Seventh Annual Report of the American Jewish Committee, November 9, 1913

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1915

This document reports the happenings of the seventh annual meeting of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), which took place on November 19, 1913 in New York City. Among the topics documented are: the death, retirement or resignation of several Committee members; events related to the Balkan wars; events related to Jews in Romania, Russia, Poland and Yemen; advocacy and diplomacy related to the treatment of American Jews visiting Russia ("the Passport Question"), as well as federal immigration issues and a New York state civil rights law; responses to a fire in the Jewish quarter of Pressburg, Hungary; the publication of the American Jewish Year Book; defending shehitah (kosher slaughter of animals) in England; membership data ; amendments to the by-laws; election of officers; 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: Organizational Development, Ritual, Advocacy, Disaster Management, Publications, Emergency Management, Jewish Organizations, Conferences and Meetings, Meetings and Conferences, Immigration, International Relations, Records, International Relief/Aid

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 16

Page Number(s): 379-418

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Europe , Middle East , New York, New York , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , Poland , Pressburg, Hungary , Romania , Russia , The Balkans , United Kingdom , United States , Yemen

Language: English

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Seventh Annual Report of the American Jewish Committee, November 9, 1913. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1915: 379-418.


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