<p>A group of Jewish refugee children on board a Portuguese ship. The US Committee for the Care of European Children and the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society arranged for the children to reach the United States. New York, United States, September 24, 1941.</p>


From 1933 to fall 1941 Nazi Germany pursued an aggressive policy of forced emigration for the Reich's Jews. Yet refugees faced enormous obstacles in finding safe havens during the era of the Great Depression, the Holocaust, and after. The search for refuge frames both the years before the Holocaust and its aftermath.

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