During the Holocaust, some German-Jews immigrated to South Africa, which was in the middle of a different kind of ethnic conflict. Cape Town professor Milton Shain reflects on the role of these Jews in South Africa.
On the steamboat to a new world: For 13-year-old Miriam, 1937 was an adventure. But after fleeing Germany, racism was also rife in South Africa, a country ravaged by apartheid.
Ironically, a number of Jews found refuge from Hitler's racism in apartheid-marked South Africa.