A STATEMENT: FROM THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE ON JUDAISM AND A JUST AND ENDURING PEACE
Cincinnati, Ohio: Hebrew Union College, 1942. Item #39969
1st edition, original wrappers, 8vo. 15 pages. Interestingly upbeat publication from an important Reform movement conference held at the height of the Holocaust before any end was in sight. The conference was called "The American Institute on Judaism and a Just and Enduring Peace” and was held at the Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio, from December 21 to December 24, 1942. Contents: Introduction -- I. The religious basis -- II. The interfaith basis -- III. The political basis -- IV. The economic basis -- V. The racial basis -- VI. Jewish post-war reconstruction: “Among all the peoples who have been victims of Axis tyranny and aggression that has been directed at the destruction of the life and liberty of men, none has suffered more than Israel. An overwhelming majority of European Jews have already been uprooted and dispossessed. Large masses of Jews have been and are being publicly proclaimed Nazi policy to exterminate all Jews. This unparalleled tragedy summons all freedom- loving men to forthright action. ” Cover title. SUBJECT (S) : Judaism -- Congresses. Peace -- Religious aspects. Reconstruction (1939-1951) . OCLC: 22518158, OCLC lists 11 copies worldwide. Cover rubbed, bottom left corners bent, else good condition. (HOLO2-140-1).