York professor gives voice to Jewish refugees and Jamaican Jews through book, reunion

When York University Professor Diana Cooper-Clark began her research about Jewish refugees escaping to Jamaica during the Second World War, she knew she was embarking on a virtually unknown story within the Holocaust narrative. The result of her research is the book “Dreams of Re-Creation in Jamaica: The Holocaust, Internment,Jewish Refugees in Gibraltar Camp, Jamaican Jews and Sephardim”.

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Welcome to Brainstorm’s second issue

Brainstorm, a special edition of YFile publishing on the first Friday of every month, showcases research and innovation at York University. It offers compelling and accessible, feature-length stories about the world-leading and policy relevant work of York’s academics and researchers across all disciplines and faculties, and encompasses both pure and applied research.

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