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Daily Archives: 11. Mai 2021

The Jews Will Not Return

In February 1940, Edward Raczyński, the ambassador of the Polish government-in-exile in London, told Selig Brodetsky, director of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, that there would need to be a large-scale emigration of Jews from Poland after the war. At around the same time, Edvard Beneš, president of the Czechoslovak government-in-exile, shared similar […]

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Passing as a Refugee

By Keren Weitzberg. Mahad was born in Kenya – a fact that neither his passport, nor carefully scripted biography suggests. For decades, Kenyan Somalis (citizens of Kenya who also identify as Somali) have faced discrimination in accessing legal documents, including national identity cards, passports, and birth certificates.

Das Wissenshaus des Internet

Am 12. Mai 1996 starteten der Informatiker Brewster Kahle und sein Geschäftspartner Bruce Gilliat ein Projekt zum Datensammeln. Programme wanderten durchs World Wide Web und schickten Internet-Seiten an Computer in San Francisco. Die Datenbank war 2001…