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Finding Refuge – How the Dominican Republic and Mexico Responded

March 11, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Christina Chavarria, US Holocaust Memorial Museum

In July 1938, delegates from 32 countries, including the United States, met at the Evian Conference in France to discuss options for settling Jewish refugees fleeing from Nazi Germany. The Dominican Republic was the only participating country that was willing to accept additional refugees. Why? What were the prospects for refugees seeking a safe haven in Latin America? This presentation will draw from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s archives to reveal how the Dominican Republic and Mexico responded to the events in Europe in the 1930s and 1940s regarding refuge for European Jews.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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