Millions of Jews to rescue : a Bergson Group leader's account of the campaign to save Jews from the Holocaust (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Millions of Jews to rescue : a Bergson Group leader's account of the campaign to save Jews from the Holocaust

Author: Samuel Merlin; David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Bergson Group was an organization of Zionist activists which began initially as an advocacy group for Jewish rights. With the advent of World War II, and information about the Holocaust becoming known, their emphasis shifted to a campaign to rescue Jews, which included rallies, lobbying, and newspaper advertising. Samuel Merlin was one of the group's leaders.
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Named Person: Jeremy Ben-Ami
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Merlin; David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies.
ISBN: 9780615439105 0615439101
OCLC Number: 754956461
Description: xxi, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: On the eve of catastrophe --
The Jewish return to political activism --
Rescue on the eve of the Holocaust --
The campaign for a Jewish army --
Sounding the alarm --
Facing the emergency --
A resolution in congress --
The war refugee board: A ray of hope --
Mission to Turkey --
The campaign to rescue the Jews of Hungary.
Responsibility: by Samuel Merlin ; edited and annotated by Rafael Medoff ; foreword by Seymour D. Reich ; afterword by Jeremy Ben-Ami.

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The Bergson Group was an organization of Zionist activists which began initially as an advocacy group for Jewish rights. With the advent of World War II, and information about the Holocaust becoming known, their emphasis shifted to a campaign to rescue Jews, which included rallies, lobbying, and newspaper advertising. Samuel Merlin was one of the group's leaders.

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