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You’ll never guess what divers found on the shipwreck of the SS St Louis

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Though they were originally searching for Baron de Rothschild’s ship lost in the late 19th century, explorers instead came across the S.S. St. Louis. Sunk in …

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When the steamship St. Louis arrived at the port of Miami in June 1939 with 909 Jewish refugees onboard who were fleeing persecution and seeking a safe haven in the United States, refuge was denied…and the world was changed forever.

NOW 70 YEARS LATER…

THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CONTINUITY, INC. INVITES YOU

TO MEET THE SURVIVING PASSENGERS OF THAT FATEFUL VOYAGE, HEAR THEIR STORIES, AND BE PART OF AN INTERNATIONAL HISTORY-MAKING WATERSHED EVENT IN …

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The bill from congress

Central to the anniversary event will be the official passenger-signing ceremony of Senate Resolution 111, which has been secured by SS St. Louis Surviving Passenger, Retired Colonel Phillip Freund and his wife Belle Anne Freund , and it acknowledges the role of the United States in that ill-fated evening and will ensure future generations never forget. Signed copies will then be presented to several world institutions for preservation and display, including …

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An original play by Robert Krakow, to debut at the 70th Anniversary Commemorative Event on November 13th at the Eden Roc in Miami Beach.

Directed by Distinguished South African Director Heather Schmulian.

Set before the Eternal Court of Justice, “The Trial of Franklin D. Roosevelt” explores the historical and political forces which influenced Franklin D Roosevelt’s policies on the plight of Jewish refugees seeking safe haven in America and the level of American effort to …

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Liesl Joseph Loeb was born in Rheydt, (Pronounced “right”) a small industrial city in West Germany, near Düsseldorf.
After the event of Kristall Nacht she and her parents left Germany on the S.S. St. Louis, bound for Havana, Cuba. There they wanted to wait for their quota number to come up, allowing immigration into the USA.

Cuba refused to accept the refugees and the ship was ordered to leave the harbor. Her story of these …

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My name is Herbert Karliner, I am the third child of a family of four. First was my sister Use, then my brother Walter, myself and my sister Ruth. I was born on Sept. 3rd 1926 in Peiskretscham (Selesia) near the Polish border. My parents had a general store and sold wholesale grains. We were religious and went to temple every Friday and Saturday. I even was the “Shamess” for the services. We had a …

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“If not for the SS St. Louis, there would never have been a Warsaw Ghetto,” noted SS St. Louis surviving passenger Col. Phil Freund, U.S. Army (Retired) when he visited the Warsaw Ghetto this summer with his family.

When my family (wife, son Mark with his wife and their son (our grandson}, our daughter her husband (three grandsons) and I toured the Warsaw Ghetto this summer, I made this comment outside of the orphanage.

Franklin …

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Wikipedia Entry – MS St Louis

On June 6, 1939, the world would be changed forever.
On that day, the SS St. Louis, carrying over 900 Jewish refugees, fleeing from Nazi persecution, awaited an answer from the American Government that, by the grace of G_d, they would find safe haven within the borders of America.

It was off the coast of Miami Beach that the SS St. Louis was turned away and with it, the …