Born into detention

Thousands of Jewish babies were born in British internment camps after the Holocaust.

By ATARA BECK
April 19, 2012 09:42
Cypus DP camps

Cypus DP camps. (photo credit: JDC Photo Archives)

 
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Israeli grandfather Yossi Gluzman, who retired a few years ago from a successful career as a senior executive in the academic, governmental and private sectors, was the first Jewish baby born in internment camps in Cyprus for “illegal” Jewish immigrants to Palestine between 1946 and 1949.

In accordance with the White Paper of 1939, issued by the British government, Jewish immigration to Palestine was limited, and the British caught many who had fled Nazi Europe and deported them to Cyprus, where they lived under British military rule.

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