German Jewish Immigration to South Africa during the 1930s: Revisiting the Charter of the SS Stuttgart

@article{Hellig2009GermanJI,
  title={German Jewish Immigration to South Africa during the 1930s: Revisiting the Charter of the SS Stuttgart},
  author={Jocelyn Hellig},
  journal={Jewish Culture and History},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={124 - 138}
}
  • J. Hellig
  • Published 1 August 2009
  • History
  • Jewish Culture and History
About half of the approximately 6,000 German Jews who found refuge in South Africa from Hider's tyranny during the 1930s entered the country during 1936. The worsening situation for Jews in Germany was matched by intensified antisemitism in South Africa, its main focus being the putative threat posed by ‘indiscriminate’ Jewish immigration and, hence, restrictive immigration legislation. The SS Stuttgart was chartered overseas to bring out over 500 refugees prior to a restrictive 1936 deadline… 

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