Item 9428. WHAT IS AMERICAN JEWRY'S RESPONSIBILITY IN 1948 THROUGH UNITED JEWISH APPEAL : A WORK BOOK FOR ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE UNITED JEWISH APPEAL.

WHAT IS AMERICAN JEWRY'S RESPONSIBILITY IN 1948 THROUGH UNITED JEWISH APPEAL : A WORK BOOK FOR ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE UNITED JEWISH APPEAL.

New York: UJA, 1947. Item #37297

First edition. Original paper wrappers. 4to. [203] pages. 29cm. In English. Massive report written on November 21, 1947 and dealing with matters related to Jewish settlement in Palestine and the Jewish refugees coming from Europe to America and elsewhere. Section II on the ADJC, includes sections on: “The Displaced persons Countries, ” “Eastern European Countries, ” Western European Countries” and then Shanghai, Central and South America, and “Special Passover Relief. ” Section IV, on the United Service for New Americans, includes subsections on “Who are the Newcomers? , ” “Resettlement from New York, ” “European Jewish Children’s Aid, ” “Physicians and Dentist Unit, ” “Location Service, ” “Central Refugee Index, ” and many others. “In January 1939, the United Jewish Appeal for Refugees and Overseas Needs was established, combining the efforts of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, led by Rabbi Jonah Wise; the United Palestine Appeal, led by Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver; and the National Coordinating Committee Fund led by William Rosenwald. The three founders emphasized that the funds needed to support Jews in Europe and Palestine would be triple to quadruple the amount raised in the previous year. While the organizations would raise funds together, the Joint Distribution Committee would assist Jews in Europe, the United Palestine Appeal would aid the Jewish community in Palestine, including refugees from Europe arriving there and the National Coordinating Committee Fund would assist refugees arriving in the United States” (Wikipedia, 2016) . OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (Harvard, JHU, NLI) , none in the US outside the East Coast. Wrappers are edgeworn and chipped. Minor soiling to some pages with no damage to text. Overall Good Condition. (ZION-10-13).

Price: $750.00

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