Re: Weingeist - in Barbados WWII #austria-czech

Celia Male <celiamale@...>
 

Anita Frankel asks for information sources re Moses WEINGEIST's flight from
Austria to Barbados as a refugee in WW2.

There is an signed editorial about the liberal attitude in Barbados to Jewish
refugees vis-a-vis Canada:

http://www.cjnews.com/pastissues/02/nov21-02/editorial/letters.htm

Here is a reference to someone who was apparently researching this very
subject: http://www.archives.lib.soton.ac.uk/parkesnews3.shtml

Joanna Westphal: < My MA thesis examined the Jewish community in Barbados, from
settlement ...... which will concentrate on twentieth century Jewish settlement
and refuge in the British Caribbean. I will be examining the lives of refugees
interned in the British Caribbean and British policy and Anglo-Jewish attitudes
towards planned refugee settlements.

There is an interesting article about the Jews of Barbados here with a contact
tel. number: http://tinyurl.com/yfujkb

and you can also read something about the Austrian refugees in Trinidad here
with a contact address:
http://www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/atl-caribbean/trintob.html

Celia Male [U.K.]

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