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"During the twelve years of Nazi terror, from 1933 to 1945, 
while the United States accepted more than 200,000 Jewish 
refuges; Palestine, 125,000; embattled Britain, 70,000; 
Argentina, 50,000; penurious Brazil, 27,000; distant China, 
25,000; tiny Bolivia and Chile, 14,000 each, Canada found
room for fewer than 5,000." (Abella, x)

                          Work Cited

Abella, Irving and Harold Troper. None is Too Many: Canada & The 
Jews of Europe, 1933-1948. Toronto, 1982 ISBD 0-919630-31-6.     

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