London, World Jewish Congress, 1948. Paperback. Item #41908
1st edition. Original paper wrappers. 8vo, 47 pages. Easty post war report on the heroic wartime activities of the British Secion of the WJC. 11 plates of letters in back. “The British Scection was formally established at a National Conference in November, 1936, when an Executive Committee was elected. From the first, the Section participated actively in all the campaigns conducted by the World Jewish Congress in relation to many problems affecting European Jewry, especially those arising from the Nazi anti-Jewish terror and the sufferings of East European Jewry through the persecutions, humiliations and discriminations of reactionary Governmnets. It called a number of important National Conferences, such as that for the Defence of Rights of Polish Jews in 1937, a mass demonstration to protest against Nazi terror in 1938, and conducted a campaign in which over 300 University professors and lecturers signed a protest against tge “Ghetto Benches” in Poland in 1939. On these occasions, the British Section received messages from many outstanding leaders of the churches and political parties” (page 3) OCLC: 857441, OCLC lists 4 copies worldwide (HUC, British Libr Reference Collections, National Libr of Israel, and Eth-bibliothek Zurich). Corners dented, cover edges slightly sunned, clean copy. Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-144-3-'a+).