Correspondence with Blumenfeld, Kurt

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/166
  • Dates of Creation
      10/11/1953 - 27/10/1959
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  • Physical Description
      7 letters

Scope and Content

Containing only one letter by Blumenfeld the correspondence centred apparently on philosophical, political and historical aspects of the state Israel and its development.

Administrative / Biographical History

Kurt Yehuda Blumenfeld (1884-1963) was a German Zionist and close friend of Hannah Arendt. Among others he had served as secretary of the Zionist Union for Germany and as general secretary for the World Zionist Organization. He fled to Palestine in 1933 where he continued his work. See Walk, J.,, Munich et. al., K. G. Saur, 1988, p. 38.

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