None is too many : Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933–1948
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None is too many : Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933–1948

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None is too many : Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933–1948
Call No: 971.004 A14n

Call Number971.004 A14n
Dates[1991]; ©1991
Statement of ResponsibilityIrving Abella & Harold Troper.
Creators & ContributorsAbella, Irving M. (author)
Troper, Harold Martin (author)
Summary"To the condemned Jews of Auschwitz, Canada had a special meaning. It was the name given to the camp barracks where the food, clothes, gold, diamonds, jewellery and other goods taken from prisoners were stored. It represented life, luxury and salvation; it was a Garden of Eden in Hell; it was also unreachable. In effect, the barracks at Auschwitz symbolized what Canada was to all Jews of Europe throughout the 1930s and 1940sa paradise, enormous, wealthy, overflowing and full of life; but out of bounds, a haven totally inaccessible. Why Canada was closed to the Jews of Europe is the subject of this book. It is a story summed up best in the words of an anonymous senior Canadian official who... was asked how many Jews would be allowed into Canada after the war... 'None,' he said, 'is too many.'" Back cover
  1. Where They Could Not Enter
  2. The Line Must Be Drawn Somewhere
  3. Der Feter Yiuv ist bei uns
  4. The Children Who Never Came
  5. Ottawa or Bermuda? A Refugee Conference
  6. In the Free and Civilized World
  7. One Wailing Cry
  8. A Pleasant Voyage
  9. Conclusion
Physical Description xxvi, 340 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherToronto : Lester Publishing Limited
EditionThird edition with a new epilogue
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • National Jewish Book Award (Holocaust category), 1983; Canadian Historical Association Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, 1983
RecognitionGifted by Ronnie Tessler