Bremerhaven
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More than 2.7 million Jewish emigrants left the European continent between 1880 and 1914 via Bremerhaven or Hamburg. Jewish migrants mainly from the Russian Empire embarked here on their way to North and South America. In particular, the port of Bremen became the point of passage of a complex emigration process organized by German authorit…

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Nicole Kvale Eilers, Madison, “Bremerhaven”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 19 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0118>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409



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