Patrizia Guarnieri

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy.

Migrants, Exiles and Refugees Fleeing for Political and Racial Reasons

©2019-Author(s) Published by Firenze University Press
e-ISBN: 978-88-6453-872-3 | DOI: 10.36253/978-88-6453-872-3

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy

Enrico Zvi Jolles (1902-1971)

Lwów/Lviv, Austro-Hungarian Empire, then Poland, now Ukraine, 24 April 1902 - Jerusalem 13 June 1971

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Emigrant family members

  • Nidda Coceani Jolles (Gorizia 11 September 1903 - Sible Hedingham, UK, 15 January 1995), wife: had a degree in Literature at the University of Florence, left Italy with her two children in March 1939, when she was 35. She never returned to Italy permanently.
  • Joshua (Giosuè) Jolles (Florence 26 June 1932 - Harlow, UK, 13 February 2018), son: left Italy when he was six. He was awarded a degree in industrial chemistry at the London University and later moved to Israel in 1971. Eventually, he returned to the United Kingdom where he worked as a high school teacher and a chemistry consultant. In his retirement, he was active in local politics. He never returned to Italy permanently.
  • Irene Malkah Jolles Bainbridge (Florence 10 June 1935 -), daughter: left Italy when she was three. She has a degree at Oxford University in medicine and was a general practitioner until her retirement. She has never returned to Italy.
  • Benjamin Abraham Jolles (Lwów/Lviv, Austro-Hungarian Empire, 26 November 1906 - London 7 November 1985), brother: left Florence to emigrate to the United Kingdom via Paris in the Autumn/Winter of 1938, when he was 31. He held a degree in Medicine from the University of Florence and had worked as a clinic and a researcher in radiotherapy. In the United Kingdom, he won research grants and worked as a radiotherapist consultant at the Northampton General Hospital until his retirement. He never returned to Italy permanently.