Ninth Annual Report of the American Jewish Committee, November 14, 1915

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1917

This document reports the happenings of the ninth annual meeting of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), which took place on November 14, 1915 in New York City. Among the topics documented are: deaths, resignations and vacancies of Committee members; the executive committee's report; advocacy related to American immigration issues; advocacy and diplomacy related to the treatment of American Jews visiting Russia ("the Passport Question"); international aid to Ethiopian Jews ("Falashas"); reports related to "the European War" (later to be called "The Great War," and later still "World War I"); a report of happenings in Palestine; the formation of the American Jewish Relief Committee; a report of the war's geopolitical implications for Jews; Zionist activities around the world; advocacy related to civil rights for Jews; a review of the history of the Committee itself; various information and statistics; and reports from the Jewish Community (Kehilla) of New York, and from the Jewish Community of Philadelphia. The Committee's articles of incorporation and by-laws are also provided.

Topic: Beta Israel, History, Organizational Development, Advocacy, War, Disaster Management, Emergency Management, Jewish Organizations, Demography, Meetings & Conferences, Ethiopian Jews, Immigration, International Relations, Records, International Relief/Aid

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 18

Page Number(s): 288-410

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Africa , Bulgaria , Ethiopia , Europe , New York, New York , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , Russia , United States , World

Language: English

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Ninth Annual Report of the American Jewish Committee, November 14, 1915. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1917: 288-410. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5540


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