Gerechtigkeit (Justice), newspaper

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to Gerechtigkeit , 1934-1941, including correspondence from staff at Gerechtigkeit regarding raising funds for the distribution of the paper and comments regarding an article in Der Stürmer ('The Stormtrooper') about Gerechtigkeit and Irene Harand. Note from Professor E J Cohn concerning the Austrian Office, a body supported by the bulk of Austrian liberals, the Austrian legitimists and some Austrian socialists.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gerechtigkeit ('Justice') was a weekly newspaper, the first issue of which was published in September 1933. It was founded by Irene Harand, an Austrian, who was also co-founder of Weltverband gegen Rassenhass und Menschennot (World League against Racial Hatred and Human Suffering). The paper was published for about 5 years and for part of the time in several European languages. Gerechtigkeit had a simple philosemitic message: anti-semitism was a moral outrage not only against Jews but also against Christian ideals; Nazism was a pagan movement, which, if not halted, would destroy European civilisation.

Arrangement

Chronological

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Jewish Central Information Office

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

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