Birmingham Council For Refugees

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Date:1942

Description:Image:Birmingham Hebrew Congregation Singers Hill Year Book;
Annual Report, 31st Dec, 1942.

Zoe Josephs has written that one of the first sanctuaries for refugees was a house on Duchess Road, Edgbaston, belonging to Hannah and Bernard Simmons. However, the growing influx of Jews escaping persecution would soon make it necessary for a central organisation- the 'Birmingham Council for Refugees'.

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Refugees Migration Judaism

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