American Jewish Committee: Foreign Affairs Dept (FAD-1)
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Brief Description: Reports, studies, memoranda, minutes, statements, briefs, correspondence, surveys, printed materials which relate to Jewish communities in over 75 countries. The foreign countries records are arranged by country. The following countries have files greater than 1 ft.: Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Rumania, Soviet Union, Syria.      Significant topics covered in selected country files are:      *Argentina*. 1938-1973. : activities of the AJC Buenos Aires office; anti-Catholicism; antisemitism; Christian-Jewish relations; AJC delegations to Argentina; Israel and Argentina; Jewish organizations and leaders; emigration; general political situation.      *Austria*. 1946-1973. 1 ft. : displaced persons and refugees; Christian-Jewish relations; Austrian government officials; the Jewish Community Council in Vienna; neo-Nazism; restitution; Simon Wiesenthal Documentation Center. Reports of AJC correspondents on  condition of Jews.      *Brazil*. 1939-1973. : activities of AJC offices in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo; antisemitism; Jewish studies centers; interfaith relations; political conditions and human rights; Sephardic community.      *Egypt*. 1948-1972. : American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service; Central Registry of Jewish Losses in Egypt; emigration of Jews from Egypt; ex-Nazi groups; German scientists; legislation involving Jews; Nasser's anti-Jewish activities; United Nations and anti-Jewish persecutions.      *France*. 1941-1973. : relationship between the AJC and the Alliance Israelite; antisemitism; Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine; Conseil Representatif des Juifs; Jewish agencies and communities; Libyan-French deals; North African refugees; French politics; Zionist activities.      *Germany*. 1930-1973. : activities of advisors on Jewish affairs to the Governor of the U.S. Military Zone; Nazism and neo-Nazism; the AJC program on reeducation; AJC relations with German officials including Konrad Adenauer, Willy Brandt, Ernst Reuther; German politics; Germany and Israel; the Oberammergau Passion Play; publication of *Mein Kampf*; radical right; reparations.      *Great Britain*. 1947-1973. : activities of the AJC London office; Anglo-Jewish Association and Joint Foreign Committee; the Council of Christians and Jews; extremism and antisemitism; the Institute of Contemporary History (Wiener Library); Zionism.      *Hungary*. 1944-1973. : Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty; Hungarian Nazis; refugees. There are also materials on antisemitism among Hungarian Catholic groups in the U.S.; Nazi activity in the U.S.      *Iraq*. 1945-1972. : condition of Iraqi Jews; Iraqi government and the press; relations of Iraq and Syria; U.S. government and Iraq.      *Israel*. 1945-1973. : activities of AJC officials and of the AJC office in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem; reports of AJC correspondents and of AJC missions to Israel; American public opinion on Israel; Arab-Jewish cooperative ventures; attitudes of Catholics and other Christians toward Israel; diaspora-Israel relations; AJC relations with the Israeli government; immigration; the status of Jerusalem; Sephardim; the Arab-Israeli wars.      *Italy*. 1947-1973. : conditions of Jews in Italy; antisemitic propaganda; Christian-Jewish relations.      *Mexico*. 1945-1972. : reports of AJC correspondents; programs of the AJC Mexico City office; antisemitism; Arab propaganda; Christian-Jewish relations; Jewish communal organizations; political situation in Mexico.      *Morocco*. 1945-73. : conditions of Moroccan Jews; emigration; relations between AJC and the Moroccan Government.      *Poland*. 1944-1972. : activities of AJDC; antisemitism; Warsaw Ghetto.      *Rumania*. 1948-1973. : emigration; human rights violations.      *Soviet Union*. 1949-73. : antisemitism; visits of Soviet officials to the U.S.; anti-Zionism; dissent; emigration; human rights; the Jewish community in the Soviet Union; Jews and Birobidzhan; Polish Jews in the Soviet Union; Yiddish culture in the Soviet Union.
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YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 347.7.1/RG 347.7.1
Created by: American Jewish Committee
Volume: 0.0
Arrangement: Folders arranged alphabetically, by country
Subject Index
American Jewish Committee
Communal Welfare Organizations
Displaced Persons and DP Camps
Great Britain
Holocaust and Aftermath
Immigration and Emigration
Sephardic Jews
Soviet Union
Survivors, Holocaust
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Records
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/08/26 ; 1901/06/22 ; GMB
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