The Yishuv And The Holocaust


Three days of mourning in Tel Aviv (NHK\409506)
"In Eretz Israel the first reliable news regarding the horrifying extent of the Jewish Holocaust in Europe is published. Institutions of the Yishuv declare three days of mourning".  (Naor, Zionism: Timeline, Articles, Documents, Glossary. The Zionist Library, The Publishing House of the World Zionist Organization, 2002, p. 122).
The handbills below express the reaction of the Yishuv to the events in Europe after receiving the news of the Holocaust from different sources. These news were mentioned in correspondence between different people and institutions – like the presidency of the Rescue Committee, that were published in local newspapers, also kept in The Archives.