The Yiddish Policemen's Union

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The Yiddish Policemen's Union

Postby Isadore Weisberg » Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:28 am

I just finished this novel and heartily recommend it. It is based on the premise that Roosevelt approved and expanded the magnitude of the Slattery Report, a proposal which called for resettling Jewish refugees from the oppression of pre WWII Europe in Alaska. In actuality Roosevelt, with support from his wife, was uncomfortable with the notion of large numbers of European Jews settling in sparsley settled Alaska and close to the Soviet Union. He was cold to the proposal and nothing came of it.


http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/13/books/review/Rafferty-t.html
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