Source Information

JewishGen
Ancestry.com. Philippines, Jewish Refugees, 1937-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: This data is provided in partnership with JewishGen.org.

About Philippines, Jewish Refugees, 1937-1941

One destination for Jews trying to escape Nazi oppression was the Philippines. This database lists the names of 1,318 people who received visas to enter the Philippines.

Entries may include the following details:

  • name
  • family member (relationship to head of household)
  • city fled from
  • country left from (place where visa was issued)
  • year of arrival
  • place of birth
  • status/title
  • comments (including fate, relatives' names, and other information)

You can learn more about this database at the JewishGen website.