Brazil Agrees to Admit 500 Jewish Refugee Children from France
Menu JTA Search

Brazil Agrees to Admit 500 Jewish Refugee Children from France

Download PDF for this date

The government of Brazil has agreed to admit 500 Jewish children from France, the Hias-Ica Emigration Association office here was informed today by its branch office in Rio de Janeiro.

The children will be admitted to Brazil as soon as they are permitted to leave France and reach either Spain or Portugal. Neutral governments on the European continent will be advised of the decision of the Brazilian authorities, so that they will be willing to give temporary asylum to the children before they can be transported to Brazil.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund