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Haʿavarah Agreement
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Agreement negotiated during the summer of 1933 between the Jewish Agency, the Zionist Federation of Germany, and the Imperial Ministry of Economic Affairs. The agreement facilitated the emigration of German Jews to Palestine by enabling them to transfer a portion of their assets. The assets were to be paid into an escrow account in order to be exported to Palestine in the form of German goods and th…

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Weiss, Yfaat, “Haʿavarah Agreement”, 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 29 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0279>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106

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