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Introduction

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the refugee crisis that occurred in the mid-seventeenth century, when a huge wave of Jewish refugees and forced migrants from eastern Europe spread ... More


Extraterritorial Jews: Humanitarianism, Philosemitism, and the Advent of Jewish Statehood

Gerard Daniel Cohen

in In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter analyzes the place of Holocaust survivors and Jewish displaced persons within the postwar refugee regime. Recognized as a stateless and extraterritorial community, Jewish DPs nationalized ... More


Yasue Norihiro, Inuzuka Koreshige, and Japan's Policy toward the Shanghai Jewish Refugees, December 1937–December 1939

Gao Bei

in Shanghai Sanctuary: Chinese and Japanese Policy toward European Jewish Refugees during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199840908
eISBN:
9780199979820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840908.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, European Modern History

Chapter Three elucidates how after Japan and Germany signed the Anti-Comintern Pact, and after Japan drove the Chinese Nationalists from Shanghai, the Japanese treated the Jewish refugees in China ... More


Polish Jews Meet German Jews: The Refugees Elsewhere in the Empire

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses the meetings of the Polish Jewish refugees with the German Jews on the ground in the communities of the Holy Roman Empire. It begins by examining the chapbook Di bashraybung fun ... More


Conclusion

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter assesses whether the fate of the Polish Jewish refugees in each of the three major arenas in which they found themselves was really a single, interconnected refugee crisis or ... More


Over the Border: Refugee Settlement in the Empire’s Eastern Regions

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies refugee settlement in the Holy Roman Empire's eastern regions. The Swedish invasion of Poland began during the first week of July of 1655, sparking a flight of refugees across ... More


The Trickle before the Flood: Refugees in the Holy Roman Empire, 1648–1654

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the Jewish refugees in the Holy Roman Empire in 1648–1654. Though the vast majority of the Jews fleeing the Khmelnytsky uprising preferred to remain within the Commonwealth, ... More


Amsterdam

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses how, though the majority of the refugees from the Commonwealth who traveled westward ended up in the empire, a significant number made for a place outside it: Amsterdam. The ... More


Starting New Lives

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores how Jewish refugees dealt with the problems involved in starting their lives afresh in the Holy Roman Empire—a dynamic and creative process whose effects were felt well beyond ... More


The End of the Crisis

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains that it is hard to say when the influx of Jewish refugees to the Holy Roman Empire from the mid-seventeenth-century wars in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth actually came to ... More


Introduction

Marion Kaplan

in Hitler's Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244250
eISBN:
9780300249507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244250.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of how, as the Nazis launched the murderous project known as the Holocaust, Lisbon emerged as the best way station for Jews to escape Europe for North ... More


Escaping Terror and the Terror of Escaping: Before and After the War Turned West

Marion Kaplan

in Hitler's Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244250
eISBN:
9780300249507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244250.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details how early refugees, those who fled increasing persecutions in Germany and German-annexed Austria, came to Portugal between 1933 and 1939. These several hundred Jewish refugees ... More


The Exasperations and Consolations of Refugee Life After 1940: Fear of Portugal’s Regime and Appreciation of Its People

Marion Kaplan

in Hitler's Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244250
eISBN:
9780300249507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244250.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces initial experiences in Lisbon. Portugal, an interim site between danger and safety, evoked feelings of relief and frustration among Jewish refugees. Trying to find visas and ships ... More


The Refugees outside Ukraine

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter identifies the two main directions of flight during the Khmelnytsky uprising. One was westward, across the Vistula River, to the large settled communities of Little Poland and Great ... More


The Role of Italian Jewry

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the role of Italian Jewry in ransoming Polish Jewish captives. In truth, the most important use for the pidyon shevuyim money as far as Italian Jewry was concerned had nothing to ... More


“Lisbon Is Sold Out”: Relief and Hope, Nazis and Dictatorship

Marion Kaplan

in Hitler's Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244250
eISBN:
9780300249507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244250.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains that while the vast majority of Jewish refugees left Portugal in a few weeks or months, many remained longer, some for years. Local and American Jewish organizations as well as ... More


The Second Wave of Wars

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates how the events of the second round of wars caused further waves of Jewish refugees, this time not just within the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth but across Europe and Asia. ... More


Resolution

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses how the Polish–Lithuanian Jewry found some way of dealing with the refugee issue. The best solutions seem to have been found on the local level. In individual communities, ... More


Introduction

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides an overview of the Polish–Lithuanian Jews' flight westward after 1648. Three major issues underlie the discussion as a whole. First is the nature of Jewish solidarity in those ... More


Surplus Manpower, Surplus Population

Gerard Daniel Cohen

in In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter shows how the DP experience crucially shaped the system of international migration after the Second World War. Supervised by the IRO between 1947 and 1951, the “resettlement” of displaced ... More


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