jewish refugees

War of Independence
The forgotten Palestinian refugees

The book captures the full horror of suffering Jewish children whose homes were under attack.

By DAVID SHAYNE
12/09/2018
A pedestrian walks through a snow covered park in downtown Portland, Oregon.
WWII refugee and three term mayor of Portland, Oregon dies at 84

The late former mayor Vera Katz escaped France by hiking through Pyrenees to Spain then arrived in New York City at the age of 7.

By JTA
15/12/2017
A TRAVELER looks toward the ‘Kindertransport’ memorial in London
Once upon a child

The ‘Kindertransport’ starting in 1938 enabled thousands of children to escape the clutches of the Nazi regime, but was the lifesaving venture all positive for those who lived it?

07/12/2017
Yemenite Jews in Ma'abarot (Absorption Camp) Rosh Ha-Ayin in 1949
Comment: Remembering the ethnic cleansing of the Middle East's Jews

This is the untold story of the Jewish forgotten refugees. These Jews, who survived ethnic cleansing and were systematically expelled, were now forgotten.

By TZAHI GAVRIELI
29/11/2017
Shlomo Hillel at home in Jerusalem
Flight to freedom

The riveting stories of Shlomo Hillel, Operation Babylon and Atlit.

By RUTH CORMAN
21/11/2017
Hatikvah crew members in Cyprus (from left) Hugh McDonald, Sam Gordon, Harold Katz, Joe Gilden and M
Escape from Cyprus: The story of ‘Hatikva'

As the passengers sang loudly, the Palestinian sawed the lock from a hatch cover in the floor of their cage.

By MURRAY GREENFIELD
05/09/2017
Paddington Bear, Peru
'Paddington Bear' inspired by Jewish refugee children

The author, who recently died, was inspired in part by the thousands of Jewish refugee children who came to the United Kingdom during World War II.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
02/07/2017
Ivanka Trump with husband Jared Kushner
Video shows Jared Kushner's grandmother speaking about life as a refugee

Rae Kushner survived the Holocaust by escaping from the Novogrudok, Poland ghetto through an underground tunnel, living in the woods for nine months and ending up in a displaced persons camp.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
31/01/2017
Trump ban
Report: Several Jewish families affected by Trump’s refugee ban

The executive order prohibits refugees from entering the United States for 120 days, with an indefinite ban on those fleeing war-torn Syria.

By JTA
30/01/2017
A man sits on the railway tracks in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau as thousands of
Remembering the Holocaust – passing the torch

The Holocaust was the lowest moral depth that the human race has ever sunk to.

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