New York ; American Jewish Committee. 1959. Item #19989
8vo. 35 Pages. Photograph illustration. SUBJECT (S) : Jews – Europe, Eastern. OCLC lists 17 copies worldwide. The American Jewish Committee is the “oldest Jewish defense organization in the United States, established in 1906 “to prevent the infraction of the civil and religious rights of Jews, in any part of the world. ” Its founders included Jacob Schiff, Mayer Sulzberger, Louis Marshall, Oscar Straus, and Cyrus Adler, men who represented the prominent German stratum within the Jewish community, and who, out of a sense of noblesse oblige, combined philanthropic activities and hofjude (“court Jew”) diplomacy on behalf of their fellow Jews. ”(Cohen, EJ) Very good condition. (ComHist-9-19) xx.