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American Jewry and the Holocaust the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945 by Yehuda Bauer

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Published by The Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University, Wayne State University Press in Jerusalem, Detroit .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Europe

Subjects:

  • American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue.,
  • Jews -- Europe -- Charities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementYehuda Bauer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD810.J4 B3158
The Physical Object
Pagination522 p. :
Number of Pages522
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4111061M
ISBN 100814316727
LC Control Number80026035

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Yehuda Bauer is Professor Emeritus of History and Holocaust Studies at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Academic Advisor to Yad Vashem. He is author or editor of more than three dozen books on Jewish history including his most recent work The Jews: A Contrary People () and Rethinking the Holocaust. Oct 01,  · He has taught history at Ohio State University, the State University of New York at Purchase, and elsewhere, and has written nineteen books about American Jewish history, the Holocaust, and related topics, including Too Little, and Almost Too Late: The War Refugee Board and America’s Response to the Holocaust.5/5(11). Holocaust Encyclopedia: The United States and the Holocaust Summarizes the response of the American government to the Nazi persecution of Jews. Identifies how and when the United States learned of the systematic plan to kill European Jews, and describes the limited attempts made to facilitate immigration or rescue for those at risk. How great was the danger? Who should be saved first? Was it justified to use illegal or extralegal means? What country would accept Jewish refugees? His analysis also raises an issue which perhaps can never be answered: could American Jews have done more if they had grasped the reality of the Holocaust?Cited by:

Aug 20,  · The extermination of European Jewry began when the German army invaded the Soviet Union in June The Nazis attempted to keep the Holocaust a secret, but in August , Dr. Gerhart Riegner, the representative of the World Jewish Congress in Geneva, Switzerland, learned what was going on from a German source. In this volume Yehudi Bauer describes the efforts made to aid European victims of World War II by the New York-based American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, American Jewry's chief representative abroad. Drawing on the mass of unpublished material in the JDC archives and other repositories, as well as on his thorough knowledge of recent and continuing research into the Holocaust, he. The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering is a book by Norman Finkelstein, in which the author argues that the American Jewish establishment exploits the memory of the Nazi Holocaust for political and financial gain, as well as to further the interests of clic-clelia.com: Norman G. Finkelstein. Lucy Schildkret Dawidowicz (June 16, – December 5, ) was an American historian and writer. She wrote books on modern Jewish history, in particular books on Alma mater: Hunter College.