The Jewish Welfare Board

By Chester Teller

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1919

The author describes the Jewish Welfare Board, the organization of which he is Executive Director, and which was founded in order to enlist the American Jewish community in helping America to win what would later be called World War I. He describes the JWB's activities, including recruiting Jewish workers for American training camps, and the JWB's relationship to the government, to other religious organizations, and to other Jewish organizations.

Topic: Jewish-Christian Relations, Religion and State, War, Welfare, Jewish Organizations, Partnerships, Military Service, Government

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 20

Page Number(s): 88-102

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Teller, Chester. The Jewish Welfare Board. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1919: 88-102. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5553


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