Verbatim Report of Proceedings at a Meeting Against Anti-Semitism and for a Jewish History Week
- Verbatim Report of Proceedings at a Meeting Against Anti-Semitism and for a Jewish History Week
- International Workers’ Order (IWO) and Jewish People's Fraternal Order (JPFO)
- Conferences, Conventions, Meetings
- Union Stenotype Reporters
- New York, New York, United States
- Address (Creator):
- 68 First Street, New York 3, New York
- Kahn, Albert Eugene, 1912-1979 (Albert E. Kahn)
- New Masses Magazine
- Work Type:
political ideologies and attitudes
- Jewish History Week
Postwar Jewish Programs
Education- Shule, Ordn Schools, Other
Postwar Jewish Culture- U.S.
Postwar Order and Social Contract
Nazism and Fascism
Postwar Jewish Unity
Culture Front- Publishing, Exhibits, Lectures
- 28 pages. Transcript of a Meeting Against Anti-Semitism and for a Jewish History Week convened at the Park Central Hotel under the auspices of New Masses Magazine. Speakers present thesis that postWar antisemitism is virulent but addressible despite "Hitlerism." Propose one way to combat it is to emphasize Jewish contributions through creating a Jewish History Week modeled on Negro History Week. Speakers address prejudice's effects including upon children. JPFO President Albert E. Kahn speaks on antisemitism in describing his own growing awareness of Jewish identity, interest in Jewish Yiddish culture and the impact of Nazism. Also discusses the American Jewish Committee's stance on Antisemitism.
- Recipient presumed from context
- The Jewish People’s Fraternal Order was the largest ‘national’ section of the International Workers Order (IWO) which focused on cultural awareness and celebration, mutual support especially in health insurance coverage, and anti-fascist activities. The IWO also gave particular emphasis to supporting the rights and interests of African Americans. Documents include language and representations which comprise the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that Cornell University or its staff endorse or approve of negative representations or stereotypes presented.
- Cite As:
- International Workers Order (IWO) Records #5276. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
- Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University
- Archival Collection:
- International Workers Order (IWO) Records, 1915-2002 (KCL05276)
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