escape

Family members in flight from persecution

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Escape from Berlin—last good chance to get out
  • Aug 13, 2017

Our reconstructed timeline: How Elly and Helga Ringel were smuggled with SS escort out of Germany and across the Belgian border in August 1938

from Ruby Family History Project

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Motives for mercy—the consuls of Toulouse
  • Aug 13, 2017

In July 1940, consular officials from three nations conspired to open an escape route for Jews out of occupied France. Why did they do it?

from Ruby Family History Project

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The peculiar case of Pinkas Twiasschor
  • Sep 23, 2020

The estranged husband of Betty Ringel was one of the 1000 war evacuees who found safe haven in the only U.S refugee camp 

from Ruby Family History Project

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