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  • Emigration of Refugees Through Portugal Continues, Hias Announces

    The number of refugees in Spain and Portugal has substantially increased since the Nazi occupation of the whole of France, it was reported today by the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society on the basis of cabled advices received from the Lisbon office of the Hias-Ica Emigration Association. “Several days after the occupation of southern France, the… More ▸

  • Jewish Refugees Who Were Stranded in Portugal and Spain Arrive in Baltimore

    Five hundred and fifty-seven refugees from Nazism who had been stranded in Portugal and unoccupied France, arrived here last night aboard the Portuguese liner, S.S. Nyassa. The Nyassa left Lisbon, Portugal, on July 10, put in at Casablanca, French Morocco, several days later to pick up the bulk of her passengers who had been transferred… More ▸

  • Portuguese Steamer Lands 215 Refugees from Europe; Grynszpan’s Lawyer Aboard

    Isidor Frankel, one of the lawyers employed in the defense of Hershl Grynszpan, the Jewish youth from Poland who assassinated the Nazi diplomat Ernst von Rath in Paris before the outbreak of the war, was among the 215 refugees who arrived here today on the Portuguese steamer Guine from Lisbon. The Guine’s sailing from Lisbon… More ▸

  • Portuguese Steamer Brings 600 Refugees from Europe; Pierre Dreyfus Aboard

    More than 600 refugees from Europe, the majority of them Jews, arrived here today on the Portuguese ship Serpa Pinto. They included a number of children whose parents are in Nazi concentration camps. Pierre Dreyfus, son of the famous Capt. Alfred Dreyfus, was one of the passengers. The vessel’s voyage from Lisbon to New York… More ▸

  • Berthold Jacobs, German-jewish Journalist, Reported Arrested in Portugal

    Die Zeitung, German emigre daily published here, today reports that Dr. Berthold Jacobs, German-Jewish journalist, has been arrested in Portugal, while awaiting a visa to a South American country. Dr. Jacobs was the cause of an international incident in the Spring of 1935 when he was kidnapped from Switzerland by Nazi agents and taken to… More ▸

  • Portugal Releases Refugees from Prison; Sends Them to Forced Residence

    All but five of the Jewish refugees who were imprisoned here for remaining in the country without permission or for not having obeyed expulsion orders have now been released from prison and sent to forced residence in the resort town of Caldas da Rainha, it was disclosed here today. There are now about 160 Jewish… More ▸

  • Portugal Will Continue to Allow Transit of Refugees, Government Assures

    Portugal will continue to maintain a “liberal and humane” attitude toward refugees and will continue to permit their transit, the Portuguese Foreign Office today assured Dr. Gustav Kullman, League of Nations’ Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees. Dr. Kullman is here investigating the future refugee situation in light of the new Washington regulations barring immigration of… More ▸

  • Refugees Jailed in Portugal As Residence Permits Expire

    More than 100 refugees, whose permits to remain in Portugal expired today, have proceeded to the resort town of Caldas Darainha, ninety kilometres from here, where they were to be jailed, under an arrangement with the police authorities. Transportation and maintenance costs were paid by the local relief committee from funds supplied by the Joint… More ▸

  • Yiddish Press in Brazil Will Appear in Portuguese

    The three Yiddish-language newspapers published in Brazil announced today that they will begin to appear in Portuguese, in accordance with the new ordinance which prohibits the publication of foreign-language newspapers in Brazil. The ordinance, issued in February, was supposed to have gone into effect yesterday. At the last minute, however, it was announced that it… More ▸