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Front: Tan paper with black printed text [Het Joodsche Weekblad]. Font changes several times. Assher and Cohen's names appear on bottom right.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

Broadside printed by Amsterdam Jewish Ghetto newspaper, extra edition dated 10 July 1942 (Tamuz 5702-Hebrew calendar). It proclaims that German security police have arrested 700 Jews in Amsterdam. If 4,000 selected Jews chosen that week do not depart to labor camps in Germany, the 700 arrested Jews will be sent to German concentration camps. This may refer to the first group of Jews deported from Holland.

Translation: New Edition: 2nd annual No. 14a July 10, 1942. The Jewish Weekly. Published by the Jewish Council for Amsterdam headed by A. Asscher and Prof. Dr. D. Cohen --- EXTRA EDITION Amsterdam, July 1942. The German Security Police made the following announcement: About 700 Jews were arrested today in Amsterdam. If the 4000 Jews selected for this week, won't depart for the labor camps in Germany, the 700 arrested Jews will be transferred to a concentration camp in Germany. (Signed by the chairmen of the Jewish Council for Amsterdam, A. Asscher and Prof. Dr. D. Cohen.)


8 1/2 x 5 1/4"


newspaper, deportations, Holland, Jewish Weekly, Amsterdam, Ghetto, A. Asscher, D.Cohen, Prof. Dr. D. Cohen



Ghetto Deportation Order in Amsterdam



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