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Jews and Other ForeignersManchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40$
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Bill Williams

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780719085499

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.001.0001

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Speak no evil: Manchester Jewry and refugees, 1933–1937

Speak no evil: Manchester Jewry and refugees, 1933–1937

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(p.9) 2 Speak no evil: Manchester Jewry and refugees, 1933–1937
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Jews and Other Foreigners
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Bill Williams

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0002

Refugee academics and industrialists, trainees supported by Isidore Apfelbaum's ‘private’ operation, German domestic servants placed by the Ladies Lodge of B'nai Brith, the two or three foreign students accepted by the Yeshiva, the two German ‘refugee’ rabbis and the handful of pacifists and Jewish ‘Friends of Friend’ supported by the Quakers represented the only known refugees from Nazism to have arrived in Manchester before November 1938. In spite of an escalating ‘war against the Jews’, many had delayed their departure in the belief that the Hitler regime would be as short-lived as its predecessors or, at any rate, that his anti-Semitism had been no more than a device for the achievement of power.

Keywords:   Jewish Book, Manchester refugees, religious experience, Yeshiva, Isidore Apfelbaum, Ladies Lodge of B'nai Brith, Nazism, anti-Semitism

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