My Brother s Keeper: A History...

This book deals with the efforts of American Jews - through their overseas aid organization, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - to come the aid of European Jewry in the crucial prewar decade, 1929-1939.

xi : Preface well as providing information from her tremendous store of knowl-edge. Special thanks are also due to my friend Irving Dickman, to Dr. Feiler and Miss Cantor of the JDC office, and Mrs. Mangiello, who served as my secretary in New York. Finally, and importantly, Mrs. Rose Klepfisz, JDC’s archivist, and her co- workers smoothed the access to the thousands of files that had to be gone through; without her expert knowledge the research could not have been ac-complished. On the Israeli side, the Hebrew University allowed me to take two years off from my academic duties to do the necessary re-search. My friend and colleague, head of our institute, Prof. Moshe Davis, was in many ways the originator of the project and pushed me into undertaking it. Y. B. Kibbutz Shoval Negev, Israel   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

My Brother s Keeper: A History of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1929-1939.


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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageContentsTablesPrefaceIntroduction: The First Fifteen Years1. A Time of Crisis: 1929–19322. Agro-Joint3. Germany: 1933–19384. Refugees: 1933–19385. Prelude to the HolocaustPOLANDROMANIACZECHOSLOVAKIA AND HUNGARYTHE BALTIC STATES6. The Beginning of the EndAUSTRIAEVIANTHE REFUGEESZBASZYNJDC IN 1938/9THE “NIGHT OF CRYSTAL”EMIGRATION AND FLIGHTTHE RUBLEE-SCHACHT EPISODE AND THE COORDINATING FOUNDATIONILLEGAL MIGRATIONTHE END IN POLANDConclusionAppendix: Income and Expenditure of JDC: 1914–1939NotesBibliographyIndex
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