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Refugee by Alan Gratz

Three different kids. One mission in common: ESCAPE.
Josef is a Jewish boy in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world… 350 more words

Book Reviews

Why Now? What Making Aliyah Means in 2019

A little over a year ago I started telling people that I was planning on moving to Israel. Without fail, their first question was, “why?” 974 more words


Fear, love and the Jewish refugee

Nov. 30 is a day meant to commemorate the story of the approximately 850,000 Jews who were forced to flee anti-Jewish persecution across the Arab world in the 20th century. 911 more words


Someday We Will Fly by Rachel DeWoskin

Someday We Will Fly by Rachel DeWoskin. January 22, 2019. Viking Books for Young Readers, 320 p. ISBN: 9780670014965.  Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA. 864 more words


Hong Kong's Border Controls, the IRO and Resettlement for European DPs

I recently came across a letter from G. Findlay Andrew, Chief of the International Refugee Organisation (IRO) Far East office, to the Chief of Police in Hong Kong, D.W. 925 more words

Jewish Refugees

Life in Post-War Shanghai

A rich and varied literature written by both former refugees and academics has shed light on many aspects of the cultural, economic and social history of the 16,000 Jewish refugees in Shanghai. 296 more words

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The Arrogance of Apologies

Back when I was in high school, a teacher had arranged some small group sessions in which the students were to discuss certain assigned readings. When we assembled, it soon became apparent that most of the students had not done the assigned readings and thus were unable to discuss them. 411 more words

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