Correspondence with American Federation of Jews from Central Europe

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/62
  • Dates of Creation
      29/04/1952 - 04/04/1955
  • Language of Material
      German English
  • Physical Description
      9 letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence regarding a restitution related enquiry by the Federation (on behalf of the Claims Conference) on material losses of Jews from Bohemia and Moravia as well as a controversial article published in Congress Weekly.

Administrative / Biographical History

Founded in New York in 1939 the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe coordinated social, legal or cultural services for German speaking Jews coming to the US. After the war it shifted its focus from immigration to restitution successively.

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