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Conjoint Foreign Committee
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Committee founded in 1878 by British Jews that was concerned with representing Jewish interests in international politics. In the late 19th century, the Conjoint Foreign Committee made efforts to bring about legal equality for Jews in Eastern Europe in particular. Owing to its strictly anti-Zionist stance, in the run-up to the Balfour Declaration of 1917, it incurred the accu…

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Levene, Mark, “Conjoint Foreign Committee”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0154>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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