Item #19432

Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society of America, 1982. Cloth. 8vo. 268 pages. Illustrated. Despite Franco's political bureaucracy, Spain remained a haven for Jews during the Holocaust and in the face of the "final solution. " Demonstrates that Franco's Spain rescued many Jews from the Holocaust. Covers the role played by Spain during World War II regarding the Jews, which has long been a matter of controversy. This volume, first published in Hebrew to wide acclaim seeks to set the record straight. It offers a full and objective account of the rescue of Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied countries by the Franco regime. "Haim is a Latin America Jewry scholar. Born in Vienna, Avni was taken to Erez Israel in 1933. He became assistant director of the Institute for Youth Leaders from Abroad. In 1970 he was appointed lecturer in Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in Latin American Jewry. He edited the section on Jews in Latin America for the Encyclopaedia Judaica Contemporary Jewry department. " (EJ Editorial Staff) SUBJECT(S) : Jews - Spain - History - 20th century; World War, 1939-1945 - Jews - Rescue; Guerra mundial, 1939 1945 - Judíos; Joden; Hulpverlening; Tweede Wereldoorlog. Has dustjacket. Very good condition. (SEF-9-16).

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