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Gesellschaften für christlich-jüdische Zusammenarbeit
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[German Version]

(GCJZ; Societies for Christian-Jewish Cooperation). In the course of its policy of reeducation and democratization, the American occupying force in Germany after World War II supported the formation of the GCJZ according to the American prototype (Christian-Jewish Cooperation). Other establishments quickly followed the first GCJZ in Munich (1948), making a “German Coordinating Council” (with headquarters in Bad Nauheim) necessary by 1949. The (interdenominational) GCJZ were intended less to deal with the immediate past (Holocaust: I) than to serve the …

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Oberdorfer, Bernd, “Gesellschaften für christlich-jüdische Zusammenarbeit”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_08556>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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