Mauritius

  • More Deportations of Interned Jews to Mauritius Are Expected

    Further groups of Jews interned by the British are expected to shortly reach the Island of Mauritius, according to information reaching Jewish organizations here today. Meanwhile the Board of Jewish Deputies here today appointed a Johannesburg rabbi to take care of the religious requirements of several hundred Jews already deported from Palestine to Mauritius, to… More ▸

  • Deported Refugees Adapting Themselves to New Life in Mauritius

    The problem of sending aid to the 1,600 Jewish refugees deported from Palestine who are housed in the camp at Beau Bassin, in Mauritius, is receiving the attention of the leading South African Jewish organizations. The responsibility for organizing and coordinating this assistance has been accepted by the Council for Refugee Settlement in Johannesburg, and… More ▸

  • Deported Refugees Well Treated in Mauritius

    Letters to Palestine bring encouraging details of the life of the refugees deported from the Holy Land to the British island colony of Mauritius, off the coast of Madagascar. The Mauritius Jewish community warmly received the refugees, part of whom live in private homes and the rest in a camp. The Government assigned £3 monthly… More ▸

  • ‘atlantic’ Refugees Reach Mauritius

    The 1,584 Jewish refugees who arrived here aboard the S.S. Atlantic and were deported from Haifa on Dec. 8 on two British ships have arrived safely at Port Louis, Mauritius, where they will be held for the duration of the war, it was reported here today. More ▸