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1933: Jews Make a Travel Agreement With Nazi Germany

Fearing Jewish-led boycotts, Germany signed the Transfer Agreement, letting 60,000 beleaguered German Jews to reach Palestine, with their money no less.

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National Socialist troops with torches marching in Berlin to celebrate Hitler taking over the power on Jan. 30, 1933. In background the Brandenburg Gate.
The rise of Nazi Germany: National Socialist troops with torches marching in Berlin to celebrate Hitler taking over the power on Jan. 30, 1933. In background is the Brandenburg Gate.Credit: AP