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  • ‘madagascar 2′ Stars Visit Israel

    The stars of the film “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa” received a warm reception in Israel. Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and Jada Pinkett Smith, as well as producer Jeffrey Katzenberg, were in the Jewish state over the weekend for the Israeli premiere of the animated movie. The trio of actors signed hundreds of autographs and were… More ▸

  • German Fascist Organ Urges Transfer of Jews from Israel to Madagascar

    The one-time Nazi plan to move all Jews from Europe to the island of Madagascar has been revived in Germany by the fascist organ “Nation Europa” in an article which urges that the Jews of Israel be transferred to that island. “The State of Israel should be loaded onto festively decorated ships, routed to South… More ▸

  • Conditions in Poland and Madagascar Described by Experts

    Iron-handed Nazi rule has not broken the spirit of the Jews in the Nazi-made Warsaw ghetto, according to newspaper reports received from Poland and described in the current issue of the “Contemporary Jewish Record,” the bi-monthly publication of the American Jewish Committee, published today. Cut off from the outside world by eight-foot brick walls and… More ▸

  • Vichy Reported Permitting Nazis to Deport Polish Jews to Madagascar

    The Vichy government is reported here today as having agreed to permit Nazi Germany to send the first 5,000 Jews from Nazi-held Poland to the French island of Madagascar. The settlement of the deported Jews on Madagascar will be financed by the French administration there which will utilize the deportees for forced labor to develop… More ▸

  • Nazis Reported Offering Madagascar Plan to Jewish Leaders

    Jewish leaders from the Reich, Austria, Nazi-held Poland and the Protectorate were summoned by the Nazi authorities to a conference in Berlin at which the plan to have all Jews from Europe “evacuated” to the French Island of Madagascar was offered to them, it is reported in Judisk Kronika, a Jewish publication here. The Jews… More ▸

  • Plan for Ousting of Jews to Madagascar Seen Gaining Ground in France, Hungary

    Hitler’s project eventually to “evacuate” all the Jews from Europe to the French island colony of Madagascar is gaining more and more ground among governments in Nazi-dominated countries, according to reports reaching here today from Budapest and Vichy. The report from Budapest states that the Jews of Hungary are much perturbed over the address which… More ▸

  • Queries French Attitude on Use of Madagascar

    The Journal de Geneve speculates on what attitude France will take should the Axis formally back Italian press suggestions that all Jews be drivel from Europe and forced to settle in Madagascar. The newspaper recalls that a Polish Government Commission sent to Madagascar in 1937 to investigate conditions there for possible Jewish settlement gave a… More ▸

  • Italian Paper Urges Exile of All Jews to Madagascar; Budapest Papers Reprint Article

    The inspired article by Alfredo Signoretti, editor of the Turin newspaper La Stampa, advocating that all European Jews be exiled after the war to Madagascar, was reprinted in a number of Budapest newspapers today. “A necessary condition to a new order in Europe is completely to remove all Jews from the continent,” Signoretti said. “Precautionary… More ▸