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Jews without power : American Jewry during the Holocaust

Author: Ariel Hurwitz
Publisher: New Rochelle, N.Y. : MultiEducator, ©2011.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ariel Hurwitz
ISBN: 1885881371 9781885881373
OCLC Number: 719418725
Description: 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 . The Jewish community in America --
a. The growing divide --
b. Antisemitism in the United States: "the Jews have too much power" --
2. America and the rise of Nazism --
a. "We cannot remain silent" --
3. Closing the gates --
a. American and the refugee problem "a time for Jews to lie low" --
b. "No time ... to be soft-hearted" --
c. Attempts to provide relief --
4. America goes to war --
a. "This is a Jewish war" --
5. The final solution: what did they know --
a. A failure to believe the unbelievable --
b. The news filters out --
c. The worst is confirmed --
6. Breaking the conspiracy of silence --
a. Meeting the president --
b. "Our friend in the White House" --
7. Confronting the blockade authority & the International Red Cross --
a. "Who are we to ask a government to justify its policies?" --
8. Rallying the public protest --
a. The Madison Square Garden rally --
b. The Bergson boys --
9. The Struggle for action: the joint emergency committee for European Jewish affairs --
a. "I have no right to sit in an ivy tower" --
b. The Bermuda Conference and its aftermath: "a so rdid chapter in Jewish history" --
10. Zionism and rescue --
a. Tears and sympathy --
11. The joint emergency committee to save the Jews of Europe --
a. "Make a noise and create a fuss" --
12. The struggle for the creation of a rescue agency --
a. The US Treasury changes course --
b. The War Refugee Board established: "the bull has to be taken by the horns" --
c. Attempts to save the remnant.
Responsibility: Ariel Hurwitz.

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