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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


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


“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


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


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

Gerard Daniel Cohen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The end of the Second World War in Europe gave way to a gigantic refugee crisis. Thoroughly prepared by Allied military planners, the swift repatriation of millions of former forced laborers, ... More


Emotional Dissonance: Adults Mourn Losses, Their Children Look Forward

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/9780300244250.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Jewish refugees' responses to life in Portugal. Portugal offered adult refugees the space and time to look back with sadness. Adults felt intense dismay as they lingered between ... More


Sites of Refuge and Angst: Consulates and Confinements

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/9780300244250.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at how Jewish refugees participated in a demoralizing and constant routine of waiting while applying for visas and begging for ship tickets, all as time-sensitive documents ... More


Sharing Feelings in Letters and in Person

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/9780300244250.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores how Jewish refugees found support while waiting for their visas. Separated from their former selves and from family and friends, refugees needed to find support during their ... 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/9780691161747.003.0028
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


Epilogue: The European Jewish Refugees and Shanghai

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/9780199840908.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History, European Modern History

The book concludes by exploring how, in February 1943, the Japanese military authorities in Shanghai decided to force the Jewish refugees into the “Shanghai Ghetto.” There the Jews remained until the ... More


American Law, Jewish Solidarity

Libby Garland

in After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122458
eISBN:
9780226122595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122595.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how established Jewish organizations confronted the legal conundrums the quota laws posed. It examines Jewish leaders’ responses to the illegal immigration of Jews over the ... More


Palestinians and the Right of Return

Howard Adelman and Elazar Barkan

in No Return, No Refuge: Rites and Rights in Minority Repatriation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153362
eISBN:
9780231526906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153362.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the Palestinian uprooting, and the formation of the United Nations Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to depict the origins of the claim for a right ... More


Jewish Refugee Doctors

John Cooper

in Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Jewish refugee doctors. With the advent of the Nazis to power in Germany in 1933, the harassment of Jewish professionals intensified and there began an exodus of Jewish ... More


Final Hurdles

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/9780300244250.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on departures. Jewish refugees lucky enough to acquire their crucial visas needed ships to journey on. However, decreasing shipping options caused more long lines, jammed ... More


Conclusion

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/9780300244250.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter explains that Jewish refugees' daily lives and feelings, their objective escapes and subjective fears, are part and parcel of the Holocaust and can expand one's sense of its ... 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


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