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Document:Jewish Orphans from Buchenwald brought to France by JDC, 1945
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Description:This list contains names of 535 Jewish orphans from the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany. Joseph Schwartz, JDC’s Overseas Director, negotiated their entry into France and agreed to cover transportation costs. In June 1945, the children reached Paris and were sent to two JDC-supported homes run by OSE, a French childcare organization. In July 1945, 173 journeyed to Palestine on the S.S. Mataroa, a trip financed by JDC.
Name:Lazar Wiesel
Location of Birth:Sighetu Marmatiei, Romania
Date of Birth:10/4/1928

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