Copies of correspondence between the Jewish Relief Unit and the Jewish Committee for Relief Abroad, 1946-1947, on the provision of relief parcels for non-Jewish Hamburg residents.
Jewish Relief Unit: correspondence
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- ReferenceGB 1556 WL 1223
- Dates of Creation1946-1947
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Jewish Relief Unit was the operational arm of the Jewish Committee for Relief Abroad which was formed in 1943 by the Joint Foreign Committee of the Board of Deputies and the Anglo-Jewish Association and under the auspices and financial responsibility of the Central British Fund for Jewish Relief and Rehabilitation. Its main function was to provide support to Jewish survivors of the Holocaust in Displaced Persons camps mostly throughout Germany.
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Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.
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