Bermuda

  • Bermuda Conferees Rule out Large-scale Rescue of Nazi Victims

    Large-scale rescue of persecuted persons in Nazi-held territory was completely ruled out today by the heads of the American and British delegations to the Bermuda Conference on Refugees in statements at a press conference here. Dr. Harold W. Dodds, head of the American delegation, and Richard K. Law, head of the British delegation, emphasized that… More ▸

  • Disappointment in Britain at Spirit of Bermuda Parley

    Disappointment is felt by all liberal circles here at the spirit in which the Anglo-American conference on refugees is proceeding in Bermuda. In an editorial today the Manchester Guardian expresses astonishment that even in the formal speeches at the opening session of the conference, the leaders of the British and American delegations found it necessary… More ▸

  • U.S. Delegation at Bermuda Conference Says Immigration Laws Hamper Refugee Entrance

    The American delegation to the Anglo-American conference on refugees claimed at today’s session that more than 500,000 Nazi victims have already been admitted to the United States, and indicated that it was doubtful that America would admit additional refugees on a large scale, since the U.S. immigration laws and the lack of shipping facilities make… More ▸

  • Palestine Organizations Appeal to Bermuda Conference; Offer Haven for Refugees

    Leading Jewish organizations in Palestine today cabled a joint appeal to the Conference emphasizing that every Jewish family, farmstead and settlement in the country is prepared to offer haven for refugees from Nazi persecution. The appeal proposed a list of measures for the consideration of the Bermuda meeting in line with similar proposals advanced in… More ▸

  • World Jewish Congress Presents Petition to the Bermuda Conference

    The World Jewish Congress today made public the text of a memorandum submitted to the Anglo-American conference in Bermuda asking that a representative of the organization be allowed to appear before the Conference to state the Jewish case and presenting a twelve-point program for the rescue of Jews from Nazi-occupied Europe. The memorandum, signed by… More ▸

  • Senator Pepper Urges Immediate Havens for Jews; Florida Meeting Appeals to Bermuda

    More than 2,000 persons gathered here at a mass meeting to protest the Nazi atrocities against the Jews of Europe heard United States Senator Claude Pepper demand the “casting aside of material interests and offering persecuted European masses the opportunity to live again.” The meeting, which was under the auspices of the Jewish Community Council… More ▸

  • Rescue of Jewish Children from Bulgaria May Come As Result of Bermuda Parley

    The emigration of 4,000 Jewish children from Bulgaria for whom Palestine visas have already been secured and the removal of Polish refugees from Iron, may be among the results of the Bermuda Conference now in session here, it was indicated today by Richard K. Law, head of the British delegation, addressing a press conference. Under-Secretary… More ▸

  • Backer, Bloom, High U.S. and British Officials Attend Bermuda Seder

    George Backer, American Jewish leader, Congressman Sol Bloom, one of the three-man United States delegation to the refugee conference and several British delegates, advisers and high American and British military officials last night attended the seder arranged here by the Jewish Welfare Board for American Jewish soldiers stationed in Bermuda. Congressman Bloom took the names,… More ▸

  • Bermuda Conference Opened; Keynoters Say Solution is Allied Victory

    The Anglo-American conference on refugee problems opened here today with speeches by Dr. Harold W. Dodds, head of the American delegation, and Richard K. Law, head of the British delegation. Both reviewed the position of Nazi victims in Europe and declared that the solution of the refugee problem lies in an Allied victory. The keynote… More ▸

  • American Jewish Organizations Make Public Their Appeals to the Bermuda Parley

    The Joint Emergency Committee for European Jewish Affairs, the membership of which represents the majority of the Jewish population in this country, today made public the text of the appeal it has sent to the Anglo-American conference on refugees which opened in Bermuda this morning. The text of a similar appeal sent to the Bermuda… More ▸