The Holocaust and Wales: Jewish refugee doctors, dentists and nurses in Wales


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In this resource, students will learn about Jewish doctors, dentists and nurses who came to the UK in the 1930s, fleeing the Nazi persecution.

Image above: Paul Bosse (standing, left) meeting Hitler in Wittenberg, Germany, in 1935. This photograph was taken after an explosion at a nearby munitions factory. Despite all of his work, Paul was dismissed six months later. Image courtesy of Heini Gruffudd.


This resource was produced as part of the 'Côf a lithr, llythyrau a geidw: creating Holocaust resources for Welsh schools' partnership project between Centre for the Movement of People (CMOP), Aberystwyth University, and Jewish History Association of South Wales/Cymdeithas Hanes Iddewig De Cymru (JHASW/CHIDC). The project is kindly supported by the Association of Jewish Refugees, Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust, Jewish Historical Society of England and Garfield Weston Foundation.


Curriculum for Wales

Health and Wellbeing, Humanities, Languages, Literacy and Communication

Age: 14-16 / Progression Step: 5


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Curriculum for Wales

age: 14-16 / Progression Step 5
age: 14-16 / Progression Step 5
age: 14-16 / Progression Step 5

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L16_Meddygon_Cynllun_Gwers.pdf (Opens in a new window) L16_Meddygon_Taflen_Waith.pdf (Opens in a new window) L16_Doctors_Lesson_Plan.pdf (Opens in a new window) L16_Doctors_Worksheet.pdf (Opens in a new window)

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