Pawel Zelicki, Marek Bitter Appeal from Central Committee of Jews in Poland (CKŻP, Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce) to the JPFO for Help, February 1946 (correspondence)
- Pawel Zelicki, Marek Bitter Appeal from Central Committee of Jews in Poland (CKŻP, Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce) to the JPFO for Help, February 1946 (correspondence)
- International Workers’ Order (IWO) and Jewish People's Fraternal Order (JPFO)
Postwar Reconstruction and Relief
- Zelicki (Zelitsky), Pawel
- Creator (Yiddish):
- ביטטער, מ
- Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
New York, New York, United States
- Address (Creator):
- Szeroka 31, Warszawa, Poland
- Jewish Peoples Fraternal Order of the I.W.O. (U.S.)
- Central Committee of Jews in Poland; CKŻP, Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce
- Permanent File 2/1/46 U#50 [red pencil]
- Work Type:
- manuscripts (document genre)
political ideologies and attitudes
political ideologies and attitudes
- Postwar Reconstruction and Relief Work- Fundraising, Poland
Postwar Jewish Culture- U.S., Abroad
Postwar Order and Social Contract
Nazism and Fascism
- Translated Summary: Signature line for 'Chairman' is blank. Instead 'Vice-Chairman' is written in, followed by [Marek] Bitter's signature. Begins, "Only now have we been able to turn to you with an urgent call for help." Two passages are marked, emphasizing the determination to rebuild, and to integrate 160,000 repatriated Jews into the 'once colorful' Jewish community. But, even with some help from the Polish government, they cannot do it themselves. The repatriation of Polish Jews from the Soviet Union started in winter 1946.
- The material from Poland shows post-war conditions and JPFO fund raising and relief efforts.
- 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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