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In 1933 the Balearics became a destination for the Jewish exodus from Germany. Low living costs, the mild climate, and the possibility of building a foreign travel industry. Hopefully, a leisurely and well thought out immigration across fixed borders will turn out to be a blessing for the Jews and the land.

Ezra James Nollet is a retired U.S. government chemist living in Poland where he is officer of the local synagogue in Legnica. Before the Deluge appears the last week of each month.

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