s president, Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum. The last shipment left New York yesterday on an UNRRA ship and will be distributed by the… More ▸

  • J.D.C. Calis for Contributions in Kind for Jews in Europe; Polish Jews to Cooperate

    A call to American Jews to collect and contribute urgently-needed relief supplies–foodstuffs, medicines and comfort items–to be sent suffering Jews overseas was issued today by Paul Baerwald, chairman of the Joint Distribution Committee. At the same time, Mr. Baerwald revealed that preliminary plans have been made by the J.D.C. in cooperation with national Jewish organizations,… More ▸