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  • J.D.C. Will Accept Messages for Delivery to Displaced Jews in Camps in Germany

    The Joint Distribution Committee today announced the establishment of a department which will deliver messages from American relatives to displaced Jews in the American and British zones in Germany and will also accept messages from Jews in the camps for delivery to their relatives abroad, thus establishment direct contact for the first time between the… More ▸

  • Cardinal Innitzer Says Nazis Behaved Toward Jews in Vienna Like “wild Beasts”

    The edore Cardinal Innitzer, Archbishop of Vienna, who, during the Nazi regime, was kept under close surveillance, today described to a J.T.A. correspondent the German treatment of Jews as “the most fiendish phase of Nazi barbarism. “It was as wild beasts that the Nazis behaved toward the Jews,” he said. “And that was supposed to… More ▸

  • Austrian Jews Return from Theresienstadt to Vienna; Jewish Population Reaches 8,000

    With the arrival here today of 360 Jews from the Theresienstadt concentration camp, the Jewish population of Vienna, which once numbered 180,000, totals slightly more than 8,000. Of these, about 6,000 are married to non-Jews and 1,300 returned in recent weeks form camps. A JTA correspondent who witnessed the arrival of the Theresienstadt victims today… More ▸

  • 4,000 Jewish Survivors of Nazi Camps Issue Manifesto to World, Ask Justice for Jews

    An appeal to “all the free peoples of the world” for justice for the Jews, in the form of a manifesto which will soon be published throughout the world, was completed here today by representatives of 4,000 surviving victims of the concentration camps of Buchenwald, Bergen-Belsen, Dachau, Auswitz, Theresienstadt and Mauthausen, who are now in… More ▸

  • Two-thirds of German and Austrian Jews Survived; 10,000 to 20,000 Remain in Two Countries

    The first official estimate of what happened to Germany’s Jews during the Hitler regime, compiled by the Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees, was released here today. P. M. Malin, committee representative attached to American headquarters, emphasized in releasing the report that these figures are not final or complete, but he said that it is unlikely that… More ▸

  • Czech Investigating Commission Discovers Mass Graves of Jews in Saxony

    An investigating commission of the Czech Provisional Committee has discovered in Reisenheim, in Sazony, six mass graves containing the bodies of 543 victims of a “death march” from Buchenwald to Theresienstadt, the Prague radio said today. Of 2,000 priscners who started the march, only 900 arrived in Theresienstadt, the commission learned. It says that many… More ▸

  • 177 Nuremberg Jews Survived; Unabie to Secure Return of Homes Occupied by Nazis

    Of the 10,000 Jews who lived in this citadel of Nazism, from which the infamous anti-Jewish racial laws derived their name, only 177 have survived – 37 in concentration camps and 140 who succeeded in remaining hidden throughout the Hitler regime. Mrs. Helen Nixon, of Holyoke, Mass., Red Cross worker attached to the military government,… More ▸

  • Food Sent from Britain to Jews in German Camps; Inter-camp Communications Set Up

    A consignment of food and religious objects was sent from here today to various camps in Germany as a result of an appeal telephoned from the Bergen-Belsen camp by rabbis attached to a relief unit of the Jewish Committee for Relief Abroad. The rabbis reported that, with the assistance and cooperation of military government authorities,… More ▸