None is too Many: Canada And The Jews Of Europe 1933-1948 Paperback – Apr 26 2002
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like if my son's talent would not be wasted. . . . You would save the future of the grandchild of a rabbi." A seventeen- year-old boy, the son of "respectable parents of the Jewish middle class," wrote from Berlin on behalf of himself. As a Jew, he said, he could neither work nor survive in Germany. He had to leave, and was therefore begging for admission to Canada. From Czechoslovakia a group of two hundred farm families, "with a total of one million dollars in capital," begged for entry visas. They were aware that "the Canadian government dislikes ... to get any Jews into the country," yet had no other choice but to leave their homeland before the Nazis arrived. For the twelve members of the Zuckermann family of Austria, the situation was almost hopeless. As Samuel Zuckermann wrote to the Jewish Colonization Association, "In great distress and desperation a whole family directs itself to you with an appeal for help. ... We have here no possibility whatsoever to maintain ourselves. If no assistance will come to us forth- with, we shall all go under. Please help us and save us. You are our last hope.Read more ›
I highly recommend this book-it was very informative and extrememly well-researched.
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This was a great priced book. The history and research done in this book is phenomenal. It also came a lot faster than I expected.Published on Jan. 15 2013 by Michael
this is a tough book to read because it forces you to face the reality of Canada's antisemitic history and complacency at helping Jewish refugees during WWIIPublished on April 27 2011 by windomearle