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Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee
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The Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee was an organization founded in Moscow in 1942 for the purpose of promoting worldwide Jewish solidarity with the Soviet Union. Subordinated to the Soviet ministry of foreign affairs and to leading government and party organs, it was responsible for mobilizing support against the German Nazi enemy, which it did by raising international donations and drawing atte…

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Grüner, Frank, “Jewish Anti-Fascist 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 25 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0381>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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