Papers of the World Union for Progressive Judaism (European Board)

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Scope and Content

Minutes and papers for the governing body of the European Board, 1959-67, 1983; European Board meetings, 1982-94; and World Union executive committee and governing body meetings, 1958-78, 1981-91

Papers of officials of the European Board, London, and of the World Union New York office; conference papers, 1928-93; papers relating to the constitution of the World Union, 1938-93; correspondence and papers relating to Czechoslovakia, 1990-4; and papers of the Youth Section of the European Board

Papers of the Association of Friends of Progressive Judaism in Europe, 1965-80.

Administrative / Biographical History

The World Union for Progressive Judaism was founded in 1926. Its object was to foster the international growth and practice of Liberal and Reform Judaism and to co-ordinate the activities of its constituent organisations. The headquarters of the organisation is in New York. The European Board, which was founded in 1959, has offices in London.

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Open for consultation

Note

Compiled by Gwennyth Anderson

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